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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 31 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 11 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 5.98% 2.34% 4.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.67% 12.20% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 8
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88%  

Clustering is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 66 41 73
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 35.87% 19.16% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 62
Median salary £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £59,100 £65,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing Clustering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -4 9 £35,000 +11.11%
Clustering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 12 (100.00%) IIS
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 12 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (91.67%) DDNS
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) NAS
2 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) MySQL
2 11 (91.67%) Apache
2 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
7 1 (8.33%) Office 365
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (8.33%) Presales
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (8.33%) Internet

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 12 (100.00%) IIS
2 11 (91.67%) Apache
2 11 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (91.67%) DDNS
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) NAS
2 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Presales Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (8.33%) Presales
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft