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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 857 854 856
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 26 53 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.045% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.048% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 29
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.80%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015 within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 17 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 May 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 +2 20 £55,000 +29.41% 6
East of England +15 7 £55,000 -18.51%
South East -1 7 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Essex - 7 £55,000 -
Kent - 7 £37,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - -
Scotland - 6 £55,000 - 3
Edinburgh - 4 £55,000 - 2
Manchester +13 2 £42,500 -12.82% 1
North West -4 2 £42,500 -12.82% 1
South West - 2 £29,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £55,000 - 1
Bristol - 2 £29,000 -
London +30 1 £55,000 +29.41% 2
East Midlands +7 1 £42,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +4 1 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £42,500 -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 65 (100.00%) MySQL
2 29 (44.62%) Linux
3 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
4 22 (33.85%) Clustering
5 20 (30.77%) Replication
6 19 (29.23%) SQL
7 17 (26.15%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (21.54%) NoSQL
9 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
9 12 (18.46%) RDBMS
10 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
10 11 (16.92%) Red Hat
10 11 (16.92%) C++
10 11 (16.92%) Java
10 11 (16.92%) Oracle
10 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database
11 10 (15.38%) Hudson
11 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
11 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
11 10 (15.38%) Web Services
11 10 (15.38%) HTML
11 10 (15.38%) VB
11 10 (15.38%) .NET
11 10 (15.38%) SOA
11 10 (15.38%) Finance
11 10 (15.38%) Selenium
12 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (12.31%) PHP
14 7 (10.77%) Oracle9i Database

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (1.54%) Apache
1 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.54%) DNS
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
1 1 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (100.00%) MySQL
2 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
3 14 (21.54%) NoSQL
4 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
4 12 (18.46%) RDBMS
5 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database
6 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (10.77%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (10.77%) Redis
7 7 (10.77%) MariaDB
8 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
10 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
10 4 (6.15%) Big Data
10 4 (6.15%) Couchbase
10 4 (6.15%) TokuDB
11 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Hudson
1 10 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Publishing
4 3 (4.62%) French Language
5 1 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) Web Services
1 10 (15.38%) HTML
1 10 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Clustering
2 20 (30.77%) Replication
3 2 (3.08%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.08%) CentOS
5 1 (1.54%) UNIX
5 1 (1.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
3 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 10 (15.38%) SOA
4 7 (10.77%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.15%) Analytics
6 4 (6.15%) DevOps
6 4 (6.15%) Line Management
6 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.62%) Migration
7 3 (4.62%) Data Management
7 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.08%) High Availability
9 1 (1.54%) OOP
9 1 (1.54%) Data Security
9 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.54%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.54%) Release Management
9 1 (1.54%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) C++
2 11 (16.92%) Java
3 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 10 (15.38%) VB
4 8 (12.31%) PHP
5 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) OCP
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Nagios
2 4 (6.15%) Puppet
2 4 (6.15%) HAProxy
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (4.62%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.54%) Ansible
4 1 (1.54%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Red Hat
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) Informatica
3 1 (1.54%) VMware
3 1 (1.54%) Splunk
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 26 days ago