The table below looks at the statistics for OCP in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 768 801 794
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Permanent jobs citing OCP 98 63 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.062% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 83 54 61
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £42,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,250 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +13.63%
OCP
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
28931 27477 30865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.54% 26.87% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23292 21935 26132
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 £27,000
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% -

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OCP
Salary Trend in England

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

OCP Salary Trend in England

OCP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCP across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

OCP Salary Histogram in England

OCP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the England region over the 3 months to 19 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 +60 56 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Yorkshire -7 21 £40,000 -15.78%
South East +9 12 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands +24 2 - -
East of England -18 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Midlands -4 1 £55,000 -
OCP
UK

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing OCP 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 OCP.

1 186 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 178 (95.70%) Oracle
3 161 (86.56%) Oracle Database
4 118 (63.44%) SQL
5 105 (56.45%) Oracle RAC
6 95 (51.08%) PL/SQL
6 95 (51.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 84 (45.16%) Linux
8 76 (40.86%) Oracle Database 10g
9 70 (37.63%) UNIX
10 67 (36.02%) Performance Tuning
11 62 (33.33%) Relational Database
12 61 (32.80%) RDBMS
12 61 (32.80%) Windows
13 59 (31.72%) SQL Server
14 57 (30.65%) Oracle RMAN
15 53 (28.49%) Data Guard
16 50 (26.88%) Oracle Reports
17 49 (26.34%) Oracle EBS
18 48 (25.81%) Microsoft
19 41 (22.04%) Finance
20 40 (21.51%) OCA
21 38 (20.43%) Red Hat
22 37 (19.89%) ITIL
23 33 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
24 32 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 30 (16.13%) SOA
25 30 (16.13%) Clustering
26 28 (15.05%) SAN
27 27 (14.52%) Degree

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing OCP 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 OCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (11.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (9.14%) WebLogic
2 17 (9.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 12 (6.45%) Apache
4 6 (3.23%) JBoss
5 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 49 (26.34%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (11.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (4.30%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.08%) Summit
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.05%) SAN
2 12 (6.45%) DNS
3 10 (5.38%) DHCP
3 10 (5.38%) NAS
4 7 (3.76%) Internet
5 6 (3.23%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.61%) LDAP
7 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.54%) HTTP
8 1 (0.54%) SSL
8 1 (0.54%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (86.56%) Oracle Database
2 95 (51.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 76 (40.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 62 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 61 (32.80%) RDBMS
6 59 (31.72%) SQL Server
7 50 (26.88%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (9.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 15 (8.06%) Oracle9i Database
11 12 (6.45%) MySQL
12 11 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (4.84%) Oracle Discoverer
14 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (4.30%) OLTP
15 7 (3.76%) SQLPlus
16 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (10.22%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (5.38%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (2.15%) PeopleTools
4 3 (1.61%) ProC
General
1 41 (22.04%) Finance
2 10 (5.38%) Back Office
3 9 (4.84%) Retail
4 7 (3.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.23%) Marketing
6 3 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (61.83%) DBA
2 103 (55.38%) Oracle DBA
3 48 (25.81%) Administrator
4 27 (14.52%) Developer
5 20 (10.75%) Consultant
5 20 (10.75%) Oracle Consultant
6 17 (9.14%) Senior DBA
7 16 (8.60%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 16 (8.60%) Oracle Developer
7 16 (8.60%) Team Leader
7 16 (8.60%) Database Consultant
8 14 (7.53%) Oracle Team Leader
9 11 (5.91%) Development Team Leader
10 10 (5.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.38%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (4.84%) Junior DBA
11 9 (4.84%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 9 (4.84%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.84%) .NET
2 8 (4.30%) Middleware
3 6 (3.23%) REST
4 4 (2.15%) J2EE
5 3 (1.61%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.08%) XML
7 1 (0.54%) Web Services
7 1 (0.54%) Java SE
7 1 (0.54%) OC4J
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.13%) Clustering
2 24 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.22%) Replication
4 17 (9.14%) Data Integration
5 15 (8.06%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.38%) PKI
7 9 (4.84%) Mathematics
7 9 (4.84%) Physics
8 6 (3.23%) Open Source
8 6 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.69%) Freedom of Information Act
9 5 (2.69%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.61%) Statistics
10 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.54%) Kindle
12 1 (0.54%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 84 (45.16%) Linux
2 70 (37.63%) UNIX
3 61 (32.80%) Windows
4 32 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (9.14%) Solaris
6 16 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.76%) CentOS
9 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.54%) HPUX
9 1 (0.54%) VMS
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.02%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (19.89%) ITIL
3 33 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (16.13%) SOA
5 24 (12.90%) Data Analysis
6 23 (12.37%) Mentoring
7 17 (9.14%) Workflow
8 15 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (8.06%) High Availability
9 14 (7.53%) Migration
10 10 (5.38%) Database Security
11 9 (4.84%) Time Management
11 9 (4.84%) Data Protection
11 9 (4.84%) Database Theory
11 9 (4.84%) ETL
11 9 (4.84%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.84%) ERP
12 7 (3.76%) OOD
12 7 (3.76%) OO
12 7 (3.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 118 (63.44%) SQL
2 95 (51.08%) PL/SQL
3 27 (14.52%) Perl
4 22 (11.83%) Java
5 21 (11.29%) Shell Script
6 13 (6.99%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.76%) C#
8 6 (3.23%) C
9 3 (1.61%) PeopleCode
9 3 (1.61%) SQR
10 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.54%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 186 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 40 (21.51%) OCA
3 27 (14.52%) Degree
4 23 (12.37%) SC Cleared
4 23 (12.37%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.38%) RHCSA
5 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.38%) RHCE
6 5 (2.69%) MCITP
7 4 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.15%) IBM Certification
8 2 (1.08%) MCTS
8 2 (1.08%) MCSE
9 1 (0.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) SLA
2 4 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.08%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 105 (56.45%) Oracle RAC
2 57 (30.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.91%) VMware ESX
5 10 (5.38%) Active Directory
5 10 (5.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.54%) OCFS2
6 1 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 53 (28.49%) Data Guard
2 22 (11.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (5.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (3.76%) SCCM
4 7 (3.76%) SCOM
5 6 (3.23%) Oracle Statspack
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.54%) Legato
Vendors
1 178 (95.70%) Oracle
2 48 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 38 (20.43%) Red Hat
4 22 (11.83%) VMware
5 15 (8.06%) EMC
6 10 (5.38%) Veritas
7 9 (4.84%) SAP
8 4 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (2.15%) IBM
8 4 (2.15%) NetApp
9 3 (1.61%) HP
9 3 (1.61%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.61%) Cisco
10 2 (1.08%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.08%) McAfee
10 2 (1.08%) Computacenter
10 2 (1.08%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.54%) Tieto
11 1 (0.54%) F5
11 1 (0.54%) Remedy
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