The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 62 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 3 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.49% 1.55% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.97% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +73.33%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
493 507 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.82% 78.60% 75.20%
Number of salaries quoted 408 445 438
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 Merseyside

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

High Availability
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

High Availability Salary Trend in Merseyside

High Availability
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 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
Wirral - 2 £39,000 -
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCTS
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Sage
2 2 (28.57%) VMware