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 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 885 931 891
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -40
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 25 39 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.036% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.097% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 66
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £56,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%

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
25665 29528 31156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.27% 27.43% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20805 23811 24120
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCDBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MCDBA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 23 £45,000 -25.00% 1
South East +31 9 £52,500 +16.66%
Surrey +35 7 £60,000 +33.33%
London +33 6 £39,000 -35.00%
Yorkshire +21 3 £45,000 -28.00%
West Yorkshire +11 3 £45,000 -28.00%
East Midlands +5 3 £40,000 +30.08% 1
East of England +25 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Leeds +12 2 £45,000 -28.00%
Nottinghamshire +4 2 £40,000 +30.08% 1
Nottingham +2 2 £40,000 +30.08% 1
Hampshire -4 2 £30,000 -36.84%
Hertfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Southampton - 2 £30,000 -
Watford - 2 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £55,000 -
Scotland - 2 £55,000 -
City of London +53 1 £47,500 -20.83%
High Peak - 1 £26,000 -
Knottingley - 1 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £26,000 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing MCDBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MCDBA.

1 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (91.55%) SQL
2 65 (91.55%) SQL Server
3 40 (56.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
5 35 (49.30%) ITIL
6 33 (46.48%) MS Excel
7 28 (39.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (38.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (30.99%) MCSE
10 21 (29.58%) MCTS
10 21 (29.58%) MCITP
11 20 (28.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (28.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (28.17%) T-SQL
11 20 (28.17%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (26.76%) Project Management
13 17 (23.94%) SharePoint
13 17 (23.94%) Relational Database
14 16 (22.54%) MCSA
14 16 (22.54%) Oracle
14 16 (22.54%) Replication
15 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2000
15 15 (21.13%) SAN
15 15 (21.13%) IBM
15 15 (21.13%) DB2
15 15 (21.13%) SharePoint Server
15 15 (21.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 15 (21.13%) NAS
15 15 (21.13%) Database Theory

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (23.94%) SharePoint
2 15 (21.13%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (5.63%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (46.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) NAS
1 15 (21.13%) SAN
2 2 (2.82%) DHCP
2 2 (2.82%) DNS
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) LAN
3 1 (1.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (91.55%) SQL Server
2 40 (56.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (39.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (38.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (28.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (28.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (23.94%) Relational Database
7 15 (21.13%) DB2
7 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (16.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (5.63%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
13 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (73.24%) DBA
2 49 (69.01%) SQL DBA
3 33 (46.48%) Administrator
4 22 (30.99%) SQL Server DBA
5 10 (14.08%) Senior DBA
5 10 (14.08%) Senior SQL DBA
6 7 (9.86%) Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Junior
7 5 (7.04%) Junior DBA
7 5 (7.04%) Junior SQL DBA
8 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.82%) Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 8 (11.27%) .NET
3 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.23%) XML
4 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.41%) CSS
5 1 (1.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Replication
2 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.86%) Clustering
4 5 (7.04%) iPad
5 4 (5.63%) iPhone
5 4 (5.63%) Statistics
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) Blog
7 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) ITIL
2 20 (28.17%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (26.76%) Project Management
4 15 (21.13%) Database Theory
5 13 (18.31%) Relational Database Theory
6 10 (14.08%) High Availability
7 6 (8.45%) Data Protection
7 6 (8.45%) Database Mirroring
7 6 (8.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.63%) CRM
8 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.23%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.23%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.23%) Migration
10 2 (2.82%) Change Control
10 2 (2.82%) Change Management
10 2 (2.82%) Database Security
10 2 (2.82%) ETL
10 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (91.55%) SQL
2 20 (28.17%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.04%) Java
4 4 (5.63%) C#
4 4 (5.63%) PHP
5 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (30.99%) MCSE
3 21 (29.58%) MCITP
3 21 (29.58%) MCTS
4 16 (22.54%) MCSA
5 14 (19.72%) Degree
6 13 (18.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (4.23%) MCPD
8 1 (1.41%) CCNA
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.54%) Oracle
3 15 (21.13%) IBM
4 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
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