The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 24 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 8 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.28% 0.41% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 0.42% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £27,500 £37,095
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.86%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
DBA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 236 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 94.65% 96.33% 99.35%
Number of salaries quoted 123 175 226
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

DBA
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Aberdeen region.

DBA Salary Trend in Aberdeen

DBA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
3 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 5 (62.50%) SLA
3 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary
Posted: 6 days ago