Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 209 166
Rank change year-on-year -32 -43 -11
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 2613 3104 4426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.64% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.83% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2014 2627 3403
UK median annual salary £50,500 £54,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.34% +9.00% -
10th Percentile £33,881 £33,750 £34,020
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,800 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -30 2479 £52,500 -4.55% 149
UK excluding London -44 1390 £45,000 -5.26% 82
London -4 1167 £62,500 - 74
South East +49 510 £50,000 - 19
North of England -10 423 £44,000 +3.53% 28
Yorkshire -1 218 £45,000 +5.88% 17
North West -16 182 £42,500 - 9
East of England -83 134 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Midlands -79 130 £40,000 -5.88% 15
South West -35 112 £45,000 - 2
Scotland -38 80 £40,000 -20.00% 8
West Midlands -72 66 £37,500 -1.32% 10
East Midlands -30 53 £45,000 - 5
North East +8 23 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Wales -18 16 £40,000 -5.88%
Northern Ireland -27 2 £31,750 +4.10%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for High Availability.

1 862 (32.99%) SQL Server
2 841 (32.19%) Linux
3 820 (31.38%) SQL
4 744 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
5 621 (23.77%) Windows
6 610 (23.34%) Finance
7 602 (23.04%) Microsoft
8 513 (19.63%) Java
9 482 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
10 472 (18.06%) DevOps
11 462 (17.68%) Python
12 442 (16.92%) .NET
13 409 (15.65%) Microsoft Azure
14 399 (15.27%) JavaScript
15 396 (15.15%) NoSQL
16 389 (14.89%) VMware
17 384 (14.70%) ITIL
18 375 (14.35%) TDD
19 371 (14.20%) C#
20 360 (13.78%) Firewall
21 353 (13.51%) Unix
22 350 (13.39%) Active Directory
23 345 (13.20%) Disaster Recovery
24 344 (13.16%) Oracle
24 344 (13.16%) Degree
25 338 (12.94%) Git (software)
26 324 (12.40%) RESTful
27 303 (11.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 303 (11.60%) Perl
28 294 (11.25%) Puppet

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
1 162 (6.20%) IIS
2 160 (6.12%) Apache
3 106 (4.06%) Tomcat
4 95 (3.64%) MS Exchange
5 86 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 77 (2.95%) OpenStack
7 67 (2.56%) Confluence
8 57 (2.18%) nginx
9 53 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 38 (1.45%) JBoss
10 38 (1.45%) WebLogic
11 37 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
12 34 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
13 30 (1.15%) Skype for Business
14 26 (1.00%) Apache Spark
15 20 (0.77%) WebSphere
16 18 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
16 18 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
16 18 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
16 18 (0.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 27 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.23%) SPSS
6 2 (0.077%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.038%) HipChat
7 1 (0.038%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.31%) Magento
5 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 8 (0.31%) Shopify
6 7 (0.27%) SAP GRC
7 6 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.19%) ResourceLink
9 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.11%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.077%) Pegasus Opera
11 2 (0.077%) SAP Hybris
12 1 (0.038%) BusinessWorks
12 1 (0.038%) Oracle CRM
12 1 (0.038%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 482 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
2 409 (15.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 123 (4.71%) IaaS
4 120 (4.59%) Office 365
5 104 (3.98%) PaaS
6 72 (2.76%) SaaS
7 69 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
9 42 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 40 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
11 29 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 26 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (0.84%) GitHub
15 20 (0.77%) Amazon S3
16 16 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 15 (0.57%) iPaaS
18 14 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
19 11 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
19 11 (0.42%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 360 (13.78%) Firewall
2 192 (7.35%) WAN
3 191 (7.31%) DNS
4 181 (6.93%) VPN
5 154 (5.89%) TCP/IP
6 151 (5.78%) SAN
7 128 (4.90%) MPLS
8 101 (3.87%) HTTP
8 101 (3.87%) SSL
9 95 (3.64%) DHCP
10 93 (3.56%) VoIP
11 91 (3.48%) BGP
12 87 (3.33%) OSPF
13 84 (3.21%) LAN
14 82 (3.14%) Internet
15 75 (2.87%) VLAN
16 63 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
17 62 (2.37%) NAS
18 57 (2.18%) IPsec
18 57 (2.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 862 (32.99%) SQL Server
2 396 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 303 (11.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 274 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 273 (10.45%) MySQL
6 197 (7.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 176 (6.74%) Relational Database
8 175 (6.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 162 (6.20%) MongoDB
10 156 (5.97%) Oracle Database
11 154 (5.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 142 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 126 (4.82%) SQL Server 2014
14 103 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
15 96 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
16 85 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
16 85 (3.25%) Hadoop
17 81 (3.10%) Big Data
18 72 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
19 67 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 338 (12.94%) Git (software)
2 217 (8.30%) Jenkins
3 107 (4.09%) JIRA
4 100 (3.83%) TeamCity
5 85 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 79 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 69 (2.64%) Subversion
8 67 (2.56%) Visual Studio
9 60 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 49 (1.88%) Maven
11 45 (1.72%) JUnit
12 44 (1.68%) NUnit
13 40 (1.53%) Selenium
14 34 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
15 33 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
16 31 (1.19%) Ant
17 21 (0.80%) Vagrant
18 18 (0.69%) Hudson
19 17 (0.65%) Mercurial
20 16 (0.61%) Gradle
General
1 610 (23.34%) Finance
2 272 (10.41%) Banking
3 166 (6.35%) Music Industry
4 117 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 88 (3.37%) Marketing
6 87 (3.33%) Games
7 80 (3.06%) Investment Banking
8 72 (2.76%) Retail
9 64 (2.45%) Retail Banking
10 60 (2.30%) Manufacturing
11 45 (1.72%) Electronics
12 24 (0.92%) Billing
13 16 (0.61%) Advertising
13 16 (0.61%) Back Office
13 16 (0.61%) French Language
13 16 (0.61%) Legal
14 14 (0.54%) Front Office
15 12 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.42%) Dutch Language
17 7 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 636 (24.34%) Developer
2 352 (13.47%) DBA
3 278 (10.64%) Administrator
4 264 (10.10%) Architect
5 249 (9.53%) SQL DBA
6 229 (8.76%) .NET Developer
7 196 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 170 (6.51%) Java Developer
9 149 (5.70%) Senior Developer
9 149 (5.70%) SQL Server DBA
10 138 (5.28%) Software Engineer
11 119 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 119 (4.55%) Network Engineer
12 113 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
13 108 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
14 106 (4.06%) Analyst
15 104 (3.98%) Technical Architect
16 97 (3.71%) Consultant
17 95 (3.64%) C# Developer
18 86 (3.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (16.92%) .NET
2 324 (12.40%) RESTful
3 235 (8.99%) ASP.NET
4 231 (8.84%) Web Services
5 215 (8.23%) AngularJS
6 199 (7.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 199 (7.62%) Node.js
7 186 (7.12%) WCF
8 178 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 169 (6.47%) .NET Framework
10 166 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 154 (5.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 148 (5.66%) Spring
13 145 (5.55%) Entity Framework
14 139 (5.32%) HTML
15 138 (5.28%) KnockoutJS
16 133 (5.09%) Code First Entity Framework
17 128 (4.90%) XML
18 125 (4.78%) CSS
19 91 (3.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 266 (10.18%) Clustering
2 244 (9.34%) Data Centre
3 224 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 223 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
5 202 (7.73%) Replication
6 132 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
7 113 (4.32%) Hybrid Cloud
8 104 (3.98%) Algorithms
9 102 (3.90%) Management Information System
10 99 (3.79%) Fintech
11 97 (3.71%) User Experience
12 85 (3.25%) Public Cloud
13 74 (2.83%) Private Cloud
14 72 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
15 48 (1.84%) Data Structures
16 37 (1.42%) Client/Server
17 31 (1.19%) Mobile App
18 28 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
19 23 (0.88%) Blog
20 21 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 841 (32.19%) Linux
2 621 (23.77%) Windows
3 353 (13.51%) Unix
4 272 (10.41%) Windows Server
5 147 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 138 (5.28%) CentOS
7 113 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 97 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 74 (2.83%) Solaris
10 57 (2.18%) AIX
11 47 (1.80%) Windows 10
12 46 (1.76%) Ubuntu
13 41 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 34 (1.30%) Debian
15 33 (1.26%) Android
16 29 (1.11%) Apple iOS
17 28 (1.07%) Windows 7
18 20 (0.77%) HPUX
18 20 (0.77%) SUSE
18 20 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
2 472 (18.06%) DevOps
3 384 (14.70%) ITIL
4 375 (14.35%) TDD
5 345 (13.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 289 (11.06%) Software Engineering
7 285 (10.91%) Scrum
8 279 (10.68%) MVC
9 252 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
10 249 (9.53%) Performance Tuning
11 240 (9.18%) BDD
12 229 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
13 226 (8.65%) Configuration Management
14 207 (7.92%) Migration
15 197 (7.54%) Low Latency
16 171 (6.54%) E-Commerce
17 169 (6.47%) Web Application Development
18 158 (6.05%) Open Source
19 155 (5.93%) Mentoring
19 155 (5.93%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 820 (31.38%) SQL
2 513 (19.63%) Java
3 462 (17.68%) Python
4 399 (15.27%) JavaScript
5 371 (14.20%) C#
6 303 (11.60%) Perl
7 287 (10.98%) PowerShell
8 281 (10.75%) Ruby
9 219 (8.38%) Bash Shell
10 217 (8.30%) T-SQL
11 145 (5.55%) C++
12 131 (5.01%) PHP
13 103 (3.94%) Shell Script
14 96 (3.67%) C
15 59 (2.26%) Go
16 51 (1.95%) Scala
17 48 (1.84%) PL/SQL
18 36 (1.38%) Korn
19 31 (1.19%) Groovy
20 24 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 344 (13.16%) Degree
2 246 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 192 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
4 161 (6.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 126 (4.82%) MCSE
6 121 (4.63%) CCNA
7 106 (4.06%) CCNP
8 85 (3.25%) Master's Degree
9 69 (2.64%) MCITP
10 59 (2.26%) CCIE
11 52 (1.99%) MCSA
12 38 (1.45%) Security Cleared
13 35 (1.34%) MCP
14 30 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 21 (0.80%) DV Cleared
15 21 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (0.77%) MCTS
17 19 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
18 18 (0.69%) AWS Certification
18 18 (0.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (4.25%) QA
2 98 (3.75%) SLA
3 81 (3.10%) PCI DSS
4 44 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 25 (0.96%) SEPA
7 22 (0.84%) ISO 9001
8 17 (0.65%) GDPR
9 15 (0.57%) PMO
10 12 (0.46%) HIPAA
11 9 (0.34%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.19%) COBIT
14 4 (0.15%) GCP
14 4 (0.15%) GxP
15 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
16 2 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials
16 2 (0.077%) PSD2
17 1 (0.038%) NIST 800
17 1 (0.038%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 350 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 269 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 267 (10.22%) Docker
4 133 (5.09%) Hyper-V
5 74 (2.83%) vSphere
6 69 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (1.19%) KVM
8 29 (1.11%) NFS
9 25 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (0.69%) iptables
11 17 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (0.57%) Firmware
12 15 (0.57%) Terminal Services
13 14 (0.54%) VMware NSX
14 13 (0.50%) Varnish
15 12 (0.46%) Samba
16 11 (0.42%) GlusterFS
17 10 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 10 (0.38%) XenApp
18 8 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 294 (11.25%) Puppet
2 281 (10.75%) Ansible
3 247 (9.45%) Opscode Chef
4 118 (4.52%) Kubernetes
5 91 (3.48%) Nagios
6 62 (2.37%) Microsoft Clustering
7 56 (2.14%) Terraform
8 41 (1.57%) SCCM
9 38 (1.45%) vCenter Server
10 37 (1.42%) Rundeck
11 34 (1.30%) Data Guard
12 32 (1.22%) Opsview
12 32 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
13 30 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
13 30 (1.15%) HAProxy
14 25 (0.96%) SCOM
15 21 (0.80%) NetBackup
16 18 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 17 (0.65%) Backup Exec
17 17 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 602 (23.04%) Microsoft
2 389 (14.89%) VMware
3 344 (13.16%) Oracle
4 271 (10.37%) Cisco
5 144 (5.51%) Red Hat
6 134 (5.13%) SAP
7 119 (4.55%) Splunk
8 118 (4.52%) HP
9 99 (3.79%) IBM
10 89 (3.41%) Juniper
11 64 (2.45%) Sybase
12 61 (2.33%) F5
13 60 (2.30%) Murex
14 54 (2.07%) Dell
15 53 (2.03%) Google
16 52 (1.99%) CheckPoint
17 50 (1.91%) Citrix
17 50 (1.91%) EMC
18 45 (1.72%) NetApp
19 44 (1.68%) Veritas