Period
to 29 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
UK > England
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 533 494 510
Rank change year-on-year -39 +16 -79
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 337 725 929
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.38% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 283 622 775
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £81,125 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +8.00% -

Clustering is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32,360 52,451 62,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.14% 39.39% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25,083 39,435 48,606
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in England

Clustering
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Clustering in England.

Salary trend for Clustering in England

Clustering
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Clustering in England over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Clustering in England

Clustering
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the England region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +97 107 £55,000 +4.76% 4
London -90 94 £60,000 -4.00% 4
North of England +106 67 £50,000 +13.64% 5
North West +64 40 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Midlands +26 34 £45,000 - 5
West Midlands +26 30 £45,000 -3.23% 4
East of England +93 21 £55,000 -1.79%
Yorkshire +84 15 £57,500 +4.55%
South West +42 15 £50,000 - 2
North East +22 12 £37,000 -7.50% 1
East Midlands +45 3 £33,000 -26.67% 1
Clustering
UK

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 185 (54.90%) Windows
2 167 (49.55%) Microsoft
3 155 (45.99%) Active Directory
4 154 (45.70%) Azure
5 143 (42.43%) SQL Server
6 134 (39.76%) SQL
7 126 (37.39%) PowerShell
8 117 (34.72%) Windows Server
9 114 (33.83%) VMware
10 104 (30.86%) Hyper-V
11 87 (25.82%) High Availability
12 82 (24.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 81 (24.04%) DNS
14 80 (23.74%) Linux
15 77 (22.85%) DHCP
16 76 (22.55%) ITIL
17 74 (21.96%) Office 365
18 71 (21.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 63 (18.69%) Oracle
19 63 (18.69%) SAN
20 62 (18.40%) Replication
21 57 (16.91%) AWS
22 52 (15.43%) Microsoft Clustering
23 50 (14.84%) Cisco
24 49 (14.54%) Python
24 49 (14.54%) Data Centre
25 48 (14.24%) Virtual Machines
25 48 (14.24%) Problem Management
26 47 (13.95%) Citrix
26 47 (13.95%) Firewall

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (12.46%) MS Exchange
2 33 (9.79%) IIS
3 17 (5.04%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.86%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.56%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.67%) WildFly
8 7 (2.08%) Apache Airflow
9 6 (1.78%) Apache
9 6 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.78%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.19%) JBoss
11 3 (0.89%) Anypoint
11 3 (0.89%) Confluence
12 2 (0.59%) Liferay
12 2 (0.59%) Mule
12 2 (0.59%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.48%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.59%) Relativity
3 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.30%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 154 (45.70%) Azure
2 74 (21.96%) Office 365
3 57 (16.91%) AWS
4 36 (10.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (7.72%) IaaS
6 20 (5.93%) PaaS
7 18 (5.34%) Power Platform
8 15 (4.45%) GCP
8 15 (4.45%) SaaS
9 11 (3.26%) Azure Data Factory
9 11 (3.26%) Azure Stack
10 10 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (2.08%) Stackdriver
11 7 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (1.78%) Mimecast
13 5 (1.48%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.59%) GitHub
14 2 (0.59%) Serverless
14 2 (0.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 81 (24.04%) DNS
2 77 (22.85%) DHCP
3 63 (18.69%) SAN
4 47 (13.95%) Firewall
5 37 (10.98%) TCP/IP
6 32 (9.50%) Remote Desktop
7 29 (8.61%) WAN
8 27 (8.01%) LAN
8 27 (8.01%) VPN
9 21 (6.23%) NAS
10 19 (5.64%) NetScaler
11 16 (4.75%) VLAN
12 15 (4.45%) Fibre Channel
12 15 (4.45%) Internet
13 14 (4.15%) Wireless
14 13 (3.86%) Skype
15 11 (3.26%) HTTP
15 11 (3.26%) SNMP
16 10 (2.97%) Network Security
16 10 (2.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (42.43%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.79%) Oracle Database
3 32 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (8.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (6.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (5.93%) MySQL
8 19 (5.64%) Azure SQL Database
9 18 (5.34%) Power BI
10 14 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (3.56%) MongoDB
12 11 (3.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 10 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (2.97%) Looker
13 10 (2.97%) Snowflake Schema
14 9 (2.67%) Data Lake
14 9 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (2.37%) Cosmos DB
15 8 (2.37%) RDBMS
15 8 (2.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.34%) JIRA
3 9 (2.67%) Bitbucket
4 7 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.48%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.19%) Subversion
6 4 (1.19%) tSQLt
7 3 (0.89%) Maven
8 2 (0.59%) Ant
8 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.59%) PhpStorm
8 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.30%) GitLab
9 1 (0.30%) Hudson
9 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.30%) Postman
9 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (6.23%) Finance
2 14 (4.15%) Marketing
2 14 (4.15%) Retail
3 8 (2.37%) Games
3 8 (2.37%) Law
4 6 (1.78%) Back Office
5 5 (1.48%) Legal
5 5 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.48%) Military
6 4 (1.19%) Automotive
6 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.89%) Advertising
7 3 (0.89%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.59%) Electronics
8 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.59%) Local Government
8 2 (0.59%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Police
Job Titles
1 83 (24.63%) DBA
2 57 (16.91%) Administrator
3 56 (16.62%) SQL DBA
4 52 (15.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (8.90%) IT Engineer
6 29 (8.61%) SQL Server DBA
7 28 (8.31%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (6.23%) Azure Engineer
8 21 (6.23%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (5.93%) Architect
10 19 (5.64%) Consultant
11 18 (5.34%) Developer
12 16 (4.75%) Analyst
13 15 (4.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 14 (4.15%) Oracle DBA
14 14 (4.15%) SQL Developer
14 14 (4.15%) Technical Consultant
15 13 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
16 12 (3.56%) DevOps Administrator
17 11 (3.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.75%) Web Services
2 12 (3.56%) Middleware
2 12 (3.56%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (2.67%) Akka
4 8 (2.37%) OpenJDK
4 8 (2.37%) SAML
5 6 (1.78%) Flash
5 6 (1.78%) LDAP
6 4 (1.19%) LAMP
6 4 (1.19%) Spring
7 3 (0.89%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.89%) CSS
7 3 (0.89%) HTML
7 3 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.59%) .NET
8 2 (0.59%) J2EE
8 2 (0.59%) JDBC
8 2 (0.59%) JSP
8 2 (0.59%) Servlets
8 2 (0.59%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.40%) Replication
2 49 (14.54%) Data Centre
3 31 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.97%) Private Cloud
6 9 (2.67%) PKI
7 8 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.48%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.19%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.19%) Social Network
11 3 (0.89%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.89%) EMC VNXe
12 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.59%) HACMP
12 2 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 185 (54.90%) Windows
2 117 (34.72%) Windows Server
3 80 (23.74%) Linux
4 35 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (7.42%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (6.53%) Unix
7 22 (6.53%) Windows 7
8 19 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (5.64%) Windows 10
9 14 (4.15%) SUSE
10 13 (3.86%) Solaris
11 12 (3.56%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.97%) Ubuntu
13 8 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (2.08%) CentOS
14 7 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2019
16 3 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (25.82%) High Availability
2 76 (22.55%) ITIL
3 71 (21.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 48 (14.24%) Problem Management
5 44 (13.06%) Performance Tuning
6 41 (12.17%) Migration
7 40 (11.87%) DevOps
7 40 (11.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 39 (11.57%) Change Management
9 37 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (10.09%) Performance Monitoring
11 33 (9.79%) Analytics
12 31 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (8.01%) Load Balancing
14 26 (7.72%) Incident Management
15 25 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (7.12%) Information Security
17 23 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (6.23%) Service Management
19 17 (5.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 134 (39.76%) SQL
2 126 (37.39%) PowerShell
3 49 (14.54%) Python
4 31 (9.20%) T-SQL
5 22 (6.53%) Bash Shell
6 17 (5.04%) Ruby
7 16 (4.75%) C#
8 15 (4.45%) Java
9 14 (4.15%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.15%) VBScript
10 6 (1.78%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.48%) Perl
12 4 (1.19%) C
13 3 (0.89%) PHP
13 3 (0.89%) R
14 2 (0.59%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.59%) VBA
15 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (9.79%) MCSE
3 28 (8.31%) Security Cleared
4 22 (6.53%) SC Cleared
5 21 (6.23%) Degree
6 19 (5.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (4.45%) MCSA
9 13 (3.86%) DV Cleared
10 12 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (3.26%) MCP
12 8 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (2.08%) CCNP
14 6 (1.78%) MCITP
15 4 (1.19%) CCNA
16 3 (0.89%) CISSP
17 2 (0.59%) CCDA
17 2 (0.59%) CCVP
18 1 (0.30%) Linux+ Certification
18 1 (0.30%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.39%) SLA
2 19 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.56%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.97%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.08%) Data Quality
5 7 (2.08%) QA
6 4 (1.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 155 (45.99%) Active Directory
2 104 (30.86%) Hyper-V
3 82 (24.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (14.24%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (9.79%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (8.90%) vSphere
7 25 (7.42%) XenApp
8 22 (6.53%) Docker
9 18 (5.34%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (3.26%) Firmware
10 11 (3.26%) Xen
11 9 (2.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (2.67%) XenDesktop
12 7 (2.08%) VMware NSX
13 6 (1.78%) vCloud
14 5 (1.48%) Btrfs
14 5 (1.48%) Ceph
14 5 (1.48%) DRBD
14 5 (1.48%) KVM
Systems Management
1 52 (15.43%) Microsoft Clustering
2 44 (13.06%) Failover Clustering
3 42 (12.46%) SCCM
4 25 (7.42%) Ansible
5 23 (6.82%) WSUS
6 21 (6.23%) SCVMM
7 17 (5.04%) SCOM
7 17 (5.04%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (4.15%) Kubernetes
9 12 (3.56%) Microsoft Intune
9 12 (3.56%) vCenter Server
10 11 (3.26%) Terraform
11 9 (2.67%) Backup Exec
12 8 (2.37%) Nagios
12 8 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (2.37%) Puppet
12 8 (2.37%) XenMobile
13 6 (1.78%) Oracle EDQ
14 5 (1.48%) Check_MK
15 4 (1.19%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 167 (49.55%) Microsoft
2 114 (33.83%) VMware
3 63 (18.69%) Oracle
4 50 (14.84%) Cisco
5 47 (13.95%) Citrix
6 39 (11.57%) Dell
7 31 (9.20%) HP
8 30 (8.90%) Red Hat
9 20 (5.93%) Veeam
10 17 (5.04%) EMC
11 16 (4.75%) Tableau
12 15 (4.45%) Google
13 13 (3.86%) Sun
14 11 (3.26%) Databricks
14 11 (3.26%) PlateSpin
14 11 (3.26%) VirtaMove
15 10 (2.97%) Brocade
16 8 (2.37%) NetApp
17 7 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
17 7 (2.08%) Splunk