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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 93 85 119
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +34
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 9 42 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 2.28% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 5.94% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 39 0
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
480 707 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.38% 38.36% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 409 593 397
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Wilmslow +12 3 £45,000 +15.38%
Runcorn - 2 £40,000 -
Macclesfield +17 1 £42,500 -37.95%
Warrington -1 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Knutsford -3 1 £50,500 -23.77%
Clustering
North West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (63.64%) SQL
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 14 (63.64%) Replication
2 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (59.09%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (59.09%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (54.55%) ETL Development
3 12 (54.55%) ETL
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (50.00%) High Availability
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (31.82%) OLAP
6 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (31.82%) Project Management
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 4 (18.18%) Change Management
9 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) GIS

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DMZ
1 3 (13.64%) SSL
2 2 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (31.82%) OLAP
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (13.64%) GIS
9 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
9 1 (4.55%) MySQL
9 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
9 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) DBA
2 13 (59.09%) SQL DBA
3 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 7 (31.82%) OLAP Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior DBA
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior OLAP Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior SQL DBA
3 7 (31.82%) Senior SQL Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 7 (31.82%) Senior SQL Server Developer
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Developer
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server DBA
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Developer
3 7 (31.82%) T-SQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Replication
2 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (9.09%) EqualLogic
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Capacity Planning
1 13 (59.09%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (54.55%) ETL
2 12 (54.55%) ETL Development
3 11 (50.00%) High Availability
4 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
5 5 (22.73%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (18.18%) Change Management
6 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
7 3 (13.64%) Presales
8 1 (4.55%) ERP
8 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.55%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Open Source
8 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 2 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) VMware