Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 966 921 1005
Rank change year-on-year -45 +84 -276
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 112 253 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.46% 1.03% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 93 186 155
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +11.70% -14.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% -9.18%

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 24,104 24,514 22,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.33% 14.72% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19,719 20,029 19,218
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +8.97% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%

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 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Top 12 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 22 September 2019. 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 -35 108 £60,000 +14.29% 6
UK excluding London -12 69 £52,500 +5.00% 4
London +37 43 £65,000 +8.33% 2
South East +12 42 £60,000 +14.29% 2
South West +8 10 £52,500 +3.96%
Midlands +20 7 £50,000 -0.99% 1
East Midlands +25 5 £51,250 - 1
North West +22 5 £37,500 -16.67% 1
North of England -6 5 £37,500 -2.60% 1
Scotland 0 4 £42,500 -22.73%
West Midlands +24 2 £40,500 -19.80%
East of England +40 1 £50,000 +5.26%

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Oracle
2 80 (71.43%) SQL
3 71 (63.39%) SQL Server
4 69 (61.61%) Linux
5 53 (47.32%) Unix
6 51 (45.54%) Java
7 48 (42.86%) Oracle Database
8 47 (41.96%) Relational Database
9 46 (41.07%) Ansible
9 46 (41.07%) RDBMS
10 44 (39.29%) MySQL
11 43 (38.39%) Opscode Chef
12 42 (37.50%) Data Guard
12 42 (37.50%) Python
13 41 (36.61%) AWS
14 40 (35.71%) SaaS
14 40 (35.71%) Bash Shell
14 40 (35.71%) DevOps
14 40 (35.71%) Tomcat
14 40 (35.71%) Perl
14 40 (35.71%) JBoss
15 38 (33.93%) SQL Server 2005
15 38 (33.93%) TCP/IP
15 38 (33.93%) Docker
15 38 (33.93%) Kubernetes
15 38 (33.93%) Private Cloud
15 38 (33.93%) Web Operations
15 38 (33.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 38 (33.93%) Puppet
15 38 (33.93%) OpenShift

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 40 (35.71%) JBoss
1 40 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 32 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.57%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (36.61%) AWS
2 40 (35.71%) SaaS
3 38 (33.93%) OpenShift
4 7 (6.25%) Boomi
5 2 (1.79%) Azure
5 2 (1.79%) IaaS
5 2 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.93%) TCP/IP
2 32 (28.57%) Firewall
3 9 (8.04%) SAN
4 6 (5.36%) NAS
5 3 (2.68%) LAN
5 3 (2.68%) VSAN
5 3 (2.68%) WAN
6 1 (0.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (63.39%) SQL Server
2 48 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 47 (41.96%) Relational Database
4 46 (41.07%) RDBMS
5 44 (39.29%) MySQL
6 38 (33.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (33.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (33.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (20.54%) Oracle Exadata
8 19 (16.96%) Oracle Database 12c
9 18 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (8.93%) Big Data
12 8 (7.14%) MongoDB
13 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
15 2 (1.79%) OLTP
15 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) JIRA
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (17.86%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Games
3 4 (3.57%) Marketing
4 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (44.64%) DBA
2 39 (34.82%) Oracle DBA
3 36 (32.14%) Linux Engineer
4 25 (22.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (22.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 25 (22.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 25 (22.32%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 22 (19.64%) Administrator
6 16 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (10.71%) Applications Engineer
8 11 (9.82%) Developer
9 10 (8.93%) AWS DevOps
9 10 (8.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 10 (8.93%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (6.25%) Architect
10 7 (6.25%) Integration Developer
10 7 (6.25%) Oracle Financials DBA
10 7 (6.25%) SAP Developer
11 6 (5.36%) Consultant
11 6 (5.36%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) Flash
2 8 (7.14%) SAP PI
3 5 (4.46%) Middleware
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (3.57%) IDoc
4 4 (3.57%) LDAP
4 4 (3.57%) SAP ALE
4 4 (3.57%) XML
4 4 (3.57%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 38 (33.93%) Private Cloud
2 30 (26.79%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (12.50%) Clustering
4 8 (7.14%) Replication
5 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.89%) CMDB
7 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) NHS
7 1 (0.89%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 69 (61.61%) Linux
2 53 (47.32%) Unix
3 29 (25.89%) Windows
4 16 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (3.57%) Solaris
6 4 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.71%) DevOps
2 38 (33.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 38 (33.93%) Web Operations
3 23 (20.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (20.54%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (19.64%) High Availability
5 11 (9.82%) ITIL
6 9 (8.04%) Migration
7 8 (7.14%) Data Security
7 8 (7.14%) Task Automation
8 7 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.36%) Change Control
9 6 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (5.36%) Proactive Monitoring
10 5 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.46%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.57%) Data Mapping
11 4 (3.57%) Performance Engineering
11 4 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 80 (71.43%) SQL
2 51 (45.54%) Java
3 42 (37.50%) Python
4 40 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 40 (35.71%) Perl
5 30 (26.79%) Ruby
6 12 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 11 (9.82%) PowerShell
8 10 (8.93%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.57%) ABAP
10 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (15.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.71%) Oracle Certification
3 11 (9.82%) OCP
4 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.68%) Degree
6 3 (2.68%) OCA
7 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (33.93%) Docker
2 12 (10.71%) Firmware
3 7 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (4.46%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 46 (41.07%) Ansible
2 43 (38.39%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (37.50%) Data Guard
4 38 (33.93%) Kubernetes
4 38 (33.93%) Puppet
5 21 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (10.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (9.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 8 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (2.68%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (2.68%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.79%) Foglight
10 2 (1.79%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 112 (100.00%) Oracle
2 30 (26.79%) Sun
3 10 (8.93%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.14%) HP
4 8 (7.14%) SAP
4 8 (7.14%) VMware
5 5 (4.46%) Dell
6 3 (2.68%) Sybase
7 2 (1.79%) IBM
7 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.79%) NetApp
8 1 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.89%) WorldPay