The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 132 115 123
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 8 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.32% 0.97% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.03% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 20
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,875 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +6.25%
DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2399 2133 2792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.05% 93.88% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1833 2459
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

DBA Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

DBA
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -9 3 £43,000 +22.85% 1
Huntingdon - 2 £48,750 -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited 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 DBA in their job title.

1 58 (89.23%) SQL
2 39 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 27 (41.54%) Oracle
4 25 (38.46%) Oracle Database
5 22 (33.85%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
6 21 (32.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (32.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (29.23%) PL/SQL
7 19 (29.23%) T-SQL
8 18 (27.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (26.15%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (26.15%) Linux
10 16 (24.62%) Windows
10 16 (24.62%) Oracle 11i
11 15 (23.08%) Solaris
11 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (23.08%) Identity Management
11 15 (23.08%) Middleware
11 15 (23.08%) Oracle Identity Management
11 15 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
11 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 15 (23.08%) Oracle Application Server
12 14 (21.54%) Systems Analysis
12 14 (21.54%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (20.00%) Migration
13 13 (20.00%) Clustering
13 13 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (20.00%) DTS
14 12 (18.46%) XML

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (23.08%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (24.62%) Oracle 11i
3 12 (18.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (4.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (38.46%) Oracle Database
3 21 (32.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (32.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (27.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 13 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (20.00%) DTS
7 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (13.85%) MySQL
8 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
9 8 (12.31%) RDBMS
10 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (3.08%) SimpleDB
14 1 (1.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (4.62%) Banking
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) Middleware
1 15 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (18.46%) XML
3 6 (9.23%) .NET
4 4 (6.15%) HTML
4 4 (6.15%) ODBC
4 4 (6.15%) ADO.NET
4 4 (6.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Clustering
2 5 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.54%) Statistics
4 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Linux
2 16 (24.62%) Windows
3 15 (23.08%) Solaris
4 2 (3.08%) UNIX
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (23.08%) Identity Management
3 14 (21.54%) Systems Analysis
3 14 (21.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (20.00%) Migration
5 12 (18.46%) Project Planning
6 9 (13.85%) Database Security
7 8 (12.31%) ITIL
8 7 (10.77%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (9.23%) Data Migration
9 6 (9.23%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (9.23%) Database Tuning
10 4 (6.15%) ETL
11 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.62%) High Availability
11 3 (4.62%) ERP
12 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (3.08%) Data Protection
13 1 (1.54%) Change Data Capture
13 1 (1.54%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 58 (89.23%) SQL
2 19 (29.23%) PL/SQL
2 19 (29.23%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.08%) VB
4 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.54%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.31%) MCSE
3 2 (3.08%) PhD
3 2 (3.08%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Oracle
2 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) Red Gate
4 6 (9.23%) Capita
5 2 (3.08%) VMware