Period
to 25 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Clustering
England > North of England
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 372 422 450
Rank change year-on-year +50 +28 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 17 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.00% 1.23% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 34
North of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -15.15%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,050
90th Percentile £71,250 £52,000 £37,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.98% +19.44% -18.18%

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 the North of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,693 1,953 2,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 10.67% 10.37% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,373 1,589 1,783
North of England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +11.80%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,949 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,660 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in the North of England

Microsoft Clustering
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Clustering in the North of England

Microsoft Clustering
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in the North of England over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Clustering in the North of England

Microsoft Clustering
Job Locations in the North of 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 North of England region over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. 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
North West +46 12 £45,000 +23.29% 6
Yorkshire +31 4 £60,000 +27.66%
North East +14 1 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Microsoft Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 North of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
1 15 (88.24%) Clustering
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
5 9 (52.94%) High Availability
6 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 8 (47.06%) SAN
7 6 (35.29%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 6 (35.29%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 5 (29.41%) Meraki
8 5 (29.41%) iSCSI
8 5 (29.41%) WatchGuard
8 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
8 5 (29.41%) SAS
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 4 (23.53%) Linux
9 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
9 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
9 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 5 (29.41%) SAS
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (17.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Azure
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Power Platform
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) iSCSI
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) DMZ
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) HSRP
5 1 (5.88%) IPsec
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) VRRP
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) SAP HANA
4 3 (17.65%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) Power BI
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket Server
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Architect
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Architect
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) SAP Architect
3 3 (17.65%) SAP Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Production DBA
4 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) High Availability
2 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) ITSM
4 3 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
4 3 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) ABAP
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Pacemaker
3 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.88%) vMotion
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Meraki
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) WatchGuard
3 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
3 3 (17.65%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) hybris
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) Sybase
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee