The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 202 130
Rank change year-on-year +28 -72  
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 56 41 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.66% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.74% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 96
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £52,500 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4568 5517 4995
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.30% 88.65% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3790 4286 4129
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

High Availability
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for High Availability in the West Midlands

High Availability
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for High Availability in the West Midlands

High Availability
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Warwickshire - 24 £36,250 - 3
Birmingham +7 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Staffordshire +19 8 £57,500 +13.86% 4
Walsall - 5 £40,775 -
Coventry -13 4 £45,000 +7.14%
Worcestershire -7 1 £37,500 +23.96%
Solihull - 1 £35,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £23,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 42 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 34 (34.69%) SQL
3 32 (32.65%) Windows
4 29 (29.59%) Linux
5 28 (28.57%) Cisco
6 24 (24.49%) C#
7 23 (23.47%) CCNA
7 23 (23.47%) Firewall
7 23 (23.47%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (23.47%) Data Centre
8 22 (22.45%) Windows Server
8 22 (22.45%) Java
9 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 20 (20.41%) VMware
10 19 (19.39%) .NET
11 18 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (17.35%) NoSQL
12 17 (17.35%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (17.35%) TDD
13 15 (15.31%) Network Security
13 15 (15.31%) SAN
13 15 (15.31%) BDD
13 15 (15.31%) RESTful
14 14 (14.29%) NAS
14 14 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
14 14 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (14.29%) .NET Framework
15 13 (13.27%) Finance
15 13 (13.27%) MVC

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.02%) IIS
3 1 (1.02%) JBoss
3 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.02%) SAS
3 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.02%) MFGPRO
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.06%) Office 365
4 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.04%) CloudFront
4 2 (2.04%) IaaS
4 2 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.47%) Firewall
2 15 (15.31%) Network Security
2 15 (15.31%) SAN
3 14 (14.29%) NAS
4 13 (13.27%) VPN
5 11 (11.22%) VLAN
5 11 (11.22%) WAN
6 9 (9.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (9.18%) DMVPN
6 9 (9.18%) iSCSI
6 9 (9.18%) WLAN
7 8 (8.16%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (8.16%) Internet
8 7 (7.14%) DHCP
8 7 (7.14%) DNS
8 7 (7.14%) EIGRP
8 7 (7.14%) Intranet
9 6 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (6.12%) RIP
9 6 (6.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.35%) NoSQL
3 14 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (12.24%) Relational Database
5 11 (11.22%) MongoDB
5 11 (11.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (10.20%) Oracle Database
6 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (9.18%) RDBMS
8 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.08%) MySQL
9 4 (4.08%) Riak
9 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (2.04%) DB2
11 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.04%) Neo4j
11 2 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.04%) GoCD
3 2 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (13.27%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Music Industry
3 8 (8.16%) Back Office
4 5 (5.10%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) Developer
2 19 (19.39%) Administrator
3 14 (14.29%) DBA
4 13 (13.27%) Network Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) .NET Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Network Administrator
6 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) SQL DBA
7 7 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Architect
10 4 (4.08%) IT Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Junior
11 3 (3.06%) Middleware Specialist
11 3 (3.06%) Programmer
11 3 (3.06%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.39%) .NET
2 15 (15.31%) RESTful
3 14 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET
4 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (12.24%) WCF
5 10 (10.20%) AngularJS
5 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (10.20%) Code First Entity Framework
5 10 (10.20%) Entity Framework
5 10 (10.20%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (10.20%) Node.js
5 10 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (9.18%) Web Services
7 8 (8.16%) Middleware
8 7 (7.14%) REST
9 5 (5.10%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (5.10%) SOAP
10 4 (4.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.47%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.20%) Replication
3 9 (9.18%) Clustering
4 7 (7.14%) PKI
5 6 (6.12%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.08%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.06%) DataPower
7 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.04%) EMC VNX
8 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.04%) Fintech
8 2 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.02%) AS400
9 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.02%) Life Science
9 1 (1.02%) NHS
9 1 (1.02%) Smartcard
9 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.65%) Windows
2 29 (29.59%) Linux
3 22 (22.45%) Windows Server
4 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.06%) Solaris
6 3 (3.06%) Unix
6 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.02%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (17.35%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (17.35%) TDD
3 15 (15.31%) BDD
4 13 (13.27%) MVC
5 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
5 11 (11.22%) Network Management
5 11 (11.22%) OOP
5 11 (11.22%) Open Source
6 10 (10.20%) Functional Programming
6 10 (10.20%) Web Application Development
7 9 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.18%) Change Control
7 9 (9.18%) Problem Management
7 9 (9.18%) Security Management
8 8 (8.16%) Benchmarking
8 8 (8.16%) Migration
8 8 (8.16%) Multithreading
8 8 (8.16%) Network Security Management
8 8 (8.16%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.69%) SQL
2 24 (24.49%) C#
3 22 (22.45%) Java
4 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.24%) T-SQL
5 10 (10.20%) Ruby
6 6 (6.12%) Erlang
7 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.08%) Jython
7 4 (4.08%) Python
8 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.04%) Haskell
9 2 (2.04%) Scala
9 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.04%) VB
9 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.02%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 23 (23.47%) CCNA
1 23 (23.47%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (12.24%) Degree
3 11 (11.22%) CCNP
4 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.10%) MCSA
6 4 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.04%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.04%) MCITP
7 2 (2.04%) MCTS
8 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) QA
2 7 (7.14%) SLA
3 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.18%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.16%) Firmware
4 4 (4.08%) Docker
5 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.04%) Xen
6 1 (1.02%) vCloud
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Failover Clustering
2 6 (6.12%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.06%) Kibana
3 3 (3.06%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.04%) Ansible
4 2 (2.04%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.04%) Graphite
4 2 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.04%) logstash
4 2 (2.04%) Nagios
4 2 (2.04%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (2.04%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.02%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.02%) vMotion
Vendors
1 28 (28.57%) Cisco
2 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.41%) VMware
3 12 (12.24%) HP
3 12 (12.24%) Oracle
4 11 (11.22%) Juniper
4 11 (11.22%) Riverbed
5 8 (8.16%) Palo Alto
5 8 (8.16%) ProCurve
6 7 (7.14%) IBM
7 5 (5.10%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.08%) NetApp
9 2 (2.04%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.04%) Brocade
9 2 (2.04%) EMC
9 2 (2.04%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.02%) Cognos
10 1 (1.02%) Netezza
10 1 (1.02%) Sybase
Stratford-upon-avon, Warwickshire
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Salary: bonuses
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-upon-avon, Warwickshire
Consort Group
Salary: Competitive + bonus + package
Posted: 10 hours ago