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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 122 113 139
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.063% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.076% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
1620 1310 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.33% 81.93% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1056 1403
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 £28,000 £25,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 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 16 September 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 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) SCVMM
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Statistics

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft