Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1162 1108 1263
Rank change year-on-year -54 +155 +3
Permanent jobs citing OCA 17 57 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.033% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.041% 0.13% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 8
UK median annual salary £38,000 £41,250 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.88% +5.10% -14.21%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,550 £32,200
90th Percentile £53,125 £63,750 £47,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.41% +6.25% -11.11%

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 41,011 42,555 55,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.60% 24.94% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31,037 33,372 44,632
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,400 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,898 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% -1.18% +6.25%

OCA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OCA in the UK

OCA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OCA in the UK

OCA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OCA over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for OCA in the UK

OCA
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the UK over the 6 months to 26 May 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 -62 14 £38,500 -9.41% 9
UK excluding London -45 13 £38,500 -9.41% 11
Yorkshire +35 7 £38,500 - 1
North of England +7 7 £38,500 - 3
London -22 4 £35,000 -17.65% 1
South East -34 2 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Scotland -37 2 £33,750 +3.85% 1
Wales 0 1 £45,000 - 2
East of England -18 1 £22,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing OCA 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 OCA.

1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (70.59%) OCP
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (47.06%) Data Guard
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
5 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (35.29%) Unix
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) EMC
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
9 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (17.65%) CentOS
9 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
9 3 (17.65%) Korn
9 3 (17.65%) Degree

OCA
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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (11.76%) WLAN
2 1 (5.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
3 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) PROIV
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Administrator
2 10 (58.82%) DBA
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Account Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) CMDB
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) CentOS
4 3 (17.65%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) HPUX
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) OOP
3 2 (11.76%) Presales
3 2 (11.76%) QMS
3 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
3 2 (11.76%) Server Hardening
3 2 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) Korn
3 3 (17.65%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) AWK
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) Bourne shell
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (70.59%) OCP
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) RHCE
4 2 (11.76%) CCDA
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) HP ASE
4 2 (11.76%) HPE ATP
4 2 (11.76%) RHCSA
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (11.76%) VTSP
5 1 (5.88%) MCDBA
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) GlusterFS
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Data Guard
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (11.76%) Ansible
4 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (11.76%) Puppet
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (11.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) EMC
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (17.65%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Brocade
5 2 (11.76%) Centrify
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) Meraki
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.76%) StorageTek
5 2 (11.76%) Sun
5 2 (11.76%) Veritas
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
6 1 (5.88%) Murex
6 1 (5.88%) Splunk