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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 88 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 17 76 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.43% 6.05% 5.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 6.34% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 72 45
Average salary £41,250 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,191 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £58,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
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
1143 1198 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.13% 95.38% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1013 1063 669
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Folkestone -9 4 £37,500 -
Tonbridge +3 1 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Tunbridge Wells -14 1 £55,000 +4.76%
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 23 (95.83%) SQL
1 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (33.33%) Replication
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (20.83%) Degree
9 5 (20.83%) DTS
10 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (12.50%) Time Management
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (12.50%) Lync
11 3 (12.50%) Clustering
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (12.50%) ERP
11 3 (12.50%) ETL
11 3 (12.50%) Kerberos

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) Lync
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (20.83%) DTS
5 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.50%) MySQL
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
6 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.17%) Big Data
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) Hudson
General
1 1 (4.17%) Back Office
1 1 (4.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Replication
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (29.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
6 2 (8.33%) High Availability
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Process Management
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Research
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Database Security
7 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) MCSA
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Kronos
Tonbridge, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago