Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 110 95
Rank change year-on-year +19 -15 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 32 37 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.26% 1.79% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.82% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 35
Kent median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,450 £21,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,125 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1386 2036 1997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.09% 98.31% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 1781 1781
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,375 £61,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Kent

DBA
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for DBA in Kent

DBA
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Kent over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Kent

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 DBA within the Kent region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling +4 6 £67,500 +193.48%
Maidstone - 6 £40,000 -
Tunbridge Wells -6 2 £32,250 -43.91%
Folkestone - 1 £47,000 - 4
DBA
South East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 DBA in the job title.

1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (37.50%) Replication
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (34.38%) Oracle
4 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (25.00%) Clustering
6 8 (25.00%) High Availability
7 6 (18.75%) Finance
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (18.75%) Data Guard
8 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
8 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
8 5 (15.63%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (15.63%) CRM
8 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (15.63%) ERP
8 5 (15.63%) ETL
9 4 (12.50%) MCSE

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Firebase
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
4 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (15.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
6 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.25%) OLAP
9 2 (6.25%) OLTP
9 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
9 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Advertising
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) LAMP
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Replication
2 8 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) CentOS
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.00%) High Availability
3 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (15.63%) CRM
3 5 (15.63%) ERP
3 5 (15.63%) ETL
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Security Patching
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Optimisation
7 1 (3.13%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) MCSA
1 4 (12.50%) MCSE
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Data Guard
2 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Facebook
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: £49,500 p.a plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago