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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 207 186 184
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 34 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.81% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 2.37% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20 36 25
Median salary £40,000 £45,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.60% +20.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £69,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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
2285 1943 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.05% 34.18% 35.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1626 1574 1587
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 June 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 June 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 23 £40,000 -23.44% 1
Staffordshire -25 3 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £37,500 -
Shropshire -15 2 £31,500 +15.59% 1
Coventry +4 1 - - 2
West Bromwich -5 1 £40,000 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 57 (71.25%) SQL Server
2 47 (58.75%) SQL
3 43 (53.75%) Windows
4 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 27 (33.75%) SAN
6 26 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (30.00%) Migration
7 24 (30.00%) Unix
8 23 (28.75%) Replication
9 21 (26.25%) VMware
9 21 (26.25%) Windows Server
10 20 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 20 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (25.00%) DB2
10 20 (25.00%) Oracle
11 18 (22.50%) Linux
12 17 (21.25%) Cisco
12 17 (21.25%) Citrix
13 16 (20.00%) High Availability
14 15 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (18.75%) Degree
14 15 (18.75%) Presales
14 15 (18.75%) MySQL
15 14 (17.50%) T-SQL
15 14 (17.50%) LAN
15 14 (17.50%) WAN
15 14 (17.50%) NetBackup
16 13 (16.25%) Oracle RMAN
16 13 (16.25%) Zachman Framework

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%) Apache
2 9 (11.25%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.75%) NetWeaver
5 6 (7.50%) IIS
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.00%) IaaS
2 4 (5.00%) PaaS
3 2 (2.50%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.75%) SAN
2 14 (17.50%) LAN
2 14 (17.50%) WAN
3 10 (12.50%) DNS
4 8 (10.00%) NAS
5 7 (8.75%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.50%) DDNS
6 6 (7.50%) Firewall
7 5 (6.25%) VoIP
8 4 (5.00%) BGP
8 4 (5.00%) DHCP
8 4 (5.00%) EIGRP
8 4 (5.00%) MPLS
8 4 (5.00%) Multicast
8 4 (5.00%) Network Security
8 4 (5.00%) OSPF
8 4 (5.00%) VPN
8 4 (5.00%) WLAN
9 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (71.25%) SQL Server
2 26 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (25.00%) DB2
4 15 (18.75%) MySQL
4 15 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (8.75%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.50%) DTS
8 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.25%) Big Data
9 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (16.25%) Publishing
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Online Betting
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Automotive
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) DBA
1 25 (31.25%) SQL DBA
2 13 (16.25%) Consultant
2 13 (16.25%) Technical Specialist
3 9 (11.25%) SQL Server DBA
4 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Administrator
5 6 (7.50%) Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Developer
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Exchange Specialist
9 2 (2.50%) Server Specialist
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Server Specialist
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) LAMP
2 7 (8.75%) SAP Basis
3 5 (6.25%) .NET
4 3 (3.75%) Web Services
5 2 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Camel
5 2 (2.50%) Apache CXF
5 2 (2.50%) RESTful
5 2 (2.50%) SOAP
6 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Replication
2 20 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 13 (16.25%) CMDB
3 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.00%) AS400
5 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.25%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 43 (53.75%) Windows
2 24 (30.00%) Unix
3 21 (26.25%) Windows Server
4 20 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (22.50%) Linux
6 13 (16.25%) AIX
6 13 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (16.25%) Solaris
6 13 (16.25%) SUSE
7 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Migration
2 16 (20.00%) High Availability
3 15 (18.75%) Presales
3 15 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (16.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (16.25%) Line Management
4 13 (16.25%) Performance Analysis
4 13 (16.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 13 (16.25%) Service Delivery
4 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
4 13 (16.25%) TOGAF
4 13 (16.25%) Zachman Framework
5 12 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (13.75%) ETL
7 9 (11.25%) Database Mirroring
7 9 (11.25%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.75%) Patch Management
8 7 (8.75%) SAP Implementation
9 6 (7.50%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.75%) SQL
2 14 (17.50%) T-SQL
3 13 (16.25%) Perl
3 13 (16.25%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.75%) Tcl
6 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Degree
2 13 (16.25%) ISEB
3 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (11.25%) MCSE
5 8 (10.00%) MCITP
6 6 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.50%) MCSA
7 2 (2.50%) MCTS
8 1 (1.25%) CCA
8 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.25%) MCDST
8 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) Firmware
2 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (13.75%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.75%) XenApp
6 2 (2.50%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) NetBackup
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle ZFS
2 13 (16.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (16.25%) Unicenter
3 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) SCCM
5 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.25%) Sysprep
6 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.25%) VMware
3 20 (25.00%) Oracle
4 17 (21.25%) Cisco
4 17 (21.25%) Citrix
5 13 (16.25%) CA
5 13 (16.25%) IBM
5 13 (16.25%) Sun
5 13 (16.25%) Veritas
6 7 (8.75%) SAP
7 2 (2.50%) HP
7 2 (2.50%) Siebel
7 2 (2.50%) Symantec
7 2 (2.50%) Talend
8 1 (1.25%) Draytek
8 1 (1.25%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.25%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.25%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.25%) Splunk
8 1 (1.25%) Veeam
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Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago