The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 809 781 751
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -30
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 87 90 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.083% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.30% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 73 81 134
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -21.68%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31626 29826 32778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 27.34% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24830 24167 28136
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 10 July 2014 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 27 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 10 July 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 -31 86 £45,000 +12.50% 6
London -25 47 £45,000 -14.28% 6
South East -19 35 £42,500 +39.34%
City of London -2 13 £57,500 +17.94% 4
Hampshire - 11 £42,500 -
Hove - 10 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 10 £45,000 -
Berkshire -18 8 £37,500 +22.95%
Bracknell -19 6 £37,500 +22.95%
Southampton - 6 £47,500 -
Kent - 4 £44,250 -
East of England -19 3 £54,000 +44.00%
Eastleigh - 3 £42,500 -
Essex -6 2 £54,500 +45.33%
Brentwood - 2 £54,500 -
Dartford - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £36,250 -
Aberdeen +8 1 - -
Surrey +1 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Scotland -17 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £60,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £25,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £40,000 -
Leicester - 1 £25,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 142 (90.45%) SQL Server
3 134 (85.35%) SQL
4 109 (69.43%) Microsoft
5 85 (54.14%) T-SQL
6 61 (38.85%) Windows
6 61 (38.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 58 (36.94%) Performance Tuning
8 57 (36.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 56 (35.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 52 (33.12%) MS Excel
11 50 (31.85%) Degree
12 47 (29.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 47 (29.94%) .NET
13 46 (29.30%) MCSE
14 44 (28.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 42 (26.75%) MCITP
16 40 (25.48%) Finance
17 35 (22.29%) Oracle
18 33 (21.02%) MCTS
19 32 (20.38%) Relational Database
20 30 (19.11%) TCP/IP
20 30 (19.11%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (18.47%) ASP.NET
21 29 (18.47%) SQL Server 2012
22 27 (17.20%) LDAP
23 26 (16.56%) IIS
24 25 (15.92%) Load Balancing
25 24 (15.29%) Sybase
25 24 (15.29%) SQL Server 2000

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 26 (16.56%) IIS
2 17 (10.83%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.46%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (3.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (3.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.55%) WorkSite
6 3 (1.91%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.91%) Lync
6 3 (1.91%) MS Project Server
6 3 (1.91%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 52 (33.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.91%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Oracle CRM
1 8 (5.10%) Magento
2 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.64%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.64%) Pivotal CRM
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.64%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Office 365
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.11%) TCP/IP
2 27 (17.20%) LDAP
3 20 (12.74%) HTTP
4 11 (7.01%) Internet
5 10 (6.37%) DHCP
5 10 (6.37%) DNS
6 9 (5.73%) Firewall
7 6 (3.82%) SAN
8 3 (1.91%) Extranet
9 1 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (90.45%) SQL Server
2 61 (38.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (36.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (35.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 47 (29.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 44 (28.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (20.38%) Relational Database
8 29 (18.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (15.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 20 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (10.83%) OLAP
12 15 (9.55%) RDBMS
13 6 (3.82%) MySQL
14 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (2.55%) DTS
16 3 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (1.91%) OLTP
16 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database
16 3 (1.91%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Visual Studio
1 9 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (25.48%) Finance
2 11 (7.01%) Marketing
3 6 (3.82%) Law
3 6 (3.82%) Legal
3 6 (3.82%) German Language
4 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.64%) Billing
4 1 (0.64%) French Language
4 1 (0.64%) Electronics
4 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (56.05%) DBA
2 86 (54.78%) SQL DBA
3 36 (22.93%) SQL Server DBA
4 31 (19.75%) Analyst
5 28 (17.83%) Administrator
6 24 (15.29%) Database Analyst
7 20 (12.74%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (12.74%) Systems Support
7 20 (12.74%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (11.46%) Developer
9 11 (7.01%) Server Analyst
9 11 (7.01%) SQL Server Analyst
10 10 (6.37%) SQL Developer
10 10 (6.37%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) Senior SQL DBA
11 8 (5.10%) Senior DBA
12 7 (4.46%) Architect
13 6 (3.82%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.82%) Technical Support
13 6 (3.82%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.94%) .NET
2 29 (18.47%) ASP.NET
3 20 (12.74%) .NET Framework
3 20 (12.74%) Software Packaging
4 9 (5.73%) WCF
4 9 (5.73%) CSS
5 7 (4.46%) XML
6 6 (3.82%) WSDL
6 6 (3.82%) Web Services
6 6 (3.82%) HTML
6 6 (3.82%) jQuery
6 6 (3.82%) HTML5
6 6 (3.82%) CSS3
6 6 (3.82%) Ajax
7 3 (1.91%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (1.91%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (1.91%) CAML
7 3 (1.91%) OAuth
7 3 (1.91%) ADO.NET
7 3 (1.91%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.83%) Clustering
2 16 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.64%) Replication
4 6 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.55%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.91%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.91%) Statistics
6 3 (1.91%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.85%) Windows
2 15 (9.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.10%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.91%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.27%) Solaris
6 2 (1.27%) Linux
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.94%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (19.11%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (15.92%) Load Balancing
4 21 (13.38%) Data Management
5 16 (10.19%) Database Tuning
5 16 (10.19%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (9.55%) Database Security
7 14 (8.92%) E-Commerce
8 13 (8.28%) ERP
9 12 (7.64%) CRM
10 11 (7.01%) OO
11 10 (6.37%) ITIL
11 10 (6.37%) Migration
12 8 (5.10%) ETL
13 7 (4.46%) Data Privacy
14 6 (3.82%) Change Control
14 6 (3.82%) ITSM
14 6 (3.82%) Security Management
14 6 (3.82%) Service Management
14 6 (3.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 134 (85.35%) SQL
2 85 (54.14%) T-SQL
3 22 (14.01%) PowerShell
4 13 (8.28%) C#
5 10 (6.37%) Java
6 8 (5.10%) PHP
7 3 (1.91%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.91%) C++
7 3 (1.91%) VB
8 1 (0.64%) VBA
8 1 (0.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 157 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (31.85%) Degree
3 46 (29.30%) MCSE
4 42 (26.75%) MCITP
5 33 (21.02%) MCTS
6 18 (11.46%) MCP
7 16 (10.19%) MCSA
8 15 (9.55%) MCSD
9 7 (4.46%) CCNA
9 7 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.46%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.91%) MCPD
11 2 (1.27%) OCP
11 2 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (1.27%) CISA
11 2 (1.27%) HNC
11 2 (1.27%) HND
12 1 (0.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.92%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.73%) SLA
3 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.46%) VMware ESX
3 7 (4.46%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (2.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.64%) NLBS
6 1 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.27%) SCOM
2 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 109 (69.43%) Microsoft
2 35 (22.29%) Oracle
3 24 (15.29%) Sybase
4 22 (14.01%) SAP
5 12 (7.64%) Infor
6 11 (7.01%) VMware
7 8 (5.10%) JD Edwards
8 7 (4.46%) Cisco
9 5 (3.18%) Akamai
10 4 (2.55%) Open Text
10 4 (2.55%) Interwoven
11 2 (1.27%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.64%) Siebel
12 1 (0.64%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.64%) HP
12 1 (0.64%) EMC
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus,Additional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Slater & Gordon
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Slater Gordon
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago