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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 92 110
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 25 64 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 2.16% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 2.26% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 48 38
Median salary £33,000 £44,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.42% -11.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
2163 2832 2871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.01% 95.48% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1862 1910
Median salary £42,500 £42,926 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +10 14 £33,000 -22.35% 2
Edinburgh -9 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Renfrewshire - 5 £32,500 -
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 35 (74.47%) SQL
2 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
3 22 (46.81%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
6 13 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
7 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (21.28%) MCSE
8 10 (21.28%) MCSA
8 10 (21.28%) ETL
8 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (17.02%) Oracle
10 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
10 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (14.89%) Replication
10 7 (14.89%) High Availability
11 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (12.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 6 (12.77%) Data Integration
11 6 (12.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (12.77%) SAS
12 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (10.64%) MySQL
12 5 (10.64%) ITIL
12 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server

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 (12.77%) SAS
2 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (12.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (12.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (10.64%) MySQL
7 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
8 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.38%) DB2
9 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
10 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (2.13%) DTS
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.13%) ISPF
2 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Replication
2 6 (12.77%) Data Integration
3 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.51%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
1 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (21.28%) ETL
3 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (14.89%) High Availability
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Demand Management
5 5 (10.64%) ITIL
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Data Management
6 3 (6.38%) Information Management
7 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.26%) TDD
8 1 (2.13%) Data Privacy
8 1 (2.13%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) SQL
2 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) MCSA
1 10 (21.28%) MCSE
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Netezza
4 1 (2.13%) CommVault
4 1 (2.13%) Compuware
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