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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 184 160 162
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 38 55 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 1.07% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 3.51% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 48
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,750 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
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
1655 1566 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.19% 30.47% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1318 1305 1356
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +8 14 £35,769 -42.76% 1
Wiltshire -7 13 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Gloucestershire +3 4 - - 1
Dorset -8 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Devon -12 3 £42,500 +46.55% 1
Somerset -39 1 £57,500 +76.92%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 42 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 37 (59.68%) Windows
3 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
4 25 (40.32%) Hyper-V
5 22 (35.48%) VMware
6 21 (33.87%) SQL
7 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
7 19 (30.65%) MS Exchange
8 18 (29.03%) Citrix
8 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (27.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (25.81%) MCP
11 15 (24.19%) ITIL
11 15 (24.19%) T-SQL
12 14 (22.58%) SAN
12 14 (22.58%) Linux
12 14 (22.58%) XenApp
13 13 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
14 12 (19.35%) LAN
14 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (19.35%) Blackberry
14 12 (19.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
14 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2012

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (30.65%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (19.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2000
7 8 (12.90%) IIS
7 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
8 6 (9.68%) Apache
9 3 (4.84%) MS Project Server
9 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.61%) Zimbra
11 1 (1.61%) Lync
11 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.23%) MS Project
3 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) SAN
2 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
3 12 (19.35%) LAN
4 10 (16.13%) Firewall
5 8 (12.90%) DNS
5 8 (12.90%) DHCP
6 7 (11.29%) WAN
7 5 (8.06%) NAS
8 4 (6.45%) Multicast
8 4 (6.45%) Internet
9 3 (4.84%) Network Security
9 3 (4.84%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.84%) VPN
10 2 (3.23%) HTTP
10 2 (3.23%) SNMP
10 2 (3.23%) SSL
11 1 (1.61%) SSH
11 1 (1.61%) VLAN
11 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (27.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (9.68%) MySQL
7 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.61%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Hudson
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) DBA
2 14 (22.58%) Consultant
3 11 (17.74%) SQL DBA
4 10 (16.13%) Administrator
5 9 (14.52%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 8 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Architect
8 6 (9.68%) Senior DBA
9 5 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Technical Architect
9 5 (8.06%) Wintel Consultant
9 5 (8.06%) SQL Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Analyst
10 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (6.45%) Systems Support
10 4 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.23%) HTML
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 2 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) J2EE
3 1 (1.61%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Blackberry
2 8 (12.90%) Replication
3 4 (6.45%) EqualLogic
3 4 (6.45%) Firmware
4 2 (3.23%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (22.58%) Linux
4 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.52%) UNIX
6 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.45%) Debian
8 3 (4.84%) CentOS
9 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.61%) AIX
10 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (24.19%) ITIL
3 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (14.52%) Network Load Balancing
4 9 (14.52%) Change Control
5 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.29%) Database Tuning
7 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.06%) Software Deployment
9 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.84%) High Availability
10 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.84%) Migration
10 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.84%) Change Management
10 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.84%) Release Management
10 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) T-SQL
3 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.23%) Perl
6 2 (3.23%) VBScript
6 2 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) VB6
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) MCP
2 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (14.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.90%) MCSE
5 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.45%) CCA
6 4 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (4.84%) Degree
7 3 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.23%) ISEB
9 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.61%) RHCE
9 1 (1.61%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 8 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 25 (40.32%) Hyper-V
3 17 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (22.58%) XenApp
5 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (12.90%) VMware ESX
7 5 (8.06%) Squid
8 4 (6.45%) ISA Server
8 4 (6.45%) qmail
9 3 (4.84%) NFS
9 3 (4.84%) XenServer
9 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
10 2 (3.23%) Xen
10 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.61%) Samba
11 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Backup Exec
1 7 (11.29%) SCCM
2 6 (9.68%) SCOM
3 4 (6.45%) WSUS
3 4 (6.45%) ARCserve
3 4 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (6.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.23%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.23%) Hyperic
5 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.61%) Puppet
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.61%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.61%) MOM
5 1 (1.61%) Netcool
5 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 22 (35.48%) VMware
3 18 (29.03%) Citrix
4 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
4 11 (17.74%) HP
5 8 (12.90%) Dell
6 7 (11.29%) Cisco
6 7 (11.29%) Symantec
7 5 (8.06%) SAP
8 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.84%) Oracle
9 3 (4.84%) EMC
10 2 (3.23%) IBM
10 2 (3.23%) NetApp
11 1 (1.61%) Veritas
11 1 (1.61%) Genesys
11 1 (1.61%) CommVault
11 1 (1.61%) McAfee
11 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.61%) Scalix
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