The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 366 388 380
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 77 60 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 46
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £53,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +19.44%
High Availability
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17225 18278 16937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.91% 80.63% 76.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13991 14357 13801
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,450 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing High Availability across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

High Availability
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing High Availability across the South East region.

High Availability Salary Trend in the South East

High Availability
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing High Availability across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

High Availability Salary Histogram in the South East

High Availability
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +26 22 £36,750 -13.52%
Buckinghamshire +13 18 £38,500 +2.66%
Hampshire +8 14 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Berkshire -2 11 £67,500 +3.84% 1
West Sussex +5 9 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £65,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 - 1
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability.

1 84 (60.43%) Clustering
2 80 (57.55%) Windows
3 60 (43.17%) Active Directory
4 59 (42.45%) Microsoft
5 56 (40.29%) Load Balancing
6 55 (39.57%) SQL Server
7 51 (36.69%) Linux
8 49 (35.25%) VMware
9 46 (33.09%) UNIX
9 46 (33.09%) SAN
10 44 (31.65%) SQL
11 43 (30.94%) Business Continuity
11 43 (30.94%) Lync
12 42 (30.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (29.50%) DNS
14 39 (28.06%) Cisco
15 37 (26.62%) Disaster Recovery
16 35 (25.18%) Data Centre
17 34 (24.46%) MS Exchange
17 34 (24.46%) Exchange Server 2010
18 31 (22.30%) Citrix
19 30 (21.58%) WAN
19 30 (21.58%) Windows Server 2008
20 28 (20.14%) NAS
20 28 (20.14%) SCCM
20 28 (20.14%) Firewall
21 27 (19.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 27 (19.42%) HP
21 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
21 27 (19.42%) Performance Tuning

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (30.94%) Lync
2 34 (24.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 34 (24.46%) MS Exchange
3 27 (19.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (12.95%) IIS
5 10 (7.19%) SharePoint
5 10 (7.19%) Live Communications Server
5 10 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (6.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (5.76%) Apache
8 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.44%) CMS
9 2 (1.44%) JBoss
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (14.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.04%) SaaS
2 6 (4.32%) IaaS
3 5 (3.60%) PaaS
4 4 (2.88%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Office 365
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (33.09%) SAN
2 41 (29.50%) DNS
3 30 (21.58%) WAN
4 28 (20.14%) Firewall
4 28 (20.14%) NAS
5 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
6 26 (18.71%) LAN
7 25 (17.99%) HSRP
8 23 (16.55%) DHCP
9 22 (15.83%) VoIP
10 13 (9.35%) BGP
11 11 (7.91%) OSPF
12 8 (5.76%) VLAN
12 8 (5.76%) EIGRP
13 7 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (4.32%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (4.32%) MPLS
15 5 (3.60%) SSH
15 5 (3.60%) Cisco Nexus
16 4 (2.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (11.51%) MySQL
4 15 (10.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (10.07%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.72%) Big Data
12 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.72%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.72%) ProC
2 1 (0.72%) Ant
General
1 19 (13.67%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.99%) DBA
2 19 (13.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (12.95%) SQL DBA
3 18 (12.95%) Infrastructure Designer
3 18 (12.95%) Designer
4 15 (10.79%) Network Team Leader
4 15 (10.79%) Team Leader
4 15 (10.79%) Support Engineer
5 14 (10.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (9.35%) Technical Designer
7 10 (7.19%) Architect
8 8 (5.76%) Analyst
8 8 (5.76%) Network Specialist
8 8 (5.76%) Messaging Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) VoIP Specialist
9 7 (5.04%) Voice Specialist
9 7 (5.04%) Senior DBA
9 7 (5.04%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Technical Support
9 7 (5.04%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.99%) .NET
2 20 (14.39%) Web Services
3 10 (7.19%) Application Packaging
4 8 (5.76%) Middleware
5 5 (3.60%) J2EE
5 5 (3.60%) Memcached
5 5 (3.60%) Esper
6 3 (2.16%) COM
7 2 (1.44%) RESTful
8 1 (0.72%) REST
8 1 (0.72%) OC4J
8 1 (0.72%) SOAP
8 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.72%) JSON
8 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (60.43%) Clustering
2 35 (25.18%) Data Centre
3 17 (12.23%) Replication
4 10 (7.19%) Blackberry
5 9 (6.47%) PKI
6 8 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.60%) Statistics
7 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.44%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.44%) iSeries
9 2 (1.44%) CMDB
9 2 (1.44%) GIS
10 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.72%) DTV
10 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.72%) Telematics
10 1 (0.72%) LPAR
10 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 80 (57.55%) Windows
2 51 (36.69%) Linux
3 46 (33.09%) UNIX
4 30 (21.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.19%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.44%) CentOS
8 2 (1.44%) OS/400
8 2 (1.44%) Debian
9 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.72%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.72%) AIX
9 1 (0.72%) Solaris
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.29%) Load Balancing
2 43 (30.94%) Business Continuity
3 37 (26.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (19.42%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (15.83%) Project Management
7 21 (15.11%) Configuration Management
8 18 (12.95%) Release Management
9 17 (12.23%) Service Management
10 16 (11.51%) Service Delivery
10 16 (11.51%) ITIL
11 15 (10.79%) Patch Management
12 14 (10.07%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (9.35%) Identity Management
14 11 (7.91%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (7.91%) Requirements Analysis
14 11 (7.91%) Performance Management
14 11 (7.91%) Infrastructure Management
15 10 (7.19%) Server Patching
15 10 (7.19%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.65%) SQL
2 22 (15.83%) T-SQL
3 16 (11.51%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.19%) VBScript
4 10 (7.19%) C
4 10 (7.19%) Perl
5 6 (4.32%) PHP
5 6 (4.32%) C#
5 6 (4.32%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.32%) Python
6 5 (3.60%) Java
6 5 (3.60%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.72%) Uniface
8 1 (0.72%) AWK
8 1 (0.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.72%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (15.83%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (15.11%) Security Cleared
3 20 (14.39%) CCNP
4 17 (12.23%) CCDP
5 14 (10.07%) Degree
6 7 (5.04%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.32%) CCNA
8 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.88%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.44%) CCIE
11 1 (0.72%) OCP
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.72%) MCITP
11 1 (0.72%) MCSE
11 1 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.91%) QA
2 10 (7.19%) SLA
3 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 60 (43.17%) Active Directory
2 42 (30.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (10.79%) VMware ESX
5 9 (6.47%) UAG
6 6 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.88%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.72%) NFS
9 1 (0.72%) KVM
9 1 (0.72%) LXC
9 1 (0.72%) Xen
9 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.72%) XenApp
9 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (20.14%) SCCM
2 18 (12.95%) SCOM
3 14 (10.07%) WSUS
4 13 (9.35%) ARCserve
4 13 (9.35%) SCSM
5 11 (7.91%) Hyperic
6 10 (7.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (5.04%) Nagios
8 6 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (4.32%) Puppet
9 5 (3.60%) ZABBIX
9 5 (3.60%) Cacti
9 5 (3.60%) Ganglia
9 5 (3.60%) collectd
9 5 (3.60%) logstash
9 5 (3.60%) Salt
9 5 (3.60%) Graphite
10 4 (2.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (2.88%) Data Guard
10 4 (2.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 59 (42.45%) Microsoft
2 49 (35.25%) VMware
3 39 (28.06%) Cisco
4 31 (22.30%) Citrix
5 27 (19.42%) HP
6 20 (14.39%) SolarWinds
7 19 (13.67%) Oracle
8 17 (12.23%) Dell
8 17 (12.23%) Dell Compellent
9 15 (10.79%) Symantec
10 13 (9.35%) Sophos
10 13 (9.35%) Lumension
11 12 (8.63%) NetApp
12 7 (5.04%) Fujitsu
13 6 (4.32%) Red Hat
14 5 (3.60%) Juniper
14 5 (3.60%) Brocade
15 4 (2.88%) Riverbed
15 4 (2.88%) F5
15 4 (2.88%) Avaya
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