Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a MySQL DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1078 1155 1156
Rank change year-on-year +77 +1 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 85 52 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.029% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.030% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 51 49 108
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £82,375
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 44 £60,000 +14.29% 1
South East +65 24 £55,000 - 1
Midlands +33 8 £47,500 +5.56% 1
North of England +18 6 £55,000 -6.38% 1
North West - 6 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +29 5 £47,500 +6.15% 1
West Midlands +19 3 £31,250 -30.56%
East of England - 2 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £47,500 -
MySQL DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 85 (100.00%) MySQL
2 68 (80.00%) SQL
3 37 (43.53%) NoSQL
4 36 (42.35%) SQL Server
4 36 (42.35%) Linux
5 32 (37.65%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (31.76%) T-SQL
7 25 (29.41%) MongoDB
8 24 (28.24%) SQL Server 2016
9 23 (27.06%) Finance
10 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (24.71%) Replication
12 19 (22.35%) VMware
12 19 (22.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (22.35%) Fintech
13 18 (21.18%) GitHub
13 18 (21.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (20.00%) Splunk
14 17 (20.00%) Tableau
14 17 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
14 17 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 17 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
15 16 (18.82%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
16 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
16 15 (17.65%) Percona
16 15 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (17.65%) DevOps
16 15 (17.65%) PostgreSQL

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 14 (16.47%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (7.06%) SAS
3 1 (1.18%) CMS
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 32 (37.65%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (21.18%) GitHub
3 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (100.00%) MySQL
2 37 (43.53%) NoSQL
3 36 (42.35%) SQL Server
4 25 (29.41%) MongoDB
5 24 (28.24%) SQL Server 2016
6 19 (22.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (16.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (12.94%) OLTP
9 11 (12.94%) Relational Database
10 10 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (11.76%) Oracle Database
11 9 (10.59%) Amazon Aurora
11 9 (10.59%) RDBMS
12 8 (9.41%) MariaDB
12 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (8.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (7.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.24%) Subversion
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) Web Services
2 2 (2.35%) Angular 2
2 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Replication
2 19 (22.35%) Fintech
3 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
5 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.06%) Clustering
7 3 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.35%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.35%) Online Games
9 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.18%) iPad
9 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.35%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) CentOS
4 1 (1.18%) Debian
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 17 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
4 16 (18.82%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (17.65%) DevOps
5 15 (17.65%) High Availability
5 15 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (12.94%) Migration
7 9 (10.59%) Change Management
8 8 (9.41%) Database Security
8 8 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (9.41%) ITIL
9 6 (7.06%) Data Conversion
9 6 (7.06%) Database Tuning
9 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.06%) SDLC
10 5 (5.88%) Microservices
10 5 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 68 (80.00%) SQL
2 27 (31.76%) T-SQL
3 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
3 11 (12.94%) Python
4 9 (10.59%) PHP
5 6 (7.06%) Perl
6 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.35%) Go
8 2 (2.35%) Haskell
8 2 (2.35%) Java
8 2 (2.35%) R
8 2 (2.35%) Scala
9 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Degree
2 12 (14.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (10.59%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (1.18%) MCSE
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) KVM
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (16.47%) Ansible
2 9 (10.59%) Puppet
3 8 (9.41%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.88%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.18%) Kibana
5 1 (1.18%) Packer
5 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) VMware
2 17 (20.00%) Splunk
2 17 (20.00%) Tableau
3 15 (17.65%) Oracle
3 15 (17.65%) Percona
4 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat