Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 146 147
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 71 74 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.46% 1.62% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.66% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 72 39 72
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 4,725 4,445 4,932
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 97.16% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,034 3,713 4,063
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,000 £69,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,627
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.15% +2.65%

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 February 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 21 February 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
Hemel Hempstead +6 25 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Watford +2 13 £65,000 +18.18%
Hatfield -15 9 £65,000 +13.04% 1
St Albans - 9 £60,000 - 3
Borehamwood - 8 £47,000 -
Stevenage 0 1 £32,500 -40.91%
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 February 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 53 (74.65%) SQL
2 43 (60.56%) Oracle
3 41 (57.75%) SQL Server
4 27 (38.03%) Linux
4 27 (38.03%) Oracle Database
5 26 (36.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (36.62%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (35.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
7 23 (32.39%) Unix
8 22 (30.99%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (29.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (26.76%) Oracle Database 12c
11 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
11 17 (23.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (22.54%) ITIL
13 15 (21.13%) Advertising
14 14 (19.72%) T-SQL
14 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (16.90%) Windows
15 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (15.49%) RDBMS
16 11 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (15.49%) DevOps
16 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
17 10 (14.08%) Proactive Monitoring
17 10 (14.08%) MySQL
17 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
17 10 (14.08%) Oracle RAC

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 8 (11.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (36.62%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (29.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.86%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) DHCP
1 4 (5.63%) DNS
1 4 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (5.63%) Firewall
1 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (57.75%) SQL Server
2 27 (38.03%) Oracle Database
3 26 (36.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (35.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (26.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 17 (23.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (15.49%) RDBMS
9 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
10 10 (14.08%) MySQL
11 8 (11.27%) Oracle Exadata
12 7 (9.86%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (9.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (9.86%) MariaDB
13 4 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (5.63%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (5.63%) Power BI
13 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle APEX
1 8 (11.27%) Subversion
2 7 (9.86%) Flyway
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (21.13%) Advertising
2 8 (11.27%) Automotive
2 8 (11.27%) Publishing
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) XML
2 8 (11.27%) Middleware
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 8 (11.27%) Web Services
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (9.86%) REST
3 7 (9.86%) SOAP
3 7 (9.86%) XML Messaging
4 6 (8.45%) .NET
5 4 (5.63%) WPF
6 1 (1.41%) Ajax
6 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Replication
2 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.03%) Linux
2 23 (32.39%) Unix
3 12 (16.90%) Windows
4 7 (9.86%) Solaris
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (22.54%) ITIL
3 11 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (15.49%) DevOps
4 10 (14.08%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (14.08%) Database Tuning
4 10 (14.08%) Proactive Monitoring
5 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.27%) Analytics
6 8 (11.27%) Data Analytics
6 8 (11.27%) Data Science
6 8 (11.27%) High Availability
6 8 (11.27%) Logistics
6 8 (11.27%) Server Building
6 8 (11.27%) SOA
7 7 (9.86%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.86%) Data Integration
7 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.86%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (74.65%) SQL
2 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
3 14 (19.72%) T-SQL
4 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.27%) Java
5 8 (11.27%) Korn
5 8 (11.27%) Python
6 7 (9.86%) C#
7 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) Docker
2 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Data Guard
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (7.04%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.63%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.41%) Ansible
4 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (60.56%) Oracle
2 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.86%) IBM
4 4 (5.63%) 3PAR
4 4 (5.63%) Google
4 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.63%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Telerik