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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 825 798 739
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -59
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 79 77 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.071% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.26% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 66 71 136
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31535 29694 33047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.27% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24720 23936 28341
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £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 23 July 2014 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 23 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 -26 78 £45,000 - 3
London -10 48 £45,000 -14.28% 3
South East -10 28 £43,750 +43.44%
City of London +6 15 £57,500 +17.94% 2
Kent - 9 £47,500 -
Berkshire -7 6 £37,500 +22.95%
Bracknell -16 6 £37,500 +22.95%
Hove - 6 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 6 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £42,500 -
Dartford - 4 £50,000 -
Southampton - 3 £42,500 -
Eastleigh - 2 £42,500 -
Aberdeen +10 1 - -
Surrey -1 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Scotland -14 1 - -
East of England -17 1 £40,000 -30.43%
East Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £25,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £60,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £40,000 -
Leicester - 1 £25,000 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 154 (91.12%) SQL Server
3 147 (86.98%) SQL
4 116 (68.64%) Microsoft
5 90 (53.25%) T-SQL
6 67 (39.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 63 (37.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 60 (35.50%) Performance Tuning
9 58 (34.32%) Windows
10 56 (33.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 53 (31.36%) MS Excel
12 51 (30.18%) Degree
13 50 (29.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 49 (28.99%) MCSE
15 48 (28.40%) .NET
15 48 (28.40%) MCITP
16 47 (27.81%) SQL Server 2008
17 41 (24.26%) Finance
18 39 (23.08%) Oracle
19 37 (21.89%) MCTS
19 37 (21.89%) Relational Database
20 36 (21.30%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (17.16%) TCP/IP
21 29 (17.16%) SQL Server 2012
22 28 (16.57%) Data Warehouse
23 26 (15.38%) LDAP
23 26 (15.38%) ASP.NET
24 25 (14.79%) IIS
24 25 (14.79%) SQL Server 2000
25 24 (14.20%) Load Balancing

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 25 (14.79%) IIS
2 15 (8.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.73%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.14%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.37%) WorkSite
5 4 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.59%) Lync
6 1 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.59%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 53 (31.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Oracle CRM
1 8 (4.73%) Magento
2 7 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Pivotal CRM
3 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.59%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.14%) Office 365
2 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.16%) TCP/IP
2 26 (15.38%) LDAP
3 19 (11.24%) HTTP
4 11 (6.51%) Internet
5 10 (5.92%) DHCP
5 10 (5.92%) DNS
6 9 (5.33%) Firewall
7 6 (3.55%) SAN
8 1 (0.59%) NAS
8 1 (0.59%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (91.12%) SQL Server
2 67 (39.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (37.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (33.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 50 (29.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (27.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 37 (21.89%) Relational Database
8 29 (17.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (16.57%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (14.79%) SQL Server 2000
11 20 (11.83%) OLAP
12 15 (8.88%) RDBMS
13 8 (4.73%) MySQL
14 6 (3.55%) OLTP
15 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (2.96%) QlikView
16 4 (2.37%) DTS
17 3 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
17 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
17 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Visual Studio
1 7 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (24.26%) Finance
2 16 (9.47%) Marketing
3 9 (5.33%) Law
4 8 (4.73%) Legal
5 6 (3.55%) German Language
6 5 (2.96%) Billing
7 1 (0.59%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) French Language
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (53.25%) DBA
2 88 (52.07%) SQL DBA
3 38 (22.49%) SQL Server DBA
4 32 (18.93%) Analyst
5 28 (16.57%) Administrator
6 24 (14.20%) Database Analyst
7 20 (11.83%) Developer
8 19 (11.24%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (11.24%) Systems Support
8 19 (11.24%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (7.10%) SQL Developer
10 11 (6.51%) Server Analyst
10 11 (6.51%) SQL Server Analyst
11 10 (5.92%) Support Engineer
12 8 (4.73%) Senior SQL DBA
12 8 (4.73%) Senior DBA
13 7 (4.14%) Applications Support
13 7 (4.14%) Support Analyst
14 6 (3.55%) Technical Support
14 6 (3.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.40%) .NET
2 26 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 19 (11.24%) .NET Framework
3 19 (11.24%) Software Packaging
4 7 (4.14%) WCF
4 7 (4.14%) XML
4 7 (4.14%) CSS
5 6 (3.55%) Web Services
5 6 (3.55%) HTML
5 6 (3.55%) WSDL
5 6 (3.55%) jQuery
5 6 (3.55%) HTML5
5 6 (3.55%) CSS3
5 6 (3.55%) Ajax
6 3 (1.78%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (1.78%) LINQ to SQL
6 3 (1.78%) XSL
6 3 (1.78%) LINQ
6 3 (1.78%) ADO.NET
7 2 (1.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.06%) Clustering
2 15 (8.88%) Replication
3 14 (8.28%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.14%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.96%) Statistics
6 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.37%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.78%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.59%) DTV
8 1 (0.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.32%) Windows
2 15 (8.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.73%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.78%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.18%) Solaris
6 2 (1.18%) Linux
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.50%) Performance Tuning
2 36 (21.30%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (14.20%) Load Balancing
4 21 (12.43%) Data Management
5 17 (10.06%) CRM
6 16 (9.47%) Database Tuning
6 16 (9.47%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (8.88%) Database Security
8 14 (8.28%) Migration
8 14 (8.28%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.28%) ETL
9 13 (7.69%) ERP
10 11 (6.51%) OO
11 10 (5.92%) ITIL
12 7 (4.14%) Workflow
12 7 (4.14%) Data Privacy
13 6 (3.55%) Propensity Modelling
13 6 (3.55%) Change Control
13 6 (3.55%) Validation
13 6 (3.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (86.98%) SQL
2 90 (53.25%) T-SQL
3 20 (11.83%) PowerShell
4 13 (7.69%) C#
5 10 (5.92%) Java
6 8 (4.73%) PHP
7 3 (1.78%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.78%) C++
7 3 (1.78%) VB
8 1 (0.59%) VBA
8 1 (0.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 169 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (30.18%) Degree
3 49 (28.99%) MCSE
4 48 (28.40%) MCITP
5 37 (21.89%) MCTS
6 18 (10.65%) MCP
7 16 (9.47%) MCSA
8 13 (7.69%) MCSD
9 7 (4.14%) CCNA
9 7 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.14%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.18%) OCP
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.18%) CISA
10 2 (1.18%) HNC
10 2 (1.18%) HND
10 2 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.59%) MCPD
11 1 (0.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) PCI DSS
2 11 (6.51%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (5.33%) Active Directory
1 9 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.14%) VMware ESX
2 7 (4.14%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.59%) NLBS
5 1 (0.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.18%) SCOM
2 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 116 (68.64%) Microsoft
2 39 (23.08%) Oracle
3 23 (13.61%) Sybase
4 22 (13.02%) SAP
5 12 (7.10%) Infor
6 11 (6.51%) VMware
7 8 (4.73%) JD Edwards
8 7 (4.14%) Cisco
8 7 (4.14%) Business Objects
9 5 (2.96%) Akamai
10 4 (2.37%) Open Text
10 4 (2.37%) Interwoven
11 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.59%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.59%) HP
12 1 (0.59%) EMC
12 1 (0.59%) Siebel
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £56000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Slater & Gordon
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 25 days ago