The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 110 88 105
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
SQL Server 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
1317 1051 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.84% 96.69% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 828 678 745
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 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £55,620 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (33.33%) MCITP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) WSH
7 2 (22.22%) ETL
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) MCTS
7 2 (22.22%) Statistics
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (22.22%) High Availability
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
8 1 (11.11%) Analytics
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (11.11%) MySQL
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WSH
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCITP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCTS
3 1 (11.11%) MCDBA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle