The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PowerHA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PowerHA over the 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM PowerHA
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 927 948
Rank change year-on-year +76 +21  
Permanent jobs citing PowerHA 12 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.097% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 10
Median salary £52,500 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.13% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.56% +15.00%  

PowerHA is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10733 12404 13060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.60% 12.59% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9065 10497 10780
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

PowerHA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PowerHA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerHA in the UK

PowerHA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerHA.

Salary trend for PowerHA in the UK

PowerHA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerHA over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for PowerHA in the UK

PowerHA
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerHA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 12 £52,500 +14.13%
North West -25 8 £52,500 -
Manchester - 7 £55,000 -
London +53 2 £48,750 +8.33%
South East +70 1 £60,000 +26.31%
North East - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £60,000 -
Durham - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2017, IT jobs citing PowerHA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PowerHA.

1 24 (88.89%) Unix
2 19 (70.37%) Red Hat
3 17 (62.96%) Veritas
3 17 (62.96%) Clustering
4 16 (59.26%) SAN
4 16 (59.26%) Python
5 15 (55.56%) Ruby
5 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (55.56%) CFEngine
5 15 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (55.56%) Puppet
5 15 (55.56%) Ansible
6 14 (51.85%) OpenShift
6 14 (51.85%) OpenStack
6 14 (51.85%) Finance
7 12 (44.44%) Nagios
8 11 (40.74%) AIX
9 10 (37.04%) Linux
9 10 (37.04%) Perl
10 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (33.33%) Docker
11 6 (22.22%) Banking
11 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
11 6 (22.22%) LPAR
12 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (18.52%) High Availability
12 5 (18.52%) Performance Analysis
13 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (14.81%) ITIL
13 4 (14.81%) IBM

PowerHA
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 14 (51.85%) OpenStack
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.41%) Confluence
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.70%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (51.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Unix Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) AIX Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Unix Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) AIX Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Clustering
2 6 (22.22%) LPAR
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) DataPower
4 1 (3.70%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.70%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Unix
2 11 (40.74%) AIX
3 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Windows
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
2 5 (18.52%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) ArchiMate
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Python
2 15 (55.56%) Ruby
3 10 (37.04%) Perl
4 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) LPIC
2 2 (7.41%) RHCE
2 2 (7.41%) RHCSA
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) GPFS
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) Ansible
1 15 (55.56%) CFEngine
1 15 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (55.56%) Puppet
2 12 (44.44%) Nagios
3 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
4 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.70%) Linux-HA
5 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Red Hat
2 17 (62.96%) Veritas
3 4 (14.81%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Ab Initio
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) TIBCO