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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 103 84 107
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 15 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.86% 1.65% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.90% 5.09% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 4
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £29,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
517 530 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.73% 32.48% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 418 465 355
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,075 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £65,000
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 March 2015.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
2 30 (73.17%) Windows
3 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
4 23 (56.10%) MS Exchange
4 23 (56.10%) VMware
5 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
6 19 (46.34%) Firewall
7 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (36.59%) SAN
9 14 (34.15%) Linux
9 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
10 11 (26.83%) Citrix
11 10 (24.39%) SLA
11 10 (24.39%) SQL
11 10 (24.39%) ETL
11 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
12 9 (21.95%) ITIL
12 9 (21.95%) DNS
13 8 (19.51%) Finance
13 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
13 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
14 7 (17.07%) High Availability
14 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2000
14 7 (17.07%) NetApp
14 7 (17.07%) MCP

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (56.10%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.88%) NetWeaver
7 2 (4.88%) Apache
7 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (9.76%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (9.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) Firewall
2 15 (36.59%) SAN
3 9 (21.95%) DNS
4 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
5 5 (12.20%) HTTPS
5 5 (12.20%) Wireshark
6 4 (9.76%) Network Security
6 4 (9.76%) OSPF
6 4 (9.76%) BGP
7 3 (7.32%) VoIP
7 3 (7.32%) DHCP
7 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.44%) FTP
8 1 (2.44%) WAN
8 1 (2.44%) VPN
8 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.44%) NAS
8 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.88%) DTS
5 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.88%) DB2
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) RequisitePro
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Architect
2 8 (19.51%) Technical Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) DBA
4 5 (12.20%) Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) CRM Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Wintel Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) SAP Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.88%) Handset
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Life Science
5 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.32%) UNIX
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000
6 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris
7 2 (4.88%) CentOS
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ETL
2 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
3 7 (17.07%) High Availability
4 6 (14.63%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.20%) Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) CRM
5 5 (12.20%) Scrum
5 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
6 4 (9.76%) Release Management
6 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.76%) ERP
7 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (4.88%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.88%) VBScript
3 2 (4.88%) VB
3 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (17.07%) MCP
2 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) MCSE
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) MCSA
6 2 (4.88%) CCNA
6 2 (4.88%) OCP
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
2 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.63%) VMware ESX
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (12.20%) vSphere
6 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (9.76%) Nagios
2 4 (9.76%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.32%) ARCserve
3 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (7.32%) WSUS
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.44%) SCCM
5 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Citrix
4 7 (17.07%) NetApp
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle
7 4 (9.76%) Symantec
7 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.32%) Altiris
8 3 (7.32%) Juniper
8 3 (7.32%) IBM
8 3 (7.32%) Sun
8 3 (7.32%) HP
8 3 (7.32%) Dell
9 2 (4.88%) EMC
9 2 (4.88%) Business Objects
9 2 (4.88%) SAP
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.44%) CommVault