The table below looks at the statistics for OCP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 765 798 814
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +16
Permanent jobs citing OCP 101 77 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.074% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 86 60 57
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +13.63%

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
28799 28422 31079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.66% 27.26% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23078 22323 26025
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OCP
Salary Trend

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

OCP Salary Trend in the UK

OCP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OCP over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 within the UK.

OCP Salary Histogram in the UK

OCP
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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 +26 83 £45,000 -14.28% 8
London +43 53 £50,000 -24.52% 5
Yorkshire -1 16 £40,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire -1 15 £40,000 -11.11%
Leeds +20 14 £40,000 -11.11%
Scotland - 13 £60,000 -
Surrey -5 9 £42,500 -15.00% 2
South East -29 9 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Camberley - 8 £42,500 - 2
Edinburgh - 7 £62,500 -
City of London +13 6 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Glasgow - 6 £42,500 -
East Midlands +4 5 - -
Nottinghamshire +12 4 - -
Nottingham +6 4 - -
Isle of Man - 4 £50,000 - 1
Greenwich - 2 - -
Bradford -4 1 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £29,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £29,500 -
Staines - 1 £46,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OCP 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 OCP.

1 200 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 192 (96.00%) Oracle
3 171 (85.50%) Oracle Database
4 136 (68.00%) SQL
5 123 (61.50%) Oracle RAC
6 113 (56.50%) PL/SQL
7 95 (47.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 86 (43.00%) Performance Tuning
9 85 (42.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 84 (42.00%) SQL Server
11 81 (40.50%) Linux
12 68 (34.00%) UNIX
13 58 (29.00%) Windows
14 57 (28.50%) Data Guard
15 55 (27.50%) Oracle EBS
16 54 (27.00%) Oracle Reports
17 53 (26.50%) Oracle RMAN
18 50 (25.00%) Relational Database
19 49 (24.50%) RDBMS
20 47 (23.50%) Degree
21 46 (23.00%) Microsoft
22 43 (21.50%) Finance
23 38 (19.00%) ITIL
24 34 (17.00%) OCA
25 33 (16.50%) Red Hat
26 32 (16.00%) WebLogic
26 32 (16.00%) Clustering
27 30 (15.00%) Shell Script
28 28 (14.00%) SOA
28 28 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

OCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OCP 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 OCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 22 (11.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.50%) Apache
4 5 (2.50%) JBoss
5 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 55 (27.50%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (11.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (3.50%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (3.50%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.50%) SAN
2 10 (5.00%) NAS
3 6 (3.00%) LDAP
4 5 (2.50%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.00%) SSL
5 4 (2.00%) DMZ
5 4 (2.00%) DNS
6 3 (1.50%) Internet
7 2 (1.00%) DHCP
7 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (85.50%) Oracle Database
2 95 (47.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 85 (42.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 84 (42.00%) SQL Server
5 54 (27.00%) Oracle Reports
6 50 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 49 (24.50%) RDBMS
8 27 (13.50%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (8.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 14 (7.00%) Oracle9i Database
11 13 (6.50%) MySQL
12 11 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (4.00%) OLTP
13 8 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
13 8 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (3.00%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (10.50%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (4.50%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (3.00%) Toad
4 3 (1.50%) PeopleTools
4 3 (1.50%) ProC
General
1 43 (21.50%) Finance
2 13 (6.50%) Back Office
3 9 (4.50%) Retail
4 6 (3.00%) Banking
4 6 (3.00%) Marketing
5 4 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.50%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 142 (71.00%) DBA
2 128 (64.00%) Oracle DBA
3 48 (24.00%) Administrator
4 35 (17.50%) Senior DBA
5 32 (16.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 23 (11.50%) Developer
7 20 (10.00%) Consultant
7 20 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
8 17 (8.50%) Database Consultant
9 13 (6.50%) Oracle Developer
10 11 (5.50%) Junior
10 11 (5.50%) Team Leader
10 11 (5.50%) Junior Oracle DBA
10 11 (5.50%) Junior DBA
11 10 (5.00%) SQL DBA
11 10 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.00%) Graduate
12 9 (4.50%) Development Team Leader
12 9 (4.50%) Oracle Team Leader
13 8 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.50%) .NET
2 7 (3.50%) Middleware
3 6 (3.00%) REST
4 4 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (2.00%) J2EE
5 3 (1.50%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.00%) XML
7 1 (0.50%) Java SE
7 1 (0.50%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.00%) Clustering
2 25 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (11.00%) Replication
4 19 (9.50%) Computer Science
5 15 (7.50%) Data Integration
6 10 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 10 (5.00%) Physics
7 6 (3.00%) Open Source
7 6 (3.00%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (3.00%) Kindle
7 6 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.50%) Freedom of Information Act
8 5 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.50%) Statistics
10 2 (1.00%) PKI
10 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.50%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 81 (40.50%) Linux
2 68 (34.00%) UNIX
3 58 (29.00%) Windows
4 28 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.50%) Solaris
5 15 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.50%) VMS
8 1 (0.50%) HPUX
8 1 (0.50%) CentOS
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (43.00%) Performance Tuning
2 38 (19.00%) ITIL
3 28 (14.00%) SOA
4 27 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 19 (9.50%) Data Analysis
7 16 (8.00%) Database Security
8 15 (7.50%) Workflow
9 12 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.00%) ETL
9 12 (6.00%) High Availability
10 11 (5.50%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.00%) Time Management
11 10 (5.00%) Database Theory
12 9 (4.50%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.00%) Data Protection
13 8 (4.00%) ERP
14 7 (3.50%) Single Responsibility Principle
14 7 (3.50%) Performance Analysis
14 7 (3.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 136 (68.00%) SQL
2 113 (56.50%) PL/SQL
3 30 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 20 (10.00%) Java
5 19 (9.50%) Perl
6 13 (6.50%) C
7 7 (3.50%) C#
8 4 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.00%) PeopleCode
9 2 (1.00%) SQR
9 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.50%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 200 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 47 (23.50%) Degree
3 34 (17.00%) OCA
4 20 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 20 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.00%) MCITP
6 10 (5.00%) RHCSA
7 9 (4.50%) IBM Certification
8 3 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.00%) RHCE
9 2 (1.00%) MCSE
10 1 (0.50%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.50%) MCP
10 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) SLA
2 6 (3.00%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.00%) QA
5 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.50%) COBIT
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 123 (61.50%) Oracle RAC
2 53 (26.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.00%) OCFS2
5 3 (1.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.00%) vSphere
6 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (28.50%) Data Guard
2 19 (9.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (3.00%) Oracle Statspack
4 4 (2.00%) Legato
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.50%) Ansible
7 1 (0.50%) logstash
7 1 (0.50%) SCCM
7 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 192 (96.00%) Oracle
2 46 (23.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (16.50%) Red Hat
4 15 (7.50%) VMware
5 10 (5.00%) Veritas
6 9 (4.50%) IBM
7 5 (2.50%) EMC
8 3 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.50%) SAP
8 3 (1.50%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.00%) NetApp
9 2 (1.00%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.00%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.50%) Splunk
10 1 (0.50%) Cisco
10 1 (0.50%) Remedy
10 1 (0.50%) HP
10 1 (0.50%) Sun
10 1 (0.50%) Compuware
10 1 (0.50%) Tieto
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Ordnance Survey
Salary: Circa £37,000, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Isle of Man
Application Centre Ltd
Salary: 50k + bonus Pension and Max 20% taxes!
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Pro DBA Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + pension + benefits.
Posted: 9 days ago
Camberley
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 22 days ago
Central London
Required IT
Salary: £75,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Camberley
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 26 days ago