Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 63 43
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20 -9
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 19 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.15% 0.34% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.18% 1.41% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 4
Shropshire median annual salary £38,314 £31,500 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.63% +15.60% -45.50%
10th Percentile £32,225 £29,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £58,238 £33,250 £28,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -9.09%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 170 142 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 37.12% 24.40% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 122 106 81
Shropshire median annual salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.19% +10.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,300 £23,875 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,781 £58,125 £58,935
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Shropshire

Clustering
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Clustering in Shropshire

Clustering
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Shropshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Clustering in Shropshire

Clustering
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Telford +10 14 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Shrewsbury - 1 £74,000 -
Clustering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) DNS
2 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (94.74%) SAN
2 18 (94.74%) VMware
3 17 (89.47%) NAS
4 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
5 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
7 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
9 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
9 9 (47.37%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (47.37%) WSUS
9 9 (47.37%) SCCM
9 9 (47.37%) SCOM
9 9 (47.37%) SolarWinds
9 9 (47.37%) UAG
9 9 (47.37%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (47.37%) Change Management
9 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (47.37%) Citrix
9 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (47.37%) DDNS
9 9 (47.37%) MySQL
9 9 (47.37%) WAP
9 9 (47.37%) DHCP

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 7 (36.84%) Apache
1 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) DNS
1 18 (94.74%) SAN
2 17 (89.47%) NAS
3 9 (47.37%) DDNS
3 9 (47.37%) DHCP
3 9 (47.37%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Server Support
2 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Technical Leader
3 6 (31.58%) Technical Support
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Hardware Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Network Support
6 3 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 6 (31.58%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Change Management
1 9 (47.37%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) Service Management
2 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Proactive Management
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCITP
2 6 (31.58%) MCSA
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
4 9 (47.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Clustering
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 9 (47.37%) SCCM
1 9 (47.37%) SCOM
1 9 (47.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
3 9 (47.37%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle