The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 102 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 3 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.28% 0.10% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.11% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £26,000 £47,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.26% -11.21%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Oracle DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1057 923 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.23% 96.35% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 919 835 981
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Oracle DBA Salary Trend in Kent

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (88.24%) RDBMS
2 15 (88.24%) Unix
2 15 (88.24%) Relational Database
3 14 (82.35%) Oracle Database
4 12 (70.59%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (70.59%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (70.59%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (70.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
4 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
4 12 (70.59%) Solaris
4 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) SOA
4 12 (70.59%) Oracle Discoverer
4 12 (70.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (70.59%) Sun
4 12 (70.59%) Hyperion
4 12 (70.59%) Middleware
4 12 (70.59%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (70.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (52.94%) Manufacturing
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) High Availability
6 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
7 3 (17.65%) Resource Management

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) RDBMS
1 15 (88.24%) Relational Database
2 14 (82.35%) Oracle Database
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle Database 12c
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) DTS
5 3 (17.65%) MySQL
6 2 (11.76%) OLTP
6 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 9 (52.94%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Back Office
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Unix
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Solaris
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) SOA
2 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (29.41%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Database Security
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
3 3 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) BPSS Clearance
1 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (70.59%) Hyperion
2 12 (70.59%) Sun
3 3 (17.65%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) RedGate