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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 104 83 91
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 4 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.89% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.94% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 1
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
1431 1169 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.36% 94.96% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 965 747 840
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (81.25%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (81.25%) PowerShell
3 12 (75.00%) Information Security
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
8 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
8 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.25%) Finance
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 12 (75.00%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft