Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Clustering
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 987 968 985
Rank change year-on-year -19 +17 -180
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 167 192 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.00% 1.28% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 151 151 220
England median annual salary £47,500 £54,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.84% +9.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year -9.52% +13.51% -4.27%

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 16,676 14,976 16,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.22% 8.96% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13,322 12,171 13,869
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -33 67 £55,000 -15.38% 9
North of England +33 34 £39,500 -12.22% 4
South East +9 33 £47,500 -24.00% 4
Yorkshire +33 18 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Midlands -4 17 £34,250 -14.38% 5
North West +19 16 £38,500 +2.67% 1
South West -7 15 £34,000 -20.00% 2
West Midlands +14 9 £55,000 +37.50% 5
East Midlands +1 8 £31,000 -29.55%
East of England +7 1 £48,000 -12.73% 1
Microsoft Clustering
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 160 (95.81%) Windows
2 134 (80.24%) Clustering
3 92 (55.09%) Microsoft
4 91 (54.49%) Active Directory
5 89 (53.29%) Windows Server
6 88 (52.69%) SQL Server
7 86 (51.50%) SQL
8 70 (41.92%) VMware
9 69 (41.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (30.54%) SAN
11 50 (29.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 50 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 49 (29.34%) High Availability
13 45 (26.95%) T-SQL
14 44 (26.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 40 (23.95%) Finance
15 40 (23.95%) ITIL
15 40 (23.95%) Microsoft Certification
15 40 (23.95%) SCCM
16 37 (22.16%) Disaster Recovery
16 37 (22.16%) Performance Tuning
17 36 (21.56%) MCSE
18 35 (20.96%) TCP/IP
19 32 (19.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 31 (18.56%) Replication
20 31 (18.56%) Capacity Planning
21 28 (16.77%) SQL Server 2012
22 27 (16.17%) Data Centre
23 26 (15.57%) Patch Management
23 26 (15.57%) 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 23 (13.77%) IIS
1 23 (13.77%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (8.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (8.38%) Site Server
5 11 (6.59%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.59%) NetWeaver
7 5 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.40%) CMS
8 4 (2.40%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (10.78%) Office 365
3 14 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.39%) IaaS
5 4 (2.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (30.54%) SAN
2 35 (20.96%) TCP/IP
3 25 (14.97%) DNS
4 24 (14.37%) Internet
4 24 (14.37%) NAS
5 19 (11.38%) DHCP
6 13 (7.78%) WAN
7 12 (7.19%) LAN
8 10 (5.99%) Wireless
9 9 (5.39%) Firewall
10 8 (4.79%) Intranet
11 5 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (2.99%) Kerberos
12 4 (2.40%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.40%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.40%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (2.40%) SSL
12 4 (2.40%) VPN
13 3 (1.80%) Skype
14 2 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (52.69%) SQL Server
2 50 (29.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (19.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (16.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (13.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (10.78%) Relational Database
7 14 (8.38%) SSDT
8 11 (6.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (5.99%) MySQL
9 10 (5.99%) Oracle Database
10 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (2.40%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.40%) Redis
13 3 (1.80%) SAP HANA
14 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MSI
1 2 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (23.95%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.19%) Retail
4 6 (3.59%) Marketing
4 6 (3.59%) Publishing
5 4 (2.40%) Electronics
5 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.80%) Banking
6 3 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (31.74%) DBA
2 52 (31.14%) SQL DBA
3 43 (25.75%) SQL Server DBA
4 26 (15.57%) Administrator
5 18 (10.78%) Consultant
6 17 (10.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (9.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 16 (9.58%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (7.19%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (6.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.59%) IT Engineer
9 11 (6.59%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) Windows Administrator
10 10 (5.99%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 9 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (4.79%) IT Support
12 8 (4.79%) IT Support Engineer
12 8 (4.79%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.79%) Senior Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.59%) .NET
2 8 (4.79%) WCF
2 8 (4.79%) Web Services
3 6 (3.59%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.60%) Kafka
4 1 (0.60%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (80.24%) Clustering
2 31 (18.56%) Replication
3 27 (16.17%) Data Centre
4 25 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.59%) Management Information System
6 10 (5.99%) EMC VNX
7 8 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (3.59%) EMC VMAX
9 5 (2.99%) Public Cloud
10 4 (2.40%) PKI
11 2 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.60%) Fintech
12 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 160 (95.81%) Windows
2 89 (53.29%) Windows Server
3 69 (41.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (26.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (14.37%) Linux
6 15 (8.98%) Windows 10
7 13 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (6.59%) Windows 7
9 9 (5.39%) Unix
10 8 (4.79%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.20%) CentOS
12 2 (1.20%) Debian
12 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.34%) High Availability
2 40 (23.95%) ITIL
3 37 (22.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 37 (22.16%) Performance Tuning
4 31 (18.56%) Capacity Planning
5 26 (15.57%) Patch Management
6 24 (14.37%) DevOps
7 19 (11.38%) Mentoring
8 17 (10.18%) Change Control
9 16 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (8.98%) Virtual Environments
11 13 (7.78%) Statistics
12 12 (7.19%) Change Management
12 12 (7.19%) Database Security
12 12 (7.19%) ITIL V3
12 12 (7.19%) Network Load Balancing
13 11 (6.59%) Information Security
13 11 (6.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 11 (6.59%) Problem Management
13 11 (6.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (51.50%) SQL
2 45 (26.95%) T-SQL
3 20 (11.98%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.19%) Java
5 6 (3.59%) ABAP
6 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.20%) VB
7 1 (0.60%) C
7 1 (0.60%) C#
7 1 (0.60%) C++
7 1 (0.60%) Perl
7 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (23.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (21.56%) MCSE
3 19 (11.38%) MCSA
4 14 (8.38%) Degree
4 14 (8.38%) MCP
5 13 (7.78%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.80%) MCTS
8 2 (1.20%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.60%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.60%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.80%) GDPR
2 3 (1.80%) QA
2 3 (1.80%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (54.49%) Active Directory
2 50 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (14.97%) Hyper-V
4 20 (11.98%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (11.38%) vSphere
6 17 (10.18%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (6.59%) Firmware
8 8 (4.79%) Terminal Server
9 7 (4.19%) XenApp
10 6 (3.59%) BitLocker
11 5 (2.99%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.99%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.20%) NFS
13 1 (0.60%) Docker
13 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 40 (23.95%) SCCM
2 22 (13.17%) vCenter Server
3 18 (10.78%) Failover Clustering
3 18 (10.78%) SCOM
4 13 (7.78%) SCOrch
5 11 (6.59%) Simpana
6 7 (4.19%) NetBackup
7 6 (3.59%) Foglight
8 5 (2.99%) AirWatch
8 5 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.80%) SQL Sentry
9 3 (1.80%) WSUS
10 2 (1.20%) Control-M
10 2 (1.20%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.60%) Ansible
11 1 (0.60%) Graylog
11 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 92 (55.09%) Microsoft
2 70 (41.92%) VMware
3 26 (15.57%) Citrix
4 20 (11.98%) Cisco
5 16 (9.58%) HP
5 16 (9.58%) Oracle
6 13 (7.78%) CommVault
6 13 (7.78%) Red Hat
7 11 (6.59%) EMC
8 10 (5.99%) SAP
8 10 (5.99%) Veeam
9 8 (4.79%) Symantec
10 7 (4.19%) IBM
11 6 (3.59%) NetApp
11 6 (3.59%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.99%) Blue Coat
12 5 (2.99%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.80%) Brocade
13 3 (1.80%) F5
13 3 (1.80%) RedGate