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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 579 613 528
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -85
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 302 272 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 228 222 239
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 £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +17.28%

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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
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 £72,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +43 293 £52,500 +7.69% 42
London +33 159 £55,000 +13.98% 24
South East -19 41 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Yorkshire -13 33 £50,000 - 4
City of London +11 30 £61,250 +22.50% 9
West Yorkshire +14 25 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Leeds +31 24 £60,000 +14.28% 3
East of England +4 23 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Berkshire -4 14 £33,000 -40.00% 3
Bracknell -1 13 £27,500 -50.00% 1
South West -13 13 £36,500 -5.80%
Buckinghamshire - 13 £35,000 -
East Midlands +6 12 £41,250 -8.33% 3
Nottinghamshire +14 10 £38,250 -27.14% 2
Nottingham +9 10 £38,250 -32.00% 2
Aylesbury - 10 £35,000 -
West Midlands -2 8 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Sheffield 0 7 £27,000 -55.00%
South Yorkshire -6 7 £27,000 -46.00%
Essex -12 7 £61,250 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £40,000 -
Birmingham -6 6 £47,500 -9.52%
Wiltshire -9 6 £36,250 +6.61%
Gloucestershire - 6 £35,500 -
Hertfordshire -19 5 £55,000 -
Crawley - 5 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 5 £42,500 -
Surrey -25 4 £40,500 -19.00%
Wales - 4 £30,000 -
South Wales - 4 £30,000 -

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 220 (40.15%) SQL
2 216 (39.42%) Windows
3 201 (36.68%) SQL Server
4 170 (31.02%) Clustering
5 163 (29.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 152 (27.74%) Performance Tuning
7 146 (26.64%) Oracle
8 144 (26.28%) Linux
9 130 (23.72%) Microsoft
10 120 (21.90%) Active Directory
11 118 (21.53%) VMware
12 115 (20.99%) Replication
13 111 (20.26%) Finance
14 108 (19.71%) SAN
15 93 (16.97%) Oracle Database
15 93 (16.97%) SQL Server 2008
16 88 (16.06%) UNIX
17 85 (15.51%) ITIL
17 85 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
18 84 (15.33%) Java
19 83 (15.15%) Cisco
20 78 (14.23%) MS Exchange
21 75 (13.69%) Firewall
21 75 (13.69%) Load Balancing
22 74 (13.50%) Oracle RAC
23 71 (12.96%) MySQL
24 70 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
25 67 (12.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 67 (12.23%) Security Cleared
26 66 (12.04%) Degree

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 78 (14.23%) MS Exchange
2 53 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (7.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 39 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 32 (5.84%) Live Communications Server
6 25 (4.56%) Apache
7 24 (4.38%) SharePoint
8 22 (4.01%) IIS
9 21 (3.83%) Lync
10 19 (3.47%) WebLogic
11 16 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (2.74%) Oracle Application Server
12 15 (2.74%) WebSphere
13 14 (2.55%) Tomcat
14 9 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
15 8 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (1.46%) CMS
16 7 (1.28%) JBoss
16 7 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (3.65%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.01%) Oracle 11i
3 11 (2.01%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (1.28%) ION MarketView
4 7 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.18%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 1 (0.18%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.82%) SaaS
3 7 (1.28%) Office 365
4 4 (0.73%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.73%) IaaS
5 3 (0.55%) Joyent
5 3 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 108 (19.71%) SAN
2 75 (13.69%) Firewall
3 62 (11.31%) TCP/IP
3 62 (11.31%) LAN
3 62 (11.31%) WAN
4 45 (8.21%) DNS
5 33 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (5.84%) OSPF
7 29 (5.29%) BGP
7 29 (5.29%) EIGRP
8 28 (5.11%) Internet
9 27 (4.93%) VoIP
10 25 (4.56%) MPLS
10 25 (4.56%) iSCSI
11 24 (4.38%) SSL
12 23 (4.20%) NAS
12 23 (4.20%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (3.83%) Network Security
13 21 (3.83%) VPN
14 20 (3.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (36.68%) SQL Server
2 93 (16.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 93 (16.97%) Oracle Database
3 71 (12.96%) MySQL
4 70 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
5 67 (12.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (10.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 54 (9.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 51 (9.31%) Relational Database
9 50 (9.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 49 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 49 (8.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 39 (7.12%) SQL Server 2000
11 39 (7.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 38 (6.93%) RDBMS
13 37 (6.75%) Oracle Database 12c
14 30 (5.47%) OLTP
15 27 (4.93%) OLAP
16 24 (4.38%) Oracle OLAP
17 18 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (3.10%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (2.37%) Subversion
3 12 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.46%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.46%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.09%) Maven
5 6 (1.09%) Ant
6 5 (0.91%) CruiseControl
6 5 (0.91%) WebLOAD
7 4 (0.73%) Hudson
7 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.73%) JIRA
7 4 (0.73%) ProC
8 3 (0.55%) PVCS
8 3 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.55%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.55%) JDeveloper
8 3 (0.55%) Build Forge
8 3 (0.55%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.55%) MSBuild
General
1 111 (20.26%) Finance
2 49 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 43 (7.85%) Banking
4 31 (5.66%) Marketing
5 20 (3.65%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.28%) Retail
7 16 (2.92%) Games
8 14 (2.55%) Law
9 11 (2.01%) Legal
9 11 (2.01%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.28%) Private Banking
10 7 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.09%) Back Office
11 6 (1.09%) German Language
12 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.73%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 158 (28.83%) DBA
2 88 (16.06%) SQL DBA
3 61 (11.13%) Administrator
4 59 (10.77%) Developer
5 55 (10.04%) SQL Server DBA
6 53 (9.67%) Oracle DBA
7 51 (9.31%) Architect
8 44 (8.03%) Consultant
9 41 (7.48%) Support Engineer
10 34 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 34 (6.20%) Messaging Engineer
11 33 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 33 (6.02%) Messaging Support Engineer
11 33 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
12 31 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
13 28 (5.11%) SQL Developer
14 25 (4.56%) Analyst
15 20 (3.65%) Senior DBA
16 18 (3.28%) Enterprise Architect
17 16 (2.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.58%) .NET
2 39 (7.12%) Middleware
3 34 (6.20%) Web Services
4 30 (5.47%) XML
5 17 (3.10%) SOAP
6 15 (2.74%) Spring
7 13 (2.37%) WCF
7 13 (2.37%) HTML
7 13 (2.37%) J2EE
7 13 (2.37%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (2.01%) REST
8 11 (2.01%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.01%) JDBC
9 10 (1.82%) jQuery
10 9 (1.64%) CSS
10 9 (1.64%) LAMP
11 8 (1.46%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (1.28%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 170 (31.02%) Clustering
2 115 (20.99%) Replication
3 58 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (7.30%) Blackberry
5 27 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 17 (3.10%) Statistics
7 17 (3.10%) Open Source
8 15 (2.74%) Tandem
9 10 (1.82%) Device Driver
10 9 (1.64%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.46%) Online Games
11 8 (1.46%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (1.28%) iSeries
12 7 (1.28%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.28%) Grid Computing
13 6 (1.09%) AS400
13 6 (1.09%) Derivative
13 6 (1.09%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 216 (39.42%) Windows
2 144 (26.28%) Linux
3 88 (16.06%) UNIX
4 48 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (7.66%) Windows XP
6 27 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (3.83%) AIX
7 21 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.74%) Solaris
9 12 (2.19%) CentOS
9 12 (2.19%) Android
10 11 (2.01%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.01%) Debian
11 9 (1.64%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.09%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.09%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.91%) OS/400
13 5 (0.91%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (29.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 152 (27.74%) Performance Tuning
3 85 (15.51%) ITIL
4 75 (13.69%) Load Balancing
5 50 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (7.66%) Change Management
7 39 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (6.93%) Project Management
8 38 (6.93%) Business Continuity
9 36 (6.57%) CRM
10 35 (6.39%) SOA
10 35 (6.39%) Configuration Management
11 34 (6.20%) Migration
12 33 (6.02%) Release Management
13 30 (5.47%) ETL
14 29 (5.29%) Problem Management
15 25 (4.56%) Mentoring
16 24 (4.38%) Line Management
16 24 (4.38%) Capacity Planning
17 23 (4.20%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 220 (40.15%) SQL
2 84 (15.33%) Java
3 61 (11.13%) T-SQL
4 46 (8.39%) Perl
5 44 (8.03%) PL/SQL
6 43 (7.85%) Python
7 40 (7.30%) PowerShell
8 36 (6.57%) C#
9 32 (5.84%) Bash Shell
10 23 (4.20%) Shell Script
11 19 (3.47%) C
12 18 (3.28%) JavaScript
13 17 (3.10%) PHP
14 11 (2.01%) C++
15 10 (1.82%) Scala
15 10 (1.82%) Ruby
16 9 (1.64%) Embedded C
17 5 (0.91%) Korn
18 4 (0.73%) Embedded C++
19 3 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (12.23%) Security Cleared
2 66 (12.04%) Degree
3 62 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (9.12%) DV Cleared
5 41 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (5.66%) CCNP
6 31 (5.66%) MCITP
7 29 (5.29%) MCSE
8 28 (5.11%) SC Cleared
9 26 (4.74%) CCNA
10 19 (3.47%) MCTS
11 16 (2.92%) CCDP
12 13 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (2.19%) OCP
13 12 (2.19%) Oracle Certification
14 11 (2.01%) MCSA
14 11 (2.01%) CCSE
15 9 (1.64%) RHCE
16 8 (1.46%) CISSP
17 6 (1.09%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.04%) SLA
2 13 (2.37%) QA
3 7 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 120 (21.90%) Active Directory
2 85 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (13.50%) Oracle RAC
4 34 (6.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 29 (5.29%) Hyper-V
6 28 (5.11%) vSphere
7 18 (3.28%) Terminal Services
8 16 (2.92%) XenApp
9 15 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (1.28%) XenDesktop
12 6 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.91%) Varnish
14 4 (0.73%) vCloud
14 4 (0.73%) OCFS2
14 4 (0.73%) KVM
14 4 (0.73%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.55%) Kamailio
15 3 (0.55%) Xen
16 2 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 52 (9.49%) Data Guard
2 34 (6.20%) SCOM
3 24 (4.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 20 (3.65%) SCCM
5 12 (2.19%) Puppet
5 12 (2.19%) WSUS
6 10 (1.82%) SCVMM
6 10 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.09%) SCSM
7 6 (1.09%) Legato
7 6 (1.09%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.09%) Nagios
8 5 (0.91%) BMC Performance Manager
8 5 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.73%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.73%) Hyperic
9 4 (0.73%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.73%) Cacti
9 4 (0.73%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.73%) logstash
Vendors
1 146 (26.64%) Oracle
2 130 (23.72%) Microsoft
3 118 (21.53%) VMware
4 83 (15.15%) Cisco
5 48 (8.76%) HP
6 40 (7.30%) Citrix
6 40 (7.30%) Red Hat
7 37 (6.75%) IBM
8 31 (5.66%) CheckPoint
8 31 (5.66%) NetApp
9 29 (5.29%) Fujitsu
10 28 (5.11%) Business Objects
10 28 (5.11%) EMC
11 25 (4.56%) Dell
12 14 (2.55%) SAP
12 14 (2.55%) Juniper
13 11 (2.01%) Sun
13 11 (2.01%) Teradata
14 10 (1.82%) Google
14 10 (1.82%) Red Gate
London
Comtecs
Salary: £35000 - £38000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 pa depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
networx
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 48000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + £Neg Salary + 5% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TRG
Salary: £35000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £78000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £38000 - £40000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago