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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 58 74 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 12 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.86% 0.42% 3.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.02% 1.68% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 18
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £43,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.99%
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
239 179 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 37.11% 25.32% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 207 144 224
Average salary £42,500 £37,125 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.47% -1.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £68,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +10 12 £35,000 -17.64%
Clustering
West Midlands

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 15 (62.50%) Replication
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (62.50%) QA
2 15 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 15 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 7 (29.17%) OLTP
5 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
5 7 (29.17%) Games
5 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
5 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
5 7 (29.17%) Database Security
5 7 (29.17%) Database Mirroring
6 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
6 5 (20.83%) Nagios
6 5 (20.83%) UNIX
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Solaris
6 5 (20.83%) vSphere
6 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.83%) CentOS

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
3 7 (29.17%) OLTP
3 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
4 4 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Games
3 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) DBA
2 14 (58.33%) SQL DBA
3 7 (29.17%) Senior DBA
3 7 (29.17%) Senior SQL DBA
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server DBA
4 6 (25.00%) Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (16.67%) Lead PHP Developer
6 4 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (16.67%) PHP Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Lead Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior
7 1 (4.17%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) LAMP
1 4 (16.67%) jQuery
1 4 (16.67%) Ext JS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML5
1 4 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Replication
2 5 (20.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) CentOS
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (20.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 15 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
1 15 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (29.17%) Database Security
2 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
2 7 (29.17%) Database Mirroring
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) OOP
4 4 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
1 5 (20.83%) VMware