Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 252 245 239
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 -26
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 1,770 2,309 2,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.30% 1.41% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.54% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,347 1,795 2,001
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -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 125,339 150,104 160,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.13% 91.82% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 98,593 119,437 127,009
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,125
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 20 October 2019.

Salary histogram for High Availability in the UK

High Availability
Top 16 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 20 October 2019. 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 1,657 £57,500 +4.55% 326
UK excluding London +2 917 £50,000 +5.26% 214
London -7 822 £67,500 +3.85% 129
South East +12 293 £51,000 -2.86% 51
North of England -41 233 £50,000 +11.11% 54
Midlands -4 141 £45,000 -10.00% 37
Yorkshire -17 111 £50,000 +17.65% 24
North West -39 107 £47,500 +5.56% 26
West Midlands +7 97 £49,362 -1.28% 22
East of England +42 81 £47,750 -5.26% 26
South West +30 81 £50,000 - 29
Scotland -8 48 £50,000 -4.76% 13
East Midlands +3 44 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Northern Ireland +15 31 - - 2
North East +13 15 £45,024 -9.95% 4
Wales -15 12 £45,000 +12.50% 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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.

1 672 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (30.90%) Linux
3 505 (28.53%) Windows
4 489 (27.63%) SQL
5 476 (26.89%) Microsoft
6 443 (25.03%) SQL Server
7 440 (24.86%) Azure
8 415 (23.45%) DevOps
9 347 (19.60%) AWS
10 339 (19.15%) Finance
11 333 (18.81%) Java
12 307 (17.34%) Docker
13 301 (17.01%) Active Directory
14 296 (16.72%) Python
15 277 (15.65%) Disaster Recovery
16 263 (14.86%) ITIL
17 258 (14.58%) PowerShell
18 248 (14.01%) Degree
19 241 (13.62%) Software Engineering
20 231 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
21 230 (12.99%) Ansible
22 221 (12.49%) Kubernetes
23 204 (11.53%) Windows Server
24 203 (11.47%) .NET
25 202 (11.41%) Firewall
26 197 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
27 195 (11.02%) C#
28 194 (10.96%) VMware
29 192 (10.85%) JavaScript
30 178 (10.06%) 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 90 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 77 (4.35%) IIS
3 72 (4.07%) SharePoint
4 63 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
5 57 (3.22%) Apache
6 40 (2.26%) Skype for Business
7 33 (1.86%) Tomcat
8 32 (1.81%) nginx
9 31 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 28 (1.58%) OpenStack
11 26 (1.47%) Apache Spark
12 25 (1.41%) Confluence
13 24 (1.36%) WebSphere
14 22 (1.24%) CMS
15 17 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 16 (0.90%) JBoss
17 15 (0.85%) WebLogic
18 14 (0.79%) Apache Solr
19 12 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 11 (0.62%) CloudStack
Applications
1 32 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.11%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.056%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.96%) SAP Hybris
2 13 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.056%) Endur
6 1 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.056%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.056%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 440 (24.86%) Azure
2 347 (19.60%) AWS
3 166 (9.38%) SaaS
4 130 (7.34%) Office 365
5 107 (6.05%) IaaS
6 98 (5.54%) PaaS
7 73 (4.12%) GCP
8 66 (3.73%) GitHub
9 48 (2.71%) Power Platform
10 43 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 32 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
13 30 (1.69%) Amazon S3
14 24 (1.36%) Serverless
15 23 (1.30%) OpenShift
16 18 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
17 17 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
17 17 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 15 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
19 13 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 202 (11.41%) Firewall
2 170 (9.60%) DNS
3 131 (7.40%) WAN
4 114 (6.44%) VPN
5 110 (6.21%) TCP/IP
6 107 (6.05%) DHCP
7 100 (5.65%) LAN
8 90 (5.08%) SAN
9 82 (4.63%) HTTP
10 66 (3.73%) Internet
11 58 (3.28%) Network Security
12 52 (2.94%) Wireless
13 46 (2.60%) MPLS
14 38 (2.15%) BGP
15 36 (2.03%) VoIP
16 32 (1.81%) NAS
17 30 (1.69%) SMTP
18 27 (1.53%) VLAN
19 26 (1.47%) Skype
20 25 (1.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (25.03%) SQL Server
2 157 (8.87%) Relational Database
3 147 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 124 (7.01%) MySQL
5 122 (6.89%) PostgreSQL
6 115 (6.50%) MongoDB
7 110 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 90 (5.08%) RDBMS
9 72 (4.07%) Oracle Database
10 68 (3.84%) NoSQL
11 65 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
12 58 (3.28%) Big Data
13 51 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 48 (2.71%) Power BI
14 48 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 48 (2.71%) SQL Server 2016
15 38 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
16 37 (2.09%) Redis
17 32 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
18 29 (1.64%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 159 (8.98%) Jenkins
2 137 (7.74%) Git (software)
3 64 (3.62%) TeamCity
4 55 (3.11%) JIRA
5 48 (2.71%) JUnit
6 42 (2.37%) Mockito
7 40 (2.26%) Selenium
8 38 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 38 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 34 (1.92%) Hudson
10 29 (1.64%) Visual Studio
11 28 (1.58%) Subversion
11 28 (1.58%) Vagrant
12 27 (1.53%) Cucumber
12 27 (1.53%) Maven
13 26 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
15 19 (1.07%) GitLab
16 14 (0.79%) SonarQube
17 13 (0.73%) Gradle
General
1 339 (19.15%) Finance
2 68 (3.84%) Banking
3 53 (2.99%) Retail
4 46 (2.60%) Marketing
5 44 (2.49%) Games
6 39 (2.20%) Law
7 34 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.64%) Public Sector
9 24 (1.36%) Legal
10 19 (1.07%) Back Office
10 19 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.79%) Advertising
14 10 (0.56%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.45%) Electronics
16 6 (0.34%) French Language
17 5 (0.28%) German Language
17 5 (0.28%) Japanese Language
17 5 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 340 (19.21%) Developer
2 218 (12.32%) DBA
3 208 (11.75%) Administrator
4 142 (8.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 115 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 113 (6.38%) Architect
7 112 (6.33%) SQL DBA
8 98 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
9 89 (5.03%) Software Engineer
10 86 (4.86%) Support Engineer
11 82 (4.63%) Senior Developer
12 77 (4.35%) Java Developer
13 70 (3.95%) Consultant
14 65 (3.67%) Analyst
15 54 (3.05%) Network Engineer
16 52 (2.94%) C# Developer
16 52 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
17 51 (2.88%) .NET Developer
18 50 (2.82%) Applications Support
18 50 (2.82%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (11.47%) .NET
2 174 (9.83%) Web Services
3 125 (7.06%) REST
4 116 (6.55%) HTML
5 93 (5.25%) CSS
6 92 (5.20%) Spring
7 89 (5.03%) Node.js
8 81 (4.58%) React
9 67 (3.79%) jQuery
10 62 (3.50%) ASP.NET
11 60 (3.39%) Middleware
12 56 (3.16%) AngularJS
13 54 (3.05%) Elastic Stack
14 53 (2.99%) Spring Boot
15 50 (2.82%) RESTful
16 45 (2.54%) Kafka
17 41 (2.32%) JSON
18 40 (2.26%) WebSockets
19 39 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
19 39 (2.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 173 (9.77%) Clustering
2 160 (9.04%) Management Information System
3 138 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 106 (5.99%) Data Centre
5 101 (5.71%) Replication
6 87 (4.92%) Public Cloud
7 77 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
8 67 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
9 43 (2.43%) Smartphone
10 39 (2.20%) Cloud Native
11 37 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
12 34 (1.92%) Algorithms
13 32 (1.81%) Internet of Things
13 32 (1.81%) User Experience
14 27 (1.53%) PKI
15 25 (1.41%) Driving Licence
16 24 (1.36%) Mobile App
17 23 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 21 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
18 21 (1.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 547 (30.90%) Linux
2 505 (28.53%) Windows
3 204 (11.53%) Windows Server
4 105 (5.93%) Unix
5 75 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 73 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (3.79%) Ubuntu
8 64 (3.62%) CentOS
9 61 (3.45%) Solaris
10 40 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (1.98%) Windows 10
12 23 (1.30%) Android
13 21 (1.19%) Windows 7
14 17 (0.96%) Apple iOS
15 14 (0.79%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.68%) Fedora
16 12 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (0.56%) Debian
18 9 (0.51%) Windows 8
19 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 672 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 415 (23.45%) DevOps
3 277 (15.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 263 (14.86%) ITIL
5 241 (13.62%) Software Engineering
6 231 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
7 197 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
8 170 (9.60%) Migration
9 169 (9.55%) Performance Tuning
9 169 (9.55%) Scrum
10 155 (8.76%) TDD
11 153 (8.64%) Configuration Management
12 152 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 148 (8.36%) Test Automation
14 141 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 140 (7.91%) E-Commerce
16 132 (7.46%) Microservices
17 131 (7.40%) SDLC
18 123 (6.95%) Information Security
19 122 (6.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 489 (27.63%) SQL
2 333 (18.81%) Java
3 296 (16.72%) Python
4 258 (14.58%) PowerShell
5 195 (11.02%) C#
6 192 (10.85%) JavaScript
7 137 (7.74%) Bash Shell
8 112 (6.33%) Ruby
9 85 (4.80%) T-SQL
10 84 (4.75%) C++
11 81 (4.58%) Go
12 60 (3.39%) Perl
12 60 (3.39%) Shell Script
13 57 (3.22%) TypeScript
14 48 (2.71%) PHP
15 44 (2.49%) Java 8
16 43 (2.43%) C
17 42 (2.37%) ES6
18 22 (1.24%) Scala
19 21 (1.19%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 248 (14.01%) Degree
2 105 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 76 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 65 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 64 (3.62%) CCNP
7 62 (3.50%) CCNA
8 40 (2.26%) SC Cleared
9 35 (1.98%) MCSE
10 33 (1.86%) CISSP
11 30 (1.69%) CISM
12 27 (1.53%) MCP
13 23 (1.30%) CISA
14 20 (1.13%) DV Cleared
14 20 (1.13%) MCSA
15 15 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.79%) JNCIP
16 14 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
17 13 (0.73%) HND
18 12 (0.68%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.20%) SLA
2 80 (4.52%) QA
3 68 (3.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.36%) GDPR
5 14 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.73%) ISAE 3402
7 6 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.28%) NIST
9 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.17%) NCSC
9 3 (0.17%) PSD2
10 2 (0.11%) COBIT
10 2 (0.11%) EMIR
10 2 (0.11%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.11%) MiFID
10 2 (0.11%) RMADS
10 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.056%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.056%) PMO
11 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 307 (17.34%) Docker
2 301 (17.01%) Active Directory
3 145 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 67 (3.79%) Firmware
6 34 (1.92%) XenApp
7 33 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
9 28 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
10 20 (1.13%) KVM
11 19 (1.07%) vSphere
12 15 (0.85%) Xen
13 12 (0.68%) NFS
13 12 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (0.62%) XenDesktop
15 10 (0.56%) DRBD
15 10 (0.56%) GlusterFS
15 10 (0.56%) Samba
15 10 (0.56%) VirtualBox
16 7 (0.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 230 (12.99%) Ansible
2 221 (12.49%) Kubernetes
3 166 (9.38%) Puppet
4 133 (7.51%) Opscode Chef
5 111 (6.27%) SCCM
6 104 (5.88%) Terraform
7 71 (4.01%) Prometheus
8 67 (3.79%) Nagios
9 57 (3.22%) Grafana
10 52 (2.94%) Data Guard
10 52 (2.94%) Packer
10 52 (2.94%) ZABBIX
11 47 (2.66%) Docker Swarm
12 42 (2.37%) WSUS
13 37 (2.09%) Consul
14 31 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
15 29 (1.64%) Graphite
15 29 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
16 28 (1.58%) Kibana
17 27 (1.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 476 (26.89%) Microsoft
2 194 (10.96%) VMware
3 178 (10.06%) Oracle
4 157 (8.87%) Cisco
5 92 (5.20%) Red Hat
6 67 (3.79%) SolarWinds
7 62 (3.50%) Citrix
8 59 (3.33%) HP
9 50 (2.82%) McAfee
10 46 (2.60%) Palo Alto
11 44 (2.49%) ServiceNow
12 43 (2.43%) IBM
13 42 (2.37%) Google
13 42 (2.37%) Splunk
14 40 (2.26%) Dell
15 38 (2.15%) F5
16 35 (1.98%) EMC
17 33 (1.86%) 3PAR
18 32 (1.81%) NetApp
19 29 (1.64%) WorldPay