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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 222 215 230
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 18 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.53% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 19
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +39.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £69,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5814 5639 5749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 77.89% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4634 4782 5061
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -13 13 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Cheshire -6 3 £33,750 -41.30% 1
Lancashire 0 1 - -
Merseyside -9 1 £45,000 -30.76%
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) Oracle
4 13 (35.14%) Clustering
5 11 (29.73%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) Replication
5 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
5 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database
5 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (24.32%) Linux
7 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.62%) HP
8 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
9 7 (18.92%) MySQL
9 7 (18.92%) Web Services
9 7 (18.92%) Scrum
9 7 (18.92%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
10 6 (16.22%) Gradle
10 6 (16.22%) Mercurial
10 6 (16.22%) Confluence
10 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
10 6 (16.22%) AMQP
10 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) Atlassian

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (16.22%) Confluence
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.41%) Lync
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) AMQP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) LDAP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
4 7 (18.92%) MySQL
4 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
5 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
6 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (5.41%) OLAP
10 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.70%) DTS
10 1 (2.70%) OLTP
10 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.70%) DB2
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Gradle
1 6 (16.22%) Mercurial
1 6 (16.22%) JIRA
1 6 (16.22%) JUnit
1 6 (16.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) DBA
2 7 (18.92%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) MySQL DBA
4 4 (10.81%) DBA Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.81%) SQL DBA
4 4 (10.81%) Data Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Senior DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Wintel Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Web Services
2 6 (16.22%) Java EE
2 6 (16.22%) JSON
2 6 (16.22%) EJB
2 6 (16.22%) JMS
3 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Clustering
2 11 (29.73%) Replication
3 5 (13.51%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) HACMP
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.41%) AIX
7 1 (2.70%) Tru64
7 1 (2.70%) Debian
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) HPUX
7 1 (2.70%) Solaris
7 1 (2.70%) CentOS
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.11%) ITIL
8 3 (8.11%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (5.41%) Analytics
10 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.70%) TDD
10 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.11%) C
5 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) Delphi
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) MCTS
2 3 (8.11%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 5 (13.51%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
1 4 (10.81%) SCOM
2 3 (8.11%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) HP
3 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
4 6 (16.22%) Atlassian
4 6 (16.22%) VMware
5 4 (10.81%) Dell
5 4 (10.81%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco
7 2 (5.41%) Veeam
7 2 (5.41%) Sage
7 2 (5.41%) Teradata
7 2 (5.41%) NetApp
8 1 (2.70%) Embarcadero
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec
8 1 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (2.70%) Sybase
8 1 (2.70%) Tableau
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