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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Clustering
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 789 800 715
Rank change year-on-year +11 -85  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 91 168 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.22% 1.93% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 65 142 202
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £48,312
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -1.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.58%  

Microsoft Clustering is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7431 8727 8369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.52% 8.44% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 7054 6619
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in the UK

Microsoft Clustering
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Clustering in the UK

Microsoft Clustering
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Clustering in the UK

Microsoft Clustering
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 April 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
England +18 83 £60,000 +23.07% 9
London +25 42 £75,000 +36.36% 4
South East +40 11 £62,500 +38.88% 2
West Midlands +26 11 £40,000 +3.22% 1
City of London +32 10 £81,500 +48.18% 1
Leamington Spa - 8 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 8 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +23 6 £44,500 +36.92%
Oxfordshire - 6 £62,500 -
Yorkshire +13 5 £45,000 -
South West - 5 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham +18 3 £40,000 +3.22%
Scotland +12 3 - - 1
Derbyshire +10 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire +10 3 £40,000 +5.26% 1
North West -29 3 - -
Leicestershire - 3 £44,000 -
Dorset - 3 - -
South Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 - - 1
Croydon - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 - -
Sheffield - 3 £45,000 -
Wales - 3 £36,116 -
West Yorkshire +24 2 - -
Wakefield +8 2 - -
Manchester -22 2 - -
Swansea - 2 £36,116 -
West Wales - 2 £36,116 -
Surrey +45 1 £40,000 -15.78% 1

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 189 (89.15%) Windows
2 157 (74.06%) Microsoft
3 147 (69.34%) Active Directory
3 147 (69.34%) VMware
4 145 (68.40%) Clustering
5 126 (59.43%) Windows Server
6 104 (49.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 96 (45.28%) DNS
8 92 (43.40%) SQL Server
9 91 (42.92%) SQL
10 89 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 84 (39.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 74 (34.91%) ITIL
13 71 (33.49%) MS Exchange
14 64 (30.19%) Hyper-V
15 63 (29.72%) Windows Server 2003
16 61 (28.77%) High Availability
17 58 (27.36%) Load Balancing
18 55 (25.94%) Exchange Server 2010
19 52 (24.53%) IIS
20 51 (24.06%) HP
20 51 (24.06%) SAN
20 51 (24.06%) PowerShell
21 46 (21.70%) Citrix
22 41 (19.34%) vSphere
23 39 (18.40%) SharePoint
24 38 (17.92%) DHCP
25 37 (17.45%) Microsoft Certification
25 37 (17.45%) VMware ESX
26 36 (16.98%) Finance

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 71 (33.49%) MS Exchange
2 55 (25.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (24.53%) IIS
4 39 (18.40%) SharePoint
5 14 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (4.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (3.77%) Skype for Business
7 8 (3.77%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.89%) Apache
10 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (1.42%) JBoss
10 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.94%) Documentum
11 2 (0.94%) FileNet
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.47%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 22 (10.38%) MS Visio
2 17 (8.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 17 (8.02%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.08%) Office 365
4 9 (4.25%) SaaS
5 8 (3.77%) IaaS
5 8 (3.77%) PaaS
6 3 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.47%) G Suite
7 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 96 (45.28%) DNS
2 51 (24.06%) SAN
3 38 (17.92%) DHCP
4 23 (10.85%) TCP/IP
5 20 (9.43%) LDAP
6 17 (8.02%) DMZ
7 13 (6.13%) iSCSI
8 12 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (5.66%) NAS
9 11 (5.19%) SMTP
10 10 (4.72%) Skype
11 9 (4.25%) WAN
12 8 (3.77%) Firewall
13 7 (3.30%) POP3
14 6 (2.83%) Internet
15 5 (2.36%) LAN
16 4 (1.89%) VLAN
17 3 (1.42%) Ethernet
17 3 (1.42%) FTP
17 3 (1.42%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (6.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.36%) DTS
9 5 (2.36%) SSDT
10 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.47%) MS Access
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.47%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Bitbucket
1 4 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.42%) GCC
2 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.42%) Maven
2 3 (1.42%) MSI
2 3 (1.42%) NuGet
2 3 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.94%) TestDirector
General
1 36 (16.98%) Finance
2 5 (2.36%) Law
3 4 (1.89%) Banking
3 4 (1.89%) Marketing
4 3 (1.42%) Back Office
4 3 (1.42%) Retail
5 2 (0.94%) Games
5 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.94%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (21.23%) Architect
2 35 (16.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (10.85%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (8.49%) Infrastructure Architect
4 18 (8.49%) Wintel Engineer
5 17 (8.02%) DBA
6 16 (7.55%) SQL DBA
7 13 (6.13%) Analyst
7 13 (6.13%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.66%) Cloud Architect
8 12 (5.66%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (5.66%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (5.19%) SQL Server DBA
9 11 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 11 (5.19%) Technical Support
9 11 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (4.72%) Active Directory Architect
10 10 (4.72%) Enterprise Architect
10 10 (4.72%) Enterprise Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.30%) Web Services
2 5 (2.36%) .NET
3 4 (1.89%) CSS
4 3 (1.42%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.42%) J2EE
4 3 (1.42%) jQuery
4 3 (1.42%) MAPI
5 2 (0.94%) EDI
5 2 (0.94%) HTML
5 2 (0.94%) Middleware
5 2 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.94%) XSLT
6 1 (0.47%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 145 (68.40%) Clustering
2 27 (12.74%) Data Centre
3 26 (12.26%) Replication
4 22 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (10.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 14 (6.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (5.19%) PKI
7 8 (3.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 6 (2.83%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.36%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.89%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.89%) HP Storage
10 4 (1.89%) HP StoreVirtual
11 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.42%) Reinsurance
11 3 (1.42%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.94%) EMC VMAX
12 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.94%) Eurex
12 2 (0.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 189 (89.15%) Windows
2 126 (59.43%) Windows Server
3 89 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 84 (39.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (29.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (16.51%) Linux
7 12 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (5.66%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.72%) VMS
8 10 (4.72%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.25%) Solaris
9 9 (4.25%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.25%) Windows 2000
10 8 (3.77%) Windows NT
11 5 (2.36%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.42%) Unix
13 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.94%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (34.91%) ITIL
2 61 (28.77%) High Availability
3 58 (27.36%) Load Balancing
4 36 (16.98%) PRINCE2
5 33 (15.57%) Network Load Balancing
5 33 (15.57%) Service Delivery
6 27 (12.74%) ITIL V3
7 26 (12.26%) Change Management
8 24 (11.32%) Mentoring
8 24 (11.32%) Project Management
9 23 (10.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (10.85%) Server Building
9 23 (10.85%) Time Management
10 22 (10.38%) IT Strategy
11 19 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (8.96%) Incident Management
11 19 (8.96%) Service Management
12 17 (8.02%) Performance Testing
13 15 (7.08%) Configuration Management
13 15 (7.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 91 (42.92%) SQL
2 51 (24.06%) PowerShell
3 22 (10.38%) VBScript
4 14 (6.60%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.25%) VB
6 8 (3.77%) Java
7 5 (2.36%) Perl
8 4 (1.89%) C#
9 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.42%) C++
9 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.42%) Python
9 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (17.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (13.68%) Security Cleared
3 27 (12.74%) MCSE
4 17 (8.02%) SC Cleared
5 12 (5.66%) Degree
6 11 (5.19%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (4.72%) CCNA
7 10 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (4.72%) MCITP
7 10 (4.72%) MCSA
7 10 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (4.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (3.77%) MCP
9 8 (3.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.89%) CCAA
11 2 (0.94%) IBM Certification
11 2 (0.94%) MCAD
11 2 (0.94%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.74%) SLA
2 4 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.89%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 147 (69.34%) Active Directory
2 104 (49.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (30.19%) Hyper-V
4 41 (19.34%) vSphere
5 37 (17.45%) VMware ESX
6 22 (10.38%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (8.96%) XenDesktop
8 16 (7.55%) XenApp
9 10 (4.72%) ISA Server
9 10 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (3.77%) NFS
10 8 (3.77%) UAG
10 8 (3.77%) vCloud
10 8 (3.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (2.36%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.89%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (15.57%) vCenter Server
2 26 (12.26%) SCCM
3 24 (11.32%) SCOM
4 15 (7.08%) Failover Clustering
5 12 (5.66%) NetBackup
6 8 (3.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.77%) Puppet
6 8 (3.77%) vMotion
6 8 (3.77%) WMI
7 7 (3.30%) WSUS
8 5 (2.36%) HP SIM
8 5 (2.36%) OpenView
9 4 (1.89%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.42%) Ansible
10 3 (1.42%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.42%) Capistrano
10 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.42%) PowerCLI
10 3 (1.42%) yum
Vendors
1 157 (74.06%) Microsoft
2 147 (69.34%) VMware
3 51 (24.06%) HP
4 46 (21.70%) Citrix
5 28 (13.21%) Veritas
6 20 (9.43%) 3PAR
6 20 (9.43%) Cisco
7 17 (8.02%) F5
8 12 (5.66%) Red Hat
9 11 (5.19%) EMC
9 11 (5.19%) IBM
9 11 (5.19%) Oracle
10 9 (4.25%) Dell
11 5 (2.36%) CommVault
12 4 (1.89%) arcserve
12 4 (1.89%) Brocade
13 3 (1.42%) Altiris
13 3 (1.42%) Perforce
13 3 (1.42%) SAP
13 3 (1.42%) Veeam
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