Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 225 198
Rank change year-on-year -11 -27 -31
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 2,555 2,802 3,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.58% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.74% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,096 2,159 2,840
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £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 159,594 161,008 183,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.68% 90.69% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 127,542 129,851 152,298
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 2,401 £55,000 +4.76% 295
UK excluding London -18 1,396 £50,000 +11.11% 187
London -17 1,117 £62,500 +4.17% 144
South East -14 428 £50,500 -3.81% 46
North of England -8 415 £47,250 +5.00% 55
East of England +23 214 £60,000 +26.32% 10
North West +29 201 £45,000 - 25
Yorkshire -25 195 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Midlands -8 154 £45,000 +5.88% 28
West Midlands +31 109 £45,000 +12.50% 20
South West -58 75 £45,000 +8.43% 12
Scotland -42 65 £52,500 +27.27% 24
Wales +16 49 £45,000 +9.09% 5
East Midlands -36 45 £45,000 - 8
North East +6 23 £47,500 - 9
Isle of Man - 3 £41,250 - 1
Northern Ireland -9 2 £40,000 +6.67% 6

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 854 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
2 840 (32.88%) SQL
3 798 (31.23%) Linux
4 787 (30.80%) SQL Server
5 680 (26.61%) Java
6 628 (24.58%) Amazon AWS
7 623 (24.38%) DevOps
8 593 (23.21%) Windows
9 527 (20.63%) Python
10 493 (19.30%) Microsoft
11 465 (18.20%) Microsoft Azure
12 451 (17.65%) Finance
13 433 (16.95%) JavaScript
14 399 (15.62%) Docker
15 388 (15.19%) Disaster Recovery
16 377 (14.76%) Problem-Solving
17 352 (13.78%) Ansible
18 342 (13.39%) C#
19 341 (13.35%) .NET
20 337 (13.19%) VMware
21 326 (12.76%) Jenkins
22 321 (12.56%) Firewall
23 313 (12.25%) Web Services
24 311 (12.17%) Opscode Chef
25 309 (12.09%) Software Engineering
26 306 (11.98%) NoSQL
27 302 (11.82%) Degree
28 289 (11.31%) Microservices
29 287 (11.23%) Puppet
30 280 (10.96%) 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 93 (3.64%) Apache
2 83 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
3 73 (2.86%) IIS
4 70 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 61 (2.39%) WebLogic
6 60 (2.35%) Confluence
7 52 (2.04%) OpenStack
7 52 (2.04%) WebSphere
8 49 (1.92%) SharePoint
9 45 (1.76%) MS Exchange
10 39 (1.53%) JBoss
11 36 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 35 (1.37%) nginx
12 35 (1.37%) Skype for Business
13 30 (1.17%) Apache Spark
14 25 (0.98%) CMS
15 24 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 19 (0.74%) Apache Solr
17 19 (0.74%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 50 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.078%) SPSS
7 1 (0.039%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.039%) HipChat
7 1 (0.039%) InVision
7 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (0.67%) Documaker
2 15 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 9 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.16%) Magento
8 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.078%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.078%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.078%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.078%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 628 (24.58%) Amazon AWS
2 465 (18.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (4.15%) IaaS
4 104 (4.07%) SaaS
5 77 (3.01%) Office 365
6 75 (2.94%) PaaS
7 74 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
8 71 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
9 62 (2.43%) GitHub
10 57 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 51 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
12 45 (1.76%) Amazon S3
13 43 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 39 (1.53%) Route 53
15 34 (1.33%) Serverless
15 34 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 30 (1.17%) CloudFront
17 29 (1.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 28 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
19 27 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 321 (12.56%) Firewall
2 193 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 174 (6.81%) DNS
4 164 (6.42%) WAN
5 160 (6.26%) VPN
6 136 (5.32%) SAN
7 122 (4.77%) LAN
8 120 (4.70%) HTTP
9 97 (3.80%) MPLS
10 88 (3.44%) DHCP
11 86 (3.37%) Internet
12 84 (3.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 76 (2.97%) BGP
14 71 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
15 69 (2.70%) VoIP
16 68 (2.66%) OSPF
17 66 (2.58%) Network Security
18 65 (2.54%) SSL
19 58 (2.27%) NAS
19 58 (2.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 787 (30.80%) SQL Server
2 306 (11.98%) NoSQL
3 246 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 245 (9.59%) MySQL
5 223 (8.73%) Relational Database
6 201 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 152 (5.95%) SQL Server 2016
8 147 (5.75%) Oracle Database
9 144 (5.64%) Big Data
10 142 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
10 142 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 141 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
12 138 (5.40%) MongoDB
13 89 (3.48%) Redis
14 88 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
15 82 (3.21%) RDBMS
16 77 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
17 67 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
18 66 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
19 49 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 326 (12.76%) Jenkins
2 274 (10.72%) Git (software)
3 118 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 106 (4.15%) Vagrant
5 97 (3.80%) JIRA
6 95 (3.72%) Maven
7 94 (3.68%) Subversion
8 87 (3.41%) TeamCity
9 74 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 72 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 65 (2.54%) Hudson
12 47 (1.84%) Visual Studio
13 40 (1.57%) JUnit
14 38 (1.49%) Gradle
15 31 (1.21%) Cucumber
16 30 (1.17%) Selenium
17 29 (1.14%) gulp
18 23 (0.90%) Ant
18 23 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
18 23 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 451 (17.65%) Finance
2 187 (7.32%) Banking
3 117 (4.58%) Retail
4 97 (3.80%) Games
5 94 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 83 (3.25%) Marketing
7 74 (2.90%) Investment Banking
8 73 (2.86%) Music Industry
9 71 (2.78%) Financial Institution
10 52 (2.04%) Advertising
11 46 (1.80%) Law
12 38 (1.49%) Manufacturing
13 22 (0.86%) Electronics
14 21 (0.82%) Back Office
15 19 (0.74%) Legal
15 19 (0.74%) Multimedia
16 17 (0.67%) Front Office
17 15 (0.59%) French Language
17 15 (0.59%) German Language
17 15 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 592 (23.17%) Developer
2 405 (15.85%) DBA
3 288 (11.27%) Administrator
4 285 (11.15%) SQL DBA
5 261 (10.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 192 (7.51%) Java Developer
7 167 (6.54%) Architect
8 143 (5.60%) SQL Server DBA
9 134 (5.24%) Software Engineer
10 122 (4.77%) Senior Developer
11 118 (4.62%) .NET Developer
12 108 (4.23%) Network Engineer
13 102 (3.99%) Consultant
14 99 (3.87%) Linux Engineer
15 88 (3.44%) Senior DBA
16 84 (3.29%) AWS DevOps
17 83 (3.25%) SQL Developer
17 83 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
18 82 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 80 (3.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (13.35%) .NET
2 313 (12.25%) Web Services
3 268 (10.49%) RESTful
4 231 (9.04%) AngularJS
5 213 (8.34%) HTML
6 168 (6.58%) CSS
7 167 (6.54%) Spring
8 166 (6.50%) Node.js
9 148 (5.79%) XML
10 147 (5.75%) ASP.NET
11 146 (5.71%) React
12 142 (5.56%) .NET Framework
13 111 (4.34%) Middleware
14 108 (4.23%) Kafka
15 105 (4.11%) Entity Framework
16 104 (4.07%) REST
17 102 (3.99%) ASP.NET Web API
18 91 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC
19 89 (3.48%) Hibernate
20 88 (3.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 252 (9.86%) Clustering
2 244 (9.55%) Data Centre
3 231 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
4 224 (8.77%) Replication
5 143 (5.60%) Fintech
6 139 (5.44%) Computer Science
7 133 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
8 107 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
9 89 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
10 83 (3.25%) Management Information System
11 73 (2.86%) Public Cloud
12 69 (2.70%) User Experience
13 68 (2.66%) Algorithms
14 66 (2.58%) Mobile App
15 55 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
16 48 (1.88%) Private Cloud
17 34 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 34 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
18 29 (1.14%) Client/Server
19 28 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 798 (31.23%) Linux
2 593 (23.21%) Windows
3 262 (10.25%) Windows Server
4 216 (8.45%) Unix
5 142 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 134 (5.24%) CentOS
7 101 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 97 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (2.54%) Solaris
10 48 (1.88%) Debian
11 46 (1.80%) Ubuntu
12 40 (1.57%) Android
13 30 (1.17%) AIX
13 30 (1.17%) Windows 10
14 28 (1.10%) Windows 7
15 23 (0.90%) HPUX
16 19 (0.74%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.43%) Fedora
17 11 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
18 10 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 854 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (24.38%) DevOps
3 388 (15.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 377 (14.76%) Problem-Solving
5 309 (12.09%) Software Engineering
6 289 (11.31%) Microservices
7 273 (10.68%) TDD
8 266 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
9 258 (10.10%) Performance Tuning
10 244 (9.55%) ITIL
11 242 (9.47%) Configuration Management
12 217 (8.49%) Mentoring
13 198 (7.75%) Migration
14 187 (7.32%) Scrum
15 183 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
16 182 (7.12%) Test Automation
17 180 (7.05%) Low Latency
18 179 (7.01%) SDLC
19 174 (6.81%) MVC
20 170 (6.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 840 (32.88%) SQL
2 680 (26.61%) Java
3 527 (20.63%) Python
4 433 (16.95%) JavaScript
5 342 (13.39%) C#
6 264 (10.33%) PowerShell
7 216 (8.45%) T-SQL
8 215 (8.41%) Ruby
9 209 (8.18%) Bash Shell
10 144 (5.64%) Perl
11 120 (4.70%) Shell Script
12 116 (4.54%) C++
13 114 (4.46%) Go
14 111 (4.34%) PHP
15 101 (3.95%) Scala
16 86 (3.37%) Java 8
17 48 (1.88%) C
18 33 (1.29%) PL/SQL
19 31 (1.21%) F#
19 31 (1.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 302 (11.82%) Degree
2 117 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 100 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 98 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (2.90%) CCNP
6 62 (2.43%) MCSE
7 43 (1.68%) MCSA
8 42 (1.64%) CCNA
8 42 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 40 (1.57%) CISSP
10 32 (1.25%) RHCSA
11 29 (1.14%) Security Cleared
12 28 (1.10%) RHCE
13 22 (0.86%) Master's Degree
14 20 (0.78%) Sun Certification
15 19 (0.74%) MCITP
15 19 (0.74%) MCP
15 19 (0.74%) SANS
16 17 (0.67%) CCIE
17 15 (0.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (4.93%) QA
2 73 (2.86%) SLA
3 31 (1.21%) GDPR
4 25 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.55%) PMO
7 12 (0.47%) PSD2
8 10 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 9 (0.35%) GCP
9 9 (0.35%) MiFID
10 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.16%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.078%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.078%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.039%) IEC 62304
14 1 (0.039%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.039%) ISO 26262
14 1 (0.039%) TickIT
System Software
1 399 (15.62%) Docker
2 270 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 239 (9.35%) Active Directory
4 110 (4.31%) Hyper-V
5 44 (1.72%) Firmware
6 41 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (1.53%) KVM
7 39 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
8 34 (1.33%) vSphere
9 30 (1.17%) Samba
10 25 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
11 24 (0.94%) Xen
12 22 (0.86%) VirtualBox
12 22 (0.86%) XenApp
13 17 (0.67%) HDFS
13 17 (0.67%) NFS
14 13 (0.51%) Varnish
14 13 (0.51%) VMware NSX
15 12 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 10 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 352 (13.78%) Ansible
2 311 (12.17%) Opscode Chef
3 287 (11.23%) Puppet
4 170 (6.65%) Kubernetes
5 142 (5.56%) Terraform
6 125 (4.89%) Nagios
7 83 (3.25%) Salt
8 75 (2.94%) Packer
9 74 (2.90%) Failover Clustering
10 72 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
11 66 (2.58%) Consul
12 54 (2.11%) ZABBIX
13 51 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
14 46 (1.80%) Graphite
15 45 (1.76%) Grafana
16 42 (1.64%) SCCM
16 42 (1.64%) SCOM
17 39 (1.53%) Kibana
18 34 (1.33%) logstash
19 31 (1.21%) Opsview
Vendors
1 493 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 337 (13.19%) VMware
3 280 (10.96%) Oracle
4 220 (8.61%) Cisco
5 155 (6.07%) Red Hat
6 124 (4.85%) Citrix
7 94 (3.68%) IBM
8 75 (2.94%) HP
9 72 (2.82%) SAP
9 72 (2.82%) Splunk
10 64 (2.50%) Google
11 45 (1.76%) Juniper
12 43 (1.68%) F5
13 41 (1.60%) CheckPoint
14 40 (1.57%) AppDynamics
14 40 (1.57%) BMC
14 40 (1.57%) ServiceNow
15 39 (1.53%) SolarWinds
16 38 (1.49%) New Relic
17 36 (1.41%) Sun