The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
South East / Kent
Rank 71 88 73
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 14 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.76% 1.58% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.61% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 17
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.08% +4.11%  

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 776 1115 908
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.61% 97.72% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 631 967 818
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Kent over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 23 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 - 9 £67,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (70.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
4 12 (70.59%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (64.71%) Clustering
6 10 (58.82%) Replication
6 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (52.94%) Advertising
7 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (52.94%) Marketing
7 9 (52.94%) Facebook
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) High Availability
10 2 (11.76%) QA
11 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
11 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
11 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
11 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (5.88%) VMware
11 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (5.88%) Active Directory

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
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 11 (64.71%) Clustering
2 10 (58.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Facebook
2 1 (5.88%) VMware