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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 852 888 877
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 38 45 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.037% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.040% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 24
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £55,700
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +1.26%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 24 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 24 April 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 +2 34 £45,000 +12.50% 4
London +24 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South East +14 11 £45,000 +12.50%
City of London - 7 £45,000 -
East of England +24 6 £55,000 -18.51%
Kent - 6 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - -
Essex - 5 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £45,000 -
Scotland - 4 £55,000 - 4
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 - 4
North West +13 2 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Manchester +6 2 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Nottingham - 2 £42,500 -
Bristol - 2 £29,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
South West - 2 £29,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £65,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £55,000 -
Reading - 1 £32,500 -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 79 (100.00%) MySQL
2 43 (54.43%) Linux
3 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
4 27 (34.18%) Clustering
5 25 (31.65%) Replication
5 25 (31.65%) SQL
6 18 (22.78%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
7 17 (21.52%) RDBMS
8 14 (17.72%) MariaDB
9 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
10 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
10 12 (15.19%) Oracle
10 12 (15.19%) NoSQL
10 12 (15.19%) Oracle Database
11 11 (13.92%) PHP
11 11 (13.92%) C++
11 11 (13.92%) Java
11 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
12 10 (12.66%) SOA
12 10 (12.66%) HTML
12 10 (12.66%) VB
12 10 (12.66%) .NET
12 10 (12.66%) Web Services
12 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (12.66%) Hudson
12 10 (12.66%) Bash Shell
12 10 (12.66%) Selenium
12 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.86%) Amazon S3
3 5 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (100.00%) MySQL
2 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
3 17 (21.52%) RDBMS
3 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
4 14 (17.72%) MariaDB
5 12 (15.19%) Oracle Database
5 12 (15.19%) NoSQL
6 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (10.13%) Redis
9 7 (8.86%) TokuDB
9 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
10 5 (6.33%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (5.06%) Big Data
11 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
12 3 (3.80%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Selenium
1 10 (12.66%) Hudson
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.80%) Publishing
4 3 (3.80%) French Language
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) HTML
1 10 (12.66%) .NET
1 10 (12.66%) Web Services
2 8 (10.13%) LAMP
3 4 (5.06%) REST
3 4 (5.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.18%) Clustering
2 25 (31.65%) Replication
3 4 (5.06%) Open Source
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (54.43%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) Windows
3 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.33%) UNIX
5 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.27%) CentOS
6 1 (1.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
3 10 (12.66%) SOA
3 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing
4 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.86%) DevOps
6 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.06%) Line Management
7 4 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.06%) Analytics
8 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.80%) Migration
8 3 (3.80%) Data Management
9 2 (2.53%) High Availability
10 1 (1.27%) OOP
10 1 (1.27%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) SQL
2 11 (13.92%) C++
2 11 (13.92%) Java
2 11 (13.92%) PHP
3 10 (12.66%) VB
3 10 (12.66%) Bash Shell
4 7 (8.86%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.27%) Perl
6 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) OCP
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Nagios
1 7 (8.86%) HAProxy
2 4 (5.06%) Puppet
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.80%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Oracle
1 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.27%) Informatica
3 1 (1.27%) Percona
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