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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 90 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 20 64 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.73% 5.32% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 5.62% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 62 26
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1115 1138 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.62% 94.60% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1010 642
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Kent

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -6 5 £37,500 -
Tonbridge 0 1 £40,000 -30.43%
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Replication
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (25.00%) DTS
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (15.00%) ERP
9 3 (15.00%) Kerberos
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (15.00%) Time Management
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (10.00%) MySQL
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle
11 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 1 (5.00%) ETL
11 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (25.00%) DTS
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (10.00%) MySQL
7 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
7 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.00%) Big Data
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (35.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
3 3 (15.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle