The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 63 87 26
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 39 6 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.62% 0.60% 7.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 0.62% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 80
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -31.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £37,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +1.19%
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
1023 969 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.99% 97.19% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 932 803 925
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 September 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Kent

DBA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +13 12 £50,000 +44.92%
Tunbridge Wells -27 7 £32,000 -41.81% 1
Dartford - 7 £35,000 - 1
Rochester - 4 £37,000 -
Chatham - 2 £36,000 -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 58 (86.57%) SQL Server
2 45 (67.16%) SQL
3 26 (38.81%) Oracle
3 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
4 23 (34.33%) T-SQL
5 20 (29.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (29.85%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (26.87%) Oracle Database
6 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
7 15 (22.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (22.39%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (19.40%) VB
9 12 (17.91%) Clustering
9 12 (17.91%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (16.42%) Replication
10 11 (16.42%) .NET
11 10 (14.93%) HTML
11 10 (14.93%) MS Access
11 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
11 10 (14.93%) Windows
11 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (14.93%) Degree
11 10 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
12 9 (13.43%) Data Structures
12 9 (13.43%) Data Warehouse

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.99%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.45%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (86.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (29.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (26.87%) Oracle Database
4 15 (22.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (14.93%) MS Access
8 9 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
9 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (10.45%) MySQL
10 7 (10.45%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (5.97%) SQL CLR
13 3 (4.48%) DTS
13 3 (4.48%) Data Mining
13 3 (4.48%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
1 10 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.96%) Hudson
2 6 (8.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
2 10 (14.93%) HTML
3 7 (10.45%) Web Services
4 5 (7.46%) CSS
5 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.49%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (17.91%) Clustering
3 11 (16.42%) Replication
4 9 (13.43%) Data Structures
5 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
6 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) UNIX
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (22.39%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (17.91%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.96%) SOA
5 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Migration
7 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.97%) MVC
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.48%) High Availability
8 3 (4.48%) ETL
8 3 (4.48%) Change Management
9 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.99%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.99%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 45 (67.16%) SQL
2 23 (34.33%) T-SQL
3 13 (19.40%) VB
4 8 (11.94%) VBA
5 6 (8.96%) C++
5 6 (8.96%) Java
6 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.99%) C#
9 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.97%) OCP
3 4 (5.97%) OCA
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) MCSA
5 2 (2.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Oracle
1 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Red Gate
3 5 (7.46%) Sybase
4 1 (1.49%) Veritas
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