Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 108 133
Rank change year-on-year -38 +25 +26
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 30 35 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.98% 1.55% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.77% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 49
Cheshire median annual salary £42,000 £39,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.33% -16.84% +26.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £53,000 £57,500 £51,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2718 1972 2851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.74% 87.41% 88.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2048 1671 2415
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 14 £42,500 -
Crewe +5 6 £40,750 +11.64%
Chester -13 6 £37,500 -31.82%
Northwich +6 3 £32,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £70,000 -
High Availability
North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (36.67%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (33.33%) ETL
6 10 (33.33%) Database Tuning
6 10 (33.33%) Replication
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (26.67%) .NET
9 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (20.00%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) C#
9 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (20.00%) Linux
9 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (20.00%) VMware
9 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (16.67%) Puppet
10 5 (16.67%) Windows
10 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef

High Availability
Co-occurring 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 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.33%) Office 365
4 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) MPLS
2 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (13.33%) DB2
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) SQL Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Integration Developer
3 4 (13.33%) SQL BI Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) CSS3
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) Node.js
4 2 (6.67%) React
5 1 (3.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Replication
2 4 (13.33%) FMCG
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Graphic Design
4 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) User Experience
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 10 (33.33%) ETL
3 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps
7 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) SEO
7 2 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.67%) VBScript
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) CCA
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) Docker
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) Corosync
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) Pacemaker
3 1 (3.33%) Rundeck
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) arcserve
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) Sophos
3 2 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL