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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 253 223 229
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 1245 1359 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.26% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 3.22% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1091 1217
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
41462 42250 43872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.20% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33479 33214 36803
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -24 1186 £50,000 +11.11% 117
London +14 532 £55,000 +0.91% 30
South East -39 285 £45,000 +12.50% 24
City of London +31 144 £57,500 +4.54% 11
East of England +17 81 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Berkshire -27 80 £42,000 +7.69% 6
Yorkshire -42 78 £41,000 +5.80% 15
West Yorkshire -7 63 £42,000 +20.00% 9
Hampshire -20 63 £43,000 +14.66% 11
North West -18 58 £50,000 +53.84% 8
South West -19 56 £35,000 -12.50% 20
Surrey -4 55 £45,000 -2.17% 3
Reading -13 54 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Leeds -18 54 £42,000 +20.00% 7
West Midlands -22 51 £41,250 +5.76% 5
Buckinghamshire +7 37 £41,500 -7.77%
Cheshire +24 33 £65,000 +30.00% 3
East Midlands -17 33 £42,000 +13.51% 6
Birmingham -7 29 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South Wales -12 29 £36,000 +2.85%
Wales -14 29 £36,000 +10.76%
Hertfordshire -3 27 £50,000 +16.27% 1
Milton Keynes +11 24 £44,500 +4.70%
Cardiff +11 21 £35,000 -17.64%
Wiltshire +7 21 £42,500 -6.59% 3
Hemel Hempstead +6 21 £50,000 +11.11%
Scotland -6 21 £43,750 +22.37% 2
Manchester -29 21 £38,500 +35.08% 3
Essex +4 20 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 17 £55,000 - 3

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1541 (59.45%) Windows
2 1191 (45.95%) Microsoft
3 1111 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 1101 (42.48%) VMware
5 975 (37.62%) SQL
6 830 (32.02%) Active Directory
7 789 (30.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 786 (30.32%) Linux
9 755 (29.13%) SAN
10 694 (26.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 566 (21.84%) Citrix
12 565 (21.80%) MS Exchange
13 550 (21.22%) Oracle
14 547 (21.10%) DNS
15 529 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 522 (20.14%) Replication
17 504 (19.44%) Finance
18 483 (18.63%) SQL Server 2008
19 475 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
20 470 (18.13%) Performance Tuning
21 466 (17.98%) MS Excel
22 428 (16.51%) UNIX
23 421 (16.24%) Cisco
24 413 (15.93%) IIS
25 404 (15.59%) ITIL
26 374 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
27 372 (14.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 372 (14.35%) Hyper-V
28 371 (14.31%) Load Balancing
29 367 (14.16%) HP

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 565 (21.80%) MS Exchange
2 413 (15.93%) IIS
3 353 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 289 (11.15%) SharePoint
5 247 (9.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 232 (8.95%) Apache
7 187 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 181 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 157 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 131 (5.05%) Tomcat
11 124 (4.78%) WebLogic
12 103 (3.97%) JBoss
13 87 (3.36%) Lync
14 75 (2.89%) WebSphere
15 65 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2000
16 64 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
17 60 (2.31%) Office Communications Server
18 46 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
19 45 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 43 (1.66%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 466 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 149 (5.75%) MS Office
3 44 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.23%) SPSS
5 6 (0.23%) MS Project
6 2 (0.077%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.039%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.039%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 30 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.54%) Agresso
6 11 (0.42%) Maximo
7 10 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 10 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.27%) RiskWrite
10 4 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.15%) Magento
11 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.12%) Summit
12 2 (0.077%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.077%) SAP InfiniteInsight
12 2 (0.077%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 64 (2.47%) Office 365
2 42 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.16%) IaaS
4 27 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (1.04%) PaaS
5 23 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (0.54%) SaaS
7 3 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.039%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 755 (29.13%) SAN
2 547 (21.10%) DNS
3 353 (13.62%) TCP/IP
4 348 (13.43%) Firewall
5 302 (11.65%) DHCP
6 279 (10.76%) NAS
7 179 (6.91%) Internet
8 129 (4.98%) LAN
9 123 (4.75%) WAN
10 110 (4.24%) SMTP
11 107 (4.13%) VPN
12 92 (3.55%) iSCSI
13 90 (3.47%) BGP
14 84 (3.24%) SSL
15 83 (3.20%) OSPF
16 81 (3.13%) VLAN
16 81 (3.13%) HTTP
17 80 (3.09%) Cisco IOS
18 72 (2.78%) MPLS
19 69 (2.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1111 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 483 (18.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 372 (14.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 302 (11.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 301 (11.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 289 (11.15%) MySQL
7 281 (10.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 242 (9.34%) Oracle Database
9 212 (8.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 210 (8.10%) Data Warehouse
11 142 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 114 (4.40%) Relational Database
13 113 (4.36%) SQL Server 2000
14 106 (4.09%) Oracle Database 10g
15 88 (3.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 78 (3.01%) RDBMS
17 76 (2.93%) DB2
17 76 (2.93%) Big Data
18 65 (2.51%) OLTP
19 61 (2.35%) DTS
Development Applications
1 55 (2.12%) Git (software)
2 40 (1.54%) Subversion
3 37 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (1.27%) Maven
5 32 (1.23%) Visual Studio
6 31 (1.20%) JIRA
7 29 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 27 (1.04%) Hudson
9 23 (0.89%) Eclipse
10 22 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 22 (0.85%) Selenium
11 19 (0.73%) JUnit
11 19 (0.73%) TestDirector
12 18 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
12 18 (0.69%) WinRunner
12 18 (0.69%) NetBeans
12 18 (0.69%) Ant
13 15 (0.58%) StarTeam
14 14 (0.54%) AdminStudio
15 13 (0.50%) Mercurial
General
1 504 (19.44%) Finance
2 126 (4.86%) Banking
3 123 (4.75%) Telecoms
4 73 (2.82%) Law
5 64 (2.47%) Retail
6 57 (2.20%) Legal
7 55 (2.12%) Marketing
8 51 (1.97%) Back Office
9 44 (1.70%) Games
10 29 (1.12%) Advertising
11 26 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.58%) Electronics
13 13 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.50%) Spanish Language
14 11 (0.42%) Billing
14 11 (0.42%) French Language
14 11 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.39%) German Language
16 6 (0.23%) Russian Language
17 5 (0.19%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 573 (22.11%) DBA
2 388 (14.97%) Administrator
3 371 (14.31%) SQL DBA
4 252 (9.72%) Developer
5 242 (9.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 193 (7.45%) Support Engineer
7 184 (7.10%) Architect
8 183 (7.06%) SQL Server DBA
9 149 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
10 148 (5.71%) Analyst
11 143 (5.52%) Consultant
12 110 (4.24%) Oracle DBA
13 96 (3.70%) Server Engineer
14 95 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
15 83 (3.20%) Team Leader
16 75 (2.89%) Senior Developer
17 74 (2.85%) Linux Administrator
18 66 (2.55%) 3rd Line Support
19 65 (2.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
20 64 (2.47%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (7.45%) .NET
2 104 (4.01%) Middleware
3 93 (3.59%) XML
4 77 (2.97%) HTML
5 68 (2.62%) Web Services
6 55 (2.12%) J2EE
7 52 (2.01%) Java EE
8 47 (1.81%) JMS
9 46 (1.77%) CSS
9 46 (1.77%) SOAP
9 46 (1.77%) LAMP
9 46 (1.77%) Spring
10 42 (1.62%) RESTful
11 36 (1.39%) ASP.NET
12 32 (1.23%) Ajax
13 29 (1.12%) jQuery
14 28 (1.08%) Application Packaging
15 27 (1.04%) JDBC
16 26 (1.00%) Symfony
17 25 (0.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 522 (20.14%) Replication
2 218 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 179 (6.91%) Blackberry
4 100 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 76 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 51 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 48 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 47 (1.81%) Open Source
9 43 (1.66%) Mathematics
10 40 (1.54%) Social Media
11 35 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
12 31 (1.20%) Algorithms
13 26 (1.00%) Data Integration
14 25 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 23 (0.89%) HACMP
16 21 (0.81%) Visualisation
17 20 (0.77%) PKI
18 19 (0.73%) Mainframe
19 17 (0.66%) BBC
20 16 (0.62%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1541 (59.45%) Windows
2 786 (30.32%) Linux
3 694 (26.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 529 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 475 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 428 (16.51%) UNIX
7 253 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 206 (7.95%) Solaris
9 153 (5.90%) AIX
10 142 (5.48%) Windows XP
11 117 (4.51%) Windows 7
12 76 (2.93%) CentOS
13 72 (2.78%) Windows 2000
14 67 (2.58%) Windows 8
15 66 (2.55%) SUSE
16 55 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
17 34 (1.31%) Ubuntu
18 31 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 21 (0.81%) Android
19 21 (0.81%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (18.13%) Performance Tuning
2 404 (15.59%) ITIL
3 374 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 371 (14.31%) Load Balancing
5 247 (9.53%) Business Intelligence
6 230 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
7 211 (8.14%) Change Management
8 180 (6.94%) Problem Management
8 180 (6.94%) High Availability
9 160 (6.17%) Change Control
10 159 (6.13%) Project Management
11 150 (5.79%) Migration
12 137 (5.29%) ETL
13 127 (4.90%) E-Commerce
14 118 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
15 105 (4.05%) Mentoring
16 100 (3.86%) Incident Management
17 98 (3.78%) SOA
18 92 (3.55%) Configuration Management
19 89 (3.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 975 (37.62%) SQL
2 367 (14.16%) PowerShell
3 353 (13.62%) T-SQL
4 284 (10.96%) Java
5 270 (10.42%) Perl
6 145 (5.59%) Shell Script
7 131 (5.05%) Bash Shell
8 109 (4.21%) Python
9 96 (3.70%) PHP
10 93 (3.59%) C#
11 79 (3.05%) C++
12 70 (2.70%) JavaScript
13 67 (2.58%) Ruby
14 66 (2.55%) VBScript
15 54 (2.08%) PL/SQL
16 46 (1.77%) VB
17 41 (1.58%) VB.NET
18 25 (0.96%) PHP5
19 24 (0.93%) Bourne shell
20 19 (0.73%) C
Qualifications
1 338 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 289 (11.15%) Security Cleared
3 250 (9.65%) MCSE
4 196 (7.56%) Degree
5 191 (7.37%) SC Cleared
6 155 (5.98%) MCITP
7 152 (5.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 110 (4.24%) MCP
9 100 (3.86%) DV Cleared
10 96 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
11 67 (2.58%) MCSA
12 47 (1.81%) CCNA
13 45 (1.74%) RHCE
14 43 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
14 43 (1.66%) CCNP
15 42 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
16 40 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
17 30 (1.16%) OCP
17 30 (1.16%) MCTS
18 28 (1.08%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (5.05%) SLA
2 57 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 24 (0.93%) QA
4 20 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.077%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.039%) BS7799
System Software
1 830 (32.02%) Active Directory
2 789 (30.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 372 (14.35%) Hyper-V
4 289 (11.15%) vSphere
5 271 (10.46%) VMware ESX
6 253 (9.76%) XenApp
7 157 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
8 112 (4.32%) Oracle RAC
9 96 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 87 (3.36%) XenDesktop
11 72 (2.78%) NFS
12 50 (1.93%) XenServer
13 49 (1.89%) Terminal Services
14 48 (1.85%) ISA Server
15 44 (1.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 43 (1.66%) vCloud
17 39 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
18 37 (1.43%) PowerHA
19 35 (1.35%) Xen
20 32 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 203 (7.83%) SCCM
2 136 (5.25%) NetBackup
3 122 (4.71%) SCOM
4 120 (4.63%) Puppet
5 109 (4.21%) Data Guard
6 96 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 82 (3.16%) Nagios
8 68 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
9 66 (2.55%) WSUS
10 64 (2.47%) Backup Exec
11 32 (1.23%) SCVMM
11 32 (1.23%) Tivoli
12 31 (1.20%) HP SIM
13 29 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 29 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 28 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 28 (1.08%) SCOrch
15 27 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
16 26 (1.00%) ARCserve
16 26 (1.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1191 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 1101 (42.48%) VMware
3 566 (21.84%) Citrix
4 550 (21.22%) Oracle
5 421 (16.24%) Cisco
6 367 (14.16%) HP
7 351 (13.54%) Red Hat
8 176 (6.79%) IBM
9 173 (6.67%) Veritas
10 168 (6.48%) NetApp
11 158 (6.10%) Symantec
12 157 (6.06%) EMC
13 139 (5.36%) Dell
14 87 (3.36%) Juniper
15 83 (3.20%) Sun
16 67 (2.58%) CheckPoint
17 58 (2.24%) SAP
18 55 (2.12%) CommVault
19 47 (1.81%) McAfee
20 38 (1.47%) Brocade
Dunchurch, Warwickshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bell Educational Services
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £36k - 41k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Met University
Salary: From £28,695 to £32,277 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 5 days ago