Period
to 21 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1064 1072 1036
Rank change year-on-year +8 -36 +112
Permanent jobs citing Failover Clustering 124 115 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.76% 0.75% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 106 103 214
UK median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -14.29% +22.81%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,500 £27,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.35% -5.56% +15.38%

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 16,321 15,277 16,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.26% 8.68% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13,134 12,386 13,672
UK median annual salary £53,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.91% +3.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +6.17%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Failover Clustering in the UK

Failover Clustering
Top 13 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 February 2018. 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 +21 121 £40,000 -11.11% 19
UK excluding London +13 72 £37,250 -12.35% 13
London +7 51 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South East +17 29 £40,000 -11.11% 7
North of England +8 29 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Yorkshire +18 21 £35,000 -3.45% 2
North West -6 8 £32,500 -24.29% 2
Midlands +10 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Midlands +2 6 £43,750 +12.90%
South West +10 3 - -
East of England -8 2 £30,000 -
Scotland -41 2 £42,500 +17.24% 1
West Midlands -15 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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.

1 101 (81.45%) Windows
2 82 (66.13%) Active Directory
3 77 (62.10%) Microsoft
4 73 (58.87%) VMware
5 71 (57.26%) SQL Server
6 69 (55.65%) Clustering
7 61 (49.19%) High Availability
8 55 (44.35%) Windows Server
9 53 (42.74%) Linux
9 53 (42.74%) Hyper-V
10 49 (39.52%) SQL
11 42 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (33.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 40 (32.26%) PowerShell
13 39 (31.45%) Microsoft Azure
14 37 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
16 33 (26.61%) TCP/IP
16 33 (26.61%) Microsoft Clustering
17 31 (25.00%) DNS
18 29 (23.39%) ITIL
18 29 (23.39%) vSphere
19 26 (20.97%) MySQL
19 26 (20.97%) IIS
19 26 (20.97%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (20.16%) Citrix
20 25 (20.16%) DHCP
20 25 (20.16%) SCCM
21 24 (19.35%) VPN
22 23 (18.55%) Cisco

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 26 (20.97%) IIS
2 22 (17.74%) MS Exchange
3 16 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 14 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (6.45%) nginx
7 4 (3.23%) SAS
8 3 (2.42%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.61%) Confluence
10 1 (0.81%) Apache
10 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.81%) JBoss
10 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 39 (31.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (15.32%) Office 365
3 12 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (8.06%) SaaS
5 6 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.84%) PaaS
6 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.61%) TCP/IP
2 31 (25.00%) DNS
3 25 (20.16%) DHCP
4 24 (19.35%) VPN
5 22 (17.74%) SAN
6 21 (16.94%) Firewall
7 14 (11.29%) LAN
8 12 (9.68%) VLAN
9 10 (8.06%) HTTP
9 10 (8.06%) HTTPS
9 10 (8.06%) IPv4
9 10 (8.06%) IPv6
10 9 (7.26%) WAN
10 9 (7.26%) Wireless
11 7 (5.65%) iSCSI
11 7 (5.65%) NetScaler
11 7 (5.65%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (4.84%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (57.26%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.97%) MySQL
3 21 (16.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (16.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (15.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (12.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (8.87%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (7.26%) NoSQL
7 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
9 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (4.84%) CouchDB
10 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (3.23%) Couchbase
11 4 (3.23%) OLTP
12 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.81%) GCC
3 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.81%) Maven
3 1 (0.81%) MSI
3 1 (0.81%) NuGet
3 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (13.71%) Finance
2 13 (10.48%) Retail
3 8 (6.45%) Billing
4 5 (4.03%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.23%) Advertising
5 4 (3.23%) Marketing
6 3 (2.42%) Law
7 2 (1.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Automotive
8 1 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (26.61%) DBA
3 21 (16.94%) SQL DBA
4 16 (12.90%) Administrator
4 16 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 16 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (11.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (8.06%) Consultant
7 10 (8.06%) Senior DBA
7 10 (8.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.26%) MySQL DBA
8 9 (7.26%) Server Engineer
8 9 (7.26%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) IT Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.87%) LDAP
2 2 (1.61%) .NET
2 2 (1.61%) JSON
2 2 (1.61%) REST
2 2 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.81%) DBIx::Class
3 1 (0.81%) Lucene
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.81%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (0.81%) Xapian
Miscellaneous
1 69 (55.65%) Clustering
2 21 (16.94%) Replication
3 9 (7.26%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.45%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.42%) Fintech
7 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.61%) Life Science
7 2 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) PKI
8 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 101 (81.45%) Windows
2 55 (44.35%) Windows Server
3 53 (42.74%) Linux
4 42 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (33.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.26%) Unix
6 8 (6.45%) Mac OS
7 7 (5.65%) CentOS
8 5 (4.03%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.03%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.81%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (49.19%) High Availability
2 36 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (23.39%) ITIL
4 17 (13.71%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (12.10%) Database Mirroring
6 14 (11.29%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.87%) Data Security
7 11 (8.87%) Project Management
8 10 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.06%) DevOps
8 10 (8.06%) Migration
8 10 (8.06%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (7.26%) Change Management
9 9 (7.26%) ITIL V3
10 8 (6.45%) ETL
10 8 (6.45%) Information Security
10 8 (6.45%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.45%) Network Virtualisation
10 8 (6.45%) Proactive Monitoring
10 8 (6.45%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.52%) SQL
2 40 (32.26%) PowerShell
3 19 (15.32%) T-SQL
4 17 (13.71%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.42%) C#
5 3 (2.42%) Perl
5 3 (2.42%) Python
6 1 (0.81%) C
6 1 (0.81%) C++
6 1 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.81%) Java
6 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.81%) PHP
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby
6 1 (0.81%) VB
6 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (20.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (15.32%) MCSE
3 16 (12.90%) MCSA
4 15 (12.10%) MCITP
5 10 (8.06%) CCNA
5 10 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (7.26%) Degree
7 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.42%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.42%) MCP
9 3 (2.42%) MCTS
10 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 1 (0.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.10%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 82 (66.13%) Active Directory
2 53 (42.74%) Hyper-V
3 37 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (23.39%) vSphere
5 22 (17.74%) XenDesktop
6 21 (16.94%) XenApp
7 12 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (6.45%) Terminal Services
9 6 (4.84%) Squid
10 3 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.42%) ProxySG
10 3 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (26.61%) Microsoft Clustering
2 25 (20.16%) SCCM
3 14 (11.29%) SCOM
4 13 (10.48%) WSUS
5 10 (8.06%) Nessus
6 9 (7.26%) Puppet
7 7 (5.65%) SCVMM
8 5 (4.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (2.42%) Galera Cluster
11 2 (1.61%) Ansible
11 2 (1.61%) Data Guard
11 2 (1.61%) DatAdvantage
11 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.61%) Simpana
12 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.81%) Packer
12 1 (0.81%) PowerCLI
12 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.81%) yum
Vendors
1 77 (62.10%) Microsoft
2 73 (58.87%) VMware
3 25 (20.16%) Citrix
4 23 (18.55%) Cisco
5 14 (11.29%) Ivanti
6 12 (9.68%) HP
6 12 (9.68%) Oracle
7 11 (8.87%) Dell
8 10 (8.06%) Shavlik
9 9 (7.26%) Veeam
10 8 (6.45%) Splunk
11 7 (5.65%) CommVault
12 5 (4.03%) F5
12 5 (4.03%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.42%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.42%) Juniper
13 3 (2.42%) Percona
13 3 (2.42%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.42%) Sophos
14 2 (1.61%) Trend Micro