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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 170 167 165
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 43 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.76% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.67% 2.48% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 32
Average salary £45,500 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.51% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £28,100 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,250 £45,000
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
1613 1572 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.58% 30.63% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1322 1244
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 22 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 22 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
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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 -15 14 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Staffordshire +15 12 £52,500 +44.82% 1
Coventry -15 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Shropshire -11 3 £27,500 -4.34%
West Bromwich - 3 £37,500 - 1
Worcestershire -1 1 £32,500 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 58 (65.17%) Windows
2 50 (56.18%) VMware
3 43 (48.31%) Active Directory
4 42 (47.19%) SQL Server
5 38 (42.70%) Microsoft
6 35 (39.33%) Citrix
6 35 (39.33%) MS Exchange
6 35 (39.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (35.96%) SQL
8 30 (33.71%) SAN
8 30 (33.71%) Hyper-V
9 28 (31.46%) DNS
10 26 (29.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 25 (28.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (25.84%) Linux
13 18 (20.22%) Firewall
13 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (20.22%) Cisco
13 18 (20.22%) PowerShell
14 16 (17.98%) Finance
15 15 (16.85%) Apache
15 15 (16.85%) Replication
16 14 (15.73%) Capacity Planning
16 14 (15.73%) TCP/IP
16 14 (15.73%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (14.61%) Relational Database
18 12 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2013
18 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (13.48%) RDBMS

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 35 (39.33%) MS Exchange
2 26 (29.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (16.85%) Apache
4 12 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2000
5 11 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
6 9 (10.11%) IIS
7 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (7.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
8 3 (3.37%) OpenEdge
9 2 (2.25%) Lync
10 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.12%) CMS
10 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.12%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (1.12%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (1.12%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (33.71%) SAN
2 28 (31.46%) DNS
3 18 (20.22%) Firewall
4 14 (15.73%) TCP/IP
5 11 (12.36%) NAS
6 9 (10.11%) DDNS
7 8 (8.99%) DHCP
8 6 (6.74%) VoIP
8 6 (6.74%) Network Security
9 5 (5.62%) Wireshark
9 5 (5.62%) HTTPS
10 4 (4.49%) OSPF
10 4 (4.49%) BGP
10 4 (4.49%) LAN
10 4 (4.49%) WAN
11 3 (3.37%) Ethernet
11 3 (3.37%) VPN
12 1 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.12%) Junos
12 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (47.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.61%) Relational Database
3 12 (13.48%) RDBMS
3 12 (13.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (12.36%) MySQL
5 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.37%) DTS
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.25%) OLTP
10 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.12%) Toad
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Games
3 1 (1.12%) Military
3 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (21.35%) DBA
2 17 (19.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) SQL DBA
4 11 (12.36%) Architect
5 10 (11.24%) Technical Architect
6 8 (8.99%) Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Lead Developer
8 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.74%) Administrator
8 6 (6.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Lead PHP Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) PHP Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior DBA
9 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Consultant
10 4 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.49%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) HTML
2 7 (7.87%) LAMP
2 7 (7.87%) HTML5
2 7 (7.87%) jQuery
2 7 (7.87%) Ext JS
2 7 (7.87%) CSS
3 6 (6.74%) Web Services
3 6 (6.74%) CSS3
4 1 (1.12%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.12%) WCF
4 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Replication
2 7 (7.87%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.37%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.25%) Handset
6 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (65.17%) Windows
2 35 (39.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (28.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (25.84%) Linux
5 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.11%) UNIX
7 6 (6.74%) Solaris
7 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.49%) CentOS
10 3 (3.37%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) Capacity Planning
1 14 (15.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.36%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (11.24%) ETL
4 9 (10.11%) ITIL
4 9 (10.11%) Database Mirroring
5 7 (7.87%) Migration
6 6 (6.74%) Project Management
6 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.74%) OOP
6 6 (6.74%) OO
6 6 (6.74%) CRM
6 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.62%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.62%) Scrum
7 5 (5.62%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.49%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (4.49%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.96%) SQL
2 18 (20.22%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.87%) PHP
3 7 (7.87%) VBScript
3 7 (7.87%) VB
4 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.12%) Perl
6 1 (1.12%) C
6 1 (1.12%) C#
6 1 (1.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.48%) MCP
2 12 (13.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
4 10 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.87%) MCSE
5 7 (7.87%) CCNA
5 7 (7.87%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.62%) Degree
8 3 (3.37%) MCTS
8 3 (3.37%) MCITP
8 3 (3.37%) MCSA
8 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.12%) CCSA
9 1 (1.12%) CCNP
9 1 (1.12%) CCA
9 1 (1.12%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
2 5 (5.62%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (48.31%) Active Directory
2 32 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (33.71%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.24%) vSphere
4 10 (11.24%) VMware ESX
5 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (10.11%) Terminal Services
6 8 (8.99%) XenApp
7 5 (5.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (5.62%) VMware Server
8 4 (4.49%) XenServer
9 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) NetBackup
2 7 (7.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (6.74%) ARCserve
3 6 (6.74%) SCCM
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (5.62%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.49%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.25%) Nagios
7 1 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.12%) SCOM
7 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (56.18%) VMware
2 38 (42.70%) Microsoft
3 35 (39.33%) Citrix
4 18 (20.22%) Cisco
5 12 (13.48%) Oracle
6 8 (8.99%) Symantec
7 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.49%) HP
9 3 (3.37%) Netezza
9 3 (3.37%) Dell
9 3 (3.37%) IBM
9 3 (3.37%) Avaya
9 3 (3.37%) Juniper
9 3 (3.37%) Sun
10 2 (2.25%) EMC
10 2 (2.25%) Intel
10 2 (2.25%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.12%) Lumension
11 1 (1.12%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.12%) Barracuda Networks
West Bromwich, West Midlands
Interserve FM
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago