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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 140 147 137
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 17 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.39% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.40% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 16
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
2834 2963 3173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.61% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 1914 2068
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +7 11 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Lothian - 3 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £30,000 - 4
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 - 1
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 66 (88.00%) SQL
2 62 (82.67%) SQL Server
3 37 (49.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (42.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (42.67%) T-SQL
5 31 (41.33%) Finance
5 31 (41.33%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (33.33%) Clustering
7 22 (29.33%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
11 15 (20.00%) ETL
12 14 (18.67%) Windows
12 14 (18.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
14 12 (16.00%) High Availability
14 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
16 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (12.00%) RDBMS
17 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
17 9 (12.00%) .NET
17 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
18 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
18 8 (10.67%) Migration
18 8 (10.67%) Replication
19 7 (9.33%) VBScript
19 7 (9.33%) DTS
19 7 (9.33%) Problem Management

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) DHCP
1 5 (6.67%) DNS
1 5 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (1.33%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (82.67%) SQL Server
2 37 (49.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (42.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (18.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (12.00%) RDBMS
8 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (9.33%) DTS
10 6 (8.00%) GIS
10 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 7
11 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
14 2 (2.67%) Big Data
14 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
15 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) ERwin
1 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (41.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Electronics
3 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.67%) Marketing
3 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
2 6 (8.00%) WSH
3 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.33%) Clustering
2 8 (10.67%) Replication
3 5 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.00%) Statistics
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (29.33%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (20.00%) ETL
4 12 (16.00%) High Availability
5 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.67%) Migration
6 7 (9.33%) Problem Management
7 6 (8.00%) Change Management
8 5 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.67%) SDLC
9 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.33%) Data Management
9 4 (5.33%) Project Management
9 4 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.67%) Data Modelling
11 1 (1.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 66 (88.00%) SQL
2 32 (42.67%) T-SQL
3 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.33%) VBScript
5 4 (5.33%) C
6 2 (2.67%) Java
6 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.33%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) MCSE
3 4 (5.33%) MCITP
4 2 (2.67%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) Citrix
2 5 (6.67%) SAP
2 5 (6.67%) VMware
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Scottish Borders
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Fife
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago