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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 872 849 815
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -34
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 43 83 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.071% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 70 70
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,750 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £53,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%

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
29837 31780 29684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.23% 27.14% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23763 24876 23903
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 July 2015 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 30 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 30 July 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 -5 42 £47,500 +5.55% 10
London +1 20 £55,000 +22.22% 4
City of London +27 8 £57,500 +4.54%
South East -16 8 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £62,500 - 6
Yorkshire - 6 £62,500 - 6
Leeds - 6 £62,500 - 5
Bracknell +15 4 - -
East of England +9 4 £43,750 +9.37%
Berkshire +8 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 -
North West - 3 £37,500 -
Hampshire +4 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Cambridge - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 £47,500 -
Manchester - 2 £38,750 -
Surrey +16 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Liverpool - 1 £21,000 -
Essex - 1 £42,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £21,000 -
Stockport - 1 £37,500 -
Iver - 1 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -
Basildon - 1 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £21,000 -
North East - 1 £21,000 -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £21,000 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (87.65%) SQL Server
3 59 (72.84%) SQL
4 57 (70.37%) Microsoft
5 47 (58.02%) T-SQL
6 40 (49.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (49.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (46.91%) MS Excel
8 37 (45.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 36 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (41.98%) MCITP
11 33 (40.74%) Windows
12 28 (34.57%) MCP
13 26 (32.10%) Degree
13 26 (32.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (30.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 25 (30.86%) Relational Database
15 23 (28.40%) MySQL
16 22 (27.16%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (25.93%) Replication
18 19 (23.46%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (23.46%) RDBMS
18 19 (23.46%) ITIL
19 18 (22.22%) Oracle
19 18 (22.22%) Clustering
19 18 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
20 17 (20.99%) Finance
20 17 (20.99%) MCSD
20 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
21 16 (19.75%) MCSE

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.88%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.41%) IIS
3 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.47%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.23%) Apache
Applications
1 38 (46.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) Internet
2 5 (6.17%) Firewall
3 4 (4.94%) DHCP
3 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.94%) DNS
3 4 (4.94%) SAN
4 2 (2.47%) NAS
4 2 (2.47%) LAN
4 2 (2.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (87.65%) SQL Server
2 40 (49.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 40 (49.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (45.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 36 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (32.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (30.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (30.86%) Relational Database
7 23 (28.40%) MySQL
8 22 (27.16%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (23.46%) RDBMS
10 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (11.11%) OLAP
11 9 (11.11%) Oracle Database
12 8 (9.88%) MongoDB
12 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
12 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (8.64%) OLTP
14 6 (7.41%) Data Mining
14 6 (7.41%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) French Language
2 4 (4.94%) German Language
2 4 (4.94%) Italian Language
2 4 (4.94%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (51.85%) DBA
2 29 (35.80%) SQL DBA
3 24 (29.63%) SQL Server DBA
4 22 (27.16%) Administrator
5 17 (20.99%) Consultant
6 10 (12.35%) Support Engineer
7 9 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
8 8 (9.88%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (9.88%) Technical Support
8 8 (9.88%) Technical Support Engineer
8 8 (9.88%) Architect
9 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 6 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (7.41%) Server Administrator
9 6 (7.41%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
10 5 (6.17%) SharePoint Architect
10 5 (6.17%) Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Junior
11 4 (4.94%) Principal Consultant
11 4 (4.94%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) .NET
2 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.35%) ADO.NET
3 10 (12.35%) XSLT
3 10 (12.35%) Ajax
4 9 (11.11%) WCF
5 8 (9.88%) WPF
5 8 (9.88%) Silverlight
6 7 (8.64%) WF
6 7 (8.64%) Web Services
7 6 (7.41%) CAML
8 4 (4.94%) ODBC
9 1 (1.23%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (1.23%) XML
9 1 (1.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Replication
2 18 (22.22%) Clustering
3 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.17%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.47%) Statistics
7 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.23%) DTV
8 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.74%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.88%) Linux
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.94%) UNIX
5 4 (4.94%) Solaris
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) ITIL
1 19 (23.46%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (13.58%) Database Mirroring
4 10 (12.35%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (12.35%) OO
5 9 (11.11%) UML
5 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.88%) Web Development
6 8 (9.88%) Time Management
6 8 (9.88%) Project Management
6 8 (9.88%) Waterfall
7 7 (8.64%) Software Delivery
7 7 (8.64%) Analytics
7 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.64%) Business Development
7 7 (8.64%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (8.64%) Content Management
8 6 (7.41%) TDD
8 6 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 59 (72.84%) SQL
2 47 (58.02%) T-SQL
3 13 (16.05%) C#
4 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.23%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (41.98%) MCITP
3 28 (34.57%) MCP
4 26 (32.10%) Degree
5 17 (20.99%) MCSD
6 16 (19.75%) MCSE
7 9 (11.11%) MCSA
8 8 (9.88%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (8.64%) MCTS
10 5 (6.17%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (4.94%) OCA
11 4 (4.94%) CCNA
12 2 (2.47%) PMP
12 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
13 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
13 1 (1.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
1 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (4.94%) XenApp
5 3 (3.70%) vSphere
6 2 (2.47%) NFS
7 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Foglight
1 1 (1.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.23%) Ansible
1 1 (1.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 57 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.22%) Oracle
3 8 (9.88%) VMware
3 8 (9.88%) LANDesk
4 5 (6.17%) Cisco
5 4 (4.94%) Sun
5 4 (4.94%) Citrix
6 3 (3.70%) Sybase
7 2 (2.47%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.23%) Splunk
8 1 (1.23%) Percona
8 1 (1.23%) SAP
8 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.23%) Juniper
8 1 (1.23%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.23%) NetApp
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.23%) Apple
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ASOS
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Wakefield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago