The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 100 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% 0.055% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.058% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
SQL Server 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
1318 1715 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.62% 94.49% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1334 1294
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 14 (82.35%) T-SQL
4 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (70.59%) Clustering
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (64.71%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (64.71%) Replication
6 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (52.94%) Streaming Music
9 6 (35.29%) Windows
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
11 3 (17.65%) ITIL
12 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (11.76%) Oracle
12 2 (11.76%) IIS
12 2 (11.76%) MCSE
12 2 (11.76%) MCSA
12 2 (11.76%) MCDBA
12 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (11.76%) Database Security
12 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
12 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (11.76%) Product Management
12 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (11.76%) High Availability

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Clustering
2 11 (64.71%) Replication
3 9 (52.94%) Streaming Music
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Product Management
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Database Security
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 14 (82.35%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) MCDBA
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle