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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 29 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.71% 1.85% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.92% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
224 261 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 95.73% 96.31% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 133 196 218
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) ERP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Database Security
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Database Security
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago