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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 852 838 806
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 41 69 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.060% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.064% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 29 59 63
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £62,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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 -26 39 £50,000 +5.26% 10
London -18 19 £51,500 -10.43% 3
South East +17 11 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire +13 8 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Reading +7 8 £42,500 - 1
North West +7 7 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Manchester +5 7 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Surrey - 3 £56,250 -
Edinburgh - 2 £42,500 - 1
Scotland - 2 £42,500 - 1
Guildford - 2 £52,500 -
Surbiton - 2 £55,500 - 1
Yorkshire +10 1 £30,000 -29.41%
East Yorkshire +3 1 £30,000 -
East Midlands -3 1 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £47,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £52,500 -
Barton-upon-Humber - 1 - - 1
Goole - 1 £30,000 -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 68 (100.00%) MySQL
2 44 (64.71%) Replication
3 33 (48.53%) Oracle
4 29 (42.65%) Linux
5 25 (36.76%) Clustering
6 20 (29.41%) Oracle Database
7 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
8 16 (23.53%) SQL
8 16 (23.53%) Red Hat
9 15 (22.06%) RDBMS
9 15 (22.06%) E-Commerce
9 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
9 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (19.12%) C++
11 12 (17.65%) OLTP
11 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (17.65%) NoSQL
12 11 (16.18%) PHP
12 11 (16.18%) Python
13 10 (14.71%) VMware
13 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
14 9 (13.24%) Finance
14 9 (13.24%) ITIL
14 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
15 8 (11.76%) OLAP
15 8 (11.76%) Firewall

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (7.35%) Apache
1 5 (7.35%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) SaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) Firewall
2 5 (7.35%) VLAN
2 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.35%) DNS
3 3 (4.41%) SSL
3 3 (4.41%) VPN
3 3 (4.41%) SSH
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) MySQL
2 20 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
4 15 (22.06%) RDBMS
4 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
5 12 (17.65%) NoSQL
5 12 (17.65%) OLTP
5 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
7 8 (11.76%) OLAP
8 7 (10.29%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (8.82%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (7.35%) Couchbase
11 4 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Selenium
1 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.82%) Hudson
2 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.41%) JIRA
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) HTML
1 6 (8.82%) .NET
1 6 (8.82%) Web Services
2 3 (4.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (64.71%) Replication
2 25 (36.76%) Clustering
3 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.35%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Ubuntu
2 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.29%) CentOS
4 2 (2.94%) UNIX
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) E-Commerce
1 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (13.24%) ITIL
3 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.29%) Problem Management
4 7 (10.29%) Patch Management
5 6 (8.82%) Data Privacy
5 6 (8.82%) Database Tuning
5 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.82%) SOA
5 6 (8.82%) ETL
5 6 (8.82%) Benchmarking
5 6 (8.82%) Project Management
6 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.88%) High Availability
8 3 (4.41%) SDLC
8 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.41%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) SQL
2 13 (19.12%) C++
3 11 (16.18%) PHP
3 11 (16.18%) Python
4 7 (10.29%) Java
5 6 (8.82%) C
5 6 (8.82%) VB
5 6 (8.82%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.41%) Bourne shell
6 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (5.88%) MCSE
3 4 (5.88%) MCSA
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) MCTS
3 4 (5.88%) MCITP
4 3 (4.41%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Puppet
1 5 (7.35%) Ansible
1 5 (7.35%) logstash
2 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Oracle
2 16 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 10 (14.71%) VMware
4 5 (7.35%) Splunk
5 4 (5.88%) hybris
5 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.47%) Google
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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