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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 223 205 229
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 18 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.58% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 17
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £35,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £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
5771 5692 5719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.10% 77.89% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4596 4836 5026
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
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 24 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 24 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 -6 14 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Merseyside -6 2 £43,750 -32.69%
Lancashire 0 1 - -
Cheshire -7 1 £35,000 -26.31% 2
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) Oracle
4 12 (34.29%) Clustering
5 11 (31.43%) Replication
5 11 (31.43%) Finance
5 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
6 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.71%) Linux
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
8 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (20.00%) Scrum
9 7 (20.00%) MySQL
9 7 (20.00%) Web Services
9 7 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 6 (17.14%) Gradle
10 6 (17.14%) Mercurial
10 6 (17.14%) Confluence
10 6 (17.14%) AMQP
10 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
10 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
10 6 (17.14%) Atlassian
10 6 (17.14%) Java
10 6 (17.14%) JUnit
10 6 (17.14%) EJB

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 (17.14%) Confluence
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.71%) Lync
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) AMQP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
4 7 (20.00%) MySQL
4 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (5.71%) OLAP
10 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.86%) DTS
10 1 (2.86%) OLTP
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Gradle
1 6 (17.14%) Mercurial
1 6 (17.14%) JUnit
1 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) DBA
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) MySQL DBA
4 4 (11.43%) DBA Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) SQL DBA
4 4 (11.43%) Data Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Senior SQL DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) EJB
2 6 (17.14%) JMS
2 6 (17.14%) JSON
2 6 (17.14%) Java EE
3 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) WCF
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Clustering
2 11 (31.43%) Replication
3 5 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) HACMP
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.57%) UNIX
7 2 (5.71%) AIX
8 1 (2.86%) Tru64
8 1 (2.86%) Debian
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.86%) HPUX
8 1 (2.86%) Solaris
8 1 (2.86%) CentOS
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.00%) Scrum
4 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
4 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (5.71%) Analytics
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.86%) TDD
9 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.57%) C
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Delphi
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) MCTS
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.71%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (5.71%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
1 4 (11.43%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (17.14%) Atlassian
4 6 (17.14%) HP
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco
7 2 (5.71%) Veeam
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) Sage
7 2 (5.71%) Teradata
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Embarcadero
8 1 (2.86%) Sybase
8 1 (2.86%) Tableau
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