The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 97 73 95
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 3 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 1.61% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 1.68% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 18
Median salary £50,000 £53,750 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +20.11%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1218 1308 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.91% 95.82% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 775 800 1012
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,700
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

DBA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

DBA Salary Trend in Edinburgh

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Edinburgh region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Clustering
4 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
6 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
7 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (13.64%) Linux
8 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
8 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (13.64%) SDLC
9 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (9.09%) VoltDB
9 2 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 2 (9.09%) OLTP

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
4 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
4 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (9.09%) Big Data
7 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 2 (9.09%) NewSQL
7 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (9.09%) VoltDB
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JDBC
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.64%) SDLC
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCDBA
1 2 (9.09%) MCITP
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) OCP
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Vertica
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago