Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Clustering over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Clustering
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 980 974 951
Rank change year-on-year -6 -23 -117
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 155 194 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 1.32% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 127 170 190
England median annual salary £49,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £34,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £67,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £49,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.50% +5.26% -5.00%

Microsoft Clustering is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 16,174 14,708 16,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.61% 9.00% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12,897 12,142 13,223
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Microsoft Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in England

Microsoft Clustering
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Clustering in England

Microsoft Clustering
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in England over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Clustering in England

Microsoft Clustering
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering within the England region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 60 £60,000 +11.67% 6
South East +24 40 £47,500 -5.00% 12
North of England +66 31 £39,000 +11.43% 5
North West +22 16 £39,250 +12.14% 2
Yorkshire +40 14 £28,500 -36.67% 2
South West +9 12 £34,000 -20.00% 2
Midlands +9 10 £31,000 -25.53% 2
East Midlands -7 9 £31,000 +12.73% 2
East of England +14 2 £46,500 -15.45%
West Midlands +17 1 - -
North East - 1 £43,028 - 1
Microsoft Clustering
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 150 (96.77%) Windows
2 127 (81.94%) Clustering
3 93 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 90 (58.06%) Windows Server
5 89 (57.42%) Active Directory
6 83 (53.55%) Microsoft
7 73 (47.10%) SQL
8 70 (45.16%) VMware
9 58 (37.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (27.10%) High Availability
12 41 (26.45%) SAN
13 40 (25.81%) Finance
13 40 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 39 (25.16%) DNS
15 38 (24.52%) T-SQL
15 38 (24.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 37 (23.87%) PowerShell
16 37 (23.87%) Microsoft Azure
17 33 (21.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 33 (21.29%) Linux
17 33 (21.29%) ITIL
17 33 (21.29%) SQL Server 2012
18 29 (18.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 28 (18.06%) SCCM
19 28 (18.06%) Disaster Recovery
20 27 (17.42%) Hyper-V
20 27 (17.42%) Data Centre
21 26 (16.77%) TCP/IP
21 26 (16.77%) Citrix

Microsoft Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 21 (13.55%) IIS
2 15 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.52%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.94%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.65%) Apache
8 1 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (23.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (12.90%) IaaS
3 13 (8.39%) Office 365
4 11 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.87%) PaaS
6 5 (3.23%) SaaS
7 4 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.45%) SAN
2 39 (25.16%) DNS
3 26 (16.77%) TCP/IP
4 23 (14.84%) DHCP
5 16 (10.32%) Internet
6 13 (8.39%) NAS
7 11 (7.10%) LAN
8 10 (6.45%) WAN
9 9 (5.81%) Firewall
9 9 (5.81%) SSL
9 9 (5.81%) Wireless
10 6 (3.87%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (3.87%) Intranet
10 6 (3.87%) VPN
11 5 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (3.23%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.94%) Skype
12 3 (1.94%) Unified Communications
13 2 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (24.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (21.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (21.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (18.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (12.90%) MySQL
6 15 (9.68%) SQL Server 2016
7 12 (7.74%) SSDT
8 11 (7.10%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (5.16%) Relational Database
11 7 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (3.87%) Oracle Database
12 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (3.23%) RDBMS
14 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (2.58%) Power BI
14 4 (2.58%) Redis
15 3 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.23%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.29%) MSI
4 2 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 40 (25.81%) Finance
2 9 (5.81%) Marketing
2 9 (5.81%) Retail
3 6 (3.87%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.94%) Advertising
5 3 (1.94%) Electronics
5 3 (1.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (31.61%) DBA
2 48 (30.97%) SQL DBA
3 36 (23.23%) SQL Server DBA
4 33 (21.29%) Administrator
5 20 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (7.74%) IT Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) Consultant
8 11 (7.10%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) Windows Administrator
8 11 (7.10%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Infrastructure Support
10 9 (5.81%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (5.16%) Windows Engineer
12 7 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (4.52%) Operations Engineer
12 7 (4.52%) Senior DBA
12 7 (4.52%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.45%) .NET
2 6 (3.87%) WCF
2 6 (3.87%) Web Services
3 3 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.94%) Kafka
3 3 (1.94%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.29%) LDAP
5 1 (0.65%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 127 (81.94%) Clustering
2 27 (17.42%) Data Centre
3 18 (11.61%) Replication
4 14 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.45%) EMC VNX
6 7 (4.52%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.87%) EMC VMAX
7 6 (3.87%) PKI
7 6 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.58%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.29%) NHS
11 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 150 (96.77%) Windows
2 90 (58.06%) Windows Server
3 58 (37.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (21.29%) Linux
6 21 (13.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.81%) Windows 10
7 9 (5.81%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.87%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.58%) Unix
10 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.10%) High Availability
2 33 (21.29%) ITIL
3 28 (18.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (16.13%) DevOps
5 22 (14.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 20 (12.90%) Migration
6 20 (12.90%) Patch Management
7 18 (11.61%) Capacity Planning
8 17 (10.97%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (9.68%) Change Management
10 14 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (9.03%) Problem Management
10 14 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (8.39%) Network Load Balancing
12 12 (7.74%) Change Control
13 11 (7.10%) ITIL V3
14 10 (6.45%) ETL
15 9 (5.81%) Business Continuity
15 9 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (5.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (47.10%) SQL
2 38 (24.52%) T-SQL
3 37 (23.87%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.58%) Python
4 4 (2.58%) VB
5 3 (1.94%) ABAP
5 3 (1.94%) Java
6 2 (1.29%) C#
7 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.03%) MCSE
3 11 (7.10%) Degree
4 9 (5.81%) MCSA
5 7 (4.52%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.87%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.94%) MCTS
8 3 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.65%) CCDA
9 1 (0.65%) CCNA
9 1 (0.65%) CCNP
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.65%) MCITP
9 1 (0.65%) MCP
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) SLA
2 3 (1.94%) GDPR
3 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 89 (57.42%) Active Directory
2 45 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (17.42%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (8.39%) XenApp
6 9 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (5.81%) XenDesktop
7 8 (5.16%) vSphere
8 6 (3.87%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (3.87%) Terminal Server
8 6 (3.87%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.94%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.94%) Docker
9 3 (1.94%) Firmware
10 2 (1.29%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.65%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 28 (18.06%) SCCM
2 23 (14.84%) SCOM
3 17 (10.97%) Failover Clustering
4 14 (9.03%) vCenter Server
5 12 (7.74%) SCOrch
6 10 (6.45%) AirWatch
7 9 (5.81%) Foglight
8 7 (4.52%) Ansible
8 7 (4.52%) WSUS
9 6 (3.87%) NetBackup
9 6 (3.87%) Simpana
10 4 (2.58%) IBM BigFix
10 4 (2.58%) Puppet
10 4 (2.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (1.94%) Grafana
11 3 (1.94%) Graylog
11 3 (1.94%) SQL Sentry
12 2 (1.29%) Control-M
12 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 83 (53.55%) Microsoft
2 70 (45.16%) VMware
3 26 (16.77%) Citrix
4 21 (13.55%) Red Hat
5 19 (12.26%) HP
5 19 (12.26%) Oracle
6 16 (10.32%) Cisco
7 12 (7.74%) EMC
8 11 (7.10%) CommVault
9 9 (5.81%) Blue Coat
9 9 (5.81%) Brocade
9 9 (5.81%) F5
9 9 (5.81%) SolarWinds
10 8 (5.16%) Symantec
11 7 (4.52%) IBM
11 7 (4.52%) Nimble Storage
11 7 (4.52%) SAP
11 7 (4.52%) Veritas
12 6 (3.87%) NetApp
13 5 (3.23%) McAfee