The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 96 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 87 56 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.14% 1.80% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.90% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 55 33 40
Average salary £46,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3856 2940 3366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.02% 94.26% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 1721 2514
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
DBA
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +22 57 £46,500 +9.41% 1
Edinburgh -20 21 £47,000 +11.90% 2
West Lothian +17 2 - -
Fife - 2 £34,000 -
Dundee - 2 £55,000 - 1
Aberdeen -13 1 - - 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £65,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 87 (62.14%) Oracle
2 64 (45.71%) SQL
3 63 (45.00%) Oracle Database
4 56 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
5 48 (34.29%) Oracle EBS
6 45 (32.14%) Oracle Applications
7 44 (31.43%) Data Guard
7 44 (31.43%) Relational Database
8 43 (30.71%) RDBMS
9 42 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 42 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
10 38 (27.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 37 (26.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 35 (25.00%) Finance
13 32 (22.86%) Oracle RMAN
13 32 (22.86%) Oracle Database 10g
13 32 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 30 (21.43%) Oracle BI EE
14 30 (21.43%) SOA
14 30 (21.43%) T-SQL
14 30 (21.43%) WebLogic
14 30 (21.43%) Linux
15 27 (19.29%) UNIX
16 26 (18.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 24 (17.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
18 21 (15.00%) Client/Server
18 21 (15.00%) VMware
18 21 (15.00%) Informatica
18 21 (15.00%) Microsoft

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.43%) IIS
3 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.71%) CICS
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 48 (34.29%) Oracle EBS
2 45 (32.14%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.86%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.71%) Agresso
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (45.00%) Oracle Database
2 44 (31.43%) Relational Database
3 43 (30.71%) RDBMS
4 42 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 38 (27.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (26.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 32 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (22.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 30 (21.43%) Oracle BI EE
9 24 (17.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
11 12 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (6.43%) DTS
15 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (5.00%) MySQL
16 7 (5.00%) OLTP
16 7 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (9.29%) Banking
3 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Legal
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.57%) HTML
2 8 (5.71%) Middleware
3 6 (4.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (3.57%) .NET
5 4 (2.86%) LAMP
6 2 (1.43%) XML
6 2 (1.43%) CGI
7 1 (0.71%) WinForms
7 1 (0.71%) ISPF
7 1 (0.71%) WCF
7 1 (0.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 14 (10.00%) Clustering
3 9 (6.43%) Replication
4 8 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.14%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.71%) Blog
7 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.71%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.43%) Linux
2 27 (19.29%) UNIX
3 12 (8.57%) Windows
4 8 (5.71%) Solaris
5 5 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.57%) zOS
6 2 (1.43%) AIX
6 2 (1.43%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.43%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (21.43%) SOA
3 17 (12.14%) High Availability
4 15 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.71%) ITIL
5 14 (10.00%) Migration
6 12 (8.57%) Change Management
6 12 (8.57%) Performance Improvement
7 9 (6.43%) ETL
7 9 (6.43%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (6.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (5.00%) Information Security
9 6 (4.29%) Web Development
9 6 (4.29%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (3.57%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.57%) Change Control
10 5 (3.57%) Validation
10 5 (3.57%) Performance Management
10 5 (3.57%) BCP
11 4 (2.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.71%) SQL
2 30 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 20 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 19 (13.57%) Shell Script
5 12 (8.57%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.86%) C#
7 5 (3.57%) Java
7 5 (3.57%) Perl
7 5 (3.57%) VBScript
7 5 (3.57%) VB
8 4 (2.86%) Python
8 4 (2.86%) Bourne shell
8 4 (2.86%) sed
8 4 (2.86%) PHP
8 4 (2.86%) C++
8 4 (2.86%) AWK
9 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.43%) C
10 1 (0.71%) COBOL
10 1 (0.71%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.71%) Oracle Certification
2 10 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) ISEB
3 1 (0.71%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 32 (22.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (31.43%) Data Guard
2 26 (18.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 87 (62.14%) Oracle
2 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.00%) Informatica
2 21 (15.00%) VMware
3 6 (4.29%) Sun
3 6 (4.29%) Sybase
4 5 (3.57%) HP
4 5 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.86%) IBM
6 3 (2.14%) NetApp
7 2 (1.43%) Vertica
8 1 (0.71%) MapR
8 1 (0.71%) Remedy
8 1 (0.71%) BMC
8 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.71%) SAP
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Amazon
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
ITHR 752
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Dundee
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Aberdeenshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago