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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 63 65 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 23 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.93% 3.18% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 3.23% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 16
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,725 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £38,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
772 1083 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.22% 98.37% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 667 966 1020
Median salary £44,750 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.23% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Folkestone - 4 £55,000 - 1
Canterbury - 3 £50,000 -
Dartford -12 2 £67,500 +92.85%
DBA
South East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 20 (83.33%) Oracle
1 20 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 17 (70.83%) Data Guard
2 17 (70.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (66.67%) High Availability
3 16 (66.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 15 (62.50%) Windows
5 14 (58.33%) IBM
5 14 (58.33%) Unix
5 14 (58.33%) Toad
5 14 (58.33%) Replication
5 14 (58.33%) Tivoli
5 14 (58.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (54.17%) Shell Script
7 12 (50.00%) RDBMS
7 12 (50.00%) Relational Database
8 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
8 11 (45.83%) Finance
9 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (20.83%) Security Patching
11 5 (20.83%) Ticket Management
11 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

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 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 12 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 12 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Informix
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Toad
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) High Availability
2 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) Security Patching
3 5 (20.83%) Ticket Management
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Shell Script
2 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) OCA
1 2 (8.33%) OCP
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (70.83%) Data Guard
1 17 (70.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (66.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 16 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (58.33%) Tivoli
3 14 (58.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Oracle
2 14 (58.33%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
Ashford, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £49500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £50k
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago