The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 239 223 213
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 1391 1374 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.26% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.83% 3.83% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 1151 1209
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,880 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36326 35889 38985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.01% 33.02% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28494 28990 32925
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Clustering within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Clustering
Salary Trend

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

Clustering Salary Trend in the UK

Clustering
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Clustering Salary Histogram in the UK

Clustering
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 1309 £48,500 +7.77% 116
London +23 611 £52,500 - 45
South East -55 299 £43,000 +1.17% 28
City of London +59 186 £56,250 -4.25% 14
Yorkshire +39 153 £50,000 +31.57% 12
West Yorkshire +35 134 £50,000 +31.57% 7
Leeds +52 126 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Hampshire -27 95 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Berkshire -13 92 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Surrey -14 73 £43,750 +2.94% 7
West Midlands +9 71 £44,000 -2.22% 2
North West +5 67 £50,000 +25.78% 14
East of England -29 47 £43,000 -9.47% 9
Reading -10 43 £45,000 +28.57% 3
South West -26 38 £40,500 +8.00% 5
Southampton -2 29 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Cheshire -6 29 £50,000 +16.27% 4
Birmingham +13 28 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Bracknell +2 28 £38,000 -1.93%
Buckinghamshire +9 27 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Portsmouth -29 27 £43,000 +1.17%
Wales -5 26 £36,000 -4.00% 4
Warwickshire +36 25 £44,000 -2.22%
South Wales -2 25 £36,000 -16.27% 4
Warwick - 24 £44,000 -
Manchester -3 23 £50,000 +33.33% 9
Scotland -14 23 £53,000 +24.70% 5
Hertfordshire +2 22 £42,500 -19.04% 4
Milton Keynes -3 22 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East Midlands -42 19 £35,000 -1.40% 2

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering.

1 1531 (57.66%) Windows
2 1145 (43.13%) SQL Server
3 1142 (43.01%) Microsoft
4 1080 (40.68%) SQL
5 980 (36.91%) VMware
6 866 (32.62%) Linux
7 772 (29.08%) SAN
8 751 (28.29%) Active Directory
9 717 (27.01%) VMware Infrastructure
10 673 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 610 (22.98%) Oracle
12 585 (22.03%) Replication
13 572 (21.54%) DNS
14 532 (20.04%) MS Exchange
15 515 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
16 510 (19.21%) Finance
17 488 (18.38%) Performance Tuning
18 476 (17.93%) MS Excel
19 459 (17.29%) Windows Server 2003
20 443 (16.69%) UNIX
21 439 (16.53%) Citrix
22 435 (16.38%) T-SQL
23 430 (16.20%) Cisco
24 427 (16.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 420 (15.82%) Load Balancing
26 419 (15.78%) Microsoft Certification
27 393 (14.80%) TCP/IP
28 391 (14.73%) ITIL
29 384 (14.46%) Red Hat
30 377 (14.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 532 (20.04%) MS Exchange
2 359 (13.52%) IIS
3 309 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 245 (9.23%) Apache
5 224 (8.44%) SharePoint
6 205 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 190 (7.16%) Tomcat
8 162 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 140 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 128 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 126 (4.75%) WebLogic
12 100 (3.77%) WebSphere
13 95 (3.58%) Lync
14 65 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2000
15 52 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 47 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
17 32 (1.21%) WebLogic Portal
17 32 (1.21%) Lotus Domino
18 30 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
19 26 (0.98%) nginx
Applications
1 476 (17.93%) MS Excel
2 78 (2.94%) MS Office
3 21 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.23%) MS Project
6 3 (0.11%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.075%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.038%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 30 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.49%) Maximo
6 12 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
8 9 (0.34%) Summit
9 8 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.30%) SunGard APT
9 8 (0.30%) FastVal
10 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.15%) Agresso
11 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.15%) Compiere
12 3 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
12 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
13 2 (0.075%) Oracle CRM
13 2 (0.075%) SAP Retail
13 2 (0.075%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 71 (2.67%) Office 365
2 41 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (0.75%) SaaS
5 19 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.30%) PaaS
6 8 (0.30%) IaaS
7 6 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.11%) Route 53
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.038%) GitHub
9 1 (0.038%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 772 (29.08%) SAN
2 572 (21.54%) DNS
3 393 (14.80%) TCP/IP
4 326 (12.28%) Firewall
5 268 (10.09%) NAS
6 246 (9.27%) DHCP
7 227 (8.55%) Internet
8 185 (6.97%) HTTP
9 153 (5.76%) WAN
10 136 (5.12%) LAN
10 136 (5.12%) Cisco IOS
11 126 (4.75%) SMTP
12 112 (4.22%) SSL
13 106 (3.99%) OSPF
14 101 (3.80%) BGP
15 95 (3.58%) VPN
15 95 (3.58%) MPLS
15 95 (3.58%) iSCSI
16 83 (3.13%) EIGRP
17 73 (2.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1145 (43.13%) SQL Server
2 515 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 427 (16.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 377 (14.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 331 (12.47%) MySQL
6 322 (12.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 286 (10.77%) Oracle Database
8 270 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 223 (8.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 217 (8.17%) Data Warehouse
11 185 (6.97%) Oracle Database 11g
12 154 (5.80%) Oracle Database 10g
13 141 (5.31%) Relational Database
14 112 (4.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 109 (4.11%) RDBMS
16 80 (3.01%) SQL Server 2000
17 67 (2.52%) DB2
17 67 (2.52%) NoSQL
18 65 (2.45%) Oracle Database 12c
19 60 (2.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 77 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 67 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 30 (1.13%) Jenkins
5 27 (1.02%) Maven
6 22 (0.83%) ERwin
7 21 (0.79%) Subversion
8 19 (0.72%) Selenium
9 16 (0.60%) JIRA
9 16 (0.60%) Hudson
10 14 (0.53%) Juju
11 12 (0.45%) MSI
12 10 (0.38%) Ant
12 10 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (0.34%) AdminStudio
13 9 (0.34%) JUnit
14 8 (0.30%) Mockito
15 7 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 5 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 4 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 510 (19.21%) Finance
2 89 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 73 (2.75%) Legal
4 65 (2.45%) Retail
5 63 (2.37%) Banking
6 60 (2.26%) Law
7 39 (1.47%) Back Office
8 35 (1.32%) Marketing
9 31 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 31 (1.17%) Advertising
10 25 (0.94%) Games
11 24 (0.90%) French Language
12 22 (0.83%) Russian Language
13 16 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.60%) Investment Banking
14 15 (0.56%) Spanish Language
15 10 (0.38%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.30%) Electronics
17 7 (0.26%) German Language
17 7 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 662 (24.93%) DBA
2 441 (16.61%) Administrator
3 430 (16.20%) SQL DBA
4 280 (10.55%) Developer
5 244 (9.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 233 (8.78%) SQL Server DBA
7 198 (7.46%) Architect
8 174 (6.55%) Support Engineer
9 159 (5.99%) Oracle DBA
10 141 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
11 125 (4.71%) Analyst
12 123 (4.63%) Consultant
13 97 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
14 96 (3.62%) Senior Developer
15 95 (3.58%) Server Engineer
16 94 (3.54%) Team Leader
17 93 (3.50%) Linux Administrator
18 87 (3.28%) Server Administrator
19 84 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
20 80 (3.01%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (7.72%) .NET
2 110 (4.14%) J2EE
2 110 (4.14%) XML
3 101 (3.80%) LAMP
4 81 (3.05%) Middleware
4 81 (3.05%) HTML
5 72 (2.71%) Web Services
6 60 (2.26%) RabbitMQ
7 47 (1.77%) ActiveMQ
8 35 (1.32%) REST
8 35 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
9 32 (1.21%) CSS
10 31 (1.17%) ASP.NET
11 30 (1.13%) Java EE
12 29 (1.09%) MSMQ
13 27 (1.02%) Spring
13 27 (1.02%) Symfony
14 26 (0.98%) Hibernate
15 25 (0.94%) Application Packaging
15 25 (0.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 585 (22.03%) Replication
2 115 (4.33%) Blackberry
3 100 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 93 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 79 (2.98%) Open Source
6 72 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 53 (2.00%) Mathematics
8 42 (1.58%) Firmware
9 41 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
9 41 (1.54%) Social Media
10 37 (1.39%) Symmetrix
11 34 (1.28%) Hedge funds
12 32 (1.21%) RIA
13 31 (1.17%) Client/Server
14 26 (0.98%) EqualLogic
15 24 (0.90%) CESG
16 22 (0.83%) BBC
17 20 (0.75%) CLARiiON
18 19 (0.72%) Streaming Media
19 17 (0.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1531 (57.66%) Windows
2 866 (32.62%) Linux
3 673 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 459 (17.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 443 (16.69%) UNIX
6 367 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 231 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 225 (8.47%) Solaris
9 139 (5.24%) AIX
10 97 (3.65%) Windows 7
11 88 (3.31%) CentOS
12 72 (2.71%) SUSE
13 62 (2.34%) Windows XP
14 41 (1.54%) Debian
15 40 (1.51%) Windows 8
16 39 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
17 37 (1.39%) Windows 2000
18 34 (1.28%) Ubuntu
19 28 (1.05%) HPUX
20 20 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (18.38%) Performance Tuning
2 420 (15.82%) Load Balancing
3 391 (14.73%) ITIL
4 345 (12.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 274 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
6 221 (8.32%) High Availability
7 179 (6.74%) E-Commerce
8 155 (5.84%) Problem Management
9 151 (5.69%) Change Management
10 150 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
11 140 (5.27%) Project Management
12 133 (5.01%) Change Control
13 116 (4.37%) ETL
14 108 (4.07%) Migration
15 103 (3.88%) Incident Management
16 97 (3.65%) Capacity Planning
17 96 (3.62%) Database Security
18 86 (3.24%) SOA
19 85 (3.20%) OO
20 83 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1080 (40.68%) SQL
2 435 (16.38%) T-SQL
3 353 (13.30%) Java
4 330 (12.43%) PowerShell
5 276 (10.40%) Perl
6 159 (5.99%) Bash Shell
7 120 (4.52%) Shell Script
8 118 (4.44%) Python
9 109 (4.11%) Ruby
10 100 (3.77%) PHP
11 99 (3.73%) PL/SQL
12 92 (3.47%) C#
13 79 (2.98%) JavaScript
14 73 (2.75%) C++
15 56 (2.11%) VBScript
16 52 (1.96%) VB.NET
17 39 (1.47%) VB
18 29 (1.09%) PHP5
19 24 (0.90%) Tcl
20 21 (0.79%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 419 (15.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 300 (11.30%) MCSE
3 207 (7.80%) Degree
4 177 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 171 (6.44%) MCITP
6 132 (4.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 129 (4.86%) SC Cleared
8 95 (3.58%) MCSA
9 89 (3.35%) MCP
10 85 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
11 66 (2.49%) CCNA
12 55 (2.07%) Oracle Certification
13 48 (1.81%) DV Cleared
14 47 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
15 46 (1.73%) MCTS
16 45 (1.69%) RHCE
17 41 (1.54%) CCNP
18 36 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
19 29 (1.09%) CCA
20 26 (0.98%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (3.80%) SLA
2 97 (3.65%) PCI DSS
3 68 (2.56%) QA
4 19 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.15%) HL7
6 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.038%) BS7799
System Software
1 751 (28.29%) Active Directory
2 717 (27.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 361 (13.60%) Hyper-V
4 217 (8.17%) vSphere
5 206 (7.76%) VMware ESX
6 177 (6.67%) XenApp
7 163 (6.14%) Oracle RAC
8 137 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
9 74 (2.79%) XenServer
10 71 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
11 66 (2.49%) XenDesktop
12 61 (2.30%) NFS
13 56 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 46 (1.73%) Terminal Services
14 46 (1.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 43 (1.62%) KVM
16 35 (1.32%) Sendmail
17 31 (1.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 28 (1.05%) Xen
19 26 (0.98%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 165 (6.21%) Data Guard
2 155 (5.84%) SCCM
3 148 (5.57%) Puppet
4 130 (4.90%) SCOM
5 110 (4.14%) NetBackup
6 107 (4.03%) WSUS
7 89 (3.35%) Backup Exec
8 87 (3.28%) Nagios
9 83 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
10 63 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
11 36 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 25 (0.94%) SCVMM
13 24 (0.90%) Tivoli
14 22 (0.83%) ARCserve
14 22 (0.83%) OpenView
15 21 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 16 (0.60%) ZABBIX
17 15 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 15 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 14 (0.53%) Munin
Vendors
1 1142 (43.01%) Microsoft
2 980 (36.91%) VMware
3 610 (22.98%) Oracle
4 439 (16.53%) Citrix
5 430 (16.20%) Cisco
6 384 (14.46%) Red Hat
7 295 (11.11%) HP
8 222 (8.36%) NetApp
9 180 (6.78%) Symantec
10 172 (6.48%) EMC
11 151 (5.69%) IBM
12 139 (5.24%) Dell
12 139 (5.24%) Veritas
13 132 (4.97%) JBoss
14 80 (3.01%) CheckPoint
15 65 (2.45%) Sun
16 54 (2.03%) F5
16 54 (2.03%) CommVault
17 52 (1.96%) Juniper
18 40 (1.51%) Google
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FirstCare Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Vadis People
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - plus 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Anglia
Digital Gurus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Car allowance, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago