Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 821 711 557
Rank change year-on-year -110 -154 -38
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 347 468 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.29% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.30% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 292 283 805
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £69,875 £62,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% -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 158,091 157,924 191,729
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.49% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 130,611 132,157 161,918
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 £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -59 92 £67,500 +43.62% 7
South East +2 78 £47,500 -5.00% 7
North of England +2 69 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England -28 69 £47,500 -5.00% 10
North West 0 38 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Midlands +26 34 £50,000 -0.99% 2
Yorkshire +24 31 £35,000 -17.65% 1
East Midlands +27 18 £51,000 +27.50% 1
West Midlands +6 16 £50,000 -1.96% 1
South West -45 9 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Oracle DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 347 (100.00%) Oracle
2 327 (94.24%) Oracle Database
3 232 (66.86%) SQL
4 173 (49.86%) Performance Tuning
5 169 (48.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 160 (46.11%) Linux
7 147 (42.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 145 (41.79%) SQL Server
9 131 (37.75%) PL/SQL
9 131 (37.75%) Unix
10 117 (33.72%) Data Guard
11 109 (31.41%) Oracle RMAN
12 97 (27.95%) Oracle RAC
13 88 (25.36%) Oracle Database 10g
14 85 (24.50%) Relational Database
15 72 (20.75%) RDBMS
16 67 (19.31%) Microsoft
16 67 (19.31%) Oracle Certification
17 61 (17.58%) Windows
17 61 (17.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 60 (17.29%) Shell Script
19 59 (17.00%) MySQL
20 58 (16.71%) OCP
21 57 (16.43%) Disaster Recovery
22 52 (14.99%) Finance
22 52 (14.99%) High Availability
23 47 (13.54%) Replication
24 46 (13.26%) Clustering
25 44 (12.68%) Capacity Planning
25 44 (12.68%) Database Tuning

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 35 (10.09%) WebLogic
2 15 (4.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (2.88%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.31%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (2.02%) SAS
6 5 (1.44%) Apache
6 5 (1.44%) JBoss
7 4 (1.15%) Oracle UPK
8 3 (0.86%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.29%) IIS
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 39 (11.24%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (10.66%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (4.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (4.03%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.73%) SaaS
4 5 (1.44%) IaaS
5 4 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.29%) Akamai
6 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.75%) SAN
2 7 (2.02%) NAS
3 6 (1.73%) Firewall
3 6 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.15%) DHCP
4 4 (1.15%) DNS
4 4 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (0.86%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.58%) HTTP
6 2 (0.58%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.58%) Internet
6 2 (0.58%) LAN
6 2 (0.58%) SMS
6 2 (0.58%) SMTP
6 2 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (94.24%) Oracle Database
2 169 (48.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 147 (42.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 145 (41.79%) SQL Server
5 88 (25.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 85 (24.50%) Relational Database
7 72 (20.75%) RDBMS
8 59 (17.00%) MySQL
9 42 (12.10%) Oracle Reports
10 28 (8.07%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (6.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (4.90%) Oracle Discoverer
14 15 (4.32%) SQL Server 2014
15 14 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (3.75%) Oracle9i Database
16 13 (3.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (6.34%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (5.48%) Oracle APEX
3 12 (3.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (2.88%) Subversion
5 7 (2.02%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.02%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.02%) Toad
6 4 (1.15%) Ant
7 1 (0.29%) PROIV
7 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (14.99%) Finance
2 25 (7.20%) Advertising
3 21 (6.05%) Banking
4 12 (3.46%) Automotive
4 12 (3.46%) Retail
5 10 (2.88%) Publishing
6 8 (2.31%) Games
7 5 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.15%) Billing
9 3 (0.86%) Law
9 3 (0.86%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.65%) Middleware
2 25 (7.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 13 (3.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (3.46%) XML
5 10 (2.88%) Web Services
6 8 (2.31%) .NET
6 8 (2.31%) WPF
7 7 (2.02%) REST
7 7 (2.02%) SOAP
7 7 (2.02%) XML Messaging
8 5 (1.44%) Castor
8 5 (1.44%) Java EE
9 4 (1.15%) DCOM
9 4 (1.15%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.86%) ODBC
11 1 (0.29%) JDBC
11 1 (0.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.54%) Replication
2 46 (13.26%) Clustering
3 23 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.58%) Fintech
8 2 (0.58%) NHS
8 2 (0.58%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.29%) CMDB
9 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 160 (46.11%) Linux
2 131 (37.75%) Unix
3 61 (17.58%) Windows
4 29 (8.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (8.07%) Solaris
5 28 (8.07%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.44%) AIX
6 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.15%) CentOS
8 3 (0.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.29%) HPUX
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (49.86%) Performance Tuning
2 57 (16.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 52 (14.99%) High Availability
4 44 (12.68%) Capacity Planning
4 44 (12.68%) Database Tuning
5 41 (11.82%) Migration
6 40 (11.53%) ITIL
7 29 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (7.20%) DevOps
9 19 (5.48%) Mentoring
10 16 (4.61%) Change Control
10 16 (4.61%) Logistics
10 16 (4.61%) Software Engineering
11 15 (4.32%) SOA
12 14 (4.03%) Line Management
12 14 (4.03%) Performance Monitoring
13 13 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (3.46%) Database Optimisation
15 11 (3.17%) Analytics
15 11 (3.17%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 232 (66.86%) SQL
2 131 (37.75%) PL/SQL
3 60 (17.29%) Shell Script
4 21 (6.05%) Korn
5 17 (4.90%) T-SQL
6 13 (3.75%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.46%) Bash Shell
7 12 (3.46%) Java
8 10 (2.88%) Perl
8 10 (2.88%) Python
9 7 (2.02%) C#
10 6 (1.73%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (19.31%) Oracle Certification
2 58 (16.71%) OCP
3 21 (6.05%) Security Cleared
4 19 (5.48%) Degree
5 16 (4.61%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.44%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.86%) OCA
10 2 (0.58%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (27.95%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.44%) Docker
4 5 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.29%) HDFS
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 117 (33.72%) Data Guard
2 109 (31.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 61 (17.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 25 (7.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 9 (2.59%) Ansible
6 5 (1.44%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (1.15%) SCOM
8 3 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.58%) Puppet
10 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.29%) Foglight
10 1 (0.29%) Grafana
10 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.29%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 347 (100.00%) Oracle
2 67 (19.31%) Microsoft
3 40 (11.53%) Red Hat
4 20 (5.76%) VMware
5 9 (2.59%) HP
6 8 (2.31%) IBM
6 8 (2.31%) Siebel
7 6 (1.73%) Avaloq
7 6 (1.73%) EnterpriseDB
7 6 (1.73%) NetApp
8 5 (1.44%) EMC
9 4 (1.15%) 3PAR
9 4 (1.15%) Google
9 4 (1.15%) SAP
9 4 (1.15%) Sybase
10 3 (0.86%) Remedy
11 2 (0.58%) Cisco
11 2 (0.58%) Misys
11 2 (0.58%) Progress
11 2 (0.58%) Sophis