The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank - 96 82
Permanent jobs citing Data Guard 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.17% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category - 3.51% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Data Guard
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
50 57 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.65% 4.81% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 48 48 54
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Guard across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Data Guard
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Data Guard Salary Trend in South Wales

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Data Guard 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 Data Guard.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) LAN

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Data Guard 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 Data Guard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) OLAP
4 1 (20.00%) OLTP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) IBM