The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Server Database Administrator
Rank 143 128 149
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 5 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.21% 0.100% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.10% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 12
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server 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 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 August 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) OpenEdge
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

SQL Server 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 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 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (80.00%) OpenEdge
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) IBM