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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 110 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 46 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.49% 1.63% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.71% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 39 34 24
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £29,945 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Edinburgh -6 20 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Glasgow +14 15 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Highlands - 6 £60,000 -
Aberdeen +2 4 - -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 92 (85.19%) Oracle
2 91 (84.26%) Oracle Database
3 67 (62.04%) SQL
4 65 (60.19%) Oracle RAC
5 61 (56.48%) Performance Tuning
6 47 (43.52%) PL/SQL
7 42 (38.89%) SQL Server
8 41 (37.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 41 (37.96%) Oracle RMAN
9 34 (31.48%) Data Guard
10 31 (28.70%) Linux
11 30 (27.78%) WebLogic
12 29 (26.85%) UNIX
13 28 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
14 27 (25.00%) Degree
14 27 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
15 25 (23.15%) OCP
15 25 (23.15%) Disaster Recovery
16 23 (21.30%) Oracle EBS
17 22 (20.37%) Oracle Reports
18 20 (18.52%) Windows
19 18 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 18 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
20 16 (14.81%) T-SQL
20 16 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
21 15 (13.89%) Finance
21 15 (13.89%) Shell Script
22 14 (12.96%) ITIL
22 14 (12.96%) Toad
22 14 (12.96%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (27.78%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle Beehive
4 4 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.85%) CICS
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (21.30%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (4.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) LDAP
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (84.26%) Oracle Database
2 42 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 41 (37.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 28 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (20.37%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 14 (12.96%) Relational Database
8 13 (12.04%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (12.04%) RDBMS
9 11 (10.19%) Oracle9i Database
10 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (6.48%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (4.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 5 (4.63%) Oracle ODI
15 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (3.70%) DB2
15 4 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
16 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Toad
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (13.89%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.63%) Electronics
4 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.63%) Marketing
5 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.48%) Middleware
1 7 (6.48%) XML
1 7 (6.48%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (4.63%) HTML
3 3 (2.78%) .NET
3 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.85%) CSS
4 2 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.63%) DTV
2 5 (4.63%) Clustering
2 5 (4.63%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.70%) Replication
4 2 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Linux
2 29 (26.85%) UNIX
3 20 (18.52%) Windows
4 9 (8.33%) Solaris
4 9 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (1.85%) zOS
6 1 (0.93%) SUSE
6 1 (0.93%) HPUX
6 1 (0.93%) CentOS
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (56.48%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (23.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (12.96%) ITIL
5 12 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (10.19%) Validation
7 8 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 8 (7.41%) Migration
8 7 (6.48%) Service Management
8 7 (6.48%) SOA
8 7 (6.48%) Data Protection
9 6 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.63%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.63%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (4.63%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.63%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (3.70%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 67 (62.04%) SQL
2 47 (43.52%) PL/SQL
3 16 (14.81%) T-SQL
4 15 (13.89%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.78%) Java
5 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.78%) VBScript
6 2 (1.85%) XPath
6 2 (1.85%) C#
6 2 (1.85%) COBOL
6 2 (1.85%) REXX
6 2 (1.85%) XQuery
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (25.00%) Degree
1 27 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
2 25 (23.15%) OCP
3 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCITP
4 1 (0.93%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (60.19%) Oracle RAC
2 41 (37.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (4.63%) Firmware
4 3 (2.78%) RACF
5 1 (0.93%) Samba
5 1 (0.93%) NFS
5 1 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (31.48%) Data Guard
2 18 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.85%) CA Endevor
3 2 (1.85%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.85%) Foglight
4 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 92 (85.19%) Oracle
2 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.48%) SAP
4 4 (3.70%) Sybase
4 4 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (1.85%) Imperva
5 2 (1.85%) BMC
5 2 (1.85%) CA
5 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.93%) Sun
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