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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 131 121 105
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 5 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.35% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Average salary - £47,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.49%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -
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
1873 1727 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.63% 81.50% 70.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 1559 1016
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
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 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 1 October 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 3 (50.00%) Altiris
3 3 (50.00%) WSUS
3 3 (50.00%) Life Science
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Life Science
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) E-business
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (16.67%) vCloud
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Altiris
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle