The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 854 848 843
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing OCA 16 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.058% 0.11% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 13
Average salary £48,750 £42,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £31,150 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -35.00%
OCA
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27621 28519 27983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.42% 27.13% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21878 22905 22914
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in England

OCA
Salary Trend in England

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

OCA Salary Trend in England

OCA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCA across the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

OCA Salary Histogram in England

OCA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +51 9 £57,500 +15.00%
South East -20 4 - -
North West - 2 £38,750 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
OCA
UK

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 48 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 47 (97.92%) Oracle
3 33 (68.75%) Linux
4 30 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 30 (62.50%) Oracle Database
5 29 (60.42%) OCP
6 26 (54.17%) SQL
6 26 (54.17%) Oracle RAC
7 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
7 25 (52.08%) Data Guard
8 22 (45.83%) Oracle RMAN
8 22 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (39.58%) UNIX
9 19 (39.58%) Solaris
10 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
11 17 (35.42%) Perl
11 17 (35.42%) PL/SQL
11 17 (35.42%) Finance
11 17 (35.42%) Clustering
11 17 (35.42%) Degree
11 17 (35.42%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (33.33%) Windows
12 16 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (31.25%) SAN
14 14 (29.17%) VMware
14 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (25.00%) MySQL
15 12 (25.00%) Time Management
16 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
16 11 (22.92%) Computer Science

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) SAN
2 10 (20.83%) NAS
3 5 (10.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 16 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (25.00%) MySQL
5 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
7 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (8.33%) MS Access
8 4 (8.33%) OLTP
9 2 (4.17%) DB2
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.08%) SQLPlus
10 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Marketing
3 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) DBA
2 17 (35.42%) Administrator
3 12 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Database Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Support
8 3 (6.25%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.25%) Data Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior DBA
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Consultant
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 1 (2.08%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) XML
1 4 (8.33%) ODBC
2 2 (4.17%) Java SE
3 1 (2.08%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Clustering
2 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.42%) Replication
3 5 (10.42%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (10.42%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (10.42%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Linux
2 22 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (39.58%) Solaris
3 19 (39.58%) UNIX
4 16 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (2.08%) HPUX
5 1 (2.08%) VMS
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (25.00%) Time Management
3 9 (18.75%) ITIL
4 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.58%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (14.58%) Database Security
5 6 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 6 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 5 (10.42%) Line Management
6 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.17%) OO
9 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.17%) Web Development
9 2 (4.17%) High Availability
10 1 (2.08%) Database Tuning
10 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) SQL
2 17 (35.42%) PL/SQL
2 17 (35.42%) Perl
3 6 (12.50%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.25%) XPath
5 3 (6.25%) C++
5 3 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 29 (60.42%) OCP
3 17 (35.42%) Degree
4 10 (20.83%) RHCSA
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.33%) MCP
6 4 (8.33%) MCDBA
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.17%) OCAJ
8 1 (2.08%) MCTS
8 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (54.17%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (52.08%) Data Guard
2 22 (45.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) Oracle
2 30 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
4 14 (29.17%) VMware
5 10 (20.83%) Veritas
6 4 (8.33%) LANDesk
6 4 (8.33%) Remedy
6 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
7 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.08%) F5
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco
8 1 (2.08%) Sun
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) EMC
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