Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 211 175
Rank change year-on-year +33 -36 +12
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 203 177 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.72% 1.39% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.52% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 149 125 197
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £31,850 £33,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%

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 10,706 11,608 11,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.92% 90.89% 91.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8,582 9,216 9,228
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 -1 111 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Cheshire +21 46 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Merseyside +34 30 £47,500 -25.78% 4
Lancashire +14 14 £35,000 -15.15% 2
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 82 (40.39%) SQL
2 74 (36.45%) SQL Server
3 66 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (23.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (22.17%) Java
6 44 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (21.18%) DevOps
7 43 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 40 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
8 40 (19.70%) Windows
9 38 (18.72%) Linux
9 38 (18.72%) Python
10 37 (18.23%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (17.73%) Microsoft
11 36 (17.73%) Firewall
12 33 (16.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 33 (16.26%) Performance Tuning
13 32 (15.76%) Ruby
14 31 (15.27%) Jenkins
15 30 (14.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 30 (14.78%) ITIL
15 30 (14.78%) T-SQL
16 28 (13.79%) Docker
17 27 (13.30%) Ansible
17 27 (13.30%) Puppet
17 27 (13.30%) SIEM
17 27 (13.30%) VPN
17 27 (13.30%) Degree
18 26 (12.81%) VMware
18 26 (12.81%) IT Strategy

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 11 (5.42%) IIS
2 9 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.48%) nginx
4 3 (1.48%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.99%) CMS
5 2 (0.99%) Drupal
5 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.49%) Apache
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
6 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (2.96%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.99%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.43%) IaaS
4 5 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.97%) SaaS
6 3 (1.48%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.48%) Office 365
7 2 (0.99%) GitHub
7 2 (0.99%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.49%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.73%) Firewall
2 27 (13.30%) VPN
3 15 (7.39%) Network Security
4 12 (5.91%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (5.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (5.91%) SAN
4 12 (5.91%) SSL
4 12 (5.91%) WAN
5 11 (5.42%) LAN
6 10 (4.93%) VoIP
7 8 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (3.94%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (3.94%) Cisco Wireless
7 8 (3.94%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.94%) Wireless
8 7 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (3.45%) IPsec
8 7 (3.45%) MPLS
8 7 (3.45%) Multicast
9 5 (2.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (36.45%) SQL Server
2 47 (23.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (14.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (9.85%) SQL Server 2016
6 18 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (8.37%) NoSQL
8 15 (7.39%) Relational Database
9 13 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (5.91%) MySQL
10 12 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (4.43%) RDBMS
12 8 (3.94%) MongoDB
13 6 (2.96%) OLAP
14 5 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.97%) OLAP Cube
16 3 (1.48%) Power BI
17 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (15.27%) Jenkins
2 24 (11.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 22 (10.84%) Hudson
3 22 (10.84%) Vagrant
4 14 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 13 (6.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (5.42%) TeamCity
7 10 (4.93%) Subversion
8 2 (0.99%) GitLab
8 2 (0.99%) Grunt
8 2 (0.99%) JMeter
8 2 (0.99%) JUnit
8 2 (0.99%) Protractor
9 1 (0.49%) Gradle
9 1 (0.49%) JIRA
9 1 (0.49%) Maven
9 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (10.34%) Finance
2 6 (2.96%) Banking
2 6 (2.96%) Music Industry
3 5 (2.46%) Marketing
3 5 (2.46%) Retail
4 4 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.48%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.99%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (26.11%) DBA
2 37 (18.23%) Developer
3 33 (16.26%) SQL DBA
4 27 (13.30%) Administrator
5 17 (8.37%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (7.88%) Network Engineer
7 14 (6.90%) Consultant
8 12 (5.91%) AWS DevOps
8 12 (5.91%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (5.42%) SQL Developer
9 11 (5.42%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (4.43%) SAP Consultant
11 8 (3.94%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Security Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Senior Security Engineer
12 7 (3.45%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.34%) .NET
2 18 (8.87%) HTML
3 17 (8.37%) CSS
4 13 (6.40%) AngularJS
4 13 (6.40%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (4.43%) SAP Basis
6 8 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (3.45%) Node.js
7 7 (3.45%) Web Services
8 6 (2.96%) Middleware
9 5 (2.46%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.46%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (2.46%) HTML5
9 5 (2.46%) JSON
9 5 (2.46%) XML
10 4 (1.97%) .NET Core
10 4 (1.97%) CSS3
10 4 (1.97%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.97%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (12.32%) Replication
3 24 (11.82%) Clustering
4 20 (9.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (5.42%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.93%) Data Structures
7 8 (3.94%) Data Centre
8 7 (3.45%) Tandem
9 4 (1.97%) Fintech
9 4 (1.97%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.48%) NHS
10 3 (1.48%) SCADA
10 3 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.48%) State Machine
11 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.70%) Windows
2 38 (18.72%) Linux
3 20 (9.85%) Windows Server
4 18 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.97%) CentOS
7 3 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.48%) Unix
7 3 (1.48%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.99%) Debian
8 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.49%) AIX
9 1 (0.49%) Android
9 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.49%) HPUX
9 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (21.18%) DevOps
3 37 (18.23%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (16.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (16.26%) Performance Tuning
5 30 (14.78%) ITIL
6 27 (13.30%) SIEM
7 26 (12.81%) Analytical Thinking
7 26 (12.81%) IT Strategy
8 25 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (12.32%) Open Source
9 24 (11.82%) Configuration Management
9 24 (11.82%) Load Balancing
9 24 (11.82%) Mentoring
9 24 (11.82%) Software Engineering
10 23 (11.33%) Microservices
11 20 (9.85%) Patch Management
12 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (7.88%) Change Management
13 16 (7.88%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 82 (40.39%) SQL
2 45 (22.17%) Java
3 38 (18.72%) Python
4 32 (15.76%) Ruby
5 30 (14.78%) T-SQL
6 24 (11.82%) C#
7 23 (11.33%) Go
8 17 (8.37%) JavaScript
9 10 (4.93%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.43%) ABAP
11 8 (3.94%) Perl
12 6 (2.96%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.97%) PHP
13 4 (1.97%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.99%) Java 8
14 2 (0.99%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.99%) R
14 2 (0.99%) Scala
14 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (13.30%) Degree
2 14 (6.90%) RHCSA
3 13 (6.40%) CCNP
3 13 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.42%) CISSP
6 10 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (4.93%) MCSE
7 9 (4.43%) RHCE
7 9 (4.43%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.96%) CCDP
9 5 (2.46%) CEH
10 3 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.99%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.99%) CCNA
11 2 (0.99%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) GDPR
2 2 (0.99%) PMO
2 2 (0.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (13.79%) Docker
2 20 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.42%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.94%) Firmware
5 7 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.46%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.99%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.99%) vSphere
8 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (13.30%) Ansible
1 27 (13.30%) Puppet
2 25 (12.32%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (11.82%) Consul
3 24 (11.82%) Docker Swarm
3 24 (11.82%) Kubernetes
3 24 (11.82%) Packer
3 24 (11.82%) Terraform
4 22 (10.84%) Grafana
4 22 (10.84%) Graphite
4 22 (10.84%) Nagios
5 20 (9.85%) Opsview
5 20 (9.85%) Salt
5 20 (9.85%) ZABBIX
6 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (4.43%) AirWatch
8 7 (3.45%) TrustSec
9 6 (2.96%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (2.96%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (2.96%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 36 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.81%) VMware
3 24 (11.82%) Cisco
4 14 (6.90%) SAP
5 12 (5.91%) Oracle
6 11 (5.42%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.42%) SolarWinds
7 9 (4.43%) Blue Coat
8 7 (3.45%) HP
9 6 (2.96%) RedGate
10 5 (2.46%) AppDynamics
10 5 (2.46%) Brocade
10 5 (2.46%) CommVault
10 5 (2.46%) F5
10 5 (2.46%) McAfee
10 5 (2.46%) NetApp
10 5 (2.46%) NetIQ
10 5 (2.46%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (2.46%) TippingPoint
11 4 (1.97%) Cognos