The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 886 883 883
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing OCA 25 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.078% 0.037% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 9
Average salary £47,500 £38,907 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.08% -2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,344 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,907 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+15.66% +2.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31999 29947 32812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.78% 26.98% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25677 23968 27487
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,700 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OCA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OCA within the UK.

OCA Salary Trend in the UK

OCA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCA over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 within the UK.

OCA Salary Histogram in the UK

OCA
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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
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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
England -29 24 £46,250 +18.87% 3
London +21 17 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 -
Greenwich - 4 - -
City of London +23 1 - -
South East -14 1 £55,000 +41.36%
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £47,500 -
Bradford - 1 £42,500 -

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 54 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 52 (96.30%) Oracle
3 43 (79.63%) Oracle Database
4 41 (75.93%) OCP
5 35 (64.81%) Oracle RAC
6 30 (55.56%) SQL
7 29 (53.70%) Linux
8 28 (51.85%) PL/SQL
8 28 (51.85%) Data Guard
9 24 (44.44%) UNIX
10 23 (42.59%) RDBMS
10 23 (42.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 23 (42.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (42.59%) Relational Database
11 22 (40.74%) Oracle RMAN
12 16 (29.63%) Windows
12 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
12 16 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (27.78%) SAN
14 14 (25.93%) SQLPlus
15 13 (24.07%) Red Hat
16 12 (22.22%) Solaris
16 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
16 12 (22.22%) Perl
16 12 (22.22%) High Availability
17 11 (20.37%) Replication
17 11 (20.37%) Clustering
18 9 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
18 9 (16.67%) Internet
18 9 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

OCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.70%) Summit
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) SAN
2 9 (16.67%) Internet
3 5 (9.26%) NAS
4 2 (3.70%) LDAP
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) SSL
5 1 (1.85%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (79.63%) Oracle Database
2 23 (42.59%) Relational Database
2 23 (42.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 23 (42.59%) RDBMS
2 23 (42.59%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
4 14 (25.93%) SQLPlus
5 9 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (14.81%) Oracle Discoverer
6 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (11.11%) OLTP
8 5 (9.26%) MySQL
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (3.70%) DB2
12 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.85%) NonStop SQL
12 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (1.85%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Back Office
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) DBA
2 28 (51.85%) Oracle DBA
3 12 (22.22%) Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 7 (12.96%) Consultant
6 6 (11.11%) Junior
6 6 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Junior DBA
7 5 (9.26%) Junior Oracle DBA
8 4 (7.41%) Data Administrator
9 2 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Senior DBA
9 2 (3.70%) Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Security Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) SQL Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Oracle DBA
10 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) XSL
2 1 (1.85%) XSLT
2 1 (1.85%) Ajax
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.85%) WCF
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) J2EE
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Replication
1 11 (20.37%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) AS400
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Tandem
4 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Linux
2 24 (44.44%) UNIX
3 16 (29.63%) Windows
4 12 (22.22%) Solaris
5 9 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) AIX
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (22.22%) High Availability
3 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.11%) ITIL
4 6 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 6 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 5 (9.26%) Database Tuning
5 5 (9.26%) Capacity Management
5 5 (9.26%) Security Management
5 5 (9.26%) Migration
5 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.41%) Time Management
7 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.56%) Database Security
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.70%) ETL
8 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.85%) Information Security
9 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) SQL
2 28 (51.85%) PL/SQL
3 12 (22.22%) Perl
4 3 (5.56%) C
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 41 (75.93%) OCP
3 5 (9.26%) RHCSA
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CISSP
6 1 (1.85%) MCTS
6 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (64.81%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (40.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (1.85%) ACF2
4 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) Firmware
4 1 (1.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 28 (51.85%) Data Guard
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.85%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 52 (96.30%) Oracle
2 13 (24.07%) Red Hat
3 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.96%) VMware
5 5 (9.26%) Veritas
6 3 (5.56%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco
7 2 (3.70%) EMC
7 2 (3.70%) NetApp
7 2 (3.70%) McAfee
7 2 (3.70%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.85%) Remedy
London
Transport For London
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £42,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago