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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 168 133 138
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 7 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.75% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.79% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 17
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £55,000 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
3452 2903 3044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.41% 94.56% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 1898 2078
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,795
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
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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 -16 3 £42,500 +2.40% 1
Edinburgh -20 3 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Inverclyde - 1 £35,000 -
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
3 19 (70.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (51.85%) C#
7 13 (48.15%) HTML
7 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
8 12 (44.44%) ITIL
8 12 (44.44%) Information Security
9 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
10 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (18.52%) Finance
12 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
12 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
12 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (11.11%) Degree
13 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
13 3 (11.11%) Clustering
13 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (11.11%) .NET
13 3 (11.11%) Oracle
13 3 (11.11%) Windows
13 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (11.11%) DTS
13 3 (11.11%) ETL
13 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (11.11%) DTS
6 2 (7.41%) OLAP
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) WPF
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.70%) WinForms
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
1 12 (44.44%) Information Security
2 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
4 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Database Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Database Security
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
4 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) OCP
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Samba
1 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
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