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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 837 765 799
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +34
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 74 129 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.12% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.43% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 61 110 92
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +6.41%

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
31999 29947 32812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.78% 26.98% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25677 23968 27487
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,700 £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 28 November 2014 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 21 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 November 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
England -102 70 £55,000 +22.22% 13
London +9 52 £55,000 - 5
South East -36 11 £45,000 +12.50% 6
City of London +17 8 £55,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +12 4 £31,500 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +10 4 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Nottingham +10 4 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Berkshire -12 4 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £57,500 - 1
Brentwood - 3 £62,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £40,000 -
Iver - 3 £42,500 -
Essex - 3 £62,500 -
South Wales - 3 £40,000 -
Wales - 3 £40,000 -
East of England - 3 £62,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £28,500 - 4
Surrey - 1 £47,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £28,500 - 4
High Wycombe - 1 £35,000 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 129 (86.00%) SQL Server
3 98 (65.33%) SQL
4 94 (62.67%) Microsoft
5 71 (47.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 61 (40.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (37.33%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (35.33%) T-SQL
9 50 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 50 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 47 (31.33%) Degree
10 47 (31.33%) MCITP
11 42 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
12 41 (27.33%) ETL
13 39 (26.00%) MS Excel
14 37 (24.67%) SharePoint
14 37 (24.67%) SQL Server 2005
15 35 (23.33%) MCTS
15 35 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
16 33 (22.00%) .NET
17 32 (21.33%) Windows
18 31 (20.67%) MCSE
18 31 (20.67%) Oracle
18 31 (20.67%) OLAP
18 31 (20.67%) SQL Server 2012
19 30 (20.00%) Law
20 29 (19.33%) MCSD
20 29 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (18.00%) Relational Database
22 26 (17.33%) MCP

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 37 (24.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.33%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.00%) IIS
7 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.33%) WorkSite
7 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 39 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.67%) MS Office
3 6 (4.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (15.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.00%) SAP CRM
3 5 (3.33%) Pivotal CRM
3 5 (3.33%) SalesLogix
4 3 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (2.00%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.67%) IaaS
3 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.00%) DHCP
2 9 (6.00%) DNS
2 9 (6.00%) Firewall
3 3 (2.00%) NAS
3 3 (2.00%) Internet
4 2 (1.33%) LDAP
4 2 (1.33%) SAN
4 2 (1.33%) HTTP
4 2 (1.33%) Network Security
5 1 (0.67%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (86.00%) SQL Server
2 71 (47.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (40.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (37.33%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 50 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (24.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (20.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (20.67%) OLAP
8 27 (18.00%) Relational Database
9 16 (10.67%) MySQL
10 14 (9.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 13 (8.67%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (5.33%) Ingres
12 8 (5.33%) Data Mining
12 8 (5.33%) Informix
12 8 (5.33%) DB2
12 8 (5.33%) QlikView
13 6 (4.00%) RDBMS
14 5 (3.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (20.00%) Law
2 26 (17.33%) Finance
3 13 (8.67%) Marketing
4 9 (6.00%) Billing
5 8 (5.33%) Legal
6 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.00%) Advertising
7 3 (2.00%) German Language
8 2 (1.33%) Electronics
8 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (34.67%) DBA
2 46 (30.67%) SQL DBA
3 26 (17.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 22 (14.67%) Administrator
5 21 (14.00%) Consultant
6 19 (12.67%) Applications Manager
7 16 (10.67%) Applications Support
8 15 (10.00%) Developer
8 15 (10.00%) Support Manager
9 14 (9.33%) Applications Support Manager
10 13 (8.67%) Technical Consultant
11 11 (7.33%) Support Engineer
12 10 (6.67%) SQL Developer
13 9 (6.00%) Senior DBA
13 9 (6.00%) Principal Consultant
14 7 (4.67%) Analyst
14 7 (4.67%) Support Analyst
14 7 (4.67%) Report Developer
15 6 (4.00%) Senior SQL DBA
15 6 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.00%) .NET
2 14 (9.33%) .NET Framework
3 13 (8.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.00%) ADO.NET
4 6 (4.00%) Ajax
4 6 (4.00%) WCF
4 6 (4.00%) WPF
4 6 (4.00%) WF
5 4 (2.67%) Regular Expression
6 3 (2.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (2.00%) CAML
6 3 (2.00%) Web Services
6 3 (2.00%) XSLT
7 2 (1.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (1.33%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.67%) SAML
8 1 (0.67%) XML
8 1 (0.67%) HTML
8 1 (0.67%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (14.00%) Replication
3 13 (8.67%) Visualisation
3 13 (8.67%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (8.00%) Clustering
4 12 (8.00%) Client/Server
5 11 (7.33%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.33%) Statistics
7 4 (2.67%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.33%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.33%) DTV
8 2 (1.33%) New Media
9 1 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.33%) Windows
2 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.67%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.33%) Linux
6 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (27.33%) ETL
3 35 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (16.67%) CRM
5 21 (14.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 20 (13.33%) ITIL
7 19 (12.67%) Project Management
8 17 (11.33%) Business Development
8 17 (11.33%) Mentoring
9 14 (9.33%) Workflow
10 13 (8.67%) Coaching
11 12 (8.00%) Migration
12 11 (7.33%) Change Control
13 10 (6.67%) Data Migration
13 10 (6.67%) Risk Management
13 10 (6.67%) Information Management
14 8 (5.33%) Practice Management
14 8 (5.33%) ERP
14 8 (5.33%) Unit Testing
15 7 (4.67%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 98 (65.33%) SQL
2 53 (35.33%) T-SQL
3 21 (14.00%) C#
4 10 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.67%) C++
6 1 (0.67%) VBA
6 1 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 150 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (31.33%) MCITP
2 47 (31.33%) Degree
3 35 (23.33%) MCTS
4 31 (20.67%) MCSE
5 29 (19.33%) MCSD
6 26 (17.33%) MCP
7 12 (8.00%) MCAD
8 11 (7.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (6.67%) CCNA
9 10 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (5.33%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (5.33%) MCSA
12 5 (3.33%) CCNP
13 4 (2.67%) CISSP
13 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
13 4 (2.67%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 10 (6.67%) QA
2 9 (6.00%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.33%) VMware ESX
2 8 (5.33%) VMware Workstation
3 7 (4.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.67%) vSphere
5 2 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) Foglight
2 2 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.67%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 94 (62.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.67%) Oracle
3 20 (13.33%) Sybase
4 15 (10.00%) Cisco
5 13 (8.67%) VMware
6 12 (8.00%) Business Objects
7 10 (6.67%) SAP
7 10 (6.67%) Hitachi
8 8 (5.33%) Siebel
9 5 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.67%) Red Gate
10 4 (2.67%) Hyperion
10 4 (2.67%) Juniper
11 3 (2.00%) JD Edwards
11 3 (2.00%) Citrix
11 3 (2.00%) Informatica
11 3 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (2.00%) Sun
11 3 (2.00%) Cognos
11 3 (2.00%) Ab Initio
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Portsmouth
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London
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Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
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London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum + Superb Bens
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Portsmouth
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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