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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 189 201 190
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 56 46 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.77% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.56% 2.06% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 51 36 51
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +2.32%
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
2189 2233 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.20% 37.55% 36.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1789 1825 1838
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +24 20 £51,250 +28.12% 1
Wiltshire +7 14 £43,500 +8.75%
Bristol 0 14 £33,000 -17.50%
Devon - 6 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire -22 2 £34,250 -16.46%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 45 (58.44%) Windows
2 39 (50.65%) Active Directory
3 38 (49.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (44.16%) HP
6 33 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 32 (41.56%) Microsoft
8 28 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (36.36%) VMware
9 27 (35.06%) Terminal Services
9 27 (35.06%) WAN
9 27 (35.06%) MCSE
10 26 (33.77%) VPN
11 25 (32.47%) MS Exchange
11 25 (32.47%) Migration
12 24 (31.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
14 22 (28.57%) Cisco
15 21 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
16 20 (25.97%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
17 19 (24.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (24.68%) Dell
17 19 (24.68%) Citrix
17 19 (24.68%) SAN
17 19 (24.68%) MS Excel
17 19 (24.68%) Firewall
18 18 (23.38%) Backup Exec
18 18 (23.38%) Replication

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (32.47%) MS Exchange
2 20 (25.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (18.18%) IIS
6 9 (11.69%) WebLogic
7 8 (10.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.60%) Alfresco
10 2 (2.60%) Apache
10 2 (2.60%) Apache Solr
10 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (24.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Office 365
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) AdWords
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.30%) IaaS
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.06%) WAN
2 26 (33.77%) VPN
3 19 (24.68%) Firewall
3 19 (24.68%) SAN
4 15 (19.48%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (19.48%) VoIP
5 14 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
5 14 (18.18%) DSL
5 14 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 14 (18.18%) LAN
5 14 (18.18%) MPLS
5 14 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
5 14 (18.18%) SSL
6 13 (16.88%) NAS
7 11 (14.29%) DHCP
7 11 (14.29%) DNS
8 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.19%) Intranet
10 2 (2.60%) Extranet
10 2 (2.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 21 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (7.79%) MySQL
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.90%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) Consultant
2 12 (15.58%) DBA
2 12 (15.58%) IT Consultant
2 12 (15.58%) SQL DBA
2 12 (15.58%) Technical Consultant
3 11 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Active Directory Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Windows Server Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Middleware Specialist
5 9 (11.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 8 (10.39%) Senior WebLogic Specialist
6 8 (10.39%) SOA Specialist
6 8 (10.39%) WebLogic Specialist
6 8 (10.39%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Architect
9 5 (6.49%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) Middleware
2 6 (7.79%) HTML
3 5 (6.49%) jQuery
4 4 (5.19%) CSS
5 2 (2.60%) JSON
5 2 (2.60%) Spring
5 2 (2.60%) XML
6 1 (1.30%) .NET
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.30%) Java EE
6 1 (1.30%) JDBC
6 1 (1.30%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
2 18 (23.38%) Replication
3 10 (12.99%) Driving Licence
3 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.19%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.90%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.90%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.30%) iPad
7 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (58.44%) Windows
2 38 (49.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 16 (20.78%) Linux
6 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.30%) OpenVMS
8 1 (1.30%) Solaris
8 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Migration
2 17 (22.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (22.08%) Load Balancing
3 16 (20.78%) High Availability
4 15 (19.48%) Problem Management
5 14 (18.18%) Server Building
6 13 (16.88%) ITIL
6 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
7 12 (15.58%) Integration Testing
7 12 (15.58%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (14.29%) Information Security
8 11 (14.29%) Patch Management
9 10 (12.99%) Change Control
9 10 (12.99%) Information Security Management
9 10 (12.99%) ISMS
9 10 (12.99%) Security Management
10 9 (11.69%) SOA
10 9 (11.69%) Stress Testing
11 8 (10.39%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.58%) SQL
2 12 (15.58%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.19%) PHP
5 3 (3.90%) Java
5 3 (3.90%) VBScript
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (35.06%) MCSE
3 19 (24.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (22.08%) MCP
5 16 (20.78%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (20.78%) MCITP
6 15 (19.48%) CCIE
6 15 (19.48%) CCNA
7 14 (18.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
9 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
10 4 (5.19%) CCNP
10 4 (5.19%) MCSA
11 3 (3.90%) Degree
11 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 39 (50.65%) Active Directory
2 27 (35.06%) Terminal Services
3 24 (31.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (22.08%) Hyper-V
5 12 (15.58%) Firmware
6 4 (5.19%) ISA Server
6 4 (5.19%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.60%) vSphere
9 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.30%) XenApp
9 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (23.38%) Backup Exec
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (9.09%) SCCM
4 6 (7.79%) SCOM
5 3 (3.90%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.30%) MOM
6 1 (1.30%) OpenView
6 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (44.16%) HP
2 32 (41.56%) Microsoft
3 28 (36.36%) VMware
4 22 (28.57%) Cisco
5 19 (24.68%) Citrix
5 19 (24.68%) Dell
6 17 (22.08%) Symantec
7 15 (19.48%) Juniper
7 15 (19.48%) Veritas
8 14 (18.18%) Draytek
8 14 (18.18%) ProCurve
8 14 (18.18%) SonicWALL
8 14 (18.18%) Veeam
8 14 (18.18%) WatchGuard
8 14 (18.18%) ZyXEL
9 12 (15.58%) Oracle
10 10 (12.99%) CommVault
10 10 (12.99%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.90%) arcserve
11 3 (3.90%) Remedy
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