The median annual salary for a DBA was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 96 74
Rank change year-on-year +14 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 11 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.11% 1.17% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.19% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 20
Median salary £42,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £60,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 956 1256 1195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.86% 97.67% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 549 772 801
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Glasgow

DBA
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA in Glasgow.

Salary trend for DBA in Glasgow

DBA
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Glasgow over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Glasgow

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 Glasgow region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 18 (75.00%) SQL
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
4 10 (41.67%) Oracle
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) ETL
8 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (20.83%) DTS
8 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.67%) Database Security
9 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
9 4 (16.67%) Replication
9 4 (16.67%) Clustering
9 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (16.67%) AIX
10 3 (12.50%) ITIL
10 3 (12.50%) Unix
10 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
10 3 (12.50%) Network Security
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (20.83%) DTS
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (8.33%) OLAP
7 2 (8.33%) OLTP
8 1 (4.17%) DB2
8 1 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (4.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) AIX
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (25.00%) ETL
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Database Security
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) ETL Development
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.50%) Statistics
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) CommVault
3 1 (4.17%) Compuware
3 1 (4.17%) Netezza
Glasgow
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 10 days ago