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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 819 768 751
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 75 109 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.38% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 65 98 128
Average salary £52,500 £42,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.85% +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
30918 28623 33883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.79% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 24116 23391 28525
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 2014 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 12 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 22 September 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 -24 75 £52,500 +19.31% 6
London +13 62 £55,000 - 6
City of London +15 25 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South East -26 12 £50,000 +23.45%
Kent - 10 £50,000 -
Dartford - 5 £50,000 -
Leicester +10 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Leicestershire +4 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Surrey -7 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands -14 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Bracknell -19 1 £37,500 +13.63%
Berkshire -20 1 £37,500 +13.63%

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 148 (83.62%) SQL Server
3 132 (74.58%) SQL
4 118 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 79 (44.63%) T-SQL
6 77 (43.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 74 (41.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 61 (34.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 54 (30.51%) Performance Tuning
10 53 (29.94%) Data Warehouse
11 51 (28.81%) Windows
12 50 (28.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 50 (28.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 48 (27.12%) Degree
14 47 (26.55%) MCITP
15 46 (25.99%) MCSE
15 46 (25.99%) MS Excel
16 41 (23.16%) Oracle
16 41 (23.16%) MCTS
17 39 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
18 38 (21.47%) .NET
19 33 (18.64%) Finance
19 33 (18.64%) SQL Server 2012
20 32 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (17.51%) Relational Database
21 31 (17.51%) Law
21 31 (17.51%) OLAP
22 26 (14.69%) SharePoint
23 25 (14.12%) ETL
23 25 (14.12%) TCP/IP

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 26 (14.69%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.60%) IIS
3 10 (5.65%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.95%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.26%) WorkSite
5 4 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 46 (25.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.82%) Oracle CRM
2 5 (2.82%) Magento
3 2 (1.13%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.56%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.56%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.39%) Office 365
2 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.12%) TCP/IP
2 19 (10.73%) LDAP
3 13 (7.34%) DNS
3 13 (7.34%) DHCP
4 12 (6.78%) HTTP
5 10 (5.65%) Internet
6 8 (4.52%) Firewall
7 6 (3.39%) SAN
8 3 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (83.62%) SQL Server
2 77 (43.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 74 (41.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (34.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 53 (29.94%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (28.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 50 (28.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 33 (18.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (17.51%) Relational Database
8 31 (17.51%) OLAP
9 23 (12.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (7.34%) RDBMS
11 12 (6.78%) MySQL
12 8 (4.52%) QlikView
13 6 (3.39%) OLTP
14 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (1.13%) DTS
15 2 (1.13%) Data Mining
15 2 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Visual Studio
1 6 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (18.64%) Finance
2 31 (17.51%) Law
3 16 (9.04%) Marketing
4 10 (5.65%) Legal
5 9 (5.08%) Billing
6 6 (3.39%) German Language
7 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.13%) Electronics
8 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 76 (42.94%) DBA
2 75 (42.37%) SQL DBA
3 33 (18.64%) SQL Server DBA
4 27 (15.25%) Analyst
5 24 (13.56%) Administrator
6 19 (10.73%) Developer
6 19 (10.73%) Applications Manager
7 18 (10.17%) Database Analyst
8 17 (9.60%) Applications Support
9 15 (8.47%) Support Manager
9 15 (8.47%) Support Engineer
10 14 (7.91%) Applications Support Manager
11 12 (6.78%) Systems Support
11 12 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (6.21%) SQL Server Analyst
12 11 (6.21%) SQL Developer
12 11 (6.21%) Server Analyst
13 10 (5.65%) Senior SQL DBA
13 10 (5.65%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.47%) .NET
2 18 (10.17%) ASP.NET
3 12 (6.78%) .NET Framework
3 12 (6.78%) Software Packaging
4 7 (3.95%) XML
5 6 (3.39%) CSS
5 6 (3.39%) Web Services
5 6 (3.39%) HTML
5 6 (3.39%) WSDL
5 6 (3.39%) WCF
5 6 (3.39%) jQuery
5 6 (3.39%) Ajax
5 6 (3.39%) HTML5
5 6 (3.39%) CSS3
6 3 (1.69%) LINQ to SQL
6 3 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (1.69%) LINQ
6 3 (1.69%) XSL
6 3 (1.69%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.17%) Clustering
3 15 (8.47%) Replication
3 15 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (7.91%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.08%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.82%) Statistics
8 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.13%) DTV
10 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (28.81%) Windows
2 17 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.52%) Windows 8
5 6 (3.39%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.51%) Performance Tuning
2 39 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (14.12%) ETL
4 20 (11.30%) ITIL
4 20 (11.30%) Performance Monitoring
5 19 (10.73%) CRM
6 17 (9.60%) Load Balancing
7 15 (8.47%) Migration
7 15 (8.47%) Data Management
8 14 (7.91%) Change Control
8 14 (7.91%) ERP
9 12 (6.78%) Project Management
9 12 (6.78%) Database Security
10 10 (5.65%) Risk Management
11 8 (4.52%) OO
11 8 (4.52%) Workflow
11 8 (4.52%) Practice Management
11 8 (4.52%) Database Tuning
11 8 (4.52%) Unit Testing
12 7 (3.95%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 132 (74.58%) SQL
2 79 (44.63%) T-SQL
3 19 (10.73%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.65%) C#
5 5 (2.82%) Java
5 5 (2.82%) PHP
6 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.56%) XQuery
7 1 (0.56%) C++
7 1 (0.56%) VB
7 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 177 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (27.12%) Degree
3 47 (26.55%) MCITP
4 46 (25.99%) MCSE
5 41 (23.16%) MCTS
6 24 (13.56%) MCP
7 21 (11.86%) MCSD
8 13 (7.34%) MCSA
9 12 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (6.78%) CCNA
10 11 (6.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (6.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (6.21%) Network+ Certification
10 11 (6.21%) MCAD
11 5 (2.82%) CCNP
12 1 (0.56%) OCP
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.56%) ISEB
12 1 (0.56%) PMP
12 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.91%) PCI DSS
2 10 (5.65%) SLA
2 10 (5.65%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.21%) VMware ESX
2 11 (6.21%) VMware Workstation
3 10 (5.65%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.56%) NLBS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) SCOM
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 118 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 41 (23.16%) Oracle
3 20 (11.30%) SAP
4 19 (10.73%) Sybase
5 16 (9.04%) VMware
6 13 (7.34%) Cisco
7 12 (6.78%) Infor
8 9 (5.08%) Business Objects
9 5 (2.82%) JD Edwards
10 4 (2.26%) Interwoven
10 4 (2.26%) Open Text
10 4 (2.26%) Akamai
11 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.13%) Symantec
11 2 (1.13%) Citrix
11 2 (1.13%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.13%) Veeam
12 1 (0.56%) HP
12 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.56%) Siebel
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