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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 158 130 134
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 9 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.80% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.85% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 18
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £40,000 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £55,000 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +9.21%
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
3430 2957 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.47% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 1925 2092
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 30 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 30 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
(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 -19 5 £45,000 -14.28%
Glasgow -11 3 £42,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 £35,000 -
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (64.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (44.00%) C#
6 11 (44.00%) HTML
7 10 (40.00%) ITIL
7 10 (40.00%) Information Security
8 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (16.00%) Clustering
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
11 3 (12.00%) OLAP
11 3 (12.00%) Windows
11 3 (12.00%) Oracle
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
11 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (12.00%) Degree
11 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
12 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (8.00%) Marketing

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (64.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (12.00%) OLAP
6 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (4.00%) DTS
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) DTV
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
1 10 (40.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Database Security
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) OCP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) NFS
1 1 (4.00%) Samba
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Sybase
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) VMware