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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
Rank 737 649 613
Rank change year-on-year -88 -36  
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 130 323 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 1.27% 2.56% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66 256 290
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.16%  

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 10266 12611 13281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.09% 12.21% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8557 10633 11006
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 March 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 March 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 -83 124 £60,000 +20.00% 5
South East +49 41 £53,750 +19.44% 1
London -13 28 £95,000 +68.14%
South West +1 26 £45,000 +12.50%
Surrey +49 15 £55,000 +4.76%
Hampshire +16 13 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Wiltshire +23 11 £45,000 -6.25%
East of England +6 10 £50,000 +5.26%
Egham - 9 - -
Salisbury - 9 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire +35 8 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Yorkshire +5 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Somerset -16 8 £60,000 +41.17%
Hertfordshire +10 7 £75,000 +3.44%
North West -22 6 £41,500 -20.95%
West Sussex - 6 £51,250 -
Berkshire 0 5 £60,000 +29.72%
Crawley - 5 £50,000 -
Scotland +28 4 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Reading +22 4 - -
Edinburgh +3 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Cheshire -2 4 - -
Leeds +21 3 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Kent +20 3 - -
Havant +3 3 £45,000 -17.43%
Hounslow - 3 - -
City of London +42 2 £61,250 -5.76%
Bedfordshire +20 2 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £65,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £41,500 -

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 353 (100.00%) Oracle
2 253 (71.67%) Oracle Database
3 192 (54.39%) Linux
4 188 (53.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 177 (50.14%) SQL
6 165 (46.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 162 (45.89%) Performance Tuning
8 150 (42.49%) Data Guard
9 123 (34.84%) Oracle Database 12c
10 103 (29.18%) Unix
10 103 (29.18%) Windows
11 102 (28.90%) Relational Database
12 101 (28.61%) Finance
13 100 (28.33%) Middleware
14 98 (27.76%) WebLogic
15 97 (27.48%) SQL Server
15 97 (27.48%) PL/SQL
16 90 (25.50%) Java
17 89 (25.21%) RDBMS
18 79 (22.38%) XML
19 76 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
20 73 (20.68%) Solaris
20 73 (20.68%) Shell Script
21 71 (20.11%) OCP
21 71 (20.11%) Oracle Certification
22 69 (19.55%) VMware
23 65 (18.41%) Oracle EBS
23 65 (18.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
24 62 (17.56%) SAN
24 62 (17.56%) NAS

Oracle RAC
Top Related 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 98 (27.76%) WebLogic
2 61 (17.28%) Apache
3 60 (17.00%) WebSphere
4 59 (16.71%) Tomcat
5 57 (16.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 52 (14.73%) Oracle Coherence
7 50 (14.16%) IIS
8 33 (9.35%) DataSynapse
9 18 (5.10%) JBoss
10 17 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (3.97%) Oracle Service Bus
12 9 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.42%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (1.13%) Oracle UPK
15 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
15 2 (0.57%) Oracle 10gAS
16 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
16 1 (0.28%) Liferay
16 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 65 (18.41%) Oracle EBS
2 55 (15.58%) Oracle Applications
3 34 (9.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (9.35%) RMDS
5 23 (6.52%) Oracle 11i
6 19 (5.38%) SAP ERP
7 12 (3.40%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (1.13%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 4 (1.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Utilities
11 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.68%) SaaS
3 7 (1.98%) Boomi
4 5 (1.42%) PaaS
5 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (17.56%) NAS
1 62 (17.56%) SAN
2 57 (16.15%) HTTP
3 55 (15.58%) WAN
4 53 (15.01%) LAN
5 52 (14.73%) FCoE
5 52 (14.73%) Fibre Channel
5 52 (14.73%) Multicast
6 49 (13.88%) iSCSI
7 28 (7.93%) LDAP
8 19 (5.38%) Internet
9 17 (4.82%) SSL
10 9 (2.55%) Firewall
10 9 (2.55%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.13%) DNS
12 2 (0.57%) MPLS
12 2 (0.57%) VPN
13 1 (0.28%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (71.67%) Oracle Database
2 188 (53.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 123 (34.84%) Oracle Database 12c
4 102 (28.90%) Relational Database
5 97 (27.48%) SQL Server
6 89 (25.21%) RDBMS
7 52 (14.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 51 (14.45%) MySQL
9 46 (13.03%) Hadoop
10 44 (12.46%) HBase
11 37 (10.48%) Oracle Exadata
12 34 (9.63%) Oracle9i Database
13 21 (5.95%) Oracle OWB
14 19 (5.38%) Oracle BI EE
15 17 (4.82%) OLAP
15 17 (4.82%) OLTP
15 17 (4.82%) Oracle OLAP
16 16 (4.53%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (3.97%) DB2
18 13 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (5.95%) Maven
1 21 (5.95%) PeopleTools
2 18 (5.10%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.82%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.53%) Eclipse
4 16 (4.53%) Subversion
5 14 (3.97%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.42%) Gradle
7 2 (0.57%) JIRA
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.57%) Toad
8 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (28.61%) Finance
2 39 (11.05%) Banking
3 22 (6.23%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.40%) Advertising
5 6 (1.70%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.85%) Marketing
8 2 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 203 (57.51%) DBA
2 198 (56.09%) Oracle DBA
3 83 (23.51%) Administrator
4 59 (16.71%) Architect
5 53 (15.01%) Infrastructure Architect
6 40 (11.33%) Technical Architect
7 38 (10.76%) Developer
7 38 (10.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 38 (10.76%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 35 (9.92%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 25 (7.08%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (6.80%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 24 (6.80%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 21 (5.95%) Senior DBA
12 20 (5.67%) Java Developer
12 20 (5.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 19 (5.38%) Senior Developer
13 19 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
14 14 (3.97%) Lead Architect
14 14 (3.97%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (28.33%) Middleware
2 79 (22.38%) XML
3 46 (13.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 42 (11.90%) XSLT
5 37 (10.48%) Spring
6 34 (9.63%) HTML
7 33 (9.35%) Rendezvous
7 33 (9.35%) Ultra Messaging
8 28 (7.93%) JMS
9 27 (7.65%) Web Services
10 22 (6.23%) REST
10 22 (6.23%) SOAP
11 19 (5.38%) J2EE
11 19 (5.38%) Oracle Fusion
12 16 (4.53%) AngularJS
12 16 (4.53%) JDBC
12 16 (4.53%) JPA
13 12 (3.40%) RESTful
13 12 (3.40%) Spring Integration
14 10 (2.83%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.53%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.83%) Replication
5 9 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.42%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.13%) Clustering
7 4 (1.13%) CMDB
7 4 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.85%) Grid Computing
8 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Exalogic
9 2 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.28%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 192 (54.39%) Linux
2 103 (29.18%) Unix
2 103 (29.18%) Windows
3 73 (20.68%) Solaris
4 25 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (5.95%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (45.89%) Performance Tuning
2 76 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (16.71%) High Availability
4 52 (14.73%) Benchmarking
5 43 (12.18%) ITIL
6 27 (7.65%) Performance Monitoring
7 25 (7.08%) Infrastructure Management
8 24 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (6.80%) ERP
8 24 (6.80%) ITIL V3
9 23 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (6.23%) Data Integration
11 21 (5.95%) DevOps
12 18 (5.10%) Risk Management
13 17 (4.82%) SOA
14 16 (4.53%) Performance Testing
14 16 (4.53%) TDD
14 16 (4.53%) Unit Testing
15 14 (3.97%) Coaching
15 14 (3.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 177 (50.14%) SQL
2 97 (27.48%) PL/SQL
3 90 (25.50%) Java
4 73 (20.68%) Shell Script
5 50 (14.16%) JavaScript
6 21 (5.95%) SQR
7 19 (5.38%) Perl
8 16 (4.53%) Bash Shell
8 16 (4.53%) C
9 14 (3.97%) Go
10 13 (3.68%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.55%) C++
11 9 (2.55%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.98%) ABAP
12 7 (1.98%) Haskell
12 7 (1.98%) Scala
13 6 (1.70%) AWK
13 6 (1.70%) C-shell
14 3 (0.85%) Korn
15 2 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (20.11%) OCP
1 71 (20.11%) Oracle Certification
2 28 (7.93%) SC Cleared
2 28 (7.93%) Security Cleared
3 22 (6.23%) OCA
4 21 (5.95%) Degree
4 21 (5.95%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (15.58%) SLA
2 6 (1.70%) QA
3 2 (0.57%) PMO
3 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (15.01%) NFS
3 52 (14.73%) SRDF
4 49 (13.88%) Hyper-V
4 49 (13.88%) KVM
4 49 (13.88%) Xen
5 11 (3.12%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (2.55%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.57%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.28%) HDFS
9 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 165 (46.74%) Oracle RMAN
2 150 (42.49%) Data Guard
3 65 (18.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 54 (15.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 28 (7.93%) NetBackup
6 10 (2.83%) Puppet
7 8 (2.27%) OpenAM
8 7 (1.98%) MOM
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Flashback
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.57%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.28%) Ambari
11 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.28%) Oozie
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 353 (100.00%) Oracle
2 69 (19.55%) VMware
3 55 (15.58%) Cisco
3 55 (15.58%) EMC
4 54 (15.30%) NetApp
5 52 (14.73%) Intel
6 50 (14.16%) IBM
7 44 (12.46%) Sybase
8 33 (9.35%) TIBCO
9 27 (7.65%) Microsoft
10 26 (7.37%) PeopleSoft
10 26 (7.37%) Red Hat
11 19 (5.38%) SAP
12 14 (3.97%) Siebel
13 12 (3.40%) Dynatrace
13 12 (3.40%) hybris
14 9 (2.55%) HP
15 8 (2.27%) Sun
16 7 (1.98%) BEA
17 5 (1.42%) Veeam
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