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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 85 89 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 15 12 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.38% 1.08% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.11% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 48
Average salary £50,000 £53,750 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +4.87%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
1027 1083 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.31% 97.83% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 916 930 885
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
Maidstone +14 10 £50,000 +44.92%
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (97.22%) SQL
3 20 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 19 (52.78%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (30.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (27.78%) Clustering
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (22.22%) .NET
10 8 (22.22%) Replication
11 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
11 7 (19.44%) Windows
12 6 (16.67%) Finance
12 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (13.89%) Linux
13 5 (13.89%) Sybase
13 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.89%) UNIX
14 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
14 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
14 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (11.11%) HTML
14 4 (11.11%) JavaScript

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (11.11%) SQL CLR
6 4 (11.11%) SSDT
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.56%) DTS
8 2 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (2.78%) OLTP
9 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Clustering
2 8 (22.22%) Replication
3 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (30.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.11%) MVC
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.56%) ETL
7 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.56%) Database Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.78%) ITIL
8 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Sybase
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Veritas
4 1 (2.78%) Red Gate