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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 496 592 572
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -20
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 466 344 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.35% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 380 276 267
Average salary £54,750 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.45% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.61% +31.25%

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
92576 97321 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.60% 82.73% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 75605 78726 73203
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 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
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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 +92 449 £55,000 - 41
London +86 234 £57,500 -4.16% 21
South East +29 76 £50,000 +5.26% 3
East of England +41 61 £42,000 -30.00% 9
City of London +20 42 £57,500 +2.22% 7
Yorkshire +1 26 £56,250 -6.25% 3
Bedfordshire +26 25 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Essex +18 24 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Surrey +22 23 £37,500 -14.77%
West Midlands 0 20 £48,250 +93.00% 1
West Yorkshire -6 19 £58,750 -2.08% 2
South West -1 17 £35,000 - 2
Leeds -10 17 £60,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire 0 15 £38,500 +6.20% 2
North West +10 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Birmingham -10 12 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +22 11 £52,500 - 2
West Sussex +11 11 £42,500 -
Hampshire -1 11 £60,000 +26.31%
Staines - 11 £34,000 -
Basildon - 11 £50,000 -
Manchester +7 10 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Hertfordshire +5 10 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Gloucestershire - 10 - -
Hounslow - 10 £54,750 - 1
Crawley - 10 £42,500 -
Berkshire -13 9 £67,500 +3.84% 1
Milton Keynes -21 9 £38,000 +4.82% 1
Bedford - 9 £42,000 - 2
Luton +11 8 £45,000 -25.00% 2

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 392 (47.00%) SQL Server
2 361 (43.29%) SQL
3 356 (42.69%) Windows
4 272 (32.61%) Clustering
5 268 (32.13%) Linux
6 239 (28.66%) Oracle
7 228 (27.34%) Microsoft
8 223 (26.74%) UNIX
8 223 (26.74%) VMware
9 217 (26.02%) Performance Tuning
10 216 (25.90%) SAN
11 215 (25.78%) Finance
12 206 (24.70%) Disaster Recovery
13 193 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 185 (22.18%) Active Directory
15 171 (20.50%) Replication
16 166 (19.90%) SQL Server 2008
17 164 (19.66%) MS Excel
18 163 (19.54%) Java
19 132 (15.83%) Cisco
20 129 (15.47%) MySQL
21 128 (15.35%) Degree
22 125 (14.99%) ITIL
23 122 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
24 117 (14.03%) T-SQL
25 115 (13.79%) Load Balancing
26 114 (13.67%) HP
27 110 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 107 (12.83%) TCP/IP
29 102 (12.23%) Banking

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 87 (10.43%) MS Exchange
2 73 (8.75%) Lync
3 63 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (6.35%) JBoss
5 50 (6.00%) SharePoint
5 50 (6.00%) WebSphere
6 41 (4.92%) Oracle Coherence
7 39 (4.68%) IIS
7 39 (4.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 35 (4.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 34 (4.08%) Apache
10 27 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
11 21 (2.52%) Tomcat
12 20 (2.40%) Oracle Application Server
13 17 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (1.56%) Live Communications Server
16 12 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
17 11 (1.32%) OpenStack
18 10 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 164 (19.66%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.12%) MS Office
3 13 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (0.96%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.12%) Magento
6 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.12%) Agresso
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (4.68%) Office 365
3 28 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (3.00%) SaaS
5 10 (1.20%) IaaS
6 8 (0.96%) Mimecast
7 7 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.60%) PaaS
9 4 (0.48%) Symantec.cloud
10 3 (0.36%) Joyent
10 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 216 (25.90%) SAN
2 107 (12.83%) TCP/IP
3 97 (11.63%) WAN
4 93 (11.15%) Firewall
5 89 (10.67%) LAN
6 80 (9.59%) DNS
7 57 (6.83%) SSL
8 56 (6.71%) NAS
9 52 (6.24%) VoIP
10 43 (5.16%) HSRP
11 39 (4.68%) DHCP
12 35 (4.20%) VPN
13 32 (3.84%) BGP
14 30 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (3.48%) OSPF
16 28 (3.36%) VLAN
17 23 (2.76%) Internet
18 22 (2.64%) MPLS
18 22 (2.64%) EIGRP
18 22 (2.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (47.00%) SQL Server
2 166 (19.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 129 (15.47%) MySQL
4 110 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 100 (11.99%) Oracle Database
6 95 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 79 (9.47%) Relational Database
8 72 (8.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 65 (7.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 65 (7.79%) RDBMS
10 63 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 53 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
11 53 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 49 (5.88%) NoSQL
13 44 (5.28%) DB2
14 33 (3.96%) SQL Server 2000
15 30 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (3.24%) MongoDB
17 25 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
18 23 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (1.44%) Subversion
1 12 (1.44%) Gradle
1 12 (1.44%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.96%) MSBuild
3 8 (0.96%) JIRA
4 5 (0.60%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.60%) NUnit
4 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.60%) Mercurial
5 4 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.36%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.36%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.36%) Hudson
7 2 (0.24%) RSpec
7 2 (0.24%) MSTest
7 2 (0.24%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.24%) Maven
General
1 215 (25.78%) Finance
2 102 (12.23%) Banking
3 69 (8.27%) Retail
4 64 (7.67%) Telecoms
5 46 (5.52%) Retail Banking
6 32 (3.84%) Investment Banking
7 22 (2.64%) Legal
7 22 (2.64%) Financial Institution
7 22 (2.64%) Marketing
8 18 (2.16%) Games
9 15 (1.80%) Back Office
10 14 (1.68%) Law
10 14 (1.68%) Private Banking
11 9 (1.08%) Front Office
12 5 (0.60%) Advertising
13 4 (0.48%) Publishing
14 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.36%) Electronics
15 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 267 (32.01%) DBA
2 190 (22.78%) SQL DBA
3 115 (13.79%) SQL Server DBA
4 104 (12.47%) Administrator
5 78 (9.35%) Oracle DBA
6 75 (8.99%) Developer
7 65 (7.79%) Architect
8 63 (7.55%) Consultant
9 48 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 36 (4.32%) Technical Consultant
11 34 (4.08%) Senior DBA
12 32 (3.84%) Technical Support
13 31 (3.72%) Team Leader
13 31 (3.72%) Senior SQL DBA
14 28 (3.36%) Analyst
15 27 (3.24%) Java Developer
15 27 (3.24%) Designer
16 26 (3.12%) Infrastructure Designer
16 26 (3.12%) Server Administrator
17 25 (3.00%) AS400 Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (9.71%) Web Services
2 75 (8.99%) .NET
3 55 (6.59%) XML
4 53 (6.35%) HTML
5 38 (4.56%) SOAP
5 38 (4.56%) Java EE
6 35 (4.20%) JDBC
7 34 (4.08%) Spring
8 24 (2.88%) REST
9 23 (2.76%) J2EE
10 22 (2.64%) Middleware
11 18 (2.16%) LAMP
12 17 (2.04%) jQuery
13 16 (1.92%) WPF
14 14 (1.68%) WCF
14 14 (1.68%) Hibernate
15 13 (1.56%) CSS
15 13 (1.56%) Spring MVC
16 12 (1.44%) Drools
16 12 (1.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 272 (32.61%) Clustering
2 171 (20.50%) Replication
3 98 (11.75%) Data Centre
4 48 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
5 46 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (4.68%) Derivative
7 31 (3.72%) Statistics
8 30 (3.60%) iSeries
9 27 (3.24%) AS400
9 27 (3.24%) Computer Science
10 25 (3.00%) Management Information System
10 25 (3.00%) LPAR
11 18 (2.16%) Private Cloud
12 17 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.92%) Blackberry
14 15 (1.80%) Equities
15 12 (1.44%) Fixed Income
15 12 (1.44%) Spread Betting
16 11 (1.32%) Hedge funds
17 10 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 356 (42.69%) Windows
2 268 (32.13%) Linux
3 223 (26.74%) UNIX
4 93 (11.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (5.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (3.36%) AIX
9 26 (3.12%) OS/400
10 18 (2.16%) Android
11 17 (2.04%) Solaris
12 14 (1.68%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.08%) HPUX
13 9 (1.08%) Debian
14 8 (0.96%) CentOS
15 7 (0.84%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (26.02%) Performance Tuning
2 206 (24.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 125 (14.99%) ITIL
4 122 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (13.79%) Load Balancing
6 89 (10.67%) Business Continuity
7 75 (8.99%) Project Management
8 71 (8.51%) Migration
9 67 (8.03%) Capacity Planning
10 66 (7.91%) Configuration Management
11 65 (7.79%) Service Delivery
12 62 (7.43%) SOA
13 54 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
14 50 (6.00%) Change Management
15 48 (5.76%) DevOps
16 47 (5.64%) Database Mirroring
16 47 (5.64%) Performance Monitoring
16 47 (5.64%) Technical Architecture
17 45 (5.40%) Time Management
18 35 (4.20%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 361 (43.29%) SQL
2 163 (19.54%) Java
3 117 (14.03%) T-SQL
4 68 (8.15%) PowerShell
5 41 (4.92%) C#
6 40 (4.80%) C
7 34 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 34 (4.08%) Bash Shell
8 33 (3.96%) Perl
9 26 (3.12%) Python
10 25 (3.00%) PHP
11 24 (2.88%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.64%) Shell Script
13 17 (2.04%) Ruby
14 10 (1.20%) VBScript
15 8 (0.96%) Scala
16 6 (0.72%) VB
17 5 (0.60%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.60%) AWK
17 5 (0.60%) sed
Qualifications
1 128 (15.35%) Degree
2 95 (11.39%) Security Cleared
3 93 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (5.64%) DV Cleared
6 43 (5.16%) MCSE
7 41 (4.92%) SC Cleared
8 39 (4.68%) CCNP
9 36 (4.32%) HND
10 27 (3.24%) CCNA
11 23 (2.76%) MCSA
12 20 (2.40%) CCDP
13 19 (2.28%) MCITP
14 18 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (1.44%) MOS
15 12 (1.44%) VTSP
16 11 (1.32%) HNC
17 9 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
18 8 (0.96%) OCP
19 7 (0.84%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.79%) SLA
2 27 (3.24%) QA
3 7 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 193 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 185 (22.18%) Active Directory
3 77 (9.23%) Oracle RAC
4 47 (5.64%) vSphere
5 40 (4.80%) Hyper-V
6 30 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 30 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (3.36%) VMware ESX
8 26 (3.12%) Oracle Clusterware
9 24 (2.88%) XenApp
10 18 (2.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 18 (2.16%) Samba
11 14 (1.68%) XenDesktop
12 13 (1.56%) Terminal Services
13 9 (1.08%) KVM
13 9 (1.08%) UAG
14 8 (0.96%) NFS
14 8 (0.96%) Xen
15 4 (0.48%) vCloud
15 4 (0.48%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 78 (9.35%) Data Guard
2 55 (6.59%) SCCM
3 47 (5.64%) SCOM
4 36 (4.32%) Puppet
5 34 (4.08%) Hyperic
6 31 (3.72%) Oracle RMAN
7 29 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (3.48%) Oracle Flashback
8 19 (2.28%) vMotion
8 19 (2.28%) WSUS
9 18 (2.16%) SCVMM
9 18 (2.16%) Salt
10 16 (1.92%) SCSM
10 16 (1.92%) ARCserve
11 15 (1.80%) Ansible
12 13 (1.56%) Backup Exec
13 10 (1.20%) Nagios
13 10 (1.20%) ZABBIX
13 10 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 8 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 239 (28.66%) Oracle
2 228 (27.34%) Microsoft
3 223 (26.74%) VMware
4 132 (15.83%) Cisco
5 114 (13.67%) HP
6 96 (11.51%) Citrix
7 65 (7.79%) IBM
8 59 (7.07%) NetApp
9 52 (6.24%) Red Hat
10 46 (5.52%) Symantec
10 46 (5.52%) SolarWinds
11 40 (4.80%) Dell
12 26 (3.12%) EMC
12 26 (3.12%) Juniper
13 25 (3.00%) Dell Compellent
14 21 (2.52%) CommVault
15 18 (2.16%) Sun
16 17 (2.04%) Intel
17 16 (1.92%) CheckPoint
17 16 (1.92%) Sophos
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + + Car (5K) + Bonus (7K) + On Call
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £47000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £80,000 Plus attractive package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Linkpoint Resources Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £57500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Harris Global
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £40,000 package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago