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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 116 100 117
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 13 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.57% 1.40% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.46% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 33
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +32.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £35,000 £25,540
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
2186 1991 2478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.25% 96.32% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1656 2155
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -12 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Huntingdon 0 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Peterborough -1 1 £42,500 -22.72% 1
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (14.29%) Internet of Things
7 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) UNIX
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) Wireless
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (14.29%) Google
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Replication
7 3 (14.29%) Banking
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (9.52%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.76%) OLAP
6 1 (4.76%) OLTP
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Internet of Things
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 3 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Online Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) OpenUP
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Sybase