Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 924 792 959
Rank change year-on-year -132 +167 -36
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 67 25 160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.035% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.20% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 145
10th Percentile £46,000 £26,250 £39,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £31,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +3.96%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,188 £66,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £68,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00% -

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 20,835 12,579 24,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.51% 17.79% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14,774 10,467 20,598
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,000 £33,173
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Oracle RAC.

Salary trend for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Oracle RAC over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Top 11 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 26 July 2021. 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 -139 57 £59,250 +18.50% 4
UK excluding London -120 30 £52,500 +31.25% 3
London -99 27 £65,000 +6.12% 2
Work from Home -244 15 £80,000 - 1
Midlands -80 14 £50,000 +53.85%
South East -62 11 £60,000 - 2
West Midlands -59 9 £47,500 -
East Midlands -57 5 £50,000 +53.85%
North West - 3 £52,500 -
North of England - 3 £52,500 -
South West -62 2 £50,000 -4.76%

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 67 (100.00%) Oracle
2 65 (97.01%) Oracle Database
3 48 (71.64%) Data Guard
4 42 (62.69%) Linux
5 40 (59.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 32 (47.76%) Azure
7 31 (46.27%) AWS
7 31 (46.27%) SQL Server
8 28 (41.79%) Oracle Database 12c
9 26 (38.81%) Unix
10 24 (35.82%) WebLogic
10 24 (35.82%) Middleware
10 24 (35.82%) Oracle Exadata
11 21 (31.34%) Social Skills
11 21 (31.34%) SQL
11 21 (31.34%) Oracle Applications
12 20 (29.85%) PL/SQL
12 20 (29.85%) MySQL
12 20 (29.85%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (28.36%) GCP
13 19 (28.36%) Clustering
13 19 (28.36%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (28.36%) Google
14 18 (26.87%) Oracle EBS
14 18 (26.87%) Oracle EBS R12
15 17 (25.37%) Relational Database
15 17 (25.37%) RDBMS
16 16 (23.88%) Shell Script
16 16 (23.88%) Service Delivery
16 16 (23.88%) Oracle Reports

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 24 (35.82%) WebLogic
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Fuse
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (26.87%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (26.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (22.39%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.49%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 32 (47.76%) Azure
2 31 (46.27%) AWS
3 19 (28.36%) GCP
4 7 (10.45%) IaaS
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (1.49%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) DHCP
2 1 (1.49%) DMZ
2 1 (1.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.49%) MPLS
2 1 (1.49%) Network Security
2 1 (1.49%) PBX
2 1 (1.49%) Skype
2 1 (1.49%) VLAN
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
2 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (97.01%) Oracle Database
2 31 (46.27%) SQL Server
3 28 (41.79%) Oracle Database 12c
4 24 (35.82%) Oracle Exadata
5 20 (29.85%) MySQL
6 19 (28.36%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (25.37%) RDBMS
7 17 (25.37%) Relational Database
8 16 (23.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (23.88%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (22.39%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (10.45%) Ingres
11 7 (10.45%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (10.45%) VoltDB
12 6 (8.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (8.96%) Big Data
12 6 (8.96%) Essbase
12 6 (8.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (31.34%) Social Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Automotive
3 7 (10.45%) Documentation Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Publishing
3 7 (10.45%) Retail
4 6 (8.96%) Law
5 5 (7.46%) Finance
6 3 (4.48%) Marketing
7 1 (1.49%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 54 (80.60%) DBA
2 49 (73.13%) Oracle DBA
3 20 (29.85%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 8 (11.94%) Senior DBA
4 8 (11.94%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 7 (10.45%) MySQL DBA
5 7 (10.45%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 7 (10.45%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (7.46%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Database Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Applications Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle Applications Consultant
10 1 (1.49%) IT Support Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) Middleware
2 15 (22.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (8.96%) J2EE
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (5.97%) LDAP
4 4 (5.97%) REST
5 1 (1.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Clustering
2 15 (22.39%) Replication
3 11 (16.42%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (10.45%) FMCG
4 7 (10.45%) Virtual Team
5 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 42 (62.69%) Linux
2 26 (38.81%) Unix
3 14 (20.90%) Windows
4 8 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (10.45%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.48%) AIX
7 3 (4.48%) Solaris
8 1 (1.49%) CentOS
8 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (23.88%) Service Delivery
3 14 (20.90%) Presales
4 13 (19.40%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (19.40%) SOA
5 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.93%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.94%) Capacity Management
7 8 (11.94%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (11.94%) E-business
8 7 (10.45%) Change Management
8 7 (10.45%) Cloud Operations
8 7 (10.45%) Logistics
9 6 (8.96%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (8.96%) DevOps
9 6 (8.96%) Microservices
9 6 (8.96%) Proactive Management
9 6 (8.96%) Prototyping
9 6 (8.96%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) SQL
2 20 (29.85%) PL/SQL
3 16 (23.88%) Shell Script
4 13 (19.40%) Perl
5 10 (14.93%) Python
6 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) Degree
3 5 (7.46%) OCP
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (5.97%) Master's Degree
5 3 (4.48%) OCA
6 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.49%) MCSA
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Accessibility
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Docker
2 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 48 (71.64%) Data Guard
2 40 (59.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (16.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Ansible
4 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 6 (8.96%) Kubernetes
4 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (8.96%) Puppet
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (1.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (28.36%) Google
3 8 (11.94%) Hyperion
4 7 (10.45%) VMware
5 6 (8.96%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.49%) Aruba
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco
7 1 (1.49%) EMC
7 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.49%) Juniper
7 1 (1.49%) Mitel
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.49%) Ruckus Wireless