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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 183 135 166
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +31
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 60 83 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.96% 1.56% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.87% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 39 77 31
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
5443 4448 4100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.38% 83.56% 84.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4287 3711 3398
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 -25 14 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Staffordshire -11 9 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Worcestershire -4 8 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Warwickshire -8 8 £38,000 -20.00% 2
Coventry 0 6 £47,500 +58.99% 3
Solihull +15 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Dudley +4 1 £22,500 -22.41%
Bilston - 1 £25,500 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 40 (43.01%) SQL Server
2 39 (41.94%) SQL
3 35 (37.63%) Linux
4 32 (34.41%) Windows
5 25 (26.88%) HTML
5 25 (26.88%) Unix
6 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
7 21 (22.58%) MS Excel
8 20 (21.51%) Java
8 20 (21.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (21.51%) Firewall
9 19 (20.43%) VMware
9 19 (20.43%) .NET
10 18 (19.35%) RDBMS
10 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
10 18 (19.35%) C#
10 18 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (19.35%) Relational Database
11 17 (18.28%) Degree
12 16 (17.20%) Retail
12 16 (17.20%) Replication
12 16 (17.20%) Oracle
12 16 (17.20%) Cisco
13 15 (16.13%) Clustering
13 15 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (15.05%) Finance
14 14 (15.05%) ITIL
14 14 (15.05%) XML
14 14 (15.05%) ETL
14 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (11.83%) Apache
2 9 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.60%) JBoss
3 8 (8.60%) nginx
3 8 (8.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (6.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.38%) IIS
6 4 (4.30%) Node.js
7 3 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.15%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Magento
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.38%) CloudFront
3 5 (5.38%) Google Apps
4 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.23%) IaaS
4 3 (3.23%) PaaS
5 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.51%) Firewall
2 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
3 12 (12.90%) Internet
4 10 (10.75%) SAN
5 9 (9.68%) SSL
6 7 (7.53%) DNS
7 6 (6.45%) BGP
7 6 (6.45%) MPLS
7 6 (6.45%) VPN
8 5 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.38%) LAN
8 5 (5.38%) WAN
9 4 (4.30%) VLAN
9 4 (4.30%) VoIP
9 4 (4.30%) WLAN
10 3 (3.23%) EIGRP
10 3 (3.23%) Kerberos
10 3 (3.23%) OSPF
10 3 (3.23%) RSVP
10 3 (3.23%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (43.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.35%) RDBMS
2 18 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.75%) MySQL
4 8 (8.60%) DB2
4 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.38%) Pentaho
6 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (3.23%) SSDT
9 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.38%) Vagrant
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.15%) JMeter
3 2 (2.15%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.15%) MSI
3 2 (2.15%) Subversion
3 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (17.20%) Retail
2 14 (15.05%) Finance
3 12 (12.90%) Banking
4 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
5 8 (8.60%) Retail Banking
6 5 (5.38%) Legal
7 2 (2.15%) Marketing
8 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) DBA
2 19 (20.43%) Administrator
2 19 (20.43%) SQL DBA
3 8 (8.60%) Consultant
3 8 (8.60%) Implementation Consultant
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle Consultant
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 8 (8.60%) Software Consultant
3 8 (8.60%) Software Implementation Consultant
3 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Consultant
3 8 (8.60%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (8.60%) Technical Implementation Consultant
4 7 (7.53%) Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Developer
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (5.38%) Data Centre Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) IT Manager
5 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (5.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.88%) HTML
2 19 (20.43%) .NET
3 14 (15.05%) XML
4 12 (12.90%) CSS
4 12 (12.90%) LAMP
5 11 (11.83%) jQuery
5 11 (11.83%) Middleware
6 10 (10.75%) LEMP Stack
6 10 (10.75%) Web Services
7 8 (8.60%) Java EE
7 8 (8.60%) REST
8 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.38%) EDI
9 5 (5.38%) JSON
9 5 (5.38%) SOAP
9 5 (5.38%) Symfony
10 4 (4.30%) HTML5
10 4 (4.30%) RESTful
11 2 (2.15%) Backbone.js
11 2 (2.15%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Replication
2 15 (16.13%) Clustering
3 9 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (8.60%) Data Centre
4 8 (8.60%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.23%) AS400
7 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Licensing
7 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.23%) Physics
7 3 (3.23%) Statistics
8 2 (2.15%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (2.15%) User Experience
9 1 (1.08%) Handset
9 1 (1.08%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Linux
2 32 (34.41%) Windows
3 25 (26.88%) Unix
4 11 (11.83%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.53%) Ubuntu
6 6 (6.45%) Solaris
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.23%) Android
9 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.15%) CentOS
10 2 (2.15%) SUSE
10 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.08%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (15.05%) ETL
3 14 (15.05%) ITIL
4 12 (12.90%) SOA
5 11 (11.83%) Open Source
5 11 (11.83%) Project Management
6 9 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (9.68%) Change Control
6 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.60%) Time Management
8 7 (7.53%) Coaching
8 7 (7.53%) Line Management
9 6 (6.45%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.45%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.45%) Database Mirroring
9 6 (6.45%) Load Balancing
9 6 (6.45%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.38%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.94%) SQL
2 20 (21.51%) Java
3 18 (19.35%) C#
3 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.68%) PHP
5 6 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.38%) C
7 4 (4.30%) Perl
7 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.30%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.23%) Clojure
8 3 (3.23%) Erlang
8 3 (3.23%) Haskell
8 3 (3.23%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.23%) Scala
8 3 (3.23%) Tcl
9 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.15%) C++
9 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) DBS Check
2 5 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.30%) MCITP
3 4 (4.30%) MCSE
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) JNCIA
4 3 (3.23%) JNCIP
4 3 (3.23%) JNCIS
4 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) QA
2 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.38%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.38%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.38%) vSphere
5 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.23%) iptables
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.23%) NFS
5 3 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.15%) KVM
6 2 (2.15%) Samba
6 2 (2.15%) Varnish
7 1 (1.08%) Xen
7 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Puppet
2 6 (6.45%) Data Guard
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (5.38%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.38%) SCOM
4 4 (4.30%) SCCM
5 3 (3.23%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.15%) Ansible
6 2 (2.15%) Salt
7 1 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.08%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (1.08%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (1.08%) Simpana
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.43%) VMware
3 16 (17.20%) Cisco
3 16 (17.20%) Oracle
4 8 (8.60%) Google
5 7 (7.53%) Citrix
6 5 (5.38%) Jaspersoft
6 5 (5.38%) NetApp
6 5 (5.38%) New Relic
6 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.38%) Symantec
6 5 (5.38%) Tableau
6 5 (5.38%) Zend
7 3 (3.23%) HP
7 3 (3.23%) Juniper
7 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.23%) Veritas
8 2 (2.15%) Cognizant
8 2 (2.15%) Netezza
8 2 (2.15%) RedGate
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + flexible and home working
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 22 days ago