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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 126 124 129
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.050% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.063% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Average salary £55,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £53,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +19.44%
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
1657 1583 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.71% 79.51% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1380 1441
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015, 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 21 (95.45%) TCP/IP
2 16 (72.73%) UNIX
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) JBoss
2 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 16 (72.73%) WebSphere
3 15 (68.18%) Java EE
3 15 (68.18%) Retail Banking
3 15 (68.18%) Time Management
3 15 (68.18%) HTML
3 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
3 15 (68.18%) Banking
3 15 (68.18%) Retail
3 15 (68.18%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (68.18%) Relational Database
3 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
3 15 (68.18%) SOA
3 15 (68.18%) XML
3 15 (68.18%) Oracle
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 15 (68.18%) DB2
3 15 (68.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (68.18%) Linux
3 15 (68.18%) RDBMS
3 15 (68.18%) SSL
4 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) JBoss
1 16 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 15 (68.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) TCP/IP
2 15 (68.18%) SSL
3 6 (27.27%) MPLS
3 6 (27.27%) OSPF
3 6 (27.27%) BGP
3 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (27.27%) Wireless
3 6 (27.27%) VLAN
3 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (27.27%) HSRP
3 6 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 6 (27.27%) DNS
3 6 (27.27%) LAN
3 6 (27.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
1 15 (68.18%) DB2
1 15 (68.18%) RDBMS
1 15 (68.18%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 15 (68.18%) Banking
2 15 (68.18%) Retail
2 15 (68.18%) Retail Banking
2 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Consultant
2 10 (45.45%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Network Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Implementation Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
1 15 (68.18%) XML
1 15 (68.18%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) UNIX
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) SOA
1 15 (68.18%) Time Management
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) VMware