Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1013 794 683
Rank change year-on-year -219 -111 -64
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 175 406 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 1.88% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 117 223 517
UK median annual salary £47,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.26% +9.52% -8.70%
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £105,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.48% +10.53% -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 23,560 21,597 24,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.36% 12.28% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19,473 17,926 20,730
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,250 £22,648
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
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 RAC within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 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 -210 157 £47,000 -18.26% 27
UK excluding London -110 143 £47,000 -10.48% 25
South East -40 35 £47,000 -8.29% 11
East of England -27 34 £47,000 -10.90% 6
North of England -7 33 £35,000 -33.33% 5
London -102 31 £56,250 -31.82% 2
Yorkshire +14 25 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Midlands +15 17 £50,000 -1.96% 1
East Midlands +5 11 £50,000 +14.29% 1
Northern Ireland -6 10 - -
South West -32 10 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Scotland - 7 £55,000 -
West Midlands -13 6 £50,000 -2.84%
North East - 5 £65,000 -
North West -22 3 - - 4
Wales -2 1 £55,000 +22.22%

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Oracle
2 150 (85.71%) Oracle Database
3 99 (56.57%) SQL
4 96 (54.86%) Performance Tuning
4 96 (54.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 90 (51.43%) Linux
6 85 (48.57%) Relational Database
7 82 (46.86%) Data Guard
8 79 (45.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 72 (41.14%) RDBMS
10 70 (40.00%) PL/SQL
11 66 (37.71%) Unix
12 61 (34.86%) Oracle RMAN
13 46 (26.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 45 (25.71%) SQL Server
15 42 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
16 38 (21.71%) Windows
17 37 (21.14%) WebLogic
18 33 (18.86%) Red Hat
18 33 (18.86%) Disaster Recovery
19 31 (17.71%) Oracle Certification
19 31 (17.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 29 (16.57%) OCP
21 28 (16.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
22 27 (15.43%) Middleware
23 26 (14.86%) Microsoft
23 26 (14.86%) High Availability
24 25 (14.29%) Java
25 24 (13.71%) Replication
25 24 (13.71%) Migration

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 37 (21.14%) WebLogic
2 16 (9.14%) Apache
2 16 (9.14%) JBoss
2 16 (9.14%) Tomcat
2 16 (9.14%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (4.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (4.57%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.86%) iPlanet
6 5 (2.86%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.86%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (2.29%) Oracle UPK
8 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.57%) IIS
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.57%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.57%) SaaS
3 5 (2.86%) IaaS
4 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.57%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.57%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.86%) SAN
2 18 (10.29%) Firewall
3 17 (9.71%) TCP/IP
4 13 (7.43%) NAS
5 8 (4.57%) HTTP
6 6 (3.43%) DNS
7 5 (2.86%) WAN
8 3 (1.71%) FCoE
8 3 (1.71%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.71%) LAN
9 2 (1.14%) VLAN
10 1 (0.57%) DSL
10 1 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 96 (54.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 85 (48.57%) Relational Database
4 79 (45.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 72 (41.14%) RDBMS
6 45 (25.71%) SQL Server
7 42 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (10.86%) Oracle Exadata
9 16 (9.14%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (8.00%) MySQL
11 12 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (4.57%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
15 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (3.43%) Yellowfin
16 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
17 4 (2.29%) Data Mining
17 4 (2.29%) OLTP
17 4 (2.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (7.43%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (5.71%) Subversion
3 6 (3.43%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.71%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.71%) ClearQuest
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.71%) Toad
General
1 19 (10.86%) Finance
2 18 (10.29%) Retail
3 17 (9.71%) Automotive
4 15 (8.57%) Publishing
5 10 (5.71%) Legal
6 8 (4.57%) Games
7 4 (2.29%) Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Advertising
8 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Law
8 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (71.43%) DBA
2 115 (65.71%) Oracle DBA
3 58 (33.14%) Administrator
4 13 (7.43%) Senior DBA
5 12 (6.86%) Applications Support
5 12 (6.86%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 10 (5.71%) Development DBA
6 10 (5.71%) Oracle Development DBA
7 8 (4.57%) Consultant
7 8 (4.57%) SQL DBA
8 7 (4.00%) Architect
8 7 (4.00%) Linux Support
8 7 (4.00%) Server Support
8 7 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.00%) Web Applications Support
9 6 (3.43%) Database Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Developer
9 6 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 5 (2.86%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 27 (15.43%) Middleware
3 14 (8.00%) LDAP
3 14 (8.00%) XML
4 10 (5.71%) XSLT
5 9 (5.14%) J2EE
6 8 (4.57%) LAMP
7 7 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (4.00%) Java EE
7 7 (4.00%) JSF
7 7 (4.00%) JSP
7 7 (4.00%) Spring
7 7 (4.00%) Struts
7 7 (4.00%) XSL
8 5 (2.86%) Castor
9 4 (2.29%) .NET
9 4 (2.29%) Web Services
10 3 (1.71%) JSON
10 3 (1.71%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.14%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.71%) Replication
2 20 (11.43%) Clustering
3 19 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (10.29%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.86%) Fintech
5 5 (2.86%) FMCG
5 5 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.71%) DataPower
6 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.14%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.14%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.57%) CMDB
8 1 (0.57%) Life Science
8 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 90 (51.43%) Linux
2 66 (37.71%) Unix
3 38 (21.71%) Windows
4 31 (17.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (8.00%) Solaris
6 10 (5.71%) AIX
7 9 (5.14%) Windows Server
8 6 (3.43%) HPUX
9 5 (2.86%) SUSE
10 2 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (54.86%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (18.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (14.86%) High Availability
4 24 (13.71%) Migration
5 22 (12.57%) Database Tuning
6 20 (11.43%) Analytics
7 18 (10.29%) Logistics
8 17 (9.71%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (8.57%) Data Modelling
10 14 (8.00%) Data Analytics
11 13 (7.43%) Server Building
12 12 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.29%) Change Control
13 11 (6.29%) Software Engineering
14 10 (5.71%) Data Science
14 10 (5.71%) ITIL
14 10 (5.71%) SOA
15 9 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (5.14%) Change Management
15 9 (5.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 99 (56.57%) SQL
2 70 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 25 (14.29%) Java
4 18 (10.29%) Shell Script
5 13 (7.43%) Korn
5 13 (7.43%) Perl
6 12 (6.86%) Bash Shell
7 9 (5.14%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.57%) C
9 5 (2.86%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.29%) C++
11 3 (1.71%) C-shell
12 2 (1.14%) Python
12 2 (1.14%) Ruby
13 1 (0.57%) C#
13 1 (0.57%) Erlang
13 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (17.71%) Oracle Certification
2 29 (16.57%) OCP
3 20 (11.43%) Degree
4 12 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.71%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.14%) OCA
8 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.57%) CCNA
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (1.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.71%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) PMO
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.86%) KVM
2 5 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (1.14%) Samba
4 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.57%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.57%) vCloud
5 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 82 (46.86%) Data Guard
2 61 (34.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 46 (26.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 19 (10.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 10 (5.71%) Puppet
6 5 (2.86%) Foglight
6 5 (2.86%) OpenView
7 3 (1.71%) Ansible
7 3 (1.71%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.71%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.14%) SCOM
9 1 (0.57%) Icinga
9 1 (0.57%) Kibana
9 1 (0.57%) logstash
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 175 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (18.86%) Red Hat
3 26 (14.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.00%) HP
5 11 (6.29%) IBM
6 9 (5.14%) VMware
7 7 (4.00%) Cisco
8 6 (3.43%) Dell
8 6 (3.43%) NetApp
8 6 (3.43%) Tableau
8 6 (3.43%) Veritas
9 5 (2.86%) Cognos
9 5 (2.86%) F5
9 5 (2.86%) Opsware
9 5 (2.86%) PlateSpin
9 5 (2.86%) SAP
9 5 (2.86%) Sun
10 4 (2.29%) Perforce
10 4 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.71%) Borland