The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 218 213 172
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -41
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 26 37 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.54% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.55% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 39
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.25%
Oracle DBA
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Oracle DBA Salary Trend in the North West

Oracle DBA
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 Oracle DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Cheshire +17 18 £52,500 -
Manchester 0 2 £55,000 +29.41%
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 88 (100.00%) Oracle
2 85 (96.59%) Oracle Database
3 67 (76.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 57 (64.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 55 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
6 54 (61.36%) Data Guard
7 53 (60.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 49 (55.68%) Oracle Database 12c
9 48 (54.55%) Oracle9i Database
10 45 (51.14%) Unix
11 37 (42.05%) Relational Database
12 35 (39.77%) SQL
12 35 (39.77%) Oracle Applications
13 31 (35.23%) WebLogic
14 30 (34.09%) RDBMS
14 30 (34.09%) Oracle EBS
15 29 (32.95%) Finance
16 26 (29.55%) Oracle 11i
16 26 (29.55%) Oracle EBS R12
16 26 (29.55%) Performance Tuning
17 24 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (26.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 20 (22.73%) Middleware
20 19 (21.59%) Oracle OWB
20 19 (21.59%) ITIL
20 19 (21.59%) Oracle Fusion
20 19 (21.59%) Release Management
20 19 (21.59%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
21 17 (19.32%) Business Continuity
22 15 (17.05%) Linux

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 31 (35.23%) WebLogic
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 35 (39.77%) Oracle Applications
2 30 (34.09%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (29.55%) Oracle 11i
3 26 (29.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (21.59%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (96.59%) Oracle Database
2 67 (76.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 57 (64.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 49 (55.68%) Oracle Database 12c
5 48 (54.55%) Oracle9i Database
6 37 (42.05%) Relational Database
7 30 (34.09%) RDBMS
8 19 (21.59%) Oracle OWB
9 14 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (11.36%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 9 (10.23%) Oracle Discoverer
13 6 (6.82%) MySQL
14 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
14 4 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
15 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 29 (32.95%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) Middleware
2 19 (21.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Clustering
2 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.82%) Replication
4 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.41%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 45 (51.14%) Unix
2 15 (17.05%) Linux
3 10 (11.36%) AIX
3 10 (11.36%) Solaris
3 10 (11.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (21.59%) ITIL
3 19 (21.59%) Release Management
4 17 (19.32%) Business Continuity
5 14 (15.91%) Change Management
6 13 (14.77%) Change Control
7 10 (11.36%) High Availability
7 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.95%) E-business
10 6 (6.82%) Database Security
10 6 (6.82%) Migration
11 5 (5.68%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (5.68%) Product Management
12 4 (4.55%) Incident Management
13 3 (3.41%) Data Protection
13 3 (3.41%) Data Security
14 2 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.77%) SQL
2 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
1 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.27%) OCP
4 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.14%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) COBIT
2 2 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 54 (61.36%) Data Guard
2 53 (60.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 23 (26.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (13.64%) Foglight
5 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (13.64%) Imperva
3 10 (11.36%) IBM
3 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.36%) Sun
4 8 (9.09%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.14%) EMC
5 1 (1.14%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) NetApp
5 1 (1.14%) Pegasus