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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 70 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 34 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.58% 1.83% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.68% 5.80% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 5
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £37,500 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
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
509 448 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 38.59% 31.48% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 368 319 269
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Clustering Salary Histogram 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 24 April 2015. 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
Brentwood -4 9 £52,500 -16.00%
Colchester +2 6 £47,500 -
Basildon - 5 - -
Clustering
East of England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
3 37 (67.27%) VMware
4 34 (61.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (58.18%) Active Directory
6 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (52.73%) Citrix
8 27 (49.09%) SQL
9 24 (43.64%) ITIL
10 21 (38.18%) SAN
11 20 (36.36%) DNS
12 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (32.73%) XenApp
13 18 (32.73%) Replication
13 18 (32.73%) Finance
13 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
14 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
14 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
15 15 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (25.45%) HP
16 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
17 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (23.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 12 (21.82%) XenDesktop
18 12 (21.82%) PowerShell
18 12 (21.82%) Lync
19 11 (20.00%) Linux

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
1 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (21.82%) Lync
4 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.18%) SAN
2 20 (36.36%) DNS
3 11 (20.00%) DHCP
4 6 (10.91%) LDAP
5 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.45%) VPN
6 3 (5.45%) Broadband
6 3 (5.45%) Firewall
6 3 (5.45%) VLAN
6 3 (5.45%) Junos
6 3 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (14.55%) MySQL
4 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
4 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Law
3 3 (5.45%) Advertising
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) DBA
2 15 (27.27%) SQL DBA
3 11 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 9 (16.36%) Administrator
5 8 (14.55%) Consultant
5 8 (14.55%) Wintel Consultant
6 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (9.09%) MySQL DBA
8 4 (7.27%) Server Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.45%) Operations Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
9 3 (5.45%) Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Replication
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 34 (61.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (20.00%) Linux
6 8 (14.55%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.91%) Windows 2000
8 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.64%) UNIX
9 2 (3.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (20.00%) Change Management
4 10 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 10 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
5 9 (16.36%) High Availability
6 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
7 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (10.91%) Load Balancing
9 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.09%) Database Security
10 4 (7.27%) Migration
11 3 (5.45%) Wealth Management
11 3 (5.45%) Project Management
11 3 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) PowerShell
3 11 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.91%) VBScript
5 3 (5.45%) VB
5 3 (5.45%) C#
5 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (23.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (20.00%) MCSE
4 9 (16.36%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (14.55%) MCITP
6 5 (9.09%) MCSA
7 3 (5.45%) CCNP
7 3 (5.45%) CCNA
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (58.18%) Active Directory
2 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (32.73%) XenApp
4 12 (21.82%) XenDesktop
5 6 (10.91%) XenServer
5 6 (10.91%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) WSUS
1 5 (9.09%) SCCM
1 5 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
2 37 (67.27%) VMware
3 29 (52.73%) Citrix
4 14 (25.45%) HP
5 10 (18.18%) 3PAR
6 8 (14.55%) Oracle
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco
7 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.09%) Brocade
8 3 (5.45%) Netezza
8 3 (5.45%) NETGEAR
8 3 (5.45%) Symantec
8 3 (5.45%) Juniper
8 3 (5.45%) Dell
9 2 (3.64%) IBM
9 2 (3.64%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.82%) Twitter
10 1 (1.82%) Google