Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Data Guard
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1024 1039 880
Rank change year-on-year +15 -159 -80
Permanent jobs citing Data Guard 172 156 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.090% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% 1.03% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 108 105 271
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £34,075 £36,250 £36,500
90th Percentile £66,625 £58,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 17,427 15,170 17,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.10% 8.79% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13,732 12,252 14,180
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +13 154 £50,000 +6.38% 24
UK excluding London -23 127 £50,000 +6.38% 16
London +28 44 £57,500 +4.55% 8
South East -12 38 £50,750 +7.98% 6
East of England -20 35 £47,500 +1.06% 4
North of England +36 27 £38,500 -19.37% 4
Yorkshire +32 22 £38,000 -27.62%
Scotland -26 14 £50,000 +33.33%
Midlands +17 7 £50,000 +21.21% 1
West Midlands +14 5 £50,000 -2.44% 1
North West +5 5 £42,500 -1.16% 4
South West -27 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +2 2 £45,500 +21.33%
Wales - 2 £39,250 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 June 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
2 168 (97.67%) Oracle Database
3 130 (75.58%) Oracle RMAN
4 120 (69.77%) Oracle RAC
5 106 (61.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 106 (61.63%) SQL
6 105 (61.05%) Oracle Database 12c
7 101 (58.72%) Linux
8 87 (50.58%) Unix
8 87 (50.58%) PL/SQL
9 80 (46.51%) Performance Tuning
10 59 (34.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 54 (31.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 52 (30.23%) Relational Database
13 49 (28.49%) RDBMS
14 47 (27.33%) Oracle Certification
15 46 (26.74%) Finance
16 45 (26.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
17 43 (25.00%) WebLogic
18 42 (24.42%) SQL Server
18 42 (24.42%) OCP
19 41 (23.84%) Solaris
19 41 (23.84%) Shell Script
20 37 (21.51%) Oracle Exadata
21 34 (19.77%) Migration
21 34 (19.77%) Oracle Database 10g
22 33 (19.19%) Microsoft
22 33 (19.19%) ITIL
23 25 (14.53%) Oracle Application Server
24 24 (13.95%) Database Security

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 43 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 25 (14.53%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.74%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.16%) Apache
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (3.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (9.30%) Oracle Applications
1 16 (9.30%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (6.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (5.81%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.16%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.58%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.40%) SAN
2 2 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) Firewall
3 1 (0.58%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) SNMP
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (97.67%) Oracle Database
2 106 (61.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 105 (61.05%) Oracle Database 12c
4 52 (30.23%) Relational Database
5 49 (28.49%) RDBMS
6 42 (24.42%) SQL Server
7 37 (21.51%) Oracle Exadata
8 34 (19.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 14 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (8.14%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (7.56%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (6.40%) MySQL
12 9 (5.23%) Oracle9i Database
13 8 (4.65%) OLAP
13 8 (4.65%) Oracle OLAP
14 7 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (3.49%) OLTP
15 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (3.49%) SQLPlus
15 6 (3.49%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (3.49%) JIRA
4 4 (2.33%) Subversion
4 4 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 46 (26.74%) Finance
2 10 (5.81%) Publishing
3 8 (4.65%) Retail
4 7 (4.07%) Automotive
5 6 (3.49%) Banking
6 4 (2.33%) Legal
7 3 (1.74%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.74%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 158 (91.86%) DBA
2 145 (84.30%) Oracle DBA
3 89 (51.74%) Administrator
4 37 (21.51%) Senior DBA
5 36 (20.93%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 14 (8.14%) Unix Administrator
7 10 (5.81%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 8 (4.65%) Unix DBA
9 6 (3.49%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (3.49%) Solaris Administrator
9 6 (3.49%) Team Leader
10 4 (2.33%) Consultant
10 4 (2.33%) Linux Scripter
11 3 (1.74%) DBA Manager
11 3 (1.74%) Oracle Consultant
11 3 (1.74%) SQL DBA
12 2 (1.16%) Architect
12 2 (1.16%) Database Architect
12 2 (1.16%) Oracle Team Leader
12 2 (1.16%) Performance Tuning DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (34.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 17 (9.88%) Middleware
3 6 (3.49%) Web Services
4 5 (2.91%) Castor
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.58%) .NET
6 1 (0.58%) J2EE
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.79%) Replication
2 18 (10.47%) Data Centre
3 17 (9.88%) Clustering
4 13 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.33%) FMCG
6 4 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) Fintech
7 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 101 (58.72%) Linux
2 87 (50.58%) Unix
3 41 (23.84%) Solaris
4 20 (11.63%) Windows
5 18 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (8.14%) Windows Server
7 9 (5.23%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (3.49%) AIX
8 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (46.51%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (19.77%) Migration
3 33 (19.19%) ITIL
4 24 (13.95%) Database Security
5 23 (13.37%) Proactive Monitoring
6 20 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (9.30%) Configuration Management
9 15 (8.72%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (8.72%) High Availability
10 12 (6.98%) Database Tuning
11 10 (5.81%) BPEL
11 10 (5.81%) ETL
12 9 (5.23%) Incident Management
12 9 (5.23%) Logistics
12 9 (5.23%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (4.65%) Data Centre Operations
14 7 (4.07%) Change Control
15 6 (3.49%) Data Migration
15 6 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 106 (61.63%) SQL
2 87 (50.58%) PL/SQL
3 41 (23.84%) Shell Script
4 20 (11.63%) Korn
5 19 (11.05%) Perl
6 15 (8.72%) Bash Shell
6 15 (8.72%) Java
7 8 (4.65%) AWK
7 8 (4.65%) C-shell
8 5 (2.91%) Python
9 4 (2.33%) Bourne shell
9 4 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (27.33%) Oracle Certification
2 42 (24.42%) OCP
3 12 (6.98%) Degree
4 8 (4.65%) OCA
5 3 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.58%) MCP
7 1 (0.58%) MCSE
7 1 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.21%) PCI DSS
2 16 (9.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (3.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 120 (69.77%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (7.56%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.33%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (1.74%) HDFS
6 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 130 (75.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 54 (31.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 45 (26.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 6 (3.49%) Foglight
5 4 (2.33%) Oracle Flashback
6 3 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.16%) Ansible
7 2 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.58%) Puppet
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 172 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (19.19%) Microsoft
3 22 (12.79%) Red Hat
4 20 (11.63%) WorldPay
5 10 (5.81%) Siebel
6 9 (5.23%) VMware
7 5 (2.91%) HP
8 4 (2.33%) Dell
8 4 (2.33%) EMC
9 3 (1.74%) Sun
10 2 (1.16%) Imperva
10 2 (1.16%) Murex
11 1 (0.58%) Capita
11 1 (0.58%) Cisco
11 1 (0.58%) Citrix
11 1 (0.58%) IBM
11 1 (0.58%) Misys
11 1 (0.58%) Splunk
11 1 (0.58%) Sybase
11 1 (0.58%) Zerto