The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 63 79 51
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 23 11 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.27% 1.07% 3.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.04% 4.62% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 24
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £26,850 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £46,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
229 238 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.56% 23.15% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 164 212 219
Average salary £33,500 £38,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.41% +3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Clustering
Wales

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Clustering
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Clustering Salary Trend in South Wales

Clustering
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Clustering Salary Histogram in South Wales

Clustering
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 7 £33,000 -
Cardiff - 5 £40,750 - 1
Bridgend 0 4 £29,000 +5.45%
Caerphilly - 3 £28,000 -
Clustering
Wales

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 55 (90.16%) Microsoft
2 49 (80.33%) VMware
3 43 (70.49%) Windows
4 38 (62.30%) Active Directory
5 37 (60.66%) TCP/IP
6 36 (59.02%) MS Exchange
7 28 (45.90%) SQL
7 28 (45.90%) Cisco
8 27 (44.26%) Citrix
8 27 (44.26%) SAN
9 26 (42.62%) ITIL
9 26 (42.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (40.98%) Exchange Server 2007
11 24 (39.34%) HP
12 23 (37.70%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (36.07%) Security Cleared
13 22 (36.07%) IIS
14 20 (32.79%) Linux
14 20 (32.79%) NetBackup
14 20 (32.79%) NAS
15 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
17 16 (26.23%) DNS
17 16 (26.23%) Red Hat
17 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
18 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2003
18 15 (24.59%) VMware ESX
19 14 (22.95%) DHCP
19 14 (22.95%) UNIX

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 36 (59.02%) MS Exchange
2 25 (40.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 23 (37.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (36.07%) IIS
5 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2000
7 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (16.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (9.84%) SAS
10 5 (8.20%) Apache
11 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
11 2 (3.28%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 37 (60.66%) TCP/IP
2 27 (44.26%) SAN
3 20 (32.79%) NAS
4 16 (26.23%) DNS
5 14 (22.95%) DHCP
6 11 (18.03%) Firewall
7 10 (16.39%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (16.39%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.92%) DVB
9 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Local Government
3 6 (9.84%) Legal
4 4 (6.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Wintel Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Wintel Support
2 12 (19.67%) Technical Support
3 10 (16.39%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Support Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Technical Support Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Server Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Support Specialist
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Server Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) UNIX Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) CSS
2 6 (9.84%) XML
3 2 (3.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Blackberry
2 8 (13.11%) HACMP
3 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.92%) DTV
4 3 (4.92%) Replication
4 3 (4.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 43 (70.49%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) Linux
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (22.95%) UNIX
5 14 (22.95%) AIX
6 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (13.11%) Solaris
9 4 (6.56%) HPUX
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) Problem Management
2 12 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.84%) Change Management
4 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.28%) Change Control
6 2 (3.28%) Database Tuning
6 2 (3.28%) Product Management
7 1 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.64%) High Availability
7 1 (1.64%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.64%) Migration
7 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) SQL
2 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
3 9 (14.75%) VBScript
4 6 (9.84%) Python
4 6 (9.84%) Perl
4 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.28%) PHP
5 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.64%) VB
6 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
3 12 (19.67%) DV Cleared
4 10 (16.39%) SAP Certification
5 9 (14.75%) MCP
6 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (6.56%) MCSE
9 3 (4.92%) MCITP
10 2 (3.28%) OCP
10 2 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (3.28%) RHCE
10 2 (3.28%) Sun Certification
10 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (16.39%) ISO 9001
2 6 (9.84%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (62.30%) Active Directory
2 26 (42.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (24.59%) VMware ESX
4 13 (21.31%) XenApp
5 12 (19.67%) Terminal Services
6 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
7 10 (16.39%) vSphere
8 4 (6.56%) Xen
8 4 (6.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (6.56%) PowerHA
9 3 (4.92%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.64%) XenServer
11 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 20 (32.79%) NetBackup
2 11 (18.03%) ARCserve
2 11 (18.03%) Backup Exec
3 10 (16.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (6.56%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (4.92%) Nagios
6 2 (3.28%) Puppet
6 2 (3.28%) SCOM
7 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (90.16%) Microsoft
2 49 (80.33%) VMware
3 28 (45.90%) Cisco
4 27 (44.26%) Citrix
5 24 (39.34%) HP
6 16 (26.23%) Red Hat
7 14 (22.95%) Remedy
8 13 (21.31%) Oracle
9 11 (18.03%) Symantec
10 10 (16.39%) SAP
11 8 (13.11%) Sophos
11 8 (13.11%) McAfee
12 6 (9.84%) IBM
12 6 (9.84%) Sun
12 6 (9.84%) Sybase
13 4 (6.56%) Dell
13 4 (6.56%) BMC
13 4 (6.56%) Veritas
14 3 (4.92%) 3PAR
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago