DBTA - Does the Looming Shortage in DBAs Spell Opportunity?

Kevin Kline

Published On: July 22, 2015

Categories: Career 0

Originally appearing in my monthly column at Database Trends & Applications magazine.

In my last column, available online, I described some of the findings contained in an intriguing new survey sponsored by Ntirety, a remote database administration service provider, and published by Unisphere Research. You can read the full survey with analysis here.

One of the most startling and significant responses in the survey showed that 41% of data professionals intend to leave the field within the next 10 years. In that article, I also covered some of the broader industry growth and hiring trends along with an analysis of the survey itself. Today, I want dive into the survey findings from the viewpoint of the DBA job seeker.

Read the rest of this article at HERE.

-Kevin

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Kevin (@kekline) serves as Principal Program Manager at SentryOne. He is a founder and former president of PASS and the author of popular IT books like SQL in a Nutshell. Kevin is a renowned database expert, software industry veteran, Microsoft SQL Server MVP, and long-time blogger at SentryOne. As a noted leader in the SQL Server community, Kevin blogs about Microsoft Data Platform features and best practices, SQL Server trends, and professional development for data professionals.


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