The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 169 156 147
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 5
Average salary £30,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3522 3129 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.70% 95.43% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2304 2069 2077
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 - 2 - -
Glasgow -17 1 £30,000 -27.71%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (41.67%) Information Security
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (25.00%) Clustering
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) Database Security
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (16.67%) OLAP
9 1 (8.33%) IIS
9 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (8.33%) CSS
9 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (8.33%) MySQL
9 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (8.33%) C++

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (16.67%) OLAP
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (8.33%) MySQL
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) DB2
6 1 (8.33%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Database Security
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) OCP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy