The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 148 163 146
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 12 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.11% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 9
Average salary £48,750 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £30,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
3074 3546 2910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.78% 94.97% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 2271 1916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram 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 3 September 2015. 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 +9 7 £42,500 +41.66% 1
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (66.67%) Clustering
4 10 (66.67%) Windows
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
6 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
6 7 (46.67%) Database Mirroring
7 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
11 2 (13.33%) Analytics
11 2 (13.33%) MCITP
11 2 (13.33%) Statistics
11 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (13.33%) Replication
11 2 (13.33%) Oracle
11 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
11 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 2 (13.33%) CRM
11 2 (13.33%) ERP

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
4 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Statistics
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Database Mirroring
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
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