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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 893 947 922
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 47 40 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.036% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 47 27 71
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,900 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -11.11%

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
28082 30871 33084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 27.56% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22647 24105 26475
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 2 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 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 +16 46 £45,000 -2.70%
London +27 33 £45,000 -5.26%
City of London +55 16 £45,000 -2.70%
South East +21 5 £40,000 -33.33%
North West +17 3 £38,500 -3.75%
Hampshire +16 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Manchester - 3 £38,500 -
Southampton +6 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Surrey - 2 £52,500 -
Bristol - 2 £30,000 -
South West - 2 £30,000 -
Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +3 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Scotland +1 1 £50,000 +5.26%
North East - 1 £20,000 -
Bromley - 1 £40,457 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £20,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £20,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £40,000 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (99.12%) SQL Server
3 103 (91.15%) SQL
4 69 (61.06%) Microsoft
5 63 (55.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 60 (53.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 52 (46.02%) MCITP
8 50 (44.25%) MCSE
9 49 (43.36%) MCTS
10 46 (40.71%) ITIL
11 42 (37.17%) T-SQL
11 42 (37.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 42 (37.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 41 (36.28%) MCSA
13 39 (34.51%) Relational Database
14 38 (33.63%) Database Theory
15 36 (31.86%) Relational Database Theory
15 36 (31.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 32 (28.32%) Finance
16 32 (28.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 27 (23.89%) Performance Tuning
18 26 (23.01%) Degree
18 26 (23.01%) Replication
18 26 (23.01%) Data Warehouse
19 18 (15.93%) MCP
20 17 (15.04%) Windows
20 17 (15.04%) Data Protection
20 17 (15.04%) Solvency II
21 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 14 (12.39%) Clustering

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 13 (11.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.96%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.42%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.54%) IIS
5 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) SAN
2 6 (5.31%) LAN
3 4 (3.54%) NAS
3 4 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.54%) WLAN
4 3 (2.65%) HTTP
5 2 (1.77%) Firewall
5 2 (1.77%) Internet
5 2 (1.77%) WAN
6 1 (0.88%) DHCP
6 1 (0.88%) DNS
6 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.88%) Network Security
6 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (99.12%) SQL Server
2 63 (55.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (53.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (37.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 42 (37.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (34.51%) Relational Database
6 32 (28.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (23.01%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (5.31%) DB2
11 5 (4.42%) Data Mining
11 5 (4.42%) MySQL
12 4 (3.54%) GIS
12 4 (3.54%) Informix
12 4 (3.54%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
12 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
12 4 (3.54%) Power BI
12 4 (3.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) ERwin
General
1 32 (28.32%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Legal
3 4 (3.54%) Law
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (75.22%) DBA
2 82 (72.57%) SQL DBA
3 67 (59.29%) Administrator
4 36 (31.86%) SQL Server DBA
5 11 (9.73%) Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Junior
6 9 (7.96%) Junior DBA
6 9 (7.96%) Junior SQL DBA
7 8 (7.08%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.19%) Junior SQL Server DBA
9 6 (5.31%) Senior DBA
9 6 (5.31%) Senior SQL DBA
9 6 (5.31%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (5.31%) SSRS Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Architect
10 4 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 4 (3.54%) Consultant
10 4 (3.54%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.54%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.08%) .NET
2 4 (3.54%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.54%) JSON
2 4 (3.54%) Middleware
2 4 (3.54%) REST
3 3 (2.65%) HTML
3 3 (2.65%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 3 (2.65%) XML
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.88%) COM
4 1 (0.88%) CSS
4 1 (0.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.01%) Replication
2 14 (12.39%) Clustering
3 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.96%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.08%) Statistics
6 6 (5.31%) iPad
7 4 (3.54%) Data Integration
7 4 (3.54%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.54%) Economics
7 4 (3.54%) iPhone
7 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.54%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.88%) NHS
9 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.04%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) Windows Server
2 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.71%) ITIL
2 38 (33.63%) Database Theory
3 36 (31.86%) Relational Database Theory
4 27 (23.89%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (15.04%) Data Protection
6 13 (11.50%) High Availability
6 13 (11.50%) Risk Management
7 11 (9.73%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (8.85%) Service Delivery
9 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.96%) Database Mirroring
9 9 (7.96%) ETL
10 8 (7.08%) Change Control
11 7 (6.19%) Presales
11 7 (6.19%) Project Management
12 6 (5.31%) Data Management
12 6 (5.31%) Information Management
13 5 (4.42%) Coaching
13 5 (4.42%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 103 (91.15%) SQL
2 42 (37.17%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.31%) C#
4 3 (2.65%) Java
4 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 113 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (46.02%) MCITP
3 50 (44.25%) MCSE
4 49 (43.36%) MCTS
5 41 (36.28%) MCSA
6 36 (31.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 26 (23.01%) Degree
8 18 (15.93%) MCP
9 4 (3.54%) CITP
9 4 (3.54%) MBA
9 4 (3.54%) MCSD
9 4 (3.54%) Postgraduate
9 4 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.77%) HND
11 1 (0.88%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.04%) Solvency II
2 3 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 69 (61.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) MuleSoft
3 4 (3.54%) SAP
3 4 (3.54%) Sybase
4 2 (1.77%) IBM
4 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.77%) Tableau
4 2 (1.77%) VMware
5 1 (0.88%) Facebook
5 1 (0.88%) NetApp
5 1 (0.88%) Twitter