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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 75 80 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 25 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.72% 1.81% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.88% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 8
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +7.22%
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
1365 1433 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.88% 95.92% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 894 949 739
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,400 £57,500
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 29 July 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 34 (69.39%) Oracle
2 28 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 17 (34.69%) Banking
4 17 (34.69%) Data Guard
5 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
6 15 (30.61%) Linux
6 15 (30.61%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (26.53%) Relational Database
7 13 (26.53%) UNIX
7 13 (26.53%) RDBMS
8 12 (24.49%) ITIL
8 12 (24.49%) Finance
8 12 (24.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (22.45%) PL/SQL
10 10 (20.41%) NoSQL
11 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (18.37%) DB2
11 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (18.37%) SQLPlus
12 8 (16.33%) Windows
12 8 (16.33%) MySQL
13 6 (12.24%) zOS
13 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
14 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
14 5 (10.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (10.20%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (10.20%) Solaris
14 5 (10.20%) IBM

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (4.08%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) LDAP
1 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
3 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (26.53%) RDBMS
4 13 (26.53%) Relational Database
5 10 (20.41%) NoSQL
6 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (18.37%) SQLPlus
6 9 (18.37%) DB2
7 8 (16.33%) MySQL
8 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
8 5 (10.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (4.08%) Informix
12 1 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (34.69%) Banking
2 12 (24.49%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Replication
2 2 (4.08%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 13 (26.53%) UNIX
3 8 (16.33%) Windows
4 6 (12.24%) zOS
5 5 (10.20%) Solaris
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.12%) Data Management
5 3 (6.12%) Scrum
5 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.08%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Analytics
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.04%) ETL
7 1 (2.04%) CRM
7 1 (2.04%) ERP
7 1 (2.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.04%) Korn
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (6.12%) OCP
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
4 1 (2.04%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) Data Guard
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Talend
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