Period
to 16 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Guard skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Guard over the 6 months to 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Data Guard
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 786 922 943
Rank change year-on-year +136 +21 +104
Permanent jobs citing Data Guard 67 55 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.049% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 0.37% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 144
10th Percentile £41,750 £26,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £36,563 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,875 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% +13.06% -4.26%
75th Percentile £65,625 £65,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £82,550 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.05%

Data Guard is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,693 14,785 17,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.31% 13.22% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10,946 11,690 13,975
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £44,313 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Data Guard
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Guard as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Guard in the UK

Data Guard
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Guard.

Salary trend for Data Guard in the UK

Data Guard
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Guard over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Guard in the UK

Data Guard
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Guard within the UK over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. 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
England +140 48 £60,000 +15.94% 4
UK excluding London +101 38 £50,000 +11.11% 4
London +108 22 £80,000 +3.90%
South East +75 15 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Work from Home - 10 £55,000 -
Midlands +35 9 £56,250 +104.55% 1
Wales - 8 £43,500 -
East Midlands +8 7 £52,500 +90.91%
Scotland +10 4 £45,000 +20.00%
West Midlands +13 2 £72,500 +61.11% 1
North of England - 2 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, IT jobs citing Data Guard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 67 (100.00%) Oracle
2 64 (95.52%) Oracle Database
3 47 (70.15%) Linux
4 43 (64.18%) Oracle RAC
5 38 (56.72%) Oracle RMAN
6 28 (41.79%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (37.31%) WebLogic
7 25 (37.31%) Unix
8 23 (34.33%) Windows
9 21 (31.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (29.85%) SQL
11 19 (28.36%) Oracle EBS
11 19 (28.36%) Azure
12 18 (26.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (26.87%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (26.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
13 17 (25.37%) AWS
13 17 (25.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 16 (23.88%) Middleware
15 15 (22.39%) Shell Script
15 15 (22.39%) Presales
15 15 (22.39%) Oracle Exadata
16 14 (20.90%) Oracle Database 12c
16 14 (20.90%) PL/SQL
17 13 (19.40%) Oracle Applications
17 13 (19.40%) Degree
17 13 (19.40%) Self-Motivation
18 12 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
18 12 (17.91%) Oracle EBS R12

Data Guard
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 25 (37.31%) WebLogic
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Fuse
4 3 (4.48%) IIS
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (17.91%) Oracle 11i
3 12 (17.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.49%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.36%) Azure
2 17 (25.37%) AWS
3 7 (10.45%) IaaS
4 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.48%) PaaS
4 3 (4.48%) Serverless
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) iSCSI
2 3 (4.48%) Network Security
2 3 (4.48%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (4.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (95.52%) Oracle Database
2 18 (26.87%) Oracle Database 11g
2 18 (26.87%) Oracle Reports
3 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
4 15 (22.39%) Oracle Exadata
5 14 (20.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (16.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (10.45%) Hadoop
8 6 (8.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (8.96%) Big Data
9 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
9 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
10 4 (5.97%) Essbase
10 4 (5.97%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (5.97%) TKPROF
11 3 (4.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (4.48%) Data Vault
11 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (4.48%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.99%) Toad
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Automotive
4 4 (5.97%) Law
4 4 (5.97%) Publishing
4 4 (5.97%) Retail
5 3 (4.48%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Czech Language
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (74.63%) DBA
2 46 (68.66%) Oracle DBA
3 16 (23.88%) Administrator
4 13 (19.40%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 7 (10.45%) Senior DBA
5 7 (10.45%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Support
7 5 (7.46%) Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Cloud Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) Oracle Financials DBA
8 4 (5.97%) Oracle Financials Support
9 3 (4.48%) Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Wintel Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) AIX Administrator
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 16 (23.88%) Middleware
3 11 (16.42%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (8.96%) J2EE
5 4 (5.97%) LDAP
5 4 (5.97%) REST
6 3 (4.48%) .NET
6 3 (4.48%) .NET Core
6 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.48%) RESTful
6 3 (4.48%) SOAP
6 3 (4.48%) Web Services
6 3 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.42%) Replication
3 7 (10.45%) Virtual Team
4 5 (7.46%) LIMS
5 4 (5.97%) Clustering
5 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.97%) FMCG
5 4 (5.97%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 47 (70.15%) Linux
2 25 (37.31%) Unix
3 23 (34.33%) Windows
4 21 (31.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.96%) AIX
5 6 (8.96%) Solaris
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.48%) SUSE
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (22.39%) Presales
3 12 (17.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.42%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
4 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
5 10 (14.93%) High Availability
5 10 (14.93%) SOA
6 9 (13.43%) Cloud Operations
7 8 (11.94%) Database Tuning
7 8 (11.94%) Storage Management
8 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.45%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (8.96%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (8.96%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (8.96%) DevOps
9 6 (8.96%) Microservices
9 6 (8.96%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 15 (22.39%) Shell Script
3 14 (20.90%) PL/SQL
4 10 (14.93%) Python
5 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
5 7 (10.45%) Korn
6 6 (8.96%) Perl
7 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Degree
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (11.94%) OCP
4 7 (10.45%) Master's Degree
4 7 (10.45%) OCA
5 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (4.48%) CISA
7 3 (4.48%) CISM
7 3 (4.48%) CISSP
7 3 (4.48%) ISSAP
7 3 (4.48%) ISSEP
7 3 (4.48%) MCP
7 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.99%) IBM Certification
8 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 3 (4.48%) COBIT
2 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.48%) NIST
System Software
1 43 (64.18%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.96%) Docker
4 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.48%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.99%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 38 (56.72%) Oracle RMAN
2 18 (26.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (11.94%) Ansible
3 8 (11.94%) Puppet
4 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 6 (8.96%) Kubernetes
5 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle Statspack
7 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.99%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.46%) Hyperion
3 5 (7.46%) VMware
4 4 (5.97%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (4.48%) Sun
6 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 2 (2.99%) Informatica
7 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.49%) EMC
7 1 (1.49%) IFS
7 1 (1.49%) SAP