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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 77 90 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 24 4 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.22% 0.41% 6.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 0.42% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 67
Average salary £45,000 £44,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% -14.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +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
1030 953 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.11% 97.15% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 937 788 899
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +12 11 £50,000 +44.92%
Dartford - 7 £35,000 - 1
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (97.62%) SQL
3 20 (47.62%) T-SQL
3 20 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 14 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
7 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (26.19%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (23.81%) MS Access
9 10 (23.81%) Oracle
9 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
9 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (19.05%) VBA
10 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (16.67%) Windows
11 7 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (16.67%) VB
11 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (14.29%) Finance
12 6 (14.29%) Clustering
13 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (11.90%) JavaScript

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (23.81%) MS Access
6 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (9.52%) SQL CLR
10 3 (7.14%) DTS
10 3 (7.14%) SSDT
10 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
11 2 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
12 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (2.38%) OLTP
12 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
1 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) CSS
2 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) ADO
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Clustering
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (26.19%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.52%) MVC
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) ETL
6 3 (7.14%) High Availability
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.76%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) SQL
2 20 (47.62%) T-SQL
3 8 (19.05%) VBA
4 7 (16.67%) VB
5 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.76%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) Sybase
4 1 (2.38%) Veritas
4 1 (2.38%) Red Gate
Dartford, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago