Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 969 720 613
Rank change year-on-year -249 -107 -75
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 194 549 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 2.30% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 152 314 702
UK median annual salary £47,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.55% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £69,750 £66,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.48% +10.53% +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 22831 23894 24834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.07% 12.47% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19227 20102 20679
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Top 15 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 October 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 -231 179 £47,000 -14.55% 12
UK excluding London -69 178 £47,000 -10.48% 4
South East +18 54 £47,000 -18.26% 1
North of England -14 50 £50,491 -3.83% 1
East of England -32 33 £47,000 -14.55%
North East - 25 £50,491 -
Midlands +23 19 £47,500 -8.21%
South West +14 17 £37,500 -25.00%
Yorkshire -1 17 £47,500 -5.00%
London -194 16 £70,500 +22.61% 10
East Midlands +41 11 £38,750 -32.61%
Northern Ireland -16 10 - -
West Midlands +25 8 £50,000 -1.96%
North West -37 8 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Scotland - 5 £37,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 194 (100.00%) Oracle
2 167 (86.08%) Oracle Database
3 110 (56.70%) Linux
4 106 (54.64%) SQL
5 96 (49.48%) Oracle Database 12c
6 84 (43.30%) Data Guard
7 80 (41.24%) Performance Tuning
8 71 (36.60%) Relational Database
9 70 (36.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 70 (36.08%) Oracle RMAN
10 68 (35.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 66 (34.02%) RDBMS
12 62 (31.96%) SQL Server
13 61 (31.44%) PL/SQL
14 58 (29.90%) Unix
15 54 (27.84%) Windows
16 48 (24.74%) Oracle Database 10g
17 46 (23.71%) ITIL
18 41 (21.13%) Disaster Recovery
19 38 (19.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
20 36 (18.56%) Oracle Certification
20 36 (18.56%) Solaris
21 34 (17.53%) Capacity Planning
22 33 (17.01%) Degree
23 31 (15.98%) Microsoft
23 31 (15.98%) Oracle Exadata
24 30 (15.46%) VMware
25 29 (14.95%) Security Cleared
25 29 (14.95%) Shell Script
26 27 (13.92%) Analytics

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 25 (12.89%) WebLogic
2 17 (8.76%) Apache
3 16 (8.25%) JBoss
4 11 (5.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 11 (5.67%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.12%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (3.09%) IIS
7 5 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.58%) iPlanet
7 5 (2.58%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.58%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.58%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.58%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (2.58%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.52%) Confluence
9 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.67%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (5.67%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.06%) SAP ERP
3 4 (2.06%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.52%) Primavera
6 1 (0.52%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.86%) SAN
2 22 (11.34%) NAS
3 13 (6.70%) LDAP
4 11 (5.67%) DNS
5 7 (3.61%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.09%) Firewall
6 6 (3.09%) Internet
6 6 (3.09%) SSL
7 5 (2.58%) WAN
8 4 (2.06%) VLAN
9 2 (1.03%) DMZ
9 2 (1.03%) FCoE
9 2 (1.03%) HTTP
9 2 (1.03%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.03%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.03%) MPLS
9 2 (1.03%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.03%) VPN
10 1 (0.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (86.08%) Oracle Database
2 96 (49.48%) Oracle Database 12c
3 71 (36.60%) Relational Database
4 70 (36.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 66 (34.02%) RDBMS
6 62 (31.96%) SQL Server
7 48 (24.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 31 (15.98%) Oracle Exadata
9 25 (12.89%) MongoDB
10 22 (11.34%) Oracle9i Database
11 21 (10.82%) MySQL
12 20 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (8.76%) NoSQL
14 16 (8.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (7.73%) OLTP
16 13 (6.70%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (6.19%) Yellowfin
18 9 (4.64%) OLAP
18 9 (4.64%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (7.22%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (6.70%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (5.15%) Subversion
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.58%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.52%) JIRA
6 1 (0.52%) Toad
General
1 20 (10.31%) Retail
2 10 (5.15%) Automotive
2 10 (5.15%) Legal
2 10 (5.15%) Publishing
2 10 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.12%) Finance
4 6 (3.09%) Games
5 2 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 130 (67.01%) DBA
2 109 (56.19%) Oracle DBA
3 46 (23.71%) Administrator
4 14 (7.22%) Architect
4 14 (7.22%) Senior DBA
5 13 (6.70%) Database Engineer
5 13 (6.70%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 10 (5.15%) Analyst
6 10 (5.15%) Database Analyst
6 10 (5.15%) Development DBA
6 10 (5.15%) Oracle Development DBA
6 10 (5.15%) SQL DBA
7 9 (4.64%) Oracle Analyst
7 9 (4.64%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (4.12%) Developer
8 8 (4.12%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (3.61%) Linux Support
9 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database Engineer
10 6 (3.09%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 15 (7.73%) Middleware
3 9 (4.64%) J2EE
4 8 (4.12%) Spring
4 8 (4.12%) Web Services
4 8 (4.12%) XML
5 7 (3.61%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.06%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.06%) Java EE
6 4 (2.06%) JMS
6 4 (2.06%) JSF
6 4 (2.06%) JSP
6 4 (2.06%) RESTful
6 4 (2.06%) Spring Integration
6 4 (2.06%) Struts
6 4 (2.06%) XSL
6 4 (2.06%) XSLT
7 2 (1.03%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (1.03%) JSON
7 2 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.40%) Clustering
2 25 (12.89%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.73%) Data Centre
3 15 (7.73%) Replication
4 13 (6.70%) Fintech
5 10 (5.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (5.15%) Public Cloud
6 9 (4.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.09%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.03%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.03%) Online Games
9 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 110 (56.70%) Linux
2 58 (29.90%) Unix
3 54 (27.84%) Windows
4 36 (18.56%) Solaris
5 19 (9.79%) AIX
6 18 (9.28%) Oracle Linux
7 16 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.09%) HPUX
9 5 (2.58%) SUSE
9 5 (2.58%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.52%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (41.24%) Performance Tuning
2 46 (23.71%) ITIL
3 41 (21.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (17.53%) Capacity Planning
5 27 (13.92%) Analytics
6 25 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (11.86%) Data Modelling
8 21 (10.82%) High Availability
9 19 (9.79%) Database Tuning
9 19 (9.79%) Project Management
10 18 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (8.76%) Change Management
11 17 (8.76%) Data Protection
11 17 (8.76%) E-Commerce
11 17 (8.76%) Mentoring
12 16 (8.25%) DevOps
13 15 (7.73%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (7.22%) Data Analytics
14 14 (7.22%) Migration
15 13 (6.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 106 (54.64%) SQL
2 61 (31.44%) PL/SQL
3 29 (14.95%) Shell Script
4 20 (10.31%) Java
5 12 (6.19%) C
5 12 (6.19%) Korn
6 8 (4.12%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.61%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.58%) Perl
9 4 (2.06%) C++
10 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.55%) Python
11 2 (1.03%) C-shell
12 1 (0.52%) C#
12 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.52%) PHP
12 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (18.56%) Oracle Certification
2 33 (17.01%) Degree
3 29 (14.95%) Security Cleared
4 13 (6.70%) OCP
5 12 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (5.67%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (5.15%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.61%) ISEB
9 6 (3.09%) BC Cleared
9 6 (3.09%) OCA
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.76%) SLA
2 4 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.55%) PMO
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 18 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.22%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.58%) KVM
4 5 (2.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.03%) Samba
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 84 (43.30%) Data Guard
2 70 (36.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 68 (35.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 25 (12.89%) NetBackup
5 15 (7.73%) Puppet
6 11 (5.67%) Ansible
6 11 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (4.12%) Nagios
8 6 (3.09%) Tivoli
9 5 (2.58%) OpenView
10 4 (2.06%) SCOM
10 4 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 194 (100.00%) Oracle
2 31 (15.98%) Microsoft
3 30 (15.46%) VMware
4 22 (11.34%) Red Hat
5 18 (9.28%) IBM
6 16 (8.25%) Veritas
7 13 (6.70%) Cisco
7 13 (6.70%) HP
8 12 (6.19%) F5
8 12 (6.19%) Tableau
9 11 (5.67%) Sun
10 10 (5.15%) SaltStack
11 8 (4.12%) Brocade
11 8 (4.12%) NetApp
12 7 (3.61%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.09%) Infoblox
14 5 (2.58%) Cognos
14 5 (2.58%) Opsware
14 5 (2.58%) PlateSpin
15 4 (2.06%) SAP