The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MCDBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 250 318
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 0 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.23% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.92% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 5
Median salary - £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.73% -1.87%  

MCDBA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1351 1746 2712
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 25.31% 24.73% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1555 2281
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing MCDBA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCDBA in the City of London

MCDBA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCDBA in the City of London.

Salary trend for MCDBA in the City of London