The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 138 123 156
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 5 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.20% 0.47% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.50% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 4
Average salary £34,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% +8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2378 1988 2551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.85% 94.26% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1982 1577 2036
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
SQL Server DBA
East of England

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (57.14%) OpenEdge
4 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (28.57%) Change Control
6 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (28.57%) QA
6 2 (28.57%) CMDB
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Replication
7 1 (14.29%) Statistics
7 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (57.14%) OpenEdge
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft