The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank - 28 -
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 4.83% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 8.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Clustering
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
69 80 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 63.30% 55.17% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 67 34
Average salary £32,750 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Clustering across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Clustering
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Clustering Salary Trend in Belfast

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering.

1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 15 (78.95%) DNS
2 15 (78.95%) Veritas
2 15 (78.95%) DHCP
2 15 (78.95%) Sophos
2 15 (78.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) VMware ESX
2 15 (78.95%) NetBackup
3 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
3 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (52.63%) vSphere
4 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (52.63%) ITIL V3
4 10 (52.63%) NAS
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (52.63%) Backup Exec
4 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
4 10 (52.63%) IIS
4 10 (52.63%) Citrix
4 10 (52.63%) SAN
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (52.63%) Symantec

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
1 10 (52.63%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) DNS
1 15 (78.95%) DHCP
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) NAS
2 10 (52.63%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Service Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) JDBC
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) NHS
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (78.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL V3
3 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
4 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
4 4 (21.05%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (15.79%) People Management
5 3 (15.79%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
1 15 (78.95%) VMware ESX
2 10 (52.63%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) NetBackup
2 10 (52.63%) Backup Exec
2 10 (52.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (26.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Veritas
2 15 (78.95%) Sophos
2 15 (78.95%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) Citrix
3 10 (52.63%) Symantec
4 5 (26.32%) CommVault
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle