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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 91 35 69
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 63 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.10% 5.89% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 6.04% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 58 12
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
950 1043 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.24% 97.48% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 783 896 676
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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
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 Server DBA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 1 £55,000 -
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (91.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 21 (91.30%) T-SQL
3 20 (86.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (86.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (43.48%) Replication
6 9 (39.13%) Degree
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) Clustering
9 5 (21.74%) Database Security
10 4 (17.39%) High Availability
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (17.39%) Finance
11 3 (13.04%) MySQL
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle
11 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
11 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (8.70%) Marketing
12 2 (8.70%) Big Data
12 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (8.70%) Database Tuning
12 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
12 2 (8.70%) Data Entry
12 2 (8.70%) CouchDB
12 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (91.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (86.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (86.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (13.04%) MySQL
7 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
8 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
8 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
8 2 (8.70%) CouchDB
8 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
8 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
8 2 (8.70%) Big Data
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Replication
2 6 (26.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (21.74%) Database Security
3 4 (17.39%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) BCP
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) Database Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Data Entry
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
1 21 (91.30%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com