The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

SQL Server Database Administrator
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 145 162
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 4 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.19% 0.044% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.045% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 15
Median salary £55,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.23% -35.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £31,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £33,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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 2199 2784
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.45% 96.19% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7702 8045 12357
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Hertfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Hertfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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 +8 3 £52,500 +61.53%
Watford - 1 £57,500 -
SQL Server DBA
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) OLTP
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) Statistics
5 1 (20.00%) Spread Betting
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring

SQL Server 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) OLTP
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Spread Betting
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Server Building
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft