The first table below looks at the demand for High Availability skills in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 225 197 209
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 5 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.083% 0.27% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.34% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 3
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4826 4155 4301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.53% 79.29% 77.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3919 3596 3810
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

High Availability
Salary Trend in the South West

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

High Availability Salary Trend in the South West

High Availability
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Bristol -18 4 - - 2
Wiltshire -9 1 £41,000 -31.66% 1
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) SAN
3 13 (68.42%) MySQL
4 12 (63.16%) Linux
4 12 (63.16%) Big Data
5 11 (57.89%) Degree
5 11 (57.89%) Windows
6 10 (52.63%) VMware
6 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
8 8 (42.11%) DNA
8 8 (42.11%) ISDN
8 8 (42.11%) VoIP
8 8 (42.11%) SMTP
8 8 (42.11%) HTTP
8 8 (42.11%) VPN
8 8 (42.11%) DNS
8 8 (42.11%) IIS
8 8 (42.11%) XML
8 8 (42.11%) HTML
8 8 (42.11%) VMware ESX
8 8 (42.11%) Nagios
8 8 (42.11%) Firewall
8 8 (42.11%) Back Office
8 8 (42.11%) IPsec
8 8 (42.11%) PPTP
8 8 (42.11%) H.323

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 8 (42.11%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) SAN
2 8 (42.11%) ISDN
2 8 (42.11%) VoIP
2 8 (42.11%) SMTP
2 8 (42.11%) HTTP
2 8 (42.11%) VPN
2 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) IPsec
2 8 (42.11%) PPTP
2 8 (42.11%) H.323
2 8 (42.11%) Network Security
3 4 (21.05%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) MySQL
3 12 (63.16%) Big Data
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
5 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
5 4 (21.05%) CouchDB
5 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (21.05%) Voldemort
5 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
5 4 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
5 4 (21.05%) HBase
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (42.11%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Administrator
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Administrator
2 8 (42.11%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 7 (36.84%) DBA
3 7 (36.84%) SQL DBA
4 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior SQL DBA
5 3 (15.79%) Senior DBA
6 2 (10.53%) Server Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) XML
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (36.84%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) UNIX
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) DNA
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Database Tuning
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Database Security
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) PHP
2 4 (21.05%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) HNC
3 2 (10.53%) HND
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 2 (10.53%) MCDBA
3 2 (10.53%) MCTS
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware ESX
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Nagios
1 8 (42.11%) logstash
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) SolarWinds
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
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