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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 460 436 383
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -53
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 552 588 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.54% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.57% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 493 472 625
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 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -35 483 £50,000 - 26
London +42 203 £60,000 +9.09% 12
South East +14 110 £48,000 +1.05% 4
Hampshire +36 76 £50,000 +11.73% 1
West Midlands -5 56 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Yorkshire -27 50 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Scotland +30 49 £55,000 - 1
City of London +36 47 £57,500 +4.54% 4
North West -29 36 £54,000 +27.05% 1
Portsmouth - 28 £48,000 -
Leeds -3 26 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -19 26 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Cheshire -4 25 £57,500 +4.54%
Edinburgh +3 22 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire -5 16 £53,100 -
Surrey -31 15 £42,500 -8.10% 2
Birmingham -16 14 £42,500 -
Camberley - 14 £42,500 - 1
Solihull -7 13 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North Yorkshire +3 12 £42,750 +0.58%
North East 0 12 £42,500 +19.71%
South West -1 12 £47,500 +15.85% 1
South Yorkshire -20 12 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Bracknell -23 12 £60,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 11 £42,500 +13.33%
Tyne and Wear -3 11 £42,500 +13.33%
Sheffield -17 11 £40,000 +42.85%
Manchester -24 11 £43,000 +1.17% 1
East of England -48 11 £50,000 +33.33%
Glasgow - 11 £42,500 -

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1283 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1239 (96.57%) Oracle Database
3 763 (59.47%) Oracle RAC
4 733 (57.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 631 (49.18%) Data Guard
6 579 (45.13%) SQL
7 527 (41.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 500 (38.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 486 (37.88%) Linux
10 440 (34.29%) Performance Tuning
11 434 (33.83%) PL/SQL
12 412 (32.11%) UNIX
13 357 (27.83%) WebLogic
14 342 (26.66%) SQL Server
15 338 (26.34%) Oracle EBS
16 334 (26.03%) Finance
17 259 (20.19%) Oracle Applications
18 256 (19.95%) Oracle EBS R12
19 248 (19.33%) Windows
20 207 (16.13%) Shell Script
21 204 (15.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
22 190 (14.81%) Oracle BI EE
23 189 (14.73%) Security Cleared
24 172 (13.41%) Middleware
25 167 (13.02%) Relational Database
26 165 (12.86%) Oracle Fusion
26 165 (12.86%) Oracle Certification
27 159 (12.39%) RDBMS
28 154 (12.00%) Oracle Database 12c
29 153 (11.93%) Oracle Exadata

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 357 (27.83%) WebLogic
2 48 (3.74%) Oracle Application Server
3 42 (3.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 30 (2.34%) JBoss
5 19 (1.48%) Oracle Service Bus
6 13 (1.01%) Oracle UPK
7 10 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.70%) Oracle 10gAS
8 9 (0.70%) Apache
9 7 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (0.39%) Oracle Beehive
11 2 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.078%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.078%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.078%) Oracle 9iAS
12 1 (0.078%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 23 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.078%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 338 (26.34%) Oracle EBS
2 259 (20.19%) Oracle Applications
3 256 (19.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 56 (4.36%) Oracle 11i
5 20 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
6 18 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
7 13 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.16%) HFM
11 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.078%) assyst
11 1 (0.078%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.078%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (6.00%) SAN
2 24 (1.87%) Internet
3 22 (1.71%) iSCSI
4 8 (0.62%) NAS
5 7 (0.55%) Firewall
5 7 (0.55%) DNS
5 7 (0.55%) HTTP
6 5 (0.39%) SSL
7 4 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.31%) LDAP
8 3 (0.23%) DHCP
9 2 (0.16%) DAB
9 2 (0.16%) LAN
9 2 (0.16%) WAN
10 1 (0.078%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1239 (96.57%) Oracle Database
2 733 (57.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 500 (38.97%) Oracle Database 10g
4 342 (26.66%) SQL Server
5 190 (14.81%) Oracle BI EE
6 167 (13.02%) Relational Database
7 159 (12.39%) RDBMS
8 154 (12.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 153 (11.93%) Oracle Exadata
10 142 (11.07%) Oracle Reports
11 139 (10.83%) Oracle Discoverer
12 110 (8.57%) Oracle9i Database
13 72 (5.61%) SQLPlus
14 69 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
15 60 (4.68%) MySQL
15 60 (4.68%) Essbase
16 57 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
17 53 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
18 42 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 42 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (4.99%) Oracle Forms
2 37 (2.88%) Toad
3 18 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
4 11 (0.86%) Maven
4 11 (0.86%) JIRA
4 11 (0.86%) Ant
5 9 (0.70%) ProC
5 9 (0.70%) Subversion
6 5 (0.39%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.31%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.31%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.078%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.078%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.078%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 334 (26.03%) Finance
2 91 (7.09%) Banking
3 49 (3.82%) Retail
4 36 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 18 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.01%) Games
7 10 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.55%) Law
8 7 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.078%) Electronics
9 1 (0.078%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.078%) Publishing
9 1 (0.078%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.078%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.078%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (13.41%) Middleware
2 165 (12.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 22 (1.71%) WebCenter
4 14 (1.09%) .NET
4 14 (1.09%) J2EE
5 11 (0.86%) Java EE
6 5 (0.39%) Oracle Streams
6 5 (0.39%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.31%) COM
8 3 (0.23%) JDBC
9 2 (0.16%) XML
9 2 (0.16%) ODBC
9 2 (0.16%) OC4J
10 1 (0.078%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 135 (10.52%) Replication
2 111 (8.65%) Clustering
3 40 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (2.26%) Oracle Exalogic
5 23 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.64%) Statistics
7 11 (0.86%) N-Tier
8 10 (0.78%) Spread Betting
8 10 (0.78%) Visualisation
9 9 (0.70%) Mathematics
9 9 (0.70%) Physics
9 9 (0.70%) HACMP
10 8 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.55%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.55%) VAX
12 6 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.47%) Kindle
13 4 (0.31%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (0.31%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.31%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 486 (37.88%) Linux
2 412 (32.11%) UNIX
3 248 (19.33%) Windows
4 138 (10.76%) Solaris
5 77 (6.00%) AIX
6 66 (5.14%) HPUX
7 51 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (2.18%) Oracle Linux
11 23 (1.79%) SUSE
12 15 (1.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.55%) VMS
14 1 (0.078%) zOS
14 1 (0.078%) MVS
14 1 (0.078%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (34.29%) Performance Tuning
2 141 (10.99%) ITIL
3 120 (9.35%) SOA
4 118 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 84 (6.55%) Mentoring
6 78 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
7 72 (5.61%) Database Tuning
8 65 (5.07%) Incident Management
9 57 (4.44%) Load Balancing
10 56 (4.36%) E-business
11 52 (4.05%) Migration
11 52 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 45 (3.51%) Capacity Management
12 45 (3.51%) High Availability
13 44 (3.43%) Performance Monitoring
14 40 (3.12%) Service Delivery
14 40 (3.12%) Change Management
15 39 (3.04%) Performance Management
16 38 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
17 36 (2.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 579 (45.13%) SQL
2 434 (33.83%) PL/SQL
3 207 (16.13%) Shell Script
4 62 (4.83%) Perl
5 49 (3.82%) T-SQL
6 34 (2.65%) Java
7 18 (1.40%) Python
8 16 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 15 (1.17%) sed
9 15 (1.17%) Bourne shell
9 15 (1.17%) AWK
10 14 (1.09%) C
11 9 (0.70%) Korn
12 5 (0.39%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.39%) C#
12 5 (0.39%) COBOL
13 2 (0.16%) Uniface
14 1 (0.078%) PHP
14 1 (0.078%) REXX
Qualifications
1 189 (14.73%) Security Cleared
2 165 (12.86%) Oracle Certification
3 123 (9.59%) SC Cleared
4 121 (9.43%) OCP
5 87 (6.78%) Degree
6 63 (4.91%) DV Cleared
7 25 (1.95%) OCA
8 18 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.62%) ACCA
9 8 (0.62%) CIMA
10 1 (0.078%) MCITP
10 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.078%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.12%) SLA
2 10 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (0.70%) QA
4 8 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.078%) COBIT
7 1 (0.078%) JSP 440
System Software
1 763 (59.47%) Oracle RAC
2 527 (41.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 20 (1.56%) Firmware
4 9 (0.70%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.078%) RACF
6 1 (0.078%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 631 (49.18%) Data Guard
2 204 (15.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 43 (3.35%) Foglight
4 22 (1.71%) Oracle Identity Management
5 15 (1.17%) HP SIM
6 9 (0.70%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.55%) Oracle Statspack
8 2 (0.16%) Ansible
8 2 (0.16%) Puppet
9 1 (0.078%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (0.078%) Legato
9 1 (0.078%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.078%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1283 (100.00%) Oracle
2 133 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 110 (8.57%) Red Hat
4 72 (5.61%) Hyperion
5 38 (2.96%) Imperva
6 28 (2.18%) NetApp
7 24 (1.87%) Fujitsu
8 19 (1.48%) Siebel
9 16 (1.25%) VMware
10 15 (1.17%) Retek
10 15 (1.17%) Sybase
11 13 (1.01%) IBM
11 13 (1.01%) Informatica
12 10 (0.78%) Remedy
13 8 (0.62%) EnterpriseDB
14 7 (0.55%) CommVault
14 7 (0.55%) HP
15 6 (0.47%) SAP
16 5 (0.39%) EMC
17 4 (0.31%) Business Objects
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