Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MCDBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1185 1193 1245
Rank change year-on-year +8 +52 -47
Permanent jobs citing MCDBA 8 83 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.041% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.018% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 83 63
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £33,450 £27,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £50,250 £62,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year - +7.78% -6.18%

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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43483 54832 60992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.56% 27.02% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33711 44194 48131
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

MCDBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MCDBA in the UK

MCDBA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MCDBA in the UK

MCDBA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCDBA over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MCDBA in the UK

MCDBA
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
UK excluding London +49 8 £45,000 - 4
England -2 7 £45,000 - 4
South East +75 4 £48,125 -8.33% 1
North of England -7 2 £35,000 -6.67% 2
North West -36 2 £35,000 -13.58% 2
South West +16 1 £41,500 +38.33%
Scotland +8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 with a requirement for MCDBA.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) ETL
4 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Clustering
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) High Availability
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (50.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) OLAP
5 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) MCSA
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (37.50%) Project Management
6 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (37.50%) Replication
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (25.00%) MCITP
7 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (25.00%) MCTS
7 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (25.00%) SCCM

MCDBA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (50.00%) OLAP
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (12.50%) Power BI
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) DBA
2 5 (62.50%) SQL DBA
3 4 (50.00%) Administrator
4 3 (37.50%) Senior DBA
5 1 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (12.50%) Junior DBA
5 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Service Design
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
6 1 (12.50%) Data Security
6 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) MCSA
4 2 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (25.00%) MCTS
5 1 (12.50%) HND
5 1 (12.50%) MCP
5 1 (12.50%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) RedGate
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum (DOE)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £50001 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ivanti
Salary: Competitive salary, Private Medical & Dental Coverage
Posted: 16 days ago