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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 90 33 65
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 7 69 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.68% 6.22% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 6.37% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 61 15
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £42,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
998 1084 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.27% 97.66% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 838 931 725
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 +2 3 £55,000 -
Folkestone -7 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Maidstone -13 1 £34,500 -31.00%
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 47 (95.92%) SQL
2 45 (91.84%) SQL Server
3 41 (83.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (79.59%) T-SQL
5 35 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (59.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (44.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (44.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (42.86%) Replication
9 19 (38.78%) Clustering
10 16 (32.65%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
11 15 (30.61%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (28.57%) Finance
13 13 (26.53%) Degree
14 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
15 9 (18.37%) Windows
15 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (18.37%) SAN
15 9 (18.37%) Database Security
16 7 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
16 7 (14.29%) Security Management
16 7 (14.29%) VPN
16 7 (14.29%) DNS
16 7 (14.29%) VB.NET
16 7 (14.29%) .NET
17 6 (12.24%) Oracle
17 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (12.24%) Capacity Planning

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (10.20%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) SAN
2 7 (14.29%) VPN
2 7 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (10.20%) Firewall
3 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (10.20%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (91.84%) SQL Server
2 41 (83.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (59.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (44.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (44.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (10.20%) MySQL
8 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (8.16%) SSDT
10 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
10 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
11 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
11 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
11 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
11 2 (4.08%) CouchDB
11 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
11 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Polish Language
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.86%) Replication
2 19 (38.78%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Tandem
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (30.61%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (18.37%) Database Security
4 7 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (14.29%) Security Management
5 6 (12.24%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (12.24%) High Availability
6 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) BCP
6 3 (6.12%) CRM
6 3 (6.12%) ETL
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL
7 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.08%) Process Management
7 2 (4.08%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) Data Entry
7 2 (4.08%) Change Management
8 1 (2.04%) Migration
8 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) SQL
2 39 (79.59%) T-SQL
3 7 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) MCITP
3 3 (6.12%) MCDBA
4 2 (4.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) Kronos
4 1 (2.04%) Sybase