The table below looks at the statistics for the MySQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 839 855 815
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 39 38 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.037% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.039% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 63
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

MySQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MySQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MySQL DBA
Salary Trend

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

MySQL DBA Salary Trend in the UK

MySQL DBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MySQL DBA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England -4 38 £45,000 -14.28% 7
South East -12 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
London -15 13 £55,000 - 6
Basingstoke - 8 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 8 £45,000 - 1
City of London +4 5 £45,000 -5.26% 2
High Wycombe - 5 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £37,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £55,000 -
Kent - 4 £55,000 -
North West -8 3 £41,500 -7.77%
Manchester -10 3 £41,500 -7.77%
Brighton -14 3 £32,500 -18.75%
East Sussex -19 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Wolverhampton - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Reading - 1 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 131 (100.00%) MySQL
2 69 (52.67%) SQL Server
3 66 (50.38%) SQL
4 57 (43.51%) Linux
5 49 (37.40%) RDBMS
5 49 (37.40%) Relational Database
6 44 (33.59%) Performance Tuning
7 38 (29.01%) Replication
8 36 (27.48%) Performance Monitoring
9 29 (22.14%) Clustering
10 25 (19.08%) Finance
11 21 (16.03%) Oracle
11 21 (16.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (15.27%) E-Commerce
13 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
13 18 (13.74%) Oracle Database
14 17 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (12.98%) MariaDB
15 16 (12.21%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (12.21%) .NET
15 16 (12.21%) Red Hat
16 15 (11.45%) Java
17 14 (10.69%) VB
17 14 (10.69%) DevOps
18 13 (9.92%) C++
18 13 (9.92%) HTML
18 13 (9.92%) PHP
18 13 (9.92%) SOA
18 13 (9.92%) Web Services
18 13 (9.92%) Selenium

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 10 (7.63%) Apache
2 5 (3.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.53%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.58%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) DNS
1 2 (1.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (100.00%) MySQL
2 69 (52.67%) SQL Server
3 49 (37.40%) RDBMS
3 49 (37.40%) Relational Database
4 18 (13.74%) Oracle Database
5 17 (12.98%) MariaDB
6 16 (12.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (6.11%) MongoDB
8 8 (6.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
9 6 (4.58%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.58%) Redis
9 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.58%) TokuDB
10 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (3.82%) CouchDB
10 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.92%) Selenium
1 13 (9.92%) Hudson
2 8 (6.11%) JIRA
3 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.29%) Maven
5 2 (1.53%) Subversion
6 1 (0.76%) Liquibase
General
1 25 (19.08%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Legal
3 3 (2.29%) Publishing
4 2 (1.53%) French Language
4 2 (1.53%) Automotive
4 2 (1.53%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.21%) .NET
2 13 (9.92%) HTML
2 13 (9.92%) Web Services
3 12 (9.16%) LAMP
4 8 (6.11%) XML
5 5 (3.82%) REST
6 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.53%) Ajax
7 2 (1.53%) JDBC
7 2 (1.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.01%) Replication
2 29 (22.14%) Clustering
3 7 (5.34%) Open Source
4 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (43.51%) Linux
2 21 (16.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (6.11%) CentOS
3 8 (6.11%) UNIX
4 7 (5.34%) Windows
5 3 (2.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.59%) Performance Tuning
2 36 (27.48%) Performance Monitoring
3 20 (15.27%) E-Commerce
4 17 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.69%) DevOps
6 13 (9.92%) SOA
6 13 (9.92%) Unit Testing
7 12 (9.16%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.82%) BDD
10 5 (3.82%) TDD
11 3 (2.29%) Migration
11 3 (2.29%) Change Management
11 3 (2.29%) Database Security
11 3 (2.29%) Data Management
12 2 (1.53%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (1.53%) Analytics
12 2 (1.53%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.53%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (50.38%) SQL
2 15 (11.45%) Java
3 14 (10.69%) VB
4 13 (9.92%) C++
4 13 (9.92%) PHP
5 10 (7.63%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.58%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.29%) AWK
7 3 (2.29%) C#
7 3 (2.29%) sed
7 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) OCP
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.76%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) Puppet
2 6 (4.58%) HAProxy
3 5 (3.82%) Nagios
4 2 (1.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (16.03%) Oracle
2 16 (12.21%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.05%) Tableau
4 4 (3.05%) Percona
5 1 (0.76%) VMware
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