The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 131 125 140
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 17 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.72% 0.25% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.26% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 21
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
SQL DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2285 1913 2773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.86% 95.22% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1879 1553 2177
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £55,000 -
Potters Bar - 1 £37,500 -
SQL DBA
East of England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (96.77%) SQL
3 28 (90.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (67.74%) Windows
5 20 (64.52%) Oracle
6 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
6 15 (48.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (48.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
7 13 (41.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (41.94%) ITIL
7 13 (41.94%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (41.94%) OpenEdge
7 13 (41.94%) IBM
8 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (32.26%) Degree
10 9 (29.03%) Replication
11 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (25.81%) Clustering
12 7 (22.58%) Migration
12 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (22.58%) MCITP
12 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
12 7 (22.58%) VMware
12 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
12 7 (22.58%) Linux
12 7 (22.58%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (19.35%) .NET
13 6 (19.35%) Finance

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (41.94%) WebSphere Application Server
1 13 (41.94%) OpenEdge
1 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
2 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (90.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (48.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (41.94%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
1 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Replication
2 8 (25.81%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (22.58%) Migration
4 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.13%) ERD
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
3 5 (16.13%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (32.26%) Degree
3 7 (22.58%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle
2 13 (41.94%) IBM
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft