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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 616 606 560
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -46
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 294 271 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.32% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 217 206 260
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,705 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 2014. 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 -12 287 £52,500 +5.00% 17
London +34 148 £55,000 +4.76% 6
South East -46 51 £55,000 +10.00% 3
City of London +6 38 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Berkshire -8 29 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Yorkshire -39 23 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Bracknell +5 22 - -
Leeds -12 22 £52,500 +35.48% 1
West Yorkshire -23 22 £52,500 +40.00% 1
East of England -19 21 £55,000 +4.76% 4
North West -21 19 £41,250 -13.15% 2
Surrey -21 11 £42,500 +41.66%
Manchester -21 10 £44,000 -7.36% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 9 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Cambridge -7 8 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £40,000 -
West Midlands -10 7 £36,500 -27.00%
Leicestershire +3 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Reading -5 6 £75,000 +36.36%
Hampshire -14 6 £47,500 +3.26%
South West -22 6 £41,000 +2.50%
East Midlands -25 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Warwickshire - 6 £36,500 -
Essex +10 5 £55,000 +60.89% 1
Cheshire -5 5 £35,000 -26.31%
Leicester +3 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bedfordshire 0 4 £37,250 -25.50% 1
Fareham -7 4 - -
Wiltshire -11 4 £41,000 -18.00%
Hertfordshire -21 4 £58,750 -16.07% 2

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 279 (43.59%) SQL
2 250 (39.06%) SQL Server
3 235 (36.72%) Windows
4 217 (33.91%) Clustering
5 215 (33.59%) Linux
6 187 (29.22%) Microsoft
7 183 (28.59%) Oracle
8 148 (23.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 146 (22.81%) Performance Tuning
10 138 (21.56%) Java
11 128 (20.00%) Replication
12 122 (19.06%) Finance
13 120 (18.75%) MySQL
14 116 (18.13%) T-SQL
15 113 (17.66%) Active Directory
16 110 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
17 105 (16.41%) MS Excel
18 102 (15.94%) ITIL
19 98 (15.31%) Degree
20 97 (15.16%) Cisco
21 95 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
21 95 (14.84%) VMware
22 92 (14.38%) Web Services
23 90 (14.06%) LAMP
24 88 (13.75%) JavaScript
25 86 (13.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 85 (13.28%) Oracle Database
27 84 (13.13%) XML
28 83 (12.97%) Internet
29 79 (12.34%) .NET

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 72 (11.25%) Apache
2 63 (9.84%) MS Exchange
3 57 (8.91%) Tomcat
4 50 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (6.72%) SharePoint
6 42 (6.56%) WebSphere
7 41 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 41 (6.41%) WebLogic
8 38 (5.94%) IIS
9 33 (5.16%) WebLogic Portal
10 30 (4.69%) Lync
10 30 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 23 (3.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 21 (3.28%) Live Communications Server
13 17 (2.66%) CMS
14 12 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
14 12 (1.88%) nginx
14 12 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 105 (16.41%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.97%) MS Office
3 8 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.63%) MS Project
5 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 39 (6.09%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (4.53%) Oracle Applications
3 28 (4.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.63%) Compiere
6 4 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.47%) Summit
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 1 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (2.03%) IaaS
4 11 (1.72%) PaaS
5 10 (1.56%) Office 365
5 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (1.25%) SaaS
7 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.78%) Joyent
8 4 (0.63%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (12.97%) Internet
2 74 (11.56%) SAN
3 65 (10.16%) Firewall
4 48 (7.50%) DNS
4 48 (7.50%) HTTP
5 44 (6.88%) TCP/IP
6 40 (6.25%) AMQP
7 38 (5.94%) WAN
8 36 (5.63%) LAN
9 25 (3.91%) VoIP
9 25 (3.91%) Network Security
10 20 (3.13%) SSH
10 20 (3.13%) DHCP
11 19 (2.97%) NAS
12 18 (2.81%) VPN
13 15 (2.34%) SMTP
14 14 (2.19%) FTP
15 13 (2.03%) iSCSI
16 10 (1.56%) SNMP
17 8 (1.25%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (39.06%) SQL Server
2 120 (18.75%) MySQL
3 110 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 86 (13.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (13.28%) Oracle Database
6 78 (12.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 75 (11.72%) Relational Database
8 57 (8.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 57 (8.91%) RDBMS
9 55 (8.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 54 (8.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 51 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 36 (5.63%) Oracle Database 12c
14 35 (5.47%) SQL Server 2000
14 35 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 30 (4.69%) OLTP
16 25 (3.91%) Oracle9i Database
17 20 (3.13%) OLAP
18 17 (2.66%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 32 (5.00%) Subversion
2 24 (3.75%) Maven
3 19 (2.97%) Eclipse
4 14 (2.19%) NUnit
4 14 (2.19%) MSBuild
5 13 (2.03%) Emacs
5 13 (2.03%) Ant
6 11 (1.72%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (1.72%) JIRA
7 9 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.09%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.09%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.94%) JUnit
9 6 (0.94%) Gradle
10 5 (0.78%) WebLOAD
11 4 (0.63%) CppUnit
11 4 (0.63%) JMeter
11 4 (0.63%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 122 (19.06%) Finance
2 31 (4.84%) Games
3 21 (3.28%) Retail
4 20 (3.13%) Legal
5 18 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.81%) Marketing
6 17 (2.66%) Banking
7 14 (2.19%) Back Office
8 12 (1.88%) Law
9 9 (1.41%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.25%) Electronics
11 7 (1.09%) Front Office
12 6 (0.94%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.78%) Advertising
14 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.16%) Billing
15 1 (0.16%) German Language
15 1 (0.16%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 183 (28.59%) DBA
2 115 (17.97%) Architect
2 115 (17.97%) Developer
3 109 (17.03%) Administrator
4 99 (15.47%) SQL DBA
5 64 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 57 (8.91%) Oracle DBA
7 47 (7.34%) SQL Server DBA
8 38 (5.94%) Systems Administrator
9 32 (5.00%) Support Engineer
10 31 (4.84%) Applications Support
10 31 (4.84%) Consultant
11 30 (4.69%) Senior Developer
12 29 (4.53%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 26 (4.06%) Java Developer
14 25 (3.91%) Lead Developer
15 24 (3.75%) Analyst
16 22 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support
16 22 (3.44%) Support Analyst
16 22 (3.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (14.38%) Web Services
2 90 (14.06%) LAMP
3 84 (13.13%) XML
4 79 (12.34%) .NET
5 52 (8.13%) SOAP
6 48 (7.50%) Middleware
7 46 (7.19%) J2EE
8 41 (6.41%) CSS
9 37 (5.78%) HTML
10 36 (5.63%) ActiveMQ
11 33 (5.16%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (2.97%) EJB
13 15 (2.34%) JSON
14 14 (2.19%) Hibernate
15 13 (2.03%) XML-RPC
15 13 (2.03%) EJB 3.0
16 11 (1.72%) RESTful
16 11 (1.72%) REST
16 11 (1.72%) MSMQ
17 10 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 217 (33.91%) Clustering
2 128 (20.00%) Replication
3 70 (10.94%) Open Source
4 32 (5.00%) RIA
4 32 (5.00%) Symmetrix
5 31 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (4.38%) Blackberry
7 26 (4.06%) Computer Science
8 20 (3.13%) Statistics
9 17 (2.66%) Digital Media
10 14 (2.19%) Management Information System
11 13 (2.03%) Mobile Games
12 10 (1.56%) Tandem
13 9 (1.41%) EqualLogic
14 8 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
15 7 (1.09%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.09%) iSeries
16 6 (0.94%) Mathematics
16 6 (0.94%) Economics
16 6 (0.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 235 (36.72%) Windows
2 215 (33.59%) Linux
3 72 (11.25%) UNIX
4 69 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (9.38%) Solaris
6 38 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (4.06%) Windows XP
10 21 (3.28%) Windows 7
11 17 (2.66%) Apple iOS
11 17 (2.66%) Android
11 17 (2.66%) CentOS
12 14 (2.19%) Oracle Linux
13 13 (2.03%) AIX
14 11 (1.72%) Debian
15 7 (1.09%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.09%) OS/400
16 5 (0.78%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (23.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 146 (22.81%) Performance Tuning
3 102 (15.94%) ITIL
4 76 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (9.53%) Migration
6 59 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
6 59 (9.22%) Project Management
7 54 (8.44%) UML
8 52 (8.13%) Scrum
9 51 (7.97%) CRM
10 46 (7.19%) Configuration Management
10 46 (7.19%) Load Balancing
11 42 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
11 42 (6.56%) SOA
12 41 (6.41%) Problem Management
13 36 (5.63%) Load Testing
14 34 (5.31%) Network Load Balancing
15 33 (5.16%) Content Management
16 31 (4.84%) DevOps
17 29 (4.53%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 279 (43.59%) SQL
2 138 (21.56%) Java
3 116 (18.13%) T-SQL
4 88 (13.75%) JavaScript
5 55 (8.59%) Perl
6 53 (8.28%) PHP
7 48 (7.50%) Ruby
8 44 (6.88%) C#
8 44 (6.88%) C++
9 41 (6.41%) Python
10 40 (6.25%) PL/SQL
11 33 (5.16%) Shell Script
12 28 (4.38%) PowerShell
13 27 (4.22%) Bash Shell
14 17 (2.66%) VB
15 13 (2.03%) C
16 10 (1.56%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.94%) Embedded C
18 5 (0.78%) Korn
19 3 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 98 (15.31%) Degree
2 95 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (8.28%) MCSE
4 43 (6.72%) Security Cleared
5 40 (6.25%) MCTS
6 33 (5.16%) MCITP
7 25 (3.91%) MCSA
8 24 (3.75%) Oracle Certification
9 23 (3.59%) DV Cleared
10 22 (3.44%) SC Cleared
11 20 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (3.13%) MCP
12 19 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (1.88%) OCP
13 12 (1.88%) OCA
13 12 (1.88%) MCT
13 12 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.88%) CCNA
14 10 (1.56%) CCNP
15 7 (1.09%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.72%) QA
2 36 (5.63%) SLA
3 6 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) BS7799
6 1 (0.16%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) DICOM
System Software
1 113 (17.66%) Active Directory
2 78 (12.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (10.63%) Oracle RAC
4 36 (5.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 32 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 18 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.34%) vSphere
7 15 (2.34%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.41%) XenServer
9 8 (1.25%) vCloud
10 7 (1.09%) Varnish
10 7 (1.09%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.78%) NFS
11 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.63%) Squid
12 4 (0.63%) RHEV
12 4 (0.63%) Corosync
12 4 (0.63%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.63%) Veritas File System
12 4 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 55 (8.59%) Data Guard
2 27 (4.22%) SCOM
3 26 (4.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 19 (2.97%) Nagios
5 17 (2.66%) Puppet
6 14 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.72%) logstash
7 11 (1.72%) SCVMM
7 11 (1.72%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.56%) SCCM
9 9 (1.41%) ZABBIX
10 7 (1.09%) Backup Exec
10 7 (1.09%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.78%) BMC Performance Manager
12 5 (0.78%) SCSM
12 5 (0.78%) CFEngine
12 5 (0.78%) Capistrano
13 4 (0.63%) EMC Navisphere
13 4 (0.63%) Cacti
Vendors
1 187 (29.22%) Microsoft
2 183 (28.59%) Oracle
3 97 (15.16%) Cisco
4 95 (14.84%) VMware
5 69 (10.78%) Red Hat
6 59 (9.22%) EMC
7 42 (6.56%) HP
8 37 (5.78%) F5
9 36 (5.63%) Dell
10 35 (5.47%) NetApp
11 28 (4.38%) IBM
12 24 (3.75%) Sun
12 24 (3.75%) Citrix
13 21 (3.28%) Juniper
13 21 (3.28%) Fujitsu
14 18 (2.81%) Business Objects
15 17 (2.66%) SAP
16 15 (2.34%) Symantec
17 14 (2.19%) JBoss
18 13 (2.03%) Veritas
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester or Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: up to 55k - Plus Pension, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London, United Kingdom
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Kensington, London
Motion Picture Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 75000-85000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: 27 days ago