Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 784 953 900
Rank change year-on-year +169 -53 +97
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 65 52 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.046% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.42% 0.27% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 165
10th Percentile £47,500 " £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £26,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - +6.38%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +53.33% -21.05% +5.56%

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 15,335 19,419 23,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.58% 17.11% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12,467 15,992 19,662
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +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 12 April 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 12 April 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 +135 53 £62,500 +25.00% 4
London +135 31 £65,000 +4.00% 2
UK excluding London +95 26 £57,500 +53.33% 3
South East +87 14 £60,000 -4.00%
Work from Home -102 14 £60,000 -25.00%
Midlands +20 6 £55,000 +100.00% 1
East Midlands +14 6 £55,000 +100.00%
Scotland +12 4 £45,000 +20.00%
North of England +44 1 - - 1
South West +6 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 65 (100.00%) Oracle
2 59 (90.77%) Oracle Database
3 41 (63.08%) Data Guard
4 39 (60.00%) Linux
4 39 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 33 (50.77%) Azure
6 32 (49.23%) AWS
7 30 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 30 (46.15%) Unix
8 28 (43.08%) SQL
9 26 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 25 (38.46%) Oracle Exadata
11 24 (36.92%) Windows
12 22 (33.85%) PL/SQL
12 22 (33.85%) WebLogic
13 19 (29.23%) Clustering
14 18 (27.69%) Shell Script
14 18 (27.69%) Middleware
15 17 (26.15%) Perl
15 17 (26.15%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (24.62%) Oracle Reports
16 16 (24.62%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (23.08%) MySQL
18 14 (21.54%) Google
18 14 (21.54%) GCP
18 14 (21.54%) Presales
18 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2014
18 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2016
19 13 (20.00%) High Availability

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 22 (33.85%) WebLogic
2 12 (18.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Fuse
4 3 (4.62%) Apache
4 3 (4.62%) IIS
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle 11i
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.54%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 33 (50.77%) Azure
2 32 (49.23%) AWS
3 14 (21.54%) GCP
4 7 (10.77%) IaaS
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.54%) Serverless
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) Internet
2 3 (4.62%) DHCP
2 3 (4.62%) DNS
2 3 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (4.62%) FTP
2 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
2 3 (4.62%) NAS
2 3 (4.62%) SAN
2 3 (4.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (90.77%) Oracle Database
2 30 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 26 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 25 (38.46%) Oracle Exadata
5 16 (24.62%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (24.62%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (23.08%) MySQL
6 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (16.92%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (15.38%) RDBMS
9 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
10 7 (10.77%) Hadoop
11 6 (9.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (9.23%) Big Data
12 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (6.15%) Essbase
13 4 (6.15%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (6.15%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JMeter
1 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
1 2 (3.08%) Toad
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (7.69%) Automotive
2 4 (6.15%) Law
2 4 (6.15%) Publishing
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) DBA
2 34 (52.31%) Oracle DBA
3 12 (18.46%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 8 (12.31%) Administrator
4 8 (12.31%) MySQL DBA
4 8 (12.31%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
4 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 8 (12.31%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (10.77%) Senior DBA
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 6 (9.23%) Database Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Service Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Wintel Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) Middleware
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 8 (12.31%) J2EE
5 7 (10.77%) LDAP
6 4 (6.15%) REST
7 2 (3.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Clustering
2 10 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (10.77%) Replication
3 7 (10.77%) Virtual Team
4 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.69%) LIMS
5 5 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.15%) FMCG
7 3 (4.62%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.00%) Linux
2 30 (46.15%) Unix
3 24 (36.92%) Windows
4 8 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.69%) AIX
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.62%) Solaris
7 3 (4.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (21.54%) Presales
3 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (20.00%) High Availability
4 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.46%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (18.46%) SOA
5 11 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (13.85%) Cloud Operations
7 7 (10.77%) DevOps
7 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.23%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (9.23%) ITIL
8 6 (9.23%) Microservices
8 6 (9.23%) Open Source
8 6 (9.23%) Performance Management
8 6 (9.23%) Prototyping
8 6 (9.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 5 (7.69%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) SQL
2 22 (33.85%) PL/SQL
3 18 (27.69%) Shell Script
4 17 (26.15%) Perl
5 11 (16.92%) Python
6 9 (13.85%) PowerShell
7 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.62%) AWK
8 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.62%) C
8 3 (4.62%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) OCP
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Master's Degree
3 3 (4.62%) MCP
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.62%) OCA
3 3 (4.62%) RHCE
3 3 (4.62%) RHCSA
3 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.08%) IBM Certification
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) Docker
3 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) Firmware
4 3 (4.62%) KVM
4 3 (4.62%) OCFS2
4 3 (4.62%) Postfix
4 3 (4.62%) qmail
4 3 (4.62%) Samba
4 3 (4.62%) Sendmail
4 3 (4.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (4.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (4.62%) Xen
5 2 (3.08%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 41 (63.08%) Data Guard
2 39 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (16.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (15.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 6 (9.23%) Ansible
5 6 (9.23%) Kubernetes
5 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (9.23%) Puppet
6 4 (6.15%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle Statspack
7 3 (4.62%) SELinux
8 2 (3.08%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.54%) Foglight
9 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (21.54%) Google
3 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.69%) HP
4 5 (7.69%) Hyperion
4 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.69%) VMware
5 4 (6.15%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) Informatica
7 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.54%) Delphix
7 1 (1.54%) IFS
7 1 (1.54%) SAP