Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a MySQL DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 574 635
Rank change year-on-year +53 +61 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 25 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.081% 0.046% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.047% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 6
South East median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +13.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £51,250 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £59,375
England 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 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 29763 33916 41254
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24844 28453 34418
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Hampshire +12 13 £55,000 +2.33% 1
Surrey +13 10 £61,250 +2.08%
Kent - 2 £53,750 -
MySQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region featuring MySQL DBA in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) MySQL
2 22 (88.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) Percona
4 14 (56.00%) Linux
5 13 (52.00%) MongoDB
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (40.00%) High Availability
8 9 (36.00%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (36.00%) Replication
9 8 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (32.00%) Database Security
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Optimisation
10 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (24.00%) MariaDB
11 6 (24.00%) Degree
11 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
12 5 (20.00%) Python
12 5 (20.00%) Perl
12 5 (20.00%) Microservices
12 5 (20.00%) TokuDB
12 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (16.00%) DevOps
13 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
13 4 (16.00%) PHP
13 4 (16.00%) VMware
13 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
13 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
14 3 (12.00%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) GitHub
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) MySQL
2 13 (52.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (24.00%) MariaDB
5 5 (20.00%) TokuDB
6 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (12.00%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.00%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (8.00%) Big Data
8 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (8.00%) OLAP
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Replication
2 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (12.00%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (8.00%) Clustering
6 2 (8.00%) Fintech
7 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
3 1 (4.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) High Availability
3 9 (36.00%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (32.00%) Database Security
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Optimisation
5 5 (20.00%) Microservices
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) Proactive Management
7 3 (12.00%) SEO
7 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (4.00%) CRM
9 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
9 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
9 1 (4.00%) ETL
9 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
2 5 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) R
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) KVM
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Galera Cluster
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Percona
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Splunk
3 2 (8.00%) Tableau
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat