Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 21 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 139 147
Rank change year-on-year -17 +8 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 60 73 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.26% 1.73% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.78% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 54 49 72
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,000 £35,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,750 £67,275
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% -5.00%

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 4,621 4,092 4,765
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.41% 97.04% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,876 3,482 3,950
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 May 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 May 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 +13 23 £55,000 +10.00%
Hatfield -22 14 £65,000 +13.04% 1
St Albans - 10 £60,000 -
Watford +3 4 £51,250 -6.82%
Borehamwood +9 1 - -
DBA
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 48 (80.00%) Oracle
2 39 (65.00%) SQL
3 38 (63.33%) SQL Server
4 26 (43.33%) Oracle Database
5 25 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (40.00%) Linux
7 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (35.00%) ITIL
9 20 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (31.67%) Unix
11 17 (28.33%) Advertising
11 17 (28.33%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
13 15 (25.00%) Windows
13 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (21.67%) DevOps
16 12 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (20.00%) Middleware
16 12 (20.00%) SOA
16 12 (20.00%) MySQL
17 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
17 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
17 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
18 10 (16.67%) XML
18 10 (16.67%) Python
19 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence

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 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 8 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) DHCP
1 4 (6.67%) DNS
1 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (43.33%) Oracle Database
3 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (20.00%) MySQL
7 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (15.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 9 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (15.00%) MariaDB
9 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (10.00%) RDBMS
10 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
11 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (5.00%) OLAP
12 3 (5.00%) OLTP
12 3 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 17 (28.33%) Advertising
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) Middleware
2 10 (16.67%) XML
3 9 (15.00%) Web Services
4 8 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (13.33%) REST
4 8 (13.33%) SOAP
4 8 (13.33%) XML Messaging
5 3 (5.00%) .NET
5 3 (5.00%) WPF
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (15.00%) Replication
2 5 (8.33%) Clustering
3 4 (6.67%) Spread Betting
4 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Linux
2 19 (31.67%) Unix
3 15 (25.00%) Windows
4 8 (13.33%) Solaris
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) ITIL
2 20 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (28.33%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (21.67%) DevOps
5 12 (20.00%) SOA
6 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (13.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 8 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.33%) Data Integration
7 8 (13.33%) High Availability
7 8 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 8 (13.33%) Proactive Monitoring
7 8 (13.33%) Task Automation
8 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (8.33%) Migration
10 4 (6.67%) Patch Management
11 3 (5.00%) Database Optimisation
11 3 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) SQL
2 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
3 10 (16.67%) Python
4 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.33%) C#
5 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) Java
7 1 (1.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.00%) Docker
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.67%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.67%) Ansible
3 1 (1.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.67%) Grafana
3 1 (1.67%) Graphite
3 1 (1.67%) Kibana
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (80.00%) Oracle
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) IBM
4 6 (10.00%) VMware
5 4 (6.67%) Google
6 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat