The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 184 176
Rank change year-on-year -29 -8  
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 1324 1941 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 1.86% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.10% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 1479 1523
Median salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,438
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% +4.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

High Availability is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76216 92627 93645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.14% 88.57% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 62695 76706 75786
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing High Availability as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability 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.

Salary trend for High Availability in the UK

High Availability
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for High Availability in the UK

High Availability
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 1268 £52,500 - 180
London -32 564 £60,000 - 83
South East +41 244 £51,000 +2.00% 26
East of England +13 109 £45,000 -14.28% 17
North West -19 103 £45,000 - 11
Yorkshire -58 88 £42,500 -5.55% 16
Manchester -17 85 £47,500 +5.55% 6
City of London -3 81 £65,000 +8.33% 24
South West -10 67 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Surrey +60 66 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Berkshire +52 63 £55,000 +10.00% 4
West Yorkshire -60 61 £52,000 +15.55% 12
Leeds -31 59 £52,000 +15.55% 11
Hertfordshire +13 55 £47,500 -20.83% 6
Hampshire +37 49 £47,500 +5.55% 8
West Midlands +17 47 £40,550 -14.63% 11
East Midlands -15 44 £44,000 +3.52% 4
Reading +35 32 £60,000 +20.00%
Watford 0 26 £40,000 -43.85% 1
Oxfordshire -17 23 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Kent +27 22 £42,500 -18.07% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 21 £37,500 -25.00%
Cambridgeshire +17 20 £46,000 +8.23% 7
Wiltshire +15 19 £43,750 -20.45%
Oxford -3 19 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Scotland -20 19 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Slough +41 17 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Nottingham -1 17 £37,500 -25.00%
Sheffield +12 16 £35,000 -36.36% 1
South Yorkshire -1 16 £35,000 -36.36% 2

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for High Availability.

1 878 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 871 (31.23%) SQL
3 813 (29.15%) Linux
4 760 (27.25%) Windows
5 667 (23.92%) Microsoft
6 602 (21.58%) Java
6 602 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
7 586 (21.01%) Finance
8 491 (17.60%) VMware
9 434 (15.56%) Oracle
10 425 (15.24%) Windows Server
11 395 (14.16%) Firewall
12 392 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
13 375 (13.45%) JavaScript
14 370 (13.27%) Cisco
15 369 (13.23%) Degree
16 359 (12.87%) Active Directory
17 357 (12.80%) ITIL
18 339 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
19 333 (11.94%) Performance Tuning
20 329 (11.80%) Unix
20 329 (11.80%) Python
21 318 (11.40%) Git (software)
22 317 (11.37%) Amazon AWS
22 317 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
23 316 (11.33%) .NET
24 306 (10.97%) DevOps
25 298 (10.68%) C#
25 298 (10.68%) Clustering
26 295 (10.58%) TDD

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 167 (5.99%) IIS
2 156 (5.59%) Apache
3 136 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 124 (4.45%) SharePoint
5 104 (3.73%) Tomcat
6 98 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
7 83 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 77 (2.76%) JBoss
9 76 (2.72%) Skype for Business
10 71 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 64 (2.29%) WebLogic
12 59 (2.12%) CMS
13 47 (1.69%) nginx
14 44 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 44 (1.58%) Umbraco
15 42 (1.51%) WebSphere
16 35 (1.25%) OpenStack
17 26 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
18 23 (0.82%) Apache Solr
18 23 (0.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 246 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 61 (2.19%) MS Office
3 52 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.57%) MS Project
6 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.072%) HipChat
8 1 (0.036%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.29%) Magento
6 6 (0.22%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.072%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.072%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.072%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.072%) Oracle Utilities
10 2 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.072%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.072%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.072%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 317 (11.37%) Amazon AWS
2 237 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 137 (4.91%) SaaS
4 115 (4.12%) Office 365
5 77 (2.76%) IaaS
6 72 (2.58%) PaaS
7 34 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 19 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
11 15 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (0.43%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 11 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
14 10 (0.36%) SoftLayer
15 8 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
16 7 (0.25%) GitHub
16 7 (0.25%) Google App Engine
17 6 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 395 (14.16%) Firewall
2 290 (10.40%) DNS
3 228 (8.17%) WAN
4 179 (6.42%) VPN
5 176 (6.31%) TCP/IP
6 174 (6.24%) SAN
7 156 (5.59%) LAN
8 146 (5.23%) MPLS
9 143 (5.13%) BGP
10 135 (4.84%) OSPF
11 128 (4.59%) DHCP
11 128 (4.59%) Internet
12 123 (4.41%) VoIP
13 121 (4.34%) SSL
14 108 (3.87%) Wireless
15 95 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
16 92 (3.30%) Network Security
17 87 (3.12%) EIGRP
18 83 (2.98%) VLAN
19 82 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 878 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 284 (10.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 266 (9.54%) NoSQL
4 259 (9.29%) Relational Database
5 252 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 244 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 240 (8.61%) MySQL
8 191 (6.85%) Oracle Database
9 188 (6.74%) SQL Server 2014
10 166 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 163 (5.84%) MongoDB
12 143 (5.13%) RDBMS
13 120 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
14 118 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 112 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
16 110 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
17 96 (3.44%) Big Data
18 82 (2.94%) Hadoop
19 70 (2.51%) Redis
20 56 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 318 (11.40%) Git (software)
2 185 (6.63%) Jenkins
3 103 (3.69%) Subversion
4 72 (2.58%) Maven
5 50 (1.79%) TeamCity
6 49 (1.76%) JIRA
7 48 (1.72%) Selenium
8 42 (1.51%) Cucumber
9 37 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 35 (1.25%) Visual Studio
11 33 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 33 (1.18%) JUnit
11 33 (1.18%) NUnit
12 31 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 29 (1.04%) Eclipse
14 27 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
15 26 (0.93%) Toad
16 25 (0.90%) Ant
17 23 (0.82%) Gradle
18 22 (0.79%) Mockito
General
1 586 (21.01%) Finance
2 206 (7.39%) Banking
3 171 (6.13%) Telecoms
4 115 (4.12%) Music Industry
5 98 (3.51%) Retail
6 83 (2.98%) Games
7 82 (2.94%) Marketing
8 50 (1.79%) Legal
9 43 (1.54%) Back Office
10 31 (1.11%) Investment Banking
11 28 (1.00%) Advertising
12 24 (0.86%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.50%) Front Office
13 14 (0.50%) Multimedia
14 13 (0.47%) Electronics
14 13 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.32%) Publishing
17 7 (0.25%) Law
18 6 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 689 (24.70%) Developer
2 476 (17.07%) DBA
3 346 (12.41%) Administrator
4 339 (12.15%) SQL DBA
5 259 (9.29%) Architect
6 189 (6.78%) .NET Developer
7 175 (6.27%) Java Developer
8 165 (5.92%) SQL Server DBA
9 153 (5.49%) Analyst
10 145 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 139 (4.98%) Network Engineer
12 135 (4.84%) Senior Developer
13 118 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
14 115 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
15 100 (3.59%) Support Engineer
16 97 (3.48%) C# Developer
17 93 (3.33%) Consultant
18 92 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
19 91 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
20 88 (3.16%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (11.33%) .NET
2 244 (8.75%) AngularJS
3 235 (8.43%) Web Services
4 209 (7.49%) RESTful
5 207 (7.42%) HTML
6 205 (7.35%) ASP.NET
7 191 (6.85%) XML
8 187 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 165 (5.92%) Node.js
10 155 (5.56%) CSS
11 146 (5.23%) Spring
12 136 (4.88%) .NET Framework
13 128 (4.59%) REST
14 126 (4.52%) WCF
15 121 (4.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 119 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
17 110 (3.94%) Middleware
18 107 (3.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 102 (3.66%) HTML5
20 98 (3.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 317 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
2 298 (10.68%) Clustering
3 270 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 255 (9.14%) Data Centre
5 186 (6.67%) Replication
6 149 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
7 95 (3.41%) Fintech
8 84 (3.01%) Management Information System
9 64 (2.29%) PKI
10 51 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
11 32 (1.15%) Private Cloud
11 32 (1.15%) Public Cloud
11 32 (1.15%) User Experience
12 30 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 30 (1.08%) iPad
13 25 (0.90%) N-Tier
14 20 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 18 (0.65%) Algorithms
15 18 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
15 18 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 813 (29.15%) Linux
2 760 (27.25%) Windows
3 425 (15.24%) Windows Server
4 329 (11.80%) Unix
5 245 (8.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 225 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 138 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 113 (4.05%) CentOS
9 101 (3.62%) Solaris
10 98 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 50 (1.79%) Debian
12 46 (1.65%) AIX
13 36 (1.29%) Windows 7
14 33 (1.18%) Android
14 33 (1.18%) Windows 8
15 32 (1.15%) Ubuntu
16 23 (0.82%) Apple iOS
17 21 (0.75%) Windows 10
18 13 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
19 12 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 357 (12.80%) ITIL
4 333 (11.94%) Performance Tuning
5 306 (10.97%) DevOps
6 295 (10.58%) TDD
7 269 (9.65%) MVC
8 225 (8.07%) Software Engineering
9 204 (7.31%) Scrum
10 180 (6.45%) E-Commerce
11 179 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
12 169 (6.06%) Open Source
12 169 (6.06%) SOA
13 168 (6.02%) Load Balancing
14 164 (5.88%) BDD
15 150 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
16 147 (5.27%) Configuration Management
17 146 (5.23%) Low Latency
17 146 (5.23%) Microservices
18 145 (5.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 871 (31.23%) SQL
2 602 (21.58%) Java
3 375 (13.45%) JavaScript
4 329 (11.80%) Python
5 298 (10.68%) C#
6 273 (9.79%) T-SQL
7 227 (8.14%) PowerShell
8 211 (7.57%) Ruby
9 141 (5.06%) Bash Shell
10 139 (4.98%) PHP
11 125 (4.48%) Perl
12 120 (4.30%) Shell Script
13 113 (4.05%) C++
14 77 (2.76%) Scala
15 76 (2.72%) PL/SQL
16 65 (2.33%) C
17 56 (2.01%) TypeScript
18 44 (1.58%) VB
19 40 (1.43%) Go
20 38 (1.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 369 (13.23%) Degree
2 273 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
3 234 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 209 (7.49%) CCNP
5 137 (4.91%) CCNA
6 117 (4.20%) MCSE
7 99 (3.55%) MCSA
8 84 (3.01%) CCIE
9 55 (1.97%) Security Cleared
10 52 (1.86%) MCITP
11 39 (1.40%) MCP
12 30 (1.08%) SC Cleared
13 29 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (0.72%) CCDA
15 20 (0.72%) CCSP
16 18 (0.65%) CCIP
16 18 (0.65%) RHCE
17 17 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 16 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (5.23%) SLA
2 114 (4.09%) QA
3 75 (2.69%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.39%) ISO 14001
8 10 (0.36%) MiFID
9 6 (0.22%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.18%) DICOM
10 5 (0.18%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.18%) HL7
11 4 (0.14%) PMO
12 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.072%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.072%) TickIT
14 1 (0.036%) GCP
System Software
1 359 (12.87%) Active Directory
2 339 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 151 (5.41%) Docker
4 138 (4.95%) Hyper-V
5 75 (2.69%) VMware ESX
6 60 (2.15%) vSphere
7 59 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
8 41 (1.47%) XenApp
9 30 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
10 24 (0.86%) KVM
11 23 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
12 21 (0.75%) NFS
12 21 (0.75%) Xen
13 20 (0.72%) XenServer
14 19 (0.68%) XenDesktop
15 17 (0.61%) HDFS
16 16 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
17 15 (0.54%) iptables
18 14 (0.50%) Firmware
19 13 (0.47%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 232 (8.32%) Puppet
2 173 (6.20%) Ansible
3 160 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
4 82 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 67 (2.40%) Oracle RMAN
6 65 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
7 64 (2.29%) Nagios
8 59 (2.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 53 (1.90%) Salt
10 51 (1.83%) Grafana
11 49 (1.76%) Data Guard
12 44 (1.58%) Graphite
12 44 (1.58%) Kubernetes
12 44 (1.58%) SCOM
12 44 (1.58%) Tivoli
13 41 (1.47%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 31 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 31 (1.11%) ZABBIX
15 29 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
15 29 (1.04%) Kibana
Vendors
1 667 (23.92%) Microsoft
2 491 (17.60%) VMware
3 434 (15.56%) Oracle
4 370 (13.27%) Cisco
5 121 (4.34%) Red Hat
6 106 (3.80%) HP
7 102 (3.66%) F5
8 91 (3.26%) IBM
9 87 (3.12%) Citrix
10 83 (2.98%) Juniper
11 74 (2.65%) CheckPoint
12 46 (1.65%) Fortinet
13 44 (1.58%) EMC
13 44 (1.58%) Palo Alto
13 44 (1.58%) SolarWinds
14 42 (1.51%) Dell
15 38 (1.36%) SAP
16 36 (1.29%) NetApp
17 35 (1.25%) Google
18 33 (1.18%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Computer People
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 25 days, pension, healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £34000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus up to 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Staff Finda ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30k - £40k + health + life cover +
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per week + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 days ago