The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 73 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 24 30 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.28% 3.12% 5.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 3.23% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 54
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1035 928 1191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.29% 96.57% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 904 838 977
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

DBA
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Kent region.

DBA Salary Trend in Kent

DBA
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Kent

DBA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells 0 7 £50,000 -16.66%
West Malling - 7 £23,000 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £45,000 -
Rochester - 1 £35,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £65,000 -
DBA
South East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Kent region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 37 (75.51%) SQL
2 33 (67.35%) SQL Server
3 31 (63.27%) Oracle
4 21 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (38.78%) Relational Database
5 19 (38.78%) RDBMS
5 19 (38.78%) Unix
6 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
7 14 (28.57%) Oracle Database
8 13 (26.53%) Windows
8 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
9 12 (24.49%) MySQL
9 12 (24.49%) Solaris
9 12 (24.49%) Linux
9 12 (24.49%) Oracle Discoverer
9 12 (24.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 12 (24.49%) SOA
9 12 (24.49%) Replication
9 12 (24.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (24.49%) Hyperion
9 12 (24.49%) Middleware
9 12 (24.49%) Sun
9 12 (24.49%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (24.49%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
9 12 (24.49%) Oracle RAC

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) iSCSI
1 4 (8.16%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (67.35%) SQL Server
2 21 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (38.78%) RDBMS
3 19 (38.78%) Relational Database
4 14 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 12 (24.49%) MySQL
5 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (24.49%) Oracle Discoverer
5 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (8.16%) DTS
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.12%) Big Data
8 3 (6.12%) DB2
8 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (4.08%) OLTP
9 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
1 9 (18.37%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.16%) Back Office
2 4 (8.16%) Legal
3 3 (6.12%) Automotive
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) Middleware
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Replication
2 7 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.12%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.12%) iPad
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Unix
2 13 (26.53%) Windows
3 12 (24.49%) Linux
3 12 (24.49%) Solaris
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (24.49%) SOA
3 10 (20.41%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (18.37%) High Availability
4 9 (18.37%) ITIL
4 9 (18.37%) Server Building
5 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (14.29%) SQL Optimisation
5 7 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (10.20%) ETL
7 4 (8.16%) Data Architecture
7 4 (8.16%) Database Security
7 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.16%) Patch Management
7 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
7 4 (8.16%) SDLC
7 4 (8.16%) Security Management
8 3 (6.12%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (6.12%) Presales
8 3 (6.12%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.49%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) MCSA
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Oracle
2 12 (24.49%) Hyperion
2 12 (24.49%) Sun
3 8 (16.33%) Jaspersoft
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.12%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) RedGate
7 1 (2.04%) Facebook
7 1 (2.04%) Twitter