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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 195 209 196
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 23 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.040% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.050% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 0 5
Average salary £45,000 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 - £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +7.78%
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
4331 4014 3856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.00% 81.01% 77.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3628 3337 3228
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 +7 17 £55,000 - 1
Dudley - 7 £29,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £43,250 -
Coventry - 1 £27,500 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
2 19 (61.29%) Linux
3 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 16 (51.61%) SQL
4 13 (41.94%) Firewall
5 12 (38.71%) Oracle
5 12 (38.71%) VMware
6 11 (35.48%) Finance
6 11 (35.48%) WebSphere
6 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
6 11 (35.48%) Java
6 11 (35.48%) UNIX
6 11 (35.48%) JBoss
7 10 (32.26%) RDBMS
7 10 (32.26%) SSL
7 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
7 10 (32.26%) SOA
7 10 (32.26%) HTML
7 10 (32.26%) XML
7 10 (32.26%) ITIL
7 10 (32.26%) DB2
7 10 (32.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (32.26%) Java EE
7 10 (32.26%) Banking
7 10 (32.26%) Retail
7 10 (32.26%) Retail Banking
7 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
7 10 (32.26%) Time Management
7 10 (32.26%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (32.26%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 11 (35.48%) WebSphere
1 11 (35.48%) JBoss
2 10 (32.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Google Apps
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
2 13 (41.94%) Firewall
3 10 (32.26%) SSL
4 9 (29.03%) VoIP
5 8 (25.81%) WAN
5 8 (25.81%) LAN
5 8 (25.81%) VPN
5 8 (25.81%) OSPF
5 8 (25.81%) Spanning Tree
5 8 (25.81%) Wireless
5 8 (25.81%) VLAN
6 7 (22.58%) Wireshark
6 7 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (22.58%) HSRP
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (22.58%) BGP
6 7 (22.58%) EIGRP
6 7 (22.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) RDBMS
2 10 (32.26%) DB2
2 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Banking
2 10 (32.26%) Retail
2 10 (32.26%) Retail Banking
2 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Consultant
2 11 (35.48%) Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (22.58%) Network Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior
8 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) DBA
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Implementation Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (3.23%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) HTML
1 10 (32.26%) XML
1 10 (32.26%) Java EE
2 3 (9.68%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (16.13%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) GIS
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Life Science
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) SOA
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
1 10 (32.26%) Time Management
2 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
2 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
3 3 (9.68%) ETL
4 2 (6.45%) Functional Programming
4 2 (6.45%) ERP
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.23%) SIEM
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) F#
3 2 (6.45%) Haskell
3 2 (6.45%) Erlang
3 2 (6.45%) Scala
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.45%) CCNP
1 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
1 12 (38.71%) VMware
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco
3 5 (16.13%) NetApp
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Altiris
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