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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 241 234 227
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 1319 1393 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.23% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 3.10% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 1118 1038
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
40823 44894 40932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.80% 39.75% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32386 35170 33171
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 March 2015 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 26 March 2015. 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 -4 1252 £50,000 +11.11% 107
London +15 498 £60,000 +20.00% 49
South East -17 330 £45,000 +5.88% 18
City of London -21 117 £60,000 +20.00% 18
Hampshire +8 94 £44,000 +3.52% 9
Yorkshire -41 86 £37,500 -6.83% 9
North West +27 84 £40,000 - 9
East of England +3 84 £50,000 +11.11% 8
West Yorkshire -30 68 £40,000 - 6
Surrey +39 66 £50,000 +4.16% 1
Berkshire -24 65 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Leeds -31 60 £40,000 +1.26% 6
South West 0 59 £35,000 -10.25% 6
East Midlands +14 55 £42,000 +10.52% 4
West Midlands -15 46 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Manchester +3 45 £38,750 -13.88% 6
Reading -20 39 £51,250 +26.54%
Leicestershire +18 34 £42,000 +10.52% 2
Cheshire +21 29 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Wales -10 29 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Scotland +2 28 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Portsmouth +2 28 £44,250 +0.56% 1
Woking +28 27 £45,000 -14.28%
Essex +12 27 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hertfordshire -1 27 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Leicester +22 26 £42,000 +10.52% 2
Kent -1 26 £60,000 +26.31% 2
South Wales -7 26 £40,750 +16.42% 1
Southampton -10 25 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire -34 24 £37,500 -6.25% 1

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 1470 (57.33%) Windows
2 1280 (49.92%) Microsoft
3 1255 (48.95%) SQL Server
4 1131 (44.11%) SQL
5 1104 (43.06%) VMware
6 825 (32.18%) Active Directory
7 710 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 689 (26.87%) Linux
9 666 (25.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 662 (25.82%) SAN
11 604 (23.56%) Citrix
12 579 (22.58%) Replication
13 565 (22.04%) MS Exchange
14 546 (21.29%) Finance
15 537 (20.94%) Oracle
16 530 (20.67%) SQL Server 2008
17 507 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
18 492 (19.19%) DNS
19 489 (19.07%) MS Excel
19 489 (19.07%) Performance Tuning
20 464 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
21 453 (17.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 432 (16.85%) Disaster Recovery
23 430 (16.77%) HP
24 429 (16.73%) T-SQL
25 422 (16.46%) Cisco
26 417 (16.26%) IIS
27 396 (15.44%) Firewall
28 387 (15.09%) Hyper-V
29 372 (14.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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
1 565 (22.04%) MS Exchange
2 417 (16.26%) IIS
3 327 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 309 (12.05%) SharePoint
5 219 (8.54%) Apache
6 186 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 146 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 142 (5.54%) Lync
9 140 (5.46%) Tomcat
10 136 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 116 (4.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 106 (4.13%) JBoss
13 93 (3.63%) WebLogic
14 77 (3.00%) WebSphere
15 63 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
16 53 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
17 51 (1.99%) Office Communications Server
18 44 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
19 40 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
19 40 (1.56%) nginx
Applications
1 489 (19.07%) MS Excel
2 157 (6.12%) MS Office
3 28 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.23%) MS Project
5 5 (0.20%) SPSS
6 4 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.039%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 10 (0.39%) Agresso
7 7 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.23%) Maximo
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.20%) Magento
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.16%) RiskWrite
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.12%) BASE24
12 2 (0.078%) SAP InfiniteInsight
12 2 (0.078%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.039%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 82 (3.20%) Office 365
2 64 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (1.76%) IaaS
6 37 (1.44%) PaaS
7 15 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.51%) SaaS
9 11 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (0.39%) Heroku
10 10 (0.39%) Engine Yard
11 3 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (0.078%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.039%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 662 (25.82%) SAN
2 492 (19.19%) DNS
3 396 (15.44%) Firewall
4 339 (13.22%) TCP/IP
5 297 (11.58%) DHCP
6 221 (8.62%) NAS
7 180 (7.02%) WAN
8 171 (6.67%) LAN
9 144 (5.62%) Internet
10 122 (4.76%) VPN
11 97 (3.78%) VLAN
12 81 (3.16%) SSL
13 80 (3.12%) SMTP
14 76 (2.96%) VoIP
15 74 (2.89%) LDAP
16 73 (2.85%) HTTP
17 68 (2.65%) iSCSI
18 57 (2.22%) Wireless
19 48 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
20 44 (1.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1255 (48.95%) SQL Server
2 530 (20.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 453 (17.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 372 (14.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 316 (12.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 284 (11.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 278 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
8 266 (10.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 257 (10.02%) MySQL
10 230 (8.97%) Oracle Database
11 138 (5.38%) Relational Database
12 130 (5.07%) SQL Server 2000
13 104 (4.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 103 (4.02%) RDBMS
15 82 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
16 75 (2.93%) DTS
17 67 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
18 49 (1.91%) OLTP
18 49 (1.91%) Big Data
19 45 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (2.46%) Subversion
2 62 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 55 (2.15%) Maven
4 42 (1.64%) Visual Studio
5 40 (1.56%) JIRA
6 36 (1.40%) Jenkins
7 35 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (1.29%) Eclipse
9 29 (1.13%) Ant
10 24 (0.94%) Hudson
11 23 (0.90%) JUnit
12 22 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 21 (0.82%) NetBeans
14 17 (0.66%) StarTeam
15 13 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (0.39%) WinRunner
16 10 (0.39%) TestDirector
16 10 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
17 9 (0.35%) Mercurial
17 9 (0.35%) ERwin
General
1 546 (21.29%) Finance
2 196 (7.64%) Banking
3 105 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 78 (3.04%) Retail
5 76 (2.96%) Back Office
6 70 (2.73%) Law
7 61 (2.38%) Legal
8 46 (1.79%) Marketing
9 44 (1.72%) Games
10 30 (1.17%) Advertising
11 27 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 25 (0.98%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.78%) Spanish Language
14 16 (0.62%) French Language
15 15 (0.59%) Billing
15 15 (0.59%) Electronics
15 15 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.43%) German Language
17 9 (0.35%) Automotive
18 5 (0.20%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 665 (25.94%) DBA
2 501 (19.54%) SQL DBA
3 346 (13.49%) Administrator
4 280 (10.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 255 (9.95%) SQL Server DBA
6 248 (9.67%) Developer
7 217 (8.46%) Architect
8 185 (7.22%) Support Engineer
9 155 (6.05%) Consultant
10 143 (5.58%) Analyst
11 140 (5.46%) Systems Engineer
12 111 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
13 101 (3.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 88 (3.43%) Server Engineer
15 86 (3.35%) Technical Architect
16 71 (2.77%) 3rd Line Support
16 71 (2.77%) Oracle DBA
17 68 (2.65%) Technical Engineer
18 67 (2.61%) Technical Support
19 62 (2.42%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (8.19%) .NET
2 130 (5.07%) Web Services
3 105 (4.10%) Middleware
4 93 (3.63%) JMS
5 85 (3.32%) XML
6 84 (3.28%) HTML
7 76 (2.96%) J2EE
8 57 (2.22%) Spring
9 54 (2.11%) Java EE
10 46 (1.79%) WCF
11 45 (1.76%) SOAP
12 41 (1.60%) CSS
12 41 (1.60%) LAMP
12 41 (1.60%) jQuery
13 39 (1.52%) .NET Framework
13 39 (1.52%) JDBC
14 37 (1.44%) RESTful
15 31 (1.21%) ASP.NET
16 29 (1.13%) EDI
17 28 (1.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 579 (22.58%) Replication
2 213 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (5.73%) Blackberry
4 83 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 73 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 54 (2.11%) Client/Server
7 40 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 32 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 30 (1.17%) Social Media
10 29 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 28 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
12 27 (1.05%) PKI
13 24 (0.94%) Mainframe
14 23 (0.90%) HACMP
15 22 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
16 21 (0.82%) Open Source
16 21 (0.82%) EqualLogic
17 20 (0.78%) Social Network
18 19 (0.74%) Data Integration
19 16 (0.62%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1470 (57.33%) Windows
2 689 (26.87%) Linux
3 666 (25.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 507 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 464 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 361 (14.08%) UNIX
7 230 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 154 (6.01%) Solaris
9 129 (5.03%) Windows XP
10 112 (4.37%) Windows 7
11 104 (4.06%) CentOS
12 90 (3.51%) AIX
13 85 (3.32%) Windows 2000
14 56 (2.18%) Windows 8
14 56 (2.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 51 (1.99%) Ubuntu
16 38 (1.48%) SUSE
17 29 (1.13%) Debian
18 20 (0.78%) Android
18 20 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (19.07%) Performance Tuning
2 432 (16.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 358 (13.96%) Load Balancing
4 348 (13.57%) ITIL
5 271 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
6 226 (8.81%) Change Management
7 220 (8.58%) Migration
8 199 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
9 193 (7.53%) Capacity Planning
10 190 (7.41%) Problem Management
11 179 (6.98%) High Availability
12 175 (6.83%) Project Management
13 160 (6.24%) ETL
14 120 (4.68%) Business Continuity
15 115 (4.49%) Change Control
16 114 (4.45%) Service Delivery
17 104 (4.06%) Mentoring
18 96 (3.74%) Performance Monitoring
19 92 (3.59%) Incident Management
20 88 (3.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1131 (44.11%) SQL
2 429 (16.73%) T-SQL
3 333 (12.99%) PowerShell
4 212 (8.27%) Java
5 187 (7.29%) Perl
6 176 (6.86%) Shell Script
7 122 (4.76%) Python
8 112 (4.37%) C#
9 102 (3.98%) Bash Shell
10 81 (3.16%) PHP
11 76 (2.96%) JavaScript
12 72 (2.81%) VBScript
13 55 (2.15%) Ruby
14 52 (2.03%) C++
15 40 (1.56%) VB
16 39 (1.52%) VB.NET
17 38 (1.48%) C
18 32 (1.25%) PL/SQL
19 27 (1.05%) ActionScript
19 27 (1.05%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 302 (11.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 288 (11.23%) Security Cleared
3 213 (8.31%) Degree
4 207 (8.07%) MCSE
5 168 (6.55%) SC Cleared
6 138 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 119 (4.64%) DV Cleared
8 114 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
9 106 (4.13%) MCITP
10 94 (3.67%) MCP
11 67 (2.61%) CCNA
12 64 (2.50%) MCSA
13 48 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
14 44 (1.72%) CCNP
15 42 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
16 38 (1.48%) RHCE
17 33 (1.29%) CCA
17 33 (1.29%) OCP
17 33 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
18 21 (0.82%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (6.05%) SLA
2 52 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (1.56%) QA
4 36 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.27%) COBIT
7 5 (0.20%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.16%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.12%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 825 (32.18%) Active Directory
2 710 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 387 (15.09%) Hyper-V
4 284 (11.08%) vSphere
5 248 (9.67%) XenApp
6 218 (8.50%) VMware ESX
7 132 (5.15%) XenDesktop
8 131 (5.11%) VMware ESXi
9 95 (3.71%) Oracle RAC
10 66 (2.57%) NFS
11 64 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 55 (2.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 55 (2.15%) Terminal Services
13 54 (2.11%) vCloud
14 52 (2.03%) XenServer
15 44 (1.72%) ISA Server
16 30 (1.17%) Xen
17 27 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
17 27 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 23 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 212 (8.27%) SCCM
2 151 (5.89%) SCOM
3 127 (4.95%) Nagios
4 122 (4.76%) NetBackup
5 106 (4.13%) Puppet
6 102 (3.98%) Norton AntiVirus
7 84 (3.28%) Backup Exec
8 83 (3.24%) Data Guard
9 70 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
10 51 (1.99%) Oracle RMAN
11 49 (1.91%) WSUS
12 47 (1.83%) Opsview
13 40 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 27 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 26 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 25 (0.98%) ARCserve
16 25 (0.98%) SCVMM
17 24 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
18 23 (0.90%) HP SIM
18 23 (0.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1280 (49.92%) Microsoft
2 1104 (43.06%) VMware
3 604 (23.56%) Citrix
4 537 (20.94%) Oracle
5 430 (16.77%) HP
6 422 (16.46%) Cisco
7 275 (10.73%) Red Hat
8 194 (7.57%) Symantec
9 192 (7.49%) Dell
10 168 (6.55%) Veritas
11 167 (6.51%) NetApp
12 143 (5.58%) EMC
13 120 (4.68%) IBM
14 89 (3.47%) Sun
15 74 (2.89%) Juniper
16 62 (2.42%) SAP
17 58 (2.26%) CheckPoint
18 54 (2.11%) Veeam
19 53 (2.07%) Sophos
20 52 (2.03%) CommVault
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £80,000 Plus attractive package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £53k - 56k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £38,800 per annum + bonus (c15%) + pension, heathcare etc...
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Options, Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £35,300 to £46,500 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Pension , bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 2 days ago