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 27 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 192 168
Rank change year-on-year -24 -24  
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 1359 1708 2114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.58% 1.71% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.92% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 1384 1658
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33%  

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 77285 88900 93775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.66% 89.09% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63115 74067 76135
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -18 1266 £53,000 -0.93% 167
London -16 589 £61,500 -1.60% 75
South East +34 230 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Yorkshire +4 132 £45,000 - 16
West Yorkshire +15 113 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Leeds +25 109 £51,500 +14.44% 12
East of England -28 104 £47,500 - 13
City of London -10 77 £62,500 +13.63% 15
South West -14 69 £37,500 -25.00% 5
Berkshire +12 60 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North West -85 59 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Surrey +54 56 £62,000 +15.88% 6
West Midlands +24 56 £40,000 -2.43% 12
Hampshire +25 48 £54,875 +29.11% 8
Manchester -66 45 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Scotland +20 39 £45,000 -25.00% 13
Hertfordshire +7 39 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Reading +1 34 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Edinburgh +12 32 £40,750 -16.41% 11
East Midlands -3 27 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Oxfordshire -8 26 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Warwickshire +38 25 £39,000 +24.80% 1
Wales -19 23 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Gloucestershire +19 22 £21,000 -16.00%
Essex +12 22 £55,000 +37.50%
Oxford -2 22 £47,500 -7.31% 3
Woking +28 18 £61,500 - 3
Kent +19 18 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Basingstoke 0 16 £55,000 +37.50% 4
South Wales -19 16 £47,500 +15.85% 1

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 853 (31.64%) SQL
2 845 (31.34%) Linux
3 840 (31.16%) SQL Server
4 776 (28.78%) Windows
5 617 (22.89%) Microsoft
6 587 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
7 560 (20.77%) Java
8 542 (20.10%) Finance
9 478 (17.73%) VMware
10 421 (15.62%) Windows Server
11 386 (14.32%) Oracle
11 386 (14.32%) ITIL
12 380 (14.09%) Python
13 375 (13.91%) Firewall
14 369 (13.69%) Disaster Recovery
15 368 (13.65%) Degree
16 358 (13.28%) Active Directory
17 353 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
18 346 (12.83%) Performance Tuning
19 338 (12.54%) Unix
20 334 (12.39%) JavaScript
20 334 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
21 329 (12.20%) Cisco
22 322 (11.94%) C#
23 321 (11.91%) Git (software)
24 317 (11.76%) Clustering
25 311 (11.54%) DevOps
26 308 (11.42%) .NET
27 303 (11.24%) NoSQL
28 289 (10.72%) 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
1 171 (6.34%) Apache
2 160 (5.93%) IIS
3 137 (5.08%) MS Exchange
4 126 (4.67%) Tomcat
5 108 (4.01%) SharePoint
6 79 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
7 75 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 73 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 69 (2.56%) Skype for Business
10 61 (2.26%) nginx
11 59 (2.19%) WebLogic
12 53 (1.97%) JBoss
13 46 (1.71%) CMS
14 40 (1.48%) Umbraco
15 37 (1.37%) OpenStack
15 37 (1.37%) WebSphere
16 32 (1.19%) Confluence
17 23 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 20 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
19 18 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 64 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (1.93%) MS Visio
3 29 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
5 18 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.074%) HipChat
8 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.037%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.15%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.074%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.074%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.074%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.074%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.074%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.074%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 353 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
2 264 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 123 (4.56%) Office 365
3 123 (4.56%) SaaS
4 68 (2.52%) IaaS
5 60 (2.23%) PaaS
6 42 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 31 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
9 18 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 17 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
13 13 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 12 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (0.45%) OpenShift
15 10 (0.37%) Oracle Service Cloud
16 8 (0.30%) Google App Engine
16 8 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 375 (13.91%) Firewall
2 259 (9.61%) DNS
3 214 (7.94%) WAN
4 179 (6.64%) SAN
4 179 (6.64%) VPN
5 145 (5.38%) TCP/IP
6 132 (4.90%) MPLS
7 131 (4.86%) Internet
8 128 (4.75%) LAN
9 127 (4.71%) BGP
10 115 (4.27%) OSPF
11 104 (3.86%) VoIP
12 99 (3.67%) DHCP
13 95 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
13 95 (3.52%) Network Security
13 95 (3.52%) VLAN
14 93 (3.45%) SSL
15 84 (3.12%) Wireless
16 80 (2.97%) HTTP
17 65 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 840 (31.16%) SQL Server
2 303 (11.24%) NoSQL
3 275 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 253 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 251 (9.31%) Relational Database
6 239 (8.86%) MySQL
7 230 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 193 (7.16%) Oracle Database
9 176 (6.53%) MongoDB
9 176 (6.53%) SQL Server 2014
10 168 (6.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 148 (5.49%) RDBMS
11 148 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 112 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
13 109 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
14 105 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
15 102 (3.78%) Hadoop
16 81 (3.00%) SQL Server 2016
17 76 (2.82%) Big Data
18 58 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 321 (11.91%) Git (software)
2 225 (8.35%) Jenkins
3 72 (2.67%) JIRA
3 72 (2.67%) Subversion
4 64 (2.37%) TeamCity
5 60 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 50 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 50 (1.85%) Maven
7 45 (1.67%) Selenium
8 42 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 40 (1.48%) Cucumber
10 35 (1.30%) Visual Studio
11 29 (1.08%) NUnit
12 27 (1.00%) JUnit
12 27 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
13 21 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 19 (0.70%) Ant
15 18 (0.67%) Toad
16 17 (0.63%) Vagrant
17 16 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 542 (20.10%) Finance
2 221 (8.20%) Banking
3 125 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 120 (4.45%) Retail
5 118 (4.38%) Music Industry
6 89 (3.30%) Games
7 65 (2.41%) Marketing
8 44 (1.63%) Legal
9 36 (1.34%) Back Office
9 36 (1.34%) Investment Banking
10 34 (1.26%) Advertising
11 27 (1.00%) Retail Banking
12 25 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.67%) Front Office
15 15 (0.56%) Electronics
15 15 (0.56%) Publishing
16 14 (0.52%) Law
17 7 (0.26%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 639 (23.70%) Developer
2 464 (17.21%) DBA
3 371 (13.76%) Administrator
4 321 (11.91%) SQL DBA
5 237 (8.79%) Architect
6 195 (7.23%) .NET Developer
7 167 (6.19%) SQL Server DBA
8 153 (5.68%) Java Developer
9 151 (5.60%) Analyst
10 148 (5.49%) Network Engineer
11 147 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 129 (4.78%) DevOps Engineer
13 118 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
14 109 (4.04%) C# Developer
15 107 (3.97%) Senior Developer
16 102 (3.78%) Linux Engineer
17 96 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
18 93 (3.45%) Support Engineer
19 82 (3.04%) Oracle DBA
20 78 (2.89%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (11.42%) .NET
2 228 (8.46%) AngularJS
3 226 (8.38%) RESTful
4 218 (8.09%) Web Services
5 196 (7.27%) ASP.NET
6 178 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 163 (6.05%) Node.js
8 152 (5.64%) XML
9 138 (5.12%) HTML
10 134 (4.97%) Spring
11 131 (4.86%) .NET Framework
12 128 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 125 (4.64%) CSS
14 124 (4.60%) WCF
15 117 (4.34%) ASP.NET Web API
16 116 (4.30%) REST
17 108 (4.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 102 (3.78%) Entity Framework
19 99 (3.67%) KnockoutJS
20 92 (3.41%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 317 (11.76%) Clustering
2 262 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 262 (9.72%) Data Centre
3 254 (9.42%) Computer Science
4 183 (6.79%) Replication
5 140 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
6 112 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
7 91 (3.38%) Fintech
8 77 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 51 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
10 46 (1.71%) PKI
11 33 (1.22%) Public Cloud
12 28 (1.04%) Private Cloud
13 27 (1.00%) Algorithms
14 26 (0.96%) Data Structures
14 26 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 25 (0.93%) iPad
15 25 (0.93%) User Experience
16 24 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
17 22 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 845 (31.34%) Linux
2 776 (28.78%) Windows
3 421 (15.62%) Windows Server
4 338 (12.54%) Unix
5 251 (9.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 238 (8.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 143 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 117 (4.34%) CentOS
9 94 (3.49%) Solaris
10 90 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 59 (2.19%) AIX
12 45 (1.67%) Windows 7
13 40 (1.48%) Debian
14 36 (1.34%) Windows 8
15 33 (1.22%) Ubuntu
16 30 (1.11%) Windows 10
17 26 (0.96%) Android
18 19 (0.70%) Apple iOS
19 15 (0.56%) HPUX
20 9 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (14.32%) ITIL
3 369 (13.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 346 (12.83%) Performance Tuning
5 311 (11.54%) DevOps
6 289 (10.72%) TDD
7 236 (8.75%) MVC
8 217 (8.05%) Software Engineering
9 211 (7.83%) Scrum
10 192 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
11 191 (7.08%) E-Commerce
12 185 (6.86%) Configuration Management
13 179 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
14 166 (6.16%) Migration
15 159 (5.90%) BDD
16 158 (5.86%) Low Latency
17 156 (5.79%) Open Source
18 153 (5.68%) Microservices
19 142 (5.27%) SDLC
20 139 (5.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 853 (31.64%) SQL
2 560 (20.77%) Java
3 380 (14.09%) Python
4 334 (12.39%) JavaScript
5 322 (11.94%) C#
6 257 (9.53%) T-SQL
7 246 (9.12%) Ruby
8 244 (9.05%) PowerShell
9 189 (7.01%) Perl
10 153 (5.68%) Bash Shell
11 137 (5.08%) Shell Script
12 133 (4.93%) PHP
13 114 (4.23%) C++
14 73 (2.71%) PL/SQL
15 67 (2.49%) C
16 51 (1.89%) Scala
17 44 (1.63%) Go
18 42 (1.56%) TypeScript
18 42 (1.56%) VBScript
19 38 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 368 (13.65%) Degree
2 256 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
3 222 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 202 (7.49%) CCNP
5 139 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 127 (4.71%) CCNA
7 106 (3.93%) MCSE
8 98 (3.64%) MCSA
9 82 (3.04%) CCIE
10 53 (1.97%) MCITP
11 46 (1.71%) MCP
12 45 (1.67%) Security Cleared
13 36 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (1.00%) CCSP
15 25 (0.93%) MCTS
16 24 (0.89%) CCDA
16 24 (0.89%) SC Cleared
17 22 (0.82%) CCIP
18 18 (0.67%) Master's Degree
19 17 (0.63%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (5.16%) SLA
2 123 (4.56%) QA
3 94 (3.49%) PCI DSS
4 31 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.96%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.56%) SEPA
7 14 (0.52%) ISO 14001
7 14 (0.52%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.48%) GDPR
9 11 (0.41%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.19%) PMO
11 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.074%) GCP
12 2 (0.074%) HL7
12 2 (0.074%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.037%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.037%) DICOM
13 1 (0.037%) MiFID
System Software
1 358 (13.28%) Active Directory
2 334 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (8.01%) Docker
4 142 (5.27%) Hyper-V
5 88 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
6 48 (1.78%) vSphere
7 36 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
8 33 (1.22%) XenApp
9 28 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
10 25 (0.93%) KVM
11 21 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
12 20 (0.74%) Xen
13 19 (0.70%) XenServer
14 18 (0.67%) NFS
14 18 (0.67%) Varnish
15 16 (0.59%) Firmware
15 16 (0.59%) XenDesktop
16 13 (0.48%) HDFS
16 13 (0.48%) iptables
17 12 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 261 (9.68%) Puppet
2 196 (7.27%) Ansible
3 183 (6.79%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
5 65 (2.41%) Nagios
6 62 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 60 (2.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 57 (2.11%) Kubernetes
9 52 (1.93%) Terraform
10 49 (1.82%) vCenter Server
11 45 (1.67%) Tivoli
12 44 (1.63%) ZABBIX
13 43 (1.59%) Data Guard
14 42 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 39 (1.45%) Grafana
16 38 (1.41%) Salt
17 35 (1.30%) Graphite
18 34 (1.26%) SCOM
19 31 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
20 30 (1.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 617 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 478 (17.73%) VMware
3 386 (14.32%) Oracle
4 329 (12.20%) Cisco
5 128 (4.75%) Red Hat
6 114 (4.23%) HP
7 94 (3.49%) F5
8 91 (3.38%) IBM
9 88 (3.26%) Citrix
10 86 (3.19%) Juniper
11 63 (2.34%) Splunk
12 56 (2.08%) CheckPoint
13 46 (1.71%) Palo Alto
14 45 (1.67%) Dell
15 44 (1.63%) Google
16 38 (1.41%) SAP
17 35 (1.30%) EMC
18 33 (1.22%) Sybase
19 31 (1.15%) SolarWinds
20 30 (1.11%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham City University
Salary: £37685 - £40961 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% pension + 20% bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Competitive package and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 54,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow Area
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Amazing beneifts
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 basic + 10% Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Certified Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum base.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowence and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago