The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 174 132 172
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +40
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 21 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.91% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 2.76% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 24
Average salary £38,500 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.08% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £64,550
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1335 1230 1307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.79% 32.76% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1013 1152
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Clustering
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Clustering Salary Trend in Manchester

Clustering
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Manchester

Clustering
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
Clustering
North West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 20 (44.44%) SAN
3 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
4 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (35.56%) Replication
5 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
5 16 (35.56%) IIS
5 16 (35.56%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (33.33%) NAS
6 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 14 (31.11%) DNS
7 14 (31.11%) Migration
7 14 (31.11%) Load Balancing
8 13 (28.89%) VMware
8 13 (28.89%) ITIL
8 13 (28.89%) T-SQL
9 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 12 (26.67%) Symantec
10 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (24.44%) .NET
10 11 (24.44%) Finance
10 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
11 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (22.22%) Change Management
11 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (35.56%) IIS
2 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
5 5 (11.11%) Apache
5 5 (11.11%) nginx
6 2 (4.44%) JBoss
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.22%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) SAN
2 15 (33.33%) NAS
3 14 (31.11%) DNS
4 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 10 (22.22%) SMTP
6 4 (8.89%) DHCP
6 4 (8.89%) VPN
6 4 (8.89%) Firewall
7 3 (6.67%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.44%) Wireless
8 2 (4.44%) VLAN
8 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (4.44%) Internet
9 1 (2.22%) NFC
9 1 (2.22%) SSL
9 1 (2.22%) LAN
9 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (17.78%) DTS
4 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (11.11%) MySQL
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
7 3 (6.67%) MariaDB
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.22%) ActiveReports
9 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.22%) Big Data
9 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (2.22%) Toad
2 1 (2.22%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Billing
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) DBA
2 14 (31.11%) SQL DBA
3 11 (24.44%) Administrator
4 10 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (17.78%) Server Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.67%) Exchange Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Messaging Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Email Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) SOAP
2 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) JSF
2 1 (2.22%) Java EE
2 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) REST
2 1 (2.22%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Replication
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Tandem
4 1 (2.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.22%) Linux
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) UNIX
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.22%) AIX
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (31.11%) Load Balancing
2 14 (31.11%) Migration
3 13 (28.89%) ITIL
4 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (22.22%) Change Management
5 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (20.00%) Data Transformation
7 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Performance Management
8 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.44%) CRM
10 2 (4.44%) ETL
10 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) T-SQL
3 10 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 10 (22.22%) Perl
3 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) CCNA
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.44%) RHCA
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (4.44%) LPIC
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.33%) vSphere
4 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.44%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (15.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (8.89%) Puppet
4 3 (6.67%) Capistrano
4 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (4.44%) SCCM
5 2 (4.44%) SCOM
5 2 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.44%) Nagios
6 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 12 (26.67%) Symantec
4 7 (15.56%) IronPort
5 6 (13.33%) Citrix
5 6 (13.33%) HP
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (6.67%) McAfee
7 3 (6.67%) Percona
8 2 (4.44%) Meraki
8 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.44%) NetApp
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco
8 2 (4.44%) IBM
8 2 (4.44%) EMC