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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 888 927 911
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 22 36 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.033% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.090% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 65
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%

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
24557 29879 31065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.05% 27.31% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19775 24108 24213
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 24 September 2016 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 16 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 24 September 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 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 +41 21 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire +26 7 £45,000 -28.00%
Leeds +19 7 £45,000 -28.00%
West Yorkshire +15 7 £45,000 -28.00%
South East +39 4 £60,000 +33.33%
London +29 4 £39,000 -25.71%
Surrey +18 4 £60,000 +26.31%
East of England +20 3 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +17 3 £40,000 +30.08%
Nottinghamshire +7 3 £40,000 +30.08%
Nottingham +2 3 £40,000 +30.08%
Hertfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Watford - 3 £40,000 -
City of London +45 1 £47,500 -24.00%
Scotland +17 1 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £55,000 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (91.18%) SQL
3 57 (83.82%) SQL Server
4 38 (55.88%) MS Excel
5 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
6 36 (52.94%) ITIL
6 36 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (30.88%) MCITP
10 20 (29.41%) MCTS
11 19 (27.94%) Degree
11 19 (27.94%) Project Management
11 19 (27.94%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (26.47%) T-SQL
12 18 (26.47%) MCSE
13 17 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 17 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (23.53%) Oracle
15 15 (22.06%) DB2
15 15 (22.06%) SAN
15 15 (22.06%) IBM
15 15 (22.06%) SQL Server 2000
15 15 (22.06%) SharePoint Server
15 15 (22.06%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 15 (22.06%) NAS
16 14 (20.59%) Replication
16 14 (20.59%) Relational Database
17 13 (19.12%) MCSA

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 17 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (22.06%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (55.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) NAS
1 15 (22.06%) SAN
2 2 (2.94%) DHCP
2 2 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) HTTP
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) Network Security
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
3 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (83.82%) SQL Server
2 36 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (22.06%) DB2
7 15 (22.06%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (20.59%) Relational Database
9 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
13 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (73.53%) DBA
2 48 (70.59%) SQL DBA
3 28 (41.18%) Administrator
4 19 (27.94%) SQL Server DBA
5 9 (13.24%) Senior DBA
5 9 (13.24%) Senior SQL DBA
6 7 (10.29%) Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Junior
7 5 (7.35%) Junior DBA
7 5 (7.35%) Junior SQL DBA
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.41%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Junior SQL Server DBA
10 2 (2.94%) SQL Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 8 (11.76%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.41%) XML
4 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Replication
2 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) iPad
4 4 (5.88%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Statistics
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.94%) iPhone
5 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Blog
6 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Solaris
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) ITIL
2 19 (27.94%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (27.94%) Project Management
3 10 (14.71%) Database Theory
4 9 (13.24%) Relational Database Theory
5 8 (11.76%) High Availability
6 7 (10.29%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.35%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.88%) CRM
8 4 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
9 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.41%) Database Security
9 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.94%) Change Control
10 2 (2.94%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.94%) ETL
10 2 (2.94%) Migration
10 2 (2.94%) Time Management
11 1 (1.47%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 62 (91.18%) SQL
2 18 (26.47%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.35%) Java
4 4 (5.88%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) PHP
5 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (30.88%) MCITP
3 20 (29.41%) MCTS
4 19 (27.94%) Degree
5 18 (26.47%) MCSE
6 13 (19.12%) MCSA
7 9 (13.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (4.41%) MCPD
9 1 (1.47%) CCNA
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.53%) Oracle
3 15 (22.06%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
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