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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 64 55 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 29 49 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.94% 4.23% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 4.37% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18 42 14
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £47,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £59,750 £52,500
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
938 1122 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.04% 96.81% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 851 946 940
Average salary £35,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -20 7 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Dartford 0 1 £35,000 -36.36%
Chatham -3 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 22 May 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 45 (95.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (76.60%) SQL
3 22 (46.81%) Clustering
4 21 (44.68%) T-SQL
5 20 (42.55%) Replication
6 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
7 17 (36.17%) .NET
7 17 (36.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (36.17%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (29.79%) HTML
10 13 (27.66%) Windows
10 13 (27.66%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (23.40%) MySQL
13 10 (21.28%) Hudson
13 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
13 10 (21.28%) Selenium
13 10 (21.28%) Java
13 10 (21.28%) VB
13 10 (21.28%) C++
13 10 (21.28%) Web Services
13 10 (21.28%) SOA
14 9 (19.15%) Performance Monitoring
15 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
16 6 (12.77%) SharePoint

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (95.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (23.40%) MySQL
6 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (8.51%) SQL CLR
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (8.51%) SSDT
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.26%) DTS
8 2 (4.26%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.13%) OLTP
9 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Hudson
1 10 (21.28%) Selenium
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) HTML
3 10 (21.28%) Web Services
4 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.51%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Clustering
2 20 (42.55%) Replication
3 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (27.66%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
4 10 (21.28%) SOA
5 9 (19.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.51%) MVC
6 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.26%) ETL
7 2 (4.26%) Change Management
7 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.26%) Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Database Mirroring
8 1 (2.13%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.13%) High Availability
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) SQL
2 21 (44.68%) T-SQL
3 10 (21.28%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) VB
3 10 (21.28%) C++
4 6 (12.77%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) MCSA
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Sybase
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas
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