The median annual salary for a MySQL DBA was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL Database Administrator
UK / England
Rank 781 850 873
Rank change year-on-year +69 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 42 72 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.075% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.077% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 27 55 55
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -  

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 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

MySQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured MySQL DBA in the job title.

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
South East +77 25 £65,000 +60.49% 4
London +35 8 £61,250 +11.36% 1
West Midlands - 6 £43,250 -
North West -17 2 - -
Yorkshire +14 1 - -
MySQL DBA
UK

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 63 (100.00%) MySQL
2 43 (68.25%) SQL
3 31 (49.21%) NoSQL
4 25 (39.68%) High Availability
5 24 (38.10%) MongoDB
5 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 22 (34.92%) Linux
7 16 (25.40%) Replication
8 14 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (20.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (20.63%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (17.46%) Change Management
11 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
11 10 (15.87%) Percona
11 10 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (15.87%) Galera Cluster
12 9 (14.29%) SQL Optimisation
12 9 (14.29%) Degree
12 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
12 9 (14.29%) Migration
12 9 (14.29%) Finance
12 9 (14.29%) Clustering
12 9 (14.29%) RDBMS
13 8 (12.70%) VMware
14 7 (11.11%) Legal
14 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (11.11%) Oracle
14 7 (11.11%) Git (software)

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.94%) GitHub
4 1 (1.59%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
1 1 (1.59%) SAN
1 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) MySQL
2 31 (49.21%) NoSQL
3 24 (38.10%) MongoDB
3 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
4 13 (20.63%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
6 9 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (9.52%) MariaDB
9 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
10 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (4.76%) Redis
11 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (3.17%) TokuDB
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) Subversion
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Legal
3 6 (9.52%) Games
4 3 (4.76%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Memcached
2 1 (1.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Replication
2 9 (14.29%) Clustering
2 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.52%) Fintech
3 6 (9.52%) Online Games
4 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) FMCG
6 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) Android
3 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) CentOS
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) High Availability
2 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (20.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (17.46%) Change Management
4 9 (14.29%) Migration
4 9 (14.29%) SQL Optimisation
5 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.94%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.76%) DevOps
8 3 (4.76%) ETL
8 3 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.76%) Stress Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Microservices
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 43 (68.25%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.35%) Python
4 2 (3.17%) Java
4 2 (3.17%) R
5 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby
5 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (1.59%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) KVM
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Galera Cluster
2 7 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.52%) Ansible
3 6 (9.52%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Percona
2 8 (12.70%) VMware
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle
4 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.94%) Splunk
5 5 (7.94%) Tableau
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus included
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago