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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Failover Clustering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Failover Clustering over the 6 months to 7 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 811 620 297
Rank change year-on-year -191 -323 +57
Permanent jobs citing Failover Clustering 57 38 7
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.074% 0.093% 0.079%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.50% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 49 32 7
10th Percentile £40,900 £37,500 -
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £63,750 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.80% +70.00% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £48,000
UK median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Failover Clustering is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15,446 7,590 1,676
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.02% 18.64% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7,961 5,500 1,465
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -6.37%
75th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £68,350 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.15% +8.33% +4.35%

Failover Clustering
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Failover Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Failover Clustering trend for jobs with a WFH option

Failover Clustering
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Failover Clustering.

Failover Clustering salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Failover Clustering
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Failover Clustering over the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

Failover Clustering salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, Failover Clustering job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Failover Clustering.

1 40 (70.18%) Clustering
2 33 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 33 (57.89%) Azure
3 29 (50.88%) Windows
4 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
5 25 (43.86%) SQL
6 24 (42.11%) PaaS
7 23 (40.35%) High Availability
8 22 (38.60%) Python
9 21 (36.84%) Linux
10 19 (33.33%) Ansible
10 19 (33.33%) DevOps
10 19 (33.33%) CI/CD
11 18 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (29.82%) Agile
12 17 (29.82%) T-SQL
12 17 (29.82%) Kubernetes
12 17 (29.82%) Bash
13 16 (28.07%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (28.07%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (28.07%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (28.07%) Elastic Stack
13 16 (28.07%) Containerisation
14 14 (24.56%) Public Sector
14 14 (24.56%) Terraform
14 14 (24.56%) Docker
14 14 (24.56%) AWS
14 14 (24.56%) Load Balancing
14 14 (24.56%) Configuration Management
15 13 (22.81%) Microsoft

Failover Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 2 (3.51%) IIS
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) iPlanet
2 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 33 (57.89%) Azure
2 24 (42.11%) PaaS
3 16 (28.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (24.56%) AWS
5 13 (22.81%) Azure DevOps
5 13 (22.81%) Azure Key Vault
6 8 (14.04%) IaaS
6 8 (14.04%) Microsoft 365
7 6 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (10.53%) GCP
8 5 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (8.77%) SaaS
9 4 (7.02%) OneDrive
10 3 (5.26%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (5.26%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (5.26%) Amazon OpenSearch
11 1 (1.75%) Azure Monitor
11 1 (1.75%) Azure Sentinel
11 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (1.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) DHCP
2 11 (19.30%) DNS
3 8 (14.04%) VLAN
3 8 (14.04%) VPN
4 6 (10.53%) Firewall
5 3 (5.26%) SAN
6 2 (3.51%) MPLS
6 2 (3.51%) NAS
6 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.51%) Network Security
6 2 (3.51%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.75%) BGP
7 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.75%) FTP
7 1 (1.75%) IPv4
7 1 (1.75%) IPv6
7 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.75%) LAN
7 1 (1.75%) OSPF
7 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (28.07%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (22.81%) Oracle Database
5 12 (21.05%) GIS
5 12 (21.05%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (8.77%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.75%) DB2
7 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Gerrit
1 13 (22.81%) Git (software)
1 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (24.56%) Public Sector
2 12 (21.05%) Organisational Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Law
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Social Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Finance
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) DBA
2 13 (22.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (21.05%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (14.04%) SQL DBA
5 6 (10.53%) Architect
5 6 (10.53%) AWS Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
6 5 (8.77%) Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (7.02%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.26%) DevOps Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Migration Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (22.81%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (10.53%) Node.js
4 3 (5.26%) .NET
4 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.51%) LDAP
6 1 (1.75%) J2EE
6 1 (1.75%) Middleware
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (70.18%) Clustering
2 13 (22.81%) Cloud Native
2 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
3 12 (21.05%) Virtual Team
4 6 (10.53%) Public Cloud
5 4 (7.02%) Replication
6 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.75%) AS400
7 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.75%) iSeries
7 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) Linux
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.77%) CentOS
5 4 (7.02%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.26%) Unix
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) AIX
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.75%) Solaris
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) High Availability
2 19 (33.33%) CI/CD
2 19 (33.33%) DevOps
3 17 (29.82%) Agile
4 16 (28.07%) Containerisation
4 16 (28.07%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (24.56%) Configuration Management
5 14 (24.56%) Load Balancing
6 13 (22.81%) Change Control
6 13 (22.81%) Change Management
6 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (22.81%) GAP Analysis
6 13 (22.81%) Incident Management
6 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure as Code
6 13 (22.81%) Performance Management
6 13 (22.81%) Problem Management
6 13 (22.81%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (22.81%) Refactoring
6 13 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (21.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) Python
3 17 (29.82%) Bash
3 17 (29.82%) T-SQL
4 13 (22.81%) Groovy
5 12 (21.05%) PL/SQL
6 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) Java
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) MCP
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.56%) Docker
3 7 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (8.77%) iptables
5 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.51%) pfSense
6 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.75%) XenApp
7 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (33.33%) Ansible
2 17 (29.82%) Kubernetes
3 14 (24.56%) Terraform
4 13 (22.81%) HAProxy
4 13 (22.81%) Kibana
4 13 (22.81%) logstash
4 13 (22.81%) ZABBIX
5 12 (21.05%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (5.26%) Fluentd
8 3 (5.26%) Grafana
8 3 (5.26%) Prometheus
8 3 (5.26%) SCCM
9 2 (3.51%) Puppet
9 2 (3.51%) SCOM
9 2 (3.51%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Dynatrace
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle
2 8 (14.04%) VMware
3 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.77%) Cisco
5 4 (7.02%) Dell
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (3.51%) Meraki
7 2 (3.51%) Veeam
8 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.75%) F5
8 1 (1.75%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.75%) Opsware
8 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.75%) Qualys
8 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.75%) Zerto