Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England > South East
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 433 352 288
Rank change year-on-year -81 -64 +136
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 63 61 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.39% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 1.10% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 64
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.14% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £53,750 £68,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £72,500 £66,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -4.55%

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

All Generic Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 9,429 5,555 4,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.81% 35.46% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,531 3,530 3,729
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £66,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the South East

Clustering
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Clustering in the South East.

Salary trend for Clustering in the South East

Clustering
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Clustering in the South East over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Clustering in the South East

Clustering
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South East region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -20 44 £43,500 -28.10% 3
Kent -55 11 £45,000 +24.86%
Thames Valley -42 9 £70,000 +12.00% 6
Berkshire -8 5 £70,000 +14.29% 3
Oxfordshire -30 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -41 2 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 36 (57.14%) VMware
2 34 (53.97%) Linux
3 33 (52.38%) Red Hat
3 33 (52.38%) Azure
4 32 (50.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (50.79%) Windows
5 30 (47.62%) Active Directory
6 24 (38.10%) PowerShell
7 22 (34.92%) AWS
7 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
8 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
9 19 (30.16%) Veritas
9 19 (30.16%) Tivoli
9 19 (30.16%) Problem Management
10 18 (28.57%) Puppet
10 18 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 18 (28.57%) Unix
10 18 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
10 18 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
10 18 (28.57%) Storage Management
11 17 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (25.40%) SQL
12 16 (25.40%) DevOps
13 15 (23.81%) Kubernetes
13 15 (23.81%) Terraform
13 15 (23.81%) Microservices
13 15 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (23.81%) Infrastructure as Code
13 15 (23.81%) Cloud Native

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) nginx
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 33 (52.38%) Azure
2 22 (34.92%) AWS
3 15 (23.81%) Azure DevOps
4 14 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (22.22%) GitHub
4 14 (22.22%) Serverless
5 9 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
6 8 (12.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (7.94%) SaaS
8 2 (3.17%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (3.17%) OneDrive
8 2 (3.17%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.59%) Datadog
9 1 (1.59%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) VoIP
2 5 (7.94%) Internet
2 5 (7.94%) VPN
3 3 (4.76%) DHCP
3 3 (4.76%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) VSAN
4 2 (3.17%) SAN
4 2 (3.17%) SSH
5 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.17%) Power BI
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.59%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Redis
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) GitLab
1 14 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Social Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Linux Specialist
2 14 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) DBA
3 13 (20.63%) Linux Support
3 13 (20.63%) Support Specialist
4 12 (19.05%) SQL DBA
5 7 (11.11%) Administrator
6 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (7.94%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Network Support
9 3 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Production DBA
9 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Production DBA
10 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) ARM Templates
1 14 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Cloud Native
2 14 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (9.52%) Replication
4 2 (3.17%) CMDB
4 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.97%) Linux
2 32 (50.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 32 (50.79%) Windows
3 18 (28.57%) Unix
4 14 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Problem Management
2 18 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 18 (28.57%) Storage Management
3 16 (25.40%) DevOps
4 15 (23.81%) Agile
4 15 (23.81%) CI/CD
4 15 (23.81%) Infrastructure as Code
4 15 (23.81%) Load Balancing
4 15 (23.81%) Microservices
4 15 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
5 14 (22.22%) GitOps
5 14 (22.22%) Observability
6 10 (15.87%) ITIL
7 8 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
8 7 (11.11%) High Availability
9 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.52%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 16 (25.40%) SQL
3 14 (22.22%) Bash
4 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.17%) sed
6 1 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) MCSA
3 5 (7.94%) MCSE
3 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) Degree
5 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.59%) MCTS
6 1 (1.59%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.22%) PCI DSS
1 14 (22.22%) SOC 1
1 14 (22.22%) SOC 2
2 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.17%) GDPR
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (22.22%) Docker
4 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.59%) Firmware
6 1 (1.59%) NDS
6 1 (1.59%) NFS
6 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.59%) vSphere
6 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (30.16%) Tivoli
2 18 (28.57%) Puppet
2 18 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
2 18 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 15 (23.81%) Kubernetes
3 15 (23.81%) Terraform
4 14 (22.22%) Ansible
4 14 (22.22%) Grafana
4 14 (22.22%) PowerCLI
4 14 (22.22%) Prometheus
5 4 (6.35%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (3.17%) SCCM
6 2 (3.17%) SCOM
6 2 (3.17%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.59%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (1.59%) logstash
7 1 (1.59%) Packer
7 1 (1.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 36 (57.14%) VMware
2 33 (52.38%) Red Hat
3 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
4 19 (30.16%) Veritas
5 7 (11.11%) HP
6 6 (9.52%) Sophos
7 3 (4.76%) Citrix
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle
9 1 (1.59%) Brocade
9 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco
9 1 (1.59%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.59%) Dell
9 1 (1.59%) EMC
9 1 (1.59%) F5
9 1 (1.59%) IBM
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
9 1 (1.59%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.59%) New Relic
9 1 (1.59%) Splunk