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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 57 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.20% - 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.32% - 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £24,000 - £44,750
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 - £44,550
10% offered a salary of more than £24,800 - £44,950
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +4.37%
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
139 92 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.91% 18.22% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 119 88 102
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £40,000 £45,000
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
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
Blackburn - 2 £25,000 -
Clustering
North West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) NAS
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) XenApp
5 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) OLAP
5 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (28.57%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) OLAP
1 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Support
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) E-business
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam