The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 81 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 28 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.55% 0.35% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% 1.80% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 12
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £28,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,000 £37,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
448 333 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.88% 19.20% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 399 295 302
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Clustering
West Midlands

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 17 April 2014.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 27 (56.25%) SQL
2 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
3 24 (50.00%) Windows
4 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
5 21 (43.75%) Oracle
6 19 (39.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (39.58%) Oracle Database
7 18 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (35.42%) VMware
9 16 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 15 (31.25%) Linux
11 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
11 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (29.17%) RDBMS
11 14 (29.17%) Relational Database
11 14 (29.17%) Database Tuning
12 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (27.08%) UNIX
12 13 (27.08%) Replication
12 13 (27.08%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (25.00%) Shell Script
13 12 (25.00%) Migration
13 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
14 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2000
3 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 5 (10.42%) Apache
5 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (6.25%) Lync
6 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
8 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) PowerPivot
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Internet
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) SAN
3 4 (8.33%) VPN
4 3 (6.25%) HTTP
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.17%) FTP
5 2 (4.17%) IPsec
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.08%) Network Security
6 1 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.08%) LAN
6 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 19 (39.58%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (39.58%) Oracle Database
3 16 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (29.17%) RDBMS
4 14 (29.17%) Relational Database
5 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (10.42%) DTS
12 4 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) ProC
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (16.67%) Retail
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) DBA
2 16 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (27.08%) Consultant
4 8 (16.67%) Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) SQL DBA
6 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Server Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Developer
8 3 (6.25%) DBA Manager
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (6.25%) Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Replication
2 10 (20.83%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) HACMP
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Linux
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.08%) UNIX
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.42%) Solaris
6 2 (4.17%) AIX
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.08%) CentOS
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (29.17%) Database Tuning
2 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (27.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (25.00%) Migration
5 9 (18.75%) ETL
6 8 (16.67%) ITIL
6 8 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (14.58%) Change Control
8 6 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (10.42%) Change Management
10 4 (8.33%) Project Management
10 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
11 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
11 3 (6.25%) Workflow
11 3 (6.25%) High Availability
12 2 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
12 2 (4.17%) Analytics
12 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
3 12 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 10 (20.83%) C
5 8 (16.67%) C++
6 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.33%) VBScript
7 3 (6.25%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) VBA
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.67%) OCP
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.50%) MCITP
4 6 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (12.50%) MCP
4 6 (12.50%) MCSA
5 5 (10.42%) MCSE
6 4 (8.33%) MCTS
7 2 (4.17%) CCNA
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 9 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (8.33%) UAG
8 3 (6.25%) XenApp
8 3 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
9 2 (4.17%) Xen
9 2 (4.17%) XenServer
9 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
9 2 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (4.17%) vSphere
9 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.17%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) ARCserve
1 5 (10.42%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (10.42%) SCCM
1 5 (10.42%) SCOM
1 5 (10.42%) Data Guard
1 5 (10.42%) NetBackup
2 4 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (8.33%) MOM
2 4 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.17%) WSUS
4 2 (4.17%) Foglight
5 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.08%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 21 (43.75%) Oracle
3 17 (35.42%) VMware
4 9 (18.75%) Symantec
4 9 (18.75%) Citrix
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco
6 4 (8.33%) Sun
6 4 (8.33%) Juniper
6 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.25%) HP
7 3 (6.25%) Sybase
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) Veritas
8 2 (4.17%) Mercator
9 1 (2.08%) McAfee
9 1 (2.08%) Sage
9 1 (2.08%) IBM
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