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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 120 117 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £48,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
High Availability
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1711 1502 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.86% 79.89% 73.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1329 1065
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

High Availability
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

High Availability Salary Trend in Birmingham

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) NetApp
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
2 10 (76.92%) Clustering
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (61.54%) SLA
3 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 8 (61.54%) Project Management
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Altiris
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000
4 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
4 6 (46.15%) VoIP
4 6 (46.15%) WSUS
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Life Science
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (23.08%) Data Guard
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Project Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Clustering
2 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000
3 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) E-business
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) OCP
2 1 (7.69%) OCA
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) WSUS
2 3 (23.08%) Data Guard
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) NetApp
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Altiris
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) EMC