The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 158 151
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 13 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.49% 0.24% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.25% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 14
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,470 £30,200 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £53,000 £55,000
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 2491 2770 2990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.62% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1594 1899
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,675
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 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +11 6 £41,500 +16.08%
Edinburgh -3 5 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Renfrewshire - 1 £34,400 - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
SQL DBA
UK

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

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 Scotland region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 26 (96.30%) SQL Server
3 21 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (55.56%) T-SQL
5 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (25.93%) ETL
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle
7 7 (25.93%) DTS
8 6 (22.22%) AIX
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL
8 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 6 (22.22%) Database Security
9 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (18.52%) Network Security
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
9 5 (18.52%) Statistics
9 5 (18.52%) Clustering
9 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (14.81%) ERP
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 21 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (25.93%) DTS
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (3.70%) Big Data
8 1 (3.70%) DB2
8 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
8 1 (3.70%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.70%) OLAP
8 1 (3.70%) OLTP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ETL
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Database Security
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (18.52%) Statistics
4 4 (14.81%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) ETL Development
6 2 (7.41%) High Availability
6 2 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.70%) Records Management
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Netezza
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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