The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 93 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 14 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.00% 0.39% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.42% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 8
Average salary £55,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
SQL DBA
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1327 1679 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.19% 94.43% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1353 1364
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Cambridge region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Cambridge

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 33 (97.06%) SQL
1 33 (97.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (44.12%) T-SQL
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (41.18%) Clustering
3 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (35.29%) Replication
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (32.35%) Degree
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (32.35%) MCITP
5 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (29.41%) MCT
6 10 (29.41%) MCTS
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (26.47%) Streaming Music
7 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (20.59%) Windows
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (14.71%) ITIL
11 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.76%) Database Security
11 4 (11.76%) High Availability
12 3 (8.82%) Change Control
12 3 (8.82%) Product Management
12 3 (8.82%) DevOps

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SMTP
1 1 (2.94%) SNMP
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (97.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.94%) SAML
1 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Clustering
2 12 (35.29%) Replication
3 9 (26.47%) Streaming Music
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.76%) High Availability
4 4 (11.76%) Database Security
5 3 (8.82%) Change Control
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Product Management
6 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security
7 1 (2.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (32.35%) MCITP
2 11 (32.35%) Degree
3 10 (29.41%) MCT
3 10 (29.41%) MCTS
4 2 (5.88%) MCSE
4 2 (5.88%) MCSA
4 2 (5.88%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle