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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 112 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.92% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.97% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 2
Average salary £46,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.38% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
1467 1343 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.95% 95.45% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 956 865 847
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
4 6 (54.55%) Information Security
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
6 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (9.09%) Clustering
7 1 (9.09%) Banking
7 1 (9.09%) OLAP
7 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
7 1 (9.09%) T-SQL

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) OLAP
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft