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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 773 622 519
Rank change year-on-year -151 -103  
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 99 310 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.32% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 0.87% 2.51% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 76 209 422
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £65,000 £80,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.47% +10.52%  

Oracle RAC is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11339 12341 13042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.87% 12.71% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9621 10508 10784
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -145 95 £47,500 -13.63% 9
South East +45 40 £47,000 -6.00% 2
East of England -14 24 £47,000 -14.54% 2
Hampshire +17 14 £42,500 -10.52%
Yorkshire -7 14 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Leeds -1 12 £70,000 +86.66% 1
Hertfordshire -2 12 £47,000 -16.07%
West Yorkshire -4 12 £70,000 +75.00% 1
London -91 12 £67,750 +20.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £47,000 -
Borehamwood - 9 £47,000 -
Amersham - 9 £47,000 -
Berkshire +13 8 £60,000 +4.34% 1
South West +1 8 £47,500 -5.00%
Surrey +30 7 £61,000 +22.00% 1
Bedfordshire +5 7 £45,000 -23.07% 2
Luton +5 6 - - 2
Essex -3 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Edinburgh - 4 £37,500 -
Scotland - 4 £37,500 -
Egham - 4 - -
East Midlands +20 3 £37,500 -31.81%
Wiltshire +5 3 £39,500 -21.00%
Nottingham +4 3 £37,500 -28.57%
Nottinghamshire -4 3 £37,500 -28.57%
North West -45 3 £40,000 -
Staines +6 2 £80,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £51,250 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 229 (100.00%) Oracle
2 174 (75.98%) Oracle Database
3 143 (62.45%) SQL
4 126 (55.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 123 (53.71%) Linux
6 119 (51.97%) Oracle RMAN
7 109 (47.60%) Performance Tuning
8 105 (45.85%) Data Guard
9 96 (41.92%) PL/SQL
10 88 (38.43%) Oracle Database 12c
11 78 (34.06%) Relational Database
12 66 (28.82%) Unix
13 64 (27.95%) RDBMS
14 60 (26.20%) Windows
15 56 (24.45%) Shell Script
16 54 (23.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 53 (23.14%) SQL Server
17 53 (23.14%) VMware
18 49 (21.40%) Oracle Certification
19 42 (18.34%) Java
19 42 (18.34%) WebLogic
20 41 (17.90%) OCP
20 41 (17.90%) Oracle Database 10g
21 40 (17.47%) MySQL
21 40 (17.47%) ITIL
22 36 (15.72%) Oracle Exadata
23 35 (15.28%) Finance
24 33 (14.41%) Oracle EBS
25 32 (13.97%) Solaris
26 31 (13.54%) Middleware

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 42 (18.34%) WebLogic
2 15 (6.55%) JBoss
2 15 (6.55%) WebSphere
3 14 (6.11%) Apache
3 14 (6.11%) Oracle Coherence
3 14 (6.11%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.80%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (4.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (3.49%) IIS
7 7 (3.06%) DataSynapse
7 7 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.31%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.87%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.44%) Liferay
10 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (14.41%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (13.54%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (8.30%) SAP ERP
4 14 (6.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (5.68%) SAP Hybris
6 11 (4.80%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (3.06%) RMDS
8 2 (0.87%) Siebel CRM
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.62%) Boomi
2 3 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.31%) SaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.10%) NAS
1 30 (13.10%) SAN
2 29 (12.66%) LDAP
3 18 (7.86%) Internet
3 18 (7.86%) WAN
4 15 (6.55%) LAN
5 14 (6.11%) FCoE
5 14 (6.11%) Fibre Channel
5 14 (6.11%) iSCSI
5 14 (6.11%) Multicast
6 13 (5.68%) DNS
7 12 (5.24%) HTTP
8 10 (4.37%) SSL
9 5 (2.18%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.75%) Firewall
11 3 (1.31%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.31%) MPLS
11 3 (1.31%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.31%) VPN
12 2 (0.87%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (75.98%) Oracle Database
2 126 (55.02%) Oracle Database 11g
3 88 (38.43%) Oracle Database 12c
4 78 (34.06%) Relational Database
5 64 (27.95%) RDBMS
6 53 (23.14%) SQL Server
7 41 (17.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 40 (17.47%) MySQL
9 36 (15.72%) Oracle Exadata
10 21 (9.17%) MongoDB
11 20 (8.73%) NoSQL
11 20 (8.73%) Oracle9i Database
12 19 (8.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (7.86%) Hadoop
14 16 (6.99%) HBase
15 14 (6.11%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (4.37%) OLAP
16 10 (4.37%) OLTP
16 10 (4.37%) Oracle OLAP
17 9 (3.93%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 10 (4.37%) Oracle APEX
1 10 (4.37%) Oracle Forms
1 10 (4.37%) Subversion
2 9 (3.93%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.93%) PeopleTools
3 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.44%) JIRA
4 1 (0.44%) Maven
General
1 35 (15.28%) Finance
2 16 (6.99%) Retail
3 9 (3.93%) Automotive
3 9 (3.93%) Publishing
4 8 (3.49%) Banking
4 8 (3.49%) Games
5 7 (3.06%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.62%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 142 (62.01%) DBA
2 135 (58.95%) Oracle DBA
3 62 (27.07%) Administrator
4 31 (13.54%) Architect
5 25 (10.92%) Infrastructure Architect
6 21 (9.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 18 (7.86%) Technical Architect
8 17 (7.42%) Developer
9 14 (6.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 14 (6.11%) Senior DBA
9 14 (6.11%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 14 (6.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (3.93%) DBA Manager
10 9 (3.93%) Development DBA
10 9 (3.93%) Oracle Developer
10 9 (3.93%) Oracle Development DBA
10 9 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.06%) Database Architect
11 7 (3.06%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.06%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.54%) Middleware
2 28 (12.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 22 (9.61%) Web Services
4 21 (9.17%) XML
5 19 (8.30%) J2EE
6 15 (6.55%) Spring
7 14 (6.11%) JMS
8 13 (5.68%) RESTful
8 13 (5.68%) Spring Integration
9 8 (3.49%) XSLT
10 7 (3.06%) HTML
10 7 (3.06%) Rendezvous
10 7 (3.06%) Ultra Messaging
11 6 (2.62%) IDoc
11 6 (2.62%) SAP ALE
11 6 (2.62%) SAP Fiori
11 6 (2.62%) SAP PI
11 6 (2.62%) XML Schema
12 4 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (1.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.30%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.68%) Replication
3 12 (5.24%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.93%) Clustering
5 8 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.06%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (3.06%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.18%) Fintech
8 5 (2.18%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.87%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 123 (53.71%) Linux
2 66 (28.82%) Unix
3 60 (26.20%) Windows
4 32 (13.97%) Solaris
5 15 (6.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.11%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (47.60%) Performance Tuning
2 40 (17.47%) ITIL
3 26 (11.35%) E-Commerce
4 21 (9.17%) ERP
5 20 (8.73%) Performance Monitoring
6 18 (7.86%) Analytics
6 18 (7.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (7.86%) High Availability
7 17 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (7.42%) Data Integration
7 17 (7.42%) Infrastructure Management
8 16 (6.99%) Database Tuning
9 15 (6.55%) Coaching
9 15 (6.55%) Data Analytics
10 14 (6.11%) Benchmarking
11 13 (5.68%) B2B
11 13 (5.68%) B2C
11 13 (5.68%) Data Modelling
11 13 (5.68%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 143 (62.45%) SQL
2 96 (41.92%) PL/SQL
3 56 (24.45%) Shell Script
4 42 (18.34%) Java
5 10 (4.37%) C
5 10 (4.37%) Korn
6 9 (3.93%) Perl
6 9 (3.93%) SQR
7 8 (3.49%) C++
7 8 (3.49%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.62%) ABAP
9 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.18%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.87%) PHP
12 1 (0.44%) AWK
12 1 (0.44%) C-shell
12 1 (0.44%) Haskell
12 1 (0.44%) Python
12 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (21.40%) Oracle Certification
2 41 (17.90%) OCP
3 27 (11.79%) OCA
4 24 (10.48%) Degree
5 15 (6.55%) SC Cleared
5 15 (6.55%) Security Cleared
6 13 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (4.80%) ISEB
8 9 (3.93%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.35%) SLA
2 7 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.18%) QA
4 4 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.11%) Hyper-V
2 14 (6.11%) KVM
2 14 (6.11%) NFS
2 14 (6.11%) SRDF
2 14 (6.11%) Xen
3 13 (5.68%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.62%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.87%) HDFS
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 119 (51.97%) Oracle RMAN
2 105 (45.85%) Data Guard
3 54 (23.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 22 (9.61%) NetBackup
5 21 (9.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 18 (7.86%) Puppet
7 7 (3.06%) Ansible
7 7 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.62%) MOM
9 5 (2.18%) Nagios
10 4 (1.75%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.31%) OpenAM
11 3 (1.31%) Oracle Flashback
12 2 (0.87%) Ambari
12 2 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.87%) Oozie
12 2 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.87%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 229 (100.00%) Oracle
2 53 (23.14%) VMware
3 25 (10.92%) Cisco
4 21 (9.17%) NetApp
5 19 (8.30%) IBM
5 19 (8.30%) SAP
6 18 (7.86%) EMC
7 17 (7.42%) Microsoft
8 16 (6.99%) Red Hat
9 15 (6.55%) Sybase
10 14 (6.11%) Intel
11 13 (5.68%) Dynatrace
11 13 (5.68%) HP
11 13 (5.68%) hybris
12 11 (4.80%) F5
13 10 (4.37%) Infoblox
14 9 (3.93%) Brocade
14 9 (3.93%) PeopleSoft
15 7 (3.06%) SaltStack
15 7 (3.06%) TIBCO
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