Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 724 509
Rank change year-on-year -115 -215 -71
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 349 549 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.29% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.30% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 294 335 967
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,650 £36,735 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -126 312 £47,500 - 16
UK excluding London -12 262 £47,000 +4.44% 14
London -112 83 £55,000 - 3
South East +39 73 £47,000 -1.05% 7
North of England -19 63 £42,500 - 3
East of England -4 55 £47,000 +17.50% 2
Midlands +16 33 £50,000 -1.96% 1
North West -37 23 £45,750 -1.08% 2
North East +20 20 £50,491 +26.23%
Yorkshire +15 20 £37,500 -11.76% 1
West Midlands +24 19 £50,000 -1.96%
East Midlands +23 14 £40,000 -17.95% 1
Scotland -4 14 £37,500 -37.50% 1
South West -26 12 £37,500 -16.67%
Northern Ireland -12 11 £35,000 -
Wales +2 8 £37,000 -16.38%

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 349 (100.00%) Oracle
2 309 (88.54%) Oracle Database
3 226 (64.76%) SQL
4 195 (55.87%) Oracle Database 12c
5 174 (49.86%) Linux
6 159 (45.56%) Performance Tuning
7 153 (43.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 145 (41.55%) Unix
9 143 (40.97%) SQL Server
10 138 (39.54%) Data Guard
11 136 (38.97%) PL/SQL
12 118 (33.81%) Oracle RAC
13 111 (31.81%) Oracle RMAN
14 88 (25.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 80 (22.92%) Relational Database
16 78 (22.35%) Shell Script
17 73 (20.92%) Oracle Database 10g
18 69 (19.77%) RDBMS
19 64 (18.34%) Windows
20 63 (18.05%) Microsoft
21 60 (17.19%) Oracle Certification
22 59 (16.91%) Disaster Recovery
23 54 (15.47%) Solaris
24 53 (15.19%) Capacity Planning
25 50 (14.33%) High Availability
25 50 (14.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
26 48 (13.75%) WebLogic
26 48 (13.75%) Finance
27 43 (12.32%) Database Tuning
27 43 (12.32%) OCP

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 (13.75%) WebLogic
2 24 (6.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (5.44%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.44%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (2.58%) Apache
5 9 (2.58%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (2.01%) JBoss
7 6 (1.72%) SAS
8 4 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.29%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.29%) Confluence
10 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.29%) IIS
10 1 (0.29%) JRun
10 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (9.74%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (8.02%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (2.01%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.86%) iTrent
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.29%) Akamai
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.15%) SAN
1 11 (3.15%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.58%) NAS
3 8 (2.29%) DHCP
3 8 (2.29%) DNS
4 4 (1.15%) Firewall
4 4 (1.15%) Internet
4 4 (1.15%) SMS
5 3 (0.86%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.57%) HTTP
6 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.57%) SMTP
7 1 (0.29%) LAN
7 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (88.54%) Oracle Database
2 195 (55.87%) Oracle Database 12c
3 153 (43.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 143 (40.97%) SQL Server
5 80 (22.92%) Relational Database
6 73 (20.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 69 (19.77%) RDBMS
8 42 (12.03%) MySQL
9 28 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (7.74%) Oracle9i Database
11 24 (6.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (6.02%) MongoDB
14 20 (5.73%) Oracle Exadata
15 18 (5.16%) Oracle Reports
16 17 (4.87%) SQL Server 2014
17 15 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (4.01%) NoSQL
19 11 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 10 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (4.87%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (3.44%) Subversion
3 11 (3.15%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (2.58%) Toad
5 8 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.29%) Flyway
7 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 48 (13.75%) Finance
2 20 (5.73%) Banking
3 17 (4.87%) Advertising
4 16 (4.58%) Retail
5 13 (3.72%) Legal
6 12 (3.44%) Automotive
6 12 (3.44%) Publishing
7 7 (2.01%) Billing
8 6 (1.72%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.86%) Law
11 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.57%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 31 (8.88%) Middleware
3 22 (6.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (3.72%) .NET
5 12 (3.44%) REST
5 12 (3.44%) SOAP
5 12 (3.44%) Web Services
5 12 (3.44%) XML
5 12 (3.44%) XML Messaging
6 4 (1.15%) DCOM
6 4 (1.15%) Java EE
6 4 (1.15%) JDBC
6 4 (1.15%) ODBC
7 3 (0.86%) WSH
8 2 (0.57%) RESTful
9 1 (0.29%) HTML
9 1 (0.29%) jQuery
9 1 (0.29%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.29%) SAML
9 1 (0.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.46%) Clustering
2 24 (6.88%) Replication
3 19 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (1.72%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.57%) Fintech
8 2 (0.57%) NHS
8 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.57%) Online Games
8 2 (0.57%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) CMDB
9 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 174 (49.86%) Linux
2 145 (41.55%) Unix
3 64 (18.34%) Windows
4 54 (15.47%) Solaris
5 29 (8.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (7.74%) Windows Server
7 20 (5.73%) AIX
8 19 (5.44%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.57%) CentOS
12 1 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (45.56%) Performance Tuning
2 59 (16.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 53 (15.19%) Capacity Planning
4 50 (14.33%) High Availability
5 43 (12.32%) Database Tuning
6 42 (12.03%) ITIL
7 40 (11.46%) DevOps
8 38 (10.89%) Migration
9 32 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (6.88%) SOA
11 23 (6.59%) Performance Monitoring
12 22 (6.30%) Mentoring
13 20 (5.73%) Analytics
14 18 (5.16%) Data Analytics
14 18 (5.16%) Data Protection
15 16 (4.58%) ERP
16 14 (4.01%) Data Migration
16 14 (4.01%) Software Engineering
17 13 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 226 (64.76%) SQL
2 136 (38.97%) PL/SQL
3 78 (22.35%) Shell Script
4 33 (9.46%) Java
5 19 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 17 (4.87%) Korn
7 15 (4.30%) Python
8 12 (3.44%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.29%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.29%) PHP
10 7 (2.01%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.01%) Perl
11 3 (0.86%) VBScript
12 1 (0.29%) C
12 1 (0.29%) C#
12 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (17.19%) Oracle Certification
2 43 (12.32%) OCP
3 29 (8.31%) Degree
4 28 (8.02%) Security Cleared
5 19 (5.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.58%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.43%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.86%) OCA
10 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.29%) MCSA
11 1 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 118 (33.81%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (5.16%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.72%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.86%) Docker
6 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 138 (39.54%) Data Guard
2 111 (31.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 88 (25.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 26 (7.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 14 (4.01%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.29%) SCOM
7 5 (1.43%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.15%) Ansible
8 4 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (0.86%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.86%) Puppet
10 2 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Flashback
11 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.29%) Grafana
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.29%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 349 (100.00%) Oracle
2 63 (18.05%) Microsoft
3 39 (11.17%) Red Hat
4 23 (6.59%) IBM
5 19 (5.44%) VMware
6 6 (1.72%) Actian
6 6 (1.72%) Sun
7 5 (1.43%) Cognizant
7 5 (1.43%) HP
7 5 (1.43%) Remedy
7 5 (1.43%) Sybase
8 4 (1.15%) Siebel
9 3 (0.86%) Citrix
9 3 (0.86%) Cognos
9 3 (0.86%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.86%) Splunk
10 2 (0.57%) 3PAR
10 2 (0.57%) Google
10 2 (0.57%) SaltStack