The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 248 229 236
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 14 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.35% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 18
Average salary £39,000 £47,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.89% +90.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +5.55%
High Availability
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6197 5414 5838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.87% 79.30% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5042 4584 5021
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 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 22 September 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 22 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
Manchester -16 6 £43,000 -4.44% 4
Cheshire -8 5 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Merseyside +1 3 £40,000 -38.46%
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (39.39%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
5 10 (30.30%) Oracle
5 10 (30.30%) HP
5 10 (30.30%) Finance
6 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (27.27%) Clustering
6 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 8 (24.24%) SAN
7 8 (24.24%) VMware
7 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (24.24%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
7 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (21.21%) Scrum
8 7 (21.21%) MCTS
8 7 (21.21%) MCITP
8 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
8 7 (21.21%) DNS
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (21.21%) Dell
8 7 (21.21%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) Web Services
9 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.18%) JMS

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (18.18%) Confluence
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Lync
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) SAN
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) DHCP
3 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.18%) AMQP
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) DMZ
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.06%) OLAP
5 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.03%) OLTP
6 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 6 (18.18%) JUnit
1 6 (18.18%) JIRA
1 6 (18.18%) Gradle
1 6 (18.18%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) DBA
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Wintel Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) DBA Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 6 (18.18%) JMS
2 6 (18.18%) EJB
2 6 (18.18%) JSON
2 6 (18.18%) Java EE
3 1 (3.03%) Ember.js
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) NHibernate
3 1 (3.03%) WCF
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Open Source
3 4 (12.12%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) Statistics
5 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (21.21%) Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
6 1 (3.03%) Debian
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
6 5 (15.15%) Data Architecture
7 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL
9 2 (6.06%) CRM
9 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (6.06%) Analytics
10 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.03%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.09%) C
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) Delphi
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) MCTS
1 7 (21.21%) MCITP
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 5 (15.15%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) BS7799
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
2 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (6.06%) vSphere
6 2 (6.06%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCVMM
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
1 10 (30.30%) HP
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
4 7 (21.21%) Dell
5 6 (18.18%) Atlassian
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco
8 2 (6.06%) SAP
8 2 (6.06%) Sage
8 2 (6.06%) Teradata
8 2 (6.06%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) Veeam
9 1 (3.03%) Tableau
9 1 (3.03%) Symantec
9 1 (3.03%) Embarcadero
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
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