The table below looks at the statistics for MCDBA in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDBA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 564 584 604
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +20
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 59 39 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.088% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 36 39
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £58,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
MCDBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11646 11087 12905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.74% 25.13% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9273 9061 11095
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCDBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCDBA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCDBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCDBA
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCDBA across the London region.

MCDBA Salary Trend in London

MCDBA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCDBA across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in London

MCDBA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 24 £55,000 -8.33%
MCDBA
England

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing MCDBA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCDBA.

1 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (77.08%) SQL Server
3 68 (70.83%) SQL
4 52 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 43 (44.79%) T-SQL
6 41 (42.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (39.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (36.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 34 (35.42%) Performance Tuning
9 34 (35.42%) MCSE
10 33 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 31 (32.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (31.25%) MCTS
13 29 (30.21%) Degree
13 29 (30.21%) Windows
14 28 (29.17%) Finance
15 24 (25.00%) .NET
16 23 (23.96%) SQL Server 2000
16 23 (23.96%) Law
17 22 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
18 21 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
19 19 (19.79%) Load Balancing
19 19 (19.79%) IIS
20 18 (18.75%) Oracle
20 18 (18.75%) Sybase
21 17 (17.71%) TCP/IP
21 17 (17.71%) ETL
21 17 (17.71%) Performance Monitoring
22 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing MCDBA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCDBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (19.79%) IIS
2 15 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (7.29%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.17%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Pivotal CRM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.04%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) PaaS
2 1 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.71%) TCP/IP
2 14 (14.58%) LDAP
2 14 (14.58%) HTTP
3 5 (5.21%) Internet
4 3 (3.13%) DHCP
4 3 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (77.08%) SQL Server
2 41 (42.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (39.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (36.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (32.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (23.96%) SQL Server 2000
8 22 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (15.63%) OLAP
11 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
12 8 (8.33%) QlikView
12 8 (8.33%) RDBMS
12 8 (8.33%) MySQL
13 2 (2.08%) OLTP
13 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
13 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (2.08%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (29.17%) Finance
2 23 (23.96%) Law
3 10 (10.42%) Legal
4 8 (8.33%) Billing
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (32.29%) DBA
1 31 (32.29%) SQL DBA
2 19 (19.79%) Administrator
3 14 (14.58%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (14.58%) Systems Support
3 14 (14.58%) Analyst
4 12 (12.50%) Applications Manager
5 11 (11.46%) SQL Server DBA
6 10 (10.42%) Applications Support
6 10 (10.42%) Senior DBA
6 10 (10.42%) Senior SQL DBA
7 9 (9.38%) Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.33%) Support Manager
9 7 (7.29%) Report Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Applications Support Manager
9 7 (7.29%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Database Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.00%) .NET
2 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
3 14 (14.58%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.21%) Statistics
4 2 (2.08%) Replication
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.21%) Windows
2 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.08%) Solaris
5 2 (2.08%) Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (19.79%) Load Balancing
4 17 (17.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (17.71%) ETL
5 14 (14.58%) ITIL
6 11 (11.46%) CRM
7 10 (10.42%) Change Control
8 8 (8.33%) Practice Management
9 7 (7.29%) Project Management
10 5 (5.21%) MOF
10 5 (5.21%) Migration
10 5 (5.21%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.21%) Analytics
11 4 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
13 2 (2.08%) Data Analysis
13 2 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (2.08%) Risk Assessment
14 1 (1.04%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (70.83%) SQL
2 43 (44.79%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (2.08%) C++
4 2 (2.08%) Java
4 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (35.42%) MCSE
3 30 (31.25%) MCTS
4 29 (30.21%) Degree
5 10 (10.42%) MCSD
6 9 (9.38%) MCITP
7 7 (7.29%) MCP
8 6 (6.25%) MCAD
8 6 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (4.17%) MCSA
9 4 (4.17%) CCNA
9 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.13%) CCNP
11 2 (2.08%) OCP
11 2 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (2.08%) CISA
12 1 (1.04%) PMP
12 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.75%) Oracle
2 18 (18.75%) Sybase
3 6 (6.25%) VMware
4 5 (5.21%) Akamai
5 4 (4.17%) Open Text
5 4 (4.17%) Interwoven
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco
7 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.08%) SAP
8 1 (1.04%) Siebel
8 1 (1.04%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.04%) HP
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