The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 629 650 601
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -49
Permanent jobs citing OCA 7 3 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.006% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.060% 0.024% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 28
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £48,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
OCA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11673 12673 11498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.12% 25.75% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9585 10307 9398
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in London

OCA
Salary Trend in London

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

OCA Salary Trend in London

OCA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCA across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

OCA Salary Histogram in London

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 22 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 21 (95.45%) Oracle
3 19 (86.36%) Linux
3 19 (86.36%) Red Hat
3 19 (86.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (77.27%) Finance
4 17 (77.27%) OCP
5 13 (59.09%) Clustering
6 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 12 (54.55%) MySQL
7 11 (50.00%) Data Guard
7 11 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (50.00%) Degree
8 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (45.45%) Perl
8 10 (45.45%) Windows
8 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
9 9 (40.91%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (31.82%) VMware
10 7 (31.82%) NAS
10 7 (31.82%) SAN
10 7 (31.82%) Veritas
10 7 (31.82%) UNIX
10 7 (31.82%) Solaris
10 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
10 7 (31.82%) SQL
10 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) NAS
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 12 (54.55%) MySQL
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Marketing
3 5 (22.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Database Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) DBA
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (22.73%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (22.73%) Freedom of Information Act
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
1 19 (86.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) UNIX
3 7 (31.82%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) VMS
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (31.82%) Database Security
1 7 (31.82%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
3 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
3 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Line Management
4 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Perl
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) XPath
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 17 (77.27%) OCP
3 11 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (31.82%) RHCSA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Oracle
2 19 (86.36%) Red Hat
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) Veritas
5 3 (13.64%) Remedy
5 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Sun
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) EMC