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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 820 831 770
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -61
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 58 62 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.060% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.22% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41 48 107
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
29255 27965 30740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.26% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23431 21963 25717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 30 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 30 January 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 -20 46 £50,000 +12.99% 3
London -12 26 £66,250 +26.19% 1
South East -30 11 £45,000 +12.50%
South Wales - 9 £40,000 -
Wales - 9 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 9 £40,000 -
East Midlands +21 4 £31,500 -22.22%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £31,500 -
Nottingham - 4 £31,500 -
North West -8 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Warrington - 3 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Surrey -4 2 £46,750 +28.08%
Berkshire -20 2 £56,250 +40.62%
Worthing - 2 £29,025 -
Southampton - 2 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £56,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £29,025 -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £42,500 -5.55%
City of London -2 1 £62,500 +25.00%
East of England -9 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Essex -14 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Saffron Walden - 1 £60,000 -
Doncaster - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £55,000 - 1
Iver - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (84.13%) SQL Server
3 91 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 76 (60.32%) SQL
5 63 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 50 (39.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 48 (38.10%) MCITP
8 48 (38.10%) MS Excel
8 48 (38.10%) SharePoint
9 46 (36.51%) Data Warehouse
10 44 (34.92%) Degree
11 43 (34.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 40 (31.75%) T-SQL
12 40 (31.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 39 (30.95%) ETL
14 38 (30.16%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (29.37%) MCSD
15 37 (29.37%) Windows
16 35 (27.78%) .NET
17 33 (26.19%) SQL Server 2005
18 31 (24.60%) Oracle
18 31 (24.60%) MCP
19 27 (21.43%) C#
19 27 (21.43%) OLAP
19 27 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
20 26 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (19.84%) ITIL
21 25 (19.84%) Project Management
22 24 (19.05%) MCTS

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.97%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.79%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 48 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.73%) MS Office
3 9 (7.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (15.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (3.97%) SAP CRM
4 4 (3.17%) SalesLogix
4 4 (3.17%) Pivotal CRM
5 3 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) DHCP
1 6 (4.76%) DNS
2 5 (3.97%) Firewall
3 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.38%) NAS
5 2 (1.59%) SAN
5 2 (1.59%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.59%) Network Security
6 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (84.13%) SQL Server
2 63 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (39.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (36.51%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (34.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 40 (31.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (26.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (21.43%) OLAP
10 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 16 (12.70%) Relational Database
12 12 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (8.73%) Ingres
13 11 (8.73%) Data Mining
13 11 (8.73%) Informix
13 11 (8.73%) DB2
14 10 (7.94%) MySQL
15 8 (6.35%) Oracle OLAP
16 7 (5.56%) Cognos Transformer
16 7 (5.56%) BODI
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (18.25%) Finance
2 22 (17.46%) Law
3 7 (5.56%) Advertising
4 3 (2.38%) Billing
4 3 (2.38%) Marketing
4 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (40.48%) DBA
2 42 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 31 (24.60%) SQL Server DBA
4 28 (22.22%) Consultant
5 20 (15.87%) Technical Consultant
6 18 (14.29%) Administrator
7 16 (12.70%) Principal Consultant
8 14 (11.11%) Applications Manager
9 11 (8.73%) Developer
10 10 (7.94%) Support Manager
11 9 (7.14%) Applications Support Manager
11 9 (7.14%) Applications Support
12 7 (5.56%) SQL Developer
13 6 (4.76%) Server Administrator
14 5 (3.97%) Senior DBA
14 5 (3.97%) Applications Development Manager
14 5 (3.97%) Application Development Manager
14 5 (3.97%) Support Engineer
14 5 (3.97%) Development Manager
15 4 (3.17%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.78%) .NET
2 22 (17.46%) .NET Framework
3 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.14%) Ajax
4 9 (7.14%) WCF
4 9 (7.14%) WPF
4 9 (7.14%) WF
4 9 (7.14%) ADO.NET
5 5 (3.97%) CAML
5 5 (3.97%) Silverlight
5 5 (3.97%) Web Services
5 5 (3.97%) XSLT
6 4 (3.17%) Regular Expression
7 3 (2.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (1.59%) SAML
8 2 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (18.25%) Replication
3 18 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 17 (13.49%) Clustering
5 12 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (8.73%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.17%) Statistics
7 4 (3.17%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.17%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.59%) NHS
8 2 (1.59%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.59%) New Media
8 2 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.37%) Windows
2 16 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (10.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.76%) Linux
5 6 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.95%) ETL
2 38 (30.16%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (19.84%) ITIL
4 25 (19.84%) Project Management
5 24 (19.05%) Business Development
5 24 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 22 (17.46%) CRM
7 20 (15.87%) Coaching
8 16 (12.70%) Information Management
9 15 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (9.52%) ERP
12 11 (8.73%) Change Control
13 10 (7.94%) Risk Management
14 9 (7.14%) Workflow
15 8 (6.35%) Data Migration
15 8 (6.35%) Migration
15 8 (6.35%) Business Continuity
15 8 (6.35%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 76 (60.32%) SQL
2 40 (31.75%) T-SQL
3 27 (21.43%) C#
4 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 126 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (38.10%) MCITP
3 44 (34.92%) Degree
4 37 (29.37%) MCSD
5 31 (24.60%) MCP
6 24 (19.05%) MCTS
7 20 (15.87%) MCSE
8 13 (10.32%) MCAD
9 11 (8.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (4.76%) CCNA
10 6 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (3.17%) CCNP
12 4 (3.17%) CISSP
12 4 (3.17%) MCSA
12 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
12 4 (3.17%) DV Cleared
12 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
12 4 (3.17%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.70%) ISO 9001
2 10 (7.94%) QA
3 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.17%) vSphere
2 4 (3.17%) VMware ESX
2 4 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) SCOM
2 3 (2.38%) Foglight
3 2 (1.59%) ZENworks
3 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.59%) SCCM
4 1 (0.79%) Ansible
4 1 (0.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 91 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 31 (24.60%) Oracle
3 19 (15.08%) Sybase
4 16 (12.70%) Hitachi
5 13 (10.32%) SAP
6 11 (8.73%) Siebel
6 11 (8.73%) Cisco
7 9 (7.14%) VMware
8 8 (6.35%) Business Objects
9 7 (5.56%) Ab Initio
9 7 (5.56%) Applix
9 7 (5.56%) Kalido
9 7 (5.56%) Sun
9 7 (5.56%) Cognos
9 7 (5.56%) Hyperion
9 7 (5.56%) Informatica
9 7 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (5.56%) JD Edwards
10 4 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.17%) Juniper
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago