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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 869 883 840
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 33 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.047% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.049% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 22 47 44
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £38,500
% 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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 19 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 3 July 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 -3 29 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South East +18 12 £52,500 +31.25% 1
London +1 8 £55,000 -
Reading 0 6 - -
Berkshire 0 6 - -
East of England +8 5 £55,000 -18.51%
Essex - 5 £55,000 -
Scotland - 4 £55,000 -
Manchester -2 3 £45,000 -14.28% 2
North West -6 3 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Surrey - 3 £56,250 - 1
Kent - 3 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
Guildford - 2 £52,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
East Midlands +3 1 - - 2
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 2
Barton-upon-Humber - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 £55,000 -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 39 (57.35%) Linux
3 27 (39.71%) Replication
4 22 (32.35%) Clustering
5 21 (30.88%) Oracle
6 19 (27.94%) Oracle Database
7 18 (26.47%) NoSQL
8 17 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 17 (25.00%) RDBMS
9 16 (23.53%) SQL
10 15 (22.06%) Red Hat
10 15 (22.06%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (20.59%) C++
11 14 (20.59%) E-Commerce
12 12 (17.65%) PHP
12 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (16.18%) Bash Shell
14 10 (14.71%) Finance
15 9 (13.24%) Python
16 8 (11.76%) Java
16 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
16 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (11.76%) Couchbase
16 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (11.76%) Degree
16 8 (11.76%) Ubuntu
17 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
17 7 (10.29%) Selenium

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) SaaS
3 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Firewall
2 5 (7.35%) VLAN
2 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) SSL
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) MySQL
2 19 (27.94%) Oracle Database
3 18 (26.47%) NoSQL
4 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 17 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (11.76%) Couchbase
7 7 (10.29%) Redis
7 7 (10.29%) MongoDB
7 7 (10.29%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (8.82%) MariaDB
9 5 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (5.88%) Big Data
11 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (4.41%) TokuDB
11 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
12 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Selenium
1 7 (10.29%) Hudson
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.82%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) French Language
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) HTML
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
1 7 (10.29%) Web Services
2 3 (4.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.71%) Replication
2 22 (32.35%) Clustering
3 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.35%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (57.35%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Ubuntu
3 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.82%) CentOS
5 4 (5.88%) Windows
6 2 (2.94%) UNIX
7 1 (1.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (20.59%) E-Commerce
3 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.29%) Problem Management
4 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
4 7 (10.29%) SOA
4 7 (10.29%) Patch Management
5 6 (8.82%) Data Privacy
5 6 (8.82%) Database Tuning
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%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.88%) Analytics
7 4 (5.88%) Line Management
8 3 (4.41%) DevOps
8 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.41%) High Availability
9 2 (2.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) SQL
2 14 (20.59%) C++
3 12 (17.65%) PHP
4 11 (16.18%) Bash Shell
5 9 (13.24%) Python
6 8 (11.76%) Java
7 7 (10.29%) VB
8 6 (8.82%) C
9 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.94%) Perl
11 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.47%) Ruby
11 1 (1.47%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.47%) OCP
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Nagios
1 5 (7.35%) Puppet
1 5 (7.35%) Ansible
1 5 (7.35%) logstash
2 3 (4.41%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Oracle
2 15 (22.06%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.82%) VMware
4 5 (7.35%) Splunk
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.47%) Informatica
6 1 (1.47%) Google
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago