Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 963 923 1024
Rank change year-on-year -40 +101 -266
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 91 226 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.93% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 68 171 151
UK median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% +11.70% -14.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% -6.00%

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 22,841 24,345 23,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.19% 15.32% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18,776 19,872 19,412
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Top 11 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 8 December 2019. 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 -2 90 £62,500 +19.05% 9
UK excluding London +12 51 £50,000 - 7
London +41 40 £80,000 +45.45% 2
South East 0 22 £62,500 +19.05% 1
Midlands +20 11 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +16 11 £50,000 +42.86% 1
South West +19 10 £52,500 -36.36% 1
North West +39 6 £37,500 -16.67%
North of England +35 6 £37,500 -14.29% 1
East of England +62 1 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Scotland -11 1 £32,500 -16.13%

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 91 (100.00%) Oracle
2 69 (75.82%) SQL
3 50 (54.95%) Linux
4 45 (49.45%) SQL Server
5 44 (48.35%) Data Guard
6 42 (46.15%) Oracle Database
7 39 (42.86%) Unix
8 37 (40.66%) Relational Database
9 31 (34.07%) High Availability
9 31 (34.07%) Java
10 30 (32.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 29 (31.87%) Oracle Exadata
12 27 (29.67%) DevOps
12 27 (29.67%) RDBMS
13 24 (26.37%) Ansible
13 24 (26.37%) Opscode Chef
14 21 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (21.98%) Oracle RMAN
15 20 (21.98%) SaaS
16 19 (20.88%) AWS
16 19 (20.88%) Bash Shell
16 19 (20.88%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (20.88%) Ruby
16 19 (20.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (20.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (20.88%) Docker
17 18 (19.78%) Performance Tuning
17 18 (19.78%) Firmware
17 18 (19.78%) MySQL
17 18 (19.78%) Windows

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 17 (18.68%) JBoss
1 17 (18.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.20%) Apache
2 2 (2.20%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) nginx
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.98%) SaaS
2 19 (20.88%) AWS
3 17 (18.68%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.30%) IaaS
4 3 (3.30%) PaaS
5 2 (2.20%) Boomi
5 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.10%) Azure
6 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.10%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.99%) SAN
3 9 (9.89%) NAS
4 4 (4.40%) Firewall
5 3 (3.30%) LAN
5 3 (3.30%) WAN
6 2 (2.20%) Internet
6 2 (2.20%) SSL
7 1 (1.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (49.45%) SQL Server
2 42 (46.15%) Oracle Database
3 37 (40.66%) Relational Database
4 29 (31.87%) Oracle Exadata
5 27 (29.67%) RDBMS
6 21 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (20.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (20.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (19.78%) MySQL
9 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (12.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (7.69%) Big Data
12 7 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
14 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
16 2 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
16 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
17 1 (1.10%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.20%) Fiddler
1 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.20%) Maven
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.20%) Subversion
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Advertising
2 2 (2.20%) Games
2 2 (2.20%) Marketing
2 2 (2.20%) Retail
3 1 (1.10%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (56.04%) DBA
2 43 (47.25%) Oracle DBA
3 17 (18.68%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Administrator
5 11 (12.09%) Architect
5 11 (12.09%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Oracle Financials DBA
6 10 (10.99%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Applications Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Data Architect
8 8 (8.79%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.59%) Senior DBA
9 6 (6.59%) Site Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (4.40%) ETL Developer
10 4 (4.40%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.40%) SSRS Developer
10 4 (4.40%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) Flash
2 6 (6.59%) Middleware
3 4 (4.40%) LDAP
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (4.40%) SAP PI
3 4 (4.40%) XML
4 2 (2.20%) .NET
4 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.20%) IDoc
4 2 (2.20%) JDBC
4 2 (2.20%) JMS
4 2 (2.20%) JPA
4 2 (2.20%) REST
4 2 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.20%) SAP ALE
4 2 (2.20%) SOAP
4 2 (2.20%) Spring
4 2 (2.20%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Enterprise Software
1 17 (18.68%) Private Cloud
2 12 (13.19%) Clustering
3 7 (7.69%) Replication
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.10%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.10%) CMDB
6 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (54.95%) Linux
2 39 (42.86%) Unix
3 19 (20.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (19.78%) Windows
5 12 (13.19%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (9.89%) Windows Server
7 7 (7.69%) AIX
8 4 (4.40%) Solaris
9 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) High Availability
2 30 (32.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (29.67%) DevOps
4 18 (19.78%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (18.68%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 17 (18.68%) Web Operations
6 15 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (16.48%) ITIL
7 12 (13.19%) ETL
8 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.79%) Change Control
9 8 (8.79%) Data Architecture
9 8 (8.79%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.79%) Open Source
9 8 (8.79%) Proactive Monitoring
10 7 (7.69%) Capacity Management
11 6 (6.59%) Change Management
11 6 (6.59%) Migration
12 5 (5.49%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 69 (75.82%) SQL
2 31 (34.07%) Java
3 19 (20.88%) Bash Shell
3 19 (20.88%) Ruby
4 17 (18.68%) Perl
4 17 (18.68%) Python
5 14 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 10 (10.99%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.20%) ABAP
9 2 (2.20%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (13.19%) OCP
2 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.89%) Degree
4 7 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.40%) OCA
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.88%) Docker
2 18 (19.78%) Firmware
3 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (48.35%) Data Guard
2 24 (26.37%) Ansible
2 24 (26.37%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (21.98%) Oracle RMAN
4 17 (18.68%) Kubernetes
4 17 (18.68%) Puppet
5 11 (12.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 6 (6.59%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Statspack
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (18.68%) Red Hat
2 17 (18.68%) Sun
3 10 (10.99%) VMware
4 8 (8.79%) WorldPay
5 6 (6.59%) HP
5 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.40%) NetApp
6 4 (4.40%) SAP
7 3 (3.30%) IBM
8 2 (2.20%) Remedy
9 1 (1.10%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.10%) Citrix
9 1 (1.10%) Veritas