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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 246 249 235
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 1276 1353 1368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.13% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.01% 2.85% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1089 1040
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £59,213
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
42370 47466 43370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.79% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33398 37613 35205
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 May 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 1 May 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 -3 1221 £50,000 +11.11% 125
London -6 492 £60,000 +20.00% 41
South East +4 326 £45,000 +5.88% 27
City of London -24 103 £58,750 +11.90% 10
East of England +13 96 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Hampshire +15 94 £44,500 +4.70% 6
North West +39 78 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Yorkshire -51 70 £37,500 -25.00% 13
Surrey +58 66 £55,000 +22.22% 11
South West +32 66 £34,000 -12.82% 15
West Yorkshire -26 56 £37,500 -25.00% 12
East Midlands +20 51 £42,250 +11.18% 6
Leeds -30 51 £37,500 -25.00% 10
Berkshire -47 48 £51,250 +26.54% 5
West Midlands -18 39 £44,000 +17.33% 3
Manchester +13 38 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Essex +18 33 £50,000 +11.11%
Reading -30 33 £62,500 +51.51% 4
Buckinghamshire -29 32 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Milton Keynes -41 32 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Hertfordshire +9 31 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Oxfordshire +39 30 £58,750 +38.23%
Cheshire +27 30 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Leicestershire +28 27 £42,000 +15.86% 3
Portsmouth +19 26 £44,500 +27.14%
Southampton -19 24 £39,500 -1.25% 1
Winchester - 24 £45,000 - 3
Wales -7 23 £45,000 +37.40% 1
Hemel Hempstead -11 23 £35,500 -36.03%
Leicester +16 21 £42,000 +20.00% 2

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1382 (54.54%) Windows
2 1279 (50.47%) SQL Server
3 1226 (48.38%) Microsoft
4 1139 (44.95%) SQL
5 1060 (41.83%) VMware
6 769 (30.35%) Active Directory
7 673 (26.56%) Linux
8 665 (26.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 642 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 627 (24.74%) SAN
11 608 (23.99%) Replication
12 549 (21.67%) Oracle
13 542 (21.39%) Citrix
14 538 (21.23%) Performance Tuning
15 535 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 524 (20.68%) Finance
17 516 (20.36%) MS Exchange
18 497 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 476 (18.78%) MS Excel
19 476 (18.78%) T-SQL
20 454 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
21 452 (17.84%) DNS
22 445 (17.56%) Windows Server 2003
23 430 (16.97%) Disaster Recovery
24 422 (16.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 410 (16.18%) HP
26 406 (16.02%) Cisco
27 386 (15.23%) IIS
28 373 (14.72%) Hyper-V
29 358 (14.13%) Firewall

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 516 (20.36%) MS Exchange
2 386 (15.23%) IIS
3 317 (12.51%) SharePoint
4 289 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 202 (7.97%) Apache
6 169 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 167 (6.59%) Lync
8 144 (5.68%) Tomcat
9 119 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 108 (4.26%) JBoss
11 107 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 101 (3.99%) WebLogic
13 98 (3.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 77 (3.04%) WebSphere
15 60 (2.37%) Office Communications Server
16 58 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
17 49 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
18 45 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
19 39 (1.54%) nginx
20 37 (1.46%) GlassFish
Applications
1 476 (18.78%) MS Excel
2 146 (5.76%) MS Office
3 22 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.16%) MS Project
5 2 (0.079%) SPSS
6 1 (0.039%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.24%) Maximo
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (0.16%) Agresso
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.16%) Magento
11 4 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
12 3 (0.12%) BASE24
13 2 (0.079%) Hyperion Planning
13 2 (0.079%) RiskWrite
14 1 (0.039%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 117 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (4.38%) Office 365
3 78 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 43 (1.70%) IaaS
6 37 (1.46%) PaaS
7 26 (1.03%) Mimecast
8 15 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.51%) SaaS
9 13 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (0.39%) Heroku
11 10 (0.39%) Engine Yard
12 4 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
13 3 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
14 2 (0.079%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.079%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.039%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.039%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 627 (24.74%) SAN
2 452 (17.84%) DNS
3 358 (14.13%) Firewall
4 313 (12.35%) TCP/IP
5 285 (11.25%) DHCP
6 186 (7.34%) WAN
7 183 (7.22%) NAS
8 163 (6.43%) LAN
9 160 (6.31%) Internet
10 110 (4.34%) VPN
11 86 (3.39%) SSL
12 84 (3.31%) VLAN
13 82 (3.24%) HTTP
14 79 (3.12%) LDAP
15 78 (3.08%) VoIP
16 72 (2.84%) SMTP
17 54 (2.13%) iSCSI
18 52 (2.05%) Wireless
19 41 (1.62%) Network Security
20 39 (1.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1279 (50.47%) SQL Server
2 535 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 497 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 422 (16.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 330 (13.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 301 (11.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 271 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
8 261 (10.30%) MySQL
9 250 (9.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 248 (9.79%) Oracle Database
11 135 (5.33%) Relational Database
12 133 (5.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 109 (4.30%) RDBMS
14 106 (4.18%) SQL Server 2000
15 91 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
16 63 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
17 60 (2.37%) DTS
18 53 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
19 40 (1.58%) NoSQL
19 40 (1.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 62 (2.45%) Git (software)
2 60 (2.37%) Subversion
3 57 (2.25%) Maven
4 39 (1.54%) JIRA
5 37 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 33 (1.30%) Ant
7 31 (1.22%) Jenkins
7 31 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (1.22%) Eclipse
8 26 (1.03%) Hudson
9 20 (0.79%) JUnit
10 19 (0.75%) NetBeans
11 15 (0.59%) StarTeam
11 15 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 13 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (0.39%) Selenium
13 10 (0.39%) Mercurial
14 9 (0.36%) ERwin
15 8 (0.32%) ProC
15 8 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 524 (20.68%) Finance
2 199 (7.85%) Banking
3 89 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 86 (3.39%) Retail
5 75 (2.96%) Back Office
6 73 (2.88%) Legal
7 63 (2.49%) Law
8 43 (1.70%) Marketing
8 43 (1.70%) Games
9 29 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 27 (1.07%) Billing
11 22 (0.87%) Advertising
12 20 (0.79%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.79%) Spanish Language
13 17 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.63%) French Language
15 11 (0.43%) German Language
16 10 (0.39%) Electronics
17 8 (0.32%) Local Government
18 7 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 732 (28.89%) DBA
2 556 (21.94%) SQL DBA
3 350 (13.81%) Administrator
4 302 (11.92%) SQL Server DBA
5 297 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 247 (9.75%) Developer
7 232 (9.16%) Architect
8 180 (7.10%) Support Engineer
9 138 (5.45%) Consultant
10 133 (5.25%) Systems Engineer
11 129 (5.09%) Analyst
12 106 (4.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 89 (3.51%) Technical Architect
14 88 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
15 84 (3.31%) Oracle DBA
15 84 (3.31%) Server Engineer
16 75 (2.96%) Senior DBA
17 65 (2.57%) Technical Engineer
18 63 (2.49%) Server Administrator
19 62 (2.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (9.12%) .NET
2 164 (6.47%) Web Services
3 112 (4.42%) JMS
4 105 (4.14%) Middleware
5 88 (3.47%) HTML
6 77 (3.04%) XML
7 75 (2.96%) J2EE
8 68 (2.68%) WCF
9 56 (2.21%) jQuery
10 55 (2.17%) Spring
10 55 (2.17%) .NET Framework
10 55 (2.17%) Java EE
11 44 (1.74%) Entity Framework
11 44 (1.74%) EDI
12 43 (1.70%) SOAP
13 42 (1.66%) EDIFACT
14 39 (1.54%) JDBC
15 37 (1.46%) RESTful
16 35 (1.38%) LAMP
17 34 (1.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 608 (23.99%) Replication
2 181 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (4.93%) Blackberry
4 79 (3.12%) Management Information System
5 70 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 45 (1.78%) Client/Server
7 39 (1.54%) Mathematics
8 33 (1.30%) Social Media
9 31 (1.22%) Algorithms
10 30 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 27 (1.07%) PKI
12 25 (0.99%) Mainframe
13 24 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (0.87%) EqualLogic
14 22 (0.87%) Public Cloud
15 21 (0.83%) Social Network
16 20 (0.79%) Open Source
17 19 (0.75%) HACMP
18 17 (0.67%) Hedge funds
18 17 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1382 (54.54%) Windows
2 673 (26.56%) Linux
3 642 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 454 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 445 (17.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 343 (13.54%) UNIX
7 215 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 156 (6.16%) Solaris
9 100 (3.95%) CentOS
10 96 (3.79%) Windows XP
11 95 (3.75%) Windows 7
12 94 (3.71%) AIX
13 86 (3.39%) Windows 2000
14 52 (2.05%) Ubuntu
15 39 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
16 38 (1.50%) Windows 8
17 29 (1.14%) SUSE
17 29 (1.14%) HPUX
18 27 (1.07%) Debian
19 21 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (21.23%) Performance Tuning
2 430 (16.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 351 (13.85%) Load Balancing
4 339 (13.38%) ITIL
5 287 (11.33%) Business Intelligence
6 226 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
7 223 (8.80%) Change Management
8 219 (8.64%) Capacity Planning
9 209 (8.25%) High Availability
10 202 (7.97%) Migration
11 189 (7.46%) Problem Management
12 158 (6.24%) Project Management
13 153 (6.04%) Database Mirroring
14 148 (5.84%) ETL
15 139 (5.49%) Business Continuity
16 112 (4.42%) Change Control
17 104 (4.10%) Service Delivery
18 101 (3.99%) Mentoring
19 100 (3.95%) Incident Management
20 92 (3.63%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1139 (44.95%) SQL
2 476 (18.78%) T-SQL
3 295 (11.64%) PowerShell
4 206 (8.13%) Java
5 168 (6.63%) Shell Script
6 156 (6.16%) Perl
7 132 (5.21%) C#
8 109 (4.30%) Python
9 87 (3.43%) Bash Shell
10 72 (2.84%) VBScript
10 72 (2.84%) JavaScript
11 71 (2.80%) PHP
12 53 (2.09%) C++
13 50 (1.97%) VB
14 49 (1.93%) Ruby
15 42 (1.66%) ActionScript 2.0
15 42 (1.66%) ActionScript
16 40 (1.58%) C
17 37 (1.46%) PL/SQL
18 31 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 282 (11.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 250 (9.87%) Security Cleared
3 187 (7.38%) MCSE
4 183 (7.22%) Degree
5 142 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 134 (5.29%) SC Cleared
7 116 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
8 102 (4.03%) MCITP
9 98 (3.87%) MCP
10 95 (3.75%) DV Cleared
11 71 (2.80%) CCNA
12 51 (2.01%) MCSA
13 47 (1.85%) CCNP
14 45 (1.78%) Oracle Certification
15 39 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
16 37 (1.46%) RHCE
16 37 (1.46%) OCP
17 36 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
18 27 (1.07%) CCA
19 24 (0.95%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (6.35%) SLA
2 65 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (1.54%) QA
4 37 (1.46%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.43%) COBIT
7 6 (0.24%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.16%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 769 (30.35%) Active Directory
2 665 (26.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 373 (14.72%) Hyper-V
4 266 (10.50%) vSphere
5 222 (8.76%) XenApp
6 208 (8.21%) VMware ESX
7 130 (5.13%) XenDesktop
8 125 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
9 99 (3.91%) Oracle RAC
10 62 (2.45%) NFS
11 59 (2.33%) Terminal Services
12 57 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 54 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 53 (2.09%) vCloud
15 51 (2.01%) XenServer
16 42 (1.66%) ISA Server
17 35 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
18 27 (1.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 23 (0.91%) Xen
20 22 (0.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 221 (8.72%) SCCM
2 152 (6.00%) SCOM
3 117 (4.62%) Nagios
4 115 (4.54%) NetBackup
5 100 (3.95%) Puppet
6 98 (3.87%) Data Guard
7 94 (3.71%) Backup Exec
8 87 (3.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 67 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
10 55 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
11 45 (1.78%) WSUS
12 43 (1.70%) Opsview
13 31 (1.22%) ARCserve
14 29 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 24 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 24 (0.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 24 (0.95%) Hyperic
16 22 (0.87%) SCOrch
17 20 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 20 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1226 (48.38%) Microsoft
2 1060 (41.83%) VMware
3 549 (21.67%) Oracle
4 542 (21.39%) Citrix
5 410 (16.18%) HP
6 406 (16.02%) Cisco
7 277 (10.93%) Red Hat
8 185 (7.30%) Symantec
9 178 (7.02%) NetApp
10 177 (6.99%) Dell
11 153 (6.04%) EMC
12 151 (5.96%) Veritas
13 104 (4.10%) IBM
14 86 (3.39%) Sun
15 63 (2.49%) SAP
16 62 (2.45%) Juniper
17 58 (2.29%) Sophos
18 50 (1.97%) CommVault
19 48 (1.89%) Veeam
20 46 (1.82%) CheckPoint
Woking, Surrey
Networkers International Plc
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd.
Salary: bonus, oncall, Pension, share option
Posted: 7 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + strong benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits and free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DHI
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 45k + Bonus, Flexitime, 25 days and more!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + on-call support, O/T, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago