Period
to 17 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England > North of England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 365 362 342
Rank change year-on-year -3 -20 -43
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 80 112 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.44% 0.52% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 1.44% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 66 83 120
North of England median annual salary £44,500 £41,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.54% -1.20% -7.78%
10th Percentile £31,768 £29,450 £33,343
90th Percentile £68,125 £54,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 the North of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6,843 7,778 8,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 37.49% 36.25% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,979 6,066 6,526
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the North of England

Clustering
Salary Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Clustering in the North of England.

Salary trend for Clustering in the North of England

Clustering
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the North of England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Clustering in the North of England

Clustering
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North of England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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
North West +21 46 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Yorkshire -9 32 £55,000 +57.14% 10
North East +9 2 £42,936 +12.21% 2
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 North of England region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 46 (57.50%) Windows
2 43 (53.75%) Microsoft
3 37 (46.25%) Active Directory
4 35 (43.75%) SQL
5 32 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 31 (38.75%) High Availability
7 28 (35.00%) Linux
8 27 (33.75%) VMware
9 23 (28.75%) Microsoft Clustering
10 21 (26.25%) Oracle
11 20 (25.00%) SAN
11 20 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (23.75%) Azure
13 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
13 18 (22.50%) Hyper-V
14 17 (21.25%) Replication
14 17 (21.25%) HP
14 17 (21.25%) Windows Server
15 15 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
16 14 (17.50%) Unix
16 14 (17.50%) Virtual Machines
17 13 (16.25%) Firewall
18 12 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
18 12 (15.00%) DNS
18 12 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (13.75%) SLA
19 11 (13.75%) DHCP

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.25%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.00%) IIS
5 3 (3.75%) Apache
5 3 (3.75%) Jetty
5 3 (3.75%) SAS
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.75%) Azure
2 7 (8.75%) AWS
2 7 (8.75%) Power Platform
3 3 (3.75%) Office 365
4 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) SAN
2 13 (16.25%) Firewall
3 12 (15.00%) DNS
4 11 (13.75%) DHCP
5 8 (10.00%) LAN
6 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.75%) WAN
6 7 (8.75%) Wireless
7 5 (6.25%) Internet
7 5 (6.25%) VPN
8 4 (5.00%) NAS
8 4 (5.00%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.75%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.75%) VLAN
9 3 (3.75%) VoIP
10 2 (2.50%) Skype
10 2 (2.50%) SSL
11 1 (1.25%) HSRP
11 1 (1.25%) Modbus
11 1 (1.25%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.75%) Power BI
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.50%) MySQL
4 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.75%) OLTP
7 3 (3.75%) QlikView
8 2 (2.50%) DB2
8 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Housing Association
2 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) DBA
2 15 (18.75%) SQL DBA
3 11 (13.75%) Administrator
4 10 (12.50%) Architect
5 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Server Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Technical Architect
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (5.00%) Unix Server Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Database Manager
11 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.75%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (3.75%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) Middleware
2 3 (3.75%) .NET
2 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.75%) HTML
2 3 (3.75%) JSON
2 3 (3.75%) LAMP
2 3 (3.75%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (3.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Replication
2 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (11.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.25%) Fat Client
5 5 (6.25%) Smartphone
5 5 (6.25%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.75%) PKI
7 2 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.50%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.25%) iPad
8 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (57.50%) Windows
2 28 (35.00%) Linux
3 17 (21.25%) Windows Server
4 14 (17.50%) Unix
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (12.50%) Solaris
6 10 (12.50%) SUSE
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.50%) Debian
8 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.25%) AIX
9 1 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.25%) VMS
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) High Availability
2 20 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
5 11 (13.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.25%) Change Management
7 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (11.25%) Incident Management
7 9 (11.25%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.75%) ETL
9 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.50%) Data Protection
10 5 (6.25%) Capacity Management
10 5 (6.25%) Information Security
10 5 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
10 5 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) SQL
2 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
3 11 (13.75%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.25%) Perl
4 5 (6.25%) Python
4 5 (6.25%) Ruby
5 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.75%) C#
6 3 (3.75%) PHP
7 2 (2.50%) C
7 2 (2.50%) Go
7 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.50%) MCSE
5 5 (6.25%) CCNA
5 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.50%) LPIC
7 1 (1.25%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) GIAC
7 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.25%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) MCT
7 1 (1.25%) SANS
7 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 37 (46.25%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.50%) Hyper-V
2 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.50%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.25%) Docker
5 5 (6.25%) VMware NSX
5 5 (6.25%) vSphere
6 3 (3.75%) KVM
6 3 (3.75%) NFS
6 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.50%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.50%) XenApp
8 1 (1.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (1.25%) Firmware
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.25%) Postfix
8 1 (1.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (28.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (8.75%) SCCM
3 7 (8.75%) SCOM
4 5 (6.25%) WSUS
5 3 (3.75%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.75%) Puppet
6 2 (2.50%) Juju
6 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.50%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.25%) Ansible
7 1 (1.25%) Automic
7 1 (1.25%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.25%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.25%) Terraform
7 1 (1.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 43 (53.75%) Microsoft
2 27 (33.75%) VMware
3 21 (26.25%) Oracle
4 17 (21.25%) HP
5 9 (11.25%) Cisco
5 9 (11.25%) Sun
6 8 (10.00%) Citrix
7 4 (5.00%) F5
8 3 (3.75%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.75%) Dell
8 3 (3.75%) EMC
8 3 (3.75%) IBM
8 3 (3.75%) RedGate
8 3 (3.75%) Sage
9 2 (2.50%) NetApp
9 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.50%) Symantec
9 2 (2.50%) Veeam
9 2 (2.50%) Veritas
9 2 (2.50%) WatchGuard