The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Database Administrator
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 112 100
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 5 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.40% 0.068% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.070% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 12
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -9.09%  
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 1193 1429 1430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.44% 97.28% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1119 1181
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Cambridge

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Cambridge.

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Cambridge

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Cambridge over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) RavenDB
5 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL

SQL 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 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) RavenDB
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) OLTP
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum pension + gym + 25 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £45,000 £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago