The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 32 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.37% 1.57% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.61% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £48,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
248 311 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.54% 97.80% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 148 226 211
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
DBA
Scotland

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 July 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) OLTP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle