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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 817 794 756
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -38
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 77 86 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 66 80 133
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £34,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%

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
31005 29262 33763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.06% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24022 23777 28602
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 19 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 27 August 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 -57 76 £50,000 +11.11% 3
London +7 59 £55,000 +3.77% 3
City of London +31 23 £55,000 -8.33%
South East -35 15 £45,000 +9.75%
Kent - 10 £50,000 -
Dartford - 5 £50,000 -
Bracknell -4 3 £37,500 +22.95%
Berkshire -7 3 £37,500 +13.63%
Aberdeen +6 1 - -
Leicestershire +2 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Leicester +1 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Surrey -1 1 £45,000 -
Scotland -8 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 £25,000 -44.44%
East of England - 1 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £42,500 -
Eastleigh - 1 £42,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £40,000 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 150 (86.71%) SQL Server
3 140 (80.92%) SQL
4 117 (67.63%) Microsoft
5 82 (47.40%) T-SQL
6 76 (43.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 72 (41.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 58 (33.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 55 (31.79%) Performance Tuning
10 54 (31.21%) Windows
11 50 (28.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 49 (28.32%) MCITP
12 49 (28.32%) Degree
12 49 (28.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 49 (28.32%) MS Excel
13 46 (26.59%) MCSE
14 44 (25.43%) Data Warehouse
15 40 (23.12%) .NET
15 40 (23.12%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (22.54%) Oracle
17 38 (21.97%) MCTS
18 34 (19.65%) Finance
18 34 (19.65%) Relational Database
19 31 (17.92%) SQL Server 2012
20 27 (15.61%) OLAP
21 26 (15.03%) TCP/IP
22 25 (14.45%) SQL Server 2000
23 22 (12.72%) ETL
23 22 (12.72%) SharePoint
23 22 (12.72%) Law

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 22 (12.72%) SharePoint
2 20 (11.56%) IIS
3 10 (5.78%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (4.62%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.31%) WorkSite
5 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (28.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.89%) Magento
2 5 (2.89%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.16%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.58%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.58%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.47%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) IaaS
2 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.03%) TCP/IP
2 21 (12.14%) LDAP
3 14 (8.09%) HTTP
4 12 (6.94%) DHCP
4 12 (6.94%) DNS
5 11 (6.36%) Internet
6 9 (5.20%) Firewall
7 5 (2.89%) SAN
8 1 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (86.71%) SQL Server
2 76 (43.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (41.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (33.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 50 (28.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 49 (28.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 44 (25.43%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (19.65%) Relational Database
9 31 (17.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (15.61%) OLAP
11 25 (14.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 14 (8.09%) RDBMS
13 9 (5.20%) MySQL
14 8 (4.62%) QlikView
15 7 (4.05%) OLTP
16 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (2.31%) DTS
16 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database
17 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
17 3 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Visual Studio
1 6 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (19.65%) Finance
2 22 (12.72%) Law
3 16 (9.25%) Marketing
4 10 (5.78%) Legal
5 8 (4.62%) Billing
6 6 (3.47%) German Language
7 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.16%) Electronics
7 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.58%) French Language
8 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 83 (47.98%) DBA
2 81 (46.82%) SQL DBA
3 35 (20.23%) SQL Server DBA
4 30 (17.34%) Analyst
5 26 (15.03%) Administrator
6 21 (12.14%) Developer
7 20 (11.56%) Database Analyst
8 14 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (8.09%) Systems Support
9 13 (7.51%) SQL Developer
10 12 (6.94%) Applications Manager
10 12 (6.94%) Support Engineer
11 11 (6.36%) SQL Server Analyst
11 11 (6.36%) Server Analyst
12 10 (5.78%) Senior SQL DBA
12 10 (5.78%) Senior DBA
12 10 (5.78%) Applications Support
13 9 (5.20%) Support Analyst
14 8 (4.62%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.12%) .NET
2 20 (11.56%) ASP.NET
3 14 (8.09%) .NET Framework
3 14 (8.09%) Software Packaging
4 7 (4.05%) XML
5 6 (3.47%) WSDL
5 6 (3.47%) Ajax
5 6 (3.47%) WCF
5 6 (3.47%) CSS
5 6 (3.47%) Web Services
5 6 (3.47%) HTML
5 6 (3.47%) jQuery
5 6 (3.47%) HTML5
5 6 (3.47%) CSS3
6 3 (1.73%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (1.73%) LINQ to SQL
6 3 (1.73%) ADO.NET
6 3 (1.73%) LINQ
6 3 (1.73%) XSL
7 1 (0.58%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.83%) Clustering
2 14 (8.09%) Replication
3 10 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.20%) Visualisation
4 9 (5.20%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.47%) Statistics
6 3 (1.73%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.16%) DTV
7 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.21%) Windows
2 17 (9.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.89%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.31%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) Solaris
7 2 (1.16%) Linux
7 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.79%) Performance Tuning
2 40 (23.12%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (12.72%) ETL
4 20 (11.56%) Load Balancing
5 18 (10.40%) Data Management
6 17 (9.83%) ITIL
6 17 (9.83%) CRM
6 17 (9.83%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (8.67%) Migration
8 14 (8.09%) ERP
8 14 (8.09%) Database Security
9 12 (6.94%) Database Tuning
10 11 (6.36%) Change Control
11 8 (4.62%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.62%) OO
11 8 (4.62%) E-Commerce
11 8 (4.62%) Workflow
11 8 (4.62%) Practice Management
12 7 (4.05%) Project Management
12 7 (4.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (80.92%) SQL
2 82 (47.40%) T-SQL
3 19 (10.98%) PowerShell
4 12 (6.94%) C#
5 7 (4.05%) Java
6 5 (2.89%) PHP
7 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.73%) C++
8 2 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (0.58%) VBA
9 1 (0.58%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 173 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (28.32%) MCITP
2 49 (28.32%) Degree
3 46 (26.59%) MCSE
4 38 (21.97%) MCTS
5 21 (12.14%) MCP
6 18 (10.40%) MCSD
7 14 (8.09%) MCSA
8 10 (5.78%) CCNA
8 10 (5.78%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (5.20%) Network+ Certification
9 9 (5.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (3.47%) MCAD
12 3 (1.73%) CCNP
13 2 (1.16%) CISA
13 2 (1.16%) OCP
13 2 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.58%) PMP
14 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.09%) PCI DSS
2 10 (5.78%) SLA
3 5 (2.89%) QA
4 2 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.20%) VMware ESX
2 9 (5.20%) VMware Workstation
3 8 (4.62%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.58%) NLBS
6 1 (0.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.16%) SCOM
2 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 117 (67.63%) Microsoft
2 39 (22.54%) Oracle
3 20 (11.56%) SAP
4 18 (10.40%) Sybase
5 13 (7.51%) VMware
6 12 (6.94%) Infor
7 9 (5.20%) Cisco
7 9 (5.20%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.89%) JD Edwards
8 5 (2.89%) Akamai
9 4 (2.31%) Open Text
9 4 (2.31%) Interwoven
10 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.58%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.58%) HP
11 1 (0.58%) EMC
11 1 (0.58%) Siebel
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