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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 234 241 245
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing OCP 6 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% 0.029% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.13% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Average salary £45,000 £44,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
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
1564 1551 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.66% 22.68% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1193 1421
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 2015. 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 - 6 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £45,000 -
OCP
England

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (100.00%) Replication
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
1 6 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (50.00%) Lync
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle 9iAS
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DBA
1 6 (100.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Replication
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Life Science
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Prolog
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) CommVault
2 3 (50.00%) VMware