The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 857 864 867
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 46 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.024% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.026% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 41 24 36
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £55,700 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112468 104615 118208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 91225 86993 101313
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £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 24 April 2014 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -12 46 £40,000 -5.88% 5
London -37 17 £40,000 -5.88% 2
South East -5 12 £40,000 +3.89% 2
East Sussex - 11 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 9 £40,000 - 1
Brighton - 9 £40,000 - 1
North West +11 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Manchester +8 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Leeds - 4 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 -
East Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 -
East of England - 3 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £67,500 -
Goole - 3 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £67,500 -
Surbiton - 2 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Crawley - 1 £37,500 -
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £47,500 -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 85 (100.00%) MySQL
2 63 (74.12%) Linux
3 48 (56.47%) SQL
4 27 (31.76%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (30.59%) Replication
6 25 (29.41%) Percona
7 23 (27.06%) E-Commerce
8 22 (25.88%) Oracle
9 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
10 17 (20.00%) Web Development
11 16 (18.82%) Oracle Database
12 14 (16.47%) Analytics
12 14 (16.47%) Clustering
12 14 (16.47%) Advertising
13 13 (15.29%) PHP
13 13 (15.29%) UNIX
13 13 (15.29%) Marketing
13 13 (15.29%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (15.29%) Social Media
13 13 (15.29%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (14.12%) Degree
15 11 (12.94%) Puppet
15 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
15 11 (12.94%) Big Data
16 10 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (11.76%) Relational Database
16 10 (11.76%) Perl
16 10 (11.76%) RDBMS
16 10 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (10.59%) Change Management

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (5.88%) CMS
2 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (31.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) SAN
1 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.35%) WAN
2 2 (2.35%) DHCP
2 2 (2.35%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) DNS
2 2 (2.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (100.00%) MySQL
2 16 (18.82%) Oracle Database
3 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.94%) Big Data
4 10 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 10 (11.76%) RDBMS
5 8 (9.41%) Redis
5 8 (9.41%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (7.06%) Hadoop
6 6 (7.06%) HBase
6 6 (7.06%) MariaDB
7 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.71%) OLTP
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.88%) Subversion
3 3 (3.53%) JIRA
General
1 14 (16.47%) Advertising
2 13 (15.29%) Marketing
3 7 (8.24%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Games
5 2 (2.35%) Automotive
5 2 (2.35%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) LAMP
2 8 (9.41%) Django
3 7 (8.24%) CSS
3 7 (8.24%) Web Services
4 5 (5.88%) HTML
4 5 (5.88%) Smarty
4 5 (5.88%) HTML5
5 3 (3.53%) XML
6 2 (2.35%) CGI
7 1 (1.18%) MapReduce
7 1 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.59%) Replication
2 14 (16.47%) Clustering
3 13 (15.29%) Social Media
4 5 (5.88%) Open Source
5 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.53%) Online Games
7 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) Statistics
8 1 (1.18%) Wiki
8 1 (1.18%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 63 (74.12%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) UNIX
3 5 (5.88%) CentOS
4 4 (4.71%) Debian
4 4 (4.71%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.71%) Windows
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) E-Commerce
2 17 (20.00%) Web Development
3 14 (16.47%) Analytics
4 13 (15.29%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (10.59%) Change Management
6 9 (10.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (9.41%) High Availability
8 7 (8.24%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.06%) Project Management
10 5 (5.88%) OO
10 5 (5.88%) User Experience Design
11 4 (4.71%) Migration
12 2 (2.35%) Big Data Analytics
12 2 (2.35%) Data Analytics
12 2 (2.35%) Kernel Tuning
12 2 (2.35%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (2.35%) Load Balancing
12 2 (2.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (56.47%) SQL
2 13 (15.29%) PHP
3 10 (11.76%) Perl
4 9 (10.59%) Bash Shell
5 8 (9.41%) Python
5 8 (9.41%) Java
6 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.24%) Clojure
7 5 (5.88%) PHP5
8 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.35%) C#
10 1 (1.18%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) AWK
10 1 (1.18%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) MySQL Certification
2 2 (2.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (12.94%) Puppet
3 9 (10.59%) Nagios
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (3.53%) OpenView
5 3 (3.53%) Zenoss
5 3 (3.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Percona
2 22 (25.88%) Oracle
3 6 (7.06%) HP
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.53%) VMware
5 3 (3.53%) JBoss
5 3 (3.53%) Vertica
6 2 (2.35%) Citrix
London
Roc Search
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago