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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1088 908 822
Rank change year-on-year -180 -86 +156
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 169 77 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.071% 0.035%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 0.39% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 19
10th Percentile £43,125 £46,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,250 £56,250 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.89% +18.42% -9.52%
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £60,625
90th Percentile £83,750 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +69.23% -35.00%

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 32,101 19,919 13,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.75% 18.48% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15,695 14,441 11,549
10th Percentile £28,008 £30,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £79,375 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -164 140 £60,000 +4.35% 5
UK excluding London -42 132 £62,500 +13.64% 5
Work from Home -247 55 £55,000 -
North of England -38 49 £47,500 -
North West -26 44 £55,000 -
South East -45 39 £63,750 +6.25% 2
East of England - 21 - -
South West -15 18 - - 1
London -247 16 £62,500 -3.85% 1
Scotland -50 9 £72,500 +45.00% 2
Yorkshire -53 5 £47,500 -
Wales - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Oracle
2 156 (92.31%) Oracle Database
3 127 (75.15%) Data Guard
4 119 (70.41%) Linux
5 93 (55.03%) SQL
5 93 (55.03%) Solaris
6 76 (44.97%) Unix
7 69 (40.83%) Middleware
8 64 (37.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 64 (37.87%) Capacity Management
9 62 (36.69%) Oracle RMAN
10 61 (36.09%) Performance Tuning
10 61 (36.09%) Shell Script
11 58 (34.32%) Problem-Solving
12 57 (33.73%) Social Skills
13 55 (32.54%) SQL Server
13 55 (32.54%) Public Cloud
14 52 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
14 52 (30.77%) Microsoft
15 51 (30.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 50 (29.59%) IIS
17 47 (27.81%) Degree
18 46 (27.22%) Disaster Recovery
19 43 (25.44%) PL/SQL
20 41 (24.26%) Oracle Database 10g
21 38 (22.49%) Windows
21 38 (22.49%) Finance
21 38 (22.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
22 37 (21.89%) Replication
23 36 (21.30%) WebLogic

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 50 (29.59%) IIS
2 36 (21.30%) WebLogic
3 33 (19.53%) JBoss
4 24 (14.20%) Apache
4 24 (14.20%) Tomcat
5 16 (9.47%) Oracle 9iAS
5 16 (9.47%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (2.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.18%) Confluence
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.59%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.59%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 32 (18.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 25 (14.79%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (13.02%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (12.43%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (11.83%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.59%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.30%) Azure
2 33 (19.53%) AWS
3 28 (16.57%) Azure DevOps
4 4 (2.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.59%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.02%) DMZ
2 7 (4.14%) HTTP
3 5 (2.96%) DNS
3 5 (2.96%) Firewall
3 5 (2.96%) SNMP
4 2 (1.18%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.18%) SAN
5 1 (0.59%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.59%) FTP
5 1 (0.59%) NAS
5 1 (0.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (92.31%) Oracle Database
2 64 (37.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 55 (32.54%) SQL Server
4 52 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 41 (24.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 30 (17.75%) Oracle Reports
7 22 (13.02%) JasperReports
8 20 (11.83%) Oracle Exadata
9 19 (11.24%) OLTP
10 16 (9.47%) OLAP
10 16 (9.47%) Oracle OLAP
11 11 (6.51%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (4.14%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (3.55%) MySQL
14 5 (2.96%) Data Mining
14 5 (2.96%) Oracle Discoverer
15 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
16 3 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (18.34%) Jenkins
2 29 (17.16%) Git (software)
3 25 (14.79%) Toad
4 21 (12.43%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (8.88%) RStudio
6 13 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (2.96%) ClearCase
7 5 (2.96%) ERwin
7 5 (2.96%) PROIV
7 5 (2.96%) Subversion
7 5 (2.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.78%) JIRA
8 3 (1.78%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.18%) IBM UrbanCode
9 2 (1.18%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket Server
10 1 (0.59%) GitLab
General
1 57 (33.73%) Social Skills
2 38 (22.49%) Finance
3 25 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (13.61%) Public Sector
5 16 (9.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (8.88%) Banking
7 13 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 10 (5.92%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.18%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (1.18%) Retail
10 1 (0.59%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (73.37%) DBA
2 95 (56.21%) Oracle DBA
3 52 (30.77%) Administrator
4 29 (17.16%) Consultant
5 22 (13.02%) Applications Consultant
5 22 (13.02%) Database Consultant
5 22 (13.02%) Technical Consultant
6 18 (10.65%) Senior DBA
6 18 (10.65%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 7 (4.14%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (3.55%) Database Engineer
8 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database Engineer
9 5 (2.96%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 4 (2.37%) Development Engineer
10 4 (2.37%) Development Support Engineer
10 4 (2.37%) Oracle Financials Support
10 4 (2.37%) Product Development Engineer
10 4 (2.37%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.37%) Team Leader
11 2 (1.18%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (40.83%) Middleware
2 38 (22.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 36 (21.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (5.33%) JDBC
5 7 (4.14%) HTML
6 6 (3.55%) LDAP
7 5 (2.96%) XML
7 5 (2.96%) XSLT
8 4 (2.37%) .NET
8 4 (2.37%) ODBC
8 4 (2.37%) Web Services
9 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.18%) CSS
9 2 (1.18%) RESTful
10 1 (0.59%) EDI
10 1 (0.59%) J2EE
10 1 (0.59%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (32.54%) Public Cloud
2 37 (21.89%) Replication
3 29 (17.16%) Linux Command Line
4 22 (13.02%) Private Cloud
4 22 (13.02%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (8.88%) Life Science
6 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.37%) CMDB
7 4 (2.37%) LIMS
8 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.78%) NHS
9 2 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.59%) AS400
10 1 (0.59%) Clustering
10 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.59%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.59%) iSeries
10 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 119 (70.41%) Linux
2 93 (55.03%) Solaris
3 76 (44.97%) Unix
4 38 (22.49%) Windows
5 12 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.14%) AIX
7 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.96%) HPUX
8 5 (2.96%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (37.87%) Capacity Management
2 61 (36.09%) Performance Tuning
3 58 (34.32%) Problem-Solving
4 46 (27.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 34 (20.12%) ITIL
6 33 (19.53%) DevOps
7 30 (17.75%) Validation
8 29 (17.16%) Artificial Intelligence
8 29 (17.16%) CI/CD
8 29 (17.16%) Data Science
9 28 (16.57%) Business Development
10 27 (15.98%) Database Security
10 27 (15.98%) Software Engineering
11 26 (15.38%) E-Commerce
12 25 (14.79%) Database Tuning
12 25 (14.79%) Migration
12 25 (14.79%) Network Architecture
12 25 (14.79%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 22 (13.02%) Server Management
13 22 (13.02%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 93 (55.03%) SQL
2 61 (36.09%) Shell Script
3 43 (25.44%) PL/SQL
4 7 (4.14%) Java
4 7 (4.14%) Perl
5 6 (3.55%) Korn
6 5 (2.96%) AWK
6 5 (2.96%) COBOL
6 5 (2.96%) sed
6 5 (2.96%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.78%) Python
8 2 (1.18%) Bash
8 2 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 47 (27.81%) Degree
2 31 (18.34%) Security Cleared
3 30 (17.75%) SC Cleared
4 22 (13.02%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.79%) PCI DSS
1 25 (14.79%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (10.65%) Oracle Clusterware
2 15 (8.88%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.96%) Samba
4 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 127 (75.15%) Data Guard
2 62 (36.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 51 (30.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 35 (20.71%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 17 (10.06%) Oracle ZFS
6 15 (8.88%) NetBackup
7 6 (3.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (3.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (2.96%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (1.78%) Ansible
9 3 (1.78%) Oracle Flashback
10 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.59%) Control-M
11 1 (0.59%) Nagios
11 1 (0.59%) OpenView
11 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.59%) Puppet
11 1 (0.59%) Terraform
11 1 (0.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 169 (100.00%) Oracle
2 52 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 25 (14.79%) FIS
4 24 (14.20%) Red Hat
5 22 (13.02%) NEC
5 22 (13.02%) Northgate
6 20 (11.83%) Commvault
7 5 (2.96%) Perforce
8 4 (2.37%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.78%) Veeam
10 2 (1.18%) Dell
10 2 (1.18%) RedGate
10 2 (1.18%) Symantec
10 2 (1.18%) Veritas
10 2 (1.18%) VMware
11 1 (0.59%) BMC
11 1 (0.59%) Citrix
11 1 (0.59%) EMC
11 1 (0.59%) NetApp
11 1 (0.59%) Sun