The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 87 73 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 14 22 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.30% 2.25% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 2.34% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 48
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,800 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
1055 942 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.23% 96.22% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 917 850 975
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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 1 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +6 8 £53,750 -10.41%
Tonbridge - 1 £65,000 -
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (52.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (48.00%) Replication
4 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL
6 9 (36.00%) Finance
6 9 (36.00%) Server Building
7 8 (32.00%) Oracle
8 7 (28.00%) Clustering
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Optimisation
9 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.00%) .NET
10 5 (20.00%) Windows
10 5 (20.00%) High Availability
10 5 (20.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
11 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
11 4 (16.00%) MySQL
11 4 (16.00%) Security Management
11 4 (16.00%) SAN
12 3 (12.00%) Legal

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (16.00%) MySQL
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (12.00%) DTS
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (8.00%) OLTP
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.00%) OLAP
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Back Office
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Replication
2 7 (28.00%) Clustering
3 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (12.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (12.00%) iPad
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Server Building
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Optimisation
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (20.00%) High Availability
6 4 (16.00%) Security Management
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
7 3 (12.00%) Database Security
7 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.00%) Patch Management
7 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (12.00%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCSA
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (8.00%) RedGate
5 1 (4.00%) Facebook
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter