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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 241 234 191
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -43
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 3 19 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.045% 0.27% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.33% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 47
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
5497 5733 5858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.20% 82.85% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 4665 4831
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,889 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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
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 27 March 2015. 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
Cheshire +3 3 £35,000 -6.66%
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Statistics
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) NHibernate
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Debian
3 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (37.50%) RTP
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Kamailio
3 3 (37.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) RTP
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (12.50%) PSTN
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) SSH
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (12.50%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SSDT
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) DBA
2 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) NHibernate
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
1 3 (37.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Debian
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Kamailio
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Red Gate
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco