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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 72 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 6 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.84% 3.38% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.43% 9.21% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 7
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £63,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
175 239 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.48% 36.77% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 148 201 119
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 5 £40,000 -30.43%
Clustering
West Midlands

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Nagios
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) CentOS
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Replication

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Junior DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat