The median annual salary for a DBA was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 108 98
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 25 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.29% 1.08% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.12% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 28
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1874 1788 2135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.05% 96.91% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1507 1768
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured DBA in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -16 13 £52,500 -2.32%
Peterborough +3 7 £48,500 +14.11%
DBA
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 55 (96.49%) SQL
2 37 (64.91%) SQL Server
3 29 (50.88%) Oracle
4 27 (47.37%) Oracle Database
5 24 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 19 (33.33%) ETL
6 19 (33.33%) High Availability
7 18 (31.58%) Data Guard
7 18 (31.58%) Oracle BI EE
7 18 (31.58%) ERP
7 18 (31.58%) PeopleSoft
7 18 (31.58%) Change Management
7 18 (31.58%) Oracle EBS
7 18 (31.58%) Cognos
7 18 (31.58%) Oracle ODI
8 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
8 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
9 15 (26.32%) Oracle Database 12c
10 13 (22.81%) Finance
11 12 (21.05%) iTrent
12 11 (19.30%) SAP
12 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (17.54%) Windows
13 10 (17.54%) VLDB
14 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (15.79%) Linux

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:

Business Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (21.05%) iTrent
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (64.91%) SQL Server
2 27 (47.37%) Oracle Database
3 18 (31.58%) Oracle BI EE
3 18 (31.58%) Oracle ODI
4 15 (26.32%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (17.54%) VLDB
7 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (8.77%) SAP HANA
9 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
10 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
10 2 (3.51%) RavenDB
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 6 (10.53%) Unix
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (33.33%) ETL
2 19 (33.33%) High Availability
3 18 (31.58%) Change Management
3 18 (31.58%) ERP
4 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (15.79%) ITIL
5 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 6 (10.53%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.02%) UML
7 3 (5.26%) Change Control
7 3 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.75%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 55 (96.49%) SQL
2 19 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) OCA
1 6 (10.53%) OCP
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) Data Guard
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) Oracle
2 18 (31.58%) Cognos
2 18 (31.58%) PeopleSoft
3 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
4 11 (19.30%) SAP
5 5 (8.77%) VMware
6 2 (3.51%) Pegasus