The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
Wales / South Wales
Rank 77 45 83
Rank change year-on-year -32 +38  
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 11 56 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.26% 4.53% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 5.54% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 43 8
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,450
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £60,150
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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 746 1010 980
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 85.16% 81.65% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 640 852 852
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,100 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

High Availability
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for High Availability in South Wales

High Availability
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for High Availability in South Wales

High Availability
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Cardiff -21 9 £42,500 +3.65% 3
Newport -4 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
High Availability
Wales

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South Wales region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Telecoms
3 14 (37.84%) HTML
4 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
5 12 (32.43%) Windows
6 11 (29.73%) JBoss
6 11 (29.73%) HTML5
7 10 (27.03%) Multithreading
7 10 (27.03%) Android
7 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
7 10 (27.03%) PHP
7 10 (27.03%) SQL
7 10 (27.03%) Java
7 10 (27.03%) Unix
7 10 (27.03%) Objective-C
8 7 (18.92%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (18.92%) ETL
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (16.22%) DevOps
9 6 (16.22%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) .NET
9 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (16.22%) MVC
10 5 (13.51%) VMware
10 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.51%) SAN
10 5 (13.51%) Windows Server

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (29.73%) JBoss
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) PaaS
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) MailChimp
4 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) SAN
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) NAS
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
4 2 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.41%) Network Security
4 2 (5.41%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
4 2 (5.41%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.70%) Ant
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Grunt
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 15 (40.54%) Telecoms
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Advertising
4 3 (8.11%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Games
5 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Support
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) DBA
6 3 (8.11%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) HTML
2 11 (29.73%) HTML5
3 6 (16.22%) .NET
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (10.81%) CSS
4 4 (10.81%) jQuery
5 3 (8.11%) Ajax
5 3 (8.11%) REST
5 3 (8.11%) RESTful
5 3 (8.11%) SOAP
5 3 (8.11%) WCF
6 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (5.41%) RequireJS
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.70%) CSS3
7 1 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.70%) UIKit
7 1 (2.70%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Social Media
1 3 (8.11%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) Android
3 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
3 10 (27.03%) Unix
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) CentOS
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.41%) VyOS
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Multithreading
2 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
2 7 (18.92%) ETL
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) DevOps
3 6 (16.22%) MVC
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) SDLC
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Low Latency
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.41%) SEO
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) Objective-C
2 10 (27.03%) PHP
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) CCNA
2 3 (8.11%) CCNP
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) APMP
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PMP
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PMO
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (5.41%) NFS
2 2 (5.41%) Squid
2 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) VMware
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Avaya
3 2 (5.41%) Brocade
3 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.41%) EMC
3 2 (5.41%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (5.41%) F5
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
3 2 (5.41%) Vyatta
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Meraki
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