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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 126 112
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 30 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.31% 1.26% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.32% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 39
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%

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
2208 2808 3000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.08% 95.74% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1821 1909
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +25 16 £40,500 -4.70% 4
Edinburgh -2 9 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Renfrewshire - 4 £32,500 -
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 39 (76.47%) SQL
2 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
3 22 (43.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (39.22%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 15 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (29.41%) ETL
7 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
8 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 9 (17.65%) Oracle
11 9 (17.65%) MCSE
11 9 (17.65%) MCSA
12 8 (15.69%) High Availability
12 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (11.76%) Migration
14 6 (11.76%) SAS
14 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (11.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 6 (11.76%) Data Integration
14 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
15 5 (9.80%) Demand Management
15 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005

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 6 (11.76%) SAS
2 5 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (43.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 6 (11.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
9 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
10 3 (5.88%) DB2
10 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (5.88%) MySQL
10 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
10 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (3.92%) OLAP
11 2 (3.92%) OLTP
11 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
1 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.96%) ISPF
2 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Clustering
1 5 (9.80%) Replication
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Unix
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
1 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) AIX
2 1 (1.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (29.41%) ETL
3 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (15.69%) High Availability
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (11.76%) Data Integration
5 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Demand Management
6 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.80%) ITIL
7 3 (5.88%) CRM
7 3 (5.88%) Data Management
7 3 (5.88%) ERP
7 3 (5.88%) ETL Development
7 3 (5.88%) Information Management
7 3 (5.88%) TDD
8 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (76.47%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.88%) Python
4 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.92%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) VBA
6 1 (1.96%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (17.65%) MCSA
2 9 (17.65%) MCSE
3 5 (9.80%) Degree
3 5 (9.80%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Netezza
4 1 (1.96%) CommVault
4 1 (1.96%) Compuware
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