Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England > South East
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 329 297
Rank change year-on-year -32 -32 -73
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 192 222 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.76% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 2.02% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 176 177 339
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 12,094 10,997 16,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.87% 37.86% 42.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9,909 8,967 13,461
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,815 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.37% -0.37% +5.26%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Clustering in the South East.

Salary trend for Clustering in the South East

Clustering
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the South East over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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
Hampshire +15 64 £43,000 -4.44% 6
Thames Valley -46 57 £46,250 -7.50% 8
Berkshire -26 30 £55,500 +11.00% 6
Surrey -28 30 £48,750 -15.22% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 19 £52,500 +31.25% 2
West Sussex +11 17 £51,500 +22.62%
East Sussex -17 15 £52,500 +16.67%
Kent +5 9 £32,500 -51.85%
Oxfordshire -28 8 £40,000 -31.91%
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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.

1 111 (57.81%) SQL Server
2 107 (55.73%) SQL
3 103 (53.65%) Windows
4 86 (44.79%) Microsoft
5 70 (36.46%) Windows Server
6 66 (34.38%) High Availability
7 54 (28.13%) Active Directory
8 53 (27.60%) Linux
9 52 (27.08%) VMware
10 48 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 46 (23.96%) Performance Tuning
12 45 (23.44%) PowerShell
13 43 (22.40%) Oracle
14 41 (21.35%) Oracle Database
15 40 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 38 (19.79%) HTTP
17 36 (18.75%) SAN
17 36 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
18 35 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (17.71%) ITIL
20 33 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
21 32 (16.67%) Replication
21 32 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
22 31 (16.15%) Firewall
22 31 (16.15%) Cisco
23 29 (15.10%) WAN
23 29 (15.10%) Finance
23 29 (15.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 28 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
24 28 (14.58%) DHCP

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 27 (14.06%) SharePoint
2 22 (11.46%) MS Exchange
3 21 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 11 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.73%) IIS
6 10 (5.21%) Confluence
6 10 (5.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (5.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (5.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (5.21%) WebSphere
6 10 (5.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (4.17%) JCAPS
7 8 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (3.65%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.04%) Smallworld
Applications
1 15 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.08%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (8.33%) Office 365
4 11 (5.73%) IaaS
5 4 (2.08%) PaaS
6 3 (1.56%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.04%) SaaS
7 2 (1.04%) Serverless
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.52%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.52%) GitHub
8 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.79%) HTTP
2 36 (18.75%) SAN
3 31 (16.15%) Firewall
4 29 (15.10%) WAN
5 28 (14.58%) DHCP
5 28 (14.58%) DNS
6 23 (11.98%) SSL
7 22 (11.46%) IPsec
8 17 (8.85%) HTTPS
9 13 (6.77%) TCP/IP
9 13 (6.77%) VoIP
10 12 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (6.25%) Ethernet
10 12 (6.25%) IP Telephony
10 12 (6.25%) VPN
11 11 (5.73%) NAS
12 10 (5.21%) IPv4
12 10 (5.21%) IPv6
12 10 (5.21%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (57.81%) SQL Server
2 41 (21.35%) Oracle Database
3 40 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (15.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (13.54%) MySQL
5 26 (13.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (13.02%) Relational Database
7 23 (11.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (8.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 17 (8.85%) RDBMS
10 14 (7.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (4.17%) DB2
12 8 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (3.65%) MariaDB
14 6 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (5.73%) JIRA
2 9 (4.69%) Subversion
3 8 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.17%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.04%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.52%) Introscope
7 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (15.10%) Finance
2 9 (4.69%) Advertising
3 4 (2.08%) Marketing
4 3 (1.56%) Banking
4 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.04%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (29.17%) DBA
2 33 (17.19%) Administrator
3 26 (13.54%) Architect
4 24 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 22 (11.46%) Oracle DBA
5 22 (11.46%) VMware Engineer
6 20 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (10.42%) Network Engineer
7 15 (7.81%) SQL Server DBA
8 14 (7.29%) Server Engineer
8 14 (7.29%) Technical Architect
9 13 (6.77%) Windows Engineer
9 13 (6.77%) Windows Server Engineer
10 12 (6.25%) Consultant
10 12 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (6.25%) Support Engineer
11 11 (5.73%) VMware Support Engineer
12 10 (5.21%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 9 (4.69%) Senior VMware Engineer
13 9 (4.69%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.38%) LDAP
2 17 (8.85%) REST
2 17 (8.85%) XML
3 16 (8.33%) Web Services
4 12 (6.25%) Middleware
5 11 (5.73%) JDBC
6 10 (5.21%) .NET
6 10 (5.21%) LAMP
7 9 (4.69%) J2EE
7 9 (4.69%) JNDI
7 9 (4.69%) SOAP
8 8 (4.17%) EJB
8 8 (4.17%) JAXB
8 8 (4.17%) JAX-WS
8 8 (4.17%) JMS
8 8 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (4.17%) WSDL
8 8 (4.17%) XSD
9 5 (2.60%) Castor
10 4 (2.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.67%) Replication
2 22 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.46%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.60%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.08%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.56%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.04%) CCTV
8 2 (1.04%) NHS
8 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.52%) Fintech
9 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 103 (53.65%) Windows
2 70 (36.46%) Windows Server
3 53 (27.60%) Linux
4 24 (12.50%) Unix
5 21 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (5.73%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.69%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.65%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.38%) High Availability
2 48 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 46 (23.96%) Performance Tuning
4 34 (17.71%) ITIL
5 33 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (10.94%) Capacity Planning
9 20 (10.42%) PRINCE2
10 19 (9.90%) IT Strategy
10 19 (9.90%) Task Automation
11 18 (9.38%) Migration
12 15 (7.81%) ETL
12 15 (7.81%) Software Delivery
13 14 (7.29%) Configuration Management
14 13 (6.77%) TOGAF
15 12 (6.25%) Mentoring
15 12 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
16 11 (5.73%) Network Load Balancing
16 11 (5.73%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 107 (55.73%) SQL
2 45 (23.44%) PowerShell
3 24 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 20 (10.42%) T-SQL
5 17 (8.85%) Python
6 15 (7.81%) Perl
7 13 (6.77%) Java
8 8 (4.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 4 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.04%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.04%) C#
10 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.04%) PHP
10 2 (1.04%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.52%) Jython
11 1 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (11.98%) MCSE
2 23 (11.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (7.81%) CCNA
5 14 (7.29%) OCP
5 14 (7.29%) Oracle Certification
6 13 (6.77%) CCNP
7 11 (5.73%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (3.65%) Degree
10 4 (2.08%) CCIE
10 4 (2.08%) MCP
11 3 (1.56%) MCSA
12 2 (1.04%) VCP5
13 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.52%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.52%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.25%) SLA
3 11 (5.73%) PCI DSS
4 10 (5.21%) HIPAA
4 10 (5.21%) QA
5 3 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 54 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 35 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (13.02%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.21%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.08%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.04%) vSphere
9 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.52%) Docker
9 1 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (14.58%) Microsoft Clustering
2 24 (12.50%) SCCM
3 20 (10.42%) Failover Clustering
4 18 (9.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 16 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 14 (7.29%) Backup Exec
6 14 (7.29%) SCOM
7 11 (5.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 11 (5.73%) vCenter Server
8 10 (5.21%) Data Guard
8 10 (5.21%) Nessus
8 10 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (5.21%) Terraform
9 9 (4.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (4.69%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (4.17%) WSUS
11 7 (3.65%) Galera Cluster
12 6 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (2.60%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 86 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 52 (27.08%) VMware
3 43 (22.40%) Oracle
4 31 (16.15%) Cisco
5 24 (12.50%) F5
6 21 (10.94%) HP
7 18 (9.38%) Symantec
8 16 (8.33%) 3PAR
9 14 (7.29%) Forcepoint
9 14 (7.29%) Juniper
10 11 (5.73%) Altiris
10 11 (5.73%) Veritas
11 10 (5.21%) Ivanti
11 10 (5.21%) Shavlik
12 8 (4.17%) Dynatrace
12 8 (4.17%) Remedy
12 8 (4.17%) SolarWinds
12 8 (4.17%) Splunk
13 7 (3.65%) Virgin Media
14 6 (3.13%) Citrix