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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 249 242 229
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 1265 1330 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.20% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 3.06% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1082 1212
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
42141 43455 45285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.23% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33966 34763 37896
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -8 1191 £50,000 +11.11% 112
London +16 530 £55,000 - 50
South East -20 273 £43,000 +7.50% 24
City of London +49 148 £57,500 +4.54% 18
Yorkshire -11 102 £40,000 +12.67% 7
Berkshire -8 86 £40,000 +2.56% 5
West Yorkshire -3 85 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Leeds +15 80 £41,750 +19.28% 2
West Midlands +16 74 £44,000 +3.52% 2
East of England 0 66 £46,250 +7.55% 6
South West -23 66 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Hampshire -14 64 £43,000 +14.66% 10
Reading -1 58 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Surrey -4 52 £43,750 -3.84% 1
North West -30 49 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Birmingham +12 39 £43,250 +1.76%
Wales -8 39 £36,000 +10.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 37 £41,500 -2.35% 1
South Wales +3 36 £36,000 +2.85% 2
East Midlands -31 29 £43,500 +16.00% 5
Cardiff +18 28 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Manchester -21 26 £38,500 +32.75% 2
Wiltshire -4 24 £42,500 -0.58% 2
Hertfordshire +5 23 £50,000 +16.27% 4
Bristol +14 22 £35,000 -33.33%
Milton Keynes +13 22 £44,500 +4.70%
Cheshire +3 22 £57,500 +21.69% 1
Scotland -23 22 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Essex +13 20 £45,000 -
Andover +9 15 £50,000 +31.57%

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1579 (59.14%) Windows
2 1207 (45.21%) Microsoft
3 1138 (42.62%) SQL Server
4 1105 (41.39%) VMware
5 1005 (37.64%) SQL
6 846 (31.69%) Active Directory
7 816 (30.56%) Linux
8 810 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 794 (29.74%) SAN
10 698 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 579 (21.69%) Citrix
12 576 (21.57%) DNS
13 575 (21.54%) MS Exchange
14 573 (21.46%) Oracle
15 564 (21.12%) Replication
16 546 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
17 519 (19.44%) Finance
18 485 (18.16%) Performance Tuning
19 479 (17.94%) MS Excel
20 464 (17.38%) SQL Server 2008
21 460 (17.23%) Windows Server 2012
22 448 (16.78%) UNIX
23 431 (16.14%) Cisco
24 426 (15.96%) IIS
25 416 (15.58%) ITIL
26 388 (14.53%) Load Balancing
27 381 (14.27%) Hyper-V
28 379 (14.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 377 (14.12%) Firewall
30 374 (14.01%) Microsoft Certification

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 575 (21.54%) MS Exchange
2 426 (15.96%) IIS
3 358 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 273 (10.22%) SharePoint
5 250 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 238 (8.91%) Apache
7 197 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 189 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 162 (6.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 146 (5.47%) Tomcat
11 130 (4.87%) WebLogic
12 103 (3.86%) JBoss
13 98 (3.67%) Lync
14 79 (2.96%) WebSphere
15 72 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2000
16 60 (2.25%) Office Communications Server
17 57 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
18 54 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 51 (1.91%) Oracle Service Bus
20 40 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 479 (17.94%) MS Excel
2 138 (5.17%) MS Office
3 41 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.22%) MS Project
6 5 (0.19%) SPSS
7 2 (0.075%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.037%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.037%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.037%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 42 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 27 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (0.67%) Maximo
5 17 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (0.52%) Agresso
8 13 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
9 12 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
10 11 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
11 10 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 7 (0.26%) RiskWrite
12 7 (0.26%) Summit
13 4 (0.15%) Compiere
13 4 (0.15%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.15%) Magento
14 3 (0.11%) Markit EDM
14 3 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
15 2 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
15 2 (0.075%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 64 (2.40%) Office 365
2 38 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.60%) SaaS
6 14 (0.52%) IaaS
7 11 (0.41%) PaaS
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 794 (29.74%) SAN
2 576 (21.57%) DNS
3 377 (14.12%) Firewall
4 370 (13.86%) TCP/IP
5 301 (11.27%) DHCP
6 298 (11.16%) NAS
7 193 (7.23%) Internet
8 138 (5.17%) LAN
9 129 (4.83%) WAN
10 111 (4.16%) VPN
11 108 (4.04%) SMTP
12 105 (3.93%) BGP
13 102 (3.82%) Cisco IOS
14 99 (3.71%) iSCSI
14 99 (3.71%) OSPF
15 96 (3.60%) HTTP
16 90 (3.37%) SSL
17 87 (3.26%) MPLS
18 70 (2.62%) EIGRP
18 70 (2.62%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1138 (42.62%) SQL Server
2 464 (17.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 379 (14.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 311 (11.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 311 (11.65%) MySQL
5 297 (11.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 282 (10.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 272 (10.19%) Oracle Database
8 217 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
9 206 (7.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 171 (6.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 132 (4.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 130 (4.87%) Relational Database
13 103 (3.86%) SQL Server 2000
14 95 (3.56%) RDBMS
15 86 (3.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 76 (2.85%) DB2
17 68 (2.55%) Big Data
18 66 (2.47%) OLTP
19 64 (2.40%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 51 (1.91%) Git (software)
2 44 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 34 (1.27%) Subversion
5 29 (1.09%) JIRA
5 29 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 28 (1.05%) Hudson
7 25 (0.94%) Selenium
8 21 (0.79%) Maven
9 19 (0.71%) TestDirector
10 18 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
10 18 (0.67%) WinRunner
11 16 (0.60%) Ant
12 14 (0.52%) AdminStudio
13 13 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 13 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
14 12 (0.45%) Eclipse
14 12 (0.45%) ERwin
15 11 (0.41%) MSI
15 11 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 519 (19.44%) Finance
2 124 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 114 (4.27%) Banking
4 72 (2.70%) Law
5 61 (2.28%) Retail
6 60 (2.25%) Legal
7 57 (2.13%) Back Office
8 45 (1.69%) Marketing
9 34 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 32 (1.20%) Games
11 28 (1.05%) Advertising
12 15 (0.56%) Electronics
13 13 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.45%) French Language
15 10 (0.37%) German Language
15 10 (0.37%) Spanish Language
15 10 (0.37%) Billing
16 9 (0.34%) Russian Language
16 9 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 609 (22.81%) DBA
2 394 (14.76%) Administrator
3 376 (14.08%) SQL DBA
4 256 (9.59%) Developer
5 242 (9.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 191 (7.15%) SQL Server DBA
7 187 (7.00%) Architect
8 182 (6.82%) Support Engineer
9 156 (5.84%) Analyst
10 151 (5.66%) Consultant
11 148 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
12 128 (4.79%) Oracle DBA
13 94 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
14 90 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
15 88 (3.30%) Team Leader
15 88 (3.30%) Server Engineer
16 77 (2.88%) Senior Developer
16 77 (2.88%) Linux Administrator
17 66 (2.47%) Infrastructure Architect
18 64 (2.40%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (7.12%) .NET
2 97 (3.63%) XML
3 96 (3.60%) Middleware
4 75 (2.81%) HTML
5 71 (2.66%) Web Services
6 68 (2.55%) LAMP
7 65 (2.43%) J2EE
8 50 (1.87%) Java EE
9 36 (1.35%) ASP.NET
10 35 (1.31%) CSS
10 35 (1.31%) SOAP
11 34 (1.27%) Application Packaging
11 34 (1.27%) RESTful
12 33 (1.24%) Spring
13 32 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
14 31 (1.16%) JMS
15 27 (1.01%) jQuery
15 27 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
16 26 (0.97%) Symfony
17 23 (0.86%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 564 (21.12%) Replication
2 238 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 175 (6.55%) Blackberry
4 108 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 78 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 59 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 50 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 49 (1.84%) Open Source
9 46 (1.72%) Social Media
10 44 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 37 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
12 33 (1.24%) Algorithms
13 30 (1.12%) Data Structures
14 25 (0.94%) Data Integration
15 23 (0.86%) CESG
16 21 (0.79%) BBC
17 20 (0.75%) Visualisation
18 19 (0.71%) HACMP
19 17 (0.64%) PKI
19 17 (0.64%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1579 (59.14%) Windows
2 816 (30.56%) Linux
3 698 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 546 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 460 (17.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 448 (16.78%) UNIX
7 249 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 206 (7.72%) Solaris
9 146 (5.47%) AIX
10 136 (5.09%) Windows XP
11 134 (5.02%) Windows 7
12 78 (2.92%) CentOS
13 72 (2.70%) Windows 8
14 71 (2.66%) Windows 2000
14 71 (2.66%) SUSE
15 56 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
16 33 (1.24%) Ubuntu
17 31 (1.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 27 (1.01%) Android
19 24 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (18.16%) Performance Tuning
2 416 (15.58%) ITIL
3 388 (14.53%) Load Balancing
4 372 (13.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 269 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
6 225 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
7 197 (7.38%) High Availability
8 188 (7.04%) Change Management
9 175 (6.55%) Project Management
10 167 (6.25%) Problem Management
11 164 (6.14%) Change Control
12 151 (5.66%) E-Commerce
13 148 (5.54%) Migration
14 146 (5.47%) ETL
15 109 (4.08%) SOA
16 105 (3.93%) Capacity Planning
17 99 (3.71%) Incident Management
18 96 (3.60%) Mentoring
19 84 (3.15%) Technical Architecture
20 83 (3.11%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1005 (37.64%) SQL
2 359 (13.45%) T-SQL
3 356 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 324 (12.13%) Java
5 267 (10.00%) Perl
6 142 (5.32%) Bash Shell
7 132 (4.94%) Shell Script
8 102 (3.82%) Python
9 96 (3.60%) PHP
10 89 (3.33%) C++
11 79 (2.96%) C#
12 75 (2.81%) Ruby
13 67 (2.51%) JavaScript
14 66 (2.47%) PL/SQL
15 63 (2.36%) VBScript
16 52 (1.95%) VB
17 36 (1.35%) VB.NET
18 25 (0.94%) PHP5
19 23 (0.86%) Bourne shell
20 22 (0.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 374 (14.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 278 (10.41%) MCSE
3 273 (10.22%) Security Cleared
4 213 (7.98%) Degree
5 194 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 169 (6.33%) MCITP
7 158 (5.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 114 (4.27%) MCP
9 96 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
10 90 (3.37%) DV Cleared
11 77 (2.88%) MCSA
12 58 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
13 49 (1.84%) CCNA
14 46 (1.72%) RHCE
15 43 (1.61%) CCNP
16 37 (1.39%) CCA
16 37 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
16 37 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
17 36 (1.35%) MCTS
18 24 (0.90%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (4.68%) SLA
2 67 (2.51%) PCI DSS
3 30 (1.12%) QA
4 17 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.037%) BS7799
7 1 (0.037%) HL7
System Software
1 846 (31.69%) Active Directory
2 810 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 381 (14.27%) Hyper-V
4 281 (10.52%) VMware ESX
5 266 (9.96%) vSphere
6 256 (9.59%) XenApp
7 163 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
8 144 (5.39%) Oracle RAC
9 95 (3.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 91 (3.41%) XenDesktop
11 68 (2.55%) NFS
12 67 (2.51%) XenServer
13 44 (1.65%) Terminal Services
13 44 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
14 41 (1.54%) PowerHA
15 39 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 38 (1.42%) Xen
16 38 (1.42%) vCloud
17 37 (1.39%) ISA Server
18 33 (1.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 186 (6.97%) SCCM
2 135 (5.06%) Data Guard
3 129 (4.83%) NetBackup
4 115 (4.31%) Puppet
5 111 (4.16%) SCOM
6 87 (3.26%) WSUS
7 84 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 80 (3.00%) Nagios
9 65 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
10 61 (2.28%) Backup Exec
11 36 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 35 (1.31%) OpenView
12 35 (1.31%) SCVMM
13 34 (1.27%) Tivoli
14 31 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 29 (1.09%) SCOrch
16 27 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 26 (0.97%) HP SIM
18 24 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
19 22 (0.82%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1207 (45.21%) Microsoft
2 1105 (41.39%) VMware
3 579 (21.69%) Citrix
4 573 (21.46%) Oracle
5 431 (16.14%) Cisco
6 371 (13.90%) Red Hat
7 366 (13.71%) HP
8 187 (7.00%) NetApp
9 178 (6.67%) IBM
10 171 (6.40%) Symantec
11 166 (6.22%) EMC
12 161 (6.03%) Veritas
13 154 (5.77%) Dell
14 76 (2.85%) Juniper
15 74 (2.77%) Sun
15 74 (2.77%) CheckPoint
16 60 (2.25%) CommVault
17 52 (1.95%) SAP
18 49 (1.84%) McAfee
19 39 (1.46%) Fujitsu
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ITF Solutions
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £47000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Swan IT
Salary: £80000 per annum + CAR, PENSION, HEALTHCARE
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £6,500 on call rota
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package and Basic
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago