The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 55 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.42% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.18% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.73%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
DBA
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
466 556 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.49% 99.11% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 407 416 426
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

DBA
Salary Trend in Watford

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

DBA Salary Trend in Watford

DBA
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Watford region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Watford

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Watford region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) Data Guard
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (42.86%) NetApp
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (42.86%) Perl
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (42.86%) High Availability
5 6 (42.86%) PaaS
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) 3PAR
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 (42.86%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (21.43%) DB2
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) Sybase IQ
8 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (42.86%) High Availability
3 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Database Security
5 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Data Guard
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) 3PAR
2 6 (42.86%) NetApp
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) Microgen
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft