The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £52,500 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.

SQL Server Database Administrator
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 112 110
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.081% 0.067% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.069% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.68% +3.52%  

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%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Cambridge

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Cambridge

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
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