Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 119 99
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 5 4 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.38% 0.24% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.24% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 48
Kent median annual salary £37,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.73% +46.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £31,600 £37,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £43,600 £70,500 £50,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1294 1652 2167
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.03% 98.22% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1463 1937
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,550 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £38,500 -
Chatham - 1 £37,000 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
SQL DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) OLTP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) OLTP
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) BCP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle