Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1111 1112 1142
Rank change year-on-year +1 +30 -41
Permanent jobs citing OCP 48 77 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.044% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42 52 54
UK median annual salary £55,000 £36,250 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.72% -28.92% -7.27%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £37,913
90th Percentile £76,250 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% -31.37% +13.33%

OCP 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 39,000 42,776 50,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.71% 24.43% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28,879 32,870 40,878
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

OCP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OCP in the UK

OCP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OCP in the UK

OCP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OCP over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for OCP in the UK

OCP
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 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 +26 38 £55,000 +42.86% 1
UK excluding London +1 31 £52,500 +50.00% 1
London +40 16 £60,000 +20.00%
North of England +31 12 £37,500 +7.14%
Yorkshire +26 9 £50,000 +42.86%
South East -8 9 £40,000 -15.79%
Scotland +3 8 £55,000 +76.00%
North West - 3 £37,500 -
Wales - 2 £52,500 -
East of England +22 1 - -
West Midlands +16 1 £37,500 -14.77% 1
Midlands +16 1 £37,500 -5.66% 1
East Midlands -2 1 £37,500 +15.38%
North East - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing OCP 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 OCP.

1 48 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 39 (81.25%) Oracle
3 33 (68.75%) Oracle Database
4 30 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
5 28 (58.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 27 (56.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (56.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 25 (52.08%) SQL
8 24 (50.00%) PL/SQL
8 24 (50.00%) Data Guard
9 21 (43.75%) WebLogic
10 20 (41.67%) Linux
10 20 (41.67%) Red Hat
11 18 (37.50%) VMware
11 18 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (35.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 16 (33.33%) Relational Database
13 16 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (29.17%) RDBMS
16 13 (27.08%) Degree
17 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (22.92%) OCA
18 11 (22.92%) ITIL
19 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
20 9 (18.75%) Python
20 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
20 9 (18.75%) Migration
20 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
21 8 (16.67%) Storage Management

OCP
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 21 (43.75%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (10.42%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 2 (4.17%) Confluence
4 2 (4.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (12.50%) OpenShift
1 6 (12.50%) PaaS
2 5 (10.42%) IaaS
3 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (68.75%) Oracle Database
2 27 (56.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 27 (56.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 16 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 14 (29.17%) RDBMS
5 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 6 (12.50%) MySQL
6 6 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (2.08%) DB2
9 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) DBA
2 33 (68.75%) Oracle DBA
3 31 (64.58%) Administrator
4 14 (29.17%) Senior DBA
4 14 (29.17%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 6 (12.50%) Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) PHP Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (10.42%) Spring
2 5 (10.42%) Spring Boot
3 2 (4.17%) Java SE
3 2 (4.17%) LAMP
3 2 (4.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Linux
2 16 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Unix
4 5 (10.42%) Solaris
5 4 (8.33%) CentOS
6 3 (6.25%) Windows
7 2 (4.17%) AIX
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (22.92%) ITIL
4 9 (18.75%) Migration
5 8 (16.67%) Storage Management
6 6 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
6 6 (12.50%) DevOps
6 6 (12.50%) Microservices
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.42%) B2B
7 5 (10.42%) B2C
7 5 (10.42%) High Availability
7 5 (10.42%) Open Source
8 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 4 (8.33%) Change Management
8 4 (8.33%) Information Security
8 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
8 4 (8.33%) QMS
8 4 (8.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) SQL
2 24 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (18.75%) Python
4 8 (16.67%) Java
5 7 (14.58%) PHP
6 5 (10.42%) Ruby
6 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.33%) AWK
7 4 (8.33%) Bourne shell
7 4 (8.33%) Korn
7 4 (8.33%) Perl
8 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 13 (27.08%) Degree
3 11 (22.92%) OCA
4 6 (12.50%) RHCE
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.33%) RHCSA
7 3 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (6.25%) Master's Degree
7 3 (6.25%) MCSA
7 3 (6.25%) RHCA
8 2 (4.17%) MCSE
8 2 (4.17%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) Docker
3 6 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (8.33%) GlusterFS
4 4 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 28 (58.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 24 (50.00%) Data Guard
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 5 (10.42%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (10.42%) NetBackup
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (6.25%) Ansible
7 3 (6.25%) Nagios
7 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (81.25%) Oracle
2 20 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 18 (37.50%) VMware
4 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.33%) Brocade
5 4 (8.33%) Centrify
5 4 (8.33%) EMC
5 4 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (8.33%) StorageTek
5 4 (8.33%) Sun
5 4 (8.33%) Veritas
6 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) IBM
6 2 (4.17%) SAP
6 2 (4.17%) Zend