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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 867 873 832
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 30 54 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.046% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.048% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 20 48 52
Average salary £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,900 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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
104105 111560 103736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 86198 90937 85872
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 5 August 2015 within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 20 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 5 August 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 +6 29 £50,000 +5.26% 10
London -7 14 £51,000 -11.30% 3
South East +10 9 £56,250 +28.57% 2
Berkshire +10 6 - - 1
Reading -2 6 - - 1
Manchester +3 3 £47,500 -15.55% 1
North West -4 3 £47,500 -15.55% 1
Surrey - 3 £56,250 -
Guildford - 2 £52,500 -
East of England +7 1 £55,000 -24.13%
East Midlands +5 1 - - 3
Goole +4 1 £30,000 -22.58%
Yorkshire -2 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1
East Yorkshire -3 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Essex - 1 £55,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 3
Scotland - 1 £55,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £47,500 -
Barton-upon-Humber - 1 - - 2
Edinburgh - 1 £55,000 - 1

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 63 (100.00%) MySQL
2 35 (55.56%) Linux
3 33 (52.38%) Replication
4 27 (42.86%) Oracle
5 21 (33.33%) Clustering
5 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 17 (26.98%) Red Hat
7 16 (25.40%) RDBMS
7 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
7 16 (25.40%) Relational Database
7 16 (25.40%) NoSQL
8 15 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (20.63%) C++
10 12 (19.05%) PHP
10 12 (19.05%) SQL
10 12 (19.05%) E-Commerce
10 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (17.46%) Python
12 10 (15.87%) Finance
12 10 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (14.29%) Ubuntu
14 8 (12.70%) Degree
14 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (12.70%) Couchbase
14 8 (12.70%) Firewall
14 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
14 8 (12.70%) VMware

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 5 (7.94%) Apache
1 5 (7.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.52%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) Firewall
2 5 (7.94%) VLAN
2 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.94%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) SSL
3 3 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) MySQL
2 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 16 (25.40%) Relational Database
3 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
3 16 (25.40%) RDBMS
3 16 (25.40%) NoSQL
4 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (12.70%) Couchbase
6 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 7 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (7.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (7.94%) Redis
9 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (6.35%) MariaDB
10 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (4.76%) OLTP
10 3 (4.76%) OLAP
10 3 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Selenium
1 6 (9.52%) Hudson
2 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.52%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) HTML
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
1 6 (9.52%) Web Services
2 3 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (52.38%) Replication
2 21 (33.33%) Clustering
3 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.94%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (55.56%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (11.11%) CentOS
4 2 (3.17%) UNIX
4 2 (3.17%) Windows
5 1 (1.59%) Debian
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (19.05%) E-Commerce
2 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 7 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 6 (9.52%) Data Privacy
4 6 (9.52%) Database Tuning
4 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 6 (9.52%) SOA
4 6 (9.52%) ETL
4 6 (9.52%) Benchmarking
4 6 (9.52%) Project Management
5 5 (7.94%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.94%) High Availability
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL
6 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.17%) ITSM
7 2 (3.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) C++
2 12 (19.05%) PHP
2 12 (19.05%) SQL
3 11 (17.46%) Python
4 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.11%) Java
5 6 (9.52%) C
5 6 (9.52%) VB
6 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.76%) Bourne shell
7 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.59%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.59%) RHCE
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (1.59%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) KVM
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Puppet
1 5 (7.94%) Ansible
1 5 (7.94%) logstash
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.59%) Nagios
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Oracle
2 17 (26.98%) Red Hat
3 8 (12.70%) VMware
4 5 (7.94%) Splunk
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) Informatica
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) hybris
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