The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 49 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.76% 0.83% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.85% 2.18% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £43,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.99%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
165 229 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.26% 38.10% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 128 183 167
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Clustering
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Clustering Salary Trend in Merseyside

Clustering
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Clustering
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Liverpool +15 6 £29,250 -
Wirral +11 1 £37,500 -3.84%
Clustering
North West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) SAN
1 9 (60.00%) Replication
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (33.33%) Change Control
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (26.67%) SRDF
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) LINC
6 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) EMC
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Unisys
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) MCP

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.67%) DB2
5 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DBA
2 8 (53.33%) Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Replication
2 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (33.33%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (26.67%) LINC
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCP
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) OCP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) SRDF
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) EMC
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Unisys
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR