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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 88 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1 47 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.11% 4.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 4.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 45 0
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
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
868 1026 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.41% 97.44% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 769 942 786
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,112 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) Oracle
3 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) RDBMS
4 10 (52.63%) High Availability
4 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
5 9 (47.37%) ETL
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) MySQL
6 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
6 8 (42.11%) Data Governance
6 8 (42.11%) Data Quality
6 8 (42.11%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (36.84%) Big Data
7 7 (36.84%) Change Control
7 7 (36.84%) Information Management
7 7 (36.84%) Release Management
7 7 (36.84%) Banking
7 7 (36.84%) Retail
7 7 (36.84%) Automotive
7 7 (36.84%) IBM
7 7 (36.84%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (36.84%) DB2
7 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
7 7 (36.84%) Presales
8 6 (31.58%) Jaspersoft
9 5 (26.32%) Trend Analysis

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:

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) RDBMS
2 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
3 9 (47.37%) MySQL
4 7 (36.84%) Big Data
4 7 (36.84%) DB2
5 3 (15.79%) DTS
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (36.84%) Automotive
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
1 7 (36.84%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (36.84%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) High Availability
2 9 (47.37%) ETL
3 8 (42.11%) Data Cleansing
3 8 (42.11%) Data Governance
4 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (36.84%) Change Control
4 7 (36.84%) Information Management
4 7 (36.84%) Presales
4 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 7 (36.84%) Release Management
5 5 (26.32%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Database Security
6 4 (21.05%) SDLC
7 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.79%) Patch Management
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
8 2 (10.53%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 6 (31.58%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft