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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 429 412 426
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 13 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.059% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 14
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,810 £44,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -6.74%
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
20745 20114 21777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.97% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16266 16627 18645
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 22 September 2014. 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
Buckinghamshire - 7 £46,250 -
Berkshire -2 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Surrey -9 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
MySQL DBA
England

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) MySQL
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 11 (50.00%) Replication
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) Web Development
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 6 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (27.27%) Percona
8 5 (22.73%) MariaDB
8 5 (22.73%) User Experience Design
8 5 (22.73%) Open Source
8 5 (22.73%) User Experience
9 4 (18.18%) DevOps
9 4 (18.18%) CouchDB
9 4 (18.18%) BDD
9 4 (18.18%) Puppet
9 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
9 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
9 4 (18.18%) JIRA
9 4 (18.18%) CentOS
9 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) TDD
9 4 (18.18%) Apache
9 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
9 4 (18.18%) Change Management
9 4 (18.18%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) MySQL
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 6 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (22.73%) MariaDB
5 4 (18.18%) CouchDB
5 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
7 2 (9.09%) HBase
7 2 (9.09%) Informix
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Legal
1 4 (18.18%) Advertising
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.64%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) Ajax
2 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Replication
2 5 (22.73%) Open Source
2 5 (22.73%) User Experience
3 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 3 (13.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) CentOS
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Web Development
2 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 5 (22.73%) User Experience Design
4 4 (18.18%) DevOps
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Database Security
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) sed
3 2 (9.09%) AWK
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Percona
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft