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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 94 109 99
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 41 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.85% 0.82% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.21% 2.46% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 8
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,750 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £51,250 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
660 690 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.73% 33.45% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 584 624 382
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,575 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
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 25 November 2014.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 39 (55.71%) Windows
1 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 37 (52.86%) VMware
3 33 (47.14%) Firewall
3 33 (47.14%) Linux
4 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
4 26 (37.14%) MS Exchange
4 26 (37.14%) Load Balancing
5 24 (34.29%) Citrix
5 24 (34.29%) SQL Server
6 22 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (30.00%) Cisco
7 21 (30.00%) Juniper
8 20 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 20 (28.57%) Solaris
8 20 (28.57%) Blue Coat
9 19 (27.14%) Hyper-V
9 19 (27.14%) Network Security
9 19 (27.14%) BGP
9 19 (27.14%) OSPF
10 18 (25.71%) UNIX
11 16 (22.86%) Perl
11 16 (22.86%) SQL
11 16 (22.86%) XenApp
12 15 (21.43%) MS Visio
12 15 (21.43%) CCNP
12 15 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
13 14 (20.00%) Tcl
14 13 (18.57%) CCSA

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 26 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2000
2 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.86%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (47.14%) Firewall
2 19 (27.14%) Network Security
2 19 (27.14%) OSPF
2 19 (27.14%) BGP
3 13 (18.57%) Junos
4 11 (15.71%) TCP/IP
4 11 (15.71%) VPN
5 10 (14.29%) SAN
6 9 (12.86%) Internet
6 9 (12.86%) Extranet
7 6 (8.57%) VoIP
8 2 (2.86%) LDAP
8 2 (2.86%) DNS
8 2 (2.86%) FTP
9 1 (1.43%) HTTP
9 1 (1.43%) LAN
9 1 (1.43%) WAN
9 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.43%) NAS
9 1 (1.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.00%) DB2
4 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.57%) 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%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.86%) DTS
8 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Consultant
1 20 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
2 9 (12.86%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) DBA
3 8 (11.43%) Wintel Consultant
4 7 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) Administrator
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.71%) Project Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Exchange Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.86%) SAP Basis Manager
9 2 (2.86%) SAP Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Blackberry
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Life Science
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.86%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 33 (47.14%) Linux
3 20 (28.57%) Solaris
4 18 (25.71%) UNIX
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.57%) Windows 2000
7 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.14%) AIX
9 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Load Balancing
2 15 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (17.14%) ITIL
4 10 (14.29%) High Availability
5 9 (12.86%) Change Control
5 9 (12.86%) Low Latency
5 9 (12.86%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
5 9 (12.86%) Project Management
5 9 (12.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (11.43%) Migration
6 8 (11.43%) ETL
7 7 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.71%) ERP
10 4 (5.71%) ITIL V3
10 4 (5.71%) Release Management
10 4 (5.71%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) Perl
1 16 (22.86%) SQL
2 14 (20.00%) Tcl
3 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.57%) Java
4 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.86%) VBScript
5 2 (2.86%) VB
5 2 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) PHP
5 2 (2.86%) C#
5 2 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.43%) CCNP
3 13 (18.57%) Check Point Certification
3 13 (18.57%) CCSA
4 10 (14.29%) MCSE
4 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (12.86%) MCP
5 9 (12.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
6 8 (11.43%) CCNA
7 7 (10.00%) CCA
7 7 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (7.14%) OCP
8 5 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 22 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (27.14%) Hyper-V
4 16 (22.86%) XenApp
5 9 (12.86%) VMware ESX
5 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.43%) XenServer
8 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) WSUS
2 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (5.71%) Nagios
3 3 (4.29%) ARCserve
3 3 (4.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 37 (52.86%) VMware
3 24 (34.29%) Citrix
4 21 (30.00%) Juniper
4 21 (30.00%) Cisco
5 20 (28.57%) Blue Coat
5 20 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 13 (18.57%) Oracle
7 12 (17.14%) NetApp
8 7 (10.00%) HP
8 7 (10.00%) EMC
9 6 (8.57%) Altiris
10 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.29%) Symantec
12 2 (2.86%) Brocade
12 2 (2.86%) Business Objects
12 2 (2.86%) SAP
12 2 (2.86%) IBM
13 1 (1.43%) Informatica
13 1 (1.43%) Netezza