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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 290 235 223
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -12
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 1101 1383 1324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.21% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.46% 3.10% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1111 1106
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £43,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.99%

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
44813 44603 43190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.92% 38.87% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35889 34686 34870
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -46 1038 £50,000 +1.52% 103
London -63 425 £55,000 +4.76% 36
South East +3 283 £45,000 +4.65% 22
Surrey +45 123 £45,000 - 9
North West +18 82 £37,500 -25.00% 11
East of England +31 78 £45,000 +3.44% 10
City of London -86 64 £56,250 +2.27% 10
Yorkshire -67 61 £43,000 -14.00% 7
Berkshire -27 53 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Yorkshire -72 47 £43,000 -14.00% 5
Manchester +25 46 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Reading -1 43 £50,000 +35.13% 3
South West -22 38 £40,500 +1.25% 3
Leeds -64 37 £43,000 -14.00% 4
East Midlands +10 32 £40,000 +10.34% 9
Buckinghamshire -4 30 £44,250 -11.50% 5
Essex +15 28 £45,000 +28.57% 2
West Midlands -49 28 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Scotland +6 27 £55,000 +3.77% 7
Hertfordshire -3 27 £48,750 +11.42% 4
Hampshire -56 27 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Egham +24 26 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Milton Keynes -12 19 £37,500 -25.00% 3
East Sussex +29 17 £42,000 +5.00%
Wales -14 17 £44,500 +23.61% 2
Cambridgeshire +26 16 £50,000 +14.94% 4
Oxfordshire +11 16 £37,500 -5.66% 1
Nottingham +3 16 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Nottinghamshire -3 16 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South Wales -22 15 £44,500 +23.61% 2

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1273 (55.98%) SQL Server
2 1156 (50.84%) Windows
3 1140 (50.13%) SQL
4 1024 (45.03%) Microsoft
5 782 (34.39%) VMware
6 677 (29.77%) Performance Tuning
7 671 (29.51%) Replication
8 626 (27.53%) Active Directory
9 605 (26.61%) Linux
10 561 (24.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 549 (24.14%) SAN
12 531 (23.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 527 (23.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 520 (22.87%) T-SQL
15 519 (22.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 482 (21.20%) Finance
17 480 (21.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 471 (20.71%) Oracle
19 409 (17.99%) SQL Server 2012
20 405 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
21 401 (17.63%) ITIL
22 387 (17.02%) DNS
23 386 (16.97%) MS Exchange
24 384 (16.89%) Citrix
25 381 (16.75%) MS Excel
26 367 (16.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 350 (15.39%) Load Balancing
28 347 (15.26%) HP
29 331 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
30 320 (14.07%) IIS

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 386 (16.97%) MS Exchange
2 320 (14.07%) IIS
3 266 (11.70%) SharePoint
4 218 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 172 (7.56%) Lync
6 131 (5.76%) Apache
7 126 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 110 (4.84%) WebLogic
9 108 (4.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 85 (3.74%) Tomcat
11 84 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 78 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
13 64 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
14 55 (2.42%) WebSphere
15 51 (2.24%) JBoss
16 44 (1.93%) Office Communications Server
17 36 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
18 30 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2000
19 20 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
20 19 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 381 (16.75%) MS Excel
2 92 (4.05%) MS Office
3 20 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.18%) MS Project
5 3 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.13%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.044%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 62 (2.73%) Oracle Applications
2 34 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.26%) Magento
6 6 (0.26%) FLEXCUBE
6 6 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.18%) Maximo
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.13%) Primavera
8 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.13%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.088%) Agresso
9 2 (0.088%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.044%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.044%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.044%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.044%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 141 (6.20%) Office 365
2 94 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (2.51%) Mimecast
5 39 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (1.63%) SaaS
7 32 (1.41%) PaaS
7 32 (1.41%) IaaS
8 8 (0.35%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.26%) Symantec.cloud
9 6 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.088%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.044%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.044%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.044%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 549 (24.14%) SAN
2 387 (17.02%) DNS
3 254 (11.17%) Firewall
4 234 (10.29%) DHCP
5 221 (9.72%) TCP/IP
6 216 (9.50%) NAS
7 154 (6.77%) Internet
8 134 (5.89%) WAN
9 106 (4.66%) LAN
10 100 (4.40%) HTTP
11 92 (4.05%) VPN
12 89 (3.91%) SMTP
13 66 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
14 64 (2.81%) iSCSI
15 62 (2.73%) SSL
16 58 (2.55%) VLAN
17 56 (2.46%) VoIP
18 42 (1.85%) LDAP
19 32 (1.41%) Unified Communications
19 32 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1273 (55.98%) SQL Server
2 527 (23.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 519 (22.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 480 (21.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 409 (17.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 367 (16.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 273 (12.01%) Oracle Database
8 238 (10.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 209 (9.19%) MySQL
10 203 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
11 169 (7.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 150 (6.60%) Relational Database
13 120 (5.28%) RDBMS
14 119 (5.23%) SQL Server 2000
15 118 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
16 72 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
17 51 (2.24%) NoSQL
18 44 (1.93%) OLTP
19 41 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
20 36 (1.58%) DTS
Development Applications
1 36 (1.58%) Git (software)
2 26 (1.14%) JIRA
3 24 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 22 (0.97%) Subversion
5 20 (0.88%) Maven
5 20 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 14 (0.62%) Ant
7 12 (0.53%) Selenium
8 9 (0.40%) ProC
9 8 (0.35%) Toad
9 8 (0.35%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.31%) JConsole
11 6 (0.26%) Hudson
12 5 (0.22%) PhantomJS
13 4 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.18%) JUnit
13 4 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.088%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.088%) Eclipse
General
1 482 (21.20%) Finance
2 174 (7.65%) Banking
3 81 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 71 (3.12%) Retail
5 67 (2.95%) Legal
6 58 (2.55%) Marketing
7 41 (1.80%) Law
8 38 (1.67%) Back Office
9 36 (1.58%) Advertising
10 30 (1.32%) Games
11 24 (1.06%) Billing
12 18 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.66%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.57%) Publishing
16 11 (0.48%) Local Government
17 8 (0.35%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.35%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 834 (36.68%) DBA
2 634 (27.88%) SQL DBA
3 430 (18.91%) Administrator
4 397 (17.46%) SQL Server DBA
5 209 (9.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 191 (8.40%) Developer
7 184 (8.09%) Architect
8 143 (6.29%) Analyst
9 117 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
9 117 (5.15%) Senior DBA
10 112 (4.93%) Oracle DBA
11 105 (4.62%) Support Engineer
12 96 (4.22%) Consultant
13 95 (4.18%) Senior SQL DBA
14 88 (3.87%) Server Administrator
15 80 (3.52%) Team Leader
16 73 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
17 68 (2.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 62 (2.73%) BizTalk Developer
19 53 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (8.49%) .NET
2 133 (5.85%) Web Services
3 84 (3.69%) JMS
3 84 (3.69%) WCF
4 80 (3.52%) jQuery
5 77 (3.39%) Middleware
6 69 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 65 (2.86%) Entity Framework
8 63 (2.77%) EDI
9 61 (2.68%) EDIFACT
10 50 (2.20%) HTML
11 41 (1.80%) XML
12 36 (1.58%) J2EE
13 34 (1.50%) CSS
14 31 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
15 29 (1.28%) SOAP
15 29 (1.28%) Spring
16 28 (1.23%) Java EE
16 28 (1.23%) ASP.NET
17 27 (1.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 671 (29.51%) Replication
2 265 (11.65%) Data Centre
3 116 (5.10%) Blackberry
4 111 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 57 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 47 (2.07%) CLARiiON
8 39 (1.72%) EqualLogic
9 34 (1.50%) Social Media
10 33 (1.45%) EMC VNX
11 28 (1.23%) PKI
12 26 (1.14%) Mathematics
13 25 (1.10%) Data Structures
14 24 (1.06%) Client/Server
15 23 (1.01%) Data Integration
15 23 (1.01%) Public Cloud
16 22 (0.97%) Algorithms
17 20 (0.88%) HACMP
18 19 (0.84%) N-Tier
18 19 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1156 (50.84%) Windows
2 605 (26.61%) Linux
3 531 (23.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 405 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 291 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 291 (12.80%) UNIX
6 157 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 145 (6.38%) Solaris
8 93 (4.09%) AIX
9 90 (3.96%) Windows 7
10 57 (2.51%) CentOS
11 56 (2.46%) Windows 2000
12 54 (2.37%) Android
13 44 (1.93%) Apple iOS
14 43 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
15 35 (1.54%) Debian
16 28 (1.23%) Windows XP
16 28 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
17 27 (1.19%) Ubuntu
18 26 (1.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (29.77%) Performance Tuning
2 401 (17.63%) ITIL
3 350 (15.39%) Load Balancing
4 305 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 269 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
6 261 (11.48%) High Availability
7 235 (10.33%) Capacity Planning
8 198 (8.71%) Change Management
9 196 (8.62%) Database Mirroring
10 186 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
11 175 (7.70%) Migration
12 138 (6.07%) Problem Management
13 125 (5.50%) Business Continuity
14 109 (4.79%) Change Control
15 104 (4.57%) Performance Monitoring
16 98 (4.31%) Project Management
17 92 (4.05%) ETL
18 87 (3.83%) MVC
19 77 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
20 72 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1140 (50.13%) SQL
2 520 (22.87%) T-SQL
3 305 (13.41%) PowerShell
4 148 (6.51%) Java
5 130 (5.72%) C#
6 91 (4.00%) Perl
7 75 (3.30%) Shell Script
8 74 (3.25%) C
9 61 (2.68%) ActionScript
9 61 (2.68%) ActionScript 2.0
10 60 (2.64%) Python
11 59 (2.59%) VBScript
12 56 (2.46%) Bash Shell
13 53 (2.33%) JavaScript
14 44 (1.93%) PL/SQL
15 43 (1.89%) PHP
16 32 (1.41%) VB
17 31 (1.36%) C++
18 26 (1.14%) Ruby
19 17 (0.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 331 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 209 (9.19%) MCSE
3 188 (8.27%) Security Cleared
4 154 (6.77%) Degree
5 147 (6.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 140 (6.16%) MCITP
7 116 (5.10%) MCP
8 106 (4.66%) SC Cleared
9 97 (4.27%) MCSA
10 81 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
11 47 (2.07%) CCNA
12 46 (2.02%) DV Cleared
13 45 (1.98%) CCNP
14 41 (1.80%) Oracle Certification
15 31 (1.36%) RHCE
16 28 (1.23%) OCP
17 26 (1.14%) CCDP
17 26 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
18 25 (1.10%) CCA
18 25 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (5.72%) SLA
2 63 (2.77%) QA
3 35 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.53%) COBIT
5 12 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.22%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.044%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.044%) EMIR
8 1 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 626 (27.53%) Active Directory
2 561 (24.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 320 (14.07%) Hyper-V
4 159 (6.99%) vSphere
5 153 (6.73%) VMware ESX
6 137 (6.02%) XenApp
7 131 (5.76%) Oracle RAC
8 67 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
9 65 (2.86%) XenDesktop
10 46 (2.02%) Terminal Services
11 41 (1.80%) XenServer
12 37 (1.63%) vCloud
13 36 (1.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 33 (1.45%) UAG
14 33 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
15 31 (1.36%) ISA Server
16 29 (1.28%) Firmware
16 29 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 29 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
17 25 (1.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 226 (9.94%) SCCM
2 178 (7.83%) SCOM
3 113 (4.97%) Data Guard
4 98 (4.31%) Backup Exec
5 76 (3.34%) NetBackup
6 73 (3.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 69 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 65 (2.86%) WSUS
9 57 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
10 56 (2.46%) Puppet
11 55 (2.42%) Nagios
12 45 (1.98%) Hyperic
13 37 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
14 33 (1.45%) ARCserve
14 33 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 26 (1.14%) SCVMM
16 19 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 18 (0.79%) Cacti
18 17 (0.75%) SCOrch
19 16 (0.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1024 (45.03%) Microsoft
2 782 (34.39%) VMware
3 471 (20.71%) Oracle
4 384 (16.89%) Citrix
5 347 (15.26%) HP
6 307 (13.50%) Cisco
7 244 (10.73%) Symantec
8 203 (8.93%) Red Hat
9 187 (8.22%) NetApp
10 133 (5.85%) EMC
11 122 (5.36%) Dell
12 91 (4.00%) Veritas
13 77 (3.39%) IBM
14 68 (2.99%) SolarWinds
15 61 (2.68%) Sun
16 51 (2.24%) CommVault
17 49 (2.15%) MobileIron
18 42 (1.85%) Facebook
19 39 (1.72%) SAP
20 38 (1.67%) Sophos
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: Negotiable Salary (Dependent on Experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCC
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Very competitive salary with full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 80000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £34,600 to £40,000 per annum Car Allowance - £5,400, Fuel Card, M
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k + bonus, 25 days, flexitime and more
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago