Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 248 210
Rank change year-on-year +19 -38 -34
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 2,346 2,583 3,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.48% 1.44% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.57% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,810 2,061 2,577
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -3.67% +6.24%
10th Percentile £34,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 144,803 164,913 169,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.59% 91.90% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 114,496 131,060 140,287
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,418 £27,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +20 2,218 £55,000 - 300
UK excluding London +8 1,229 £47,500 +5.56% 201
London +5 1,068 £65,000 +4.00% 119
South East -34 402 £52,500 +5.00% 42
North of England -9 324 £44,750 -0.56% 72
Midlands +103 212 £45,000 +12.50% 31
North West +5 156 £44,000 +3.53% 35
Yorkshire +6 152 £45,000 -4.76% 28
West Midlands +105 138 £50,000 +33.33% 17
East of England +22 135 £47,500 -13.64% 21
South West -15 78 £54,500 +21.11% 15
East Midlands +48 74 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Scotland +3 59 £50,500 +26.25% 13
Wales +14 26 £40,000 - 5
North East -5 23 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Northern Ireland -1 6 £36,250 +14.17% 2
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 893 (38.06%) SQL
2 784 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
3 747 (31.84%) Linux
4 691 (29.45%) SQL Server
5 671 (28.60%) Amazon AWS
6 649 (27.66%) Windows
7 632 (26.94%) Microsoft
8 608 (25.92%) Finance
9 536 (22.85%) Java
10 535 (22.80%) DevOps
11 530 (22.59%) Microsoft Azure
12 491 (20.93%) Python
13 417 (17.77%) VMware
14 376 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
15 365 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
16 350 (14.92%) Docker
17 336 (14.32%) Ansible
18 326 (13.90%) Disaster Recovery
19 318 (13.55%) Active Directory
19 318 (13.55%) Git (software)
20 317 (13.51%) Degree
21 313 (13.34%) .NET
22 303 (12.92%) JavaScript
23 298 (12.70%) C#
23 298 (12.70%) Windows Server
24 297 (12.66%) ITIL
25 291 (12.40%) Firewall
26 290 (12.36%) PowerShell
27 288 (12.28%) Jenkins
28 273 (11.64%) Oracle

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 87 (3.71%) IIS
2 68 (2.90%) Apache
3 60 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 56 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
5 55 (2.34%) Confluence
5 55 (2.34%) WebSphere
6 36 (1.53%) nginx
7 34 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 32 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 31 (1.32%) OpenStack
10 30 (1.28%) JBoss
11 28 (1.19%) Skype for Business
12 26 (1.11%) CMS
13 21 (0.90%) Apache Spark
14 19 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (0.72%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (0.68%) WordPress
17 14 (0.60%) Drupal
Applications
1 46 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.085%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.043%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.043%) HipChat
7 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.17%) MetaTrader
5 4 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.13%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.13%) Magento
6 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.13%) PlanetPress Connect
6 3 (0.13%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.085%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 671 (28.60%) Amazon AWS
2 530 (22.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (5.92%) Office 365
4 128 (5.46%) Cloud Computing
5 102 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 97 (4.13%) SaaS
7 90 (3.84%) GitHub
8 67 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 59 (2.51%) IaaS
10 55 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
11 49 (2.09%) PaaS
12 34 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
13 33 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 32 (1.36%) Amazon S3
15 26 (1.11%) Serverless
16 20 (0.85%) CloudFront
17 19 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
17 19 (0.81%) Route 53
18 17 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
19 16 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 291 (12.40%) Firewall
2 157 (6.69%) DNS
3 149 (6.35%) VPN
4 138 (5.88%) WAN
5 128 (5.46%) TCP/IP
6 127 (5.41%) SAN
7 100 (4.26%) LAN
8 97 (4.13%) DHCP
9 85 (3.62%) HTTP
10 79 (3.37%) Internet
11 77 (3.28%) VoIP
12 66 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
13 60 (2.56%) Network Security
14 52 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
15 51 (2.17%) BGP
16 49 (2.09%) VLAN
17 42 (1.79%) NAS
18 41 (1.75%) Wireless
19 40 (1.71%) MPLS
20 34 (1.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 691 (29.45%) SQL Server
2 272 (11.59%) NoSQL
3 227 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 204 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 196 (8.35%) MySQL
6 179 (7.63%) Relational Database
7 164 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
8 156 (6.65%) SQL Server 2016
9 128 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 125 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
11 121 (5.16%) MongoDB
12 109 (4.65%) Oracle Database
13 107 (4.56%) RDBMS
14 101 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 98 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
16 92 (3.92%) Big Data
17 83 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
18 77 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
19 57 (2.43%) DB2
20 52 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 318 (13.55%) Git (software)
2 288 (12.28%) Jenkins
3 128 (5.46%) JIRA
4 121 (5.16%) Subversion
5 117 (4.99%) TeamCity
6 116 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 77 (3.28%) Maven
8 76 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
9 60 (2.56%) Vagrant
10 50 (2.13%) Hudson
11 48 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 42 (1.79%) Cucumber
13 41 (1.75%) GitLab
13 41 (1.75%) Selenium
14 39 (1.66%) Visual Studio
15 33 (1.41%) Gradle
15 33 (1.41%) NUnit
16 27 (1.15%) JUnit
17 20 (0.85%) Eclipse
18 18 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 608 (25.92%) Finance
2 231 (9.85%) Banking
3 86 (3.67%) Retail
4 81 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 70 (2.98%) Law
6 68 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 62 (2.64%) Games
8 47 (2.00%) Back Office
8 47 (2.00%) Marketing
9 42 (1.79%) Front Office
10 38 (1.62%) Financial Institution
11 33 (1.41%) Manufacturing
12 30 (1.28%) Music Industry
13 26 (1.11%) Legal
14 25 (1.07%) Publishing
15 21 (0.90%) Electronics
16 20 (0.85%) Advertising
17 15 (0.64%) Billing
18 13 (0.55%) French Language
19 10 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 451 (19.22%) Developer
2 401 (17.09%) DBA
3 282 (12.02%) Administrator
4 270 (11.51%) SQL DBA
5 213 (9.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 195 (8.31%) Architect
7 150 (6.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 130 (5.54%) SQL Server DBA
9 109 (4.65%) Java Developer
10 100 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
11 98 (4.18%) Analyst
12 90 (3.84%) Software Engineer
13 88 (3.75%) .NET Developer
14 76 (3.24%) Linux Engineer
15 72 (3.07%) Cloud Architect
16 69 (2.94%) Senior Developer
17 68 (2.90%) C# Developer
18 65 (2.77%) Network Engineer
19 63 (2.69%) Senior DBA
20 62 (2.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (13.34%) .NET
2 221 (9.42%) Web Services
3 169 (7.20%) HTML
4 165 (7.03%) RESTful
5 131 (5.58%) Spring
6 126 (5.37%) CSS
7 113 (4.82%) Node.js
8 105 (4.48%) REST
9 101 (4.31%) ASP.NET
10 94 (4.01%) .NET Framework
11 85 (3.62%) AngularJS
12 81 (3.45%) Middleware
12 81 (3.45%) XML
13 78 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
14 75 (3.20%) Kafka
15 70 (2.98%) HTML5
16 69 (2.94%) SOAP
17 66 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
18 64 (2.73%) React
19 60 (2.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 266 (11.34%) Clustering
2 206 (8.78%) Replication
3 189 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 184 (7.84%) Data Centre
5 97 (4.13%) Fintech
6 95 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 90 (3.84%) User Experience
8 78 (3.32%) Public Cloud
9 76 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
9 76 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
10 71 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
11 61 (2.60%) Mobile App
12 60 (2.56%) Algorithms
13 58 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
14 50 (2.13%) Private Cloud
15 47 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 42 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
17 41 (1.75%) Hedge funds
18 40 (1.71%) Enterprise Cloud
19 35 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 747 (31.84%) Linux
2 649 (27.66%) Windows
3 298 (12.70%) Windows Server
4 191 (8.14%) Unix
5 184 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 137 (5.84%) CentOS
7 121 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 120 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 92 (3.92%) Windows 10
10 83 (3.54%) Windows 7
11 58 (2.47%) Apple iOS
12 49 (2.09%) Ubuntu
13 44 (1.88%) Android
14 40 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
15 28 (1.19%) AIX
16 22 (0.94%) Solaris
17 21 (0.90%) Windows 8
18 18 (0.77%) Debian
19 16 (0.68%) Fedora
20 14 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 784 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
2 535 (22.80%) DevOps
3 376 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
4 365 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
5 326 (13.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 297 (12.66%) ITIL
7 270 (11.51%) Performance Tuning
8 251 (10.70%) Microservices
9 245 (10.44%) Software Engineering
10 233 (9.93%) Test Automation
11 229 (9.76%) Configuration Management
12 227 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 227 (9.68%) TDD
13 223 (9.51%) Scrum
14 206 (8.78%) Open Source
15 205 (8.74%) Computer Science
16 192 (8.18%) Load Balancing
16 192 (8.18%) Mentoring
17 177 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
18 168 (7.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 893 (38.06%) SQL
2 536 (22.85%) Java
3 491 (20.93%) Python
4 303 (12.92%) JavaScript
5 298 (12.70%) C#
6 290 (12.36%) PowerShell
7 217 (9.25%) Ruby
8 199 (8.48%) T-SQL
9 176 (7.50%) Bash Shell
10 138 (5.88%) Go
11 112 (4.77%) C++
12 91 (3.88%) Shell Script
13 82 (3.50%) Perl
14 54 (2.30%) C
15 51 (2.17%) Java 8
15 51 (2.17%) PHP
16 50 (2.13%) PL/SQL
17 42 (1.79%) Scala
18 40 (1.71%) Korn
19 29 (1.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 317 (13.51%) Degree
2 157 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 132 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 110 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
5 100 (4.26%) MCSE
6 67 (2.86%) CCNP
7 65 (2.77%) CCNA
8 64 (2.73%) Security Cleared
9 47 (2.00%) RHCSA
10 46 (1.96%) RHCE
11 40 (1.71%) AWS Certification
12 36 (1.53%) MCSA
13 33 (1.41%) CISSP
14 30 (1.28%) MBA
15 28 (1.19%) DV Cleared
15 28 (1.19%) GIAC
16 27 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 26 (1.11%) Linux+ Certification
18 25 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
18 25 (1.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (4.35%) QA
2 73 (3.11%) SLA
3 54 (2.30%) GDPR
4 34 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (1.07%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.72%) PMO
7 9 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.30%) SEPA
9 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.17%) PSD2
10 2 (0.085%) HL7
10 2 (0.085%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.085%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.043%) DICOM
11 1 (0.043%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.043%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.043%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.043%) MISRA
11 1 (0.043%) MISRA C
System Software
1 350 (14.92%) Docker
2 318 (13.55%) Active Directory
3 272 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (3.67%) Hyper-V
5 64 (2.73%) XenApp
6 62 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
8 39 (1.66%) vSphere
9 34 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
10 27 (1.15%) VMware NSX
11 24 (1.02%) NFS
11 24 (1.02%) Samba
12 22 (0.94%) XenDesktop
13 20 (0.85%) Firmware
14 14 (0.60%) DFS Replication
15 13 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 12 (0.51%) Oracle Clusterware
17 11 (0.47%) VirtualBox
18 8 (0.34%) Varnish
18 8 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 336 (14.32%) Ansible
2 273 (11.64%) Puppet
3 230 (9.80%) Kubernetes
4 220 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
5 171 (7.29%) Terraform
6 98 (4.18%) Nagios
7 95 (4.05%) Docker Swarm
8 94 (4.01%) Packer
9 88 (3.75%) Grafana
10 83 (3.54%) SCCM
11 80 (3.41%) Consul
12 72 (3.07%) Graphite
13 64 (2.73%) Salt
13 64 (2.73%) SCOM
14 55 (2.34%) Opsview
15 54 (2.30%) ZABBIX
16 46 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
17 44 (1.88%) Prometheus
18 41 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
19 31 (1.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 632 (26.94%) Microsoft
2 417 (17.77%) VMware
3 273 (11.64%) Oracle
4 205 (8.74%) Red Hat
5 199 (8.48%) Cisco
6 131 (5.58%) Google
7 130 (5.54%) Citrix
8 102 (4.35%) IBM
9 98 (4.18%) SolarWinds
10 75 (3.20%) EMC
11 73 (3.11%) HP
12 71 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
13 60 (2.56%) SAP
14 58 (2.47%) NetApp
15 55 (2.34%) Splunk
16 49 (2.09%) Veeam
17 40 (1.71%) Dell
18 38 (1.62%) CommVault
19 36 (1.53%) CheckPoint
20 32 (1.36%) Ivanti