The first table below looks at the demand for High Availability skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 237 201 208
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +7
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 20 55 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.73% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.94% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 37 30
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.91%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5895 5879 5372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.29% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4840 4696
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
High Availability
England

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

High Availability
Salary Trend in the North West

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

High Availability Salary Trend in the North West

High Availability
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing High Availability across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

High Availability Salary Histogram in the North West

High Availability
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 16 £45,000 +11.11% 2
Merseyside -12 2 £43,750 +59.09% 1
Cheshire -24 2 - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (51.72%) Clustering
2 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 11 (37.93%) Replication
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (27.59%) UNIX
7 7 (24.14%) ITIL
7 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
7 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (20.69%) MySQL
9 5 (17.24%) AIX
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (13.79%) VMware
10 4 (13.79%) Finance
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Lync
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) LDAP
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
3 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (20.69%) MySQL
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (3.45%) DB2
8 1 (3.45%) DTS
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) DBA
2 7 (24.14%) SQL DBA
3 5 (17.24%) DBA Manager
3 5 (17.24%) MySQL DBA
3 5 (17.24%) Data Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior DBA
5 3 (10.34%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Clustering
2 11 (37.93%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) HACMP
4 1 (3.45%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) FMCG
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) UNIX
3 7 (24.14%) Linux
4 5 (17.24%) AIX
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.34%) HPUX
6 3 (10.34%) Solaris
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) Tru64
8 1 (3.45%) MVS
8 1 (3.45%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (24.14%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) ERP
5 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.45%) SOA
7 1 (3.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) MCSA
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) BS7799
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Data Guard
1 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Sybase
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) Sage
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) JBoss
6 1 (3.45%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,500 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago