Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
UK
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 638 1013 1000
Rank change year-on-year +375 -13 +86
Permanent jobs citing Failover Clustering 39 65 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.047% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 0.36% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 38 46 163
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,313 £38,300
90th Percentile £61,625 £63,625 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.54% +12.81%

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

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7,887 18,089 17,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.28% 13.07% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6,465 13,609 13,820
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,250 £31,938
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Failover Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Failover Clustering in the UK

Failover Clustering
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Failover Clustering.

Salary trend for Failover Clustering in the UK

Failover Clustering
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Failover Clustering over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Failover Clustering in the UK

Failover Clustering
Top 10 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 29 September 2020. 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 +369 39 £50,000 - 3
UK excluding London +329 35 £50,000 +8.11% 3
North of England +195 27 £50,000 +42.86% 2
North West +147 27 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Midlands +141 7 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands +125 6 £45,000 +5.88%
London +249 4 £70,000 +37.25% 1
Work from Home +52 2 £45,000 - 2
South East +203 1 £60,000 +9.09%
East Midlands +93 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, IT jobs citing Failover Clustering 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 with a requirement for Failover Clustering.

1 36 (92.31%) Clustering
2 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
3 27 (69.23%) Replication
4 24 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (48.72%) Law
5 19 (48.72%) SQL
5 19 (48.72%) SQL Server 2019
6 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
7 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 10 (25.64%) Windows
9 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
9 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
10 8 (20.51%) High Availability
10 8 (20.51%) SAN
11 7 (17.95%) DHCP
11 7 (17.95%) DNS
11 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (17.95%) Information Security
11 7 (17.95%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (15.38%) Firewall
12 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
12 6 (15.38%) Office 365
12 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
13 5 (12.82%) Patch Management
13 5 (12.82%) Security Patching
13 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring

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 5 (12.82%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.13%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) Ethereum
4 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Office 365
2 4 (10.26%) Azure
3 3 (7.69%) AWS
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) SAN
2 7 (17.95%) DHCP
2 7 (17.95%) DNS
3 6 (15.38%) Firewall
3 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.82%) LAN
4 5 (12.82%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (7.69%) Skype
7 2 (5.13%) Internet
7 2 (5.13%) Network Security
7 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.56%) VSAN
8 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
2 19 (48.72%) SQL Server 2019
3 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Riak
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) GitLab
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (48.72%) Law
2 2 (5.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) DBA
2 22 (56.41%) SQL DBA
3 16 (41.03%) SQL Server DBA
4 6 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Production DBA
6 4 (10.26%) Information Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Network Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) AWS Architect
8 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Senior DBA
8 1 (2.56%) Senior SQL DBA
8 1 (2.56%) Senior VMware Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Virtualisation Architect
8 1 (2.56%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) COM
2 1 (2.56%) Flash
2 1 (2.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 36 (92.31%) Clustering
2 27 (69.23%) Replication
3 7 (17.95%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.13%) PKI
6 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (20.51%) High Availability
2 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (17.95%) Information Security
4 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
4 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.82%) Change Data Capture
4 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
4 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.82%) Open Source
4 5 (12.82%) Patch Management
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (12.82%) Security Patching
4 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Antivirus Management
5 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.26%) Web Filtering
6 3 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) CCNA
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) MCITP
2 2 (5.13%) MCSA
2 2 (5.13%) MCSE
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) VCDX
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.82%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.26%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.13%) Docker
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (7.69%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.56%) Terraform
4 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) IronPort
3 4 (10.26%) McAfee
3 4 (10.26%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.69%) Dell
4 3 (7.69%) Meraki
5 2 (5.13%) CommVault
5 2 (5.13%) NetApp
5 2 (5.13%) Tableau
5 2 (5.13%) Veeam
6 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) Brocade
6 1 (2.56%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.56%) Ubiquiti
6 1 (2.56%) VMware