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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 798 813 824
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 92 88 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.081% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.086% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 75 74 60
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £39,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +20 92 £55,000 +10.00% 7
London +23 55 £57,500 - 4
South East -19 15 £47,500 +14.45% 1
West Yorkshire - 11 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 11 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 11 £41,000 -
Leeds - 11 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 9 £46,250 - 1
Manchester -2 7 - - 1
North West -16 7 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £46,250 -
City of London +3 4 - - 2
Berkshire -12 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Maidenhead - 4 £47,500 -
South West -15 3 £29,000 -42.00% 1
Bristol - 3 £29,000 - 1
Godalming - 2 - -
High Wycombe - 2 £53,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 - -
Hampshire -9 1 £45,500 +16.66%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £45,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £42,500 -
Oxford - 1 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 149 (100.00%) MySQL
2 75 (50.34%) SQL Server
3 72 (48.32%) SQL
4 67 (44.97%) Replication
5 61 (40.94%) Linux
6 53 (35.57%) Performance Tuning
6 53 (35.57%) Relational Database
7 52 (34.90%) RDBMS
8 42 (28.19%) Finance
9 40 (26.85%) Performance Monitoring
10 35 (23.49%) Clustering
11 32 (21.48%) Java
12 25 (16.78%) .NET
13 22 (14.77%) Oracle
14 21 (14.09%) VB
15 20 (13.42%) C++
15 20 (13.42%) HTML
15 20 (13.42%) PHP
15 20 (13.42%) Web Services
15 20 (13.42%) E-Commerce
15 20 (13.42%) SOA
15 20 (13.42%) Unit Testing
15 20 (13.42%) Selenium
15 20 (13.42%) Hudson
16 18 (12.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (12.08%) Oracle Database
17 15 (10.07%) CentOS
18 13 (8.72%) Configuration Management
18 13 (8.72%) MariaDB
19 12 (8.05%) Red Hat

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 12 (8.05%) Apache
2 7 (4.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.01%) IIS
4 2 (1.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) Internet
2 3 (2.01%) DNS
2 3 (2.01%) SAN
3 2 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.34%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.34%) VoIP
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (100.00%) MySQL
2 75 (50.34%) SQL Server
3 53 (35.57%) Relational Database
4 52 (34.90%) RDBMS
5 18 (12.08%) Oracle Database
6 13 (8.72%) MariaDB
7 11 (7.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (6.71%) MongoDB
8 10 (6.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (4.70%) NoSQL
10 6 (4.03%) Big Data
11 5 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (3.36%) Hadoop
11 5 (3.36%) CouchDB
12 4 (2.68%) InfiniDB
12 4 (2.68%) Couchbase
12 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (13.42%) Selenium
1 20 (13.42%) Hudson
2 9 (6.04%) JIRA
3 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.68%) Maven
5 2 (1.34%) Subversion
6 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (28.19%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Legal
3 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.34%) Advertising
3 2 (1.34%) Automotive
3 2 (1.34%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.78%) .NET
2 20 (13.42%) HTML
2 20 (13.42%) Web Services
3 7 (4.70%) LAMP
4 5 (3.36%) XML
5 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.01%) Ajax
6 3 (2.01%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.34%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.34%) JDBC
8 1 (0.67%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 67 (44.97%) Replication
2 35 (23.49%) Clustering
3 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.70%) Open Source
5 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.34%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Social Media
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (40.94%) Linux
2 18 (12.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (10.07%) CentOS
4 9 (6.04%) UNIX
5 6 (4.03%) Ubuntu
5 6 (4.03%) Windows
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.34%) Debian
7 2 (1.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (35.57%) Performance Tuning
2 40 (26.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 20 (13.42%) E-Commerce
3 20 (13.42%) SOA
3 20 (13.42%) Unit Testing
4 13 (8.72%) Configuration Management
5 11 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.38%) DevOps
6 8 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.70%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.70%) Analytics
8 5 (3.36%) TDD
8 5 (3.36%) High Availability
8 5 (3.36%) BDD
9 4 (2.68%) Database Security
10 3 (2.01%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.01%) Change Management
10 3 (2.01%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (2.01%) Demand Forecasting
11 2 (1.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.32%) SQL
2 32 (21.48%) Java
3 21 (14.09%) VB
4 20 (13.42%) C++
4 20 (13.42%) PHP
5 12 (8.05%) Perl
5 12 (8.05%) Ruby
6 10 (6.71%) T-SQL
7 9 (6.04%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.70%) Python
9 5 (3.36%) C#
10 4 (2.68%) Korn
10 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.01%) AWK
11 3 (2.01%) sed
12 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.05%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.67%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (14.77%) Oracle
2 12 (8.05%) Red Hat
3 9 (6.04%) Percona
4 4 (2.68%) Infobright
4 4 (2.68%) Tableau
4 4 (2.68%) VMware
5 3 (2.01%) HP
5 3 (2.01%) Vertica
6 2 (1.34%) Microsoft
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