The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 95 86 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 6 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.53% 0.66% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 2.47% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 10
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +32.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £42,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,900 £55,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -3.52%
Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
365 283 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.47% 26.82% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 309 225 183
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Clustering
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Maidstone - 4 £42,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +13 1 £52,500 - 1
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £42,500 -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (75.00%) SQL
3 25 (62.50%) Windows
4 24 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (57.50%) T-SQL
5 23 (57.50%) Replication
6 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 18 (45.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (42.50%) SAN
8 16 (40.00%) Firewall
8 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (37.50%) DNS
9 15 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (35.00%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
12 12 (30.00%) VB.NET
12 12 (30.00%) .NET
12 12 (30.00%) IIS
12 12 (30.00%) VPN
12 12 (30.00%) Security Management
12 12 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
13 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
13 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
14 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (25.00%) vSphere
14 10 (25.00%) LAN

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (30.00%) IIS
2 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
3 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) SAN
2 16 (40.00%) Firewall
3 15 (37.50%) DNS
4 12 (30.00%) VPN
5 10 (25.00%) LAN
5 10 (25.00%) WAN
5 10 (25.00%) MPLS
6 9 (22.50%) iSCSI
6 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (17.50%) BIG-IP
7 7 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (17.50%) OSPF
7 7 (17.50%) BGP
8 5 (12.50%) DHCP
9 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.50%) VLAN
10 2 (5.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (45.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 16 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (12.50%) SSDT
9 2 (5.00%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (2.50%) DTS
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.50%) MySQL
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Music Industry
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Polish Language
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) DBA
1 30 (75.00%) SQL DBA
2 24 (60.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 14 (35.00%) Administrator
4 10 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (25.00%) Network Support
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Network Support
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (57.50%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX
5 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (35.00%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
3 12 (30.00%) Security Management
4 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (25.00%) ITIL
5 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
6 5 (12.50%) Database Security
7 4 (10.00%) High Availability
7 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Database Tuning
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Process Management
9 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) SQL
2 23 (57.50%) T-SQL
3 12 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (20.00%) MCSA
3 7 (17.50%) CCNP
3 7 (17.50%) CCNA
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (17.50%) MCSE
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) MCITP
5 1 (2.50%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) vSphere
3 7 (17.50%) XenApp
3 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
4 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.50%) ISA Server
5 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Foglight
1 7 (17.50%) Backup Exec
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
1 7 (17.50%) SCOM
1 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) VMware
2 7 (17.50%) Citrix
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco
2 7 (17.50%) Veeam
2 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds
2 7 (17.50%) F5
2 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Sybase
5 2 (5.00%) Veritas
6 1 (2.50%) Kronos
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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