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 29 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
UK
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 765 838 861
Rank change year-on-year +73 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Failover Clustering 92 87 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.089% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.25% 1.04% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 77 84 92
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -15.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00%  

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 7338 8369 8289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.62% 8.52% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5862 6805 6560
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.55%  

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +84 87 £45,000 +9.75% 2
London +43 41 £45,000 +9.75%
Leeds - 19 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 19 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 19 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 12 £40,550 - 1
Walsall - 7 £40,550 -
Birmingham - 5 £40,000 -
South West - 5 £24,064 -
City of London +33 4 £50,000 -9.09%
East Midlands +17 4 £44,500 +9.87% 1
Bristol - 4 £24,064 -
South East +46 3 - -
Berkshire +37 3 - -
Wales -1 3 £36,116 +57.02%
Bracknell - 3 - -
Derbyshire +11 2 £45,000 +11.11%
Leicestershire +4 2 £43,250 +12.33% 1
Derby - 2 £45,000 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 £36,116 -
West Wales - 2 £36,116 -
North West - 2 - -
South Wales +5 1 £34,000 +47.82%
East of England - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Stroud - 1 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £34,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 94 (68.12%) Windows
2 82 (59.42%) SQL Server
2 82 (59.42%) Clustering
3 79 (57.25%) SQL
4 77 (55.80%) High Availability
5 64 (46.38%) VMware
6 60 (43.48%) Microsoft
7 57 (41.30%) Hyper-V
7 57 (41.30%) Windows Server
8 52 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 52 (37.68%) PowerShell
9 51 (36.96%) Linux
10 50 (36.23%) Active Directory
11 46 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 46 (33.33%) T-SQL
12 43 (31.16%) SAN
12 43 (31.16%) Microsoft Azure
13 40 (28.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 38 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (23.91%) Finance
16 32 (23.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 32 (23.19%) SQL Server 2012
17 28 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (20.29%) Performance Monitoring
18 27 (19.57%) ITIL
19 26 (18.84%) DNS
20 25 (18.12%) Replication
20 25 (18.12%) Performance Tuning
21 24 (17.39%) TCP/IP
22 22 (15.94%) Oracle

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 19 (13.77%) Skype for Business
2 12 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.97%) IIS
3 11 (7.97%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.80%) JBoss
5 5 (3.62%) SAS
6 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.72%) Apache
8 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.72%) nginx
8 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 43 (31.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (10.14%) Office 365
4 6 (4.35%) Joyent
4 6 (4.35%) SaaS
5 2 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (31.16%) SAN
2 26 (18.84%) DNS
3 24 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 18 (13.04%) iSCSI
5 12 (8.70%) LAN
5 12 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
5 12 (8.70%) WAN
6 10 (7.25%) DHCP
7 8 (5.80%) IPv4
7 8 (5.80%) Kerberos
7 8 (5.80%) SNMP
8 7 (5.07%) Firewall
8 7 (5.07%) Software-Defined Networking
8 7 (5.07%) VLAN
9 3 (2.17%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.45%) Network Security
10 2 (1.45%) VPN
11 1 (0.72%) BGP
11 1 (0.72%) Internet
11 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (59.42%) SQL Server
2 46 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (28.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (23.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (23.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 28 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (14.49%) Oracle Database
7 16 (11.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (7.97%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (7.25%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (6.52%) Hadoop
11 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
13 7 (5.07%) RDBMS
14 6 (4.35%) Big Data
15 3 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (2.17%) MySQL
16 2 (1.45%) DTS
16 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (15.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.45%) JIRA
2 2 (1.45%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (23.91%) Finance
2 20 (14.49%) Marketing
3 8 (5.80%) Retail
4 7 (5.07%) Legal
5 3 (2.17%) Advertising
6 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (41.30%) DBA
2 49 (35.51%) Administrator
3 47 (34.06%) SQL DBA
4 31 (22.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (10.14%) SQL Server DBA
6 12 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.25%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.52%) Windows Administrator
9 8 (5.80%) Developer
9 8 (5.80%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.07%) Consultant
10 7 (5.07%) Storage Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Analyst
11 6 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support Technician
12 5 (3.62%) IT Engineer
12 5 (3.62%) Senior DBA
12 5 (3.62%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) Web Services
2 2 (1.45%) .NET
2 2 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.72%) CSS
3 1 (0.72%) HTML
3 1 (0.72%) JSON
3 1 (0.72%) LAMP
3 1 (0.72%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.72%) Memcached
3 1 (0.72%) ServiceStack
3 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (59.42%) Clustering
2 25 (18.12%) Replication
3 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.17%) Fintech
6 2 (1.45%) PKI
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 94 (68.12%) Windows
2 57 (41.30%) Windows Server
3 51 (36.96%) Linux
4 38 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.80%) CentOS
6 8 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.07%) Solaris
8 6 (4.35%) Unix
9 4 (2.90%) SmartOS
10 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.17%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.45%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.80%) High Availability
2 28 (20.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 27 (19.57%) ITIL
4 25 (18.12%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (14.49%) Digital Marketing
5 20 (14.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (13.77%) Data Protection
7 17 (12.32%) Change Management
8 16 (11.59%) Mentoring
9 14 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (9.42%) Configuration Management
11 12 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
12 11 (7.97%) BCP
12 11 (7.97%) Business Continuity
12 11 (7.97%) Database Mirroring
12 11 (7.97%) Infrastructure Management
12 11 (7.97%) Migration
13 9 (6.52%) Task Automation
13 9 (6.52%) Virtual Environments
14 8 (5.80%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (57.25%) SQL
2 52 (37.68%) PowerShell
3 46 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.17%) Python
5 2 (1.45%) C#
5 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.45%) Ruby
6 1 (0.72%) C
6 1 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.72%) Java
6 1 (0.72%) Perl
6 1 (0.72%) PHP
6 1 (0.72%) VB
6 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.87%) MCSE
3 13 (9.42%) Degree
4 9 (6.52%) RHCE
5 6 (4.35%) MCSA
5 6 (4.35%) VCP5
5 6 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.90%) MCITP
7 3 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.45%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.72%) CCNA
9 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.90%) SLA
3 3 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.72%) DICOM
5 1 (0.72%) HL7
5 1 (0.72%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (41.30%) Hyper-V
2 52 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (36.23%) Active Directory
4 20 (14.49%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (10.14%) XenServer
6 8 (5.80%) KVM
6 8 (5.80%) vCloud
6 8 (5.80%) vSphere
7 5 (3.62%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (3.62%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.45%) NFS
9 2 (1.45%) XenApp
9 2 (1.45%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.72%) LXC
10 1 (0.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (14.49%) SCOM
2 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (8.70%) Puppet
4 12 (8.70%) SCCM
5 8 (5.80%) PowerCLI
5 8 (5.80%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (5.80%) SCVMM
5 8 (5.80%) WMI
5 8 (5.80%) WSUS
6 7 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (4.35%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (2.17%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.45%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.45%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (46.38%) VMware
2 60 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 22 (15.94%) Oracle
4 15 (10.87%) Dell
4 15 (10.87%) NetApp
4 15 (10.87%) Red Hat
5 12 (8.70%) Cisco
6 11 (7.97%) Dell Compellent
7 10 (7.25%) HP
8 8 (5.80%) EqualLogic
9 6 (4.35%) Citrix
9 6 (4.35%) Nexenta
10 4 (2.90%) EMC
11 3 (2.17%) Altiris
11 3 (2.17%) IBM
11 3 (2.17%) MobileIron
11 3 (2.17%) Sun
11 3 (2.17%) Symantec
12 2 (1.45%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds
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