Period
to 19 October 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 128 122
Rank change year-on-year +26 -6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 2 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.078% 0.11% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.11% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 23
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £45,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.55% +0.56% -14.29%
South East median annual salary £40,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +2.22% +2.27%

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 1254 1758 2147
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.35% 98.21% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1550 1933
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 6 months to 19 October 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 - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery