Period
to 3 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
England > South East
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 280 217 188
Rank change year-on-year -63 -29 +2
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 187 389 548
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 1.46% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.60% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 150 334 564
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 19,225 24,380 28,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.56% 91.72% 90.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15,492 19,921 23,549
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in the South East

High Availability
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing High Availability in the South East.

Salary trend for High Availability in the South East

High Availability
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing High Availability in the South East over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Salary histogram for High Availability in the South East

High Availability
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the South East region over the 6 months to 3 April 2020. 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
Thames Valley -50 72 £60,000 +9.09% 17
Hampshire +31 54 £48,750 +14.71% 9
Berkshire -18 49 £60,000 +9.09% 10
Surrey +5 27 £62,500 +19.05% 5
Buckinghamshire -16 18 £60,000 +12.15% 4
West Sussex -40 17 £52,500 -
Kent +19 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Sussex +9 6 £53,750 -4.44% 1
Oxfordshire +20 5 £60,000 +17.07% 3
Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £46,000 -
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, IT jobs citing High Availability 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 South East region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 72 (38.50%) Windows
2 70 (37.43%) SQL
3 66 (35.29%) Azure
4 63 (33.69%) Microsoft
5 59 (31.55%) SQL Server
6 48 (25.67%) Linux
7 43 (22.99%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (21.93%) Clustering
10 36 (19.25%) Windows Server
11 35 (18.72%) VMware
11 35 (18.72%) Python
12 32 (17.11%) DevOps
13 31 (16.58%) PowerShell
14 28 (14.97%) Active Directory
14 28 (14.97%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (14.44%) Ansible
15 27 (14.44%) Degree
15 27 (14.44%) Computer Science
15 27 (14.44%) Cisco
16 26 (13.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (13.37%) Git (software)
17 25 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (13.37%) Disaster Recovery
17 25 (13.37%) Finance
17 25 (13.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 24 (12.83%) ITIL
19 23 (12.30%) TCP/IP
20 22 (11.76%) Firewall
21 21 (11.23%) Hyper-V

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (5.88%) Apache
2 10 (5.35%) IIS
3 6 (3.21%) Confluence
4 5 (2.67%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.67%) CMS
4 5 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.14%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.07%) Headless CMS
6 2 (1.07%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.07%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.53%) nginx
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 66 (35.29%) Azure
2 21 (11.23%) AWS
3 11 (5.88%) Office 365
4 8 (4.28%) GCP
5 7 (3.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.74%) SaaS
6 6 (3.21%) IaaS
6 6 (3.21%) PaaS
7 5 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.14%) Power Platform
9 3 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (1.60%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (1.07%) Route 53
10 2 (1.07%) Slack
10 2 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.53%) AWS IoT
11 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.30%) TCP/IP
2 22 (11.76%) Firewall
3 20 (10.70%) DNS
4 17 (9.09%) DHCP
5 14 (7.49%) WAN
6 12 (6.42%) VPN
7 9 (4.81%) LAN
7 9 (4.81%) SSL
8 8 (4.28%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (4.28%) MPLS
8 8 (4.28%) SAN
8 8 (4.28%) Skype
9 7 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.21%) SMTP
10 6 (3.21%) SNMP
11 5 (2.67%) Cisco Firepower
11 5 (2.67%) DMZ
11 5 (2.67%) HTTP
11 5 (2.67%) NAS
11 5 (2.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (31.55%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (10.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (5.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (4.81%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.81%) SQL Server 2017
7 8 (4.28%) MySQL
7 8 (4.28%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.14%) Big Data
11 4 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.14%) Power BI
12 3 (1.60%) Data Lake
12 3 (1.60%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (13.37%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.88%) JIRA
3 9 (4.81%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.74%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.21%) CircleCI
6 5 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.14%) tSQLt
8 3 (1.60%) gulp
8 3 (1.60%) Subversion
8 3 (1.60%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.60%) webpack
8 3 (1.60%) WinDbg
9 2 (1.07%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket Server
10 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 25 (13.37%) Finance
2 11 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.21%) Retail
4 3 (1.60%) Billing
4 3 (1.60%) Legal
4 3 (1.60%) Norwegian Language
5 2 (1.07%) Advertising
5 2 (1.07%) Back Office
5 2 (1.07%) Marketing
5 2 (1.07%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.53%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Military
6 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (16.04%) DBA
2 27 (14.44%) Administrator
3 18 (9.63%) Developer
4 16 (8.56%) SQL DBA
4 16 (8.56%) Support Engineer
5 13 (6.95%) Network Engineer
6 12 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
7 11 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 11 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) IT Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Analyst
11 6 (3.21%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.21%) Graduate
11 6 (3.21%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.88%) .NET
2 10 (5.35%) REST
2 10 (5.35%) Web Services
3 7 (3.74%) Node.js
4 6 (3.21%) .NET Framework
4 6 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (3.21%) HTML
4 6 (3.21%) HTML5
4 6 (3.21%) WebRTC
4 6 (3.21%) XML
5 5 (2.67%) Ajax
5 5 (2.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.67%) React
5 5 (2.67%) XML Messaging
6 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.60%) CSS
7 3 (1.60%) Entity Framework
7 3 (1.60%) LDAP
7 3 (1.60%) LESS
7 3 (1.60%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.93%) Clustering
2 25 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.63%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.28%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.21%) Replication
5 6 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.67%) EMC VNX
6 5 (2.67%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.67%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.67%) User Experience
7 4 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.60%) Handset
8 3 (1.60%) IVR
9 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.07%) FMCG
9 2 (1.07%) LPAR
9 2 (1.07%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 72 (38.50%) Windows
2 48 (25.67%) Linux
3 36 (19.25%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.49%) Unix
4 14 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.35%) CentOS
5 10 (5.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (4.28%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.74%) Solaris
8 6 (3.21%) Android
8 6 (3.21%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.67%) Debian
10 4 (2.14%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (1.60%) Fedora
11 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.07%) ThreadX
12 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.99%) Problem-Solving
2 42 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (17.11%) DevOps
4 28 (14.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (14.44%) Computer Science
6 25 (13.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (12.83%) ITIL
8 19 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (9.63%) Configuration Management
9 18 (9.63%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (8.56%) Scrum
11 12 (6.42%) Incident Management
11 12 (6.42%) ITSM
11 12 (6.42%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (6.42%) TDD
11 12 (6.42%) Web Development
12 11 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 70 (37.43%) SQL
2 35 (18.72%) Python
3 31 (16.58%) PowerShell
4 14 (7.49%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.42%) C#
5 12 (6.42%) Java
5 12 (6.42%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.35%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.81%) Ruby
8 6 (3.21%) C
8 6 (3.21%) Perl
8 6 (3.21%) Scala
8 6 (3.21%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.67%) VBScript
10 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.07%) C++
11 2 (1.07%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.07%) PHP
12 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (14.44%) Degree
2 17 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (6.95%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.28%) CCNP
6 8 (4.28%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.21%) MCITP
7 6 (3.21%) MCP
7 6 (3.21%) MCSE
8 4 (2.14%) CISSP
9 3 (1.60%) CISM
9 3 (1.60%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.07%) CCNA
10 2 (1.07%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.07%) MCDBA
10 2 (1.07%) MCTS
10 2 (1.07%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.53%) CCIE
11 1 (0.53%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.63%) PCI DSS
2 16 (8.56%) SLA
3 9 (4.81%) QA
4 8 (4.28%) GDPR
5 6 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.60%) NCSC
7 2 (1.07%) IEC 61508
7 2 (1.07%) NIST
System Software
1 28 (14.97%) Active Directory
2 26 (13.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.23%) Hyper-V
4 20 (10.70%) Docker
5 8 (4.28%) Firmware
5 8 (4.28%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.21%) KVM
7 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.07%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.07%) PowerHA
9 2 (1.07%) vSphere
9 2 (1.07%) XenApp
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (14.44%) Ansible
2 19 (10.16%) Terraform
3 14 (7.49%) Kubernetes
3 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 11 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (4.28%) Puppet
6 6 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.21%) Salt
7 5 (2.67%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.60%) HP ALM
8 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.60%) SCCM
9 2 (1.07%) Linux-HA
9 2 (1.07%) PowerCLI
9 2 (1.07%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.07%) SELinux
9 2 (1.07%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.07%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 63 (33.69%) Microsoft
2 35 (18.72%) VMware
3 27 (14.44%) Cisco
4 16 (8.56%) HP
5 10 (5.35%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.81%) Palo Alto
7 8 (4.28%) ServiceNow
8 7 (3.74%) EMC
8 7 (3.74%) Google
9 6 (3.21%) Citrix
9 6 (3.21%) Oracle
9 6 (3.21%) RedGate
9 6 (3.21%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.67%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.67%) Juniper
10 5 (2.67%) Sitecore
11 4 (2.14%) Arista
11 4 (2.14%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.14%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.14%) Symantec