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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 144 148 120
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 8 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.33% 0.16% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.16% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 21
Average salary £50,000 £34,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2292 2428 2146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.62% 95.18% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1884 2010 1692
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 Server DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £50,000 -
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server DBA
East of England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
5 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
6 5 (29.41%) Database Mirroring
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) SAN
7 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) Coaching
7 4 (23.53%) Big Data
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Replication
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) SLA
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (11.76%) Clustering
9 2 (11.76%) High Availability
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
10 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (5.88%) Database Security

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
4 4 (23.53%) Big Data
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.88%) OLAP
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Database Mirroring
4 4 (23.53%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) BCP
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Database Security
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft