The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 203 195 190
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 13 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.13% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 12
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +46.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £52,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4444 3799 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.99% 78.30% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 3138 3102
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

High Availability
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

High Availability Salary Trend in the West Midlands

High Availability
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing High Availability across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

High Availability Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

High Availability
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Birmingham -6 10 £47,500 +11.76%
Staffordshire +5 3 £32,500 -7.14%
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 13 (56.52%) Oracle
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 10 (43.48%) ITIL
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
4 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) NetApp
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) Clustering
5 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 9 (39.13%) Data Guard
5 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
6 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
6 8 (34.78%) RDBMS
6 8 (34.78%) SLA
6 8 (34.78%) Project Management
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
6 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (30.43%) .NET
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (30.43%) Degree
8 6 (26.09%) Windows 2000
8 6 (26.09%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
3 6 (26.09%) VoIP
4 2 (8.70%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 8 (34.78%) RDBMS
3 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (13.04%) MySQL
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) DBA
2 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (26.09%) Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Project Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Senior DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Clustering
2 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (21.74%) Life Science
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 2000
3 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (43.48%) ITIL
3 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (34.78%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) ERP
6 3 (13.04%) ETL
7 2 (8.70%) E-business
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) OCP
3 1 (4.35%) OCA
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Data Guard
2 6 (26.09%) WSUS
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 10 (43.48%) NetApp
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 6 (26.09%) Altiris
6 3 (13.04%) Google
7 2 (8.70%) EMC