Period
to 18 December 2017

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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Clustering
UK > England
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 968 922 860
Rank change year-on-year -46 -62 -103
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 190 268 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.29% 1.76% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 173 196 349
England median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £63,100 £72,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +8.70%

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 14755 15203 15823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.79% 8.76% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12220 12400 13040
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 -18 76 £53,730 -8.54% 3
South East +26 51 £50,000 - 2
Midlands +28 32 £35,500 -11.25% 2
East Midlands +11 17 £27,500 -28.57% 1
North of England -31 17 £35,000 -6.67% 2
West Midlands +18 15 £41,628 -35.96% 1
East of England +12 10 £55,000 +15.79%
North West -23 9 £30,000 -29.41%
Yorkshire -8 8 £35,000 -6.67% 2
South West +9 4 £37,500 - 1
Microsoft Clustering
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 171 (90.00%) Clustering
2 169 (88.95%) Windows
3 159 (83.68%) Microsoft
4 143 (75.26%) Active Directory
5 117 (61.58%) SQL Server
6 103 (54.21%) VMware
7 101 (53.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 100 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 92 (48.42%) Hyper-V
10 91 (47.89%) SAN
11 82 (43.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 79 (41.58%) HP
13 76 (40.00%) Windows Server
14 65 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 64 (33.68%) SQL
16 62 (32.63%) ITIL
17 53 (27.89%) SCCM
18 52 (27.37%) VMware ESXi
19 51 (26.84%) MCSE
20 50 (26.32%) Cisco
20 50 (26.32%) High Availability
21 49 (25.79%) MS Exchange
22 48 (25.26%) SCOM
23 46 (24.21%) DNS
24 40 (21.05%) IIS
25 39 (20.53%) Linux
26 37 (19.47%) Mentoring
26 37 (19.47%) SQL Server 2008
26 37 (19.47%) IT Strategy
27 36 (18.95%) TCP/IP

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 49 (25.79%) MS Exchange
2 40 (21.05%) IIS
3 36 (18.95%) SharePoint
4 31 (16.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (6.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (4.21%) NetWeaver
9 7 (3.68%) Skype for Business
10 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.05%) Apache
11 2 (1.05%) CMS
11 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.21%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (11.58%) Office 365
3 20 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.21%) SaaS
5 6 (3.16%) IaaS
5 6 (3.16%) PaaS
6 3 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 91 (47.89%) SAN
2 46 (24.21%) DNS
3 36 (18.95%) TCP/IP
4 34 (17.89%) DHCP
5 30 (15.79%) NAS
6 27 (14.21%) LAN
7 23 (12.11%) Firewall
8 21 (11.05%) WAN
9 15 (7.89%) NetScaler
9 15 (7.89%) VoIP
9 15 (7.89%) Wireless
10 14 (7.37%) VLAN
11 13 (6.84%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (6.84%) Skype
12 11 (5.79%) VPN
13 8 (4.21%) Kerberos
14 6 (3.16%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (3.16%) iSCSI
15 5 (2.63%) BIG-IP
15 5 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (61.58%) SQL Server
2 37 (19.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (8.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (4.21%) OLAP
7 8 (4.21%) SAP Data Services
8 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.05%) MySQL
12 2 (1.05%) OLTP
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (17.89%) Finance
2 7 (3.68%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.16%) Banking
3 6 (3.16%) Retail
4 4 (2.11%) Games
5 3 (1.58%) Law
6 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (18.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (15.26%) Systems Engineer
3 28 (14.74%) Architect
4 22 (11.58%) Technical Architect
5 21 (11.05%) DBA
6 20 (10.53%) Analyst
7 19 (10.00%) IT Engineer
8 18 (9.47%) SQL DBA
9 16 (8.42%) Administrator
9 16 (8.42%) Support Engineer
10 15 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (6.84%) Server Engineer
12 12 (6.32%) Designer
12 12 (6.32%) Solutions Designer
13 11 (5.79%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (5.26%) Active Directory Architect
14 10 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
14 10 (5.26%) Enterprise Technical Architect
14 10 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 10 (5.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.74%) WAP
2 8 (4.21%) SAP Basis
3 3 (1.58%) .NET
3 3 (1.58%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.05%) JSON
4 2 (1.05%) LAMP
4 2 (1.05%) REST
4 2 (1.05%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (1.05%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.53%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 171 (90.00%) Clustering
2 21 (11.05%) Replication
3 19 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.84%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.84%) EMC VNX
4 13 (6.84%) Management Information System
5 12 (6.32%) EMC VMAX
6 9 (4.74%) Blackberry
7 7 (3.68%) iPad
8 5 (2.63%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.11%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.11%) PKI
10 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.05%) iSeries
11 2 (1.05%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.53%) NHS
12 1 (0.53%) Robotics
12 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 169 (88.95%) Windows
2 101 (53.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 39 (20.53%) Linux
6 25 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.74%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.16%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.11%) CentOS
10 4 (2.11%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.11%) Unix
11 2 (1.05%) Solaris
11 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.63%) ITIL
2 50 (26.32%) High Availability
3 37 (19.47%) IT Strategy
3 37 (19.47%) Mentoring
4 32 (16.84%) Change Management
5 31 (16.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (14.74%) Performance Tuning
7 26 (13.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (13.68%) Load Balancing
7 26 (13.68%) Root Cause Analysis
8 25 (13.16%) Capacity Management
8 25 (13.16%) Configuration Management
8 25 (13.16%) Network Load Balancing
9 20 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 19 (10.00%) Data Management
10 19 (10.00%) ITIL V3
11 18 (9.47%) Workload Management
12 17 (8.95%) TOGAF
13 16 (8.42%) Project Management
14 14 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (33.68%) SQL
2 29 (15.26%) PowerShell
3 22 (11.58%) T-SQL
4 9 (4.74%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.16%) Python
6 5 (2.63%) C
6 5 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.05%) AWK
7 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.05%) Ruby
7 2 (1.05%) sed
7 2 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (26.84%) MCSE
3 34 (17.89%) CCNA
3 34 (17.89%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (11.05%) MCSA
5 20 (10.53%) Degree
6 12 (6.32%) CCNP
6 12 (6.32%) MCDBA
7 10 (5.26%) MCITP
8 6 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (2.11%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.58%) CCA
11 3 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.05%) MCP
13 1 (0.53%) CCDA
13 1 (0.53%) MCSM
13 1 (0.53%) MCTS
13 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.21%) SLA
4 4 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (2.11%) QA
5 3 (1.58%) PMO
6 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 143 (75.26%) Active Directory
2 92 (48.42%) Hyper-V
3 82 (43.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (27.37%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (16.32%) vSphere
6 29 (15.26%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (12.11%) XenApp
8 13 (6.84%) XenDesktop
9 9 (4.74%) Firmware
9 9 (4.74%) UAG
10 6 (3.16%) NFS
11 3 (1.58%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.58%) XenServer
12 2 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.05%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.53%) OpenSIPS
13 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 53 (27.89%) SCCM
2 48 (25.26%) SCOM
3 29 (15.26%) Failover Clustering
4 22 (11.58%) SCOrch
5 20 (10.53%) Simpana
6 16 (8.42%) vCenter Server
7 14 (7.37%) WSUS
8 10 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (3.16%) vMotion
11 4 (2.11%) DatAdvantage
12 3 (1.58%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (1.58%) HP SIM
12 3 (1.58%) OpenView
13 2 (1.05%) Backup Exec
13 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
13 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
13 2 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 159 (83.68%) Microsoft
2 103 (54.21%) VMware
3 79 (41.58%) HP
4 50 (26.32%) Cisco
5 31 (16.32%) Citrix
6 28 (14.74%) 3PAR
7 24 (12.63%) CommVault
8 19 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 18 (9.47%) F5
10 16 (8.42%) EMC
11 14 (7.37%) IBM
12 11 (5.79%) Dell
13 10 (5.26%) NetApp
14 9 (4.74%) AppSense
15 8 (4.21%) OpenText
15 8 (4.21%) SAP
16 6 (3.16%) CheckPoint
17 5 (2.63%) Oracle
17 5 (2.63%) RedGate
18 4 (2.11%) Trend Micro