The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 103 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 52 59 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.66% 1.72% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.81% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 27
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2949 3267 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.13% 95.47% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 2138 1768
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DBA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

DBA Salary Trend in Scotland

DBA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Scotland

DBA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 31 £42,500 -8.60% 2
Edinburgh +1 18 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Highlands - 2 £60,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £36,500 -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 89 (81.65%) Oracle
2 88 (80.73%) Oracle Database
3 76 (69.72%) SQL
4 66 (60.55%) Performance Tuning
5 55 (50.46%) Oracle RAC
6 54 (49.54%) SQL Server
7 48 (44.04%) PL/SQL
8 42 (38.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 39 (35.78%) Oracle RMAN
10 32 (29.36%) UNIX
10 32 (29.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 31 (28.44%) Linux
12 28 (25.69%) Data Guard
13 27 (24.77%) Oracle Certification
14 25 (22.94%) WebLogic
15 24 (22.02%) OCP
16 22 (20.18%) Finance
16 22 (20.18%) Degree
17 21 (19.27%) Validation
18 20 (18.35%) T-SQL
19 19 (17.43%) Oracle Database 12c
19 19 (17.43%) Relational Database
20 18 (16.51%) ITIL
20 18 (16.51%) RDBMS
20 18 (16.51%) Disaster Recovery
21 17 (15.60%) Oracle EBS
21 17 (15.60%) Windows
21 17 (15.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
21 17 (15.60%) Performance Analysis
22 16 (14.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (22.94%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle Beehive
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.75%) IIS
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.83%) CICS
4 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.50%) Oracle Utilities
3 4 (3.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) SAN
2 5 (4.59%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.92%) DNS
3 1 (0.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (80.73%) Oracle Database
2 54 (49.54%) SQL Server
3 42 (38.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 32 (29.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (17.43%) Relational Database
5 19 (17.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 18 (16.51%) RDBMS
7 15 (13.76%) Oracle9i Database
8 14 (12.84%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (11.01%) Oracle Exadata
11 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (8.26%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (7.34%) MongoDB
13 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (5.50%) Sybase ASE
15 6 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Toad
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.67%) Electronics
4 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 11 (10.09%) XML
3 9 (8.26%) HTML
4 6 (5.50%) CGI
5 3 (2.75%) Middleware
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.75%) .NET
5 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.83%) CSS
6 2 (1.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Clustering
2 10 (9.17%) Replication
3 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.59%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.67%) DTV
5 3 (2.75%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.36%) UNIX
2 31 (28.44%) Linux
3 17 (15.60%) Windows
4 11 (10.09%) Solaris
5 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.50%) Windows NT
5 6 (5.50%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.59%) AIX
7 2 (1.83%) zOS
8 1 (0.92%) SUSE
8 1 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (60.55%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (19.27%) Validation
3 18 (16.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (16.51%) ITIL
4 17 (15.60%) Performance Analysis
5 13 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (11.01%) Data Modelling
7 11 (10.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (9.17%) Service Management
8 10 (9.17%) Migration
9 8 (7.34%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (7.34%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.42%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.50%) Web Development
11 6 (5.50%) Release Management
11 6 (5.50%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.50%) Physical Data Model
12 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
12 5 (4.59%) Data Migration
12 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (69.72%) SQL
2 48 (44.04%) PL/SQL
3 20 (18.35%) T-SQL
4 12 (11.01%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.42%) VBScript
5 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.50%) Perl
6 6 (5.50%) AWK
6 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.50%) Bourne shell
6 6 (5.50%) sed
7 5 (4.59%) Java
8 2 (1.83%) XPath
8 2 (1.83%) C#
8 2 (1.83%) COBOL
8 2 (1.83%) XQuery
8 2 (1.83%) REXX
Qualifications
1 27 (24.77%) Oracle Certification
2 24 (22.02%) OCP
3 22 (20.18%) Degree
4 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) VCP4
5 1 (0.92%) MCITP
5 1 (0.92%) MCP
5 1 (0.92%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (50.46%) Oracle RAC
2 39 (35.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (4.59%) Firmware
4 4 (3.67%) RACF
5 1 (0.92%) Samba
5 1 (0.92%) NFS
5 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 28 (25.69%) Data Guard
2 16 (14.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.83%) Foglight
3 2 (1.83%) CA Endevor
3 2 (1.83%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 89 (81.65%) Oracle
2 14 (12.84%) Sybase
3 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.50%) Vertica
5 6 (5.50%) MapR
5 6 (5.50%) SAP
6 4 (3.67%) IBM
7 2 (1.83%) BMC
7 2 (1.83%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.83%) CA
7 2 (1.83%) Imperva
8 1 (0.92%) VMware
8 1 (0.92%) Sun
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago