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

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
UK
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 821 951 983
Rank change year-on-year +130 +32 +83
Permanent jobs citing Failover Clustering 62 143 216
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.099% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.50% 0.80% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 44 96 201
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £27,500 £38,875 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.50% +25.00% -7.51%

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 12,295 17,816 17,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.70% 12.39% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9,615 13,699 13,629
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,725 £32,500 £31,250
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 May 2020.

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 29 May 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
UK excluding London +178 55 £46,250 -7.50% 5
England +115 53 £50,000 - 5
South East +102 17 £45,000 -25.00%
North of England +135 16 £50,000 +45.99% 1
North West +82 15 £50,000 +45.99% 1
Midlands +73 11 £45,000 -6.74% 3
West Midlands +65 7 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Scotland - 7 £30,000 -
London +58 5 £75,000 +50.00%
East of England +83 3 £29,000 -73.64% 1
East Midlands +54 3 £40,000 -18.37%
Yorkshire +103 1 £40,000 -
South West +87 1 £35,500 -29.00%
Work from Home +39 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 49 (79.03%) Windows
2 45 (72.58%) Clustering
3 38 (61.29%) SQL Server
4 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
5 30 (48.39%) Active Directory
5 30 (48.39%) Windows Server
6 28 (45.16%) Hyper-V
7 26 (41.94%) PowerShell
8 24 (38.71%) Replication
9 23 (37.10%) SQL
10 22 (35.48%) Microsoft Clustering
11 21 (33.87%) Azure
11 21 (33.87%) High Availability
12 19 (30.65%) DHCP
13 18 (29.03%) DNS
14 17 (27.42%) VMware
14 17 (27.42%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (25.81%) Office 365
15 16 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (22.58%) Firewall
17 12 (19.35%) VLAN
17 12 (19.35%) Linux
17 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (17.74%) SAN
19 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
20 9 (14.52%) Cisco
20 9 (14.52%) VPN
20 9 (14.52%) IIS

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 9 (14.52%) IIS
1 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.84%) Confluence
3 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.61%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.87%) Azure
2 16 (25.81%) Office 365
3 8 (12.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (9.68%) AWS
5 2 (3.23%) IaaS
5 2 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) DHCP
2 18 (29.03%) DNS
3 14 (22.58%) Firewall
4 12 (19.35%) VLAN
5 11 (17.74%) SAN
6 9 (14.52%) VPN
7 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
8 6 (9.68%) LAN
9 5 (8.06%) WAN
10 4 (6.45%) MPLS
10 4 (6.45%) VPLS
11 3 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (4.84%) SMTP
11 3 (4.84%) SNMP
12 2 (3.23%) VoIP
13 1 (1.61%) BGP
13 1 (1.61%) HTTP
13 1 (1.61%) Internet
13 1 (1.61%) SSL
13 1 (1.61%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2019
6 2 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 7
7 1 (1.61%) Event Store
7 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.61%) MySQL
7 1 (1.61%) Redis
7 1 (1.61%) Riak
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.61%) GitLab
3 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.06%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) DBA
2 15 (24.19%) SQL DBA
3 11 (17.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (9.68%) Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) IT Support
6 6 (9.68%) IT Support Technician
6 6 (9.68%) IT Technician
6 6 (9.68%) Production DBA
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Support Technician
7 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) IT Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) LDAP
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.61%) Flash
2 1 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.61%) POSIX
2 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (72.58%) Clustering
2 24 (38.71%) Replication
3 8 (12.90%) Driving Licence
4 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.61%) Blog
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) PKI
6 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (79.03%) Windows
2 30 (48.39%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.35%) Linux
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.61%) Debian
10 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.61%) SUSE
10 1 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) High Availability
2 17 (27.42%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (14.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.90%) ITIL
6 8 (12.90%) Load Balancing
7 7 (11.29%) Change Data Capture
7 7 (11.29%) Migration
7 7 (11.29%) Time Management
7 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.68%) ERP
8 6 (9.68%) ETL
8 6 (9.68%) Information Security
9 5 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.06%) Data Architecture
9 5 (8.06%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) PowerShell
2 23 (37.10%) SQL
3 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.68%) MCSE
3 4 (6.45%) CCNP
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.45%) MCITP
3 4 (6.45%) MCP
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) HNC
6 1 (1.61%) MCSA
6 1 (1.61%) MCSD
6 1 (1.61%) VCDX
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 5 (8.06%) SLA
3 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 28 (45.16%) Hyper-V
3 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.06%) Docker
6 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.84%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (3.23%) DFS Replication
8 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (3.23%) vSphere
8 2 (3.23%) XenApp
9 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.61%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (35.48%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (11.29%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (6.45%) SCVMM
3 4 (6.45%) vCenter Server
3 4 (6.45%) WSUS
4 3 (4.84%) SCCM
4 3 (4.84%) SCOM
4 3 (4.84%) Terraform
5 2 (3.23%) PowerCLI
5 2 (3.23%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.23%) SCSM
6 1 (1.61%) Ansible
6 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.42%) VMware
3 9 (14.52%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) Citrix
5 5 (8.06%) HP
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle
7 2 (3.23%) Avaya
7 2 (3.23%) IronPort
7 2 (3.23%) McAfee
7 2 (3.23%) Meraki
7 2 (3.23%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.23%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.23%) Sophos
8 1 (1.61%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.61%) DataCore
8 1 (1.61%) Juniper
8 1 (1.61%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.61%) Tableau
8 1 (1.61%) Veeam
8 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard