Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Data Guard
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1017 975 832
Rank change year-on-year -42 -143 +53
Permanent jobs citing Data Guard 172 209 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% 1.39% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 124 120 349
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,125 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.80% -5.75% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year -4.26% +0.53% +3.89%

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 17,452 15,018 17,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.84% 8.77% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13,874 12,155 14,034
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,750 £30,061
90th Percentile £84,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

Data Guard
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Guard in the UK

Data Guard
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Guard.

Salary trend for Data Guard in the UK

Data Guard
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Guard over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Guard in the UK

Data Guard
Top 15 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 22 April 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
England -79 154 £47,500 -0.52% 12
UK excluding London -85 125 £45,000 -4.26% 15
North of England +15 46 £40,000 - 3
London +9 46 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Yorkshire +41 35 £38,500 -3.75% 3
South East -50 26 £50,750 +1.50% 4
East of England -43 24 £47,000 - 2
North West -1 11 £55,000 +45.70%
Scotland -29 11 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Midlands +12 10 £50,000 +3.84% 2
East Midlands +11 6 £45,500 +1.11%
West Midlands +5 4 £50,750 -1.08% 2
Wales - 4 £48,750 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £65,000 -
South West -43 1 £22,528 -49.94%

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Oracle
2 170 (98.84%) Oracle Database
3 135 (78.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 129 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 114 (66.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 113 (65.70%) SQL
7 108 (62.79%) Performance Tuning
8 97 (56.40%) Oracle RAC
8 97 (56.40%) PL/SQL
9 83 (48.26%) Linux
10 70 (40.70%) Unix
11 56 (32.56%) Oracle Certification
12 52 (30.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 50 (29.07%) OCP
14 49 (28.49%) Relational Database
15 48 (27.91%) Oracle Database 10g
16 46 (26.74%) RDBMS
17 45 (26.16%) Shell Script
18 40 (23.26%) Finance
18 40 (23.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
19 38 (22.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 31 (18.02%) Replication
21 30 (17.44%) SQL Server
21 30 (17.44%) WebLogic
21 30 (17.44%) Oracle Exadata
22 29 (16.86%) Solaris
23 27 (15.70%) Windows
23 27 (15.70%) Java
24 26 (15.12%) Migration
25 22 (12.79%) ITIL

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 30 (17.44%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.91%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) IIS
5 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (6.98%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (5.81%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.16%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.58%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.58%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.49%) SAN
2 2 (1.16%) Firewall
2 2 (1.16%) Internet
2 2 (1.16%) LAN
2 2 (1.16%) WAN
3 1 (0.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (98.84%) Oracle Database
2 135 (78.49%) Oracle Database 12c
3 129 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 49 (28.49%) Relational Database
5 48 (27.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 46 (26.74%) RDBMS
7 30 (17.44%) Oracle Exadata
7 30 (17.44%) SQL Server
8 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (4.65%) MySQL
10 7 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.91%) MongoDB
12 5 (2.91%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.40%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (3.49%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.49%) Subversion
2 6 (3.49%) Toad
General
1 40 (23.26%) Finance
2 14 (8.14%) Publishing
3 12 (6.98%) Retail
4 11 (6.40%) Automotive
5 9 (5.23%) Banking
6 4 (2.33%) Legal
7 3 (1.74%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.74%) Law
8 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 147 (85.47%) DBA
2 137 (79.65%) Oracle DBA
3 83 (48.26%) Administrator
4 28 (16.28%) Senior DBA
5 27 (15.70%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 16 (9.30%) Consultant
7 14 (8.14%) Analyst
8 12 (6.98%) SAP Analyst
8 12 (6.98%) SAP Basis Analyst
9 11 (6.40%) SAP Administrator
10 9 (5.23%) SAP Basis Administrator
10 9 (5.23%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 9 (5.23%) SAP Consultant
11 7 (4.07%) Linux Scripter
12 6 (3.49%) Development DBA
12 6 (3.49%) Oracle Consultant
12 6 (3.49%) Oracle Development DBA
13 5 (2.91%) Technical Consultant
14 4 (2.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
15 3 (1.74%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (30.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 12 (6.98%) Middleware
2 12 (6.98%) SAP Basis
3 5 (2.91%) Castor
4 3 (1.74%) J2EE
4 3 (1.74%) Java EE
4 3 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.58%) .NET
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.02%) Replication
2 13 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.40%) Clustering
3 11 (6.40%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.91%) Fintech
5 5 (2.91%) FMCG
5 5 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.74%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.58%) CMDB
7 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (48.26%) Linux
2 70 (40.70%) Unix
3 29 (16.86%) Solaris
4 27 (15.70%) Windows
5 19 (11.05%) Windows Server
6 15 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.07%) AIX
9 4 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (62.79%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (15.12%) Migration
3 22 (12.79%) ITIL
4 19 (11.05%) Database Security
5 18 (10.47%) High Availability
6 17 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (9.88%) Incident Management
7 16 (9.30%) Database Tuning
8 15 (8.72%) Change Management
8 15 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (8.14%) Logistics
9 14 (8.14%) Problem Management
10 13 (7.56%) Proactive Monitoring
11 12 (6.98%) CRM
12 11 (6.40%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (5.23%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (4.07%) Analytics
15 6 (3.49%) Data Analytics
15 6 (3.49%) Server Building
15 6 (3.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 113 (65.70%) SQL
2 97 (56.40%) PL/SQL
3 45 (26.16%) Shell Script
4 27 (15.70%) Java
5 15 (8.72%) Korn
6 12 (6.98%) ABAP
7 9 (5.23%) Perl
8 7 (4.07%) Bourne shell
9 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (32.56%) Oracle Certification
2 50 (29.07%) OCP
3 9 (5.23%) Degree
4 7 (4.07%) OCA
5 3 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.88%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.33%) SLA
3 3 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 97 (56.40%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.33%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 114 (66.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 40 (23.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 38 (22.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (4.07%) Foglight
5 4 (2.33%) Oracle Flashback
6 3 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.58%) Ansible
8 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.58%) Puppet
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 172 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (12.21%) Red Hat
3 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.30%) WorldPay
5 14 (8.14%) SAP
6 6 (3.49%) HP
6 6 (3.49%) VMware
7 5 (2.91%) Dell
7 5 (2.91%) Siebel
8 4 (2.33%) EMC
9 3 (1.74%) Sybase
10 2 (1.16%) IBM
10 2 (1.16%) Imperva
10 2 (1.16%) Misys
10 2 (1.16%) Murex
10 2 (1.16%) Sophis
11 1 (0.58%) Hitachi
11 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.58%) Splunk
11 1 (0.58%) TOWER Software