The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 449 - 407
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OCA 8 0 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.035% - 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 31
Average salary - - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +11.84%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7695 7282 7947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.65% 32.83% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5950 5868 6832
Average salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
OCA
England

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 24 July 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
Berkshire - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
OCA
England

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 41 (100.00%) Oracle
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 38 (92.68%) UNIX
2 38 (92.68%) Linux
3 37 (90.24%) Telecoms
4 30 (73.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 25 (60.98%) Management Information System
5 25 (60.98%) Degree
5 25 (60.98%) Computer Science
6 22 (53.66%) Back Office
7 17 (41.46%) Data Guard
8 15 (36.59%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (26.83%) Clustering
10 10 (24.39%) Firmware
11 9 (21.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (17.07%) SQL
13 5 (12.20%) Remedy
13 5 (12.20%) MySQL
13 5 (12.20%) Perl
13 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (12.20%) SLA
13 5 (12.20%) MOS
13 5 (12.20%) Front Office
13 5 (12.20%) Service Management
13 5 (12.20%) Korn
14 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
15 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
15 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (7.32%) OCP
16 2 (4.88%) SAN

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 37 (90.24%) Telecoms
2 22 (53.66%) Back Office
3 5 (12.20%) Front Office
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Manager
2 9 (21.95%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Junior
4 5 (12.20%) OSS Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) OSS Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) BSS Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 25 (60.98%) Management Information System
1 25 (60.98%) Computer Science
2 11 (26.83%) Clustering
3 10 (24.39%) Firmware
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) UNIX
1 38 (92.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (12.20%) Service Management
3 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.88%) Security Management
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.88%) Database Tuning
4 2 (4.88%) High Availability
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Time Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Perl
2 5 (12.20%) Korn
3 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 25 (60.98%) Degree
3 5 (12.20%) MOS
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.32%) OCP
5 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (21.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (41.46%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Remedy
3 2 (4.88%) NetApp
3 2 (4.88%) McAfee
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) HP
3 2 (4.88%) EMC
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Computacenter
3 2 (4.88%) Huawei