The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
North West / Cheshire
Rank 80 82 116
Rank change year-on-year +2 +34  
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 13 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.22% 1.30% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.52% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 7
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 933 1120 1579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.28% 85.50% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 742 943 1203
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

High Availability
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for High Availability in Cheshire

High Availability
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 4 £40,000 -
Chester - 2 £41,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £39,000 -
Northwich - 1 £32,500 -
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 21 (84.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (56.00%) T-SQL
3 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (44.00%) .NET
6 11 (44.00%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (32.00%) Replication
8 8 (32.00%) PHP
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (28.00%) Windows
9 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (24.00%) Clustering
10 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity
10 6 (24.00%) XML
10 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (20.00%) ETL Development
11 5 (20.00%) QA
11 5 (20.00%) ETL
11 5 (20.00%) MySQL
11 5 (20.00%) Web Services

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (84.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (20.00%) MySQL
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) DBA
2 12 (48.00%) SQL DBA
3 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior DBA
3 6 (24.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (12.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Replication
2 6 (24.00%) Clustering
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity
5 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (20.00%) ETL
5 5 (20.00%) ETL Development
5 5 (20.00%) Full Text Search
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.00%) Information Security
9 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Statistics
9 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (32.00%) PHP
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.00%) VBScript
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) HND
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Aruba
3 2 (8.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) arcserve
4 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.00%) Sophos
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) VMware