The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 70 60 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 7 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.97% 0.88% 4.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.95% 3.28% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 14
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +28.20%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,699 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.03%
Clustering
South Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
177 183 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.62% 26.91% 43.72%
Number of salaries quoted 156 144 187
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Clustering
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Clustering Salary Trend in Sheffield

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) XenApp
3 6 (75.00%) Kaspersky
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (75.00%) Change Control
3 6 (75.00%) NAS
3 6 (75.00%) Opsview
3 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) SLA
3 6 (75.00%) NetApp
3 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) Symantec
3 6 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (25.00%) Dell

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) IPv4
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (62.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 4 (50.00%) Server Support
4 4 (50.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (75.00%) Opsview
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) NetApp
3 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) Symantec
3 6 (75.00%) Kaspersky
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) IBM