The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 571 600 498
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -102
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 330 306 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.35% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 259 245 261
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +14.45%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

High Availability
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing High Availability within the UK.

High Availability Salary Trend in the UK

High Availability
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing High Availability over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

High Availability Salary Histogram in the UK

High Availability
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England +14 322 £52,500 +10.52% 32
London +40 164 £57,500 +15.00% 13
South East -11 55 £42,500 -13.70% 4
City of London -2 33 £60,000 +29.72% 2
East of England +11 32 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire -7 32 £60,000 +20.00% 6
West Yorkshire +17 20 £60,000 +118.18% 5
Leeds +11 20 £60,000 +118.18% 5
Berkshire +7 20 £33,000 -40.00% 1
Bracknell +4 18 £27,500 -50.00%
South West -7 17 £38,750 -3.12%
Bedfordshire - 12 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -3 11 £27,000 -46.00% 1
Essex -5 11 £60,000 +45.45%
Sheffield - 11 £27,000 - 1
East Midlands +22 9 £42,500 +21.42% 3
West Sussex - 9 £42,500 - 1
Crawley - 9 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire +10 8 £43,750 - 1
Nottingham +8 8 £43,750 - 1
Wiltshire +6 8 £38,750 -3.12%
Hampshire -11 8 £60,000 +26.31% 1
West Midlands -11 8 £47,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +3 7 £35,500 -25.26%
Surrey -27 6 £49,250 -1.50%
East Sussex - 6 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £35,000 -
Brighton - 6 £42,500 -
Aylesbury - 6 £35,000 -
Suffolk -3 5 £47,500 +5.55%

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 251 (42.33%) SQL
2 240 (40.47%) SQL Server
3 231 (38.95%) Windows
4 186 (31.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 168 (28.33%) Clustering
6 167 (28.16%) Linux
7 165 (27.82%) Performance Tuning
8 161 (27.15%) Oracle
9 136 (22.93%) Active Directory
10 135 (22.77%) Microsoft
11 133 (22.43%) VMware
12 126 (21.25%) Finance
13 125 (21.08%) Replication
14 123 (20.74%) SAN
15 107 (18.04%) SQL Server 2008
16 105 (17.71%) Java
17 101 (17.03%) UNIX
18 100 (16.86%) Oracle Database
19 98 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
20 87 (14.67%) Load Balancing
21 85 (14.33%) ITIL
22 84 (14.17%) Cisco
22 84 (14.17%) Firewall
23 82 (13.83%) MySQL
24 81 (13.66%) Oracle RAC
25 80 (13.49%) MS Exchange
26 76 (12.82%) Degree
27 75 (12.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 74 (12.48%) Data Warehouse
29 72 (12.14%) Security Cleared

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 80 (13.49%) MS Exchange
2 52 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (7.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 36 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 30 (5.06%) Live Communications Server
6 28 (4.72%) Apache
6 28 (4.72%) Lync
7 26 (4.38%) IIS
8 21 (3.54%) SharePoint
9 20 (3.37%) WebSphere
10 18 (3.04%) Oracle Coherence
11 17 (2.87%) Oracle Application Server
11 17 (2.87%) WebLogic
12 16 (2.70%) JBoss
13 14 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (2.02%) Tomcat
14 12 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (1.69%) OpenStack
15 10 (1.69%) CMS
16 8 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 47 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.54%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (1.18%) ION MarketView
5 7 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Utilities
9 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (3.04%) SaaS
2 13 (2.19%) Office 365
3 8 (1.35%) IaaS
4 7 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.84%) Joyent
6 4 (0.67%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (20.74%) SAN
2 84 (14.17%) Firewall
3 71 (11.97%) LAN
3 71 (11.97%) WAN
4 63 (10.62%) TCP/IP
5 45 (7.59%) DNS
6 32 (5.40%) NAS
7 30 (5.06%) iSCSI
7 30 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (5.06%) OSPF
7 30 (5.06%) VoIP
8 28 (4.72%) SSL
9 27 (4.55%) MPLS
9 27 (4.55%) BGP
10 26 (4.38%) EIGRP
11 23 (3.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (3.71%) Internet
12 22 (3.71%) VPN
13 21 (3.54%) Network Security
13 21 (3.54%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (40.47%) SQL Server
2 107 (18.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 100 (16.86%) Oracle Database
4 82 (13.83%) MySQL
5 75 (12.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 74 (12.48%) Data Warehouse
7 68 (11.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 62 (10.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 52 (8.77%) Relational Database
10 51 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 51 (8.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 51 (8.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 45 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 40 (6.75%) RDBMS
13 35 (5.90%) SQL Server 2000
13 35 (5.90%) Oracle Database 12c
14 27 (4.55%) OLTP
15 24 (4.05%) OLAP
16 22 (3.71%) Oracle OLAP
17 17 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.69%) Subversion
3 10 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.01%) Maven
4 6 (1.01%) Ant
5 5 (0.84%) JIRA
5 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.84%) Hudson
5 5 (0.84%) CruiseControl
6 4 (0.67%) ProC
7 3 (0.51%) PVCS
7 3 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.51%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.51%) JDeveloper
7 3 (0.51%) Build Forge
7 3 (0.51%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.51%) MSTest
8 2 (0.34%) MSBuild
General
1 126 (21.25%) Finance
2 56 (9.44%) Banking
2 56 (9.44%) Telecoms
3 34 (5.73%) Marketing
4 28 (4.72%) Retail
5 20 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 17 (2.87%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.53%) Law
8 14 (2.36%) Games
9 10 (1.69%) Legal
10 7 (1.18%) Private Banking
11 6 (1.01%) German Language
11 6 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.01%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.84%) Advertising
12 5 (0.84%) Back Office
13 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 188 (31.70%) DBA
2 114 (19.22%) SQL DBA
3 69 (11.64%) Administrator
4 64 (10.79%) SQL Server DBA
5 62 (10.46%) Developer
6 60 (10.12%) Oracle DBA
7 52 (8.77%) Architect
8 50 (8.43%) Consultant
9 36 (6.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 35 (5.90%) Support Engineer
11 33 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
12 30 (5.06%) Messaging Support Engineer
12 30 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
13 28 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
13 28 (4.72%) SQL Developer
13 28 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 26 (4.38%) Analyst
15 22 (3.71%) Senior DBA
16 20 (3.37%) Technical Consultant
17 18 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (7.93%) .NET
2 46 (7.76%) Web Services
3 41 (6.91%) XML
4 33 (5.56%) Middleware
5 22 (3.71%) Spring
5 22 (3.71%) SOAP
6 19 (3.20%) HTML
7 18 (3.04%) JDBC
8 16 (2.70%) J2EE
8 16 (2.70%) REST
9 15 (2.53%) jQuery
10 13 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
11 12 (2.02%) WCF
12 11 (1.85%) ASP.NET
13 10 (1.69%) LAMP
14 8 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
15 7 (1.18%) Apache CXF
15 7 (1.18%) AngularJS
15 7 (1.18%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 168 (28.33%) Clustering
2 125 (21.08%) Replication
3 66 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (6.41%) Blackberry
5 27 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (3.54%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.20%) Statistics
8 17 (2.87%) Open Source
9 14 (2.36%) Derivative
9 14 (2.36%) Management Information System
10 13 (2.19%) Tandem
10 13 (2.19%) iSeries
11 12 (2.02%) LPAR
12 11 (1.85%) AS400
13 10 (1.69%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.52%) User Experience
14 9 (1.52%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.35%) Online Games
15 8 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
16 7 (1.18%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 231 (38.95%) Windows
2 167 (28.16%) Linux
3 101 (17.03%) UNIX
4 53 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (6.75%) Windows XP
6 29 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (3.54%) AIX
10 15 (2.53%) Solaris
11 14 (2.36%) Android
12 12 (2.02%) OS/400
13 11 (1.85%) Windows 8
14 10 (1.69%) Debian
15 7 (1.18%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.01%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.01%) Windows 7
16 6 (1.01%) CentOS
16 6 (1.01%) Mac OS X
16 6 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (31.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 165 (27.82%) Performance Tuning
3 87 (14.67%) Load Balancing
4 85 (14.33%) ITIL
5 58 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (8.09%) Change Management
7 46 (7.76%) Project Management
8 45 (7.59%) Business Continuity
9 40 (6.75%) SOA
10 39 (6.58%) Configuration Management
11 38 (6.41%) CRM
12 36 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (6.07%) Release Management
13 34 (5.73%) Migration
14 32 (5.40%) ETL
15 29 (4.89%) Capacity Planning
16 27 (4.55%) Problem Management
17 26 (4.38%) E-Commerce
18 25 (4.22%) Service Delivery
18 25 (4.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 251 (42.33%) SQL
2 105 (17.71%) Java
3 68 (11.47%) T-SQL
4 43 (7.25%) PowerShell
5 39 (6.58%) PL/SQL
6 37 (6.24%) Python
7 36 (6.07%) Perl
7 36 (6.07%) C#
8 28 (4.72%) Bash Shell
9 22 (3.71%) Shell Script
10 19 (3.20%) JavaScript
10 19 (3.20%) PHP
11 17 (2.87%) Ruby
12 16 (2.70%) C
13 14 (2.36%) Scala
14 5 (0.84%) C++
14 5 (0.84%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.51%) XPath
15 3 (0.51%) XAML
16 2 (0.34%) AWK
Qualifications
1 76 (12.82%) Degree
2 72 (12.14%) Security Cleared
3 61 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (8.60%) DV Cleared
5 36 (6.07%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (5.73%) SC Cleared
7 30 (5.06%) CCNP
8 27 (4.55%) MCSE
8 27 (4.55%) MCITP
9 24 (4.05%) CCNA
10 14 (2.36%) CCDP
10 14 (2.36%) VCP4
11 12 (2.02%) MCTS
11 12 (2.02%) CCSE
11 12 (2.02%) MCSA
12 11 (1.85%) OCP
12 11 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.52%) RHCE
14 9 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (10.62%) SLA
2 15 (2.53%) QA
3 8 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 136 (22.93%) Active Directory
2 98 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (13.66%) Oracle RAC
4 36 (6.07%) Oracle RMAN
5 33 (5.56%) vSphere
6 31 (5.23%) Hyper-V
7 20 (3.37%) XenApp
8 18 (3.04%) Terminal Services
9 17 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (2.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 11 (1.85%) XenDesktop
12 10 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (1.18%) KVM
14 6 (1.01%) Xen
15 5 (0.84%) VMware ESX
16 4 (0.67%) Varnish
16 4 (0.67%) OCFS2
17 3 (0.51%) Kamailio
17 3 (0.51%) vCloud
17 3 (0.51%) Samba
Systems Management
1 58 (9.78%) Data Guard
2 40 (6.75%) SCOM
3 28 (4.72%) SCCM
4 20 (3.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 17 (2.87%) Puppet
6 16 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.70%) WSUS
7 10 (1.69%) SCVMM
7 10 (1.69%) SCSM
8 9 (1.52%) Salt
9 8 (1.35%) ARCserve
10 7 (1.18%) Hyperic
11 6 (1.01%) Legato
11 6 (1.01%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.84%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.84%) CFEngine
12 5 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.84%) Graphite
12 5 (0.84%) logstash
13 4 (0.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 161 (27.15%) Oracle
2 135 (22.77%) Microsoft
3 133 (22.43%) VMware
4 84 (14.17%) Cisco
5 51 (8.60%) Citrix
6 48 (8.09%) HP
7 38 (6.41%) IBM
7 38 (6.41%) Red Hat
8 33 (5.56%) NetApp
9 32 (5.40%) CheckPoint
10 27 (4.55%) Business Objects
10 27 (4.55%) EMC
10 27 (4.55%) Fujitsu
11 25 (4.22%) Dell
12 16 (2.70%) SAP
13 13 (2.19%) Google
14 12 (2.02%) SolarWinds
14 12 (2.02%) CommVault
15 11 (1.85%) Red Gate
15 11 (1.85%) Rackspace
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + £6,500 Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £64,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + + Car (5K) + Bonus (7K) + On Call
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Domestic & General
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Monsoon
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Chichester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago