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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 871 847 792
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -55
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 31 91 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.077% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 76 81
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +39.34%

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
30106 32256 29975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.20% 27.31% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23879 25494 24281
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 25 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 3 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 -38 29 £47,500 +11.11% 9
London -5 17 £60,000 +33.33% 4
City of London +32 7 £55,000 -4.34% 1
South East -24 7 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bracknell +13 4 - -
Berkshire -10 4 - -
East of England +6 2 £43,750 -18.98%
South Wales - 2 £37,000 -
Wales - 2 £37,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £55,406 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £55,406 - 2
Surrey +10 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Essex 0 1 £42,500 -21.29%
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Hampshire -21 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Basildon - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 - 1
Newport - 1 £34,000 -
Bradford - 1 £48,312 -
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -
Fareham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Iver - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £62,500 - 1

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 85 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (84.71%) SQL Server
3 69 (81.18%) Microsoft
4 62 (72.94%) SQL
5 51 (60.00%) T-SQL
6 46 (54.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (51.76%) MS Excel
8 43 (50.59%) MCITP
9 41 (48.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 39 (45.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (42.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 34 (40.00%) Windows
13 32 (37.65%) MCP
14 30 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 29 (34.12%) SQL Server 2012
16 27 (31.76%) Degree
17 24 (28.24%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (28.24%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (27.06%) Oracle
18 23 (27.06%) Performance Tuning
19 21 (24.71%) ITIL
19 21 (24.71%) SharePoint
20 20 (23.53%) Relational Database
21 19 (22.35%) Replication
21 19 (22.35%) MCSD
21 19 (22.35%) MySQL
22 18 (21.18%) Finance
22 18 (21.18%) SQL Server 2000
23 16 (18.82%) .NET
24 14 (16.47%) RDBMS

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 21 (24.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.41%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (8.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.71%) IIS
5 2 (2.35%) Apache
6 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 44 (51.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.24%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (7.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) Internet
2 5 (5.88%) Firewall
2 5 (5.88%) DNS
2 5 (5.88%) DHCP
3 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.35%) SAN
5 1 (1.18%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.18%) LAN
5 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (84.71%) SQL Server
2 46 (54.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (48.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (45.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (42.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (34.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (28.24%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (23.53%) Relational Database
10 19 (22.35%) MySQL
11 18 (21.18%) SQL Server 2000
12 14 (16.47%) RDBMS
13 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (11.76%) Oracle Database
15 9 (10.59%) OLAP
16 6 (7.06%) Data Mining
16 6 (7.06%) OLAP Cube
17 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
17 5 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
18 4 (4.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) French Language
2 4 (4.71%) German Language
2 4 (4.71%) Italian Language
2 4 (4.71%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (57.65%) DBA
2 34 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 29 (34.12%) SQL Server DBA
4 20 (23.53%) Administrator
5 18 (21.18%) Consultant
6 9 (10.59%) SharePoint Consultant
7 8 (9.41%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Technical Support Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Technical Support
7 8 (9.41%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
9 5 (5.88%) SharePoint Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Principal Consultant
10 4 (4.71%) Server Administrator
10 4 (4.71%) .NET Architect
10 4 (4.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) .NET
2 11 (12.94%) ADO.NET
2 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET
2 11 (12.94%) Ajax
3 10 (11.76%) XSLT
4 9 (10.59%) WCF
4 9 (10.59%) WPF
5 8 (9.41%) WF
5 8 (9.41%) Silverlight
6 7 (8.24%) Web Services
7 6 (7.06%) CAML
8 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.71%) ODBC
9 1 (1.18%) SAML
9 1 (1.18%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (1.18%) XML
9 1 (1.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Replication
2 14 (16.47%) Clustering
2 14 (16.47%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.71%) Statistics
6 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.18%) NHS
8 1 (1.18%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (9.41%) Linux
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.71%) Solaris
5 4 (4.71%) UNIX
6 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (27.06%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (24.71%) ITIL
4 14 (16.47%) Database Mirroring
5 13 (15.29%) Project Management
6 10 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (11.76%) OO
7 9 (10.59%) UML
7 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.59%) Waterfall
8 8 (9.41%) Analytics
8 8 (9.41%) Database Security
8 8 (9.41%) Business Continuity
8 8 (9.41%) Web Development
8 8 (9.41%) Business Development
8 8 (9.41%) Time Management
9 7 (8.24%) Workflow
9 7 (8.24%) Content Management
9 7 (8.24%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.94%) SQL
2 51 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 13 (15.29%) C#
4 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.59%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.18%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (50.59%) MCITP
3 32 (37.65%) MCP
4 27 (31.76%) Degree
5 19 (22.35%) MCSD
6 11 (12.94%) MCSE
6 11 (12.94%) MCTS
7 8 (9.41%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (7.06%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.71%) OCA
9 4 (4.71%) MCSA
9 4 (4.71%) CCNA
9 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (2.35%) OCP
10 2 (2.35%) PMP
10 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.35%) MCPD
11 1 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.71%) XenApp
4 2 (2.35%) NFS
5 1 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCOM
2 2 (2.35%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) logstash
3 1 (1.18%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.18%) Foglight
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (81.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.06%) Oracle
3 8 (9.41%) VMware
3 8 (9.41%) LANDesk
4 5 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 5 (5.88%) Citrix
4 5 (5.88%) Cisco
5 4 (4.71%) Sybase
5 4 (4.71%) Sun
6 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.35%) Apple
7 2 (2.35%) Red Gate
7 2 (2.35%) Splunk
8 1 (1.18%) Percona
8 1 (1.18%) SAP
8 1 (1.18%) Juniper
8 1 (1.18%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.18%) Novell
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
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Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000.00 per annum + full bens
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