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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 84 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 17 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.37% 1.74% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.82% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 22
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,670 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £45,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,923 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +0.40%
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
1182 1480 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.48% 95.24% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 778 971 950
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £57,500 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (35.00%) Replication
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (25.00%) Clustering
7 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (25.00%) MySQL
7 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.00%) MCDBA
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) MCITP
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle
10 2 (10.00%) MCSE
10 2 (10.00%) MCSA
11 1 (5.00%) Finance
11 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (5.00%) WebLogic

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 (5.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) MySQL
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Replication
2 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCDBA
2 3 (15.00%) MCITP
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Teradata
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Bright Purple Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £55000 - £62500 per annum + Bonus +OT
Posted: 3 days ago