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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 96 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 60 58 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.95% 1.77% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.86% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 45 37 38
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £27,994 £37,379
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
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
2924 3112 2986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 95.05% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 1980 2122
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,104 £60,000
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -17 29 £51,250 +13.88% 5
Glasgow +16 14 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Aberdeen +16 8 - - 1
Highlands - 8 £60,000 -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 86 (82.69%) Oracle
2 85 (81.73%) Oracle Database
3 63 (60.58%) SQL
4 62 (59.62%) Oracle RAC
5 51 (49.04%) Performance Tuning
6 46 (44.23%) SQL Server
7 38 (36.54%) PL/SQL
7 38 (36.54%) Oracle RMAN
8 36 (34.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 34 (32.69%) Linux
10 32 (30.77%) WebLogic
10 32 (30.77%) Data Guard
11 28 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 27 (25.96%) UNIX
13 25 (24.04%) Oracle EBS
13 25 (24.04%) Degree
14 21 (20.19%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (20.19%) Windows
14 21 (20.19%) Oracle Reports
15 20 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (18.27%) Oracle Certification
16 19 (18.27%) Oracle Database 12c
17 18 (17.31%) SLA
17 18 (17.31%) OCP
18 17 (16.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 16 (15.38%) T-SQL
19 16 (15.38%) Finance
20 15 (14.42%) Oracle BI EE
21 14 (13.46%) ITIL
22 13 (12.50%) Oracle 11i

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 32 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 10 (9.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle Beehive
3 5 (4.81%) IIS
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.92%) CICS
4 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (24.04%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
3 10 (9.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (9.62%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (4.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (81.73%) Oracle Database
2 46 (44.23%) SQL Server
3 36 (34.62%) Oracle Database 10g
4 28 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (20.19%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (18.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 15 (14.42%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (11.54%) RDBMS
10 11 (10.58%) Oracle9i Database
11 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (6.73%) Oracle Discoverer
13 6 (5.77%) Oracle Exadata
14 5 (4.81%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (4.81%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Oracle Forms
1 10 (9.62%) Toad
2 6 (5.77%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.81%) Electronics
3 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.81%) Marketing
4 4 (3.85%) Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) Middleware
1 10 (9.62%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (6.73%) XML
2 7 (6.73%) HTML
3 3 (2.88%) .NET
3 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.92%) CSS
4 2 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) DTV
1 5 (4.81%) Clustering
1 5 (4.81%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (3.85%) Replication
3 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.69%) Linux
2 27 (25.96%) UNIX
3 21 (20.19%) Windows
4 12 (11.54%) AIX
5 11 (10.58%) Solaris
6 2 (1.92%) zOS
7 1 (0.96%) SUSE
7 1 (0.96%) CentOS
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.96%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.04%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (20.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (13.46%) ITIL
5 13 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (10.58%) Validation
7 10 (9.62%) SOA
8 8 (7.69%) Migration
8 8 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 8 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.73%) Service Management
9 7 (6.73%) Data Protection
9 7 (6.73%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (4.81%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.81%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.81%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.81%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (3.85%) ETL
11 4 (3.85%) Database Tuning
12 3 (2.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 63 (60.58%) SQL
2 38 (36.54%) PL/SQL
3 16 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 12 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.85%) C#
6 3 (2.88%) Java
6 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.88%) VBScript
6 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.92%) XPath
7 2 (1.92%) XQuery
7 2 (1.92%) REXX
7 2 (1.92%) COBOL
8 1 (0.96%) Perl
8 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (24.04%) Degree
2 19 (18.27%) Oracle Certification
3 18 (17.31%) OCP
4 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (59.62%) Oracle RAC
2 38 (36.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (4.81%) Firmware
4 3 (2.88%) RACF
5 1 (0.96%) Samba
5 1 (0.96%) NFS
5 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (30.77%) Data Guard
2 17 (16.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.92%) Foglight
3 2 (1.92%) CA Endevor
3 2 (1.92%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 86 (82.69%) Oracle
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.73%) SAP
4 4 (3.85%) Sybase
5 2 (1.92%) IBM
5 2 (1.92%) BMC
5 2 (1.92%) CA
5 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.92%) Imperva
6 1 (0.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.96%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.96%) Sun
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