Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 191 167
Rank change year-on-year -35 -24 +55
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 146 190 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.15% 1.54% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.70% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 121 166 181
North West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 11,412 11,178 10,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.27% 90.38% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9,085 9,344 8,820
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -17 106 £42,500 +2.41% 12
Cheshire -50 20 £42,500 +16.44% 4
Merseyside +33 13 £50,000 +15.34% 7
Lancashire +4 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 71 (48.63%) SQL Server
2 51 (34.93%) SQL
3 37 (25.34%) Linux
4 35 (23.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 33 (22.60%) JavaScript
5 33 (22.60%) Windows
6 31 (21.23%) .NET
7 30 (20.55%) TDD
8 28 (19.18%) Ruby
9 27 (18.49%) MVC
9 27 (18.49%) C#
10 26 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (17.81%) Git (software)
11 25 (17.12%) Node.js
11 25 (17.12%) ASP.NET
12 24 (16.44%) .NET Framework
12 24 (16.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (15.75%) Music Industry
13 23 (15.75%) WCF
13 23 (15.75%) BDD
13 23 (15.75%) NoSQL
13 23 (15.75%) Entity Framework
13 23 (15.75%) RESTful
13 23 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (15.75%) KnockoutJS
13 23 (15.75%) Web Application Development
13 23 (15.75%) AngularJS
13 23 (15.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (15.75%) ASP.NET Web API

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 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.11%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.42%) IIS
3 3 (2.05%) Apache
3 3 (2.05%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.05%) JBoss
3 3 (2.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.05%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.37%) WordPress
5 1 (0.68%) Site Server
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Magento
1 8 (5.48%) Shopify
2 4 (2.74%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.85%) Office 365
4 6 (4.11%) iPaaS
5 4 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.37%) GitHub
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.85%) Firewall
2 9 (6.16%) MPLS
3 7 (4.79%) LAN
3 7 (4.79%) WAN
4 5 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (3.42%) VPN
4 5 (3.42%) Wireless
5 4 (2.74%) BGP
5 4 (2.74%) DNS
5 4 (2.74%) IPsec
5 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.74%) VLAN
5 4 (2.74%) VoIP
6 3 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.05%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.05%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.05%) HSRP
6 3 (2.05%) OSPF
6 3 (2.05%) VRRP
6 3 (2.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (48.63%) SQL Server
2 35 (23.97%) SQL Server 2016
3 26 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (16.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (15.75%) NoSQL
6 18 (12.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (12.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (11.64%) MySQL
8 7 (4.79%) OLTP
8 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database
9 6 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.11%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (4.11%) SAP HANA
9 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (3.42%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (2.74%) Big Data
11 4 (2.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (17.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.74%) JUnit
3 4 (2.74%) Selenium
3 4 (2.74%) SonarQube
3 4 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.37%) Ant
4 2 (1.37%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (1.37%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.37%) Gradle
4 2 (1.37%) JIRA
4 2 (1.37%) Maven
4 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (15.75%) Music Industry
2 8 (5.48%) Finance
3 4 (2.74%) Retail
4 2 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (42.47%) Developer
2 27 (18.49%) SQL Developer
3 23 (15.75%) .NET Developer
4 21 (14.38%) DBA
5 12 (8.22%) Administrator
6 11 (7.53%) Architect
7 10 (6.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (6.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (6.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (6.85%) SAP Architect
7 10 (6.85%) SAP Technical Architect
7 10 (6.85%) SQL BI Developer
7 10 (6.85%) Technical Architect
7 10 (6.85%) Web Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) E-Commerce Developer
9 8 (5.48%) E-Commerce Web Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Consultant
10 7 (4.79%) MySQL DBA
10 7 (4.79%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.23%) .NET
2 25 (17.12%) ASP.NET
2 25 (17.12%) Node.js
3 24 (16.44%) .NET Framework
4 23 (15.75%) AngularJS
4 23 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 23 (15.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (15.75%) Code First Entity Framework
4 23 (15.75%) Entity Framework
4 23 (15.75%) KnockoutJS
4 23 (15.75%) RESTful
4 23 (15.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 23 (15.75%) WCF
5 11 (7.53%) HTML
6 10 (6.85%) CSS
6 10 (6.85%) CSS3
6 10 (6.85%) Hibernate
6 10 (6.85%) HTML5
6 10 (6.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (9.59%) Replication
2 10 (6.85%) User Experience
3 9 (6.16%) Clustering
3 9 (6.16%) Graphic Design
4 6 (4.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.68%) FMCG
8 1 (0.68%) iPad
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.34%) Linux
2 33 (22.60%) Windows
3 19 (13.01%) CentOS
4 12 (8.22%) Ubuntu
5 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.85%) Windows Server
7 9 (6.16%) Unix
8 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.05%) AIX
10 3 (2.05%) HPUX
10 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.37%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.55%) TDD
2 27 (18.49%) MVC
3 23 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.75%) BDD
3 23 (15.75%) Web Application Development
4 21 (14.38%) DevOps
4 21 (14.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (14.38%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (14.38%) Web Development
5 20 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (10.96%) E-Commerce
7 14 (9.59%) ETL
8 13 (8.90%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (8.22%) ITIL
10 11 (7.53%) Data Analysis
10 11 (7.53%) Migration
10 11 (7.53%) Performance Analysis
10 11 (7.53%) Time Management
11 10 (6.85%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (6.85%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.93%) SQL
2 33 (22.60%) JavaScript
3 28 (19.18%) Ruby
4 27 (18.49%) C#
5 19 (13.01%) T-SQL
6 15 (10.27%) Java
7 9 (6.16%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.48%) Python
9 7 (4.79%) Perl
10 5 (3.42%) PHP
10 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.74%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.05%) C
12 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (7.53%) Degree
3 10 (6.85%) MCSE
4 8 (5.48%) CCNA
4 8 (5.48%) MCSA
5 5 (3.42%) CCNP
5 5 (3.42%) MCITP
6 3 (2.05%) CCDP
6 3 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.05%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.05%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CEH
7 1 (0.68%) MBCS
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) ISO 9000
2 6 (4.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.37%) GDPR
3 2 (1.37%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) GxP
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (8.90%) Hyper-V
2 11 (7.53%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.74%) XenServer
5 3 (2.05%) Firmware
5 3 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.37%) Corosync
6 2 (1.37%) Docker
6 2 (1.37%) vSphere
7 1 (0.68%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.68%) vCloud
7 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (10.27%) Puppet
2 12 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.48%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (2.74%) Ansible
4 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.74%) Salt
5 3 (2.05%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.37%) Galera Cluster
6 2 (1.37%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.37%) Nagios
6 2 (1.37%) Pacemaker
6 2 (1.37%) Rundeck
6 2 (1.37%) Simian Army
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.68%) SCCM
7 1 (0.68%) Terraform
7 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.64%) Red Hat
2 17 (11.64%) SAP
3 16 (10.96%) Cisco
3 16 (10.96%) Oracle
4 13 (8.90%) VMware
5 7 (4.79%) Cognos
6 5 (3.42%) HP
7 3 (2.05%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.05%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.05%) Dell
7 3 (2.05%) IBM
7 3 (2.05%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.05%) Sun
7 3 (2.05%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.37%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.37%) Capita
8 2 (1.37%) Percona
8 2 (1.37%) RedGate
8 2 (1.37%) Sophos