Period
to 9 December 2019

The median annual salary for a MySQL DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 461 538 535
Rank change year-on-year +77 -3 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 28 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.007% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.007% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 21
South East median annual salary £52,500 £49,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.60% -10.45% -
10th Percentile £47,750 £38,575 £51,250
90th Percentile £63,000 £60,125 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% +4.76%

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 23,534 27,021 29,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.36% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19,305 22,374 24,951
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

MySQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured MySQL DBA in the job title as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for MySQL DBA in the South East

MySQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL DBA in the South East over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Salary histogram 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 9 December 2019. 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 +57 20 £52,500 -13.93%
Buckinghamshire +26 18 £52,500 -13.93%
Kent -4 6 £57,500 +53.33%
Berkshire - 2 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £48,000 -
MySQL DBA
England

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 28 (100.00%) MySQL
2 26 (92.86%) Linux
3 25 (89.29%) Replication
4 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
5 20 (71.43%) High Availability
6 18 (64.29%) SaaS
6 18 (64.29%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (64.29%) Performance Analysis
6 18 (64.29%) Relational Database
6 18 (64.29%) Data Security
6 18 (64.29%) Data Modelling
6 18 (64.29%) RDBMS
6 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
6 18 (64.29%) Patch Management
6 18 (64.29%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (57.14%) SDLC
7 16 (57.14%) SQL
7 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (46.43%) Windows
8 13 (46.43%) Proactive Monitoring
9 6 (21.43%) AWS
9 6 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.71%) Database Optimisation
11 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
11 3 (10.71%) Finance
11 3 (10.71%) Debian
11 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (7.14%) Clustering

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 18 (64.29%) SaaS
2 6 (21.43%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) MySQL
2 18 (64.29%) RDBMS
2 18 (64.29%) Relational Database
2 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 25 (89.29%) Replication
2 18 (64.29%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Debian
3 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (71.43%) High Availability
3 18 (64.29%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (64.29%) Data Modelling
3 18 (64.29%) Data Security
3 18 (64.29%) Patch Management
3 18 (64.29%) Performance Analysis
4 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (57.14%) SDLC
5 13 (46.43%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (10.71%) Database Optimisation
7 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.57%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Percona