The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MCDBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
England / London
Rank 583 618 632
Rank change year-on-year +35 +14  
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 1 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.003% 0.093% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.013% 0.36% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 39 13
Median salary £22,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.11% -14.28%  
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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7957 10795 10918
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.67% 25.76% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6455 8952 8902
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

MCDBA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for MCDBA in London

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for MCDBA.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Database Theory
3 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Fintech
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Technology Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (33.33%) Database Theory
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper