Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 982 661 1000
Rank change year-on-year -321 +339 -69
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 52 32 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.067% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 0.23% 0.36% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 74
10th Percentile £39,267 £36,240 £39,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £39,625 £47,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - -16.67% +14.29%
75th Percentile £64,688 £55,000 £79,688
90th Percentile £68,625 £57,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% +5.00%

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 22,459 8,852 23,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.93% 18.47% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15,469 7,603 19,746
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
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 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Top 13 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 18 October 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 -295 41 £50,000 - 8
UK excluding London -238 31 £50,000 +2.56% 5
Work from Home -285 13 £62,500 +46.54% 1
London -249 12 £50,000 - 3
Midlands -111 11 £53,000 +6.00% 1
West Midlands - 9 £47,500 -
North of England - 9 £50,000 -
North West - 8 £52,500 -
South East -155 7 £40,000 +5.82% 2
South West -94 5 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Scotland -83 2 £72,500 -
East Midlands -84 2 £58,500 +17.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 52 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (86.54%) Oracle Database
3 38 (73.08%) Data Guard
4 28 (53.85%) Linux
5 24 (46.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
7 20 (38.46%) SQL
7 20 (38.46%) Replication
7 20 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (36.54%) Azure
8 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
8 19 (36.54%) Security Cleared
9 18 (34.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (34.62%) Middleware
9 18 (34.62%) Unix
10 16 (30.77%) Oracle Applications
11 15 (28.85%) WebLogic
12 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database 12c
13 13 (25.00%) PL/SQL
13 13 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 12 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (23.08%) Service Delivery
14 12 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
14 12 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
14 12 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (23.08%) Social Skills
15 11 (21.15%) AWS
15 11 (21.15%) Capacity Management
15 11 (21.15%) MySQL
16 10 (19.23%) Windows

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 15 (28.85%) WebLogic
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Fuse
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle 9iAS
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.92%) Apache
6 1 (1.92%) JBoss
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (15.38%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (36.54%) Azure
2 11 (21.15%) AWS
3 8 (15.38%) IaaS
4 7 (13.46%) GCP
5 4 (7.69%) PaaS
5 4 (7.69%) Snowflake
6 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (3.85%) DHCP
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) MPLS
2 2 (3.85%) PBX
2 2 (3.85%) Skype
2 2 (3.85%) VLAN
2 2 (3.85%) VPN
2 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.92%) DMZ
3 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (86.54%) Oracle Database
2 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
3 18 (34.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (21.15%) MySQL
7 9 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (15.38%) RDBMS
8 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
9 7 (13.46%) Ingres
9 7 (13.46%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (13.46%) VoltDB
10 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (11.54%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (7.69%) DTS
11 4 (7.69%) OLTP
11 4 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (7.69%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.85%) Toad
3 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.92%) ERwin
3 1 (1.92%) GitLab
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (23.08%) Social Skills
2 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.62%) Automotive
3 5 (9.62%) Documentation Skills
3 5 (9.62%) Publishing
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Marketing
5 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.77%) Finance
5 3 (5.77%) Law
6 2 (3.85%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.92%) Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.92%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) DBA
2 32 (61.54%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (25.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 7 (13.46%) Administrator
4 7 (13.46%) Senior DBA
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) IT Support
6 2 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior IT Support
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) Middleware
2 12 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (3.85%) PostGIS
3 2 (3.85%) SAML
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Replication
2 7 (13.46%) Clustering
3 5 (9.62%) FMCG
4 2 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.85%) EPoS
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) LIMS
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Unix
3 10 (19.23%) Windows
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.62%) AIX
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (9.62%) Solaris
6 2 (3.85%) CentOS
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 11 (21.15%) Capacity Management
4 9 (17.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (17.31%) High Availability
5 7 (13.46%) Change Management
5 7 (13.46%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (13.46%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (13.46%) SOA
6 5 (9.62%) E-business
6 5 (9.62%) Logistics
6 5 (9.62%) Workflow
7 4 (7.69%) BCP
7 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.69%) Data Ingestion
7 4 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (7.69%) ITSM
7 4 (7.69%) Presales
7 4 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
1 19 (36.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.85%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.85%) CCNA
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) JNCIA
3 2 (3.85%) MCSA
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.92%) OCA
4 1 (1.92%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 38 (73.08%) Data Guard
2 24 (46.15%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (3.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.46%) Google
3 7 (13.46%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) Hyperion
4 4 (7.69%) Remedy
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.85%) Aruba
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.85%) Juniper
6 2 (3.85%) Mitel
6 2 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (3.85%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.92%) CommVault
7 1 (1.92%) Perforce
7 1 (1.92%) UiPath