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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 237 219 226
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 1379 1394 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.28% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.73% 3.92% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1091 1147 1153
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 £32,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £64,250
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
36984 35589 38854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.56% 32.71% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29344 28826 32914
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -25 1292 £50,000 +11.11% 111
London +5 629 £52,500 - 53
South East -61 308 £42,500 +3.65% 19
City of London +57 177 £57,500 -4.16% 18
Yorkshire +42 145 £50,000 +31.57% 7
West Yorkshire +45 127 £50,000 +31.57% 6
Leeds +56 124 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Hampshire -13 98 £42,250 +12.66% 4
Berkshire -16 86 £47,500 +30.13% 7
Surrey -35 65 £42,500 -1.16% 4
North West +23 64 £50,000 +25.00% 9
East of England -39 52 £40,000 -15.78% 7
West Midlands -17 49 £42,250 -6.11% 9
Reading -23 47 £46,250 +32.14% 5
Southampton +12 45 £40,000 +35.59% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 33 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Hertfordshire +7 28 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Cheshire +11 27 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Milton Keynes +3 26 £50,000 +17.64%
Manchester +1 26 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Scotland -2 25 £47,000 +16.04% 5
Portsmouth -16 25 £43,000 +1.17%
South West -28 22 £38,000 +1.33% 5
Northern Ireland +7 20 £26,000 -30.66% 1
Edinburgh +8 19 £57,500 +21.05% 2
South Wales -11 19 £36,750 -16.47% 6
Wales -16 19 £36,750 -2.00% 6
Belfast +14 18 £26,000 -30.66%
County Antrim +12 18 £26,000 -30.66%
Bracknell -2 17 £38,000 +1.33%

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1563 (56.77%) Windows
2 1180 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 1167 (42.39%) SQL
4 1161 (42.17%) Microsoft
5 1007 (36.58%) VMware
6 921 (33.45%) Linux
7 799 (29.02%) Active Directory
8 790 (28.70%) SAN
9 708 (25.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 693 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 663 (24.08%) Replication
12 634 (23.03%) Oracle
13 579 (21.03%) DNS
14 558 (20.27%) Finance
15 555 (20.16%) MS Exchange
15 555 (20.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 530 (19.25%) Performance Tuning
17 504 (18.31%) MS Excel
18 498 (18.09%) Windows Server 2003
19 492 (17.87%) Citrix
20 471 (17.11%) UNIX
21 450 (16.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 442 (16.06%) T-SQL
23 433 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
24 428 (15.55%) Load Balancing
25 427 (15.51%) Cisco
26 411 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 398 (14.46%) TCP/IP
28 392 (14.24%) ITIL
29 391 (14.20%) Red Hat

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 555 (20.16%) MS Exchange
2 380 (13.80%) IIS
3 313 (11.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 255 (9.26%) Apache
5 236 (8.57%) SharePoint
6 207 (7.52%) Tomcat
7 202 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 145 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 142 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 124 (4.50%) WebSphere
11 118 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 117 (4.25%) WebLogic
13 91 (3.31%) Lync
14 62 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2000
15 43 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 39 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
17 36 (1.31%) WebLogic Portal
18 35 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
19 27 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
20 25 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 504 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 72 (2.62%) MS Office
3 15 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.22%) MS Project
6 3 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.073%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.036%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 45 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 16 (0.58%) Maximo
6 11 (0.40%) SunGard APT
6 11 (0.40%) FastVal
7 10 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.29%) Summit
9 6 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.15%) Compiere
11 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
12 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
13 2 (0.073%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.073%) SAP Retail
13 2 (0.073%) Oracle CRM
14 1 (0.036%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.25%) Office 365
2 40 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.05%) SaaS
4 27 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.36%) IaaS
7 6 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.22%) PaaS
8 3 (0.11%) Route 53
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.073%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.036%) GitHub
10 1 (0.036%) Heroku
10 1 (0.036%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.036%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 790 (28.70%) SAN
2 579 (21.03%) DNS
3 398 (14.46%) TCP/IP
4 354 (12.86%) Firewall
5 264 (9.59%) NAS
6 251 (9.12%) DHCP
7 225 (8.17%) Internet
8 194 (7.05%) HTTP
9 173 (6.28%) WAN
10 150 (5.45%) LAN
11 134 (4.87%) Cisco IOS
12 121 (4.40%) VPN
13 119 (4.32%) SMTP
14 108 (3.92%) SSL
15 94 (3.41%) iSCSI
16 89 (3.23%) MPLS
17 87 (3.16%) OSPF
18 84 (3.05%) BGP
19 75 (2.72%) LDAP
20 72 (2.62%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1180 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 555 (20.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 450 (16.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 411 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 346 (12.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 343 (12.46%) MySQL
7 286 (10.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 286 (10.39%) Oracle Database
8 242 (8.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 220 (7.99%) Data Warehouse
10 189 (6.87%) Relational Database
11 167 (6.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 153 (5.56%) RDBMS
13 147 (5.34%) Oracle Database 10g
14 128 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 92 (3.34%) SQL Server 2000
16 79 (2.87%) NoSQL
17 67 (2.43%) Oracle Database 12c
18 66 (2.40%) DTS
19 64 (2.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 91 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 63 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 37 (1.34%) Maven
5 30 (1.09%) Subversion
6 25 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 20 (0.73%) ERwin
8 14 (0.51%) MSI
8 14 (0.51%) Selenium
9 12 (0.44%) Hudson
10 11 (0.40%) Juju
10 11 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (0.36%) JIRA
11 10 (0.36%) Ant
11 10 (0.36%) JUnit
12 8 (0.29%) AdminStudio
12 8 (0.29%) Mockito
13 7 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.18%) Mercurial
General
1 558 (20.27%) Finance
2 76 (2.76%) Legal
3 74 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 73 (2.65%) Retail
5 69 (2.51%) Banking
6 63 (2.29%) Law
7 50 (1.82%) Back Office
8 31 (1.13%) Marketing
9 30 (1.09%) Advertising
10 29 (1.05%) French Language
11 27 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 26 (0.94%) Games
12 26 (0.94%) Russian Language
13 18 (0.65%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.58%) Spanish Language
15 14 (0.51%) Multimedia
16 13 (0.47%) German Language
16 13 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.33%) Music Industry
18 6 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 701 (25.46%) DBA
2 483 (17.54%) SQL DBA
3 477 (17.33%) Administrator
4 282 (10.24%) Developer
5 268 (9.73%) SQL Server DBA
6 234 (8.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 193 (7.01%) Architect
8 175 (6.36%) Support Engineer
9 165 (5.99%) Systems Administrator
10 150 (5.45%) Consultant
11 147 (5.34%) Oracle DBA
12 132 (4.79%) Analyst
13 113 (4.10%) Linux Administrator
14 101 (3.67%) Server Administrator
15 100 (3.63%) Server Engineer
16 95 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
17 88 (3.20%) Senior Developer
17 88 (3.20%) Senior DBA
18 84 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
19 82 (2.98%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (7.59%) .NET
2 123 (4.47%) J2EE
3 110 (4.00%) XML
4 106 (3.85%) LAMP
5 88 (3.20%) HTML
6 78 (2.83%) Web Services
7 77 (2.80%) Middleware
8 60 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
9 53 (1.93%) ActiveMQ
10 51 (1.85%) REST
11 47 (1.71%) CSS
12 34 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
13 33 (1.20%) Spring
14 31 (1.13%) Symfony
15 28 (1.02%) MSMQ
16 27 (0.98%) ASP.NET
16 27 (0.98%) Application Packaging
17 25 (0.91%) Hibernate
18 23 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
19 21 (0.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 663 (24.08%) Replication
2 104 (3.78%) Blackberry
3 95 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 88 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 83 (3.01%) Open Source
6 76 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 53 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 44 (1.60%) Mathematics
9 43 (1.56%) Firmware
10 41 (1.49%) Hedge funds
11 40 (1.45%) Client/Server
12 37 (1.34%) Symmetrix
13 35 (1.27%) Social Media
14 32 (1.16%) RIA
15 30 (1.09%) EqualLogic
16 27 (0.98%) Fat Client
16 27 (0.98%) Thin Client
17 26 (0.94%) HACMP
18 24 (0.87%) CESG
19 19 (0.69%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1563 (56.77%) Windows
2 921 (33.45%) Linux
3 693 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 498 (18.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 471 (17.11%) UNIX
6 341 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 268 (9.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 234 (8.50%) Solaris
9 147 (5.34%) AIX
10 121 (4.40%) Windows 7
11 92 (3.34%) CentOS
12 64 (2.32%) SUSE
12 64 (2.32%) Windows XP
13 47 (1.71%) HPUX
14 45 (1.63%) Windows 2000
15 42 (1.53%) Debian
16 41 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
17 38 (1.38%) Ubuntu
18 36 (1.31%) Windows 8
19 21 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (19.25%) Performance Tuning
2 428 (15.55%) Load Balancing
3 392 (14.24%) ITIL
4 386 (14.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 273 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
6 261 (9.48%) High Availability
7 185 (6.72%) Problem Management
8 165 (5.99%) E-Commerce
9 143 (5.19%) Change Management
10 140 (5.09%) Project Management
11 130 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
12 129 (4.69%) Change Control
13 119 (4.32%) Migration
14 115 (4.18%) Capacity Planning
15 108 (3.92%) Database Security
16 107 (3.89%) ETL
17 100 (3.63%) Incident Management
18 92 (3.34%) OO
19 88 (3.20%) Performance Monitoring
20 79 (2.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1167 (42.39%) SQL
2 442 (16.06%) T-SQL
3 339 (12.31%) PowerShell
4 336 (12.20%) Java
5 285 (10.35%) Perl
6 152 (5.52%) Bash Shell
7 141 (5.12%) Shell Script
8 123 (4.47%) PHP
9 111 (4.03%) Python
10 106 (3.85%) Ruby
11 95 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 85 (3.09%) C#
13 72 (2.62%) JavaScript
13 72 (2.62%) VBScript
14 64 (2.32%) C++
15 55 (2.00%) VB.NET
16 41 (1.49%) VB
17 36 (1.31%) PHP5
18 31 (1.13%) C
19 20 (0.73%) AWK
Qualifications
1 433 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 309 (11.22%) MCSE
3 209 (7.59%) Degree
4 200 (7.26%) Security Cleared
5 172 (6.25%) MCITP
6 137 (4.98%) SC Cleared
7 124 (4.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 112 (4.07%) MCSA
9 88 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
10 81 (2.94%) MCP
11 79 (2.87%) CCNA
12 66 (2.40%) DV Cleared
13 57 (2.07%) Oracle Certification
14 51 (1.85%) MCTS
15 44 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
16 43 (1.56%) RHCE
17 32 (1.16%) CCNP
18 28 (1.02%) CCA
19 27 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
20 24 (0.87%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.18%) SLA
2 94 (3.41%) PCI DSS
3 76 (2.76%) QA
4 32 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.29%) HL7
7 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.036%) BS7799
System Software
1 799 (29.02%) Active Directory
2 708 (25.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 354 (12.86%) Hyper-V
4 229 (8.32%) vSphere
5 203 (7.37%) VMware ESX
6 189 (6.87%) XenApp
7 153 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
8 134 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
9 83 (3.01%) XenServer
10 79 (2.87%) Oracle RMAN
11 78 (2.83%) XenDesktop
12 61 (2.22%) NFS
13 57 (2.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 56 (2.03%) Terminal Services
15 53 (1.93%) KVM
16 50 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 31 (1.13%) Xen
17 31 (1.13%) Sendmail
17 31 (1.13%) vCloud
18 24 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 155 (5.63%) Puppet
2 151 (5.48%) SCOM
3 150 (5.45%) Data Guard
4 148 (5.38%) SCCM
5 121 (4.40%) WSUS
6 120 (4.36%) NetBackup
7 95 (3.45%) Backup Exec
8 94 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
9 91 (3.31%) Nagios
10 76 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
11 39 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 30 (1.09%) Tivoli
13 25 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 25 (0.91%) ARCserve
14 23 (0.84%) OpenView
14 23 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 21 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 18 (0.65%) ZABBIX
17 16 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 14 (0.51%) MOM
Vendors
1 1161 (42.17%) Microsoft
2 1007 (36.58%) VMware
3 634 (23.03%) Oracle
4 492 (17.87%) Citrix
5 427 (15.51%) Cisco
6 391 (14.20%) Red Hat
7 316 (11.48%) HP
8 215 (7.81%) NetApp
9 207 (7.52%) Symantec
10 173 (6.28%) EMC
11 160 (5.81%) IBM
12 148 (5.38%) Dell
13 147 (5.34%) Veritas
14 121 (4.40%) JBoss
15 79 (2.87%) Sun
16 77 (2.80%) CheckPoint
17 56 (2.03%) F5
18 50 (1.82%) CommVault
19 44 (1.60%) Juniper
19 44 (1.60%) SolarWinds
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northern Ireland
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Willis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago