Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 6 months to 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 269 264 243
Rank change year-on-year -5 -21 -19
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 908 1,877 2,591
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 1.28% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.39% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 752 1,555 2,322
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.92% +9.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £88,675
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -2.06% +7.78%

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 73,035 135,165 163,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.24% 92.22% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 58,160 106,325 131,241
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in the UK

High Availability
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing High Availability.

Salary trend for High Availability in the UK

High Availability
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing High Availability over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Salary histogram for High Availability in the UK

High Availability
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the UK over the 6 months to 3 July 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 -8 834 £57,500 +4.55% 77
UK excluding London +36 545 £52,500 +10.53% 61
London -52 347 £70,000 +6.02% 22
North of England +54 175 £52,500 +16.67% 15
South East +19 149 £55,000 +8.91% 17
North West +84 107 £53,125 +18.06% 9
Midlands +50 89 £50,000 +17.65% 12
West Midlands +63 70 £50,500 +1.00% 8
Work from Home +36 68 £52,500 -19.23% 15
Yorkshire +39 45 £54,000 +8.00% 3
South West +70 41 £61,250 +28.95% 7
Scotland +43 32 £50,000 -0.99% 2
East of England +18 32 £55,000 +2.33% 4
Wales +28 24 £43,750 -12.50% 3
North East +26 23 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East Midlands +14 16 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Northern Ireland -2 3 £56,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT jobs citing High Availability 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 High Availability.

1 320 (35.24%) Linux
2 285 (31.39%) Azure
3 278 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (27.42%) AWS
5 247 (27.20%) DevOps
6 243 (26.76%) Python
7 242 (26.65%) SQL
8 232 (25.55%) SQL Server
9 224 (24.67%) Docker
10 215 (23.68%) Microsoft
11 203 (22.36%) Windows
12 181 (19.93%) Disaster Recovery
13 177 (19.49%) Kubernetes
14 163 (17.95%) Finance
15 156 (17.18%) VMware
16 155 (17.07%) Jenkins
17 152 (16.74%) Java
18 139 (15.31%) PowerShell
19 136 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
19 136 (14.98%) Ansible
20 133 (14.65%) Terraform
21 128 (14.10%) Active Directory
22 127 (13.99%) Git (software)
23 123 (13.55%) VMware Infrastructure
24 121 (13.33%) Software Engineering
25 119 (13.11%) Firewall
26 116 (12.78%) Degree
27 114 (12.56%) Bash Shell
28 113 (12.44%) Open Source
28 113 (12.44%) Microservices

High Availability
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 34 (3.74%) IIS
2 25 (2.75%) OpenStack
3 20 (2.20%) Confluence
3 20 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.54%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.43%) Apache
6 13 (1.43%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.43%) CMS
6 13 (1.43%) WebLogic
6 13 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.88%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.44%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.44%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.33%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.44%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.11%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 285 (31.39%) Azure
2 249 (27.42%) AWS
3 73 (8.04%) SaaS
4 72 (7.93%) PaaS
5 58 (6.39%) IaaS
6 56 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
7 52 (5.73%) Office 365
8 48 (5.29%) GCP
9 36 (3.96%) GitHub
10 26 (2.86%) Power Platform
11 23 (2.53%) Serverless
12 21 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (1.98%) Amazon ECS
13 18 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
15 16 (1.76%) Amazon S3
16 14 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
16 14 (1.54%) OpenShift
17 13 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 12 (1.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 119 (13.11%) Firewall
2 81 (8.92%) VPN
3 77 (8.48%) DNS
4 74 (8.15%) WAN
5 58 (6.39%) LAN
6 51 (5.62%) DHCP
6 51 (5.62%) TCP/IP
7 49 (5.40%) SAN
8 32 (3.52%) Internet
8 32 (3.52%) Network Security
9 31 (3.41%) VoIP
9 31 (3.41%) Wireless
10 25 (2.75%) NAS
10 25 (2.75%) Skype
11 24 (2.64%) BGP
11 24 (2.64%) HTTP
12 23 (2.53%) VLAN
13 22 (2.42%) OSPF
14 19 (2.09%) SSL
15 18 (1.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 70 (7.71%) MySQL
3 59 (6.50%) Big Data
4 54 (5.95%) NoSQL
5 53 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 43 (4.74%) Oracle Database
7 43 (4.74%) Relational Database
8 40 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 38 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (3.19%) Azure SQL Database
11 26 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (2.75%) Power BI
13 24 (2.64%) MongoDB
14 22 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
15 20 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
16 18 (1.98%) RDBMS
17 16 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (1.65%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 155 (17.07%) Jenkins
2 127 (13.99%) Git (software)
3 39 (4.30%) GitLab
4 38 (4.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 36 (3.96%) JIRA
6 30 (3.30%) Bitbucket
7 28 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 28 (3.08%) TeamCity
8 20 (2.20%) Subversion
8 20 (2.20%) Vagrant
9 19 (2.09%) Selenium
10 18 (1.98%) Visual Studio
11 17 (1.87%) Hudson
12 13 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (1.32%) JUnit
14 11 (1.21%) ReSharper
14 11 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (0.88%) Artifactory
15 8 (0.88%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 163 (17.95%) Finance
2 45 (4.96%) Banking
3 42 (4.63%) Retail
4 34 (3.74%) Marketing
5 30 (3.30%) Legal
6 28 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.64%) Public Sector
8 19 (2.09%) Advertising
9 15 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.54%) Law
11 11 (1.21%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.21%) Games
12 10 (1.10%) Front Office
13 5 (0.55%) Billing
13 5 (0.55%) Norwegian Language
14 4 (0.44%) Automotive
14 4 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.33%) Local Government
15 3 (0.33%) Military
15 3 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 147 (16.19%) Developer
2 129 (14.21%) DBA
3 92 (10.13%) Administrator
4 84 (9.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 73 (8.04%) SQL DBA
6 69 (7.60%) Architect
6 69 (7.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 40 (4.41%) Software Engineer
8 38 (4.19%) Java Developer
9 37 (4.07%) Senior Developer
10 35 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
11 34 (3.74%) Network Engineer
12 32 (3.52%) Linux Engineer
12 32 (3.52%) Platform Engineer
12 32 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
13 30 (3.30%) Java Engineer
14 28 (3.08%) IT Engineer
15 27 (2.97%) Cloud Architect
15 27 (2.97%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (7.93%) .NET
2 61 (6.72%) Node.js
3 56 (6.17%) Web Services
4 54 (5.95%) HTML
5 49 (5.40%) REST
6 44 (4.85%) CSS
7 38 (4.19%) AngularJS
7 38 (4.19%) Middleware
8 37 (4.07%) React
9 29 (3.19%) Spring Boot
10 28 (3.08%) HTML5
11 27 (2.97%) Elastic Stack
12 26 (2.86%) Spring
12 26 (2.86%) WebRTC
13 22 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (2.09%) jQuery
15 18 (1.98%) CSS3
16 17 (1.87%) .NET Framework
16 17 (1.87%) Kafka
17 16 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.69%) Clustering
2 83 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (7.71%) Data Centre
4 46 (5.07%) Public Cloud
5 41 (4.52%) Replication
6 36 (3.96%) Cloud Native
7 28 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 27 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
9 24 (2.64%) Algorithms
9 24 (2.64%) PKI
10 22 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
11 20 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (2.20%) Mobile App
11 20 (2.20%) User Experience
12 17 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.76%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.65%) Equities
15 14 (1.54%) Cyberattack
15 14 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (1.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 320 (35.24%) Linux
2 203 (22.36%) Windows
3 90 (9.91%) Windows Server
4 73 (8.04%) Unix
5 62 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 54 (5.95%) CentOS
7 36 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (3.19%) Ubuntu
9 18 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (1.98%) Windows Server 2016
10 14 (1.54%) Solaris
11 13 (1.43%) AIX
11 13 (1.43%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.32%) Android
13 11 (1.21%) SUSE
14 10 (1.10%) Fedora
14 10 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (0.99%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (27.20%) DevOps
3 181 (19.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 136 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
5 121 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 113 (12.44%) Microservices
6 113 (12.44%) Open Source
7 103 (11.34%) Performance Tuning
8 102 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
9 87 (9.58%) Configuration Management
10 85 (9.36%) ITIL
11 82 (9.03%) Scrum
12 76 (8.37%) Infrastructure as Code
13 75 (8.26%) Computer Science
14 73 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 72 (7.93%) E-Commerce
16 68 (7.49%) Test Automation
17 66 (7.27%) Load Balancing
17 66 (7.27%) Migration
18 65 (7.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 243 (26.76%) Python
2 242 (26.65%) SQL
3 152 (16.74%) Java
4 139 (15.31%) PowerShell
5 114 (12.56%) Bash Shell
6 111 (12.22%) JavaScript
7 81 (8.92%) Go
8 73 (8.04%) C#
9 64 (7.05%) Ruby
10 60 (6.61%) T-SQL
11 27 (2.97%) C
12 24 (2.64%) C++
12 24 (2.64%) Shell Script
13 21 (2.31%) TypeScript
14 19 (2.09%) Perl
15 16 (1.76%) Scala
15 16 (1.76%) VBScript
16 14 (1.54%) Java 8
17 13 (1.43%) PHP
18 7 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 116 (12.78%) Degree
2 69 (7.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (6.39%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (5.29%) Security Cleared
6 34 (3.74%) DV Cleared
7 33 (3.63%) MCSE
8 27 (2.97%) AWS Certification
9 25 (2.75%) CCNP
10 23 (2.53%) CCNA
11 14 (1.54%) CISSP
12 13 (1.43%) Master's Degree
13 11 (1.21%) MCSA
13 11 (1.21%) RHCSA
14 10 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
14 10 (1.10%) SC Cleared
15 9 (0.99%) CEH
15 9 (0.99%) MBCS
15 9 (0.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (3.41%) QA
3 27 (2.97%) SLA
4 25 (2.75%) GDPR
5 22 (2.42%) NCSC
6 20 (2.20%) PCI DSS
7 14 (1.54%) NIST
7 14 (1.54%) NIST 800
8 8 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 224 (24.67%) Docker
2 128 (14.10%) Active Directory
3 123 (13.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (4.96%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (1.87%) vSphere
7 16 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (1.65%) XenApp
9 14 (1.54%) Xen
10 12 (1.32%) Firmware
11 9 (0.99%) KVM
11 9 (0.99%) NFS
11 9 (0.99%) Samba
11 9 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.88%) VMware NSX
12 8 (0.88%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.77%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.66%) Kamailio
14 6 (0.66%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 177 (19.49%) Kubernetes
2 136 (14.98%) Ansible
3 133 (14.65%) Terraform
4 102 (11.23%) Puppet
5 90 (9.91%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (3.74%) Docker Swarm
6 34 (3.74%) Grafana
7 28 (3.08%) Nagios
8 25 (2.75%) Graphite
9 22 (2.42%) Packer
10 20 (2.20%) Failover Clustering
11 19 (2.09%) Prometheus
12 18 (1.98%) Consul
12 18 (1.98%) vCenter Server
13 17 (1.87%) ZABBIX
14 16 (1.76%) Microsoft Clustering
15 13 (1.43%) Kibana
15 13 (1.43%) Salt
16 11 (1.21%) Data Guard
16 11 (1.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 215 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 156 (17.18%) VMware
3 90 (9.91%) Oracle
4 83 (9.14%) Red Hat
5 81 (8.92%) Cisco
6 59 (6.50%) Google
7 26 (2.86%) Dell
8 25 (2.75%) NetApp
9 24 (2.64%) HP
10 23 (2.53%) SolarWinds
11 20 (2.20%) CheckPoint
11 20 (2.20%) Citrix
11 20 (2.20%) F5
12 18 (1.98%) EMC
13 17 (1.87%) IBM
14 15 (1.65%) Juniper
14 15 (1.65%) SAP
15 14 (1.54%) Veritas
16 12 (1.32%) Cloudera
16 12 (1.32%) Splunk