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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 161 145 147
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 46 53 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 1.20% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.40% 3.84% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 46
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £50,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
1352 1380 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.93% 31.29% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1126 1266
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
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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 -11 24 £44,000 +3.52% 1
Shropshire - 10 £36,750 -
Coventry -5 8 £36,000 +20.00% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £32,500 - 1
Staffordshire +3 1 £38,500 -18.94% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £41,500 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 82 (58.57%) Windows
2 73 (52.14%) VMware
3 67 (47.86%) Microsoft
4 58 (41.43%) Linux
5 57 (40.71%) SQL Server
6 56 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 49 (35.00%) MS Exchange
8 47 (33.57%) UNIX
9 46 (32.86%) Citrix
10 42 (30.00%) Firewall
11 40 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 39 (27.86%) SQL
13 38 (27.14%) Hyper-V
14 33 (23.57%) SAN
15 32 (22.86%) Cisco
16 30 (21.43%) Solaris
16 30 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (20.00%) Load Balancing
17 28 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (18.57%) VMware ESX
19 25 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
20 23 (16.43%) Cisco Certification
20 23 (16.43%) ITIL
20 23 (16.43%) MS Excel
21 22 (15.71%) Juniper
21 22 (15.71%) Network Security
22 21 (15.00%) Red Hat
22 21 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
23 20 (14.29%) CheckPoint
23 20 (14.29%) OSPF

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 49 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 13 (9.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2000
8 9 (6.43%) IIS
9 7 (5.00%) Lync
10 6 (4.29%) Apache
11 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.43%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (1.43%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.71%) OpenEdge
13 1 (0.71%) CMS
13 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.43%) MS Visio
3 10 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.00%) Firewall
2 33 (23.57%) SAN
3 22 (15.71%) Network Security
4 20 (14.29%) OSPF
4 20 (14.29%) BGP
5 19 (13.57%) DNS
6 18 (12.86%) TCP/IP
7 16 (11.43%) NAS
8 14 (10.00%) Internet
9 13 (9.29%) Junos
10 11 (7.86%) VPN
11 9 (6.43%) Extranet
11 9 (6.43%) DDNS
12 6 (4.29%) VoIP
13 5 (3.57%) IP Telephony
14 3 (2.14%) HTTPS
14 3 (2.14%) Wireshark
15 2 (1.43%) LAN
15 2 (1.43%) WAN
15 2 (1.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (40.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (7.86%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (6.43%) RDBMS
7 8 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.71%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (3.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 5 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.14%) MySQL
12 2 (1.43%) DB2
12 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.43%) DTS
13 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) RequisitePro
2 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.14%) Automotive
4 2 (1.43%) Back Office
4 2 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (25.71%) Administrator
2 28 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 16 (11.43%) Consultant
5 15 (10.71%) DBA
5 15 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 14 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
7 11 (7.86%) Analyst
8 9 (6.43%) Architect
9 8 (5.71%) SQL DBA
9 8 (5.71%) Wintel Consultant
10 7 (5.00%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (4.29%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (4.29%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.29%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (4.29%) AIX Administrator
12 5 (3.57%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) Software Packaging
2 4 (2.86%) Middleware
2 4 (2.86%) Web Services
3 3 (2.14%) .NET
3 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.43%) XML
4 2 (1.43%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.71%) WCF
5 1 (0.71%) CSS
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Blackberry
2 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.57%) Replication
3 5 (3.57%) Life Science
4 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.43%) Handset
6 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 82 (58.57%) Windows
2 58 (41.43%) Linux
3 47 (33.57%) UNIX
4 30 (21.43%) Solaris
4 30 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (13.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (13.57%) AIX
7 15 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (6.43%) CentOS
8 9 (6.43%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.43%) SUSE
9 7 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (4.29%) Windows 2000
10 6 (4.29%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.43%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 23 (16.43%) ITIL
3 20 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
4 16 (11.43%) Change Control
5 13 (9.29%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (9.29%) ETL
6 12 (8.57%) Project Management
7 10 (7.14%) High Availability
8 9 (6.43%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (6.43%) Low Latency
8 9 (6.43%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 9 (6.43%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.29%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.57%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.57%) Change Management
12 4 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.86%) SQL
2 20 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.00%) Tcl
3 14 (10.00%) Perl
4 5 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.57%) VBScript
4 5 (3.57%) VB
5 4 (2.86%) Java
6 3 (2.14%) C#
7 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (16.43%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.71%) CCNP
3 15 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 13 (9.29%) MCP
4 13 (9.29%) MCSE
4 13 (9.29%) CCSA
4 13 (9.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (9.29%) Check Point Certification
5 10 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (6.43%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.71%) CCNA
8 5 (3.57%) OCP
8 5 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (2.86%) CCA
9 4 (2.86%) MCSA
10 2 (1.43%) MCTS
10 2 (1.43%) MCITP
10 2 (1.43%) Degree
11 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 56 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 40 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (27.14%) Hyper-V
4 26 (18.57%) VMware ESX
5 19 (13.57%) PowerHA
6 16 (11.43%) XenApp
7 15 (10.71%) vSphere
8 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (4.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (4.29%) Terminal Services
10 5 (3.57%) XenServer
10 5 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (2.86%) RHEV
12 2 (1.43%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) Nagios
2 7 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (5.00%) SCCM
3 6 (4.29%) SCOM
3 6 (4.29%) ARCserve
3 6 (4.29%) WSUS
4 5 (3.57%) SCDPM
5 4 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.86%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 73 (52.14%) VMware
2 67 (47.86%) Microsoft
3 46 (32.86%) Citrix
4 32 (22.86%) Cisco
5 22 (15.71%) Juniper
6 21 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 20 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 20 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 19 (13.57%) IBM
9 17 (12.14%) Oracle
10 10 (7.14%) NetApp
11 8 (5.71%) HP
11 8 (5.71%) Symantec
12 7 (5.00%) EMC
13 6 (4.29%) Altiris
14 4 (2.86%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.86%) Veritas
14 4 (2.86%) Hitachi
15 2 (1.43%) Lotus
15 2 (1.43%) Sage
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Good Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Britvic
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago