Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 132 113
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 26 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.23% 0.74% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.76% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 12
Glasgow median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% -12.22% +4.05%
10th Percentile £34,200 £30,050 £30,150
90th Percentile £48,100 £41,300 £63,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.33% -16.67% +2.27%

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 2,038 2,226 1,977
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.36% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,455 1,430 1,124
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +14.46% -1.19%
10th Percentile £31,100 £31,250 £28,075
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Oracle
2 18 (69.23%) Oracle Database
2 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 16 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (61.54%) Linux
4 14 (53.85%) Unix
4 14 (53.85%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (53.85%) Data Guard
5 13 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (50.00%) High Availability
6 12 (46.15%) Oracle Clusterware
7 11 (42.31%) Change Control
7 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
8 10 (38.46%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (30.77%) SQL
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (15.38%) Clustering
11 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (15.38%) Finance
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (11.54%) IDERA
12 3 (11.54%) RedGate
12 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (11.54%) Retail

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) Oracle Database
2 16 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 16 (61.54%) Linux
4 14 (53.85%) Unix
5 2 (7.69%) AIX
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) High Availability
1 13 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (42.31%) Change Control
3 8 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) MCSA
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (46.15%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) Data Guard
2 10 (38.46%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) IDERA
3 3 (11.54%) RedGate
3 3 (11.54%) VMware