It's a Good Time to be a DBA
It's always a good time to be a DBA (assuming you don't mind a healthy dose of stress here and there).
But it would appear that being a DBA right now also makes sense while the economy is in the crapper.
And, since a picture is worth a thousand words, check out the great graph by the fine folks out at indeed.com:
Maybe it's just me, but when the economy was doing well (or seemingly doing well) a while back, it seems like companies were getting rid of DBAs at alarming rates. Now it seems like companies are paying a premium to keep their data safe?