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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Clustering
UK
Rank 741 800 684
Rank change year-on-year +59 -116  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 119 156 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.72% 1.87% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 82 133 222
Median salary £56,250 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +7.14%  

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 6912 8335 7930
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.23% 8.06% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5616 6713 6303
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

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 26 March 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 26 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
England +77 109 £57,500 +9.52% 10
London +48 57 £70,000 +27.27% 1
South East +50 19 £60,000 +23.07% 1
East Midlands - 8 £44,000 - 3
South West - 8 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands +40 7 £37,500 -3.22% 3
Warwickshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
Leamington Spa - 7 £37,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £62,500 -
Yorkshire +18 6 £45,000 -30.76% 1
City of London +32 5 £72,500 +38.09%
North West -12 4 - -
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
Derbyshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
County Antrim - 4 - -
Belfast - 4 - -
Surrey +35 3 £36,000 -28.00% 1
Hampshire +33 3 £40,000 +5.26%
West Sussex +14 3 - -
Leatherhead -2 3 £36,000 -40.00% 1
Exeter - 3 £40,000 -
Devon - 3 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £45,000 -
Swindon - 3 £42,500 -
Worthing - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 -
Reading +32 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Scotland +27 2 - -

Microsoft Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 214 (85.60%) Windows
2 186 (74.40%) Microsoft
3 173 (69.20%) Active Directory
4 168 (67.20%) Clustering
5 167 (66.80%) VMware
6 141 (56.40%) Windows Server
7 120 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 113 (45.20%) SQL Server
9 108 (43.20%) SQL
9 108 (43.20%) DNS
10 101 (40.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 99 (39.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 86 (34.40%) Hyper-V
13 84 (33.60%) ITIL
14 83 (33.20%) High Availability
15 80 (32.00%) MS Exchange
16 78 (31.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 75 (30.00%) SAN
17 75 (30.00%) Load Balancing
18 61 (24.40%) Citrix
19 59 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
20 57 (22.80%) MS Excel
21 52 (20.80%) PowerShell
22 51 (20.40%) IIS
23 50 (20.00%) HP
24 49 (19.60%) Microsoft Certification
24 49 (19.60%) Linux
24 49 (19.60%) vSphere
25 45 (18.00%) SharePoint
26 41 (16.40%) PRINCE2

Microsoft Clustering
Top Related 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 80 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 59 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (20.40%) IIS
4 45 (18.00%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (5.60%) Skype for Business
6 13 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (5.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (4.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (2.80%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.00%) Apache
10 5 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2000
12 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.80%) Documentum
13 2 (0.80%) FileNet
13 2 (0.80%) JBoss
14 1 (0.40%) Live Communications Server
14 1 (0.40%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 57 (22.80%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.80%) MS Visio
3 18 (7.20%) MS Project
4 17 (6.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (7.60%) Office 365
4 9 (3.60%) IaaS
4 9 (3.60%) PaaS
5 4 (1.60%) Yammer
6 3 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.20%) SaaS
7 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.40%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 108 (43.20%) DNS
2 75 (30.00%) SAN
3 34 (13.60%) DHCP
4 25 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 21 (8.40%) DMZ
5 21 (8.40%) LDAP
6 17 (6.80%) Firewall
6 17 (6.80%) iSCSI
6 17 (6.80%) WAN
7 16 (6.40%) NAS
8 15 (6.00%) Skype
9 11 (4.40%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (4.40%) LAN
10 10 (4.00%) SMTP
11 9 (3.60%) VLAN
11 9 (3.60%) VPN
12 8 (3.20%) Internet
12 8 (3.20%) POP3
13 4 (1.60%) FTP
13 4 (1.60%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (45.20%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (8.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (7.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (7.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 17 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (5.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.40%) VLDB
9 5 (2.00%) SSDT
10 4 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.60%) DTS
10 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.80%) MySQL
12 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.40%) MS Access
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
1 2 (0.80%) GCC
1 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.80%) Maven
1 2 (0.80%) MSI
1 2 (0.80%) NuGet
1 2 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.40%) TestDirector
General
1 37 (14.80%) Finance
2 9 (3.60%) Marketing
3 6 (2.40%) Banking
3 6 (2.40%) Games
4 4 (1.60%) Retail
5 3 (1.20%) Back Office
5 3 (1.20%) Law
6 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.80%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (21.60%) Architect
2 37 (14.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (12.80%) Wintel Engineer
4 30 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
5 26 (10.40%) DBA
5 26 (10.40%) Infrastructure Architect
6 25 (10.00%) SQL DBA
7 16 (6.40%) Citrix Engineer
8 15 (6.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 15 (6.00%) SQL Server DBA
9 14 (5.60%) Cloud Architect
9 14 (5.60%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 14 (5.60%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.20%) Technical Manager
10 13 (5.20%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (4.80%) Active Directory Architect
11 12 (4.80%) Enterprise Architect
11 12 (4.80%) Enterprise Technical Architect
11 12 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (4.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.20%) Web Services
2 6 (2.40%) .NET
3 4 (1.60%) CSS
3 4 (1.60%) MAPI
4 3 (1.20%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.20%) J2EE
4 3 (1.20%) jQuery
5 2 (0.80%) EDI
5 2 (0.80%) HTML
5 2 (0.80%) Middleware
5 2 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.80%) XSLT
6 1 (0.40%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.40%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.40%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 168 (67.20%) Clustering
2 35 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (12.80%) Data Centre
4 28 (11.20%) Replication
5 22 (8.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 14 (5.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (4.80%) PKI
8 8 (3.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 7 (2.80%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.00%) Blackberry
10 5 (2.00%) EMC VNX
11 4 (1.60%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
12 3 (1.20%) HP Storage
12 3 (1.20%) HP StoreVirtual
12 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.80%) Eurex
13 2 (0.80%) NHS
13 2 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 214 (85.60%) Windows
2 141 (56.40%) Windows Server
3 101 (40.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 99 (39.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (31.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (19.60%) Linux
7 17 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (4.40%) Windows 7
9 10 (4.00%) VMS
9 10 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.60%) Solaris
10 9 (3.60%) Windows 10
10 9 (3.60%) Windows 2000
11 8 (3.20%) Windows NT
12 5 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.60%) Debian
13 4 (1.60%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.20%) Unix
15 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (33.60%) ITIL
2 83 (33.20%) High Availability
3 75 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 41 (16.40%) PRINCE2
5 40 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 39 (15.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (13.20%) Network Load Balancing
8 29 (11.60%) Project Management
9 28 (11.20%) IT Strategy
9 28 (11.20%) ITIL V3
10 26 (10.40%) Change Management
11 25 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 24 (9.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 24 (9.60%) Time Management
13 23 (9.20%) Server Building
14 20 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (7.60%) Service Management
15 19 (7.60%) Technical Architecture
16 18 (7.20%) Incident Management
16 18 (7.20%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 108 (43.20%) SQL
2 52 (20.80%) PowerShell
3 22 (8.80%) T-SQL
4 21 (8.40%) VBScript
5 9 (3.60%) VB
6 8 (3.20%) Java
7 5 (2.00%) C#
8 4 (1.60%) Perl
9 3 (1.20%) C++
9 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (19.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (12.80%) MCSE
3 30 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (8.00%) MCITP
5 17 (6.80%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (6.80%) SC Cleared
6 16 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (5.20%) CCNA
7 13 (5.20%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (4.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (4.00%) MCSA
9 10 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.20%) MCP
10 8 (3.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.60%) Degree
12 3 (1.20%) CCAA
12 3 (1.20%) CCNP
13 2 (0.80%) IBM Certification
13 2 (0.80%) MCAD
13 2 (0.80%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.60%) SLA
2 4 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.20%) SSAE 16
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 173 (69.20%) Active Directory
2 120 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (34.40%) Hyper-V
4 49 (19.60%) vSphere
5 38 (15.20%) VMware ESX
6 26 (10.40%) XenDesktop
7 23 (9.20%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (9.20%) XenApp
8 10 (4.00%) ISA Server
8 10 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (3.20%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (3.20%) NFS
9 8 (3.20%) UAG
9 8 (3.20%) vCloud
9 8 (3.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.20%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.20%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.80%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (13.60%) SCOM
2 23 (9.20%) SCCM
3 20 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
4 15 (6.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (4.80%) NetBackup
6 9 (3.60%) WSUS
7 8 (3.20%) vMotion
7 8 (3.20%) WMI
8 7 (2.80%) SCVMM
9 5 (2.00%) HP SIM
9 5 (2.00%) OpenView
9 5 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (2.00%) Puppet
10 4 (1.60%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.20%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.20%) SCOrch
11 3 (1.20%) Simpana
12 2 (0.80%) Ansible
12 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.80%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 186 (74.40%) Microsoft
2 167 (66.80%) VMware
3 61 (24.40%) Citrix
4 50 (20.00%) HP
5 36 (14.40%) Veritas
6 29 (11.60%) Cisco
7 22 (8.80%) 3PAR
8 19 (7.60%) F5
9 16 (6.40%) Red Hat
10 13 (5.20%) Oracle
11 12 (4.80%) Dell
12 11 (4.40%) EMC
13 9 (3.60%) IBM
14 6 (2.40%) CommVault
14 6 (2.40%) Mitel
15 4 (1.60%) arcserve
16 3 (1.20%) Brocade
16 3 (1.20%) SAP
16 3 (1.20%) Veeam
17 2 (0.80%) Sun
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