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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
England / West Midlands
Rank 199 176 175
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 14 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.80% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 2.40% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 38 32
Median salary £38,750 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.73% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £30,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
1746 1708 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.79% 33.46% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1280 1340 1395
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,425 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire +3 5 £55,000 -
Shropshire -11 3 - - 3
Birmingham -12 3 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Solihull - 1 £34,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
3 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
4 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (37.78%) SQL
5 17 (37.78%) Windows Server
6 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (31.11%) IIS
8 13 (28.89%) DNS
8 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
10 10 (22.22%) Linux
10 10 (22.22%) High Availability
11 9 (20.00%) DHCP
11 9 (20.00%) Oracle
11 9 (20.00%) Unix
11 9 (20.00%) SLA
11 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (17.78%) Data Protection
12 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (15.56%) Office 365
13 7 (15.56%) Firewall
13 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (15.56%) Network Load Balancing
13 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (15.56%) WAN
13 7 (15.56%) Terminal Server
13 7 (15.56%) MySQL

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 14 (31.11%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) NetWeaver
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (15.56%) Office 365
4 5 (11.11%) IaaS
4 5 (11.11%) PaaS
5 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) DNS
2 9 (20.00%) DHCP
3 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 7 (15.56%) LAN
3 7 (15.56%) WAN
4 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.33%) Unified Communications
4 6 (13.33%) VoIP
5 5 (11.11%) BGP
5 5 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 5 (11.11%) MPLS
5 5 (11.11%) Multicast
5 5 (11.11%) NAS
5 5 (11.11%) Network Security
5 5 (11.11%) OSPF
5 5 (11.11%) SAN
5 5 (11.11%) VPN
5 5 (11.11%) WLAN
6 3 (6.67%) DDNS
6 3 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) MySQL
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (13.33%) DB2
5 5 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.44%) Power BI
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
1 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) DBA
2 7 (15.56%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) SQL DBA
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) SAP Basis
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.44%) WPF
3 2 (4.44%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.11%) AS400
1 5 (11.11%) Private Cloud
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (37.78%) Windows Server
4 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (22.22%) Linux
6 9 (20.00%) Unix
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.67%) CentOS
8 3 (6.67%) Solaris
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) High Availability
2 8 (17.78%) Data Protection
3 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (15.56%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.89%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) ETL
6 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Analytics
7 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.44%) Database Security
7 2 (4.44%) Microservices
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.44%) Server Building
7 2 (4.44%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (4.44%) SOLID
7 2 (4.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) MCSA
1 7 (15.56%) MCSE
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) MCTS
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCDST
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) Terminal Server
3 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco
4 5 (11.11%) VMware
5 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.89%) SAP
5 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.67%) Citrix
6 3 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Draytek
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.22%) Ubiquiti
7 1 (2.22%) Veeam
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