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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 76 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 23 30 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.07% 2.63% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.69% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 36
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,750 £57,500
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
1057 1115 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.23% 97.72% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 937 992 888
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(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
Maidstone +12 11 £50,000 +44.92%
Tunbridge Wells -29 2 - -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 51 (96.23%) SQL Server
2 43 (81.13%) SQL
3 24 (45.28%) T-SQL
4 22 (41.51%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
6 19 (35.85%) Clustering
7 18 (33.96%) Capacity Planning
8 17 (32.08%) Replication
8 17 (32.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (32.08%) .NET
9 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (26.42%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (20.75%) HTML
12 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (18.87%) Windows
13 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
15 8 (15.09%) MySQL
16 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
16 7 (13.21%) Selenium
16 7 (13.21%) Hudson
16 7 (13.21%) VB
16 7 (13.21%) Java
16 7 (13.21%) C++
16 7 (13.21%) Web Services
16 7 (13.21%) SOA
17 6 (11.32%) SharePoint

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (96.23%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (15.09%) MySQL
7 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
7 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (7.55%) SQL CLR
8 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (7.55%) SSDT
9 2 (3.77%) DTS
9 2 (3.77%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.89%) OLTP
10 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Selenium
1 7 (13.21%) Hudson
2 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) HTML
3 7 (13.21%) Web Services
4 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.55%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Clustering
2 17 (32.08%) Replication
3 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (33.96%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (26.42%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (13.21%) SOA
5 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.55%) MVC
6 4 (7.55%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.77%) ETL
8 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.77%) Database Tuning
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (3.77%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 43 (81.13%) SQL
2 24 (45.28%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
4 7 (13.21%) VB
4 7 (13.21%) C++
4 7 (13.21%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) MCSA
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Sybase
3 1 (1.89%) Veritas
3 1 (1.89%) Red Gate
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago