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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 30 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 6 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.65% 6.25% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.98% 11.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 0
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
86 77 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 66.67% 53.47% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 61 34
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,700 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 23 (100.00%) ITIL
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) DNS
2 19 (82.61%) Veritas
2 19 (82.61%) DHCP
2 19 (82.61%) Sophos
2 19 (82.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 19 (82.61%) VMware ESX
2 19 (82.61%) NetBackup
3 18 (78.26%) SC Cleared
3 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
4 14 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (60.87%) NAS
4 14 (60.87%) vSphere
4 14 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (60.87%) ITIL V3
4 14 (60.87%) Backup Exec
4 14 (60.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (60.87%) MS Exchange
4 14 (60.87%) IIS
4 14 (60.87%) Citrix
4 14 (60.87%) SAN
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (60.87%) Symantec
4 14 (60.87%) Norton AntiVirus

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (60.87%) IIS
1 14 (60.87%) MS Exchange
1 14 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2003
1 14 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2007
1 14 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) DHCP
1 19 (82.61%) DNS
1 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) NAS
2 14 (60.87%) SAN
3 4 (17.39%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) JDBC
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) NHS
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 19 (82.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (60.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 14 (60.87%) ITIL V3
4 8 (34.78%) Capacity Management
4 8 (34.78%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
6 3 (13.04%) Release Management
6 3 (13.04%) People Management
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) SC Cleared
1 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
1 19 (82.61%) VMware ESX
2 14 (60.87%) vSphere
3 8 (34.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (82.61%) NetBackup
2 14 (60.87%) Backup Exec
2 14 (60.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (21.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (82.61%) Veritas
2 19 (82.61%) Sophos
2 19 (82.61%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) Symantec
3 14 (60.87%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) CommVault
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle