The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank - - 194
Permanent jobs citing OCA 0 0 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 25
Average salary - - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
OCA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2121 1864 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.39% 33.33% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1341 1576
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OCA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OCA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OCA across the Berkshire region.

OCA Salary Trend in Berkshire

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OCA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OCA.

1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) UNIX
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 20 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 12 (60.00%) Back Office
4 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 10 (50.00%) Degree
4 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (35.00%) Data Guard
6 5 (25.00%) Perl
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) MySQL
6 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (25.00%) SLA
6 5 (25.00%) Firmware
6 5 (25.00%) Remedy
6 5 (25.00%) Service Management
6 5 (25.00%) Front Office
6 5 (25.00%) Clustering
6 5 (25.00%) MOS
6 5 (25.00%) Korn
6 5 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.00%) Huawei
8 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (5.00%) CRM

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OCA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 20 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (60.00%) Back Office
3 5 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) OSS Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) OSS Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Firmware
2 5 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) UNIX
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Perl
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
1 5 (25.00%) Korn
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 10 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (10.00%) Huawei