Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 159 136
Rank change year-on-year +25 -23 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 27 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.04% 0.59% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.61% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 23
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +23.53% -22.73%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,500 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -5.56%

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 2,501 2,637 2,385
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 97.63% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,727 2,016 1,967
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.30%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%

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 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (59.26%) WorldPay
3 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) Oracle
5 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 10 (37.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
6 10 (37.04%) Data Guard
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle Exadata
6 10 (37.04%) Database Security
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (37.04%) Unix
6 10 (37.04%) Solaris
6 10 (37.04%) Linux
6 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
6 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (33.33%) Replication
7 9 (33.33%) Clustering
7 9 (33.33%) ETL
8 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (11.11%) Couchbase
7 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (11.11%) MySQL
7 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 3 (11.11%) OLAP
7 3 (11.11%) OLTP
7 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.70%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Advertising
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Clustering
1 9 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
1 10 (37.04%) Solaris
1 10 (37.04%) Unix
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Database Security
2 9 (33.33%) ETL
3 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (22.22%) Database Mirroring
3 6 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (11.11%) Data Security
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
3 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
4 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Data Guard
1 10 (37.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) WorldPay
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) Facebook
4 3 (11.11%) Google