Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 105 85
Rank change year-on-year -42 -20 +99
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 82 111 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.45% 2.17% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.37% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 57 104
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £34,200 £31,325
90th Percentile £53,000 £67,200 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,001 £54,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.67% +9.50% -

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5126 4680 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.37% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3272 2839 3704
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Scotland

High Availability
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing High Availability in Scotland.

Salary trend for High Availability in Scotland

High Availability
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for High Availability in Scotland

High Availability
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -24 62 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Glasgow -24 15 £45,000 -25.00% 1
North Lanarkshire -2 2 £41,250 -38.43%
Dundee -5 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
High Availability
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the Scotland region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 33 (40.24%) Python
2 31 (37.80%) Finance
3 29 (35.37%) Degree
4 25 (30.49%) ITIL
5 22 (26.83%) Linux
5 22 (26.83%) SQL
5 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (23.17%) Java
7 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
7 17 (20.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (20.73%) Puppet
7 17 (20.73%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (20.73%) DevOps
8 16 (19.51%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (19.51%) SAP
8 16 (19.51%) Perl
9 15 (18.29%) Unix
9 15 (18.29%) Windows
9 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
9 15 (18.29%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
10 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 14 (17.07%) Banking
11 13 (15.85%) Migration
11 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
11 13 (15.85%) Configuration Management
12 12 (14.63%) ETL
12 12 (14.63%) Clustering
12 12 (14.63%) Service Management
13 11 (13.41%) VMware

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (7.32%) Apache
1 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.10%) IIS
3 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.66%) JBoss
5 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.44%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.20%) iPaaS
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.88%) SaaS
5 2 (2.44%) GitHub
6 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) SAN
2 2 (2.44%) DHCP
2 2 (2.44%) DNS
2 2 (2.44%) Firewall
2 2 (2.44%) NAS
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.22%) IPsec
3 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.22%) Network Security
3 1 (1.22%) OSPF
3 1 (1.22%) RIP
3 1 (1.22%) Skype
3 1 (1.22%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) VoIP
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) SAP Data Services
2 10 (12.20%) SAP HANA
3 8 (9.76%) MySQL
4 7 (8.54%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.54%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.32%) Big Data
5 6 (7.32%) Blockchain
5 6 (7.32%) DB2
5 6 (7.32%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.44%) DTS
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.44%) GCC
3 2 (2.44%) Maven
3 2 (2.44%) MSI
3 2 (2.44%) NuGet
3 2 (2.44%) Subversion
3 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (37.80%) Finance
2 14 (17.07%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Games
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Architect
2 16 (19.51%) SAP Architect
2 16 (19.51%) SAP Technical Architect
2 16 (19.51%) Technical Architect
3 12 (14.63%) Consultant
4 11 (13.41%) Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Integration Architect
6 9 (10.98%) Linux Consultant
6 9 (10.98%) Unix Consultant
7 8 (9.76%) Administrator
8 7 (8.54%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.10%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (6.10%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) DBA
10 4 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Performance Tester
10 4 (4.88%) Service Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) REST
2 7 (8.54%) .NET
3 6 (7.32%) J2EE
3 6 (7.32%) SAP Basis
3 6 (7.32%) Spring
4 4 (4.88%) LAMP
5 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.44%) Web Services
6 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.22%) Java EE
6 1 (1.22%) Node.js
6 1 (1.22%) React
6 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
3 12 (14.63%) Clustering
4 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (12.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (12.20%) Replication
5 6 (7.32%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.22%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.83%) Linux
2 15 (18.29%) Unix
2 15 (18.29%) Windows
3 10 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (10.98%) AIX
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.22%) CentOS
7 1 (1.22%) Debian
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) ITIL
2 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.73%) DevOps
3 17 (20.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (19.51%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (15.85%) Configuration Management
5 13 (15.85%) Migration
6 12 (14.63%) ETL
6 12 (14.63%) Service Management
7 10 (12.20%) Data Integration
7 10 (12.20%) Data Migration
7 10 (12.20%) Information Management
7 10 (12.20%) Quality Management
8 9 (10.98%) Identity Management
8 9 (10.98%) Programme Delivery
8 9 (10.98%) Runbook
9 8 (9.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 8 (9.76%) Microservices
10 7 (8.54%) Concurrent Programming
10 7 (8.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) Python
2 22 (26.83%) SQL
3 19 (23.17%) Java
4 16 (19.51%) Perl
5 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
6 10 (12.20%) PHP
7 9 (10.98%) C
8 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
9 6 (7.32%) C#
9 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
10 5 (6.10%) Ruby
11 2 (2.44%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.44%) C++
11 2 (2.44%) GraphQL
11 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.44%) VBScript
12 1 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (35.37%) Degree
2 15 (18.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.66%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) Data Quality
1 10 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) RHEV
3 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.44%) vSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Docker
5 1 (1.22%) KVM
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (20.73%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (20.73%) Puppet
2 9 (10.98%) Control-M
2 9 (10.98%) Rundeck
2 9 (10.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (9.76%) Ansible
4 3 (3.66%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.44%) PowerCLI
5 2 (2.44%) yum
6 1 (1.22%) Cacti
6 1 (1.22%) Graphite
6 1 (1.22%) Icinga
6 1 (1.22%) Linux-HA
6 1 (1.22%) Nagios
6 1 (1.22%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) SAP
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.41%) VMware
4 10 (12.20%) Oracle
4 10 (12.20%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.98%) EMC
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco
6 2 (2.44%) Perforce
6 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.44%) Twitter
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix
7 1 (1.22%) F5