The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 94 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.077% 0.44% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.46% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 11
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
SQL 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
1212 1309 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.83% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 783 796 1020
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Edinburgh region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
4 8 (47.06%) Clustering
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Replication
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
8 3 (17.65%) SDLC
9 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (11.76%) High Availability
9 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
9 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (11.76%) MCDBA
9 2 (11.76%) MCITP
10 1 (5.88%) GIS
10 1 (5.88%) Change Management

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.88%) DTS
7 1 (5.88%) GIS
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 7
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCDBA
1 2 (11.76%) MCITP
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago