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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 129 97 142
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 29 71 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 2.17% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.27% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 58 32
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,450
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,875
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +0.29%
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
2666 3122 3616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.80% 95.42% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1628 1998 2331
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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
Edinburgh 0 18 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Glasgow -14 10 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Fife - 1 £27,000 -
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 41 (82.00%) SQL
2 32 (64.00%) Performance Tuning
3 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (44.00%) Oracle
5 21 (42.00%) Oracle Database
6 18 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (34.00%) PL/SQL
7 17 (34.00%) Oracle Applications
7 17 (34.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (34.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (32.00%) High Availability
8 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (32.00%) WebLogic
8 16 (32.00%) Unix
8 16 (32.00%) Linux
9 15 (30.00%) SOA
9 15 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (28.00%) Oracle EBS R12
10 14 (28.00%) Shell Script
11 13 (26.00%) E-business
11 13 (26.00%) Oracle Forms
11 13 (26.00%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (26.00%) AIX
11 13 (26.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 13 (26.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (20.00%) Replication
13 9 (18.00%) Clustering
13 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (18.00%) Windows

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 16 (32.00%) WebLogic
2 13 (26.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (28.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (42.00%) Oracle Database
3 17 (34.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (34.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (26.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 13 (26.00%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (12.00%) MySQL
10 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (6.00%) DTS
11 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (4.00%) OLTP
12 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Middleware
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Replication
2 9 (18.00%) Clustering
3 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
1 16 (32.00%) Unix
2 13 (26.00%) AIX
3 9 (18.00%) Windows
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (32.00%) High Availability
4 15 (30.00%) SOA
5 13 (26.00%) E-business
6 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.00%) Database Tuning
8 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.00%) Time Management
9 1 (2.00%) Change Management
9 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.00%) ETL
9 1 (2.00%) ETL Development
9 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (82.00%) SQL
2 17 (34.00%) PL/SQL
3 14 (28.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) MCDBA
2 3 (6.00%) MCITP
3 2 (4.00%) MCSA
3 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Oracle
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.00%) Teradata
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