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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 118 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 11 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 0.72% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 1.97% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 12
Average salary £56,500 £30,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.24% -35.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.87%
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
633 712 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.31% 36.51% 36.78%
Number of salaries quoted 497 591 666
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 2015.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (66.67%) VMware
2 17 (62.96%) Hyper-V
2 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 11 (40.74%) Citrix
7 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (33.33%) SAN
7 9 (33.33%) MCP
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (29.63%) UNIX
8 8 (29.63%) Linux
8 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2000
8 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (25.93%) VMware ESX
10 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle
10 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (22.22%) Server Building
11 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
11 5 (18.52%) Firewall
11 5 (18.52%) Replication
11 5 (18.52%) DNS
12 4 (14.81%) SQL

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2000
3 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (7.41%) NetWeaver
9 1 (3.70%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) NAS
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security
4 3 (11.11%) OSPF
4 3 (11.11%) BGP
4 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
5 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.70%) Junos
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) Extranet
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) DB2
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) DTS
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) RequisitePro
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Data Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Management Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) CRM Architect
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.41%) DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (29.63%) UNIX
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Server Building
2 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.81%) Data Management
2 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.11%) Change Control
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (11.11%) ETL
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.70%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) VBScript
2 3 (11.11%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) MCP
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) MCSE
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) MCTS
6 1 (3.70%) MCITP
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) CCA
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Hyper-V
2 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.93%) VMware ESX
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
5 3 (11.11%) XenApp
5 3 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (14.81%) ARCserve
2 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) VMware
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Citrix
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Symantec
6 3 (11.11%) Dell
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
7 2 (7.41%) SAP
7 2 (7.41%) Intel
7 2 (7.41%) Sun
8 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.70%) Juniper
8 1 (3.70%) CommVault
8 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint