Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 242 243 214
Rank change year-on-year +1 -29 -34
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 2,146 2,510 2,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.43% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.56% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,732 2,130 2,395
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -5.26%

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 137,171 160,827 160,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.83% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108,142 130,549 132,251
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +1 2,036 £55,000 +3.77% 347
UK excluding London -9 1,163 £47,500 +4.40% 234
London +1 938 £67,000 +3.08% 136
South East -20 414 £52,500 +5.00% 53
North of England -3 286 £43,000 -4.44% 79
Midlands +103 179 £45,000 +7.14% 43
Yorkshire +20 154 £45,000 -8.16% 33
East of England -26 134 £47,500 -13.64% 22
North West +14 122 £44,000 +3.53% 40
West Midlands +87 116 £50,000 +25.00% 25
South West -12 75 £57,500 +27.07% 14
East Midlands +48 63 £42,500 -5.56% 18
Scotland +10 57 £42,500 - 13
Wales +16 16 £42,500 - 8
North East -7 11 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Northern Ireland -9 2 £47,500 +62.39% 2

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 849 (39.56%) SQL
2 680 (31.69%) Linux
3 666 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 665 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
5 634 (29.54%) Amazon AWS
6 617 (28.75%) Windows
7 600 (27.96%) SQL Server
8 552 (25.72%) Microsoft Azure
9 486 (22.65%) Finance
10 457 (21.30%) Python
11 456 (21.25%) Java
12 423 (19.71%) VMware
13 421 (19.62%) DevOps
14 351 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
15 330 (15.38%) Degree
16 319 (14.86%) Active Directory
17 317 (14.77%) ITIL
18 307 (14.31%) Git (software)
19 299 (13.93%) Windows Server
20 298 (13.89%) PowerShell
21 295 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
22 282 (13.14%) JavaScript
23 280 (13.05%) C#
24 276 (12.86%) Disaster Recovery
25 270 (12.58%) .NET
26 269 (12.53%) Ansible
27 268 (12.49%) Docker
28 267 (12.44%) VMware Infrastructure
29 262 (12.21%) Firewall
30 252 (11.74%) Oracle

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 84 (3.91%) IIS
2 60 (2.80%) Apache
3 59 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
4 58 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 41 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 40 (1.86%) WebSphere
7 37 (1.72%) Tomcat
8 34 (1.58%) Confluence
9 32 (1.49%) nginx
10 29 (1.35%) OpenStack
11 26 (1.21%) Skype for Business
12 21 (0.98%) Apache Spark
13 16 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (0.70%) Apache Solr
14 15 (0.70%) CMS
14 15 (0.70%) JBoss
15 11 (0.51%) Drupal
15 11 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (0.51%) SAS
16 9 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 66 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.19%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.093%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.093%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.093%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.093%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.047%) HipChat
6 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.23%) MetaTrader
3 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
5 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.14%) PlanetPress Connect
5 3 (0.14%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.093%) Epicor Tropos
6 2 (0.093%) iTrent
6 2 (0.093%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.047%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 634 (29.54%) Amazon AWS
2 552 (25.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 175 (8.15%) Office 365
4 130 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
5 121 (5.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 90 (4.19%) SaaS
7 73 (3.40%) PaaS
8 70 (3.26%) GitHub
9 55 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
10 49 (2.28%) IaaS
11 47 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 42 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
13 36 (1.68%) Amazon S3
14 22 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 20 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
16 19 (0.89%) Serverless
17 14 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (0.65%) Mimecast
18 13 (0.61%) npm
19 12 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 262 (12.21%) Firewall
2 180 (8.39%) DNS
3 154 (7.18%) WAN
4 146 (6.80%) VPN
5 130 (6.06%) DHCP
6 128 (5.96%) TCP/IP
7 110 (5.13%) LAN
8 93 (4.33%) SAN
9 91 (4.24%) VoIP
10 84 (3.91%) HTTP
11 79 (3.68%) Internet
12 59 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
13 57 (2.66%) Network Security
13 57 (2.66%) VLAN
14 54 (2.52%) MPLS
15 53 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
16 44 (2.05%) BGP
16 44 (2.05%) SSL
17 41 (1.91%) H.323
17 41 (1.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 600 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 242 (11.28%) NoSQL
3 205 (9.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 199 (9.27%) MySQL
5 179 (8.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 161 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
7 152 (7.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 145 (6.76%) MongoDB
9 144 (6.71%) Relational Database
10 127 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 125 (5.82%) Data Warehouse
12 102 (4.75%) Big Data
13 101 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 95 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 94 (4.38%) Amazon RDS
16 85 (3.96%) RDBMS
17 79 (3.68%) Oracle Database
18 70 (3.26%) SQL Server 2014
19 62 (2.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 54 (2.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 307 (14.31%) Git (software)
2 237 (11.04%) Jenkins
3 96 (4.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 95 (4.43%) JIRA
5 93 (4.33%) Subversion
6 88 (4.10%) TeamCity
7 54 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 48 (2.24%) Cucumber
9 44 (2.05%) Maven
9 44 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 43 (2.00%) Vagrant
11 39 (1.82%) Selenium
12 38 (1.77%) GitLab
13 33 (1.54%) NUnit
14 32 (1.49%) Hudson
14 32 (1.49%) Visual Studio
15 28 (1.30%) JUnit
16 21 (0.98%) CircleCI
16 21 (0.98%) Eclipse
16 21 (0.98%) git-flow
General
1 486 (22.65%) Finance
2 202 (9.41%) Banking
3 87 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 75 (3.49%) Retail
5 59 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 58 (2.70%) Law
7 47 (2.19%) Games
8 42 (1.96%) Marketing
9 40 (1.86%) Front Office
10 39 (1.82%) Back Office
11 31 (1.44%) Music Industry
12 30 (1.40%) Electronics
13 20 (0.93%) Legal
13 20 (0.93%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.75%) Publishing
15 15 (0.70%) Advertising
16 12 (0.56%) Billing
17 8 (0.37%) French Language
18 7 (0.33%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 393 (18.31%) Developer
2 347 (16.17%) DBA
3 248 (11.56%) SQL DBA
4 218 (10.16%) Administrator
5 191 (8.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 183 (8.53%) Architect
7 166 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 120 (5.59%) Analyst
9 109 (5.08%) SQL Server DBA
10 96 (4.47%) Platform Engineer
11 94 (4.38%) .NET Developer
11 94 (4.38%) Java Developer
12 85 (3.96%) Software Engineer
13 84 (3.91%) Cloud Architect
14 73 (3.40%) Network Engineer
15 67 (3.12%) C# Developer
16 65 (3.03%) Senior Developer
17 62 (2.89%) Azure Architect
17 62 (2.89%) Linux Engineer
18 59 (2.75%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (12.58%) .NET
2 167 (7.78%) Web Services
3 155 (7.22%) RESTful
4 149 (6.94%) HTML
5 125 (5.82%) Node.js
5 125 (5.82%) Spring
6 118 (5.50%) CSS
7 88 (4.10%) AngularJS
8 87 (4.05%) ASP.NET
9 79 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 68 (3.17%) Kafka
11 65 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 64 (2.98%) HTML5
13 63 (2.94%) .NET Framework
13 63 (2.94%) JSON
14 60 (2.80%) React
15 58 (2.70%) REST
16 56 (2.61%) Middleware
17 55 (2.56%) XML
18 53 (2.47%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 242 (11.28%) Clustering
2 188 (8.76%) Data Centre
3 157 (7.32%) Replication
4 154 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
5 105 (4.89%) User Experience
6 82 (3.82%) Mobile App
7 81 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
8 80 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 79 (3.68%) Public Cloud
10 78 (3.63%) Fintech
11 74 (3.45%) Management Information System
12 73 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
13 60 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
14 58 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
15 40 (1.86%) Algorithms
16 39 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
17 35 (1.63%) Derivative
17 35 (1.63%) Hedge funds
18 33 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 32 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 680 (31.69%) Linux
2 617 (28.75%) Windows
3 299 (13.93%) Windows Server
4 167 (7.78%) Unix
5 160 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 126 (5.87%) CentOS
7 122 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 113 (5.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 103 (4.80%) Windows 7
10 93 (4.33%) Windows 10
11 84 (3.91%) Apple iOS
12 68 (3.17%) Android
13 52 (2.42%) Ubuntu
14 45 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (1.12%) AIX
16 13 (0.61%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.56%) Debian
17 12 (0.56%) Solaris
18 10 (0.47%) FreeBSD
19 9 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 421 (19.62%) DevOps
3 351 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
4 317 (14.77%) ITIL
5 295 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
6 276 (12.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 234 (10.90%) Software Engineering
8 230 (10.72%) Computer Science
9 225 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 223 (10.39%) Scrum
11 218 (10.16%) Performance Tuning
12 211 (9.83%) Load Balancing
13 206 (9.60%) TDD
14 187 (8.71%) Microservices
15 186 (8.67%) Configuration Management
16 185 (8.62%) Open Source
17 183 (8.53%) Test Automation
18 164 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
18 164 (7.64%) Mentoring
19 146 (6.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 849 (39.56%) SQL
2 457 (21.30%) Python
3 456 (21.25%) Java
4 298 (13.89%) PowerShell
5 282 (13.14%) JavaScript
6 280 (13.05%) C#
7 215 (10.02%) Ruby
8 201 (9.37%) T-SQL
9 156 (7.27%) Bash Shell
10 149 (6.94%) Go
11 109 (5.08%) C++
12 74 (3.45%) Shell Script
13 62 (2.89%) Perl
14 59 (2.75%) C
15 57 (2.66%) PHP
16 55 (2.56%) Scala
17 51 (2.38%) PL/SQL
18 42 (1.96%) Objective-C
19 36 (1.68%) Java 8
19 36 (1.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 330 (15.38%) Degree
2 183 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 136 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 111 (5.17%) MCSE
5 105 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
6 83 (3.87%) Security Cleared
7 68 (3.17%) CCNP
8 67 (3.12%) MCSA
9 62 (2.89%) CCNA
10 54 (2.52%) SC Cleared
11 39 (1.82%) AWS Certification
12 38 (1.77%) MBA
13 37 (1.72%) RHCE
14 35 (1.63%) RHCSA
15 29 (1.35%) DV Cleared
16 28 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 26 (1.21%) CISSP
18 24 (1.12%) A+ Certification
18 24 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
19 23 (1.07%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.33%) SLA
2 63 (2.94%) GDPR
3 61 (2.84%) QA
4 52 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (1.30%) PMO
6 17 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 16 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
8 15 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 7 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.33%) SEPA
10 4 (0.19%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.14%) PSD2
12 2 (0.093%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.093%) HL7
13 1 (0.047%) DICOM
13 1 (0.047%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.047%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.047%) MISRA
13 1 (0.047%) MISRA C
System Software
1 319 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 268 (12.49%) Docker
3 267 (12.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 103 (4.80%) Hyper-V
5 85 (3.96%) XenApp
6 56 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
8 43 (2.00%) vSphere
9 36 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
10 34 (1.58%) XenDesktop
11 23 (1.07%) NFS
12 22 (1.03%) VMware NSX
13 21 (0.98%) DFS Replication
14 19 (0.89%) Firmware
14 19 (0.89%) Samba
15 16 (0.75%) Terminal Services
16 13 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
17 11 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
18 9 (0.42%) GPFS
19 7 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 269 (12.53%) Ansible
2 234 (10.90%) Puppet
3 203 (9.46%) Kubernetes
4 161 (7.50%) Terraform
5 144 (6.71%) Opscode Chef
6 123 (5.73%) SCCM
7 75 (3.49%) Nagios
8 72 (3.36%) Docker Swarm
9 66 (3.08%) Consul
10 65 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
10 65 (3.03%) Grafana
11 64 (2.98%) Packer
12 58 (2.70%) Graphite
13 55 (2.56%) SCOM
14 49 (2.28%) SCVMM
15 42 (1.96%) Opsview
16 41 (1.91%) Salt
17 38 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
17 38 (1.77%) Prometheus
18 35 (1.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 666 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 423 (19.71%) VMware
3 252 (11.74%) Oracle
4 213 (9.93%) Cisco
5 153 (7.13%) Red Hat
6 150 (6.99%) Citrix
7 149 (6.94%) Google
8 111 (5.17%) IBM
9 95 (4.43%) SolarWinds
10 85 (3.96%) HP
11 68 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
12 60 (2.80%) EMC
13 58 (2.70%) NetApp
14 54 (2.52%) Veeam
15 52 (2.42%) Dell
16 42 (1.96%) Ivanti
17 41 (1.91%) CheckPoint
18 39 (1.82%) Symantec
19 38 (1.77%) F5
19 38 (1.77%) SAP