The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 199 194 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 2 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3900 3894 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.66% 76.46% 72.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3270 2857
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
High Availability
England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 2 - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) DTS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) OCP
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) DTS
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Email Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) OCP
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Mercator
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat