Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 28 July 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 189 177
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 17 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.45% 0.10% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.11% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 17
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -22.73% +22.22%
10th Percentile £44,400 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £43,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +23.53% -8.11% +2.78%

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 3694 3808 4206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.03% 96.99% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2832 3129 3501
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,625 £63,750 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.94%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
Peterborough +6 10 £48,500 +14.12%
Cambridge - 7 £52,500 -
SQL Server DBA
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
3 10 (58.82%) VLDB
3 10 (58.82%) High Availability
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
5 6 (35.29%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (35.29%) Process Improvement
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Big Data
7 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.88%) Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.88%) Advertising
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management

SQL Server 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) VLDB
3 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) OLAP
4 1 (5.88%) OLTP
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (58.82%) High Availability
3 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
4 6 (35.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft