The table below looks at the statistics for the MySQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MySQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 593 592 579
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 17 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.046% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.049% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 27
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% -10.86%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
MySQL DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39358 40771 41991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33206 33384 35771
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

MySQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MySQL DBA in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

MySQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

MySQL DBA
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL DBA across the London region.

MySQL DBA Salary Trend in London

MySQL DBA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MySQL DBA across the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in London

MySQL DBA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 9 £45,000 -5.26%
MySQL DBA
England

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited MySQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with MySQL DBA in their job title.

1 57 (100.00%) MySQL
2 39 (68.42%) SQL
3 28 (49.12%) RDBMS
3 28 (49.12%) Relational Database
4 27 (47.37%) Performance Monitoring
4 27 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 26 (45.61%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (31.58%) Linux
7 12 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 11 (19.30%) Finance
9 10 (17.54%) Clustering
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle
10 9 (15.79%) PHP
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
11 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
11 8 (14.04%) Replication
11 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
13 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (8.77%) Nagios
14 5 (8.77%) UNIX
14 5 (8.77%) Java
14 5 (8.77%) Puppet
15 4 (7.02%) Analytics
15 4 (7.02%) Big Data
15 4 (7.02%) Couchbase
15 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
15 4 (7.02%) Redis
15 4 (7.02%) Line Management

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited MySQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with MySQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) MySQL
2 28 (49.12%) RDBMS
2 28 (49.12%) Relational Database
3 27 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
5 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
7 4 (7.02%) Redis
7 4 (7.02%) Big Data
7 4 (7.02%) Couchbase
8 3 (5.26%) MariaDB
9 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.75%) OLTP
10 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Selenium
1 3 (5.26%) Hudson
2 1 (1.75%) Maven
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) French Language
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
1 3 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) LAMP
2 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.51%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Clustering
2 8 (14.04%) Replication
3 2 (3.51%) Open Source
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.77%) UNIX
4 2 (3.51%) Windows
5 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Performance Monitoring
2 26 (45.61%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.02%) Line Management
4 4 (7.02%) Analytics
5 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.26%) SOA
6 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.75%) Data Mapping
7 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.75%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 39 (68.42%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) PHP
3 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.77%) Java
5 3 (5.26%) C++
5 3 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) OCP
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Nagios
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Informatica
4 1 (1.75%) Percona