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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 390 361 441
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +80
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 724 707 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.66% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.71% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 608 596 473
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 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.02%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -27 667 £48,500 -3.00% 52
London -34 270 £55,000 - 23
South East +19 131 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Yorkshire -1 88 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Hampshire +53 79 £48,000 +20.00% 7
City of London +2 78 £55,000 -8.33% 14
West Yorkshire -18 59 £40,000 -5.88% 5
East of England +23 55 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Leeds -10 53 £40,000 -5.32% 4
West Midlands -4 50 £45,000 +12.50%
Surrey -10 43 £47,000 -1.05% 2
North West -32 31 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Essex +28 28 £42,500 +13.33%
Scotland -25 25 £42,500 - 1
South West -14 22 £45,000 - 2
Manchester -18 17 £45,000 +9.75% 4
Camberley +16 16 £49,500 -10.00% 1
Edinburgh - 16 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire -6 15 £29,000 +3.57%
Portsmouth - 15 £48,000 -
North Yorkshire +2 14 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Cheshire -11 14 £47,500 +2.15% 3
Solihull - 13 £36,500 -
York - 13 £43,000 -
Birmingham -19 12 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 12 £45,000 -
North East - 12 £45,000 -
Suffolk +13 11 £40,000 -
Sheffield -9 11 £29,000 +3.57%

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1358 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1282 (94.40%) Oracle Database
3 856 (63.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 809 (59.57%) Oracle RAC
5 704 (51.84%) Data Guard
6 647 (47.64%) SQL
7 591 (43.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 567 (41.75%) Linux
9 527 (38.81%) Oracle RMAN
10 491 (36.16%) PL/SQL
11 470 (34.61%) UNIX
12 464 (34.17%) Performance Tuning
13 366 (26.95%) SQL Server
14 348 (25.63%) Finance
15 346 (25.48%) Oracle EBS
16 313 (23.05%) Windows
17 281 (20.69%) WebLogic
17 281 (20.69%) Oracle Applications
18 277 (20.40%) Oracle EBS R12
19 259 (19.07%) Relational Database
20 250 (18.41%) RDBMS
21 243 (17.89%) Shell Script
22 191 (14.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 182 (13.40%) Middleware
24 171 (12.59%) Oracle Database 12c
25 170 (12.52%) Oracle Certification
26 163 (12.00%) Replication
27 161 (11.86%) Clustering
28 160 (11.78%) Oracle BI EE
29 159 (11.71%) Red Hat

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 281 (20.69%) WebLogic
2 86 (6.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 58 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (1.77%) WebSphere
5 17 (1.25%) Oracle 10gAS
6 13 (0.96%) Oracle UPK
7 12 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (0.37%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.15%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.074%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.074%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.074%) SAS
10 1 (0.074%) CMS
10 1 (0.074%) Apache
10 1 (0.074%) Jetty
10 1 (0.074%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.074%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 346 (25.48%) Oracle EBS
2 281 (20.69%) Oracle Applications
3 277 (20.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 101 (7.44%) Oracle 11i
5 19 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 19 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
5 19 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 16 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
7 13 (0.96%) HFM
8 11 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
9 9 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.074%) assyst
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.074%) Summit
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle HRMS
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.074%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 117 (8.62%) SAN
2 43 (3.17%) iSCSI
3 30 (2.21%) Internet
4 14 (1.03%) NAS
5 13 (0.96%) Firewall
6 6 (0.44%) DNS
7 5 (0.37%) LDAP
8 4 (0.29%) HTTP
9 3 (0.22%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.22%) WAN
9 3 (0.22%) DHCP
10 2 (0.15%) InfiniBand
10 2 (0.15%) LAN
10 2 (0.15%) SSL
11 1 (0.074%) SMTP
11 1 (0.074%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.074%) IMAP
11 1 (0.074%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1282 (94.40%) Oracle Database
2 856 (63.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 591 (43.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 366 (26.95%) SQL Server
5 259 (19.07%) Relational Database
6 250 (18.41%) RDBMS
7 171 (12.59%) Oracle Database 12c
8 160 (11.78%) Oracle BI EE
9 122 (8.98%) Oracle9i Database
10 105 (7.73%) Oracle Exadata
11 104 (7.66%) Oracle Reports
12 95 (7.00%) MySQL
12 95 (7.00%) SQLPlus
13 84 (6.19%) Oracle Discoverer
14 72 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
15 63 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
16 62 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
17 46 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
18 42 (3.09%) OLTP
19 34 (2.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 53 (3.90%) Oracle Forms
2 32 (2.36%) Toad
3 13 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (0.52%) ClearCase
4 7 (0.52%) Mercurial
5 6 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.44%) Subversion
6 3 (0.22%) Maven
6 3 (0.22%) JIRA
6 3 (0.22%) Ant
7 2 (0.15%) JConsole
8 1 (0.074%) ERwin
General
1 348 (25.63%) Finance
2 105 (7.73%) Banking
3 41 (3.02%) Retail
4 33 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 21 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 19 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (0.59%) Law
9 6 (0.44%) Advertising
10 5 (0.37%) Back Office
10 5 (0.37%) Electronics
10 5 (0.37%) Marketing
11 4 (0.29%) Online Betting
11 4 (0.29%) Legal
12 3 (0.22%) Games
12 3 (0.22%) Automotive
13 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.15%) Military
14 1 (0.074%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (13.40%) Middleware
2 153 (11.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 31 (2.28%) .NET
4 25 (1.84%) J2EE
5 15 (1.10%) Oracle Streams
6 14 (1.03%) WebCenter
7 13 (0.96%) XML
8 11 (0.81%) JDBC
9 9 (0.66%) ODBC
10 5 (0.37%) HTML
10 5 (0.37%) Web Services
11 3 (0.22%) Java EE
11 3 (0.22%) Apache Flex
11 3 (0.22%) Django
12 2 (0.15%) JRockit
13 1 (0.074%) Smarty
13 1 (0.074%) LAMP
13 1 (0.074%) ISPF
13 1 (0.074%) CGI
13 1 (0.074%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 163 (12.00%) Replication
2 161 (11.86%) Clustering
3 28 (2.06%) Oracle Exalogic
4 27 (1.99%) Client/Server
5 26 (1.91%) N-Tier
6 24 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.03%) Firmware
8 10 (0.74%) Hedge funds
9 9 (0.66%) HACMP
10 8 (0.59%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.59%) Statistics
10 8 (0.59%) Spread Betting
11 7 (0.52%) Social Media
12 5 (0.37%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.37%) Kindle
13 3 (0.22%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.22%) DTV
14 2 (0.15%) Data Extraction
14 2 (0.15%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 567 (41.75%) Linux
2 470 (34.61%) UNIX
3 313 (23.05%) Windows
4 154 (11.34%) Solaris
5 95 (7.00%) AIX
6 76 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (3.76%) HPUX
9 43 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
10 28 (2.06%) SUSE
11 20 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.074%) Tru64
13 1 (0.074%) NetWare
13 1 (0.074%) zOS
13 1 (0.074%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (34.17%) Performance Tuning
2 147 (10.82%) SOA
3 137 (10.09%) ITIL
4 125 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 88 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
6 71 (5.23%) Incident Management
7 58 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 57 (4.20%) High Availability
9 54 (3.98%) Migration
10 50 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
11 47 (3.46%) E-Commerce
12 43 (3.17%) Database Tuning
12 43 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
13 40 (2.95%) E-business
14 37 (2.72%) ETL
14 37 (2.72%) Change Management
15 34 (2.50%) Database Security
16 30 (2.21%) Data Analysis
16 30 (2.21%) Load Balancing
16 30 (2.21%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 647 (47.64%) SQL
2 491 (36.16%) PL/SQL
3 243 (17.89%) Shell Script
4 67 (4.93%) Perl
5 43 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 29 (2.14%) Java
7 22 (1.62%) Bash Shell
8 15 (1.10%) Korn
9 14 (1.03%) AWK
9 14 (1.03%) Bourne shell
9 14 (1.03%) sed
10 10 (0.74%) Python
11 9 (0.66%) C
12 5 (0.37%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.22%) Clojure
13 3 (0.22%) PHP
14 1 (0.074%) REXX
14 1 (0.074%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 170 (12.52%) Oracle Certification
2 155 (11.41%) Security Cleared
3 113 (8.32%) OCP
4 87 (6.41%) SC Cleared
5 60 (4.42%) DV Cleared
6 55 (4.05%) Degree
7 32 (2.36%) OCA
8 20 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.074%) HND
10 1 (0.074%) MCTS
10 1 (0.074%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.55%) SLA
2 19 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (1.18%) QA
4 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
System Software
1 809 (59.57%) Oracle RAC
2 527 (38.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 19 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.59%) PowerHA
5 6 (0.44%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 704 (51.84%) Data Guard
2 191 (14.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 41 (3.02%) Oracle Identity Management
4 20 (1.47%) NetBackup
5 17 (1.25%) Foglight
6 14 (1.03%) HP SIM
7 13 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
8 11 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (0.59%) Oracle Statspack
10 7 (0.52%) Puppet
10 7 (0.52%) Ansible
11 2 (0.15%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.15%) Nagios
11 2 (0.15%) OpenView
12 1 (0.074%) OMEGAMON
12 1 (0.074%) SCOM
12 1 (0.074%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1358 (100.00%) Oracle
2 159 (11.71%) Red Hat
3 109 (8.03%) Microsoft
4 45 (3.31%) JBoss
4 45 (3.31%) NetApp
5 40 (2.95%) Hyperion
6 33 (2.43%) Informatica
6 33 (2.43%) VMware
7 30 (2.21%) Sybase
8 26 (1.91%) HP
9 24 (1.77%) Sun
10 23 (1.69%) EnterpriseDB
11 17 (1.25%) CommVault
12 15 (1.10%) Retek
13 14 (1.03%) Siebel
13 14 (1.03%) Fujitsu
14 11 (0.81%) Imperva
15 9 (0.66%) SAP
15 9 (0.66%) EMC
15 9 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
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City, London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £38,000 to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 42,000 plus call out of 4,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pro DBA Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
KH Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £53000 - £56000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
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Salary: £40000 - £52500 per annum + Bonus, Pension package, Car
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Hampshire
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
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London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
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Aldershot, Hampshire
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