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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 193 162 101
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -61
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 45 59 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 1.08% 2.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.35% 2.77% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 39 49 120
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
1914 2129 2110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.29% 38.80% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1741 1789
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Gloucestershire 0 16 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Wiltshire -1 15 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Bristol -5 8 £47,500 -4.04% 7
Somerset +5 6 £20,750 +3.75%
Devon -3 4 £29,500 -3.27%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 80 (70.18%) Microsoft
2 73 (64.04%) Windows
3 61 (53.51%) Active Directory
4 58 (50.88%) VMware
5 54 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (41.23%) Hyper-V
7 45 (39.47%) Citrix
7 45 (39.47%) MS Exchange
8 39 (34.21%) SQL
9 38 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 34 (29.82%) VMware ESX
10 34 (29.82%) Performance Tuning
11 31 (27.19%) Blackberry
11 31 (27.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 30 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (26.32%) XenApp
13 28 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 27 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (23.68%) ITIL
14 27 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 27 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2003
15 26 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2007
15 26 (22.81%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (22.81%) SAN
15 26 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
16 25 (21.93%) T-SQL
16 25 (21.93%) PowerShell
16 25 (21.93%) Replication
17 24 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 24 (21.05%) MCP

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 45 (39.47%) MS Exchange
2 31 (27.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 18 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2000
8 14 (12.28%) Apache
9 8 (7.02%) IIS
10 6 (5.26%) Tomcat
10 6 (5.26%) NetWeaver
10 6 (5.26%) Lync
11 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (1.75%) MS Project Server
13 2 (1.75%) nginx
14 1 (0.88%) MediaWiki
14 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (16.67%) MS Office
1 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.75%) MS Project
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Agresso
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.81%) SAN
2 24 (21.05%) DNS
3 23 (20.18%) DHCP
4 19 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 18 (15.79%) Firewall
6 16 (14.04%) Internet
7 11 (9.65%) LAN
8 9 (7.89%) VoIP
9 8 (7.02%) VLAN
10 6 (5.26%) HTTP
10 6 (5.26%) VPN
10 6 (5.26%) SSL
10 6 (5.26%) WAN
10 6 (5.26%) NAS
11 5 (4.39%) Multicast
11 5 (4.39%) Wireless
11 5 (4.39%) FTP
12 4 (3.51%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.63%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (22.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (12.28%) MySQL
5 13 (11.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (9.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database
9 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (2.63%) OLTP
12 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.88%) OLAP
13 1 (0.88%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Hudson
1 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
1 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.88%) Subversion
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (7.89%) Back Office
2 8 (7.02%) Finance
3 7 (6.14%) Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (23.68%) DBA
2 20 (17.54%) SQL DBA
3 19 (16.67%) Administrator
4 18 (15.79%) Consultant
5 14 (12.28%) Architect
5 14 (12.28%) Wintel Consultant
6 10 (8.77%) Technical Architect
7 9 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Senior DBA
10 6 (5.26%) Wintel Architect
11 5 (4.39%) Designer
11 5 (4.39%) SAP Analyst
11 5 (4.39%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (4.39%) Server Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Developer
11 5 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.51%) Systems Support
12 4 (3.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.65%) HTML
2 10 (8.77%) LAMP
3 6 (5.26%) XML
3 6 (5.26%) SAP Basis
4 5 (4.39%) SAP Smart Forms
4 5 (4.39%) J2EE
5 4 (3.51%) JSP
5 4 (3.51%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.75%) .NET
7 1 (0.88%) libvirt
7 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.19%) Blackberry
2 25 (21.93%) Replication
3 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.51%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.51%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.63%) PDA
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Wiki
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 73 (64.04%) Windows
2 27 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (19.30%) Linux
5 8 (7.02%) UNIX
6 6 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.51%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.51%) Debian
7 4 (3.51%) CentOS
8 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.82%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (23.68%) ITIL
4 20 (17.54%) Change Control
5 17 (14.91%) Network Load Balancing
6 14 (12.28%) Database Tuning
7 12 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 12 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (7.02%) CRM
8 8 (7.02%) Change Management
9 7 (6.14%) Service Management
10 6 (5.26%) Performance Management
10 6 (5.26%) Load Balancing
10 6 (5.26%) Problem Management
10 6 (5.26%) ITIL V3
10 6 (5.26%) High Availability
11 5 (4.39%) Business Continuity
11 5 (4.39%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2
12 3 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (34.21%) SQL
2 25 (21.93%) T-SQL
2 25 (21.93%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.26%) Java
4 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.75%) C
5 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) VBScript
6 1 (0.88%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) ABAP
6 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 24 (21.05%) MCP
3 21 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 18 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (13.16%) MCSE
7 12 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (9.65%) Degree
9 9 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (4.39%) DV Cleared
11 4 (3.51%) CCA
12 3 (2.63%) MCITP
12 3 (2.63%) MCSA
13 2 (1.75%) ISEB
14 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 61 (53.51%) Active Directory
2 54 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (41.23%) Hyper-V
4 34 (29.82%) VMware ESX
5 30 (26.32%) XenApp
6 24 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (10.53%) XenDesktop
8 10 (8.77%) XenServer
8 10 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (7.89%) ISA Server
10 8 (7.02%) Terminal Services
11 7 (6.14%) NFS
12 2 (1.75%) Samba
13 1 (0.88%) Gluster
13 1 (0.88%) vSphere
13 1 (0.88%) Docker
13 1 (0.88%) RHEV
13 1 (0.88%) KVM
13 1 (0.88%) oVirt
13 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) SCOM
2 11 (9.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (8.77%) Backup Exec
4 9 (7.89%) HP SIM
4 9 (7.89%) Hyperic
5 8 (7.02%) OpenView
6 7 (6.14%) SCCM
6 7 (6.14%) NetBackup
6 7 (6.14%) Nagios
6 7 (6.14%) ARCserve
7 6 (5.26%) Tivoli
7 6 (5.26%) Munin
8 5 (4.39%) Netcool
9 4 (3.51%) SCVMM
9 4 (3.51%) WSUS
9 4 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.75%) Puppet
11 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.88%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.88%) SELinux
Vendors
1 80 (70.18%) Microsoft
2 58 (50.88%) VMware
3 45 (39.47%) Citrix
4 20 (17.54%) Oracle
5 19 (16.67%) Cisco
6 17 (14.91%) HP
7 14 (12.28%) Symantec
8 13 (11.40%) Dell
9 9 (7.89%) Red Hat
10 8 (7.02%) SAP
11 6 (5.26%) IBM
12 5 (4.39%) NetApp
13 4 (3.51%) Business Objects
13 4 (3.51%) Websense
13 4 (3.51%) McAfee
13 4 (3.51%) Riverbed
13 4 (3.51%) Veeam
14 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.75%) EMC
16 1 (0.88%) F5
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Laptop, Phone
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago