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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 357 281
Rank change year-on-year -47 -76  
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 580 917 1307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.88% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 2.07% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 476 772 1062
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35333 44259 45159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.90% 42.61% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28529 35787 35763
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Clustering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the UK

Clustering
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Clustering.

Salary trend for Clustering in the UK

Clustering
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Clustering in the UK

Clustering
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -55 563 £47,500 -2.06% 60
London -39 256 £55,000 -4.34% 18
South East -15 117 £55,000 +22.22% 17
North West -28 61 £44,000 +3.52% 6
City of London +25 57 £61,250 +6.52% 6
Manchester -33 40 £42,500 -1.16% 3
West Midlands +12 36 £40,000 -9.60% 9
Berkshire +23 35 £55,000 +15.78% 1
East of England -27 29 £52,500 +12.90% 1
Surrey +17 24 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Reading +29 23 £55,000 +15.78%
East Midlands +18 23 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire -6 21 £43,000 +7.50% 5
Hampshire +8 20 £45,000 - 5
West Yorkshire -7 17 £43,000 +13.85% 3
Leeds +5 13 £43,000 +13.85% 2
Oxfordshire +2 12 £62,500 +29.53% 1
South West -9 12 £33,750 -14.38% 2
Cambridgeshire -15 12 £52,500 -
Egham - 12 £57,500 - 2
Tyne and Wear +16 10 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 10 £30,000 -17.24%
North East +11 10 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Buckinghamshire -20 10 £25,000 -50.00% 3
Cheshire -6 9 £44,000 +3.52% 1
Cambridge -20 9 £52,500 -12.50%
Warwickshire - 9 £40,000 - 2
Northamptonshire +17 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Lancashire +1 8 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Leicestershire 0 8 £42,500 +26.86%

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Clustering.

1 702 (58.16%) SQL Server
2 653 (54.10%) SQL
3 647 (53.60%) Windows
4 539 (44.66%) Microsoft
5 422 (34.96%) Windows Server
6 400 (33.14%) Active Directory
7 396 (32.81%) VMware
8 341 (28.25%) Linux
9 294 (24.36%) Finance
9 294 (24.36%) High Availability
9 294 (24.36%) Performance Tuning
10 281 (23.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 274 (22.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 267 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 263 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 258 (21.38%) SAN
15 252 (20.88%) PowerShell
16 247 (20.46%) T-SQL
17 238 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 233 (19.30%) Replication
19 219 (18.14%) DNS
20 214 (17.73%) MS Exchange
21 210 (17.40%) SQL Server 2008
22 206 (17.07%) Hyper-V
23 205 (16.98%) IIS
24 204 (16.90%) ITIL
25 186 (15.41%) Microsoft Azure
26 161 (13.34%) Disaster Recovery
26 161 (13.34%) Oracle
27 157 (13.01%) Business Intelligence

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
1 214 (17.73%) MS Exchange
2 205 (16.98%) IIS
3 155 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 97 (8.04%) SharePoint
5 85 (7.04%) Apache
6 82 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 58 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 57 (4.72%) Tomcat
9 54 (4.47%) Skype for Business
10 42 (3.48%) JBoss
11 38 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 31 (2.57%) WebLogic
12 31 (2.57%) WebSphere
13 30 (2.49%) Umbraco
14 28 (2.32%) CMS
15 27 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
16 21 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
17 16 (1.33%) OpenStack
18 15 (1.24%) Apache Spark
18 15 (1.24%) nginx
Applications
1 52 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.83%) Siebel Analytics
2 8 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.083%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 186 (15.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
3 120 (9.94%) Office 365
4 23 (1.91%) PaaS
4 23 (1.91%) SaaS
5 21 (1.74%) IaaS
6 15 (1.24%) OpenShift
7 10 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.58%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.33%) Datadog
10 4 (0.33%) Joyent
11 3 (0.25%) Yammer
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.17%) GitHub
12 2 (0.17%) Route 53
12 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.083%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 258 (21.38%) SAN
2 219 (18.14%) DNS
3 149 (12.34%) Firewall
4 97 (8.04%) DHCP
5 93 (7.71%) TCP/IP
6 79 (6.55%) NAS
7 65 (5.39%) VPN
8 58 (4.81%) WAN
9 54 (4.47%) Internet
10 52 (4.31%) LAN
11 48 (3.98%) iSCSI
12 41 (3.40%) SSL
13 40 (3.31%) SMTP
14 33 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (2.65%) Skype
15 32 (2.65%) VLAN
16 31 (2.57%) LDAP
16 31 (2.57%) Network Security
17 30 (2.49%) Remote Desktop
18 28 (2.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 702 (58.16%) SQL Server
2 281 (23.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 238 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 210 (17.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 156 (12.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 152 (12.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 143 (11.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 127 (10.52%) Data Warehouse
9 124 (10.27%) MySQL
10 99 (8.20%) NoSQL
11 93 (7.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 91 (7.54%) MongoDB
13 90 (7.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 76 (6.30%) Relational Database
15 66 (5.47%) SQL Server 2016
16 56 (4.64%) Hadoop
17 36 (2.98%) Oracle Database
18 35 (2.90%) RDBMS
19 32 (2.65%) Big Data
20 31 (2.57%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 63 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 49 (4.06%) Visual Studio
4 39 (3.23%) TeamCity
5 36 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 30 (2.49%) Jenkins
7 22 (1.82%) Bower
7 22 (1.82%) Grunt
7 22 (1.82%) gulp
8 20 (1.66%) JIRA
9 19 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (1.57%) MSBuild
10 18 (1.49%) Travis CI
11 17 (1.41%) Cucumber
12 16 (1.33%) SpecFlow
13 14 (1.16%) Selenium
14 8 (0.66%) Subversion
15 7 (0.58%) Hudson
16 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 5 (0.41%) PhantomJS
General
1 294 (24.36%) Finance
2 111 (9.20%) Banking
3 50 (4.14%) Marketing
4 45 (3.73%) Advertising
5 29 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.24%) Games
6 27 (2.24%) Legal
7 25 (2.07%) Back Office
8 24 (1.99%) Retail
9 19 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.49%) Music Industry
11 14 (1.16%) Law
12 10 (0.83%) Electronics
13 8 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.50%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.41%) Front Office
17 2 (0.17%) Welsh Language
18 1 (0.083%) Automotive
18 1 (0.083%) Billing
Job Titles
1 368 (30.49%) DBA
2 333 (27.59%) SQL DBA
3 192 (15.91%) SQL Server DBA
4 182 (15.08%) Administrator
5 120 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 99 (8.20%) Developer
6 99 (8.20%) Support Engineer
7 81 (6.71%) Analyst
7 81 (6.71%) Architect
8 72 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
9 56 (4.64%) Technical Engineer
10 48 (3.98%) Senior DBA
11 47 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
12 46 (3.81%) Technical Support
13 42 (3.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 41 (3.40%) Consultant
15 40 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
16 39 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 39 (3.23%) Senior SQL DBA
17 38 (3.15%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (9.61%) .NET
2 59 (4.89%) Web Services
3 50 (4.14%) HTML
4 38 (3.15%) jQuery
4 38 (3.15%) JSON
5 37 (3.07%) ASP.NET
6 36 (2.98%) HTML5
6 36 (2.98%) WCF
7 34 (2.82%) CSS
8 33 (2.73%) XML
9 29 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (2.24%) Middleware
11 26 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (2.15%) REST
12 24 (1.99%) J2EE
13 23 (1.91%) .NET Core
13 23 (1.91%) .NET Framework
13 23 (1.91%) CSS3
13 23 (1.91%) Elastic Stack
13 23 (1.91%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 233 (19.30%) Replication
2 103 (8.53%) Data Centre
3 97 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 32 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 26 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.82%) PKI
10 17 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (1.41%) Private Cloud
11 16 (1.33%) Driving Licence
12 15 (1.24%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.16%) Social Media
13 14 (1.16%) W3C
14 13 (1.08%) Blackberry
15 12 (0.99%) HP StoreVirtual
16 9 (0.75%) Fintech
16 9 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
17 8 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 647 (53.60%) Windows
2 422 (34.96%) Windows Server
3 341 (28.25%) Linux
4 274 (22.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 267 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 149 (12.34%) Unix
7 82 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 63 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 55 (4.56%) Solaris
10 31 (2.57%) CentOS
11 28 (2.32%) AIX
12 22 (1.82%) Windows 7
13 19 (1.57%) Windows 8
14 17 (1.41%) Ubuntu
15 15 (1.24%) HPUX
15 15 (1.24%) Windows 10
16 13 (1.08%) Debian
17 11 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 8 (0.66%) OpenVMS
18 8 (0.66%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (24.36%) High Availability
1 294 (24.36%) Performance Tuning
2 204 (16.90%) ITIL
3 161 (13.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 157 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
5 151 (12.51%) Load Balancing
6 148 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (7.62%) Migration
8 89 (7.37%) DevOps
9 88 (7.29%) Scrum
10 78 (6.46%) Capacity Planning
10 78 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
10 78 (6.46%) ETL
10 78 (6.46%) Performance Monitoring
11 77 (6.38%) Configuration Management
12 61 (5.05%) Network Load Balancing
13 53 (4.39%) Presales
14 51 (4.23%) Analytics
14 51 (4.23%) Database Security
15 48 (3.98%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 653 (54.10%) SQL
2 252 (20.88%) PowerShell
3 247 (20.46%) T-SQL
4 78 (6.46%) JavaScript
5 77 (6.38%) Python
6 73 (6.05%) C#
7 68 (5.63%) Java
8 62 (5.14%) Perl
9 44 (3.65%) Shell Script
10 31 (2.57%) VB
11 26 (2.15%) VBScript
12 25 (2.07%) Bash Shell
13 19 (1.57%) PHP
14 18 (1.49%) Ruby
15 9 (0.75%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 6 (0.50%) C
18 5 (0.41%) AWK
18 5 (0.41%) C++
18 5 (0.41%) sed
Qualifications
1 141 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (8.29%) MCSE
3 78 (6.46%) Degree
4 59 (4.89%) Security Cleared
5 52 (4.31%) MCSA
6 45 (3.73%) SC Cleared
7 44 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 42 (3.48%) MCP
9 40 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (2.15%) CCNA
11 17 (1.41%) MCITP
12 16 (1.33%) CCNP
13 14 (1.16%) RHCE
14 13 (1.08%) VCP5
15 9 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.58%) A+ Certification
16 7 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (0.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
18 5 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
19 4 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.22%) SLA
2 18 (1.49%) QA
3 11 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.17%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.083%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 400 (33.14%) Active Directory
2 263 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (17.07%) Hyper-V
4 89 (7.37%) vSphere
5 58 (4.81%) XenApp
6 53 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
7 50 (4.14%) Docker
8 38 (3.15%) VMware ESX
9 29 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (1.91%) XenDesktop
11 18 (1.49%) PowerHA
12 15 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
12 15 (1.24%) XenServer
13 14 (1.16%) NFS
14 11 (0.91%) Postfix
14 11 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 10 (0.83%) Terminal Services
16 9 (0.75%) iptables
16 9 (0.75%) Samba
17 8 (0.66%) KVM
Systems Management
1 149 (12.34%) Microsoft Clustering
2 113 (9.36%) SCCM
3 84 (6.96%) Puppet
4 80 (6.63%) SCOM
5 78 (6.46%) Failover Clustering
6 62 (5.14%) Ansible
7 51 (4.23%) Backup Exec
8 49 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
9 46 (3.81%) Nagios
10 44 (3.65%) WSUS
11 39 (3.23%) CFEngine
12 36 (2.98%) vCenter Server
13 27 (2.24%) NetBackup
14 24 (1.99%) Kubernetes
15 22 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
16 17 (1.41%) SCVMM
17 14 (1.16%) Ganglia
17 14 (1.16%) Netcool
18 12 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
19 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 539 (44.66%) Microsoft
2 396 (32.81%) VMware
3 161 (13.34%) Oracle
4 135 (11.18%) Citrix
5 125 (10.36%) Cisco
6 116 (9.61%) HP
7 102 (8.45%) Red Hat
8 69 (5.72%) Veritas
9 68 (5.63%) NetApp
10 66 (5.47%) IBM
11 56 (4.64%) Dell
12 45 (3.73%) SolarWinds
13 44 (3.65%) F5
13 44 (3.65%) Splunk
14 37 (3.07%) Symantec
15 32 (2.65%) Veeam
16 30 (2.49%) 3PAR
16 30 (2.49%) Facebook
17 28 (2.32%) EMC
17 28 (2.32%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
SoCode Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Bonus + Package + Career Progression
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Thame, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Servelec Group Plc
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £80000 - £100000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday