Period
to 19 February 2018

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

High Availability
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 205 177
Rank change year-on-year -33 -28 -17
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 2,521 2,864 4,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.65% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.84% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,140 2,371 3,180
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £78,750 £80,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 157,852 155,291 187,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.54% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 127,991 127,938 155,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,750 £79,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in the UK

High Availability
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing High Availability.

Salary trend for High Availability in the UK

High Availability
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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 19 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 -24 2,412 £52,500 - 345
UK excluding London -36 1,462 £45,500 +1.11% 243
London -15 1,022 £65,000 +8.33% 131
South East +26 567 £50,000 -2.91% 66
North of England -15 379 £45,000 +11.80% 67
East of England -40 226 £52,500 -4.55% 27
Yorkshire -5 190 £49,500 +23.75% 32
North West -31 156 £42,500 - 32
Midlands -92 112 £42,000 -1.18% 35
South West -54 104 £45,000 +5.88% 19
West Midlands -79 69 £40,000 +2.56% 24
Scotland -52 59 £42,500 -2.86% 10
North East +5 33 £50,000 +17.65% 3
East Midlands -37 32 £45,000 - 11
Wales -21 18 £42,500 - 12
Northern Ireland -17 2 £29,250 - 6
Isle of Man - 1 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 820 (32.53%) SQL Server
2 801 (31.77%) SQL
3 777 (30.82%) Linux
4 773 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
5 561 (22.25%) Windows
6 541 (21.46%) JavaScript
7 540 (21.42%) Java
8 508 (20.15%) Amazon AWS
9 473 (18.76%) .NET
10 465 (18.45%) DevOps
11 462 (18.33%) Microsoft
12 451 (17.89%) Python
13 435 (17.26%) C#
14 426 (16.90%) Finance
15 409 (16.22%) NoSQL
16 399 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
17 362 (14.36%) TDD
18 352 (13.96%) RESTful
19 337 (13.37%) Degree
20 335 (13.29%) VMware
21 330 (13.09%) Oracle
22 329 (13.05%) ITIL
23 324 (12.85%) Firewall
24 309 (12.26%) Disaster Recovery
25 304 (12.06%) Git (software)
26 298 (11.82%) Ruby
27 294 (11.66%) MVC
28 293 (11.62%) MySQL
29 287 (11.38%) Docker
29 287 (11.38%) Performance Tuning

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
1 129 (5.12%) Apache
2 99 (3.93%) Tomcat
3 92 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 82 (3.25%) IIS
5 74 (2.94%) MS Exchange
6 70 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 56 (2.22%) OpenStack
8 54 (2.14%) Confluence
9 49 (1.94%) WebSphere
10 46 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 43 (1.71%) Apache Spark
12 42 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 41 (1.63%) nginx
14 34 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
15 32 (1.27%) JBoss
16 26 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
16 26 (1.03%) Skype for Business
17 21 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
18 20 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
19 18 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.12%) SPSS
6 1 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.040%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.040%) HipChat
6 1 (0.040%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 9 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.32%) Magento
4 8 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.24%) Shopify
6 5 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.20%) ResourceLink
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.12%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.079%) Pegasus Opera
10 1 (0.040%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 508 (20.15%) Amazon AWS
2 399 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (4.40%) Office 365
4 106 (4.20%) IaaS
5 104 (4.13%) PaaS
6 103 (4.09%) SaaS
7 96 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
8 41 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 37 (1.47%) Amazon S3
10 35 (1.39%) GitHub
11 34 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 34 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
12 31 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 31 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 26 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
14 22 (0.87%) Route 53
15 21 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
16 16 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
17 15 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 324 (12.85%) Firewall
2 167 (6.62%) DNS
3 149 (5.91%) SAN
3 149 (5.91%) VPN
4 142 (5.63%) WAN
5 136 (5.39%) TCP/IP
6 126 (5.00%) HTTP
7 97 (3.85%) DHCP
8 92 (3.65%) MPLS
9 80 (3.17%) LAN
10 77 (3.05%) BGP
11 76 (3.01%) OSPF
12 73 (2.90%) VoIP
13 67 (2.66%) Internet
14 66 (2.62%) SSL
15 63 (2.50%) Wireless
16 57 (2.26%) NAS
16 57 (2.26%) VLAN
17 52 (2.06%) Network Security
18 48 (1.90%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 820 (32.53%) SQL Server
2 409 (16.22%) NoSQL
3 293 (11.62%) MySQL
4 255 (10.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 236 (9.36%) SQL Server 2016
6 215 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 198 (7.85%) Relational Database
8 157 (6.23%) Oracle Database
9 154 (6.11%) MongoDB
10 144 (5.71%) Big Data
11 140 (5.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 118 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
13 105 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 103 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
15 90 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
16 78 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
17 76 (3.01%) RDBMS
17 76 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
18 68 (2.70%) Hadoop
19 64 (2.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 304 (12.06%) Git (software)
2 215 (8.53%) Jenkins
3 100 (3.97%) Octopus Deploy
4 92 (3.65%) JIRA
4 92 (3.65%) Subversion
4 92 (3.65%) TeamCity
5 88 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 76 (3.01%) Maven
7 55 (2.18%) Vagrant
8 47 (1.86%) NUnit
9 44 (1.75%) Visual Studio
10 39 (1.55%) Ant
11 38 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 37 (1.47%) JUnit
12 37 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
13 27 (1.07%) Selenium
14 25 (0.99%) Gradle
14 25 (0.99%) Hudson
15 22 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 21 (0.83%) Cucumber
General
1 426 (16.90%) Finance
2 184 (7.30%) Music Industry
3 165 (6.55%) Banking
4 99 (3.93%) Retail
5 88 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 86 (3.41%) Games
7 54 (2.14%) Marketing
8 41 (1.63%) Advertising
9 33 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 25 (0.99%) Billing
12 22 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.83%) Back Office
14 18 (0.71%) Retail Banking
15 16 (0.63%) Law
16 15 (0.60%) Electronics
17 9 (0.36%) Front Office
17 9 (0.36%) Online Betting
18 8 (0.32%) Dutch Language
19 7 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 642 (25.47%) Developer
2 348 (13.80%) DBA
3 260 (10.31%) Administrator
4 249 (9.88%) SQL DBA
5 232 (9.20%) .NET Developer
6 226 (8.96%) Architect
7 195 (7.74%) DevOps Engineer
8 154 (6.11%) Java Developer
9 129 (5.12%) SQL Server DBA
10 125 (4.96%) Software Engineer
11 115 (4.56%) Senior Developer
12 105 (4.17%) Network Engineer
13 103 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 95 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
15 93 (3.69%) Consultant
16 82 (3.25%) C# Developer
17 81 (3.21%) Analyst
18 80 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
19 77 (3.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
20 76 (3.01%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (18.76%) .NET
2 352 (13.96%) RESTful
3 275 (10.91%) Web Services
4 253 (10.04%) AngularJS
5 242 (9.60%) Node.js
6 240 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 211 (8.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 204 (8.09%) WCF
9 187 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 183 (7.26%) HTML
11 175 (6.94%) .NET Framework
11 175 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 169 (6.70%) CSS
13 159 (6.31%) KnockoutJS
14 156 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 155 (6.15%) Entity Framework
16 153 (6.07%) Middleware
17 147 (5.83%) Code First Entity Framework
18 145 (5.75%) XML
19 139 (5.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 242 (9.60%) Data Centre
2 231 (9.16%) Clustering
3 201 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
4 195 (7.74%) Replication
5 188 (7.46%) Computer Science
6 121 (4.80%) User Experience
7 110 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
8 105 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
9 94 (3.73%) Fintech
9 94 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
10 79 (3.13%) Public Cloud
11 77 (3.05%) Management Information System
12 65 (2.58%) Private Cloud
13 64 (2.54%) Algorithms
14 50 (1.98%) Mobile App
15 41 (1.63%) Data Structures
16 32 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
17 30 (1.19%) Client/Server
17 30 (1.19%) Mainframe
18 22 (0.87%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 777 (30.82%) Linux
2 561 (22.25%) Windows
3 281 (11.15%) Unix
4 242 (9.60%) Windows Server
5 146 (5.79%) CentOS
6 131 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 72 (2.86%) Solaris
7 72 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (1.98%) AIX
10 44 (1.75%) Debian
11 36 (1.43%) Ubuntu
12 29 (1.15%) Apple iOS
12 29 (1.15%) Windows 10
13 24 (0.95%) Android
14 22 (0.87%) HPUX
15 20 (0.79%) SUSE
16 18 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (0.56%) VMS
18 12 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 465 (18.45%) DevOps
3 362 (14.36%) TDD
4 329 (13.05%) ITIL
5 309 (12.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 294 (11.66%) MVC
7 287 (11.38%) Performance Tuning
8 268 (10.63%) Software Engineering
9 267 (10.59%) Scrum
10 256 (10.15%) BDD
11 222 (8.81%) Configuration Management
12 219 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
13 207 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
14 204 (8.09%) Migration
15 196 (7.77%) Mentoring
16 188 (7.46%) Web Application Development
17 150 (5.95%) Microservices
17 150 (5.95%) OO
18 148 (5.87%) Test Automation
19 146 (5.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 801 (31.77%) SQL
2 541 (21.46%) JavaScript
3 540 (21.42%) Java
4 451 (17.89%) Python
5 435 (17.26%) C#
6 298 (11.82%) Ruby
7 243 (9.64%) PowerShell
8 204 (8.09%) Perl
9 199 (7.89%) T-SQL
10 192 (7.62%) Bash Shell
11 140 (5.55%) C++
12 110 (4.36%) PHP
13 103 (4.09%) Shell Script
14 80 (3.17%) Scala
15 65 (2.58%) C
16 64 (2.54%) Go
17 55 (2.18%) PL/SQL
18 39 (1.55%) F#
18 39 (1.55%) Groovy
19 34 (1.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 337 (13.37%) Degree
2 190 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 140 (5.55%) Cisco Certification
4 129 (5.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 109 (4.32%) CCNA
6 88 (3.49%) MCSE
7 59 (2.34%) CCNP
7 59 (2.34%) Master's Degree
8 43 (1.71%) MCITP
9 37 (1.47%) MCSA
10 31 (1.23%) Security Cleared
11 28 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
12 26 (1.03%) MCP
13 22 (0.87%) DV Cleared
14 21 (0.83%) AWS Certification
15 18 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
15 18 (0.71%) RHCE
16 17 (0.67%) CCIE
17 16 (0.63%) CISSP
18 15 (0.60%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (4.40%) QA
2 58 (2.30%) SLA
3 42 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 40 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.99%) GDPR
6 22 (0.87%) PMO
7 20 (0.79%) HIPAA
8 19 (0.75%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.28%) PSD2
11 5 (0.20%) GxP
12 4 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
13 3 (0.12%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.079%) IEC 62304
14 2 (0.079%) ISO 26262
15 1 (0.040%) ISO 20022
15 1 (0.040%) MISRA
15 1 (0.040%) MISRA C
15 1 (0.040%) NIST 800
System Software
1 287 (11.38%) Docker
2 233 (9.24%) Active Directory
3 230 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 151 (5.99%) Hyper-V
5 77 (3.05%) vSphere
6 60 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 51 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
8 31 (1.23%) KVM
9 26 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
10 22 (0.87%) NFS
11 19 (0.75%) HDFS
12 16 (0.63%) Samba
13 15 (0.60%) XenDesktop
14 14 (0.56%) VMware NSX
15 13 (0.52%) XenApp
16 11 (0.44%) Firmware
16 11 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 10 (0.40%) Apache Flume
18 9 (0.36%) BitLocker
18 9 (0.36%) iptables
Systems Management
1 276 (10.95%) Ansible
2 263 (10.43%) Puppet
3 245 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
4 127 (5.04%) Kubernetes
5 91 (3.61%) Nagios
6 66 (2.62%) Terraform
7 60 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
8 53 (2.10%) Microsoft Clustering
9 49 (1.94%) SCCM
10 38 (1.51%) SCOM
11 34 (1.35%) Salt
12 32 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
13 31 (1.23%) Consul
14 23 (0.91%) Data Guard
14 23 (0.91%) HAProxy
14 23 (0.91%) vCenter Server
15 22 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
16 21 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
17 20 (0.79%) ZABBIX
18 19 (0.75%) Packer
Vendors
1 462 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 335 (13.29%) VMware
3 330 (13.09%) Oracle
4 235 (9.32%) Cisco
5 113 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 97 (3.85%) HP
7 82 (3.25%) SAP
8 74 (2.94%) IBM
9 72 (2.86%) Citrix
10 71 (2.82%) Splunk
11 60 (2.38%) F5
12 59 (2.34%) CheckPoint
13 56 (2.22%) Google
14 51 (2.02%) Dell
15 48 (1.90%) Juniper
16 40 (1.59%) NetApp
17 36 (1.43%) 3PAR
18 32 (1.27%) SolarWinds
19 31 (1.23%) RedGate
20 30 (1.19%) Sun