The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

SQL Database Administrator
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 139 150
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 14 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.67% 0.17% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.18% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 23
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £33,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £40,000 £53,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 2026 2214 2756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.45% 96.18% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 1849 2199
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%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Hertfordshire

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Hertfordshire

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Hertfordshire

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hemel Hempstead +10 7 £47,500 +40.74%
Watford - 6 £51,250 -
SQL DBA
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (56.25%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
5 7 (43.75%) High Availability
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (43.75%) OLAP
5 7 (43.75%) ETL
5 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
5 7 (43.75%) Migration
6 6 (37.50%) Statistics
7 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (31.25%) CRM
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) RedGate
8 4 (25.00%) Time Management
8 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (25.00%) MDX

SQL 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) OLAP
3 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
3 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (12.50%) OLTP
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (43.75%) ETL
2 7 (43.75%) High Availability
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Statistics
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (25.00%) Time Management
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Server Building
7 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) RedGate
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle