The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank - 46 60
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 55 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 4.63% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.81% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 52 18
Average salary - £55,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.31%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SQL Server 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
977 1143 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.97% 96.29% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1019 646
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Kent region.

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Kent

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (44.44%) High Availability
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) Replication
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) MySQL
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 2 (22.22%) ETL
7 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
7 2 (22.22%) CouchDB
7 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (22.22%) Big Data
7 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 1 (11.11%) Clustering
8 1 (11.11%) MCITP
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (22.22%) CouchDB
5 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle