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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 241 221 257
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +36
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 1411 1362 1287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.23% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.56% 3.78% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1031 1086
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39670 36067 40494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 32.48% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31412 29242 34245
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -2 1330 £45,000 +5.88% 111
London +11 553 £50,000 -4.76% 41
South East -20 364 £42,500 +8.97% 33
City of London +21 172 £50,750 -3.33% 13
Yorkshire +35 146 £50,000 +29.87% 13
West Yorkshire +29 101 £48,000 +28.00% 7
East of England +23 99 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Berkshire -51 98 £40,000 - 14
Leeds +32 92 £46,250 +32.14% 6
Hampshire +15 75 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Buckinghamshire +45 70 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Milton Keynes +46 63 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Reading -24 63 £40,500 +8.00% 9
North West -40 51 £40,000 - 3
East Midlands -29 46 £38,500 -12.50%
West Midlands +9 45 £37,500 -6.25% 5
South West -68 40 £39,000 -2.50% 5
Kent +13 37 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Surrey -36 37 £45,000 -2.70% 4
North Yorkshire +2 36 £50,000 +61.29% 2
Cambridgeshire +33 33 £44,750 +5.29% 3
Manchester -5 33 £45,000 +11.80% 2
Scotland -26 33 £47,000 +30.55% 8
Southampton -8 31 £40,000 +17.64% 5
Cambridge +30 30 £44,750 +5.29% 3
West Sussex +29 30 £46,250 +18.58%
Birmingham +27 29 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Wales +11 28 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Essex -4 26 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South Wales +16 23 £33,000 -2.94% 1

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1626 (58.55%) Windows
2 1221 (43.97%) SQL
3 1175 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 1159 (41.74%) SQL Server
5 1144 (41.20%) VMware
6 976 (35.15%) Linux
7 895 (32.23%) Active Directory
8 842 (30.32%) SAN
9 754 (27.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 749 (26.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 642 (23.12%) Replication
12 641 (23.08%) DNS
13 614 (22.11%) MS Exchange
14 606 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 579 (20.85%) Citrix
16 563 (20.27%) Oracle
17 534 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
18 527 (18.98%) Finance
19 525 (18.91%) MS Excel
20 518 (18.65%) SQL Server 2008
21 485 (17.46%) UNIX
22 453 (16.31%) ITIL
22 453 (16.31%) Microsoft Certification
23 450 (16.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 443 (15.95%) IIS
25 434 (15.63%) TCP/IP
26 430 (15.48%) Load Balancing
27 419 (15.09%) Firewall
28 418 (15.05%) Cisco
29 415 (14.94%) T-SQL

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 614 (22.11%) MS Exchange
2 443 (15.95%) IIS
3 340 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 281 (10.12%) Apache
5 247 (8.89%) SharePoint
6 234 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 179 (6.45%) Tomcat
8 160 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 116 (4.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 114 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 106 (3.82%) WebSphere
12 98 (3.53%) WebLogic
13 80 (2.88%) Lync
14 61 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2000
15 47 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
16 46 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 45 (1.62%) SAS
17 45 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
18 41 (1.48%) OpenStack
19 39 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 525 (18.91%) MS Excel
2 94 (3.38%) MS Office
3 28 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.22%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.14%) MS Project
7 3 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 40 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
3 35 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 28 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.43%) Maximo
7 11 (0.40%) SunGard APT
7 11 (0.40%) FastVal
7 11 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
8 10 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
9 8 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
12 1 (0.036%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.036%) Cognos Controller
12 1 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.036%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 60 (2.16%) SaaS
2 44 (1.58%) Office 365
3 42 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (0.86%) IaaS
7 15 (0.54%) Heroku
7 15 (0.54%) Engine Yard
8 10 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.18%) PaaS
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.11%) Route 53
11 2 (0.072%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.036%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 842 (30.32%) SAN
2 641 (23.08%) DNS
3 434 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 419 (15.09%) Firewall
5 303 (10.91%) DHCP
6 258 (9.29%) NAS
7 225 (8.10%) Internet
8 222 (7.99%) WAN
9 202 (7.27%) VPN
10 197 (7.09%) LAN
11 125 (4.50%) HTTP
12 117 (4.21%) Cisco IOS
13 112 (4.03%) SSL
14 104 (3.75%) SMTP
15 102 (3.67%) iSCSI
16 82 (2.95%) VLAN
17 81 (2.92%) MPLS
18 77 (2.77%) VoIP
19 75 (2.70%) LDAP
20 69 (2.48%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1159 (41.74%) SQL Server
2 518 (18.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 450 (16.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 406 (14.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 317 (11.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 300 (10.80%) MySQL
7 268 (9.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 253 (9.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 237 (8.53%) Relational Database
10 235 (8.46%) Oracle Database
11 200 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
12 161 (5.80%) RDBMS
13 137 (4.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 131 (4.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 104 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
16 100 (3.60%) NoSQL
17 95 (3.42%) DTS
18 88 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
18 88 (3.17%) MongoDB
19 68 (2.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 62 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 51 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (1.69%) Subversion
4 38 (1.37%) Maven
5 35 (1.26%) Jenkins
6 28 (1.01%) Visual Studio
7 21 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 18 (0.65%) JIRA
9 14 (0.50%) Ant
10 11 (0.40%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.36%) ERwin
12 8 (0.29%) ProC
12 8 (0.29%) Toad
13 6 (0.22%) JUnit
13 6 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.22%) MSI
13 6 (0.22%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.18%) CruiseControl
14 5 (0.18%) NetBeans
14 5 (0.18%) JDeveloper
General
1 527 (18.98%) Finance
2 104 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 86 (3.10%) Legal
4 83 (2.99%) Retail
5 68 (2.45%) Law
6 66 (2.38%) Banking
7 62 (2.23%) Back Office
8 59 (2.12%) French Language
9 42 (1.51%) Games
9 42 (1.51%) Advertising
10 33 (1.19%) German Language
11 27 (0.97%) Marketing
12 21 (0.76%) Local Government
13 19 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.65%) Music Industry
15 15 (0.54%) Russian Language
16 12 (0.43%) Publishing
16 12 (0.43%) Spanish Language
16 12 (0.43%) Multimedia
17 11 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 704 (25.35%) DBA
2 547 (19.70%) Administrator
3 530 (19.09%) SQL DBA
4 276 (9.94%) SQL Server DBA
5 246 (8.86%) Systems Administrator
6 206 (7.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 199 (7.17%) Support Engineer
8 192 (6.91%) Developer
9 187 (6.73%) Consultant
10 160 (5.76%) Analyst
11 159 (5.73%) Architect
12 139 (5.01%) Linux Administrator
13 115 (4.14%) Oracle DBA
14 101 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 101 (3.64%) Server Administrator
15 99 (3.56%) Systems Engineer
16 95 (3.42%) Team Leader
17 94 (3.38%) Linux Engineer
18 93 (3.35%) Server Engineer
19 91 (3.28%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (7.13%) .NET
2 107 (3.85%) Middleware
3 94 (3.38%) J2EE
4 87 (3.13%) Web Services
5 81 (2.92%) XML
6 77 (2.77%) LAMP
7 66 (2.38%) CSS
8 65 (2.34%) HTML
9 52 (1.87%) Spring
10 47 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
10 47 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
11 46 (1.66%) REST
12 41 (1.48%) ActiveMQ
13 40 (1.44%) jQuery
14 39 (1.40%) Hibernate
15 35 (1.26%) ASP.NET
16 32 (1.15%) JMS
17 29 (1.04%) MSMQ
18 28 (1.01%) Ajax
19 26 (0.94%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 642 (23.12%) Replication
2 113 (4.07%) Blackberry
3 79 (2.84%) Enterprise Storage
4 78 (2.81%) Open Source
4 78 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 67 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 62 (2.23%) Client/Server
7 60 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 52 (1.87%) Firmware
9 40 (1.44%) HACMP
10 33 (1.19%) Fat Client
10 33 (1.19%) Thin Client
11 32 (1.15%) Hedge funds
12 29 (1.04%) EqualLogic
13 26 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 22 (0.79%) Device Driver
14 22 (0.79%) IPTV
15 19 (0.68%) DataPower
16 16 (0.58%) PKI
17 15 (0.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1626 (58.55%) Windows
2 976 (35.15%) Linux
3 749 (26.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 606 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 485 (17.46%) UNIX
6 349 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 281 (10.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 203 (7.31%) Solaris
9 147 (5.29%) AIX
10 133 (4.79%) CentOS
11 97 (3.49%) Windows 7
12 82 (2.95%) Ubuntu
13 67 (2.41%) SUSE
14 55 (1.98%) Windows 2000
15 54 (1.94%) HPUX
16 53 (1.91%) Windows 2000 Server
17 42 (1.51%) Windows XP
18 35 (1.26%) Debian
19 34 (1.22%) Windows 8
20 21 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
2 453 (16.31%) ITIL
3 430 (15.48%) Load Balancing
4 389 (14.01%) Disaster Recovery
5 224 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
6 222 (7.99%) High Availability
7 219 (7.89%) Problem Management
8 141 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
9 140 (5.04%) E-Commerce
9 140 (5.04%) Configuration Management
10 131 (4.72%) Change Management
11 122 (4.39%) Change Control
12 120 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
13 118 (4.25%) Project Management
14 112 (4.03%) Migration
15 104 (3.75%) Service Delivery
15 104 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
16 94 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
17 91 (3.28%) Service Management
18 87 (3.13%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1221 (43.97%) SQL
2 415 (14.94%) T-SQL
3 378 (13.61%) PowerShell
4 320 (11.52%) Perl
5 253 (9.11%) Java
6 165 (5.94%) Bash Shell
7 157 (5.65%) Shell Script
8 135 (4.86%) Python
9 105 (3.78%) VBScript
10 99 (3.56%) PHP
11 98 (3.53%) Ruby
12 78 (2.81%) PL/SQL
13 68 (2.45%) JavaScript
14 63 (2.27%) C#
15 48 (1.73%) VB.NET
16 39 (1.40%) C
17 37 (1.33%) VB
18 30 (1.08%) PHP5
19 27 (0.97%) Korn
19 27 (0.97%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 453 (16.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 330 (11.88%) MCSE
3 214 (7.71%) Degree
4 201 (7.24%) Security Cleared
5 160 (5.76%) MCITP
6 133 (4.79%) SC Cleared
7 124 (4.47%) MCSA
8 97 (3.49%) MCP
9 92 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 84 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
11 83 (2.99%) DV Cleared
12 71 (2.56%) CCNA
13 70 (2.52%) MCTS
14 68 (2.45%) Oracle Certification
15 61 (2.20%) RHCE
16 38 (1.37%) CCNP
16 38 (1.37%) OCP
17 32 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
18 31 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
19 23 (0.83%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (5.47%) SLA
2 87 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 72 (2.59%) QA
4 45 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (1.08%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.18%) HL7
8 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.036%) BS7799
9 1 (0.036%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 895 (32.23%) Active Directory
2 754 (27.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 373 (13.43%) Hyper-V
4 277 (9.97%) vSphere
5 215 (7.74%) XenApp
6 209 (7.53%) VMware ESX
7 99 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
8 97 (3.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 88 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
10 82 (2.95%) XenDesktop
11 73 (2.63%) XenServer
12 67 (2.41%) KVM
13 66 (2.38%) Terminal Services
14 64 (2.30%) NFS
14 64 (2.30%) Xen
15 54 (1.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 38 (1.37%) Sendmail
17 36 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 32 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
19 24 (0.86%) UAG
Systems Management
1 253 (9.11%) SCOM
2 216 (7.78%) Puppet
3 149 (5.37%) SCCM
4 138 (4.97%) Nagios
4 138 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
5 135 (4.86%) NetBackup
6 120 (4.32%) WSUS
7 104 (3.75%) Data Guard
8 95 (3.42%) Backup Exec
9 79 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
10 40 (1.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 36 (1.30%) HP SIM
12 33 (1.19%) Cobbler
13 32 (1.15%) ARCserve
14 31 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 30 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 30 (1.08%) Tivoli
16 28 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
16 28 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 23 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1175 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 1144 (41.20%) VMware
3 579 (20.85%) Citrix
4 563 (20.27%) Oracle
5 418 (15.05%) Cisco
6 367 (13.22%) Red Hat
7 357 (12.86%) HP
8 228 (8.21%) NetApp
9 184 (6.63%) Symantec
10 175 (6.30%) IBM
11 148 (5.33%) Dell
12 141 (5.08%) EMC
13 139 (5.01%) Veritas
14 102 (3.67%) JBoss
15 94 (3.38%) Sun
16 79 (2.84%) CheckPoint
17 55 (1.98%) McAfee
17 55 (1.98%) Intel
18 47 (1.69%) SolarWinds
19 45 (1.62%) Juniper
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + annual bonus, pension, 30 days hol!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + 8k On call
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits/bonus/high % Pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum To £45k & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum To £45k & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package.
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + substantial bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago