Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 805 723 499
Rank change year-on-year -82 -224 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 381 508 1,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.29% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.30% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 310 307 975
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% -8.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -

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 167,227 170,652 201,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,816 142,093 168,706
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 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 -104 343 £47,500 +0.80% 40
UK excluding London -30 295 £47,000 +4.44% 35
London -57 85 £67,500 +28.57% 9
South East +17 81 £47,500 -5.00% 12
North of England +2 71 £40,000 -5.88% 10
East of England -28 60 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Midlands +22 40 £50,000 - 2
North West -8 34 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Yorkshire +28 29 £35,000 -17.65% 8
East Midlands +22 21 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Midlands +27 19 £50,000 -0.99% 1
Scotland -16 19 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Northern Ireland -6 13 £50,000 +25.00%
South West -29 10 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North East -14 8 £50,491 +34.64%
Wales +2 5 £45,000 +5.88% 2

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 381 (100.00%) Oracle
2 360 (94.49%) Oracle Database
3 247 (64.83%) SQL
4 206 (54.07%) Oracle Database 12c
5 193 (50.66%) Performance Tuning
6 173 (45.41%) Linux
7 171 (44.88%) SQL Server
8 169 (44.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 149 (39.11%) Unix
10 142 (37.27%) PL/SQL
11 137 (35.96%) Data Guard
12 129 (33.86%) Oracle RAC
13 123 (32.28%) Oracle RMAN
14 96 (25.20%) Relational Database
15 90 (23.62%) Oracle Database 10g
16 85 (22.31%) RDBMS
17 81 (21.26%) Microsoft
18 80 (21.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 79 (20.73%) Shell Script
20 71 (18.64%) Oracle Certification
21 70 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
22 68 (17.85%) Windows
23 63 (16.54%) High Availability
24 58 (15.22%) MySQL
24 58 (15.22%) OCP
25 57 (14.96%) Capacity Planning
26 52 (13.65%) Finance
26 52 (13.65%) Clustering
27 51 (13.39%) Migration
28 49 (12.86%) Oracle EBS

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 48 (12.60%) WebLogic
2 18 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (3.94%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.89%) Apache
5 9 (2.36%) Oracle Application Server
6 8 (2.10%) Oracle Service Bus
6 8 (2.10%) SAS
7 7 (1.84%) JBoss
8 4 (1.05%) Oracle UPK
8 4 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.52%) IIS
10 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.26%) Confluence
10 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.26%) JRun
10 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 49 (12.86%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (11.02%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (3.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (2.89%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.31%) IaaS
4 4 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.79%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Akamai
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.15%) SAN
2 8 (2.10%) NAS
3 7 (1.84%) Firewall
3 7 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.05%) DHCP
4 4 (1.05%) DNS
4 4 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (1.05%) SMS
5 3 (0.79%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.52%) HTTP
6 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.52%) Internet
6 2 (0.52%) LAN
6 2 (0.52%) SMTP
6 2 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (94.49%) Oracle Database
2 206 (54.07%) Oracle Database 12c
3 171 (44.88%) SQL Server
4 169 (44.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 96 (25.20%) Relational Database
6 90 (23.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 85 (22.31%) RDBMS
8 58 (15.22%) MySQL
9 40 (10.50%) Oracle Reports
10 28 (7.35%) Oracle9i Database
11 25 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (5.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (4.20%) SQL Server 2014
17 14 (3.67%) Oracle Discoverer
17 14 (3.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (6.30%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (4.46%) Oracle APEX
3 13 (3.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (2.62%) Subversion
4 10 (2.62%) Toad
5 8 (2.10%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.84%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.79%) Ant
8 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.26%) Flyway
8 1 (0.26%) JIRA
8 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (13.65%) Finance
2 24 (6.30%) Banking
3 20 (5.25%) Advertising
4 15 (3.94%) Automotive
5 14 (3.67%) Publishing
5 14 (3.67%) Retail
6 13 (3.41%) Legal
7 7 (1.84%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.57%) Billing
9 5 (1.31%) Games
9 5 (1.31%) Law
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.71%) Middleware
1 37 (9.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 21 (5.51%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (3.15%) XML
4 8 (2.10%) .NET
4 8 (2.10%) Web Services
5 7 (1.84%) REST
5 7 (1.84%) SOAP
5 7 (1.84%) XML Messaging
6 6 (1.57%) WPF
7 5 (1.31%) Java EE
8 4 (1.05%) Castor
8 4 (1.05%) DCOM
8 4 (1.05%) ODBC
9 3 (0.79%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.79%) JDBC
10 2 (0.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.65%) Clustering
2 46 (12.07%) Replication
3 20 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.05%) FMCG
8 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.79%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.52%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.52%) Fintech
9 2 (0.52%) NHS
9 2 (0.52%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.26%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.26%) CMDB
10 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 173 (45.41%) Linux
2 149 (39.11%) Unix
3 68 (17.85%) Windows
4 38 (9.97%) Solaris
5 33 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (7.35%) Windows Server
7 16 (4.20%) AIX
8 7 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.05%) CentOS
11 1 (0.26%) HPUX
11 1 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (50.66%) Performance Tuning
2 70 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 63 (16.54%) High Availability
4 57 (14.96%) Capacity Planning
5 51 (13.39%) Migration
6 44 (11.55%) Database Tuning
7 43 (11.29%) ITIL
8 30 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (7.35%) DevOps
10 21 (5.51%) Performance Monitoring
11 20 (5.25%) Change Control
12 19 (4.99%) Logistics
13 18 (4.72%) Mentoring
13 18 (4.72%) SOA
14 16 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (3.94%) Software Engineering
16 14 (3.67%) Data Protection
16 14 (3.67%) Database Optimisation
17 12 (3.15%) Performance Analysis
17 12 (3.15%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 247 (64.83%) SQL
2 142 (37.27%) PL/SQL
3 79 (20.73%) Shell Script
4 22 (5.77%) T-SQL
5 20 (5.25%) Korn
6 16 (4.20%) Java
7 14 (3.67%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.15%) Perl
9 10 (2.62%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.62%) Python
10 7 (1.84%) C#
11 3 (0.79%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.52%) C
13 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (18.64%) Oracle Certification
2 58 (15.22%) OCP
3 29 (7.61%) Security Cleared
4 23 (6.04%) Degree
5 19 (4.99%) SC Cleared
6 15 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.84%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.52%) OCA
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.26%) MCSA
10 1 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 129 (33.86%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.15%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.31%) Docker
6 4 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 137 (35.96%) Data Guard
2 123 (32.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 80 (21.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 27 (7.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 8 (2.10%) Ansible
6 6 (1.57%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.31%) Foglight
7 5 (1.31%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.31%) SCOM
8 4 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.52%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 381 (100.00%) Oracle
2 81 (21.26%) Microsoft
3 42 (11.02%) Red Hat
4 22 (5.77%) VMware
5 16 (4.20%) IBM
6 9 (2.36%) HP
7 6 (1.57%) Avaloq
7 6 (1.57%) EnterpriseDB
7 6 (1.57%) Siebel
7 6 (1.57%) Sun
7 6 (1.57%) Sybase
8 5 (1.31%) Dell
9 4 (1.05%) 3PAR
9 4 (1.05%) Google
9 4 (1.05%) NetApp
9 4 (1.05%) Remedy
10 3 (0.79%) EMC
11 2 (0.52%) Cisco
11 2 (0.52%) Misys
11 2 (0.52%) SAP