Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 265 237 224
Rank change year-on-year -28 -13 -27
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 1,815 2,539 2,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.26% 1.47% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.60% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,446 2,148 2,130
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.80% -1.90%
10th Percentile £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -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 132,251 158,378 158,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.03% 92.00% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 103,737 127,468 128,710
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -32 1,670 £55,000 - 73
UK excluding London -43 999 £47,500 -5.00% 53
London -12 786 £66,026 +1.58% 28
South East -46 300 £50,500 - 10
North of England -44 263 £45,000 -4.76% 11
Midlands +56 158 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Yorkshire -57 125 £50,000 +5.26% 7
North West -12 119 £45,000 - 3
East of England -23 107 £53,750 -10.42% 13
West Midlands +29 92 £50,000 +14.29% 1
Scotland +25 81 £49,000 -6.67% 3
East Midlands +50 66 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South West -16 53 £45,000 - 9
Northern Ireland -2 24 - - 3
North East +24 20 £44,000 -7.37% 1
Wales -26 13 £50,000 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 577 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (30.41%) Linux
3 545 (30.03%) SQL
4 494 (27.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 488 (26.89%) Windows
6 479 (26.39%) Microsoft
7 464 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
8 411 (22.64%) SQL Server
9 392 (21.60%) DevOps
10 375 (20.66%) Java
11 346 (19.06%) Finance
12 344 (18.95%) Python
13 336 (18.51%) VMware
14 305 (16.80%) Disaster Recovery
15 304 (16.75%) PowerShell
16 296 (16.31%) Active Directory
17 294 (16.20%) ITIL
18 262 (14.44%) Degree
19 258 (14.21%) Windows Server
20 244 (13.44%) Software Engineering
21 242 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
21 242 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 238 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
23 235 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
24 232 (12.78%) Ansible
25 221 (12.18%) Cisco
26 212 (11.68%) Clustering
27 210 (11.57%) Docker
28 201 (11.07%) Data Centre
29 195 (10.74%) Office 365

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 81 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 77 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
3 64 (3.53%) Apache
4 47 (2.59%) IIS
5 45 (2.48%) nginx
6 41 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 36 (1.98%) Skype for Business
8 33 (1.82%) MS Exchange
9 30 (1.65%) Confluence
10 28 (1.54%) WebSphere
11 19 (1.05%) OpenStack
12 18 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (0.99%) JBoss
13 16 (0.88%) Apache Spark
13 16 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
14 15 (0.83%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.61%) CloudStack
16 9 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 47 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.44%) InfoPath
2 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.11%) Abaqus
4 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.055%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.11%) iTrent
7 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.055%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.055%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.055%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.055%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 494 (27.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 464 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
3 195 (10.74%) Office 365
4 128 (7.05%) SaaS
5 108 (5.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 107 (5.90%) PaaS
7 100 (5.51%) IaaS
8 59 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
9 40 (2.20%) GitHub
10 37 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
11 36 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
12 33 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
13 32 (1.76%) Amazon S3
14 31 (1.71%) Serverless
15 27 (1.49%) Power Platform
16 24 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 21 (1.16%) BPaaS
18 17 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
19 13 (0.72%) Amazon ECS
19 13 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 184 (10.14%) Firewall
2 175 (9.64%) DNS
3 127 (7.00%) DHCP
4 122 (6.72%) WAN
5 121 (6.67%) VPN
6 109 (6.01%) TCP/IP
7 97 (5.34%) LAN
8 90 (4.96%) SAN
9 79 (4.35%) HTTP
9 79 (4.35%) Internet
10 64 (3.53%) MPLS
11 54 (2.98%) VoIP
12 52 (2.87%) SSL
13 44 (2.42%) Network Security
14 42 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
15 41 (2.26%) IP Telephony
16 40 (2.20%) BIG-IP
17 36 (1.98%) Skype
17 36 (1.98%) VLAN
18 34 (1.87%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 175 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 156 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 155 (8.54%) MySQL
5 143 (7.88%) MongoDB
6 134 (7.38%) NoSQL
6 134 (7.38%) Relational Database
7 126 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
8 105 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
9 98 (5.40%) Big Data
10 93 (5.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 92 (5.07%) SQL Server 2016
12 79 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 78 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
14 77 (4.24%) RDBMS
15 54 (2.98%) Oracle Database
16 51 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
16 51 (2.81%) Redis
17 49 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
18 48 (2.64%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 195 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 183 (10.08%) Jenkins
3 60 (3.31%) JIRA
4 51 (2.81%) TeamCity
5 46 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 41 (2.26%) Selenium
7 32 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 31 (1.71%) Cucumber
9 29 (1.60%) Subversion
9 29 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 25 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (1.21%) Bitbucket
11 22 (1.21%) git-flow
12 21 (1.16%) Maven
13 19 (1.05%) CircleCI
13 19 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
14 17 (0.94%) Travis CI
15 15 (0.83%) GitLab
15 15 (0.83%) IBM UrbanCode
15 15 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 346 (19.06%) Finance
2 108 (5.95%) Banking
3 68 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 60 (3.31%) Retail
5 42 (2.31%) Electronics
6 35 (1.93%) Games
7 28 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.32%) Marketing
9 22 (1.21%) Law
10 17 (0.94%) Back Office
11 14 (0.77%) Advertising
12 13 (0.72%) Legal
13 10 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.55%) Music Industry
14 9 (0.50%) Front Office
15 8 (0.44%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.39%) Publishing
17 4 (0.22%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.17%) Greek Language
19 2 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 287 (15.81%) Developer
2 253 (13.94%) DBA
3 218 (12.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 208 (11.46%) Administrator
5 183 (10.08%) SQL DBA
6 163 (8.98%) Architect
7 151 (8.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 90 (4.96%) Software Engineer
9 83 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
10 71 (3.91%) Java Developer
11 70 (3.86%) Cloud Architect
12 68 (3.75%) Analyst
12 68 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
13 62 (3.42%) SQL Server DBA
14 57 (3.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 53 (2.92%) Network Engineer
15 53 (2.92%) Senior DBA
16 51 (2.81%) SQL Developer
17 49 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
18 45 (2.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (7.11%) .NET
1 129 (7.11%) Web Services
2 111 (6.12%) Node.js
3 110 (6.06%) RESTful
4 93 (5.12%) HTML
5 91 (5.01%) Spring
6 73 (4.02%) CSS
6 73 (4.02%) JSON
7 67 (3.69%) React
8 65 (3.58%) AngularJS
9 56 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
9 56 (3.09%) Kafka
10 50 (2.75%) REST
11 45 (2.48%) LAMP
12 38 (2.09%) ASP.NET
12 38 (2.09%) jQuery
12 38 (2.09%) XML
13 36 (1.98%) SailPoint
14 35 (1.93%) Middleware
15 32 (1.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 212 (11.68%) Clustering
2 201 (11.07%) Data Centre
3 142 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
4 135 (7.44%) Replication
5 114 (6.28%) Management Information System
6 102 (5.62%) Public Cloud
7 92 (5.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 89 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
9 74 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
10 65 (3.58%) Mobile App
11 62 (3.42%) User Experience
12 56 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
13 47 (2.59%) Smartphone
14 46 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
15 34 (1.87%) PKI
16 28 (1.54%) Fat Client
16 28 (1.54%) Thin Client
17 24 (1.32%) Internet of Things
18 21 (1.16%) Private Cloud
19 20 (1.10%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 552 (30.41%) Linux
2 488 (26.89%) Windows
3 258 (14.21%) Windows Server
4 124 (6.83%) Unix
5 113 (6.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 108 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 78 (4.30%) CentOS
8 71 (3.91%) Ubuntu
9 53 (2.92%) Apple iOS
10 52 (2.87%) Android
10 52 (2.87%) Windows 10
10 52 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 48 (2.64%) Windows 7
12 30 (1.65%) Solaris
13 12 (0.66%) Mac OS
13 12 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.61%) AIX
15 10 (0.55%) Debian
16 9 (0.50%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.44%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (21.60%) DevOps
3 305 (16.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 294 (16.20%) ITIL
5 244 (13.44%) Software Engineering
6 242 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 238 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
8 235 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
9 193 (10.63%) TDD
10 191 (10.52%) Performance Tuning
11 163 (8.98%) Scrum
12 156 (8.60%) Migration
13 154 (8.48%) Configuration Management
14 147 (8.10%) Computer Science
15 135 (7.44%) Microservices
16 130 (7.16%) Business Continuity
17 129 (7.11%) Load Balancing
18 128 (7.05%) Open Source
19 126 (6.94%) Mentoring
20 122 (6.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 545 (30.03%) SQL
2 375 (20.66%) Java
3 344 (18.95%) Python
4 304 (16.75%) PowerShell
5 189 (10.41%) JavaScript
6 154 (8.48%) T-SQL
7 140 (7.71%) Bash Shell
8 135 (7.44%) C#
9 131 (7.22%) Ruby
10 107 (5.90%) Go
11 87 (4.79%) C++
12 70 (3.86%) Shell Script
13 63 (3.47%) Scala
14 57 (3.14%) Perl
14 57 (3.14%) PHP
15 46 (2.53%) C
16 37 (2.04%) TypeScript
17 27 (1.49%) Java 8
18 25 (1.38%) Groovy
19 22 (1.21%) ES6
Qualifications
1 262 (14.44%) Degree
2 135 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 128 (7.05%) Security Cleared
4 86 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (4.52%) SC Cleared
6 81 (4.46%) MCSA
7 80 (4.41%) MCSE
8 78 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
9 56 (3.09%) CCNA
10 48 (2.64%) CCNP
11 36 (1.98%) DV Cleared
12 31 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (0.77%) CISSP
13 14 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (0.66%) MCP
15 11 (0.61%) HND
16 10 (0.55%) MCITP
16 10 (0.55%) PhD
17 8 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
17 8 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 103 (5.67%) SLA
3 42 (2.31%) QA
4 39 (2.15%) PMO
5 37 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 37 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 29 (1.60%) GDPR
7 13 (0.72%) ISAE 3402
8 10 (0.55%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.22%) PSD2
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.11%) NIST
10 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.055%) GPG13
11 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 296 (16.31%) Active Directory
2 242 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 210 (11.57%) Docker
4 171 (9.42%) Hyper-V
5 77 (4.24%) XenApp
6 32 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (1.54%) XenDesktop
9 26 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
9 26 (1.43%) vSphere
10 20 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (0.99%) Firmware
11 18 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (0.94%) Terminal Services
13 16 (0.88%) NFS
14 12 (0.66%) KVM
15 11 (0.61%) Xen
16 9 (0.50%) Samba
17 8 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 7 (0.39%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 232 (12.78%) Ansible
2 175 (9.64%) Kubernetes
3 173 (9.53%) Puppet
4 157 (8.65%) SCCM
5 132 (7.27%) Terraform
6 111 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
7 65 (3.58%) Prometheus
8 55 (3.03%) Nagios
8 55 (3.03%) SCVMM
9 44 (2.42%) Failover Clustering
10 42 (2.31%) SCOM
10 42 (2.31%) vCenter Server
11 35 (1.93%) Microsoft Clustering
12 32 (1.76%) Grafana
13 29 (1.60%) Packer
14 28 (1.54%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 28 (1.54%) Kibana
15 27 (1.49%) HAProxy
16 25 (1.38%) Nessus
16 25 (1.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 479 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 336 (18.51%) VMware
3 221 (12.18%) Cisco
4 159 (8.76%) Oracle
5 119 (6.56%) HP
6 108 (5.95%) Citrix
7 82 (4.52%) Google
7 82 (4.52%) Red Hat
8 78 (4.30%) SolarWinds
9 72 (3.97%) F5
10 65 (3.58%) Dell
11 49 (2.70%) IBM
12 42 (2.31%) Palo Alto
13 41 (2.26%) Juniper
13 41 (2.26%) Splunk
14 40 (2.20%) EMC
15 39 (2.15%) Aruba
16 38 (2.09%) Mitel
16 38 (2.09%) Sybase
17 37 (2.04%) RedGate