Period
to 18 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 900 990 705
Rank change year-on-year +90 -285 -95
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 270 203 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 0.90% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 193 157 427
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% -14.55% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £38,415
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +5.26%

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 24,910 22,577 24,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.63% 12.74% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20,148 19,058 20,918
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018. 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 +102 250 £52,500 +10.53% 14
UK excluding London +9 156 £50,000 +6.38% 12
London +131 112 £57,500 -18.44% 5
South East -17 53 £50,000 +6.38% 6
East of England +16 44 £47,500 +1.06%
North of England +4 27 £38,000 -24.74% 3
Yorkshire +41 22 £37,500 -37.50% 2
Scotland -2 16 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Midlands +7 7 £56,500 +41.25%
West Midlands +34 6 £56,500 +18.95%
South West -2 6 £50,500 +26.25%
North West +7 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wales - 3 £42,500 -
East Midlands -1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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.

1 270 (100.00%) Oracle
2 195 (72.22%) Oracle Database
3 164 (60.74%) SQL
4 156 (57.78%) Linux
5 135 (50.00%) Data Guard
6 119 (44.07%) Oracle Database 12c
6 119 (44.07%) Oracle RMAN
7 118 (43.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 116 (42.96%) Unix
8 116 (42.96%) SQL Server
9 111 (41.11%) Relational Database
10 107 (39.63%) PL/SQL
11 105 (38.89%) RDBMS
12 79 (29.26%) Finance
13 77 (28.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 76 (28.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 73 (27.04%) WebLogic
16 71 (26.30%) Red Hat
17 70 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
18 68 (25.19%) Windows
19 53 (19.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
20 52 (19.26%) Bash Shell
20 52 (19.26%) Oracle Exadata
20 52 (19.26%) Perl
20 52 (19.26%) Solaris
21 48 (17.78%) Middleware
22 46 (17.04%) MySQL
23 42 (15.56%) Oracle Certification
23 42 (15.56%) PowerShell
24 41 (15.19%) SAN

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 73 (27.04%) WebLogic
2 41 (15.19%) WebSphere
3 37 (13.70%) Apache
4 35 (12.96%) Tomcat
5 33 (12.22%) JBoss
6 32 (11.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 27 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 19 (7.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (5.93%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (2.96%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.85%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.48%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (1.11%) Apache Spark
13 3 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.74%) IIS
14 2 (0.74%) SAS
14 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 27 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (9.63%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (5.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (5.19%) Oracle 11i
4 14 (5.19%) SAP ERP
5 8 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (2.96%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (2.96%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.85%) SaaS
2 30 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.19%) Boomi
4 6 (2.22%) IaaS
5 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (15.19%) SAN
2 39 (14.44%) NAS
2 39 (14.44%) TCP/IP
3 33 (12.22%) Firewall
4 32 (11.85%) HTTP
5 7 (2.59%) DNS
6 6 (2.22%) SSH
7 3 (1.11%) SSL
8 2 (0.74%) Internet
9 1 (0.37%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (72.22%) Oracle Database
2 119 (44.07%) Oracle Database 12c
3 118 (43.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 116 (42.96%) SQL Server
5 111 (41.11%) Relational Database
6 105 (38.89%) RDBMS
7 52 (19.26%) Oracle Exadata
8 46 (17.04%) MySQL
9 37 (13.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 24 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
11 19 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (6.30%) MongoDB
13 17 (6.30%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (4.44%) Informix
16 10 (3.70%) NoSQL
16 10 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (4.07%) Oracle Forms
1 11 (4.07%) Toad
2 6 (2.22%) Subversion
3 5 (1.85%) ClearCase
3 5 (1.85%) ClearQuest
4 4 (1.48%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.11%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.11%) Maven
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.11%) Rational Team Concert
6 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 79 (29.26%) Finance
2 17 (6.30%) Banking
3 15 (5.56%) Retail
4 9 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.11%) Automotive
6 3 (1.11%) Publishing
7 2 (0.74%) Electronics
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.74%) Marketing
7 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 183 (67.78%) DBA
2 165 (61.11%) Oracle DBA
3 112 (41.48%) Administrator
4 48 (17.78%) Senior DBA
5 47 (17.41%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 26 (9.63%) Linux Engineer
7 20 (7.41%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 20 (7.41%) SQL DBA
8 17 (6.30%) Support Engineer
9 15 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
9 15 (5.56%) Web Engineer
10 14 (5.19%) Linux Support
11 13 (4.81%) Consultant
12 11 (4.07%) Developer
13 10 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
13 10 (3.70%) Unix DBA
14 9 (3.33%) Applications Support
14 9 (3.33%) Linux Support Engineer
14 9 (3.33%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
14 9 (3.33%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 48 (17.78%) Middleware
3 32 (11.85%) LAMP
3 32 (11.85%) LDAP
4 23 (8.52%) J2EE
5 17 (6.30%) XML
6 16 (5.93%) JMS
7 14 (5.19%) IDoc
7 14 (5.19%) SAP ALE
7 14 (5.19%) SAP PI
8 11 (4.07%) .NET
9 8 (2.96%) JDBC
9 8 (2.96%) JSON
9 8 (2.96%) Web Services
9 8 (2.96%) XSLT
10 7 (2.59%) Flash
11 6 (2.22%) SAP Fiori
11 6 (2.22%) XML Schema
12 5 (1.85%) IBM Integration Bus
12 5 (1.85%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.15%) Clustering
2 14 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.44%) CMDB
5 8 (2.96%) DataPower
5 8 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.59%) Fintech
7 5 (1.85%) Replication
8 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.48%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.11%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.11%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (0.74%) Contract for Difference
10 2 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.74%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.37%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 156 (57.78%) Linux
2 116 (42.96%) Unix
3 76 (28.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 68 (25.19%) Windows
5 52 (19.26%) Solaris
6 19 (7.04%) Windows Server
7 18 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (2.59%) AIX
9 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.11%) SUSE
11 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.37%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (13.70%) ITIL
3 35 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (9.63%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 26 (9.63%) Web Operations
5 24 (8.89%) ERP
5 24 (8.89%) Proactive Monitoring
6 22 (8.15%) Configuration Management
7 20 (7.41%) Database Security
7 20 (7.41%) High Availability
8 19 (7.04%) SOA
9 18 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (5.93%) Change Control
11 15 (5.56%) Migration
12 14 (5.19%) SAP Implementation
13 13 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (4.81%) BPEL
13 13 (4.81%) Presales
13 13 (4.81%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 164 (60.74%) SQL
2 107 (39.63%) PL/SQL
3 52 (19.26%) Bash Shell
3 52 (19.26%) Perl
4 42 (15.56%) PowerShell
5 41 (15.19%) Shell Script
6 37 (13.70%) Java
7 19 (7.04%) Korn
8 14 (5.19%) ABAP
9 13 (4.81%) Python
10 10 (3.70%) AWK
10 10 (3.70%) C-shell
11 6 (2.22%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.85%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.11%) Go
13 3 (1.11%) PHP
14 2 (0.74%) Jython
14 2 (0.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 42 (15.56%) Oracle Certification
2 40 (14.81%) OCP
3 21 (7.78%) Degree
4 9 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.96%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.59%) OCA
7 5 (1.85%) RHCE
8 3 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.11%) MCITP
8 3 (1.11%) MCSE
8 3 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.11%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 19 (7.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (4.44%) SLA
4 3 (1.11%) QA
5 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.59%) Firmware
5 6 (2.22%) OpenAM
6 3 (1.11%) HDFS
7 2 (0.74%) NFS
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 135 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 119 (44.07%) Oracle RMAN
3 77 (28.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 32 (11.85%) Puppet
5 28 (10.37%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 9 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 8 (2.96%) Control-M
8 7 (2.59%) Ansible
8 7 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.22%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.22%) Unicenter
10 5 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 270 (100.00%) Oracle
2 71 (26.30%) Red Hat
3 32 (11.85%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.85%) OutSystems
4 24 (8.89%) SAP
5 20 (7.41%) WorldPay
6 17 (6.30%) IBM
7 15 (5.56%) VMware
8 10 (3.70%) BMC
8 10 (3.70%) Sybase
9 9 (3.33%) HP
9 9 (3.33%) Remedy
10 8 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.59%) Siebel
12 6 (2.22%) CA
13 4 (1.48%) Capita
14 3 (1.11%) NetApp
14 3 (1.11%) Sun
15 2 (0.74%) SolarWinds
15 2 (0.74%) Zerto