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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 561 585 513
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -72
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 370 376 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 288 292 253
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £34,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +36 362 £55,000 +15.78% 41
London +40 190 £57,500 +15.00% 22
South East -3 64 £46,750 +3.88% 4
East of England +51 42 £45,000 - 4
City of London +17 34 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Yorkshire -25 23 £36,000 -28.00%
West Midlands +2 19 £47,500 - 3
Essex +16 18 £62,500 +51.51%
Berkshire +3 15 £33,000 -40.00% 3
Birmingham +13 14 £55,000 - 3
Hampshire +9 14 £60,000 +26.31%
South West -11 14 £40,000 - 3
Bedfordshire +37 13 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £64,000 - 1
Bracknell +12 12 £27,500 -
South Yorkshire +2 12 - -
Sheffield - 12 - -
West Sussex - 11 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire -3 9 £44,250 -17.67%
Leeds -5 9 £44,250 -17.67%
Crawley - 9 £42,500 -
Oxford - 9 £64,000 - 1
Southampton - 9 £60,000 -
Wiltshire +7 8 £40,000 - 2
North West -8 8 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Surrey -3 7 £52,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 7 - -
Suffolk +6 6 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Cheshire +8 5 £35,000 -
Ipswich +1 5 £47,500 +5.55% 2

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 294 (45.30%) SQL
2 282 (43.45%) SQL Server
3 278 (42.84%) Windows
4 202 (31.12%) Linux
5 188 (28.97%) Clustering
6 184 (28.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 177 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
8 176 (27.12%) Oracle
9 160 (24.65%) Active Directory
10 158 (24.35%) SAN
10 158 (24.35%) Microsoft
11 156 (24.04%) VMware
12 154 (23.73%) UNIX
13 146 (22.50%) Finance
14 136 (20.96%) Java
15 129 (19.88%) Replication
16 121 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 115 (17.72%) SQL Server 2008
18 101 (15.56%) MySQL
19 100 (15.41%) Cisco
20 99 (15.25%) Load Balancing
21 98 (15.10%) ITIL
22 93 (14.33%) Degree
23 92 (14.18%) TCP/IP
24 90 (13.87%) Oracle Database
25 88 (13.56%) Firewall
26 86 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 82 (12.63%) MS Exchange
28 81 (12.48%) WAN
29 80 (12.33%) T-SQL

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 82 (12.63%) MS Exchange
2 56 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (7.70%) Lync
4 42 (6.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 40 (6.16%) WebSphere
6 36 (5.55%) JBoss
7 33 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 28 (4.31%) WebSphere Application Server
8 28 (4.31%) IIS
9 27 (4.16%) Oracle Coherence
10 26 (4.01%) SharePoint
11 25 (3.85%) Apache
12 24 (3.70%) Live Communications Server
13 16 (2.47%) Tomcat
14 15 (2.31%) Oracle Application Server
15 14 (2.16%) WebLogic
15 14 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (1.54%) OpenStack
16 10 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 74 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (1.23%) ION MarketView
3 7 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Utilities
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.55%) Office 365
3 24 (3.70%) SaaS
4 9 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.92%) IaaS
6 5 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.62%) Joyent
7 4 (0.62%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.46%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 158 (24.35%) SAN
2 92 (14.18%) TCP/IP
3 88 (13.56%) Firewall
4 81 (12.48%) WAN
5 74 (11.40%) LAN
6 55 (8.47%) DNS
7 50 (7.70%) SSL
8 44 (6.78%) NAS
9 41 (6.32%) VoIP
10 36 (5.55%) iSCSI
11 33 (5.08%) HSRP
12 31 (4.78%) VPN
12 31 (4.78%) OSPF
12 31 (4.78%) BGP
13 28 (4.31%) EIGRP
13 28 (4.31%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (4.16%) MPLS
15 24 (3.70%) VLAN
15 24 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
16 23 (3.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (43.45%) SQL Server
2 115 (17.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 101 (15.56%) MySQL
4 90 (13.87%) Oracle Database
5 86 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 72 (11.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 64 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
8 62 (9.55%) Relational Database
9 58 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 56 (8.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 55 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 51 (7.86%) RDBMS
13 39 (6.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 35 (5.39%) Oracle Database 10g
15 32 (4.93%) DB2
16 30 (4.62%) NoSQL
17 27 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
18 21 (3.24%) SQL Server 2000
18 21 (3.24%) Oracle Database 12c
19 19 (2.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.23%) Subversion
5 6 (0.92%) JIRA
6 5 (0.77%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.62%) ProC
7 4 (0.62%) Ant
7 4 (0.62%) MSTest
7 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.46%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.46%) Maven
8 3 (0.46%) PVCS
8 3 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.46%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.46%) JDeveloper
9 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.31%) Hudson
General
1 146 (22.50%) Finance
2 68 (10.48%) Banking
3 56 (8.63%) Telecoms
4 42 (6.47%) Retail
5 29 (4.47%) Marketing
6 24 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 24 (3.70%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.93%) Investment Banking
8 16 (2.47%) Law
9 14 (2.16%) Legal
10 9 (1.39%) Games
11 8 (1.23%) Back Office
11 8 (1.23%) Private Banking
12 6 (0.92%) German Language
12 6 (0.92%) Advertising
13 3 (0.46%) Publishing
14 2 (0.31%) Front Office
15 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.15%) Automotive
15 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 196 (30.20%) DBA
2 128 (19.72%) SQL DBA
3 82 (12.63%) Administrator
4 65 (10.02%) SQL Server DBA
5 59 (9.09%) Developer
6 58 (8.94%) Consultant
6 58 (8.94%) Oracle DBA
7 47 (7.24%) Architect
8 41 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 36 (5.55%) Technical Consultant
10 28 (4.31%) Analyst
11 27 (4.16%) Support Engineer
12 25 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
13 23 (3.54%) Messaging Engineer
14 22 (3.39%) SQL Developer
15 20 (3.08%) Team Leader
15 20 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
15 20 (3.08%) Senior DBA
15 20 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 20 (3.08%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.40%) Web Services
2 54 (8.32%) XML
3 47 (7.24%) .NET
4 39 (6.01%) HTML
5 27 (4.16%) JDBC
5 27 (4.16%) Spring
6 26 (4.01%) J2EE
7 25 (3.85%) SOAP
8 22 (3.39%) Java EE
9 18 (2.77%) Middleware
10 17 (2.62%) REST
11 15 (2.31%) jQuery
12 12 (1.85%) WCF
12 12 (1.85%) Hibernate
13 11 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (1.54%) ASP.NET
15 9 (1.39%) JTA
15 9 (1.39%) Ajax
15 9 (1.39%) Drools
16 8 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 188 (28.97%) Clustering
2 129 (19.88%) Replication
3 57 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (5.55%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (4.93%) Blackberry
6 25 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 22 (3.39%) Derivative
7 22 (3.39%) Management Information System
8 21 (3.24%) Open Source
9 16 (2.47%) Statistics
10 15 (2.31%) iSeries
11 14 (2.16%) AS400
12 13 (2.00%) LPAR
12 13 (2.00%) Hedge funds
13 12 (1.85%) Mathematics
14 11 (1.69%) Tandem
14 11 (1.69%) Public Cloud
15 10 (1.54%) Client/Server
16 9 (1.39%) BYOD
17 8 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 278 (42.84%) Windows
2 202 (31.12%) Linux
3 154 (23.73%) UNIX
4 70 (10.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (5.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (4.47%) AIX
8 27 (4.16%) Windows XP
9 23 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (3.08%) Solaris
11 13 (2.00%) OS/400
11 13 (2.00%) Android
12 11 (1.69%) Debian
13 8 (1.23%) CentOS
14 7 (1.08%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.08%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.92%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.92%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.77%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (28.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 177 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 99 (15.25%) Load Balancing
4 98 (15.10%) ITIL
5 69 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (10.17%) Business Continuity
7 51 (7.86%) SOA
7 51 (7.86%) Project Management
8 49 (7.55%) Change Management
9 48 (7.40%) Migration
10 46 (7.09%) Database Mirroring
11 43 (6.63%) Capacity Planning
12 42 (6.47%) Service Delivery
13 41 (6.32%) Configuration Management
14 35 (5.39%) CRM
15 32 (4.93%) Time Management
16 30 (4.62%) Release Management
17 29 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (4.31%) Technical Architecture
19 26 (4.01%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 294 (45.30%) SQL
2 136 (20.96%) Java
3 80 (12.33%) T-SQL
4 47 (7.24%) PowerShell
5 35 (5.39%) Perl
6 34 (5.24%) PL/SQL
7 32 (4.93%) Python
8 28 (4.31%) C#
9 25 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 24 (3.70%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.24%) C
12 19 (2.93%) JavaScript
13 18 (2.77%) PHP
13 18 (2.77%) Ruby
14 14 (2.16%) Scala
15 5 (0.77%) AWK
15 5 (0.77%) sed
16 4 (0.62%) XAML
17 3 (0.46%) F#
17 3 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 93 (14.33%) Degree
2 72 (11.09%) Security Cleared
3 67 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (8.17%) DV Cleared
5 42 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (5.86%) CCNP
7 33 (5.08%) MCSE
8 29 (4.47%) SC Cleared
9 23 (3.54%) CCDP
10 22 (3.39%) CCNA
10 22 (3.39%) MCITP
11 15 (2.31%) HND
12 13 (2.00%) MCSA
13 11 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
13 11 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (1.54%) OCP
15 9 (1.39%) CCSE
16 7 (1.08%) CISSP
16 7 (1.08%) MCDBA
17 6 (0.92%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (10.17%) SLA
2 17 (2.62%) QA
3 8 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 160 (24.65%) Active Directory
2 121 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (11.09%) Oracle RAC
4 48 (7.40%) Hyper-V
5 46 (7.09%) vSphere
6 28 (4.31%) XenApp
7 25 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.62%) XenDesktop
8 17 (2.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 17 (2.62%) Terminal Services
9 14 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (1.85%) VMware ESX
10 12 (1.85%) Oracle Clusterware
11 9 (1.39%) Samba
12 8 (1.23%) KVM
13 6 (0.92%) Xen
14 4 (0.62%) NFS
14 4 (0.62%) Firmware
14 4 (0.62%) OCFS2
15 3 (0.46%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 62 (9.55%) Data Guard
2 43 (6.63%) SCOM
3 35 (5.39%) SCCM
4 27 (4.16%) Oracle RMAN
5 24 (3.70%) Puppet
6 19 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (2.77%) vMotion
7 18 (2.77%) Oracle Flashback
8 17 (2.62%) Hyperic
9 16 (2.47%) SCVMM
9 16 (2.47%) WSUS
10 15 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 11 (1.69%) ARCserve
11 11 (1.69%) Backup Exec
11 11 (1.69%) SCSM
11 11 (1.69%) Salt
12 7 (1.08%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.92%) Legato
14 4 (0.62%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.62%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 176 (27.12%) Oracle
2 158 (24.35%) Microsoft
3 156 (24.04%) VMware
4 100 (15.41%) Cisco
5 74 (11.40%) Citrix
6 63 (9.71%) HP
7 44 (6.78%) NetApp
8 42 (6.47%) IBM
9 35 (5.39%) Red Hat
10 29 (4.47%) Dell
11 28 (4.31%) EMC
12 26 (4.01%) SolarWinds
13 25 (3.85%) Symantec
14 24 (3.70%) Business Objects
15 22 (3.39%) CheckPoint
16 21 (3.24%) Fujitsu
17 19 (2.93%) CommVault
18 16 (2.47%) Google
19 12 (1.85%) Red Gate
20 11 (1.69%) Lumension
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £60,000 to £68,000 + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £74,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search Limited
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £80,000 Plus attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £DOE + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £60000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago