Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 94 71
Rank change year-on-year +22 -23 +8
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 12 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.20% 0.86% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.97% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 6
Merseyside median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% +18.42%
10th Percentile £41,750 £39,898 £36,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £54,750 £57,500
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 902 1138 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.56% 88.56% 87.90%
Number of salaries quoted 674 768 612
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,175 £57,500 £64,900
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Merseyside

High Availability
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for High Availability in Merseyside

High Availability
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for High Availability in Merseyside

High Availability
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 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
Liverpool +20 7 £50,000 +13.64% 1
High Availability
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) JUnit
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) Big Data
4 4 (33.33%) Puppet
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (33.33%) SonarQube
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Microservices
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) Java

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) DTS
4 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
1 4 (33.33%) SonarQube
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (16.67%) Gradle
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) DBA
1 3 (25.00%) Head of Design
1 3 (25.00%) Head of Software Design
1 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (16.67%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) AIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) HPUX
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (16.67%) TIBCO