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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 118 110 120
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.11% 0.064% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.067% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Average salary £51,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1677 1487 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.39% 95.08% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1301 1695
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (77.78%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (77.78%) Red Gate
3 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
3 7 (77.78%) DTS
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (77.78%) Clustering
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (77.78%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Replication
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) DTS
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) OLAP
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (88.89%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
2 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Red Gate