The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 17 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 6 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.88% 0.58% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 0.69% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 11
Average salary £52,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
High Availability
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
100 144 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 81.30% 84.21% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 83 92 101
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

High Availability
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

High Availability Salary Trend in the Midlands

High Availability
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) RPG
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (100.00%) OS/400
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) AS400
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) iSeries
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 6 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
1 6 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
1 6 (100.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) AS400
1 6 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) RPG
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM