The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 580 573 562
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 337 314 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 267 245 274
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,650 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -9 327 £55,000 +6.79% 36
London -1 174 £57,500 +2.22% 11
City of London +28 64 £52,500 -8.69% 3
South East -16 61 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Yorkshire -22 30 £60,000 +60.00% 7
Leeds -9 27 £60,000 +50.00% 6
West Yorkshire -11 27 £60,000 +54.83% 6
East of England -13 25 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Berkshire 0 21 £65,000 +8.33% 2
North West -8 17 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Manchester -12 14 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Hampshire +9 12 £47,500 +11.76%
Surrey -8 12 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Bracknell -3 11 - -
Reading +4 9 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Essex +1 8 £60,000 -14.28%
Milton Keynes -3 8 £39,000 +8.33%
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £39,000 +5.40%
Cambridgeshire +5 7 £63,750 +15.90% 1
Saffron Walden - 7 £60,000 -
Cambridge -2 6 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Bedfordshire -3 6 £37,500 -26.82%
East Midlands -10 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Leicestershire -12 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Hertfordshire -17 6 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Kent -1 5 £55,000 +10.00%
South West -19 5 £41,000 +2.50% 3
Westminster - 5 £50,000 -
Watford - 5 £57,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £40,000 -

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 309 (43.40%) SQL
2 284 (39.89%) SQL Server
3 261 (36.66%) Clustering
4 246 (34.55%) Linux
5 233 (32.72%) Windows
6 211 (29.63%) Oracle
7 204 (28.65%) Microsoft
8 180 (25.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 172 (24.16%) Performance Tuning
10 167 (23.46%) Replication
11 155 (21.77%) Java
12 145 (20.37%) Finance
13 144 (20.22%) MySQL
14 136 (19.10%) T-SQL
15 134 (18.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 114 (16.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 113 (15.87%) ITIL
18 110 (15.45%) MS Excel
19 106 (14.89%) Web Services
20 105 (14.75%) JavaScript
20 105 (14.75%) Degree
21 104 (14.61%) Active Directory
22 102 (14.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 101 (14.19%) VMware
24 99 (13.90%) Relational Database
25 95 (13.34%) Microsoft Certification
26 94 (13.20%) Oracle Database
27 91 (12.78%) Cisco
27 91 (12.78%) LAMP
28 88 (12.36%) .NET

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 82 (11.52%) Apache
2 74 (10.39%) Tomcat
3 56 (7.87%) SharePoint
4 54 (7.58%) WebSphere
5 52 (7.30%) MS Exchange
6 41 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 38 (5.34%) WebLogic
8 36 (5.06%) IIS
9 33 (4.63%) WebLogic Portal
10 31 (4.35%) Lync
11 28 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 28 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 20 (2.81%) CMS
13 19 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 11 (1.54%) Live Communications Server
16 11 (1.54%) nginx
16 11 (1.54%) MS Project Server
16 11 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 110 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.95%) MS Office
3 10 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.84%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (5.62%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (4.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (3.93%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.56%) Compiere
6 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.42%) Summit
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.83%) IaaS
3 11 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (1.54%) PaaS
4 9 (1.26%) Office 365
5 8 (1.12%) SaaS
6 6 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.84%) Joyent
7 3 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (11.94%) SAN
1 85 (11.94%) Internet
2 71 (9.97%) Firewall
3 48 (6.74%) HTTP
4 45 (6.32%) WAN
5 44 (6.18%) LAN
6 43 (6.04%) DNS
7 40 (5.62%) AMQP
8 30 (4.21%) TCP/IP
9 28 (3.93%) VoIP
10 23 (3.23%) VPN
10 23 (3.23%) Network Security
11 22 (3.09%) NAS
12 18 (2.53%) SSH
13 12 (1.69%) IPsec
13 12 (1.69%) iSCSI
14 11 (1.54%) SMTP
15 10 (1.40%) DHCP
16 8 (1.12%) FTP
16 8 (1.12%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (39.89%) SQL Server
2 144 (20.22%) MySQL
3 134 (18.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 114 (16.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 102 (14.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 99 (13.90%) Relational Database
7 94 (13.20%) Oracle Database
8 76 (10.67%) RDBMS
9 67 (9.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 57 (8.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 54 (7.58%) Oracle Database 10g
12 53 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
12 53 (7.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 46 (6.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 36 (5.06%) Oracle Database 12c
15 33 (4.63%) SQL Server 2000
16 29 (4.07%) OLTP
17 28 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
18 23 (3.23%) NoSQL
19 22 (3.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (5.06%) Maven
2 32 (4.49%) Subversion
3 22 (3.09%) Visual Studio
4 19 (2.67%) Eclipse
4 19 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.83%) Emacs
5 13 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (1.83%) Ant
6 12 (1.69%) NUnit
6 12 (1.69%) MSBuild
7 10 (1.40%) Mercurial
7 10 (1.40%) Git (software)
7 10 (1.40%) JIRA
8 9 (1.26%) JUnit
9 6 (0.84%) Gradle
10 5 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.56%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.42%) Selenium
12 3 (0.42%) jMock
12 3 (0.42%) JMeter
General
1 145 (20.37%) Finance
2 34 (4.78%) Games
3 23 (3.23%) Legal
4 22 (3.09%) Back Office
5 21 (2.95%) Retail
5 21 (2.95%) Marketing
6 18 (2.53%) Banking
7 14 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.97%) Law
8 11 (1.54%) Electronics
9 8 (1.12%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.98%) Front Office
11 5 (0.70%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.56%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 224 (31.46%) DBA
2 143 (20.08%) Developer
3 140 (19.66%) SQL DBA
4 124 (17.42%) Administrator
5 121 (16.99%) Architect
6 76 (10.67%) Solutions Architect
7 75 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
8 53 (7.44%) Oracle DBA
9 44 (6.18%) Systems Administrator
10 38 (5.34%) Java Developer
11 37 (5.20%) Senior Developer
12 36 (5.06%) Applications Support
13 31 (4.35%) Consultant
14 29 (4.07%) Support Engineer
15 28 (3.93%) Oracle Applications DBA
15 28 (3.93%) SQL Developer
16 27 (3.79%) Lead Developer
16 27 (3.79%) Analyst
17 25 (3.51%) Support Analyst
17 25 (3.51%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (14.89%) Web Services
2 91 (12.78%) LAMP
3 88 (12.36%) .NET
4 84 (11.80%) XML
5 59 (8.29%) SOAP
6 51 (7.16%) J2EE
6 51 (7.16%) CSS
7 42 (5.90%) HTML
8 41 (5.76%) Middleware
9 36 (5.06%) ActiveMQ
10 33 (4.63%) RabbitMQ
11 25 (3.51%) REST
12 22 (3.09%) Spring
13 19 (2.67%) EJB
14 18 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
15 17 (2.39%) Hibernate
16 15 (2.11%) JSON
17 14 (1.97%) MSMQ
18 13 (1.83%) XML-RPC
18 13 (1.83%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 261 (36.66%) Clustering
2 167 (23.46%) Replication
3 70 (9.83%) Open Source
4 32 (4.49%) RIA
4 32 (4.49%) Symmetrix
5 31 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.81%) Digital Media
7 20 (2.81%) Statistics
8 18 (2.53%) Blackberry
8 18 (2.53%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.83%) Mobile Games
10 10 (1.40%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.40%) EqualLogic
11 9 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.12%) Tandem
13 7 (0.98%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.84%) DataPower
14 6 (0.84%) iSeries
15 5 (0.70%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 246 (34.55%) Linux
2 233 (32.72%) Windows
3 84 (11.80%) UNIX
4 76 (10.67%) Solaris
5 73 (10.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (3.65%) AIX
8 24 (3.37%) Windows 7
9 21 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (2.81%) Apple iOS
10 20 (2.81%) Android
11 17 (2.39%) Oracle Linux
11 17 (2.39%) Windows XP
12 16 (2.25%) CentOS
13 10 (1.40%) Debian
14 7 (0.98%) OS/400
15 6 (0.84%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.56%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (25.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 172 (24.16%) Performance Tuning
3 113 (15.87%) ITIL
4 81 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (11.10%) Migration
6 62 (8.71%) Load Balancing
6 62 (8.71%) Project Management
7 61 (8.57%) UML
8 59 (8.29%) Configuration Management
9 57 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (7.44%) Scrum
11 51 (7.16%) CRM
12 45 (6.32%) Problem Management
13 42 (5.90%) Technical Architecture
14 38 (5.34%) SOA
15 35 (4.92%) Load Testing
16 34 (4.78%) Network Load Balancing
17 33 (4.63%) DevOps
18 32 (4.49%) Content Management
18 32 (4.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 309 (43.40%) SQL
2 155 (21.77%) Java
3 136 (19.10%) T-SQL
4 105 (14.75%) JavaScript
5 67 (9.41%) Perl
5 67 (9.41%) PHP
6 50 (7.02%) Ruby
7 49 (6.88%) C#
8 42 (5.90%) Python
9 41 (5.76%) C++
10 35 (4.92%) PowerShell
11 34 (4.78%) PL/SQL
12 32 (4.49%) Shell Script
13 25 (3.51%) C
14 24 (3.37%) Bash Shell
15 18 (2.53%) VB
16 11 (1.54%) R
17 10 (1.40%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.56%) VBScript
19 2 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 105 (14.75%) Degree
2 95 (13.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (6.88%) MCSE
4 40 (5.62%) MCTS
5 37 (5.20%) Security Cleared
6 32 (4.49%) MCSA
7 31 (4.35%) MCITP
8 28 (3.93%) Oracle Certification
9 22 (3.09%) SC Cleared
10 19 (2.67%) MCP
11 17 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (1.83%) DV Cleared
13 12 (1.69%) MCT
13 12 (1.69%) OCP
14 11 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.12%) OCA
15 8 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.98%) VTSP
17 6 (0.84%) IBM Certification
17 6 (0.84%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.60%) QA
2 44 (6.18%) SLA
3 10 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.70%) HL7
5 5 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) DICOM
8 1 (0.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 104 (14.61%) Active Directory
2 80 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (8.71%) Oracle RAC
4 32 (4.49%) Oracle RMAN
5 26 (3.65%) Hyper-V
6 18 (2.53%) KVM
7 16 (2.25%) vSphere
7 16 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (2.11%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.40%) Varnish
9 10 (1.40%) RHEV
9 10 (1.40%) vCloud
10 8 (1.12%) NFS
10 8 (1.12%) XenServer
11 7 (0.98%) Xen
12 6 (0.84%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.70%) XenApp
14 4 (0.56%) Squid
14 4 (0.56%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 49 (6.88%) Data Guard
2 29 (4.07%) SCOM
3 27 (3.79%) Puppet
4 26 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (3.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 18 (2.53%) Nagios
7 15 (2.11%) logstash
8 12 (1.69%) NetBackup
9 10 (1.40%) HAProxy
10 9 (1.26%) SCCM
11 8 (1.12%) Plesk
11 8 (1.12%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.98%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.98%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.98%) Salt
12 7 (0.98%) collectd
12 7 (0.98%) StatsD
13 6 (0.84%) CFEngine
14 5 (0.70%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 211 (29.63%) Oracle
2 204 (28.65%) Microsoft
3 101 (14.19%) VMware
4 91 (12.78%) Cisco
5 78 (10.96%) Red Hat
6 58 (8.15%) EMC
7 52 (7.30%) HP
8 41 (5.76%) IBM
9 37 (5.20%) NetApp
9 37 (5.20%) F5
10 28 (3.93%) Dell
10 28 (3.93%) Citrix
11 24 (3.37%) Sun
12 19 (2.67%) SAP
13 18 (2.53%) Business Objects
14 17 (2.39%) JBoss
15 16 (2.25%) Rackspace
16 15 (2.11%) Veritas
17 14 (1.97%) Juniper
17 14 (1.97%) Symantec
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Steria
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45k-£50k + 30% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum £50K Basic + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Please apply for more details
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Cobham
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Sports Interactive
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago