The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
England / South East
Rank 366 - 443
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing OCA 15 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% - 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% - 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £73,750 - -
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £39,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +59.23% -21.50%  

OCA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4149 6013 6520
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.77% 31.25% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3365 4860 4972
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,946 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

OCA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing OCA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for OCA in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OCA in the South East.

Salary trend for OCA in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OCA in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OCA in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 8 - -
Kent - 3 - -
Surrey - 2 £87,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £57,500 -
OCA
England

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing OCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for OCA.

1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
1 18 (100.00%) OCP
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 16 (88.89%) Shell Script
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) PL/SQL
3 14 (77.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (77.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (77.78%) Data Guard
3 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database
3 14 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (77.78%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) AWK
6 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
6 2 (11.11%) PKI
6 2 (11.11%) Brocade
6 2 (11.11%) Korn
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) Couchbase
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) MariaDB
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Administrator
2 14 (77.78%) DBA
2 14 (77.78%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Database Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Presales Solution Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Presales Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) JCE
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) CAPI
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) Presales
3 2 (11.11%) QMS
3 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 2 (11.11%) Server Hardening
3 2 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Shell Script
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) AWK
3 2 (11.11%) Bourne shell
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Korn
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) OCP
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) RHCE
2 2 (11.11%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.11%) GlusterFS
2 2 (11.11%) HDFS
2 2 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) Data Guard
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Brocade
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) StorageTek
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
3 2 (11.11%) Veritas