Period
to 29 January 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 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 276 242 249
Rank change year-on-year -34 +7 -38
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 1,462 2,190 2,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 1.44% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.56% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,129 1,752 2,072
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £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 115,280 140,152 159,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.96% 92.18% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 91,307 110,545 129,299
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,755 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +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 29 January 2020.

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 29 January 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 -30 1,369 £60,000 +9.09% 266
UK excluding London -28 760 £50,000 +5.26% 193
London -27 663 £70,000 +3.70% 92
South East -40 226 £53,000 +0.95% 39
North of England -1 180 £50,000 +11.11% 59
Midlands -18 136 £49,362 +9.69% 35
West Midlands +18 112 £48,881 -2.24% 21
Yorkshire -5 92 £45,000 - 23
East of England +27 81 £55,000 +15.79% 22
North West +6 80 £51,138 +14.27% 26
South West +20 72 £50,500 -7.34% 19
Scotland +15 45 £46,250 +4.52% 8
East Midlands -14 24 £50,000 +17.65% 14
Wales 0 22 £38,500 -0.32% 10
North East +9 8 £42,000 +1.82% 10
Northern Ireland +8 2 £41,000 -13.68% 1

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 576 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (31.46%) SQL
3 431 (29.48%) Windows
4 429 (29.34%) SQL Server
5 414 (28.32%) Microsoft
6 413 (28.25%) Linux
7 383 (26.20%) Azure
8 382 (26.13%) DevOps
9 319 (21.82%) Finance
10 299 (20.45%) AWS
11 253 (17.31%) Docker
12 248 (16.96%) Java
13 247 (16.89%) Disaster Recovery
14 240 (16.42%) Active Directory
15 238 (16.28%) Python
16 215 (14.71%) Degree
17 197 (13.47%) ITIL
17 197 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
18 193 (13.20%) Ansible
19 192 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
20 186 (12.72%) .NET
21 180 (12.31%) JavaScript
22 178 (12.18%) C#
22 178 (12.18%) VMware
23 176 (12.04%) PowerShell
24 171 (11.70%) Software Engineering
25 168 (11.49%) Oracle
26 155 (10.60%) Performance Tuning
26 155 (10.60%) Kubernetes
27 152 (10.40%) Windows Server

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 72 (4.92%) IIS
2 61 (4.17%) Apache
3 56 (3.83%) MS Exchange
4 35 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 33 (2.26%) CMS
6 32 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (1.71%) Apache Spark
8 25 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 22 (1.50%) SharePoint
10 18 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 18 (1.23%) Confluence
11 15 (1.03%) JBoss
12 13 (0.89%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.82%) Skype for Business
14 11 (0.75%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
15 8 (0.55%) nginx
15 8 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.14%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.068%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.068%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.068%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.068%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.44%) SAP Hybris
2 16 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.14%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.068%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.068%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 383 (26.20%) Azure
2 299 (20.45%) AWS
3 96 (6.57%) SaaS
4 80 (5.47%) IaaS
5 63 (4.31%) PaaS
6 60 (4.10%) Office 365
7 52 (3.56%) GCP
8 42 (2.87%) Power Platform
9 33 (2.26%) Amazon S3
9 33 (2.26%) GitHub
10 31 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
11 27 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
12 26 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
13 25 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
13 25 (1.71%) Serverless
14 24 (1.64%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 24 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 23 (1.57%) Route 53
16 21 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
17 19 (1.30%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 148 (10.12%) Firewall
2 114 (7.80%) DNS
3 98 (6.70%) WAN
4 84 (5.75%) TCP/IP
5 71 (4.86%) VPN
6 69 (4.72%) LAN
7 57 (3.90%) HTTP
8 55 (3.76%) DHCP
9 46 (3.15%) Internet
10 45 (3.08%) SAN
11 42 (2.87%) Network Security
12 34 (2.33%) Wireless
13 30 (2.05%) BGP
14 26 (1.78%) OSPF
15 24 (1.64%) SMTP
15 24 (1.64%) VLAN
16 23 (1.57%) SSL
17 22 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
19 19 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (29.34%) SQL Server
2 142 (9.71%) Relational Database
3 138 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 101 (6.91%) MySQL
5 95 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 87 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
7 79 (5.40%) RDBMS
8 65 (4.45%) NoSQL
9 62 (4.24%) MongoDB
10 60 (4.10%) Big Data
11 56 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
12 53 (3.63%) Oracle Database
12 53 (3.63%) SQL Server 2016
13 43 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 42 (2.87%) Power BI
15 38 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
15 38 (2.60%) SQL Server 2017
16 35 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
17 34 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
18 27 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 145 (9.92%) Git (software)
1 145 (9.92%) Jenkins
2 49 (3.35%) TeamCity
3 47 (3.21%) JIRA
4 42 (2.87%) JUnit
5 37 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 34 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 32 (2.19%) Hudson
8 31 (2.12%) Selenium
9 29 (1.98%) Mockito
10 27 (1.85%) Vagrant
11 21 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
12 19 (1.30%) Visual Studio
13 18 (1.23%) GitLab
14 17 (1.16%) Cucumber
15 16 (1.09%) Subversion
16 14 (0.96%) Bitbucket
16 14 (0.96%) CircleCI
16 14 (0.96%) Maven
General
1 319 (21.82%) Finance
2 60 (4.10%) Retail
3 55 (3.76%) Banking
4 54 (3.69%) Marketing
5 39 (2.67%) Legal
6 37 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 31 (2.12%) Public Sector
8 23 (1.57%) Law
9 18 (1.23%) Advertising
10 14 (0.96%) Games
11 12 (0.82%) Billing
12 10 (0.68%) Electronics
12 10 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.68%) Music Industry
13 9 (0.62%) Back Office
14 8 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.48%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.34%) French Language
16 5 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 308 (21.07%) Developer
2 202 (13.82%) DBA
3 153 (10.47%) Administrator
4 132 (9.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 107 (7.32%) SQL DBA
6 84 (5.75%) Architect
7 79 (5.40%) Senior Developer
8 72 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 68 (4.65%) Support Engineer
10 64 (4.38%) Java Developer
11 61 (4.17%) .NET Developer
12 55 (3.76%) C# Developer
12 55 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
13 51 (3.49%) Network Engineer
14 50 (3.42%) Analyst
15 46 (3.15%) Senior DevOps
16 45 (3.08%) Platform Engineer
17 44 (3.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 43 (2.94%) Software Engineer
19 41 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (12.72%) .NET
2 139 (9.51%) Web Services
3 120 (8.21%) Node.js
4 111 (7.59%) HTML
5 109 (7.46%) CSS
6 106 (7.25%) REST
7 86 (5.88%) React
8 82 (5.61%) AngularJS
9 71 (4.86%) jQuery
9 71 (4.86%) Middleware
10 63 (4.31%) HTML5
11 62 (4.24%) Spring
12 60 (4.10%) ASP.NET
13 55 (3.76%) RESTful
14 47 (3.21%) Spring Boot
15 46 (3.15%) .NET Framework
16 41 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (2.74%) CSS3
17 40 (2.74%) J2EE
18 39 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 145 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (9.37%) Clustering
3 119 (8.14%) Data Centre
4 100 (6.84%) Management Information System
5 87 (5.95%) Public Cloud
6 84 (5.75%) Replication
7 70 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
8 61 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
9 48 (3.28%) Cloud Native
10 36 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
11 27 (1.85%) User Experience
12 23 (1.57%) Driving Licence
12 23 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
13 22 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 21 (1.44%) iPad
15 19 (1.30%) Algorithms
16 18 (1.23%) Hedge funds
17 17 (1.16%) Mobile App
18 16 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
19 15 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 431 (29.48%) Windows
2 413 (28.25%) Linux
3 152 (10.40%) Windows Server
4 80 (5.47%) Unix
5 46 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (2.80%) CentOS
7 41 (2.80%) Solaris
8 28 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (1.85%) Ubuntu
10 16 (1.09%) Fedora
11 11 (0.75%) OS/400
11 11 (0.75%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.68%) Android
12 10 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (0.55%) AIX
13 8 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.55%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (26.13%) DevOps
3 247 (16.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 197 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
4 197 (13.47%) ITIL
5 192 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
6 171 (11.70%) Software Engineering
7 155 (10.60%) Performance Tuning
8 148 (10.12%) Scrum
9 143 (9.78%) Migration
10 127 (8.69%) E-Commerce
11 118 (8.07%) TDD
12 111 (7.59%) SDLC
13 107 (7.32%) Test Automation
14 106 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 106 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 105 (7.18%) Mentoring
15 105 (7.18%) Microservices
16 99 (6.77%) Capacity Planning
17 86 (5.88%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 460 (31.46%) SQL
2 248 (16.96%) Java
3 238 (16.28%) Python
4 180 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 178 (12.18%) C#
6 176 (12.04%) PowerShell
7 126 (8.62%) Bash Shell
8 94 (6.43%) T-SQL
9 87 (5.95%) Ruby
10 68 (4.65%) Go
11 54 (3.69%) TypeScript
12 49 (3.35%) C++
13 41 (2.80%) ES6
14 38 (2.60%) Shell Script
15 37 (2.53%) C
16 33 (2.26%) Perl
17 30 (2.05%) PHP
18 25 (1.71%) Java 8
19 21 (1.44%) Java 9
20 18 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 215 (14.71%) Degree
2 78 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 65 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 41 (2.80%) CCNA
6 41 (2.80%) CCNP
7 38 (2.60%) SC Cleared
8 37 (2.53%) CISSP
9 34 (2.33%) MCP
10 24 (1.64%) CISM
10 24 (1.64%) MCSE
11 23 (1.57%) DV Cleared
12 17 (1.16%) MCSA
13 15 (1.03%) AWS Certification
13 15 (1.03%) CISA
13 15 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
15 13 (0.89%) CCIE
15 13 (0.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (6.84%) SLA
2 61 (4.17%) QA
3 33 (2.26%) GDPR
4 28 (1.92%) PCI DSS
5 21 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.34%) NIST
9 4 (0.27%) HL7
9 4 (0.27%) NCSC
10 3 (0.21%) CDISC
10 3 (0.21%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.14%) EMIR
11 2 (0.14%) GxP
11 2 (0.14%) MiFID
11 2 (0.14%) RMADS
11 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.068%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 253 (17.31%) Docker
2 240 (16.42%) Active Directory
3 145 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 71 (4.86%) Firmware
5 46 (3.15%) Hyper-V
6 42 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (2.26%) XenApp
8 27 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (1.85%) vSphere
9 23 (1.57%) Samba
10 22 (1.50%) NFS
10 22 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
11 16 (1.09%) Xen
12 13 (0.89%) VirtualBox
13 9 (0.62%) KVM
14 8 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.55%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.48%) Varnish
16 5 (0.34%) VMware NSX
17 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 193 (13.20%) Ansible
2 155 (10.60%) Kubernetes
3 147 (10.05%) Puppet
4 120 (8.21%) Opscode Chef
5 99 (6.77%) Terraform
6 89 (6.09%) SCCM
7 56 (3.83%) Nagios
8 49 (3.35%) Data Guard
9 43 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
10 39 (2.67%) ZABBIX
11 38 (2.60%) Grafana
12 33 (2.26%) Failover Clustering
12 33 (2.26%) Packer
13 29 (1.98%) Consul
13 29 (1.98%) Salt
13 29 (1.98%) WSUS
14 27 (1.85%) vCenter Server
15 26 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
16 22 (1.50%) Graphite
16 22 (1.50%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 414 (28.32%) Microsoft
2 178 (12.18%) VMware
3 168 (11.49%) Oracle
4 103 (7.05%) Cisco
5 73 (4.99%) IBM
6 72 (4.92%) Red Hat
7 53 (3.63%) SolarWinds
8 47 (3.21%) Citrix
9 46 (3.15%) WorldPay
10 43 (2.94%) ServiceNow
11 40 (2.74%) NetApp
12 39 (2.67%) Google
13 37 (2.53%) SAP
14 36 (2.46%) McAfee
15 35 (2.39%) EMC
15 35 (2.39%) HP
16 31 (2.12%) Palo Alto
17 30 (2.05%) Dell
18 26 (1.78%) 3PAR
18 26 (1.78%) FIS