Period
to 21 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Database Administrator
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 712 516
Rank change year-on-year -144 -196 -69
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 326 567 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.30% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.31% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 283 349 969
UK median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,100 £37,350 £34,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.17% +2.22% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166694 184283 211352
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133468 154425 175167
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,771 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Oracle DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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 -137 290 £47,250 -5.50% 14
UK excluding London -45 242 £47,000 +2.17% 6
London -95 79 £55,000 - 9
South East +54 68 £47,000 -1.05% 1
East of England -3 57 £47,000 +10.59% 1
North of England -26 52 £44,250 +4.12% 3
Midlands +26 32 £50,000 -1.96%
North West -41 21 £44,250 -4.32% 3
North East +29 20 £50,491 +26.23%
West Midlands +22 18 £50,000 +5.26%
Scotland -8 15 £37,500 -37.50% 1
East Midlands +19 14 £40,000 -30.43%
South West -8 13 £39,250 -12.78%
Yorkshire -2 11 £41,500 -2.35%
Northern Ireland -17 11 £35,000 -
Wales +3 5 £31,500 -28.81%

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, Oracle DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 326 (100.00%) Oracle
2 283 (86.81%) Oracle Database
3 207 (63.50%) SQL
4 179 (54.91%) Oracle Database 12c
5 174 (53.37%) Linux
6 142 (43.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 139 (42.64%) Unix
8 138 (42.33%) Performance Tuning
9 126 (38.65%) PL/SQL
9 126 (38.65%) Data Guard
10 125 (38.34%) SQL Server
11 108 (33.13%) Oracle RAC
12 97 (29.75%) Oracle RMAN
13 81 (24.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 78 (23.93%) Shell Script
15 77 (23.62%) Relational Database
16 65 (19.94%) RDBMS
17 61 (18.71%) Oracle Database 10g
17 61 (18.71%) Windows
18 53 (16.26%) Solaris
19 52 (15.95%) Microsoft
20 51 (15.64%) Disaster Recovery
21 49 (15.03%) WebLogic
22 46 (14.11%) Oracle Certification
22 46 (14.11%) High Availability
23 45 (13.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
24 41 (12.58%) Capacity Planning
25 40 (12.27%) Finance
26 39 (11.96%) DevOps
27 38 (11.66%) Middleware

Oracle DBA Skill Set
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 49 (15.03%) WebLogic
2 26 (7.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (5.21%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.60%) Oracle Service Bus
5 11 (3.37%) Apache
6 9 (2.76%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (1.23%) JBoss
7 4 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.31%) Confluence
9 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) JRun
9 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (10.74%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (8.28%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (2.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (2.15%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.92%) iTrent
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Akamai
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.37%) SAN
1 11 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.76%) NAS
3 8 (2.45%) DHCP
3 8 (2.45%) DNS
4 6 (1.84%) Internet
5 3 (0.92%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.92%) SMS
6 2 (0.61%) Firewall
6 2 (0.61%) HTTP
6 2 (0.61%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.61%) SMTP
7 1 (0.31%) LAN
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (86.81%) Oracle Database
2 179 (54.91%) Oracle Database 12c
3 142 (43.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 125 (38.34%) SQL Server
5 77 (23.62%) Relational Database
6 65 (19.94%) RDBMS
7 61 (18.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 30 (9.20%) MySQL
9 27 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (7.67%) Oracle9i Database
11 24 (7.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (6.75%) MongoDB
13 20 (6.13%) Oracle Reports
14 19 (5.83%) Oracle Exadata
15 17 (5.21%) SQL Server 2014
16 16 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (4.29%) NoSQL
18 13 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 10 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 10 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (4.91%) Oracle APEX
2 11 (3.37%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (3.37%) Subversion
3 10 (3.07%) Toad
4 7 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.31%) Flyway
6 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 40 (12.27%) Finance
2 19 (5.83%) Banking
3 16 (4.91%) Advertising
4 15 (4.60%) Retail
5 11 (3.37%) Automotive
5 11 (3.37%) Legal
5 11 (3.37%) Publishing
6 7 (2.15%) Billing
7 6 (1.84%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.61%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 38 (11.66%) Middleware
3 25 (7.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (3.99%) REST
4 13 (3.99%) SOAP
4 13 (3.99%) Web Services
4 13 (3.99%) XML
4 13 (3.99%) XML Messaging
5 11 (3.37%) .NET
6 4 (1.23%) JDBC
6 4 (1.23%) ODBC
7 3 (0.92%) HTML
7 3 (0.92%) jQuery
7 3 (0.92%) SAML
7 3 (0.92%) WSH
8 2 (0.61%) DCOM
8 2 (0.61%) Java EE
9 1 (0.31%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.90%) Clustering
2 21 (6.44%) Replication
3 18 (5.52%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.84%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.53%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.61%) Fintech
8 2 (0.61%) NHS
8 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.61%) Online Games
8 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 174 (53.37%) Linux
2 139 (42.64%) Unix
3 61 (18.71%) Windows
4 53 (16.26%) Solaris
5 26 (7.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (7.98%) Windows Server
6 19 (5.83%) AIX
7 18 (5.52%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.31%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (42.33%) Performance Tuning
2 51 (15.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 46 (14.11%) High Availability
4 41 (12.58%) Capacity Planning
5 39 (11.96%) DevOps
6 36 (11.04%) ITIL
7 35 (10.74%) Migration
8 33 (10.12%) Database Tuning
9 32 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (7.98%) SOA
11 22 (6.75%) Mentoring
12 21 (6.44%) Performance Monitoring
13 18 (5.52%) Analytics
13 18 (5.52%) Data Protection
14 17 (5.21%) Data Analytics
15 16 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (4.60%) Business Activity Monitoring
16 15 (4.60%) ERP
17 14 (4.29%) Task Automation
18 13 (3.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 207 (63.50%) SQL
2 126 (38.65%) PL/SQL
3 78 (23.93%) Shell Script
4 37 (11.35%) Java
5 19 (5.83%) T-SQL
6 17 (5.21%) Python
7 16 (4.91%) Korn
8 13 (3.99%) JavaScript
9 12 (3.68%) PHP
10 9 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.45%) Perl
12 6 (1.84%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.92%) VBScript
14 1 (0.31%) C
14 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (14.11%) Oracle Certification
2 34 (10.43%) OCP
3 27 (8.28%) Degree
3 27 (8.28%) Security Cleared
4 18 (5.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.53%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.53%) OCA
7 4 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.31%) MCSA
9 1 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 108 (33.13%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.53%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.92%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 126 (38.65%) Data Guard
2 97 (29.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 81 (24.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 25 (7.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 14 (4.29%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.45%) SCOM
7 5 (1.53%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.23%) Ansible
9 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (0.92%) Puppet
10 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.31%) Grafana
11 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Flashback
11 1 (0.31%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 326 (100.00%) Oracle
2 52 (15.95%) Microsoft
3 37 (11.35%) Red Hat
4 24 (7.36%) IBM
5 16 (4.91%) VMware
6 6 (1.84%) Actian
6 6 (1.84%) Sun
7 5 (1.53%) Cognizant
7 5 (1.53%) Sybase
8 4 (1.23%) Remedy
9 3 (0.92%) Citrix
9 3 (0.92%) Cognos
9 3 (0.92%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (0.92%) HP
9 3 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.92%) Siebel
9 3 (0.92%) Splunk
10 2 (0.61%) EMC
10 2 (0.61%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.61%) SaltStack