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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 880 859 859
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Permanent jobs citing OCA 16 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.051% 0.042% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 24
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 £49,000 £38,907 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £38,907 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+41.36% +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
31139 28668 32735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.29% 26.76% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24613 23378 27220
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 £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 23 October 2014 within the UK.

OCA Salary Histogram in the UK

OCA
Top 10 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 23 October 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 -10 15 £55,000 +29.41% 9
London -3 12 £55,000 +10.00% 5
City of London +17 1 - -
South East -17 1 £55,000 +41.36% 2
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Watford - 1 £65,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £65,000 - 2
Greenwich - 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 £65,000 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £47,500 -

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 51 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 49 (96.08%) Oracle
3 42 (82.35%) Oracle Database
4 37 (72.55%) OCP
5 34 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
6 32 (62.75%) SQL
7 31 (60.78%) RDBMS
7 31 (60.78%) Relational Database
8 29 (56.86%) PL/SQL
9 27 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 27 (52.94%) Data Guard
10 26 (50.98%) UNIX
11 23 (45.10%) Linux
12 22 (43.14%) Oracle RMAN
13 21 (41.18%) Oracle Database 10g
14 18 (35.29%) SQLPlus
14 18 (35.29%) Windows
15 14 (27.45%) High Availability
16 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (21.57%) Oracle9i Database
16 11 (21.57%) Internet
16 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (19.61%) Oracle Discoverer
17 10 (19.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 10 (19.61%) SAN
17 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
17 10 (19.61%) Replication
17 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
17 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database 12c
18 9 (17.65%) Oracle Applications

OCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (3.92%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.92%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) Internet
2 10 (19.61%) SAN
3 2 (3.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.96%) LAN
4 1 (1.96%) WAN
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) Firewall
4 1 (1.96%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) Network Security
4 1 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (82.35%) Oracle Database
2 31 (60.78%) Relational Database
2 31 (60.78%) RDBMS
3 27 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (41.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 18 (35.29%) SQLPlus
6 11 (21.57%) Oracle9i Database
7 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
7 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (19.61%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (9.80%) OLTP
9 2 (3.92%) MySQL
9 2 (3.92%) DB2
10 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.96%) NonStop SQL
General
1 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) DBA
2 29 (56.86%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (21.57%) Junior
3 11 (21.57%) Consultant
4 10 (19.61%) Oracle Consultant
4 10 (19.61%) Junior Oracle DBA
4 10 (19.61%) Junior DBA
5 9 (17.65%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 6 (11.76%) Administrator
7 5 (9.80%) Junior Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) Data Administrator
9 2 (3.92%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.92%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.96%) Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) XSL
2 1 (1.96%) XSLT
2 1 (1.96%) Ajax
2 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.96%) WCF
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) J2EE
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Replication
2 7 (13.73%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) AS400
4 1 (1.96%) Tandem
4 1 (1.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) UNIX
2 23 (45.10%) Linux
3 18 (35.29%) Windows
4 5 (9.80%) Solaris
5 1 (1.96%) AIX
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) High Availability
2 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.80%) E-business
4 5 (9.80%) Security Management
4 5 (9.80%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL
4 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.80%) Capacity Management
4 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
4 5 (9.80%) Database Tuning
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL V3
4 5 (9.80%) Change Management
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.96%) Information Security
7 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.96%) Content Management
7 1 (1.96%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 29 (56.86%) PL/SQL
3 8 (15.69%) Perl
4 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.92%) C
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) Korn
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 37 (72.55%) OCP
3 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CISSP
6 1 (1.96%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (43.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.92%) Firmware
5 1 (1.96%) RACF
5 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (1.96%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 27 (52.94%) Data Guard
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.96%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 49 (96.08%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) HP
2 3 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Computacenter
3 2 (3.92%) McAfee
3 2 (3.92%) EMC
3 2 (3.92%) NetApp
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) Remedy
4 1 (1.96%) Huawei
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Greenwich, London
Transport For London (TFL)
Posted: 7 days ago
North Greenwich, London
Transport For London (TFL)
Posted: 20 days ago
London
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £18,993 pa
Posted: 27 days ago
Maidenhead
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: 11,000 - 12,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Watford, Greater London
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,800 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
London
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £11,446.24 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Watford
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,800 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Hampshire
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £6,240 per year
Posted: 27 days ago