The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Failover Clustering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Failover Clustering over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 882 872
Rank change year-on-year +89 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Failover Clustering 59 68 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.065% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.83% 0.80% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 48 62 81
Median salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.76% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,111 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Failover Clustering is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7066 8475 7990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.26% 8.10% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5721 6833 6351
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

Failover Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Failover Clustering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Failover Clustering in the UK

Failover Clustering
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Failover Clustering.

Salary trend for Failover Clustering in the UK

Failover Clustering
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Failover Clustering over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Failover Clustering in the UK

Failover Clustering
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Failover Clustering within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +71 54 £44,000 +12.82% 14
London +50 23 £47,000 +20.51% 6
Yorkshire +33 7 £45,000 +19.14%
West Midlands - 7 £40,775 - 2
South East +48 5 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Leeds +22 5 £45,000 +19.14%
West Yorkshire +15 5 £45,000 +19.14%
East of England - 5 - - 1
East Midlands - 4 £44,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 4 - -
Walsall - 4 £40,550 - 1
Bristol - 3 £24,064 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £44,000 - 2
South West - 3 £24,064 - 1
Hampshire +19 2 £41,250 -8.33%
Southampton +16 2 £41,250 +8.55%
Wales +2 2 £36,116 -16.97%
North West -14 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £41,250 -
Hull - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Swansea - 2 £36,116 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
West Wales - 2 £36,116 -
Berkshire +39 1 £55,000 +74.60%
Reading +36 1 £55,000 +74.60%
Kent +21 1 £50,000 -28.57%
Buckinghamshire +16 1 - -
Scotland +13 1 £32,500 -42.22%
Suffolk - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Failover Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Failover Clustering.

1 87 (71.90%) Windows
2 82 (67.77%) SQL Server
3 73 (60.33%) Clustering
4 69 (57.02%) SQL
5 65 (53.72%) Microsoft
5 65 (53.72%) High Availability
6 64 (52.89%) Windows Server
7 52 (42.98%) Active Directory
8 50 (41.32%) VMware
9 46 (38.02%) Hyper-V
10 42 (34.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 40 (33.06%) PowerShell
12 37 (30.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 35 (28.93%) Linux
14 31 (25.62%) T-SQL
15 30 (24.79%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (23.97%) Microsoft Azure
17 28 (23.14%) SQL Server 2012
18 27 (22.31%) SAN
19 26 (21.49%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (20.66%) MS Excel
20 25 (20.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 24 (19.83%) Microsoft Clustering
22 23 (19.01%) SCOM
22 23 (19.01%) SQL Server 2008
23 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
23 22 (18.18%) MS Exchange
23 22 (18.18%) Skype for Business
24 21 (17.36%) ITIL
25 20 (16.53%) MCSE

Failover Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 22 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 13 (10.74%) IIS
3 12 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.13%) JBoss
6 4 (3.31%) Apache
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.48%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (20.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.65%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.83%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (13.22%) Office 365
3 13 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.31%) SAN
2 20 (16.53%) Firewall
3 19 (15.70%) DNS
4 16 (13.22%) TCP/IP
5 12 (9.92%) iSCSI
6 10 (8.26%) VLAN
6 10 (8.26%) WAN
7 8 (6.61%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (5.79%) DHCP
9 6 (4.96%) LAN
10 5 (4.13%) Kerberos
10 5 (4.13%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (4.13%) Skype
10 5 (4.13%) VoIP
10 5 (4.13%) VPN
11 4 (3.31%) DMZ
11 4 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (3.31%) HSRP
11 4 (3.31%) IPsec
11 4 (3.31%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (67.77%) SQL Server
2 28 (23.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (20.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (19.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (15.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 18 (14.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (14.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (11.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
10 6 (4.96%) VLDB
11 5 (4.13%) Hadoop
12 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
12 4 (3.31%) OLTP
12 4 (3.31%) SSDT
13 3 (2.48%) Big Data
13 3 (2.48%) DTS
13 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (2.48%) QlikView
13 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.65%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (13.22%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Legal
2 6 (4.96%) Marketing
2 6 (4.96%) Retail
3 3 (2.48%) Advertising
4 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (38.02%) DBA
2 39 (32.23%) SQL DBA
3 33 (27.27%) Administrator
4 28 (23.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (12.40%) SQL Server DBA
6 10 (8.26%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Consultant
8 7 (5.79%) IT Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.96%) Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) SCCM Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Junior
10 5 (4.13%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) Web Services
2 4 (3.31%) .NET
3 3 (2.48%) HTML
4 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.65%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.83%) CSS
5 1 (0.83%) JSON
5 1 (0.83%) ServiceStack
5 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (60.33%) Clustering
2 18 (14.88%) Replication
3 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (10.74%) Data Centre
5 9 (7.44%) Computer Science
6 8 (6.61%) Blackberry
7 6 (4.96%) Fintech
8 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
9 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.65%) PKI
12 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.83%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (71.90%) Windows
2 64 (52.89%) Windows Server
3 35 (28.93%) Linux
4 30 (24.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (9.92%) Unix
7 9 (7.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.96%) Ubuntu
10 5 (4.13%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.31%) Debian
11 4 (3.31%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.48%) CentOS
12 3 (2.48%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.65%) Solaris
13 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (53.72%) High Availability
2 37 (30.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (17.36%) ITIL
4 20 (16.53%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (12.40%) Migration
6 14 (11.57%) Database Mirroring
6 14 (11.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (9.92%) Data Protection
7 12 (9.92%) Project Management
8 11 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.26%) Capacity Management
9 10 (8.26%) Configuration Management
9 10 (8.26%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.44%) Change Management
11 8 (6.61%) BCP
11 8 (6.61%) Business Continuity
11 8 (6.61%) Database Tuning
12 7 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (5.79%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 69 (57.02%) SQL
2 40 (33.06%) PowerShell
3 31 (25.62%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.13%) Perl
5 4 (3.31%) Python
6 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.48%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.65%) C#
7 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.65%) PHP
7 2 (1.65%) VBScript
8 1 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.83%) VB
8 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (21.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (16.53%) MCSE
3 15 (12.40%) Degree
4 9 (7.44%) MCSA
5 5 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.48%) MCITP
7 2 (1.65%) CCNA
7 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.65%) RHCE
7 2 (1.65%) VCP5
7 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) DICOM
3 1 (0.83%) HL7
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) ISO22301
System Software
1 52 (42.98%) Active Directory
2 46 (38.02%) Hyper-V
3 42 (34.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.61%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (4.13%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.13%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.13%) VMware Server
6 4 (3.31%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (3.31%) ISA Server
6 4 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.48%) vSphere
7 3 (2.48%) XenApp
8 2 (1.65%) KVM
8 2 (1.65%) vCloud
8 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (19.83%) Microsoft Clustering
2 23 (19.01%) SCOM
3 18 (14.88%) SCCM
4 14 (11.57%) SCVMM
5 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 11 (9.09%) WSUS
7 7 (5.79%) NetBackup
8 6 (4.96%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (3.31%) Puppet
10 4 (3.31%) ZABBIX
11 3 (2.48%) SCOrch
11 3 (2.48%) SQL Sentry
11 3 (2.48%) vMotion
12 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (1.65%) PowerCLI
12 2 (1.65%) SCSM
12 2 (1.65%) Tivoli
12 2 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (1.65%) WMI
Vendors
1 65 (53.72%) Microsoft
2 50 (41.32%) VMware
3 18 (14.88%) Cisco
3 18 (14.88%) HP
4 11 (9.09%) Oracle
4 11 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.61%) Citrix
6 6 (4.96%) Dell
6 6 (4.96%) Intel Security
6 6 (4.96%) NetApp
7 4 (3.31%) 3PAR
7 4 (3.31%) EMC
7 4 (3.31%) F5
7 4 (3.31%) Sophos
8 3 (2.48%) Altiris
8 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.48%) IBM
8 3 (2.48%) Juniper
8 3 (2.48%) Sun
8 3 (2.48%) Symantec
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