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MCSA SQL 2016 Database Administration

Please note that Microsoft have retired this exam. Please speak to our consultants to understand the new Microsoft role based exams


Another valuable certification for a career in big data features the latest version of SQL Server. It validates your skills when administering and maintaining the mission critical Microsoft SQL Server 2016 environments.

Earning an MCSA: SQL Server certification qualifies you for a position as a software infrastructure specialist or database administrator.

OverviewWhat you'll learnWhat's included

Your quick course guide

Certification: MCSA SQL 2016 Database Administration

Study time: 60-70 hours

Vendor: Microsoft

Provider: Skillsoft

Student support: StudentCare™

Prerequisites: None, though it is recommended for database professionals with experience of installation, configuration and maintenance (70-764), working knowledge of cloud services, architectures, data storage options, synchronisation and Azure applications (70-765)

Assessment: 2 x 120 minute exams, 40-60 questions

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Database architect, infrastructure specialist, senior developor, database professionals

Included in your modules

Essential skills for your career

Configure data access and auditing
Manage backup and restore of databases
Manage and monitor SQL Server instances
Manage high availability and disaster recovery
Implement SQL in Azure
Manage databases and instances
Manage Storage

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Salary Indicator

Salary Projection

Average salary after completing

Average Salary
Junior Database Developer
Average Salary
You can earn
Average Salary
Database Programmer
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You can earn an average of £72,900.00 a year

There are an estimated 100,000 plus jobs waiting to be filled in the tech sector, and almost half a million more to come in the next few years

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Step forward in your career

Enhance your skillset and building on your existing knowledge of administering SQL databases

Get hired

Validate your skills by demonstrating your ability to manage and configure Microsoft SQL Server 2016  

Meet demand

Meet the ever increasing demand for big data and business intelligence solutions at the enterprise level

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Change career, start fresh or simply advance in your current role

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