The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 220 198
Rank change year-on-year +4 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 17 21 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.40% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 1.07% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 41
Median salary £34,750 £40,750 £38,648
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.72% +5.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £48,250 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -1.12%  

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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1983 1971 2054
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.96% 37.52% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1631 1622
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Clustering
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Clustering in the South West

Clustering
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Clustering in the South West

Clustering
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Bristol -17 13 £28,500 -32.94% 2
Gloucestershire -1 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Dorset +4 1 - -
Devon +1 1 £37,500 +38.88%
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 18 (56.25%) VMware
2 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Clustering
5 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (31.25%) High Availability
8 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (28.13%) DNS
9 8 (25.00%) SAN
9 8 (25.00%) Linux
9 8 (25.00%) Finance
9 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
10 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
10 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
10 7 (21.88%) Replication
10 7 (21.88%) Apache
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle
10 7 (21.88%) ITIL
10 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
10 7 (21.88%) Citrix
11 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
11 6 (18.75%) MCSE
11 6 (18.75%) DHCP

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (21.88%) Apache
4 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
5 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (9.38%) JBoss
6 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (6.25%) iPlanet
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
7 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
8 1 (3.13%) Alfresco
8 1 (3.13%) CMS
8 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 8 (25.00%) SAN
3 6 (18.75%) DHCP
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
4 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) VLAN
6 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
6 3 (9.38%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) Intranet
7 1 (3.13%) NAS
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (3.13%) POP3
7 1 (3.13%) SMTP
7 1 (3.13%) SSL
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (12.50%) MySQL
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (9.38%) DTS
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.13%) HDInsight
7 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) DBA
1 10 (31.25%) SQL DBA
2 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Solaris Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Server Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Wintel Server Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) LAMP
2 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
1 7 (21.88%) Replication
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Fintech
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (12.50%) Unix
6 3 (9.38%) AIX
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris
7 2 (6.25%) HPUX
7 2 (6.25%) SUSE
8 1 (3.13%) Debian
8 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) High Availability
2 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Data Transformation
4 3 (9.38%) Database Optimisation
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) ETL
5 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) ERP
6 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.38%) AWK
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 3 (9.38%) sed
5 2 (6.25%) C-shell
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) Korn
5 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) MCSE
3 4 (12.50%) MCSA
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) MCDBA
5 2 (6.25%) MCITP
5 2 (6.25%) MCP
6 1 (3.13%) MCTS
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) vSphere
5 4 (12.50%) NFS
6 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.38%) XenApp
7 2 (6.25%) KVM
7 2 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) SCCM
3 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 4 (12.50%) SCOM
4 3 (9.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (9.38%) vMotion
5 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.25%) Puppet
6 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (3.13%) Ganglia
6 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
6 1 (3.13%) Nagios
6 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.13%) Netcool
6 1 (3.13%) OpenView
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) VMware
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) Citrix
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) Sun
5 3 (9.38%) Symantec
5 3 (9.38%) Veritas
6 2 (6.25%) PlateSpin
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.13%) BMC
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam
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