The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

SQL Database Administrator
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 89 76
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 19 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.36% 1.67% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 1.71% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 19
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 784 1114 924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.51% 97.81% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 642 969 831
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Kent

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Kent

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Kent over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Kent

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 10 £67,500 -
Maidstone - 3 £52,500 -
SQL DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) SQL
1 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (68.18%) T-SQL
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (68.18%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (59.09%) Replication
3 13 (59.09%) Clustering
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (40.91%) Facebook
6 9 (40.91%) Marketing
6 9 (40.91%) Advertising
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (27.27%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) High Availability
9 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (9.09%) OLTP
9 2 (9.09%) ETL
9 2 (9.09%) MCSE
9 2 (9.09%) MCSA
9 2 (9.09%) OLAP
9 2 (9.09%) QA
9 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
9 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra

SQL 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 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 2 (9.09%) OLAP
7 2 (9.09%) OLTP
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (40.91%) Advertising
1 9 (40.91%) Marketing
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Clustering
1 13 (59.09%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSA
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Facebook
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
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