The table below looks at the statistics for the MySQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 428 416 402
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 15 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.029% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.030% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,500
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19734 19921 20359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.67% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16101 15760 17290
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

MySQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MySQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MySQL DBA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MySQL DBA Salary Trend in the South East

MySQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MySQL DBA across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in the South East

MySQL DBA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 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
Hampshire - 7 £45,500 -
East Sussex -21 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Kent - 3 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
MySQL DBA
England

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 36 (100.00%) MySQL
2 24 (66.67%) Linux
3 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 15 (41.67%) MariaDB
5 14 (38.89%) Replication
6 12 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 11 (30.56%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (27.78%) DevOps
8 10 (27.78%) SQL
9 9 (25.00%) Clustering
9 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (22.22%) Amazon S3
10 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
10 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
10 8 (22.22%) TokuDB
10 8 (22.22%) HAProxy
11 6 (16.67%) Redis
11 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
11 6 (16.67%) Windows
11 6 (16.67%) XML
11 6 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
12 5 (13.89%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon S3
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) MySQL
2 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 15 (41.67%) MariaDB
4 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 12 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 8 (22.22%) TokuDB
6 6 (16.67%) Redis
6 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
7 5 (13.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (8.33%) Informix
8 3 (8.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Selenium
1 4 (11.11%) Hudson
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.33%) Publishing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) LAMP
2 5 (13.89%) REST
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Replication
2 9 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (27.78%) DevOps
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.11%) SOA
5 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Database Security
6 3 (8.33%) Data Management
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) BDD
8 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 4 (11.11%) VB
3 4 (11.11%) C++
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.33%) AWK
4 3 (8.33%) sed
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) HAProxy
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Percona
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle