Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England > North of England
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 274 375 359
Rank change year-on-year +101 -16 -44
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 67 89 122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.58% 0.47% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% 1.19% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 59 83 99
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £34,500 £33,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 4,098 7,487 8,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 35.71% 39.64% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,184 5,362 6,319
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Clustering in the North of England over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 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
North West +72 40 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Yorkshire +77 15 £57,500 +4.55%
North East +23 12 £37,000 -7.50%
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 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 North of England region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 34 (50.75%) SQL Server
2 32 (47.76%) SQL
3 31 (46.27%) Windows
4 25 (37.31%) High Availability
5 23 (34.33%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (32.84%) Replication
6 22 (32.84%) Oracle
6 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
7 21 (31.34%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (31.34%) Linux
8 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
8 20 (29.85%) Windows Server
9 18 (26.87%) Azure
10 16 (23.88%) Failover Clustering
11 15 (22.39%) Hyper-V
11 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
11 15 (22.39%) SLA
12 14 (20.90%) Solaris
12 14 (20.90%) Change Management
12 14 (20.90%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (19.40%) Power BI
13 13 (19.40%) Power Platform
13 13 (19.40%) Unix
13 13 (19.40%) Problem Management
13 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (19.40%) SUSE
14 12 (17.91%) Migration
14 12 (17.91%) Incident Management
14 12 (17.91%) SCVMM
14 12 (17.91%) Sun

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 2 (2.99%) Confluence
1 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
1 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.87%) Azure
2 13 (19.40%) Power Platform
3 12 (17.91%) IaaS
3 12 (17.91%) PaaS
4 11 (16.42%) Azure Data Factory
4 11 (16.42%) Azure Stack
5 6 (8.96%) AWS
6 5 (7.46%) Office 365
7 3 (4.48%) SaaS
8 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.49%) G Suite
9 1 (1.49%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Firewall
1 5 (7.46%) SAN
2 4 (5.97%) VPN
3 3 (4.48%) DHCP
3 3 (4.48%) DNS
3 3 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (4.48%) WAN
4 2 (2.99%) HSRP
4 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.99%) Network Security
4 2 (2.99%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.99%) Skype
4 2 (2.99%) VLAN
4 2 (2.99%) VoIP
4 2 (2.99%) VSAN
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.49%) DMZ
5 1 (1.49%) LAN
5 1 (1.49%) MPLS
5 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (50.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.40%) Power BI
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (16.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 11 (16.42%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
6 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (10.45%) Data Lake
7 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2019
9 2 (2.99%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.49%) Big Data
10 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.49%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) GitLab
General
1 5 (7.46%) Law
2 2 (2.99%) Local Government
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) DBA
2 27 (40.30%) SQL DBA
3 17 (25.37%) SQL Server DBA
4 12 (17.91%) Unix Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Architect
6 7 (10.45%) Azure Architect
6 7 (10.45%) Production DBA
6 7 (10.45%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Unix Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Administrator
8 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Azure Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Citrix Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 2 (2.99%) Senior DBA
10 2 (2.99%) Senior SQL DBA
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.99%) SAML
3 1 (1.49%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) Replication
2 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
3 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Windows
2 21 (31.34%) Linux
3 20 (29.85%) Windows Server
4 14 (20.90%) Solaris
5 13 (19.40%) SUSE
5 13 (19.40%) Unix
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) Debian
7 1 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) High Availability
2 21 (31.34%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (20.90%) Change Management
3 14 (20.90%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (19.40%) Problem Management
5 12 (17.91%) Analytics
5 12 (17.91%) Incident Management
5 12 (17.91%) Migration
5 12 (17.91%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (16.42%) Data Analytics
6 11 (16.42%) Data Transformation
6 11 (16.42%) Visualisation
7 9 (13.43%) Change Data Capture
8 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.46%) Data Architecture
10 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (4.48%) Data Science
11 3 (4.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) SQL
2 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
3 9 (13.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.48%) Python
5 2 (2.99%) C
5 2 (2.99%) R
6 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CISSP
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.49%) GCFW
3 1 (1.49%) HND
3 1 (1.49%) MCSA
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) SLA
2 7 (10.45%) QA
System Software
1 23 (34.33%) Virtual Machines
2 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
3 15 (22.39%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.97%) vSphere
6 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.99%) vCloud
7 2 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.99%) VMware NSX
7 2 (2.99%) Xen
7 2 (2.99%) XenApp
7 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) Failover Clustering
2 12 (17.91%) SCVMM
3 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) Terraform
4 3 (4.48%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.99%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.49%) Ansible
6 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.49%) Puppet
6 1 (1.49%) SCCM
6 1 (1.49%) SCOM
6 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
1 22 (32.84%) Oracle
2 12 (17.91%) Sun
3 11 (16.42%) Databricks
3 11 (16.42%) PlateSpin
3 11 (16.42%) Tableau
3 11 (16.42%) VirtaMove
4 8 (11.94%) VMware
5 4 (5.97%) Veeam
6 3 (4.48%) Dell
6 3 (4.48%) EMC
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco
7 2 (2.99%) Citrix
7 2 (2.99%) HP
7 2 (2.99%) NetApp
7 2 (2.99%) Zerto
8 1 (1.49%) Avaya
8 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.49%) Siemens
8 1 (1.49%) Varonis