Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 227 193
Rank change year-on-year -4 -34 -15
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 2,633 2,659 3,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.57% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.74% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,264 2,149 2,913
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%

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 157,933 153,059 180,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.82% 90.55% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126,923 125,473 150,145
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for High Availability in the UK

High Availability
Top 17 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 25 May 2018. 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 -9 2,484 £55,000 +4.76% 371
UK excluding London +3 1,486 £50,000 +11.11% 205
London -22 1,107 £65,000 +8.33% 191
South East +4 492 £50,500 +1.00% 63
North of England +9 390 £47,500 +5.56% 61
East of England +18 264 £56,250 +15.98% 18
Yorkshire +12 204 £49,000 +11.36% 25
North West -8 162 £45,000 - 31
Midlands -25 135 £45,000 +5.88% 24
West Midlands +1 93 £42,500 +6.25% 17
South West -64 91 £45,000 +8.43% 14
Scotland -27 66 £52,500 +22.09% 18
Wales +18 47 £45,000 +9.09% 4
East Midlands -28 42 £45,000 - 7
North East -3 24 £47,500 - 5
Northern Ireland -1 3 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Isle of Man - 2 £41,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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.

1 876 (33.27%) SQL
2 836 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
3 811 (30.80%) SQL Server
4 787 (29.89%) Linux
5 665 (25.26%) Java
6 619 (23.51%) Amazon AWS
7 585 (22.22%) Windows
8 575 (21.84%) DevOps
9 527 (20.02%) Python
10 500 (18.99%) JavaScript
11 484 (18.38%) Microsoft
12 445 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
13 421 (15.99%) Finance
14 405 (15.38%) C#
15 397 (15.08%) .NET
16 373 (14.17%) Docker
17 361 (13.71%) Disaster Recovery
18 356 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
19 334 (12.69%) Firewall
20 325 (12.34%) NoSQL
21 323 (12.27%) Ansible
22 320 (12.15%) VMware
23 316 (12.00%) Web Services
24 315 (11.96%) Oracle
25 308 (11.70%) Degree
25 308 (11.70%) RESTful
26 306 (11.62%) Jenkins
27 299 (11.36%) TDD
28 294 (11.17%) Performance Tuning
29 293 (11.13%) MySQL

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
1 107 (4.06%) Apache
2 88 (3.34%) Tomcat
3 79 (3.00%) WebLogic
4 74 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
4 74 (2.81%) IIS
5 62 (2.35%) SharePoint
6 60 (2.28%) WebSphere
7 52 (1.97%) Confluence
8 50 (1.90%) MS Exchange
9 48 (1.82%) OpenStack
9 48 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 41 (1.56%) nginx
11 39 (1.48%) Apache Spark
12 34 (1.29%) JBoss
13 33 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
14 32 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
15 26 (0.99%) Skype for Business
16 24 (0.91%) CMS
17 20 (0.76%) Apache Solr
17 20 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.038%) HipChat
6 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.038%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.57%) Documaker
2 12 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 11 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.19%) Magento
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.076%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.038%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.038%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.038%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 619 (23.51%) Amazon AWS
2 445 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (4.56%) IaaS
4 117 (4.44%) SaaS
5 96 (3.65%) PaaS
6 87 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
7 84 (3.19%) Office 365
8 68 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
9 51 (1.94%) GitHub
10 49 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 49 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
11 47 (1.79%) Amazon S3
12 45 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
13 41 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 34 (1.29%) Route 53
15 30 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
16 27 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
17 26 (0.99%) CloudFront
18 24 (0.91%) Serverless
19 23 (0.87%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 334 (12.69%) Firewall
2 192 (7.29%) TCP/IP
3 188 (7.14%) DNS
4 170 (6.46%) WAN
5 156 (5.92%) VPN
6 145 (5.51%) HTTP
7 127 (4.82%) LAN
8 126 (4.79%) SAN
9 98 (3.72%) MPLS
10 93 (3.53%) DHCP
11 83 (3.15%) VoIP
12 81 (3.08%) Internet
13 79 (3.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 77 (2.92%) Network Security
15 70 (2.66%) BGP
16 65 (2.47%) OSPF
17 63 (2.39%) Cisco IOS
18 62 (2.35%) SSL
18 62 (2.35%) Wireless
19 53 (2.01%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 811 (30.80%) SQL Server
2 325 (12.34%) NoSQL
3 293 (11.13%) MySQL
4 246 (9.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 226 (8.58%) Relational Database
6 188 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 178 (6.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 167 (6.34%) MongoDB
9 165 (6.27%) Oracle Database
10 164 (6.23%) Big Data
11 131 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
12 117 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 114 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
14 103 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
15 79 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
15 79 (3.00%) RDBMS
16 78 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
17 74 (2.81%) Redis
18 61 (2.32%) SQL Server 2014
19 57 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 306 (11.62%) Jenkins
2 286 (10.86%) Git (software)
3 110 (4.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 97 (3.68%) TeamCity
5 95 (3.61%) Vagrant
6 93 (3.53%) Maven
6 93 (3.53%) Subversion
7 90 (3.42%) JIRA
8 85 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 60 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 56 (2.13%) Hudson
11 50 (1.90%) Visual Studio
12 42 (1.60%) JUnit
13 39 (1.48%) Gradle
14 34 (1.29%) Cucumber
15 32 (1.22%) NUnit
16 30 (1.14%) Selenium
17 27 (1.03%) Ant
17 27 (1.03%) Mockito
17 27 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 421 (15.99%) Finance
2 163 (6.19%) Banking
3 128 (4.86%) Retail
4 113 (4.29%) Music Industry
5 101 (3.84%) Telecoms
6 96 (3.65%) Games
7 77 (2.92%) Marketing
8 65 (2.47%) Advertising
9 58 (2.20%) Investment Banking
10 49 (1.86%) Financial Institution
11 33 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 32 (1.22%) Law
13 19 (0.72%) Electronics
14 16 (0.61%) Billing
15 15 (0.57%) Multimedia
16 14 (0.53%) Back Office
17 12 (0.46%) Legal
18 11 (0.42%) French Language
18 11 (0.42%) German Language
18 11 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 617 (23.43%) Developer
2 403 (15.31%) DBA
3 296 (11.24%) SQL DBA
4 277 (10.52%) Administrator
5 239 (9.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 200 (7.60%) Architect
7 183 (6.95%) Java Developer
8 160 (6.08%) .NET Developer
9 150 (5.70%) SQL Server DBA
10 133 (5.05%) Senior Developer
11 128 (4.86%) Software Engineer
12 117 (4.44%) Network Engineer
13 107 (4.06%) Linux Engineer
14 105 (3.99%) Consultant
15 101 (3.84%) Team Leader
16 96 (3.65%) Senior DBA
17 87 (3.30%) Analyst
18 86 (3.27%) AWS DevOps
19 85 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 82 (3.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (15.08%) .NET
2 316 (12.00%) Web Services
3 308 (11.70%) RESTful
4 261 (9.91%) AngularJS
5 216 (8.20%) HTML
6 204 (7.75%) Node.js
7 181 (6.87%) ASP.NET
7 181 (6.87%) CSS
8 166 (6.30%) Spring
9 159 (6.04%) XML
10 156 (5.92%) Middleware
10 156 (5.92%) React
11 147 (5.58%) .NET Framework
12 128 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 127 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 124 (4.71%) Entity Framework
14 124 (4.71%) WCF
15 113 (4.29%) Kafka
16 109 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 98 (3.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 270 (10.25%) Data Centre
2 248 (9.42%) Clustering
3 227 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 217 (8.24%) Replication
5 142 (5.39%) Computer Science
6 136 (5.17%) Fintech
7 129 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
8 105 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
9 97 (3.68%) User Experience
10 86 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
11 76 (2.89%) Management Information System
12 75 (2.85%) Mobile App
13 68 (2.58%) Public Cloud
14 67 (2.54%) Algorithms
15 56 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
16 52 (1.97%) Private Cloud
17 41 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
18 35 (1.33%) Data Structures
19 30 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
20 26 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 787 (29.89%) Linux
2 585 (22.22%) Windows
3 251 (9.53%) Windows Server
4 240 (9.12%) Unix
5 133 (5.05%) CentOS
6 129 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 88 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 84 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (2.54%) Solaris
10 49 (1.86%) Debian
11 40 (1.52%) Ubuntu
12 36 (1.37%) Android
13 33 (1.25%) AIX
14 23 (0.87%) Windows 10
14 23 (0.87%) Windows 7
15 22 (0.84%) HPUX
16 17 (0.65%) Apple iOS
17 11 (0.42%) VMS
18 10 (0.38%) SUSE
19 9 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 836 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 575 (21.84%) DevOps
3 361 (13.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 356 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
5 299 (11.36%) TDD
6 294 (11.17%) Performance Tuning
7 287 (10.90%) Software Engineering
8 283 (10.75%) ITIL
9 240 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
10 239 (9.08%) Configuration Management
11 237 (9.00%) Microservices
12 227 (8.62%) Mentoring
13 219 (8.32%) MVC
14 216 (8.20%) Scrum
15 199 (7.56%) Migration
16 196 (7.44%) BDD
17 191 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
18 178 (6.76%) E-Commerce
19 173 (6.57%) SDLC
20 171 (6.49%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 876 (33.27%) SQL
2 665 (25.26%) Java
3 527 (20.02%) Python
4 500 (18.99%) JavaScript
5 405 (15.38%) C#
6 270 (10.25%) PowerShell
7 242 (9.19%) Ruby
8 212 (8.05%) T-SQL
9 203 (7.71%) Bash Shell
10 153 (5.81%) Perl
11 136 (5.17%) C++
12 114 (4.33%) PHP
13 112 (4.25%) Shell Script
14 108 (4.10%) Scala
15 97 (3.68%) Go
16 64 (2.43%) Java 8
17 42 (1.60%) C
18 41 (1.56%) PL/SQL
19 35 (1.33%) F#
20 33 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 308 (11.70%) Degree
2 145 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 117 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 77 (2.92%) CCNP
6 66 (2.51%) MCSE
7 63 (2.39%) CCNA
8 46 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
9 41 (1.56%) MCSA
10 33 (1.25%) CISSP
11 29 (1.10%) Master's Degree
12 25 (0.95%) MCP
13 24 (0.91%) MCITP
14 22 (0.84%) CCIE
14 22 (0.84%) RHCE
15 20 (0.76%) RHCSA
15 20 (0.76%) Security Cleared
16 19 (0.72%) Sun Certification
17 18 (0.68%) SANS
18 17 (0.65%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.86%) QA
2 71 (2.70%) SLA
3 37 (1.41%) GDPR
4 30 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.72%) PMO
7 15 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.46%) PSD2
9 10 (0.38%) HIPAA
9 10 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 10 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.34%) MiFID
11 4 (0.15%) FIPS 140-2
12 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.11%) GCP
13 2 (0.076%) IEC 62304
13 2 (0.076%) ISO 26262
13 2 (0.076%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.076%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.038%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 373 (14.17%) Docker
2 257 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (7.82%) Active Directory
4 127 (4.82%) Hyper-V
5 53 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
6 44 (1.67%) vSphere
7 38 (1.44%) Firmware
8 35 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (1.22%) KVM
10 26 (0.99%) Samba
11 20 (0.76%) HDFS
11 20 (0.76%) VirtualBox
12 19 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
13 18 (0.68%) Xen
14 17 (0.65%) XenApp
15 14 (0.53%) NFS
15 14 (0.53%) Varnish
16 13 (0.49%) VMware NSX
17 12 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 12 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 323 (12.27%) Ansible
2 287 (10.90%) Opscode Chef
3 269 (10.22%) Puppet
4 144 (5.47%) Kubernetes
5 120 (4.56%) Terraform
6 109 (4.14%) Nagios
7 70 (2.66%) Salt
8 66 (2.51%) Failover Clustering
9 57 (2.16%) Packer
10 56 (2.13%) Consul
10 56 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
11 51 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
12 43 (1.63%) SCCM
12 43 (1.63%) SCOM
13 42 (1.60%) ZABBIX
14 37 (1.41%) Graphite
15 36 (1.37%) Grafana
16 32 (1.22%) Kibana
17 31 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
18 30 (1.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 484 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 320 (12.15%) VMware
3 315 (11.96%) Oracle
4 235 (8.93%) Cisco
5 135 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 115 (4.37%) Citrix
7 89 (3.38%) HP
8 88 (3.34%) IBM
9 79 (3.00%) SAP
10 72 (2.73%) Splunk
11 66 (2.51%) Google
12 59 (2.24%) CheckPoint
13 50 (1.90%) F5
14 42 (1.60%) Juniper
15 36 (1.37%) Palo Alto
16 35 (1.33%) BMC
17 34 (1.29%) AppDynamics
17 34 (1.29%) ServiceNow
18 33 (1.25%) New Relic
18 33 (1.25%) Sun