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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 513 605 586
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -19
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 434 340 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 346 269 247
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £74,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%

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
93168 97426 88156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.87% 82.77% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 76231 78605 72151
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 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 28 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 +102 422 £52,500 -4.54% 37
London +43 208 £55,000 -4.34% 21
South East +42 75 £50,000 -4.76% 6
East of England +58 71 £40,000 -30.43% 4
City of London -10 37 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Bedfordshire +30 35 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire -3 27 £60,000 - 3
Surrey +13 21 £36,750 -18.33%
Essex +5 21 £50,000 -16.66% 2
West Yorkshire +5 20 £60,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +3 18 £38,500 -1.28%
Leeds -7 18 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Hounslow - 17 £54,750 - 1
West Midlands -5 14 £55,000 +50.68% 1
South West -5 14 £42,500 +3.65% 2
Bedford - 14 £42,000 -
Hampshire +7 13 £60,000 +26.31% 5
Hertfordshire +5 11 £40,000 -30.43%
Milton Keynes -3 11 £38,000 -2.56%
Berkshire -16 11 £67,500 +3.84%
Staines - 11 £34,000 -
Basildon - 11 £50,000 -
Reading -5 10 £67,500 +3.84%
Gloucestershire - 10 - -
West Sussex +10 9 £42,500 -
Manchester -2 9 £46,250 +2.77%
North West -13 9 £46,250 +2.77%
Crawley - 9 £42,500 -
Luton - 8 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +2 7 £55,000 -

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 381 (46.69%) SQL Server
2 366 (44.85%) SQL
3 341 (41.79%) Windows
4 266 (32.60%) Clustering
5 263 (32.23%) Linux
6 239 (29.29%) Oracle
7 222 (27.21%) Microsoft
8 216 (26.47%) UNIX
8 216 (26.47%) VMware
9 215 (26.35%) Finance
10 210 (25.74%) SAN
11 201 (24.63%) Performance Tuning
12 193 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 192 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
14 175 (21.45%) Replication
15 169 (20.71%) Active Directory
16 167 (20.47%) MS Excel
17 162 (19.85%) SQL Server 2008
18 154 (18.87%) Java
19 131 (16.05%) T-SQL
19 131 (16.05%) MySQL
20 126 (15.44%) Cisco
20 126 (15.44%) Degree
21 123 (15.07%) ITIL
22 115 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
23 114 (13.97%) HP
24 109 (13.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 106 (12.99%) Load Balancing
26 103 (12.62%) TCP/IP
27 102 (12.50%) Banking

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 80 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 67 (8.21%) Lync
3 58 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (6.50%) JBoss
5 50 (6.13%) SharePoint
5 50 (6.13%) WebSphere
6 39 (4.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 35 (4.29%) Apache
8 34 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
9 33 (4.04%) IIS
10 30 (3.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 25 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
12 21 (2.57%) Tomcat
12 21 (2.57%) Oracle Application Server
13 17 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (1.59%) WebLogic
16 12 (1.47%) OpenStack
17 10 (1.23%) CMS
17 10 (1.23%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 167 (20.47%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.19%) MS Office
3 16 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.23%) ION MarketView
1 10 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Agresso
5 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
1 36 (4.41%) Office 365
2 29 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.82%) SaaS
4 10 (1.23%) IaaS
5 8 (0.98%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.61%) PaaS
8 4 (0.49%) Symantec.cloud
9 3 (0.37%) Joyent
9 3 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 210 (25.74%) SAN
2 103 (12.62%) TCP/IP
3 96 (11.76%) WAN
4 88 (10.78%) LAN
5 81 (9.93%) Firewall
6 75 (9.19%) DNS
7 56 (6.86%) VoIP
8 54 (6.62%) NAS
9 53 (6.50%) SSL
10 42 (5.15%) HSRP
11 35 (4.29%) DHCP
12 34 (4.17%) VPN
13 30 (3.68%) BGP
14 27 (3.31%) OSPF
15 26 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (3.06%) VLAN
17 23 (2.82%) Internet
18 20 (2.45%) EIGRP
19 19 (2.33%) MPLS
19 19 (2.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (46.69%) SQL Server
2 162 (19.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 131 (16.05%) MySQL
4 109 (13.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 93 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 88 (10.78%) Oracle Database
7 82 (10.05%) Relational Database
8 70 (8.58%) RDBMS
9 67 (8.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 67 (8.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 58 (7.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 54 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
12 53 (6.50%) NoSQL
12 53 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 42 (5.15%) DB2
14 38 (4.66%) SQL Server 2000
15 31 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
16 25 (3.06%) MongoDB
17 22 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
18 19 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (1.84%) Subversion
2 12 (1.47%) Gradle
3 9 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.98%) MSBuild
4 8 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.86%) Mercurial
6 6 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.74%) NUnit
7 5 (0.61%) JIRA
7 5 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.49%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.37%) Hudson
9 3 (0.37%) Maven
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.25%) Ant
10 2 (0.25%) JUnit
10 2 (0.25%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.25%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.25%) MSTest
General
1 215 (26.35%) Finance
2 102 (12.50%) Banking
3 69 (8.46%) Retail
4 61 (7.48%) Telecoms
5 46 (5.64%) Retail Banking
6 32 (3.92%) Investment Banking
7 26 (3.19%) Legal
8 22 (2.70%) Financial Institution
9 21 (2.57%) Games
10 18 (2.21%) Marketing
11 16 (1.96%) Private Banking
12 15 (1.84%) Law
13 13 (1.59%) Back Office
14 9 (1.10%) Front Office
15 4 (0.49%) Publishing
16 3 (0.37%) Electronics
16 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.37%) Advertising
17 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 263 (32.23%) DBA
2 188 (23.04%) SQL DBA
3 113 (13.85%) SQL Server DBA
4 108 (13.24%) Administrator
5 73 (8.95%) Developer
6 65 (7.97%) Oracle DBA
7 64 (7.84%) Architect
8 57 (6.99%) Consultant
9 42 (5.15%) Senior DBA
10 38 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 37 (4.53%) Senior SQL DBA
12 35 (4.29%) Technical Consultant
13 31 (3.80%) Team Leader
14 29 (3.55%) Technical Support
15 28 (3.43%) Designer
16 27 (3.31%) Infrastructure Designer
17 26 (3.19%) Server Administrator
17 26 (3.19%) Analyst
18 25 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
18 25 (3.06%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (9.44%) Web Services
2 76 (9.31%) .NET
3 58 (7.11%) XML
4 54 (6.62%) HTML
5 39 (4.78%) SOAP
6 38 (4.66%) Java EE
7 34 (4.17%) Spring
8 29 (3.55%) JDBC
9 24 (2.94%) J2EE
10 23 (2.82%) REST
11 22 (2.70%) Middleware
12 19 (2.33%) LAMP
13 17 (2.08%) jQuery
14 16 (1.96%) WPF
15 14 (1.72%) CSS
15 14 (1.72%) Hibernate
15 14 (1.72%) WCF
16 13 (1.59%) Spring MVC
17 12 (1.47%) JMS
18 11 (1.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 266 (32.60%) Clustering
2 175 (21.45%) Replication
3 98 (12.01%) Data Centre
4 47 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (4.53%) Derivative
7 33 (4.04%) iSeries
8 30 (3.68%) Statistics
9 26 (3.19%) LPAR
9 26 (3.19%) Private Cloud
10 25 (3.06%) AS400
11 24 (2.94%) Management Information System
12 18 (2.21%) Computer Science
13 17 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (1.84%) Equities
15 13 (1.59%) Hedge funds
15 13 (1.59%) Blackberry
16 12 (1.47%) Fixed Income
16 12 (1.47%) Spread Betting
17 10 (1.23%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 341 (41.79%) Windows
2 263 (32.23%) Linux
3 216 (26.47%) UNIX
4 86 (10.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (3.80%) OS/400
8 28 (3.43%) AIX
9 18 (2.21%) Android
10 16 (1.96%) Solaris
11 11 (1.35%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.10%) Debian
12 9 (1.10%) HPUX
13 8 (0.98%) CentOS
14 7 (0.86%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.86%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.49%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (24.63%) Performance Tuning
2 192 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 123 (15.07%) ITIL
4 115 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (12.99%) Load Balancing
6 83 (10.17%) Business Continuity
7 79 (9.68%) Project Management
8 70 (8.58%) Capacity Planning
9 67 (8.21%) Service Delivery
10 66 (8.09%) Migration
11 64 (7.84%) Configuration Management
12 61 (7.48%) SOA
13 60 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
14 50 (6.13%) DevOps
15 48 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
16 47 (5.76%) Technical Architecture
17 45 (5.51%) Time Management
18 44 (5.39%) Change Management
19 41 (5.02%) Database Mirroring
20 36 (4.41%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 366 (44.85%) SQL
2 154 (18.87%) Java
3 131 (16.05%) T-SQL
4 61 (7.48%) PowerShell
5 44 (5.39%) C
6 43 (5.27%) C#
7 36 (4.41%) Bash Shell
7 36 (4.41%) JavaScript
8 34 (4.17%) Perl
9 29 (3.55%) PHP
10 26 (3.19%) Python
11 21 (2.57%) PL/SQL
12 17 (2.08%) Ruby
12 17 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.23%) VBScript
14 7 (0.86%) VB
15 6 (0.74%) XPath
16 5 (0.61%) Scala
16 5 (0.61%) sed
16 5 (0.61%) AWK
Qualifications
1 126 (15.44%) Degree
2 97 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (11.52%) Security Cleared
4 55 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (5.64%) MCSE
6 43 (5.27%) DV Cleared
7 38 (4.66%) SC Cleared
8 36 (4.41%) HND
8 36 (4.41%) CCNP
9 27 (3.31%) CCNA
10 24 (2.94%) MCSA
11 19 (2.33%) CCDP
11 19 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (2.21%) MCITP
13 15 (1.84%) VTSP
13 15 (1.84%) MOS
14 14 (1.72%) HNC
15 10 (1.23%) RHCT
16 7 (0.86%) MCTS
17 6 (0.74%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.48%) SLA
2 29 (3.55%) QA
3 8 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 193 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 169 (20.71%) Active Directory
3 64 (7.84%) Oracle RAC
4 44 (5.39%) vSphere
5 36 (4.41%) Hyper-V
6 32 (3.92%) VMware ESX
7 28 (3.43%) Oracle Clusterware
8 27 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 27 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (2.45%) XenApp
10 18 (2.21%) Samba
11 16 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 11 (1.35%) XenDesktop
13 10 (1.23%) Terminal Services
14 9 (1.10%) UAG
15 8 (0.98%) NFS
15 8 (0.98%) KVM
16 7 (0.86%) Xen
17 4 (0.49%) vCloud
17 4 (0.49%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 68 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 51 (6.25%) SCCM
3 39 (4.78%) SCOM
4 37 (4.53%) Puppet
5 35 (4.29%) Hyperic
6 30 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (3.68%) Oracle RMAN
7 28 (3.43%) Oracle Flashback
8 18 (2.21%) vMotion
8 18 (2.21%) Ansible
9 17 (2.08%) SCVMM
9 17 (2.08%) Salt
10 15 (1.84%) WSUS
11 13 (1.59%) SCSM
11 13 (1.59%) ARCserve
12 11 (1.35%) Backup Exec
13 10 (1.23%) Nagios
13 10 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 10 (1.23%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 239 (29.29%) Oracle
2 222 (27.21%) Microsoft
3 216 (26.47%) VMware
4 126 (15.44%) Cisco
5 114 (13.97%) HP
6 89 (10.91%) Citrix
7 65 (7.97%) IBM
8 59 (7.23%) NetApp
9 56 (6.86%) Red Hat
10 47 (5.76%) Symantec
11 46 (5.64%) SolarWinds
12 33 (4.04%) Juniper
13 32 (3.92%) Dell
14 25 (3.06%) EMC
15 21 (2.57%) Sun
16 19 (2.33%) Dell Compellent
16 19 (2.33%) Intel
16 19 (2.33%) CommVault
17 16 (1.96%) Red Gate
18 13 (1.59%) Lumension
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + + Bonus (5K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Purview Consultancy Services
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £80,000 Plus attractive package
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £57500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Talent Spa
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago