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 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 77 66 81
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 28 40 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.00% 2.80% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.94% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 8
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £27,994 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £57,500
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 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
1321 1360 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.10% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 885 878 749
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 41 (77.36%) Oracle
1 41 (77.36%) Oracle Database
2 36 (67.92%) SQL Server
2 36 (67.92%) Oracle RAC
3 32 (60.38%) SQL
4 29 (54.72%) WebLogic
5 22 (41.51%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (39.62%) Data Guard
7 20 (37.74%) PL/SQL
7 20 (37.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 20 (37.74%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (32.08%) Windows
8 17 (32.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (30.19%) Linux
9 16 (30.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (30.19%) Oracle Certification
10 15 (28.30%) OCP
10 15 (28.30%) Degree
11 13 (24.53%) Oracle 11i
11 13 (24.53%) SLA
12 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
12 12 (22.64%) Oracle BI EE
13 11 (20.75%) Finance
14 9 (16.98%) UNIX
14 9 (16.98%) AIX
14 9 (16.98%) Solaris
14 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (15.09%) Oracle9i Database
15 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 12c

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (54.72%) WebLogic
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Beehive
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.77%) CICS
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (24.53%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (77.36%) Oracle Database
2 36 (67.92%) SQL Server
3 17 (32.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (30.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (22.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (15.09%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (9.43%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 5 (9.43%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (9.43%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
10 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
11 2 (3.77%) DB2
11 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Middleware
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
1 2 (3.77%) Replication
1 2 (3.77%) Clustering
1 2 (3.77%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 16 (30.19%) Linux
3 9 (16.98%) AIX
3 9 (16.98%) Solaris
3 9 (16.98%) UNIX
4 2 (3.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (13.21%) SOA
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.66%) CRM
7 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.77%) Database Tuning
7 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.77%) Change Control
7 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security
7 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.77%) Project Management
7 2 (3.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) SQL
2 20 (37.74%) PL/SQL
3 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
3 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.77%) REXX
4 2 (3.77%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) COBOL
4 2 (3.77%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle Certification
2 15 (28.30%) Degree
2 15 (28.30%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (67.92%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (37.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (9.43%) Firmware
4 2 (3.77%) RACF
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) Data Guard
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Foglight
3 2 (3.77%) CA Endevor
3 2 (3.77%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 41 (77.36%) Oracle
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) IBM
3 2 (3.77%) BMC
3 2 (3.77%) CA
3 2 (3.77%) Imperva
4 1 (1.89%) Sun
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