The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Oracle DBA in their job title 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 Database Administrator
Rank 390 374 428
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +54
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 735 699 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.65% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.69% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 615 592 513
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend

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

Oracle DBA Salary Trend in the UK

Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle DBA over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 679 £48,250 -3.50% 48
London -33 270 £55,000 - 20
South East +54 146 £48,000 +1.05% 14
Hampshire +72 95 £48,000 +20.00% 9
City of London +1 80 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Yorkshire -8 79 £40,000 -5.88% 8
West Midlands +1 50 £43,000 +7.50%
East of England +19 49 £42,000 +5.00%
North West -20 46 £50,000 +17.64% 3
West Yorkshire -23 46 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Leeds -15 42 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Surrey -8 38 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Scotland -19 31 £42,500 - 3
Manchester -6 26 £50,000 +20.48% 2
North Yorkshire -2 21 £43,000 -1.71% 4
South West -24 21 £45,000 -14.28%
Cheshire -9 20 £50,000 +7.52%
Essex +14 19 £45,000 +20.00%
Portsmouth - 19 £48,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 18 £45,000 -
Solihull - 17 £36,500 -
York - 17 £43,000 - 2
Camberley +10 15 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Basingstoke +9 14 £42,500 -7.60% 1
Suffolk +12 13 £40,000 -11.11%
North East +4 12 £41,250 +23.13% 2
South Yorkshire -16 12 £29,000 +3.57%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £41,250 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 12 £41,250 - 1
Birmingham -17 11 £40,000 -

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Oracle DBA in their job title 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 with Oracle DBA in their job title.

1 1397 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1324 (94.77%) Oracle Database
3 878 (62.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 821 (58.77%) Oracle RAC
5 724 (51.83%) Data Guard
6 640 (45.81%) SQL
7 606 (43.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 579 (41.45%) Linux
9 534 (38.22%) Oracle RMAN
10 488 (34.93%) PL/SQL
11 486 (34.79%) UNIX
12 469 (33.57%) Performance Tuning
13 381 (27.27%) SQL Server
14 363 (25.98%) Finance
15 357 (25.55%) Oracle EBS
16 316 (22.62%) WebLogic
17 307 (21.98%) Windows
18 282 (20.19%) Oracle Applications
18 282 (20.19%) Oracle EBS R12
19 249 (17.82%) Shell Script
20 233 (16.68%) Relational Database
21 225 (16.11%) RDBMS
22 191 (13.67%) Middleware
23 185 (13.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
24 179 (12.81%) Security Cleared
25 178 (12.74%) Oracle Database 12c
26 171 (12.24%) Oracle BI EE
27 167 (11.95%) Oracle Fusion
28 163 (11.67%) Solaris
29 162 (11.60%) Red Hat

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Oracle DBA in their job title 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 with Oracle DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 316 (22.62%) WebLogic
2 95 (6.80%) Oracle Application Server
3 58 (4.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 22 (1.57%) WebSphere
5 19 (1.36%) Oracle 10gAS
6 13 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
6 13 (0.93%) Oracle UPK
7 10 (0.72%) Apache
8 5 (0.36%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.14%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.072%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.072%) Jetty
10 1 (0.072%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 357 (25.55%) Oracle EBS
2 282 (20.19%) Oracle Applications
2 282 (20.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 93 (6.66%) Oracle 11i
4 20 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
4 20 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 20 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
5 19 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
6 15 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
7 12 (0.86%) HFM
8 11 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.072%) assyst
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 117 (8.38%) SAN
2 43 (3.08%) iSCSI
3 32 (2.29%) Internet
4 15 (1.07%) NAS
5 12 (0.86%) Firewall
6 8 (0.57%) DNS
7 6 (0.43%) LDAP
8 5 (0.36%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.29%) HTTP
10 3 (0.21%) DHCP
11 2 (0.14%) LAN
11 2 (0.14%) WAN
11 2 (0.14%) SSL
11 2 (0.14%) DAB
11 2 (0.14%) InfiniBand
12 1 (0.072%) IMAP
12 1 (0.072%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.072%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1324 (94.77%) Oracle Database
2 878 (62.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 606 (43.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 381 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 233 (16.68%) Relational Database
6 225 (16.11%) RDBMS
7 178 (12.74%) Oracle Database 12c
8 171 (12.24%) Oracle BI EE
9 122 (8.73%) Oracle9i Database
9 122 (8.73%) Oracle Exadata
10 117 (8.38%) Oracle Reports
11 96 (6.87%) Oracle Discoverer
11 96 (6.87%) MySQL
12 90 (6.44%) SQLPlus
13 71 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
14 60 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 57 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
16 42 (3.01%) OLTP
16 42 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
17 41 (2.93%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 58 (4.15%) Oracle Forms
2 33 (2.36%) Toad
3 14 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (0.50%) Mercurial
4 7 (0.50%) ClearCase
5 6 (0.43%) Ant
5 6 (0.43%) Maven
5 6 (0.43%) JIRA
6 5 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.36%) Subversion
7 2 (0.14%) ProC
7 2 (0.14%) JConsole
8 1 (0.072%) ERwin
General
1 363 (25.98%) Finance
2 106 (7.59%) Banking
3 49 (3.51%) Retail
4 37 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 20 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (0.64%) Law
9 7 (0.50%) Back Office
10 6 (0.43%) Games
11 5 (0.36%) Marketing
11 5 (0.36%) Electronics
12 4 (0.29%) Advertising
12 4 (0.29%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.21%) Legal
13 3 (0.21%) Automotive
14 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.14%) Military
15 1 (0.072%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (13.67%) Middleware
2 167 (11.95%) Oracle Fusion
3 32 (2.29%) J2EE
4 31 (2.22%) .NET
5 17 (1.22%) WebCenter
6 12 (0.86%) Oracle Streams
7 11 (0.79%) XML
7 11 (0.79%) JDBC
8 9 (0.64%) ODBC
9 6 (0.43%) Java EE
10 5 (0.36%) Web Services
11 3 (0.21%) Apache Flex
11 3 (0.21%) HTML
12 2 (0.14%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.14%) JRockit
12 2 (0.14%) Django
13 1 (0.072%) ISPF
13 1 (0.072%) COM
13 1 (0.072%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 161 (11.52%) Replication
2 157 (11.24%) Clustering
3 64 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (2.29%) Oracle Exalogic
5 26 (1.86%) N-Tier
6 24 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.15%) Firmware
9 15 (1.07%) Statistics
10 10 (0.72%) Hedge funds
11 9 (0.64%) Spread Betting
11 9 (0.64%) HACMP
12 8 (0.57%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.50%) Social Media
14 5 (0.36%) Kindle
14 5 (0.36%) Reference Data
15 4 (0.29%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.29%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.21%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 579 (41.45%) Linux
2 486 (34.79%) UNIX
3 307 (21.98%) Windows
4 163 (11.67%) Solaris
5 94 (6.73%) AIX
6 73 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (4.01%) HPUX
8 52 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (3.22%) Oracle Linux
10 31 (2.22%) SUSE
11 22 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.072%) MVS
13 1 (0.072%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (33.57%) Performance Tuning
2 150 (10.74%) ITIL
3 142 (10.16%) SOA
4 132 (9.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 88 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
6 84 (6.01%) Incident Management
7 61 (4.37%) Root Cause Analysis
8 58 (4.15%) Mentoring
8 58 (4.15%) Migration
9 56 (4.01%) E-Commerce
10 54 (3.87%) Database Tuning
11 50 (3.58%) High Availability
12 46 (3.29%) Performance Monitoring
13 45 (3.22%) Capacity Planning
14 44 (3.15%) E-business
15 42 (3.01%) Change Management
16 37 (2.65%) Load Balancing
17 35 (2.51%) Problem Management
17 35 (2.51%) ETL
18 34 (2.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 640 (45.81%) SQL
2 488 (34.93%) PL/SQL
3 249 (17.82%) Shell Script
4 65 (4.65%) Perl
5 43 (3.08%) T-SQL
6 32 (2.29%) Java
7 17 (1.22%) Bash Shell
8 16 (1.15%) AWK
8 16 (1.15%) Bourne shell
8 16 (1.15%) sed
9 14 (1.00%) Python
9 14 (1.00%) Korn
10 10 (0.72%) C
11 5 (0.36%) PowerHouse
12 3 (0.21%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.14%) C#
13 2 (0.14%) PHP
13 2 (0.14%) Clojure
14 1 (0.072%) REXX
Qualifications
1 179 (12.81%) Security Cleared
2 153 (10.95%) Oracle Certification
3 107 (7.66%) OCP
4 98 (7.02%) SC Cleared
5 63 (4.51%) DV Cleared
6 58 (4.15%) Degree
7 29 (2.08%) OCA
8 19 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.14%) ACCA
10 2 (0.14%) CIMA
11 1 (0.072%) MCITP
11 1 (0.072%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.65%) SLA
2 20 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (0.64%) QA
4 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
System Software
1 821 (58.77%) Oracle RAC
2 534 (38.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.64%) PowerHA
5 6 (0.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 724 (51.83%) Data Guard
2 185 (13.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 43 (3.08%) Oracle Identity Management
4 28 (2.00%) Foglight
5 18 (1.29%) NetBackup
6 16 (1.15%) HP SIM
7 13 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (0.50%) Ansible
8 7 (0.50%) Puppet
8 7 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (0.43%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.072%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (0.072%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.072%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1397 (100.00%) Oracle
2 162 (11.60%) Red Hat
3 111 (7.95%) Microsoft
4 48 (3.44%) Hyperion
5 45 (3.22%) JBoss
6 41 (2.93%) NetApp
7 28 (2.00%) Sybase
8 26 (1.86%) Informatica
9 23 (1.65%) EnterpriseDB
9 23 (1.65%) HP
9 23 (1.65%) VMware
10 21 (1.50%) Imperva
10 21 (1.50%) Sun
11 20 (1.43%) Fujitsu
12 15 (1.07%) Retek
13 14 (1.00%) CommVault
13 14 (1.00%) Siebel
14 9 (0.64%) SAP
15 8 (0.57%) IBM
16 7 (0.50%) Netezza
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