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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 862 859 851
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 30 37 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.033% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.035% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 30
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £37,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 21 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 27 March 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 +4 30 £45,000 +12.50% 2
London +33 13 £45,000 +5.88%
South East -2 12 £45,000 +12.50%
City of London - 8 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 6 £52,500 -
Basingstoke - 6 £52,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £55,000 -
Kent - 4 £55,000 -
South West - 2 £29,000 -
Bristol - 2 £29,000 -
East of England - 2 £60,000 -
Brighton -24 1 £32,500 -18.75%
East Sussex -24 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Essex - 1 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £65,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £42,500 -
Reading - 1 £32,500 -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 83 (100.00%) MySQL
2 47 (56.63%) Linux
3 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
4 34 (40.96%) SQL
5 23 (27.71%) RDBMS
5 23 (27.71%) Relational Database
6 22 (26.51%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (24.10%) Clustering
8 18 (21.69%) Replication
9 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
9 16 (19.28%) MariaDB
10 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
10 13 (15.66%) Oracle
11 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
12 11 (13.25%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (13.25%) Red Hat
12 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (10.84%) Bash Shell
14 9 (10.84%) NoSQL
14 9 (10.84%) Redis
14 9 (10.84%) LAMP
14 9 (10.84%) PHP
15 8 (9.64%) Shell Script
15 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
15 8 (9.64%) .NET

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.64%) Amazon S3
3 6 (7.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (100.00%) MySQL
2 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
3 23 (27.71%) RDBMS
3 23 (27.71%) Relational Database
4 16 (19.28%) MariaDB
5 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
6 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (10.84%) NoSQL
8 9 (10.84%) Redis
9 8 (9.64%) TokuDB
9 8 (9.64%) Hadoop
10 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (4.82%) Big Data
12 3 (3.61%) Couchbase
12 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
12 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Selenium
1 7 (8.43%) Hudson
General
1 5 (6.02%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) French Language
2 3 (3.61%) Publishing
3 1 (1.20%) Games
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) LAMP
2 8 (9.64%) .NET
3 7 (8.43%) Web Services
3 7 (8.43%) HTML
4 6 (7.23%) XML
5 5 (6.02%) REST
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Clustering
2 18 (21.69%) Replication
3 3 (3.61%) Open Source
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Linux
2 10 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (9.64%) Windows
4 6 (7.23%) UNIX
5 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
3 11 (13.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.64%) DevOps
6 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.43%) SOA
7 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.82%) Analytics
8 4 (4.82%) Line Management
9 3 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.61%) Data Management
9 3 (3.61%) Migration
10 1 (1.20%) Scrum
10 1 (1.20%) Change Management
10 1 (1.20%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.20%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.20%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) PHP
2 9 (10.84%) Bash Shell
3 8 (9.64%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.43%) C++
4 7 (8.43%) Java
4 7 (8.43%) VB
5 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.20%) Perl
6 1 (1.20%) C#
6 1 (1.20%) AWK
6 1 (1.20%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) OCP
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) HAProxy
2 7 (8.43%) Nagios
3 4 (4.82%) Puppet
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (3.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Oracle
2 11 (13.25%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.41%) Percona
5 1 (1.20%) Informatica
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