The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank - 29 61
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 0 78 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 7.29% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category - 7.50% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 71 18
Average salary - £55,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
SQL 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
965 1040 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.20% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 794 898 656
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Kent region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Kent

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 27 (93.10%) SQL
2 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
3 24 (82.76%) T-SQL
3 24 (82.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (82.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (72.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
7 11 (37.93%) Degree
8 10 (34.48%) Replication
9 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (24.14%) Clustering
12 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
13 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (13.79%) Oracle
14 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (13.79%) Finance
14 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (13.79%) High Availability
14 4 (13.79%) Database Security
15 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
15 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (10.34%) MCITP
15 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
15 3 (10.34%) MCDBA
15 3 (10.34%) MySQL
15 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
15 3 (10.34%) ETL

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DHCP
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) DMZ
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
2 24 (82.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 24 (82.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (72.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.34%) MySQL
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (6.90%) CouchDB
7 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
7 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
7 2 (6.90%) Big Data
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.45%) OLAP
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Music Industry
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Replication
2 7 (24.14%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) Database Security
4 3 (10.34%) ETL
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Process Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Database Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Data Entry
6 1 (3.45%) BCP
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) SQL
2 24 (82.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.34%) MCITP
3 3 (10.34%) MCDBA
4 2 (6.90%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) Kronos