Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 714 537
Rank change year-on-year -127 -177 -87
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 310 504 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.28% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.29% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 272 301 866
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,050 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 19 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -107 82 £55,000 - 3
South East +58 72 £47,000 -1.05% 7
North of England -24 62 £42,500 - 3
East of England +5 56 £47,000 +17.50% 1
Midlands +24 33 £50,000 -1.96% 1
North West -22 22 £46,500 +0.54% 2
North East +18 20 £50,491 +26.23%
Yorkshire +7 20 £37,500 -11.76% 1
West Midlands +24 19 £50,000 -1.96%
East Midlands +15 14 £40,000 -17.95% 1
South West +13 12 £37,500 -16.67%
Oracle DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Oracle DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 310 (100.00%) Oracle
2 276 (89.03%) Oracle Database
3 202 (65.16%) SQL
4 175 (56.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 156 (50.32%) Linux
6 140 (45.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 140 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
7 129 (41.61%) Unix
8 124 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 124 (40.00%) PL/SQL
8 124 (40.00%) Data Guard
9 101 (32.58%) Oracle RAC
10 97 (31.29%) Oracle RMAN
11 84 (27.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 73 (23.55%) Shell Script
13 68 (21.94%) Oracle Database 10g
14 64 (20.65%) Windows
15 61 (19.68%) Relational Database
16 58 (18.71%) Oracle Certification
17 53 (17.10%) RDBMS
17 53 (17.10%) Solaris
18 51 (16.45%) Microsoft
19 48 (15.48%) Disaster Recovery
20 47 (15.16%) High Availability
20 47 (15.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
21 45 (14.52%) Finance
22 43 (13.87%) OCP
23 41 (13.23%) ITIL
24 40 (12.90%) WebLogic
24 40 (12.90%) 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 40 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 24 (7.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (6.13%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.87%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (2.90%) Apache
5 9 (2.90%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (1.61%) SAS
7 4 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.97%) JBoss
9 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.32%) IIS
10 1 (0.32%) JRun
10 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (10.32%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (8.71%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (2.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (2.26%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.97%) iTrent
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.32%) Akamai
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.55%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.58%) DHCP
2 8 (2.58%) DNS
2 8 (2.58%) SAN
3 6 (1.94%) NAS
4 4 (1.29%) Firewall
4 4 (1.29%) Internet
5 3 (0.97%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.97%) SMS
6 2 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.65%) HTTP
6 2 (0.65%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.65%) SMTP
7 1 (0.32%) LAN
7 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (89.03%) Oracle Database
2 175 (56.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 140 (45.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 124 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 68 (21.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 61 (19.68%) Relational Database
7 53 (17.10%) RDBMS
8 38 (12.26%) MySQL
9 24 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (7.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (7.10%) Oracle9i Database
11 18 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (5.48%) Oracle Exadata
12 17 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (5.48%) SQL Server 2014
13 16 (5.16%) MongoDB
14 13 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (3.55%) NoSQL
16 9 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (5.48%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (3.87%) Subversion
3 10 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (2.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (2.26%) Toad
6 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (14.52%) Finance
2 20 (6.45%) Banking
3 17 (5.48%) Advertising
4 16 (5.16%) Retail
5 12 (3.87%) Automotive
5 12 (3.87%) Publishing
6 7 (2.26%) Billing
7 6 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.65%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (15.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 30 (9.68%) Middleware
3 21 (6.77%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (4.19%) .NET
5 12 (3.87%) REST
5 12 (3.87%) SOAP
5 12 (3.87%) Web Services
5 12 (3.87%) XML
5 12 (3.87%) XML Messaging
6 4 (1.29%) DCOM
6 4 (1.29%) Java EE
6 4 (1.29%) JDBC
6 4 (1.29%) ODBC
7 3 (0.97%) WSH
8 2 (0.65%) RESTful
9 1 (0.32%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.65%) Clustering
2 22 (7.10%) Replication
3 18 (5.81%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (1.94%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.65%) Fintech
7 2 (0.65%) NHS
7 2 (0.65%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.65%) Online Games
7 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) CMDB
8 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 156 (50.32%) Linux
2 129 (41.61%) Unix
3 64 (20.65%) Windows
4 53 (17.10%) Solaris
5 27 (8.71%) Windows Server
6 19 (6.13%) Oracle Linux
6 19 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (4.84%) AIX
8 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.65%) CentOS
11 1 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
2 48 (15.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 47 (15.16%) High Availability
4 41 (13.23%) ITIL
5 40 (12.90%) Database Tuning
5 40 (12.90%) DevOps
6 39 (12.58%) Capacity Planning
7 29 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (8.39%) Migration
9 24 (7.74%) SOA
10 21 (6.77%) Mentoring
11 20 (6.45%) Analytics
11 20 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
12 18 (5.81%) Data Analytics
12 18 (5.81%) Data Protection
13 14 (4.52%) Software Engineering
14 13 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (4.19%) Data Migration
14 13 (4.19%) Task Automation
15 12 (3.87%) Business Activity Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 202 (65.16%) SQL
2 124 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 73 (23.55%) Shell Script
4 32 (10.32%) Java
5 18 (5.81%) T-SQL
6 17 (5.48%) Korn
7 15 (4.84%) Python
8 12 (3.87%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.58%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.58%) PHP
10 7 (2.26%) Perl
11 6 (1.94%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.97%) VBScript
13 1 (0.32%) C
13 1 (0.32%) C#
13 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (18.71%) Oracle Certification
2 43 (13.87%) OCP
3 28 (9.03%) Security Cleared
4 27 (8.71%) Degree
5 18 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.90%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.94%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.61%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.97%) OCA
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.32%) MCSA
11 1 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 101 (32.58%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.94%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.97%) Docker
6 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 124 (40.00%) Data Guard
2 97 (31.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 84 (27.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 22 (7.10%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 14 (4.52%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.94%) SCOM
7 4 (1.29%) Ansible
8 3 (0.97%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.97%) Puppet
8 3 (0.97%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.32%) Grafana
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.32%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 310 (100.00%) Oracle
2 51 (16.45%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.35%) Red Hat
4 21 (6.77%) IBM
5 19 (6.13%) VMware
6 6 (1.94%) Sun
7 5 (1.61%) Cognizant
7 5 (1.61%) HP
7 5 (1.61%) Remedy
7 5 (1.61%) Sybase
8 4 (1.29%) Siebel
9 3 (0.97%) Actian
9 3 (0.97%) Citrix
9 3 (0.97%) Cognos
9 3 (0.97%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.65%) 3PAR
10 2 (0.65%) EMC
10 2 (0.65%) Google
10 2 (0.65%) SaltStack