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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 854 830 788
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -42
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 39 77 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.067% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 33 66 79
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,250 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%

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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 24 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 28 August 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 -33 39 £60,000 +20.00% 8
London -33 14 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Yorkshire - 11 £62,500 - 1
Leeds - 11 £62,500 -
West Yorkshire - 11 £62,500 - 1
City of London +8 6 £60,000 +9.09%
South East +4 4 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +1 4 £30,750 +23.00% 2
Nottinghamshire - 4 £30,750 - 2
Nottingham - 4 £30,750 - 2
Hampshire +8 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East of England +1 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Fareham - 3 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
North West - 2 £29,250 -
Surrey +4 1 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £21,000 -
North East - 1 £21,000 -
Stockport - 1 £37,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £21,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £21,000 -
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £21,000 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 72 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 56 (77.78%) SQL
4 49 (68.06%) Microsoft
5 40 (55.56%) T-SQL
6 34 (47.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (41.67%) Windows
9 29 (40.28%) MS Excel
10 28 (38.89%) Replication
11 26 (36.11%) MCITP
11 26 (36.11%) Relational Database
12 25 (34.72%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 23 (31.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 22 (30.56%) MySQL
16 20 (27.78%) RDBMS
16 20 (27.78%) Clustering
17 19 (26.39%) MCP
17 19 (26.39%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (25.00%) Degree
18 18 (25.00%) MCSE
19 16 (22.22%) Finance
20 15 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
21 14 (19.44%) ITIL
22 13 (18.06%) MCSD
22 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
22 13 (18.06%) Computer Science
22 13 (18.06%) PowerShell

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.78%) CMS
4 2 (2.78%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (40.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Internet
2 5 (6.94%) Firewall
2 5 (6.94%) SAN
3 4 (5.56%) DHCP
3 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.56%) DNS
4 3 (4.17%) LAN
4 3 (4.17%) WAN
5 2 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 34 (47.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (36.11%) Relational Database
5 25 (34.72%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (31.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (30.56%) MySQL
9 20 (27.78%) RDBMS
10 19 (26.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
12 11 (15.28%) OLTP
13 9 (12.50%) MongoDB
14 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (11.11%) OLAP
15 7 (9.72%) Data Mining
15 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
16 5 (6.94%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) French Language
2 4 (5.56%) German Language
2 4 (5.56%) Italian Language
2 4 (5.56%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) DBA
2 29 (40.28%) SQL DBA
3 20 (27.78%) SQL Server DBA
4 16 (22.22%) Administrator
5 12 (16.67%) Consultant
6 8 (11.11%) Architect
7 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Database Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
9 5 (6.94%) Server Administrator
9 5 (6.94%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Technical Support
9 5 (6.94%) Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Technical Support Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Database Designer
10 4 (5.56%) Senior DBA
10 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
10 4 (5.56%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
2 7 (9.72%) WCF
3 5 (6.94%) WPF
3 5 (6.94%) Silverlight
3 5 (6.94%) ADO.NET
3 5 (6.94%) XSLT
3 5 (6.94%) Ajax
4 4 (5.56%) WF
5 2 (2.78%) MSMQ
5 2 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (1.39%) XML
6 1 (1.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.39%) ODBC
6 1 (1.39%) CAML
6 1 (1.39%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.89%) Replication
2 20 (27.78%) Clustering
3 13 (18.06%) Computer Science
4 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.78%) Statistics
7 1 (1.39%) DTV
7 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.50%) Linux
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) UNIX
5 4 (5.56%) Solaris
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (19.44%) ITIL
3 13 (18.06%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
6 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
6 7 (9.72%) High Availability
6 7 (9.72%) Analytics
6 7 (9.72%) TDD
7 5 (6.94%) Web Development
7 5 (6.94%) Time Management
7 5 (6.94%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (6.94%) OO
7 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.56%) Software Delivery
8 4 (5.56%) Database Security
8 4 (5.56%) ERP
8 4 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 56 (77.78%) SQL
2 40 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
4 10 (13.89%) C#
5 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) OCaml
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 72 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (36.11%) MCITP
3 19 (26.39%) MCP
4 18 (25.00%) MCSE
4 18 (25.00%) Degree
5 13 (18.06%) MCSD
6 11 (15.28%) MCSA
7 5 (6.94%) MCTS
8 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.56%) CCNA
9 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.78%) PMP
9 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.39%) CISSP
10 1 (1.39%) HND
10 1 (1.39%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (2.78%) NFS
4 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (2.78%) Puppet
1 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.39%) Foglight
Vendors
1 49 (68.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) VMware
4 5 (6.94%) LANDesk
4 5 (6.94%) Cisco
5 4 (5.56%) Sun
6 2 (2.78%) SAP
6 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.39%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.39%) Percona
7 1 (1.39%) Sybase
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) Juniper
7 1 (1.39%) Hyperion
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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