The table below looks at the statistics for OCP in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 253 236 248
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs citing OCP 1 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.15% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.058% 0.64% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 5
Average salary - £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
OCP
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1723 1557 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.53% 23.24% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1311 1574
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OCP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

OCP Salary Trend in the North West

OCP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire -12 1 - -
OCP
England

OCP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat