The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 87 60 79
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 25 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.64% 2.61% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 2.71% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 11
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
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
1454 1438 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.60% 96.19% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 985 935 760
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,994 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 37 (72.55%) Oracle
2 36 (70.59%) Oracle Database
3 34 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 32 (62.75%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (60.78%) SQL
6 25 (49.02%) WebLogic
7 20 (39.22%) Oracle EBS
7 20 (39.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 20 (39.22%) Data Guard
8 17 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (33.33%) Windows
8 17 (33.33%) Linux
9 16 (31.37%) PL/SQL
9 16 (31.37%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (27.45%) Degree
11 13 (25.49%) SLA
11 13 (25.49%) OCP
11 13 (25.49%) Oracle Certification
11 13 (25.49%) Oracle 11i
12 12 (23.53%) Oracle BI EE
13 11 (21.57%) Finance
14 9 (17.65%) UNIX
14 9 (17.65%) AIX
14 9 (17.65%) Solaris
15 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database 12c
15 8 (15.69%) Oracle9i Database
15 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
15 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (13.73%) Oracle Discoverer

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 25 (49.02%) WebLogic
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Beehive
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.92%) CICS
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (70.59%) Oracle Database
2 34 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 17 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (31.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (23.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (15.69%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
10 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Games
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Middleware
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) JDBC
4 1 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.92%) Replication
2 2 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
1 17 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) AIX
2 9 (17.65%) Solaris
2 9 (17.65%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) zOS
4 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (13.73%) ITIL
3 7 (13.73%) SOA
3 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.80%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) Information Security
7 2 (3.92%) Database Security
7 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) Service Management
7 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.92%) Database Tuning
7 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.92%) Change Control
7 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) SQL
2 16 (31.37%) PL/SQL
3 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.84%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) REXX
6 2 (3.92%) COBOL
7 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 13 (25.49%) OCP
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (62.75%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (39.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (9.80%) Firmware
4 2 (3.92%) RACF
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) Data Guard
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.92%) Foglight
3 2 (3.92%) CA Endevor
3 2 (3.92%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) BMC
3 2 (3.92%) CA
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) IBM
3 2 (3.92%) Imperva
4 1 (1.96%) Sybase
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) Sun
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago