The first 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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 152 161 153
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 45 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.82% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 3.48% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 41 38 39
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,250 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1232 1177 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.91% 23.50% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1006 935
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Clustering across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +27 29 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Coventry +18 12 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 -
Shropshire +4 1 £22,500 -
Solihull -3 1 £40,000 -
Staffordshire -16 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 64 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 58 (60.42%) SQL
3 56 (58.33%) Windows
4 39 (40.63%) VMware
5 38 (39.58%) Microsoft
6 31 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (28.13%) Firewall
9 26 (27.08%) Citrix
10 25 (26.04%) SAN
11 24 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (25.00%) Cisco
11 24 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 24 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 22 (22.92%) Oracle
13 21 (21.88%) Linux
13 21 (21.88%) SharePoint
14 20 (20.83%) Replication
14 20 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
14 20 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (20.83%) Oracle Database
14 20 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
15 19 (19.79%) PowerShell
15 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (17.71%) Hyper-V
16 17 (17.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (17.71%) Oracle Database 10g
17 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (16.67%) Internet

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 24 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (21.88%) SharePoint
3 15 (15.63%) IIS
4 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (10.42%) Apache
6 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2000
6 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (10.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (8.33%) WebLogic
7 8 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (7.29%) Lync
9 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
11 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.13%) Firewall
2 25 (26.04%) SAN
3 16 (16.67%) Internet
4 11 (11.46%) VPN
5 9 (9.38%) LAN
5 9 (9.38%) WAN
6 7 (7.29%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (6.25%) SSL
7 6 (6.25%) NAS
8 5 (5.21%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (4.17%) Wireless
9 4 (4.17%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.08%) IPsec
11 2 (2.08%) DNS
11 2 (2.08%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.08%) FTP
11 2 (2.08%) HTTP
12 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.04%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 20 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (20.83%) Oracle Database
3 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
4 17 (17.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (17.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (14.58%) RDBMS
8 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (11.46%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (10.42%) DTS
11 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (6.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 6 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
15 4 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) ProC
2 5 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.13%) MSI
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (4.17%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (43.75%) DBA
2 25 (26.04%) SQL DBA
3 20 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (17.71%) Oracle DBA
4 17 (17.71%) Consultant
5 10 (10.42%) Technical Consultant
5 10 (10.42%) SQL Server DBA
6 9 (9.38%) Administrator
7 8 (8.33%) Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) IT Support
9 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Wintel Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Technical Developer
11 3 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) .NET
2 6 (6.25%) WCF
3 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.83%) Replication
2 10 (10.42%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.21%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.08%) HACMP
6 1 (1.04%) Open Source
6 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 56 (58.33%) Windows
2 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (21.88%) Linux
4 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (13.54%) UNIX
7 5 (5.21%) Solaris
8 2 (2.08%) AIX
8 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.04%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (14.58%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (14.58%) Database Tuning
2 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (14.58%) ETL
2 14 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (13.54%) Migration
3 13 (13.54%) ITIL
3 13 (13.54%) Change Control
4 12 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (7.29%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (7.29%) Service Management
6 7 (7.29%) Project Management
7 6 (6.25%) Security Management
8 5 (5.21%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.21%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.21%) Change Management
9 4 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (60.42%) SQL
2 19 (19.79%) PowerShell
3 15 (15.63%) PL/SQL
4 14 (14.58%) T-SQL
5 13 (13.54%) Shell Script
6 11 (11.46%) VBScript
7 10 (10.42%) C
8 8 (8.33%) Python
8 8 (8.33%) C++
8 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.13%) VB
11 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.63%) MCSE
3 9 (9.38%) MCP
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (8.33%) OCP
4 8 (8.33%) MCITP
4 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.29%) Degree
6 6 (6.25%) MCSA
6 6 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.17%) MCTS
8 2 (2.08%) CCNA
8 2 (2.08%) MCDBA
8 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 31 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (17.71%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (9.38%) VMware ESX
6 8 (8.33%) vSphere
7 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (5.21%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (4.17%) Terminal Services
9 4 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (4.17%) UAG
10 3 (3.13%) XenApp
10 3 (3.13%) XenServer
10 3 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.13%) Xen
10 3 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (2.08%) PowerHA
11 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
11 2 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) SCCM
1 12 (12.50%) SCOM
2 7 (7.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.21%) Data Guard
3 5 (5.21%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.21%) ARCserve
4 4 (4.17%) MOM
4 4 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.17%) Foglight
4 4 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.08%) WSUS
7 1 (1.04%) SCSM
7 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 39 (40.63%) VMware
2 38 (39.58%) Microsoft
3 26 (27.08%) Citrix
4 24 (25.00%) Cisco
5 22 (22.92%) Oracle
6 14 (14.58%) HP
7 11 (11.46%) Symantec
8 10 (10.42%) Dell
9 5 (5.21%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.17%) Juniper
10 4 (4.17%) Sun
11 3 (3.13%) Sybase
11 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.08%) Sophos
12 2 (2.08%) Veritas
12 2 (2.08%) Mercator
12 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.08%) Trend Micro
13 1 (1.04%) Ruckus Wireless
13 1 (1.04%) Spiceworks
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