The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 163 178
Rank change year-on-year +15 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 31 49 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.94% 1.08% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.46% 2.79% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 32
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £40,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

Clustering is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1260 1758 2001
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 38.16% 38.77% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1387 1377
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Clustering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Berkshire

Clustering
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Clustering in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Clustering in Berkshire

Clustering
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Clustering in Berkshire

Clustering
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Reading +22 21 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Bracknell +26 7 £35,000 -13.04% 1
Slough +2 2 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Maidenhead +8 1 £50,000 -
Clustering
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 59 (96.72%) Windows
1 59 (96.72%) Windows Server
2 42 (68.85%) Active Directory
3 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
4 31 (50.82%) Office 365
5 30 (49.18%) Backup Exec
6 28 (45.90%) SQL
7 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (39.34%) Veeam
8 24 (39.34%) MS Exchange
9 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
10 22 (36.07%) VMware
11 21 (34.43%) DNS
12 20 (32.79%) VMware ESXi
13 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (31.15%) SCCM
14 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (29.51%) Hybrid Cloud
15 16 (26.23%) Service Delivery Management
15 16 (26.23%) Service Delivery
16 15 (24.59%) Virtual Environments
16 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (24.59%) High Availability
17 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
18 13 (21.31%) Internet
19 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2013
20 11 (18.03%) IIS
21 10 (16.39%) Linux
21 10 (16.39%) Veritas
21 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 24 (39.34%) MS Exchange
2 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (18.03%) IIS
5 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
8 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.64%) Apache
9 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.64%) nginx
9 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (50.82%) Office 365
2 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) DNS
2 13 (21.31%) Internet
3 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.20%) DHCP
4 5 (8.20%) Firewall
4 5 (8.20%) LAN
4 5 (8.20%) WAN
5 4 (6.56%) SAN
6 1 (1.64%) IPsec
6 1 (1.64%) Junos
6 1 (1.64%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) Redis
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (4.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Support Engineer
2 18 (29.51%) Technical Engineer
2 18 (29.51%) Technical Support
2 18 (29.51%) Technical Support Engineer
3 16 (26.23%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (24.59%) Exchange Engineer
5 14 (22.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (21.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (18.03%) Exchange Support
8 10 (16.39%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (13.11%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
10 8 (13.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 7 (11.48%) IT Engineer
11 7 (11.48%) IT Support
12 6 (9.84%) Exchange Specialist
12 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Engineer
12 6 (9.84%) Windows Support Engineer
13 5 (8.20%) Active Directory Engineer
14 4 (6.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Middleware
1 4 (6.56%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.64%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (96.72%) Windows
1 59 (96.72%) Windows Server
2 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (16.39%) Linux
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Service Delivery
1 16 (26.23%) Service Delivery Management
2 15 (24.59%) High Availability
2 15 (24.59%) Virtual Environments
3 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (9.84%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.20%) Data Management
6 4 (6.56%) ITIL
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.56%) SOA
6 4 (6.56%) Time Management
7 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.92%) Change Management
7 3 (4.92%) Presales
7 3 (4.92%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.92%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.28%) Migration
9 1 (1.64%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (9.84%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.28%) MCSA
5 2 (3.28%) MCSE
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (68.85%) Active Directory
2 20 (32.79%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.64%) iptables
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (49.18%) Backup Exec
2 19 (31.15%) SCCM
3 6 (9.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (9.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (9.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (9.84%) vCenter Server
4 5 (8.20%) NetBackup
5 4 (6.56%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (6.56%) SCVMM
6 3 (4.92%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (4.92%) SCOM
7 1 (1.64%) cPanel
7 1 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.64%) logstash
7 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.64%) Nagios
7 1 (1.64%) Plesk
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
2 24 (39.34%) Veeam
3 22 (36.07%) VMware
4 10 (16.39%) Veritas
5 9 (14.75%) Symantec
6 8 (13.11%) arcserve
6 8 (13.11%) EMC
7 6 (9.84%) Altiris
7 6 (9.84%) Cisco
7 6 (9.84%) CommVault
7 6 (9.84%) F5
7 6 (9.84%) Forcepoint
7 6 (9.84%) Juniper
7 6 (9.84%) Oracle
8 4 (6.56%) HP
8 4 (6.56%) NetApp
9 3 (4.92%) Dell
9 3 (4.92%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (4.92%) MobileIron
10 2 (3.28%) Google
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