Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Oracle DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Oracle Database Administrator
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1148 1181 1145
Rank change year-on-year +33 -36 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Oracle DBA 41 56 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.030% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.031% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 120
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,879
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.08% -10.20%
10th Percentile £45,625 £45,375 £42,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,491 £51,000 £53,879
% change year-on-year -1.00% -5.34% +2.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Senior Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Oracle DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Oracle DBA in the UK

Senior Oracle DBA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA.

Salary trend for Senior Oracle DBA in the UK

Senior Oracle DBA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Oracle DBA in the UK

Senior Oracle DBA
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 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 +19 37 £56,375 +2.50% 1
UK excluding London +41 26 £50,491 -1.00% 1
London -6 13 £75,000 +36.36%
South East +31 11 £50,000 -
North of England +13 9 £50,491 +27.83% 1
North East +15 6 £50,491 -1.88%
North West -15 3 - - 1
Midlands +20 2 £65,000 +26.88%
Wales +17 1 £47,500 +18.51%
West Midlands +10 1 - -
East of England +6 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £37,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -

Senior Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior Oracle DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (90.24%) Oracle Database
3 20 (48.78%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (48.78%) Data Guard
4 19 (46.34%) Oracle Database 12c
4 19 (46.34%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (41.46%) Finance
5 17 (41.46%) SQL
5 17 (41.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 15 (36.59%) Linux
7 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
8 13 (31.71%) High Availability
9 12 (29.27%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (29.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 11 (26.83%) Oracle RMAN
10 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
11 9 (21.95%) Replication
11 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
11 9 (21.95%) RDBMS
12 8 (19.51%) Windows
12 8 (19.51%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
13 7 (17.07%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
13 7 (17.07%) Degree
13 7 (17.07%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (17.07%) Oracle Applications
13 7 (17.07%) Clustering

Senior Oracle DBA Skill Set
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 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) NAS
1 4 (9.76%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (90.24%) Oracle Database
2 19 (46.34%) Oracle Database 12c
3 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
4 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (21.95%) RDBMS
5 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
6 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (4.88%) Ingres
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (2.44%) Redis
10 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Toad
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 6 (14.63%) Middleware
3 3 (7.32%) XML
4 2 (4.88%) JDBC
4 2 (4.88%) ODBC
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (4.88%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Replication
2 7 (17.07%) Clustering
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Windows
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Unix
5 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (31.71%) High Availability
3 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) Change Control
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.32%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Security Patching
6 3 (7.32%) Ticket Management
7 2 (4.88%) Benchmarking
7 2 (4.88%) Database Security
7 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.88%) Information Security
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.20%) Korn
5 4 (9.76%) Perl
5 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.88%) VBScript
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (17.07%) Degree
3 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (14.63%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) Data Guard
2 17 (41.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (26.83%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 6 (14.63%) NetBackup
5 5 (12.20%) Tivoli
5 5 (12.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (7.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) VMware
3 5 (12.20%) IBM
3 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.76%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (7.32%) Remedy
6 2 (4.88%) Actian
6 2 (4.88%) Siebel
6 2 (4.88%) Sybase
7 1 (2.44%) Murex