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

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 710 967 934
Rank change year-on-year +257 -33 +102
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 44 69 188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.055% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 0.32% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37 46 141
Median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £36,750 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £82,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +1.01% +5.32%

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 11,512 21,365 23,492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.38% 17.04% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9,657 17,669 19,333
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £25,500 £25,253
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.59% - +6.25%

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 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Top 10 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 January 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 +232 33 £50,000 -20.00% 6
UK excluding London +204 29 £47,500 -5.00% 3
London +184 13 £50,000 -37.50% 5
South East +165 11 £37,800 -39.52% 1
Work from Home - 10 £46,250 - 2
Midlands +98 7 £50,000 +48.15%
East Midlands +59 7 £50,000 +48.15%
Scotland +44 5 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £45,000 -
South West +72 2 £55,000 +4.76%

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 44 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (84.09%) Oracle Database
3 29 (65.91%) Data Guard
3 29 (65.91%) Linux
4 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 22 (50.00%) SQL
6 21 (47.73%) Oracle RMAN
7 18 (40.91%) Windows
8 17 (38.64%) WebLogic
9 15 (34.09%) Unix
9 15 (34.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 15 (34.09%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (31.82%) High Availability
10 14 (31.82%) Clustering
11 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (29.55%) Azure
12 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 11 (25.00%) VMware
12 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
12 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 10 (22.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (20.45%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (20.45%) Oracle Applications
14 9 (20.45%) Replication
14 9 (20.45%) ERP
14 9 (20.45%) Middleware
14 9 (20.45%) AWS
15 8 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (18.18%) Problem-Solving

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 17 (38.64%) WebLogic
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Fuse
4 4 (9.09%) IIS
5 3 (6.82%) Apache
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) Azure
2 9 (20.45%) AWS
3 3 (6.82%) IaaS
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.27%) Serverless
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
1 4 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 3 (6.82%) DHCP
2 3 (6.82%) DNS
2 3 (6.82%) FTP
2 3 (6.82%) NAS
2 3 (6.82%) SAN
2 3 (6.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (84.09%) Oracle Database
2 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 15 (34.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (20.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (13.64%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
8 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (4.55%) DTS
10 2 (4.55%) MySQL
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (4.55%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (4.55%) JMeter
2 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.55%) Toad
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (15.91%) Automotive
2 6 (13.64%) Publishing
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.27%) Local Government
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) DBA
2 23 (52.27%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (25.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 10 (22.73%) Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) Senior DBA
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Database Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Remote Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Middleware
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (6.82%) LDAP
4 3 (6.82%) PostGIS
5 2 (4.55%) J2EE
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Clustering
2 9 (20.45%) Replication
3 6 (13.64%) FMCG
3 6 (13.64%) LIMS
4 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
4 5 (11.36%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (6.82%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Linux
2 18 (40.91%) Windows
3 15 (34.09%) Unix
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (11.36%) AIX
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Solaris
6 3 (6.82%) VMS
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (31.82%) High Availability
3 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (20.45%) ERP
5 8 (18.18%) Migration
5 8 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (18.18%) SOA
6 7 (15.91%) ITIL
7 6 (13.64%) E-business
7 6 (13.64%) Information Management
7 6 (13.64%) Logistics
8 4 (9.09%) Hardware Maintenance
8 4 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (9.09%) Presales
8 4 (9.09%) Server Building
8 4 (9.09%) Task Automation
9 3 (6.82%) Cloud Operations
9 3 (6.82%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (6.82%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (6.82%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.82%) AWK
4 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.82%) C
4 3 (6.82%) Perl
4 3 (6.82%) sed
5 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) OCP
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (13.64%) OCA
3 4 (9.09%) MCP
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.82%) RHCE
4 3 (6.82%) RHCSA
5 2 (4.55%) IBM Certification
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.82%) Firmware
4 3 (6.82%) KVM
4 3 (6.82%) OCFS2
4 3 (6.82%) Postfix
4 3 (6.82%) qmail
4 3 (6.82%) Samba
4 3 (6.82%) Sendmail
4 3 (6.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (6.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Xen
5 2 (4.55%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 29 (65.91%) Data Guard
2 21 (47.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (22.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Statspack
6 3 (6.82%) SELinux
6 3 (6.82%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (4.55%) Perfmon
8 1 (2.27%) Foglight
8 1 (2.27%) SCOM
8 1 (2.27%) Simpana
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.36%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) Informatica
6 2 (4.55%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.27%) Capita
7 1 (2.27%) CommVault
7 1 (2.27%) IDERA
7 1 (2.27%) IFS