Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 206 163
Rank change year-on-year -20 -43 -11
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 2795 3239 4341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.59% 1.65% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.85% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2118 2743 3404
UK median annual salary £51,750 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
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 158285 175244 190972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.07% 88.17%
Number of salaries quoted 125396 146177 155973
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -12 2622 £52,500 -4.55% 162
UK excluding London -7 1469 £45,000 -5.26% 79
London -10 1271 £60,500 -3.20% 86
South East +48 471 £52,500 +5.00% 28
North of England -20 438 £45,000 - 24
Yorkshire +27 280 £45,000 - 14
East of England -58 162 £50,000 -4.76% 8
North West -63 154 £45,000 - 9
Midlands -18 151 £41,875 -1.47% 8
South West -19 128 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Scotland +7 88 £40,750 -18.50% 2
West Midlands -2 86 £40,000 - 5
East Midlands -22 66 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Wales -30 33 £42,500 +3.66% 1
Northern Ireland -7 13 £37,500 +22.95%
North East +5 4 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 916 (32.77%) Linux
2 896 (32.06%) SQL
3 868 (31.06%) SQL Server
4 725 (25.94%) Windows
5 684 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
6 664 (23.76%) Microsoft
7 635 (22.72%) Finance
8 569 (20.36%) Java
9 473 (16.92%) Python
10 469 (16.78%) VMware
11 459 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
12 432 (15.46%) DevOps
13 422 (15.10%) ITIL
14 398 (14.24%) Active Directory
15 385 (13.77%) Disaster Recovery
16 382 (13.67%) Unix
17 377 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
18 366 (13.09%) Oracle
19 361 (12.92%) NoSQL
20 358 (12.81%) Windows Server
21 355 (12.70%) Firewall
22 349 (12.49%) .NET
23 346 (12.38%) Git (software)
24 337 (12.06%) Degree
25 335 (11.99%) TDD
26 331 (11.84%) C#
27 330 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
28 324 (11.59%) JavaScript
29 318 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 314 (11.23%) Perl

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
1 193 (6.91%) Apache
2 185 (6.62%) IIS
3 141 (5.04%) Tomcat
4 108 (3.86%) MS Exchange
5 77 (2.75%) nginx
6 70 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 63 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 61 (2.18%) Confluence
9 58 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
10 56 (2.00%) OpenStack
11 46 (1.65%) JBoss
12 43 (1.54%) WebLogic
13 41 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
14 38 (1.36%) Skype for Business
15 31 (1.11%) WebSphere
16 29 (1.04%) Jetty
17 19 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
18 17 (0.61%) Apache Spark
18 17 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
19 16 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 21 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.11%) SPSS
7 2 (0.072%) HipChat
8 1 (0.036%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.21%) SAP GRC
6 5 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.11%) Magento
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.11%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.072%) Shopify
10 1 (0.036%) MFGPRO
10 1 (0.036%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.036%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 459 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 377 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (3.83%) Office 365
4 103 (3.69%) IaaS
5 80 (2.86%) SaaS
6 79 (2.83%) PaaS
7 44 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
9 41 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
10 37 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
11 31 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 30 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 30 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
13 21 (0.75%) Amazon S3
14 19 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 16 (0.57%) OpenShift
16 14 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
17 13 (0.47%) iPaaS
18 12 (0.43%) GitHub
19 11 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 355 (12.70%) Firewall
2 225 (8.05%) WAN
3 210 (7.51%) DNS
4 201 (7.19%) VPN
5 169 (6.05%) SAN
6 148 (5.30%) TCP/IP
7 130 (4.65%) MPLS
8 110 (3.94%) Internet
9 107 (3.83%) LAN
10 99 (3.54%) HTTP
10 99 (3.54%) SSL
11 98 (3.51%) VLAN
12 94 (3.36%) BGP
13 92 (3.29%) VoIP
14 87 (3.11%) OSPF
15 84 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
15 84 (3.01%) Network Security
16 72 (2.58%) DHCP
17 55 (1.97%) NAS
18 51 (1.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 868 (31.06%) SQL Server
2 361 (12.92%) NoSQL
3 318 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 294 (10.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 284 (10.16%) MySQL
6 205 (7.33%) Relational Database
7 202 (7.23%) MongoDB
8 194 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 190 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 177 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 174 (6.23%) Oracle Database
12 159 (5.69%) SQL Server 2014
13 145 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
14 122 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
15 108 (3.86%) RDBMS
16 102 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
17 95 (3.40%) Hadoop
17 95 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
18 94 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
19 65 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 346 (12.38%) Git (software)
2 251 (8.98%) Jenkins
3 104 (3.72%) JIRA
4 91 (3.26%) TeamCity
5 77 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 72 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 60 (2.15%) Visual Studio
8 58 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 55 (1.97%) Subversion
10 50 (1.79%) Selenium
11 41 (1.47%) JUnit
11 41 (1.47%) Maven
12 36 (1.29%) NUnit
13 28 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 27 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
15 24 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 23 (0.82%) Ant
17 22 (0.79%) Hudson
17 22 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
18 17 (0.61%) Mercurial
General
1 635 (22.72%) Finance
2 306 (10.95%) Banking
3 174 (6.23%) Retail
4 141 (5.04%) Telecoms
5 128 (4.58%) Music Industry
6 113 (4.04%) Games
7 92 (3.29%) Marketing
8 90 (3.22%) Investment Banking
9 68 (2.43%) Retail Banking
10 46 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 42 (1.50%) Electronics
12 29 (1.04%) Advertising
13 26 (0.93%) Legal
14 23 (0.82%) Back Office
15 21 (0.75%) Front Office
16 16 (0.57%) Law
17 15 (0.54%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.47%) Publishing
19 12 (0.43%) French Language
20 9 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 645 (23.08%) Developer
2 418 (14.96%) DBA
3 354 (12.67%) Administrator
4 304 (10.88%) SQL DBA
5 272 (9.73%) Architect
6 196 (7.01%) .NET Developer
7 174 (6.23%) SQL Server DBA
8 170 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 165 (5.90%) Java Developer
10 150 (5.37%) Senior Developer
11 145 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 144 (5.15%) Network Engineer
13 141 (5.04%) Analyst
14 133 (4.76%) Software Engineer
15 120 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
16 115 (4.11%) C# Developer
16 115 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
17 108 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
18 104 (3.72%) Linux Engineer
19 93 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (12.49%) .NET
2 268 (9.59%) RESTful
3 228 (8.16%) Web Services
4 218 (7.80%) AngularJS
5 198 (7.08%) ASP.NET
6 173 (6.19%) Node.js
7 165 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 153 (5.47%) Spring
9 144 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 143 (5.12%) XML
11 142 (5.08%) WCF
12 130 (4.65%) .NET Framework
13 126 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 126 (4.51%) HTML
14 122 (4.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 120 (4.29%) CSS
16 116 (4.15%) Entity Framework
17 105 (3.76%) KnockoutJS
18 102 (3.65%) Java EE
19 101 (3.61%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 310 (11.09%) Clustering
2 253 (9.05%) Data Centre
3 234 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
4 222 (7.94%) Computer Science
5 210 (7.51%) Replication
6 138 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
7 104 (3.72%) Management Information System
8 102 (3.65%) Fintech
9 97 (3.47%) Algorithms
10 93 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
11 76 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
12 62 (2.22%) Public Cloud
13 60 (2.15%) User Experience
14 54 (1.93%) Private Cloud
15 50 (1.79%) Data Structures
16 39 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
17 33 (1.18%) PKI
18 29 (1.04%) Mobile App
19 28 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
20 26 (0.93%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 916 (32.77%) Linux
2 725 (25.94%) Windows
3 382 (13.67%) Unix
4 358 (12.81%) Windows Server
5 184 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 169 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 153 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 124 (4.44%) CentOS
9 68 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 64 (2.29%) Solaris
11 61 (2.18%) AIX
12 44 (1.57%) Ubuntu
13 42 (1.50%) Windows 7
14 41 (1.47%) Windows 10
15 34 (1.22%) Android
16 28 (1.00%) Debian
17 25 (0.89%) Windows 8
18 22 (0.79%) Apple iOS
19 18 (0.64%) HPUX
20 13 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (15.46%) DevOps
3 422 (15.10%) ITIL
4 385 (13.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 335 (11.99%) TDD
6 311 (11.13%) Performance Tuning
7 267 (9.55%) Software Engineering
8 256 (9.16%) Scrum
9 250 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
10 229 (8.19%) MVC
11 224 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
12 221 (7.91%) E-Commerce
13 220 (7.87%) Configuration Management
13 220 (7.87%) Low Latency
14 200 (7.16%) BDD
15 196 (7.01%) Migration
16 170 (6.08%) Microservices
17 160 (5.72%) Open Source
18 155 (5.55%) Kanban
19 147 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 896 (32.06%) SQL
2 569 (20.36%) Java
3 473 (16.92%) Python
4 331 (11.84%) C#
5 324 (11.59%) JavaScript
6 314 (11.23%) Perl
7 288 (10.30%) PowerShell
8 256 (9.16%) Ruby
9 254 (9.09%) T-SQL
10 208 (7.44%) Bash Shell
11 162 (5.80%) C++
12 160 (5.72%) PHP
13 120 (4.29%) Shell Script
14 88 (3.15%) C
15 56 (2.00%) PL/SQL
16 54 (1.93%) Go
17 47 (1.68%) Scala
18 35 (1.25%) VBScript
19 33 (1.18%) VB.NET
20 30 (1.07%) Korn
Qualifications
1 337 (12.06%) Degree
2 245 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 223 (7.98%) Cisco Certification
4 165 (5.90%) CCNP
5 154 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 120 (4.29%) MCSE
7 113 (4.04%) CCNA
8 91 (3.26%) CCIE
9 77 (2.75%) MCSA
10 67 (2.40%) MCITP
11 59 (2.11%) Master's Degree
12 39 (1.40%) MCP
13 33 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
13 33 (1.18%) MCTS
13 33 (1.18%) Security Cleared
14 30 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 22 (0.79%) SC Cleared
16 20 (0.72%) CCSP
17 16 (0.57%) CISSP
17 16 (0.57%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (5.19%) SLA
2 114 (4.08%) QA
3 109 (3.90%) PCI DSS
4 45 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (1.50%) Data Quality
6 36 (1.29%) SEPA
7 27 (0.97%) ISO 9001
8 22 (0.79%) GDPR
9 11 (0.39%) ISO 9000
10 10 (0.36%) PMO
11 9 (0.32%) ISO 14001
12 5 (0.18%) GCP
12 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.14%) COBIT
14 2 (0.072%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.072%) HL7
14 2 (0.072%) ISO 8583
15 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials
15 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.036%) DICOM
System Software
1 398 (14.24%) Active Directory
2 330 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 293 (10.48%) Docker
4 132 (4.72%) Hyper-V
5 87 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
6 54 (1.93%) vSphere
7 29 (1.04%) KVM
8 26 (0.93%) NFS
9 24 (0.86%) Varnish
9 24 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (0.72%) Firmware
10 20 (0.72%) iptables
11 18 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
11 18 (0.64%) XenApp
12 17 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 15 (0.54%) Terminal Services
14 13 (0.47%) RHEV
14 13 (0.47%) XenDesktop
15 12 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 310 (11.09%) Puppet
2 255 (9.12%) Ansible
3 225 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
4 86 (3.08%) Kubernetes
5 74 (2.65%) Nagios
6 65 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
7 62 (2.22%) Terraform
8 55 (1.97%) Microsoft Clustering
9 48 (1.72%) vCenter Server
10 44 (1.57%) Opsview
11 37 (1.32%) HAProxy
11 37 (1.32%) SCCM
12 35 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
12 35 (1.25%) ZABBIX
13 33 (1.18%) Rundeck
14 31 (1.11%) Data Guard
15 30 (1.07%) Tivoli
16 26 (0.93%) SCOM
16 26 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 22 (0.79%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 664 (23.76%) Microsoft
2 469 (16.78%) VMware
3 366 (13.09%) Oracle
4 287 (10.27%) Cisco
5 163 (5.83%) Red Hat
6 134 (4.79%) Splunk
7 125 (4.47%) HP
8 123 (4.40%) IBM
9 108 (3.86%) Juniper
10 101 (3.61%) SAP
11 67 (2.40%) F5
12 65 (2.33%) Citrix
13 61 (2.18%) Sybase
14 60 (2.15%) Dell
15 57 (2.04%) Murex
16 49 (1.75%) CheckPoint
17 48 (1.72%) EMC
17 48 (1.72%) Google
18 41 (1.47%) Veritas
19 39 (1.40%) Rackspace