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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 357 274 267
Rank change year-on-year
-83 -7
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 902 1298 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 1.17% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 2.89% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 759 1053 1098
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%

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
43770 44904 49470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.37% 40.59% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35309 35400 39225
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,983
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016 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 30 April 2016. 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
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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 -84 870 £47,500 -5.00% 84
London -58 374 £57,500 -4.16% 35
South East -60 212 £45,000 - 20
City of London +14 74 £57,500 -4.16% 9
North West +19 73 £42,500 - 4
East of England -12 66 £46,500 -7.00% 6
Manchester +12 51 £44,000 +10.00% 2
Surrey -7 50 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Yorkshire -8 50 £41,500 +10.66% 5
Buckinghamshire +29 41 £49,250 +31.33% 1
West Midlands -20 40 £41,000 -9.89% 4
Cambridgeshire +24 37 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Berkshire 0 36 £47,500 -5.00% 8
West Yorkshire -14 36 £37,500 - 3
South West -27 36 £39,421 +15.09% 7
Leeds -17 31 £37,500 - 2
Hampshire -64 30 £42,500 -3.40% 7
Cambridge +17 26 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Milton Keynes +15 24 £49,250 +31.33%
Birmingham -9 24 £47,500 -2.06% 2
West Sussex -5 23 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Hertfordshire +9 21 £46,500 +12.72% 1
East Midlands -34 18 £42,500 +1.19% 2
Woking +9 16 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Reading -4 16 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Oxfordshire -19 16 £48,250 -19.58% 1
Haywards Heath - 16 £40,000 -
Guildford +11 15 £58,750 +30.55% 1
Southampton -9 14 £38,000 -3.79% 3
Basingstoke +3 12 £45,000 -18.18% 3

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 988 (52.64%) Windows
2 918 (48.91%) SQL Server
3 896 (47.74%) SQL
4 768 (40.92%) Microsoft
5 610 (32.50%) VMware
6 603 (32.13%) Windows Server
7 594 (31.65%) Linux
8 580 (30.90%) Active Directory
9 525 (27.97%) High Availability
10 513 (27.33%) Finance
11 480 (25.57%) Replication
12 472 (25.15%) SAN
13 442 (23.55%) Windows Server 2008
14 401 (21.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 399 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
16 398 (21.20%) Oracle
17 380 (20.25%) SQL Server 2008
18 363 (19.34%) Performance Tuning
19 343 (18.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 339 (18.06%) DNS
21 329 (17.53%) MS Excel
21 329 (17.53%) T-SQL
22 323 (17.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 296 (15.77%) Disaster Recovery
24 288 (15.34%) ITIL
25 284 (15.13%) Hyper-V
26 279 (14.86%) SQL Server 2012
27 276 (14.70%) HP
28 273 (14.54%) Firewall
29 270 (14.38%) Citrix

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 235 (12.52%) MS Exchange
2 218 (11.61%) IIS
3 174 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 150 (7.99%) Apache
5 132 (7.03%) Tomcat
6 126 (6.71%) Skype for Business
7 125 (6.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 114 (6.07%) SharePoint
9 68 (3.62%) WebLogic
10 57 (3.04%) JBoss
11 49 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
12 42 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 42 (2.24%) WebSphere
13 35 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
14 28 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
15 25 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 24 (1.28%) Node.js
17 18 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
18 16 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
18 16 (0.85%) nginx
Applications
1 329 (17.53%) MS Excel
2 62 (3.30%) MS Office
3 14 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
2 12 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.21%) Magento
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.053%) Faxination
9 1 (0.053%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.053%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 103 (5.49%) Office 365
2 94 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.01%) IaaS
6 18 (0.96%) PaaS
7 16 (0.85%) SaaS
8 12 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.64%) Mimecast
9 11 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.53%) GitHub
10 10 (0.53%) Google Compute Engine
11 4 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.11%) Engine Yard
13 2 (0.11%) Heroku
13 2 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 472 (25.15%) SAN
2 339 (18.06%) DNS
3 273 (14.54%) Firewall
4 176 (9.38%) DHCP
5 152 (8.10%) NAS
6 141 (7.51%) TCP/IP
7 123 (6.55%) iSCSI
8 118 (6.29%) Internet
9 104 (5.54%) VPN
10 103 (5.49%) WAN
11 88 (4.69%) LAN
12 80 (4.26%) VLAN
13 73 (3.89%) SSL
14 52 (2.77%) Fibre Channel
15 46 (2.45%) HTTP
16 40 (2.13%) SMTP
17 38 (2.02%) SNMP
18 37 (1.97%) VoIP
19 35 (1.86%) BGP
20 33 (1.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 918 (48.91%) SQL Server
2 380 (20.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 343 (18.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 323 (17.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 279 (14.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 249 (13.27%) MySQL
7 226 (12.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 161 (8.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 137 (7.30%) Oracle Database
10 132 (7.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 109 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
12 89 (4.74%) Relational Database
13 80 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 79 (4.21%) NoSQL
15 61 (3.25%) Big Data
15 61 (3.25%) SQL Server 2000
16 50 (2.66%) MongoDB
17 40 (2.13%) Hadoop
18 37 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
18 37 (1.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 87 (4.64%) Git (software)
2 76 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 33 (1.76%) JIRA
4 26 (1.39%) Maven
5 24 (1.28%) Subversion
6 21 (1.12%) JUnit
7 17 (0.91%) Visual Studio
8 16 (0.85%) NetBeans
8 16 (0.85%) ProC
8 16 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (0.69%) Selenium
10 12 (0.64%) Toad
11 11 (0.59%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.59%) Vagrant
11 11 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 10 (0.53%) PHPUnit
13 9 (0.48%) Hudson
13 9 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 9 (0.48%) StarTeam
14 8 (0.43%) PhantomJS
General
1 513 (27.33%) Finance
2 203 (10.82%) Banking
3 66 (3.52%) Retail
4 64 (3.41%) Law
5 56 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.18%) Marketing
7 39 (2.08%) Legal
8 35 (1.86%) Financial Institution
9 31 (1.65%) Publishing
10 29 (1.55%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.69%) Back Office
12 13 (0.69%) Games
13 12 (0.64%) Electronics
13 12 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.59%) International Banking
15 10 (0.53%) Private Banking
16 9 (0.48%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.16%) Advertising
17 3 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 551 (29.36%) DBA
2 491 (26.16%) Administrator
3 468 (24.93%) SQL DBA
4 273 (14.54%) SQL Server DBA
5 173 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 155 (8.26%) Systems Administrator
7 142 (7.57%) Architect
8 130 (6.93%) Analyst
9 128 (6.82%) Developer
10 93 (4.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 93 (4.95%) Consultant
11 89 (4.74%) Support Engineer
12 88 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
13 85 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
14 72 (3.84%) Linux Administrator
14 72 (3.84%) Windows Administrator
15 68 (3.62%) Support Analyst
16 66 (3.52%) Infrastructure Architect
17 60 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
18 59 (3.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (6.82%) .NET
2 86 (4.58%) Web Services
3 75 (4.00%) XML
4 68 (3.62%) LAMP
5 57 (3.04%) CSS
6 55 (2.93%) HTML
7 48 (2.56%) SOAP
8 47 (2.50%) Spring
9 46 (2.45%) J2EE
10 41 (2.18%) Middleware
11 38 (2.02%) Java EE
11 38 (2.02%) RESTful
12 32 (1.70%) jQuery
13 31 (1.65%) ASP.NET
14 28 (1.49%) J2SE
14 28 (1.49%) REST
15 25 (1.33%) JMS
16 24 (1.28%) Ajax
17 23 (1.23%) MDX
17 23 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 480 (25.57%) Replication
2 156 (8.31%) Data Centre
3 78 (4.16%) Computer Science
4 77 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (3.62%) Blackberry
6 46 (2.45%) Data Integration
7 35 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 35 (1.86%) PKI
8 34 (1.81%) EqualLogic
9 25 (1.33%) Fintech
10 24 (1.28%) Fat Client
10 24 (1.28%) Thin Client
11 23 (1.23%) EMC VNX
12 22 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 22 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.17%) iPhone
13 21 (1.12%) EMC VMAX
14 20 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
14 20 (1.07%) Visualisation
15 19 (1.01%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 988 (52.64%) Windows
2 603 (32.13%) Windows Server
3 594 (31.65%) Linux
4 442 (23.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 401 (21.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 260 (13.85%) Unix
7 200 (10.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 176 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 123 (6.55%) Solaris
10 82 (4.37%) Windows 7
11 62 (3.30%) AIX
12 49 (2.61%) SUSE
13 45 (2.40%) CentOS
14 34 (1.81%) Windows 8
15 32 (1.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 22 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
17 21 (1.12%) Android
18 18 (0.96%) Debian
19 17 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
19 17 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (27.97%) High Availability
2 363 (19.34%) Performance Tuning
3 296 (15.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 288 (15.34%) ITIL
5 254 (13.53%) Load Balancing
6 215 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
7 148 (7.88%) Migration
8 146 (7.78%) Capacity Planning
9 136 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
10 125 (6.66%) Database Mirroring
11 116 (6.18%) ETL
12 103 (5.49%) DevOps
13 101 (5.38%) Problem Management
14 100 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
15 97 (5.17%) Change Management
16 91 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
17 79 (4.21%) Project Management
18 76 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
19 70 (3.73%) Technical Architecture
20 69 (3.68%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 896 (47.74%) SQL
2 329 (17.53%) T-SQL
3 265 (14.12%) PowerShell
4 168 (8.95%) Java
5 111 (5.91%) Perl
6 108 (5.75%) Bash Shell
7 90 (4.79%) Python
8 80 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 78 (4.16%) JavaScript
10 63 (3.36%) PHP
11 44 (2.34%) C
12 41 (2.18%) VBScript
13 37 (1.97%) C#
14 35 (1.86%) Ruby
15 31 (1.65%) PL/SQL
16 25 (1.33%) AWK
16 25 (1.33%) sed
17 22 (1.17%) Korn
18 20 (1.07%) C++
19 18 (0.96%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 239 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 169 (9.00%) MCSE
3 151 (8.04%) Degree
4 125 (6.66%) Security Cleared
5 83 (4.42%) MCSA
6 77 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
7 75 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 73 (3.89%) MCITP
9 64 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 57 (3.04%) CCNA
11 41 (2.18%) MCP
12 39 (2.08%) RHCE
13 30 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (1.55%) CCNP
15 28 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
15 28 (1.49%) DV Cleared
16 14 (0.75%) MCDBA
17 11 (0.59%) MCTS
18 10 (0.53%) CCA
18 10 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.27%) SLA
2 43 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.12%) QA
5 6 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.32%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.27%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.16%) BS7799
8 2 (0.11%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.053%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 580 (30.90%) Active Directory
2 399 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 284 (15.13%) Hyper-V
4 152 (8.10%) vSphere
5 97 (5.17%) XenApp
6 63 (3.36%) VMware ESX
7 52 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
8 51 (2.72%) Firmware
9 41 (2.18%) Oracle RAC
10 38 (2.02%) NFS
11 34 (1.81%) XenDesktop
12 29 (1.55%) Terminal Server
13 27 (1.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 25 (1.33%) GPFS
14 25 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 23 (1.23%) Postfix
15 23 (1.23%) Xen
16 22 (1.17%) DFS Replication
17 19 (1.01%) Docker
18 16 (0.85%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 247 (13.16%) SCCM
2 174 (9.27%) SCOM
3 112 (5.97%) Puppet
4 79 (4.21%) WSUS
5 65 (3.46%) Backup Exec
6 64 (3.41%) Nagios
6 64 (3.41%) NetBackup
7 63 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
8 45 (2.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 44 (2.34%) Ansible
10 40 (2.13%) SCVMM
11 36 (1.92%) Data Guard
11 36 (1.92%) Hyperic
12 32 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
13 28 (1.49%) Salt
13 28 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 23 (1.23%) SCDPM
15 22 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 20 (1.07%) Simpana
17 18 (0.96%) Cacti
Vendors
1 768 (40.92%) Microsoft
2 610 (32.50%) VMware
3 398 (21.20%) Oracle
4 276 (14.70%) HP
5 270 (14.38%) Citrix
6 258 (13.75%) Cisco
7 246 (13.11%) Red Hat
8 159 (8.47%) Symantec
9 156 (8.31%) NetApp
10 130 (6.93%) Dell
11 91 (4.85%) EMC
12 86 (4.58%) IBM
12 86 (4.58%) SolarWinds
12 86 (4.58%) Veritas
13 53 (2.82%) Sun
14 50 (2.66%) F5
15 43 (2.29%) CheckPoint
16 40 (2.13%) Veeam
17 39 (2.08%) Splunk
18 35 (1.86%) CommVault
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
KPRS
Salary: From £58,000 to £65,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Algomi
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Training & Development
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £54,000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Yoh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Polecat
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Great base and prospects
Posted: 5 days ago