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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 63 40 77
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 29 75 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.02% 6.10% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 6.33% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 56 11
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £47,500 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
909 1184 1164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.79% 96.26% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 821 968 981
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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
Tunbridge Wells -11 11 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Dartford -2 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Chatham -4 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Folkestone - 1 - -
Whitstable - 1 £27,500 -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 53 (98.15%) SQL Server
2 44 (81.48%) SQL
3 24 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (40.74%) Replication
4 22 (40.74%) Clustering
5 21 (38.89%) T-SQL
5 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 19 (35.19%) Windows
7 18 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
8 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
9 16 (29.63%) .NET
10 14 (25.93%) Performance Monitoring
10 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (22.22%) HTML
13 11 (20.37%) MySQL
14 10 (18.52%) Java
14 10 (18.52%) VB
14 10 (18.52%) Web Services
14 10 (18.52%) C++
14 10 (18.52%) SOA
14 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing
14 10 (18.52%) Selenium
14 10 (18.52%) Hudson
15 8 (14.81%) MS Excel

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (98.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (20.37%) MySQL
6 4 (7.41%) SSDT
6 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.41%) DTS
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.70%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.70%) SQL CLR
9 1 (1.85%) Big Data
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Selenium
1 10 (18.52%) Hudson
2 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) HTML
3 10 (18.52%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.74%) Replication
1 22 (40.74%) Clustering
2 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) UNIX
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (25.93%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing
4 10 (18.52%) SOA
4 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.56%) ETL
5 3 (5.56%) ERP
5 3 (5.56%) Time Management
6 2 (3.70%) Database Tuning
6 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.70%) Change Management
6 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) MVC
6 2 (3.70%) Migration
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.85%) High Availability
7 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) SQL
2 21 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 10 (18.52%) VB
3 10 (18.52%) C++
3 10 (18.52%) Java
4 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) MCSA
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Sybase
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Veritas
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