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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 93 99 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 4 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 0.54% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 1.46% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £37,800 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £48,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.87%
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
427 410 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 38.85% 37.04% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 341 332 306
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £30,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
West Malling - 3 £42,500 -
Tunbridge Wells -27 1 £40,000 -23.80%
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) Replication
3 11 (45.83%) .NET
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 10 (41.67%) MySQL
5 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (33.33%) HP
7 7 (29.17%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) DNS
8 6 (25.00%) SOA
8 6 (25.00%) C++
8 6 (25.00%) HTML
8 6 (25.00%) VB
8 6 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (25.00%) Selenium
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Hudson
9 5 (20.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 5 (20.83%) Veritas
9 5 (20.83%) IBM

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (12.50%) Lync
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) LDAP
3 4 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) MySQL
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (16.67%) SSDT
7 1 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
1 6 (25.00%) Hudson
2 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) DBA
2 10 (41.67%) SQL DBA
3 9 (37.50%) Administrator
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (25.00%) MySQL DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Replication
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) HACMP
4 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) AIX
3 4 (16.67%) Solaris
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) SOA
1 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Security Management
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) VB
4 6 (25.00%) C++
5 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
6 4 (16.67%) Perl
6 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 4 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (16.67%) NFS
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Control-M
1 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 4 (16.67%) OpenView
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
2 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (20.83%) Veritas
3 5 (20.83%) IBM
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) Sun
6 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) MobileIron
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (8.33%) McAfee
6 2 (8.33%) Websense
7 1 (4.17%) Ektron
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Genesys
7 1 (4.17%) Informatica
7 1 (4.17%) Sybase
7 1 (4.17%) Siebel