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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Clustering
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1108 913 721
Rank change year-on-year -195 -192 +274
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 104 105 70
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.53% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 69 83 60
10th Percentile £40,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £36,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £73,050 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -15.73%

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 29,927 19,655 9,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.72% 17.18% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13,800 13,083 7,940
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,525
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,515 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.41% +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% +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 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Clustering in the UK

Microsoft Clustering
Top 13 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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -205 101 £45,000 +12.50% 9
UK excluding London -108 73 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Midlands -92 34 £45,000 +20.00% 1
London -185 27 £85,000 +30.77% 4
Work from Home -226 27 £60,000 -9.43% 2
East of England -40 26 £49,813 +10.70%
East Midlands -15 18 £45,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -101 16 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South East -64 9 £52,500 +16.67% 1
South West -26 5 - -
North of England -71 5 £47,500 +18.75% 3
North West -77 3 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £37,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 102 (98.08%) Windows
2 91 (87.50%) Clustering
3 89 (85.58%) Microsoft
4 84 (80.77%) Active Directory
5 83 (79.81%) Azure
6 71 (68.27%) VMware
7 63 (60.58%) PowerShell
8 55 (52.88%) AWS
9 54 (51.92%) DNS
10 52 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (48.08%) Windows Server
12 45 (43.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 43 (41.35%) SQL Server
14 42 (40.38%) SQL
15 40 (38.46%) DHCP
16 38 (36.54%) VMware ESXi
16 38 (36.54%) Microsoft 365
16 38 (36.54%) Azure Active Directory
17 37 (35.58%) vSphere
18 34 (32.69%) ITIL
19 33 (31.73%) SAN
19 33 (31.73%) SCCM
19 33 (31.73%) Data Centre
20 32 (30.77%) Active Directory Federation Services
21 28 (26.92%) Windows Server 2019
21 28 (26.92%) EMC
22 27 (25.96%) SLA
22 27 (25.96%) Symantec
22 27 (25.96%) Replication
22 27 (25.96%) IaaS

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 18 (17.31%) IIS
2 12 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 83 (79.81%) Azure
2 55 (52.88%) AWS
3 38 (36.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 38 (36.54%) Microsoft 365
4 27 (25.96%) IaaS
5 12 (11.54%) GCP
6 7 (6.73%) PaaS
7 6 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (4.81%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 5 (4.81%) Datadog
8 5 (4.81%) Power Platform
9 4 (3.85%) OpenShift
10 3 (2.88%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (2.88%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (2.88%) Amazon OpenSearch
11 2 (1.92%) Azure LUIS
11 2 (1.92%) Nutanix
12 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.96%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.96%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 54 (51.92%) DNS
2 40 (38.46%) DHCP
3 33 (31.73%) SAN
4 21 (20.19%) TCP/IP
5 18 (17.31%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (12.50%) Kerberos
7 12 (11.54%) Firewall
8 9 (8.65%) NAS
9 5 (4.81%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.85%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (2.88%) VPN
12 2 (1.92%) VSAN
13 1 (0.96%) FTP
13 1 (0.96%) HTTP
13 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.96%) Internet
13 1 (0.96%) Intranet
13 1 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.96%) SNMP
13 1 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (41.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (4.81%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (4.81%) DynamoDB
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (4.81%) MySQL
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.85%) Power BI
4 3 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.96%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.96%) MS Access
5 1 (0.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (16.35%) Social Skills
3 11 (10.58%) Law
4 9 (8.65%) Marketing
5 6 (5.77%) Military
6 5 (4.81%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.88%) Finance
7 3 (2.88%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.88%) Retail
8 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.96%) Back Office
9 1 (0.96%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.96%) French Language
9 1 (0.96%) German Language
9 1 (0.96%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (31.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 30 (28.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (17.31%) Analyst
5 16 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
6 15 (14.42%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
8 12 (11.54%) Administrator
9 11 (10.58%) Windows Engineer
9 11 (10.58%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (9.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (6.73%) Architect
11 7 (6.73%) IT Engineer
12 6 (5.77%) IT Administrator
12 6 (5.77%) IT Systems Administrator
12 6 (5.77%) Senior Architect
12 6 (5.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 6 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (5.77%) Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) LDAP
1 13 (12.50%) Web Services
2 7 (6.73%) Node.js
3 3 (2.88%) .NET
3 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.88%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.92%) CSS
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) SAML
5 1 (0.96%) OpenID
5 1 (0.96%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.96%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 91 (87.50%) Clustering
2 33 (31.73%) Data Centre
3 27 (25.96%) Replication
4 20 (19.23%) Public Cloud
5 18 (17.31%) EMC VNX
6 16 (15.38%) PKI
7 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.96%) CMDB
9 1 (0.96%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 102 (98.08%) Windows
2 50 (48.08%) Windows Server
3 28 (26.92%) Windows Server 2019
4 25 (24.04%) Windows 10
5 22 (21.15%) Windows Server 2016
6 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (19.23%) Linux
7 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (10.58%) Ubuntu
9 6 (5.77%) CentOS
10 5 (4.81%) Debian
10 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.88%) SUSE
12 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.96%) Unix
13 1 (0.96%) VMS
13 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (32.69%) ITIL
3 26 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 23 (22.12%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (21.15%) Service Management
6 19 (18.27%) Problem Management
7 18 (17.31%) Business Case
7 18 (17.31%) Change Control
8 15 (14.42%) Server Management
9 14 (13.46%) Capacity Management
10 11 (10.58%) Change Management
10 11 (10.58%) Data Loss Prevention
10 11 (10.58%) Identity Management
11 10 (9.62%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (9.62%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.65%) Agile
12 9 (8.65%) Patch Management
12 9 (8.65%) Project Delivery
13 8 (7.69%) Containerisation
13 8 (7.69%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 63 (60.58%) PowerShell
2 42 (40.38%) SQL
3 11 (10.58%) VB
4 9 (8.65%) Python
5 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.88%) Bash
6 3 (2.88%) C
7 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.96%) Java
8 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (24.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (22.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (18.27%) MCSE
4 18 (17.31%) MCSA
5 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) Degree
7 1 (0.96%) MCP
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.96%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 84 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 52 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (36.54%) VMware ESXi
4 37 (35.58%) vSphere
5 18 (17.31%) Terminal Services
6 16 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 8 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (4.81%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.92%) Docker
10 2 (1.92%) Xen
11 1 (0.96%) Firmware
11 1 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.96%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.96%) XenApp
11 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (31.73%) SCCM
2 32 (30.77%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 26 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 25 (24.04%) vCenter Server
5 23 (22.12%) Failover Clustering
6 20 (19.23%) SCOM
7 18 (17.31%) SCOrch
8 14 (13.46%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (11.54%) Terraform
10 11 (10.58%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (8.65%) Kubernetes
12 5 (4.81%) PowerCLI
13 3 (2.88%) Fluentd
13 3 (2.88%) Grafana
13 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (2.88%) Prometheus
14 2 (1.92%) Ansible
14 2 (1.92%) SCVMM
14 2 (1.92%) WSUS
15 1 (0.96%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 89 (85.58%) Microsoft
2 71 (68.27%) VMware
3 28 (26.92%) EMC
4 27 (25.96%) Symantec
5 26 (25.00%) Cisco
6 22 (21.15%) Veeam
7 20 (19.23%) HP
8 18 (17.31%) 3PAR
8 18 (17.31%) Brocade
8 18 (17.31%) jetNEXUS
8 18 (17.31%) Rackspace
9 16 (15.38%) Citrix
9 16 (15.38%) IBM
10 13 (12.50%) Dell
11 11 (10.58%) McAfee
12 8 (7.69%) Red Hat
13 6 (5.77%) Oracle
13 6 (5.77%) Veritas
14 5 (4.81%) ServiceNow
14 5 (4.81%) Zerto