Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 212 151
Rank change year-on-year +6 -61 +65
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 168 167 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.37% 1.31% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.44% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 152 122 205
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,575 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 11,221 11,627 10,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.52% 91.29% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9,034 9,528 8,427
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -24 74 £42,500 -6.59% 16
Merseyside +39 40 £52,500 +25.00%
Cheshire -2 37 £50,000 +20.48% 4
Lancashire -2 12 £35,000 -22.22% 3
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 64 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 53 (31.55%) SQL
3 47 (27.98%) DevOps
4 45 (26.79%) Degree
5 44 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
6 43 (25.60%) Linux
7 39 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (21.43%) Windows
9 32 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (19.05%) Python
9 32 (19.05%) Java
10 31 (18.45%) Firewall
11 30 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
12 28 (16.67%) Cisco
13 26 (15.48%) Microsoft
13 26 (15.48%) .NET
13 26 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 25 (14.88%) Jenkins
14 25 (14.88%) C#
14 25 (14.88%) Software Engineering
14 25 (14.88%) Ruby
14 25 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (14.29%) CCNP
15 24 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (13.69%) MVC
16 23 (13.69%) VoIP
16 23 (13.69%) Ansible
16 23 (13.69%) Programme Delivery
17 22 (13.10%) LAN

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 8 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.98%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.38%) Apache
3 4 (2.38%) CMS
3 4 (2.38%) Drupal
3 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.79%) Confluence
4 3 (1.79%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.19%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.60%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 11 (6.55%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (6.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 11 (6.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 44 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.74%) Amazon S3
4 10 (5.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (5.95%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (5.95%) Route 53
4 10 (5.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.19%) Office 365
6 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.45%) Firewall
2 23 (13.69%) VoIP
3 22 (13.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 22 (13.10%) LAN
3 22 (13.10%) WAN
4 21 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 21 (12.50%) VPN
5 18 (10.71%) Network Security
6 16 (9.52%) Wireless
7 15 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (8.93%) Cisco ISE
7 15 (8.93%) Cisco Wireless
7 15 (8.93%) MPLS
7 15 (8.93%) SSL
8 14 (8.33%) IPsec
8 14 (8.33%) Multicast
8 14 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 13 (7.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (4.76%) DNS
11 6 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 25 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (13.10%) MySQL
5 21 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 19 (11.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (6.55%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (4.76%) RDBMS
10 8 (4.76%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (2.98%) MongoDB
13 4 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (2.38%) DB2
13 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database
13 4 (2.38%) Power BI
14 3 (1.79%) OLAP
15 2 (1.19%) OLTP
15 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (14.88%) Jenkins
2 20 (11.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.95%) Hudson
4 10 (5.95%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.79%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.19%) JMeter
7 2 (1.19%) JUnit
7 2 (1.19%) Protractor
7 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (9.52%) Finance
1 16 (9.52%) Music Industry
2 5 (2.98%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.98%) Marketing
3 4 (2.38%) Retail
4 3 (1.79%) Banking
5 2 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (26.79%) Developer
2 34 (20.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (16.07%) DBA
4 26 (15.48%) Network Engineer
5 21 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (10.71%) .NET Developer
7 16 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 16 (9.52%) Security Engineer
8 15 (8.93%) SQL DBA
9 14 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 14 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
10 13 (7.74%) Azure DevOps
11 12 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
11 12 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 11 (6.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 11 (6.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 11 (6.55%) SQL Developer
13 10 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
14 9 (5.36%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.48%) .NET
2 21 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 18 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 18 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (10.12%) Node.js
5 16 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (8.93%) HTML
7 14 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 13 (7.74%) Code First Entity Framework
8 13 (7.74%) CSS
8 13 (7.74%) Entity Framework
8 13 (7.74%) RESTful
9 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 12 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (7.14%) WCF
10 10 (5.95%) LAMP
11 8 (4.76%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.76%) Spring
11 8 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.31%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.33%) Clustering
4 10 (5.95%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.17%) Replication
6 6 (3.57%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.98%) Tandem
8 4 (2.38%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.38%) Fintech
8 4 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.79%) State Machine
10 2 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.60%) PKI
11 1 (0.60%) User Experience
11 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.60%) Linux
2 36 (21.43%) Windows
3 12 (7.14%) CentOS
4 10 (5.95%) Debian
4 10 (5.95%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.19%) Unix
9 1 (0.60%) AIX
9 1 (0.60%) Android
9 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.60%) HPUX
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.98%) DevOps
2 39 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (14.88%) Software Engineering
5 23 (13.69%) MVC
5 23 (13.69%) Programme Delivery
6 21 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 21 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
7 20 (11.90%) Configuration Management
7 20 (11.90%) ITIL
7 20 (11.90%) Security Management
7 20 (11.90%) TDD
8 19 (11.31%) Change Management
8 19 (11.31%) Mentoring
9 18 (10.71%) SIEM
10 17 (10.12%) E-Commerce
11 16 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (9.52%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.55%) SQL
2 32 (19.05%) Java
2 32 (19.05%) Python
3 25 (14.88%) C#
3 25 (14.88%) Ruby
4 21 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.71%) PowerShell
6 14 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 13 (7.74%) T-SQL
8 11 (6.55%) PHP
9 10 (5.95%) Go
10 5 (2.98%) Java 8
10 5 (2.98%) Perl
11 2 (1.19%) Scala
11 2 (1.19%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 45 (26.79%) Degree
2 24 (14.29%) CCNP
2 24 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (10.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (8.33%) CISSP
5 12 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.55%) CCDP
7 10 (5.95%) Master's Degree
7 10 (5.95%) MCSE
8 7 (4.17%) RHCSA
9 4 (2.38%) RHCE
10 3 (1.79%) CCNA
10 3 (1.79%) CEH
10 3 (1.79%) Sun Certification
11 2 (1.19%) MCSA
12 1 (0.60%) HND
12 1 (0.60%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.93%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.33%) Docker
3 13 (7.74%) Firmware
4 9 (5.36%) vSphere
5 8 (4.76%) Active Directory
6 7 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.57%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.98%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (13.69%) Ansible
2 20 (11.90%) Nagios
3 14 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 13 (7.74%) Nessus
5 11 (6.55%) Docker Swarm
5 11 (6.55%) TrustSec
6 10 (5.95%) Consul
6 10 (5.95%) Kubernetes
6 10 (5.95%) Packer
6 10 (5.95%) Terraform
7 8 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (4.76%) Puppet
8 6 (3.57%) SQL Sentry
9 5 (2.98%) Grafana
9 5 (2.98%) Graphite
9 5 (2.98%) Opsview
9 5 (2.98%) Salt
9 5 (2.98%) ZABBIX
10 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (16.67%) Cisco
2 26 (15.48%) Microsoft
3 20 (11.90%) VMware
4 14 (8.33%) Oracle
5 11 (6.55%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.95%) New Relic
6 10 (5.95%) Splunk
7 7 (4.17%) RedGate
8 6 (3.57%) Cognos
8 6 (3.57%) SAP
9 4 (2.38%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.38%) Capita
9 4 (2.38%) Citrix
9 4 (2.38%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.79%) IBM
10 3 (1.79%) IronPort
10 3 (1.79%) Sun
11 2 (1.19%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.19%) Juniper
12 1 (0.60%) TIBCO