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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 82 30 67
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 15 65 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.35% 6.13% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 6.30% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 58 10
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +19.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £36,450 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1086 1031 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.75% 97.26% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 937 883 692
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 5 £55,000 - 1
Maidstone -12 3 £34,500 -31.00%
Sevenoaks +1 2 £50,000 -
Tonbridge - 2 £57,500 -
Folkestone -10 1 £40,000 -20.00%
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 84 (94.38%) SQL
2 78 (87.64%) SQL Server
3 57 (64.04%) T-SQL
4 52 (58.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 51 (57.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (51.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (43.82%) Replication
7 39 (43.82%) Performance Tuning
8 37 (41.57%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (38.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 33 (37.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (33.71%) Oracle
12 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
12 29 (32.58%) Clustering
13 28 (31.46%) Finance
14 23 (25.84%) Windows
15 20 (22.47%) Oracle Database
16 18 (20.22%) Relational Database
16 18 (20.22%) RDBMS
16 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 17 (19.10%) MS Excel
18 15 (16.85%) Degree
18 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2012
19 14 (15.73%) Disaster Recovery
19 14 (15.73%) UNIX
19 14 (15.73%) MySQL
20 13 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
20 13 (14.61%) SAN
21 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
21 12 (13.48%) Database Security

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (8.99%) IIS
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.37%) Lync
4 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (19.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) SAN
2 11 (12.36%) VPN
2 11 (12.36%) DNS
3 8 (8.99%) Firewall
3 8 (8.99%) iSCSI
3 8 (8.99%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.25%) DHCP
4 2 (2.25%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (87.64%) SQL Server
2 52 (58.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (57.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (51.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (38.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (37.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (22.47%) Oracle Database
8 18 (20.22%) Relational Database
8 18 (20.22%) RDBMS
8 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (15.73%) MySQL
11 13 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (8.99%) DTS
13 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (5.62%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (5.62%) OLTP
14 5 (5.62%) OLAP
14 5 (5.62%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
1 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (31.46%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Back Office
3 4 (4.49%) Legal
4 3 (3.37%) Music Industry
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Polish Language
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (43.82%) Replication
2 29 (32.58%) Clustering
3 4 (4.49%) HACMP
3 4 (4.49%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.25%) Social Media
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Tandem
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.84%) Windows
2 14 (15.73%) UNIX
3 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.87%) Linux
5 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.49%) AIX
6 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (41.57%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (15.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (13.48%) Database Security
5 11 (12.36%) Performance Analysis
5 11 (12.36%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (12.36%) Security Management
6 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
6 8 (8.99%) Database Tuning
7 7 (7.87%) High Availability
8 5 (5.62%) Migration
8 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Project Management
8 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.49%) ETL
9 4 (4.49%) Process Management
9 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.37%) BCP
10 3 (3.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 84 (94.38%) SQL
2 57 (64.04%) T-SQL
3 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
4 11 (12.36%) VB.NET
5 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (4.49%) OCP
5 3 (3.37%) MCITP
5 3 (3.37%) MCSA
5 3 (3.37%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.49%) SRDF
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.49%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Oracle
2 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.99%) Jaspersoft
4 5 (5.62%) Sybase
5 4 (4.49%) SunGard
5 4 (4.49%) EMC
5 4 (4.49%) IBM
5 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.25%) Veritas
8 1 (1.12%) Kronos
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