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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 643 639 557
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -82
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 267 236 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 187 176 244
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +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
93494 86460 92834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.95% 81.20% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74681 71102 78432
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 +10 258 £50,000 - 32
London +26 121 £52,500 +3.44% 12
South East -32 47 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Berkshire -4 31 £60,000 +9.09% 1
City of London +20 29 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East of England -6 28 £53,750 -2.27% 3
Bracknell +8 26 - -
Yorkshire -37 24 £47,500 +5.55% 3
West Yorkshire -7 21 £47,500 +22.58% 1
Leeds -16 21 £47,500 +18.75% 1
North West -21 14 £39,000 -17.89% 6
Cambridgeshire +4 11 £60,000 +9.09%
Surrey -21 11 £40,000 -
West Midlands -12 10 £36,500 -27.00% 1
Cambridge -4 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Essex +10 7 £39,000 +14.08%
Bedfordshire -9 7 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Warwickshire - 7 £36,500 -
Manchester -17 6 £43,000 -4.44% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £40,000 -
Cheshire -17 5 £35,000 -26.31% 2
East Midlands -21 5 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South West -35 5 £41,000 +2.50% 2
Wiltshire -7 4 £41,000 -18.00%
Reading -11 4 £90,000 +63.63%
Hertfordshire -18 4 £55,000 -25.42% 2
Chester - 4 £36,500 -
Leicestershire +8 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Merseyside +1 3 £40,000 -38.46%
Birmingham -9 3 - - 1

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 249 (40.49%) SQL
2 243 (39.51%) SQL Server
3 232 (37.72%) Windows
4 211 (34.31%) Linux
5 207 (33.66%) Clustering
6 186 (30.24%) Microsoft
7 172 (27.97%) Oracle
8 143 (23.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 139 (22.60%) Performance Tuning
10 126 (20.49%) Java
11 124 (20.16%) Finance
12 123 (20.00%) Replication
13 117 (19.02%) MySQL
14 114 (18.54%) Active Directory
15 109 (17.72%) T-SQL
15 109 (17.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 106 (17.24%) MS Excel
17 99 (16.10%) Cisco
18 98 (15.93%) ITIL
19 97 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
20 96 (15.61%) VMware
20 96 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
21 95 (15.45%) Degree
22 87 (14.15%) LAMP
23 86 (13.98%) Web Services
24 85 (13.82%) Oracle Database
25 83 (13.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 82 (13.33%) Internet
27 81 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
28 77 (12.52%) JavaScript

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (11.71%) MS Exchange
2 69 (11.22%) Apache
3 55 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (8.29%) Tomcat
5 48 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 45 (7.32%) SharePoint
7 42 (6.83%) WebSphere
8 41 (6.67%) WebLogic
9 38 (6.18%) IIS
10 32 (5.20%) WebLogic Portal
11 28 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 28 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
12 27 (4.39%) Lync
13 26 (4.23%) Live Communications Server
14 15 (2.44%) CMS
15 13 (2.11%) nginx
16 12 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 106 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.41%) MS Office
3 7 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) MS Project
5 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 32 (5.20%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (3.58%) Oracle Applications
2 22 (3.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (1.46%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.65%) Compiere
5 4 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.33%) Summit
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (2.44%) IaaS
4 12 (1.95%) PaaS
5 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.63%) Office 365
7 7 (1.14%) SaaS
8 5 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.81%) Joyent
9 4 (0.65%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (13.33%) Internet
2 73 (11.87%) Firewall
3 72 (11.71%) SAN
4 50 (8.13%) HTTP
5 48 (7.80%) DNS
6 47 (7.64%) TCP/IP
7 40 (6.50%) WAN
8 39 (6.34%) LAN
8 39 (6.34%) AMQP
9 27 (4.39%) VoIP
10 26 (4.23%) Network Security
11 21 (3.41%) DHCP
12 20 (3.25%) VPN
12 20 (3.25%) NAS
13 16 (2.60%) FTP
14 15 (2.44%) SMTP
15 13 (2.11%) iSCSI
15 13 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (2.11%) SSH
16 10 (1.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (39.51%) SQL Server
2 117 (19.02%) MySQL
3 109 (17.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 85 (13.82%) Oracle Database
5 83 (13.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 72 (11.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (10.57%) Relational Database
8 55 (8.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 53 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 50 (8.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 49 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
12 48 (7.80%) RDBMS
13 42 (6.83%) SQL Server 2012
14 40 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 39 (6.34%) SQL Server 2000
16 36 (5.85%) Oracle Database 12c
17 30 (4.88%) OLTP
18 26 (4.23%) Oracle9i Database
19 21 (3.41%) OLAP
20 18 (2.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (4.39%) Subversion
2 14 (2.28%) Maven
3 12 (1.95%) Eclipse
3 12 (1.95%) NUnit
3 12 (1.95%) MSBuild
4 11 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (1.63%) JIRA
5 10 (1.63%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.30%) Ant
7 7 (1.14%) Mercurial
8 6 (0.98%) WebLOAD
8 6 (0.98%) JUnit
8 6 (0.98%) Gradle
8 6 (0.98%) Emacs
9 5 (0.81%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.65%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.65%) JMeter
10 4 (0.65%) CppUnit
10 4 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 124 (20.16%) Finance
2 24 (3.90%) Retail
3 22 (3.58%) Games
3 22 (3.58%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.25%) Banking
5 18 (2.93%) Legal
5 18 (2.93%) Marketing
6 15 (2.44%) Back Office
7 11 (1.79%) Law
8 10 (1.63%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.14%) Electronics
10 7 (1.14%) Front Office
11 6 (0.98%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.81%) Advertising
13 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 168 (27.32%) DBA
2 113 (18.37%) Architect
3 106 (17.24%) Developer
4 104 (16.91%) Administrator
5 92 (14.96%) SQL DBA
6 61 (9.92%) Solutions Architect
7 50 (8.13%) Oracle DBA
8 46 (7.48%) SQL Server DBA
9 38 (6.18%) Support Engineer
10 37 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
11 32 (5.20%) Consultant
12 28 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
12 28 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 27 (4.39%) Messaging Engineer
13 27 (4.39%) Messaging Support Engineer
13 27 (4.39%) Senior Developer
14 23 (3.74%) Lead Developer
15 22 (3.58%) Oracle Applications DBA
15 22 (3.58%) SQL Developer
16 20 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (14.15%) LAMP
2 86 (13.98%) Web Services
3 76 (12.36%) XML
4 74 (12.03%) .NET
5 52 (8.46%) Middleware
6 43 (6.99%) SOAP
7 38 (6.18%) J2EE
8 35 (5.69%) ActiveMQ
8 35 (5.69%) CSS
9 34 (5.53%) HTML
10 33 (5.37%) RabbitMQ
11 16 (2.60%) JSON
12 15 (2.44%) jQuery
13 12 (1.95%) RESTful
13 12 (1.95%) EJB
14 10 (1.63%) MSMQ
14 10 (1.63%) Java EE
15 8 (1.30%) WCF
15 8 (1.30%) WSDL
16 7 (1.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 207 (33.66%) Clustering
2 123 (20.00%) Replication
3 69 (11.22%) Open Source
4 55 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (5.37%) Blackberry
7 31 (5.04%) Symmetrix
7 31 (5.04%) RIA
8 23 (3.74%) Computer Science
9 22 (3.58%) Statistics
10 15 (2.44%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.28%) Digital Media
12 11 (1.79%) Tandem
13 9 (1.46%) Device Driver
14 8 (1.30%) EqualLogic
15 7 (1.14%) Economics
15 7 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
16 6 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
16 6 (0.98%) Mobile Games
16 6 (0.98%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 232 (37.72%) Windows
2 211 (34.31%) Linux
3 64 (10.41%) UNIX
4 62 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (8.94%) Solaris
6 35 (5.69%) Windows XP
7 33 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (2.93%) Windows 7
11 15 (2.44%) Apple iOS
11 15 (2.44%) Android
11 15 (2.44%) CentOS
12 13 (2.11%) Debian
12 13 (2.11%) AIX
12 13 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (1.14%) Windows 2000
13 7 (1.14%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.98%) OS/400
15 5 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (23.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 139 (22.60%) Performance Tuning
3 98 (15.93%) ITIL
4 96 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (10.24%) Project Management
6 62 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
7 58 (9.43%) Migration
8 52 (8.46%) CRM
9 51 (8.29%) Load Balancing
10 49 (7.97%) Scrum
11 47 (7.64%) UML
11 47 (7.64%) Configuration Management
12 44 (7.15%) SOA
13 41 (6.67%) Problem Management
14 39 (6.34%) Mentoring
15 38 (6.18%) Technical Architecture
16 35 (5.69%) Load Testing
17 33 (5.37%) Content Management
18 32 (5.20%) Network Load Balancing
18 32 (5.20%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 249 (40.49%) SQL
2 126 (20.49%) Java
3 109 (17.72%) T-SQL
4 77 (12.52%) JavaScript
5 55 (8.94%) Perl
6 54 (8.78%) PHP
7 47 (7.64%) C++
7 47 (7.64%) Ruby
8 45 (7.32%) C#
9 43 (6.99%) Python
10 39 (6.34%) PL/SQL
11 33 (5.37%) PowerShell
12 26 (4.23%) Bash Shell
12 26 (4.23%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.60%) C
14 13 (2.11%) VB
15 9 (1.46%) Embedded C
16 5 (0.81%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.81%) Korn
17 4 (0.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 97 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (15.45%) Degree
3 51 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 51 (8.29%) MCSE
4 40 (6.50%) MCTS
5 35 (5.69%) MCITP
6 27 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (4.23%) DV Cleared
8 25 (4.07%) SC Cleared
8 25 (4.07%) MCSA
9 19 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (2.93%) MCP
11 17 (2.76%) Oracle Certification
12 16 (2.60%) CCNP
12 16 (2.60%) CCNA
13 12 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.95%) OCP
13 12 (1.95%) OCA
14 11 (1.79%) MCT
15 8 (1.30%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.67%) QA
2 38 (6.18%) SLA
3 6 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) BS7799
6 1 (0.16%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) DICOM
System Software
1 114 (18.54%) Active Directory
2 81 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (11.06%) Oracle RAC
4 36 (5.85%) Oracle RMAN
5 30 (4.88%) Hyper-V
6 18 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.44%) VMware ESX
8 13 (2.11%) vSphere
9 8 (1.30%) vCloud
10 7 (1.14%) XenServer
10 7 (1.14%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.98%) Varnish
12 5 (0.81%) Corosync
12 5 (0.81%) Squid
12 5 (0.81%) NFS
12 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.65%) PowerHA
13 4 (0.65%) RHEV
13 4 (0.65%) Veritas File System
13 4 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 51 (8.29%) Data Guard
2 27 (4.39%) SCOM
3 26 (4.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 19 (3.09%) Nagios
5 16 (2.60%) Puppet
6 13 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.11%) SCCM
7 11 (1.79%) NetBackup
7 11 (1.79%) SCVMM
8 10 (1.63%) logstash
9 9 (1.46%) ZABBIX
10 7 (1.14%) Backup Exec
10 7 (1.14%) SCSM
11 6 (0.98%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.98%) Capistrano
11 6 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.81%) BMC Performance Manager
12 5 (0.81%) CFEngine
13 4 (0.65%) EMC Navisphere
13 4 (0.65%) Cacti
Vendors
1 186 (30.24%) Microsoft
2 172 (27.97%) Oracle
3 99 (16.10%) Cisco
4 96 (15.61%) VMware
5 63 (10.24%) Red Hat
6 54 (8.78%) EMC
7 36 (5.85%) HP
7 36 (5.85%) F5
8 32 (5.20%) Dell
9 30 (4.88%) IBM
9 30 (4.88%) NetApp
10 25 (4.07%) Sun
10 25 (4.07%) Fujitsu
11 22 (3.58%) Citrix
12 19 (3.09%) Juniper
12 19 (3.09%) Business Objects
13 16 (2.60%) SAP
14 14 (2.28%) Symantec
15 13 (2.11%) Veritas
16 11 (1.79%) TIBCO
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + home working + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
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Salary: £75000 - £100000 Per Annum £100k package
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Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + 20%bonus+bens(£30K)
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Great Bens
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Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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