The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 83 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 20 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.42% 0.28% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.11% 0.85% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 7
Average salary £45,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Clustering
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
487 351 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.47% 32.32% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 358 252 255
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,810 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Clustering
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Clustering Salary Trend in Essex

Clustering
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £45,000 -
Brentwood - 2 £47,500 -
Clustering
East of England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 20 (76.92%) VMware
3 20 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (73.08%) Citrix
4 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (65.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 14 (53.85%) MCSE
7 13 (50.00%) Finance
8 12 (46.15%) MCITP
8 12 (46.15%) SQL
8 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
9 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
9 10 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (34.62%) Law
10 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (34.62%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (34.62%) DNS
11 8 (30.77%) HP
12 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
12 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (19.23%) High Availability
13 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
13 5 (19.23%) Windows 8

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (19.23%) Lync
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) Broadband
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) VPN
2 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) VLAN
2 5 (19.23%) Junos
2 5 (19.23%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (11.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) DTS
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Law
3 4 (15.38%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Consultant
1 9 (34.62%) Wintel Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) DBA
2 7 (26.92%) SQL DBA
3 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior DBA
5 3 (11.54%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
2 4 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (34.62%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (19.23%) High Availability
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
6 1 (3.85%) Content Management
6 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Database Security
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (53.85%) MCSE
3 12 (46.15%) MCITP
4 10 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (19.23%) CCNP
5 5 (19.23%) CCNA
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (19.23%) MCP
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (11.54%) MCTS
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (19.23%) XenApp
3 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
3 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 20 (76.92%) VMware
3 19 (73.08%) Citrix
4 8 (30.77%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) Dell
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) Juniper
5 5 (19.23%) Symantec
5 5 (19.23%) NETGEAR
6 3 (11.54%) 3PAR
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) Red Gate
8 1 (3.85%) Netezza
8 1 (3.85%) Avaya
8 1 (3.85%) IBM