Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 134 140
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.087% 0.14% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.14% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Glasgow median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -29.41% -
10th Percentile £32,900 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £40,500 £44,000 £49,125
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -42.86% +23.53%

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 2197 2074 2473
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.47% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1154 1595
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.10% +1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,250 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 23 November 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%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL