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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 128 94 111
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 43 64 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.19% 2.07% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 2.19% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 39 46 33
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,500
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
3461 2926 3004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.40% 94.60% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1929 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 23 £45,000 -14.28%
Glasgow -20 17 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Lothian +3 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £35,000 -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (65.42%) Oracle
2 64 (59.81%) SQL
3 59 (55.14%) Oracle Database
4 45 (42.06%) Oracle RAC
5 44 (41.12%) SQL Server
6 41 (38.32%) Performance Tuning
7 33 (30.84%) Oracle EBS
8 32 (29.91%) Linux
9 31 (28.97%) Oracle RMAN
10 28 (26.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (26.17%) Data Guard
11 26 (24.30%) Relational Database
11 26 (24.30%) PL/SQL
11 26 (24.30%) RDBMS
11 26 (24.30%) Oracle Database 10g
12 25 (23.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 24 (22.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (21.50%) Oracle Applications
14 23 (21.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (19.63%) WebLogic
15 21 (19.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (18.69%) UNIX
16 20 (18.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 19 (17.76%) Windows
17 19 (17.76%) HTML
18 17 (15.89%) C#
18 17 (15.89%) SOA
18 17 (15.89%) Finance
19 16 (14.95%) Oracle BI EE
19 16 (14.95%) PowerShell

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (19.63%) WebLogic
2 8 (7.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 33 (30.84%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (21.50%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (14.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (13.08%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (55.14%) Oracle Database
2 44 (41.12%) SQL Server
3 28 (26.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (24.30%) Relational Database
4 26 (24.30%) RDBMS
4 26 (24.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 25 (23.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (22.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (19.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (14.95%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (12.15%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (8.41%) OLTP
12 7 (6.54%) Oracle Discoverer
12 7 (6.54%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
13 6 (5.61%) Oracle9i Database
13 6 (5.61%) OLAP
14 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (3.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.67%) Toad
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (15.89%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Banking
3 5 (4.67%) Marketing
4 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.80%) Games
5 2 (1.87%) Electronics
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.76%) HTML
2 8 (7.48%) Middleware
2 8 (7.48%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (3.74%) JDBC
4 3 (2.80%) XML
4 3 (2.80%) .NET
5 2 (1.87%) jQuery
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.93%) CSS
6 1 (0.93%) WinForms
6 1 (0.93%) ISPF
6 1 (0.93%) WCF
6 1 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.67%) Reference Data
3 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.80%) Clustering
5 2 (1.87%) DTV
5 2 (1.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.91%) Linux
2 20 (18.69%) UNIX
3 19 (17.76%) Windows
4 9 (8.41%) AIX
4 9 (8.41%) Solaris
5 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.87%) zOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.93%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (21.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (15.89%) SOA
4 15 (14.02%) ITIL
5 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (11.21%) Information Security
6 9 (8.41%) Database Security
7 8 (7.48%) Database Tuning
8 7 (6.54%) High Availability
9 6 (5.61%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (5.61%) Coaching
10 5 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.74%) Performance Management
11 4 (3.74%) Resource Management
11 4 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.74%) Data Modelling
11 4 (3.74%) ETL
12 3 (2.80%) Validation
12 3 (2.80%) Migration
12 3 (2.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (59.81%) SQL
2 26 (24.30%) PL/SQL
3 17 (15.89%) C#
4 16 (14.95%) PowerShell
5 13 (12.15%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.48%) Perl
7 7 (6.54%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.61%) Java
9 5 (4.67%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.80%) VBScript
11 1 (0.93%) REXX
11 1 (0.93%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) COBOL
11 1 (0.93%) JCL
11 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (14.02%) Degree
2 14 (13.08%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (7.48%) OCP
4 1 (0.93%) MCITP
4 1 (0.93%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) SLA
2 7 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (42.06%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (28.97%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) NFS
4 1 (0.93%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (26.17%) Data Guard
2 20 (18.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 70 (65.42%) Oracle
2 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.41%) VMware
4 8 (7.48%) Informatica
5 7 (6.54%) Sybase
6 5 (4.67%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.80%) Sun
7 3 (2.80%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Vertica
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