Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 139 147
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 45 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.45% 0.86% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.89% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 15
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% -16.36% -
10th Percentile £33,100 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £53,500 £54,125 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -22.73%

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 2,994 2,468 2,665
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.94% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,035 1,912 2,124
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,600 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 38 (84.44%) SQL
2 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
4 19 (42.22%) T-SQL
4 19 (42.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (42.22%) Replication
4 19 (42.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (40.00%) Finance
5 18 (40.00%) WorldPay
6 16 (35.56%) ETL
7 14 (31.11%) Oracle
7 14 (31.11%) Clustering
7 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database
7 14 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (28.89%) Data Guard
8 13 (28.89%) Oracle RMAN
8 13 (28.89%) PL/SQL
8 13 (28.89%) Linux
9 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (22.22%) Unix
10 10 (22.22%) Solaris
10 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
10 10 (22.22%) PCI DSS
10 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 10 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
10 10 (22.22%) Database Security

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 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (42.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (42.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database
4 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
7 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (13.33%) Couchbase
10 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (13.33%) MySQL
10 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (6.67%) Toad
2 1 (2.22%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Advertising
3 6 (13.33%) Marketing
4 4 (8.89%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (8.89%) WF
3 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) WPF
4 2 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Replication
2 14 (31.11%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 10 (22.22%) Solaris
2 10 (22.22%) Unix
3 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) ETL
2 14 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (22.22%) Database Security
4 8 (17.78%) Database Mirroring
4 8 (17.78%) Deployment Automation
4 8 (17.78%) ITIL
4 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.56%) Data Security
6 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Data Entry
7 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
7 4 (8.89%) Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (6.67%) Line Management
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.67%) Validation
9 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) T-SQL
3 13 (28.89%) PL/SQL
4 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.67%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Data Guard
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (22.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) WorldPay
3 14 (31.11%) Oracle
4 7 (15.56%) Facebook
5 4 (8.89%) IBM
6 3 (6.67%) Google