The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 91 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 4 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.40% 1.63% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 4.60% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 11
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Clustering
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
338 413 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.40% 35.51% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 299 363 231
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,743
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,390 £28,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Clustering
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Clustering Salary Trend in Kent

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Replication
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (30.00%) Veritas
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) LDAP
5 3 (30.00%) Sun
5 3 (30.00%) ISA Server
5 3 (30.00%) HACMP
5 3 (30.00%) Control-M
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) MPLS

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (10.00%) DMZ
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (30.00%) Network Support
3 3 (30.00%) Network Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (30.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Senior DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX Support
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) HACMP
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) AIX
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Process Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 3 (30.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) OpenView
1 3 (30.00%) Control-M
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) Veritas
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Kronos