The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 207 187
Rank change year-on-year -4 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 18 34 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.55% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 1.53% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 36
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -11.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,650 £27,875
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,975 £71,875
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Clustering is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1931 2228 1919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.58% 36.12% 33.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2261 2207 2340
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,080 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the West Midlands

Clustering
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Clustering in the West Midlands

Clustering
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Clustering in the West Midlands

Clustering
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Warwickshire +12 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Birmingham -8 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Bromwich +12 4 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
2 39 (69.64%) Windows
3 34 (60.71%) SQL Server
4 32 (57.14%) IIS
5 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (42.86%) SQL
7 21 (37.50%) DNS
8 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
8 19 (33.93%) Windows Server
9 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (28.57%) VMware
9 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 16 (28.57%) SAN
9 16 (28.57%) MySQL
9 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (26.79%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (23.21%) T-SQL
12 13 (23.21%) Citrix
12 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Clustering
13 12 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (21.43%) NAS
13 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
14 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (19.64%) DDNS
14 11 (19.64%) SolarWinds
14 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 32 (57.14%) IIS
2 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 10 (17.86%) Apache
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) SAS
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) Office 365
3 2 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (37.50%) DNS
2 16 (28.57%) SAN
2 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 12 (21.43%) NAS
3 12 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
4 11 (19.64%) DDNS
5 8 (14.29%) DHCP
6 4 (7.14%) LAN
6 4 (7.14%) WAN
7 2 (3.57%) HTTP
7 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.79%) Firewall
8 1 (1.79%) Internet
8 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.79%) MPLS
8 1 (1.79%) Network Security
8 1 (1.79%) VoIP
8 1 (1.79%) VPN
8 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) MySQL
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (7.14%) DB2
8 4 (7.14%) Power BI
8 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (10.71%) Advertising
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Marketing
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) DBA
2 17 (30.36%) SQL DBA
3 12 (21.43%) Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Support Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Technical Support
5 9 (16.07%) Technical Support Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (5.36%) Applications Packager
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (3.57%) Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior DBA
8 2 (3.57%) Senior SQL DBA
8 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
1 2 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (1.79%) COM
2 1 (1.79%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.79%) LAMP
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.07%) Replication
3 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.14%) EPoS
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) AS400
6 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 39 (69.64%) Windows
2 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (33.93%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Unix
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing
3 10 (17.86%) High Availability
3 10 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (14.29%) Database Security
4 8 (14.29%) ETL
5 7 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (12.50%) Server Building
5 7 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
6 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.71%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.36%) ITIL
7 3 (5.36%) Migration
7 3 (5.36%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (3.57%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (3.57%) Database Tuning
8 2 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 13 (23.21%) T-SQL
3 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) Terminal Server
3 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 2 (3.57%) XenApp
6 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.79%) vCloud
6 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (10.71%) SCCM
3 4 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (5.36%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.57%) VMware
3 13 (23.21%) Citrix
4 11 (19.64%) SolarWinds
5 5 (8.93%) IBM
6 4 (7.14%) Facebook
6 4 (7.14%) LANDesk
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco
8 2 (3.57%) iManage
8 2 (3.57%) NetApp
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle
9 1 (1.79%) Dell
9 1 (1.79%) HP
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