The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had MySQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 877 935 927
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 47 41 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.037% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.038% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 61
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MySQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured MySQL DBA in the job title.

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 26 June 2016 within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 47 £50,000 -4.76% 6
London +48 22 £55,000 -
South East +39 14 £44,000 -7.36% 2
Hampshire - 8 £47,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 7 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire +13 6 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Nottingham +12 6 £47,500 +11.76% 2
East Midlands +10 6 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Yorkshire +29 3 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Sheffield - 3 £47,500 - 2
City of London - 3 £52,500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 - 2
Surrey +33 2 £62,500 +19.04%
Kent +13 2 £26,000 -30.66%
Guildford +12 2 £62,500 +19.04%
East of England +32 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Reading +15 1 £30,000 -36.84%
Berkshire +13 1 £30,000 -36.84%
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,500 -
High Wycombe - 1 £40,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £52,500 -

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, MySQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring MySQL DBA in the job title.

1 120 (100.00%) MySQL
2 68 (56.67%) SQL
3 58 (48.33%) Linux
4 56 (46.67%) Replication
5 46 (38.33%) SQL Server
6 42 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
7 41 (34.17%) High Availability
7 41 (34.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 37 (30.83%) Clustering
9 34 (28.33%) Shell Script
10 30 (25.00%) Oracle
11 26 (21.67%) Relational Database
12 24 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 18 (15.00%) Unix
13 18 (15.00%) DevOps
14 17 (14.17%) Computer Science
14 17 (14.17%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (13.33%) Telecoms
15 16 (13.33%) MongoDB
15 16 (13.33%) NoSQL
16 15 (12.50%) Git (software)
17 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (11.67%) Python
17 14 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (11.67%) MariaDB
17 14 (11.67%) Database Security
18 13 (10.83%) Puppet
18 13 (10.83%) OpenStack
18 13 (10.83%) Publishing

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.83%) OpenStack
2 11 (9.17%) Apache
3 6 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.17%) Apache Pig
4 5 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.17%) Confluence
5 2 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.50%) SaaS
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) DNS
1 10 (8.33%) Firewall
2 5 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.33%) Internet
4 2 (1.67%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (100.00%) MySQL
2 46 (38.33%) SQL Server
3 26 (21.67%) Relational Database
4 17 (14.17%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 16 (13.33%) NoSQL
6 14 (11.67%) MariaDB
7 13 (10.83%) RDBMS
8 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (7.50%) Pentaho
10 7 (5.83%) DB2
10 7 (5.83%) OLAP
10 7 (5.83%) OLTP
10 7 (5.83%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
11 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (4.17%) Hadoop
12 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.00%) Subversion
4 5 (4.17%) JIRA
4 5 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.83%) Publishing
3 6 (5.00%) Games
4 5 (4.17%) Finance
4 5 (4.17%) Legal
5 3 (2.50%) Back Office
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Electronics
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) LAMP
2 5 (4.17%) REST
2 5 (4.17%) XML
3 4 (3.33%) CakePHP
3 4 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 56 (46.67%) Replication
2 37 (30.83%) Clustering
3 17 (14.17%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.17%) CMDB
5 5 (4.17%) Fintech
6 4 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.33%) Online Games
7 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 58 (48.33%) Linux
2 18 (15.00%) Unix
3 11 (9.17%) Ubuntu
4 6 (5.00%) Windows
5 4 (3.33%) CentOS
5 4 (3.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.67%) AIX
7 1 (0.83%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
2 41 (34.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 41 (34.17%) High Availability
3 24 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 18 (15.00%) DevOps
5 17 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.67%) Database Security
7 12 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
8 10 (8.33%) Change Control
8 10 (8.33%) ETL
8 10 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 10 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 9 (7.50%) Analytics
10 8 (6.67%) Business Continuity
10 8 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (6.67%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.67%) ITIL
11 7 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 68 (56.67%) SQL
2 34 (28.33%) Shell Script
3 14 (11.67%) Python
4 8 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 8 (6.67%) Perl
5 7 (5.83%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.00%) Java
6 6 (5.00%) PHP
6 6 (5.00%) Ruby
7 5 (4.17%) Pig Latin
8 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) Korn
9 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.83%) MCSA
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) QA
2 7 (5.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) Puppet
2 10 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.67%) Ansible
4 2 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (25.00%) Oracle
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.67%) hybris
4 5 (4.17%) Hortonworks
4 5 (4.17%) Talend
5 4 (3.33%) Percona
5 4 (3.33%) SAP
5 4 (3.33%) Sybase
6 3 (2.50%) IBM
6 3 (2.50%) Jaspersoft
6 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.67%) Cognos
8 1 (0.83%) Tableau
8 1 (0.83%) VMware
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