Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 236 212
Rank change year-on-year -4 -24 -46
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 2,363 2,706 3,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.55% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.69% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,887 2,049 2,669
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% -5.61% +7.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £89,250 £78,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 151,576 159,835 175,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120,616 126,198 146,138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -3 2,223 £55,000 +4.76% 311
London -5 1,165 £65,000 +5.69% 135
UK excluding London -38 1,163 £50,000 +11.11% 194
North of England -22 355 £46,000 +2.22% 55
South East -61 321 £52,500 +5.00% 56
North West +42 200 £45,000 +5.88% 30
Midlands +55 183 £50,000 +24.15% 37
East of England +2 139 £60,000 +20.00% 11
Yorkshire -61 139 £45,000 - 23
West Midlands +55 116 £55,000 +38.67% 30
Scotland -29 68 £52,500 +28.83% 13
East Midlands +16 67 £42,500 -8.60% 7
South West -60 66 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Wales +20 40 £40,210 +2.44% 4
North East +3 23 £48,750 -25.00% 2
Northern Ireland -8 4 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Isle of Man - 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 818 (34.62%) SQL
2 816 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
3 759 (32.12%) SQL Server
4 715 (30.26%) Linux
5 613 (25.94%) Amazon AWS
6 603 (25.52%) Java
7 602 (25.48%) DevOps
8 573 (24.25%) Windows
9 556 (23.53%) Finance
10 498 (21.07%) Microsoft
11 460 (19.47%) Python
12 447 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 389 (16.46%) Docker
14 370 (15.66%) Disaster Recovery
15 365 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
16 347 (14.68%) Ansible
17 340 (14.39%) JavaScript
18 330 (13.97%) VMware
19 323 (13.67%) .NET
20 312 (13.20%) Jenkins
21 311 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
22 304 (12.87%) Opscode Chef
23 300 (12.70%) C#
24 293 (12.40%) Firewall
25 284 (12.02%) Puppet
26 283 (11.98%) Microservices
27 282 (11.93%) Software Engineering
28 269 (11.38%) Degree
28 269 (11.38%) Clustering
29 265 (11.21%) Web Services

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 75 (3.17%) Apache
2 72 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
3 68 (2.88%) IIS
4 63 (2.67%) Confluence
5 57 (2.41%) WebSphere
6 47 (1.99%) OpenStack
7 46 (1.95%) MS Exchange
8 40 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 37 (1.57%) Skype for Business
10 34 (1.44%) JBoss
11 33 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 33 (1.40%) WebLogic
12 30 (1.27%) CMS
13 26 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
14 25 (1.06%) Tomcat
15 24 (1.02%) nginx
16 23 (0.97%) Apache Spark
16 23 (0.97%) WordPress
17 16 (0.68%) Drupal
18 14 (0.59%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 50 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.21%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.085%) SPSS
7 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.042%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.042%) HipChat
7 1 (0.042%) InVision
7 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.63%) Documaker
2 13 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.13%) PlanetPress Connect
7 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.13%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.085%) Magento
8 2 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.042%) Finacle
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.042%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 613 (25.94%) Amazon AWS
2 447 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (4.27%) SaaS
4 93 (3.94%) IaaS
5 86 (3.64%) Office 365
6 78 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 77 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
8 68 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 64 (2.71%) GitHub
10 56 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
11 52 (2.20%) PaaS
12 37 (1.57%) Serverless
12 37 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 33 (1.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 31 (1.31%) Route 53
15 30 (1.27%) Amazon S3
16 29 (1.23%) CloudFront
17 26 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
18 21 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 21 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 293 (12.40%) Firewall
2 165 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 150 (6.35%) VPN
4 148 (6.26%) DNS
5 135 (5.71%) SAN
6 130 (5.50%) WAN
7 108 (4.57%) LAN
8 98 (4.15%) HTTP
9 84 (3.55%) Internet
10 75 (3.17%) DHCP
11 69 (2.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 68 (2.88%) MPLS
13 61 (2.58%) BGP
14 59 (2.50%) SNMP
15 57 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
15 57 (2.41%) Network Security
16 54 (2.29%) OSPF
16 54 (2.29%) VoIP
17 53 (2.24%) NAS
17 53 (2.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 759 (32.12%) SQL Server
2 255 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 254 (10.75%) NoSQL
4 221 (9.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 217 (9.18%) Relational Database
6 194 (8.21%) MySQL
7 160 (6.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 143 (6.05%) PostgreSQL
9 127 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
9 127 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 122 (5.16%) Oracle Database
11 119 (5.04%) MongoDB
12 109 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 97 (4.10%) Big Data
14 88 (3.72%) RDBMS
15 85 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
16 77 (3.26%) SQL Server 2014
17 68 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
18 67 (2.84%) Redis
19 55 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 312 (13.20%) Jenkins
2 262 (11.09%) Git (software)
3 123 (5.21%) JIRA
4 112 (4.74%) TeamCity
5 108 (4.57%) Subversion
6 105 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 91 (3.85%) Maven
8 86 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 83 (3.51%) Vagrant
10 77 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
11 67 (2.84%) Hudson
12 41 (1.74%) Visual Studio
13 37 (1.57%) Gradle
14 34 (1.44%) Cucumber
15 28 (1.18%) Selenium
15 28 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
16 22 (0.93%) JUnit
17 20 (0.85%) Gerrit
18 17 (0.72%) Gatling
19 16 (0.68%) Bitbucket
General
1 556 (23.53%) Finance
2 197 (8.34%) Banking
3 83 (3.51%) Games
4 82 (3.47%) Retail
5 70 (2.96%) Investment Banking
6 69 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 67 (2.84%) Marketing
8 63 (2.67%) Financial Institution
9 49 (2.07%) Law
10 46 (1.95%) Music Industry
11 33 (1.40%) Advertising
12 31 (1.31%) Manufacturing
13 24 (1.02%) Front Office
13 24 (1.02%) Publishing
14 23 (0.97%) Electronics
15 19 (0.80%) Back Office
15 19 (0.80%) Legal
16 17 (0.72%) German Language
17 16 (0.68%) Russian Language
17 16 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 499 (21.12%) Developer
2 418 (17.69%) DBA
3 292 (12.36%) Administrator
4 284 (12.02%) SQL DBA
5 219 (9.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 193 (8.17%) Architect
7 149 (6.31%) Java Developer
8 146 (6.18%) SQL Server DBA
9 118 (4.99%) Software Engineer
10 97 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 89 (3.77%) SQL Developer
12 87 (3.68%) Linux Engineer
12 87 (3.68%) Senior Developer
13 86 (3.64%) Consultant
14 84 (3.55%) Network Engineer
15 82 (3.47%) .NET Developer
16 79 (3.34%) Systems Administrator
17 76 (3.22%) AWS DevOps
18 75 (3.17%) Senior DBA
18 75 (3.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (13.67%) .NET
2 265 (11.21%) Web Services
3 201 (8.51%) RESTful
4 184 (7.79%) HTML
5 142 (6.01%) AngularJS
5 142 (6.01%) CSS
6 141 (5.97%) .NET Framework
7 134 (5.67%) Node.js
8 133 (5.63%) Spring
9 119 (5.04%) ASP.NET
10 117 (4.95%) XML
11 115 (4.87%) REST
12 101 (4.27%) React
13 97 (4.10%) Middleware
14 90 (3.81%) Entity Framework
15 83 (3.51%) Kafka
16 79 (3.34%) ASP.NET Web API
17 73 (3.09%) SOAP
18 70 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
19 68 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 269 (11.38%) Clustering
2 225 (9.52%) Replication
3 212 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 197 (8.34%) Data Centre
5 141 (5.97%) Computer Science
6 127 (5.37%) Fintech
7 98 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
8 86 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
9 82 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
10 79 (3.34%) Management Information System
11 77 (3.26%) Public Cloud
12 72 (3.05%) Algorithms
13 60 (2.54%) User Experience
14 52 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 47 (1.99%) Private Cloud
16 45 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
17 36 (1.52%) Client/Server
18 32 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
18 32 (1.35%) Mobile App
19 28 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 715 (30.26%) Linux
2 573 (24.25%) Windows
3 251 (10.62%) Windows Server
4 187 (7.91%) Unix
5 149 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 115 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 114 (4.82%) CentOS
8 113 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (2.12%) Ubuntu
10 49 (2.07%) Solaris
11 37 (1.57%) Windows 10
12 28 (1.18%) Windows 7
13 26 (1.10%) AIX
14 24 (1.02%) Windows 8
15 23 (0.97%) Android
15 23 (0.97%) Debian
16 20 (0.85%) Fedora
17 16 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
18 11 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 7 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 816 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
2 602 (25.48%) DevOps
3 370 (15.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 365 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
5 311 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 283 (11.98%) Microservices
7 282 (11.93%) Software Engineering
8 256 (10.83%) Performance Tuning
9 242 (10.24%) ITIL
10 240 (10.16%) Configuration Management
11 233 (9.86%) TDD
12 203 (8.59%) Migration
13 201 (8.51%) Mentoring
14 198 (8.38%) Test Automation
15 190 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
16 173 (7.32%) Scrum
17 168 (7.11%) SDLC
18 163 (6.90%) Low Latency
19 162 (6.86%) Open Source
20 146 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 818 (34.62%) SQL
2 603 (25.52%) Java
3 460 (19.47%) Python
4 340 (14.39%) JavaScript
5 300 (12.70%) C#
6 259 (10.96%) PowerShell
7 213 (9.01%) T-SQL
8 195 (8.25%) Bash Shell
8 195 (8.25%) Ruby
9 116 (4.91%) Perl
10 107 (4.53%) Go
10 107 (4.53%) Shell Script
11 88 (3.72%) C++
12 82 (3.47%) Java 8
13 81 (3.43%) PHP
14 59 (2.50%) Scala
15 56 (2.37%) C
16 46 (1.95%) Korn
17 24 (1.02%) Bourne shell
18 23 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 269 (11.38%) Degree
2 127 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 110 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 87 (3.68%) MCSE
6 77 (3.26%) CCNP
7 50 (2.12%) CISSP
8 46 (1.95%) Security Cleared
9 45 (1.90%) CCNA
10 42 (1.78%) MCSA
11 39 (1.65%) RHCSA
12 33 (1.40%) RHCE
13 30 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (1.14%) SANS
15 25 (1.06%) DV Cleared
16 24 (1.02%) Linux+ Certification
17 23 (0.97%) CompTIA Security+
18 22 (0.93%) GIAC
18 22 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
18 22 (0.93%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.46%) QA
2 53 (2.24%) SLA
3 24 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.59%) GDPR
5 8 (0.34%) PMO
5 8 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.21%) PSD2
8 3 (0.13%) MiFID
9 2 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.085%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.085%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.042%) DICOM
10 1 (0.042%) HL7
10 1 (0.042%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.042%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.042%) SEPA
10 1 (0.042%) TickIT
System Software
1 389 (16.46%) Docker
2 256 (10.83%) Active Directory
3 250 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 49 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (1.95%) Firmware
7 37 (1.57%) Samba
8 32 (1.35%) XenApp
9 29 (1.23%) vSphere
10 26 (1.10%) VirtualBox
11 25 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
12 23 (0.97%) NFS
12 23 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
13 22 (0.93%) VMware NSX
14 17 (0.72%) KVM
15 15 (0.63%) Xen
16 11 (0.47%) Varnish
17 10 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 8 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
18 8 (0.34%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 347 (14.68%) Ansible
2 304 (12.87%) Opscode Chef
3 284 (12.02%) Puppet
4 194 (8.21%) Kubernetes
5 159 (6.73%) Terraform
6 119 (5.04%) Nagios
7 88 (3.72%) Packer
8 81 (3.43%) Docker Swarm
9 79 (3.34%) Salt
10 65 (2.75%) Consul
10 65 (2.75%) ZABBIX
11 58 (2.45%) Grafana
11 58 (2.45%) Microsoft Clustering
12 53 (2.24%) SCOM
13 50 (2.12%) Graphite
14 49 (2.07%) SCCM
15 46 (1.95%) Opsview
16 42 (1.78%) Failover Clustering
17 32 (1.35%) vCenter Server
18 29 (1.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 498 (21.07%) Microsoft
2 330 (13.97%) VMware
3 229 (9.69%) Oracle
4 203 (8.59%) Cisco
5 196 (8.29%) Red Hat
6 109 (4.61%) Citrix
7 95 (4.02%) HP
8 91 (3.85%) Google
9 89 (3.77%) IBM
10 74 (3.13%) SAP
11 63 (2.67%) SolarWinds
12 62 (2.62%) Splunk
13 61 (2.58%) EMC
14 51 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
15 45 (1.90%) AppDynamics
15 45 (1.90%) NetApp
16 39 (1.65%) New Relic
17 36 (1.52%) Juniper
18 33 (1.40%) CommVault
18 33 (1.40%) ServiceNow