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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 128 92 113
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 39 61 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 1.97% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.09% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 48 31
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,950 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
3542 2925 2956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 94.54% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2278 1926 2047
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +8 24 £45,000 -14.28%
Glasgow -35 12 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Aberdeen +10 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 74 (66.67%) Oracle
2 62 (55.86%) SQL
3 60 (54.05%) Oracle Database
4 48 (43.24%) Oracle RAC
5 41 (36.94%) SQL Server
6 38 (34.23%) Oracle EBS
6 38 (34.23%) Performance Tuning
7 34 (30.63%) Oracle RMAN
8 32 (28.83%) RDBMS
8 32 (28.83%) Relational Database
8 32 (28.83%) Data Guard
9 31 (27.93%) Linux
10 30 (27.03%) Oracle Applications
10 30 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (23.42%) Oracle Database 10g
13 25 (22.52%) Oracle Database 11g
14 24 (21.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 24 (21.62%) WebLogic
14 24 (21.62%) PL/SQL
14 24 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (20.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (18.92%) SOA
17 20 (18.02%) HTML
17 20 (18.02%) Oracle BI EE
18 19 (17.12%) C#
18 19 (17.12%) UNIX
19 18 (16.22%) Windows
19 18 (16.22%) ITIL
19 18 (16.22%) Microsoft

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (21.62%) WebLogic
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (0.90%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 38 (34.23%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (27.03%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (16.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (12.61%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (54.05%) Oracle Database
2 41 (36.94%) SQL Server
3 32 (28.83%) RDBMS
3 32 (28.83%) Relational Database
4 30 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (23.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 25 (22.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 23 (20.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (18.02%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (9.91%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (9.01%) OLTP
13 7 (6.31%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (6.31%) Oracle9i Database
14 6 (5.41%) OLAP
14 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
14 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.60%) Toad
3 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (16.22%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Marketing
4 3 (2.70%) Games
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.02%) HTML
2 8 (7.21%) Middleware
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (3.60%) JDBC
3 4 (3.60%) .NET
4 2 (1.80%) XML
4 2 (1.80%) jQuery
5 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.90%) CSS
5 1 (0.90%) WinForms
5 1 (0.90%) ISPF
5 1 (0.90%) WCF
5 1 (0.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Client/Server
2 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.50%) Reference Data
4 4 (3.60%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.90%) Replication
6 1 (0.90%) DTV
6 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.93%) Linux
2 19 (17.12%) UNIX
3 18 (16.22%) Windows
4 8 (7.21%) AIX
4 8 (7.21%) Solaris
5 4 (3.60%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.80%) zOS
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (18.92%) SOA
4 18 (16.22%) ITIL
5 13 (11.71%) Information Security
6 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.11%) High Availability
6 9 (8.11%) Database Security
7 8 (7.21%) Database Tuning
8 7 (6.31%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.50%) Resource Management
10 5 (4.50%) Performance Management
11 4 (3.60%) Scrum
12 3 (2.70%) Data Modelling
12 3 (2.70%) ETL
12 3 (2.70%) Software Engineering
12 3 (2.70%) Analytics
13 2 (1.80%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (55.86%) SQL
2 24 (21.62%) PL/SQL
3 19 (17.12%) C#
4 18 (16.22%) PowerShell
5 12 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.21%) Perl
7 7 (6.31%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.31%) Java
8 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.80%) VBScript
10 1 (0.90%) VB
10 1 (0.90%) REXX
10 1 (0.90%) C++
10 1 (0.90%) COBOL
10 1 (0.90%) JCL
10 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (10.81%) Degree
3 6 (5.41%) OCP
4 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) MCITP
4 1 (0.90%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.61%) SLA
2 9 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (43.24%) Oracle RAC
2 34 (30.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (28.83%) Data Guard
2 24 (21.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 74 (66.67%) Oracle
2 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.81%) Informatica
3 12 (10.81%) VMware
4 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.50%) Sybase
5 5 (4.50%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (3.60%) Sun
7 3 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) IBM
8 1 (0.90%) NetApp
8 1 (0.90%) Vertica
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