Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1143 1149 1196
Rank change year-on-year +6 +47 -48
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 31 49 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.027% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.076% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30 50 74
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,475
90th Percentile £50,001 £54,625 £66,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40677 46646 55891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.99% 26.16% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31496 37719 44878
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

MCDBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MCDBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +48 14 £48,125 -8.33%
London +23 7 £42,750 -6.04% 1
North of England 0 7 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +8 4 £47,500 +5.56%
East Midlands +40 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Midlands +36 3 £35,000 -12.50%
North West +2 3 £25,000 -44.44%
MCDBA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (90.32%) SQL
3 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
3 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
4 19 (61.29%) ITIL
5 18 (58.06%) Windows
6 15 (48.39%) Degree
7 14 (45.16%) Replication
8 13 (41.94%) MCSA
8 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (41.94%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (38.71%) High Availability
9 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (38.71%) MCSE
9 12 (38.71%) Clustering
9 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Clustering
10 11 (35.48%) Project Management
10 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
11 10 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (32.26%) ETL
12 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (25.81%) OLAP
12 8 (25.81%) Data Quality
12 8 (25.81%) MCITP
12 8 (25.81%) Data Architecture
13 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (22.58%) Oracle
14 6 (19.35%) NetApp
14 6 (19.35%) Firmware

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 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.68%) IIS
1 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.45%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) NAS
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) SSL
2 3 (9.68%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 10 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (25.81%) OLAP
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 7
10 2 (6.45%) Power BI
10 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
11 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) DBA
2 15 (48.39%) SQL DBA
3 10 (32.26%) Administrator
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Business Systems Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Senior DBA
7 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Junior
8 2 (6.45%) Junior DBA
8 2 (6.45%) Project Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior SQL DBA
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Replication
2 12 (38.71%) Clustering
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Life Science
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) ITIL
2 13 (41.94%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (38.71%) High Availability
4 11 (35.48%) Project Management
5 10 (32.26%) ETL
6 8 (25.81%) Data Architecture
6 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (19.35%) Service Design
8 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (12.90%) Time Management
10 3 (9.68%) CRM
10 3 (9.68%) Data Management
10 3 (9.68%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (9.68%) Email Filtering
10 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (9.68%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (48.39%) Degree
3 13 (41.94%) MCSA
4 12 (38.71%) MCSE
5 8 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (25.81%) MCITP
6 2 (6.45%) CCNA
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.45%) HND
6 2 (6.45%) MCPD
6 2 (6.45%) MCTS
7 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Firmware
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) SCCM
3 5 (16.13%) SCOM
4 3 (9.68%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) Avaya
3 6 (19.35%) NetApp
3 6 (19.35%) RedGate
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
4 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Hyperion
5 2 (6.45%) Pegasus
6 1 (3.23%) Neverfail