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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 236 235 223
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 1384 1302 1469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.21% 1.22% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.21% 3.14% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 1088 1197
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 1306 £47,500 +5.55% 114
London +25 596 £53,125 +1.19% 38
South East -35 276 £43,000 +1.17% 31
City of London +60 182 £55,000 -7.36% 10
Yorkshire +39 154 £45,000 +17.64% 15
West Yorkshire +33 134 £47,500 +25.00% 12
Leeds +44 125 £50,000 +29.03% 7
West Midlands +33 96 £44,000 -2.22% 4
Berkshire +9 95 £40,500 +1.25% 8
Surrey +8 76 £45,000 - 8
Hampshire -24 75 £42,500 +13.33% 9
North West -11 59 £50,000 +17.64% 6
South West -38 57 £40,000 +1.91% 6
Reading +2 47 £37,000 +5.71% 6
East of England -33 45 £43,500 -3.33% 4
Birmingham +16 44 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Warwickshire +38 33 £44,000 +0.57% 1
Wales 0 33 £37,500 +4.16% 17
Warwick - 31 £44,000 - 1
South Wales +15 29 £36,750 -2.00% 6
Bracknell -6 29 £48,750 +30.00%
Bristol +18 26 £35,769 -42.76% 2
Cheshire -11 26 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Manchester +2 23 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Scotland -14 23 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Portsmouth -25 22 £43,000 +1.17% 1
Wiltshire -3 20 £41,250 +8.55% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 19 £56,250 +58.45% 2
East Midlands -36 19 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Uxbridge +16 17 £41,000 -18.00%

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1585 (58.27%) Windows
2 1177 (43.27%) Microsoft
3 1129 (41.51%) SQL Server
4 1050 (38.60%) VMware
5 1020 (37.50%) SQL
6 879 (32.32%) Linux
7 793 (29.15%) Active Directory
8 791 (29.08%) SAN
9 787 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 665 (24.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 603 (22.17%) Oracle
12 585 (21.51%) DNS
13 569 (20.92%) Replication
14 565 (20.77%) MS Exchange
15 501 (18.42%) MS Excel
16 500 (18.38%) Finance
17 495 (18.20%) SQL Server 2008
17 495 (18.20%) Performance Tuning
18 474 (17.43%) Citrix
19 456 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
20 454 (16.69%) UNIX
21 440 (16.18%) Cisco
22 425 (15.63%) Load Balancing
23 414 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
24 411 (15.11%) T-SQL
25 401 (14.74%) TCP/IP
25 401 (14.74%) Red Hat
25 401 (14.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 399 (14.67%) ITIL
27 394 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.77%) MS Exchange
2 385 (14.15%) IIS
3 349 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 275 (10.11%) Apache
5 236 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 233 (8.57%) SharePoint
7 199 (7.32%) Tomcat
8 194 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 176 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 160 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 139 (5.11%) WebLogic
12 103 (3.79%) Lync
13 101 (3.71%) WebSphere
14 94 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2000
15 54 (1.99%) Office Communications Server
16 52 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 40 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
18 31 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
19 30 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
20 26 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 501 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 90 (3.31%) MS Office
3 28 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.18%) MS Project
6 3 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.074%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.074%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.037%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 30 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (0.55%) Maximo
5 14 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.33%) Summit
8 8 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.15%) RiskWrite
11 4 (0.15%) Compiere
11 4 (0.15%) Agresso
12 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
12 3 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
12 3 (0.11%) SunGard APT
12 3 (0.11%) FastVal
12 3 (0.11%) Markit EDM
12 3 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 71 (2.61%) Office 365
2 40 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (0.77%) SaaS
5 19 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.37%) IaaS
7 8 (0.29%) PaaS
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.037%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 791 (29.08%) SAN
2 585 (21.51%) DNS
3 401 (14.74%) TCP/IP
4 330 (12.13%) Firewall
5 280 (10.29%) NAS
6 262 (9.63%) DHCP
7 226 (8.31%) Internet
8 175 (6.43%) HTTP
9 139 (5.11%) WAN
10 130 (4.78%) Cisco IOS
11 128 (4.71%) LAN
12 126 (4.63%) SMTP
13 122 (4.49%) OSPF
14 121 (4.45%) BGP
15 114 (4.19%) SSL
16 103 (3.79%) MPLS
17 102 (3.75%) VPN
18 97 (3.57%) iSCSI
19 92 (3.38%) EIGRP
20 87 (3.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1129 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 495 (18.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 401 (14.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 353 (12.98%) MySQL
5 351 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 307 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 292 (10.74%) Oracle Database
8 266 (9.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 214 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 204 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
11 190 (6.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 148 (5.44%) Oracle Database 10g
13 138 (5.07%) Relational Database
14 104 (3.82%) RDBMS
15 99 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 78 (2.87%) SQL Server 2000
17 67 (2.46%) DB2
18 64 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
19 62 (2.28%) Oracle Database 12c
20 57 (2.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 63 (2.32%) Git (software)
3 47 (1.73%) Visual Studio
4 33 (1.21%) Jenkins
5 24 (0.88%) Selenium
6 23 (0.85%) Hudson
7 22 (0.81%) JIRA
8 21 (0.77%) ERwin
8 21 (0.77%) Maven
9 17 (0.63%) Subversion
10 14 (0.51%) Juju
11 13 (0.48%) AdminStudio
11 13 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (0.40%) MSI
13 10 (0.37%) Ant
13 10 (0.37%) Mercurial
14 9 (0.33%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.33%) JUnit
15 8 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (0.29%) Mockito
General
1 500 (18.38%) Finance
2 97 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 82 (3.01%) Banking
4 73 (2.68%) Legal
5 72 (2.65%) Law
6 70 (2.57%) Retail
7 42 (1.54%) Back Office
8 37 (1.36%) Marketing
9 30 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.07%) Advertising
11 25 (0.92%) Games
12 19 (0.70%) Russian Language
13 18 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 17 (0.63%) French Language
15 14 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.44%) Spanish Language
17 10 (0.37%) Multimedia
18 9 (0.33%) Billing
19 7 (0.26%) Electronics
20 5 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 643 (23.64%) DBA
2 440 (16.18%) Administrator
3 420 (15.44%) SQL DBA
4 278 (10.22%) Developer
5 256 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 226 (8.31%) SQL Server DBA
7 211 (7.76%) Architect
8 182 (6.69%) Support Engineer
9 155 (5.70%) Oracle DBA
10 154 (5.66%) Consultant
11 150 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
12 137 (5.04%) Analyst
13 99 (3.64%) Senior Developer
14 98 (3.60%) Team Leader
15 96 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
16 94 (3.46%) Server Engineer
17 89 (3.27%) Linux Administrator
18 83 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
18 83 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
19 77 (2.83%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (7.28%) .NET
2 109 (4.01%) J2EE
3 107 (3.93%) LAMP
4 106 (3.90%) XML
5 87 (3.20%) Middleware
6 81 (2.98%) Web Services
7 76 (2.79%) HTML
8 60 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
9 43 (1.58%) ActiveMQ
10 34 (1.25%) Java EE
11 33 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 31 (1.14%) Application Packaging
13 30 (1.10%) MSMQ
14 28 (1.03%) Hibernate
14 28 (1.03%) RESTful
15 27 (0.99%) ASP.NET
16 25 (0.92%) jQuery
16 25 (0.92%) Spring
17 22 (0.81%) SOAP
18 21 (0.77%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 569 (20.92%) Replication
2 224 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (5.40%) Blackberry
4 103 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 92 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 81 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
7 79 (2.90%) Open Source
8 55 (2.02%) Mathematics
9 47 (1.73%) Social Media
10 43 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
11 39 (1.43%) Firmware
12 36 (1.32%) Symmetrix
13 35 (1.29%) Client/Server
14 31 (1.14%) RIA
15 26 (0.96%) Hedge funds
16 25 (0.92%) BBC
17 24 (0.88%) CESG
18 22 (0.81%) CLARiiON
18 22 (0.81%) EqualLogic
19 21 (0.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1585 (58.27%) Windows
2 879 (32.32%) Linux
3 665 (24.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 456 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 454 (16.69%) UNIX
6 394 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 248 (9.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 241 (8.86%) Solaris
9 144 (5.29%) AIX
10 111 (4.08%) Windows 7
11 82 (3.01%) CentOS
11 82 (3.01%) Windows XP
12 79 (2.90%) SUSE
13 47 (1.73%) Windows 8
14 45 (1.65%) Windows 2000
15 38 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
16 33 (1.21%) Ubuntu
17 30 (1.10%) Debian
18 29 (1.07%) Android
19 24 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (18.20%) Performance Tuning
2 425 (15.63%) Load Balancing
3 399 (14.67%) ITIL
4 376 (13.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 262 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
6 251 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
7 208 (7.65%) High Availability
8 194 (7.13%) E-Commerce
9 168 (6.18%) Change Control
10 163 (5.99%) Project Management
11 150 (5.51%) Change Management
12 145 (5.33%) Problem Management
13 121 (4.45%) ETL
14 112 (4.12%) Migration
15 109 (4.01%) Incident Management
16 102 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
17 95 (3.49%) SOA
18 94 (3.46%) Technical Architecture
19 93 (3.42%) Database Security
20 90 (3.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1020 (37.50%) SQL
2 411 (15.11%) T-SQL
3 382 (14.04%) Java
4 367 (13.49%) PowerShell
5 294 (10.81%) Perl
6 166 (6.10%) Bash Shell
7 127 (4.67%) Shell Script
8 120 (4.41%) Python
9 118 (4.34%) Ruby
10 103 (3.79%) PHP
11 90 (3.31%) PL/SQL
12 87 (3.20%) C#
13 84 (3.09%) C++
14 77 (2.83%) JavaScript
15 61 (2.24%) VBScript
16 51 (1.88%) VB
17 38 (1.40%) VB.NET
18 30 (1.10%) Tcl
19 25 (0.92%) Bourne shell
20 22 (0.81%) AWK
Qualifications
1 414 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 291 (10.70%) MCSE
3 212 (7.79%) Security Cleared
4 211 (7.76%) Degree
5 181 (6.65%) MCITP
6 164 (6.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 158 (5.81%) SC Cleared
8 122 (4.49%) MCP
9 90 (3.31%) MCSA
10 89 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
11 61 (2.24%) CCNA
12 58 (2.13%) RHCE
13 48 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
13 48 (1.76%) DV Cleared
14 47 (1.73%) MCTS
14 47 (1.73%) CCNP
15 44 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
16 34 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
17 31 (1.14%) CCSA
18 30 (1.10%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (3.86%) PCI DSS
2 96 (3.53%) SLA
3 55 (2.02%) QA
4 19 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.15%) HL7
7 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.037%) BS7799
System Software
1 793 (29.15%) Active Directory
2 787 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 387 (14.23%) Hyper-V
4 252 (9.26%) VMware ESX
5 225 (8.27%) vSphere
6 217 (7.98%) XenApp
7 161 (5.92%) Oracle RAC
8 152 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
9 93 (3.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 72 (2.65%) XenServer
11 69 (2.54%) NFS
12 67 (2.46%) XenDesktop
13 54 (1.99%) Oracle RMAN
14 49 (1.80%) Terminal Services
15 47 (1.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 43 (1.58%) KVM
17 38 (1.40%) Xen
18 36 (1.32%) Sendmail
19 34 (1.25%) PowerHA
20 32 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 162 (5.96%) SCCM
2 159 (5.85%) Data Guard
3 148 (5.44%) Puppet
4 126 (4.63%) NetBackup
5 125 (4.60%) SCOM
6 111 (4.08%) WSUS
7 89 (3.27%) Backup Exec
8 86 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
9 75 (2.76%) Nagios
10 70 (2.57%) Norton AntiVirus
11 33 (1.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 29 (1.07%) ARCserve
12 29 (1.07%) Tivoli
12 29 (1.07%) SCVMM
13 28 (1.03%) OpenView
14 24 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 20 (0.74%) SCOrch
16 18 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 17 (0.63%) HP SIM
18 13 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1177 (43.27%) Microsoft
2 1050 (38.60%) VMware
3 603 (22.17%) Oracle
4 474 (17.43%) Citrix
5 440 (16.18%) Cisco
6 401 (14.74%) Red Hat
7 308 (11.32%) HP
8 210 (7.72%) NetApp
9 184 (6.76%) Symantec
10 181 (6.65%) EMC
11 161 (5.92%) IBM
12 143 (5.26%) Veritas
13 136 (5.00%) JBoss
13 136 (5.00%) Dell
14 79 (2.90%) CheckPoint
15 68 (2.50%) Sun
16 58 (2.13%) Juniper
16 58 (2.13%) CommVault
16 58 (2.13%) F5
17 41 (1.51%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: Salary Depending on skills match, experience and qualifications
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + bonus, pension, overtime, shares
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Olswang
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago