The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 137 132 130
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £90,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
High Availability
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1950 1710 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.53% 74.61% 75.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1331 1244
Average salary £50,000 £46,505 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.51% +0.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 Reading

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

High Availability
Salary Trend in Reading

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

High Availability Salary Trend in Reading

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (80.00%) Clustering
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) AIX
3 6 (40.00%) Solaris
3 6 (40.00%) DB2
3 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 6 (40.00%) IBM Certification
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (40.00%) DataPower
3 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (26.67%) Replication
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Dell
6 3 (20.00%) EMC
6 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (20.00%) Hitachi

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) FTP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
1 3 (20.00%) VLAN
1 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) NAS
2 2 (13.33%) tcpdump
2 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (13.33%) WPA
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (13.33%) 802.11
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) DB2
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Product Marketing Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Clustering
2 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (40.00%) DataPower
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Replication
4 3 (20.00%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (6.67%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
5 1 (6.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) AIX
2 6 (40.00%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) VMS
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) CentOS
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Product Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) IBM Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CWNA
2 2 (13.33%) MCTS
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (13.33%) Nmap
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) Hitachi
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Brocade
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) CA