The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 125 122 154
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +32
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 17 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.74% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 1.48% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 14
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
804 745 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.06% 37.06% 33.34%
Number of salaries quoted 675 592 785
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Clustering
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Clustering Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Clustering
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Clustering
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Watford -4 5 £55,000 +34.14%
Hitchin - 4 - -
Potters Bar - 4 £32,500 -
Stevenage - 2 £42,500 -
Clustering
East of England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 45 (90.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
4 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (56.00%) Hyper-V
5 27 (54.00%) VMware
6 26 (52.00%) SQL
7 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 14 (28.00%) SharePoint
11 14 (28.00%) Oracle
12 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
12 13 (26.00%) Linux
12 13 (26.00%) Firewall
13 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
14 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (22.00%) Replication
14 11 (22.00%) Network Design
14 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (22.00%) T-SQL
15 10 (20.00%) ITIL
15 10 (20.00%) SAN
15 10 (20.00%) DNS
15 10 (20.00%) MCITP
15 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
15 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (28.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (12.00%) Apache
5 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (8.00%) Lync
6 2 (4.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.00%) nginx
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.00%) Office 365
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) Firewall
2 10 (20.00%) DNS
2 10 (20.00%) SAN
3 9 (18.00%) DHCP
4 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (12.00%) NAS
6 4 (8.00%) SMS
7 3 (6.00%) WAN
7 3 (6.00%) LAN
7 3 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (6.00%) IPv4
7 3 (6.00%) MPLS
8 2 (4.00%) VoIP
9 1 (2.00%) POP3
9 1 (2.00%) SMTP
9 1 (2.00%) FTP
9 1 (2.00%) Internet
9 1 (2.00%) SSL
9 1 (2.00%) SSH
9 1 (2.00%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (14.00%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 5 (10.00%) MySQL
7 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (4.00%) Big Data
11 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) DBA
2 11 (22.00%) Architect
3 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Server Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) SQL DBA
6 7 (14.00%) Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Junior Architect
7 5 (10.00%) Junior
8 4 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Administrator
8 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Systems Architect
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Replication
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (90.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (26.00%) Linux
4 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.00%) UNIX
6 3 (6.00%) HPUX
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.00%) CentOS
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Network Design
1 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (20.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (16.00%) Migration
5 7 (14.00%) Coaching
6 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.00%) Time Management
7 5 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.00%) Project Management
8 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.00%) Product Management
9 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.00%) Data Security
9 3 (6.00%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (20.00%) MCITP
3 6 (12.00%) Degree
3 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) MCSE
4 4 (8.00%) CCNA
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.00%) VCP4
5 3 (6.00%) VCP5
5 3 (6.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.00%) MCTS
6 1 (2.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.00%) IBM Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (56.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.00%) vSphere
4 5 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.00%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (8.00%) XenApp
6 2 (4.00%) vCloud
7 1 (2.00%) Varnish
7 1 (2.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) SCCM
2 6 (12.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (54.00%) VMware
3 14 (28.00%) Oracle
4 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (12.00%) Symantec
5 6 (12.00%) Citrix
6 5 (10.00%) Cisco
6 5 (10.00%) Sophos
7 4 (8.00%) EnterpriseDB
7 4 (8.00%) IBM
7 4 (8.00%) HP
7 4 (8.00%) JBoss
8 3 (6.00%) Brocade
8 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (6.00%) Veritas
9 2 (4.00%) Acronis
9 2 (4.00%) Percona
10 1 (2.00%) Nintex
10 1 (2.00%) Metastorm
10 1 (2.00%) Lotus