Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England > South East
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 368 387 288
Rank change year-on-year +19 -99 +1
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 130 142 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.50% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 1.37% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 99 117 280
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,350 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,500 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 9,054 10,366 10,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.98% 36.29% 35.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,956 8,285 8,668
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 +2 35 £47,500 +11.76% 5
West Sussex +25 32 £60,000 +14.29% 4
Thames Valley +7 26 £47,500 -20.83% 8
Berkshire +23 23 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Surrey +44 20 £65,500 +2.75% 5
East Sussex +19 15 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Kent -19 2 £42,500 -8.60% 1
Oxfordshire +19 1 - - 2
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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.

1 100 (76.92%) Windows
2 87 (66.92%) Microsoft
3 78 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 67 (51.54%) Azure
5 66 (50.77%) Active Directory
6 62 (47.69%) PowerShell
7 58 (44.62%) SQL
8 50 (38.46%) VMware
8 50 (38.46%) High Availability
9 44 (33.85%) Windows Server
10 42 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (32.31%) Linux
11 37 (28.46%) AWS
12 36 (27.69%) Information Security
12 36 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (27.69%) ITIL
13 32 (24.62%) Degree
14 31 (23.85%) Data Centre
14 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Clustering
15 30 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 29 (22.31%) SLA
17 28 (21.54%) Cisco
18 27 (20.77%) DNS
19 25 (19.23%) Finance
19 25 (19.23%) Unix
19 25 (19.23%) SCCM
20 24 (18.46%) Hyper-V
20 24 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
20 24 (18.46%) Firewall
21 23 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification

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 18 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (10.00%) IIS
3 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.54%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.77%) Confluence
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.77%) SAS
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 67 (51.54%) Azure
2 37 (28.46%) AWS
3 17 (13.08%) IaaS
4 14 (10.77%) PaaS
5 12 (9.23%) SaaS
6 11 (8.46%) Office 365
7 10 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.77%) DNS
2 24 (18.46%) Firewall
3 23 (17.69%) SAN
4 22 (16.92%) DHCP
5 21 (16.15%) WAN
6 19 (14.62%) VPN
7 15 (11.54%) LAN
8 13 (10.00%) Wireless
9 12 (9.23%) NAS
10 8 (6.15%) Network Security
10 8 (6.15%) TCP/IP
10 8 (6.15%) Unified Communications
11 7 (5.38%) iSCSI
12 6 (4.62%) Cisco Firepower
12 6 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (3.08%) HTTP
14 3 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (2.31%) VSAN
15 2 (1.54%) Skype
15 2 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (17.69%) SQL Server 2017
3 23 (17.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (8.46%) MySQL
7 10 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 10 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (6.92%) NoSQL
9 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (5.38%) MongoDB
11 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (3.08%) RDBMS
14 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (2.31%) VoltDB
15 2 (1.54%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.31%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.77%) JIRA
4 1 (0.77%) JUnit
4 1 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 25 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.08%) Advertising
3 4 (3.08%) Marketing
4 3 (2.31%) Games
5 2 (1.54%) Electronics
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.54%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (20.77%) DBA
2 21 (16.15%) Administrator
3 20 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 16 (12.31%) Architect
4 16 (12.31%) Technical Architect
5 13 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (9.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (9.23%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 12 (9.23%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (8.46%) Operations Support Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) SQL Server DBA
7 11 (8.46%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.69%) Developer
9 9 (6.92%) Security Engineer
10 8 (6.15%) Network Engineer
10 8 (6.15%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (5.38%) Senior DBA
11 7 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.69%) Web Services
2 6 (4.62%) LDAP
3 5 (3.85%) SAP Basis
3 5 (3.85%) Spring
4 4 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (3.08%) JDBC
4 4 (3.08%) JSON
4 4 (3.08%) Kafka
4 4 (3.08%) XML
5 3 (2.31%) .NET
5 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.31%) Guava
5 3 (2.31%) REST
6 1 (0.77%) CSS3
6 1 (0.77%) jQuery
6 1 (0.77%) OAuth
6 1 (0.77%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.77%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.77%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.85%) Data Centre
2 20 (15.38%) Replication
3 16 (12.31%) Management Information System
4 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.92%) PlayStation
6 8 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (6.15%) PKI
7 6 (4.62%) Mainframe
7 6 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (2.31%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.31%) EMC VNX
9 3 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.31%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.31%) User Experience
10 2 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.77%) BYOD
11 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.77%) Social Network
11 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 100 (76.92%) Windows
2 44 (33.85%) Windows Server
3 42 (32.31%) Linux
4 25 (19.23%) Unix
5 16 (12.31%) Solaris
6 9 (6.92%) CentOS
6 9 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.92%) Ubuntu
6 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.31%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.54%) Fedora
10 1 (0.77%) VMS
10 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.46%) High Availability
2 36 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.69%) Information Security
2 36 (27.69%) ITIL
3 24 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (16.92%) Security Hardening
5 21 (16.15%) DevOps
6 20 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 18 (13.85%) Ticket Management
8 16 (12.31%) Computer Science
8 16 (12.31%) Performance Monitoring
9 15 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (10.77%) Load Balancing
11 12 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.23%) Migration
12 10 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (7.69%) Configuration Management
12 10 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (6.92%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (6.92%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 62 (47.69%) PowerShell
2 58 (44.62%) SQL
3 23 (17.69%) Python
4 19 (14.62%) T-SQL
5 12 (9.23%) Bash Shell
6 11 (8.46%) Ruby
7 10 (7.69%) Java
8 5 (3.85%) ABAP
8 5 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.08%) Java 8
9 4 (3.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.54%) VBScript
11 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (24.62%) Degree
2 23 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (16.92%) Security Cleared
4 18 (13.85%) SC Cleared
5 17 (13.08%) MCP
6 14 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (10.00%) CCNA
8 6 (4.62%) CCNP
9 4 (3.08%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.08%) MCSE
10 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.54%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.77%) CISSP
11 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.77%) MCSA
11 1 (0.77%) PMP
11 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.77%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.31%) SLA
2 9 (6.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.15%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.08%) QA
5 3 (2.31%) NCSC
6 2 (1.54%) NIST
6 2 (1.54%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.54%) RMADS
7 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (50.77%) Active Directory
2 42 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (18.46%) Hyper-V
4 21 (16.15%) Firmware
5 14 (10.77%) Docker
6 10 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (3.85%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.08%) vSphere
10 1 (0.77%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 25 (19.23%) SCCM
3 12 (9.23%) Ansible
3 12 (9.23%) Puppet
4 10 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
4 10 (7.69%) Terraform
5 9 (6.92%) SCOM
5 9 (6.92%) vCenter Server
6 6 (4.62%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (3.08%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (3.08%) Grafana
8 4 (3.08%) Kubernetes
8 4 (3.08%) vRealize
8 4 (3.08%) WSUS
9 2 (1.54%) Avamar
9 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.77%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.77%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 87 (66.92%) Microsoft
2 50 (38.46%) VMware
3 28 (21.54%) Cisco
4 21 (16.15%) ServiceNow
5 15 (11.54%) Oracle
6 13 (10.00%) HP
7 12 (9.23%) Dell
8 11 (8.46%) Citrix
9 8 (6.15%) 3PAR
10 7 (5.38%) SAP
11 6 (4.62%) EMC
11 6 (4.62%) Juniper
12 5 (3.85%) Veeam
13 4 (3.08%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (3.08%) BMC
13 4 (3.08%) Extreme Networks
14 3 (2.31%) AppDynamics
14 3 (2.31%) Arista
14 3 (2.31%) Brocade
14 3 (2.31%) Emulex