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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Clustering
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 781 730
Rank change year-on-year -12 -51  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 90 142 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.16% 1.67% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 76 105 186
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,125 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.57% -8.23%  

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 7776 8522 8433
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.84% 8.65% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6293 6926 6643
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +4 85 £55,000 +22.22% 4
London +33 55 £65,000 +18.18% 1
City of London +31 12 £75,000 +20.00%
West Midlands +12 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West +11 6 £44,000 +62.96%
West Yorkshire +13 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Birmingham +7 5 £40,000 -
Bradford +5 5 £45,000 +2.27%
Yorkshire -3 5 £45,000 +4.04%
Warwickshire +13 4 £40,000 +6.66%
East of England -4 4 £55,000 +35.80%
Leamington Spa -9 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Bristol -16 4 £44,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £55,000 -
South East +14 3 £80,000 +107.79% 1
Croydon - 3 £37,000 -
Scotland +17 2 - - 1
Wales +11 2 £35,058 +75.29%
Manchester -32 2 £37,500 -16.66%
North West -49 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Oxfordshire - 2 £71,250 -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Watford - 2 £52,500 -
Berkshire +29 1 £80,000 +68.42%
South Wales +19 1 £34,000 +70.00%
East Midlands +14 1 £42,500 +10.38%
Leicestershire +12 1 £42,500 +10.38%
Gloucestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 £36,116 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 187 (89.47%) Windows
2 158 (75.60%) Microsoft
3 156 (74.64%) Clustering
4 152 (72.73%) Active Directory
5 149 (71.29%) VMware
6 115 (55.02%) Windows Server
7 107 (51.20%) VMware Infrastructure
8 95 (45.45%) DNS
9 92 (44.02%) SQL Server
10 88 (42.11%) SQL
11 87 (41.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 87 (41.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 72 (34.45%) ITIL
12 72 (34.45%) MS Exchange
13 69 (33.01%) PowerShell
14 68 (32.54%) Hyper-V
15 62 (29.67%) IIS
16 61 (29.19%) High Availability
17 59 (28.23%) Exchange Server 2010
17 59 (28.23%) VMware ESXi
18 58 (27.75%) SAN
19 53 (25.36%) Load Balancing
20 49 (23.44%) Windows Server 2003
21 47 (22.49%) Citrix
21 47 (22.49%) DHCP
22 46 (22.01%) HP
23 37 (17.70%) SharePoint
23 37 (17.70%) Replication
23 37 (17.70%) Finance
24 33 (15.79%) Linux

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 72 (34.45%) MS Exchange
2 62 (29.67%) IIS
3 59 (28.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (17.70%) SharePoint
5 13 (6.22%) Apache
5 13 (6.22%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (4.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (4.31%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (3.83%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.91%) JBoss
9 4 (1.91%) NetWeaver
9 4 (1.91%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (10.05%) MS Visio
2 19 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 19 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.91%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.26%) SaaS
4 9 (4.31%) Office 365
5 8 (3.83%) IaaS
5 8 (3.83%) PaaS
6 3 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.48%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 95 (45.45%) DNS
2 58 (27.75%) SAN
3 47 (22.49%) DHCP
4 27 (12.92%) TCP/IP
5 25 (11.96%) iSCSI
6 21 (10.05%) VLAN
7 19 (9.09%) DMZ
7 19 (9.09%) Firewall
8 18 (8.61%) NAS
9 15 (7.18%) LDAP
10 13 (6.22%) SMTP
11 11 (5.26%) VPN
11 11 (5.26%) WAN
12 9 (4.31%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (2.39%) Internet
15 4 (1.91%) NetScaler
16 3 (1.44%) Ethernet
16 3 (1.44%) POP3
16 3 (1.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (44.02%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (10.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (8.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (8.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.83%) MySQL
7 8 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.87%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (2.39%) DTS
11 4 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.91%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (0.96%) OLTP
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.48%) DataStage
13 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Bitbucket
1 5 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.91%) GCC
2 4 (1.91%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.91%) Maven
2 4 (1.91%) MSI
2 4 (1.91%) NuGet
2 4 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.96%) TestDirector
General
1 37 (17.70%) Finance
2 11 (5.26%) Law
3 7 (3.35%) Marketing
4 6 (2.87%) Retail
5 5 (2.39%) Banking
5 5 (2.39%) Games
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 44 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (20.57%) Architect
3 27 (12.92%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (10.05%) Analyst
4 21 (10.05%) Infrastructure Architect
4 21 (10.05%) Wintel Engineer
5 19 (9.09%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 17 (8.13%) DBA
7 16 (7.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 16 (7.66%) SQL DBA
8 14 (6.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (6.22%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (5.74%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.74%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.74%) Technical Support
11 10 (4.78%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (4.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (4.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (4.78%) IT Engineer
11 10 (4.78%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.83%) LAMP
2 6 (2.87%) Web Services
3 4 (1.91%) SAP Basis
4 3 (1.44%) .NET
5 2 (0.96%) MAPI
5 2 (0.96%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (0.96%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.96%) SAPUI5
6 1 (0.48%) CSS
6 1 (0.48%) HTML
6 1 (0.48%) Middleware
6 1 (0.48%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 156 (74.64%) Clustering
2 37 (17.70%) Replication
3 22 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (10.05%) Data Centre
4 21 (10.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (4.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.35%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.35%) PKI
7 6 (2.87%) EMC VNX
7 6 (2.87%) iPad
8 5 (2.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 4 (1.91%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (1.91%) HP Storage
9 4 (1.91%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.44%) Reinsurance
10 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 187 (89.47%) Windows
2 115 (55.02%) Windows Server
3 87 (41.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (41.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (23.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (15.79%) Linux
6 16 (7.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.35%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.87%) VMS
8 6 (2.87%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.39%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.39%) Windows NT
10 4 (1.91%) Solaris
10 4 (1.91%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.91%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.96%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.48%) Unix
12 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.45%) ITIL
2 61 (29.19%) High Availability
3 53 (25.36%) Load Balancing
4 30 (14.35%) Change Management
5 29 (13.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (13.40%) ITIL V3
6 28 (13.40%) PRINCE2
7 26 (12.44%) Project Management
8 25 (11.96%) Server Building
9 24 (11.48%) Network Load Balancing
10 23 (11.00%) Time Management
11 21 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (10.05%) Service Delivery
12 20 (9.57%) Service Management
13 19 (9.09%) Performance Testing
14 18 (8.61%) Incident Management
15 17 (8.13%) Root Cause Analysis
16 16 (7.66%) Mentoring
17 15 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
18 13 (6.22%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (42.11%) SQL
2 69 (33.01%) PowerShell
3 24 (11.48%) VBScript
4 12 (5.74%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.78%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.83%) AWK
6 8 (3.83%) C
6 8 (3.83%) sed
7 5 (2.39%) VB
8 4 (1.91%) Perl
8 4 (1.91%) Python
9 2 (0.96%) C#
9 2 (0.96%) Java
10 1 (0.48%) ABAP
10 1 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 20 (9.57%) MCSE
4 12 (5.74%) Degree
5 11 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (5.26%) MCSA
6 10 (4.78%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.83%) CCNA
7 8 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.83%) MCITP
8 7 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (2.39%) CCNP
10 5 (2.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.91%) CCAA
11 4 (1.91%) MCP
12 1 (0.48%) CCA
12 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.48%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.18%) SLA
2 4 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.91%) SSAE 16
3 3 (1.44%) PMO
4 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 152 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 107 (51.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (32.54%) Hyper-V
4 59 (28.23%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (14.35%) vSphere
6 23 (11.00%) XenApp
7 15 (7.18%) XenDesktop
8 14 (6.70%) NFS
9 8 (3.83%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (3.35%) ISA Server
11 6 (2.87%) VMware Server
12 5 (2.39%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (2.39%) UAG
12 5 (2.39%) vCloud
12 5 (2.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (1.91%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.96%) XenServer
15 1 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 32 (15.31%) SCCM
2 31 (14.83%) vCenter Server
3 23 (11.00%) SCOM
4 19 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
5 16 (7.66%) vMotion
6 11 (5.26%) Backup Exec
6 11 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (5.26%) Puppet
7 9 (4.31%) WSUS
8 8 (3.83%) NetBackup
8 8 (3.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (3.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (2.39%) HP SIM
9 5 (2.39%) WMI
10 4 (1.91%) Ansible
10 4 (1.91%) Capistrano
10 4 (1.91%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.91%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.91%) Simpana
10 4 (1.91%) yum
Vendors
1 158 (75.60%) Microsoft
2 149 (71.29%) VMware
3 47 (22.49%) Citrix
4 46 (22.01%) HP
5 25 (11.96%) Cisco
6 22 (10.53%) Veritas
7 18 (8.61%) IBM
8 15 (7.18%) Oracle
9 14 (6.70%) Dell
10 13 (6.22%) EMC
11 12 (5.74%) F5
11 12 (5.74%) NetApp
12 10 (4.78%) Red Hat
13 9 (4.31%) Symantec
14 8 (3.83%) 3PAR
15 7 (3.35%) CommVault
16 6 (2.87%) SAP
17 5 (2.39%) OpenText
18 4 (1.91%) Brocade
18 4 (1.91%) Perforce
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