The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 186 201 159
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -42
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 48 30 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.53% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.29% 1.59% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 63
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,920
10% offered a salary of more than £51,880 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2099 1886 1910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.68% 33.13% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1550 1489 1546
Median salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Clustering
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Clustering Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Clustering
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Clustering Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Clustering
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Birmingham 0 26 £41,500 -7.77%
Coventry +8 10 £47,500 +4.39%
Staffordshire -6 4 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Worcestershire +13 3 £48,000 +28.00%
Warwickshire - 3 £29,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £31,500 -
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England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 54 (67.50%) SQL Server
2 44 (55.00%) Windows
3 41 (51.25%) SQL
4 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 29 (36.25%) Unix
6 28 (35.00%) Oracle
7 27 (33.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (28.75%) DB2
8 23 (28.75%) Linux
9 20 (25.00%) SAN
9 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (23.75%) Migration
11 18 (22.50%) Data Centre
11 18 (22.50%) Windows Server
12 16 (20.00%) Cisco
12 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
12 16 (20.00%) High Availability
13 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (18.75%) VMware
14 14 (17.50%) Replication
14 14 (17.50%) LAN
14 14 (17.50%) WAN
14 14 (17.50%) T-SQL
14 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (16.25%) SAP Implementation
15 13 (16.25%) SAP
15 13 (16.25%) Solaris
15 13 (16.25%) NetWeaver
15 13 (16.25%) BusinessObjects

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 13 (16.25%) NetWeaver
2 10 (12.50%) Apache
3 8 (10.00%) IIS
4 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.50%) IaaS
3 6 (7.50%) PaaS
4 4 (5.00%) Office 365
5 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) SAN
2 14 (17.50%) LAN
2 14 (17.50%) WAN
3 9 (11.25%) Firewall
4 8 (10.00%) DNS
4 8 (10.00%) VoIP
5 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.50%) BGP
6 6 (7.50%) EIGRP
6 6 (7.50%) MPLS
6 6 (7.50%) Multicast
6 6 (7.50%) Network Security
6 6 (7.50%) OSPF
6 6 (7.50%) VPN
6 6 (7.50%) WLAN
7 5 (6.25%) DHCP
7 5 (6.25%) NAS
7 5 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (5.00%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.75%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (67.50%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.75%) DB2
3 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (16.25%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (13.75%) MySQL
6 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.25%) Big Data
10 1 (1.25%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (1.25%) Automotive
2 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) DBA
2 17 (21.25%) Consultant
3 14 (17.50%) SQL DBA
4 10 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (10.00%) Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Service Manager
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Support Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) SAP Consultant
10 2 (2.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) SAP Basis
2 10 (12.50%) LAMP
3 5 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.50%) Replication
3 10 (12.50%) CMDB
3 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.50%) AS400
6 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (55.00%) Windows
2 29 (36.25%) Unix
3 27 (33.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (28.75%) Linux
5 18 (22.50%) Windows Server
6 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (16.25%) Solaris
9 10 (12.50%) AIX
9 10 (12.50%) SUSE
10 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.75%) CentOS
12 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Migration
2 16 (20.00%) High Availability
3 13 (16.25%) SAP Implementation
4 12 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (13.75%) Data Protection
5 11 (13.75%) Presales
6 10 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (12.50%) Line Management
6 10 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 10 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 10 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
7 9 (11.25%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.75%) ITIL
8 7 (8.75%) Server Building
9 6 (7.50%) Business Development
9 6 (7.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.25%) SQL
2 14 (17.50%) T-SQL
3 10 (12.50%) Perl
3 10 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.25%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 10 (12.50%) ISEB
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (11.25%) MCSE
4 8 (10.00%) MCITP
5 5 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.00%) MCSA
7 3 (3.75%) MCTS
8 2 (2.50%) MCDST
8 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Firmware
2 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.00%) Terminal Server
4 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
2 10 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (12.50%) Unicenter
3 3 (3.75%) SCCM
4 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (35.00%) Oracle
3 16 (20.00%) Cisco
4 15 (18.75%) VMware
5 13 (16.25%) SAP
6 10 (12.50%) CA
6 10 (12.50%) Citrix
6 10 (12.50%) IBM
6 10 (12.50%) Sun
6 10 (12.50%) Veritas
7 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.50%) Draytek
8 2 (2.50%) HP
8 2 (2.50%) Juniper
8 2 (2.50%) NETGEAR
8 2 (2.50%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.50%) Veeam
9 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.25%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.25%) Splunk
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