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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 113 106 118
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 2 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.11% 0.58% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.61% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Average salary £51,250 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.25% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
1658 1466 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.12% 95.07% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1283 1691
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 26 (96.30%) SQL Server
3 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
3 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (44.44%) DTS
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) Clustering
5 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (37.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (29.63%) XML
8 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (25.93%) MySQL
9 7 (25.93%) ITIL
9 7 (25.93%) Migration
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (25.93%) Red Gate
9 7 (25.93%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
10 4 (14.81%) .NET
11 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (11.11%) Replication
11 3 (11.11%) Banking
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (11.11%) High Availability
12 2 (7.41%) HTML

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) DTS
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (25.93%) MySQL
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (3.70%) OLAP
10 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) ODBC
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (37.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) Database Security
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) Line Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) MCDBA
2 2 (7.41%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Red Gate
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) VMware