Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Oracle RAC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle RAC over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 958 894 697
Rank change year-on-year -64 -197 -63
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 225 275 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 0.93% 1.31% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 142 171 482
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £33,750 £40,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £95,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -1.04%

Oracle RAC is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 24,217 20,997 24,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.09% 12.41% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19,642 17,586 21,107
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +4.17%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle RAC over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the UK over the 6 months to 23 May 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 -58 207 £50,000 -13.04% 28
UK excluding London -96 142 £45,000 -10.00% 21
London +12 81 £57,500 -33.33% 7
East of England -8 46 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South East -64 37 £50,000 +2.04% 8
North of England +3 32 £37,500 -37.50% 6
Yorkshire +41 31 £37,500 -42.31% 3
Scotland -24 16 £50,000 +33.33%
Midlands +22 8 - -
East Midlands +16 6 - -
West Midlands +14 2 - -
Wales - 2 £47,500 -
North West -3 1 £42,500 - 1
South West -61 1 £50,500 +9.19% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing Oracle RAC 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 Oracle RAC.

1 225 (100.00%) Oracle
2 161 (71.56%) Oracle Database
3 134 (59.56%) Linux
4 127 (56.44%) SQL
5 106 (47.11%) Data Guard
6 103 (45.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 102 (45.33%) Relational Database
8 99 (44.00%) PL/SQL
9 96 (42.67%) Unix
10 95 (42.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 89 (39.56%) Oracle RMAN
12 87 (38.67%) RDBMS
13 84 (37.33%) Performance Tuning
14 83 (36.89%) SQL Server
15 77 (34.22%) Windows
16 67 (29.78%) WebLogic
16 67 (29.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 59 (26.22%) Red Hat
18 57 (25.33%) Finance
19 54 (24.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 52 (23.11%) WebSphere
21 51 (22.67%) Middleware
22 50 (22.22%) MySQL
23 46 (20.44%) TCP/IP
23 46 (20.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
24 45 (20.00%) Perl
25 43 (19.11%) OCP
25 43 (19.11%) Oracle Certification
26 42 (18.67%) SAN
26 42 (18.67%) Oracle Exadata

Oracle RAC
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 67 (29.78%) WebLogic
2 52 (23.11%) WebSphere
3 41 (18.22%) Apache
4 39 (17.33%) Tomcat
5 36 (16.00%) JBoss
5 36 (16.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 20 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (5.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 8 (3.56%) MS Exchange
8 8 (3.56%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.78%) Oracle UPK
10 3 (1.33%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.33%) IIS
10 3 (1.33%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 22 (9.78%) Oracle Applications
2 21 (9.33%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (4.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (4.89%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (3.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (1.78%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.11%) SaaS
2 33 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.00%) IaaS
4 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.78%) Boomi
6 2 (0.89%) PaaS
7 1 (0.44%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.44%) TCP/IP
2 42 (18.67%) SAN
3 40 (17.78%) Firewall
4 36 (16.00%) HTTP
4 36 (16.00%) NAS
5 10 (4.44%) DNS
6 4 (1.78%) SSH
7 2 (0.89%) DSL
7 2 (0.89%) Internet
7 2 (0.89%) LAN
7 2 (0.89%) WAN
8 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (71.56%) Oracle Database
2 103 (45.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 102 (45.33%) Relational Database
4 95 (42.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 87 (38.67%) RDBMS
6 83 (36.89%) SQL Server
7 50 (22.22%) MySQL
8 42 (18.67%) Oracle Exadata
9 33 (14.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 25 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (3.56%) SQLPlus
14 6 (2.67%) MongoDB
14 6 (2.67%) NoSQL
15 5 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
16 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (1.33%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (3.56%) ClearCase
2 8 (3.56%) ClearQuest
3 4 (1.78%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.78%) Subversion
4 3 (1.33%) Rational Team Concert
4 3 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 57 (25.33%) Finance
2 20 (8.89%) Retail
3 11 (4.89%) Automotive
4 9 (4.00%) Publishing
5 8 (3.56%) Games
6 5 (2.22%) Banking
6 5 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.89%) Advertising
8 2 (0.89%) Electronics
8 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.89%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 145 (64.44%) DBA
2 136 (60.44%) Oracle DBA
3 94 (41.78%) Administrator
4 31 (13.78%) Senior DBA
5 30 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 30 (13.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 22 (9.78%) Support Engineer
7 20 (8.89%) Web Engineer
8 19 (8.44%) Linux Support
9 15 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
10 14 (6.22%) Applications Support
10 14 (6.22%) Consultant
10 14 (6.22%) Linux Support Engineer
10 14 (6.22%) Server Support
10 14 (6.22%) Web Applications Engineer
10 14 (6.22%) Web Support Engineer
11 13 (5.78%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 13 (5.78%) Web Applications Support
12 12 (5.33%) Applications Support Engineer
12 12 (5.33%) Linux Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (22.67%) Middleware
2 46 (20.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 36 (16.00%) LAMP
3 36 (16.00%) LDAP
4 17 (7.56%) J2EE
5 15 (6.67%) .NET
6 13 (5.78%) XML
7 12 (5.33%) Web Services
7 12 (5.33%) XSLT
8 11 (4.89%) JSON
9 10 (4.44%) JMS
10 7 (3.11%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (3.11%) JDBC
10 7 (3.11%) JNDI
11 5 (2.22%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.22%) Castor
12 4 (1.78%) IDoc
12 4 (1.78%) SAP ALE
12 4 (1.78%) SAP PI
13 3 (1.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.44%) Replication
3 18 (8.00%) Clustering
4 14 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.33%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.89%) DataPower
7 9 (4.00%) Data Centre
8 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.22%) FMCG
9 5 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.22%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.89%) CMDB
12 1 (0.44%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 134 (59.56%) Linux
2 96 (42.67%) Unix
3 77 (34.22%) Windows
4 67 (29.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (12.44%) Solaris
6 18 (8.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.11%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.78%) AIX
9 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (37.33%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (14.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (12.89%) Web Operations
4 24 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (9.33%) Database Security
5 21 (9.33%) Migration
6 20 (8.89%) Change Control
6 20 (8.89%) SOA
7 16 (7.11%) High Availability
7 16 (7.11%) ITIL
8 15 (6.67%) Presales
9 14 (6.22%) Configuration Management
9 14 (6.22%) Proactive Management
10 12 (5.33%) Logistics
10 12 (5.33%) Project Management
10 12 (5.33%) Server Building
11 11 (4.89%) CRM
11 11 (4.89%) Line Management
11 11 (4.89%) SDLC
11 11 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (56.44%) SQL
2 99 (44.00%) PL/SQL
3 45 (20.00%) Perl
4 40 (17.78%) PowerShell
5 39 (17.33%) Bash Shell
6 31 (13.78%) Java
7 29 (12.89%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.44%) Korn
9 7 (3.11%) Python
10 4 (1.78%) ABAP
10 4 (1.78%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.33%) AWK
11 3 (1.33%) C-shell
11 3 (1.33%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.33%) PHP
12 2 (0.89%) Jython
12 2 (0.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 43 (19.11%) OCP
1 43 (19.11%) Oracle Certification
2 23 (10.22%) Degree
3 14 (6.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.11%) OCA
6 5 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.33%) RHCE
7 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.44%) MCITP
8 1 (0.44%) MCSE
8 1 (0.44%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.44%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.67%) QA
4 4 (1.78%) SLA
5 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (3.56%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (3.11%) OpenAM
2 7 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.33%) HDFS
4 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.89%) NFS
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 106 (47.11%) Data Guard
2 89 (39.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 54 (24.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 36 (16.00%) Puppet
5 32 (14.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 8 (3.56%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (2.22%) Foglight
8 2 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 225 (100.00%) Oracle
2 59 (26.22%) Red Hat
3 36 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (10.67%) IBM
5 19 (8.44%) SAP
5 19 (8.44%) WorldPay
6 12 (5.33%) HP
7 11 (4.89%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (3.56%) NetApp
8 8 (3.56%) VMware
9 5 (2.22%) Dell
9 5 (2.22%) Siebel
10 4 (1.78%) Capita
11 3 (1.33%) Sun
11 3 (1.33%) Sybase
12 2 (0.89%) Misys
12 2 (0.89%) Progress
12 2 (0.89%) Sophis
13 1 (0.44%) Cisco
13 1 (0.44%) EMC