The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 435 - 417
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OCA 2 0 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.009% - 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.028% - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 26
Average salary - - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7217 6699 7871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.24% 31.67% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5505 5401 6741
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OCA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

OCA Salary Trend in the South East

OCA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
OCA
England

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 20 (90.91%) UNIX
2 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 20 (90.91%) Telecoms
3 13 (59.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 12 (54.55%) Back Office
5 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
5 10 (45.45%) Degree
5 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 9 (40.91%) Data Guard
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) Clustering
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (22.73%) Perl
8 5 (22.73%) MySQL
8 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (22.73%) SLA
8 5 (22.73%) Firmware
8 5 (22.73%) Remedy
8 5 (22.73%) Service Management
8 5 (22.73%) Front Office
8 5 (22.73%) MOS
8 5 (22.73%) Korn
8 5 (22.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
11 2 (9.09%) C
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 2 (9.09%) Cisco

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (90.91%) Telecoms
2 12 (54.55%) Back Office
3 5 (22.73%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) OSS Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) OSS Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 7 (31.82%) Clustering
3 5 (22.73%) Firmware
4 2 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) UNIX
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (22.73%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Security Management
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Perl
2 5 (22.73%) Korn
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 10 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (22.73%) MOS
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) OCP
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (22.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Remedy
3 2 (9.09%) McAfee
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Computacenter
3 2 (9.09%) Huawei
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) EMC
3 2 (9.09%) NetApp