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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 83 117 90
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -27
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 19 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.48% 0.54% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.62% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 24
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
1070 1624 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.33% 88.12% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1326 992
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing High Availability across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

High Availability Salary Histogram in Cheshire

High Availability
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Warrington - 12 £47,500 - 1
Wilmslow +12 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Knutsford - 1 £27,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £42,500 -
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 45 (77.59%) SQL Server
2 29 (50.00%) SQL
3 28 (48.28%) Web Services
4 26 (44.83%) XML
4 26 (44.83%) Finance
5 24 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (39.66%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (39.66%) Load Balancing
7 22 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (37.93%) EDI
7 22 (37.93%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (34.48%) ETL
8 20 (34.48%) T-SQL
8 20 (34.48%) Replication
9 19 (32.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (22.41%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (20.69%) Project Management
12 11 (18.97%) Clustering
12 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (17.24%) ETL Development
14 9 (15.52%) Database Tuning
14 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (13.79%) Oracle
16 7 (12.07%) OLAP
16 7 (12.07%) Java
16 7 (12.07%) WebSphere
16 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
17 6 (10.34%) CSS3

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (37.93%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (12.07%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.34%) Node.js
4 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.90%) JBoss
5 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.45%) IIS
7 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.72%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) DNS
1 4 (6.90%) Firewall
2 3 (5.17%) LAN
2 3 (5.17%) Network Security
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
3 2 (3.45%) Skype
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (1.72%) 802.11
4 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) IPsec
4 1 (1.72%) MPLS
4 1 (1.72%) PBX
4 1 (1.72%) SAN
4 1 (1.72%) SNMP
4 1 (1.72%) TACACS
4 1 (1.72%) VoIP
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (77.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (32.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (12.07%) OLAP
6 4 (6.90%) DB2
6 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.72%) Big Data
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.90%) Ant
2 4 (6.90%) Artifactory
2 4 (6.90%) ClearCase
2 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.90%) Gradle
2 4 (6.90%) Hudson
2 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.90%) Maven
2 4 (6.90%) Selenium
2 4 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (44.83%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Analyst
2 22 (37.93%) Administrator
2 22 (37.93%) BizTalk Administrator
3 19 (32.76%) Developer
4 13 (22.41%) SQL Developer
5 11 (18.97%) DBA
5 11 (18.97%) SQL DBA
6 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (12.07%) OLAP Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior DBA
7 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior OLAP Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior SQL DBA
7 7 (12.07%) Senior SQL Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 7 (12.07%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 7 (12.07%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (12.07%) T-SQL Developer
8 4 (6.90%) IT Support
9 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (48.28%) Web Services
2 26 (44.83%) XML
3 22 (37.93%) EDI
4 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
5 6 (10.34%) CSS
5 6 (10.34%) CSS3
5 6 (10.34%) HTML
5 6 (10.34%) HTML5
6 4 (6.90%) EJB
6 4 (6.90%) J2EE
6 4 (6.90%) JMS
6 4 (6.90%) JSP
6 4 (6.90%) Servlets
6 4 (6.90%) Spring
6 4 (6.90%) Struts
6 4 (6.90%) WSDL
6 4 (6.90%) XSD
7 3 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (3.45%) REST
8 2 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Replication
2 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.97%) Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.17%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Unix
2 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Solaris
4 1 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Load Balancing
1 23 (39.66%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (34.48%) ETL
4 13 (22.41%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (20.69%) Project Management
6 10 (17.24%) ETL Development
7 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.52%) Database Tuning
8 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.90%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.90%) DevOps
9 4 (6.90%) RAD
9 4 (6.90%) Scrum
9 4 (6.90%) SDLC
10 3 (5.17%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.17%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) SQL
2 20 (34.48%) T-SQL
3 7 (12.07%) Java
4 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.90%) Apple Swift
5 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.90%) Groovy
5 4 (6.90%) Objective-C
5 4 (6.90%) Perl
5 4 (6.90%) Python
5 4 (6.90%) Ruby
6 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.45%) C
7 2 (3.45%) ES6
8 1 (1.72%) C#
8 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) CCNA
1 1 (1.72%) CCNP
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.90%) Puppet
2 3 (5.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco
2 3 (5.17%) Citrix
2 3 (5.17%) IBM
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (5.17%) VMware
3 1 (1.72%) Avaya
3 1 (1.72%) Pega
3 1 (1.72%) Tumbleweed