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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 886 884 889
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 65 57 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.055% 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 45
Average salary £45,000 £41,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.78% -4.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,100 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
28445 28992 28090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.03% 27.73% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22750 23158 22047
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 28 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 5 February 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
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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 +26 63 £45,000 -7.69% 8
London +15 38 £45,000 -28.00% 6
City of London +66 10 £45,000 -28.00% 1
North West +11 9 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Manchester - 9 £42,500 -
South East -9 8 £67,500 +50.00%
Surrey +10 7 £67,500 +44.38%
West Sussex +1 4 £67,500 +132.55%
Camberley - 4 £67,500 -
Gatwick - 4 £67,500 -
East Midlands -1 3 £40,000 +26.98%
Guildford - 3 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £45,750 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £20,000 -
Chippenham - 2 £45,750 -
Derbyshire - 2 £40,000 -
Derby - 2 £40,000 -
North East - 2 £20,000 -
South West - 2 £45,750 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £20,000 -
Hampshire +10 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Edinburgh +8 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £40,000 +26.98%
Nottingham 0 1 £40,000 +26.98%
Scotland -1 1 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands - 1 £38,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £52,500 -
Fareham - 1 £50,000 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (98.20%) SQL Server
3 95 (85.59%) SQL
4 70 (63.06%) Microsoft
5 67 (60.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 54 (48.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 50 (45.05%) T-SQL
8 45 (40.54%) MCITP
9 41 (36.94%) MCSE
9 41 (36.94%) MCSA
10 39 (35.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 38 (34.23%) MCTS
11 38 (34.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (34.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 36 (32.43%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (31.53%) ITIL
13 35 (31.53%) Performance Tuning
14 31 (27.93%) Replication
15 30 (27.03%) Relational Database
16 29 (26.13%) Finance
17 26 (23.42%) Database Theory
17 26 (23.42%) Degree
18 25 (22.52%) Relational Database Theory
18 25 (22.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 22 (19.82%) MS Excel
20 21 (18.92%) MCP
21 20 (18.02%) Clustering
21 20 (18.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 19 (17.12%) Disaster Recovery
22 19 (17.12%) SharePoint

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (17.12%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.91%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.50%) IIS
5 5 (4.50%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (19.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) SAN
2 6 (5.41%) LAN
3 5 (4.50%) Internet
3 5 (4.50%) NAS
4 4 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.60%) WLAN
5 2 (1.80%) WAN
6 1 (0.90%) HTTP
6 1 (0.90%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.90%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (98.20%) SQL Server
2 67 (60.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (48.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (35.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (34.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (34.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (32.43%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (27.03%) Relational Database
8 20 (18.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (8.11%) MySQL
10 6 (5.41%) Data Mining
10 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
10 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (4.50%) OLAP
12 4 (3.60%) DB2
12 4 (3.60%) GIS
12 4 (3.60%) Informix
12 4 (3.60%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (3.60%) Power BI
12 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) ERwin
General
1 29 (26.13%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Legal
3 5 (4.50%) Law
4 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 82 (73.87%) DBA
1 82 (73.87%) SQL DBA
2 56 (50.45%) Administrator
3 32 (28.83%) SQL Server DBA
4 14 (12.61%) Server Administrator
5 12 (10.81%) Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.31%) Junior
7 7 (6.31%) Junior DBA
7 7 (6.31%) Junior SQL DBA
8 6 (5.41%) Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Database Manager
8 6 (5.41%) DBA Manager
9 5 (4.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Junior SQL Server DBA
9 5 (4.50%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) .NET
2 4 (3.60%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.60%) JSON
2 4 (3.60%) Middleware
2 4 (3.60%) REST
2 4 (3.60%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 4 (3.60%) XML
3 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.80%) HTML
4 1 (0.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.93%) Replication
2 20 (18.02%) Clustering
3 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.60%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.60%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.60%) Economics
5 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.60%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.60%) Statistics
6 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.70%) iPad
7 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.80%) iPhone
7 2 (1.80%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Windows
2 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.01%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.53%) ITIL
1 35 (31.53%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (23.42%) Database Theory
3 25 (22.52%) Relational Database Theory
4 19 (17.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (15.32%) High Availability
6 15 (13.51%) ETL
6 15 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (11.71%) Risk Management
8 11 (9.91%) Data Protection
9 9 (8.11%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.21%) Data Architecture
10 8 (7.21%) Database Mirroring
11 7 (6.31%) Change Control
11 7 (6.31%) Database Security
11 7 (6.31%) Presales
12 6 (5.41%) Data Management
12 6 (5.41%) Information Management
13 5 (4.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 95 (85.59%) SQL
2 50 (45.05%) T-SQL
3 8 (7.21%) C#
4 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.80%) Java
5 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.80%) PHP
6 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 111 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (40.54%) MCITP
3 41 (36.94%) MCSA
3 41 (36.94%) MCSE
4 38 (34.23%) MCTS
5 26 (23.42%) Degree
6 25 (22.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 21 (18.92%) MCP
8 5 (4.50%) DBS Check
9 4 (3.60%) CITP
9 4 (3.60%) MBA
9 4 (3.60%) MCSD
9 4 (3.60%) Postgraduate
9 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.80%) HND
10 2 (1.80%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) Solvency II
2 6 (5.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.50%) vSphere
3 2 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 70 (63.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) VMware
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle
4 6 (5.41%) NetApp
5 5 (4.50%) SAP
6 4 (3.60%) MuleSoft
6 4 (3.60%) Sybase
7 2 (1.80%) Tableau
8 1 (0.90%) Facebook
8 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.90%) Twitter
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