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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 90 28 62
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 8 81 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.78% 7.34% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 7.51% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8 73 16
Average salary £44,750 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £34,700 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,875 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +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
1002 1079 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.28% 97.74% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 841 927 712
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 0 3 £55,000 - 1
Maidstone -14 3 £34,500 -31.00%
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 54 (93.10%) SQL
2 52 (89.66%) SQL Server
3 39 (67.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (63.79%) T-SQL
5 36 (62.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (60.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (43.10%) Replication
8 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
8 22 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (37.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (36.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (29.31%) Clustering
12 15 (25.86%) Finance
12 15 (25.86%) Oracle
13 13 (22.41%) Degree
14 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
15 10 (17.24%) Database Security
16 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
16 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 9 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (13.79%) MySQL
17 8 (13.79%) Windows
17 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
18 7 (12.07%) Capacity Planning
18 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
18 7 (12.07%) SAN
19 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
19 6 (10.34%) Security Management
19 6 (10.34%) VB.NET

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) Lync
3 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) SAN
2 6 (10.34%) VPN
2 6 (10.34%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (6.90%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (89.66%) SQL Server
2 39 (67.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (62.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (60.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (37.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (36.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
7 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (13.79%) MySQL
8 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (8.62%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
9 5 (8.62%) OLTP
9 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
9 5 (8.62%) OLAP
10 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (5.17%) SSDT
10 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Back Office
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.72%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.10%) Replication
2 17 (29.31%) Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Tandem
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (17.24%) Database Security
4 7 (12.07%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.34%) Security Management
5 6 (10.34%) High Availability
5 6 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (10.34%) Database Tuning
6 5 (8.62%) Migration
6 5 (8.62%) Project Management
7 4 (6.90%) ETL
7 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.17%) CRM
8 3 (5.17%) BCP
8 3 (5.17%) Process Management
8 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.45%) Change Management
9 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (93.10%) SQL
2 37 (63.79%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.34%) VB.NET
4 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.17%) MCITP
3 3 (5.17%) MCSA
3 3 (5.17%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (3.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.86%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) SunGard
4 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) Kronos
5 1 (1.72%) Jaspersoft
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