The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was - in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

SQL Server Database Administrator
South East / Kent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 85 82
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 3 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.45% 0.32% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.32% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 12
Median salary - £26,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -48.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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 652 926 1048
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.05% 98.30% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 566 818 930
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% +9.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA 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 in Kent.

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Kent

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Maidstone - 3 - -
SQL Server DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 14 (82.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (82.35%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (76.47%) T-SQL
4 13 (76.47%) Replication
5 10 (58.82%) Clustering
5 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (52.94%) Marketing
6 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (52.94%) Facebook
6 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (52.94%) Advertising
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (29.41%) High Availability
8 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
8 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
8 4 (23.53%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) MCSE
8 4 (23.53%) MCSA
9 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
9 1 (5.88%) Analytics
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016

SQL Server 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 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (23.53%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
5 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (52.94%) Advertising
1 9 (52.94%) Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Replication
2 10 (58.82%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCSA
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Facebook