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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 80 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 13 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.32% 2.16% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 2.23% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 9
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £47,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
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
938 1122 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.04% 96.81% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 851 946 940
Average salary £35,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram 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 22 May 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
(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
Chatham -1 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Tunbridge Wells -20 1 £60,000 +9.09% 1
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) SQL
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (41.67%) Clustering
7 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (33.33%) Windows
9 8 (33.33%) Replication
10 7 (29.17%) .NET
10 7 (29.17%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
11 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (16.67%) SaaS
12 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
12 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 4 (16.67%) MVC
12 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (16.67%) SSDT
5 4 (16.67%) SQL CLR
6 2 (8.33%) DTS
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (4.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Clustering
2 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (29.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Red Gate
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Sybase
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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