Period
to 22 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 220 180
Rank change year-on-year -43 -40 +3
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 73 127 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.68% 1.21% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.32% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 71 109 162
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £22,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 9,774 9,641 9,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.03% 91.56% 89.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8,033 7,964 8,281
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 July 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 July 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
Bristol -4 17 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Somerset +22 14 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Wiltshire -19 13 £50,000 +66.67% 6
Gloucestershire 0 11 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Dorset -26 9 £40,000 - 3
Cornwall - 6 £35,000 -
Devon -1 3 £31,000 -34.74% 2
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 30 (41.10%) Linux
2 24 (32.88%) SQL Server
3 23 (31.51%) Windows
4 19 (26.03%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
5 17 (23.29%) SQL
5 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (20.55%) NoSQL
6 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
6 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
7 14 (19.18%) C#
7 14 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (19.18%) Ansible
7 14 (19.18%) Data Centre
8 13 (17.81%) VMware
9 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (16.44%) MySQL
9 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (16.44%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (16.44%) TDD
9 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
9 12 (16.44%) JIRA
9 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
9 12 (16.44%) SolarWinds
10 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
10 11 (15.07%) Bash Shell
10 11 (15.07%) DevOps
10 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
10 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
11 10 (13.70%) vCenter Server

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 6 (8.22%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
4 1 (1.37%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (5.48%) Office 365
4 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.74%) SaaS
5 1 (1.37%) IaaS
5 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.96%) FCoE
2 8 (10.96%) Firewall
2 8 (10.96%) SNMP
3 6 (8.22%) SAN
4 3 (4.11%) Intranet
5 2 (2.74%) DHCP
5 2 (2.74%) SSH
5 2 (2.74%) SSL
6 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) NoSQL
3 12 (16.44%) MySQL
4 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (6.85%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.48%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (5.48%) Couchbase
6 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.48%) Redis
6 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
1 12 (16.44%) JIRA
2 8 (10.96%) Redmine
3 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.11%) JMeter
5 3 (4.11%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.74%) Maven
6 2 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.74%) Subversion
7 1 (1.37%) Appium
7 1 (1.37%) Calabash
7 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.37%) Gatling
7 1 (1.37%) GitLab
7 1 (1.37%) JUnit
7 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.96%) Games
1 8 (10.96%) Music Industry
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Advertising
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) DBA
2 12 (16.44%) Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Platform Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) .NET Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Administrator
6 8 (10.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Applications Support
7 6 (8.22%) Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Junior
8 5 (6.85%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.48%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
2 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 10 (13.70%) RESTful
3 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
4 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (10.96%) Code First Entity Framework
4 8 (10.96%) Entity Framework
4 8 (10.96%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (10.96%) Node.js
4 8 (10.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (10.96%) WCF
5 7 (9.59%) Web Services
6 4 (5.48%) SOAP
7 3 (4.11%) HTML
7 3 (4.11%) XML
8 2 (2.74%) JDBC
8 2 (2.74%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Clustering
3 4 (5.48%) Private Cloud
3 4 (5.48%) Replication
3 4 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.11%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) PMI
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.37%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) Linux
2 23 (31.51%) Windows
3 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.48%) Solaris
4 4 (5.48%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.48%) Unix
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.37%) CentOS
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
3 12 (16.44%) TDD
4 11 (15.07%) DevOps
5 10 (13.70%) Migration
5 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
6 9 (12.33%) MVC
7 8 (10.96%) BDD
7 8 (10.96%) Coaching
7 8 (10.96%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (10.96%) User Stories
7 8 (10.96%) Web Application Development
8 7 (9.59%) Business Continuity
8 7 (9.59%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.85%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
1 17 (23.29%) SQL
2 14 (19.18%) C#
3 11 (15.07%) Bash Shell
4 10 (13.70%) Ruby
5 9 (12.33%) C
5 9 (12.33%) Python
6 8 (10.96%) Korn
7 6 (8.22%) Java
7 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.85%) Perl
9 4 (5.48%) Go
9 4 (5.48%) VBScript
10 3 (4.11%) C++
10 3 (4.11%) Groovy
10 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.74%) PHP
11 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.37%) Scala
12 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.70%) CCNA
3 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (10.96%) CISSP
4 8 (10.96%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (10.96%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.96%) GIAC
4 8 (10.96%) Linux+ Certification
4 8 (10.96%) MCSE
4 8 (10.96%) Network+ Certification
4 8 (10.96%) SANS
4 8 (10.96%) SSCP
5 6 (8.22%) Degree
6 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.37%) ISEB
8 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (10.96%) NFS
2 8 (10.96%) Samba
2 8 (10.96%) VMware NSX
3 7 (9.59%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.74%) Docker
5 2 (2.74%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (2.74%) KVM
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.74%) vSphere
6 1 (1.37%) Corosync
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) Ansible
2 10 (13.70%) Puppet
2 10 (13.70%) vCenter Server
3 8 (10.96%) Nagios
4 4 (5.48%) Grafana
4 4 (5.48%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.11%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.37%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) VMware
3 12 (16.44%) SolarWinds
4 10 (13.70%) Oracle
5 8 (10.96%) EMC
5 8 (10.96%) NetApp
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco
6 5 (6.85%) SAP
7 4 (5.48%) Google
7 4 (5.48%) HP
7 4 (5.48%) Percona
8 3 (4.11%) Citrix
8 3 (4.11%) IFS
8 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.11%) Rockwell
8 3 (4.11%) Siemens
9 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.37%) Telerik