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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 870 932
Rank change year-on-year +10 +62  
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 2 44 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.048% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.18% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 2 44 22
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,906
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -22.22% +2.85%  

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 20630 24554 28463
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.63% 26.58% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16168 20075 22743
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
North West -40 2 £35,000 -13.04%
MCDBA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) MCTS
4 6 (60.00%) MCITP
4 6 (60.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (40.00%) MCP
6 4 (40.00%) ETL
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) High Availability
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (30.00%) Clustering
7 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (30.00%) Replication
7 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (20.00%) Task Automation
8 2 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MCDBA
Co-occurring 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (10.00%) DTS
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) Power BI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) DBA
2 8 (80.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (30.00%) Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Junior DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Technology Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) MCITP
2 6 (60.00%) MCTS
3 4 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (10.00%) HND
5 1 (10.00%) MCPD
5 1 (10.00%) MCSA
5 1 (10.00%) MCSE
5 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware