The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 154 171 150
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 15 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.027% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.028% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 6
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
Senior 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
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior DBA in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior DBA
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior DBA across the Scotland region.

Senior DBA Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior DBA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior DBA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Senior DBA Salary Histogram in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Edinburgh - 5 £52,500 -
Glasgow +9 4 £62,500 +56.25%
Senior DBA
UK

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior DBA in their job title.

1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) RDBMS
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
5 6 (33.33%) Clustering
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) UNIX
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
7 4 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (11.11%) Middleware
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (11.11%) Scrum
9 2 (11.11%) Replication
9 2 (11.11%) DB2
9 2 (11.11%) SOA
9 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
9 2 (11.11%) Mentoring

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
3 7 (38.89%) RDBMS
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 4 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (11.11%) DB2
8 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) OCP
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards