Period
to 18 September 2021

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 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 227 181 278
Rank change year-on-year -46 +97 +21
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 102 24 72
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.01% 0.60% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.68% 1.84% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 89 23 34
10th Percentile £34,650 £31,250 £36,625
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,875 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -21.05% +11.76%
75th Percentile £53,750 £46,875 £51,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £48,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 3,806 1,303 4,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.64% 32.58% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,720 1,032 3,135
10th Percentile £28,726 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +4.76%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the Midlands

Clustering
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Clustering in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Clustering in the Midlands

Clustering
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Clustering in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

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 18 September 2021. 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 -23 96 £40,000 +6.67% 11
East Midlands -60 6 £42,469 -15.06% 7
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, IT jobs citing 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 86 (84.31%) Microsoft
2 75 (73.53%) SQL Server
2 75 (73.53%) Windows
3 74 (72.55%) Windows Server
4 73 (71.57%) Active Directory
4 73 (71.57%) VMware
5 64 (62.75%) Azure
6 59 (57.84%) IIS
6 59 (57.84%) VMware ESXi
7 57 (55.88%) Microsoft Clustering
8 51 (50.00%) Web Services
9 48 (47.06%) SQL
10 38 (37.25%) AWS
11 28 (27.45%) Microsoft 365
12 25 (24.51%) PowerShell
13 24 (23.53%) Capacity Management
14 19 (18.63%) Replication
14 19 (18.63%) SLA
15 17 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (15.69%) T-SQL
17 15 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (14.71%) Mentoring
18 14 (13.73%) Coaching
18 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
18 14 (13.73%) ETL
19 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
19 13 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
20 12 (11.76%) LAN

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 59 (57.84%) IIS
2 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (62.75%) Azure
2 38 (37.25%) AWS
3 28 (27.45%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (10.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (8.82%) IaaS
5 9 (8.82%) PaaS
6 7 (6.86%) GCP
7 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.98%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.98%) Cohesity
8 1 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.98%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.76%) LAN
2 12 (11.76%) WAN
3 11 (10.78%) VLAN
4 9 (8.82%) DHCP
4 9 (8.82%) DNS
5 6 (5.88%) SMTP
6 4 (3.92%) Firewall
7 3 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.96%) Internet
8 2 (1.96%) SAN
9 1 (0.98%) HTTP
9 1 (0.98%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.98%) MPLS
9 1 (0.98%) NAS
9 1 (0.98%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (0.98%) VoIP
9 1 (0.98%) VPLS
9 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (73.53%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.84%) MySQL
4 8 (7.84%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.86%) Ingres
5 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.86%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.86%) VoltDB
6 6 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (4.90%) Data Lake
7 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2019
8 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.98%) Tableau
General
1 9 (8.82%) Social Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.92%) Finance
4 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.98%) Law
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
4 1 (0.98%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 32 (31.37%) IT Engineer
1 32 (31.37%) Project Engineer
1 32 (31.37%) VMware Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) DBA
2 24 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 23 (22.55%) Active Directory Engineer
4 20 (19.61%) Windows Engineer
5 17 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 17 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (13.73%) SQL DBA
7 12 (11.76%) Consultant
8 10 (9.80%) Administrator
9 9 (8.82%) Azure Consultant
9 9 (8.82%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
10 8 (7.84%) Cloud Consultant
11 7 (6.86%) Oracle DBA
12 6 (5.88%) IT Support
12 6 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (5.88%) Project Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (5.88%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.98%) CSS
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.98%) JSON
3 1 (0.98%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.98%) React
3 1 (0.98%) REST
3 1 (0.98%) SOAP
3 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Replication
2 5 (4.90%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 75 (73.53%) Windows
2 74 (72.55%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.80%) Linux
4 8 (7.84%) Unix
5 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.98%) CentOS
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) Capacity Management
2 15 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (14.71%) Mentoring
3 14 (13.73%) Coaching
3 14 (13.73%) ETL
4 13 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.78%) Project Delivery
7 10 (9.80%) DevOps
8 9 (8.82%) CRM
8 9 (8.82%) Database Optimisation
8 9 (8.82%) Presales
8 9 (8.82%) Project Management
9 8 (7.84%) Change Management
10 7 (6.86%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (6.86%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.90%) High Availability
11 5 (4.90%) ITIL
12 3 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.06%) SQL
2 25 (24.51%) PowerShell
3 16 (15.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.94%) MCITP
2 3 (2.94%) MCSA
2 3 (2.94%) MCSE
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.63%) SLA
2 9 (8.82%) PMO
3 5 (4.90%) Accessibility
4 2 (1.96%) HL7
5 1 (0.98%) GDPR
System Software
1 73 (71.57%) Active Directory
2 59 (57.84%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (9.80%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (6.86%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.98%) NFS
6 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 57 (55.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (9.80%) vCenter Server
3 9 (8.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 9 (8.82%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (8.82%) WSUS
4 7 (6.86%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 86 (84.31%) Microsoft
2 73 (71.57%) VMware
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle
4 7 (6.86%) Google
5 4 (3.92%) Cisco
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe
6 1 (0.98%) Dell
6 1 (0.98%) IBM
6 1 (0.98%) Isilon
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.98%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.98%) Splunk