The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 69 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 4 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.58% 1.33% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 4.39% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Average salary £39,250 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £32,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £42,550 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Clustering
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
264 205 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.99% 30.24% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 214 189 87
Average salary £38,240 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.25% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,200 £29,052
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Clustering across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Clustering
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Clustering across the Cardiff region.

Clustering Salary Trend in Cardiff

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) WSUS
3 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (44.44%) SCCM
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (33.33%) Software Distribution
6 3 (33.33%) High Availability
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
6 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) EqualLogic
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Symmetrix
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) WSUS
2 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 3 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 3 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle