Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 663 951 971
Rank change year-on-year +288 +20 +127
Permanent jobs citing Failover Clustering 81 56 128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.048% 0.091%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.85% 0.37% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 76 45 117
Median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +39.24%
10th Percentile £40,125 £28,050 £45,000
90th Percentile £79,250 £71,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.92% -15.91% +37.50%

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 9,558 15,011 16,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.68% 12.91% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7,914 11,690 12,904
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +221 37 £70,000 +32.08% 10
North of England +107 34 £50,000 - 3
North West +99 32 £50,000 - 2
Midlands +88 6 - - 3
East Midlands +69 6 - - 3
South East +143 4 £65,000 +41.30% 3
Yorkshire +50 2 £32,864 -9.34% 1
Failover Clustering
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 50 (61.73%) Clustering
2 48 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 44 (54.32%) Azure
4 43 (53.09%) SQL
5 41 (50.62%) SQL Server
5 41 (50.62%) Active Directory
6 39 (48.15%) Windows
7 33 (40.74%) Replication
8 29 (35.80%) PowerShell
8 29 (35.80%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 27 (33.33%) Migration
10 24 (29.63%) High Availability
11 23 (28.40%) AWS
12 21 (25.93%) DevOps
12 21 (25.93%) Azure Active Directory
12 21 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (25.93%) Law
12 21 (25.93%) SCCM
13 20 (24.69%) SQL Server 2019
14 19 (23.46%) Linux
14 19 (23.46%) Hyper-V
15 17 (20.99%) Microsoft Clustering
15 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 15 (18.52%) Azure SQL Database
16 15 (18.52%) Firewall
17 14 (17.28%) Greenfield Project
18 13 (16.05%) VMware
19 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
20 11 (13.58%) DNS

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 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 7 (8.64%) IIS
2 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.41%) Ethereum
4 4 (4.94%) Confluence
4 4 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.70%) Apache
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 44 (54.32%) Azure
2 23 (28.40%) AWS
3 21 (25.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (12.35%) SaaS
5 9 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (11.11%) Amazon S3
6 8 (9.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (9.88%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (9.88%) Azure Data Factory
6 8 (9.88%) Azure Functions
6 8 (9.88%) Office 365
6 8 (9.88%) Serverless
7 7 (8.64%) IaaS
7 7 (8.64%) Power Platform
8 4 (4.94%) PaaS
9 2 (2.47%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (2.47%) AWS Fargate
10 1 (1.23%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) Firewall
2 11 (13.58%) DNS
3 9 (11.11%) Skype
4 8 (9.88%) DHCP
4 8 (9.88%) SAN
5 6 (7.41%) NAS
6 3 (3.70%) FTP
6 3 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.70%) Network Security
6 3 (3.70%) SSL
6 3 (3.70%) VPN
7 2 (2.47%) VoIP
7 2 (2.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (50.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.69%) SQL Server 2019
3 15 (18.52%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (9.88%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (8.64%) Power BI
8 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 7
9 4 (4.94%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.23%) Data Lake
11 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.88%) JIRA
2 8 (9.88%) TeamCity
3 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (25.93%) Law
2 2 (2.47%) Local Government
2 2 (2.47%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (44.44%) DBA
2 27 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 19 (23.46%) SQL Server DBA
4 13 (16.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Senior DBA
7 6 (7.41%) Senior SQL DBA
8 5 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Administrator
9 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
10 3 (3.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) Azure DevOps
11 2 (2.47%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) Web Services
2 4 (4.94%) COM
3 3 (3.70%) LDAP
4 2 (2.47%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 50 (61.73%) Clustering
2 33 (40.74%) Replication
3 14 (17.28%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 7 (8.64%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.70%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.47%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.23%) CCTV
9 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.15%) Windows
2 27 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 19 (23.46%) Linux
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.17%) Mac OS
5 5 (6.17%) Unix
6 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.70%) VMS
7 3 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (33.33%) Migration
3 24 (29.63%) High Availability
4 21 (25.93%) DevOps
4 21 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.35%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (12.35%) Information Security
7 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure as Code
8 9 (11.11%) ITIL
8 9 (11.11%) Load Balancing
9 8 (9.88%) Configuration Management
9 8 (9.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.88%) Database Security
9 8 (9.88%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (9.88%) Open Source
9 8 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.64%) Database Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.09%) SQL
2 29 (35.80%) PowerShell
3 10 (12.35%) Python
4 8 (9.88%) C#
4 8 (9.88%) Ruby
5 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.70%) AWK
6 3 (3.70%) C
6 3 (3.70%) Perl
6 3 (3.70%) sed
7 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.17%) CCNA
2 5 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.17%) MCSA
3 4 (4.94%) MCSE
4 3 (3.70%) CCNP
4 3 (3.70%) RHCE
4 3 (3.70%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.47%) MCITP
6 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) QA
2 7 (8.64%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (50.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.46%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.58%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (7.41%) Docker
4 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.70%) Firmware
6 3 (3.70%) KVM
6 3 (3.70%) OCFS2
6 3 (3.70%) Postfix
6 3 (3.70%) qmail
6 3 (3.70%) Samba
6 3 (3.70%) Sendmail
6 3 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (3.70%) VMware NSX
6 3 (3.70%) Xen
7 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) SCCM
2 17 (20.99%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.88%) Puppet
4 6 (7.41%) Kubernetes
4 6 (7.41%) Terraform
5 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.70%) SCDPM
6 3 (3.70%) SELinux
7 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.47%) SCOM
7 2 (2.47%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.23%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (1.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) VMware
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco
3 7 (8.64%) HP
3 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.17%) NetApp
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 3 (3.70%) 3PAR
6 3 (3.70%) Aruba
6 3 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (3.70%) Dell
6 3 (3.70%) EMC
6 3 (3.70%) Synology
7 2 (2.47%) Apple
7 2 (2.47%) Brocade
7 2 (2.47%) Meraki
7 2 (2.47%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.47%) Sophos
7 2 (2.47%) Ubiquiti
8 1 (1.23%) Atlassian