Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 793 867 739
Rank change year-on-year +74 -128 -185
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 346 290 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 257 266 318
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.50% -
10th Percentile £36,900 £32,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £67,500 £62,875
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.70% -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 146,242 156,862 173,979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 118,793 126,548 147,124
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +87 135 £60,000 +9.09% 9
South East +49 112 £52,500 +11.70% 4
North of England +27 31 £41,500 -6.21% 4
East of England -10 30 £47,500 +1.06%
Midlands +24 27 £38,000 -24.00% 5
Yorkshire +37 24 £41,500 - 1
West Midlands +33 20 £37,500 -25.00% 3
South West +7 12 £50,000 +27.39% 3
East Midlands -2 8 £37,500 -6.25% 2
North West -6 5 £37,500 -15.25%
North East -26 3 £37,500 -25.73% 3
Oracle DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 346 (100.00%) Oracle
2 326 (94.22%) Oracle Database
3 209 (60.40%) SQL
4 203 (58.67%) Linux
5 154 (44.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 151 (43.64%) SQL Server
7 142 (41.04%) Oracle RAC
8 131 (37.86%) Oracle Database 12c
9 116 (33.53%) Data Guard
10 113 (32.66%) Unix
11 110 (31.79%) PL/SQL
12 100 (28.90%) Oracle RMAN
13 89 (25.72%) Performance Tuning
14 84 (24.28%) Windows
15 77 (22.25%) Finance
16 75 (21.68%) Relational Database
17 73 (21.10%) RDBMS
18 72 (20.81%) ITIL
19 68 (19.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 60 (17.34%) Microsoft
21 59 (17.05%) Red Hat
22 58 (16.76%) Oracle Database 10g
22 58 (16.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 54 (15.61%) Disaster Recovery
24 48 (13.87%) Oracle Reports
25 45 (13.01%) WebLogic
26 40 (11.56%) Database Tuning
27 39 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
28 38 (10.98%) Windows Server
29 36 (10.40%) Proactive Monitoring

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 45 (13.01%) WebLogic
2 32 (9.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 19 (5.49%) IIS
4 12 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.58%) JBoss
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.58%) SAS
7 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 7 (2.02%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 30 (8.67%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (6.36%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (5.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (4.91%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.29%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.73%) IaaS
4 4 (1.16%) SaaS
5 3 (0.87%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.80%) SAN
2 14 (4.05%) NAS
3 3 (0.87%) Internet
3 3 (0.87%) Intranet
4 1 (0.29%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (94.22%) Oracle Database
2 154 (44.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 151 (43.64%) SQL Server
4 131 (37.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 75 (21.68%) Relational Database
6 73 (21.10%) RDBMS
7 58 (16.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 48 (13.87%) Oracle Reports
9 39 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (10.40%) Oracle Exadata
11 34 (9.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 33 (9.54%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (8.96%) MySQL
14 25 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (5.78%) Oracle BI EE
16 14 (4.05%) Informix
17 13 (3.76%) MongoDB
18 10 (2.89%) SQL Server 2016
19 9 (2.60%) NuoDB
19 9 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (3.76%) Oracle APEX
1 13 (3.76%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (2.60%) JIRA
2 9 (2.60%) Toad
3 7 (2.02%) Subversion
4 4 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.58%) JDeveloper
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 77 (22.25%) Finance
2 20 (5.78%) Retail
3 14 (4.05%) Banking
4 9 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.02%) Advertising
5 7 (2.02%) Games
6 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.87%) Automotive
7 3 (0.87%) Electronics
7 3 (0.87%) Marketing
7 3 (0.87%) Publishing
7 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 29 (8.38%) Middleware
3 9 (2.60%) Oracle Streams
3 9 (2.60%) Web Services
4 7 (2.02%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.87%) HTML
6 2 (0.58%) .NET
6 2 (0.58%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.58%) J2EE
7 1 (0.29%) Flash
7 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.83%) Clustering
2 19 (5.49%) Private Cloud
3 16 (4.62%) Fintech
4 11 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.18%) CMDB
5 9 (2.60%) Replication
6 8 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.58%) Contract for Difference
8 2 (0.58%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.58%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.58%) Spread Betting
8 2 (0.58%) Tandem
9 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.29%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 203 (58.67%) Linux
2 113 (32.66%) Unix
3 84 (24.28%) Windows
4 58 (16.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (10.98%) Windows Server
6 35 (10.12%) Solaris
7 11 (3.18%) AIX
8 7 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.72%) Performance Tuning
2 72 (20.81%) ITIL
3 54 (15.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (11.56%) Database Tuning
5 36 (10.40%) Proactive Monitoring
6 34 (9.83%) Root Cause Analysis
7 31 (8.96%) Problem Management
8 27 (7.80%) Capacity Planning
8 27 (7.80%) Incident Management
8 27 (7.80%) Migration
9 26 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (6.94%) Service Management
11 23 (6.65%) High Availability
12 22 (6.36%) Logistics
13 21 (6.07%) Trend Analysis
14 20 (5.78%) Performance Analysis
15 18 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 16 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (4.62%) Change Control
16 16 (4.62%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (60.40%) SQL
2 110 (31.79%) PL/SQL
3 27 (7.80%) Shell Script
4 20 (5.78%) Bash Shell
5 16 (4.62%) Korn
6 12 (3.47%) Java
7 11 (3.18%) Perl
8 10 (2.89%) Python
9 5 (1.45%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.16%) AWK
10 4 (1.16%) C
10 4 (1.16%) C-shell
11 3 (0.87%) PHP
11 3 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.87%) VBA
12 2 (0.58%) C#
13 1 (0.29%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.29%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 28 (8.09%) Oracle Certification
2 24 (6.94%) OCP
3 14 (4.05%) Degree
4 9 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.31%) OCA
6 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.58%) MCSE
8 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (2.02%) SLA
3 5 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 142 (41.04%) Oracle RAC
2 35 (10.12%) Active Directory
3 21 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.16%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.58%) Firmware
6 2 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 116 (33.53%) Data Guard
2 100 (28.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 68 (19.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 10 (2.89%) Oracle ZFS
6 8 (2.31%) Control-M
7 7 (2.02%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.73%) Unicenter
9 4 (1.16%) Ansible
9 4 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.16%) Terraform
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 346 (100.00%) Oracle
2 60 (17.34%) Microsoft
3 59 (17.05%) Red Hat
4 27 (7.80%) BMC
5 23 (6.65%) VMware
6 19 (5.49%) ServiceNow
7 10 (2.89%) Remedy
7 10 (2.89%) Sybase
8 6 (1.73%) CA
8 6 (1.73%) Siebel
9 5 (1.45%) Cognos
9 5 (1.45%) HP
9 5 (1.45%) WorldPay
10 4 (1.16%) IBM
11 3 (0.87%) Murex
11 3 (0.87%) SAP
12 2 (0.58%) Citrix
12 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.58%) Sun
12 2 (0.58%) Zerto