Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 154 155
Rank change year-on-year -26 +1 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 30 58 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.71% 1.40% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.44% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 56 43
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% -10.53%

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 4,152 4,017 4,353
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.67% 96.98% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,282 3,418 3,650
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,525 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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 -14 13 £60,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +12 7 - -
St Albans - 5 £60,000 -
DBA
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 28 (93.33%) Oracle
2 19 (63.33%) Oracle Database
3 18 (60.00%) Linux
4 16 (53.33%) Unix
4 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 15 (50.00%) SQL
5 15 (50.00%) ITIL
6 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (40.00%) Windows
8 11 (36.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (33.33%) DevOps
10 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (30.00%) Python
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
12 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
12 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
12 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (23.33%) Middleware
12 7 (23.33%) SOA
12 7 (23.33%) MySQL
12 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (23.33%) MariaDB
12 7 (23.33%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (23.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (23.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (23.33%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 7 (23.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle Database
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (36.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (23.33%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (23.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (23.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (23.33%) MariaDB
5 7 (23.33%) MySQL
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.33%) DTS
8 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Middleware
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (13.33%) REST
2 4 (13.33%) SOAP
2 4 (13.33%) Velocity
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Replication
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Spread Betting
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Unix
3 12 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (13.33%) Solaris
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (33.33%) DevOps
5 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
5 7 (23.33%) SOA
6 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) Data Integration
7 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (13.33%) Physics
7 4 (13.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) Task Automation
8 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.67%) ITSM
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Ceph
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (13.33%) Ansible
2 4 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Grafana
3 1 (3.33%) Graphite
3 1 (3.33%) Kibana
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) IBM
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) RedGate