The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 144 157 141
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 21 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.27% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.29% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 18
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £31,500 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%
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
3110 3487 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.04% 94.78% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2237 1879
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%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +18 15 £43,750 +34.61% 6
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 26 (96.30%) SQL
2 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 19 (70.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 15 (55.56%) Clustering
6 12 (44.44%) Finance
6 12 (44.44%) Windows
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
9 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
10 8 (29.63%) Database Mirroring
10 8 (29.63%) ETL
10 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
11 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (14.81%) Migration
13 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (11.11%) Replication
14 3 (11.11%) ERP
14 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (11.11%) .NET
14 3 (11.11%) Oracle
14 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
15 2 (7.41%) CRM

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
9 2 (7.41%) OLAP
9 2 (7.41%) DTS
9 2 (7.41%) OLTP
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (29.63%) Database Mirroring
2 8 (29.63%) ETL
3 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
3 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
3 1 (3.70%) OCP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
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