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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank - 73 62
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.17% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £52,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +17.28%
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
396 512 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.84% 88.28% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 343 456 386
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCTS
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Dell