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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 813 845 861
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +16
Permanent jobs citing OCA 24 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.008% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.090% 0.030% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 5
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £48,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £34,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -10.96%
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
26711 26365 29295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.49% 27.12% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21542 20977 24759
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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
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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 +7 14 £45,750 -16.81%
West Midlands - 8 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £40,000 - 1
OCA
UK

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 39 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 37 (94.87%) Oracle
3 29 (74.36%) OCP
4 28 (71.79%) Linux
5 25 (64.10%) Oracle RAC
5 25 (64.10%) Oracle Database
6 24 (61.54%) Data Guard
6 24 (61.54%) Red Hat
7 20 (51.28%) Oracle RMAN
8 19 (48.72%) UNIX
8 19 (48.72%) Solaris
9 18 (46.15%) SQL
9 18 (46.15%) SAN
10 16 (41.03%) Perl
10 16 (41.03%) PL/SQL
10 16 (41.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
11 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
11 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (35.90%) Clustering
13 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (28.21%) Finance
16 10 (25.64%) VMware
16 10 (25.64%) Veritas
16 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (25.64%) NAS
16 10 (25.64%) RHCSA
17 8 (20.51%) Time Management
17 8 (20.51%) Degree

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) SAN
2 10 (25.64%) NAS
3 3 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (64.10%) Oracle Database
2 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (15.38%) MySQL
4 6 (15.38%) OLTP
5 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (5.13%) DB2
8 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.56%) SQLPlus
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) DBA
2 17 (43.59%) Administrator
3 14 (35.90%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Data Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Senior DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Clustering
2 8 (20.51%) Replication
3 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (12.82%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (12.82%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (12.82%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Linux
2 19 (48.72%) UNIX
2 19 (48.72%) Solaris
3 16 (41.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (20.51%) Windows
5 1 (2.56%) VMS
5 1 (2.56%) HPUX
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (20.51%) Time Management
3 7 (17.95%) Data Protection
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.82%) High Availability
5 5 (12.82%) Capacity Management
5 5 (12.82%) Database Security
5 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (12.82%) Line Management
6 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.13%) Database Tuning
8 2 (5.13%) Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Security Management
9 1 (2.56%) ETL
9 1 (2.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) Perl
2 16 (41.03%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 29 (74.36%) OCP
3 10 (25.64%) RHCSA
4 8 (20.51%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) CISSP
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) OCAJ
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (51.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (61.54%) Data Guard
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle Statspack
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) Oracle
2 24 (61.54%) Red Hat
3 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) VMware
4 10 (25.64%) Veritas
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) Sun
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) F5
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