Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 162 185
Rank change year-on-year -2 +23 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 53 53 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.20% 1.18% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.22% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 56 35 49
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £46,000 £38,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% -5.26% +13.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4286 4355 5185
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.01% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3640 3644 4260
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield +5 17 £60,000 -
Watford -5 11 £65,000 +23.81%
Borehamwood - 10 £47,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -3 8 £47,500 - 3
St Albans - 4 £60,000 - 2
Stevenage - 1 £32,500 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £40,000 -
Knebworth - 1 £50,000 -
DBA
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 32 (60.38%) Oracle
2 31 (58.49%) SQL
3 26 (49.06%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (47.17%) Linux
5 24 (45.28%) Unix
6 23 (43.40%) Oracle Database 12c
7 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database
8 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
9 16 (30.19%) Advertising
9 16 (30.19%) Relational Database
10 14 (26.42%) DevOps
10 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
11 13 (24.53%) RDBMS
11 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
11 13 (24.53%) Retail
11 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (22.64%) WebSphere
12 12 (22.64%) Load Balancing
12 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
12 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (22.64%) Data Integration
12 12 (22.64%) Oracle Fusion
12 12 (22.64%) Oracle Service Bus
12 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (22.64%) REST
12 12 (22.64%) SLA
12 12 (22.64%) IBM
12 12 (22.64%) Solaris
12 12 (22.64%) SOA

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 12 (22.64%) Oracle Service Bus
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (22.64%) WebLogic
1 12 (22.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.21%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) DHCP
1 2 (3.77%) DNS
1 2 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) Oracle Database 12c
2 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database
3 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
4 16 (30.19%) Relational Database
5 13 (24.53%) RDBMS
5 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (18.87%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (5.66%) OLAP
11 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.89%) DTS
12 1 (1.89%) OLTP
12 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (1.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle APEX
1 10 (18.87%) Subversion
2 7 (13.21%) Flyway
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (30.19%) Advertising
2 13 (24.53%) Retail
3 10 (18.87%) Automotive
3 10 (18.87%) Publishing
4 3 (5.66%) Finance
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) Middleware
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle Fusion
1 12 (22.64%) REST
1 12 (22.64%) SOAP
1 12 (22.64%) Web Services
1 12 (22.64%) XML
1 12 (22.64%) XML Messaging
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (9.43%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) MDX
5 1 (1.89%) Ajax
5 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Linux
2 24 (45.28%) Unix
3 12 (22.64%) Solaris
4 5 (9.43%) Windows
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.77%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (26.42%) DevOps
3 12 (22.64%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (22.64%) Data Integration
3 12 (22.64%) Load Balancing
3 12 (22.64%) SOA
3 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
3 12 (22.64%) Task Automation
4 10 (18.87%) Analytics
4 10 (18.87%) Data Analytics
4 10 (18.87%) Database Tuning
4 10 (18.87%) Logistics
4 10 (18.87%) Server Building
5 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
5 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (13.21%) High Availability
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
7 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
3 10 (18.87%) Java
3 10 (18.87%) Korn
3 10 (18.87%) PL/SQL
3 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.55%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) Ceph
2 2 (3.77%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Data Guard
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.77%) Ansible
3 2 (3.77%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (3.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.64%) IBM
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.77%) Google
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.77%) RedGate
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Telerik