The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 162 150 161
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 7 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.51% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 13
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
SQL 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
2775 2963 3624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.62% 95.15% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1880 2389
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Scotland

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Scotland

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 6 £35,750 -15.88%
Edinburgh +6 1 £55,000 +44.73%
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Clustering
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (22.22%) OLTP
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 4 (22.22%) DTS
7 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (16.67%) High Availability
8 3 (16.67%) SLA
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 2 (11.11%) ETL
9 2 (11.11%) Replication
9 2 (11.11%) MCDBA
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (11.11%) .NET

SQL 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:

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (22.22%) DTS
5 4 (22.22%) OLTP
6 2 (11.11%) OLAP
7 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) ETL Development
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCDBA
1 2 (11.11%) MCITP
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Cognizant