The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £42,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
UK / Scotland
Rank 118 152 152
Rank change year-on-year +34 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 14 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 0.41% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 8
Median salary £42,250 £41,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.42% -31.25%  
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2209 2782 2954
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.96% 94.82% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1809 1832
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Scotland

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Scotland

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Scotland

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +25 10 £42,250 +5.62% 1
Edinburgh +5 4 £38,750 -22.50% 1
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Scotland region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (23.81%) Migration
6 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
6 5 (23.81%) ETL
7 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (19.05%) Clustering
7 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (19.05%) DTS
8 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (14.29%) ERP
8 3 (14.29%) CRM
8 3 (14.29%) AIX
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle
8 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 3 (14.29%) High Availability
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) Replication
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (14.29%) Database Security
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.52%) ETL Development

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (4.76%) SAS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (19.05%) DTS
5 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.76%) Big Data
7 1 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (4.76%) OLAP
7 1 (4.76%) OLTP
7 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
2 5 (23.81%) ETL
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) Database Security
3 3 (14.29%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) ETL Development
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.52%) Statistics
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) CommVault
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