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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 208 203 201
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 10 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 7
Average salary £36,500 £50,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +5.55%
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
4454 4245 3710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.56% 78.13% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3719 3597 3150
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,708 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 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
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 22 September 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
Warwickshire - 7 £36,500 -
Birmingham -1 3 - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (66.67%) Oracle
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (58.33%) Data Guard
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Clustering
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) WSUS
7 2 (16.67%) Life Science

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) DBA
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (50.00%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Senior DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Life Science
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) E-business
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Data Guard
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Altiris
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp