The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 118 65 108
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 20 105 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 3.42% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 3.58% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15 73 45
Median salary £33,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2278 2932 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.75% 95.44% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1897 2030
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 9 December 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Scotland

DBA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -12 13 £42,500 - 1
Renfrewshire - 4 £32,500 -
Edinburgh -26 3 £30,000 -23.73% 2
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 35 (76.09%) SQL
2 32 (69.57%) SQL Server
3 26 (56.52%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (26.09%) Oracle
8 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
9 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (19.57%) Replication
10 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (19.57%) MCSE
10 9 (19.57%) MCSA
11 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (15.22%) Clustering
12 7 (15.22%) MySQL
12 7 (15.22%) Windows
12 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
12 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
13 6 (13.04%) High Availability
13 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (13.04%) Unix
13 6 (13.04%) ETL
13 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
14 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
14 5 (10.87%) Capacity Planning

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (6.52%) SAS
1 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (15.22%) MySQL
6 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
6 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (6.52%) DB2
8 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (6.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (6.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
9 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
1 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.17%) ISPF
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Replication
2 7 (15.22%) Clustering
2 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
1 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (13.04%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (13.04%) ETL
3 6 (13.04%) High Availability
4 5 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Data Management
5 3 (6.52%) Demand Management
5 3 (6.52%) Information Management
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) SOA
6 2 (4.35%) E-business
6 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.17%) Data Privacy
7 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
3 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) JCL
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) MCSA
2 9 (19.57%) MCSE
3 4 (8.70%) MCITP
4 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Netezza
4 1 (2.17%) Compuware
4 1 (2.17%) Teradata
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