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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 90 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 3 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.30% 1.50% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 4.38% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 10
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +37.50%
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
332 365 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.60% 34.30% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 266 312 223
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) SAN
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Replication
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) MPLS
5 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) vSphere
5 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (26.67%) IIS

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (26.67%) IIS
4 2 (13.33%) Apache
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) LDAP
5 3 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
6 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 1 (6.67%) DMZ
7 1 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (6.67%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Administrator
2 7 (46.67%) DBA
2 7 (46.67%) SQL DBA
3 5 (33.33%) Network Support
3 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Network Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Replication
2 3 (20.00%) HACMP
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) AIX
2 3 (20.00%) Solaris
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Database Security
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) NFS
3 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (20.00%) OpenView
1 3 (20.00%) Control-M
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Foglight
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Sun
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 3 (20.00%) Veritas
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Veeam
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Kronos