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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 75 76 92
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 20 32 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.09% 2.64% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.84% 7.08% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 3
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £43,750 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £53,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
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
413 452 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 43.07% 37.29% 32.81%
Number of salaries quoted 356 336 323
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £25,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Kent

Clustering
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Tunbridge Wells -4 10 £60,000 +20.00%
Chatham -3 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Folkestone - 1 - -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 30 (69.77%) MySQL
2 23 (53.49%) Replication
3 22 (51.16%) SQL Server
4 20 (46.51%) Performance Analysis
5 16 (37.21%) .NET
6 12 (27.91%) SQL
6 12 (27.91%) T-SQL
6 12 (27.91%) MariaDB
6 12 (27.91%) Games
6 12 (27.91%) NoSQL
7 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (23.26%) Selenium
8 10 (23.26%) Hudson
8 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
8 10 (23.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (23.26%) VB
8 10 (23.26%) C++
8 10 (23.26%) HTML
8 10 (23.26%) Java
8 10 (23.26%) Web Services
8 10 (23.26%) UNIX
8 10 (23.26%) Linux
8 10 (23.26%) SOA
8 10 (23.26%) Veritas
9 9 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (20.93%) Finance
9 9 (20.93%) HACMP
9 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
9 9 (20.93%) NFS
9 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
1 9 (20.93%) DNS
1 9 (20.93%) LDAP
2 7 (16.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (69.77%) MySQL
2 22 (51.16%) SQL Server
3 12 (27.91%) MariaDB
3 12 (27.91%) NoSQL
4 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (9.30%) SSDT
8 1 (2.33%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Selenium
1 10 (23.26%) Hudson
2 8 (18.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (27.91%) Games
2 9 (20.93%) Finance
3 7 (16.28%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) DBA
2 16 (37.21%) Administrator
3 12 (27.91%) Database Designer
3 12 (27.91%) Database Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Developer
3 12 (27.91%) SQL DBA
3 12 (27.91%) Designer
4 10 (23.26%) MySQL DBA
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (18.60%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) .NET
2 10 (23.26%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (53.49%) Replication
2 9 (20.93%) HACMP
2 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.30%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) UNIX
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) AIX
2 9 (20.93%) Solaris
2 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Performance Analysis
2 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
2 10 (23.26%) SOA
3 9 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (18.60%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.33%) Database Mirroring
8 1 (2.33%) High Availability
8 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL
8 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
1 12 (27.91%) T-SQL
2 10 (23.26%) VB
2 10 (23.26%) C++
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
3 9 (20.93%) Python
3 9 (20.93%) Perl
4 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) MCSA
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (20.93%) NFS
2 9 (20.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Puppet
1 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (18.60%) NetBackup
3 7 (16.28%) Control-M
3 7 (16.28%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Veritas
2 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
2 7 (16.28%) HP
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Symantec
4 4 (9.30%) Dell
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) Sun
4 4 (9.30%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase