The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Oracle DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 800 823 863
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Oracle DBA 94 57 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.053% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.056% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 79 47 34
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £48,400 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.09%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
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 £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Oracle DBA
Salary Trend

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

Senior Oracle DBA Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Oracle DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Oracle DBA
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
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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 -21 81 £52,000 -5.45% 4
London +2 46 £59,000 +7.27% 2
South East -12 25 £52,000 -0.95% 2
City of London +23 16 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Hampshire +3 15 £56,842 +23.56% 2
West Midlands +4 6 £49,000 +11.36%
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £50,000 -13.04%
Surrey +1 5 £52,000 +0.97%
Milton Keynes - 5 £50,000 -
Camberley - 5 £52,000 -
Coventry - 4 £50,000 -
Southampton - 3 £40,000 - 1
Scotland -10 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £43,750 -
North East - 2 £43,750 -
Edinburgh - 2 £60,000 -
Havant - 2 £53,092 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £43,750 -
West Yorkshire -24 1 - -
Yorkshire -35 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £48,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £57,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Oracle DBA in their job title.

1 147 (100.00%) Oracle
2 131 (89.12%) Oracle Database
3 88 (59.86%) Data Guard
4 87 (59.18%) Oracle RAC
5 73 (49.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 67 (45.58%) SQL
7 61 (41.50%) Linux
8 58 (39.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 58 (39.46%) Oracle RMAN
9 48 (32.65%) Finance
9 48 (32.65%) SQL Server
10 46 (31.29%) UNIX
11 41 (27.89%) Solaris
12 34 (23.13%) PL/SQL
13 33 (22.45%) WebLogic
14 32 (21.77%) Oracle EBS
15 30 (20.41%) Replication
16 29 (19.73%) Red Hat
17 28 (19.05%) ITIL
18 26 (17.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 25 (17.01%) Performance Tuning
20 23 (15.65%) Oracle Applications
21 21 (14.29%) Middleware
21 21 (14.29%) AIX
21 21 (14.29%) SC Cleared
21 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
21 21 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
22 19 (12.93%) Clustering
23 18 (12.24%) Oracle Certification
24 16 (10.88%) Oracle 11i

Senior Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Oracle DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (22.45%) WebLogic
2 13 (8.84%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (8.16%) Oracle UPK
4 5 (3.40%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (21.77%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (15.65%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (10.88%) Oracle 11i
4 15 (10.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.68%) Summit
5 1 (0.68%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.16%) Firewall
2 5 (3.40%) iSCSI
2 5 (3.40%) SAN
3 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (89.12%) Oracle Database
2 73 (49.66%) Oracle Database 11g
3 58 (39.46%) Oracle Database 10g
4 48 (32.65%) SQL Server
5 21 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 15 (10.20%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (8.84%) MySQL
7 13 (8.84%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (8.16%) Oracle OLAP
8 12 (8.16%) OLAP
8 12 (8.16%) Oracle Discoverer
9 11 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (6.80%) DB2
11 9 (6.12%) RDBMS
11 9 (6.12%) Relational Database
12 7 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
12 7 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (4.08%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.04%) Maven
2 3 (2.04%) JIRA
2 3 (2.04%) Ant
General
1 48 (32.65%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Banking
3 8 (5.44%) Law
3 8 (5.44%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Games
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.29%) Middleware
2 15 (10.20%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (4.76%) .NET
4 5 (3.40%) J2EE
5 3 (2.04%) Java EE
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.41%) Replication
2 19 (12.93%) Clustering
3 8 (5.44%) Spread Betting
4 3 (2.04%) Kindle
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 61 (41.50%) Linux
2 46 (31.29%) UNIX
3 41 (27.89%) Solaris
4 21 (14.29%) AIX
5 16 (10.88%) Windows
6 9 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.05%) ITIL
2 25 (17.01%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (8.16%) ETL
5 10 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.44%) Performance Improvement
7 6 (4.08%) BCP
8 5 (3.40%) Release Management
9 4 (2.72%) Database Tuning
9 4 (2.72%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.72%) Migration
10 3 (2.04%) Business Continuity
10 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.04%) DevOps
10 3 (2.04%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.04%) ITIL V3
10 3 (2.04%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.36%) E-business
11 2 (1.36%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (45.58%) SQL
2 34 (23.13%) PL/SQL
3 10 (6.80%) T-SQL
4 9 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.76%) Perl
6 3 (2.04%) Java
6 3 (2.04%) Python
6 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.24%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (8.16%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.12%) Degree
5 6 (4.08%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 87 (59.18%) Oracle RAC
2 58 (39.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 88 (59.86%) Data Guard
2 26 (17.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (5.44%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.36%) Nagios
4 2 (1.36%) OpenView
4 2 (1.36%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 147 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (19.73%) Red Hat
3 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.84%) Retek
5 12 (8.16%) HP
6 9 (6.12%) Sun
7 7 (4.76%) Sybase
8 6 (4.08%) JBoss
9 4 (2.72%) VMware
10 1 (0.68%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.68%) Netezza
10 1 (0.68%) McAfee
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco
10 1 (0.68%) IBM
10 1 (0.68%) EMC
10 1 (0.68%) Citrix
10 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.68%) NetApp
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