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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
England / South West
Rank 223 215 184
Rank change year-on-year -8 -31  
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 15 38 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.65% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 1.67% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 43
Median salary £41,500 £39,421 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.27% +12.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £20,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £47,500 £49,700
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 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 1737 2270 1929
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.15% 38.63% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1721 1512
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £27,000 £24,000
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 25 March 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 25 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
Wiltshire +9 6 £42,000 +6.54%
Dorset +31 4 £54,175 - 1
Devon -5 3 £40,000 +37.93%
Bristol -3 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 27 (60.00%) Windows
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 24 (53.33%) SAN
2 24 (53.33%) VMware
3 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (40.00%) High Availability
5 18 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Clustering
6 17 (37.78%) MS Exchange
6 17 (37.78%) HP
7 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
7 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
9 14 (31.11%) DNS
10 13 (28.89%) Linux
10 13 (28.89%) NAS
11 11 (24.44%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
11 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (22.22%) Citrix
12 10 (22.22%) VPN
12 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (20.00%) Terminal Services
13 9 (20.00%) Replication
13 9 (20.00%) MCSE
13 9 (20.00%) ITIL

Clustering
Top Related 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 17 (37.78%) MS Exchange
2 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (13.33%) Apache
4 6 (13.33%) IIS
5 5 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
7 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.22%) Alfresco
8 1 (2.22%) CMS
8 1 (2.22%) JBoss
8 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) IaaS
3 2 (4.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (53.33%) SAN
2 14 (31.11%) DNS
3 13 (28.89%) NAS
4 10 (22.22%) VPN
5 8 (17.78%) SSL
6 6 (13.33%) Firewall
6 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 5 (11.11%) DHCP
7 5 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (11.11%) WAN
8 4 (8.89%) POP3
8 4 (8.89%) SMTP
9 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (6.67%) DSL
9 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
9 3 (6.67%) MPLS
9 3 (6.67%) VoIP
10 2 (4.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (11.11%) MySQL
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.67%) DTS
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.22%) HDInsight
8 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) DBA
1 10 (22.22%) Server Engineer
1 10 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) IT Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.00%) Replication
3 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 5 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (28.89%) Linux
6 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (17.78%) Unix
8 7 (15.56%) Solaris
9 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
10 5 (11.11%) Debian
11 2 (4.44%) OpenVMS
11 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (2.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) High Availability
2 11 (24.44%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.33%) Change Control
5 6 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (13.33%) Migration
5 6 (13.33%) Patch Management
5 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.11%) Information Security
6 5 (11.11%) Information Security Management
6 5 (11.11%) ISMS
6 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.11%) Open Source
6 5 (11.11%) Security Management
7 4 (8.89%) Data Management
7 4 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.00%) MCSE
3 7 (15.56%) MCP
3 7 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (11.11%) MCITP
5 3 (6.67%) CCIE
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
5 3 (6.67%) CCNP
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.44%) MCDBA
6 2 (4.44%) MCSA
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) MCTS
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
4 9 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 6 (13.33%) Firmware
6 5 (11.11%) Samba
7 2 (4.44%) DFS Replication
7 2 (4.44%) NFS
7 2 (4.44%) vSphere
8 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.22%) XenApp
8 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 6 (13.33%) SCOM
3 5 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 5 (11.11%) Nagios
4 4 (8.89%) HP SIM
4 4 (8.89%) OpenView
5 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.67%) Puppet
5 3 (6.67%) SCCM
5 3 (6.67%) WSUS
6 1 (2.22%) Ganglia
6 1 (2.22%) Netcool
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (53.33%) VMware
3 17 (37.78%) HP
4 10 (22.22%) Citrix
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco
5 8 (17.78%) Veritas
6 5 (11.11%) CommVault
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle
7 4 (8.89%) Veeam
8 3 (6.67%) Dell
8 3 (6.67%) Draytek
8 3 (6.67%) Juniper
8 3 (6.67%) ProCurve
8 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.67%) SonicWALL
8 3 (6.67%) Symantec
8 3 (6.67%) WatchGuard
8 3 (6.67%) ZyXEL
9 2 (4.44%) NetApp
9 2 (4.44%) Sun
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