Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1036 1120 1087
Rank change year-on-year +84 -33 +61
Permanent jobs citing Failover Clustering 156 161 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.079% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.00% 0.93% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 127 156 202
UK median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,550
90th Percentile £54,250 £66,875 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +14.29%

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 15562 17306 16868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.72% 8.54% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12574 14040 13390
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £29,475
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Failover Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Failover Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Failover Clustering in the UK

Failover Clustering
Top 15 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
England +90 149 £45,000 +14.65% 13
UK excluding London +104 83 £42,500 +9.68% 8
London +46 71 £45,000 +15.38% 6
North of England +12 33 £45,000 +19.15%
Midlands +52 23 £42,500 +10.39% 5
Yorkshire +42 21 £45,000 +19.15%
West Midlands +35 16 £40,775 +40.60% 5
North West - 12 £30,250 -
South East +56 9 £52,500 +31.25% 1
East of England +23 9 £35,000 -39.13% 1
East Midlands +25 7 £44,500 +15.58%
South West +15 6 £24,064 -3.74%
Wales -6 3 £36,116 +50.48%
Scotland +18 1 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Northern Ireland -12 1 £32,500 -7.14%

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 114 (73.08%) Windows
2 99 (63.46%) Clustering
3 96 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 90 (57.69%) SQL
5 75 (48.08%) Microsoft
5 75 (48.08%) VMware
6 72 (46.15%) High Availability
7 66 (42.31%) Windows Server
8 59 (37.82%) Hyper-V
9 58 (37.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 55 (35.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 54 (34.62%) Active Directory
11 54 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
12 53 (33.97%) Linux
12 53 (33.97%) PowerShell
13 45 (28.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 45 (28.85%) SAN
14 44 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 43 (27.56%) SQL Server 2012
16 42 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 41 (26.28%) T-SQL
18 35 (22.44%) Performance Tuning
19 34 (21.79%) Performance Monitoring
20 32 (20.51%) ITIL
20 32 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
21 31 (19.87%) Finance
22 30 (19.23%) Replication
23 27 (17.31%) DNS
23 27 (17.31%) Oracle
24 26 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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 (14.10%) IIS
2 18 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 13 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 12 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 10 (6.41%) JBoss
6 6 (3.85%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.21%) SAS
8 4 (2.56%) Apache
9 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.64%) nginx
10 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 54 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (10.90%) Office 365
4 7 (4.49%) SaaS
5 6 (3.85%) Joyent
6 2 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (28.85%) SAN
2 27 (17.31%) DNS
3 26 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 17 (10.90%) iSCSI
5 13 (8.33%) LAN
5 13 (8.33%) WAN
6 12 (7.69%) DHCP
6 12 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (7.05%) SNMP
8 10 (6.41%) Kerberos
9 9 (5.77%) VLAN
10 8 (5.13%) Firewall
10 8 (5.13%) IPv4
11 7 (4.49%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (1.92%) BGP
12 3 (1.92%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (1.28%) VPN
13 2 (1.28%) Wireless
14 1 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 58 (37.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (28.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (27.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 42 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (12.82%) Oracle Database
9 18 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 15 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (7.05%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (6.41%) Hadoop
14 9 (5.77%) Relational Database
15 8 (5.13%) Big Data
15 8 (5.13%) DTS
15 8 (5.13%) RDBMS
16 3 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (14.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.21%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.28%) JIRA
6 2 (1.28%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
General
1 31 (19.87%) Finance
2 20 (12.82%) Marketing
3 9 (5.77%) Legal
3 9 (5.77%) Retail
4 3 (1.92%) Advertising
4 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (37.18%) DBA
2 53 (33.97%) Administrator
3 45 (28.85%) SQL DBA
4 31 (19.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (8.97%) SQL Server DBA
7 11 (7.05%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (6.41%) Developer
8 10 (6.41%) SQL Developer
9 9 (5.77%) Windows Administrator
10 8 (5.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.49%) Consultant
11 7 (4.49%) Storage Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Analyst
12 6 (3.85%) Database Analyst
12 6 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Support Technician
13 5 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support
13 5 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support Technician
13 5 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.69%) Web Services
2 7 (4.49%) .NET
3 3 (1.92%) HTML
3 3 (1.92%) Java SE
4 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.64%) CSS
5 1 (0.64%) JSON
5 1 (0.64%) LAMP
5 1 (0.64%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.64%) Memcached
5 1 (0.64%) ServiceStack
5 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 99 (63.46%) Clustering
2 30 (19.23%) Replication
3 16 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.21%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.28%) iPad
6 2 (1.28%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Robotics
7 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 114 (73.08%) Windows
2 66 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 53 (33.97%) Linux
4 44 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.13%) CentOS
8 6 (3.85%) Solaris
8 6 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.85%) Unix
9 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.56%) SmartOS
11 3 (1.92%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.92%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.28%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (46.15%) High Availability
2 35 (22.44%) Performance Tuning
3 34 (21.79%) Performance Monitoring
4 32 (20.51%) ITIL
5 25 (16.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (12.18%) Data Protection
8 18 (11.54%) Mentoring
9 16 (10.26%) Change Management
10 15 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (9.62%) Migration
10 15 (9.62%) Network Load Balancing
11 13 (8.33%) BCP
11 13 (8.33%) Business Continuity
11 13 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 13 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
12 12 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (7.05%) ETL
13 11 (7.05%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (7.05%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 90 (57.69%) SQL
2 53 (33.97%) PowerShell
3 41 (26.28%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.56%) Java
5 3 (1.92%) Perl
5 3 (1.92%) PHP
5 3 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.28%) Python
6 2 (1.28%) Ruby
6 2 (1.28%) VBScript
7 1 (0.64%) C#
7 1 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (11.54%) MCSE
3 15 (9.62%) Degree
4 9 (5.77%) RHCE
5 8 (5.13%) MCSA
6 6 (3.85%) VCP5
6 6 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (3.21%) MCITP
8 3 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.92%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.28%) CCNA
10 1 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.64%) MCP
10 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) Data Quality
1 8 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.49%) SLA
3 4 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.92%) ISO 22301
4 3 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.64%) DICOM
5 1 (0.64%) HL7
System Software
1 59 (37.82%) Hyper-V
2 55 (35.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 22 (14.10%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (8.97%) XenServer
6 13 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (7.05%) vSphere
8 8 (5.13%) KVM
8 8 (5.13%) vCloud
9 5 (3.21%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.92%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.28%) NFS
11 2 (1.28%) XenApp
11 2 (1.28%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.64%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.64%) LXC
12 1 (0.64%) Varnish
12 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (14.74%) Microsoft Clustering
1 23 (14.74%) SCOM
2 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 14 (8.97%) Puppet
4 13 (8.33%) SCCM
5 11 (7.05%) WMI
6 10 (6.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (6.41%) SCVMM
7 8 (5.13%) PowerCLI
8 7 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (4.49%) WSUS
9 6 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
9 6 (3.85%) Perfmon
10 3 (1.92%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.92%) Opsview
10 3 (1.92%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.92%) vMotion
11 2 (1.28%) Ansible
11 2 (1.28%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (48.08%) Microsoft
1 75 (48.08%) VMware
2 27 (17.31%) Oracle
3 17 (10.90%) Dell
3 17 (10.90%) Red Hat
4 16 (10.26%) Cisco
5 15 (9.62%) NetApp
6 13 (8.33%) HP
7 11 (7.05%) Dell Compellent
8 10 (6.41%) EqualLogic
9 7 (4.49%) Citrix
10 6 (3.85%) Nexenta
11 5 (3.21%) Pega
12 4 (2.56%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (2.56%) IBM
13 3 (1.92%) Altiris
13 3 (1.92%) EMC
13 3 (1.92%) Juniper
13 3 (1.92%) Sun
13 3 (1.92%) Symantec
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + On Call Allowance + OT + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Direct Resource Services Ltd
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Direct Resource Services Ltd
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bellshill
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago