Period
to 7 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Clustering
England > South East
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 411 499 518
Rank change year-on-year +88 +19 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 26 25 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.093% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.22% 0.88% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 46
Median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% -5.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £30,500 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,128 2,832 2,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.14% 10.59% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,578 2,231 2,024
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £31,925 £32,500 £30,556
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Microsoft Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in the South East

Microsoft Clustering
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in the South East.

Salary trend for Microsoft Clustering in the South East

Microsoft Clustering
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in the South East over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Clustering in the South East

Microsoft Clustering
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering within the South East region over the 6 months to 7 April 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
Hampshire +37 14 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Berkshire +41 8 - -
Thames Valley +41 8 - - 1
Surrey +48 4 £45,500 -27.20%
Microsoft Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Clustering
3 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
4 21 (80.77%) Azure
5 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
6 18 (69.23%) Hyper-V
7 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
8 14 (53.85%) SQL
8 14 (53.85%) DHCP
8 14 (53.85%) DNS
8 14 (53.85%) Cisco
8 14 (53.85%) PowerShell
8 14 (53.85%) High Availability
9 12 (46.15%) SAN
10 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
10 10 (38.46%) SCCM
11 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (34.62%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (30.77%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (30.77%) Break/Fix
12 8 (30.77%) Decision-Making
12 8 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (30.77%) Arista
12 8 (30.77%) Server Management
12 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
12 8 (30.77%) Emulex
12 8 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (30.77%) Security Patching
12 8 (30.77%) Private Cloud

Microsoft Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (80.77%) Azure
2 8 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (30.77%) Office 365
3 2 (7.69%) AWS
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) DHCP
1 14 (53.85%) DNS
2 12 (46.15%) SAN
3 8 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (30.77%) iSCSI
3 8 (30.77%) NAS
3 8 (30.77%) Wireless
4 4 (15.38%) MPLS
4 4 (15.38%) VLAN
4 4 (15.38%) VPLS
4 4 (15.38%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) SMTP
5 3 (11.54%) SNMP
5 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (30.77%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) IT Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) DBA
3 6 (23.08%) SQL DBA
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) IT Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (92.31%) Clustering
2 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 8 (30.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (30.77%) Private Cloud
3 8 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (19.23%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) High Availability
2 8 (30.77%) Break/Fix
2 8 (30.77%) Decision-Making
2 8 (30.77%) Security Management
2 8 (30.77%) Security Patching
2 8 (30.77%) Server Management
2 8 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.85%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) PowerShell
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) CCNP
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCITP
2 4 (15.38%) MCSE
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Hyper-V
2 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 9 (34.62%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (30.77%) Firmware
5 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (15.38%) Docker
7 2 (7.69%) XenApp
8 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) SCCM
2 8 (30.77%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (30.77%) WSUS
3 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
4 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 2 (7.69%) PowerCLI
4 2 (7.69%) SCOM
4 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
4 2 (7.69%) XenMobile
5 1 (3.85%) Terraform
5 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Cisco
3 8 (30.77%) Arista
3 8 (30.77%) Brocade
3 8 (30.77%) Emulex
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) RedGate
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) Sophos
5 2 (7.69%) Veeam