The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Tunbridge Wells region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 15 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 29 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 2.86% 17.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 17.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 26 0
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
DBA
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tunbridge Wells 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
Tunbridge Wells
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
69 162 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 98.57% 99.39% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 63 153 83
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

DBA
Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

DBA Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells region that cited 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 DBA in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Replication
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (41.67%) OLAP
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) OLTP
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) SunGard
7 3 (25.00%) Clustering
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (25.00%) High Availability
8 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (16.67%) Security Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells region that cited 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) DMZ
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (41.67%) OLAP
3 5 (41.67%) OLTP
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Replication
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Tandem
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) SunGard