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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 13 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.92% 1.92% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
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
52 52 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 100.00% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33 37 70
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) REXX
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) ISPF
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) VSAM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) REXX
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat