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 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 195 206 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 45 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.37% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 1.06% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 39
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,550 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.87%
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
2130 2170 2051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.25% 35.31% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1738 1752 1710
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 2015.

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 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
Wiltshire +9 20 £40,000 +5.26%
Bristol -9 11 £40,500 +8.00% 1
Gloucestershire -10 7 £44,250 -
Dorset +9 5 - - 1
Devon -3 1 £30,500 +22.00%
Somerset - 1 £45,000 - 2
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 78 (69.03%) Windows
2 63 (55.75%) Active Directory
2 63 (55.75%) VMware
3 52 (46.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (45.13%) SQL Server
5 49 (43.36%) Microsoft
6 43 (38.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (35.40%) Hyper-V
8 39 (34.51%) Citrix
9 38 (33.63%) SQL
10 35 (30.97%) TCP/IP
10 35 (30.97%) MS Exchange
11 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (27.43%) DNS
13 27 (23.89%) IIS
14 26 (23.01%) SAN
14 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (21.24%) DHCP
15 24 (21.24%) Security Cleared
16 23 (20.35%) PowerShell
16 23 (20.35%) ITIL
17 22 (19.47%) Linux
17 22 (19.47%) Oracle
17 22 (19.47%) Finance
18 21 (18.58%) SCCM
18 21 (18.58%) MS Excel
19 20 (17.70%) SQL Server 2008
20 19 (16.81%) Replication
20 19 (16.81%) Cisco
20 19 (16.81%) vSphere

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 35 (30.97%) MS Exchange
2 27 (23.89%) IIS
3 15 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (10.62%) SharePoint
5 12 (10.62%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (7.96%) Apache
8 8 (7.08%) WebSphere
8 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2000
8 8 (7.08%) Lync
9 6 (5.31%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.88%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.88%) JBoss
11 1 (0.88%) nginx
11 1 (0.88%) Confluence
11 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (18.58%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Office 365
2 2 (1.77%) IaaS
2 2 (1.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (30.97%) TCP/IP
2 31 (27.43%) DNS
3 26 (23.01%) SAN
4 24 (21.24%) DHCP
5 18 (15.93%) Firewall
6 15 (13.27%) VPN
7 12 (10.62%) Internet
8 11 (9.73%) WAN
9 10 (8.85%) LAN
10 9 (7.96%) VLAN
11 7 (6.19%) Wireless
12 6 (5.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (5.31%) iSCSI
12 6 (5.31%) NAS
12 6 (5.31%) DMZ
13 5 (4.42%) MPLS
13 5 (4.42%) SMTP
14 4 (3.54%) NetScaler
15 3 (2.65%) SNMP
16 2 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (45.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (12.39%) MySQL
4 13 (11.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
7 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (5.31%) IDMS
9 6 (5.31%) DB2
9 6 (5.31%) Informix
9 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
10 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (1.77%) DTS
13 2 (1.77%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (19.47%) Finance
2 13 (11.50%) Advertising
3 12 (10.62%) Banking
3 12 (10.62%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.08%) Marketing
5 7 (6.19%) Legal
6 6 (5.31%) Corporate Banking
6 6 (5.31%) Billing
6 6 (5.31%) Back Office
7 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.77%) Local Government
8 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (18.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (15.93%) Architect
2 18 (15.93%) Administrator
3 14 (12.39%) Analyst
4 13 (11.50%) DBA
5 11 (9.73%) Server Administrator
5 11 (9.73%) Windows Administrator
6 10 (8.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (7.96%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.31%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Database Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) Web Services
2 8 (7.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (3.54%) JSP
4 3 (2.65%) .NET
5 2 (1.77%) ODBC
6 1 (0.88%) CSS
6 1 (0.88%) HTML
6 1 (0.88%) Middleware
6 1 (0.88%) LAMP
6 1 (0.88%) WCF
6 1 (0.88%) WPF
6 1 (0.88%) jQuery
6 1 (0.88%) Twisted
6 1 (0.88%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) Replication
2 14 (12.39%) PKI
3 8 (7.08%) Thin Client
3 8 (7.08%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.08%) Fat Client
4 6 (5.31%) Credit Risk
4 6 (5.31%) SWIFT
5 5 (4.42%) Handset
6 4 (3.54%) PDA
6 4 (3.54%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.65%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.77%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.88%) iPhone
9 1 (0.88%) iPad
9 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 78 (69.03%) Windows
2 43 (38.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (19.47%) Linux
6 10 (8.85%) UNIX
7 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.31%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.42%) CentOS
9 4 (3.54%) Solaris
10 3 (2.65%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.77%) Debian
11 2 (1.77%) AIX
11 2 (1.77%) HPUX
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.35%) ITIL
2 15 (13.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (13.27%) Software Deployment
3 14 (12.39%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (10.62%) Load Balancing
5 11 (9.73%) Workflow
6 10 (8.85%) Line Management
7 9 (7.96%) Change Control
7 9 (7.96%) Change Management
7 9 (7.96%) Business Continuity
8 8 (7.08%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (7.08%) Database Tuning
8 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.19%) High Availability
9 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (6.19%) Problem Management
10 6 (5.31%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.63%) SQL
2 23 (20.35%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.73%) Perl
4 10 (8.85%) Python
4 10 (8.85%) C
5 8 (7.08%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.54%) PHP
6 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.65%) Ruby
8 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.77%) C++
8 2 (1.77%) VBA
9 1 (0.88%) Java
9 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.88%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) VBScript
9 1 (0.88%) VB
9 1 (0.88%) Tcl
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (21.24%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (13.27%) MCP
4 13 (11.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (9.73%) MCSE
6 10 (8.85%) Degree
7 9 (7.96%) SC Cleared
8 7 (6.19%) DV Cleared
9 5 (4.42%) CCNA
9 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.54%) CCA
10 4 (3.54%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.54%) MCSA
11 2 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.54%) JSP 440
3 4 (3.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 63 (55.75%) Active Directory
2 52 (46.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (35.40%) Hyper-V
4 19 (16.81%) vSphere
5 16 (14.16%) VMware ESX
6 11 (9.73%) XenApp
7 7 (6.19%) XenDesktop
7 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (5.31%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.65%) NFS
10 3 (2.65%) Postfix
11 2 (1.77%) Sendmail
11 2 (1.77%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.77%) Docker
12 1 (0.88%) RHEV
12 1 (0.88%) oVirt
12 1 (0.88%) GFS2
12 1 (0.88%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (18.58%) SCCM
2 12 (10.62%) SCOM
3 7 (6.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (5.31%) Backup Exec
4 6 (5.31%) Hyperic
5 4 (3.54%) Puppet
5 4 (3.54%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.54%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.54%) vMotion
6 3 (2.65%) Nagios
6 3 (2.65%) ARCserve
6 3 (2.65%) Cobbler
6 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.77%) SmokePing
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.77%) Cacti
7 2 (1.77%) Icinga
7 2 (1.77%) Graphite
8 1 (0.88%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 63 (55.75%) VMware
2 49 (43.36%) Microsoft
3 39 (34.51%) Citrix
4 22 (19.47%) Oracle
5 19 (16.81%) Cisco
6 15 (13.27%) Symantec
6 15 (13.27%) HP
7 9 (7.96%) Dell
7 9 (7.96%) Red Hat
8 8 (7.08%) Cyber-Ark
9 7 (6.19%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.31%) Fundtech
10 6 (5.31%) Misys
10 6 (5.31%) Temenos
10 6 (5.31%) Sybase
10 6 (5.31%) NetApp
11 4 (3.54%) Veeam
11 4 (3.54%) Facebook
11 4 (3.54%) Websense
12 2 (1.77%) McAfee
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