The table below looks at the statistics for MCDBA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDBA over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 820 837 761
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -76
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 55 41 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.038% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.14% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 100
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32172 29152 30009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.24% 27.32% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25580 22933 24625
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCDBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MCDBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MCDBA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCDBA within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Trend in the UK

MCDBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCDBA over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
England +6 46 £45,000 +23.28% 9
London +29 23 £70,000 +125.80% 5
South East -16 12 £46,000 +22.66% 1
North West +1 8 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Warrington - 8 £38,500 - 1
Cheshire - 8 £38,500 - 1
Cardiff - 7 £40,000 -
South Wales - 7 £40,000 -
Wales - 7 £40,000 -
City of London +11 4 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Bracknell -9 3 - -
Berkshire -9 3 - -
Southampton - 3 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £29,025 -
Worthing - 2 £29,025 -
East Midlands +25 1 £37,000 -2.63% 2
Leicester +22 1 £37,000 -2.63% 2
Leicestershire +15 1 £37,000 -2.63% 2
Surrey -7 1 £46,000 -3.15% 1
East of England -7 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Essex -10 1 £60,000 +14.28%
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Doncaster - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £55,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 94 (73.44%) Microsoft
4 85 (66.41%) SQL
5 60 (46.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 59 (46.09%) MCITP
6 59 (46.09%) MS Excel
7 55 (42.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 53 (41.41%) T-SQL
9 48 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 47 (36.72%) Degree
10 47 (36.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 45 (35.16%) SharePoint
12 40 (31.25%) Windows
13 39 (30.47%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (30.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 38 (29.69%) .NET
15 36 (28.13%) MCP
15 36 (28.13%) MCSD
15 36 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
16 35 (27.34%) Performance Tuning
17 33 (25.78%) ETL
17 33 (25.78%) Oracle
18 32 (25.00%) C#
19 27 (21.09%) Finance
19 27 (21.09%) Business Development
20 25 (19.53%) Replication
21 24 (18.75%) MCTS
21 24 (18.75%) Mentoring

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 45 (35.16%) SharePoint
2 16 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (7.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.91%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.13%) IIS
7 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.56%) Apache
8 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.78%) WorkSite
Applications
1 59 (46.09%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.94%) InfoPath
3 11 (8.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (14.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.47%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (3.13%) Pivotal CRM
3 4 (3.13%) SAP CRM
3 4 (3.13%) SalesLogix
4 3 (2.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) Firewall
2 4 (3.13%) DHCP
2 4 (3.13%) DNS
3 3 (2.34%) NAS
3 3 (2.34%) Internet
4 2 (1.56%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.56%) SAN
4 2 (1.56%) Network Security
5 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 60 (46.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 60 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (42.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 47 (36.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (30.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 21 (16.41%) OLAP
9 18 (14.06%) Relational Database
10 16 (12.50%) MySQL
11 14 (10.94%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (8.59%) DB2
12 11 (8.59%) Informix
12 11 (8.59%) Ingres
12 11 (8.59%) Data Mining
13 7 (5.47%) Oracle OLAP
13 7 (5.47%) Kalido
13 7 (5.47%) BODI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (21.09%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Law
3 7 (5.47%) Advertising
4 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Billing
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (46.88%) DBA
2 44 (34.38%) SQL DBA
3 36 (28.13%) SQL Server DBA
4 33 (25.78%) Consultant
5 25 (19.53%) Administrator
6 20 (15.63%) Technical Consultant
7 19 (14.84%) Principal Consultant
8 11 (8.59%) Developer
9 8 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Server Administrator
10 7 (5.47%) Applications Support Manager
10 7 (5.47%) Support Manager
10 7 (5.47%) Applications Manager
10 7 (5.47%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) SharePoint Consultant
12 5 (3.91%) Technical Support Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) Technical Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) Architect
12 5 (3.91%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.69%) .NET
2 22 (17.19%) .NET Framework
3 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET
4 14 (10.94%) ADO.NET
4 14 (10.94%) Ajax
5 12 (9.38%) WCF
5 12 (9.38%) WPF
5 12 (9.38%) WF
6 10 (7.81%) Web Services
6 10 (7.81%) XSLT
6 10 (7.81%) CAML
7 8 (6.25%) Silverlight
8 4 (3.13%) Regular Expression
9 3 (2.34%) ODBC
10 2 (1.56%) HTML
10 2 (1.56%) SAML
10 2 (1.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.53%) Replication
2 22 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (15.63%) Clustering
4 19 (14.84%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.69%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.13%) Statistics
7 4 (3.13%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.56%) NHS
8 2 (1.56%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.25%) Windows
2 15 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.47%) Linux
6 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (27.34%) Performance Tuning
3 33 (25.78%) ETL
4 27 (21.09%) Business Development
5 24 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 23 (17.97%) Project Management
6 23 (17.97%) ITIL
7 20 (15.63%) CRM
7 20 (15.63%) Coaching
8 17 (13.28%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (12.50%) Information Management
10 14 (10.94%) Workflow
11 13 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (8.59%) ERP
13 10 (7.81%) UML
13 10 (7.81%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (7.81%) OO
13 10 (7.81%) Content Management
14 9 (7.03%) Database Security
15 8 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 85 (66.41%) SQL
2 53 (41.41%) T-SQL
3 32 (25.00%) C#
4 18 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (46.09%) MCITP
3 47 (36.72%) Degree
4 36 (28.13%) MCP
4 36 (28.13%) MCSD
5 24 (18.75%) MCTS
6 15 (11.72%) MCSE
7 7 (5.47%) MCAD
8 6 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (4.69%) VCP4
9 5 (3.91%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (3.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 4 (3.13%) CISSP
10 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.34%) OCA
11 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.91%) QA
3 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.13%) vSphere
4 3 (2.34%) XenApp
5 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) SCOM
2 3 (2.34%) Foglight
3 2 (1.56%) ZENworks
3 2 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.56%) SCCM
3 2 (1.56%) Ansible
3 2 (1.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 94 (73.44%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.78%) Oracle
3 21 (16.41%) Sybase
4 16 (12.50%) Hitachi
5 11 (8.59%) SAP
5 11 (8.59%) Business Objects
5 11 (8.59%) Siebel
6 10 (7.81%) VMware
7 9 (7.03%) Cisco
8 7 (5.47%) Ab Initio
8 7 (5.47%) Applix
8 7 (5.47%) JD Edwards
8 7 (5.47%) Hyperion
8 7 (5.47%) Informatica
8 7 (5.47%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (5.47%) Sun
8 7 (5.47%) Citrix
8 7 (5.47%) Cognos
9 5 (3.91%) Red Gate
10 4 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
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