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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 515 441 359
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -82
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 425 545 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.52% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.55% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 380 429 644
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 23 January 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 23 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 -79 353 £50,000 - 29
London -13 144 £62,500 +13.63% 12
South East -52 75 £48,000 +1.05% 6
Hampshire +13 50 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Scotland +36 40 £50,000 -6.97% 2
Yorkshire -21 38 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Midlands -37 38 £45,000 +2.85% 1
North West -36 34 £50,000 +17.64% 5
City of London -8 31 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Leeds -9 26 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -12 26 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Portsmouth - 21 £48,000 -
South Wales - 20 £28,425 - 2
Wales - 20 £28,425 - 2
Manchester -11 17 £42,500 -3.40% 4
Cheshire -24 17 £55,000 -10.20% 1
Glasgow +21 15 £42,500 - 1
Cardiff - 15 £25,000 - 2
East Midlands +6 14 £33,000 -34.00% 1
Edinburgh +6 13 £60,000 +9.09%
East of England -65 13 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 12 £33,000 -30.52% 1
Surrey -46 12 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Berkshire -13 11 £51,550 -
Camberley - 11 £42,500 - 2
Nottingham +11 10 £33,000 -30.52% 1
South Yorkshire -7 9 £40,000 +42.85%
Sheffield -8 9 £40,000 +42.85%
Solihull -13 9 £60,000 +33.33%
Gosport - 9 £50,000 - 2

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1186 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1156 (97.47%) Oracle Database
3 699 (58.94%) Oracle RAC
4 660 (55.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 550 (46.37%) SQL
6 548 (46.21%) Data Guard
7 482 (40.64%) Oracle RMAN
8 475 (40.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 425 (35.83%) Performance Tuning
10 416 (35.08%) Linux
11 399 (33.64%) PL/SQL
12 357 (30.10%) UNIX
13 325 (27.40%) WebLogic
14 311 (26.22%) SQL Server
15 302 (25.46%) Oracle EBS
16 293 (24.70%) Finance
17 226 (19.06%) Oracle Applications
18 225 (18.97%) Oracle EBS R12
19 213 (17.96%) Windows
20 195 (16.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 182 (15.35%) Shell Script
22 177 (14.92%) Security Cleared
23 166 (14.00%) Oracle BI EE
24 161 (13.58%) Oracle Certification
25 151 (12.73%) Oracle Database 12c
26 150 (12.65%) Middleware
27 147 (12.39%) Oracle Fusion
28 139 (11.72%) Oracle Reports
29 138 (11.64%) ITIL
30 134 (11.30%) Replication

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 325 (27.40%) WebLogic
2 47 (3.96%) Oracle Application Server
3 31 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (2.19%) JBoss
5 17 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (0.84%) Oracle UPK
6 10 (0.84%) Apache
7 9 (0.76%) Oracle 10gAS
8 8 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (0.42%) IIS
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle Beehive
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.17%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.084%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.084%) Oracle 9iAS
12 1 (0.084%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 17 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.084%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 302 (25.46%) Oracle EBS
2 226 (19.06%) Oracle Applications
3 225 (18.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 48 (4.05%) Oracle 11i
5 22 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
6 19 (1.60%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.084%) HFM
10 1 (0.084%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.084%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.084%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.97%) SAN
2 19 (1.60%) iSCSI
2 19 (1.60%) Internet
3 10 (0.84%) LDAP
4 9 (0.76%) DNS
5 8 (0.67%) HTTP
5 8 (0.67%) SSL
6 5 (0.42%) Firewall
6 5 (0.42%) NAS
7 4 (0.34%) DMZ
7 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.25%) DHCP
9 2 (0.17%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1156 (97.47%) Oracle Database
2 660 (55.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 475 (40.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 311 (26.22%) SQL Server
5 166 (14.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 151 (12.73%) Oracle Database 12c
7 139 (11.72%) Oracle Reports
8 133 (11.21%) Oracle Exadata
9 130 (10.96%) Relational Database
10 126 (10.62%) Oracle Discoverer
11 117 (9.87%) RDBMS
12 104 (8.77%) Oracle9i Database
13 68 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
14 60 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
15 57 (4.81%) Essbase
16 56 (4.72%) MySQL
17 53 (4.47%) SQLPlus
18 52 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
19 39 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 38 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (4.72%) Oracle Forms
2 37 (3.12%) Toad
3 15 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
4 11 (0.93%) Ant
4 11 (0.93%) Maven
4 11 (0.93%) JIRA
5 9 (0.76%) ProC
6 7 (0.59%) Subversion
7 3 (0.25%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.084%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.084%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.084%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.084%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.084%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 293 (24.70%) Finance
2 86 (7.25%) Banking
3 46 (3.88%) Retail
4 29 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.10%) Games
7 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 9 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.76%) Back Office
8 5 (0.42%) Law
9 4 (0.34%) Private Banking
9 4 (0.34%) Billing
10 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.17%) Advertising
10 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.084%) Publishing
11 1 (0.084%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (12.65%) Middleware
2 147 (12.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 20 (1.69%) WebCenter
4 12 (1.01%) .NET
5 11 (0.93%) J2EE
5 11 (0.93%) Java EE
6 8 (0.67%) JDBC
7 6 (0.51%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.34%) COM
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle Streams
10 2 (0.17%) OC4J
10 2 (0.17%) ODBC
10 2 (0.17%) XML
11 1 (0.084%) XSL
11 1 (0.084%) XSLT
11 1 (0.084%) Web Services
11 1 (0.084%) HTML
11 1 (0.084%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 134 (11.30%) Replication
2 98 (8.26%) Clustering
3 34 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (2.28%) Statistics
5 26 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 22 (1.85%) Oracle Exalogic
7 11 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (0.84%) Mathematics
8 10 (0.84%) Physics
8 10 (0.84%) Visualisation
9 9 (0.76%) Kindle
9 9 (0.76%) Spread Betting
10 8 (0.67%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.67%) VAX
11 7 (0.59%) HACMP
12 6 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.34%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.34%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (0.34%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 416 (35.08%) Linux
2 357 (30.10%) UNIX
3 213 (17.96%) Windows
4 106 (8.94%) Solaris
5 67 (5.65%) AIX
6 63 (5.31%) HPUX
7 46 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
11 16 (1.35%) SUSE
12 13 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.67%) VMS
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.084%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.084%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (35.83%) Performance Tuning
2 138 (11.64%) ITIL
3 122 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 95 (8.01%) SOA
5 79 (6.66%) Database Tuning
6 75 (6.32%) Mentoring
7 63 (5.31%) Incident Management
8 60 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (4.97%) Load Balancing
10 55 (4.64%) E-business
11 52 (4.38%) Service Delivery
11 52 (4.38%) High Availability
11 52 (4.38%) Capacity Management
12 46 (3.88%) Migration
13 45 (3.79%) Performance Monitoring
14 43 (3.63%) Root Cause Analysis
15 40 (3.37%) Performance Management
15 40 (3.37%) Change Management
16 38 (3.20%) Database Security
17 36 (3.04%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 550 (46.37%) SQL
2 399 (33.64%) PL/SQL
3 182 (15.35%) Shell Script
4 57 (4.81%) Perl
5 50 (4.22%) T-SQL
6 39 (3.29%) Java
7 18 (1.52%) Python
8 17 (1.43%) C
8 17 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.10%) AWK
9 13 (1.10%) sed
9 13 (1.10%) Bourne shell
10 7 (0.59%) Korn
11 6 (0.51%) C#
12 5 (0.42%) COBOL
13 4 (0.34%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.17%) Uniface
15 1 (0.084%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.084%) PHP
15 1 (0.084%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 177 (14.92%) Security Cleared
2 161 (13.58%) Oracle Certification
3 126 (10.62%) OCP
4 122 (10.29%) SC Cleared
5 93 (7.84%) Degree
6 62 (5.23%) DV Cleared
7 18 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.26%) OCA
9 8 (0.67%) CIMA
9 8 (0.67%) ACCA
10 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.42%) IBM Certification
10 5 (0.42%) MCITP
11 3 (0.25%) HND
12 1 (0.084%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.88%) SLA
2 9 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 9 (0.76%) QA
3 7 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.084%) COBIT
6 1 (0.084%) JSP 440
System Software
1 699 (58.94%) Oracle RAC
2 482 (40.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (1.52%) Firmware
4 7 (0.59%) PowerHA
5 5 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.34%) OCFS2
7 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.084%) RACF
9 1 (0.084%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.084%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 548 (46.21%) Data Guard
2 195 (16.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 49 (4.13%) Foglight
4 20 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
5 13 (1.10%) HP SIM
6 7 (0.59%) Oracle Statspack
7 6 (0.51%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.34%) Legato
9 2 (0.17%) SCCM
9 2 (0.17%) WSUS
9 2 (0.17%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.084%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.084%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.084%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1186 (100.00%) Oracle
2 129 (10.88%) Microsoft
3 99 (8.35%) Red Hat
4 75 (6.32%) Hyperion
5 46 (3.88%) Imperva
6 23 (1.94%) NetApp
7 22 (1.85%) VMware
7 22 (1.85%) Fujitsu
8 20 (1.69%) IBM
9 17 (1.43%) Siebel
10 12 (1.01%) Retek
11 11 (0.93%) Sybase
11 11 (0.93%) Remedy
12 10 (0.84%) Informatica
13 6 (0.51%) Teradata
13 6 (0.51%) HP
14 5 (0.42%) SAP
14 5 (0.42%) EMC
14 5 (0.42%) Hitachi
15 4 (0.34%) CommVault
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