The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 67 73 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -35
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 33 31 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.55% 2.36% 5.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.48% 7.08% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 43
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £27,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Clustering
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
389 438 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.04% 33.38% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 319 385 308
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £23,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Clustering
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Clustering Salary Trend in Wales

Clustering
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Wales

Clustering
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Wales 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
South Wales +8 30 £36,000 -4.00% 4
Clustering
UK

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 26 (50.00%) SAN
3 26 (50.00%) SQL
4 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
4 21 (40.38%) Linux
5 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
5 19 (36.54%) VMware
6 18 (34.62%) Cisco
7 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
7 17 (32.69%) IIS
8 16 (30.77%) HP
9 15 (28.85%) ITIL
10 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
10 14 (26.92%) NAS
11 13 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (21.15%) VMware ESX
13 11 (21.15%) UNIX
14 10 (19.23%) AIX
14 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
14 10 (19.23%) Replication
14 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
14 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
15 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
15 9 (17.31%) Firewall
15 9 (17.31%) T-SQL

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 17 (32.69%) IIS
2 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (11.54%) Apache
4 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2000
5 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.92%) Lync
7 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.00%) SAN
2 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
3 14 (26.92%) NAS
4 9 (17.31%) Firewall
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (9.62%) DNS
6 3 (5.77%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.77%) DHCP
6 3 (5.77%) Internet
7 2 (3.85%) DVB
7 2 (3.85%) HTTP
7 2 (3.85%) FCoE
7 2 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.77%) MySQL
6 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.69%) Retail
1 4 (7.69%) Legal
2 3 (5.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) DBA
2 11 (21.15%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 7 (13.46%) Administrator
4 7 (13.46%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Server Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Storage Architect
8 3 (5.77%) AIX Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior DBA
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Server Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) CSS
2 4 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Replication
2 6 (11.54%) HACMP
3 5 (9.62%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.85%) DTV
4 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.85%) STB
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) Linux
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (21.15%) UNIX
5 10 (19.23%) AIX
5 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.77%) HPUX
8 3 (5.77%) Solaris
8 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
2 13 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (13.46%) Problem Management
4 6 (11.54%) Database Tuning
5 5 (9.62%) Change Control
5 5 (9.62%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.69%) Resilience Testing
7 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.85%) Logistics
7 2 (3.85%) Change Management
8 1 (1.92%) DevOps
8 1 (1.92%) People Management
8 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.92%) Time Management
8 1 (1.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.69%) Python
4 4 (7.69%) Perl
4 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
1 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) MCP
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (7.69%) MCITP
5 3 (5.77%) MCSE
5 3 (5.77%) RHCE
5 3 (5.77%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (3.85%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.15%) VMware ESX
3 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (7.69%) XenApp
6 3 (5.77%) PowerHA
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.77%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.85%) Nagios
3 2 (3.85%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.92%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) VMware
3 18 (34.62%) Cisco
4 16 (30.77%) HP
5 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
6 7 (13.46%) Oracle
6 7 (13.46%) Remedy
6 7 (13.46%) Citrix
6 7 (13.46%) IBM
7 5 (9.62%) Veritas
7 5 (9.62%) Dell
8 4 (7.69%) Sybase
8 4 (7.69%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.77%) BMC
10 2 (3.85%) SAP
11 1 (1.92%) Red Gate
11 1 (1.92%) Mitel
11 1 (1.92%) JBoss
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
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