The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 - 122 116
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £33,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.94%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £53,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +19.44%
High Availability
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1496 1502 1346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.98% 83.35% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1179 1093
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 Cheshire

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

High Availability
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

High Availability Salary Trend in Cheshire

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) SSDT
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) HP Superdome
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) SOA

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SSDT
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) HP Superdome
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) HPUX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Red Gate