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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 844 858 810
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 38 34 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.032% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.034% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 50
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%

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
99934 100679 103565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.48% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82413 80836 87730
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 February 2015 within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 22 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 26 February 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 +11 37 £45,000 - 5
London -1 17 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South East -8 17 £45,000 +12.50%
City of London +13 9 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Hampshire - 8 £45,250 -
Basingstoke - 8 £45,250 -
East Sussex -17 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Brighton -21 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £55,000 -
Kent - 3 £55,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £65,000 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £42,500 - 1
Reading - 1 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 £65,000 - 1

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 119 (100.00%) MySQL
2 60 (50.42%) SQL Server
3 57 (47.90%) SQL
3 57 (47.90%) Linux
4 40 (33.61%) RDBMS
4 40 (33.61%) Relational Database
5 37 (31.09%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (22.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 27 (22.69%) Replication
7 24 (20.17%) Clustering
8 20 (16.81%) MS Excel
8 20 (16.81%) Oracle
9 19 (15.97%) E-Commerce
10 18 (15.13%) MariaDB
11 17 (14.29%) Oracle Database
11 17 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (12.61%) Red Hat
13 14 (11.76%) PHP
13 14 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (10.92%) Finance
14 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (10.08%) Java
16 11 (9.24%) .NET
16 11 (9.24%) Shell Script
16 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (9.24%) DevOps
17 10 (8.40%) NoSQL
17 10 (8.40%) Hudson
17 10 (8.40%) Redis
17 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 6 (5.04%) Apache
2 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (16.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.72%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (100.00%) MySQL
2 60 (50.42%) SQL Server
3 40 (33.61%) RDBMS
3 40 (33.61%) Relational Database
4 18 (15.13%) MariaDB
5 17 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 14 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (8.40%) NoSQL
8 10 (8.40%) Redis
9 8 (6.72%) TokuDB
9 8 (6.72%) Hadoop
10 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (4.20%) MongoDB
11 5 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (3.36%) Big Data
12 4 (3.36%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Selenium
1 10 (8.40%) Hudson
2 3 (2.52%) JIRA
3 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.84%) Subversion
4 1 (0.84%) Maven
General
1 13 (10.92%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) French Language
2 3 (2.52%) Publishing
3 2 (1.68%) Legal
3 2 (1.68%) Automotive
4 1 (0.84%) Law
4 1 (0.84%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) .NET
2 10 (8.40%) HTML
2 10 (8.40%) Web Services
2 10 (8.40%) LAMP
3 6 (5.04%) XML
4 5 (4.20%) REST
5 2 (1.68%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.68%) JDBC
6 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.69%) Replication
2 24 (20.17%) Clustering
3 5 (4.20%) Open Source
4 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (47.90%) Linux
2 17 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (6.72%) UNIX
3 8 (6.72%) Windows
4 3 (2.52%) CentOS
5 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.09%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (22.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 19 (15.97%) E-Commerce
4 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.24%) DevOps
6 10 (8.40%) Unit Testing
6 10 (8.40%) SOA
7 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.04%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.36%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.36%) Line Management
10 4 (3.36%) Analytics
11 3 (2.52%) Database Security
11 3 (2.52%) Change Management
11 3 (2.52%) Migration
11 3 (2.52%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.52%) Data Management
12 2 (1.68%) TDD
12 2 (1.68%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (47.90%) SQL
2 14 (11.76%) PHP
3 12 (10.08%) Java
4 11 (9.24%) Shell Script
5 10 (8.40%) C++
5 10 (8.40%) VB
6 9 (7.56%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.52%) sed
8 3 (2.52%) AWK
9 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.84%) C#
9 1 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) OCP
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.84%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) HAProxy
2 7 (5.88%) Puppet
2 7 (5.88%) Nagios
3 3 (2.52%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (16.81%) Oracle
2 15 (12.61%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.36%) Percona
5 3 (2.52%) Tableau
6 1 (0.84%) Informatica
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