The median annual salary for a DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 91 84
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 13 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.96% 1.46% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.50% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 19
Median salary £52,500 £53,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.32% -2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1322 1133 1412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.78% 97.25% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 957 1190
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured DBA in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 20 (90.91%) SQL
1 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (45.45%) Windows
5 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (31.82%) Banking
7 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
8 6 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
8 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
9 5 (22.73%) SAP HANA
9 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (22.73%) VMware
9 5 (22.73%) SAP
9 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
10 4 (18.18%) UML
10 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
10 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
11 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (13.64%) Data Centre

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 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (22.73%) SAP HANA
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 2 (9.09%) RavenDB
7 1 (4.55%) OLTP
7 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
General
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 4 (18.18%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) Change Control
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) High Availability
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) SAP
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Pegasus
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