The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Oracle DBA in their job title 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 Database Administrator
Rank 64 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 19 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.77% 0.82% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 0.85% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 1
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Oracle DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1018 1057 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.05% 96.00% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 820 844 834
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Oracle DBA Salary Trend in Essex

Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in Essex

Oracle DBA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Chelmsford - 6 £40,000 -
Colchester - 3 £40,000 -
Basildon 0 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Oracle DBA
East of England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Oracle DBA in their job title 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 with Oracle DBA in their job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Oracle
1 55 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 54 (98.18%) SQL
3 53 (96.36%) PL/SQL
4 45 (81.82%) RDBMS
4 45 (81.82%) Relational Database
5 30 (54.55%) Oracle RAC
5 30 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (49.09%) Linux
7 26 (47.27%) SQLPlus
8 23 (41.82%) UNIX
9 20 (36.36%) Data Guard
10 18 (32.73%) Oracle Database 10g
11 17 (30.91%) OCA
11 17 (30.91%) Oracle Certification
12 16 (29.09%) Oracle RMAN
13 15 (27.27%) Windows
13 15 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (21.82%) OCP
15 8 (14.55%) ODBC
15 8 (14.55%) Client/Server
16 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
16 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
17 6 (10.91%) Solaris
17 6 (10.91%) Middleware
17 6 (10.91%) Oracle Applications
17 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database 12c
18 5 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
18 5 (9.09%) Change Management
18 5 (9.09%) E-business

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Oracle DBA in their job title 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 with Oracle DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 45 (81.82%) Relational Database
2 45 (81.82%) RDBMS
3 30 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (47.27%) SQLPlus
5 18 (32.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
7 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (3.64%) OLTP
11 1 (1.82%) TKPROF
11 1 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.82%) OLAP
11 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.82%) DTS
11 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) ODBC
2 6 (10.91%) Middleware
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) .NET
4 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.27%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
3 2 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Linux
2 23 (41.82%) UNIX
3 15 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (10.91%) Solaris
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (9.09%) E-business
3 5 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 5 (9.09%) Change Management
3 5 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL
4 3 (5.45%) Migration
5 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.82%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 54 (98.18%) SQL
2 53 (96.36%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) OCA
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (21.82%) OCP
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (29.09%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Data Guard
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Sun
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat