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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 83 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 30 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.99% 1.82% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.90% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 12
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
1442 1372 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.75% 95.94% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 959 877 818
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,300 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 31 October 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 35 (63.64%) SQL
2 34 (61.82%) Oracle
3 33 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 32 (58.18%) Oracle Database
5 30 (54.55%) Oracle RAC
6 22 (40.00%) WebLogic
7 21 (38.18%) Linux
8 20 (36.36%) Data Guard
8 20 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 19 (34.55%) Oracle EBS
10 18 (32.73%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (30.91%) Windows
12 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (25.45%) Finance
15 13 (23.64%) SLA
15 13 (23.64%) Oracle 11i
16 12 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (21.82%) PL/SQL
16 12 (21.82%) Oracle BI EE
17 11 (20.00%) Degree
18 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
18 10 (18.18%) OCP
18 10 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
18 10 (18.18%) ITIL
18 10 (18.18%) UNIX
19 9 (16.36%) AIX
19 9 (16.36%) Solaris
19 9 (16.36%) Disaster Recovery

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 22 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Beehive
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.64%) CICS
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (23.64%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (58.18%) Oracle Database
3 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (21.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 12 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
8 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
9 7 (12.73%) Oracle Discoverer
9 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (12.73%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (12.73%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (10.91%) OLTP
11 5 (9.09%) OLAP
11 5 (9.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 5 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Games
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) Middleware
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (10.91%) HTML
3 4 (7.27%) JDBC
4 2 (3.64%) XML
4 2 (3.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.64%) Replication
2 2 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (3.64%) Reference Data
2 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 17 (30.91%) Windows
3 10 (18.18%) UNIX
4 9 (16.36%) AIX
4 9 (16.36%) Solaris
5 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (18.18%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.73%) SOA
6 5 (9.09%) Migration
6 5 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) Information Security
7 4 (7.27%) Database Security
7 4 (7.27%) Database Tuning
8 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.45%) Analytics
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.64%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.64%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.64%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.64%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 35 (63.64%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) PL/SQL
3 8 (14.55%) Java
4 6 (10.91%) C#
4 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.27%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) REXX
7 2 (3.64%) COBOL
7 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 10 (18.18%) OCP
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (9.09%) Firmware
4 2 (3.64%) RACF
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Data Guard
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.64%) Foglight
3 2 (3.64%) CA Endevor
3 2 (3.64%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) Sybase
5 2 (3.64%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.64%) Imperva
5 2 (3.64%) BMC
5 2 (3.64%) CA
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + First Class Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago