Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 132 126
Rank change year-on-year -50 -6 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 3 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.096% 0.70% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.72% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 23
Cambridge median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -21.05% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,875 £31,250 £37,550
90th Percentile £48,625 £54,250 £61,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,500 £37,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +18.67% -19.35% -7.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3046 2237 2727
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.39% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2319 1864 2365
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Cambridge

DBA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for DBA in Cambridge

DBA
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Cambridge

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) OLTP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Data Guard

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
1 1 (33.33%) OLTP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) WorldPay