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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
England / North West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 139 163
Rank change year-on-year -37 +24  
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 77 95 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.22% 1.67% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.90% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55 92 88
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £32,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

High Availability is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5732 4998 5779
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.60% 87.90% 89.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4727 4211 4575
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing High Availability as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -39 63 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Merseyside -8 5 £44,000 +58.55% 1
Cheshire -13 5 £37,000 -22.10% 3
Lancashire -1 4 £45,000 +80.00%
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 70 (40.94%) SQL
2 67 (39.18%) SQL Server
3 41 (23.98%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (22.22%) Migration
5 37 (21.64%) T-SQL
5 37 (21.64%) Windows
6 34 (19.88%) Cisco
7 33 (19.30%) Linux
7 33 (19.30%) LAN
7 33 (19.30%) WAN
7 33 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
7 33 (19.30%) Data Centre
8 32 (18.71%) Performance Monitoring
9 31 (18.13%) Microsoft
9 31 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (18.13%) Wireless
9 31 (18.13%) Finance
10 30 (17.54%) Greenfield Project
11 29 (16.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (16.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 29 (16.96%) Firewall
12 27 (15.79%) CCNP
12 27 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
13 26 (15.20%) Java
13 26 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 25 (14.62%) Capacity Planning
14 25 (14.62%) Clustering
15 24 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (13.45%) Degree
17 22 (12.87%) Relational Database

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 21 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.68%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.92%) IIS
3 5 (2.92%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.75%) Commerce Server
4 3 (1.75%) Liferay
5 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.58%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Magento
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.68%) IaaS
3 8 (4.68%) PaaS
3 8 (4.68%) SaaS
4 6 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.51%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (3.51%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.30%) LAN
1 33 (19.30%) WAN
2 31 (18.13%) Wireless
3 29 (16.96%) Firewall
4 19 (11.11%) SSL
5 17 (9.94%) Cisco Wireless
5 17 (9.94%) VPN
6 15 (8.77%) DNS
6 15 (8.77%) TCP/IP
7 12 (7.02%) BGP
7 12 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (7.02%) DHCP
7 12 (7.02%) DMVPN
7 12 (7.02%) EIGRP
7 12 (7.02%) MPLS
7 12 (7.02%) Network Security
7 12 (7.02%) OSPF
7 12 (7.02%) SNA
8 9 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (3.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (39.18%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (12.87%) Relational Database
6 12 (7.02%) MySQL
7 11 (6.43%) RDBMS
7 11 (6.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (5.85%) Big Data
8 10 (5.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (5.26%) Oracle Database
10 8 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (3.51%) OLTP
12 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (2.92%) MongoDB
12 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.75%) Redis
14 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (3.51%) GoCD
2 4 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.75%) JBehave
3 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.75%) JUnit
3 3 (1.75%) Maven
3 3 (1.75%) Mockito
4 2 (1.17%) Ant
4 2 (1.17%) FogBugz
4 2 (1.17%) JIRA
4 2 (1.17%) Redmine
4 2 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.17%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.58%) Moq
5 1 (0.58%) MSTest
5 1 (0.58%) NUnit
5 1 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.58%) Selenium
5 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (18.13%) Finance
2 20 (11.70%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.85%) Retail
4 7 (4.09%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.34%) Advertising
6 3 (1.75%) Electronics
6 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.75%) Marketing
7 2 (1.17%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 48 (28.07%) DBA
2 34 (19.88%) SQL DBA
3 31 (18.13%) Developer
3 31 (18.13%) Network Engineer
4 22 (12.87%) Analyst
5 18 (10.53%) Administrator
6 17 (9.94%) Network Analyst
7 15 (8.77%) Java Developer
8 13 (7.60%) IT Manager
8 13 (7.60%) IT Operations Manager
8 13 (7.60%) Operations Manager
9 11 (6.43%) Architect
10 10 (5.85%) Consultant
10 10 (5.85%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.85%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (5.26%) SQL Developer
12 8 (4.68%) Cisco Engineer
12 8 (4.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (4.68%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.60%) .NET
2 9 (5.26%) Java EE
2 9 (5.26%) JSP
3 8 (4.68%) CSS
3 8 (4.68%) HTML
3 8 (4.68%) Web Services
4 7 (4.09%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (4.09%) REST
5 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.51%) DCOM
5 6 (3.51%) jQuery
6 5 (2.92%) Hibernate
6 5 (2.92%) JPA
6 5 (2.92%) XML
7 4 (2.34%) Ajax
8 3 (1.75%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.75%) JDBC
8 3 (1.75%) JSF
8 3 (1.75%) Spring
8 3 (1.75%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.98%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (19.30%) Data Centre
3 30 (17.54%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (14.62%) Clustering
5 21 (12.28%) iPad
6 13 (7.60%) FMCG
7 9 (5.26%) Replication
8 8 (4.68%) Computer Science
9 7 (4.09%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (3.51%) Private Cloud
11 5 (2.92%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.75%) User Experience
13 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.64%) Windows
2 33 (19.30%) Linux
3 15 (8.77%) CentOS
4 14 (8.19%) Unix
5 11 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.43%) Windows Server
6 10 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.68%) Solaris
8 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.92%) AIX
9 5 (2.92%) Debian
9 5 (2.92%) HPUX
9 5 (2.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.75%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.58%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.22%) Migration
2 33 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
3 32 (18.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 31 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (16.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (14.62%) Capacity Planning
7 19 (11.11%) DevOps
8 17 (9.94%) Network Management
9 16 (9.36%) ITIL
10 15 (8.77%) SOA
11 14 (8.19%) SDLC
12 13 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (7.60%) Configuration Management
13 12 (7.02%) Network Design
14 11 (6.43%) E-Commerce
15 10 (5.85%) Business Continuity
15 10 (5.85%) TDD
16 9 (5.26%) Data Protection
16 9 (5.26%) ITIL V3
16 9 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 70 (40.94%) SQL
2 37 (21.64%) T-SQL
3 26 (15.20%) Java
4 16 (9.36%) Python
5 13 (7.60%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.43%) Ruby
7 10 (5.85%) C#
8 7 (4.09%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.09%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.09%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.92%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.34%) Perl
10 4 (2.34%) PHP
11 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.17%) Jython
13 1 (0.58%) Elixir
13 1 (0.58%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (15.79%) CCNP
1 27 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (13.45%) Degree
3 15 (8.77%) CCNA
4 13 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (7.02%) CCIE
6 7 (4.09%) MCSA
7 6 (3.51%) AWS Certification
8 5 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.92%) MCITP
9 1 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.19%) QA
2 12 (7.02%) SLA
3 10 (5.85%) ISO 9000
4 7 (4.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.68%) Docker
3 5 (2.92%) vCloud
3 5 (2.92%) vSphere
4 4 (2.34%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.58%) KVM
6 1 (0.58%) NFS
6 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (9.94%) Cisco CUCM
1 17 (9.94%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (5.26%) Ansible
3 6 (3.51%) Nagios
3 6 (3.51%) Packer
3 6 (3.51%) Puppet
3 6 (3.51%) Terraform
4 5 (2.92%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.92%) Salt
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 34 (19.88%) Cisco
2 31 (18.13%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.53%) VMware
4 17 (9.94%) Oracle
5 13 (7.60%) CA
5 13 (7.60%) Citrix
6 12 (7.02%) CheckPoint
6 12 (7.02%) F5
6 12 (7.02%) Fortinet
7 9 (5.26%) Google
7 9 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.09%) IBM
9 5 (2.92%) Symantec
9 5 (2.92%) Veeam
10 4 (2.34%) Cognizant
10 4 (2.34%) webMethods
11 3 (1.75%) SAP
12 2 (1.17%) Aruba
12 2 (1.17%) HP
13 1 (0.58%) Tableau
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Posted: Yesterday
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