The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 241 227 202
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 2 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.031% 0.12% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.15% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Average salary £41,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5345 4639 4324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.14% 82.11% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4383 4031 3761
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 November 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
Wiltshire -7 1 £41,000 +20.58%
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) logstash
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Big Data
4 4 (40.00%) Database Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (40.00%) Release Management
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) IPsec
2 4 (40.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) ISDN
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 4 (40.00%) SMTP
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) PPTP
2 4 (40.00%) H.323
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Big Data
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
1 5 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) DNA
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (40.00%) Release Management
2 4 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Nagios
1 4 (40.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco