Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 907 984 737
Rank change year-on-year +77 -247 -125
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 239 196 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 0.97% 0.86% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 181 155 313
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% -14.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -10.48% +10.53%

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 24,526 22,747 23,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.90% 13.09% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20,044 19,161 20,024
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 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 +60 210 £53,500 +13.83% 17
UK excluding London -19 144 £50,000 +6.38% 14
London +118 94 £60,000 -14.89% 8
South East +6 55 £52,500 +11.70% 5
East of England +12 28 £47,500 +1.06%
Scotland +14 23 £50,000 +33.33% 4
North of England -10 16 £41,750 -17.31% 2
Yorkshire +27 12 £38,000 -23.62%
Midlands +11 11 £50,500 +9.19% 2
West Midlands +26 7 £50,500 +1.00% 1
South West -7 6 £50,500 +34.67%
North West +1 4 £48,750 +14.71% 2
East Midlands -11 4 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Wales - 4 £41,250 -
Northern Ireland 0 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 239 (100.00%) Oracle
2 181 (75.73%) Oracle Database
3 145 (60.67%) SQL
4 140 (58.58%) Data Guard
5 125 (52.30%) Linux
6 110 (46.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 107 (44.77%) Oracle RMAN
8 102 (42.68%) SQL Server
8 102 (42.68%) Oracle Database 12c
9 93 (38.91%) Relational Database
9 93 (38.91%) Unix
10 90 (37.66%) RDBMS
11 78 (32.64%) PL/SQL
12 68 (28.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 67 (28.03%) Performance Tuning
14 64 (26.78%) Finance
15 54 (22.59%) Red Hat
16 51 (21.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 50 (20.92%) WebLogic
18 42 (17.57%) Oracle Exadata
19 40 (16.74%) ITIL
20 39 (16.32%) Windows
20 39 (16.32%) Solaris
21 38 (15.90%) Disaster Recovery
21 38 (15.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
22 36 (15.06%) Oracle Certification
23 33 (13.81%) OCP
23 33 (13.81%) Bash Shell
24 32 (13.39%) Shell Script
24 32 (13.39%) Java

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 50 (20.92%) WebLogic
2 26 (10.88%) Oracle Application Server
3 18 (7.53%) Apache
4 17 (7.11%) Tomcat
5 15 (6.28%) JBoss
6 14 (5.86%) WebSphere
7 13 (5.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 13 (5.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (3.35%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (1.26%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.26%) WordPress
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle UPK
12 2 (0.84%) SAS
13 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 31 (12.97%) Oracle Applications
2 29 (12.13%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (7.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (7.11%) Oracle 11i
5 14 (5.86%) SAP ERP
6 8 (3.35%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.28%) SaaS
2 14 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.86%) Boomi
3 9 (3.77%) IaaS
4 4 (1.67%) PaaS
5 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.88%) SAN
2 25 (10.46%) NAS
3 16 (6.69%) Firewall
3 16 (6.69%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.28%) HTTP
5 8 (3.35%) SSH
6 5 (2.09%) SSL
7 4 (1.67%) Network Security
8 3 (1.26%) Internet
9 2 (0.84%) DHCP
9 2 (0.84%) DNS
9 2 (0.84%) SMTP
10 1 (0.42%) DMZ
10 1 (0.42%) LAN
10 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (75.73%) Oracle Database
2 110 (46.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 102 (42.68%) Oracle Database 12c
3 102 (42.68%) SQL Server
4 93 (38.91%) Relational Database
5 90 (37.66%) RDBMS
6 42 (17.57%) Oracle Exadata
7 30 (12.55%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (12.13%) Oracle BI EE
8 29 (12.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 21 (8.79%) MySQL
10 19 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (7.53%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (6.28%) MongoDB
14 12 (5.02%) Informix
15 10 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (3.77%) NoSQL
16 9 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (4.18%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (3.77%) Toad
3 6 (2.51%) Subversion
4 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.26%) Maven
5 3 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (26.78%) Finance
2 17 (7.11%) Banking
3 13 (5.44%) Retail
4 9 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.26%) Automotive
5 3 (1.26%) Publishing
6 2 (0.84%) Electronics
6 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 182 (76.15%) DBA
2 161 (67.36%) Oracle DBA
3 106 (44.35%) Administrator
4 40 (16.74%) Senior DBA
5 38 (15.90%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 26 (10.88%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 20 (8.37%) SQL DBA
8 15 (6.28%) Developer
8 15 (6.28%) Unix Administrator
9 13 (5.44%) Oracle Financials DBA
10 11 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Unix DBA
12 9 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
12 9 (3.77%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
12 9 (3.77%) SQL Server DBA
13 8 (3.35%) Solaris Administrator
14 5 (2.09%) Oracle Developer
14 5 (2.09%) SAP Developer
15 4 (1.67%) Consultant
15 4 (1.67%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 31 (12.97%) Middleware
3 15 (6.28%) J2EE
3 15 (6.28%) LDAP
4 14 (5.86%) IDoc
4 14 (5.86%) SAP ALE
4 14 (5.86%) SAP PI
5 13 (5.44%) LAMP
6 11 (4.60%) Flash
6 11 (4.60%) JMS
7 9 (3.77%) XML
8 6 (2.51%) SAP Fiori
8 6 (2.51%) XML Schema
9 4 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.67%) Spring
10 3 (1.26%) .NET
10 3 (1.26%) JDBC
10 3 (1.26%) JPA
10 3 (1.26%) MDX
10 3 (1.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.30%) Clustering
2 13 (5.44%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.44%) Fintech
3 11 (4.60%) CMDB
4 10 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.09%) Replication
8 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.26%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.26%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.26%) Spread Betting
9 3 (1.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (0.84%) Contract for Difference
10 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.42%) Derivative
11 1 (0.42%) LPAR
11 1 (0.42%) NHS
11 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 125 (52.30%) Linux
2 93 (38.91%) Unix
3 51 (21.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (16.32%) Solaris
4 39 (16.32%) Windows
5 21 (8.79%) Oracle Linux
6 19 (7.95%) Windows Server
7 11 (4.60%) AIX
8 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.26%) SUSE
9 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.84%) Tru64
10 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (28.03%) Performance Tuning
2 40 (16.74%) ITIL
3 38 (15.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (12.55%) Proactive Monitoring
5 27 (11.30%) Capacity Planning
6 26 (10.88%) High Availability
7 23 (9.62%) ERP
8 21 (8.79%) Configuration Management
9 17 (7.11%) Change Control
10 15 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (6.28%) BPEL
11 14 (5.86%) Migration
11 14 (5.86%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (5.86%) SAP Implementation
12 13 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.44%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.44%) SOA
12 13 (5.44%) Trend Analysis
13 12 (5.02%) Presales
13 12 (5.02%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (60.67%) SQL
2 78 (32.64%) PL/SQL
3 33 (13.81%) Bash Shell
4 32 (13.39%) Java
4 32 (13.39%) Shell Script
5 30 (12.55%) Perl
6 20 (8.37%) PowerShell
7 19 (7.95%) Korn
8 14 (5.86%) ABAP
9 13 (5.44%) Python
10 10 (4.18%) AWK
10 10 (4.18%) C-shell
11 4 (1.67%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.26%) Go
12 3 (1.26%) PHP
13 1 (0.42%) C++
13 1 (0.42%) Clojure
13 1 (0.42%) Java 8
13 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (15.06%) Oracle Certification
2 33 (13.81%) OCP
3 19 (7.95%) Degree
4 9 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.35%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.93%) OCA
7 5 (2.09%) RHCE
8 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.26%) MCITP
9 3 (1.26%) MCSE
9 3 (1.26%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (5.44%) SLA
3 6 (2.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.44%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.60%) Firmware
4 10 (4.18%) Oracle Clusterware
5 9 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.26%) HDFS
6 3 (1.26%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 140 (58.58%) Data Guard
2 107 (44.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 68 (28.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (6.28%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 13 (5.44%) Puppet
6 11 (4.60%) Ansible
6 11 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (3.77%) Oracle ZFS
8 8 (3.35%) Control-M
9 7 (2.93%) NetBackup
10 6 (2.51%) Unicenter
11 3 (1.26%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle Flashback
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 239 (100.00%) Oracle
2 54 (22.59%) Red Hat
3 28 (11.72%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.79%) VMware
5 16 (6.69%) SAP
6 13 (5.44%) OutSystems
7 10 (4.18%) BMC
7 10 (4.18%) Sybase
8 9 (3.77%) Remedy
9 6 (2.51%) CA
9 6 (2.51%) Siebel
9 6 (2.51%) WorldPay
10 4 (1.67%) HP
11 3 (1.26%) Sun
12 2 (0.84%) IDERA
12 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.84%) Zerto
13 1 (0.42%) Adobe
13 1 (0.42%) Misys
13 1 (0.42%) Tableau