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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 120 115 135
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.063% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.079% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +31.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £47,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £47,500 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
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
1596 1270 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.35% 79.82% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1011 1433
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 29 August 2014. 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
Chester - 4 £36,500 -
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) MCTS
2 5 (71.43%) MCITP
2 5 (71.43%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) SCVMM
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000
4 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
5 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) SQL

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Tru64
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) MCTS
1 5 (71.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCVMM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft