Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 168 154
Rank change year-on-year +34 -14 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.40% 0.26% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.26% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 1
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +34.62% -17.89%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £37,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,250 £41,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -5.56%

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 2,156 2,645 2,240
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 97.85% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,649 2,056 1,878
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.31% - +4.65%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured SQL DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Data Security
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (33.33%) WorldPay
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Replication
4 3 (33.33%) Clustering
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) Migration

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 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (22.22%) Couchbase
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (22.22%) QlikView
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) SQLite
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Security
1 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
2 3 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) WorldPay
3 2 (22.22%) Google