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

Clustering
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 652 440 270
Rank change year-on-year -212 -170 +54
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 219 184 45
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.28% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 1.27% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 147 140 43
10th Percentile £42,000 £42,381 £36,250
25th Percentile £43,500 £49,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33% -9.77%
75th Percentile £65,000 £79,688 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £91,375 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - - -2.78%

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 WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35,821 14,489 3,363
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.52% 38.57% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17,492 10,384 2,799
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,700
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £43,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -4.17%
75th Percentile £83,125 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% -

Clustering
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Clustering trend for jobs with a WFH option

Clustering
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Clustering.

Clustering salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Clustering
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Clustering over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Clustering salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, Clustering job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Clustering.

1 100 (45.66%) Windows
2 96 (43.84%) Active Directory
3 93 (42.47%) Azure
4 79 (36.07%) SQL
5 78 (35.62%) SQL Server
6 73 (33.33%) VMware
7 64 (29.22%) Microsoft
8 62 (28.31%) Linux
8 62 (28.31%) Agile
9 55 (25.11%) AWS
10 52 (23.74%) Windows Server
11 50 (22.83%) DevOps
12 43 (19.63%) Docker
13 41 (18.72%) Kubernetes
13 41 (18.72%) High Availability
13 41 (18.72%) Microsoft 365
14 40 (18.26%) Problem Management
15 39 (17.81%) Performance Tuning
16 38 (17.35%) Python
17 35 (15.98%) Failover Clustering
17 35 (15.98%) CI/CD
18 34 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
18 34 (15.53%) HP
18 34 (15.53%) Software Engineering
19 33 (15.07%) Finance
19 33 (15.07%) Unix
19 33 (15.07%) Git (software)
20 32 (14.61%) Disaster Recovery
21 30 (13.70%) Hyper-V
22 29 (13.24%) PaaS

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 (11.42%) IIS
2 20 (9.13%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.39%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.20%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.74%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (1.83%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.91%) nginx
7 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.46%) Apache
8 1 (0.46%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.46%) Traefik
8 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.46%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 93 (42.47%) Azure
2 55 (25.11%) AWS
3 41 (18.72%) Microsoft 365
4 29 (13.24%) PaaS
5 28 (12.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (10.05%) IaaS
7 19 (8.68%) Azure DevOps
8 16 (7.31%) SaaS
9 15 (6.85%) GitHub
10 13 (5.94%) Azure Key Vault
11 12 (5.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (4.57%) Amazon ECS
12 10 (4.57%) GCP
12 10 (4.57%) npm
13 9 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (4.11%) Amazon S3
13 9 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (4.11%) Serverless
14 8 (3.65%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (3.20%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.79%) DNS
2 27 (12.33%) DHCP
2 27 (12.33%) Firewall
3 19 (8.68%) SAN
4 13 (5.94%) Internet
5 12 (5.48%) VLAN
6 11 (5.02%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.02%) WAN
7 10 (4.57%) LAN
8 8 (3.65%) VoIP
8 8 (3.65%) VPN
9 4 (1.83%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.83%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.37%) IPv4
10 3 (1.37%) MPLS
11 2 (0.91%) BGP
11 2 (0.91%) IPsec
11 2 (0.91%) OSPF
11 2 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (35.62%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.42%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (10.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (10.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (8.68%) Oracle Database
5 17 (7.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 17 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (6.39%) Relational Database
8 13 (5.94%) MySQL
9 11 (5.02%) Big Data
10 10 (4.57%) GIS
11 9 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (3.65%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (2.74%) OLTP
13 6 (2.74%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (2.74%) Power BI
14 4 (1.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (15.07%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.39%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.94%) Gerrit
4 10 (4.57%) Babel
4 10 (4.57%) Cypress.io
4 10 (4.57%) Eclipse
4 10 (4.57%) Gradle
4 10 (4.57%) IntelliJ
4 10 (4.57%) Maven
4 10 (4.57%) Visual Studio Code
4 10 (4.57%) webpack
5 8 (3.65%) git-flow
6 6 (2.74%) JIRA
6 6 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.46%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.46%) GitLab
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (15.07%) Finance
2 29 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (12.79%) Social Skills
4 26 (11.87%) Public Sector
5 13 (5.94%) Marketing
6 12 (5.48%) Legal
7 10 (4.57%) Organisational Skills
8 8 (3.65%) Front Office
9 7 (3.20%) Advertising
9 7 (3.20%) Law
10 6 (2.74%) Games
10 6 (2.74%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (0.46%) Local Government
12 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (19.63%) DBA
2 26 (11.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (9.13%) Developer
4 19 (8.68%) Software Engineer
4 19 (8.68%) SQL DBA
5 18 (8.22%) Linux Specialist
6 16 (7.31%) Administrator
7 14 (6.39%) Operations Engineer
8 13 (5.94%) Linux Support
8 13 (5.94%) Oracle DBA
8 13 (5.94%) Support Specialist
8 13 (5.94%) Technical Engineer
9 12 (5.48%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.48%) Technical Operations Engineer
10 11 (5.02%) Architect
10 11 (5.02%) IT Engineer
10 11 (5.02%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 10 (4.57%) Consultant
11 10 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.39%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (5.94%) ActiveMQ
3 10 (4.57%) JWT
3 10 (4.57%) OAuth
3 10 (4.57%) React
4 9 (4.11%) RESTful
5 7 (3.20%) SAML
6 6 (2.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (2.74%) Unreal Engine
7 4 (1.83%) .NET
8 3 (1.37%) CSS
8 3 (1.37%) HTML
9 2 (0.91%) LDAP
9 2 (0.91%) Node.js
9 2 (0.91%) PyTorch
9 2 (0.91%) TensorFlow
10 1 (0.46%) Middleware
10 1 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.46%) Vue.js
10 1 (0.46%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.68%) Data Centre
1 19 (8.68%) Public Cloud
2 15 (6.85%) Cloud Native
3 14 (6.39%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.94%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (5.94%) Virtual Team
5 12 (5.48%) Replication
6 10 (4.57%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.20%) Video\Live Streaming
8 6 (2.74%) Oculus
8 6 (2.74%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.91%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.91%) PKI
9 2 (0.91%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.91%) Social Media
10 1 (0.46%) BYOD
10 1 (0.46%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.46%) Hackathon
Operating Systems
1 100 (45.66%) Windows
2 62 (28.31%) Linux
3 52 (23.74%) Windows Server
4 33 (15.07%) Unix
5 25 (11.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.11%) CoreOS
8 7 (3.20%) Android
8 7 (3.20%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.28%) Windows 10
10 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (1.83%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.91%) AIX
12 2 (0.91%) CentOS
12 2 (0.91%) Solaris
13 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.46%) HPUX
13 1 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.31%) Agile
2 50 (22.83%) DevOps
3 41 (18.72%) High Availability
4 40 (18.26%) Problem Management
5 39 (17.81%) Performance Tuning
6 35 (15.98%) CI/CD
7 34 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (15.53%) Software Engineering
8 32 (14.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (12.79%) ITIL
10 27 (12.33%) Load Balancing
10 27 (12.33%) Project Delivery
11 26 (11.87%) Customer Requirements
11 26 (11.87%) Storage Management
12 23 (10.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 22 (10.05%) Prototyping
13 22 (10.05%) Test Automation
14 21 (9.59%) Change Control
14 21 (9.59%) Clean Code
15 20 (9.13%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 79 (36.07%) SQL
2 38 (17.35%) Python
3 29 (13.24%) T-SQL
4 28 (12.79%) Java
5 25 (11.42%) PowerShell
6 23 (10.50%) Bash
7 15 (6.85%) JavaScript
8 13 (5.94%) Groovy
9 11 (5.02%) PL/SQL
10 9 (4.11%) Scala
10 9 (4.11%) VB
11 8 (3.65%) R
12 7 (3.20%) C#
13 6 (2.74%) Kotlin
14 3 (1.37%) Perl
15 2 (0.91%) C
15 2 (0.91%) LookML
15 2 (0.91%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.91%) Ruby
16 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (8.22%) Degree
2 16 (7.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (6.85%) MCSA
3 15 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.94%) MCSE
5 11 (5.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (4.11%) MCTS
6 9 (4.11%) VCAP
7 6 (2.74%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.37%) PhD
8 3 (1.37%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.46%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.57%) Accessibility
2 8 (3.65%) GDPR
3 5 (2.28%) PMO
4 4 (1.83%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (43.84%) Active Directory
2 43 (19.63%) Docker
3 30 (13.70%) Hyper-V
4 28 (12.79%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (9.13%) vSphere
7 12 (5.48%) VMware NSX
8 7 (3.20%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.46%) KVM
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (18.72%) Kubernetes
2 35 (15.98%) Failover Clustering
3 29 (13.24%) Puppet
4 26 (11.87%) Ansible
5 19 (8.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 18 (8.22%) Red Hat Satellite
6 18 (8.22%) Terraform
6 18 (8.22%) Tivoli
7 17 (7.76%) Single Sign-On
8 16 (7.31%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 16 (7.31%) Microsoft Clustering
9 14 (6.39%) HAProxy
9 14 (6.39%) logstash
9 14 (6.39%) ZABBIX
10 13 (5.94%) Kibana
11 10 (4.57%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (3.65%) Rancher
12 8 (3.65%) vCenter Server
13 6 (2.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 6 (2.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 73 (33.33%) VMware
2 64 (29.22%) Microsoft
3 34 (15.53%) HP
4 26 (11.87%) Red Hat
5 25 (11.42%) Oracle
6 22 (10.05%) Cisco
7 19 (8.68%) Veritas
8 15 (6.85%) Citrix
9 13 (5.94%) Dell
9 13 (5.94%) Dynatrace
9 13 (5.94%) IBM
10 12 (5.48%) Civica
11 10 (4.57%) Sophos
12 8 (3.65%) Veeam
13 5 (2.28%) EMC
14 4 (1.83%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.83%) Google
15 3 (1.37%) Datto
15 3 (1.37%) McAfee
15 3 (1.37%) Symantec