The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 234 214 221
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 1370 1397 1443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.29% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.74% 3.94% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1153 1155
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -3.52%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36607 35453 38800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.44% 32.70% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28967 28691 32839
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 1 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 1 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 -26 1284 £50,000 +11.11% 102
London +4 607 £52,500 - 37
South East -57 308 £42,500 +1.19% 24
City of London +48 169 £57,500 -4.16% 13
Yorkshire +48 147 £50,000 +31.57% 9
West Yorkshire +32 129 £50,000 +31.57% 8
Leeds +55 123 £51,250 +28.12% 6
Hampshire -20 99 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Berkshire -12 92 £47,500 +35.71% 12
Surrey -28 72 £42,500 - 5
North West +23 66 £50,000 +25.00% 10
West Midlands +2 55 £43,250 -3.88% 7
East of England -47 52 £41,250 -13.15% 6
Reading -17 50 £46,250 +32.14% 8
Southampton +16 40 £40,000 +35.59% 1
Cheshire +12 29 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 29 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hertfordshire -4 29 £42,500 -19.04% 4
Portsmouth -28 26 £43,000 +1.17%
Manchester +3 24 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Scotland -1 24 £47,000 +17.50% 1
South West -37 24 £38,750 +3.33% 5
Milton Keynes +3 22 £50,000 +17.64%
South Wales -9 22 £36,000 -16.27% 2
Wales -16 22 £36,000 -7.09% 2
East Midlands -43 21 £40,000 +1.26% 6
Bracknell +5 20 £38,000 -1.93% 1
Birmingham +17 19 £37,500 -21.05% 5
Warwickshire +28 18 £44,000 -2.22% 2
Edinburgh +4 18 £57,500 +21.05% 1

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 1550 (56.96%) Windows
2 1173 (43.11%) SQL Server
3 1149 (42.23%) Microsoft
4 1147 (42.15%) SQL
5 988 (36.31%) VMware
6 906 (33.30%) Linux
7 785 (28.85%) Active Directory
8 779 (28.63%) SAN
9 701 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 687 (25.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 654 (24.04%) Replication
12 626 (23.01%) Oracle
13 573 (21.06%) DNS
14 548 (20.14%) SQL Server 2008
15 547 (20.10%) MS Exchange
16 546 (20.07%) Finance
17 524 (19.26%) Performance Tuning
18 493 (18.12%) MS Excel
19 490 (18.01%) Windows Server 2003
20 473 (17.38%) Citrix
21 457 (16.80%) UNIX
22 450 (16.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 444 (16.32%) T-SQL
24 432 (15.88%) Microsoft Certification
25 429 (15.77%) Cisco
26 427 (15.69%) Load Balancing
27 408 (14.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 398 (14.63%) TCP/IP
29 397 (14.59%) ITIL
30 386 (14.19%) Red Hat

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 547 (20.10%) MS Exchange
2 377 (13.86%) IIS
3 311 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 250 (9.19%) Apache
5 231 (8.49%) SharePoint
6 203 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 200 (7.35%) Tomcat
8 147 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 147 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 119 (4.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 118 (4.34%) WebSphere
11 117 (4.30%) WebLogic
12 93 (3.42%) Lync
13 63 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2000
14 44 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 42 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
16 35 (1.29%) Lotus Domino
17 33 (1.21%) WebLogic Portal
18 24 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
18 24 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 493 (18.12%) MS Excel
2 72 (2.65%) MS Office
3 18 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.22%) MS Project
6 3 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.074%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.037%) SPSS
8 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 41 (1.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.55%) Maximo
6 10 (0.37%) FastVal
6 10 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (0.37%) SunGard APT
7 8 (0.29%) Summit
8 6 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.15%) Compiere
10 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
11 3 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
12 2 (0.074%) SAP Retail
12 2 (0.074%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.074%) Agresso
12 2 (0.074%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (2.35%) Office 365
2 43 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (0.96%) SaaS
5 17 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.37%) IaaS
7 7 (0.26%) PaaS
8 6 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.11%) Route 53
9 3 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.037%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.037%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 779 (28.63%) SAN
2 573 (21.06%) DNS
3 398 (14.63%) TCP/IP
4 343 (12.61%) Firewall
5 263 (9.67%) NAS
6 247 (9.08%) DHCP
7 224 (8.23%) Internet
8 190 (6.98%) HTTP
9 167 (6.14%) WAN
10 146 (5.37%) LAN
11 134 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
12 120 (4.41%) SMTP
13 114 (4.19%) VPN
14 110 (4.04%) SSL
15 96 (3.53%) iSCSI
16 94 (3.45%) OSPF
17 92 (3.38%) MPLS
18 91 (3.34%) BGP
19 75 (2.76%) EIGRP
19 75 (2.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1173 (43.11%) SQL Server
2 548 (20.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 450 (16.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 408 (14.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 341 (12.53%) MySQL
6 340 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 282 (10.36%) Oracle Database
8 281 (10.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 234 (8.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 216 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
11 173 (6.36%) Relational Database
12 168 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 147 (5.40%) Oracle Database 10g
14 138 (5.07%) RDBMS
15 123 (4.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 89 (3.27%) SQL Server 2000
17 78 (2.87%) NoSQL
18 66 (2.43%) Oracle Database 12c
19 65 (2.39%) DTS
20 64 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 91 (3.34%) Git (software)
2 67 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (1.87%) Visual Studio
4 33 (1.21%) Maven
5 27 (0.99%) Jenkins
6 26 (0.96%) Subversion
7 21 (0.77%) ERwin
8 15 (0.55%) Selenium
9 13 (0.48%) MSI
9 13 (0.48%) Hudson
9 13 (0.48%) Juju
10 11 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (0.37%) JIRA
12 9 (0.33%) JUnit
13 8 (0.29%) Mockito
13 8 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (0.29%) Ant
13 8 (0.29%) AdminStudio
14 7 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 546 (20.07%) Finance
2 75 (2.76%) Telecoms
3 74 (2.72%) Retail
4 72 (2.65%) Legal
5 69 (2.54%) Banking
6 64 (2.35%) Law
7 47 (1.73%) Back Office
8 33 (1.21%) Marketing
9 32 (1.18%) Advertising
10 30 (1.10%) French Language
11 28 (1.03%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.99%) Games
13 26 (0.96%) Russian Language
14 17 (0.62%) Investment Banking
14 17 (0.62%) Spanish Language
15 14 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.48%) German Language
16 13 (0.48%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.26%) Billing
17 7 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 689 (25.32%) DBA
2 472 (17.35%) Administrator
3 470 (17.27%) SQL DBA
4 282 (10.36%) Developer
5 262 (9.63%) SQL Server DBA
6 236 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 188 (6.91%) Architect
8 179 (6.58%) Support Engineer
9 162 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
10 148 (5.44%) Oracle DBA
11 141 (5.18%) Consultant
12 128 (4.70%) Analyst
13 112 (4.12%) Linux Administrator
14 100 (3.68%) Server Administrator
14 100 (3.68%) Server Engineer
15 97 (3.56%) 3rd Line Support
16 87 (3.20%) Senior Developer
17 85 (3.12%) Systems Engineer
17 85 (3.12%) Senior DBA
18 83 (3.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (7.61%) .NET
2 117 (4.30%) J2EE
3 105 (3.86%) XML
3 105 (3.86%) LAMP
4 88 (3.23%) HTML
5 78 (2.87%) Middleware
6 74 (2.72%) Web Services
7 59 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
8 51 (1.87%) ActiveMQ
9 49 (1.80%) REST
10 45 (1.65%) CSS
11 33 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 30 (1.10%) Spring
12 30 (1.10%) Symfony
13 29 (1.07%) ASP.NET
14 27 (0.99%) MSMQ
15 26 (0.96%) Application Packaging
16 23 (0.85%) Hibernate
17 22 (0.81%) jQuery
18 19 (0.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 654 (24.04%) Replication
2 105 (3.86%) Blackberry
3 97 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 89 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 83 (3.05%) Open Source
6 74 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 50 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
8 44 (1.62%) Mathematics
9 40 (1.47%) Firmware
10 39 (1.43%) Client/Server
11 38 (1.40%) Hedge funds
11 38 (1.40%) Social Media
12 37 (1.36%) Symmetrix
13 32 (1.18%) RIA
14 30 (1.10%) EqualLogic
15 25 (0.92%) Thin Client
15 25 (0.92%) Fat Client
16 24 (0.88%) CESG
17 22 (0.81%) HACMP
18 19 (0.70%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1550 (56.96%) Windows
2 906 (33.30%) Linux
3 687 (25.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 490 (18.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 457 (16.80%) UNIX
6 351 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 259 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 234 (8.60%) Solaris
9 146 (5.37%) AIX
10 116 (4.26%) Windows 7
11 93 (3.42%) CentOS
12 70 (2.57%) SUSE
13 65 (2.39%) Windows XP
14 44 (1.62%) Windows 2000
15 43 (1.58%) HPUX
16 42 (1.54%) Debian
17 41 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
18 39 (1.43%) Ubuntu
19 36 (1.32%) Windows 8
20 19 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (19.26%) Performance Tuning
2 427 (15.69%) Load Balancing
3 397 (14.59%) ITIL
4 378 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 266 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
6 258 (9.48%) High Availability
7 177 (6.50%) Problem Management
8 171 (6.28%) E-Commerce
9 143 (5.26%) Change Management
10 138 (5.07%) Project Management
11 133 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
12 130 (4.78%) Change Control
13 116 (4.26%) Migration
14 113 (4.15%) Capacity Planning
15 108 (3.97%) Database Security
16 107 (3.93%) ETL
17 101 (3.71%) Incident Management
18 91 (3.34%) OO
19 80 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
20 79 (2.90%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1147 (42.15%) SQL
2 444 (16.32%) T-SQL
3 335 (12.31%) Java
4 331 (12.16%) PowerShell
5 282 (10.36%) Perl
6 157 (5.77%) Bash Shell
7 130 (4.78%) Shell Script
8 119 (4.37%) PHP
9 114 (4.19%) Python
10 108 (3.97%) Ruby
11 95 (3.49%) PL/SQL
12 89 (3.27%) C#
13 74 (2.72%) JavaScript
14 70 (2.57%) VBScript
15 67 (2.46%) C++
16 54 (1.98%) VB.NET
17 41 (1.51%) VB
18 35 (1.29%) PHP5
19 25 (0.92%) C
20 19 (0.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 432 (15.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 310 (11.39%) MCSE
3 206 (7.57%) Degree
4 192 (7.06%) Security Cleared
5 174 (6.39%) MCITP
6 136 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 126 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 110 (4.04%) MCSA
9 94 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
10 85 (3.12%) MCP
11 81 (2.98%) CCNA
12 61 (2.24%) DV Cleared
13 54 (1.98%) Oracle Certification
14 50 (1.84%) MCTS
15 44 (1.62%) RHCE
15 44 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
16 37 (1.36%) CCNP
17 32 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
18 27 (0.99%) CCA
19 21 (0.77%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (4.04%) SLA
2 95 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 73 (2.68%) QA
4 28 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.81%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.29%) HL7
7 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.074%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.037%) BS7799
9 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 785 (28.85%) Active Directory
2 701 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 357 (13.12%) Hyper-V
4 227 (8.34%) vSphere
5 202 (7.42%) VMware ESX
6 188 (6.91%) XenApp
7 154 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
8 133 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
9 80 (2.94%) XenServer
10 77 (2.83%) Oracle RMAN
11 76 (2.79%) XenDesktop
12 59 (2.17%) NFS
13 55 (2.02%) Terminal Services
14 53 (1.95%) KVM
15 52 (1.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 51 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 31 (1.14%) Sendmail
17 31 (1.14%) Xen
18 29 (1.07%) vCloud
19 25 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 154 (5.66%) Puppet
2 151 (5.55%) Data Guard
3 147 (5.40%) SCCM
4 142 (5.22%) SCOM
5 121 (4.45%) NetBackup
6 110 (4.04%) WSUS
7 100 (3.68%) Backup Exec
8 91 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
9 86 (3.16%) Nagios
10 75 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
11 38 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 27 (0.99%) Tivoli
12 27 (0.99%) ARCserve
13 22 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 22 (0.81%) OpenView
14 21 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 20 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 18 (0.66%) ZABBIX
17 17 (0.62%) SCVMM
18 14 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1149 (42.23%) Microsoft
2 988 (36.31%) VMware
3 626 (23.01%) Oracle
4 473 (17.38%) Citrix
5 429 (15.77%) Cisco
6 386 (14.19%) Red Hat
7 307 (11.28%) HP
8 216 (7.94%) NetApp
9 202 (7.42%) Symantec
10 172 (6.32%) EMC
11 155 (5.70%) IBM
12 151 (5.55%) Dell
13 143 (5.26%) Veritas
14 125 (4.59%) JBoss
15 81 (2.98%) CheckPoint
16 74 (2.72%) Sun
17 56 (2.06%) F5
18 52 (1.91%) Juniper
19 50 (1.84%) CommVault
20 42 (1.54%) SolarWinds
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35K - £40K + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 hours ago
Devon
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Xceed
Salary: Bon/Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, On Call, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45k-£50k + 30% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago