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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 836 862 871
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Permanent jobs citing OCA 32 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.036% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 8
Average salary £45,000 £38,907 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.66% -13.54%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,907 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+15.66% +17.90%
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
29109 27514 31027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.56% 26.87% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 23412 22014 26278
Average salary £45,000 £43,829 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.67% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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 +41 21 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Midlands - 9 £45,000 -
South East -8 1 £55,000 +41.36%
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
OCA
UK

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 53 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 50 (94.34%) Oracle
3 40 (75.47%) OCP
3 40 (75.47%) Oracle Database
4 37 (69.81%) Oracle RAC
5 33 (62.26%) Linux
6 30 (56.60%) Data Guard
7 28 (52.83%) SQL
8 25 (47.17%) UNIX
9 24 (45.28%) PL/SQL
9 24 (45.28%) Oracle RMAN
10 23 (43.40%) Red Hat
11 21 (39.62%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (35.85%) Solaris
12 19 (35.85%) SAN
12 19 (35.85%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
14 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
15 16 (30.19%) Perl
15 16 (30.19%) RDBMS
15 16 (30.19%) Relational Database
16 15 (28.30%) Clustering
16 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (28.30%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (26.42%) Windows
18 11 (20.75%) VMware
18 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (20.75%) High Availability
19 10 (18.87%) Finance
19 10 (18.87%) Replication

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.77%) Summit
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.85%) SAN
2 9 (16.98%) NAS
3 8 (15.09%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) LDAP
5 1 (1.89%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) Firewall
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) LAN
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (75.47%) Oracle Database
2 21 (39.62%) Oracle Database 10g
3 19 (35.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
5 16 (30.19%) RDBMS
5 16 (30.19%) Relational Database
6 9 (16.98%) SQLPlus
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (13.21%) MySQL
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (11.32%) OLTP
8 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.77%) DB2
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (1.89%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) DBA
2 26 (49.06%) Oracle DBA
3 17 (32.08%) Administrator
4 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 5 (9.43%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Data Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Junior
8 2 (3.77%) Junior Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.77%) Junior DBA
8 2 (3.77%) Senior DBA
9 1 (1.89%) Web Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) SQL DBA
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 1 (1.89%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Security Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Ajax
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
1 1 (1.89%) JDBC
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) XSL
1 1 (1.89%) XSLT
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Clustering
2 10 (18.87%) Replication
3 4 (7.55%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (7.55%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (7.55%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Tandem
4 1 (1.89%) AS400
4 1 (1.89%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (62.26%) Linux
2 25 (47.17%) UNIX
3 19 (35.85%) Solaris
4 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (26.42%) Windows
6 1 (1.89%) VMS
6 1 (1.89%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) HPUX
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (20.75%) High Availability
3 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
3 8 (15.09%) Time Management
4 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.32%) ITIL V3
5 6 (11.32%) ITIL
6 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
6 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.43%) Capacity Management
6 5 (9.43%) Database Security
6 5 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.55%) Database Tuning
7 4 (7.55%) Line Management
7 4 (7.55%) Migration
7 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.55%) Security Management
8 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 24 (45.28%) PL/SQL
3 16 (30.19%) Perl
4 2 (3.77%) C
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 40 (75.47%) OCP
3 9 (16.98%) RHCSA
4 6 (11.32%) Degree
5 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCTS
6 1 (1.89%) MCITP
6 1 (1.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (69.81%) Oracle RAC
2 24 (45.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (1.89%) ACF2
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) RACF
4 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (56.60%) Data Guard
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.89%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 50 (94.34%) Oracle
2 23 (43.40%) Red Hat
3 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.75%) VMware
5 9 (16.98%) Veritas
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco
6 4 (7.55%) HP
7 3 (5.66%) EMC
8 2 (3.77%) NetApp
8 2 (3.77%) McAfee
8 2 (3.77%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.89%) F5
9 1 (1.89%) Remedy
9 1 (1.89%) Sun
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