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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 156 149 174
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.070% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.17%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
SQL Server 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
2715 3038 3886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.03% 95.53% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1683 1912 2537
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £59,200
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
Edinburgh 0 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Glasgow -6 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Clustering
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) MCDBA
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (15.38%) MCITP
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (15.38%) High Availability
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
8 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (7.69%) Replication
8 1 (7.69%) Banking
8 1 (7.69%) Active Directory

SQL Server 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 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.69%) DTS
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (15.38%) High Availability
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCDBA
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft