Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Database Administrator
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 756 865 698
Rank change year-on-year +109 -167 -61
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 400 289 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.18% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 304 243 408
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% -6.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,150 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £51,375 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.31% -6.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 153,073 159,187 180,261
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.07% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 124,230 129,467 153,200
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Oracle DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in England

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Oracle DBA in England

Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in England over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Oracle DBA in England

Oracle DBA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the England region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +114 142 £60,000 +11.63% 6
South East +53 115 £52,500 +11.70% 10
East of England -11 54 £47,500 +1.06% 1
North of England +22 44 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Yorkshire +61 34 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Midlands +32 30 £43,750 +9.38% 1
West Midlands +54 26 £45,000 -4.26% 1
South West -4 16 £50,000 +25.00% 2
North West -5 8 £37,500 -15.25% 1
East Midlands +2 5 £37,500 -6.25%
North East -40 3 £37,500 -25.73%
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Oracle DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 400 (100.00%) Oracle
2 378 (94.50%) Oracle Database
3 260 (65.00%) SQL
4 231 (57.75%) Linux
5 170 (42.50%) SQL Server
6 169 (42.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 158 (39.50%) Oracle Database 12c
8 146 (36.50%) Oracle RAC
9 136 (34.00%) PL/SQL
10 134 (33.50%) Data Guard
11 130 (32.50%) Unix
12 115 (28.75%) Oracle RMAN
13 111 (27.75%) Performance Tuning
14 99 (24.75%) Finance
15 81 (20.25%) Windows
15 81 (20.25%) ITIL
16 77 (19.25%) Relational Database
17 76 (19.00%) Oracle Database 10g
18 75 (18.75%) RDBMS
19 72 (18.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 72 (18.00%) Red Hat
20 70 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 65 (16.25%) Disaster Recovery
22 64 (16.00%) Microsoft
23 56 (14.00%) Solaris
23 56 (14.00%) WebLogic
24 54 (13.50%) Oracle Certification
25 52 (13.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
26 51 (12.75%) Oracle Exadata
27 49 (12.25%) OCP

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (14.00%) WebLogic
2 34 (8.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 17 (4.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (3.00%) IIS
5 5 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.50%) Apache
7 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.50%) JBoss
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.50%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (5.75%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (4.25%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (3.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (3.50%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.50%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.25%) Finacle
7 1 (0.25%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.50%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.00%) SAN
2 19 (4.75%) NAS
3 3 (0.75%) Intranet
4 2 (0.50%) DHCP
4 2 (0.50%) DNS
4 2 (0.50%) Internet
4 2 (0.50%) SMS
4 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (94.50%) Oracle Database
2 170 (42.50%) SQL Server
3 169 (42.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 158 (39.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 77 (19.25%) Relational Database
6 76 (19.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 75 (18.75%) RDBMS
8 51 (12.75%) Oracle Exadata
9 47 (11.75%) Oracle Reports
10 41 (10.25%) MySQL
10 41 (10.25%) PostgreSQL
11 32 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (5.25%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (4.50%) MongoDB
15 15 (3.75%) Oracle BI EE
16 13 (3.25%) Informix
17 12 (3.00%) SQL Server 2016
18 10 (2.50%) MariaDB
19 9 (2.25%) NuoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (3.50%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (2.50%) Toad
4 7 (1.75%) JIRA
5 3 (0.75%) Subversion
5 3 (0.75%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 99 (24.75%) Finance
2 18 (4.50%) Retail
3 16 (4.00%) Banking
4 14 (3.50%) Advertising
5 10 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.50%) Electronics
6 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.50%) Marketing
6 6 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.75%) Automotive
7 3 (0.75%) Games
7 3 (0.75%) Publishing
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (13.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 34 (8.50%) Middleware
3 15 (3.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (3.00%) Web Services
5 6 (1.50%) Oracle Streams
5 6 (1.50%) XML
6 5 (1.25%) REST
6 5 (1.25%) SOAP
6 5 (1.25%) XML Messaging
7 4 (1.00%) Flash
8 3 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.50%) Clustering
2 20 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.75%) Replication
5 12 (3.00%) Private Cloud
6 11 (2.75%) CMDB
7 9 (2.25%) Fintech
8 6 (1.50%) Spread Betting
9 5 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.00%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.50%) Contract for Difference
11 2 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.25%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.25%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.25%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 231 (57.75%) Linux
2 130 (32.50%) Unix
3 81 (20.25%) Windows
4 70 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (14.00%) Solaris
6 32 (8.00%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (1.75%) AIX
9 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (27.75%) Performance Tuning
2 81 (20.25%) ITIL
3 65 (16.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (10.75%) Proactive Monitoring
5 38 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (9.25%) High Availability
7 36 (9.00%) Database Tuning
8 32 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
9 31 (7.75%) Database Security
9 31 (7.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 28 (7.00%) Migration
11 27 (6.75%) Change Control
11 27 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 25 (6.25%) Incident Management
13 24 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
14 22 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (5.25%) Capacity Management
15 21 (5.25%) Trend Analysis
16 20 (5.00%) Patch Management
16 20 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 260 (65.00%) SQL
2 136 (34.00%) PL/SQL
3 42 (10.50%) Shell Script
4 20 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 16 (4.00%) Korn
6 13 (3.25%) Python
7 12 (3.00%) Perl
8 11 (2.75%) Java
9 10 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.00%) AWK
11 4 (1.00%) C
11 4 (1.00%) C-shell
12 3 (0.75%) PHP
12 3 (0.75%) VBA
13 1 (0.25%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.25%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 54 (13.50%) Oracle Certification
2 49 (12.25%) OCP
3 16 (4.00%) Degree
4 13 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.25%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.00%) OCA
7 4 (1.00%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.00%) MCSE
8 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.50%) RHCE
9 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.00%) SLA
2 20 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 146 (36.50%) Oracle RAC
2 32 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 28 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.75%) Firmware
6 2 (0.50%) HDFS
6 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 134 (33.50%) Data Guard
2 115 (28.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 72 (18.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 28 (7.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 17 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (3.25%) Oracle ZFS
7 7 (1.75%) Control-M
8 6 (1.50%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.50%) Unicenter
9 5 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.75%) Ansible
11 2 (0.50%) CloudForms
11 2 (0.50%) Terraform
12 1 (0.25%) Grafana
12 1 (0.25%) Graphite
12 1 (0.25%) Kibana
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 1 (0.25%) Puppet
12 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 400 (100.00%) Oracle
2 72 (18.00%) Red Hat
3 64 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (8.50%) VMware
5 22 (5.50%) BMC
6 20 (5.00%) WorldPay
7 15 (3.75%) IBM
8 14 (3.50%) ServiceNow
9 11 (2.75%) Remedy
10 10 (2.50%) Sybase
11 8 (2.00%) Siebel
12 7 (1.75%) HP
13 6 (1.50%) CA
13 6 (1.50%) SAP
13 6 (1.50%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.25%) Citrix
15 4 (1.00%) AppDynamics
16 3 (0.75%) Cognos
16 3 (0.75%) Murex
16 3 (0.75%) NetApp