Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 138 143
Rank change year-on-year -21 +5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 23 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.69% 0.36% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.37% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 18
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -17.89% -13.64%
10th Percentile £30,500 £33,000 £35,875
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,500 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,750 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.69% -6.32% -5.00%

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 3,210 2,189 2,875
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 97.20% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,358 1,814 2,362
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,525
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,875 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) Replication
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (39.13%) ETL
5 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
6 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
7 6 (26.09%) Clustering
8 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) WorldPay
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (17.39%) Facebook
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
9 4 (17.39%) IBM
9 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (17.39%) Data Security
9 4 (17.39%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) Law
9 4 (17.39%) Advertising
9 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (13.04%) Couchbase
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
5 3 (13.04%) MySQL
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Toad
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Advertising
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Law
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) WF
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Replication
2 6 (26.09%) Clustering
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ETL
2 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Data Entry
4 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
4 4 (17.39%) Data Security
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Line Management
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
3 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
4 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) GDPR
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Data Guard
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Facebook
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) WorldPay