The median annual salary for a DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 121 153
Rank change year-on-year +18 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 43 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.04% 0.82% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 0.86% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 26
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.04% +1.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2056 2216 2812
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.39% 96.18% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 1852 2244
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for DBA in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Hertfordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield -4 12 £60,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 9 £47,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +5 7 £47,500 +40.74%
Watford - 6 £51,250 -
DBA
East of England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 54 (78.26%) Oracle
2 42 (60.87%) Oracle Database
3 40 (57.97%) Linux
4 38 (55.07%) Unix
5 33 (47.83%) SQL
5 33 (47.83%) Performance Tuning
6 31 (44.93%) WebLogic
7 27 (39.13%) SOA
7 27 (39.13%) Middleware
7 27 (39.13%) Relational Database
7 27 (39.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 26 (37.68%) Oracle EBS
9 25 (36.23%) Oracle Database 12c
10 24 (34.78%) RDBMS
10 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
11 23 (33.33%) Solaris
11 23 (33.33%) DevOps
11 23 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 23 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
11 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (33.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
12 17 (24.64%) Oracle RMAN
13 16 (23.19%) Retail
14 15 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
14 15 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (21.74%) Data Guard
14 15 (21.74%) PL/SQL
15 14 (20.29%) Oracle EBS R12
16 13 (18.84%) SLA
16 13 (18.84%) Web Services

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 31 (44.93%) WebLogic
2 27 (39.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 23 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (13.04%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.90%) Apache
Business Applications
1 26 (37.68%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (11.59%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (60.87%) Oracle Database
2 27 (39.13%) Relational Database
3 25 (36.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 24 (34.78%) RDBMS
4 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 15 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (13.04%) Oracle Exadata
6 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (10.14%) OLAP
7 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (4.35%) GIS
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.90%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle APEX
2 9 (13.04%) Subversion
General
1 16 (23.19%) Retail
2 12 (17.39%) Advertising
3 9 (13.04%) Automotive
3 9 (13.04%) Publishing
4 3 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.13%) Middleware
2 23 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (18.84%) Web Services
4 9 (13.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 9 (13.04%) REST
4 9 (13.04%) SOAP
4 9 (13.04%) XML
4 9 (13.04%) XML Messaging
5 5 (7.25%) .NET
6 4 (5.80%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Clustering
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.35%) Replication
5 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.45%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.97%) Linux
2 38 (55.07%) Unix
3 23 (33.33%) Solaris
4 7 (10.14%) Windows
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (39.13%) SOA
3 23 (33.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (33.33%) DevOps
4 10 (14.49%) Migration
4 10 (14.49%) Server Building
5 9 (13.04%) Analytics
5 9 (13.04%) Data Analytics
5 9 (13.04%) Data Integration
5 9 (13.04%) Database Tuning
5 9 (13.04%) Load Balancing
5 9 (13.04%) Logistics
5 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.04%) Task Automation
6 8 (11.59%) ETL
7 7 (10.14%) High Availability
8 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.70%) Statistics
9 5 (7.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) PL/SQL
3 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 9 (13.04%) Java
4 9 (13.04%) Korn
5 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.80%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) OCA
1 6 (8.70%) OCP
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) MCITP
3 1 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (24.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (21.74%) Data Guard
3 11 (15.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 54 (78.26%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) IBM
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.25%) Citrix
5 4 (5.80%) RedGate