Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England > South East
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 381 254 394
Rank change year-on-year -127 +140 +32
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 69 31 123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.23% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 45 18 101
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,158 £37,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,875 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.60% +11.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 " £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +1.85%

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 6,523 2,522 8,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.05% 31.85% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,789 2,071 6,492
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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 -83 44 £70,000 +85.19% 6
Thames Valley -92 15 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Kent -34 10 £36,040 -39.93% 1
Buckinghamshire -49 7 £52,500 +50.00%
Berkshire -69 7 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £70,000 - 1
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 38 (55.07%) High Availability
2 33 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (43.48%) AWS
4 27 (39.13%) Azure
4 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 24 (34.78%) VMware
6 23 (33.33%) Windows
6 23 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (33.33%) DevOps
6 23 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 22 (31.88%) Chaos Engineering
7 22 (31.88%) Operational Stability
7 22 (31.88%) Cloud Operations
7 22 (31.88%) Non-Functional Testing
7 22 (31.88%) Banking
8 21 (30.43%) Finance
9 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
10 18 (26.09%) Linux
11 17 (24.64%) Ansible
12 16 (23.19%) Python
12 16 (23.19%) Change Management
12 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (21.74%) Java
13 15 (21.74%) SQL
13 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
13 15 (21.74%) Degree
13 15 (21.74%) Bash Shell
13 15 (21.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 14 (20.29%) Deployment Automation

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 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) IIS
3 3 (4.35%) Confluence
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 30 (43.48%) AWS
2 27 (39.13%) Azure
3 12 (17.39%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (5.80%) PaaS
4 4 (5.80%) SaaS
5 3 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.35%) IaaS
5 3 (4.35%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) Firewall
1 13 (18.84%) HTTP
2 12 (17.39%) DNS
3 11 (15.94%) SAN
4 9 (13.04%) iSCSI
5 6 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.70%) VLAN
6 4 (5.80%) DHCP
6 4 (5.80%) Internet
6 4 (5.80%) LAN
6 4 (5.80%) NAS
6 4 (5.80%) Network Security
6 4 (5.80%) VSAN
7 3 (4.35%) IPsec
7 3 (4.35%) SSL
7 3 (4.35%) Wireless
8 2 (2.90%) DMZ
9 1 (1.45%) VPN
9 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.35%) DB2
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.35%) Power BI
7 2 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.45%) Metadata
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 22 (31.88%) Banking
2 21 (30.43%) Finance
3 15 (21.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 13 (18.84%) Law
5 3 (4.35%) Back Office
5 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 3 (4.35%) Social Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Military
6 2 (2.90%) Retail
7 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Cloud Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) DBA
2 13 (18.84%) Operations Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) SQL DBA
3 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Site Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) CloudOps Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Lead Cloud Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Lead CloudOps Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (4.35%) LDAP
2 3 (4.35%) REST
2 3 (4.35%) SAML
2 3 (4.35%) WSH
3 1 (1.45%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Management Information System
2 13 (18.84%) Public Cloud
3 11 (15.94%) Replication
4 9 (13.04%) Online Banking
5 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.80%) Virtual Team
7 3 (4.35%) PKI
8 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.45%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Windows
2 18 (26.09%) Linux
3 14 (20.29%) Unix
3 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (7.25%) Windows 10
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.45%) AIX
8 1 (1.45%) CentOS
8 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) High Availability
2 33 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (33.33%) DevOps
3 23 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 22 (31.88%) Chaos Engineering
4 22 (31.88%) Cloud Operations
4 22 (31.88%) Non-Functional Testing
4 22 (31.88%) Operational Stability
5 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (23.19%) Change Management
6 14 (20.29%) Computer Science
6 14 (20.29%) Deployment Automation
6 14 (20.29%) Problem Management
6 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
7 13 (18.84%) Digital Banking
7 13 (18.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (18.84%) Service-Level Objective
8 11 (15.94%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (14.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) Python
2 15 (21.74%) Bash Shell
2 15 (21.74%) Java
2 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 15 (21.74%) SQL
3 13 (18.84%) Go
3 13 (18.84%) Shell Script
4 11 (15.94%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.35%) VBScript
6 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) CISM
4 1 (1.45%) CISSP
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
3 14 (20.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.25%) NFS
4 5 (7.25%) vSphere
5 2 (2.90%) LXC
5 2 (2.90%) SRDF
5 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.45%) pfSense
6 1 (1.45%) Samba
6 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (24.64%) Ansible
2 14 (20.29%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (20.29%) Puppet
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (5.80%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (5.80%) SCCM
4 4 (5.80%) SCOM
5 3 (4.35%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.90%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.90%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.90%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.90%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.90%) vRealize
7 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.45%) Nessus
7 1 (1.45%) NetApp OnCommand
7 1 (1.45%) ServerView Suite
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 24 (34.78%) VMware
3 12 (17.39%) Cisco
4 8 (11.59%) Dell
4 8 (11.59%) Oracle
5 7 (10.14%) EMC
6 5 (7.25%) NetApp
7 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.35%) Avaya
8 3 (4.35%) Citrix
8 3 (4.35%) F5
8 3 (4.35%) HP
8 3 (4.35%) IBM
8 3 (4.35%) Zerto
9 2 (2.90%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.90%) Brocade
9 2 (2.90%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.90%) Intel
9 2 (2.90%) RedGate
10 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat