Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 156 155
Rank change year-on-year -27 -1 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 22 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.53% 0.67% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.69% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 31
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -12.11% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,275 £36,250 £38,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,750 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.05% - +11.76%

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 4,056 3,194 3,932
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.41% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,046 2,659 3,335
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +4.23% +1.12% +4.71%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -24 14 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Peterborough -4 6 £32,500 -13.33% 4
DBA
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) Java
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
7 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
7 6 (27.27%) Unix
7 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (22.73%) ResourceLink
8 5 (22.73%) Change Management
8 5 (22.73%) Replication
8 5 (22.73%) JBoss
8 5 (22.73%) MCDBA
8 5 (22.73%) Apache
8 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
8 5 (22.73%) ERP
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (22.73%) PROIV
8 5 (22.73%) WFM
8 5 (22.73%) GlassFish
8 5 (22.73%) NGA Human Resources

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Apache
1 5 (22.73%) GlassFish
1 5 (22.73%) JBoss
1 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (13.64%) MySQL
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (9.09%) CouchDB
7 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (9.09%) MariaDB
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) PROIV
2 3 (13.64%) Toad
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (13.64%) Advertising
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Angular 2
1 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 2 (9.09%) WF
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Replication
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Internet of Things
4 1 (4.55%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) ERP
3 5 (22.73%) WFM
4 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Data Entry
6 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Line Management
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.09%) Go
5 2 (9.09%) Haskell
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCDBA
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Data Guard
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) NGA Human Resources
3 5 (22.73%) ServiceNow
4 3 (13.64%) Facebook
4 3 (13.64%) WorldPay
5 2 (9.09%) IBM