The median annual salary for a MySQL DBA was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in London 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
England / London
Rank 580 615 629
Rank change year-on-year +35 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 8 41 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.098% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.10% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 2 30 18
Median salary £61,250 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.36% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £60,250 £61,500
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL DBA in London

MySQL DBA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for MySQL DBA in London

MySQL DBA
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL DBA in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MySQL DBA in London

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region featuring MySQL DBA in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Change Management
3 9 (60.00%) NoSQL
4 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Optimisation
5 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
5 7 (46.67%) Degree
5 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
6 6 (40.00%) Online Games
6 6 (40.00%) MySQL Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (40.00%) Puppet
6 6 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (40.00%) Games
6 6 (40.00%) Replication
6 6 (40.00%) Subversion
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (40.00%) Migration
6 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (40.00%) Ansible
6 6 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
9 2 (13.33%) DevOps

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 6 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
5 6 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (13.33%) MariaDB
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (40.00%) Games
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (40.00%) Online Games
2 6 (40.00%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Fintech
3 1 (6.67%) FMCG
3 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Change Management
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Optimisation
3 6 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Ansible
1 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Percona
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
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