The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 81 113 95
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -18
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 40 2 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.14% 0.13% 2.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.98% 0.37% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 37 0 27
Average salary £47,000 - £40,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 - £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,699 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.03%
Clustering
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
669 540 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.78% 34.55% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 548 387 534
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Clustering
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Clustering Salary Trend in Cheshire

Clustering
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Clustering
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 11 £35,000 - 3
Knutsford - 9 £65,000 -
Chester - 6 £52,500 - 1
Macclesfield - 5 £68,500 -
Wilmslow - 2 £39,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £45,000 - 2
Clustering
North West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 41 (66.13%) Windows
2 35 (56.45%) Finance
3 32 (51.61%) Migration
4 31 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (48.39%) PowerShell
6 29 (46.77%) SAN
6 29 (46.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (43.55%) TCP/IP
8 24 (38.71%) SQL
9 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
9 23 (37.10%) Replication
10 22 (35.48%) T-SQL
11 21 (33.87%) ITIL
11 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
12 20 (32.26%) MS Exchange
12 20 (32.26%) SMTP
12 20 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (32.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2007
13 18 (29.03%) IronPort
13 18 (29.03%) Load Balancing
13 18 (29.03%) NAS
13 18 (29.03%) Problem Management
13 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
13 18 (29.03%) Symantec
13 18 (29.03%) Norton AntiVirus
13 18 (29.03%) Perl
13 18 (29.03%) DNS
13 18 (29.03%) IIS
13 18 (29.03%) VB.NET

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 20 (32.26%) MS Exchange
1 20 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 20 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 18 (29.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.77%) SAN
2 27 (43.55%) TCP/IP
3 20 (32.26%) SMTP
4 18 (29.03%) DNS
4 18 (29.03%) NAS
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.61%) SSL
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 20 (32.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (24.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (12.90%) OLAP Cube
5 8 (12.90%) OLAP
5 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (6.45%) DTS
7 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (4.84%) MySQL
8 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
General
1 35 (56.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) DBA
2 19 (30.65%) SQL DBA
3 13 (20.97%) SQL Server DBA
4 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.84%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Server Support
7 3 (4.84%) Messaging Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Exchange Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) COM
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.10%) Replication
2 3 (4.84%) NHS
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) FlexPod
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (66.13%) Windows
2 31 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (46.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.68%) AIX
6 5 (8.06%) HPUX
6 5 (8.06%) Solaris
7 4 (6.45%) Linux
8 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Migration
2 21 (33.87%) ITIL
3 18 (29.03%) Load Balancing
3 18 (29.03%) Problem Management
4 14 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (17.74%) ETL
6 10 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (14.52%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (9.68%) Incident Management
8 6 (9.68%) Change Management
8 6 (9.68%) Capacity Management
9 4 (6.45%) Data Transformation
9 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.45%) Line Management
9 4 (6.45%) CRM
10 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.84%) BCP
10 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) PowerShell
2 24 (38.71%) SQL
3 22 (35.48%) T-SQL
4 18 (29.03%) Perl
4 18 (29.03%) VB.NET
5 10 (16.13%) VBScript
5 10 (16.13%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (17.74%) MCITP
2 11 (17.74%) MCSE
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) VMware ESX
3 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (29.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (27.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.61%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.03%) Symantec
2 18 (29.03%) IronPort
3 16 (25.81%) VMware
4 10 (16.13%) EMC
5 2 (3.23%) Citrix
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Sun
6 1 (1.61%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.61%) NetApp
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