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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
UK
Rank 850 892 907
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 13 61 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.061% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.062% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 60 40
Median salary £40,750 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £34,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%

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
20812 28128 29370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.66% 27.90% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 22473 23309
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MCDBA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England +40 13 £40,750 -9.44%
Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 -
Leeds - 7 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 -
South East +48 2 £38,750 -42.59%
Surrey +46 2 £38,750 -42.59%
Wiltshire +24 2 £42,000 -6.66%
South West +23 2 £42,000 -6.66%
Guildford +22 2 £38,750 -3.12%
London +17 1 £22,000 -51.11%
Chippenham +8 1 £41,500 -7.77%
Swindon - 1 £42,500 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing MCDBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MCDBA.

1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 32 (84.21%) SQL
4 27 (71.05%) MS Excel
5 26 (68.42%) MCITP
6 25 (65.79%) MCTS
7 24 (63.16%) Degree
8 22 (57.89%) Problem Management
8 22 (57.89%) ITIL
9 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
10 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
12 5 (13.16%) MCSA
13 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (10.53%) MCP
13 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
13 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
13 4 (10.53%) ETL
13 4 (10.53%) Clustering
13 4 (10.53%) Replication
14 3 (7.89%) Finance
14 3 (7.89%) SLA
14 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (7.89%) SCCM

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (71.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DHCP
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) DTS
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (94.74%) DBA
1 36 (94.74%) SQL DBA
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server DBA
3 7 (18.42%) Administrator
4 1 (2.63%) Analyst
4 1 (2.63%) Junior
4 1 (2.63%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (2.63%) Technology Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) WCF
2 1 (2.63%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Clustering
1 4 (10.53%) Replication
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Fintech
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) ITIL
1 22 (57.89%) Problem Management
2 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.53%) ETL
5 3 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (7.89%) High Availability
5 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (7.89%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.26%) Database Security
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) Data Transformation
7 1 (2.63%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (2.63%) Database Optimisation
7 1 (2.63%) Database Theory
7 1 (2.63%) Network Management
7 1 (2.63%) Records Management
7 1 (2.63%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.89%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (68.42%) MCITP
3 25 (65.79%) MCTS
4 24 (63.16%) Degree
5 5 (13.16%) MCSA
6 4 (10.53%) MCP
7 3 (7.89%) MCSE
8 1 (2.63%) CCNA
8 1 (2.63%) CCNP
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.63%) MCDST
8 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 34 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle