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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 880 869 859
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing OCA 22 7 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.007% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.071% 0.024% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 38
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%

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
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

OCA Salary Histogram in the UK

OCA
Top 15 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 19 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
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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 -6 20 £55,000 +29.41% 1
London -19 11 £57,500 +4.54% 1
East of England - 6 £45,000 -
Essex - 5 £45,000 -
Chelmsford - 4 £38,750 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
City of London +6 1 - - 1
Birmingham -7 1 £50,000 +17.64%
West Midlands -13 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Scotland - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Watford - 1 £65,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 62 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 60 (96.77%) Oracle
3 42 (67.74%) UNIX
4 39 (62.90%) Oracle Database
5 38 (61.29%) Linux
6 35 (56.45%) SQL
7 34 (54.84%) OCP
8 33 (53.23%) RDBMS
8 33 (53.23%) Relational Database
9 31 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
10 28 (45.16%) PL/SQL
11 26 (41.94%) Data Guard
12 22 (35.48%) Oracle RMAN
13 21 (33.87%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (33.87%) Windows
13 21 (33.87%) SQLPlus
14 20 (32.26%) Telecoms
15 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database 10g
16 14 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Management
18 12 (19.35%) High Availability
18 12 (19.35%) Back Office
19 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
19 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
19 10 (16.13%) Degree
19 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
19 10 (16.13%) Internet
19 10 (16.13%) Oracle9i Database
20 9 (14.52%) Oracle Discoverer
20 9 (14.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

OCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) Internet
2 4 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (1.61%) LAN
4 1 (1.61%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) VPN
4 1 (1.61%) SSL
4 1 (1.61%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) Wireless
4 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (62.90%) Oracle Database
2 33 (53.23%) Relational Database
2 33 (53.23%) RDBMS
3 21 (33.87%) SQLPlus
3 21 (33.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (16.13%) Oracle9i Database
6 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (14.52%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (9.68%) MySQL
8 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.61%) OLTP
9 1 (1.61%) NonStop SQL
General
1 20 (32.26%) Telecoms
2 12 (19.35%) Back Office
3 5 (8.06%) Front Office
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) DBA
2 31 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (20.97%) Junior
4 10 (16.13%) Consultant
4 10 (16.13%) Junior Oracle DBA
4 10 (16.13%) Junior DBA
5 9 (14.52%) Oracle Consultant
6 8 (12.90%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Administrator
8 5 (8.06%) Junior Consultant
8 5 (8.06%) OSS Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.23%) OSS Support Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Telecoms Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) XML
2 1 (1.61%) XSL
2 1 (1.61%) XSLT
2 1 (1.61%) Ajax
2 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.61%) WCF
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) J2EE
2 1 (1.61%) CSS
2 1 (1.61%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
1 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.90%) Clustering
3 5 (8.06%) Firmware
3 5 (8.06%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) AS400
4 1 (1.61%) Tandem
4 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (67.74%) UNIX
2 38 (61.29%) Linux
3 21 (33.87%) Windows
4 4 (6.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Management
3 12 (19.35%) High Availability
4 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.06%) E-business
6 5 (8.06%) Service Management
6 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.45%) Database Tuning
7 4 (6.45%) Security Management
7 4 (6.45%) Migration
8 2 (3.23%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.61%) Information Security
9 1 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.61%) Content Management
9 1 (1.61%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.61%) Web Development
9 1 (1.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.61%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) SQL
2 28 (45.16%) PL/SQL
3 7 (11.29%) Perl
4 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.06%) Korn
6 2 (3.23%) C
7 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 34 (54.84%) OCP
3 10 (16.13%) Degree
4 5 (8.06%) MOS
5 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.61%) MCSE
7 1 (1.61%) MCSA
7 1 (1.61%) CISSP
7 1 (1.61%) ACCA
7 1 (1.61%) CISA
7 1 (1.61%) CISM
7 1 (1.61%) QiCA
7 1 (1.61%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (35.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (8.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.61%) RACF
5 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (1.61%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 26 (41.94%) Data Guard
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.61%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (96.77%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Remedy
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) HP
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) EMC
5 2 (3.23%) NetApp
5 2 (3.23%) McAfee
5 2 (3.23%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Computacenter
5 2 (3.23%) Huawei
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