Period
to 16 August 2017

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

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 979 691 604
Rank change year-on-year -288 -87 -52
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 204 641 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 0.91% 2.59% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 156 429 725
UK median annual salary £47,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,913 £37,850
90th Percentile £73,250 £66,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 22436 24742 25463
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.70% 12.49% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18919 20975 21054
UK median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Top 14 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 16 August 2017. 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 -302 191 £47,500 -13.64% 11
UK excluding London -134 180 £47,000 -6.00% 8
South East +37 70 £47,000 -6.00% 1
North of England -45 45 £50,491 +9.17% 4
East of England -62 31 £47,000 -14.55%
London -176 22 £70,500 +27.03% 3
South West -14 21 £40,000 -8.57% 1
North East - 20 £50,491 -
Yorkshire -26 17 £60,000 +33.33%
Scotland +25 13 £37,500 -25.00%
Midlands +3 9 £38,750 -21.32% 2
East Midlands +5 8 £37,500 -28.57% 1
North West -56 8 £42,500 -19.05% 4
West Midlands +6 1 £44,000 -7.37% 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 204 (100.00%) Oracle
2 171 (83.82%) Oracle Database
3 125 (61.27%) SQL
4 112 (54.90%) Linux
5 104 (50.98%) Data Guard
6 99 (48.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 93 (45.59%) Oracle RMAN
8 87 (42.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 82 (40.20%) Performance Tuning
10 79 (38.73%) Relational Database
11 75 (36.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 70 (34.31%) PL/SQL
13 69 (33.82%) RDBMS
14 63 (30.88%) Unix
15 57 (27.94%) SQL Server
16 51 (25.00%) Windows
17 50 (24.51%) Oracle Database 10g
17 50 (24.51%) ITIL
18 48 (23.53%) Shell Script
19 45 (22.06%) Oracle Certification
20 42 (20.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
21 37 (18.14%) Degree
22 35 (17.16%) VMware
23 34 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
24 32 (15.69%) WebLogic
25 31 (15.20%) MySQL
25 31 (15.20%) Oracle9i Database
26 29 (14.22%) SLA
26 29 (14.22%) Disaster Recovery
26 29 (14.22%) NetBackup

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 32 (15.69%) WebLogic
2 20 (9.80%) JBoss
3 13 (6.37%) Apache
4 8 (3.92%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.43%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (3.43%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.94%) IIS
7 4 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.98%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.49%) Confluence
10 1 (0.49%) Liferay
10 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (9.80%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (8.82%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (4.90%) SAP ERP
4 7 (3.43%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.49%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.47%) Boomi
2 3 (1.47%) SaaS
3 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.29%) SAN
2 20 (9.80%) LDAP
2 20 (9.80%) NAS
3 12 (5.88%) DNS
4 9 (4.41%) Internet
4 9 (4.41%) SSL
5 5 (2.45%) HTTP
5 5 (2.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.96%) Firewall
7 3 (1.47%) WAN
8 2 (0.98%) DMZ
8 2 (0.98%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.98%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.98%) MPLS
8 2 (0.98%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.98%) VLAN
8 2 (0.98%) VPN
9 1 (0.49%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (83.82%) Oracle Database
2 99 (48.53%) Oracle Database 12c
3 87 (42.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 79 (38.73%) Relational Database
5 69 (33.82%) RDBMS
6 57 (27.94%) SQL Server
7 50 (24.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 34 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
9 31 (15.20%) MySQL
9 31 (15.20%) Oracle9i Database
10 28 (13.73%) MongoDB
11 22 (10.78%) NoSQL
12 21 (10.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (6.37%) OLTP
14 12 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (4.90%) OLAP
15 10 (4.90%) Oracle OLAP
15 10 (4.90%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (4.41%) DB2
17 8 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (5.39%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.41%) Subversion
4 2 (0.98%) JIRA
4 2 (0.98%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 19 (9.31%) Retail
2 18 (8.82%) Finance
3 10 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.41%) Automotive
4 9 (4.41%) Games
4 9 (4.41%) Publishing
5 4 (1.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) French Language
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 138 (67.65%) DBA
2 122 (59.80%) Oracle DBA
3 51 (25.00%) Administrator
4 18 (8.82%) Senior DBA
5 17 (8.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 15 (7.35%) Architect
7 11 (5.39%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 10 (4.90%) Analyst
8 10 (4.90%) Database Analyst
8 10 (4.90%) Developer
8 10 (4.90%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (4.41%) Development DBA
9 9 (4.41%) Linux Support
9 9 (4.41%) Oracle Analyst
9 9 (4.41%) Oracle Development DBA
9 9 (4.41%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (3.92%) Database Engineer
10 8 (3.92%) SQL DBA
11 7 (3.43%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (2.94%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 19 (9.31%) Middleware
3 16 (7.84%) Web Services
4 10 (4.90%) J2EE
5 9 (4.41%) Spring
6 7 (3.43%) JMS
6 7 (3.43%) RESTful
6 7 (3.43%) Spring Integration
6 7 (3.43%) XML
7 6 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.47%) IDoc
8 3 (1.47%) LAMP
8 3 (1.47%) SAP ALE
8 3 (1.47%) SAP Fiori
8 3 (1.47%) SAP PI
8 3 (1.47%) XML Schema
9 2 (0.98%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.98%) XSL
9 2 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.24%) Computer Science
2 21 (10.29%) Clustering
3 17 (8.33%) Replication
4 15 (7.35%) Data Centre
5 11 (5.39%) Fintech
6 10 (4.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (4.90%) Public Cloud
7 9 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.94%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.98%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.98%) Online Games
12 2 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 112 (54.90%) Linux
2 63 (30.88%) Unix
3 51 (25.00%) Windows
4 28 (13.73%) Solaris
5 18 (8.82%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (5.88%) AIX
7 9 (4.41%) Windows Server
8 8 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (40.20%) Performance Tuning
2 50 (24.51%) ITIL
3 29 (14.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (11.27%) E-Commerce
6 21 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
7 20 (9.80%) High Availability
8 19 (9.31%) Mentoring
9 18 (8.82%) Analytics
9 18 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
9 18 (8.82%) Security Management
10 17 (8.33%) Change Management
10 17 (8.33%) Data Protection
10 17 (8.33%) DevOps
10 17 (8.33%) Project Management
11 16 (7.84%) Database Tuning
12 14 (6.86%) Data Modelling
12 14 (6.86%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (5.39%) Data Analytics
13 11 (5.39%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 125 (61.27%) SQL
2 70 (34.31%) PL/SQL
3 48 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 25 (12.25%) Java
5 10 (4.90%) Korn
5 10 (4.90%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.41%) C
6 9 (4.41%) Perl
7 4 (1.96%) C++
8 3 (1.47%) ABAP
8 3 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.47%) Python
9 2 (0.98%) PHP
9 2 (0.98%) SQR
9 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (22.06%) Oracle Certification
2 37 (18.14%) Degree
3 28 (13.73%) Security Cleared
4 22 (10.78%) OCP
5 15 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (7.35%) OCA
6 14 (6.86%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (4.90%) ISEB
8 9 (4.41%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.47%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.22%) SLA
2 7 (3.43%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.45%) QA
4 3 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.86%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.47%) OpenAM
5 3 (1.47%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.98%) HDFS
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 104 (50.98%) Data Guard
2 93 (45.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 75 (36.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 29 (14.22%) NetBackup
5 21 (10.29%) Puppet
6 10 (4.90%) Ansible
6 10 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.92%) Nagios
8 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (1.96%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.47%) MOM
11 2 (0.98%) Ambari
11 2 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.98%) Oozie
11 2 (0.98%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.49%) SCOM
12 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 204 (100.00%) Oracle
2 35 (17.16%) VMware
3 22 (10.78%) Microsoft
4 16 (7.84%) IBM
5 11 (5.39%) Brocade
5 11 (5.39%) Veritas
6 10 (4.90%) Cisco
6 10 (4.90%) F5
6 10 (4.90%) SaltStack
6 10 (4.90%) SAP
7 9 (4.41%) Infoblox
8 8 (3.92%) NetApp
8 8 (3.92%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.92%) Sun
9 7 (3.43%) Dynatrace
9 7 (3.43%) HP
9 7 (3.43%) hybris
9 7 (3.43%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.94%) Tableau
11 4 (1.96%) 3PAR