The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 71 108 55
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 32 4 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.63% 0.29% 3.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 0.30% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 30 3 31
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +6.02%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1129 1348 1167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.85% 96.63% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 732 830 798
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

DBA
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

DBA Salary Trend in Glasgow

DBA
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 53 (79.10%) Oracle
2 51 (76.12%) Oracle Database
3 40 (59.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 39 (58.21%) SQL Server
5 36 (53.73%) SQL
6 28 (41.79%) UNIX
7 27 (40.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 26 (38.81%) Oracle RMAN
8 26 (38.81%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (37.31%) Linux
10 24 (35.82%) Finance
11 20 (29.85%) PL/SQL
12 19 (28.36%) Oracle RAC
13 17 (25.37%) Solaris
13 17 (25.37%) RDBMS
13 17 (25.37%) Relational Database
14 16 (23.88%) Shell Script
15 14 (20.90%) Middleware
15 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
15 14 (20.90%) Clustering
16 13 (19.40%) Data Guard
16 13 (19.40%) Windows
16 13 (19.40%) AIX
16 13 (19.40%) Oracle 11i
17 12 (17.91%) ITIL
17 12 (17.91%) T-SQL
17 12 (17.91%) WebLogic
17 12 (17.91%) Oracle EBS
17 12 (17.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (16.42%) Oracle Linux

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (17.91%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (17.91%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (16.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) SAN
2 1 (1.49%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (76.12%) Oracle Database
2 40 (59.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 39 (58.21%) SQL Server
4 27 (40.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (25.37%) RDBMS
5 17 (25.37%) Relational Database
6 12 (17.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (16.42%) Oracle9i Database
8 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (8.96%) MySQL
13 4 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
13 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (5.97%) Sybase ASE
13 4 (5.97%) MarkLogic
13 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (5.97%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Toad
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle APEX
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) Middleware
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (5.97%) HTML
4 4 (5.97%) XML
4 4 (5.97%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Clustering
2 7 (10.45%) Replication
3 4 (5.97%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) AS400
5 1 (1.49%) Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
5 1 (1.49%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.79%) UNIX
2 25 (37.31%) Linux
3 17 (25.37%) Solaris
4 13 (19.40%) Windows
4 13 (19.40%) AIX
5 11 (16.42%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Windows NT
6 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (17.91%) ITIL
3 9 (13.43%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (11.94%) Validation
5 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.96%) Service Management
6 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.97%) ERP
6 4 (5.97%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.97%) Release Management
6 4 (5.97%) Migration
6 4 (5.97%) Physical Data Model
6 4 (5.97%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Web Development
7 3 (4.48%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.48%) SOA
8 2 (2.99%) ETL
8 2 (2.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (53.73%) SQL
2 20 (29.85%) PL/SQL
3 16 (23.88%) Shell Script
4 12 (17.91%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.97%) Bourne shell
6 4 (5.97%) sed
6 4 (5.97%) VBScript
6 4 (5.97%) AWK
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.97%) Perl
7 3 (4.48%) Java
8 1 (1.49%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.49%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle Certification
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) OCP
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.99%) RACF
Systems Management
1 26 (38.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (19.40%) Data Guard
3 10 (14.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 53 (79.10%) Oracle
2 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.94%) Sybase
4 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.97%) Vertica
4 4 (5.97%) MapR
5 2 (2.99%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.99%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.49%) MKS
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