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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 878 923 913
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 48 35 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.033% 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 74
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,900 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £54,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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
26791 29398 32263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.16% 27.51% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21549 23075 25904
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 May 2016 within the UK.

MCDBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Top 19 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 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 +38 47 £45,000 - 6
London +13 27 £45,000 -5.26% 2
City of London +50 13 £45,000 -2.70%
South East +20 11 £52,500 +5.00%
Surrey - 8 £52,500 -
North West +17 3 £38,500 -3.75%
Manchester +10 3 £38,500 -3.75%
Hampshire - 3 £35,000 -
South West - 3 £30,000 - 1
Bristol - 3 £30,000 -
Southampton - 2 £32,500 -
Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +5 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire +4 1 £37,500 -22.37%
West Yorkshire -2 1 £37,500 -22.37%
Scotland -5 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Bromley - 1 £40,457 -
Knottingley - 1 £37,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £40,000 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 109 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 109 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (91.74%) SQL
3 67 (61.47%) Microsoft
4 58 (53.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 58 (53.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (44.95%) ITIL
6 48 (44.04%) MCSE
7 47 (43.12%) MCITP
8 44 (40.37%) MCTS
8 44 (40.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 38 (34.86%) Relational Database
10 37 (33.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 37 (33.94%) MCSA
11 36 (33.03%) Database Theory
12 34 (31.19%) Relational Database Theory
12 34 (31.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 33 (30.28%) T-SQL
14 32 (29.36%) Finance
15 28 (25.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (22.02%) Degree
17 21 (19.27%) Performance Tuning
18 20 (18.35%) Replication
19 19 (17.43%) MS Excel
19 19 (17.43%) Windows
20 18 (16.51%) SharePoint
20 18 (16.51%) Data Warehouse
21 17 (15.60%) Solvency II
21 17 (15.60%) Data Protection
22 14 (12.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 18 (16.51%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.17%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (8.26%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.67%) IIS
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 19 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) SAN
2 10 (9.17%) NAS
3 6 (5.50%) LAN
4 4 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.67%) WLAN
5 2 (1.83%) Firewall
5 2 (1.83%) HTTP
5 2 (1.83%) Internet
5 2 (1.83%) WAN
6 1 (0.92%) DHCP
6 1 (0.92%) DNS
6 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.92%) Network Security
6 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (53.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 58 (53.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (40.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (34.86%) Relational Database
5 37 (33.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (25.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (16.51%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (12.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (11.01%) DB2
10 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (5.50%) Data Mining
13 5 (4.59%) MySQL
14 4 (3.67%) GIS
14 4 (3.67%) Informix
14 4 (3.67%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
14 4 (3.67%) Power BI
14 4 (3.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) ERwin
General
1 32 (29.36%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Legal
3 4 (3.67%) Law
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (71.56%) DBA
2 75 (68.81%) SQL DBA
3 65 (59.63%) Administrator
4 36 (33.03%) SQL Server DBA
5 11 (10.09%) Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Junior
6 9 (8.26%) Junior DBA
6 9 (8.26%) Junior SQL DBA
6 9 (8.26%) Senior DBA
6 9 (8.26%) Senior SQL DBA
7 8 (7.34%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.42%) Junior SQL Server DBA
9 6 (5.50%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.59%) SSRS Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 4 (3.67%) Consultant
11 4 (3.67%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.67%) Microsoft BI Consultant
11 4 (3.67%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) .NET
1 8 (7.34%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.67%) JSON
3 4 (3.67%) Middleware
3 4 (3.67%) REST
4 3 (2.75%) HTML
5 2 (1.83%) XML
6 1 (0.92%) CSS
6 1 (0.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.35%) Replication
2 12 (11.01%) Clustering
3 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.17%) Management Information System
5 9 (8.26%) Statistics
6 6 (5.50%) iPad
7 4 (3.67%) Data Integration
7 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.67%) Economics
7 4 (3.67%) iPhone
7 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.67%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.43%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.92%) Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.95%) ITIL
2 36 (33.03%) Database Theory
3 34 (31.19%) Relational Database Theory
4 21 (19.27%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (15.60%) Data Protection
6 13 (11.93%) Project Management
6 13 (11.93%) Risk Management
7 11 (10.09%) High Availability
8 10 (9.17%) Service Delivery
9 9 (8.26%) Change Control
10 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.34%) Database Mirroring
10 8 (7.34%) Presales
11 6 (5.50%) Data Management
11 6 (5.50%) Information Management
11 6 (5.50%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (4.59%) Coaching
12 5 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.59%) Service Management
13 4 (3.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (91.74%) SQL
2 33 (30.28%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.50%) C#
4 4 (3.67%) Java
5 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 109 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (44.04%) MCSE
3 47 (43.12%) MCITP
4 44 (40.37%) MCTS
5 37 (33.94%) MCSA
6 34 (31.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 24 (22.02%) Degree
8 14 (12.84%) MCP
9 4 (3.67%) CITP
9 4 (3.67%) MBA
9 4 (3.67%) MCSD
9 4 (3.67%) Postgraduate
9 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.83%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.60%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) vSphere
Vendors
1 67 (61.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.93%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) IBM
4 4 (3.67%) MuleSoft
4 4 (3.67%) SAP
4 4 (3.67%) Sybase
5 3 (2.75%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.83%) Tableau
7 1 (0.92%) Facebook
7 1 (0.92%) Twitter
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