Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England > South East
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 281 411 408
Rank change year-on-year +130 -3 -98
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 94 105 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.85% 1.07% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 68 97 143
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,950 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,750 £76,250 £75,000
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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,072 9,789 11,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.31% 36.40% 36.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4,010 7,364 9,022
Median annual salary £52,233 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.47% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% +5.00% -

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 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 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
Hampshire +86 32 £56,000 +17.89%
Thames Valley +94 21 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Surrey +72 19 £57,500 -17.86% 1
Berkshire +75 13 £53,750 +2.38% 1
West Sussex +34 8 £40,000 -15.79%
East Sussex +33 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire +44 6 £60,000 -11.11%
Kent +43 6 £60,000 +39.53%
Oxfordshire +31 3 £45,000 -40.00%
Clustering
England

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

1 65 (69.15%) Windows
2 60 (63.83%) Microsoft
3 53 (56.38%) PowerShell
4 48 (51.06%) Azure
5 45 (47.87%) Active Directory
5 45 (47.87%) SQL Server
6 43 (45.74%) Windows Server
7 41 (43.62%) Hyper-V
8 33 (35.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 30 (31.91%) DHCP
9 30 (31.91%) VMware
10 28 (29.79%) DNS
11 27 (28.72%) SQL
11 27 (28.72%) SCCM
12 26 (27.66%) ITIL
13 24 (25.53%) Office 365
14 23 (24.47%) Linux
15 22 (23.40%) High Availability
15 22 (23.40%) Problem Management
16 19 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (20.21%) Docker
16 19 (20.21%) Virtual Machines
17 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Clustering
17 18 (19.15%) DevOps
18 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
19 16 (17.02%) Azure Active Directory
19 16 (17.02%) SAN
19 16 (17.02%) Information Security
19 16 (17.02%) Cisco
20 15 (15.96%) SC Cleared

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 13 (13.83%) IIS
1 13 (13.83%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.57%) WildFly
4 4 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.13%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.06%) Confluence
7 1 (1.06%) JBoss
7 1 (1.06%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 48 (51.06%) Azure
2 24 (25.53%) Office 365
3 16 (17.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (7.45%) AWS
4 7 (7.45%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (6.38%) SaaS
6 2 (2.13%) IaaS
6 2 (2.13%) PaaS
7 1 (1.06%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.91%) DHCP
2 28 (29.79%) DNS
3 16 (17.02%) SAN
4 14 (14.89%) Firewall
5 11 (11.70%) WAN
6 7 (7.45%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (7.45%) iSCSI
6 7 (7.45%) LAN
6 7 (7.45%) NAS
6 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.45%) Wireless
7 4 (4.26%) MPLS
7 4 (4.26%) NetScaler
7 4 (4.26%) VLAN
7 4 (4.26%) VoIP
7 4 (4.26%) VPLS
7 4 (4.26%) VPN
8 3 (3.19%) Skype
8 3 (3.19%) SMTP
8 3 (3.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (47.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (6.38%) Cosmos DB
4 6 (6.38%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.38%) RavenDB
5 5 (5.32%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.13%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.13%) SAP HANA
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.26%) tSQLt
3 3 (3.19%) JIRA
4 1 (1.06%) Ant
4 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (7.45%) Games
1 7 (7.45%) Military
2 5 (5.32%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (21.28%) Administrator
3 17 (18.09%) IT Engineer
4 16 (17.02%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (13.83%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) DBA
6 8 (8.51%) DevOps Administrator
7 7 (7.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Developer
8 6 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.32%) Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) Akka
1 9 (9.57%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (8.51%) OpenJDK
3 7 (7.45%) Web Services
4 3 (3.19%) LDAP
5 2 (2.13%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.06%) CSS
6 1 (1.06%) Flash
6 1 (1.06%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.06%) HTML
6 1 (1.06%) J2EE
6 1 (1.06%) JDBC
6 1 (1.06%) jQuery
6 1 (1.06%) JSP
6 1 (1.06%) JSTL
6 1 (1.06%) SAML
6 1 (1.06%) Servlets
6 1 (1.06%) Spring
6 1 (1.06%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.06%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.64%) Private Cloud
3 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (7.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (6.38%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.26%) Replication
6 4 (4.26%) Social Network
7 3 (3.19%) EMC VNXe
7 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.19%) PKI
7 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 65 (69.15%) Windows
2 43 (45.74%) Windows Server
3 23 (24.47%) Linux
4 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (8.51%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.13%) CentOS
10 2 (2.13%) Unix
11 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 26 (27.66%) ITIL
3 22 (23.40%) High Availability
3 22 (23.40%) Problem Management
4 18 (19.15%) DevOps
5 16 (17.02%) Information Security
6 15 (15.96%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (11.70%) Change Management
7 11 (11.70%) Server Management
8 10 (10.64%) Decision-Making
9 9 (9.57%) Open Source
9 9 (9.57%) Security Patching
10 8 (8.51%) Preventative Maintenance
11 7 (7.45%) Break/Fix
11 7 (7.45%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (7.45%) Incident Management
11 7 (7.45%) Security Management
11 7 (7.45%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (56.38%) PowerShell
2 27 (28.72%) SQL
3 10 (10.64%) Java
4 8 (8.51%) Python
4 8 (8.51%) Ruby
4 8 (8.51%) VBScript
5 6 (6.38%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.38%) C#
5 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.96%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.57%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.32%) CCNP
5 5 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.32%) MCSE
6 4 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (4.26%) Degree
6 4 (4.26%) MCITP
7 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.06%) CCNA
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.06%) MCSA
8 1 (1.06%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) ISO 9001
1 8 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (8.51%) SLA
2 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (47.87%) Active Directory
2 41 (43.62%) Hyper-V
3 19 (20.21%) Docker
3 19 (20.21%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (9.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (7.45%) Firmware
6 5 (5.32%) XenApp
7 3 (3.19%) vSphere
8 2 (2.13%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.06%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.06%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (28.72%) SCCM
2 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Clustering
3 15 (15.96%) Ansible
3 15 (15.96%) Failover Clustering
4 14 (14.89%) WSUS
5 10 (10.64%) Kubernetes
6 6 (6.38%) SCOM
6 6 (6.38%) SCVMM
7 5 (5.32%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (5.32%) Terraform
8 4 (4.26%) Puppet
9 3 (3.19%) Nessus
9 3 (3.19%) vCenter Server
10 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
10 2 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (2.13%) PowerCLI
10 2 (2.13%) SCOrch
10 2 (2.13%) SCSM
10 2 (2.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 60 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 30 (31.91%) VMware
3 16 (17.02%) Cisco
4 14 (14.89%) Citrix
4 14 (14.89%) HP
5 13 (13.83%) Red Hat
6 10 (10.64%) Dell
7 7 (7.45%) Arista
7 7 (7.45%) Brocade
7 7 (7.45%) Emulex
8 6 (6.38%) Oracle
9 4 (4.26%) NetApp
9 4 (4.26%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.19%) EMC
11 2 (2.13%) Ivanti
11 2 (2.13%) Remedy
11 2 (2.13%) SAP
11 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.13%) Symantec
12 1 (1.06%) RedGate