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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 520 437 331
Rank change year-on-year
-83 -106
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 404 590 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.55% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.58% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 343 460 678
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £35,050 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,750 £59,013
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 2015 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 3 March 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 -105 335 £50,000 - 33
London +1 158 £62,500 +13.63% 15
South East -30 70 £50,000 - 9
Hampshire +21 48 £50,000 -9.09% 6
City of London +6 47 £60,000 +4.34% 8
Scotland +13 38 £42,500 +13.33% 3
North West -65 34 £47,500 +18.75%
Glasgow +11 25 £42,500 +13.33% 1
South Wales - 22 £29,051 - 1
Wales - 22 £29,051 - 1
Manchester -12 20 £42,500 -2.85%
East Midlands +18 19 £33,000 -37.14% 1
West Midlands -57 19 £43,750 -
Nottinghamshire +15 17 £33,000 -37.14%
Yorkshire -39 17 £40,000 - 3
Cardiff - 17 £26,000 -
Leeds -18 16 £40,500 -10.00%
West Yorkshire -30 16 £40,500 -10.00% 2
Nottingham +10 15 £33,000 -32.30%
Cheshire -17 14 £51,250 -2.38%
Portsmouth - 13 £48,000 -
Surrey -21 12 £43,750 -12.50% 3
Edinburgh +15 11 £60,000 +26.31% 1
East of England -59 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Knutsford - 9 £55,000 -
Wigan 0 8 £42,500 +30.76%
Gosport - 8 £50,000 - 2
Birmingham -32 7 £42,500 -
Southampton -19 6 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hertfordshire -39 6 £50,000 +28.20%

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1048 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1021 (97.42%) Oracle Database
3 598 (57.06%) Oracle RAC
4 547 (52.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 508 (48.47%) SQL
6 453 (43.23%) Data Guard
7 414 (39.50%) Oracle RMAN
8 394 (37.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 388 (37.02%) Linux
10 376 (35.88%) Performance Tuning
11 357 (34.06%) PL/SQL
12 304 (29.01%) UNIX
13 284 (27.10%) SQL Server
14 283 (27.00%) Finance
15 258 (24.62%) WebLogic
16 240 (22.90%) Oracle EBS
17 173 (16.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 169 (16.13%) Oracle EBS R12
19 165 (15.74%) Oracle Applications
20 160 (15.27%) Oracle Database 12c
21 155 (14.79%) Oracle Certification
21 155 (14.79%) Windows
22 149 (14.22%) Shell Script
23 146 (13.93%) Security Cleared
24 132 (12.60%) Middleware
25 128 (12.21%) ITIL
26 127 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
26 127 (12.12%) Relational Database
27 123 (11.74%) OCP
28 120 (11.45%) Oracle BI EE

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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
1 258 (24.62%) WebLogic
2 38 (3.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 21 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 15 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
5 11 (1.05%) JBoss
6 10 (0.95%) Apache
7 9 (0.86%) IIS
8 8 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.67%) Oracle 10gAS
10 5 (0.48%) Oracle Beehive
11 3 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle Spatial
12 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.095%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 20 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 240 (22.90%) Oracle EBS
2 169 (16.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 165 (15.74%) Oracle Applications
4 24 (2.29%) Oracle ERP
5 21 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
6 20 (1.91%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.57%) Oracle Utilities
9 5 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.48%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 5 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.095%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.63%) SAN
2 18 (1.72%) Internet
3 11 (1.05%) LDAP
4 10 (0.95%) DNS
5 9 (0.86%) HTTP
6 6 (0.57%) SSL
7 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.38%) LAN
7 4 (0.38%) WAN
7 4 (0.38%) DMZ
7 4 (0.38%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.38%) NAS
8 2 (0.19%) DAB
9 1 (0.095%) Firewall
9 1 (0.095%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1021 (97.42%) Oracle Database
2 547 (52.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 394 (37.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 284 (27.10%) SQL Server
5 160 (15.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 127 (12.12%) Relational Database
6 127 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
7 120 (11.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 115 (10.97%) RDBMS
9 109 (10.40%) Oracle Exadata
10 95 (9.06%) Oracle9i Database
11 88 (8.40%) Oracle Discoverer
12 65 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
13 62 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 56 (5.34%) SQL Server 2005
15 52 (4.96%) MySQL
16 50 (4.77%) SQLPlus
17 42 (4.01%) Essbase
17 42 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 35 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (3.82%) Oracle Forms
2 37 (3.53%) Toad
3 14 (1.34%) ProC
4 12 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (0.86%) Ant
5 9 (0.86%) Maven
5 9 (0.86%) JIRA
6 5 (0.48%) Subversion
7 2 (0.19%) Hudson
7 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.095%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.095%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.095%) Visual Studio
General
1 283 (27.00%) Finance
2 68 (6.49%) Banking
3 37 (3.53%) Retail
4 20 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 18 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.05%) Games
7 11 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.57%) Back Office
9 5 (0.48%) Advertising
10 4 (0.38%) Billing
10 4 (0.38%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.29%) Law
12 2 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.095%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.095%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.095%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (12.60%) Middleware
2 118 (11.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 47 (4.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 17 (1.62%) JDBC
5 12 (1.15%) WebCenter
6 11 (1.05%) J2EE
7 10 (0.95%) .NET
8 9 (0.86%) Java EE
9 7 (0.67%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.38%) COM
10 4 (0.38%) CGI
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Streams
11 2 (0.19%) OC4J
11 2 (0.19%) HTML
12 1 (0.095%) Web Services
12 1 (0.095%) XML
12 1 (0.095%) XSL
12 1 (0.095%) XSLT
12 1 (0.095%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 114 (10.88%) Replication
2 84 (8.02%) Clustering
3 34 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (2.86%) Statistics
5 24 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.34%) Oracle Exalogic
7 12 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.05%) Derivative
9 10 (0.95%) Visualisation
9 10 (0.95%) Kindle
9 10 (0.95%) Mathematics
9 10 (0.95%) Physics
10 9 (0.86%) HACMP
10 9 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.76%) VAX
12 7 (0.67%) Spread Betting
13 6 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.38%) CMDB
14 4 (0.38%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 388 (37.02%) Linux
2 304 (29.01%) UNIX
3 155 (14.79%) Windows
4 78 (7.44%) Solaris
5 61 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 56 (5.34%) HPUX
7 38 (3.63%) AIX
8 29 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (0.95%) SUSE
12 9 (0.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.76%) VMS
14 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.095%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (35.88%) Performance Tuning
2 128 (12.21%) ITIL
3 119 (11.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 81 (7.73%) Database Tuning
5 64 (6.11%) Mentoring
6 63 (6.01%) SOA
7 62 (5.92%) High Availability
8 55 (5.25%) E-business
9 53 (5.06%) Load Balancing
10 50 (4.77%) Migration
11 47 (4.48%) Service Delivery
11 47 (4.48%) Capacity Management
12 44 (4.20%) Performance Monitoring
12 44 (4.20%) Change Management
13 40 (3.82%) Incident Management
13 40 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
14 39 (3.72%) Database Security
15 38 (3.63%) ERP
16 36 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (3.44%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 508 (48.47%) SQL
2 357 (34.06%) PL/SQL
3 149 (14.22%) Shell Script
4 61 (5.82%) Perl
5 57 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 55 (5.25%) Java
7 25 (2.39%) C
8 17 (1.62%) Bash Shell
9 15 (1.43%) sed
9 15 (1.43%) Python
9 15 (1.43%) Bourne shell
9 15 (1.43%) AWK
10 7 (0.67%) Korn
10 7 (0.67%) C#
11 5 (0.48%) COBOL
12 4 (0.38%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.38%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.19%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.19%) VBA
13 2 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 155 (14.79%) Oracle Certification
2 146 (13.93%) Security Cleared
3 123 (11.74%) OCP
4 111 (10.59%) SC Cleared
5 82 (7.82%) Degree
6 51 (4.87%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.34%) VCP4
8 12 (1.15%) OCA
9 9 (0.86%) HND
10 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.76%) IBM Certification
10 8 (0.76%) ACCA
10 8 (0.76%) CIMA
10 8 (0.76%) MCITP
11 2 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.095%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.29%) SLA
2 13 (1.24%) QA
3 10 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.095%) COBIT
7 1 (0.095%) JSP 440
System Software
1 598 (57.06%) Oracle RAC
2 414 (39.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (1.34%) Firmware
4 9 (0.86%) PowerHA
5 7 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.48%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.38%) OCFS2
8 2 (0.19%) RACF
9 1 (0.095%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.095%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.095%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 453 (43.23%) Data Guard
2 173 (16.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 42 (4.01%) Foglight
4 13 (1.24%) Oracle Identity Management
5 9 (0.86%) HP SIM
6 6 (0.57%) Oracle Statspack
7 5 (0.48%) WSUS
7 5 (0.48%) SCCM
7 5 (0.48%) Unicenter
8 4 (0.38%) Legato
9 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.095%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.095%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.095%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1048 (100.00%) Oracle
2 108 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 95 (9.06%) Red Hat
4 69 (6.58%) Hyperion
5 39 (3.72%) Imperva
6 32 (3.05%) IBM
6 32 (3.05%) VMware
7 30 (2.86%) NetApp
8 20 (1.91%) HP
9 13 (1.24%) EMC
10 12 (1.15%) Sybase
10 12 (1.15%) Fujitsu
11 10 (0.95%) Siebel
12 9 (0.86%) SAP
12 9 (0.86%) Remedy
13 8 (0.76%) 3PAR
14 7 (0.67%) Hitachi
15 6 (0.57%) Informatica
15 6 (0.57%) Teradata
15 6 (0.57%) Symantec
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: DOE + bonus and benefits
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Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum Great flexible benefits & Pension on
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
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City, London
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