Period
to 24 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 326 288 279
Rank change year-on-year -38 -9 -31
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 1,330 688 1,496
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.03% 1.09% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.17% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 894 551 1,157
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,625 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +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 121,078 58,654 116,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.04% 93.11% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 78,552 47,770 93,417
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,138
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.20% +2.53%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in the UK

High Availability
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing High Availability.

Salary trend for High Availability in the UK

High Availability
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing High Availability over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -64 1,102 £60,000 - 195
UK excluding London -58 627 £50,000 -4.76% 113
London -65 548 £72,500 +1.75% 90
Work from Home -67 257 £60,000 - 44
South East -21 184 £60,000 - 26
North of England -95 159 £52,500 +5.00% 18
South West -6 82 £50,000 -6.98% 12
North West -95 73 £57,500 +9.52% 12
Yorkshire -69 68 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Scotland -17 65 £48,000 -16.52% 5
Midlands -108 61 £55,000 +23.06% 26
West Midlands -70 39 £53,750 +19.44% 21
Wales -12 38 £46,500 -4.91%
East of England -76 35 £47,500 -14.03% 22
East Midlands -66 22 £60,000 +50.00% 5
North East -15 18 £40,000 -28.57% 2
Northern Ireland -28 4 £48,750 -7.14% 5

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 503 (37.82%) AWS
2 496 (37.29%) Azure
3 483 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
4 430 (32.33%) DevOps
5 358 (26.92%) Linux
6 350 (26.32%) Social Skills
7 332 (24.96%) Microsoft
8 328 (24.66%) Finance
9 319 (23.98%) SQL
10 300 (22.56%) Python
11 294 (22.11%) CI/CD
12 287 (21.58%) Java
13 284 (21.35%) Software Engineering
14 267 (20.08%) Disaster Recovery
15 266 (20.00%) Windows
16 265 (19.92%) Microservices
17 263 (19.77%) Kubernetes
18 262 (19.70%) SQL Server
19 261 (19.62%) Jenkins
20 241 (18.12%) Docker
21 238 (17.89%) Degree
22 210 (15.79%) Computer Science
22 210 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
23 202 (15.19%) JavaScript
24 199 (14.96%) Firewall
25 198 (14.89%) PowerShell
26 197 (14.81%) Terraform
27 196 (14.74%) React
28 195 (14.66%) Git (software)
28 195 (14.66%) VMware

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 56 (4.21%) Apache
2 43 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (3.23%) IIS
3 38 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 32 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 31 (2.33%) GemFire
6 21 (1.58%) Confluence
7 19 (1.43%) MS Exchange
8 15 (1.13%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.05%) Apache Pulsar
9 14 (1.05%) nginx
10 13 (0.98%) Traefik
11 11 (0.83%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.75%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.68%) CMS
14 8 (0.60%) Headless CMS
15 7 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (0.45%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.60%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.075%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (1.20%) Distributed Ledger
1 16 (1.20%) R3 Corda
2 7 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.30%) Orchard Housing
4 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.075%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.075%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.075%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 503 (37.82%) AWS
2 496 (37.29%) Azure
3 163 (12.26%) GCP
4 143 (10.75%) GitHub
5 115 (8.65%) SaaS
6 107 (8.05%) IaaS
7 105 (7.89%) Serverless
8 98 (7.37%) Microsoft 365
9 89 (6.69%) PaaS
10 72 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 61 (4.59%) AWS Lambda
12 55 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
12 55 (4.14%) Amazon Kinesis
13 43 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
14 40 (3.01%) Amazon S3
15 34 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
16 31 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 31 (2.33%) Power Platform
17 30 (2.26%) Amazon EKS
17 30 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 199 (14.96%) Firewall
2 112 (8.42%) Network Security
3 102 (7.67%) DNS
4 91 (6.84%) HTTP
4 91 (6.84%) WAN
5 88 (6.62%) VPN
6 81 (6.09%) LAN
7 61 (4.59%) Broadband
7 61 (4.59%) TCP/IP
8 59 (4.44%) DHCP
9 56 (4.21%) SMS
10 51 (3.83%) Wireshark
11 43 (3.23%) SAN
12 33 (2.48%) BGP
13 31 (2.33%) SSL
14 29 (2.18%) SNMP
15 24 (1.80%) OSPF
16 21 (1.58%) FTP
16 21 (1.58%) IP Telephony
16 21 (1.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 184 (13.83%) NoSQL
3 139 (10.45%) Relational Database
4 129 (9.70%) Redis
5 125 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
6 116 (8.72%) MySQL
7 101 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 75 (5.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 66 (4.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 65 (4.89%) Amazon RDS
11 56 (4.21%) Amazon Aurora
12 54 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
13 47 (3.53%) MariaDB
14 44 (3.31%) Oracle Database
15 38 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
15 38 (2.86%) Blockchain
15 38 (2.86%) MongoDB
16 32 (2.41%) Big Data
16 32 (2.41%) HBase
17 29 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 261 (19.62%) Jenkins
2 195 (14.66%) Git (software)
3 67 (5.04%) GitLab
4 63 (4.74%) Selenium
5 61 (4.59%) JUnit
6 54 (4.06%) Cypress.io
7 52 (3.91%) JIRA
8 51 (3.83%) Cucumber
8 51 (3.83%) Mockito
9 46 (3.46%) Artifactory
10 40 (3.01%) Gradle
11 38 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
11 38 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 35 (2.63%) IntelliJ
13 33 (2.48%) SonarQube
14 32 (2.41%) Eclipse
15 31 (2.33%) Protractor
15 31 (2.33%) Storybook
16 30 (2.26%) webpack
17 27 (2.03%) Maven
General
1 350 (26.32%) Social Skills
2 328 (24.66%) Finance
3 144 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (7.52%) Banking
5 82 (6.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 75 (5.64%) Law
7 51 (3.83%) Telecoms
8 48 (3.61%) Marketing
9 45 (3.38%) Retail
10 43 (3.23%) Games
11 31 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
12 26 (1.95%) Advertising
13 25 (1.88%) Legal
14 24 (1.80%) Public Sector
15 19 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
16 16 (1.20%) Documentation Skills
16 16 (1.20%) Manufacturing
17 13 (0.98%) Influencing Skills
18 11 (0.83%) Billing
18 11 (0.83%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 223 (16.77%) Developer
2 163 (12.26%) DBA
3 154 (11.58%) Software Engineer
4 120 (9.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 117 (8.80%) Administrator
6 96 (7.22%) SQL DBA
7 86 (6.47%) Architect
8 77 (5.79%) Senior Developer
9 74 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 65 (4.89%) Java Developer
11 54 (4.06%) Senior DBA
12 52 (3.91%) Security Engineer
13 50 (3.76%) Platform Engineer
13 50 (3.76%) SOC Engineer
13 50 (3.76%) Software Developer
14 48 (3.61%) SQL Server DBA
15 44 (3.31%) Consultant
16 43 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
16 43 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
17 38 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (14.74%) React
2 156 (11.73%) Node.js
3 150 (11.28%) Kafka
4 138 (10.38%) AngularJS
5 121 (9.10%) Spring
6 118 (8.87%) .NET
7 116 (8.72%) REST
8 113 (8.50%) RabbitMQ
9 95 (7.14%) Web Services
10 94 (7.07%) CSS
11 92 (6.92%) HTML
12 72 (5.41%) Spring Boot
13 69 (5.19%) JSON
14 66 (4.96%) RESTful
15 52 (3.91%) HTML5
16 51 (3.83%) Redux
17 40 (3.01%) LAMP
18 39 (2.93%) Elastic Stack
18 39 (2.93%) WireMock
19 38 (2.86%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 107 (8.05%) Clustering
2 88 (6.62%) User Experience
3 62 (4.66%) Cloud Native
4 61 (4.59%) Data Centre
5 59 (4.44%) Social Media
6 58 (4.36%) Replication
7 55 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
8 53 (3.98%) Public Cloud
9 48 (3.61%) Management Information System
9 48 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
10 37 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
11 31 (2.33%) Private Cloud
12 30 (2.26%) Video\Live Streaming
13 28 (2.11%) Mobile App
14 26 (1.95%) Data Structures
14 26 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
15 22 (1.65%) Over-the-Top Content
16 21 (1.58%) PKI
17 20 (1.50%) Algorithms
18 17 (1.28%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 358 (26.92%) Linux
2 266 (20.00%) Windows
3 121 (9.10%) Windows Server
4 81 (6.09%) Unix
5 71 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (4.81%) CentOS
7 56 (4.21%) Windows Server 2016
8 47 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (2.93%) Android
10 36 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (2.33%) Apple iOS
12 23 (1.73%) Windows Server 2019
13 21 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (1.28%) Mac OS
15 16 (1.20%) Windows 10
16 15 (1.13%) Debian
16 15 (1.13%) Solaris
17 12 (0.90%) VyOS
18 10 (0.75%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (32.33%) DevOps
3 294 (22.11%) CI/CD
4 284 (21.35%) Software Engineering
5 267 (20.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 265 (19.92%) Microservices
7 210 (15.79%) Computer Science
7 210 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
8 186 (13.98%) TDD
9 165 (12.41%) Performance Tuning
10 142 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
10 142 (10.68%) Open Source
11 128 (9.62%) Migration
12 121 (9.10%) Infrastructure as Code
13 120 (9.02%) Full Stack Development
14 116 (8.72%) Configuration Management
15 115 (8.65%) Test Automation
16 114 (8.57%) Mentoring
17 111 (8.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 110 (8.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 319 (23.98%) SQL
2 300 (22.56%) Python
3 287 (21.58%) Java
4 202 (15.19%) JavaScript
5 198 (14.89%) PowerShell
6 108 (8.12%) C#
7 87 (6.54%) T-SQL
8 80 (6.02%) Go
9 78 (5.86%) TypeScript
10 60 (4.51%) PHP
11 59 (4.44%) Shell Script
12 56 (4.21%) Bash
13 43 (3.23%) C++
13 43 (3.23%) Groovy
14 41 (3.08%) Ruby
15 40 (3.01%) C
16 32 (2.41%) Scala
17 28 (2.11%) Perl
18 22 (1.65%) Kotlin
19 21 (1.58%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 238 (17.89%) Degree
2 119 (8.95%) Security Cleared
3 110 (8.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 81 (6.09%) SC Cleared
5 56 (4.21%) DV Cleared
6 49 (3.68%) AWS Certification
7 39 (2.93%) OCP
7 39 (2.93%) Oracle Certification
8 29 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (1.43%) CCNA
11 17 (1.28%) MCSE
12 14 (1.05%) Master's Degree
13 13 (0.98%) CCNP
14 10 (0.75%) MCSA
15 7 (0.53%) CCIE
15 7 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
16 6 (0.45%) ISTQB
17 5 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.98%) QA
2 47 (3.53%) SLA
3 34 (2.56%) GDPR
4 24 (1.80%) PCI DSS
5 18 (1.35%) Accessibility
6 9 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.60%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.38%) FATCA
10 4 (0.30%) GxP
11 1 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.075%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.075%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.075%) PMO
System Software
1 241 (18.12%) Docker
2 169 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (12.56%) Active Directory
4 67 (5.04%) Hyper-V
5 31 (2.33%) HDFS
5 31 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (1.65%) vSphere
7 19 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.83%) iptables
8 11 (0.83%) NFS
8 11 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.75%) XenApp
10 8 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.30%) ProxySG
12 4 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.30%) Xen
13 3 (0.23%) Ceph
13 3 (0.23%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 263 (19.77%) Kubernetes
2 197 (14.81%) Terraform
3 179 (13.46%) Ansible
4 77 (5.79%) Puppet
5 64 (4.81%) Grafana
6 62 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
7 55 (4.14%) SCCM
8 54 (4.06%) Prometheus
9 40 (3.01%) Failover Clustering
10 36 (2.71%) SCOM
11 34 (2.56%) Consul
12 26 (1.95%) Packer
13 23 (1.73%) Graphite
13 23 (1.73%) Nagios
14 20 (1.50%) Docker Swarm
15 19 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
16 18 (1.35%) Icinga
17 17 (1.28%) WSUS
17 17 (1.28%) ZABBIX
18 16 (1.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 332 (24.96%) Microsoft
2 195 (14.66%) VMware
3 105 (7.89%) Oracle
4 93 (6.99%) Cisco
5 80 (6.02%) Google
6 55 (4.14%) Citrix
7 53 (3.98%) IBM
8 50 (3.76%) TippingPoint
9 48 (3.61%) Red Hat
10 36 (2.71%) SolarWinds
11 33 (2.48%) Brocade
12 32 (2.41%) Okta
13 30 (2.26%) F5
13 30 (2.26%) HP
14 28 (2.11%) EMC
14 28 (2.11%) Veeam
15 23 (1.73%) CheckPoint
16 19 (1.43%) Aruba
16 19 (1.43%) Facebook
17 17 (1.28%) Commvault