Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 833 774 951
Rank change year-on-year -59 +177 +11
Permanent jobs citing Failover Clustering 84 53 128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.090% 0.072% 0.096%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.50% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 70 41 84
10th Percentile £35,893 £34,750 £34,375
25th Percentile £39,469 £41,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £69,175
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16,153 10,660 17,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.23% 14.45% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11,197 8,637 13,437
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,525 £33,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -21 34 £67,500 -10.00% 5
North of England -39 32 £45,000 -10.00% 7
North West -27 25 £48,750 -2.50% 5
Midlands -48 9 £41,500 -10.27% 1
East Midlands -22 8 £49,500 +23.75%
Yorkshire -35 7 £40,000 - 2
South East -37 6 £39,625 -11.94% 2
West Midlands -60 1 £24,000 -48.11% 1
South West -63 1 £40,000 +12.68% 2
Failover Clustering
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 53 (63.10%) Azure
2 50 (59.52%) Windows
3 49 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 49 (58.33%) Clustering
4 47 (55.95%) PowerShell
5 45 (53.57%) Active Directory
6 40 (47.62%) Windows Server
7 39 (46.43%) Linux
8 35 (41.67%) High Availability
9 34 (40.48%) SQL
10 33 (39.29%) VMware
11 32 (38.10%) AWS
11 32 (38.10%) Hyper-V
12 31 (36.90%) Firewall
12 31 (36.90%) DevOps
13 26 (30.95%) DNS
14 25 (29.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 24 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
16 23 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (27.38%) Load Balancing
16 23 (27.38%) DHCP
16 23 (27.38%) Python
17 22 (26.19%) Migration
18 20 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
18 20 (23.81%) Replication
18 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
18 20 (23.81%) SCCM
18 20 (23.81%) Azure Active Directory
19 18 (21.43%) Data Centre
20 17 (20.24%) VPN

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 12 (14.29%) nginx
2 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.33%) Confluence
3 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.14%) Apache
4 6 (7.14%) Traefik
5 5 (5.95%) IIS
6 4 (4.76%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 53 (63.10%) Azure
2 32 (38.10%) AWS
3 24 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (23.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (13.10%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (8.33%) SaaS
9 6 (7.14%) Amazon EKS
9 6 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (7.14%) IaaS
9 6 (7.14%) PaaS
10 5 (5.95%) Amazon S3
10 5 (5.95%) Power Platform
11 4 (4.76%) AWS KMS
11 4 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (4.76%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (4.76%) Azure Functions
11 4 (4.76%) Azure Key Vault
11 4 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.90%) Firewall
2 26 (30.95%) DNS
3 23 (27.38%) DHCP
4 17 (20.24%) VPN
5 15 (17.86%) SAN
6 8 (9.52%) HTTP
6 8 (9.52%) SSL
7 7 (8.33%) VLAN
7 7 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (7.14%) Broadband
8 6 (7.14%) iSCSI
8 6 (7.14%) MPLS
8 6 (7.14%) NAS
9 5 (5.95%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (4.76%) BGP
10 4 (4.76%) IPsec
10 4 (4.76%) Network Security
10 4 (4.76%) Skype
11 3 (3.57%) VoIP
11 3 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.71%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (8.33%) MySQL
6 6 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (7.14%) Event Store
6 6 (7.14%) MariaDB
6 6 (7.14%) Redis
6 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 7
7 5 (5.95%) Power BI
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2019
8 4 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.19%) DB2
11 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.29%) JIRA
3 8 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.14%) git-flow
6 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.19%) GitLab
7 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.90%) Social Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Documentation Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Law
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Finance
4 3 (3.57%) Local Government
4 3 (3.57%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (26.19%) DBA
3 17 (20.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
4 14 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 12 (14.29%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) AWS DevOps
7 9 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (8.33%) IT Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (7.14%) Principal Systems Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
2 8 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (8.33%) Web Services
4 6 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (7.14%) LAMP
4 6 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.57%) POSIX
6 2 (2.38%) LDAP
7 1 (1.19%) JDBC
7 1 (1.19%) JMS
7 1 (1.19%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 49 (58.33%) Clustering
2 20 (23.81%) Replication
3 18 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 14 (16.67%) Private Cloud
5 13 (15.48%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (13.10%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (13.10%) Public Cloud
7 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.57%) PKI
9 2 (2.38%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.19%) Cloud Native
10 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (1.19%) iPad
10 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (59.52%) Windows
2 40 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 39 (46.43%) Linux
4 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (8.33%) Mac OS
7 6 (7.14%) CentOS
8 5 (5.95%) Windows 10
8 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (4.76%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.76%) Unix
10 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) High Availability
2 31 (36.90%) DevOps
3 25 (29.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (27.38%) Load Balancing
5 22 (26.19%) Migration
6 20 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
8 13 (15.48%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (14.29%) ITIL
10 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
10 11 (13.10%) Storage Management
11 10 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (11.90%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 10 (11.90%) Network Virtualisation
12 9 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (9.52%) Microservices
14 7 (8.33%) Data Science
14 7 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
15 6 (7.14%) GitOps
15 6 (7.14%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 47 (55.95%) PowerShell
2 34 (40.48%) SQL
3 23 (27.38%) Python
4 11 (13.10%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.95%) C#
6 4 (4.76%) Ruby
7 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.95%) MCP
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (4.76%) CCNA
4 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.57%) CCNP
5 3 (3.57%) MCSA
5 3 (3.57%) MCSE
5 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) CISM
6 2 (2.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) SLA
2 7 (8.33%) QA
3 3 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 32 (38.10%) Hyper-V
3 23 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (13.10%) VMware NSX
6 10 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (7.14%) iptables
8 2 (2.38%) pfSense
8 2 (2.38%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.38%) vSphere
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.19%) XenApp
9 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (23.81%) SCCM
2 15 (17.86%) Ansible
3 13 (15.48%) Terraform
4 12 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (11.90%) Puppet
6 8 (9.52%) Grafana
6 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (9.52%) Prometheus
7 6 (7.14%) Consul
7 6 (7.14%) Rancher
8 5 (5.95%) SCDPM
8 5 (5.95%) SCOM
9 4 (4.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (3.57%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (3.57%) SCVMM
11 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 33 (39.29%) VMware
3 16 (19.05%) Cisco
4 12 (14.29%) NetApp
5 11 (13.10%) EMC
6 9 (10.71%) Dell
7 8 (9.52%) HP
8 7 (8.33%) Atlassian
8 7 (8.33%) Ubiquiti
9 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
10 5 (5.95%) Meraki
11 4 (4.76%) Apple
11 4 (4.76%) Aruba
11 4 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (4.76%) MikroTik
11 4 (4.76%) SonicWALL
11 4 (4.76%) Sophos
11 4 (4.76%) Synology
11 4 (4.76%) WatchGuard
12 3 (3.57%) 3PAR