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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 254 218 227
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +9
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 1222 1356 1380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.30% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.07% 3.31% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1100 1126
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,734
10% offered a salary of more than £69,700 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,625
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%

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
39821 40968 41864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.42% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32217 32014 34901
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -23 1167 £47,500 +5.55% 148
London +1 501 £55,000 +4.76% 58
South East -47 288 £44,500 +5.95% 32
City of London +2 125 £57,500 +9.52% 23
East of England +14 82 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Yorkshire -41 77 £40,000 +2.56% 16
Berkshire -37 72 £42,000 +5.00% 9
Surrey -7 63 £45,000 -2.17% 4
Hampshire -30 63 £42,500 +11.84% 10
North West +4 60 £44,000 +35.38% 7
West Yorkshire -24 60 £42,000 +20.00% 11
East Midlands +21 51 £41,750 +10.59% 11
Leeds -33 49 £43,500 +24.28% 10
Reading -13 48 £49,250 +26.28% 7
South West -20 46 £35,000 -12.50% 12
West Midlands -30 43 £42,000 +12.00% 6
Cheshire +21 35 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 30 £41,500 -7.77%
Leicestershire +24 28 £41,500 +9.21% 8
Hertfordshire -6 28 £50,000 +16.27%
Birmingham -1 24 £44,000 +3.52% 1
Scotland -10 24 £40,000 - 3
Milton Keynes +5 23 £42,000 -1.17%
Kent -20 22 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South Wales -24 22 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Wales -29 22 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Leicester +26 21 £41,500 +9.21% 6
Hemel Hempstead -1 21 £50,000 -
Essex -3 21 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex +8 20 £42,500 +13.33% 3

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1519 (59.52%) Windows
2 1203 (47.14%) Microsoft
3 1130 (44.28%) SQL Server
4 1107 (43.38%) VMware
5 964 (37.77%) SQL
6 836 (32.76%) Active Directory
7 758 (29.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 753 (29.51%) Linux
9 730 (28.61%) SAN
10 685 (26.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 586 (22.96%) Citrix
12 574 (22.49%) MS Exchange
13 536 (21.00%) Oracle
14 520 (20.38%) DNS
15 511 (20.02%) Replication
16 508 (19.91%) Windows Server 2003
17 492 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
18 491 (19.24%) SQL Server 2008
19 485 (19.00%) Finance
20 465 (18.22%) Performance Tuning
21 447 (17.52%) MS Excel
22 438 (17.16%) Cisco
23 422 (16.54%) IIS
23 422 (16.54%) UNIX
24 405 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
24 405 (15.87%) Hyper-V
25 393 (15.40%) PowerShell
26 384 (15.05%) Firewall
27 382 (14.97%) HP
28 381 (14.93%) ITIL

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 574 (22.49%) MS Exchange
2 422 (16.54%) IIS
3 367 (14.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 299 (11.72%) SharePoint
5 255 (9.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 244 (9.56%) Apache
7 189 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 184 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 156 (6.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 142 (5.56%) Tomcat
11 117 (4.58%) WebLogic
12 109 (4.27%) JBoss
13 99 (3.88%) Lync
14 79 (3.10%) WebSphere
15 68 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2000
16 66 (2.59%) Office Communications Server
16 66 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
17 48 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
18 42 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 40 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 447 (17.52%) MS Excel
2 165 (6.47%) MS Office
3 41 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.24%) MS Project
4 6 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.039%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.039%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 26 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (0.51%) Agresso
7 12 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 9 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (0.31%) RiskWrite
10 7 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.24%) Maximo
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
12 4 (0.16%) Magento
13 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
13 3 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
13 3 (0.12%) BASE24
14 2 (0.078%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 64 (2.51%) Office 365
2 49 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (1.37%) IaaS
4 33 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (1.21%) PaaS
6 11 (0.43%) SaaS
7 6 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.12%) Heroku
9 3 (0.12%) Engine Yard
10 2 (0.078%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.039%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 730 (28.61%) SAN
2 520 (20.38%) DNS
3 384 (15.05%) Firewall
4 348 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 307 (12.03%) DHCP
6 266 (10.42%) NAS
7 159 (6.23%) Internet
8 146 (5.72%) WAN
9 145 (5.68%) LAN
10 127 (4.98%) VPN
11 96 (3.76%) SMTP
11 96 (3.76%) VLAN
12 91 (3.57%) iSCSI
13 81 (3.17%) SSL
14 76 (2.98%) BGP
15 75 (2.94%) LDAP
16 70 (2.74%) VoIP
17 69 (2.70%) OSPF
18 68 (2.66%) HTTP
19 64 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1130 (44.28%) SQL Server
2 491 (19.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 367 (14.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 300 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 294 (11.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 270 (10.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 267 (10.46%) MySQL
8 236 (9.25%) Data Warehouse
9 221 (8.66%) Oracle Database
10 211 (8.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 119 (4.66%) Oracle Database 11g
12 112 (4.39%) SQL Server 2000
13 110 (4.31%) Relational Database
14 85 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
15 82 (3.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 74 (2.90%) RDBMS
17 64 (2.51%) Big Data
18 62 (2.43%) DTS
19 59 (2.31%) OLTP
20 58 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 52 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 47 (1.84%) Subversion
3 40 (1.57%) Maven
4 38 (1.49%) JIRA
5 34 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (1.29%) Visual Studio
7 32 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 28 (1.10%) Eclipse
9 26 (1.02%) Hudson
10 23 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 22 (0.86%) Ant
12 21 (0.82%) JUnit
13 20 (0.78%) NetBeans
14 18 (0.71%) TestDirector
15 17 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
15 17 (0.67%) WinRunner
15 17 (0.67%) Selenium
16 16 (0.63%) StarTeam
16 16 (0.63%) Mercurial
17 13 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 485 (19.00%) Finance
2 145 (5.68%) Banking
3 119 (4.66%) Telecoms
4 75 (2.94%) Retail
5 72 (2.82%) Law
6 56 (2.19%) Marketing
7 50 (1.96%) Legal
8 49 (1.92%) Back Office
9 44 (1.72%) Games
10 28 (1.10%) Advertising
11 25 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.59%) Electronics
12 15 (0.59%) Spanish Language
13 13 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.39%) French Language
15 8 (0.31%) German Language
15 8 (0.31%) Billing
16 7 (0.27%) Automotive
17 5 (0.20%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 566 (22.18%) DBA
2 386 (15.13%) SQL DBA
3 369 (14.46%) Administrator
4 262 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 243 (9.52%) Developer
6 204 (7.99%) Support Engineer
7 190 (7.45%) SQL Server DBA
8 189 (7.41%) Architect
9 165 (6.47%) Consultant
10 148 (5.80%) Analyst
11 141 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
12 116 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
13 98 (3.84%) Oracle DBA
14 92 (3.61%) Server Engineer
15 77 (3.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 74 (2.90%) Team Leader
17 72 (2.82%) Senior Developer
18 67 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
19 65 (2.55%) Technical Support
19 65 (2.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (7.37%) .NET
2 100 (3.92%) Middleware
3 91 (3.57%) XML
4 82 (3.21%) Web Services
5 76 (2.98%) HTML
6 66 (2.59%) J2EE
7 64 (2.51%) JMS
8 59 (2.31%) Java EE
9 57 (2.23%) Spring
10 51 (2.00%) SOAP
11 45 (1.76%) RESTful
12 42 (1.65%) LAMP
13 41 (1.61%) CSS
14 36 (1.41%) JDBC
15 35 (1.37%) ASP.NET
16 33 (1.29%) Ajax
17 31 (1.21%) jQuery
18 27 (1.06%) .NET Framework
19 25 (0.98%) WCF
19 25 (0.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 511 (20.02%) Replication
2 215 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 179 (7.01%) Blackberry
4 83 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 77 (3.02%) Computer Science
6 58 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 48 (1.88%) Mathematics
8 40 (1.57%) Open Source
9 36 (1.41%) Social Media
10 35 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 34 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
12 32 (1.25%) Algorithms
13 29 (1.14%) Data Integration
14 28 (1.10%) HACMP
15 25 (0.98%) PKI
15 25 (0.98%) Data Structures
16 22 (0.86%) Visualisation
17 19 (0.74%) Mainframe
18 13 (0.51%) DTV
18 13 (0.51%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1519 (59.52%) Windows
2 753 (29.51%) Linux
3 685 (26.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 508 (19.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 492 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 422 (16.54%) UNIX
7 239 (9.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 185 (7.25%) Solaris
9 140 (5.49%) Windows XP
10 131 (5.13%) AIX
11 112 (4.39%) Windows 7
12 83 (3.25%) CentOS
13 77 (3.02%) Windows 2000
14 61 (2.39%) Windows 8
15 58 (2.27%) SUSE
16 56 (2.19%) Windows 2000 Server
17 43 (1.68%) Ubuntu
18 30 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 21 (0.82%) Windows Vista
19 21 (0.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (18.22%) Performance Tuning
2 405 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 381 (14.93%) ITIL
4 364 (14.26%) Load Balancing
5 235 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
6 222 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 204 (7.99%) Change Management
8 182 (7.13%) Problem Management
9 178 (6.97%) High Availability
10 171 (6.70%) Change Control
11 167 (6.54%) Migration
12 166 (6.50%) Project Management
13 145 (5.68%) ETL
14 134 (5.25%) Capacity Planning
15 105 (4.11%) Mentoring
16 102 (4.00%) Service Delivery
17 96 (3.76%) Business Continuity
18 92 (3.61%) SOA
18 92 (3.61%) E-Commerce
19 90 (3.53%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 964 (37.77%) SQL
2 393 (15.40%) PowerShell
3 341 (13.36%) T-SQL
4 270 (10.58%) Java
5 250 (9.80%) Perl
6 153 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 125 (4.90%) Bash Shell
8 118 (4.62%) Python
9 86 (3.37%) C#
10 85 (3.33%) PHP
11 72 (2.82%) JavaScript
12 65 (2.55%) VBScript
13 64 (2.51%) C++
14 60 (2.35%) Ruby
15 42 (1.65%) VB
15 42 (1.65%) PL/SQL
16 36 (1.41%) VB.NET
17 21 (0.82%) C
17 21 (0.82%) Bourne shell
18 15 (0.59%) AWK
Qualifications
1 321 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 286 (11.21%) Security Cleared
3 226 (8.86%) MCSE
4 214 (8.39%) Degree
5 188 (7.37%) SC Cleared
6 142 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 141 (5.53%) MCITP
8 118 (4.62%) MCP
9 109 (4.27%) DV Cleared
10 99 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
11 57 (2.23%) MCSA
12 46 (1.80%) CCNP
12 46 (1.80%) CCNA
13 45 (1.76%) RHCE
14 44 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
15 43 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
16 40 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
17 32 (1.25%) OCP
18 28 (1.10%) CCA
18 28 (1.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (5.76%) SLA
2 54 (2.12%) PCI DSS
3 29 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.02%) QA
5 7 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.12%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 836 (32.76%) Active Directory
2 758 (29.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 405 (15.87%) Hyper-V
4 284 (11.13%) vSphere
5 271 (10.62%) XenApp
6 266 (10.42%) VMware ESX
7 144 (5.64%) VMware ESXi
8 106 (4.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 102 (4.00%) XenDesktop
10 98 (3.84%) Oracle RAC
11 72 (2.82%) NFS
12 54 (2.12%) Terminal Services
13 53 (2.08%) XenServer
14 47 (1.84%) ISA Server
15 42 (1.65%) vCloud
16 41 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 37 (1.45%) Xen
18 36 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
19 32 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
20 27 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 206 (8.07%) SCCM
2 139 (5.45%) NetBackup
3 126 (4.94%) SCOM
4 123 (4.82%) Puppet
5 106 (4.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 106 (4.15%) Nagios
6 93 (3.64%) Data Guard
7 75 (2.94%) Backup Exec
8 72 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
9 49 (1.92%) WSUS
10 37 (1.45%) SCVMM
11 36 (1.41%) Opsview
12 32 (1.25%) ARCserve
12 32 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 29 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 29 (1.14%) HP SIM
14 28 (1.10%) Tivoli
15 25 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 25 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
15 25 (0.98%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1203 (47.14%) Microsoft
2 1107 (43.38%) VMware
3 586 (22.96%) Citrix
4 536 (21.00%) Oracle
5 438 (17.16%) Cisco
6 382 (14.97%) HP
7 322 (12.62%) Red Hat
8 176 (6.90%) Veritas
9 170 (6.66%) NetApp
10 166 (6.50%) Dell
10 166 (6.50%) IBM
11 163 (6.39%) Symantec
12 131 (5.13%) EMC
13 87 (3.41%) Juniper
14 83 (3.25%) Sun
15 69 (2.70%) CheckPoint
16 58 (2.27%) SAP
17 52 (2.04%) CommVault
18 42 (1.65%) Fujitsu
19 41 (1.61%) Veeam
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27250 - £30800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Health Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago