The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 97 86 101
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 24 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.31% 1.41% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.00% 4.18% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 6
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Clustering
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
480 526 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.27% 33.80% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 425 468 399
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £38,306
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £66,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Clustering across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Clustering
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Clustering across the Birmingham region.

Clustering Salary Trend in Birmingham

Clustering
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering.

1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 38 (54.29%) Firewall
3 34 (48.57%) Active Directory
4 33 (47.14%) VMware
5 30 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 30 (42.86%) Linux
6 27 (38.57%) Load Balancing
7 23 (32.86%) Cisco
8 22 (31.43%) Citrix
8 22 (31.43%) Juniper
9 21 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (28.57%) Blue Coat
10 20 (28.57%) Network Security
10 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 20 (28.57%) CheckPoint
10 20 (28.57%) OSPF
10 20 (28.57%) BGP
11 19 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (27.14%) Hyper-V
12 16 (22.86%) Risk Assessment
12 16 (22.86%) Solaris
12 16 (22.86%) UNIX
12 16 (22.86%) MS Visio
13 15 (21.43%) CCNP
13 15 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (20.00%) Tcl
14 14 (20.00%) Perl
14 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (18.57%) Junos

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (17.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2000
3 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.86%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.86%) Apache
5 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) MS Visio
2 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (54.29%) Firewall
2 20 (28.57%) OSPF
2 20 (28.57%) BGP
2 20 (28.57%) Network Security
3 13 (18.57%) Junos
4 12 (17.14%) SAN
5 10 (14.29%) VPN
6 9 (12.86%) Internet
6 9 (12.86%) Extranet
7 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (8.57%) VoIP
9 4 (5.71%) DNS
10 3 (4.29%) HTTPS
10 3 (4.29%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.43%) WAN
11 1 (1.43%) FTP
11 1 (1.43%) LAN
11 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.43%) NAS
11 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.86%) DB2
6 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.86%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) RequisitePro
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Consultant
3 11 (15.71%) Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) DBA
5 8 (11.43%) Wintel Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Exchange Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Project Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Blackberry
2 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Life Science
4 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.86%) Handset
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 30 (42.86%) Linux
3 16 (22.86%) Solaris
3 16 (22.86%) UNIX
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (8.57%) Windows 2000
6 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.86%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Load Balancing
2 16 (22.86%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (17.14%) ITIL
5 11 (15.71%) ETL
6 10 (14.29%) High Availability
6 10 (14.29%) Change Control
7 9 (12.86%) Low Latency
7 9 (12.86%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
8 8 (11.43%) Project Management
9 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.71%) ITIL V3
11 4 (5.71%) Release Management
11 4 (5.71%) Performance Management
11 4 (5.71%) ERP
11 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
12 3 (4.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) Perl
1 14 (20.00%) Tcl
2 13 (18.57%) SQL
3 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.71%) VBScript
5 4 (5.71%) VB
5 4 (5.71%) Java
6 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.43%) CCNP
3 13 (18.57%) Check Point Certification
3 13 (18.57%) CCSA
4 12 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (17.14%) MCP
5 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (12.86%) MCSE
6 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
6 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.57%) CCNA
8 5 (7.14%) OCP
8 5 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (4.29%) CCA
9 3 (4.29%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.86%) MCSA
10 2 (2.86%) Degree
11 1 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (27.14%) Hyper-V
3 13 (18.57%) XenApp
4 12 (17.14%) VMware ESX
4 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (5.71%) Terminal Services
6 4 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.86%) vSphere
7 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) ARCserve
1 6 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (8.57%) NetBackup
1 6 (8.57%) WSUS
2 4 (5.71%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (5.71%) Nagios
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 33 (47.14%) VMware
3 23 (32.86%) Cisco
4 22 (31.43%) Citrix
4 22 (31.43%) Juniper
5 20 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 20 (28.57%) Blue Coat
6 10 (14.29%) NetApp
7 8 (11.43%) Oracle
8 7 (10.00%) Symantec
9 6 (8.57%) Altiris
10 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.29%) HP
12 2 (2.86%) EMC
12 2 (2.86%) Business Objects
12 2 (2.86%) SAP
12 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.43%) Sun
13 1 (1.43%) McAfee
13 1 (1.43%) Lumension
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago