Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 780 778 654
Rank change year-on-year -2 -124 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 384 380 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.25% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 302 260 549
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% -5.00%

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 155,094 153,802 182,428
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127,133 128,247 154,864
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 £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +34 113 £65,000 +15.56% 9
South East -27 89 £52,000 +4.00% 6
East of England -51 78 £49,750 +5.85% 6
North of England +28 70 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Yorkshire +51 42 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Midlands +40 28 £47,500 - 1
North West +10 26 £41,250 -2.94% 1
East Midlands +25 15 £41,625 -7.50%
West Midlands +24 14 £37,500 -25.00% 1
South West -58 8 £40,000 -11.11% 5
North East - 3 £37,500 - 2
Oracle DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 384 (100.00%) Oracle
2 359 (93.49%) Oracle Database
3 252 (65.63%) SQL
4 200 (52.08%) Linux
5 157 (40.89%) Oracle Database 12c
6 156 (40.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 148 (38.54%) Performance Tuning
8 138 (35.94%) SQL Server
9 131 (34.11%) PL/SQL
10 128 (33.33%) Data Guard
11 119 (30.99%) Unix
12 118 (30.73%) Oracle RAC
13 114 (29.69%) Oracle RMAN
14 83 (21.61%) Oracle Database 10g
15 77 (20.05%) Oracle Certification
16 76 (19.79%) Relational Database
17 74 (19.27%) Finance
18 68 (17.71%) RDBMS
19 67 (17.45%) Microsoft
19 67 (17.45%) OCP
20 65 (16.93%) Disaster Recovery
21 62 (16.15%) Windows
22 57 (14.84%) Red Hat
23 54 (14.06%) Oracle Reports
24 52 (13.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
24 52 (13.54%) Clustering
25 51 (13.28%) Shell Script
26 50 (13.02%) MySQL
26 50 (13.02%) WebLogic
27 49 (12.76%) ITIL

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 50 (13.02%) WebLogic
2 21 (5.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (3.65%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.04%) Apache
5 4 (1.04%) Oracle UPK
6 3 (0.78%) IIS
6 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.52%) JBoss
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.52%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.26%) SAS
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (7.03%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (6.51%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (3.39%) Oracle 11i
3 13 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.52%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.26%) Finacle
5 1 (0.26%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.82%) SaaS
4 4 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.04%) IaaS
5 3 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.21%) SAN
2 12 (3.13%) NAS
3 4 (1.04%) DHCP
3 4 (1.04%) DNS
3 4 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.78%) Firewall
5 2 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.52%) SMS
6 1 (0.26%) Internet
6 1 (0.26%) LAN
6 1 (0.26%) SNMP
6 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (93.49%) Oracle Database
2 157 (40.89%) Oracle Database 12c
3 156 (40.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 138 (35.94%) SQL Server
5 83 (21.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 76 (19.79%) Relational Database
7 68 (17.71%) RDBMS
8 54 (14.06%) Oracle Reports
9 50 (13.02%) MySQL
10 39 (10.16%) Oracle Exadata
11 32 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (3.65%) MariaDB
16 13 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
17 11 (2.86%) Hadoop
17 11 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (7.29%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.04%) Ant
5 4 (1.04%) Subversion
5 4 (1.04%) Toad
6 3 (0.78%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (0.52%) JIRA
8 1 (0.26%) PROIV
8 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (19.27%) Finance
2 26 (6.77%) Advertising
3 12 (3.13%) Retail
4 11 (2.86%) Banking
5 8 (2.08%) Games
6 6 (1.56%) Automotive
6 6 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.30%) Electronics
7 5 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.30%) Marketing
8 4 (1.04%) Publishing
9 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.78%) Law
9 3 (0.78%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 35 (9.11%) Middleware
3 16 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (3.13%) Web Services
5 10 (2.60%) XML
6 8 (2.08%) REST
6 8 (2.08%) SOAP
6 8 (2.08%) XML Messaging
7 7 (1.82%) WPF
8 6 (1.56%) .NET
9 5 (1.30%) Castor
10 4 (1.04%) Flash
10 4 (1.04%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.52%) ODBC
12 1 (0.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.54%) Clustering
2 46 (11.98%) Replication
3 32 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.47%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.04%) Spread Betting
9 3 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.78%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.52%) Fintech
10 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 200 (52.08%) Linux
2 119 (30.99%) Unix
3 62 (16.15%) Windows
4 48 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (10.68%) Solaris
6 23 (5.99%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.78%) AIX
9 3 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.52%) CentOS
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (38.54%) Performance Tuning
2 65 (16.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 49 (12.76%) ITIL
4 48 (12.50%) High Availability
5 45 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (11.20%) Migration
7 35 (9.11%) Database Tuning
8 31 (8.07%) Capacity Planning
9 30 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (7.55%) Change Control
10 29 (7.55%) Database Security
11 23 (5.99%) Mentoring
11 23 (5.99%) Proactive Monitoring
12 22 (5.73%) DevOps
12 22 (5.73%) Performance Analysis
13 21 (5.47%) SOA
14 17 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (4.43%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (4.17%) Change Management
16 14 (3.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 252 (65.63%) SQL
2 131 (34.11%) PL/SQL
3 51 (13.28%) Shell Script
4 15 (3.91%) Korn
5 14 (3.65%) PowerShell
6 13 (3.39%) Python
7 11 (2.86%) Perl
7 11 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.08%) Java
10 7 (1.82%) Bourne shell
11 5 (1.30%) C#
12 1 (0.26%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (20.05%) Oracle Certification
2 67 (17.45%) OCP
3 23 (5.99%) Degree
4 17 (4.43%) Security Cleared
5 16 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (3.39%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (2.34%) OCA
9 5 (1.30%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.78%) MCSE
11 2 (0.52%) RHCE
12 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.77%) SLA
2 19 (4.95%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 118 (30.73%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.78%) HDFS
7 2 (0.52%) Docker
7 2 (0.52%) Firmware
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 128 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 114 (29.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 52 (13.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 35 (9.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 8 (2.08%) Ansible
5 8 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.82%) Automic
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.52%) CloudForms
9 2 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.52%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.52%) Puppet
10 1 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.26%) Grafana
10 1 (0.26%) Graphite
10 1 (0.26%) Kibana
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 384 (100.00%) Oracle
2 67 (17.45%) Microsoft
3 57 (14.84%) Red Hat
4 27 (7.03%) VMware
5 19 (4.95%) WorldPay
6 17 (4.43%) IBM
7 9 (2.34%) SAP
8 8 (2.08%) NetApp
8 8 (2.08%) Siebel
9 7 (1.82%) HP
10 6 (1.56%) Avaloq
11 4 (1.04%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.04%) BMC
11 4 (1.04%) Citrix
11 4 (1.04%) EMC
11 4 (1.04%) Google
11 4 (1.04%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.04%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.78%) Sybase
13 2 (0.52%) Sun