The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 - 100
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 5 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.37% - 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 13
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 - £55,000
10th Percentile £51,250 - £38,400
90th Percentile £53,750 - £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +23.52% -22.72%  

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 1329 1143 1406
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.86% 97.36% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4991 4360 5878
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (85.71%) Process Improvement
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) OLAP
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) OLTP
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) OLTP
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft