The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 - 54 52
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.25% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.81% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £37,500 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +68.53%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
161 123 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.66% 30.60% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 133 98 81
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,084 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £37,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Clustering
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Clustering Salary Trend in Lancashire

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) SCOM
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Pacemaker
4 2 (25.00%) iptables
4 2 (25.00%) Corosync
4 2 (25.00%) KVM
4 2 (25.00%) logstash
4 2 (25.00%) Rsyslog
4 2 (25.00%) Ceph
4 2 (25.00%) Bacula
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (25.00%) Percona
4 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) yum

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (25.00%) nginx
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
1 2 (25.00%) OpenVPN
1 2 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) DBA
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 6 (75.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) OpenBSD
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) FreeBSD
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) iptables
1 2 (25.00%) Corosync
1 2 (25.00%) KVM
1 2 (25.00%) Ceph
1 2 (25.00%) Varnish
1 2 (25.00%) Dovecot
1 2 (25.00%) Openswan
1 2 (25.00%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (25.00%) OpenSIPS
1 2 (25.00%) Postfix
1 2 (25.00%) Sendmail
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) Pacemaker
2 2 (25.00%) logstash
2 2 (25.00%) Rsyslog
2 2 (25.00%) Bacula
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (25.00%) yum
2 2 (25.00%) Cacti
2 2 (25.00%) Munin
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Percona
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat