Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 898 650 993
Rank change year-on-year -248 +343 +5
Permanent jobs citing Failover Clustering 71 44 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.094% 0.051%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 0.57% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 63 39 44
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,250 £32,238
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £61,250 £65,000
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 18,640 7,760 17,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.49% 16.67% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11,947 6,459 13,377
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £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 £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.52% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -215 31 £67,500 +0.43% 12
North of England -118 29 £50,000 - 6
North West -83 24 £50,000 - 4
South East -149 5 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Midlands -129 3 £24,000 -46.67% 1
East Midlands -64 2 - -
South West - 2 £39,500 - 3
West Midlands -100 1 £24,000 -48.11% 1
Failover Clustering
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 42 (59.15%) Linux
1 42 (59.15%) PowerShell
1 42 (59.15%) Azure
2 39 (54.93%) Clustering
3 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
4 37 (52.11%) Windows
5 35 (49.30%) DevOps
6 34 (47.89%) Windows Server
6 34 (47.89%) High Availability
6 34 (47.89%) VMware
7 33 (46.48%) Firewall
8 32 (45.07%) Load Balancing
8 32 (45.07%) Active Directory
9 29 (40.85%) Migration
9 29 (40.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 26 (36.62%) AWS
11 25 (35.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (33.80%) Ansible
12 24 (33.80%) Python
13 23 (32.39%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (32.39%) SCCM
14 22 (30.99%) SQL
14 22 (30.99%) Hyper-V
15 21 (29.58%) Data Centre
15 21 (29.58%) DNS
16 20 (28.17%) Private Cloud
17 19 (26.76%) VPN
18 18 (25.35%) DHCP
18 18 (25.35%) Virtual Machines
18 18 (25.35%) Microsoft 365

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 16 (22.54%) nginx
2 10 (14.08%) Apache
2 10 (14.08%) Confluence
3 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.45%) IIS
4 6 (8.45%) Traefik
5 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 42 (59.15%) Azure
2 26 (36.62%) AWS
3 18 (25.35%) Microsoft 365
4 12 (16.90%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (16.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (15.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 11 (15.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (9.86%) Power Platform
7 6 (8.45%) Amazon EKS
7 6 (8.45%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (5.63%) IaaS
8 4 (5.63%) PaaS
9 3 (4.23%) SaaS
10 2 (2.82%) AWS Direct Connect
10 2 (2.82%) Azure Sentinel
11 1 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (1.41%) GitHub
11 1 (1.41%) OneDrive
11 1 (1.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (46.48%) Firewall
2 21 (29.58%) DNS
3 19 (26.76%) VPN
4 18 (25.35%) DHCP
5 14 (19.72%) SSL
6 12 (16.90%) Broadband
7 11 (15.49%) HTTP
7 11 (15.49%) SAN
7 11 (15.49%) VLAN
8 7 (9.86%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (8.45%) BGP
9 6 (8.45%) IPsec
9 6 (8.45%) MPLS
10 5 (7.04%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (4.23%) WAN
12 2 (2.82%) IPv6
12 2 (2.82%) LAN
12 2 (2.82%) Network Security
12 2 (2.82%) OSPF
12 2 (2.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) MariaDB
1 12 (16.90%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.86%) MySQL
3 7 (9.86%) Power BI
4 6 (8.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (8.45%) Event Store
4 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.45%) Redis
5 4 (5.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (1.41%) DB2
8 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.49%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (14.08%) JIRA
4 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.45%) git-flow
5 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.04%) Documentation Skills
1 5 (7.04%) Games
2 4 (5.63%) Social Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Local Government
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (25.35%) Azure Engineer
2 18 (25.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (23.94%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (16.90%) DBA
5 11 (15.49%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (14.08%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (14.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 9 (12.68%) IT Engineer
8 8 (11.27%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (9.86%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (9.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (9.86%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (8.45%) Principal Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Principal Systems Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) ARM Templates
2 16 (22.54%) LEMP Stack
3 11 (15.49%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (14.08%) LAMP
4 10 (14.08%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (8.45%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (8.45%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.41%) JDBC
6 1 (1.41%) JMS
6 1 (1.41%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 39 (54.93%) Clustering
2 21 (29.58%) Data Centre
3 20 (28.17%) Private Cloud
4 17 (23.94%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (22.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 16 (22.54%) Public Cloud
6 5 (7.04%) Hedge funds
6 5 (7.04%) Replication
7 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.41%) iPad
8 1 (1.41%) NHS
8 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (59.15%) Linux
2 37 (52.11%) Windows
3 34 (47.89%) Windows Server
4 12 (16.90%) CentOS
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.41%) Unix
7 1 (1.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) DevOps
2 34 (47.89%) High Availability
3 32 (45.07%) Load Balancing
4 29 (40.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 29 (40.85%) Migration
5 23 (32.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (22.54%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 16 (22.54%) Network Virtualisation
6 16 (22.54%) Storage Management
7 14 (19.72%) Infrastructure as Code
8 12 (16.90%) Microservices
8 12 (16.90%) Security Patching
9 10 (14.08%) Data Science
9 10 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (11.27%) Project Delivery
11 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
12 6 (8.45%) GitOps
12 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (59.15%) PowerShell
2 24 (33.80%) Python
3 22 (30.99%) SQL
4 11 (15.49%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
1 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) MCP
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (1.41%) CISM
3 1 (1.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 32 (45.07%) Active Directory
2 25 (35.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (30.99%) Hyper-V
4 18 (25.35%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (22.54%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (22.54%) VMware NSX
6 10 (14.08%) iptables
7 2 (2.82%) pfSense
7 2 (2.82%) XenApp
8 1 (1.41%) Docker
8 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.41%) vSphere
8 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (33.80%) Ansible
2 23 (32.39%) SCCM
3 14 (19.72%) Terraform
4 13 (18.31%) Kubernetes
5 11 (15.49%) Grafana
5 11 (15.49%) Prometheus
6 10 (14.08%) Puppet
7 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (8.45%) Consul
8 6 (8.45%) Rancher
9 4 (5.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (2.82%) Icinga
11 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (2.82%) Nagios
11 2 (2.82%) SCOM
11 2 (2.82%) ZABBIX
12 1 (1.41%) SCDPM
12 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
12 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 34 (47.89%) VMware
3 17 (23.94%) NetApp
4 16 (22.54%) EMC
5 12 (16.90%) Red Hat
6 10 (14.08%) Atlassian
7 8 (11.27%) Cisco
8 5 (7.04%) Dell
9 4 (5.63%) Google
9 4 (5.63%) MikroTik
9 4 (5.63%) Sophos
9 4 (5.63%) Ubiquiti
10 3 (4.23%) Citrix
10 3 (4.23%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.82%) Apple
11 2 (2.82%) Huawei
11 2 (2.82%) Nokia
11 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.82%) SonicWALL