Period
to 11 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Failover Clustering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Failover Clustering over the 6 months to 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 719 890 933
Rank change year-on-year +171 +43 +74
Permanent jobs citing Failover Clustering 91 65 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.062% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 0.47% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 70 47 106
10th Percentile £36,500 £27,650 £43,125
25th Percentile £43,750 £36,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £54,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -8.26% +14.74%
75th Percentile £73,438 £64,375 £65,000
90th Percentile £81,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +5.26%

Failover Clustering is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,364 13,930 16,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.75% 13.30% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,995 11,039 13,233
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Failover Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Failover Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Failover Clustering in England

Failover Clustering
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Failover Clustering in England.

Salary trend for Failover Clustering in England

Failover Clustering
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Failover Clustering in England over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Failover Clustering in England

Failover Clustering
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Failover Clustering within the England region over the 6 months to 11 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +157 41 £70,000 +16.67% 3
North of England +52 31 £47,500 -5.00% 4
North West +51 28 £47,500 -7.32% 3
Midlands +37 12 £49,500 +46.67% 4
East Midlands +27 12 £49,500 +23.75% 3
South East +79 6 £53,125 +18.06% 1
Yorkshire +20 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Failover Clustering
UK

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, IT jobs citing Failover Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Failover Clustering.

1 62 (68.13%) Azure
2 58 (63.74%) Windows
2 58 (63.74%) Microsoft
3 53 (58.24%) Clustering
4 49 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 48 (52.75%) SQL
6 40 (43.96%) PowerShell
6 40 (43.96%) Windows Server
7 39 (42.86%) SQL Server
8 32 (35.16%) Replication
9 29 (31.87%) Migration
9 29 (31.87%) Linux
9 29 (31.87%) Hyper-V
10 28 (30.77%) AWS
10 28 (30.77%) High Availability
11 26 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
12 24 (26.37%) Firewall
12 24 (26.37%) SCCM
13 23 (25.27%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (24.18%) DevOps
15 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
15 21 (23.08%) VMware
16 19 (20.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 18 (19.78%) DNS
18 17 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (18.68%) Azure SQL Database
19 16 (17.58%) Microsoft 365
20 15 (16.48%) DHCP
20 15 (16.48%) Data Centre

Failover Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (9.89%) IIS
2 7 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.30%) Apache
5 3 (3.30%) Confluence
5 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.30%) Ethereum
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Sentinel
2 3 (3.30%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 62 (68.13%) Azure
2 28 (30.77%) AWS
3 26 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (17.58%) Microsoft 365
5 11 (12.09%) SaaS
6 10 (10.99%) Power Platform
7 9 (9.89%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (9.89%) Amazon S3
7 9 (9.89%) IaaS
8 8 (8.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (8.79%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (8.79%) Azure Data Factory
8 8 (8.79%) Azure Functions
8 8 (8.79%) Serverless
9 6 (6.59%) PaaS
10 2 (2.20%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (2.20%) AWS Fargate
11 1 (1.10%) GCP
11 1 (1.10%) Logic Apps
11 1 (1.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.37%) Firewall
2 18 (19.78%) DNS
3 15 (16.48%) DHCP
4 11 (12.09%) SAN
5 8 (8.79%) NAS
6 7 (7.69%) Skype
7 5 (5.49%) iSCSI
7 5 (5.49%) VPN
8 4 (4.40%) Network Security
8 4 (4.40%) VoIP
8 4 (4.40%) Wireless
9 3 (3.30%) FTP
9 3 (3.30%) MPLS
9 3 (3.30%) SSL
10 2 (2.20%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.10%) Internet
11 1 (1.10%) PBX
11 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.68%) Azure SQL Database
3 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2019
4 11 (12.09%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (10.99%) Power BI
5 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 7
6 8 (8.79%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.30%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.10%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.79%) JIRA
2 8 (8.79%) TeamCity
3 7 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.10%) GitLab
4 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (14.29%) Law
2 3 (3.30%) Local Government
2 3 (3.30%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.20%) Finance
4 1 (1.10%) Automotive
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) DBA
2 26 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 18 (19.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) SQL Server DBA
5 9 (9.89%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior DBA
7 7 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
7 7 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.49%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) VMware Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Cisco Support
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Cisco Support
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) Web Services
2 5 (5.49%) LDAP
3 4 (4.40%) POSIX
4 2 (2.20%) COM
5 1 (1.10%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 53 (58.24%) Clustering
2 32 (35.16%) Replication
3 15 (16.48%) Data Centre
4 11 (12.09%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.49%) Public Cloud
7 4 (4.40%) Private Cloud
8 3 (3.30%) Device Driver
8 3 (3.30%) PKI
9 1 (1.10%) CCTV
9 1 (1.10%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (63.74%) Windows
2 40 (43.96%) Windows Server
3 29 (31.87%) Linux
4 8 (8.79%) Mac OS
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.69%) Unix
6 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.40%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.30%) VMS
10 1 (1.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Migration
2 28 (30.77%) High Availability
3 26 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (25.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (24.18%) DevOps
6 19 (20.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (15.38%) Load Balancing
9 13 (14.29%) ITIL
10 11 (12.09%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (12.09%) Database Mirroring
11 10 (10.99%) Information Security
11 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure as Code
12 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
12 9 (9.89%) Database Security
13 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (8.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (8.79%) Deployment Automation
13 8 (8.79%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (52.75%) SQL
2 40 (43.96%) PowerShell
3 14 (15.38%) Python
4 9 (9.89%) C#
5 8 (8.79%) Ruby
6 7 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.30%) AWK
8 3 (3.30%) C
8 3 (3.30%) Perl
8 3 (3.30%) sed
9 2 (2.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.49%) MCP
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (4.40%) CCNA
4 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.40%) MCSA
5 3 (3.30%) CCNP
5 3 (3.30%) MCSE
5 3 (3.30%) RHCE
5 3 (3.30%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.10%) CISM
7 1 (1.10%) CISSP
7 1 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.38%) SLA
2 13 (14.29%) QA
3 3 (3.30%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 29 (31.87%) Hyper-V
3 11 (12.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (10.99%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (6.59%) VMware NSX
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.30%) Docker
7 3 (3.30%) Firmware
7 3 (3.30%) KVM
7 3 (3.30%) OCFS2
7 3 (3.30%) Postfix
7 3 (3.30%) qmail
7 3 (3.30%) Samba
7 3 (3.30%) Sendmail
7 3 (3.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (3.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Xen
8 2 (2.20%) vSphere
9 1 (1.10%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 24 (26.37%) SCCM
2 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (8.79%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.79%) Puppet
4 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (5.49%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.49%) Terraform
6 4 (4.40%) SCDPM
6 4 (4.40%) SCOM
7 3 (3.30%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (3.30%) SCVMM
7 3 (3.30%) SELinux
8 2 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (2.20%) vRealize
9 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.10%) SCSM
Vendors
1 58 (63.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.08%) VMware
3 14 (15.38%) Cisco
4 10 (10.99%) HP
5 6 (6.59%) EMC
5 6 (6.59%) NetApp
5 6 (6.59%) Oracle
5 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.40%) Apple
6 4 (4.40%) Aruba
6 4 (4.40%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (4.40%) Brocade
6 4 (4.40%) Dell
6 4 (4.40%) Meraki
6 4 (4.40%) SonicWALL
6 4 (4.40%) Synology
6 4 (4.40%) Ubiquiti
7 3 (3.30%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.20%) IBM
8 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds