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

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1101 1128 1138
Rank change year-on-year +27 +10 +11
Permanent jobs citing OCP 70 87 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.049% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 63 36 99
UK median annual salary £50,000 £39,325 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.15% -17.21% -20.83%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,875 £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £38,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year +29.03% -11.93% -2.22%

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 41,601 44,112 55,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.78% 24.69% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30,964 34,138 44,360
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +9 60 £50,000 +25.00% 5
UK excluding London +7 55 £50,000 +29.03% 6
North of England +31 21 £37,500 +25.00% 5
South East +5 20 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +35 16 £38,500 +28.33% 4
London +12 14 £55,000 +12.82%
Scotland -12 8 £52,500 +61.54%
West Midlands +29 5 £37,500 -14.77%
Midlands -3 5 £37,500 -
North West +10 3 £37,500 - 1
North East - 3 £37,500 -
Wales - 2 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands +3 1 £37,500 +7.14%
East of England -16 1 £45,000 +36.36%

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 70 (100.00%) Oracle
1 70 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 61 (87.14%) Oracle Database
3 53 (75.71%) SQL
4 47 (67.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 44 (62.86%) Performance Tuning
6 39 (55.71%) PL/SQL
7 38 (54.29%) Data Guard
8 36 (51.43%) Oracle RAC
9 34 (48.57%) Oracle Database 12c
9 34 (48.57%) Oracle RMAN
10 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
11 24 (34.29%) WebLogic
11 24 (34.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 23 (32.86%) Oracle Database 10g
13 22 (31.43%) Relational Database
14 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
14 21 (30.00%) Linux
14 21 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (28.57%) RDBMS
16 19 (27.14%) ITIL
17 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
18 16 (22.86%) VMware
19 15 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 14 (20.00%) MySQL
21 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
21 13 (18.57%) Finance
21 13 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 12 (17.14%) Degree
22 12 (17.14%) Change 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 24 (34.29%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) Confluence
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (1.43%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.43%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) IaaS
1 1 (1.43%) PaaS
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (5.71%) SAN
2 1 (1.43%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (87.14%) Oracle Database
2 47 (67.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 34 (48.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 23 (32.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 22 (31.43%) Relational Database
7 20 (28.57%) RDBMS
8 14 (20.00%) MySQL
9 10 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (11.43%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
12 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.86%) OLAP
12 2 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.43%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.43%) TestNG
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Electronics
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (87.14%) DBA
2 60 (85.71%) Oracle DBA
3 45 (64.29%) Administrator
4 15 (21.43%) Senior DBA
4 15 (21.43%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 4 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Senior SQL DBA
5 4 (5.71%) Solaris Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) SQL DBA
5 4 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Java Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (4.29%) Java SE
3 2 (2.86%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) LAMP
3 2 (2.86%) Middleware
3 2 (2.86%) Symfony
3 2 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (1.43%) J2EE
4 1 (1.43%) Java EE
4 1 (1.43%) Java ME
4 1 (1.43%) JAX-WS
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.43%) RESTful
4 1 (1.43%) SOAP
4 1 (1.43%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.43%) Clustering
3 6 (8.57%) Replication
4 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.71%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (5.71%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Linux
2 13 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (12.86%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (10.00%) Unix
5 5 (7.14%) Solaris
6 4 (5.71%) CentOS
7 1 (1.43%) AIX
7 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (62.86%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (27.14%) ITIL
4 12 (17.14%) Change Management
5 9 (12.86%) Migration
6 8 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (11.43%) Data Centre Operations
6 8 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.57%) Proactive Monitoring
8 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.71%) Benchmarking
9 4 (5.71%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.71%) Change Control
9 4 (5.71%) Information Security
9 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (5.71%) QMS
9 4 (5.71%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.71%) Server Hardening
10 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (75.71%) SQL
2 39 (55.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.14%) Java
3 5 (7.14%) Korn
3 5 (7.14%) Perl
3 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.71%) AWK
4 4 (5.71%) Bourne shell
5 3 (4.29%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (17.14%) Degree
3 11 (15.71%) OCA
4 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (10.00%) RHCE
6 5 (7.14%) MCSE
7 4 (5.71%) MCDBA
7 4 (5.71%) RHCSA
8 2 (2.86%) OCPJP
9 1 (1.43%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 36 (51.43%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (12.86%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.71%) GlusterFS
4 4 (5.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 38 (54.29%) Data Guard
2 34 (48.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (5.71%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (5.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.86%) Ansible
6 2 (2.86%) Puppet
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.43%) Foglight
7 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (22.86%) VMware
4 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.14%) Citrix
5 5 (7.14%) HP
5 5 (7.14%) IBM
6 4 (5.71%) AppDynamics
6 4 (5.71%) Brocade
6 4 (5.71%) Centrify
6 4 (5.71%) EMC
6 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.71%) StorageTek
6 4 (5.71%) Sun
6 4 (5.71%) Veritas
7 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.86%) SAP
7 2 (2.86%) Zend
8 1 (1.43%) Murex
8 1 (1.43%) Reuters