Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 160 168
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 44 46 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.09% 1.22% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.26% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 47
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -22.73%
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £58,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% -15.00%

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 3,885 3,660 3,860
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.95% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,541 2,793 3,150
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,056 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +21 33 £45,000 -2.70%
Peterborough -28 10 £42,500 -12.37% 3
DBA
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 40 (90.91%) SQL
2 31 (70.45%) SQL Server
3 19 (43.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (40.91%) Finance
4 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 17 (38.64%) T-SQL
5 17 (38.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (36.36%) Replication
6 16 (36.36%) WorldPay
7 14 (31.82%) Linux
7 14 (31.82%) ETL
8 13 (29.55%) Oracle
8 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database
9 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (27.27%) Unix
9 12 (27.27%) Clustering
10 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 11 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 10 (22.73%) Database Security
11 10 (22.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 10 (22.73%) Oracle Exadata
11 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (22.73%) Data Guard
11 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
11 10 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (22.73%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
11 10 (22.73%) PL/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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) Apache
1 2 (4.55%) GlassFish
1 2 (4.55%) JBoss
1 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (70.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (43.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (38.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database
5 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (22.73%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (11.36%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (11.36%) Couchbase
11 5 (11.36%) MySQL
12 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
12 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.55%) PROIV
3 1 (2.27%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Advertising
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) WPF
3 1 (2.27%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Replication
2 12 (27.27%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Unix
3 10 (22.73%) Solaris
4 9 (20.45%) Windows
5 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ETL
2 11 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (22.73%) Database Security
4 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) Data Security
6 6 (13.64%) Database Mirroring
6 6 (13.64%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.55%) Creative Thinking
9 2 (4.55%) Line Management
9 2 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.55%) Validation
10 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 40 (90.91%) SQL
2 17 (38.64%) T-SQL
3 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
4 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) MCDBA
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) OCA
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Data Guard
1 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (36.36%) WorldPay
3 13 (29.55%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) Facebook
5 3 (6.82%) Google
6 2 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) RedGate