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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 190 161 140
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -21
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 43 48 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.97% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 2.92% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 45
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
1971 1645 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.24% 33.09% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1416 1142
Average 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 £65,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Birmingham -7 22 £41,000 -13.68% 1
West Bromwich - 5 £42,000 -
Wolverhampton +4 3 £52,500 +61.53%
Staffordshire +1 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Walsall - 3 £82,500 -
Shropshire 0 2 £31,500 +1.61% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 68 (76.40%) SQL Server
2 62 (69.66%) Windows
3 56 (62.92%) SQL
4 44 (49.44%) Microsoft
5 40 (44.94%) VMware
6 33 (37.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (37.08%) Windows Server
7 30 (33.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (32.58%) Citrix
9 28 (31.46%) ETL
10 27 (30.34%) SAN
11 26 (29.21%) T-SQL
11 26 (29.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (28.09%) Replication
13 24 (26.97%) MS Excel
14 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
14 23 (25.84%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (22.47%) Patch Management
16 19 (21.35%) Hyper-V
16 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (20.22%) Finance
17 18 (20.22%) Cisco
17 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (17.98%) MCSE
19 15 (16.85%) WAN
19 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
20 14 (15.73%) Database Mirroring
20 14 (15.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 14 (15.73%) DNS
21 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (11.24%) IIS
3 9 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.25%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.12%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (26.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.37%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Mimecast
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.34%) SAN
2 15 (16.85%) WAN
3 14 (15.73%) DNS
4 11 (12.36%) DHCP
4 11 (12.36%) Firewall
4 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
5 10 (11.24%) VLAN
6 9 (10.11%) LAN
7 5 (5.62%) NAS
8 3 (3.37%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.25%) DDNS
9 2 (2.25%) Internet
9 2 (2.25%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (76.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (37.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (29.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (25.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (15.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (13.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (8.99%) MySQL
7 8 (8.99%) OLTP
7 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
8 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
10 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.37%) DataStage
11 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
11 3 (3.37%) OLAP
11 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (3.37%) SSDT
12 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Online Betting
5 2 (2.25%) Local Government
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (42.70%) DBA
2 35 (39.33%) SQL DBA
3 19 (21.35%) SQL Server DBA
4 12 (13.48%) Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) Consultant
5 9 (10.11%) Administrator
5 9 (10.11%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (7.87%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.74%) IT Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Server Administrator
9 4 (4.49%) Network Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) .NET
2 3 (3.37%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.25%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.25%) Apache Camel
3 2 (2.25%) Apache CXF
3 2 (2.25%) RESTful
3 2 (2.25%) SOAP
3 2 (2.25%) Web Services
4 1 (1.12%) LAMP
4 1 (1.12%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.09%) Replication
2 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.37%) Fintech
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (3.37%) Neural Network
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.12%) CMDB
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (69.66%) Windows
2 33 (37.08%) Windows Server
3 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.24%) Linux
6 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.12%) AIX
8 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.12%) Solaris
8 1 (1.12%) SUSE
8 1 (1.12%) Unix
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (31.46%) ETL
3 20 (22.47%) Patch Management
4 14 (15.73%) Database Mirroring
5 9 (10.11%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.11%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.99%) Database Security
6 8 (8.99%) High Availability
6 8 (8.99%) ITIL
7 7 (7.87%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (7.87%) Migration
8 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.74%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (6.74%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.49%) Network Design
9 4 (4.49%) Network Management
9 4 (4.49%) Presales
9 4 (4.49%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.92%) SQL
2 26 (29.21%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.49%) Perl
5 2 (2.25%) Tcl
6 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (17.98%) MCSE
3 10 (11.24%) MCITP
4 7 (7.87%) Degree
4 7 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.62%) CCNA
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.37%) CCA
6 3 (3.37%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.37%) MCP
7 1 (1.12%) CCNP
7 1 (1.12%) ISEB
7 1 (1.12%) MCSA
7 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.25%) SLA
4 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.35%) Hyper-V
3 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (12.36%) XenApp
5 3 (3.37%) Terminal Server
5 3 (3.37%) UAG
6 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.25%) vSphere
7 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.12%) Firmware
7 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (13.48%) SCCM
2 3 (3.37%) Sysprep
2 3 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.25%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.25%) SCOM
3 2 (2.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.12%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 44 (49.44%) Microsoft
2 40 (44.94%) VMware
3 29 (32.58%) Citrix
4 18 (20.22%) Cisco
5 10 (11.24%) HP
6 5 (5.62%) Talend
7 3 (3.37%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.37%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.37%) Netezza
7 3 (3.37%) Siebel
7 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.37%) Tableau
8 2 (2.25%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.25%) Juniper
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle
8 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.25%) Symantec
9 1 (1.12%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.12%) CA
9 1 (1.12%) LANDesk
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago