Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 310 255
Rank change year-on-year +35 -55 -8
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 110 110 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.72% 0.61% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 1.65% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 86 78 154
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% -6.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,875 £32,350 £27,868
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5707 6649 6671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.52% 36.78% 35.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4569 5013 5226
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the Midlands

Clustering
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Clustering in the Midlands

Clustering
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Clustering in the Midlands

Clustering
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
West Midlands +11 63 £40,000 -10.11% 4
East Midlands +38 47 £38,750 -7.74% 2
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 82 (74.55%) Windows
2 71 (64.55%) Microsoft
3 63 (57.27%) SQL Server
4 61 (55.45%) Active Directory
5 49 (44.55%) VMware
5 49 (44.55%) Windows Server
6 46 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (38.18%) DNS
8 37 (33.64%) Hyper-V
8 37 (33.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (30.00%) SQL
11 32 (29.09%) SAN
12 27 (24.55%) Microsoft Clustering
13 26 (23.64%) Cisco
13 26 (23.64%) IIS
14 25 (22.73%) TCP/IP
14 25 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (22.73%) NAS
15 24 (21.82%) Citrix
15 24 (21.82%) Linux
15 24 (21.82%) Data Centre
16 22 (20.00%) MS Exchange
16 22 (20.00%) DHCP
17 20 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
18 19 (17.27%) Apache
18 19 (17.27%) T-SQL
18 19 (17.27%) MySQL
19 18 (16.36%) HP
19 18 (16.36%) Replication

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 26 (23.64%) IIS
2 22 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 19 (17.27%) Apache
4 14 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (7.27%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.36%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.64%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.73%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.73%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.91%) Confluence
10 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.91%) JBoss
10 1 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Office 365
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.82%) GitHub
4 2 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.91%) IaaS
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (38.18%) DNS
2 32 (29.09%) SAN
3 25 (22.73%) NAS
3 25 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 22 (20.00%) DHCP
5 17 (15.45%) WAN
6 16 (14.55%) LAN
7 12 (10.91%) DDNS
7 12 (10.91%) NetScaler
7 12 (10.91%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (8.18%) Firewall
8 9 (8.18%) Wireless
9 8 (7.27%) MPLS
10 4 (3.64%) VLAN
11 3 (2.73%) ISDN
11 3 (2.73%) PSTN
11 3 (2.73%) Skype
12 1 (0.91%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.91%) LDAP
12 1 (0.91%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (57.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.27%) MySQL
3 18 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (15.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 8 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
10 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (5.45%) RDBMS
11 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (4.55%) NoSQL
12 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
12 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (2.73%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (2.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.91%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.91%) GDB
2 1 (0.91%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.91%) sqlmap
2 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (2.73%) Finance
2 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Advertising
3 1 (0.91%) Automotive
3 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (28.18%) DBA
2 24 (21.82%) Support Engineer
3 23 (20.91%) SQL DBA
4 15 (13.64%) Administrator
5 13 (11.82%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) Server Support
8 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Analyst
8 9 (8.18%) IT Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) Applications Support
9 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Technical Leader
9 8 (7.27%) Technical Support
10 7 (6.36%) Applications Support Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) Cisco Support
10 7 (6.36%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) WAP
2 2 (1.82%) .NET
2 2 (1.82%) COM
3 1 (0.91%) LAMP
3 1 (0.91%) Meteor
3 1 (0.91%) Node.js
3 1 (0.91%) OAuth
3 1 (0.91%) OpenID
3 1 (0.91%) React
3 1 (0.91%) Web Services
3 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.82%) Data Centre
2 18 (16.36%) Replication
3 8 (7.27%) Public Cloud
4 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.36%) Handset
5 4 (3.64%) EPoS
6 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.91%) Fintech
7 1 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (74.55%) Windows
2 49 (44.55%) Windows Server
3 46 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (33.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (21.82%) Linux
6 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (7.27%) CentOS
8 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.73%) AIX
9 3 (2.73%) Unix
10 2 (1.82%) Solaris
11 1 (0.91%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (16.36%) Network Load Balancing
3 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (12.73%) High Availability
5 13 (11.82%) Load Balancing
5 13 (11.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (10.00%) Change Management
7 10 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.18%) Business Continuity
9 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.36%) Business Continuity Planning
10 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (6.36%) Service Management
11 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.55%) Patch Management
11 5 (4.55%) Proactive Management
11 5 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
11 5 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
12 4 (3.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.00%) SQL
2 19 (17.27%) T-SQL
3 15 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.27%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.36%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.91%) C
6 1 (0.91%) C#
6 1 (0.91%) C++
6 1 (0.91%) Java
6 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.09%) MCSA
2 10 (9.09%) MCSE
3 9 (8.18%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (8.18%) MCITP
4 8 (7.27%) Degree
5 6 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.73%) CCNA
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.73%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.91%) CITP
7 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.91%) MCTS
7 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) GDPR
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.91%) NIST 800
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (55.45%) Active Directory
2 37 (33.64%) Hyper-V
3 34 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (12.73%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (10.91%) XenApp
6 10 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (8.18%) UAG
7 9 (8.18%) vSphere
8 7 (6.36%) vCloud
8 7 (6.36%) Xen
8 7 (6.36%) XenDesktop
9 5 (4.55%) Terminal Server
10 3 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.91%) Docker
11 1 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.91%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (24.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (11.82%) SCCM
2 13 (11.82%) SCOM
3 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 9 (8.18%) vCenter Server
3 9 (8.18%) WSUS
4 7 (6.36%) ThinApp
5 4 (3.64%) Data Guard
5 4 (3.64%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.73%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.82%) Packer
7 2 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.82%) Terraform
8 1 (0.91%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.91%) Nmap
8 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 71 (64.55%) Microsoft
2 49 (44.55%) VMware
3 26 (23.64%) Cisco
4 24 (21.82%) Citrix
5 18 (16.36%) HP
6 16 (14.55%) Oracle
7 15 (13.64%) IBM
7 15 (13.64%) Juniper
8 12 (10.91%) SolarWinds
9 9 (8.18%) Red Hat
10 8 (7.27%) NetApp
10 8 (7.27%) Symantec
11 7 (6.36%) AppSense
11 7 (6.36%) CheckPoint
11 7 (6.36%) EMC
11 7 (6.36%) F5
11 7 (6.36%) McAfee
11 7 (6.36%) Nokia
12 4 (3.64%) LANDesk
13 3 (2.73%) Google