Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 88 80
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +35
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 32 22 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.12% 1.52% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.66% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 53
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £31,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £59,718 £63,750 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year +10.39% -8.88% +12.67%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,330 1,329 1,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.96% 91.78% 90.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 1,169 1,738
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,470 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,400 £56,250 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in South Wales

High Availability
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for High Availability in South Wales

High Availability
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for High Availability in South Wales

High Availability
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Cardiff -10 19 £50,000 +14.29% 2
Caerphilly +11 7 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Newport +12 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Bridgend - 2 £45,000 -
High Availability
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 16 (50.00%) SQL
1 16 (50.00%) MySQL
2 14 (43.75%) PHP
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) Subversion
3 13 (40.63%) WordPress
3 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
3 13 (40.63%) Mentoring
4 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (34.38%) Python
5 11 (34.38%) LAN
5 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
6 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 10 (31.25%) DNS
6 10 (31.25%) Load Balancing
6 10 (31.25%) VMware
7 9 (28.13%) Clustering
7 9 (28.13%) LAMP
7 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
7 9 (28.13%) WAN
7 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
7 9 (28.13%) DevOps
8 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 8 (25.00%) Varnish
8 8 (25.00%) Puppet
8 8 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 13 (40.63%) WordPress
2 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (15.63%) CMS
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 2 (6.25%) SAS
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) LAN
2 10 (31.25%) DNS
3 9 (28.13%) WAN
4 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (21.88%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) Firewall
6 2 (6.25%) NAS
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) MPLS
7 1 (3.13%) SSH
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
1 13 (40.63%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) AWS DevOps
1 7 (21.88%) Lead DevOps
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
3 5 (15.63%) DBA
3 5 (15.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior DBA
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) Database Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Database Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Senior SQL DBA
5 3 (9.38%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) LAMP
2 5 (15.63%) CSS
2 5 (15.63%) CSS3
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) HTML5
2 5 (15.63%) jQuery
2 5 (15.63%) JSON
2 5 (15.63%) Mustache
2 5 (15.63%) Smarty
2 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (15.63%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Axis
3 1 (3.13%) Java EE
3 1 (3.13%) RESTful
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) CESG
5 1 (3.13%) NHS
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Mentoring
2 10 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 9 (28.13%) DevOps
3 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (25.00%) Content Management
5 7 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL
7 5 (15.63%) Capacity Management
7 5 (15.63%) Change Management
7 5 (15.63%) Coaching
7 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Mobile First
7 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (15.63%) Web Development
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.25%) ITSM
9 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) PHP
3 11 (34.38%) Python
4 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
5 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
6 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
7 3 (9.38%) C++
7 3 (9.38%) Ruby
8 1 (3.13%) Java
8 1 (3.13%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
1 3 (9.38%) GDPR
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) Varnish
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
1 8 (25.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Teradata
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) Facebook
6 1 (3.13%) Gemalto
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat