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not many companies, but the hiring pool is also much smaller.

If you want to be a general hire, then you will suffer competing with generalists (this is not a bad thing just a different strategy). You can choose to become an expert on a general skill (or trendy framework). This is useful and highly marketable, but your competition pool is also larger and the technology is still likely to dissolve over time.

Also, for DBA , I think i'm internally thinking Data Engineering instead. I perhaps misspoke by title.

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