The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 41 75 75
Rank change year-on-year
+34 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 76 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.99% 1.41% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.24% 1.52% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 57 12 8
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,050 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1218 1119 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.98% 92.94% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 994 940 676
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
DBA
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -5 18 £50,000 - 1
Chatham -3 7 £50,000 +14.94% 1
West Malling - 7 £53,500 -
Sevenoaks - 5 £50,000 - 1
Maidstone -30 3 £52,500 +20.68%
Dartford - 3 £55,000 -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 137 (92.57%) SQL
2 130 (87.84%) SQL Server
3 107 (72.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 105 (70.95%) T-SQL
5 104 (70.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 100 (67.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 85 (57.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 85 (57.43%) Business Intelligence
8 77 (52.03%) Replication
9 68 (45.95%) Clustering
10 64 (43.24%) Performance Tuning
11 54 (36.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 51 (34.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 39 (26.35%) Windows
14 38 (25.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 35 (23.65%) Finance
16 32 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
17 29 (19.59%) Oracle
18 28 (18.92%) SAN
19 26 (17.57%) Microsoft
20 25 (16.89%) .NET
20 25 (16.89%) Security Management
20 25 (16.89%) Performance Analysis
21 24 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
22 23 (15.54%) VB.NET
22 23 (15.54%) MS Excel
23 22 (14.86%) iSCSI
23 22 (14.86%) PowerShell
24 21 (14.19%) VPN
24 21 (14.19%) DNS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (12.84%) IIS
2 7 (4.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (15.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.92%) SAN
2 22 (14.86%) iSCSI
3 21 (14.19%) VPN
3 21 (14.19%) DNS
4 20 (13.51%) Firewall
5 18 (12.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (5.41%) Internet
7 7 (4.73%) DHCP
7 7 (4.73%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (87.84%) SQL Server
2 107 (72.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 104 (70.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 100 (67.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 85 (57.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 54 (36.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 51 (34.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 38 (25.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (13.51%) Oracle Database
11 18 (12.16%) RDBMS
11 18 (12.16%) Relational Database
12 11 (7.43%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (7.43%) MySQL
12 11 (7.43%) DTS
13 9 (6.08%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (3.38%) SSDT
15 5 (3.38%) OLTP
15 5 (3.38%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
1 5 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (23.65%) Finance
2 15 (10.14%) Music Industry
3 11 (7.43%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.38%) Back Office
5 4 (2.70%) Retail
5 4 (2.70%) Legal
6 2 (1.35%) Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Polish Language
6 2 (1.35%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.89%) .NET
2 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 77 (52.03%) Replication
2 68 (45.95%) Clustering
3 7 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.38%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.70%) HACMP
7 2 (1.35%) Social Media
8 1 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.35%) Windows
2 24 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (10.81%) UNIX
4 8 (5.41%) Linux
5 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (57.43%) Business Intelligence
2 64 (43.24%) Performance Tuning
3 25 (16.89%) Security Management
3 25 (16.89%) Performance Analysis
4 17 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.43%) Database Security
5 11 (7.43%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (4.73%) ITIL
6 7 (4.73%) Process Management
7 6 (4.05%) Database Tuning
7 6 (4.05%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (3.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.38%) Migration
8 5 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.70%) Project Management
10 3 (2.03%) CRM
10 3 (2.03%) BCP
10 3 (2.03%) Change Management
10 3 (2.03%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 137 (92.57%) SQL
2 105 (70.95%) T-SQL
3 23 (15.54%) VB.NET
4 22 (14.86%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.08%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.05%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.35%) VBScript
7 2 (1.35%) C#
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) AWK
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Degree
2 5 (3.38%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (2.70%) OCP
4 2 (1.35%) MCITP
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.35%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (2.70%) SRDF
6 2 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.35%) Foglight
3 2 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (19.59%) Oracle
2 26 (17.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.41%) Jaspersoft
4 6 (4.05%) Sybase
5 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.70%) EMC
6 4 (2.70%) IBM
7 3 (2.03%) SunGard
7 3 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.35%) Veritas
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Tonbridge, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chatham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 18 days ago