Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England > South East
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 314 382 332
Rank change year-on-year +68 -50 -8
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 133 141 244
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.53% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 1.45% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 93 123 235
Median annual salary £47,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £74,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 7,388 9,739 11,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.35% 36.44% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,797 7,444 9,053
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +29 34 £52,500 +17.32% 5
Thames Valley +30 25 £60,000 +11.63% 2
Surrey +47 23 £57,500 -17.86% 3
West Sussex +12 22 £40,000 -15.79%
East Sussex +22 20 £40,000 -20.00%
Berkshire +38 12 £55,000 +7.32% 1
Kent +15 8 £50,000 +4.71% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 8 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Oxfordshire +29 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 99 (74.44%) Microsoft
2 97 (72.93%) Windows
3 78 (58.65%) Active Directory
4 77 (57.89%) PowerShell
5 75 (56.39%) Azure
6 69 (51.88%) SQL Server
7 53 (39.85%) Windows Server
8 49 (36.84%) SQL
8 49 (36.84%) ITIL
8 49 (36.84%) Hyper-V
9 41 (30.83%) High Availability
9 41 (30.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 37 (27.82%) DHCP
10 37 (27.82%) DNS
11 32 (24.06%) VMware
11 32 (24.06%) Office 365
11 32 (24.06%) SCCM
12 30 (22.56%) Information Security
13 28 (21.05%) Problem Management
14 27 (20.30%) DevOps
15 26 (19.55%) Performance Monitoring
15 26 (19.55%) SLA
16 25 (18.80%) MS Exchange
16 25 (18.80%) IIS
17 24 (18.05%) Microsoft Clustering
18 23 (17.29%) Firewall
18 23 (17.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 22 (16.54%) WSUS
20 21 (15.79%) HP
21 20 (15.04%) Virtual Machines

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 25 (18.80%) IIS
1 25 (18.80%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.52%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.77%) WildFly
4 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.75%) JBoss
7 1 (0.75%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 75 (56.39%) Azure
2 32 (24.06%) Office 365
3 16 (12.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 16 (12.03%) SaaS
4 14 (10.53%) AWS
5 10 (7.52%) IaaS
6 8 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (4.51%) PaaS
8 2 (1.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 37 (27.82%) DHCP
1 37 (27.82%) DNS
2 23 (17.29%) Firewall
3 18 (13.53%) SAN
3 18 (13.53%) WAN
4 14 (10.53%) LAN
5 11 (8.27%) VPN
6 10 (7.52%) iSCSI
7 9 (6.77%) NAS
8 8 (6.02%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (6.02%) Wireless
9 6 (4.51%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.51%) VLAN
10 5 (3.76%) Skype
11 4 (3.01%) MPLS
11 4 (3.01%) NetScaler
11 4 (3.01%) VPLS
12 3 (2.26%) SNMP
12 3 (2.26%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (51.88%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2017
5 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.51%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.26%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.26%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.75%) DB2
11 1 (0.75%) MySQL
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (3.01%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.01%) tSQLt
3 2 (1.50%) JIRA
4 1 (0.75%) Ant
4 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (11.28%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Games
2 8 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.76%) Electronics
4 5 (3.76%) Marketing
4 5 (3.76%) Military
4 5 (3.76%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.01%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Police
Job Titles
1 34 (25.56%) Administrator
2 33 (24.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (18.05%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (15.79%) DBA
5 20 (15.04%) IT Engineer
6 17 (12.78%) DevOps Administrator
7 10 (7.52%) Azure Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) Operations Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) SQL DBA
8 9 (6.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Developer
10 6 (4.51%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) VMware Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) Akka
1 9 (6.77%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (6.02%) OpenJDK
3 4 (3.01%) .NET
3 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.01%) Web Services
4 3 (2.26%) LDAP
5 1 (0.75%) CSS
5 1 (0.75%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.75%) HTML
5 1 (0.75%) J2EE
5 1 (0.75%) JDBC
5 1 (0.75%) jQuery
5 1 (0.75%) JSP
5 1 (0.75%) JSTL
5 1 (0.75%) SAML
5 1 (0.75%) Servlets
5 1 (0.75%) Spring
5 1 (0.75%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.75%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.52%) Private Cloud
3 9 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.77%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.76%) EMC VNX
5 5 (3.76%) Social Network
6 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.26%) EMC VNXe
7 3 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.26%) Replication
8 2 (1.50%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.50%) PKI
8 2 (1.50%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 97 (72.93%) Windows
2 53 (39.85%) Windows Server
3 18 (13.53%) Linux
4 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.76%) Unix
6 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.01%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (2.26%) Solaris
8 3 (2.26%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.75%) CentOS
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.84%) ITIL
2 41 (30.83%) High Availability
2 41 (30.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 30 (22.56%) Information Security
4 28 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 27 (20.30%) DevOps
6 26 (19.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 19 (14.29%) Preventative Maintenance
8 16 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.27%) Decision-Making
9 11 (8.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (8.27%) Server Management
9 11 (8.27%) Virtual Environments
10 9 (6.77%) Change Management
10 9 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.77%) Open Source
11 8 (6.02%) Break/Fix
11 8 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (6.02%) Security Management
11 8 (6.02%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 77 (57.89%) PowerShell
2 49 (36.84%) SQL
3 19 (14.29%) Python
3 19 (14.29%) Ruby
4 15 (11.28%) VBScript
5 11 (8.27%) T-SQL
6 10 (7.52%) Java
7 5 (3.76%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.26%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.26%) C#
9 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (12.78%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.28%) Degree
2 15 (11.28%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.02%) MCSE
5 6 (4.51%) MCP
6 5 (3.76%) CCNP
6 5 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.76%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.01%) MCITP
8 1 (0.75%) CCNA
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.75%) MCSA
8 1 (0.75%) MCSD
8 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.55%) SLA
2 19 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 19 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.50%) GDPR
5 1 (0.75%) DICOM
5 1 (0.75%) HL7
System Software
1 78 (58.65%) Active Directory
2 49 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 20 (15.04%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (12.03%) Docker
5 15 (11.28%) Firmware
5 15 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (6.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (3.76%) XenApp
8 2 (1.50%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (24.06%) SCCM
2 24 (18.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 22 (16.54%) WSUS
4 17 (12.78%) Failover Clustering
5 11 (8.27%) Ansible
6 7 (5.26%) Kubernetes
7 6 (4.51%) SCVMM
8 4 (3.01%) SCOM
8 4 (3.01%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (2.26%) Terraform
10 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.50%) PowerCLI
10 2 (1.50%) Puppet
10 2 (1.50%) SCSM
10 2 (1.50%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.50%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.75%) Avamar
11 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 99 (74.44%) Microsoft
2 32 (24.06%) VMware
3 21 (15.79%) HP
4 18 (13.53%) Cisco
5 17 (12.78%) Dell
6 15 (11.28%) Citrix
7 10 (7.52%) Red Hat
8 8 (6.02%) Arista
8 8 (6.02%) Brocade
8 8 (6.02%) EMC
8 8 (6.02%) Emulex
8 8 (6.02%) ServiceNow
9 6 (4.51%) RedGate
10 5 (3.76%) 3PAR
10 5 (3.76%) Isilon
10 5 (3.76%) SAP
11 4 (3.01%) AppDynamics
11 4 (3.01%) Oracle
11 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.50%) Ivanti