Period
to 11 August 2020

The median annual salary for a MySQL DBA was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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

MySQL Database Administrator
England > South East
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 328 497 534
Rank change year-on-year +169 +37 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 9 14 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.083% 0.054% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.056% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 20
Median annual salary £43,500 £52,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.14% -10.64% +2.17%
10th Percentile £42,750 £46,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £44,400 £60,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% -4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 10,437 25,171 29,091
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 96.33% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8,453 20,552 24,132
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,725 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

MySQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured MySQL DBA in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL DBA in the South East

MySQL DBA
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MySQL DBA in the South East.

Salary trend for MySQL DBA in the South East

MySQL DBA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the South East region over the 6 months to 11 August 2020. 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
Thames Valley +140 9 £43,500 -17.14%
Buckinghamshire +65 9 £43,500 -17.14%
MySQL DBA
England

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, MySQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring MySQL DBA in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Perl
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Python
1 9 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 9 (100.00%) Replication
1 9 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (100.00%) Percona
1 9 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 9 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (88.89%) PCI DSS
2 8 (88.89%) HIPAA
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (88.89%) AWS
2 8 (88.89%) PaaS
2 8 (88.89%) B2C

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (88.89%) AWS
1 8 (88.89%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon RDS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Replication
2 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 9 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (88.89%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (100.00%) Perl
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
1 9 (100.00%) Python
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) HIPAA
1 8 (88.89%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Percona