Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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

Database Administrator
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 186 149
Rank change year-on-year +20 -37 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 24 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.69% 0.39% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.40% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 40
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,750 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.91% +9.41% -10.53%
10th Percentile £35,250 £30,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £54,500 £53,750 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +6.82% -9.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 3,333 3,716 3,467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 97.51% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,309 2,883 2,886
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Cambridgeshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for DBA in Cambridgeshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in Cambridgeshire

DBA
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +31 14 £45,000 -12.20%
Peterborough -30 8 £42,500 -12.37%
DBA
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (37.50%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) ETL
4 9 (37.50%) WorldPay
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (25.00%) Data Guard
6 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
6 6 (25.00%) Unix
6 6 (25.00%) Solaris
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 6 (25.00%) Database Security
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (20.83%) T-SQL

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (8.33%) QlikView
8 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (8.33%) SQLite
9 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
9 1 (4.17%) MySQL
9 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
1 3 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
1 6 (25.00%) Solaris
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ETL
2 6 (25.00%) Database Security
3 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Data Security
4 3 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (8.33%) Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) WorldPay
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) RedGate