Period
to 26 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Clustering
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 653 950 996
Rank change year-on-year +297 +46 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 51 118 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 0.68% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 51 88 134
Median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £49,241
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.54% -1.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £30,725
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 9,059 17,401 17,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.49% 12.82% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7,560 13,259 14,027
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +10.00%

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in the UK

Microsoft Clustering
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Clustering in the UK

Microsoft Clustering
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Clustering over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Clustering in the UK

Microsoft Clustering
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering within the UK over the 6 months to 26 November 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
England +287 50 £62,500 +25.00% 12
London +273 34 £65,000 +18.18% 2
UK excluding London +214 17 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Midlands +125 11 £35,000 -6.67% 4
West Midlands +94 7 £35,000 -6.67% 2
North of England +113 5 £46,750 -15.00% 5
Work from Home -5 5 £50,000 -25.93% 2
East Midlands +88 4 - - 2
North West +102 3 £46,000 -8.00% 2
North East - 2 £50,000 - 3
Scotland +74 1 £50,000 +13.64%

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
3 40 (78.43%) Azure
4 39 (76.47%) Active Directory
5 34 (66.67%) Windows Server
6 30 (58.82%) SQL Server
7 28 (54.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 24 (47.06%) Clustering
8 24 (47.06%) MS Exchange
9 20 (39.22%) IaaS
10 19 (37.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (29.41%) Server Virtualisation
11 15 (29.41%) Private Cloud
11 15 (29.41%) Firewall
11 15 (29.41%) SQL
12 14 (27.45%) VMware
13 13 (25.49%) Migration
13 13 (25.49%) WAN
13 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
13 13 (25.49%) Office 365
14 12 (23.53%) Degree
14 12 (23.53%) Failover Clustering
15 11 (21.57%) SCCM
16 10 (19.61%) DNS
17 9 (17.65%) Replication
18 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (15.69%) MCSE
18 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
18 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
18 8 (15.69%) Skype

Microsoft Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 24 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.73%) Skype for Business
3 6 (11.76%) Ethereum
4 5 (9.80%) IIS
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 40 (78.43%) Azure
2 20 (39.22%) IaaS
3 13 (25.49%) Office 365
4 7 (13.73%) AWS
5 6 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (9.80%) PaaS
7 3 (5.88%) Power Platform
7 3 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) Firewall
2 13 (25.49%) WAN
3 10 (19.61%) DNS
4 8 (15.69%) Skype
5 6 (11.76%) DHCP
6 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
6 4 (7.84%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (7.84%) SAN
6 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.92%) VLAN
7 2 (3.92%) VPN
8 1 (1.96%) Internet
8 1 (1.96%) LAN
8 1 (1.96%) MPLS
8 1 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 7
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (5.88%) Power BI
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.96%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
3 16 (31.37%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (21.57%) Windows Engineer
5 10 (19.61%) DBA
5 10 (19.61%) SQL DBA
5 10 (19.61%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (17.65%) Consultant
7 7 (13.73%) Azure Consultant
7 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (9.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (9.80%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (9.80%) Windows Consultant
9 5 (9.80%) Windows Technical Consultant
10 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (5.88%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (5.88%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (47.06%) Clustering
2 15 (29.41%) Private Cloud
3 9 (17.65%) Replication
4 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 6 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 34 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.80%) Linux
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2019
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (37.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (29.41%) Server Virtualisation
4 13 (25.49%) Migration
5 7 (13.73%) Database Mirroring
6 6 (11.76%) Fintech
6 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL
7 4 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (7.84%) Server Management
7 4 (7.84%) Service Management
8 3 (5.88%) Change Control
8 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (5.88%) ETL
8 3 (5.88%) High Availability
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (3.92%) DevOps
9 2 (3.92%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.92%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) MCSE
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) MCT
4 2 (3.92%) MCSA
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
3 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.73%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (11.76%) Docker
5 6 (11.76%) vSphere
6 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.92%) XenApp
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) Failover Clustering
2 11 (21.57%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 2 (3.92%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.96%) Simpana
4 1 (1.96%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco
3 6 (11.76%) Citrix
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.84%) Zerto
6 3 (5.88%) Dell
6 3 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) Lotus
7 2 (3.92%) Veeam
8 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.96%) Capita
8 1 (1.96%) CommVault
8 1 (1.96%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle
8 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.96%) RedGate
8 1 (1.96%) Sophos
8 1 (1.96%) Symantec
8 1 (1.96%) Veritas