Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 110 129
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 34 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.39% 1.25% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.31% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 25
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -14.95% +14.12%
10th Percentile £32,025 £31,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £44,875 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% -22.50% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2,371 1,908 2,560
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 95.64% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,720 1,175 1,524
Glasgow median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,988 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,600 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 28 (82.35%) SQL
2 25 (73.53%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
4 20 (58.82%) Oracle
5 18 (52.94%) Replication
6 14 (41.18%) Database Tuning
6 14 (41.18%) High Availability
7 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database
7 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (35.29%) T-SQL
7 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 11 (32.35%) Middleware
8 11 (32.35%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (32.35%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (29.41%) Windows
9 10 (29.41%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (26.47%) Clustering
11 8 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (23.53%) AIX
11 8 (23.53%) Unix
11 8 (23.53%) Linux
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
12 7 (20.59%) WebLogic

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 7 (20.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (14.71%) Big Data
6 5 (14.71%) MySQL
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.94%) DB2
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Middleware
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Replication
2 10 (29.41%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (26.47%) Clustering
4 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) AIX
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (41.18%) Database Tuning
2 14 (41.18%) High Availability
3 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.59%) Change Management
4 7 (20.59%) DevOps
4 7 (20.59%) SOA
5 6 (17.65%) ETL
6 5 (14.71%) Database Optimisation
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
8 2 (5.88%) Data Management
8 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
4 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (14.71%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Oracle
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) IDERA
3 5 (14.71%) RedGate
3 5 (14.71%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.94%) Netezza