Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 115 73
Rank change year-on-year +33 -42 +52
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 51 33 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.65% 1.53% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 1.68% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 49 33 67
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +17.14%
10th Percentile £34,800 £31,736 £31,100
90th Percentile £54,500 £79,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +5.00%

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,771 1,960 2,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 91.90% 90.74% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,443 1,663 1,961
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Wales

High Availability
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for High Availability in Wales

High Availability
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Wales over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for High Availability in Wales

High Availability
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
South Wales +27 35 £42,500 -5.56% 4
West Wales +11 9 £40,210 +11.33%
North Wales - 7 £50,000 - 1
High Availability
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 30 (58.82%) SQL
2 24 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (39.22%) DNS
4 20 (39.22%) Shell Script
4 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (39.22%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
5 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
5 19 (37.25%) Python
5 19 (37.25%) LAN
6 18 (35.29%) MySQL
6 18 (35.29%) PowerShell
7 17 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 17 (33.33%) Puppet
7 17 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 16 (31.37%) Windows
8 16 (31.37%) Project Management
9 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
9 15 (29.41%) DevOps
9 15 (29.41%) Mentoring
9 15 (29.41%) Windows Server
9 15 (29.41%) Load Balancing
10 14 (27.45%) WAN
10 14 (27.45%) TCP/IP
10 14 (27.45%) PHP
10 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
10 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
10 14 (27.45%) LAMP
10 14 (27.45%) VMware

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 13 (25.49%) WordPress
2 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.80%) CMS
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 2 (3.92%) SAS
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (7.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) DNS
2 19 (37.25%) LAN
3 14 (27.45%) TCP/IP
3 14 (27.45%) WAN
4 6 (11.76%) Firewall
5 5 (9.80%) DHCP
6 4 (7.84%) SAN
7 3 (5.88%) VPN
8 2 (3.92%) NAS
9 1 (1.96%) HTTP
9 1 (1.96%) MPLS
9 1 (1.96%) Network Security
9 1 (1.96%) VoIP
9 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (35.29%) MySQL
3 13 (25.49%) Relational Database
4 11 (21.57%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (13.73%) DB2
5 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
5 7 (13.73%) Redis
5 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
7 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
8 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
1 13 (25.49%) Subversion
2 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Retail
3 6 (11.76%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Lead DevOps
2 9 (17.65%) DBA
3 8 (15.69%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 7 (13.73%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (13.73%) Lead Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior DBA
4 7 (13.73%) Team Leader
5 5 (9.80%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
5 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Database Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Database Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Senior SQL DBA
5 5 (9.80%) SQL DBA
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) LAMP
2 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 7 (13.73%) .NET Core
2 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
2 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
2 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
2 7 (13.73%) Web Services
3 4 (7.84%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.96%) COM
4 1 (1.96%) Java EE
4 1 (1.96%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.96%) RESTful
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Clustering
2 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Unix
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) AIX
4 4 (7.84%) Android
4 4 (7.84%) HPUX
4 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (31.37%) Project Management
4 15 (29.41%) DevOps
4 15 (29.41%) Load Balancing
4 15 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
5 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
6 13 (25.49%) Content Management
7 10 (19.61%) ITIL
8 9 (17.65%) Service Delivery
9 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
9 8 (15.69%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.80%) People Management
10 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (7.84%) Converged Infrastructure
11 4 (7.84%) Server Virtualisation
12 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) Shell Script
3 19 (37.25%) Python
4 18 (35.29%) PowerShell
5 17 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 14 (27.45%) PHP
7 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
8 7 (13.73%) C#
9 5 (9.80%) C++
9 5 (9.80%) Ruby
10 2 (3.92%) Java
11 1 (1.96%) C-shell
11 1 (1.96%) Java 8
11 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.96%) OCP
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.96%) RHCE
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) Data Quality
1 5 (9.80%) GDPR
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) Varnish
3 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (15.69%) Docker
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (7.84%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.92%) vSphere
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) Puppet
2 13 (25.49%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (25.49%) ZABBIX
3 5 (9.80%) Ansible
3 5 (9.80%) SCCM
3 5 (9.80%) Terraform
4 4 (7.84%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (7.84%) SCOM
4 4 (7.84%) Tivoli
4 4 (7.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 12 (23.53%) Teradata
4 10 (19.61%) Oracle
5 8 (15.69%) ServiceNow
6 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.84%) Apple
7 4 (7.84%) BMC
7 4 (7.84%) HP
7 4 (7.84%) IBM
7 4 (7.84%) McAfee
8 3 (5.88%) Remedy
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco
10 1 (1.96%) Facebook
10 1 (1.96%) SAP