The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 205 165 187
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +22
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 51 93 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 1.27% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.76% 4.65% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £32,440 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1849 2000 1786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.74% 27.25% 25.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1424 1662 1496
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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England

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Clustering
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Clustering Salary Trend in the North West

Clustering
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Clustering Salary Histogram in the North West

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Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 33 £45,000 +11.80% 1
Merseyside -11 10 £37,000 +13.74%
Cheshire -32 8 £50,000 +23.45% 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 61 (57.01%) Windows
2 60 (56.07%) SQL
3 54 (50.47%) SQL Server
4 42 (39.25%) Replication
5 41 (38.32%) Microsoft
6 30 (28.04%) Oracle
7 28 (26.17%) T-SQL
8 26 (24.30%) Relational Database
9 25 (23.36%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (23.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (19.63%) Degree
10 21 (19.63%) Shell Script
10 21 (19.63%) Oracle Database
11 20 (18.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (18.69%) Finance
11 20 (18.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (17.76%) Linux
13 18 (16.82%) Active Directory
14 17 (15.89%) MS Excel
14 17 (15.89%) UNIX
14 17 (15.89%) MS Exchange
14 17 (15.89%) PL/SQL
15 15 (14.02%) High Availability
15 15 (14.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (13.08%) Hyper-V
16 14 (13.08%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (13.08%) RDBMS
16 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (13.08%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 17 (15.89%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.15%) SAS
3 12 (11.21%) SharePoint
3 12 (11.21%) Apache
3 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (10.28%) IIS
5 10 (9.35%) WebSphere
5 10 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (7.48%) WebLogic
7 7 (6.54%) GlassFish
7 7 (6.54%) WebSphere Process Server
7 7 (6.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (6.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (6.54%) WebLogic Portal
7 7 (6.54%) WebLogic Integration
8 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
10 4 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (2.80%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (15.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) SaaS
2 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.08%) Internet
2 12 (11.21%) Firewall
2 12 (11.21%) DNS
2 12 (11.21%) SAN
3 7 (6.54%) Intranet
4 6 (5.61%) SSL
5 5 (4.67%) SSH
5 5 (4.67%) LDAP
5 5 (4.67%) Kerberos
5 5 (4.67%) NAS
6 4 (3.74%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.80%) SMTP
7 3 (2.80%) DHCP
7 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.87%) BGP
9 1 (0.93%) VLAN
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.93%) Wireless
9 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (50.47%) SQL Server
2 26 (24.30%) Relational Database
3 25 (23.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (19.63%) Oracle Database
5 20 (18.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (18.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (14.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (13.08%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (13.08%) RDBMS
8 10 (9.35%) DTS
8 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (9.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (8.41%) MySQL
10 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (2.80%) DataStage
11 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.74%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.74%) JUnit
3 4 (3.74%) Maven
4 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 20 (18.69%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Retail
3 7 (6.54%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.87%) Games
5 2 (1.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (48.60%) DBA
2 34 (31.78%) SQL DBA
3 24 (22.43%) Administrator
4 14 (13.08%) Developer
5 8 (7.48%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (4.67%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Data Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) MySQL DBA
8 5 (4.67%) DBA Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (2.80%) Messaging Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) Oracle Fusion
1 8 (7.48%) Middleware
1 8 (7.48%) Web Services
2 7 (6.54%) Java EE
2 7 (6.54%) Ajax
2 7 (6.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 7 (6.54%) Spring Web Flow
2 7 (6.54%) JPA
2 7 (6.54%) Spring
2 7 (6.54%) JSF
2 7 (6.54%) JTA
2 7 (6.54%) Hibernate
2 7 (6.54%) JMS
2 7 (6.54%) Struts
2 7 (6.54%) JSP
2 7 (6.54%) Servlets
2 7 (6.54%) EJB
2 7 (6.54%) XML
2 7 (6.54%) J2EE
2 7 (6.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (39.25%) Replication
2 9 (8.41%) Telematics
3 8 (7.48%) Blackberry
4 7 (6.54%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.54%) DataPower
4 7 (6.54%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (4.67%) Device Driver
6 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.87%) Open Source
8 1 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.93%) Derivative
8 1 (0.93%) Economics
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.93%) Equities
8 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.93%) Firmware
8 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 61 (57.01%) Windows
2 19 (17.76%) Linux
3 17 (15.89%) UNIX
4 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.61%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.61%) AIX
6 6 (5.61%) HPUX
6 6 (5.61%) Solaris
7 5 (4.67%) FreeBSD
8 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.36%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (14.02%) High Availability
3 13 (12.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (11.21%) Migration
4 12 (11.21%) E-Commerce
5 11 (10.28%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.48%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (7.48%) Configuration Management
7 8 (7.48%) SOA
7 8 (7.48%) Data Protection
7 8 (7.48%) Network Load Balancing
8 7 (6.54%) Load Balancing
8 7 (6.54%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.54%) AOP
8 7 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.54%) TDD
8 7 (6.54%) BPEL
8 7 (6.54%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.07%) SQL
2 28 (26.17%) T-SQL
3 21 (19.63%) Shell Script
4 17 (15.89%) PL/SQL
5 10 (9.35%) Java
6 5 (4.67%) Ruby
7 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.80%) Perl
9 2 (1.87%) C
9 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) Python
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (19.63%) Degree
2 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.35%) MCITP
4 9 (8.41%) MCSE
4 9 (8.41%) HND
5 8 (7.48%) MCTS
6 6 (5.61%) MCSA
7 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) MCP
8 1 (0.93%) CCNP
8 1 (0.93%) CCNA
8 1 (0.93%) CCA
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CCEA
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.93%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.74%) QA
3 3 (2.80%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (16.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.08%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.67%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.67%) vSphere
6 4 (3.74%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (3.74%) UAG
6 4 (3.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.80%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.87%) Postfix
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.93%) vCloud
9 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) SCCM
2 9 (8.41%) SCOM
3 6 (5.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (3.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (3.74%) MOM
4 4 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.93%) Nagios
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 41 (38.32%) Microsoft
2 30 (28.04%) Oracle
3 12 (11.21%) VMware
3 12 (11.21%) NetApp
4 9 (8.41%) HP
5 8 (7.48%) Citrix
5 8 (7.48%) Symantec
5 8 (7.48%) IBM
6 7 (6.54%) JBoss
6 7 (6.54%) Kony
7 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.80%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.80%) Cisco
8 3 (2.80%) Dell
9 2 (1.87%) IronPort
10 1 (0.93%) Sophos
10 1 (0.93%) EMC
10 1 (0.93%) Veritas
10 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.93%) Avaya
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