The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 562 580 555
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 344 306 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 262 237 280
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.15% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93591 85411 91038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75267 69754 77438
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -18 334 £55,000 +10.00% 35
London +8 174 £57,500 +4.54% 12
South East -18 60 £55,000 +10.00% 5
City of London +18 59 £55,000 - 3
Yorkshire -17 30 £60,000 +50.00% 7
Leeds -12 28 £60,000 +50.00% 4
West Yorkshire -23 28 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Berkshire 0 27 £65,000 +18.18% 3
East of England -15 26 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North West -9 22 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Bracknell +8 15 - - 1
Manchester -12 14 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Reading +2 11 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Hampshire -1 11 £51,250 +12.63%
Surrey -17 11 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Essex +9 8 £60,000 +15.18%
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £63,750 +15.90% 1
Leicestershire -5 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hertfordshire -18 7 £57,500 -17.85% 2
East Midlands -23 7 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Cambridge -2 6 £65,000 +18.18% 1
South West -27 6 £41,750 +4.37% 3
Saffron Walden - 6 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £40,000 -
Watford - 6 £57,500 - 2
Leicester -2 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bedfordshire -3 5 £37,500 -25.00%
West Midlands +4 4 £43,000 -1.71% 3
Cheshire -1 4 £33,750 -28.94%
Milton Keynes -6 4 - -

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 300 (42.86%) SQL
2 279 (39.86%) SQL Server
3 258 (36.86%) Clustering
4 241 (34.43%) Linux
5 240 (34.29%) Windows
6 207 (29.57%) Oracle
7 202 (28.86%) Microsoft
8 171 (24.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 171 (24.43%) Performance Tuning
9 167 (23.86%) Replication
10 153 (21.86%) Java
11 138 (19.71%) MySQL
12 135 (19.29%) Finance
13 132 (18.86%) T-SQL
14 129 (18.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 114 (16.29%) ITIL
16 112 (16.00%) MS Excel
17 111 (15.86%) Active Directory
18 107 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 103 (14.71%) Web Services
20 102 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
21 101 (14.43%) Degree
22 100 (14.29%) JavaScript
23 98 (14.00%) VMware
24 97 (13.86%) Cisco
25 96 (13.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 95 (13.57%) Relational Database
27 93 (13.29%) LAMP
28 92 (13.14%) SAN
28 92 (13.14%) Oracle Database

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 87 (12.43%) Apache
2 72 (10.29%) Tomcat
3 57 (8.14%) MS Exchange
4 52 (7.43%) WebSphere
5 50 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 46 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 40 (5.71%) WebLogic
7 40 (5.71%) IIS
8 35 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 33 (4.71%) WebLogic Portal
10 29 (4.14%) Lync
10 29 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 21 (3.00%) CMS
12 17 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 16 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (2.14%) Live Communications Server
15 13 (1.86%) nginx
15 13 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 112 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.14%) MS Office
3 10 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.86%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (5.86%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (4.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 29 (4.14%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.57%) Compiere
6 4 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.43%) Summit
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.86%) IaaS
4 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.57%) PaaS
5 9 (1.29%) Office 365
5 9 (1.29%) SaaS
6 6 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.86%) Joyent
7 4 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 92 (13.14%) SAN
2 86 (12.29%) Internet
3 72 (10.29%) Firewall
4 53 (7.57%) DNS
5 50 (7.14%) HTTP
6 41 (5.86%) WAN
6 41 (5.86%) TCP/IP
7 40 (5.71%) LAN
7 40 (5.71%) AMQP
8 27 (3.86%) VoIP
9 25 (3.57%) Network Security
10 22 (3.14%) VPN
10 22 (3.14%) NAS
11 20 (2.86%) SSH
11 20 (2.86%) DHCP
12 15 (2.14%) SMTP
13 14 (2.00%) iSCSI
14 12 (1.71%) FTP
15 11 (1.57%) IPsec
16 9 (1.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (39.86%) SQL Server
2 138 (19.71%) MySQL
3 129 (18.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 107 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 96 (13.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 95 (13.57%) Relational Database
7 92 (13.14%) Oracle Database
8 73 (10.43%) RDBMS
9 64 (9.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 57 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 54 (7.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 53 (7.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 50 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
14 43 (6.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 36 (5.14%) Oracle Database 12c
16 32 (4.57%) SQL Server 2000
17 28 (4.00%) OLTP
18 26 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (3.00%) Oracle9i Database
20 20 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (4.71%) Maven
1 33 (4.71%) Subversion
2 19 (2.71%) Eclipse
2 19 (2.71%) Visual Studio
3 18 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.86%) Emacs
4 13 (1.86%) Ant
5 12 (1.71%) NUnit
5 12 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 12 (1.71%) MSBuild
6 11 (1.57%) JIRA
7 10 (1.43%) Git (software)
7 10 (1.43%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.00%) JUnit
9 6 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.86%) Gradle
10 4 (0.57%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.57%) JMeter
11 2 (0.29%) Valgrind
11 2 (0.29%) CppUnit
General
1 135 (19.29%) Finance
2 33 (4.71%) Games
3 23 (3.29%) Retail
4 20 (2.86%) Legal
4 20 (2.86%) Marketing
5 19 (2.71%) Back Office
6 18 (2.57%) Banking
7 15 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.00%) Law
9 10 (1.43%) Electronics
10 8 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.14%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.00%) Front Office
12 6 (0.86%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.71%) Advertising
14 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.14%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 218 (31.14%) DBA
2 134 (19.14%) Developer
3 132 (18.86%) SQL DBA
4 124 (17.71%) Administrator
5 117 (16.71%) Architect
6 70 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 70 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 55 (7.86%) Oracle DBA
8 44 (6.29%) Systems Administrator
9 36 (5.14%) Senior Developer
9 36 (5.14%) Java Developer
10 35 (5.00%) Applications Support
11 32 (4.57%) Consultant
12 30 (4.29%) Support Engineer
13 29 (4.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
14 27 (3.86%) Analyst
15 26 (3.71%) SQL Developer
16 25 (3.57%) Support Analyst
16 25 (3.57%) Lead Developer
17 23 (3.29%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (14.71%) Web Services
2 93 (13.29%) LAMP
3 87 (12.43%) XML
4 86 (12.29%) .NET
5 57 (8.14%) SOAP
6 50 (7.14%) CSS
7 48 (6.86%) J2EE
8 44 (6.29%) Middleware
9 42 (6.00%) HTML
10 36 (5.14%) ActiveMQ
11 33 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
12 21 (3.00%) REST
13 19 (2.71%) EJB
13 19 (2.71%) Spring
14 16 (2.29%) WebSphere MQ
15 15 (2.14%) JSON
15 15 (2.14%) Hibernate
16 13 (1.86%) EJB 3.0
16 13 (1.86%) XML-RPC
17 11 (1.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 258 (36.86%) Clustering
2 167 (23.86%) Replication
3 71 (10.14%) Open Source
4 32 (4.57%) Symmetrix
4 32 (4.57%) RIA
5 28 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 25 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (3.14%) Blackberry
8 21 (3.00%) Digital Media
9 20 (2.86%) Statistics
10 15 (2.14%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.86%) Mobile Games
12 10 (1.43%) EqualLogic
13 9 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (1.14%) Tandem
15 7 (1.00%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.86%) Mathematics
16 6 (0.86%) DataPower
16 6 (0.86%) iSeries
17 5 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 241 (34.43%) Linux
2 240 (34.29%) Windows
3 80 (11.43%) UNIX
4 73 (10.43%) Solaris
5 72 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (3.29%) Windows 7
9 23 (3.29%) AIX
10 21 (3.00%) Android
10 21 (3.00%) Apple iOS
10 21 (3.00%) Windows XP
11 20 (2.86%) CentOS
12 16 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
13 13 (1.86%) Debian
14 7 (1.00%) OS/400
14 7 (1.00%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.71%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (24.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 171 (24.43%) Performance Tuning
2 114 (16.29%) ITIL
3 82 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (11.43%) Migration
5 60 (8.57%) Project Management
5 60 (8.57%) UML
6 57 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (8.00%) Load Balancing
8 55 (7.86%) Configuration Management
9 51 (7.29%) Scrum
10 49 (7.00%) CRM
11 45 (6.43%) Problem Management
12 42 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
13 37 (5.29%) SOA
14 36 (5.14%) Load Testing
15 34 (4.86%) Network Load Balancing
15 34 (4.86%) DevOps
16 32 (4.57%) Content Management
17 28 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 300 (42.86%) SQL
2 153 (21.86%) Java
3 132 (18.86%) T-SQL
4 100 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 66 (9.43%) PHP
6 63 (9.00%) Perl
7 50 (7.14%) Ruby
8 46 (6.57%) C#
9 40 (5.71%) C++
10 38 (5.43%) Python
11 34 (4.86%) PL/SQL
11 34 (4.86%) PowerShell
12 31 (4.43%) Shell Script
13 25 (3.57%) Bash Shell
14 21 (3.00%) C
15 17 (2.43%) VB
16 10 (1.43%) VB.NET
17 8 (1.14%) R
18 3 (0.43%) VBScript
19 2 (0.29%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 102 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (14.43%) Degree
3 52 (7.43%) MCSE
4 43 (6.14%) MCTS
5 38 (5.43%) Security Cleared
6 35 (5.00%) MCITP
7 31 (4.43%) MCSA
8 28 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
9 22 (3.14%) SC Cleared
10 21 (3.00%) MCP
11 18 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (2.43%) DV Cleared
13 13 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (1.71%) MCT
14 12 (1.71%) OCP
14 12 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (1.29%) OCA
16 7 (1.00%) VTSP
16 7 (1.00%) CCNA
17 6 (0.86%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.57%) QA
2 41 (5.86%) SLA
3 9 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.71%) HL7
6 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) BS7799
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 111 (15.86%) Active Directory
2 77 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (9.00%) Oracle RAC
4 33 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 33 (4.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 18 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (2.43%) vSphere
7 16 (2.29%) VMware ESX
8 15 (2.14%) KVM
9 10 (1.43%) Varnish
9 10 (1.43%) XenServer
10 9 (1.29%) RHEV
11 8 (1.14%) NFS
12 7 (1.00%) vCloud
13 6 (0.86%) Xen
14 5 (0.71%) XenApp
14 5 (0.71%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.57%) Squid
15 4 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 51 (7.29%) Data Guard
2 29 (4.14%) SCOM
3 24 (3.43%) Puppet
4 23 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (3.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 19 (2.71%) Nagios
6 14 (2.00%) logstash
7 12 (1.71%) NetBackup
8 11 (1.57%) SCVMM
9 10 (1.43%) SCCM
9 10 (1.43%) ZABBIX
9 10 (1.43%) HAProxy
10 9 (1.29%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.86%) Plesk
12 6 (0.86%) CFEngine
12 6 (0.86%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.86%) collectd
12 6 (0.86%) StatsD
12 6 (0.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 207 (29.57%) Oracle
2 202 (28.86%) Microsoft
3 98 (14.00%) VMware
4 97 (13.86%) Cisco
5 79 (11.29%) Red Hat
6 62 (8.86%) EMC
7 57 (8.14%) HP
8 39 (5.57%) F5
8 39 (5.57%) NetApp
9 38 (5.43%) Dell
9 38 (5.43%) IBM
10 29 (4.14%) Citrix
11 24 (3.43%) Sun
12 21 (3.00%) SAP
13 18 (2.57%) Juniper
14 17 (2.43%) JBoss
14 17 (2.43%) Business Objects
15 16 (2.29%) Fujitsu
15 16 (2.29%) Symantec
15 16 (2.29%) Rackspace
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 30-40K + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
JPS Selection
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45k-£50k + 30% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Cobham
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Sports Interactive
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago