Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1116 1173 1201
Rank change year-on-year +57 +28 +71
Permanent jobs citing OCA 25 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.065% 0.039% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 23
UK median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -29.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £37,250 £23,500 £37,650
90th Percentile £59,750 £45,625 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -

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 38,622 43,537 49,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.71% 24.25% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28,604 33,457 39,800
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for OCA in the UK

OCA
Top 10 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 13 November 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 +56 18 £50,000 +100.00%
UK excluding London +38 18 £45,000 +50.00%
South East +26 7 £48,750 -20.73%
Wales - 7 £45,000 -
London - 7 £50,000 -
North of England +38 3 £42,500 +70.00%
North West +6 2 £42,500 -
Midlands +28 1 - -
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 25 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 23 (92.00%) Oracle
3 18 (72.00%) Oracle Database
4 14 (56.00%) OCP
5 13 (52.00%) Unix
6 11 (44.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (44.00%) Data Guard
6 11 (44.00%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (40.00%) Degree
8 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
8 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (36.00%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (36.00%) Linux
9 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (24.00%) Solaris
11 6 (24.00%) CMDB
11 6 (24.00%) Database Security
11 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (24.00%) Security Patching
11 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
12 5 (20.00%) VMware
13 4 (16.00%) EMC
13 4 (16.00%) SQL
13 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
13 4 (16.00%) CentOS
13 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) IaaS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) PaaS
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.00%) Big Data
5 2 (8.00%) MySQL
6 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.00%) GoCD
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Administrator
2 18 (72.00%) DBA
2 18 (72.00%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Senior DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Java SE
1 1 (4.00%) MDX
1 1 (4.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) CMDB
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Unix
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Solaris
4 4 (16.00%) CentOS
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) HPUX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (24.00%) Database Security
3 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (24.00%) Security Patching
3 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Storage Management
5 3 (12.00%) Benchmarking
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.00%) QMS
5 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (12.00%) Server Hardening
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) AWK
2 3 (12.00%) Bourne shell
2 3 (12.00%) Korn
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
2 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) R
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 14 (56.00%) OCP
3 10 (40.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) RHCE
4 3 (12.00%) RHCSA
5 1 (4.00%) CCDA
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) HP ASE
5 1 (4.00%) HPE ATP
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) OCAJ
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.00%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (12.00%) GlusterFS
2 3 (12.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Data Guard
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (12.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (8.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) EMC
4 3 (12.00%) Brocade
4 3 (12.00%) Centrify
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) StorageTek
4 3 (12.00%) Sun
4 3 (12.00%) Veritas
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Meraki
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto