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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 94 144 90
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 69 32 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.19% 0.86% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 0.90% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 52 19 56
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £32,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,200 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +7.31%
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
2947 3538 3144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.59% 94.73% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1908 2325 2080
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +41 33 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Edinburgh +2 26 £52,500 +23.52% 3
South Lanarkshire - 2 £43,750 -
Moray - 1 - -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (70.77%) Oracle
2 84 (64.62%) Oracle Database
3 70 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 69 (53.08%) SQL
5 57 (43.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 45 (34.62%) Finance
7 44 (33.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 44 (33.85%) Linux
8 43 (33.08%) UNIX
9 42 (32.31%) Oracle Database 10g
10 40 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
11 39 (30.00%) Relational Database
12 38 (29.23%) Oracle RAC
12 38 (29.23%) RDBMS
13 34 (26.15%) Data Guard
14 33 (25.38%) PL/SQL
15 31 (23.85%) Windows
16 26 (20.00%) ITIL
16 26 (20.00%) Banking
17 25 (19.23%) Microsoft
18 24 (18.46%) Solaris
18 24 (18.46%) Clustering
19 22 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 19 (14.62%) T-SQL
21 18 (13.85%) MySQL
22 17 (13.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 14 (10.77%) Middleware
23 14 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
23 14 (10.77%) Oracle9i Database
23 14 (10.77%) Shell Script

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.77%) SAS
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (9.23%) Oracle 11i
3 11 (8.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (4.62%) Oracle Utilities
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) SAN
2 3 (2.31%) LDAP
2 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.31%) DNS
3 1 (0.77%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (64.62%) Oracle Database
2 70 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 57 (43.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 42 (32.31%) Oracle Database 10g
5 39 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 38 (29.23%) RDBMS
7 22 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (13.85%) MySQL
9 17 (13.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (10.77%) Oracle9i Database
10 14 (10.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (9.23%) NoSQL
13 11 (8.46%) DB2
14 10 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (6.92%) SQLPlus
16 7 (5.38%) MongoDB
17 6 (4.62%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Toad
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 45 (34.62%) Finance
2 26 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.31%) Retail
5 2 (1.54%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.77%) Middleware
2 11 (8.46%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (6.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (4.62%) HTML
4 6 (4.62%) XML
4 6 (4.62%) CGI
5 1 (0.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.46%) Clustering
2 12 (9.23%) Replication
3 5 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.77%) iSeries
6 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.77%) Derivative
6 1 (0.77%) Statistics
6 1 (0.77%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.85%) Linux
2 43 (33.08%) UNIX
3 31 (23.85%) Windows
4 24 (18.46%) Solaris
5 13 (10.00%) AIX
6 9 (6.92%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.62%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.62%) Windows NT
8 6 (4.62%) zOS
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (20.00%) ITIL
3 13 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
3 13 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (9.23%) Validation
5 8 (6.15%) Service Management
5 8 (6.15%) Data Modelling
5 8 (6.15%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.38%) Release Management
7 6 (4.62%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.62%) ERP
7 6 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.62%) Web Development
7 6 (4.62%) Physical Data Model
7 6 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.08%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.08%) Migration
8 4 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (53.08%) SQL
2 33 (25.38%) PL/SQL
3 19 (14.62%) T-SQL
4 14 (10.77%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.92%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.38%) Perl
7 6 (4.62%) AWK
7 6 (4.62%) VBScript
7 6 (4.62%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.62%) Bourne shell
7 6 (4.62%) sed
8 3 (2.31%) Java
9 1 (0.77%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.77%) RPG
9 1 (0.77%) C#
9 1 (0.77%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (6.15%) Degree
2 8 (6.15%) OCP
3 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.77%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (29.23%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.54%) RACF
3 1 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 44 (33.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 34 (26.15%) Data Guard
3 13 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 92 (70.77%) Oracle
2 25 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.23%) Sybase
4 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.62%) Vertica
4 6 (4.62%) MapR
5 5 (3.85%) IBM
6 2 (1.54%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.54%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.77%) Talend
7 1 (0.77%) Google
7 1 (0.77%) MKS
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