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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 851 843 785
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -58
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 39 90 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 73 99
Average salary £40,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.33%

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
30383 32724 31424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.46% 27.25% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23753 26140 25296
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 26 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 April 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 -41 36 £40,000 -8.04% 3
London +17 16 £47,500 +34.56% 3
City of London +40 9 £47,500 -17.39% 1
South East -18 9 £55,000 +29.41%
North West +21 7 £40,000 +3.22%
Warrington - 7 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 7 £40,000 -
Berkshire -6 5 £55,000 +51.72%
Bracknell - 4 - -
Leicestershire +21 2 £38,500 +1.31%
East Midlands +18 2 £38,500 -18.94%
Leicester +15 2 £38,500 +1.31%
Bradford - 2 £48,312 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £48,312 -
Yorkshire - 2 £48,312 -
South Wales - 2 £37,500 -
Wales - 2 £37,500 -
West Sussex +8 1 £29,025 -31.70%
Southampton -15 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Hampshire -16 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Worthing - 1 £29,025 -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Newport - 1 £34,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £41,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (90.10%) SQL Server
3 77 (76.24%) Microsoft
4 75 (74.26%) SQL
5 55 (54.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (51.49%) T-SQL
6 52 (51.49%) MCITP
6 52 (51.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 50 (49.50%) MS Excel
8 49 (48.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 42 (41.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 40 (39.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 40 (39.60%) Degree
11 37 (36.63%) Windows
12 35 (34.65%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (33.66%) SharePoint
14 32 (31.68%) MCP
14 32 (31.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 32 (31.68%) Performance Tuning
15 29 (28.71%) Oracle
16 28 (27.72%) .NET
17 24 (23.76%) C#
17 24 (23.76%) MCSD
17 24 (23.76%) ETL
18 23 (22.77%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (22.77%) Finance
19 22 (21.78%) Project Management
20 21 (20.79%) ITIL
21 20 (19.80%) Replication
21 20 (19.80%) Business Development

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (33.66%) SharePoint
2 15 (14.85%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (6.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.96%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.96%) IIS
6 2 (1.98%) Apache
6 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 50 (49.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.88%) InfoPath
3 9 (8.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.93%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.98%) Infor CRM
3 2 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.98%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.98%) Pivotal CRM
3 2 (1.98%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Firewall
2 4 (3.96%) Internet
3 2 (1.98%) Network Security
3 2 (1.98%) DHCP
3 2 (1.98%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.98%) DNS
3 2 (1.98%) SAN
4 1 (0.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (90.10%) SQL Server
2 55 (54.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (51.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (48.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (41.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (39.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (31.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (22.77%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (16.83%) SQL Server 2000
10 15 (14.85%) MySQL
10 15 (14.85%) OLAP
11 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 14 (13.86%) Relational Database
12 9 (8.91%) Informix
12 9 (8.91%) DB2
12 9 (8.91%) Ingres
12 9 (8.91%) Data Mining
13 8 (7.92%) Oracle OLAP
14 7 (6.93%) BODI
14 7 (6.93%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (22.77%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Advertising
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (53.47%) DBA
2 37 (36.63%) SQL DBA
3 31 (30.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 27 (26.73%) Consultant
5 22 (21.78%) Administrator
6 17 (16.83%) Principal Consultant
7 15 (14.85%) Technical Consultant
8 11 (10.89%) Developer
9 9 (8.91%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.94%) Server Administrator
10 6 (5.94%) SharePoint Consultant
10 6 (5.94%) Architect
11 5 (4.95%) Senior DBA
11 5 (4.95%) Security Consultant
12 4 (3.96%) Technical Support Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) Technical Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) .NET Architect
12 4 (3.96%) Technical Support
12 4 (3.96%) Support Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.72%) .NET
2 18 (17.82%) .NET Framework
3 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET
4 12 (11.88%) ADO.NET
4 12 (11.88%) Ajax
5 11 (10.89%) Web Services
5 11 (10.89%) XSLT
5 11 (10.89%) CAML
6 10 (9.90%) WCF
6 10 (9.90%) WPF
6 10 (9.90%) WF
7 9 (8.91%) Silverlight
8 5 (4.95%) Regular Expression
9 4 (3.96%) ODBC
10 2 (1.98%) SAML
10 2 (1.98%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (1.98%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Replication
2 18 (17.82%) Management Information System
2 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (14.85%) Clustering
4 9 (8.91%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.96%) Statistics
5 4 (3.96%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.98%) NHS
6 2 (1.98%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.98%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.63%) Windows
2 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.93%) Linux
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (31.68%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (23.76%) ETL
4 22 (21.78%) Project Management
5 21 (20.79%) ITIL
6 20 (19.80%) Business Development
7 18 (17.82%) Mentoring
7 18 (17.82%) Software Delivery
8 15 (14.85%) Coaching
8 15 (14.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (13.86%) CRM
9 14 (13.86%) Information Management
10 12 (11.88%) Workflow
10 12 (11.88%) ERP
10 12 (11.88%) Database Mirroring
11 11 (10.89%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (10.89%) UML
11 11 (10.89%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (10.89%) OO
11 11 (10.89%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (74.26%) SQL
2 52 (51.49%) T-SQL
3 24 (23.76%) C#
4 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.89%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (51.49%) MCITP
3 40 (39.60%) Degree
4 32 (31.68%) MCP
5 24 (23.76%) MCSD
6 14 (13.86%) MCTS
7 11 (10.89%) MCSE
8 8 (7.92%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (5.94%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (4.95%) CISSP
10 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
10 5 (4.95%) DV Cleared
10 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 4 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (3.96%) OCA
12 2 (1.98%) OCP
12 2 (1.98%) MCAD
12 2 (1.98%) PMP
12 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.96%) XenApp
3 4 (3.96%) vSphere
4 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.98%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) SCOM
2 2 (1.98%) Ansible
2 2 (1.98%) logstash
2 2 (1.98%) ZENworks
2 2 (1.98%) Foglight
2 2 (1.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (76.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (28.71%) Oracle
3 14 (13.86%) Hitachi
4 12 (11.88%) Sybase
4 12 (11.88%) Business Objects
5 9 (8.91%) SAP
5 9 (8.91%) Siebel
6 8 (7.92%) VMware
7 7 (6.93%) Applix
7 7 (6.93%) JD Edwards
7 7 (6.93%) Ab Initio
7 7 (6.93%) Hyperion
7 7 (6.93%) Informatica
7 7 (6.93%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (6.93%) Cognos
7 7 (6.93%) Sun
8 6 (5.94%) Citrix
8 6 (5.94%) Red Gate
9 5 (4.95%) Juniper
9 5 (4.95%) Cisco
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