The median annual salary for a MySQL DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL Database Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 868 921
Rank change year-on-year +53 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 50 46 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.050% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.052% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 23
Median salary £55,000 £48,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £36,750 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.78% -13.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 270000 337980 379014
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

MySQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured MySQL DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL DBA in England

MySQL DBA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL DBA in England.

Salary trend for MySQL DBA in England

MySQL DBA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL DBA in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MySQL DBA in England

MySQL DBA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 23 £38,500 -30.00% 2
South East +50 19 £55,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +27 5 £55,000 +15.78%
Midlands +13 5 £55,000 +15.78%
North of England -6 3 £70,750 +48.94% 1
North West - 3 £70,750 - 1
MySQL DBA
UK

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, MySQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring MySQL DBA in the job title.

1 92 (100.00%) MySQL
2 77 (83.70%) SQL
3 55 (59.78%) NoSQL
4 35 (38.04%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (35.87%) Replication
6 32 (34.78%) SQL Server
7 31 (33.70%) Linux
8 28 (30.43%) MongoDB
8 28 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
9 27 (29.35%) High Availability
9 27 (29.35%) Degree
9 27 (29.35%) Computer Science
9 27 (29.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 25 (27.17%) VMware
10 25 (27.17%) RDBMS
10 25 (27.17%) Relational Database
11 22 (23.91%) Migration
12 21 (22.83%) T-SQL
12 21 (22.83%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (22.83%) Git (software)
13 20 (21.74%) Puppet
13 20 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (21.74%) Finance
14 19 (20.65%) Subversion
14 19 (20.65%) Ansible
14 19 (20.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (20.65%) Data Centre
14 19 (20.65%) SQL Optimisation
15 18 (19.57%) MySQL Certification
15 18 (19.57%) Change Management

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.09%) JBoss
3 1 (1.09%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (38.04%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (17.39%) GitHub
4 1 (1.09%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
1 1 (1.09%) SAN
1 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (100.00%) MySQL
2 55 (59.78%) NoSQL
3 32 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 28 (30.43%) MongoDB
5 25 (27.17%) RDBMS
5 25 (27.17%) Relational Database
6 19 (20.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
8 14 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (14.13%) MariaDB
9 13 (14.13%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (9.78%) Big Data
11 8 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (8.70%) OLAP
11 8 (8.70%) TokuDB
12 6 (6.52%) OLTP
13 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (22.83%) Git (software)
2 19 (20.65%) Subversion
3 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 13 (14.13%) Games
3 6 (6.52%) Legal
4 3 (3.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.87%) Replication
2 27 (29.35%) Computer Science
3 19 (20.65%) Data Centre
4 16 (17.39%) Fintech
5 13 (14.13%) Online Games
6 7 (7.61%) Clustering
7 6 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.70%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) Windows
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) Android
4 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.17%) CentOS
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) High Availability
2 22 (23.91%) Migration
3 20 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (20.65%) SQL Optimisation
5 18 (19.57%) Change Management
6 16 (17.39%) Performance Improvement
6 16 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (16.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
9 8 (8.70%) Microservices
10 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.61%) ETL
11 6 (6.52%) DevOps
11 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (5.43%) Performance Optimisation
13 3 (3.26%) Open Source
13 3 (3.26%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (83.70%) SQL
2 21 (22.83%) T-SQL
3 10 (10.87%) Python
4 8 (8.70%) R
5 6 (6.52%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.17%) Java
7 2 (2.17%) Perl
7 2 (2.17%) PHP
7 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 27 (29.35%) Degree
2 18 (19.57%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (1.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.70%) KVM
2 8 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (22.83%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (21.74%) Puppet
3 19 (20.65%) Ansible
4 5 (5.43%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (1.09%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.09%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) VMware
2 16 (17.39%) Splunk
2 16 (17.39%) Tableau
3 11 (11.96%) Percona
4 10 (10.87%) Oracle
5 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.26%) hybris
7 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
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