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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 75 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 11 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.13% 2.02% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 2.09% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 16
Median salary £44,375 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £36,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.95%
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
953 1054 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.05% 96.79% 98.94%
Number of salaries quoted 843 934 965
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Sittingbourne - 5 £45,000 -
West Malling - 3 £23,000 -
Rochester -3 1 £35,000 -5.40%
DBA
South East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 32 (100.00%) SQL
2 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 21 (65.63%) Oracle
4 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (37.50%) MySQL
5 12 (37.50%) Windows
6 11 (34.38%) RDBMS
6 11 (34.38%) High Availability
6 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
7 9 (28.13%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (28.13%) ETL
8 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 8 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
8 8 (25.00%) Data Governance
8 8 (25.00%) Data Quality
8 8 (25.00%) Jaspersoft
9 7 (21.88%) Presales
9 7 (21.88%) Trend Analysis
9 7 (21.88%) Big Data
9 7 (21.88%) Change Control
9 7 (21.88%) Release Management
9 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
9 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (21.88%) Information Management
9 7 (21.88%) Banking
9 7 (21.88%) Retail
9 7 (21.88%) Automotive
9 7 (21.88%) IBM

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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) MySQL
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (34.38%) RDBMS
3 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
4 7 (21.88%) Big Data
4 7 (21.88%) DB2
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (12.50%) DTS
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (21.88%) Automotive
1 7 (21.88%) Banking
1 7 (21.88%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (21.88%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Back Office
3 4 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Replication
3 4 (12.50%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.25%) iPad
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (34.38%) High Availability
3 9 (28.13%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (28.13%) ETL
4 8 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
4 8 (25.00%) Data Governance
5 7 (21.88%) Change Control
5 7 (21.88%) Information Management
5 7 (21.88%) Presales
5 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 7 (21.88%) Release Management
5 7 (21.88%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (15.63%) Database Security
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL
7 5 (15.63%) SDLC
7 5 (15.63%) Server Building
8 4 (12.50%) Data Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) Jaspersoft
3 7 (21.88%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft