Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 770 567 539
Rank change year-on-year -203 -28 +19
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 552 466 330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 1.10% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 327 367 256
10th Percentile £41,050 £35,471 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - - -2.78%
75th Percentile £63,750 £75,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £91,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -10.00% +1.01%

Clustering is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 84,439 42,407 28,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 47.01% 39.68% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34,284 26,171 22,789
10th Percentile £33,943 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% +0.13%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the UK

Clustering
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Clustering.

Salary trend for Clustering in the UK

Clustering
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Clustering over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Clustering in the UK

Clustering
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the UK over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -165 477 £50,000 -4.76% 54
UK excluding London -116 278 £46,500 +3.33% 40
London -191 222 £62,500 -12.28% 14
Work from Home -214 219 £55,000 -15.38% 13
Midlands -93 67 £45,000 +12.50% 9
South East -81 63 £43,500 -17.14% 10
North of England -90 47 £47,000 +4.44% 12
West Midlands -99 45 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West -21 43 £57,500 +27.78% 7
East of England -69 32 £45,000 - 2
North West -80 30 £48,000 +3.23% 5
Scotland -39 26 £60,000 +33.33%
East Midlands -28 22 £45,000 +0.14% 6
Yorkshire -53 17 £45,000 +25.00% 7

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for Clustering.

1 260 (47.10%) Windows
2 241 (43.66%) Azure
3 238 (43.12%) VMware
4 223 (40.40%) Active Directory
5 221 (40.04%) SQL
6 208 (37.68%) Microsoft
7 163 (29.53%) SQL Server
8 160 (28.99%) Linux
9 141 (25.54%) PowerShell
10 140 (25.36%) AWS
11 138 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 126 (22.83%) Python
13 125 (22.64%) Microsoft 365
14 122 (22.10%) VMware Infrastructure
15 110 (19.93%) Agile
16 108 (19.57%) Load Balancing
17 106 (19.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 100 (18.12%) DevOps
18 100 (18.12%) Kubernetes
19 98 (17.75%) Docker
19 98 (17.75%) Microsoft Clustering
20 96 (17.39%) Azure Active Directory
21 95 (17.21%) Firewall
21 95 (17.21%) DNS
22 91 (16.49%) ITIL
23 89 (16.12%) DHCP
24 85 (15.40%) Machine Learning
24 85 (15.40%) High Availability
24 85 (15.40%) VMware ESXi
25 81 (14.67%) Finance

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 63 (11.41%) IIS
2 50 (9.06%) SharePoint
3 49 (8.88%) MS Exchange
4 16 (2.90%) Apache Spark
5 14 (2.54%) Jupyter
6 13 (2.36%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.27%) Apache
8 6 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.91%) nginx
10 4 (0.72%) Traefik
11 3 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.54%) Confluence
11 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.18%) Mule
Applications
1 16 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 241 (43.66%) Azure
2 140 (25.36%) AWS
3 125 (22.64%) Microsoft 365
4 96 (17.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 48 (8.70%) GCP
6 41 (7.43%) IaaS
7 37 (6.70%) GitHub
8 35 (6.34%) Azure DevOps
9 32 (5.80%) PaaS
9 32 (5.80%) SaaS
10 31 (5.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 27 (4.89%) Power Platform
12 26 (4.71%) Serverless
13 17 (3.08%) OneDrive
14 13 (2.36%) Azure Key Vault
15 12 (2.17%) Amazon ECS
15 12 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (1.81%) Amazon S3
16 10 (1.81%) npm
17 9 (1.63%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 95 (17.21%) DNS
1 95 (17.21%) Firewall
2 89 (16.12%) DHCP
3 76 (13.77%) SAN
4 52 (9.42%) TCP/IP
5 38 (6.88%) WAN
6 33 (5.98%) Internet
7 32 (5.80%) Wireless
8 27 (4.89%) LAN
9 18 (3.26%) Fibre Channel
9 18 (3.26%) VPN
10 14 (2.54%) FTP
10 14 (2.54%) VLAN
11 13 (2.36%) SSH
11 13 (2.36%) VoIP
12 12 (2.17%) MPLS
13 11 (1.99%) BGP
13 11 (1.99%) Kerberos
13 11 (1.99%) OSPF
13 11 (1.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (29.53%) SQL Server
2 55 (9.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (8.88%) MySQL
4 49 (8.88%) Relational Database
5 39 (7.07%) Oracle Database
6 36 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (6.16%) Redis
8 32 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (5.43%) Oracle Database 12c
10 28 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (4.53%) CockroachDB
12 23 (4.17%) Power BI
13 18 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (2.90%) Tableau
15 15 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
17 13 (2.36%) Big Data
18 12 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 55 (9.96%) Git (software)
2 39 (7.07%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.90%) JIRA
4 15 (2.72%) GitLab
5 13 (2.36%) Gerrit
6 12 (2.17%) Gradle
6 12 (2.17%) Maven
7 11 (1.99%) git-flow
8 10 (1.81%) Babel
8 10 (1.81%) Cypress.io
8 10 (1.81%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.81%) IntelliJ
8 10 (1.81%) Visual Studio Code
8 10 (1.81%) webpack
9 9 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 81 (14.67%) Finance
2 72 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (10.87%) Social Skills
4 32 (5.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 30 (5.43%) Public Sector
6 17 (3.08%) Marketing
7 16 (2.90%) Law
8 13 (2.36%) Legal
9 10 (1.81%) Front Office
9 10 (1.81%) Organisational Skills
9 10 (1.81%) Retail
10 7 (1.27%) Advertising
10 7 (1.27%) Banking
11 6 (1.09%) Games
11 6 (1.09%) Military
11 6 (1.09%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.91%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.36%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.36%) German Language
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (17.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 79 (14.31%) DBA
3 62 (11.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 59 (10.69%) Administrator
5 53 (9.60%) Developer
6 43 (7.79%) SQL DBA
7 39 (7.07%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 39 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
8 34 (6.16%) IT Engineer
9 29 (5.25%) Cloud Engineer
10 27 (4.89%) Data Scientist
11 25 (4.53%) Mobile Developer
11 25 (4.53%) React Developer
11 25 (4.53%) Support Engineer
11 25 (4.53%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (3.99%) SQL Server DBA
13 19 (3.44%) Oracle DBA
13 19 (3.44%) Senior DBA
13 19 (3.44%) Software Engineer
14 18 (3.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (9.78%) Node.js
2 44 (7.97%) Redux
3 31 (5.62%) Elastic Stack
4 30 (5.43%) React
5 26 (4.71%) Flask
6 25 (4.53%) React Native
7 19 (3.44%) AngularJS
7 19 (3.44%) Django
7 19 (3.44%) Ember.js
7 19 (3.44%) Express
7 19 (3.44%) LDAP
7 19 (3.44%) Ruby on Rails
7 19 (3.44%) Web Services
8 17 (3.08%) ActiveMQ
8 17 (3.08%) SAML
9 14 (2.54%) ARM Templates
9 14 (2.54%) Pandas
10 12 (2.17%) OAuth
11 11 (1.99%) HTML
11 11 (1.99%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.33%) Data Centre
2 51 (9.24%) Replication
3 35 (6.34%) Public Cloud
4 30 (5.43%) Cloud Native
5 27 (4.89%) Algorithms
6 26 (4.71%) Management Information System
6 26 (4.71%) Mobile App
7 24 (4.35%) PKI
8 20 (3.62%) User Experience
9 19 (3.44%) SCADA
10 17 (3.08%) EMC VNX
11 14 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (2.36%) Virtual Team
13 12 (2.17%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
15 7 (1.27%) Blockchain
15 7 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
16 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.09%) Oculus
Operating Systems
1 260 (47.10%) Windows
2 160 (28.99%) Linux
3 138 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 64 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (9.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (8.70%) Windows Server 2016
8 45 (8.15%) Unix
9 44 (7.97%) Windows Server 2019
10 23 (4.17%) SUSE
10 23 (4.17%) Windows 10
11 20 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (3.44%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.63%) CoreOS
14 7 (1.27%) AIX
14 7 (1.27%) Android
14 7 (1.27%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (1.09%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (19.93%) Agile
2 108 (19.57%) Load Balancing
3 106 (19.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 100 (18.12%) DevOps
5 91 (16.49%) ITIL
6 85 (15.40%) High Availability
6 85 (15.40%) Machine Learning
7 71 (12.86%) CI/CD
8 65 (11.78%) Performance Tuning
9 62 (11.23%) Problem Management
10 61 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
11 54 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 49 (8.88%) Change Control
13 48 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (8.33%) Capacity Management
14 46 (8.33%) Project Delivery
15 43 (7.79%) Computer Science
15 43 (7.79%) Mentoring
16 42 (7.61%) Service Management
17 41 (7.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 221 (40.04%) SQL
2 141 (25.54%) PowerShell
3 126 (22.83%) Python
4 56 (10.14%) T-SQL
5 53 (9.60%) Java
6 42 (7.61%) Bash
7 40 (7.25%) VB
8 26 (4.71%) Ruby
8 26 (4.71%) TypeScript
9 23 (4.17%) JavaScript
10 21 (3.80%) VBScript
11 19 (3.44%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.36%) C#
12 13 (2.36%) Groovy
13 11 (1.99%) C
14 10 (1.81%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.63%) Scala
16 8 (1.45%) R
17 6 (1.09%) C++
17 6 (1.09%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 68 (12.32%) Degree
2 55 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (8.15%) MCSE
4 34 (6.16%) Security Cleared
5 33 (5.98%) MCSA
6 32 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 20 (3.62%) PhD
9 17 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (1.81%) MCTS
12 9 (1.63%) VCAP
13 6 (1.09%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.09%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
16 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
16 1 (0.18%) MOS
16 1 (0.18%) VCP5
16 1 (0.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.43%) SLA
2 16 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.54%) SOC 1
3 14 (2.54%) SOC 2
4 12 (2.17%) GDPR
5 10 (1.81%) Accessibility
6 9 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.91%) PMO
9 4 (0.72%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.72%) QA
10 2 (0.36%) DICOM
10 2 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 223 (40.40%) Active Directory
2 122 (22.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (17.75%) Docker
4 85 (15.40%) VMware ESXi
5 78 (14.13%) Hyper-V
6 60 (10.87%) vSphere
7 18 (3.26%) Terminal Services
8 16 (2.90%) KVM
9 12 (2.17%) VMware NSX
10 9 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.27%) DFS Replication
12 6 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.54%) NFS
14 3 (0.54%) XenApp
15 2 (0.36%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.36%) Firmware
16 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.18%) NDS
16 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 100 (18.12%) Kubernetes
2 98 (17.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 70 (12.68%) Failover Clustering
4 61 (11.05%) Ansible
5 54 (9.78%) SCCM
6 51 (9.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 45 (8.15%) Terraform
8 39 (7.07%) Single Sign-On
9 38 (6.88%) vCenter Server
10 32 (5.80%) WSUS
11 30 (5.43%) Microsoft Intune
11 30 (5.43%) SCOM
12 29 (5.25%) Puppet
13 27 (4.89%) Prometheus
14 26 (4.71%) Norton AntiVirus
15 21 (3.80%) PowerCLI
16 20 (3.62%) Grafana
16 20 (3.62%) OpenView
16 20 (3.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 19 (3.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 238 (43.12%) VMware
2 208 (37.68%) Microsoft
3 69 (12.50%) Cisco
3 69 (12.50%) HP
4 56 (10.14%) Red Hat
5 50 (9.06%) Oracle
6 47 (8.51%) Google
7 39 (7.07%) Citrix
8 37 (6.70%) IBM
9 35 (6.34%) EMC
10 34 (6.16%) Dell
11 33 (5.98%) Veeam
12 29 (5.25%) Veritas
13 26 (4.71%) 3PAR
13 26 (4.71%) Symantec
14 25 (4.53%) TrueLayer
15 19 (3.44%) jetNEXUS
15 19 (3.44%) Meraki
16 18 (3.26%) Brocade
17 17 (3.08%) Rackspace