The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MCDBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
UK / England
Rank 815 867 890
Rank change year-on-year +52 +23  
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 8 55 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.057% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.040% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 55 33
Median salary £40,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £36,700 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19762 26642 27257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.77% 27.61% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15703 21576 21566
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

MCDBA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for MCDBA in England

MCDBA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCDBA in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCDBA in England

MCDBA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
South East +57 2 £38,750 -42.59%
South West - 2 £42,000 -
London +30 1 £22,000 -51.11%
MCDBA
UK

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for MCDBA.

1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (83.33%) SQL
4 22 (73.33%) MS Excel
5 21 (70.00%) MCITP
6 20 (66.67%) MCTS
7 19 (63.33%) Degree
8 17 (56.67%) Problem Management
8 17 (56.67%) ITIL
9 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
12 4 (13.33%) MCP
12 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
12 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
12 4 (13.33%) ETL
12 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (13.33%) Clustering
13 3 (10.00%) Finance
13 3 (10.00%) Replication
13 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (10.00%) High Availability
13 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
13 3 (10.00%) SCCM
13 3 (10.00%) Citrix
13 3 (10.00%) MCSE

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (73.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) DTS
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) DBA
1 28 (93.33%) SQL DBA
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 7 (23.33%) Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Junior
4 1 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Technology Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) WCF
2 1 (3.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) ITIL
1 17 (56.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (13.33%) ETL
3 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (10.00%) High Availability
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (3.33%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (3.33%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (3.33%) Database Theory
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) Records Management
4 1 (3.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (70.00%) MCITP
3 20 (66.67%) MCTS
4 19 (63.33%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) MCP
6 3 (10.00%) MCSA
6 3 (10.00%) MCSE
7 1 (3.33%) CCNA
7 1 (3.33%) CCNP
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.33%) MCDST
7 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle