The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank - 63 60
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 0 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 1.56% 1.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.91% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 9
Average salary - £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Clustering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
279 265 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 36.38% 31.85% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 236 200 144
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,050 £45,992
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Clustering
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Clustering Salary Trend in the North East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Replication
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) Dell

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Intel