The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 168 147 111
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -36
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 71 71 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 1.32% 2.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.16% 3.44% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 65 69 86
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Clustering
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2249 2063 1981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.25% 38.32% 36.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1780 1734 1662
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Clustering
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Clustering Salary Trend in the South West

Clustering
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Clustering Salary Histogram in the South West

Clustering
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Bristol +27 27 £35,000 -28.93% 6
Wiltshire -1 23 £42,500 +1.19%
Devon -20 8 £29,500 +1.72% 1
Somerset -31 6 £32,500 -22.15% 2
Dorset -15 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire -7 2 £45,000 +16.12%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 70 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 57 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 56 (58.95%) Windows
4 41 (43.16%) Hyper-V
5 38 (40.00%) VMware
6 37 (38.95%) SQL
7 34 (35.79%) MS Exchange
7 34 (35.79%) Citrix
8 31 (32.63%) SQL Server
9 30 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (29.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (29.47%) Performance Tuning
11 27 (28.42%) T-SQL
12 26 (27.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 26 (27.37%) Blackberry
12 26 (27.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 25 (26.32%) VMware ESX
13 25 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
13 25 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (26.32%) PowerShell
14 24 (25.26%) MCP
15 23 (24.21%) ITIL
15 23 (24.21%) XenApp
15 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (21.05%) Change Control
17 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 20 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
17 20 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
18 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 34 (35.79%) MS Exchange
2 26 (27.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 15 (15.79%) SharePoint
7 10 (10.53%) IIS
8 7 (7.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (5.26%) MS Project Server
10 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (4.21%) Apache
11 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
11 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (2.11%) Lync
12 1 (1.05%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.42%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.42%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) MS Project
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Agresso
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) SAN
2 13 (13.68%) LAN
3 12 (12.63%) DHCP
3 12 (12.63%) DNS
3 12 (12.63%) Firewall
4 11 (11.58%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.42%) Internet
6 7 (7.37%) WAN
7 3 (3.16%) VoIP
7 3 (3.16%) Network Security
8 2 (2.11%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.11%) NAS
8 2 (2.11%) HTTP
8 2 (2.11%) SSL
9 1 (1.05%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.05%) Multicast
9 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (32.63%) SQL Server
2 28 (29.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (18.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.37%) MySQL
6 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.11%) OLTP
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Hudson
1 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (6.32%) Back Office
2 5 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.37%) DBA
2 22 (23.16%) Consultant
3 20 (21.05%) SQL DBA
4 18 (18.95%) Administrator
5 15 (15.79%) Wintel Consultant
6 10 (10.53%) Architect
7 8 (8.42%) Technical Architect
7 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Senior DBA
8 7 (7.37%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Deployment Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (3.16%) Desktop Engineer
12 3 (3.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.16%) LAMP
3 2 (2.11%) HTML
3 2 (2.11%) .NET
3 2 (2.11%) XML
4 1 (1.05%) J2EE
4 1 (1.05%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.37%) Blackberry
2 19 (20.00%) Replication
3 4 (4.21%) EqualLogic
3 4 (4.21%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.05%) NHS
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 56 (58.95%) Windows
2 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (18.95%) Linux
5 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (12.63%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.26%) UNIX
9 4 (4.21%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.11%) Debian
10 2 (2.11%) CentOS
10 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.05%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (27.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (24.21%) ITIL
4 20 (21.05%) Change Control
5 14 (14.74%) Database Tuning
6 13 (13.68%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (9.47%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.42%) Change Management
9 5 (5.26%) Migration
9 5 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.21%) Software Deployment
10 4 (4.21%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.16%) Release Management
11 3 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.16%) Service Management
11 3 (3.16%) CRM
11 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.16%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.95%) SQL
2 27 (28.42%) T-SQL
3 25 (26.32%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.11%) VB
5 2 (2.11%) Java
6 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.05%) VBScript
6 1 (1.05%) ABAP
6 1 (1.05%) VB6
6 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (25.26%) MCP
2 19 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (12.63%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
3 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (6.32%) MCSE
4 6 (6.32%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (5.26%) Degree
6 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.11%) ISEB
7 1 (1.05%) MCSA
7 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 41 (43.16%) Hyper-V
3 30 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (26.32%) VMware ESX
5 23 (24.21%) XenApp
6 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (6.32%) ISA Server
8 5 (5.26%) XenServer
8 5 (5.26%) XenDesktop
9 4 (4.21%) qmail
9 4 (4.21%) Terminal Services
9 4 (4.21%) Squid
10 2 (2.11%) NFS
10 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.05%) Xen
11 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Backup Exec
1 7 (7.37%) SCOM
2 6 (6.32%) HP SIM
2 6 (6.32%) SCCM
2 6 (6.32%) OpenView
3 5 (5.26%) ARCserve
3 5 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.11%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.11%) Hyperic
5 1 (1.05%) Puppet
5 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.05%) Munin
5 1 (1.05%) Netcool
5 1 (1.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 38 (40.00%) VMware
3 34 (35.79%) Citrix
4 17 (17.89%) HP
5 11 (11.58%) Cisco
6 9 (9.47%) Dell
6 9 (9.47%) Red Hat
7 8 (8.42%) Symantec
8 5 (5.26%) EMC
8 5 (5.26%) Oracle
8 5 (5.26%) SAP
9 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.11%) NetApp
10 2 (2.11%) IBM
10 2 (2.11%) F5
11 1 (1.05%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.05%) Veritas
11 1 (1.05%) Juniper
11 1 (1.05%) Genesys
11 1 (1.05%) CommVault
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