Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England > South East
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 299 281
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18 -57
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 286 283 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 0.90% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.40% 2.43% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 267 215 381
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £61,250
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 11,913 11,664 16,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.13% 37.26% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9,789 9,508 13,932
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Thames Valley -53 80 £40,494 -18.61% 11
Hampshire +14 78 £40,000 -2.44% 9
Surrey +17 68 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Berkshire +11 48 £37,500 -25.00% 3
West Sussex +15 31 £50,000 +18.34% 1
East Sussex -12 18 £52,500 +44.83% 2
Oxfordshire -17 17 £40,494 -14.75% 1
Buckinghamshire -28 16 £45,000 -9.09% 7
Kent +17 11 £32,500 -51.85% 3
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 177 (61.89%) SQL Server
2 170 (59.44%) SQL
3 163 (56.99%) Windows
4 143 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 103 (36.01%) Windows Server
6 96 (33.57%) High Availability
7 91 (31.82%) VMware
8 78 (27.27%) Linux
9 76 (26.57%) Cisco
10 73 (25.52%) Load Balancing
11 72 (25.17%) Active Directory
12 68 (23.78%) Performance Tuning
13 66 (23.08%) F5
14 62 (21.68%) Firewall
15 61 (21.33%) Oracle
16 60 (20.98%) PowerShell
17 59 (20.63%) MS Exchange
17 59 (20.63%) WAN
18 57 (19.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 57 (19.93%) Exchange Server 2010
19 56 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
19 56 (19.58%) VMware Infrastructure
19 56 (19.58%) SAN
20 54 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
21 53 (18.53%) Microsoft Clustering
22 52 (18.18%) Hyper-V
23 50 (17.48%) HTTP
24 49 (17.13%) Oracle Database
25 48 (16.78%) SQL Server 2008
26 47 (16.43%) HP

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 59 (20.63%) MS Exchange
2 57 (19.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 35 (12.24%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.59%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (4.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (4.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (4.20%) IIS
7 11 (3.85%) WebLogic
8 10 (3.50%) Confluence
8 10 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.80%) JCAPS
10 8 (2.80%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (2.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (2.80%) Oracle Service Bus
10 8 (2.80%) WebSphere
10 8 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.35%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.75%) SaaS
4 4 (1.40%) Office 365
5 2 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.70%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 62 (21.68%) Firewall
2 59 (20.63%) WAN
3 56 (19.58%) SAN
4 50 (17.48%) HTTP
5 42 (14.69%) DHCP
5 42 (14.69%) DNS
6 40 (13.99%) SSL
7 39 (13.64%) IPsec
8 29 (10.14%) TCP/IP
9 25 (8.74%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (8.74%) Ethernet
9 25 (8.74%) LAN
10 24 (8.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (7.69%) VPN
12 21 (7.34%) MPLS
13 20 (6.99%) BGP
13 20 (6.99%) OSPF
13 20 (6.99%) RIP
13 20 (6.99%) VPLS
14 19 (6.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (61.89%) SQL Server
2 57 (19.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (17.13%) Oracle Database
4 48 (16.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (11.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (10.14%) MySQL
9 25 (8.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (7.34%) Relational Database
11 16 (5.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (4.55%) DB2
12 13 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
12 13 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (4.20%) RDBMS
14 10 (3.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (2.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 8 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (6.64%) JIRA
2 16 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.20%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.50%) Subversion
5 8 (2.80%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.05%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.70%) GitLab
8 2 (0.70%) Maven
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 39 (13.64%) Finance
2 10 (3.50%) Advertising
3 9 (3.15%) Retail
4 5 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.40%) Banking
5 4 (1.40%) Marketing
6 3 (1.05%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (22.38%) DBA
2 43 (15.03%) Administrator
2 43 (15.03%) Architect
3 40 (13.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 38 (13.29%) Network Engineer
5 36 (12.59%) VMware Engineer
6 35 (12.24%) SQL DBA
7 33 (11.54%) Support Engineer
8 28 (9.79%) Technical Architect
9 27 (9.44%) Developer
10 23 (8.04%) Server Engineer
11 22 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
12 21 (7.34%) VMware Support Engineer
13 18 (6.29%) SQL Server DBA
13 18 (6.29%) Windows Engineer
13 18 (6.29%) Windows Server Engineer
14 17 (5.94%) Senior Network Engineer
15 16 (5.59%) Analyst
16 15 (5.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 14 (4.90%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.04%) .NET
1 23 (8.04%) LDAP
2 22 (7.69%) Middleware
3 15 (5.24%) XML
4 14 (4.90%) ASP.NET
4 14 (4.90%) HTML
4 14 (4.90%) REST
5 13 (4.55%) HTML5
6 11 (3.85%) JDBC
7 10 (3.50%) Web Services
8 9 (3.15%) JMS
9 8 (2.80%) EJB
9 8 (2.80%) J2EE
9 8 (2.80%) JAXB
9 8 (2.80%) JAX-WS
9 8 (2.80%) JNDI
9 8 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (2.80%) SOAP
9 8 (2.80%) WSDL
9 8 (2.80%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.94%) Replication
2 35 (12.24%) Data Centre
3 29 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.80%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.75%) Fintech
6 5 (1.75%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.40%) HACMP
7 4 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.05%) PKI
9 2 (0.70%) Animation
9 2 (0.70%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.70%) CCTV
9 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.70%) NHS
9 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.35%) Social Media
10 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 163 (56.99%) Windows
2 103 (36.01%) Windows Server
3 78 (27.27%) Linux
4 56 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (10.84%) Unix
6 24 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 12 (4.20%) Windows 10
9 10 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (3.15%) Solaris
10 9 (3.15%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.40%) AIX
13 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (33.57%) High Availability
2 73 (25.52%) Load Balancing
3 68 (23.78%) Performance Tuning
4 40 (13.99%) ITIL
5 39 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (11.89%) IT Strategy
7 30 (10.49%) PRINCE2
8 28 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
9 26 (9.09%) ETL
9 26 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 25 (8.74%) Task Automation
11 23 (8.04%) Configuration Management
11 23 (8.04%) TOGAF
12 22 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
13 21 (7.34%) Network Load Balancing
14 19 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (6.64%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (5.94%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 170 (59.44%) SQL
2 60 (20.98%) PowerShell
3 44 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 37 (12.94%) Bash Shell
5 26 (9.09%) Python
6 23 (8.04%) Perl
7 16 (5.59%) C#
7 16 (5.59%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.85%) Java
9 8 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 3 (1.05%) C
10 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.70%) Go
12 1 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.35%) Korn
12 1 (0.35%) PHP
12 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (12.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 35 (12.24%) CCNA
3 35 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (11.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (10.14%) MCSE
6 25 (8.74%) CCNP
7 16 (5.59%) OCP
7 16 (5.59%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.80%) MCSA
10 6 (2.10%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.10%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.40%) CCIE
11 4 (1.40%) Degree
11 4 (1.40%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.70%) MCITP
12 2 (0.70%) MCP
12 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.35%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.19%) PCI DSS
2 29 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (6.99%) HIPAA
4 15 (5.24%) SLA
5 10 (3.50%) QA
6 8 (2.80%) PMO
7 4 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 72 (25.17%) Active Directory
2 56 (19.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 38 (13.29%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (5.94%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (3.50%) vSphere
7 6 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.75%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.40%) GPFS
9 4 (1.40%) iptables
9 4 (1.40%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 4 (1.40%) Samba
10 3 (1.05%) Docker
10 3 (1.05%) Firmware
11 2 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 53 (18.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 37 (12.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 34 (11.89%) Backup Exec
4 33 (11.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 33 (11.54%) vCenter Server
5 32 (11.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 28 (9.79%) Failover Clustering
7 23 (8.04%) SCCM
8 22 (7.69%) Terraform
9 21 (7.34%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (5.94%) SCOM
11 10 (3.50%) Nessus
12 9 (3.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (2.45%) Data Guard
14 7 (2.45%) WSUS
15 6 (2.10%) Oracle RMAN
16 5 (1.75%) Ansible
16 5 (1.75%) NetBackup
16 5 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 143 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 91 (31.82%) VMware
3 76 (26.57%) Cisco
4 66 (23.08%) F5
5 61 (21.33%) Oracle
6 47 (16.43%) HP
7 39 (13.64%) Symantec
8 38 (13.29%) Juniper
9 33 (11.54%) Veritas
10 32 (11.19%) 3PAR
10 32 (11.19%) Altiris
10 32 (11.19%) Forcepoint
11 18 (6.29%) SolarWinds
12 16 (5.59%) Ivanti
13 15 (5.24%) Shavlik
14 13 (4.55%) NetApp
15 11 (3.85%) Atlassian
15 11 (3.85%) MuleSoft
15 11 (3.85%) Red Hat
16 9 (3.15%) Citrix