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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 86 92 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 14 16 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.28% 1.54% 5.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.59% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 63
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
1058 1007 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.98% 96.64% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 935 912 944
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,690 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Tunbridge Wells +5 8 £50,000 -16.66% 4
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 48 (100.00%) SQL
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (64.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (56.25%) Oracle
4 27 (56.25%) MS Access
5 25 (52.08%) MS Excel
5 25 (52.08%) VBA
6 24 (50.00%) VB
6 24 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 24 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (47.92%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (35.42%) T-SQL
9 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (25.00%) Replication
11 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
14 8 (16.67%) Clustering
14 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
16 5 (10.42%) SQL Optimisation
16 5 (10.42%) High Availability
16 5 (10.42%) Degree
16 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 4 (8.33%) Finance
17 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (52.08%) MS Excel
2 24 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
1 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
1 3 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (64.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (56.25%) MS Access
5 23 (47.92%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (4.17%) OLTP
14 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
14 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (2.08%) DTS
15 1 (2.08%) MySQL
15 1 (2.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 24 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) ADO
3 1 (2.08%) COM
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Replication
2 8 (16.67%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.42%) High Availability
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Optimisation
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) Server Building
5 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.25%) Data Security
5 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (6.25%) Security Management
6 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.17%) ETL
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) SQL
2 25 (52.08%) VBA
3 24 (50.00%) VB
4 17 (35.42%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) MCSA
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.08%) Facebook
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter
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