The median annual salary for a DBA was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 107 97
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 9 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.73% 0.40% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.41% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 14
Median salary £46,000 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.42% -36.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 1178 1450 1451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.46% 97.25% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1133 1194
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (50.00%) SAP HANA
3 5 (50.00%) SAP
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) SAP Basis
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) High Availability
4 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) RavenDB
5 2 (20.00%) Pegasus
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

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 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SAP HANA
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) RavenDB
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) QlikView
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Pegasus
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum pension + gym + 25 days hol
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £45,000 £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago