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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
England / West Midlands
Rank 169 184 155
Rank change year-on-year +15 -29  
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 44 58 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.94% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.07% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 60
Median salary £40,275 £47,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.76% +11.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 4249 5420 4224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.96% 88.26% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3440 4367 3531
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 25 March 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 25 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
Worcestershire 0 13 £37,500 +1.84%
Birmingham +2 6 £50,000 - 2
Warwickshire +26 5 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Staffordshire +7 5 £70,000 +21.73% 2
Shropshire - 5 - -
Walsall - 3 £40,775 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £38,750 - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £44,500 - 1
Coventry +7 1 £50,000 +29.79%
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 45 (34.35%) SQL Server
2 42 (32.06%) SQL
2 42 (32.06%) Linux
3 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
4 39 (29.77%) HTML
4 39 (29.77%) Java
5 36 (27.48%) Windows
6 34 (25.95%) MVC
7 33 (25.19%) OOP
8 32 (24.43%) CSS
8 32 (24.43%) PHP
9 30 (22.90%) Cisco
9 30 (22.90%) Data Centre
10 29 (22.14%) HTML5
10 29 (22.14%) jQuery
11 28 (21.37%) LAMP
12 26 (19.85%) CCNA
12 26 (19.85%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (18.32%) Marketing
14 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
14 24 (18.32%) WAN
15 23 (17.56%) RESTful
15 23 (17.56%) MySQL
15 23 (17.56%) OO
16 22 (16.79%) .NET
16 22 (16.79%) ATM
16 22 (16.79%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (16.79%) Windows Server
17 21 (16.03%) SOAP

High Availability
Top Related 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 10 (7.63%) Apache
2 8 (6.11%) lighttpd
2 8 (6.11%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.58%) JBoss
3 6 (4.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.82%) IIS
4 5 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Magento
2 2 (1.53%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.76%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.05%) Office 365
4 3 (2.29%) PaaS
5 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.53%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.53%) IaaS
6 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.32%) WAN
2 22 (16.79%) ATM
2 22 (16.79%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (15.27%) DMVPN
4 19 (14.50%) Firewall
5 16 (12.21%) DNS
5 16 (12.21%) Network Security
6 14 (10.69%) EIGRP
7 13 (9.92%) DHCP
8 12 (9.16%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (8.40%) Internet
9 11 (8.40%) TCP/IP
10 10 (7.63%) Intranet
10 10 (7.63%) RIP
10 10 (7.63%) SNMP
11 8 (6.11%) VPN
12 6 (4.58%) SAN
12 6 (4.58%) SSL
12 6 (4.58%) VLAN
12 6 (4.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (34.35%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.56%) MySQL
3 18 (13.74%) Relational Database
4 17 (12.98%) NoSQL
5 16 (12.21%) RDBMS
6 11 (8.40%) MongoDB
7 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (6.11%) DB2
8 8 (6.11%) Oracle Database
8 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (3.05%) Neo4j
11 4 (3.05%) Riak
11 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.53%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (15.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.29%) PROIV
3 3 (2.29%) Subversion
3 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.53%) GoCD
4 2 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (18.32%) Marketing
2 9 (6.87%) Finance
3 7 (5.34%) Music Industry
4 5 (3.82%) Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Retail
4 5 (3.82%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.05%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (32.06%) Developer
2 24 (18.32%) HTML CSS Developer
2 24 (18.32%) HTML Developer
2 24 (18.32%) JavaScript Developer
2 24 (18.32%) PHP Developer
3 22 (16.79%) MySQL Developer
3 22 (16.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 18 (13.74%) Administrator
5 15 (11.45%) Lead Developer
6 14 (10.69%) Lead PHP Developer
6 14 (10.69%) Network Administrator
7 11 (8.40%) Architect
8 10 (7.63%) Analyst
8 10 (7.63%) Angular Developer
8 10 (7.63%) Consultant
9 9 (6.87%) DBA
10 8 (6.11%) .NET Developer
10 8 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (4.58%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (29.77%) HTML
2 32 (24.43%) CSS
3 29 (22.14%) HTML5
3 29 (22.14%) jQuery
4 28 (21.37%) LAMP
5 23 (17.56%) RESTful
6 22 (16.79%) .NET
7 21 (16.03%) SOAP
8 19 (14.50%) Web Services
9 18 (13.74%) AngularJS
10 16 (12.21%) XML
11 14 (10.69%) .NET Framework
12 13 (9.92%) Ajax
13 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET
13 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (6.87%) Node.js
14 9 (6.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (6.87%) Velocity
14 9 (6.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.90%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.92%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (7.63%) Client/Server
4 10 (7.63%) N-Tier
4 10 (7.63%) PKI
5 9 (6.87%) Replication
6 8 (6.11%) Clustering
7 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.29%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.53%) AS400
8 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.76%) DataPower
9 1 (0.76%) Equities
9 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.76%) Life Science
9 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.06%) Linux
2 36 (27.48%) Windows
3 22 (16.79%) Windows Server
4 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.40%) Unix
6 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) MVC
2 33 (25.19%) OOP
3 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (17.56%) OO
5 18 (13.74%) SOA
5 18 (13.74%) TDD
6 17 (12.98%) Scrum
7 14 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (10.69%) Mentoring
8 12 (9.16%) BDD
8 12 (9.16%) ITIL
8 12 (9.16%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.40%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.40%) Load Balancing
10 10 (7.63%) DevOps
10 10 (7.63%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (7.63%) Regulatory Compliance
10 10 (7.63%) Service Design
11 9 (6.87%) Functional Programming
11 9 (6.87%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.06%) SQL
2 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
3 39 (29.77%) Java
4 32 (24.43%) PHP
5 15 (11.45%) C#
6 12 (9.16%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.63%) Python
8 9 (6.87%) Erlang
9 7 (5.34%) Ruby
10 5 (3.82%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.82%) VB
11 4 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.05%) Jython
12 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.76%) R
14 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (19.85%) CCNA
1 26 (19.85%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (12.21%) CCNP
2 16 (12.21%) Degree
3 5 (3.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.29%) MCSA
5 3 (2.29%) MCSE
6 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.76%) MCITP
7 1 (0.76%) MCP
7 1 (0.76%) MCTS
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.11%) Docker
3 5 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.05%) Firmware
5 2 (1.53%) Xen
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.76%) vCloud
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.76%) vSphere
6 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (7.63%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (6.87%) Ansible
3 5 (3.82%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.53%) Graphite
4 2 (1.53%) Kibana
4 2 (1.53%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.53%) logstash
4 2 (1.53%) Nagios
4 2 (1.53%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (22.90%) Cisco
2 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.69%) Oracle
3 14 (10.69%) Riverbed
3 14 (10.69%) VMware
4 5 (3.82%) Dynatrace
4 5 (3.82%) HP
4 5 (3.82%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.05%) Juniper
5 4 (3.05%) Palo Alto
5 4 (3.05%) ProCurve
6 3 (2.29%) Citrix
7 2 (1.53%) IBM
7 2 (1.53%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.53%) Twitter
8 1 (0.76%) Cognos
8 1 (0.76%) NetApp
8 1 (0.76%) Netezza
8 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.76%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £36500 - £44600 per annum + Pension, Holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Experian
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus
Posted: 25 days ago