The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 55 78 52
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 17 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.81% 0.53% 3.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.23% 1.73% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 18
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Clustering
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
235 231 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 38.91% 30.68% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 203 196 206
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Clustering across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Clustering
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Clustering across the Staffordshire region.

Clustering Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Clustering
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Clustering
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 6 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
Stoke-on-Trent +24 17 £40,000 +33.33%
Clustering
West Midlands

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Replication
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (46.15%) QA
2 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 7 (26.92%) LAMP
4 7 (26.92%) PHP
4 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (26.92%) HTML5
4 7 (26.92%) jQuery
4 7 (26.92%) Ext JS
5 6 (23.08%) CSS3
5 6 (23.08%) Games
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 6 (23.08%) VoIP
5 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) MySQL
5 6 (23.08%) CSS
5 6 (23.08%) OOP
5 6 (23.08%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) Apache

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (23.08%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) VoIP
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Broadband
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (23.08%) MySQL
4 5 (19.23%) OLTP
4 5 (19.23%) RDBMS
4 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
3 6 (23.08%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) DBA
2 11 (42.31%) SQL DBA
3 7 (26.92%) Lead Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Administrator
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server DBA
4 6 (23.08%) PHP Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Lead PHP Developer
4 6 (23.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior SQL DBA
5 5 (19.23%) Senior DBA
5 5 (19.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (19.23%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Junior DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) LAMP
1 7 (26.92%) jQuery
1 7 (26.92%) Ext JS
1 7 (26.92%) HTML5
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Replication
2 5 (19.23%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) CentOS
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (19.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 5 (19.23%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
1 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) OOP
2 6 (23.08%) OO
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
3 5 (19.23%) Database Security
3 5 (19.23%) Database Mirroring
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) PHP
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (19.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
1 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
1 5 (19.23%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco