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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 178 171 157
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 44 41 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.76% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.34% 2.33% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 43
Average salary £45,000 £34,800 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,700 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,700 £47,250 £55,000
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
1883 1757 1930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.37% 32.52% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1530 1466 1621
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Staffordshire +20 17 £40,000 +10.34%
Birmingham -11 12 £54,250 +66.66% 5
Coventry -17 7 £45,000 +26.76%
Shropshire -8 2 £27,250 -22.14%
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 49 (53.26%) Windows
2 47 (51.09%) SQL Server
3 45 (48.91%) VMware
4 39 (42.39%) SQL
5 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 33 (35.87%) Active Directory
6 33 (35.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (31.52%) MS Exchange
9 28 (30.43%) Citrix
10 27 (29.35%) SAN
10 27 (29.35%) Hyper-V
10 27 (29.35%) Replication
11 25 (27.17%) Linux
12 24 (26.09%) DNS
12 24 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
13 22 (23.91%) Finance
14 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2010
14 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (22.83%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (20.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (19.57%) Relational Database
17 17 (18.48%) RDBMS
18 16 (17.39%) Oracle
18 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 15 (16.30%) QA
19 15 (16.30%) Cisco
19 15 (16.30%) Firewall
20 14 (15.22%) UNIX
21 13 (14.13%) Apache

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (31.52%) MS Exchange
2 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.13%) Apache
4 12 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (9.78%) IIS
5 9 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2000
6 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.17%) OpenEdge
9 2 (2.17%) NetWeaver
10 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.09%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.35%) SAN
2 24 (26.09%) DNS
3 15 (16.30%) Firewall
4 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.87%) NAS
6 8 (8.70%) DHCP
7 6 (6.52%) VoIP
7 6 (6.52%) DDNS
8 5 (5.43%) Network Security
8 5 (5.43%) Wireshark
8 5 (5.43%) HTTPS
9 4 (4.35%) WAN
9 4 (4.35%) LAN
10 3 (3.26%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.26%) VPN
10 3 (3.26%) OSPF
10 3 (3.26%) BGP
11 1 (1.09%) SSL
11 1 (1.09%) Internet
11 1 (1.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (51.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (19.57%) Relational Database
4 17 (18.48%) RDBMS
5 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (11.96%) MySQL
8 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
10 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (5.43%) OLTP
11 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (3.26%) DTS
13 2 (2.17%) DB2
13 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.09%) Toad
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.52%) Games
4 1 (1.09%) Military
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) DBA
2 26 (28.26%) SQL DBA
3 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Technical Architect
5 9 (9.78%) Consultant
5 9 (9.78%) SQL Server DBA
5 9 (9.78%) Senior DBA
6 8 (8.70%) Administrator
6 8 (8.70%) Senior SQL DBA
7 7 (7.61%) Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Lead Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (6.52%) PHP Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Lead PHP Developer
8 6 (6.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) HTML
1 7 (7.61%) LAMP
1 7 (7.61%) jQuery
1 7 (7.61%) Ext JS
1 7 (7.61%) HTML5
2 6 (6.52%) CSS3
2 6 (6.52%) CSS
3 5 (5.43%) Web Services
4 2 (2.17%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.35%) Replication
2 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.43%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.26%) Windows
2 30 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (27.17%) Linux
4 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (15.22%) UNIX
6 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (8.70%) Solaris
9 5 (5.43%) CentOS
9 5 (5.43%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
2 21 (22.83%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (13.04%) Database Mirroring
3 12 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (9.78%) ETL
6 7 (7.61%) ITIL
6 7 (7.61%) Server Building
7 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.52%) OOP
7 6 (6.52%) OO
7 6 (6.52%) Project Management
7 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.52%) Migration
7 6 (6.52%) Database Security
8 5 (5.43%) Scrum
8 5 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (5.43%) CRM
8 5 (5.43%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.39%) SQL
2 13 (14.13%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.61%) VBScript
3 7 (7.61%) VB
3 7 (7.61%) PHP
4 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.09%) Tcl
6 1 (1.09%) Perl
6 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.87%) MCP
4 7 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.52%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (6.52%) MCSE
6 5 (5.43%) CCNA
6 5 (5.43%) Degree
6 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.17%) MCTS
8 2 (2.17%) MCITP
9 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.09%) CCSA
9 1 (1.09%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.09%) CCA
9 1 (1.09%) MCSA
9 1 (1.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) QA
2 4 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (35.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 33 (35.87%) Active Directory
2 27 (29.35%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.96%) vSphere
4 9 (9.78%) VMware ESX
5 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (7.61%) XenApp
7 6 (6.52%) Terminal Services
8 5 (5.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (5.43%) VMware Server
9 3 (3.26%) XenServer
9 3 (3.26%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (7.61%) NetBackup
3 6 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (6.52%) Data Guard
4 5 (5.43%) SCCM
4 5 (5.43%) Nagios
4 5 (5.43%) ARCserve
5 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.09%) SCOM
6 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (48.91%) VMware
2 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 28 (30.43%) Citrix
4 16 (17.39%) Oracle
5 15 (16.30%) Cisco
6 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.52%) Symantec
7 4 (4.35%) HP
8 3 (3.26%) Dell
8 3 (3.26%) IBM
8 3 (3.26%) Avaya
8 3 (3.26%) Netezza
9 2 (2.17%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.17%) Sun
9 2 (2.17%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.17%) SAP
9 2 (2.17%) EMC
9 2 (2.17%) Intel
10 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.09%) Juniper
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £47,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car allowance or company car
Posted: 23 days ago