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

High Availability
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 251 266 265
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1 +7
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 2,551 1,531 750
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.54% 1.32% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.40% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,117 859 572
10th Percentile £35,750 £34,567 £37,000
25th Percentile £44,750 £43,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,250
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +0.44% +4.09%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,255 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.51% -4.76% +5.00%

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 158,838 109,444 56,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 96.18% 94.69% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83,369 73,869 46,256
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 August 2022.

Salary histogram for High Availability in the UK

High Availability
Top 16 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 18 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 +1 2,089 £59,526 +3.52% 178
London +1 1,054 £75,000 +7.14% 86
UK excluding London +4 1,044 £54,255 +8.51% 103
Work from Home +4 966 £62,500 +13.64% 75
South East -38 368 £58,500 +1.74% 15
North of England -1 266 £48,000 +10.98% 31
South West +48 133 £37,500 -21.88% 18
North West -18 131 £45,816 -9.72% 14
Yorkshire +32 120 £50,000 +33.33% 15
Midlands -22 111 £57,500 +15.00% 19
Scotland +1 100 £57,500 +4.55% 8
West Midlands -49 66 £57,500 +9.52% 14
East of England -45 62 £80,000 +68.42% 10
East Midlands +12 45 £52,500 +16.67% 5
North East +1 15 £40,000 +15.94% 2
Wales -40 5 £42,500 -5.56% 2

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 1,353 (53.04%) Agile
2 1,230 (48.22%) AWS
3 1,102 (43.20%) Azure
4 1,006 (39.44%) Kubernetes
5 947 (37.12%) Finance
6 894 (35.05%) Docker
7 875 (34.30%) DevOps
8 839 (32.89%) Java
9 823 (32.26%) CI/CD
10 786 (30.81%) Microservices
11 761 (29.83%) SQL
12 682 (26.73%) Git (software)
13 640 (25.09%) Python
14 633 (24.81%) Social Skills
15 586 (22.97%) Disaster Recovery
16 573 (22.46%) JavaScript
16 573 (22.46%) Terraform
17 571 (22.38%) Microsoft
18 567 (22.23%) Test Automation
19 566 (22.19%) SQL Server
20 540 (21.17%) Software Engineering
21 517 (20.27%) TDD
22 499 (19.56%) NoSQL
23 496 (19.44%) Linux
24 455 (17.84%) Mentoring
25 454 (17.80%) Windows
26 441 (17.29%) Serverless
27 440 (17.25%) PowerShell
28 437 (17.13%) .NET
29 436 (17.09%) Jenkins

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
1 213 (8.35%) Apache Spark
2 134 (5.25%) Tomcat
3 129 (5.06%) IIS
4 99 (3.88%) JBoss
5 86 (3.37%) CMS
6 54 (2.12%) Confluence
7 43 (1.69%) Umbraco
8 39 (1.53%) Drupal
8 39 (1.53%) Joomla!
9 35 (1.37%) Apache Airflow
9 35 (1.37%) Headless CMS
9 35 (1.37%) SharePoint
10 32 (1.25%) Apache
11 28 (1.10%) MS Exchange
12 16 (0.63%) Apache Pulsar
12 16 (0.63%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.43%) Luigi
13 11 (0.43%) SAS
14 10 (0.39%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (0.98%) Chatbot
3 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.078%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.078%) Stata
Business Applications
1 68 (2.67%) R3 Corda
2 48 (1.88%) Distributed Ledger
3 24 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (0.31%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 7 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.16%) Primavera
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.078%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.078%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1,230 (48.22%) AWS
2 1,102 (43.20%) Azure
3 441 (17.29%) Serverless
4 410 (16.07%) GCP
5 366 (14.35%) AWS Lambda
6 315 (12.35%) OpenShift
7 299 (11.72%) Cloud Functions
8 209 (8.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 193 (7.57%) GitHub
10 169 (6.62%) SaaS
11 127 (4.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 113 (4.43%) IaaS
13 108 (4.23%) Amazon Kinesis
14 101 (3.96%) PaaS
15 98 (3.84%) Microsoft 365
16 96 (3.76%) AWS CodePipeline
16 96 (3.76%) Azure Stack
17 93 (3.65%) Azure DevOps
18 74 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
19 70 (2.74%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 338 (13.25%) Internet
2 303 (11.88%) Firewall
3 139 (5.45%) DNS
4 111 (4.35%) HTTP
5 103 (4.04%) WAN
6 85 (3.33%) PPP
7 78 (3.06%) LAN
7 78 (3.06%) TCP/IP
8 76 (2.98%) DHCP
8 76 (2.98%) VPN
9 72 (2.82%) Broadband
10 63 (2.47%) Network Security
11 41 (1.61%) SD-WAN
12 34 (1.33%) SAN
13 29 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (1.14%) Wireless
14 28 (1.10%) BGP
15 26 (1.02%) Skype
16 25 (0.98%) SSL
17 23 (0.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 566 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 499 (19.56%) NoSQL
3 422 (16.54%) PostgreSQL
4 412 (16.15%) MySQL
5 304 (11.92%) Relational Database
6 264 (10.35%) MongoDB
7 214 (8.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 195 (7.64%) Flink
9 144 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 140 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 131 (5.14%) Redis
12 107 (4.19%) Big Data
13 104 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
13 104 (4.08%) RDBMS
14 94 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
15 79 (3.10%) CockroachDB
16 77 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
17 69 (2.70%) Oracle Database
18 53 (2.08%) Power BI
19 52 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 682 (26.73%) Git (software)
2 436 (17.09%) Jenkins
3 319 (12.50%) JIRA
4 311 (12.19%) Gradle
5 294 (11.52%) Subversion
6 277 (10.86%) Maven
7 200 (7.84%) Ant
8 103 (4.04%) SonarQube
9 90 (3.53%) GitLab
10 86 (3.37%) JUnit
11 80 (3.14%) Artifactory
11 80 (3.14%) Selenium
12 60 (2.35%) Cucumber
13 43 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
14 28 (1.10%) Mocha
14 28 (1.10%) Snyk
14 28 (1.10%) webpack
15 27 (1.06%) NUnit
16 26 (1.02%) Cypress.io
17 25 (0.98%) Jasmine
General
1 947 (37.12%) Finance
2 633 (24.81%) Social Skills
3 346 (13.56%) Manufacturing
4 325 (12.74%) Banking
5 271 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
6 203 (7.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 177 (6.94%) Games
8 145 (5.68%) Law
9 138 (5.41%) Organisational Skills
10 79 (3.10%) Retail
11 68 (2.67%) Marketing
12 64 (2.51%) Telecoms
13 53 (2.08%) Legal
14 49 (1.92%) Public Sector
15 48 (1.88%) Influencing Skills
16 30 (1.18%) Presentation Skills
17 28 (1.10%) Advertising
17 28 (1.10%) Electronics
17 28 (1.10%) Financial Institution
18 25 (0.98%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 434 (17.01%) Developer
2 352 (13.80%) Software Engineer
3 308 (12.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 240 (9.41%) Java Engineer
5 225 (8.82%) Senior Java Engineer
6 190 (7.45%) DBA
7 170 (6.66%) Senior DevOps
7 170 (6.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 146 (5.72%) Senior Developer
9 144 (5.64%) Administrator
10 127 (4.98%) Senior Software Engineer
11 118 (4.63%) Applications Engineer
12 115 (4.51%) Java Developer
13 111 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 108 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
15 103 (4.04%) SQL DBA
16 101 (3.96%) Architect
17 95 (3.72%) Software Developer
18 93 (3.65%) Principal Engineer
19 71 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (17.13%) .NET
2 429 (16.82%) Kafka
3 396 (15.52%) React
4 367 (14.39%) RESTful
5 348 (13.64%) HTML
6 315 (12.35%) Node.js
7 306 (12.00%) CSS
8 266 (10.43%) Spring
9 236 (9.25%) Spring Boot
10 234 (9.17%) REST
11 212 (8.31%) ASP.NET
12 209 (8.19%) JDBC
13 160 (6.27%) Web Services
14 157 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
15 156 (6.12%) GraphQL
16 139 (5.45%) Elastic Stack
17 113 (4.43%) AngularJS
18 103 (4.04%) HTML5
19 65 (2.55%) JSON
20 59 (2.31%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 297 (11.64%) Life Science
2 296 (11.60%) Linux Command Line
3 229 (8.98%) Algorithms
4 227 (8.90%) Data Structures
5 186 (7.29%) Cloud Native
6 129 (5.06%) Public Cloud
7 114 (4.47%) Data Centre
8 113 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
9 98 (3.84%) Replication
10 79 (3.10%) Clustering
11 73 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
11 73 (2.86%) Management Information System
12 64 (2.51%) Mobile App
12 64 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
13 63 (2.47%) Social Media
14 58 (2.27%) User Experience
14 58 (2.27%) Virtual Team
15 50 (1.96%) Blockchain
16 49 (1.92%) Sports Betting
17 48 (1.88%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 496 (19.44%) Linux
2 454 (17.80%) Windows
3 286 (11.21%) Unix
4 246 (9.64%) Windows Server
5 78 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (2.39%) CentOS
7 48 (1.88%) Windows 10
8 39 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (1.29%) Android
9 33 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 33 (1.29%) Windows Server 2016
10 29 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (0.98%) Ubuntu
12 24 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
13 21 (0.82%) Windows 7
14 20 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (0.63%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.47%) ThreadX
17 9 (0.35%) Debian
17 9 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,353 (53.04%) Agile
2 875 (34.30%) DevOps
3 823 (32.26%) CI/CD
4 786 (30.81%) Microservices
5 586 (22.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 567 (22.23%) Test Automation
7 540 (21.17%) Software Engineering
8 517 (20.27%) TDD
9 455 (17.84%) Mentoring
10 424 (16.62%) Coaching
11 407 (15.95%) Problem-Solving
12 342 (13.41%) Strategic Thinking
13 335 (13.13%) Computer Science
14 318 (12.47%) Innovative Thinking
15 317 (12.43%) Customer-Centricity
16 314 (12.31%) Low Latency
17 306 (12.00%) BDD
18 294 (11.52%) Full Stack Development
19 293 (11.49%) Infrastructure as Code
20 292 (11.45%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 839 (32.89%) Java
2 761 (29.83%) SQL
3 640 (25.09%) Python
4 573 (22.46%) JavaScript
5 440 (17.25%) PowerShell
6 290 (11.37%) PHP
7 265 (10.39%) Shell Script
8 258 (10.11%) Ruby
9 246 (9.64%) Perl
10 221 (8.66%) C#
11 147 (5.76%) TypeScript
12 144 (5.64%) Kotlin
13 132 (5.17%) T-SQL
14 114 (4.47%) Bash
15 104 (4.08%) Go
16 90 (3.53%) C++
17 57 (2.23%) Scala
18 50 (1.96%) C
19 34 (1.33%) Groovy
20 27 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 314 (12.31%) Degree
2 124 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 106 (4.16%) Security Cleared
4 73 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 68 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 58 (2.27%) AWS Certification
7 48 (1.88%) OCP
7 48 (1.88%) Oracle Certification
8 42 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (1.33%) CCNP
10 31 (1.22%) Azure Certification
10 31 (1.22%) MCSE
11 25 (0.98%) CCNA
11 25 (0.98%) Master's Degree
12 21 (0.82%) DV Cleared
13 16 (0.63%) MCSA
14 13 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (0.47%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
15 12 (0.47%) PMI Certification
15 12 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (4.43%) QA
2 86 (3.37%) SLA
3 42 (1.65%) SOC 2
4 32 (1.25%) GDPR
5 30 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.90%) Accessibility
7 17 (0.67%) FATCA
7 17 (0.67%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.55%) Data Quality
10 13 (0.51%) GRC
11 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 7 (0.27%) NIST
13 6 (0.24%) PMO
13 6 (0.24%) WCAG
14 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.12%) GxP
15 3 (0.12%) HIPAA
16 1 (0.039%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 1 (0.039%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 894 (35.05%) Docker
2 195 (7.64%) Active Directory
3 134 (5.25%) Virtual Machines
4 129 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 76 (2.98%) Hyper-V
6 37 (1.45%) vSphere
7 30 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (0.90%) Firmware
9 20 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (0.51%) XenApp
12 9 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.31%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.20%) NFS
14 5 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.16%) KVM
15 4 (0.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1,006 (39.44%) Kubernetes
2 573 (22.46%) Terraform
3 299 (11.72%) Ansible
4 170 (6.66%) Puppet
5 141 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
6 62 (2.43%) Istio
7 57 (2.23%) SCCM
8 52 (2.04%) Prometheus
9 50 (1.96%) Grafana
9 50 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
10 48 (1.88%) Failover Clustering
11 36 (1.41%) WSUS
12 31 (1.22%) Packer
13 30 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
14 24 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
15 23 (0.90%) Nagios
15 23 (0.90%) ZABBIX
16 21 (0.82%) SCOM
17 17 (0.67%) Graphite
17 17 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 571 (22.38%) Microsoft
2 283 (11.09%) Google
3 196 (7.68%) VMware
4 151 (5.92%) Oracle
5 119 (4.66%) Splunk
6 102 (4.00%) Cisco
7 51 (2.00%) SolarWinds
8 49 (1.92%) Citrix
9 48 (1.88%) Red Hat
10 38 (1.49%) IBM
11 36 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
12 35 (1.37%) Veeam
13 32 (1.25%) Spotify
14 30 (1.18%) HP
15 28 (1.10%) Checkmarx
16 26 (1.02%) Hitachi
17 25 (0.98%) EMC
18 23 (0.90%) New Relic
19 22 (0.86%) CheckPoint
19 22 (0.86%) Palo Alto