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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 814 793 777
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 66 86 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.080% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 47 72 108
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
30716 29211 32279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.80% 27.10% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24600 23037 27108
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 22 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 24 December 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 -29 59 £55,000 +22.22% 5
London -14 38 £56,250 +2.27%
South East -20 13 £45,000 +12.50% 4
South Wales - 6 £40,000 -
Wales - 6 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 6 £40,000 -
East Midlands +19 4 £31,500 -22.22% 1
Nottinghamshire +17 4 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Nottingham +16 4 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Berkshire -2 4 £57,500 +43.75%
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Essex - 4 £60,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £57,500 -
East of England - 4 £60,000 -
Brentwood - 3 £62,500 -
Iver - 3 £42,500 -
City of London +4 2 £58,750 +2.17%
Surrey - 2 £46,750 -
Hampshire - 1 £28,500 - 4
High Wycombe - 1 £35,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £28,500 - 3
Saffron Walden - 1 £60,000 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 122 (85.92%) SQL Server
3 92 (64.79%) Microsoft
4 91 (64.08%) SQL
5 67 (47.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 59 (41.55%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (39.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 50 (35.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 49 (34.51%) ETL
9 49 (34.51%) Degree
10 48 (33.80%) MCITP
11 45 (31.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 43 (30.28%) MS Excel
13 42 (29.58%) SharePoint
14 41 (28.87%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (28.17%) T-SQL
16 36 (25.35%) .NET
17 35 (24.65%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (23.94%) OLAP
18 34 (23.94%) MCSD
19 32 (22.54%) Oracle
19 32 (22.54%) SQL Server 2012
20 31 (21.83%) SQL Server 2005
21 29 (20.42%) Law
22 28 (19.72%) MCP
22 28 (19.72%) Windows
22 28 (19.72%) CRM
23 27 (19.01%) MCSE
23 27 (19.01%) MCTS
24 26 (18.31%) C#

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (29.58%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.45%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (7.75%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.70%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (30.28%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.75%) MS Office
3 8 (5.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (18.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.93%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (3.52%) SAP CRM
4 4 (2.82%) Pivotal CRM
4 4 (2.82%) SalesLogix
5 3 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
3 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) DHCP
1 6 (4.23%) DNS
1 6 (4.23%) Firewall
2 5 (3.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.11%) NAS
4 2 (1.41%) Network Security
4 2 (1.41%) SAN
5 1 (0.70%) Internet
5 1 (0.70%) VPN
5 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (85.92%) SQL Server
2 67 (47.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (41.55%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (39.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (35.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 45 (31.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (23.94%) OLAP
8 32 (22.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (21.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (17.61%) Relational Database
11 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 15 (10.56%) MySQL
13 12 (8.45%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (7.75%) Ingres
14 11 (7.75%) Data Mining
14 11 (7.75%) Informix
14 11 (7.75%) DB2
15 8 (5.63%) Oracle OLAP
15 8 (5.63%) QlikView
16 7 (4.93%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (20.42%) Law
2 26 (18.31%) Finance
3 11 (7.75%) Marketing
4 9 (6.34%) Billing
5 7 (4.93%) Legal
6 5 (3.52%) Advertising
7 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Electronics
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
8 1 (0.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 44 (30.99%) DBA
2 37 (26.06%) SQL DBA
3 27 (19.01%) Consultant
4 26 (18.31%) SQL Server DBA
5 19 (13.38%) Technical Consultant
5 19 (13.38%) Applications Manager
6 16 (11.27%) Administrator
6 16 (11.27%) Developer
7 15 (10.56%) Applications Support
7 15 (10.56%) Principal Consultant
7 15 (10.56%) Support Manager
8 14 (9.86%) Applications Support Manager
9 12 (8.45%) SQL Developer
10 8 (5.63%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Report Developer
12 5 (3.52%) Junior SQL Server DBA
12 5 (3.52%) Application Development Manager
12 5 (3.52%) Senior DBA
12 5 (3.52%) Applications Development Manager
12 5 (3.52%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.35%) .NET
2 18 (12.68%) .NET Framework
3 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.63%) ADO.NET
4 8 (5.63%) WCF
4 8 (5.63%) WPF
4 8 (5.63%) WF
4 8 (5.63%) Ajax
5 5 (3.52%) Silverlight
5 5 (3.52%) CAML
5 5 (3.52%) Web Services
5 5 (3.52%) XSLT
6 4 (2.82%) Regular Expression
7 3 (2.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (1.41%) HTML
9 1 (0.70%) ADO
9 1 (0.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.65%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (14.79%) Replication
3 17 (11.97%) Management Information System
4 12 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (8.45%) Visualisation
5 11 (7.75%) Client/Server
6 10 (7.04%) Clustering
7 5 (3.52%) Statistics
8 4 (2.82%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.41%) New Media
9 2 (1.41%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.70%) NHS
10 1 (0.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.72%) Windows
2 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.23%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.52%) Linux
7 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.51%) ETL
2 41 (28.87%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (19.72%) CRM
4 25 (17.61%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (16.20%) Mentoring
5 23 (16.20%) Business Development
6 20 (14.08%) Project Management
6 20 (14.08%) ITIL
7 19 (13.38%) Coaching
8 16 (11.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 16 (11.27%) Information Management
9 15 (10.56%) Workflow
10 11 (7.75%) Migration
10 11 (7.75%) ERP
10 11 (7.75%) Data Migration
10 11 (7.75%) Change Control
11 10 (7.04%) Risk Management
12 8 (5.63%) Practice Management
12 8 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (4.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (64.08%) SQL
2 40 (28.17%) T-SQL
3 26 (18.31%) C#
4 12 (8.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 142 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (34.51%) Degree
3 48 (33.80%) MCITP
4 34 (23.94%) MCSD
5 28 (19.72%) MCP
6 27 (19.01%) MCSE
6 27 (19.01%) MCTS
7 13 (9.15%) MCAD
8 11 (7.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (4.93%) CCNA
9 7 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (3.52%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (3.52%) MCSA
12 4 (2.82%) CCNP
12 4 (2.82%) CISSP
12 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
12 4 (2.82%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.27%) ISO 9001
2 10 (7.04%) QA
3 8 (5.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (5.63%) Active Directory
1 8 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.52%) VMware ESX
2 5 (3.52%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (2.82%) vSphere
4 2 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Foglight
2 2 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.70%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (64.79%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.54%) Oracle
3 20 (14.08%) Sybase
4 16 (11.27%) Hitachi
5 15 (10.56%) Business Objects
6 13 (9.15%) SAP
7 12 (8.45%) Cisco
8 11 (7.75%) Siebel
9 9 (6.34%) VMware
10 7 (4.93%) Kalido
10 7 (4.93%) Applix
10 7 (4.93%) Ab Initio
10 7 (4.93%) Sun
10 7 (4.93%) Cognos
10 7 (4.93%) Hyperion
10 7 (4.93%) Informatica
10 7 (4.93%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (4.93%) JD Edwards
11 4 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (2.82%) Juniper
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