The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 195 196 179
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 30 32 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.57% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.75% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 29
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £38,150 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
High Availability
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4595 4287 4230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.62% 76.35% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3064 3216 3481
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing High Availability across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

High Availability
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

High Availability Salary Trend in Berkshire

High Availability
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing High Availability across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

High Availability Salary Histogram in Berkshire

High Availability
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +3 25 - -
Reading -5 4 £90,000 +63.63%
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability.

1 40 (90.91%) Clustering
2 38 (86.36%) Windows
3 30 (68.18%) MS Exchange
3 30 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 29 (65.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (63.64%) Windows XP
6 27 (61.36%) Security Cleared
7 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
8 25 (56.82%) Blackberry
8 25 (56.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (56.82%) Live Communications Server
8 25 (56.82%) DV Cleared
9 22 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (50.00%) Incident Management
9 22 (50.00%) MS Excel
10 20 (45.45%) Fujitsu
11 16 (36.36%) Time Management
12 15 (34.09%) Internet
13 10 (22.73%) Linux
14 9 (20.45%) Replication
14 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
15 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
16 6 (13.64%) IBM Certification
16 6 (13.64%) IBM
16 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
16 6 (13.64%) DB2
16 6 (13.64%) AIX
16 6 (13.64%) Solaris
16 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
16 6 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (68.18%) MS Exchange
1 30 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 29 (65.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (56.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (56.82%) Live Communications Server
4 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (4.55%) IIS
6 2 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) FTP
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
3 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) Wireless
3 3 (6.82%) VLAN
3 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.55%) NAS
4 2 (4.55%) tcpdump
4 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.55%) WPA
4 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) 802.11
4 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.64%) DB2
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Support Engineer
2 27 (61.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 27 (61.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 26 (59.09%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 26 (59.09%) Messaging Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) DBA
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.27%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Senior DBA
7 1 (2.27%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 1 (2.27%) Marketing Manager
7 1 (2.27%) IT Development Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (90.91%) Clustering
2 25 (56.82%) Blackberry
3 22 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (20.45%) Replication
5 6 (13.64%) DataPower
5 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
5 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.82%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (2.27%) Video on Demand
7 1 (2.27%) IPTV
7 1 (2.27%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 38 (86.36%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Windows XP
3 10 (22.73%) Linux
4 6 (13.64%) AIX
4 6 (13.64%) Solaris
5 3 (6.82%) CentOS
5 3 (6.82%) VMS
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 16 (36.36%) Time Management
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.09%) Release Management
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.55%) Data Management
6 2 (4.55%) Product Marketing
7 1 (2.27%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.27%) DevOps
7 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (61.36%) Security Cleared
2 25 (56.82%) DV Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.64%) IBM Certification
5 2 (4.55%) CWNA
5 2 (4.55%) MCTS
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) MCSE
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (4.55%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) Nagios
3 1 (2.27%) Munin
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (45.45%) Fujitsu
3 6 (13.64%) IBM
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Brocade
4 3 (6.82%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) Dell
4 3 (6.82%) EMC
4 3 (6.82%) Juniper
4 3 (6.82%) Hitachi
4 3 (6.82%) NetApp
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) Symantec
5 2 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle