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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 147 153 162
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 68 55 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.00% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.34% 3.53% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 59 49 32
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,100 £55,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
1274 1558 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.09% 28.47% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1327 1027
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,300 £60,000
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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +11 27 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Warwickshire +36 23 £44,000 -2.22%
Solihull +4 7 £37,500 +15.38%
Coventry 0 6 £41,000 +17.14%
Staffordshire -25 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Bromwich -3 1 £37,500 -9.09%
Shropshire - 1 £28,000 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (54.21%) Windows
2 56 (52.34%) SQL Server
3 52 (48.60%) Microsoft
3 52 (48.60%) VMware
4 43 (40.19%) Linux
5 35 (32.71%) Cisco
6 34 (31.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (28.97%) SQL
7 31 (28.97%) Citrix
8 30 (28.04%) UNIX
8 30 (28.04%) Firewall
9 29 (27.10%) Solaris
9 29 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (26.17%) MS Exchange
11 25 (23.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (22.43%) SAN
13 22 (20.56%) AIX
13 22 (20.56%) Active Directory
14 21 (19.63%) MCSE
14 21 (19.63%) VMware ESX
14 21 (19.63%) Hyper-V
15 20 (18.69%) Red Hat
16 19 (17.76%) IIS
17 18 (16.82%) IBM
18 17 (15.89%) Juniper
18 17 (15.89%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (15.89%) PowerHA
18 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (14.95%) ITIL
19 16 (14.95%) SharePoint

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 28 (26.17%) MS Exchange
2 19 (17.76%) IIS
3 16 (14.95%) SharePoint
4 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (10.28%) Apache
5 8 (7.48%) Tomcat
5 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (7.48%) Lync
5 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (6.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (3.74%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.48%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.04%) Firewall
2 24 (22.43%) SAN
3 11 (10.28%) Network Security
3 11 (10.28%) NAS
4 10 (9.35%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.35%) VPN
5 9 (8.41%) Internet
5 9 (8.41%) OSPF
6 8 (7.48%) BGP
6 8 (7.48%) Junos
7 6 (5.61%) DNS
8 5 (4.67%) Extranet
9 4 (3.74%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.74%) FTP
9 4 (3.74%) HTTP
9 4 (3.74%) IPsec
9 4 (3.74%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.80%) Wireless
11 2 (1.87%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (52.34%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (12.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (5.61%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (4.67%) DB2
7 5 (4.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 5 (4.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.93%) MySQL
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MSI
General
1 14 (13.08%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Legal
2 8 (7.48%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.87%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Administrator
2 24 (22.43%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (15.89%) DBA
4 13 (12.15%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 13 (12.15%) UNIX Administrator
5 12 (11.21%) Consultant
6 11 (10.28%) SQL DBA
6 11 (10.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (9.35%) Firewall Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (7.48%) Implementation Specialist
10 7 (6.54%) Solaris Administrator
10 7 (6.54%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 6 (5.61%) Support Engineer
11 6 (5.61%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (5.61%) AIX Administrator
11 6 (5.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (5.61%) Linux Administrator
12 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 4 (3.74%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (3.74%) Software Packaging
2 4 (3.74%) .NET
3 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.80%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.93%) J2EE
4 1 (0.93%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Thin Client
1 8 (7.48%) Replication
1 8 (7.48%) Fat Client
2 7 (6.54%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.87%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.93%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 58 (54.21%) Windows
2 43 (40.19%) Linux
3 30 (28.04%) UNIX
4 29 (27.10%) Solaris
4 29 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (20.56%) AIX
6 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (11.21%) SUSE
9 11 (10.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (8.41%) Windows 7
11 5 (4.67%) VMS
12 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.87%) CentOS
13 1 (0.93%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.95%) ITIL
2 15 (14.02%) Load Balancing
3 14 (13.08%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (12.15%) Change Control
5 12 (11.21%) Project Management
6 9 (8.41%) Service Management
6 9 (8.41%) Migration
7 8 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.48%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (7.48%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (7.48%) Project Planning
8 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.54%) Change Management
9 6 (5.61%) ETL
10 5 (4.67%) Low Latency
10 5 (4.67%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 5 (4.67%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.97%) SQL
2 10 (9.35%) Perl
3 8 (7.48%) Tcl
4 7 (6.54%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.54%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.61%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.61%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.80%) VB
6 3 (2.80%) Java
6 3 (2.80%) C#
7 2 (1.87%) C++
7 2 (1.87%) PHP
7 2 (1.87%) VBScript
7 2 (1.87%) Python
7 2 (1.87%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (23.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (19.63%) MCSE
3 16 (14.95%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (14.02%) MCP
5 13 (12.15%) Security Cleared
6 8 (7.48%) CCNP
6 8 (7.48%) Degree
6 8 (7.48%) Check Point Certification
6 8 (7.48%) CCSA
7 7 (6.54%) CCNA
8 6 (5.61%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (5.61%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.67%) OCP
9 5 (4.67%) CCA
10 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.80%) MCTS
11 3 (2.80%) MCSA
12 2 (1.87%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 34 (31.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (20.56%) Active Directory
3 21 (19.63%) VMware ESX
3 21 (19.63%) Hyper-V
4 17 (15.89%) PowerHA
5 11 (10.28%) vSphere
6 9 (8.41%) XenApp
7 6 (5.61%) XenServer
7 6 (5.61%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (3.74%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.74%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.87%) UAG
11 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.93%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (13.08%) SCOM
2 13 (12.15%) SCCM
3 6 (5.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.74%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.74%) ARCserve
4 4 (3.74%) WSUS
4 4 (3.74%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.87%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.87%) MOM
5 2 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (48.60%) Microsoft
1 52 (48.60%) VMware
2 35 (32.71%) Cisco
3 31 (28.97%) Citrix
4 20 (18.69%) Red Hat
5 18 (16.82%) IBM
6 17 (15.89%) Juniper
7 13 (12.15%) Oracle
7 13 (12.15%) HP
8 10 (9.35%) CheckPoint
8 10 (9.35%) Blue Coat
9 8 (7.48%) Symantec
9 8 (7.48%) Veritas
10 6 (5.61%) Dell
11 5 (4.67%) EMC
12 3 (2.80%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.87%) Trend Micro
13 2 (1.87%) Nimsoft
13 2 (1.87%) Spiceworks
13 2 (1.87%) Brocade
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + On-call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago