The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 84 91 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 24 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.61% 0.66% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 0.69% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 4
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +72.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £47,500 £27,325
10% offered a salary of more than £45,350 £49,750 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1431 1162 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.91% 96.19% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 952 737 762
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
DBA
Scotland

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 23 July 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (80.43%) SQL
2 20 (43.48%) Oracle
3 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (36.96%) PowerShell
4 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
4 17 (36.96%) C#
4 17 (36.96%) HTML
4 17 (36.96%) ITIL
4 17 (36.96%) Linux
5 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database
6 15 (32.61%) Relational Database
6 15 (32.61%) RDBMS
7 13 (28.26%) Information Security
7 13 (28.26%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (28.26%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (26.09%) Finance
9 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (23.91%) UNIX
9 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (19.57%) OLTP
10 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (19.57%) PL/SQL
11 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (15.22%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (15.22%) Perl
12 6 (13.04%) Java

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
3 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database
4 15 (32.61%) Relational Database
4 15 (32.61%) RDBMS
5 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (19.57%) OLTP
7 4 (8.70%) OLAP
7 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
7 4 (8.70%) Big Data
7 4 (8.70%) NewSQL
8 3 (6.52%) DB2
8 3 (6.52%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) JDBC
3 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) UNIX
3 5 (10.87%) Windows
4 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.35%) AIX
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 13 (28.26%) Information Security
2 13 (28.26%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.87%) Resource Management
4 5 (10.87%) Performance Management
4 5 (10.87%) Database Tuning
4 5 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (10.87%) Database Security
4 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Analytics
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.35%) SOA
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.17%) Change Management
8 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) PowerShell
2 17 (36.96%) C#
3 9 (19.57%) PL/SQL
4 7 (15.22%) Perl
5 6 (13.04%) Java
6 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.52%) Sun
6 2 (4.35%) Sybase
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) BMC
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.17%) Vertica
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