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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 835 807 817
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 72 67 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.062% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.066% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 61 63 66
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £39,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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 -22 72 £47,500 -5.00% 6
London +18 50 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Uxbridge - 16 £41,000 -
South East -29 10 £47,500 +21.79%
Berkshire -4 6 £47,500 -
South West -25 5 £29,000 -40.51%
Maidenhead - 5 £47,500 -
Manchester -9 4 £60,000 +26.31% 1
North West -36 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £46,250 -
Bristol - 4 £29,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £46,250 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
Leeds - 2 £43,750 - 3
West Yorkshire - 2 £43,750 - 3
Nottingham - 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £43,750 - 3
City of London +2 1 £62,500 -
Reading -8 1 £42,500 -
Surrey -9 1 - -
Wiltshire -14 1 £42,500 -12.82%
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Swindon - 1 £42,500 -
Godalming - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £42,500 -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 128 (100.00%) MySQL
2 68 (53.13%) Linux
3 67 (52.34%) Replication
4 62 (48.44%) SQL
5 48 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 38 (29.69%) Performance Tuning
7 35 (27.34%) Finance
8 33 (25.78%) Relational Database
9 32 (25.00%) RDBMS
10 31 (24.22%) Clustering
11 28 (21.88%) Java
12 23 (17.97%) E-Commerce
13 21 (16.41%) .NET
14 20 (15.63%) Oracle
14 20 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
15 18 (14.06%) VB
15 18 (14.06%) Perl
16 17 (13.28%) C++
16 17 (13.28%) HTML
16 17 (13.28%) Web Services
16 17 (13.28%) SOA
16 17 (13.28%) Selenium
16 17 (13.28%) Unit Testing
16 17 (13.28%) Bash Shell
16 17 (13.28%) Oracle Database
16 17 (13.28%) Hudson
17 16 (12.50%) PHP
18 14 (10.94%) CentOS
19 13 (10.16%) Analytics
20 12 (9.38%) Percona

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 7 (5.47%) Apache
1 7 (5.47%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.34%) IIS
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) SAN
1 4 (3.13%) Internet
2 3 (2.34%) DNS
3 2 (1.56%) VoIP
3 2 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (100.00%) MySQL
2 48 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 33 (25.78%) Relational Database
4 32 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 17 (13.28%) Oracle Database
6 11 (8.59%) MariaDB
7 10 (7.81%) Big Data
8 9 (7.03%) MongoDB
9 6 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (3.91%) NoSQL
10 5 (3.91%) Hadoop
11 4 (3.13%) CouchDB
11 4 (3.13%) InfiniDB
Development Applications
1 17 (13.28%) Selenium
1 17 (13.28%) Hudson
2 7 (5.47%) JIRA
2 7 (5.47%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.34%) Maven
5 2 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 35 (27.34%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Advertising
3 5 (3.91%) Marketing
4 4 (3.13%) Legal
5 3 (2.34%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Games
6 2 (1.56%) Law
6 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.41%) .NET
2 17 (13.28%) Web Services
2 17 (13.28%) HTML
3 4 (3.13%) LAMP
4 3 (2.34%) Ajax
4 3 (2.34%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.34%) XML
5 2 (1.56%) CSS
5 2 (1.56%) Django
6 1 (0.78%) Smarty
6 1 (0.78%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.78%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 67 (52.34%) Replication
2 31 (24.22%) Clustering
3 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.47%) Open Source
4 5 (3.91%) Social Media
5 2 (1.56%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (53.13%) Linux
2 14 (10.94%) CentOS
3 10 (7.81%) UNIX
4 9 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.69%) Windows
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (3.91%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.34%) Debian
8 2 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.69%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (17.97%) E-Commerce
3 20 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (13.28%) SOA
4 17 (13.28%) Unit Testing
5 13 (10.16%) Analytics
6 11 (8.59%) Web Development
7 9 (7.03%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (7.03%) High Availability
7 9 (7.03%) DevOps
8 8 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.47%) Project Management
9 7 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.91%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (3.91%) User Experience Design
11 4 (3.13%) BDD
11 4 (3.13%) Big Data Analytics
11 4 (3.13%) TDD
12 3 (2.34%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.44%) SQL
2 28 (21.88%) Java
3 18 (14.06%) Perl
3 18 (14.06%) VB
4 17 (13.28%) Bash Shell
4 17 (13.28%) C++
5 16 (12.50%) PHP
6 12 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 12 (9.38%) Ruby
7 9 (7.03%) Python
8 4 (3.13%) Korn
8 4 (3.13%) C#
9 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.56%) Clojure
10 1 (0.78%) PHP5
10 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (7.81%) Puppet
2 6 (4.69%) Nagios
3 2 (1.56%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.56%) Zenoss
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.56%) OpenView
3 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (15.63%) Oracle
2 12 (9.38%) Percona
3 6 (4.69%) HP
4 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.13%) VMware
5 4 (3.13%) Vertica
5 4 (3.13%) Infobright
6 3 (2.34%) JBoss
6 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.78%) Tableau
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