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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 265 261 236
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 1165 1276 1301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.09% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.83% 2.73% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1033 996
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 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 22 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 +7 1116 £49,000 +3.15% 120
London -17 444 £60,000 +14.28% 41
South East -4 301 £45,000 +5.88% 31
East of England +21 95 £47,500 +5.55% 14
City of London -33 85 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Hampshire +6 77 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Surrey +57 74 £50,000 - 11
South West +30 62 £36,500 -18.88% 7
North West +23 60 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Yorkshire -59 57 £37,500 -25.00% 7
East Midlands +28 49 £42,500 +8.97% 5
West Yorkshire -40 47 £36,250 -27.50% 4
West Midlands -3 43 £45,500 +25.51% 5
Leeds -41 43 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Berkshire -43 34 £50,000 +16.95% 9
Oxfordshire +46 33 £62,500 +48.80%
Hertfordshire 0 33 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Buckinghamshire -26 33 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Milton Keynes -35 30 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Manchester +27 29 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Essex +15 29 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Cheshire +13 27 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Reading -39 27 £52,500 +38.15% 8
Leicestershire +28 25 £42,000 +25.37% 2
Hemel Hempstead -5 23 £40,000 -30.43%
Woking +33 22 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Leicester +20 21 £41,250 +23.13% 2
Winchester - 21 £45,000 - 2
Portsmouth +23 20 £44,500 +27.14%
Wales +4 20 £42,500 +28.78% 2

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 1328 (53.31%) Windows
2 1291 (51.83%) SQL Server
3 1175 (47.17%) Microsoft
4 1135 (45.56%) SQL
5 989 (39.70%) VMware
6 731 (29.35%) Active Directory
7 641 (25.73%) Linux
8 625 (25.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 621 (24.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 607 (24.37%) Replication
11 581 (23.32%) SAN
12 570 (22.88%) Performance Tuning
13 549 (22.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 535 (21.48%) Oracle
15 515 (20.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 512 (20.55%) Finance
17 500 (20.07%) T-SQL
18 496 (19.91%) MS Exchange
19 486 (19.51%) Citrix
20 452 (18.15%) DNS
20 452 (18.15%) MS Excel
21 443 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 435 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
23 415 (16.66%) Disaster Recovery
24 392 (15.74%) Cisco
25 391 (15.70%) Windows Server 2003
26 388 (15.58%) HP
27 383 (15.38%) IIS
28 379 (15.21%) Hyper-V
29 347 (13.93%) Load Balancing

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 496 (19.91%) MS Exchange
2 383 (15.38%) IIS
3 300 (12.04%) SharePoint
4 276 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 190 (7.63%) Apache
6 169 (6.78%) Lync
6 169 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 135 (5.42%) Tomcat
8 113 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 106 (4.26%) JBoss
10 105 (4.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 105 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 98 (3.93%) WebLogic
12 69 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
12 69 (2.77%) WebSphere
13 54 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
14 45 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2000
15 41 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
16 38 (1.53%) nginx
17 35 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 452 (18.15%) MS Excel
2 124 (4.98%) MS Office
3 22 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.12%) ProjectWise
5 2 (0.080%) MS Project
6 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.040%) SPSS
6 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.24%) FLEXCUBE
8 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.24%) Maximo
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.12%) BASE24
11 3 (0.12%) Primavera
11 3 (0.12%) Magento
12 2 (0.080%) RiskWrite
12 2 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.080%) Hyperion Planning
12 2 (0.080%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 119 (4.78%) Office 365
2 116 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 64 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (1.49%) IaaS
6 35 (1.41%) Mimecast
7 30 (1.20%) PaaS
8 15 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.52%) SaaS
10 11 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (0.40%) Heroku
11 10 (0.40%) Engine Yard
12 6 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.16%) Symantec.cloud
14 3 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
15 2 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.080%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.080%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.040%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 581 (23.32%) SAN
2 452 (18.15%) DNS
3 343 (13.77%) Firewall
4 307 (12.32%) TCP/IP
5 287 (11.52%) DHCP
6 183 (7.35%) WAN
7 170 (6.82%) NAS
8 153 (6.14%) LAN
9 152 (6.10%) Internet
10 116 (4.66%) VPN
11 85 (3.41%) HTTP
12 84 (3.37%) VLAN
13 79 (3.17%) SMTP
14 77 (3.09%) SSL
15 71 (2.85%) LDAP
16 70 (2.81%) VoIP
17 52 (2.09%) iSCSI
18 48 (1.93%) Wireless
19 41 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
19 41 (1.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1291 (51.83%) SQL Server
2 549 (22.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 515 (20.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 443 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 337 (13.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 332 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 260 (10.44%) Oracle Database
8 258 (10.36%) Data Warehouse
9 246 (9.88%) MySQL
10 241 (9.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 142 (5.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 140 (5.62%) Relational Database
13 117 (4.70%) RDBMS
14 99 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
15 98 (3.93%) SQL Server 2000
16 65 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
17 49 (1.97%) DTS
18 46 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
19 43 (1.73%) NoSQL
20 40 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 59 (2.37%) Git (software)
2 53 (2.13%) Subversion
3 52 (2.09%) Maven
4 33 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 33 (1.32%) JIRA
5 29 (1.16%) Ant
6 28 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (1.00%) Jenkins
8 24 (0.96%) Eclipse
9 22 (0.88%) Hudson
10 17 (0.68%) JUnit
11 16 (0.64%) NetBeans
12 13 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 13 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (0.52%) StarTeam
13 11 (0.44%) Selenium
14 10 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 10 (0.40%) Mercurial
15 9 (0.36%) ERwin
15 9 (0.36%) ProC
General
1 512 (20.55%) Finance
2 193 (7.75%) Banking
3 84 (3.37%) Retail
4 75 (3.01%) Legal
5 74 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 70 (2.81%) Back Office
7 50 (2.01%) Law
8 44 (1.77%) Marketing
9 38 (1.53%) Games
10 31 (1.24%) Investment Banking
11 30 (1.20%) Billing
12 23 (0.92%) Advertising
13 20 (0.80%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.60%) Spanish Language
16 12 (0.48%) French Language
17 8 (0.32%) Publishing
17 8 (0.32%) Electronics
18 7 (0.28%) Automotive
18 7 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 768 (30.83%) DBA
2 583 (23.40%) SQL DBA
3 367 (14.73%) Administrator
4 331 (13.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 302 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 247 (9.92%) Developer
7 217 (8.71%) Architect
8 172 (6.90%) Support Engineer
9 134 (5.38%) Consultant
10 126 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
11 117 (4.70%) Analyst
12 105 (4.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 92 (3.69%) Oracle DBA
14 86 (3.45%) Senior DBA
14 86 (3.45%) Technical Architect
15 83 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
16 80 (3.21%) Server Administrator
17 73 (2.93%) Server Engineer
18 72 (2.89%) Senior SQL DBA
19 63 (2.53%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (9.63%) .NET
2 179 (7.19%) Web Services
3 111 (4.46%) JMS
4 100 (4.01%) Middleware
5 81 (3.25%) HTML
6 79 (3.17%) WCF
7 67 (2.69%) J2EE
8 65 (2.61%) .NET Framework
9 64 (2.57%) jQuery
10 63 (2.53%) XML
11 53 (2.13%) Entity Framework
12 52 (2.09%) EDI
13 50 (2.01%) EDIFACT
14 48 (1.93%) Spring
15 46 (1.85%) Java EE
16 39 (1.57%) SOAP
17 35 (1.41%) JDBC
17 35 (1.41%) ASP.NET
17 35 (1.41%) RESTful
18 34 (1.36%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 607 (24.37%) Replication
2 149 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 123 (4.94%) Blackberry
4 78 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 65 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 39 (1.57%) Mathematics
7 36 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 35 (1.41%) Social Media
9 30 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 30 (1.20%) PKI
10 29 (1.16%) EqualLogic
11 28 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (1.08%) Algorithms
13 23 (0.92%) CLARiiON
13 23 (0.92%) Social Network
14 22 (0.88%) Open Source
15 19 (0.76%) N-Tier
15 19 (0.76%) Hedge funds
16 17 (0.68%) HACMP
16 17 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1328 (53.31%) Windows
2 641 (25.73%) Linux
3 625 (25.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 435 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 391 (15.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 324 (13.01%) UNIX
7 207 (8.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 148 (5.94%) Solaris
9 91 (3.65%) CentOS
10 88 (3.53%) AIX
10 88 (3.53%) Windows 7
11 83 (3.33%) Windows XP
12 79 (3.17%) Windows 2000
13 50 (2.01%) Ubuntu
14 32 (1.28%) HPUX
15 29 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
16 27 (1.08%) Debian
17 26 (1.04%) Windows 8
18 24 (0.96%) Android
18 24 (0.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (22.88%) Performance Tuning
2 415 (16.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 347 (13.93%) Load Balancing
4 333 (13.37%) ITIL
5 285 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
6 234 (9.39%) Capacity Planning
7 229 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
8 210 (8.43%) High Availability
9 203 (8.15%) Change Management
10 199 (7.99%) Migration
11 176 (7.07%) Problem Management
12 170 (6.82%) Database Mirroring
13 140 (5.62%) Project Management
14 134 (5.38%) ETL
15 130 (5.22%) Business Continuity
16 115 (4.62%) Change Control
17 103 (4.13%) Service Delivery
18 97 (3.89%) Incident Management
19 93 (3.73%) Performance Monitoring
19 93 (3.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1135 (45.56%) SQL
2 500 (20.07%) T-SQL
3 302 (12.12%) PowerShell
4 196 (7.87%) Java
5 152 (6.10%) Perl
6 146 (5.86%) Shell Script
7 142 (5.70%) C#
8 112 (4.50%) Python
9 85 (3.41%) Bash Shell
10 72 (2.89%) PHP
11 69 (2.77%) JavaScript
11 69 (2.77%) VBScript
12 56 (2.25%) Ruby
13 52 (2.09%) VB
14 50 (2.01%) ActionScript
14 50 (2.01%) C++
14 50 (2.01%) ActionScript 2.0
15 41 (1.65%) PL/SQL
16 39 (1.57%) C
17 34 (1.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 272 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 233 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 172 (6.90%) MCSE
4 166 (6.66%) Degree
5 147 (5.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 127 (5.10%) SC Cleared
7 110 (4.42%) MCP
8 107 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
9 101 (4.05%) MCITP
10 78 (3.13%) DV Cleared
11 68 (2.73%) CCNA
12 59 (2.37%) MCSA
13 50 (2.01%) Oracle Certification
14 46 (1.85%) CCNP
15 39 (1.57%) OCP
16 38 (1.53%) RHCE
17 33 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
18 30 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
19 27 (1.08%) CCA
20 23 (0.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (5.86%) SLA
2 68 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (1.93%) QA
4 45 (1.81%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.52%) COBIT
6 7 (0.28%) ISO 9000
7 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.16%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.12%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 731 (29.35%) Active Directory
2 621 (24.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 379 (15.21%) Hyper-V
4 234 (9.39%) vSphere
5 206 (8.27%) XenApp
6 203 (8.15%) VMware ESX
7 116 (4.66%) XenDesktop
8 111 (4.46%) Oracle RAC
9 108 (4.34%) VMware ESXi
10 59 (2.37%) Terminal Services
11 56 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 54 (2.17%) NFS
13 51 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 50 (2.01%) vCloud
15 48 (1.93%) XenServer
16 38 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
17 33 (1.32%) ISA Server
18 28 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 22 (0.88%) Xen
20 19 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 217 (8.71%) SCCM
2 153 (6.14%) SCOM
3 113 (4.54%) Nagios
4 111 (4.46%) NetBackup
4 111 (4.46%) Data Guard
5 105 (4.22%) Backup Exec
6 94 (3.77%) Puppet
7 90 (3.61%) Norton AntiVirus
8 63 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
9 58 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
10 46 (1.85%) WSUS
11 41 (1.65%) ARCserve
12 37 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 36 (1.45%) Opsview
14 26 (1.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 22 (0.88%) Hyperic
15 22 (0.88%) Cobbler
15 22 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 20 (0.80%) Tivoli
17 19 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1175 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 989 (39.70%) VMware
3 535 (21.48%) Oracle
4 486 (19.51%) Citrix
5 392 (15.74%) Cisco
6 388 (15.58%) HP
7 271 (10.88%) Red Hat
8 203 (8.15%) Symantec
9 174 (6.99%) Dell
10 170 (6.82%) NetApp
11 136 (5.46%) Veritas
12 135 (5.42%) EMC
13 95 (3.81%) IBM
14 77 (3.09%) Sun
15 58 (2.33%) Sophos
16 56 (2.25%) Juniper
17 51 (2.05%) SAP
18 44 (1.77%) Facebook
19 43 (1.73%) CommVault
19 43 (1.73%) Veeam
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd.
Salary: bonus, oncall, Pension, share option
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands
Interserve FM
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, shares, health, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago