Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 219 183
Rank change year-on-year -49 -36 +7
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 67 119 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.65% 1.18% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.29% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 62 90 141
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £57,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,491 9,208 9,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.18% 91.46% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7,742 7,591 8,166
South West median annual salary £44,515 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.74% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in the South West

High Availability
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for High Availability in the South West

High Availability
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in the South West over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for High Availability in the South West

High Availability
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Wiltshire -7 19 £72,500 +141.67% 2
Gloucestershire -5 14 £45,000 - 1
Bristol -27 11 £57,500 +21.05% 9
Somerset +21 10 £50,000 +5.26%
Dorset -31 6 £41,250 +3.13% 3
Devon +5 5 £29,500 -30.59%
Cornwall - 1 £27,500 -
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 West region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 37 (55.22%) Linux
2 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (31.34%) Windows
3 21 (31.34%) SQL
4 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
4 19 (28.36%) VMware
4 19 (28.36%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
5 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
6 16 (23.88%) MySQL
6 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
7 15 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (22.39%) JIRA
7 15 (22.39%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (22.39%) Ansible
7 15 (22.39%) Mentoring
8 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (20.90%) Puppet
8 14 (20.90%) CCNA
9 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (19.40%) Oracle
9 13 (19.40%) Finance
9 13 (19.40%) Bash Shell
9 13 (19.40%) vCenter Server
10 12 (17.91%) Relational Database
10 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
10 12 (17.91%) Python
11 11 (16.42%) RDBMS
11 11 (16.42%) EMC
11 11 (16.42%) C

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (2.99%) CMS
1 2 (2.99%) Confluence
1 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.99%) JBoss
1 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.36%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (13.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.97%) SaaS
5 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.99%) Office 365
7 1 (1.49%) IaaS
7 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.93%) Firewall
3 8 (11.94%) FCoE
3 8 (11.94%) SNMP
4 5 (7.46%) SAN
5 4 (5.97%) DHCP
6 3 (4.48%) DNS
6 3 (4.48%) Network Security
7 2 (2.99%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.99%) SSH
7 2 (2.99%) SSL
7 2 (2.99%) Wireless
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.49%) LAN
8 1 (1.49%) WAN
8 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.49%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.88%) MySQL
3 12 (17.91%) Relational Database
4 11 (16.42%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (16.42%) RDBMS
5 9 (13.43%) Big Data
6 7 (10.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (10.45%) BigQuery
6 7 (10.45%) Data Lake
6 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (10.45%) Hadoop
6 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) JIRA
2 8 (11.94%) Redmine
3 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.48%) GitLab
5 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.99%) JMeter
5 2 (2.99%) Maven
5 2 (2.99%) Subversion
5 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Games
3 7 (10.45%) Marketing
3 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.46%) Electronics
4 5 (7.46%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.48%) Music Industry
6 2 (2.99%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Platform Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Administrator
6 7 (10.45%) Data Architect
6 7 (10.45%) Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Applications Support
7 6 (8.96%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (7.46%) DBA
8 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (4.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) .NET
1 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
2 5 (7.46%) RESTful
2 5 (7.46%) Spring
3 4 (5.97%) Entity Framework
3 4 (5.97%) SOAP
4 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (4.48%) Code First Entity Framework
4 3 (4.48%) JSON
4 3 (4.48%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (4.48%) Node.js
4 3 (4.48%) REST
4 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (4.48%) WCF
4 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 3 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.45%) Clustering
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.99%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.49%) PMI
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Linux
2 21 (31.34%) Windows
3 9 (13.43%) CentOS
3 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (13.43%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.97%) Unix
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.99%) Fedora
7 1 (1.49%) Solaris
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
3 15 (22.39%) Mentoring
4 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (16.42%) DevOps
6 10 (14.93%) ITIL
6 10 (14.93%) Load Balancing
6 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (14.93%) TDD
6 10 (14.93%) User Stories
7 9 (13.43%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (13.43%) Scrum
8 8 (11.94%) Coaching
8 8 (11.94%) UML
9 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.45%) Data Architecture
9 7 (10.45%) Data Protection
9 7 (10.45%) ERD
9 7 (10.45%) Validation
9 7 (10.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) Bash Shell
3 12 (17.91%) Python
4 11 (16.42%) C
5 8 (11.94%) Java
5 8 (11.94%) Korn
6 7 (10.45%) C#
6 7 (10.45%) Go
6 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.45%) Ruby
7 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.99%) Perl
10 2 (2.99%) PHP
10 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.49%) C++
11 1 (1.49%) VB
11 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.90%) CCNA
3 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (16.42%) MCSE
4 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
5 10 (14.93%) CISSP
5 10 (14.93%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared
5 10 (14.93%) GIAC
5 10 (14.93%) Linux+ Certification
5 10 (14.93%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (14.93%) SANS
5 10 (14.93%) SSCP
6 8 (11.94%) Degree
7 5 (7.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.99%) ISEB
9 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.99%) RHCE
9 2 (2.99%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (14.93%) NFS
2 10 (14.93%) Samba
3 9 (13.43%) VMware NSX
4 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
6 4 (5.97%) Docker
7 3 (4.48%) Corosync
7 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.48%) vSphere
8 2 (2.99%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (2.99%) KVM
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.99%) VirtualBox
8 2 (2.99%) Xen
9 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Ansible
2 14 (20.90%) Puppet
3 13 (19.40%) vCenter Server
4 10 (14.93%) Nagios
5 5 (7.46%) Kubernetes
6 4 (5.97%) Data Guard
7 3 (4.48%) Pacemaker
8 2 (2.99%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (2.99%) OpenNMS
8 2 (2.99%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
1 19 (28.36%) VMware
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle
3 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
4 11 (16.42%) EMC
5 10 (14.93%) NetApp
5 10 (14.93%) SolarWinds
6 9 (13.43%) Google
7 7 (10.45%) Teradata
8 5 (7.46%) SAP
9 3 (4.48%) Atlassian
9 3 (4.48%) Cisco
10 2 (2.99%) Bloomberg
10 2 (2.99%) Cloudera
10 2 (2.99%) Dell
10 2 (2.99%) FactSet
10 2 (2.99%) Hortonworks
11 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.49%) F5
11 1 (1.49%) Rockwell