Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 257 187 183
Rank change year-on-year -70 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 68 171 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.68% 1.49% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.67% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 63 153 143
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% -15.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,100 £32,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8911 10210 9576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.90% 89.18% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7215 7983 7897
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Warwickshire -19 27 £37,500 -1.32% 3
Staffordshire +12 15 £41,250 -25.00% 1
Birmingham -18 13 £41,250 +10.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £37,750 -
Worcestershire -19 3 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Coventry -9 2 £52,500 +32.91%
Solihull -11 1 £35,000 +2.94%
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 38 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 32 (47.06%) C#
3 30 (44.12%) JavaScript
4 27 (39.71%) NoSQL
5 26 (38.24%) Node.js
6 25 (36.76%) AngularJS
6 25 (36.76%) .NET
7 24 (35.29%) TDD
7 24 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
8 23 (33.82%) BDD
8 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET
9 22 (32.35%) MVC
9 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (30.88%) RESTful
10 21 (30.88%) .NET Framework
10 21 (30.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 20 (29.41%) Code First Entity Framework
11 20 (29.41%) WCF
11 20 (29.41%) Ruby
11 20 (29.41%) Music Industry
11 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
11 20 (29.41%) Entity Framework
11 20 (29.41%) Web Application Development
11 20 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (29.41%) SQL
12 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (19.12%) Microsoft

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 2 (2.94%) Apache
1 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.35%) Office 365
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.41%) IaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.47%) PaaS
5 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) DHCP
2 2 (2.94%) DNS
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (1.47%) AMQP
3 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) LDAP
3 1 (1.47%) MPLS
3 1 (1.47%) NAS
3 1 (1.47%) Network Security
3 1 (1.47%) SAN
3 1 (1.47%) SMS
3 1 (1.47%) SNMP
3 1 (1.47%) SSH
3 1 (1.47%) SSL
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 27 (39.71%) NoSQL
3 21 (30.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
7 5 (7.35%) DTS
7 5 (7.35%) MySQL
7 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
7 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.41%) Riak
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.47%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.47%) GDB
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.47%) sqlmap
3 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (29.41%) Music Industry
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (57.35%) Developer
2 23 (33.82%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.24%) DBA
4 7 (10.29%) SQL DBA
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.41%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.24%) Node.js
2 25 (36.76%) .NET
2 25 (36.76%) AngularJS
3 24 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
4 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET
5 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (30.88%) .NET Framework
6 21 (30.88%) RESTful
7 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (29.41%) Code First Entity Framework
7 20 (29.41%) Entity Framework
7 20 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (29.41%) WCF
8 9 (13.24%) CSS
8 9 (13.24%) CSS3
8 9 (13.24%) HTML
8 9 (13.24%) HTML5
9 7 (10.29%) React
10 4 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Clustering
1 5 (7.35%) Replication
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Fintech
3 3 (4.41%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.94%) Blog
4 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Linux
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.41%) CentOS
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) TDD
2 23 (33.82%) BDD
3 22 (32.35%) MVC
4 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (29.41%) Web Application Development
5 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.29%) Database Security
8 7 (10.29%) OO
8 7 (10.29%) OOP
9 6 (8.82%) ETL
9 6 (8.82%) Scrum
10 5 (7.35%) DevOps
10 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (7.35%) Proactive Monitoring
10 5 (7.35%) Resource Management
10 5 (7.35%) Trend Analysis
10 5 (7.35%) Web Development
11 4 (5.88%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) C#
2 30 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 20 (29.41%) Ruby
3 20 (29.41%) SQL
4 8 (11.76%) Java
5 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.41%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) Erlang
7 1 (1.47%) Haskell
7 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) Scala
7 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.94%) MCITP
2 2 (2.94%) MCTS
3 1 (1.47%) CCNA
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.94%) SLA
4 1 (1.47%) GDPR
4 1 (1.47%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Galera Cluster
1 1 (1.47%) Kibana
1 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.47%) Nmap
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.47%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) Sybase
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) BMC
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) Tableau
5 1 (1.47%) Twitter