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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 543 600 571
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -29
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 397 360 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.36% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 320 287 252
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £69,400 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%

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
90836 100276 87895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.05% 82.70% 80.68%
Number of salaries quoted 73816 81539 72340
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 May 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 May 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
(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 +74 381 £55,000 +10.00% 33
London +95 211 £55,000 - 19
South East +6 61 £56,250 +30.05% 5
East of England +38 43 £45,000 -21.73% 2
City of London +35 41 £57,500 +4.54% 4
West Midlands +19 21 £50,000 +100.00% 2
Essex +17 20 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Yorkshire -20 19 £35,500 -29.00%
Birmingham +6 17 £55,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 16 £64,500 - 1
South West +3 14 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Hampshire +6 13 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Oxford - 13 £64,000 -
Surrey +31 12 £45,000 -2.70%
West Sussex +11 11 £42,500 -
Scotland +9 11 £53,750 +37.82% 1
Southampton +11 10 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Hertfordshire +1 10 £40,000 -30.43%
North West 0 9 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Sheffield - 9 - -
South Yorkshire - 9 - -
Basildon - 9 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire +13 8 £42,000 -15.57% 1
Crawley - 8 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 8 £36,250 -
Manchester +4 7 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Yorkshire -7 7 £37,500 -37.50%
Dudley - 7 £29,000 -
Leeds -15 6 £44,250 -26.25%
Southend-on-Sea - 6 - -

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 329 (45.25%) SQL Server
2 322 (44.29%) SQL
3 302 (41.54%) Windows
4 224 (30.81%) Linux
5 220 (30.26%) Clustering
6 214 (29.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 208 (28.61%) Performance Tuning
8 198 (27.24%) Microsoft
9 195 (26.82%) Oracle
10 191 (26.27%) UNIX
11 180 (24.76%) VMware
11 180 (24.76%) Finance
12 176 (24.21%) Active Directory
13 173 (23.80%) SAN
14 158 (21.73%) Java
15 150 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
16 147 (20.22%) Replication
17 140 (19.26%) SQL Server 2008
18 127 (17.47%) MS Excel
19 116 (15.96%) Cisco
20 111 (15.27%) ITIL
20 111 (15.27%) Degree
21 107 (14.72%) Load Balancing
22 97 (13.34%) T-SQL
22 97 (13.34%) MySQL
23 96 (13.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 96 (13.20%) Oracle Database
24 94 (12.93%) TCP/IP
25 90 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
26 88 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (11.97%) MS Exchange
2 65 (8.94%) Lync
3 63 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (7.02%) WebSphere
5 50 (6.88%) JBoss
6 40 (5.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 39 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 35 (4.81%) SharePoint
9 33 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 31 (4.26%) Oracle Coherence
10 31 (4.26%) IIS
11 24 (3.30%) Apache
12 21 (2.89%) Oracle Application Server
13 19 (2.61%) Live Communications Server
14 18 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (2.20%) Tomcat
16 14 (1.93%) WebLogic
17 12 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
18 10 (1.38%) OpenStack
18 10 (1.38%) SAS
Applications
1 127 (17.47%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.85%) MS Office
3 10 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.14%) Agresso
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) Magento
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.64%) Office 365
2 40 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.85%) SaaS
4 21 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.10%) Mimecast
6 6 (0.83%) IaaS
6 6 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.41%) Joyent
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.28%) Symantec.cloud
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.14%) PaaS
10 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 173 (23.80%) SAN
2 94 (12.93%) TCP/IP
3 85 (11.69%) Firewall
4 82 (11.28%) WAN
5 76 (10.45%) LAN
6 70 (9.63%) DNS
7 61 (8.39%) SSL
8 52 (7.15%) NAS
9 50 (6.88%) VoIP
10 39 (5.36%) HSRP
11 34 (4.68%) VPN
12 33 (4.54%) BGP
13 32 (4.40%) DHCP
14 30 (4.13%) OSPF
14 30 (4.13%) VLAN
15 28 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (3.71%) EIGRP
17 26 (3.58%) iSCSI
17 26 (3.58%) MPLS
18 25 (3.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (45.25%) SQL Server
2 140 (19.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 97 (13.34%) MySQL
4 96 (13.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (13.20%) Oracle Database
5 73 (10.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (9.35%) Relational Database
7 62 (8.53%) Data Warehouse
7 62 (8.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 61 (8.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 59 (8.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 52 (7.15%) RDBMS
11 42 (5.78%) DB2
11 42 (5.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 41 (5.64%) NoSQL
13 30 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
14 27 (3.71%) Oracle Database 10g
15 25 (3.44%) MongoDB
16 23 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
17 22 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (1.38%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.38%) Subversion
3 9 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.24%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.83%) Gradle
4 6 (0.83%) JIRA
5 5 (0.69%) ProC
5 5 (0.69%) CruiseControl
5 5 (0.69%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.69%) Mercurial
6 4 (0.55%) MSTest
6 4 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.55%) Ant
7 3 (0.41%) PVCS
7 3 (0.41%) JDeveloper
7 3 (0.41%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.41%) Maven
8 2 (0.28%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.28%) RSpec
General
1 180 (24.76%) Finance
2 80 (11.00%) Banking
3 62 (8.53%) Telecoms
4 61 (8.39%) Retail
5 40 (5.50%) Retail Banking
6 23 (3.16%) Marketing
7 19 (2.61%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.61%) Legal
8 18 (2.48%) Investment Banking
9 15 (2.06%) Law
10 14 (1.93%) Back Office
11 7 (0.96%) Front Office
12 6 (0.83%) Advertising
13 4 (0.55%) Publishing
13 4 (0.55%) Games
14 3 (0.41%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.28%) German Language
15 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.28%) Electronics
15 2 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 241 (33.15%) DBA
2 168 (23.11%) SQL DBA
3 94 (12.93%) SQL Server DBA
3 94 (12.93%) Administrator
4 71 (9.77%) Oracle DBA
4 71 (9.77%) Consultant
5 68 (9.35%) Developer
6 48 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 41 (5.64%) Architect
8 39 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
9 28 (3.85%) Senior DBA
10 26 (3.58%) Team Leader
11 25 (3.44%) Senior SQL DBA
12 24 (3.30%) Support Engineer
12 24 (3.30%) Analyst
13 23 (3.16%) Java Developer
14 21 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
15 20 (2.75%) Designer
15 20 (2.75%) Server Administrator
15 20 (2.75%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (10.04%) Web Services
2 61 (8.39%) XML
2 61 (8.39%) .NET
3 51 (7.02%) HTML
4 34 (4.68%) Java EE
5 33 (4.54%) Spring
6 31 (4.26%) JDBC
6 31 (4.26%) SOAP
7 29 (3.99%) J2EE
8 23 (3.16%) Middleware
9 22 (3.03%) REST
10 16 (2.20%) WCF
10 16 (2.20%) jQuery
11 15 (2.06%) Hibernate
12 12 (1.65%) Drools
12 12 (1.65%) Oracle Fusion
12 12 (1.65%) WPF
12 12 (1.65%) Ajax
12 12 (1.65%) JTA
13 11 (1.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 220 (30.26%) Clustering
2 147 (20.22%) Replication
3 72 (9.90%) Data Centre
4 50 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (4.13%) Derivative
7 27 (3.71%) Computer Science
8 26 (3.58%) Management Information System
9 24 (3.30%) Statistics
9 24 (3.30%) Blackberry
10 19 (2.61%) iSeries
11 18 (2.48%) AS400
12 14 (1.93%) LPAR
13 11 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.51%) Equities
14 10 (1.38%) Private Cloud
14 10 (1.38%) BYOD
14 10 (1.38%) Mathematics
14 10 (1.38%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 302 (41.54%) Windows
2 224 (30.81%) Linux
3 191 (26.27%) UNIX
4 80 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (3.99%) AIX
7 29 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (2.89%) Windows XP
9 19 (2.61%) Solaris
10 14 (1.93%) OS/400
11 13 (1.79%) Android
12 9 (1.24%) Debian
13 8 (1.10%) CentOS
13 8 (1.10%) HPUX
14 7 (0.96%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.69%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.55%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.41%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (29.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 208 (28.61%) Performance Tuning
3 111 (15.27%) ITIL
4 107 (14.72%) Load Balancing
5 90 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (11.14%) Business Continuity
7 59 (8.12%) Capacity Planning
8 57 (7.84%) SOA
9 56 (7.70%) Migration
10 52 (7.15%) Project Management
11 51 (7.02%) Configuration Management
11 51 (7.02%) Service Delivery
12 50 (6.88%) Change Management
13 46 (6.33%) Database Mirroring
14 44 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (5.50%) DevOps
15 40 (5.50%) Time Management
16 37 (5.09%) Performance Monitoring
17 35 (4.81%) E-Commerce
17 35 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 322 (44.29%) SQL
2 158 (21.73%) Java
3 97 (13.34%) T-SQL
4 60 (8.25%) PowerShell
5 35 (4.81%) Perl
6 34 (4.68%) PL/SQL
7 33 (4.54%) Shell Script
8 31 (4.26%) C#
9 28 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 28 (3.85%) C
9 28 (3.85%) Python
10 19 (2.61%) JavaScript
11 17 (2.34%) Ruby
12 15 (2.06%) Scala
13 14 (1.93%) PHP
14 5 (0.69%) AWK
14 5 (0.69%) sed
15 4 (0.55%) XPath
15 4 (0.55%) VBScript
16 3 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 111 (15.27%) Degree
2 88 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (11.55%) Security Cleared
4 53 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (6.46%) DV Cleared
6 41 (5.64%) SC Cleared
6 41 (5.64%) MCSE
7 37 (5.09%) CCNP
8 31 (4.26%) CCNA
9 29 (3.99%) HND
10 22 (3.03%) CCDP
11 21 (2.89%) MCITP
12 20 (2.75%) MCSA
13 13 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
14 12 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (1.65%) OCP
15 10 (1.38%) VTSP
15 10 (1.38%) MOS
15 10 (1.38%) HNC
16 9 (1.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.67%) SLA
2 25 (3.44%) QA
3 11 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 176 (24.21%) Active Directory
2 150 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (10.45%) Oracle RAC
4 52 (7.15%) vSphere
5 45 (6.19%) Hyper-V
6 32 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (3.99%) XenApp
8 23 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (2.89%) Oracle Clusterware
10 20 (2.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 17 (2.34%) VMware ESX
11 17 (2.34%) XenDesktop
12 14 (1.93%) Samba
12 14 (1.93%) Terminal Services
13 9 (1.24%) KVM
14 6 (0.83%) Xen
14 6 (0.83%) NFS
15 4 (0.55%) OCFS2
15 4 (0.55%) Corosync
15 4 (0.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 74 (10.18%) Data Guard
2 48 (6.60%) SCCM
3 44 (6.05%) SCOM
4 33 (4.54%) Oracle RMAN
5 28 (3.85%) Puppet
6 26 (3.58%) Oracle Flashback
7 23 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (2.89%) vMotion
9 20 (2.75%) Hyperic
10 19 (2.61%) SCVMM
11 18 (2.48%) WSUS
12 15 (2.06%) ARCserve
12 15 (2.06%) SCSM
13 13 (1.79%) Salt
14 12 (1.65%) Backup Exec
14 12 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 6 (0.83%) Ansible
15 6 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 6 (0.83%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 198 (27.24%) Microsoft
2 195 (26.82%) Oracle
3 180 (24.76%) VMware
4 116 (15.96%) Cisco
5 84 (11.55%) Citrix
6 78 (10.73%) HP
7 49 (6.74%) IBM
8 39 (5.36%) Red Hat
9 38 (5.23%) NetApp
10 36 (4.95%) Dell
11 32 (4.40%) SolarWinds
12 30 (4.13%) Symantec
13 28 (3.85%) EMC
14 23 (3.16%) CommVault
15 21 (2.89%) CheckPoint
16 20 (2.75%) Juniper
17 17 (2.34%) Sun
18 16 (2.20%) Fujitsu
19 15 (2.06%) Business Objects
19 15 (2.06%) Intel
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £80,000 Plus attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £DOE + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 7 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
AOMi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago