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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 848 815 770
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -45
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 35 92 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24 74 97
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +47.54%

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
29235 32104 30081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.34% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22964 25766 24182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,500
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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 28 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 22 May 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 -24 33 £45,000 +1.12% 5
London +29 16 £47,500 +34.56% 4
City of London +43 8 £46,250 -19.56%
South East -38 8 £50,000 +17.64%
Berkshire +1 7 £55,000 +46.66%
Bracknell +18 6 - -
North West - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands +9 2 £38,500 -18.94%
East of England +8 2 £43,750 -18.98%
Leicestershire - 2 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £48,312 -
Yorkshire - 2 £48,312 -
Bradford - 2 £48,312 -
Leicester - 2 £38,500 -
Warrington - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +9 1 £45,000 +1.12%
Essex 0 1 £42,500 -21.29%
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £45,000 -16.27%
Basildon - 1 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
Iver - 1 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Newport - 1 £34,000 -
South Wales - 1 £34,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £34,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 91 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 73 (80.22%) Microsoft
4 68 (74.73%) SQL
5 51 (56.04%) T-SQL
6 47 (51.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (51.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 46 (50.55%) MCITP
7 46 (50.55%) MS Excel
8 45 (49.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 38 (41.76%) Degree
9 38 (41.76%) Windows
10 37 (40.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 37 (40.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 32 (35.16%) MCP
12 29 (31.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 29 (31.87%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (29.67%) Oracle
13 27 (29.67%) Performance Tuning
14 26 (28.57%) SharePoint
15 23 (25.27%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (23.08%) .NET
16 21 (23.08%) Finance
17 20 (21.98%) ITIL
18 19 (20.88%) MCSD
19 18 (19.78%) C#
20 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2000
20 17 (18.68%) MySQL
20 17 (18.68%) Relational Database
20 17 (18.68%) Replication

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.99%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.40%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.20%) Apache
Applications
1 46 (50.55%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.99%) InfoPath
3 5 (5.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.49%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) Internet
2 5 (5.49%) DHCP
2 5 (5.49%) DNS
2 5 (5.49%) Firewall
3 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.20%) SAN
5 1 (1.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 47 (51.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 47 (51.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (49.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (40.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (40.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (31.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (25.27%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 17 (18.68%) MySQL
7 17 (18.68%) Relational Database
8 13 (14.29%) OLAP
9 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (12.09%) RDBMS
10 10 (10.99%) Oracle Database
11 8 (8.79%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (6.59%) Data Mining
12 6 (6.59%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (5.49%) Cognos Transformer
13 5 (5.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Advertising
3 4 (4.40%) French Language
3 4 (4.40%) German Language
3 4 (4.40%) Italian Language
3 4 (4.40%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (56.04%) DBA
2 35 (38.46%) SQL DBA
3 31 (34.07%) SQL Server DBA
4 20 (21.98%) Administrator
5 18 (19.78%) Consultant
6 13 (14.29%) Principal Consultant
7 10 (10.99%) Developer
8 9 (9.89%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (8.79%) Technical Support
9 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Technical Support Engineer
10 7 (7.69%) SQL Developer
10 7 (7.69%) Server Administrator
11 6 (6.59%) SharePoint Consultant
11 6 (6.59%) Architect
12 5 (5.49%) SharePoint Architect
13 4 (4.40%) C# Architect
13 4 (4.40%) Principal Architect
13 4 (4.40%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.08%) .NET
2 12 (13.19%) .NET Framework
3 11 (12.09%) Ajax
3 11 (12.09%) ADO.NET
3 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET
4 10 (10.99%) Web Services
4 10 (10.99%) XSLT
5 9 (9.89%) CAML
5 9 (9.89%) WCF
5 9 (9.89%) WPF
6 8 (8.79%) WF
6 8 (8.79%) Silverlight
7 4 (4.40%) ODBC
8 1 (1.10%) HTML
8 1 (1.10%) XML
8 1 (1.10%) SAML
8 1 (1.10%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (1.10%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Replication
2 14 (15.38%) Clustering
3 12 (13.19%) Computer Science
4 11 (12.09%) Management Information System
4 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.49%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.40%) Statistics
7 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.10%) DTV
8 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.76%) Windows
2 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.79%) Linux
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.40%) UNIX
5 4 (4.40%) Solaris
6 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (29.67%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (21.98%) ITIL
4 16 (17.58%) ETL
4 16 (17.58%) Project Management
5 13 (14.29%) Business Development
5 13 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
6 12 (13.19%) Software Delivery
6 12 (13.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (12.09%) Mentoring
8 10 (10.99%) ERP
8 10 (10.99%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (10.99%) OO
8 10 (10.99%) Workflow
8 10 (10.99%) Content Management
9 9 (9.89%) Database Security
9 9 (9.89%) CRM
9 9 (9.89%) UML
9 9 (9.89%) Coaching
10 8 (8.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (74.73%) SQL
2 51 (56.04%) T-SQL
3 18 (19.78%) C#
4 10 (10.99%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.89%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.10%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 91 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (50.55%) MCITP
3 38 (41.76%) Degree
4 32 (35.16%) MCP
5 19 (20.88%) MCSD
6 13 (14.29%) MCTS
7 12 (13.19%) MCSE
8 8 (8.79%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (6.59%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 4 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (4.40%) CCNA
10 4 (4.40%) OCA
10 4 (4.40%) MCSA
11 2 (2.20%) MCPD
11 2 (2.20%) OCP
11 2 (2.20%) PMP
11 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.40%) XenApp
4 2 (2.20%) NFS
5 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) SCOM
2 2 (2.20%) Ansible
2 2 (2.20%) logstash
3 1 (1.10%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.10%) Foglight
3 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (80.22%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.67%) Oracle
3 10 (10.99%) Business Objects
4 9 (9.89%) Sun
5 8 (8.79%) Sybase
5 8 (8.79%) Hitachi
5 8 (8.79%) LANDesk
5 8 (8.79%) VMware
6 6 (6.59%) SAP
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco
7 5 (5.49%) Cognos
7 5 (5.49%) Siebel
7 5 (5.49%) Citrix
7 5 (5.49%) Hyperion
7 5 (5.49%) Informatica
7 5 (5.49%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (5.49%) JD Edwards
7 5 (5.49%) Applix
7 5 (5.49%) Ab Initio
8 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
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