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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 100 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 30 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.45% 1.22% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.35% 3.70% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 6
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,250 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
561 622 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.17% 33.09% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 501 565 392
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,700
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 19 December 2014.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (58.11%) Windows
2 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 40 (54.05%) VMware
4 36 (48.65%) Linux
4 36 (48.65%) Firewall
5 31 (41.89%) Active Directory
6 30 (40.54%) MS Exchange
7 27 (36.49%) Load Balancing
8 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
8 24 (32.43%) Citrix
8 24 (32.43%) Cisco
8 24 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (31.08%) Juniper
9 23 (31.08%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (28.38%) Solaris
11 20 (27.03%) Network Security
11 20 (27.03%) OSPF
11 20 (27.03%) BGP
11 20 (27.03%) CheckPoint
11 20 (27.03%) Blue Coat
11 20 (27.03%) Hyper-V
12 19 (25.68%) UNIX
13 16 (21.62%) Perl
13 16 (21.62%) MS Visio
13 16 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
14 15 (20.27%) SQL
14 15 (20.27%) CCNP
14 15 (20.27%) XenApp
15 14 (18.92%) Finance
15 14 (18.92%) Tcl

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (14.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2000
3 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.05%) Apache
5 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.70%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Visio
2 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.65%) Firewall
2 20 (27.03%) Network Security
2 20 (27.03%) OSPF
2 20 (27.03%) BGP
3 13 (17.57%) Junos
4 12 (16.22%) SAN
5 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
5 11 (14.86%) VPN
6 9 (12.16%) Internet
6 9 (12.16%) Extranet
7 6 (8.11%) VoIP
8 3 (4.05%) DNS
9 2 (2.70%) FTP
9 2 (2.70%) LDAP
10 1 (1.35%) LAN
10 1 (1.35%) WAN
10 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.35%) HTTP
10 1 (1.35%) NAS
10 1 (1.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.46%) DB2
4 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.70%) DTS
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Firewall Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Consultant
3 11 (14.86%) Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) DBA
5 8 (10.81%) Wintel Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Administrator
6 6 (8.11%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.41%) Project Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Exchange Administrator
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Blackberry
2 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) Life Science
4 2 (2.70%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Handset
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 43 (58.11%) Windows
2 36 (48.65%) Linux
3 21 (28.38%) Solaris
4 19 (25.68%) UNIX
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.46%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.11%) Windows 2000
7 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.76%) AIX
9 2 (2.70%) CentOS
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) Load Balancing
2 16 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (16.22%) ITIL
5 10 (13.51%) High Availability
5 10 (13.51%) Change Control
6 9 (12.16%) Low Latency
6 9 (12.16%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.16%) Project Management
7 8 (10.81%) ETL
8 7 (9.46%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.11%) Migration
10 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.41%) Release Management
11 4 (5.41%) ERP
11 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.41%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) Perl
2 15 (20.27%) SQL
3 14 (18.92%) Tcl
4 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.11%) Java
6 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.05%) VBScript
7 3 (4.05%) VB
8 2 (2.70%) Python
8 2 (2.70%) PHP
8 2 (2.70%) C#
8 2 (2.70%) C++
8 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.27%) CCNP
3 13 (17.57%) Check Point Certification
3 13 (17.57%) CCSA
4 11 (14.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (14.86%) MCP
5 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
6 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
7 8 (10.81%) MCSE
7 8 (10.81%) CCNA
8 5 (6.76%) CCA
8 5 (6.76%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (6.76%) OCP
8 5 (6.76%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (2.70%) MCSA
10 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (41.89%) Active Directory
2 24 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (27.03%) Hyper-V
4 15 (20.27%) XenApp
5 11 (14.86%) VMware ESX
5 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (4.05%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.70%) vSphere
8 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.35%) XenServer
9 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) WSUS
2 5 (6.76%) ARCserve
2 5 (6.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (6.76%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (5.41%) Nagios
4 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.35%) SCCM
5 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 40 (54.05%) VMware
3 24 (32.43%) Citrix
3 24 (32.43%) Cisco
4 23 (31.08%) Juniper
5 20 (27.03%) CheckPoint
5 20 (27.03%) Blue Coat
6 13 (17.57%) Oracle
7 12 (16.22%) NetApp
8 7 (9.46%) EMC
9 6 (8.11%) Symantec
9 6 (8.11%) Altiris
10 5 (6.76%) HP
11 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
13 2 (2.70%) SAP
13 2 (2.70%) IBM
13 2 (2.70%) Brocade
14 1 (1.35%) Lumension
Birmingham
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