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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 173 148 117
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -31
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 68 71 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 1.35% 1.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.06% 3.55% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 62 70 79
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £29,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £43,000
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
2222 2000 1988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.11% 38.04% 36.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 1679 1666
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 23 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 23 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 +20 29 £35,000 -44.00% 8
Wiltshire -2 24 £42,500 +3.03%
Devon -22 6 £29,500 +1.72% 1
Dorset -15 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Somerset -35 4 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Gloucestershire -4 1 £57,500 +48.38% 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 64 (71.91%) Microsoft
2 55 (61.80%) Active Directory
3 53 (59.55%) Windows
4 39 (43.82%) Hyper-V
5 36 (40.45%) VMware
6 33 (37.08%) SQL
7 32 (35.96%) MS Exchange
8 31 (34.83%) Citrix
9 29 (32.58%) SQL Server
9 29 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (29.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (29.21%) Performance Tuning
10 26 (29.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 25 (28.09%) T-SQL
11 25 (28.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 25 (28.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 25 (28.09%) PowerShell
12 24 (26.97%) MCP
12 24 (26.97%) Blackberry
12 24 (26.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 23 (25.84%) VMware ESX
13 23 (25.84%) XenApp
14 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (22.47%) Change Control
15 20 (22.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 20 (22.47%) Exchange Server 2007
15 20 (22.47%) Exchange Server 2003
16 19 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2000
16 19 (21.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 32 (35.96%) MS Exchange
2 25 (28.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 25 (28.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (26.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (22.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (22.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2000
6 13 (14.61%) SharePoint
7 10 (11.24%) IIS
8 7 (7.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (5.62%) Apache
9 5 (5.62%) MS Project Server
10 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (2.25%) Lync
11 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
11 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.74%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
3 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Agresso
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) SAN
2 11 (12.36%) Firewall
2 11 (12.36%) LAN
3 10 (11.24%) DHCP
3 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.24%) DNS
4 7 (7.87%) WAN
5 6 (6.74%) Internet
6 3 (3.37%) Network Security
6 3 (3.37%) NAS
7 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.25%) SSL
7 2 (2.25%) HTTP
7 2 (2.25%) VoIP
7 2 (2.25%) Multicast
8 1 (1.12%) SNMP
8 1 (1.12%) VPN
8 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.58%) SQL Server
2 26 (29.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (16.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (16.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (15.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (7.87%) MySQL
7 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.25%) OLTP
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Hudson
1 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (4.49%) Finance
1 4 (4.49%) Back Office
2 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.37%) Banking
2 3 (3.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) DBA
2 22 (24.72%) Consultant
3 18 (20.22%) SQL DBA
4 17 (19.10%) Administrator
5 15 (16.85%) Wintel Consultant
6 10 (11.24%) Architect
7 8 (8.99%) Technical Architect
7 8 (8.99%) Senior DBA
8 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 6 (6.74%) Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Deployment Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
12 3 (3.37%) Desktop Support
12 3 (3.37%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.25%) XML
2 2 (2.25%) LAMP
2 2 (2.25%) HTML
2 2 (2.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.12%) J2EE
3 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Blackberry
2 16 (17.98%) Replication
3 4 (4.49%) EqualLogic
3 4 (4.49%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) NHS
6 1 (1.12%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 53 (59.55%) Windows
2 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (17.98%) Linux
4 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (13.48%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.74%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.62%) UNIX
7 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.25%) Debian
8 2 (2.25%) CentOS
8 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) Disaster Recovery
1 26 (29.21%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (22.47%) Change Control
3 19 (21.35%) ITIL
4 13 (14.61%) Database Tuning
5 11 (12.36%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.74%) Change Management
8 5 (5.62%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.62%) Migration
9 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.49%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.49%) Software Deployment
10 3 (3.37%) Release Management
10 3 (3.37%) High Availability
10 3 (3.37%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.37%) Service Management
10 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) SQL
2 25 (28.09%) T-SQL
2 25 (28.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.25%) VB
5 1 (1.12%) VB6
5 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.12%) VBScript
5 1 (1.12%) C
5 1 (1.12%) Java
5 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (26.97%) MCP
2 19 (21.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
3 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.74%) MCSE
5 5 (5.62%) Degree
6 4 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.25%) ISEB
7 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (61.80%) Active Directory
2 39 (43.82%) Hyper-V
3 29 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (25.84%) XenApp
4 23 (25.84%) VMware ESX
5 20 (22.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (4.49%) Squid
6 4 (4.49%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.49%) ISA Server
6 4 (4.49%) qmail
7 3 (3.37%) XenServer
7 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.25%) NFS
8 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.12%) vSphere
9 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.12%) Xen
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.74%) SCCM
3 5 (5.62%) SCOM
3 5 (5.62%) ARCserve
3 5 (5.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.62%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.49%) HP SIM
4 4 (4.49%) OpenView
5 2 (2.25%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.25%) Hyperic
6 1 (1.12%) Puppet
6 1 (1.12%) Netcool
6 1 (1.12%) Nagios
6 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.12%) Munin
Vendors
1 64 (71.91%) Microsoft
2 36 (40.45%) VMware
3 31 (34.83%) Citrix
4 15 (16.85%) HP
5 9 (10.11%) Cisco
5 9 (10.11%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.99%) Symantec
7 7 (7.87%) Dell
8 5 (5.62%) EMC
9 4 (4.49%) SAP
10 3 (3.37%) Oracle
10 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.25%) NetApp
11 2 (2.25%) IBM
11 2 (2.25%) F5
12 1 (1.12%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.12%) Juniper
12 1 (1.12%) Genesys
12 1 (1.12%) CommVault
12 1 (1.12%) Ericsson
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Bath
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0 - £21000 per annum, Benefits: shift bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago