The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 126 112
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14  
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 9 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.46% 0.60% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.68% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 24
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -23.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,594 £37,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £52,500 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

High Availability is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1757 2048 1752
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.19% 87.67% 86.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1497 1427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing High Availability as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Birmingham

High Availability
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for High Availability in Birmingham

High Availability
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for High Availability in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Clustering
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) ETL
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Service Management
8 2 (13.33%) SAN
8 2 (13.33%) NetApp
8 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
8 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Retail
8 2 (13.33%) Data Management
8 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) HP

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) DB2
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Head of Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) JMS
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) EMC VNX
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Equities
3 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (13.33%) TIBCO Hawk
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (13.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (13.33%) Brocade
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (13.33%) VMware