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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 64 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 4 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.66% 0.61% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 1.93% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 11
Average salary £39,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 - £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
219 207 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.38% 31.51% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 177 173 224
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 17 September 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
Liverpool +7 2 - -
Wirral - 2 £39,000 -
Clustering
North West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Replication
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Database Security
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) MCTS
4 2 (22.22%) MCITP
4 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Administrator
2 5 (55.56%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
1 5 (55.56%) Database Security
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCTS
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft