Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
England > North West
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 200 170
Rank change year-on-year -2 -30 +51
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 181 173 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.38% 1.40% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.56% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 134 154 181
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.64% +4.76% +5.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11798 11121 11437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.02% 89.84% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9381 9264 9447
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in the North West

High Availability
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for High Availability in the North West

High Availability
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in the North West over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Salary histogram for High Availability in the North West

High Availability
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the North West region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Manchester +7 129 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Cheshire -39 29 £42,500 +16.44% 1
Merseyside +14 12 £50,000 +15.34% 4
Lancashire +6 10 £41,250 +3.13%
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 North West region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 85 (46.96%) SQL Server
2 65 (35.91%) SQL
3 47 (25.97%) Windows
4 46 (25.41%) Linux
5 40 (22.10%) .NET
6 35 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (19.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (19.34%) SQL Server 2016
7 34 (18.78%) TDD
7 34 (18.78%) JavaScript
8 33 (18.23%) MVC
9 32 (17.68%) C#
9 32 (17.68%) ASP.NET
10 31 (17.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (16.57%) DevOps
11 30 (16.57%) Git (software)
12 28 (15.47%) .NET Framework
13 27 (14.92%) Ruby
13 27 (14.92%) T-SQL
13 27 (14.92%) Microsoft
14 25 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (13.81%) E-Commerce
14 25 (13.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (13.81%) Entity Framework
14 25 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 24 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (13.26%) Node.js
15 24 (13.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (12.71%) RESTful

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (3.87%) IIS
1 7 (3.87%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.31%) Apache
2 6 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.66%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.66%) JBoss
5 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.10%) WordPress
6 1 (0.55%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.55%) nginx
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.55%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Magento
1 8 (4.42%) Shopify
2 6 (3.31%) SAP GRC
3 4 (2.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.18%) Office 365
4 10 (5.52%) iPaaS
5 6 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.10%) GitHub
7 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.18%) Firewall
2 10 (5.52%) MPLS
3 8 (4.42%) LAN
3 8 (4.42%) WAN
4 6 (3.31%) VoIP
5 5 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (2.76%) DNS
5 5 (2.76%) VPN
5 5 (2.76%) Wireless
6 4 (2.21%) BGP
6 4 (2.21%) IPsec
6 4 (2.21%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.21%) VLAN
7 3 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.66%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.66%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.66%) HSRP
7 3 (1.66%) OSPF
7 3 (1.66%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (1.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (46.96%) SQL Server
2 35 (19.34%) SQL Server 2016
2 35 (19.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (17.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (13.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (12.15%) NoSQL
6 20 (11.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (9.39%) MySQL
8 14 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (5.52%) SAP Data Services
9 10 (5.52%) SAP HANA
10 9 (4.97%) DB2
11 8 (4.42%) Relational Database
12 7 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (3.87%) Power BI
13 6 (3.31%) OLTP
13 6 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
14 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (16.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.87%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.21%) JUnit
4 4 (2.21%) Selenium
4 4 (2.21%) SonarQube
5 3 (1.66%) Ant
5 3 (1.66%) Gradle
5 3 (1.66%) Maven
6 2 (1.10%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (1.10%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.10%) JIRA
6 2 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.55%) Bundler
7 1 (0.55%) gulp
7 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (12.15%) Music Industry
2 15 (8.29%) Finance
3 8 (4.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Banking
4 2 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Billing
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (37.02%) Developer
2 30 (16.57%) SQL Developer
3 22 (12.15%) .NET Developer
4 21 (11.60%) DBA
5 18 (9.94%) Architect
6 16 (8.84%) SAP Architect
6 16 (8.84%) SAP Technical Architect
6 16 (8.84%) Technical Architect
7 12 (6.63%) Administrator
7 12 (6.63%) Analyst
8 11 (6.08%) Integration Architect
9 10 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (5.52%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.52%) SQL BI Developer
9 10 (5.52%) Web Developer
10 9 (4.97%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.10%) .NET
2 32 (17.68%) ASP.NET
3 28 (15.47%) .NET Framework
4 25 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 25 (13.81%) Entity Framework
5 24 (13.26%) Node.js
6 23 (12.71%) AngularJS
6 23 (12.71%) RESTful
7 22 (12.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (12.15%) Code First Entity Framework
7 22 (12.15%) KnockoutJS
7 22 (12.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (12.15%) WCF
8 13 (7.18%) HTML
9 12 (6.63%) Hibernate
9 12 (6.63%) Spring
10 11 (6.08%) CSS
10 11 (6.08%) CSS3
10 11 (6.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.94%) Replication
3 11 (6.08%) Clustering
3 11 (6.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (5.52%) User Experience
5 9 (4.97%) Digital Media
5 9 (4.97%) Graphic Design
5 9 (4.97%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.97%) Social Media
6 4 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.21%) FMCG
7 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.55%) Contactless
8 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.55%) iPad
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.97%) Windows
2 46 (25.41%) Linux
3 18 (9.94%) CentOS
4 16 (8.84%) Windows Server
5 14 (7.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (6.63%) Ubuntu
7 11 (6.08%) Unix
8 10 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.66%) HPUX
10 3 (1.66%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.10%) AIX
11 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.78%) TDD
3 33 (18.23%) MVC
4 30 (16.57%) DevOps
5 25 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (13.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (13.81%) E-Commerce
6 22 (12.15%) BDD
6 22 (12.15%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (12.15%) Web Application Development
7 21 (11.60%) ETL
8 20 (11.05%) Technical Architecture
9 19 (10.50%) Web Development
10 16 (8.84%) ITIL
11 15 (8.29%) Migration
12 12 (6.63%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.08%) Change Management
13 11 (6.08%) Data Integration
13 11 (6.08%) Database Tuning
14 10 (5.52%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 65 (35.91%) SQL
2 34 (18.78%) JavaScript
3 32 (17.68%) C#
4 27 (14.92%) Ruby
4 27 (14.92%) T-SQL
5 21 (11.60%) Java
6 12 (6.63%) Python
7 11 (6.08%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.42%) Perl
9 6 (3.31%) C
9 6 (3.31%) PHP
10 5 (2.76%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.66%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (11.05%) Degree
2 13 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.52%) MCSE
5 9 (4.97%) CCNA
6 8 (4.42%) MCSA
7 6 (3.31%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.31%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.31%) Sun Certification
8 5 (2.76%) CCNP
8 5 (2.76%) MCITP
9 4 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.66%) CCDP
11 1 (0.55%) CCA
11 1 (0.55%) CEH
11 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.55%) MBCS
11 1 (0.55%) MCP
11 1 (0.55%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.97%) ISO 9000
3 5 (2.76%) SLA
4 3 (1.66%) QA
5 2 (1.10%) GDPR
5 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.55%) GxP
System Software
1 16 (8.84%) Hyper-V
2 14 (7.73%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.21%) Docker
4 4 (2.21%) vSphere
4 4 (2.21%) XenServer
5 3 (1.66%) Firmware
6 2 (1.10%) Corosync
6 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.55%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.55%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.55%) vCloud
7 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (10.50%) Puppet
2 16 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.97%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (3.87%) Ansible
5 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.21%) Rundeck
5 4 (2.21%) Salt
6 3 (1.66%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.10%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (1.10%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.10%) Nagios
7 2 (1.10%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.55%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.55%) SCCM
8 1 (0.55%) Terraform
8 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.60%) SAP
3 18 (9.94%) Red Hat
4 17 (9.39%) Cisco
4 17 (9.39%) Oracle
4 17 (9.39%) VMware
5 6 (3.31%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.31%) Cloudera
5 6 (3.31%) Cognos
5 6 (3.31%) Sun
6 5 (2.76%) HP
7 3 (1.66%) Citrix
7 3 (1.66%) Dell
7 3 (1.66%) IBM
7 3 (1.66%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.66%) Sophos
8 2 (1.10%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.10%) Percona
8 2 (1.10%) TIBCO