The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

SQL Database Administrator
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 104 101
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 6 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.51% 0.47% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.48% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Median salary £41,500 £35,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.08% -15.88%  
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 1096 1259 1203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.96% 97.60% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 698 668 770
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,822 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Glasgow

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (87.50%) T-SQL
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) DTS
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle
7 6 (37.50%) AIX
7 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 6 (37.50%) Database Security
8 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
8 5 (31.25%) ETL
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) Statistics
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (31.25%) Network Security
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (18.75%) Clustering
11 2 (12.50%) Replication
11 2 (12.50%) TDD
11 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (12.50%) High Availability

SQL 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 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) DTS
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (6.25%) DB2
9 1 (6.25%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (6.25%) OLAP
9 1 (6.25%) OLTP
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Database Security
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) ETL
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
2 5 (31.25%) Statistics
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) ETL Development
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Information Management
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Netezza