The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

SQL Server Database Administrator
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 102 97
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.21% 0.15% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.68% +3.52%  

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 911 1254 1122
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.71% 96.98% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 508 799 743
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Glasgow

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Glasgow

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) ETL

SQL Server 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell