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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 17 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1117 933 708
Rank change year-on-year -184 -225 +325
Permanent jobs citing Failover Clustering 114 78 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.068% 0.094%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.39% 0.39% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69 69 46
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 29,544 19,809 9,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.74% 17.15% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13,635 13,046 7,805
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,709
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.15% +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% -

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 17 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Failover Clustering in the UK

Failover Clustering
Top 14 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 17 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -154 98 £50,000 - 9
UK excluding London -46 77 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Work from Home -196 51 £52,500 -17.65% 2
London -180 29 £85,000 +30.77%
Midlands -61 20 £45,000 +8.43% 3
North of England -73 15 £52,500 +10.53%
East Midlands -7 14 £45,000 -9.09% 1
South East -39 13 £42,500 +30.77% 1
North West -71 12 £50,000 -
South West -2 10 - - 4
Scotland - 10 £60,000 -
East of England - 9 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands -33 6 £60,000 +150.00% 2
Yorkshire -27 3 £60,000 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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 83 (72.81%) Azure
2 81 (71.05%) Clustering
3 68 (59.65%) Windows
4 65 (57.02%) Active Directory
5 53 (46.49%) Microsoft
5 53 (46.49%) SQL Server
6 51 (44.74%) SQL
7 44 (38.60%) High Availability
8 43 (37.72%) PowerShell
9 40 (35.09%) Azure Active Directory
10 38 (33.33%) Windows Server
11 36 (31.58%) DNS
12 35 (30.70%) DHCP
12 35 (30.70%) ITIL
12 35 (30.70%) Agile
12 35 (30.70%) Performance Tuning
13 33 (28.95%) CI/CD
13 33 (28.95%) T-SQL
14 32 (28.07%) Python
14 32 (28.07%) Hyper-V
15 30 (26.32%) Microsoft 365
16 28 (24.56%) Load Balancing
17 27 (23.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 27 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 27 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
18 26 (22.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 26 (22.81%) Git (software)
18 26 (22.81%) AWS
18 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2019
19 25 (21.93%) Social Skills

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 16 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) Confluence
4 1 (0.88%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.88%) nginx
4 1 (0.88%) Traefik
4 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 83 (72.81%) Azure
2 40 (35.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 30 (26.32%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (22.81%) AWS
5 23 (20.18%) PaaS
6 17 (14.91%) OneDrive
7 12 (10.53%) Azure DevOps
8 11 (9.65%) Azure Key Vault
9 8 (7.02%) IaaS
10 6 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (5.26%) GCP
11 4 (3.51%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (3.51%) SaaS
12 3 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (2.63%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (2.63%) Amazon OpenSearch
12 3 (2.63%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 1 (0.88%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (31.58%) DNS
2 35 (30.70%) DHCP
3 19 (16.67%) Firewall
4 13 (11.40%) SSH
5 12 (10.53%) Kerberos
6 7 (6.14%) VLAN
7 6 (5.26%) VPN
8 5 (4.39%) MPLS
8 5 (4.39%) OSPF
9 4 (3.51%) BGP
9 4 (3.51%) SAN
9 4 (3.51%) SD-WAN
9 4 (3.51%) WAN
9 4 (3.51%) Wireless
10 3 (2.63%) Network Security
10 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.75%) IPv6
11 2 (1.75%) NAS
11 2 (1.75%) OpenVPN
11 2 (1.75%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (46.49%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (23.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 27 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (22.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (14.04%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (11.40%) Apache Hive
6 13 (11.40%) Big Data
6 13 (11.40%) NoSQL
6 13 (11.40%) Oracle Database
7 12 (10.53%) GIS
7 12 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (3.51%) MariaDB
10 3 (2.63%) Power BI
11 2 (1.75%) MySQL
12 1 (0.88%) DB2
12 1 (0.88%) MS Access
12 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.40%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.65%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.88%) git-flow
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (21.93%) Social Skills
2 14 (12.28%) Public Sector
3 13 (11.40%) Law
4 12 (10.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 12 (10.53%) Organisational Skills
5 8 (7.02%) Marketing
6 4 (3.51%) Finance
6 4 (3.51%) Legal
7 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.88%) Back Office
8 1 (0.88%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 40 (35.09%) DBA
2 32 (28.07%) Administrator
3 18 (15.79%) Analyst
4 14 (12.28%) SQL DBA
5 13 (11.40%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
6 12 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (9.65%) Wintel Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Architect
9 6 (5.26%) AWS Architect
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Architect
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.26%) Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
10 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (3.51%) Senior DevOps
11 4 (3.51%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.51%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.16%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (11.40%) Kafka
2 13 (11.40%) LDAP
3 12 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (5.26%) Node.js
5 4 (3.51%) .NET
5 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.88%) Middleware
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 81 (71.05%) Clustering
2 24 (21.05%) Cloud Native
3 22 (19.30%) Replication
4 17 (14.91%) Management Information System
5 14 (12.28%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (9.65%) PKI
7 10 (8.77%) Virtual Team
8 9 (7.89%) Public Cloud
9 7 (6.14%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (4.39%) Data Centre
11 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (2.63%) Legacy Systems
13 2 (1.75%) Sports Betting
14 1 (0.88%) AS400
14 1 (0.88%) Grid Computing
14 1 (0.88%) iSeries
14 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (59.65%) Windows
2 38 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2019
4 19 (16.67%) Linux
5 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (14.04%) Windows 10
6 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 15 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.63%) CentOS
8 3 (2.63%) Unix
9 1 (0.88%) AIX
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.88%) Solaris
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.60%) High Availability
2 35 (30.70%) Agile
2 35 (30.70%) ITIL
2 35 (30.70%) Performance Tuning
3 33 (28.95%) CI/CD
4 28 (24.56%) Load Balancing
5 24 (21.05%) Migration
6 23 (20.18%) SDLC
7 22 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
8 19 (16.67%) DevOps
8 19 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (15.79%) Change Management
10 17 (14.91%) ETL
10 17 (14.91%) Incident Management
10 17 (14.91%) Proactive Monitoring
11 16 (14.04%) ITSM
11 16 (14.04%) Project Delivery
11 16 (14.04%) Service Management
12 15 (13.16%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (44.74%) SQL
2 43 (37.72%) PowerShell
3 33 (28.95%) T-SQL
4 32 (28.07%) Python
5 16 (14.04%) Bash
6 12 (10.53%) PL/SQL
7 11 (9.65%) Groovy
7 11 (9.65%) VB
8 3 (2.63%) C
9 1 (0.88%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.88%) Java
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.91%) Degree
3 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (12.28%) MCSE
5 13 (11.40%) SC Cleared
6 12 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.75%) Azure Certification
8 2 (1.75%) MCP
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.88%) MCSA
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) GDPR
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 65 (57.02%) Active Directory
2 32 (28.07%) Hyper-V
3 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.65%) Docker
5 7 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.75%) iptables
6 2 (1.75%) pfSense
6 2 (1.75%) vSphere
6 2 (1.75%) XenApp
7 1 (0.88%) Firmware
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
2 19 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 16 (14.04%) Ansible
4 13 (11.40%) Terraform
5 12 (10.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 12 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 12 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
5 12 (10.53%) ZABBIX
6 11 (9.65%) HAProxy
6 11 (9.65%) Kibana
6 11 (9.65%) logstash
6 11 (9.65%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (9.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (6.14%) SCCM
9 6 (5.26%) WSUS
10 4 (3.51%) Grafana
10 4 (3.51%) Prometheus
10 4 (3.51%) SCOM
11 3 (2.63%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 53 (46.49%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.42%) Dell
2 21 (18.42%) VMware
3 16 (14.04%) Cisco
4 13 (11.40%) Oracle
5 12 (10.53%) HP
5 12 (10.53%) IBM
6 11 (9.65%) Dynatrace
6 11 (9.65%) McAfee
6 11 (9.65%) Symantec
7 8 (7.02%) NetApp
8 7 (6.14%) Citrix
8 7 (6.14%) EqualLogic
9 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.51%) Draytek
11 3 (2.63%) Ubiquiti
12 2 (1.75%) Meraki
12 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.75%) Veeam
12 2 (1.75%) Veritas