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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 139 88 103
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 31 72 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 2.21% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 2.32% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20 57 27
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,300 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,550 £56,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3495 3104 2938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.77% 95.27% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2047 2046
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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 +11 26 £42,500 -10.52%
Glasgow -53 4 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Aberdeen +10 1 - -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 83 (69.75%) Oracle
2 57 (47.90%) Oracle Database
3 55 (46.22%) SQL
4 54 (45.38%) Oracle EBS
5 47 (39.50%) Oracle RAC
6 46 (38.66%) Relational Database
6 46 (38.66%) RDBMS
7 45 (37.82%) Oracle Applications
8 36 (30.25%) Data Guard
9 34 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
10 33 (27.73%) SQL Server
11 32 (26.89%) WebLogic
12 31 (26.05%) SOA
13 30 (25.21%) Oracle BI EE
14 29 (24.37%) Performance Tuning
14 29 (24.37%) Linux
14 29 (24.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (22.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (21.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 25 (21.01%) Oracle Database 11g
18 23 (19.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 22 (18.49%) Client/Server
19 22 (18.49%) Oracle EBS R12
20 21 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
20 21 (17.65%) Informatica
20 21 (17.65%) VMware
21 20 (16.81%) Disaster Recovery
22 19 (15.97%) Finance
22 19 (15.97%) UNIX
22 19 (15.97%) C#

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (26.89%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.84%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 54 (45.38%) Oracle EBS
2 45 (37.82%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (18.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (7.56%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (47.90%) Oracle Database
2 46 (38.66%) Relational Database
2 46 (38.66%) RDBMS
3 33 (27.73%) SQL Server
4 30 (25.21%) Oracle BI EE
5 29 (24.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (22.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (21.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 23 (19.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (9.24%) OLTP
12 8 (6.72%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (5.04%) OLAP
14 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (5.04%) NoSQL
14 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (4.20%) Big Data
16 4 (3.36%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (15.97%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Games
4 3 (2.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.97%) HTML
2 6 (5.04%) Middleware
2 6 (5.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (3.36%) JDBC
3 4 (3.36%) .NET
4 2 (1.68%) jQuery
5 1 (0.84%) XML
5 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.84%) CSS
5 1 (0.84%) WinForms
5 1 (0.84%) ISPF
5 1 (0.84%) WCF
5 1 (0.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.49%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.88%) Clustering
2 7 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.20%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) Replication
5 1 (0.84%) VSAM
5 1 (0.84%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.37%) Linux
2 19 (15.97%) UNIX
3 9 (7.56%) Windows
4 8 (6.72%) Solaris
5 4 (3.36%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.52%) AIX
7 2 (1.68%) zOS
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.05%) SOA
2 29 (24.37%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (16.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (15.13%) ITIL
5 13 (10.92%) Information Security
5 13 (10.92%) High Availability
6 9 (7.56%) Database Security
7 7 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (5.88%) Database Tuning
8 6 (5.04%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.20%) Resource Management
9 5 (4.20%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.36%) Scrum
10 4 (3.36%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.52%) ETL
11 3 (2.52%) E-business
11 3 (2.52%) Analytics
12 2 (1.68%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (46.22%) SQL
2 19 (15.97%) C#
3 17 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 14 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 11 (9.24%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.40%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.72%) Perl
8 7 (5.88%) Java
9 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.84%) C++
10 1 (0.84%) COBOL
10 1 (0.84%) VBScript
10 1 (0.84%) VB
10 1 (0.84%) REXX
10 1 (0.84%) JCL
10 1 (0.84%) AWK
10 1 (0.84%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.84%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (5.04%) Degree
3 2 (1.68%) OCP
4 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) MCITP
4 1 (0.84%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.88%) SLA
3 5 (4.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (39.50%) Oracle RAC
2 34 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (30.25%) Data Guard
2 26 (21.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 83 (69.75%) Oracle
2 21 (17.65%) Informatica
2 21 (17.65%) VMware
3 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.20%) HP
5 5 (4.20%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (3.36%) Sybase
6 4 (3.36%) Sun
7 2 (1.68%) SAP
7 2 (1.68%) NetApp
8 1 (0.84%) Remedy
8 1 (0.84%) Vertica
8 1 (0.84%) IBM
8 1 (0.84%) BMC
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