The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.82% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
DBA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian 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
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
55 66 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 100.00% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 77
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

DBA
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

DBA Salary Trend in West Lothian

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region that cited 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 DBA in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) CICS
3 1 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region that cited 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) VSAM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) REXX
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat