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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 877 841 889
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 66 93 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.089% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.092% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 45 86 39
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £33,500 £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
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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 64 £50,000 +11.11% 9
London +11 32 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East Midlands +21 20 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Northampton - 20 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 20 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +13 5 £40,000 -8.57% 2
North West +32 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Manchester - 4 £45,000 -
High Wycombe 0 3 £40,500 +8.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £40,500 +8.00% 1
South East -44 3 £40,500 -10.00% 1
Surbiton - 3 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire +20 2 £50,000 +14.28% 2
York +10 2 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Otley - 2 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £59,250 -
Cardiff - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
City of London +46 1 £75,000 +66.66%
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 155 (100.00%) MySQL
2 82 (52.90%) SQL
3 67 (43.23%) Replication
4 49 (31.61%) Linux
5 42 (27.10%) SQL Server
6 39 (25.16%) E-Commerce
7 34 (21.94%) Oracle
8 33 (21.29%) Clustering
9 30 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
9 30 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
10 29 (18.71%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (18.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 28 (18.06%) Performance Analysis
11 28 (18.06%) NoSQL
12 27 (17.42%) High Availability
12 27 (17.42%) DevOps
12 27 (17.42%) MS Excel
13 26 (16.77%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (15.48%) Microsoft
15 23 (14.84%) Firewall
15 23 (14.84%) Ubuntu
16 22 (14.19%) DNS
16 22 (14.19%) Python
16 22 (14.19%) Apache
17 21 (13.55%) Incident Management
17 21 (13.55%) Git (software)
17 21 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (13.55%) hybris
17 21 (13.55%) Puppet
18 20 (12.90%) OpenStack

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (14.19%) Apache
2 20 (12.90%) OpenStack
3 9 (5.81%) Apache Solr
3 9 (5.81%) Confluence
4 5 (3.23%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (17.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.84%) Firewall
2 22 (14.19%) DNS
3 6 (3.87%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.94%) VLAN
5 2 (1.29%) SSH
6 1 (0.65%) SSL
6 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (100.00%) MySQL
2 42 (27.10%) SQL Server
3 29 (18.71%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (18.06%) NoSQL
5 20 (12.90%) OLTP
6 19 (12.26%) MariaDB
7 18 (11.61%) OLAP
8 17 (10.97%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (9.68%) MongoDB
9 15 (9.68%) Oracle OLAP
10 13 (8.39%) Oracle Database
10 13 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (5.81%) Redis
14 8 (5.16%) Big Data
14 8 (5.16%) Relational Database
15 7 (4.52%) Pentaho
15 7 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (13.55%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.97%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.81%) JIRA
4 5 (3.23%) Subversion
4 5 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (10.97%) Finance
2 9 (5.81%) Publishing
3 8 (5.16%) Law
4 5 (3.23%) Banking
5 4 (2.58%) Games
6 3 (1.94%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.16%) LAMP
2 3 (1.94%) ELK Stack
2 3 (1.94%) REST
2 3 (1.94%) XML
3 2 (1.29%) CakePHP
3 2 (1.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (43.23%) Replication
2 33 (21.29%) Clustering
3 21 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.81%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.52%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.23%) CMDB
7 3 (1.94%) Online Games
7 3 (1.94%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.29%) Fintech
8 2 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 49 (31.61%) Linux
2 23 (14.84%) Ubuntu
3 18 (11.61%) Windows
4 7 (4.52%) CentOS
5 5 (3.23%) Unix
6 4 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) AIX
8 1 (0.65%) Debian
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.16%) E-Commerce
2 30 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
3 29 (18.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (18.06%) Performance Analysis
5 27 (17.42%) DevOps
5 27 (17.42%) High Availability
6 26 (16.77%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (13.55%) Incident Management
8 19 (12.26%) Problem Management
9 18 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (10.32%) ITIL
11 14 (9.03%) PRINCE2
12 12 (7.74%) Analytics
13 10 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (5.81%) ETL
14 9 (5.81%) Mentoring
14 9 (5.81%) Time Management
15 8 (5.16%) Data Modelling
16 7 (4.52%) Configuration Management
16 7 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 82 (52.90%) SQL
2 22 (14.19%) Python
3 19 (12.26%) Perl
4 14 (9.03%) Shell Script
5 13 (8.39%) Bash Shell
6 12 (7.74%) Java
6 12 (7.74%) PHP
7 7 (4.52%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.23%) C
8 5 (3.23%) Pig Latin
8 5 (3.23%) Ruby
9 2 (1.29%) Korn
10 1 (0.65%) C++
10 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.16%) Degree
1 8 (5.16%) MySQL Certification
2 5 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.94%) MCSA
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.29%) MCITP
4 2 (1.29%) MCSE
4 2 (1.29%) MCTS
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.74%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (13.55%) Puppet
2 16 (10.32%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.45%) Ansible
4 3 (1.94%) logstash
Vendors
1 34 (21.94%) Oracle
2 24 (15.48%) Microsoft
3 21 (13.55%) hybris
4 10 (6.45%) Sybase
5 9 (5.81%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.87%) VMware
7 5 (3.23%) Hortonworks
7 5 (3.23%) Talend
8 4 (2.58%) Apple
9 3 (1.94%) Splunk
10 2 (1.29%) Cognos
10 2 (1.29%) IBM
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