Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Oracle DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 802 672
Rank change year-on-year +36 -130 -41
Permanent jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 436 392 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 327 291 547
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £69,750 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.43% +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 165,559 165,529 192,856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,645 136,314 161,969
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
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%

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 June 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 18 June 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 +18 379 £50,000 +5.26% 28
UK excluding London +15 317 £48,500 +5.43% 25
London +31 113 £61,250 +11.36% 6
South East +1 95 £50,750 +7.98% 8
East of England -42 69 £49,500 +5.32% 5
North of England +28 64 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Yorkshire +39 38 £37,500 -21.05%
Scotland -7 35 £55,000 +46.67%
Midlands +28 27 £48,500 +7.78% 1
North West +7 24 £42,500 - 4
West Midlands +29 16 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Wales +11 13 £44,500 +36.92% 3
South West -32 13 £45,000 - 3
East Midlands +7 12 £37,500 -9.09%
Northern Ireland +2 3 £65,000 +62.50%
North East - 3 £37,500 - 1

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, Oracle DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 436 (100.00%) Oracle
2 412 (94.50%) Oracle Database
3 267 (61.24%) SQL
4 226 (51.83%) Linux
5 188 (43.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 184 (42.20%) Oracle Database 12c
7 156 (35.78%) Performance Tuning
8 153 (35.09%) SQL Server
9 148 (33.94%) Oracle RAC
10 147 (33.72%) Unix
11 145 (33.26%) Data Guard
12 140 (32.11%) PL/SQL
13 135 (30.96%) Oracle RMAN
14 86 (19.72%) Oracle Database 10g
15 82 (18.81%) Oracle Certification
15 82 (18.81%) Relational Database
16 77 (17.66%) Finance
17 76 (17.43%) Disaster Recovery
17 76 (17.43%) RDBMS
18 74 (16.97%) Microsoft
19 71 (16.28%) WebLogic
20 70 (16.06%) Windows
21 66 (15.14%) Oracle Reports
22 65 (14.91%) OCP
23 62 (14.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
24 58 (13.30%) Red Hat
24 58 (13.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
25 56 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
26 55 (12.61%) Oracle EBS
27 54 (12.39%) High Availability

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 71 (16.28%) WebLogic
2 34 (7.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 25 (5.73%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (2.29%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle UPK
8 3 (0.69%) Apache
8 3 (0.69%) IIS
8 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.69%) SAS
9 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.46%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.23%) JBoss
10 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 55 (12.61%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (10.09%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (5.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (3.67%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.46%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.23%) Finacle
7 1 (0.23%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.29%) IaaS
4 7 (1.61%) SaaS
5 3 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.05%) SAN
2 12 (2.75%) NAS
3 6 (1.38%) SSH
4 3 (0.69%) SMS
5 2 (0.46%) DHCP
5 2 (0.46%) DNS
5 2 (0.46%) Internet
5 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (94.50%) Oracle Database
2 188 (43.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 184 (42.20%) Oracle Database 12c
4 153 (35.09%) SQL Server
5 86 (19.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 82 (18.81%) Relational Database
7 76 (17.43%) RDBMS
8 66 (15.14%) Oracle Reports
9 50 (11.47%) MySQL
10 41 (9.40%) Oracle Exadata
11 34 (7.80%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (6.19%) Oracle BI EE
13 26 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (2.75%) MariaDB
16 12 (2.75%) MongoDB
17 11 (2.52%) Amazon Redshift
17 11 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 33 (7.57%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (0.92%) Ant
3 4 (0.92%) JIRA
3 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.92%) Toad
4 3 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.69%) Subversion
4 3 (0.69%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.23%) PROIV
General
1 77 (17.66%) Finance
2 23 (5.28%) Advertising
3 15 (3.44%) Retail
4 10 (2.29%) Banking
4 10 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.83%) Automotive
6 7 (1.61%) Games
6 7 (1.61%) Publishing
7 6 (1.38%) Electronics
7 6 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.38%) Marketing
8 5 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.92%) Legal
10 3 (0.69%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 49 (11.24%) Middleware
3 27 (6.19%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (2.75%) Web Services
5 7 (1.61%) XML
6 6 (1.38%) REST
6 6 (1.38%) SOAP
6 6 (1.38%) WPF
6 6 (1.38%) XML Messaging
7 5 (1.15%) .NET
7 5 (1.15%) Castor
8 4 (0.92%) Flash
8 4 (0.92%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.23%) ODBC
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.01%) Clustering
2 46 (10.55%) Replication
3 38 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.50%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.92%) FMCG
7 4 (0.92%) Spread Betting
8 3 (0.69%) CMDB
8 3 (0.69%) Fintech
8 3 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.69%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.69%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.46%) Derivative
9 2 (0.46%) Equities
9 2 (0.46%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.46%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 226 (51.83%) Linux
2 147 (33.72%) Unix
3 70 (16.06%) Windows
4 53 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (10.55%) Solaris
6 29 (6.65%) Windows Server
7 12 (2.75%) AIX
8 9 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (35.78%) Performance Tuning
2 76 (17.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 56 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (12.39%) High Availability
5 53 (12.16%) ITIL
6 52 (11.93%) Migration
7 42 (9.63%) Database Tuning
8 36 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (7.80%) Database Security
9 34 (7.80%) SOA
10 33 (7.57%) Proactive Monitoring
11 32 (7.34%) Capacity Planning
12 28 (6.42%) Performance Analysis
13 27 (6.19%) Change Control
14 21 (4.82%) Mentoring
15 19 (4.36%) Root Cause Analysis
16 17 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (3.67%) Incident Management
17 16 (3.67%) Logistics
18 15 (3.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 267 (61.24%) SQL
2 140 (32.11%) PL/SQL
3 52 (11.93%) Shell Script
4 14 (3.21%) Bash Shell
4 14 (3.21%) Korn
4 14 (3.21%) PowerShell
5 13 (2.98%) Java
5 13 (2.98%) Perl
5 13 (2.98%) Python
6 9 (2.06%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.15%) Bourne shell
8 4 (0.92%) C#
9 2 (0.46%) AWK
9 2 (0.46%) C-shell
10 1 (0.23%) C
Qualifications
1 82 (18.81%) Oracle Certification
2 65 (14.91%) OCP
3 27 (6.19%) Degree
4 16 (3.67%) Security Cleared
5 15 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.98%) OCA
7 12 (2.75%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.15%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.69%) MCSE
10 3 (0.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.88%) SLA
2 20 (4.59%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 148 (33.94%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.44%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.69%) HDFS
6 2 (0.46%) Firmware
6 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 145 (33.26%) Data Guard
2 135 (30.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 62 (14.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 41 (9.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 10 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.15%) Ansible
6 5 (1.15%) Foglight
6 5 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.92%) Automic
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle Flashback
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.46%) CloudForms
9 2 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.46%) Puppet
10 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.23%) Grafana
10 1 (0.23%) Graphite
10 1 (0.23%) Kibana
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 436 (100.00%) Oracle
2 74 (16.97%) Microsoft
3 58 (13.30%) Red Hat
4 25 (5.73%) VMware
5 20 (4.59%) WorldPay
6 14 (3.21%) IBM
7 10 (2.29%) Siebel
8 9 (2.06%) SAP
9 6 (1.38%) HP
9 6 (1.38%) Remedy
10 5 (1.15%) BMC
10 5 (1.15%) NetApp
10 5 (1.15%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.92%) AppDynamics
11 4 (0.92%) Citrix
11 4 (0.92%) Dell
11 4 (0.92%) EMC
11 4 (0.92%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.69%) Avaloq
13 2 (0.46%) Google