The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 28 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 6 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.39% 0.78% 3.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.68% 2.38% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £26,041 £35,750 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.15% -11.72%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Clustering
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
62 84 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 35.03% 32.68% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 45 66 51
Average salary £34,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.47% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Clustering
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Clustering Salary Trend in Chester

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) IIS
6 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (50.00%) Migration
6 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 5 (41.67%) MCSE
7 5 (41.67%) DHCP
7 5 (41.67%) DNS
7 5 (41.67%) Open Source
7 5 (41.67%) VMware
7 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
7 5 (41.67%) MCITP
7 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
8 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (33.33%) Degree
8 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (33.33%) VBScript
8 4 (33.33%) VB
8 4 (33.33%) EMC
8 4 (33.33%) SAN
9 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (16.67%) SQL Server

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (8.33%) DTS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) VBScript
2 4 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
2 5 (41.67%) MCITP
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle