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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 825 793 850
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 78 74 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.070% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.074% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 64 68 66
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%

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
107824 100361 112041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87233 83342 95584
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014 within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 26 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 15 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
England -34 78 £47,500 -5.00% 5
London +4 51 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Uxbridge - 15 £41,000 -
South East -32 12 £47,500 +21.79%
Berkshire +2 6 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £46,250 -
South West -18 5 £29,000 -42.00%
Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
Leeds - 5 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 5 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £46,250 -
Manchester -13 4 - - 1
North West -29 4 - - 1
Bristol - 4 £29,000 -
City of London +7 2 £62,500 +4.16%
Surrey -5 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
Godalming - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Reading -8 1 £42,500 -
Wiltshire -15 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Swindon - 1 £42,500 -
Oxford - 1 £42,500 -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 135 (100.00%) MySQL
2 71 (52.59%) Replication
3 66 (48.89%) Linux
4 63 (46.67%) SQL
5 53 (39.26%) SQL Server
6 43 (31.85%) Performance Tuning
7 38 (28.15%) Finance
7 38 (28.15%) Relational Database
8 37 (27.41%) RDBMS
9 34 (25.19%) Clustering
10 30 (22.22%) Java
11 25 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
12 23 (17.04%) .NET
13 21 (15.56%) Oracle
14 20 (14.81%) VB
14 20 (14.81%) E-Commerce
15 19 (14.07%) SOA
15 19 (14.07%) C++
15 19 (14.07%) HTML
15 19 (14.07%) Web Services
15 19 (14.07%) Selenium
15 19 (14.07%) Unit Testing
15 19 (14.07%) Hudson
16 17 (12.59%) Oracle Database
17 16 (11.85%) PHP
18 15 (11.11%) Perl
18 15 (11.11%) CentOS
19 14 (10.37%) Bash Shell
20 13 (9.63%) T-SQL
21 12 (8.89%) Puppet

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (7.41%) Apache
2 8 (5.93%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) SAN
1 4 (2.96%) Internet
2 3 (2.22%) DNS
3 2 (1.48%) VoIP
3 2 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.48%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (100.00%) MySQL
2 53 (39.26%) SQL Server
3 38 (28.15%) Relational Database
4 37 (27.41%) RDBMS
5 17 (12.59%) Oracle Database
6 12 (8.89%) MariaDB
7 10 (7.41%) MongoDB
8 9 (6.67%) Big Data
9 8 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (3.70%) Hadoop
12 5 (3.70%) CouchDB
12 5 (3.70%) NoSQL
13 4 (2.96%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 19 (14.07%) Selenium
1 19 (14.07%) Hudson
2 9 (6.67%) JIRA
3 5 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.96%) Maven
5 2 (1.48%) Subversion
General
1 38 (28.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Legal
2 5 (3.70%) Advertising
3 4 (2.96%) Marketing
4 2 (1.48%) Games
4 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.04%) .NET
2 19 (14.07%) Web Services
2 19 (14.07%) HTML
3 4 (2.96%) LAMP
4 3 (2.22%) Ajax
4 3 (2.22%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (0.74%) CSS
5 1 (0.74%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.74%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 71 (52.59%) Replication
2 34 (25.19%) Clustering
3 8 (5.93%) Open Source
4 7 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.70%) User Experience
6 4 (2.96%) Social Media
7 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.48%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 66 (48.89%) Linux
2 15 (11.11%) CentOS
3 12 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.93%) UNIX
5 6 (4.44%) Windows
5 6 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.22%) Debian
8 2 (1.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.85%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
3 20 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 19 (14.07%) SOA
4 19 (14.07%) Unit Testing
5 12 (8.89%) Analytics
6 11 (8.15%) DevOps
6 11 (8.15%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.67%) Web Development
7 9 (6.67%) High Availability
8 8 (5.93%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.70%) Project Management
9 5 (3.70%) TDD
9 5 (3.70%) User Experience Design
9 5 (3.70%) BDD
10 4 (2.96%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (2.96%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (2.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.67%) SQL
2 30 (22.22%) Java
3 20 (14.81%) VB
4 19 (14.07%) C++
5 16 (11.85%) PHP
6 15 (11.11%) Perl
7 14 (10.37%) Bash Shell
8 13 (9.63%) T-SQL
9 12 (8.89%) Ruby
10 8 (5.93%) Python
11 4 (2.96%) Korn
11 4 (2.96%) C#
12 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.74%) AWK
13 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.74%) Clojure
13 1 (0.74%) sed
13 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) Puppet
2 2 (1.48%) Nagios
3 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (15.56%) Oracle
2 12 (8.89%) Percona
3 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.96%) VMware
4 4 (2.96%) Vertica
4 4 (2.96%) Infobright
4 4 (2.96%) HP
5 3 (2.22%) JBoss
6 2 (1.48%) Tableau
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
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