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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 91 132 98
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 82 41 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.46% 1.10% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 1.16% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 66 33 47
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
3131 3541 2882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.91% 94.81% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2011 2281 1889
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2015.

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 2015. 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
Glasgow +39 47 £44,500 +4.70% 10
Edinburgh -4 27 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £36,500 -
Moray - 1 - -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 95 (65.97%) Oracle
2 80 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 71 (49.31%) SQL Server
4 69 (47.92%) SQL
5 58 (40.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 49 (34.03%) Finance
7 42 (29.17%) Linux
8 39 (27.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 39 (27.08%) Relational Database
9 38 (26.39%) Performance Tuning
9 38 (26.39%) RDBMS
9 38 (26.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 36 (25.00%) UNIX
11 35 (24.31%) Oracle RAC
12 33 (22.92%) ITIL
13 32 (22.22%) Data Guard
14 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
15 27 (18.75%) Windows
15 27 (18.75%) PL/SQL
16 25 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 23 (15.97%) Solaris
18 22 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 21 (14.58%) Banking
19 21 (14.58%) Clustering
20 19 (13.19%) T-SQL
21 18 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
22 17 (11.81%) Shell Script
22 17 (11.81%) AIX
23 16 (11.11%) MySQL
23 16 (11.11%) Middleware

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 15 (10.42%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.69%) SAS
3 1 (0.69%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (10.42%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (9.72%) Oracle 11i
3 13 (9.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) LDAP
1 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.08%) DNS
2 2 (1.39%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 71 (49.31%) SQL Server
3 58 (40.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 39 (27.08%) Relational Database
5 38 (26.39%) RDBMS
5 38 (26.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 25 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (11.11%) MySQL
9 15 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (9.03%) SQLPlus
12 12 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
12 12 (8.33%) NoSQL
13 11 (7.64%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (6.94%) DB2
15 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (3.47%) Informix
17 5 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Toad
2 4 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 49 (34.03%) Finance
2 21 (14.58%) Banking
3 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.47%) Retail
5 4 (2.78%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.11%) Middleware
2 13 (9.03%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (2.78%) .NET
3 4 (2.78%) WSH
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.58%) Clustering
2 8 (5.56%) Replication
3 4 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.08%) Statistics
5 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
6 1 (0.69%) Derivative
6 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.69%) iSeries
6 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.69%) AS400
6 1 (0.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (29.17%) Linux
2 36 (25.00%) UNIX
3 27 (18.75%) Windows
4 23 (15.97%) Solaris
5 17 (11.81%) AIX
6 11 (7.64%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (4.17%) zOS
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.39%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (22.92%) ITIL
3 18 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.42%) ETL
5 14 (9.72%) Migration
6 13 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.56%) Service Management
7 8 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 8 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
8 7 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.17%) ERP
10 5 (3.47%) Data Management
10 5 (3.47%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.78%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.78%) DevOps
12 3 (2.08%) Analytics
12 3 (2.08%) SOA
12 3 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (47.92%) SQL
2 27 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 19 (13.19%) T-SQL
4 17 (11.81%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.08%) Perl
7 2 (1.39%) Python
7 2 (1.39%) C#
7 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.39%) Ruby
8 1 (0.69%) Korn
8 1 (0.69%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.69%) Java
8 1 (0.69%) RPG
8 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Degree
2 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (3.47%) OCP
4 5 (3.47%) MCITP
5 4 (2.78%) MCTS
6 3 (2.08%) MCSE
6 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) MCSA
8 1 (0.69%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (24.31%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 39 (27.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 32 (22.22%) Data Guard
3 7 (4.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 95 (65.97%) Oracle
2 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.78%) IBM
3 4 (2.78%) Talend
4 2 (1.39%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.69%) MKS
5 1 (0.69%) VMware
5 1 (0.69%) Google
5 1 (0.69%) Citrix
5 1 (0.69%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.69%) SAP
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