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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 180 166 162
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 38 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.91% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.37% 2.95% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 36
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £28,900 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
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
1605 1523 1405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.02% 30.74% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1286 1187
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,796 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
Birmingham -17 14 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Staffordshire +5 9 £52,500 +75.00%
Coventry -22 5 £41,500 -14.87% 1
Shropshire -7 4 £33,750 +50.00%
Wolverhampton - 2 £34,250 -
Worcestershire -2 1 £32,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 60 (71.43%) Windows
2 50 (59.52%) Active Directory
3 49 (58.33%) VMware
4 42 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 40 (47.62%) MS Exchange
6 36 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 33 (39.29%) Citrix
8 32 (38.10%) SAN
8 32 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (34.52%) DNS
10 27 (32.14%) SQL
10 27 (32.14%) Hyper-V
11 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (27.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (26.19%) Linux
14 21 (25.00%) Firewall
15 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
17 16 (19.05%) Cisco
17 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
18 15 (17.86%) Apache
19 13 (15.48%) ITIL
19 13 (15.48%) Finance
20 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
20 12 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
20 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
21 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
21 11 (13.10%) MySQL
21 11 (13.10%) ETL

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 40 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 23 (27.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (17.86%) Apache
4 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2000
6 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
7 7 (8.33%) IIS
8 5 (5.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
11 2 (2.38%) OpenEdge
11 2 (2.38%) IBM Notes
11 2 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (2.38%) Lync
12 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (1.19%) CMS
12 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
3 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (38.10%) SAN
2 29 (34.52%) DNS
3 21 (25.00%) Firewall
4 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
5 10 (11.90%) DDNS
5 10 (11.90%) NAS
6 7 (8.33%) DHCP
6 7 (8.33%) VoIP
7 5 (5.95%) Network Security
7 5 (5.95%) Wireshark
7 5 (5.95%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.57%) LAN
8 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.57%) WAN
8 3 (3.57%) BGP
8 3 (3.57%) OSPF
9 2 (2.38%) VPN
10 1 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) MySQL
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.95%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.57%) DTS
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.19%) DB2
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) Toad
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Military
3 1 (1.19%) Back Office
3 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (15.48%) DBA
3 10 (11.90%) Architect
3 10 (11.90%) SQL DBA
4 9 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 8 (9.52%) Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Administrator
6 7 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 6 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Lead PHP Developer
7 6 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) HTML
2 7 (8.33%) HTML5
2 7 (8.33%) jQuery
2 7 (8.33%) Ext JS
2 7 (8.33%) LAMP
2 7 (8.33%) CSS
3 6 (7.14%) Web Services
3 6 (7.14%) CSS3
4 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (1.19%) WCF
5 1 (1.19%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Replication
3 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.95%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.38%) Handset
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Life Science
6 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (71.43%) Windows
2 32 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (26.19%) Linux
5 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.76%) UNIX
8 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.57%) Solaris
9 2 (2.38%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.38%) CentOS
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) ITIL
2 12 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.10%) ETL
4 10 (11.90%) Database Mirroring
5 9 (10.71%) Project Management
6 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.33%) OOP
6 7 (8.33%) OO
7 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.14%) CRM
7 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.95%) High Availability
8 5 (5.95%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (5.95%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.95%) Scrum
9 4 (4.76%) Migration
9 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.14%) SQL
2 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.33%) PHP
4 4 (4.76%) VBScript
4 4 (4.76%) VB
5 3 (3.57%) Java
6 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.38%) C#
6 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.90%) MCP
2 10 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.33%) MCSE
5 7 (8.33%) CCNA
6 3 (3.57%) Degree
6 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.57%) MCSA
7 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.38%) MCITP
7 2 (2.38%) MCTS
8 1 (1.19%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 29 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (32.14%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 8 (9.52%) vSphere
5 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (8.33%) Terminal Services
6 5 (5.95%) XenApp
6 5 (5.95%) XenServer
6 5 (5.95%) VMware Server
7 3 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.38%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 6 (7.14%) SCCM
2 5 (5.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (4.76%) ARCserve
3 4 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.57%) Nagios
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.38%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.19%) WSUS
6 1 (1.19%) SCOM
6 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (58.33%) VMware
2 42 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (39.29%) Citrix
4 16 (19.05%) Cisco
5 7 (8.33%) Oracle
6 6 (7.14%) Symantec
7 5 (5.95%) NetApp
8 4 (4.76%) EMC
8 4 (4.76%) HP
9 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.57%) Dell
9 3 (3.57%) Sun
9 3 (3.57%) IBM
9 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.38%) Lotus
10 2 (2.38%) Intel
10 2 (2.38%) Avaya
10 2 (2.38%) Juniper
10 2 (2.38%) Netezza
10 2 (2.38%) 3PAR
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