The 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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 168 183 211
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +28
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 67 71 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 1.12% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.99% 3.01% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 55 48 41
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,041 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2240 2360 2482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.98% 37.34% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 1874 1934
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,600 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

Clustering Salary Histogram in the North West

Clustering
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +24 49 £45,000 - 7
Merseyside +2 8 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Lancashire - 7 £40,000 - 2
Cheshire +9 2 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 88 (69.29%) SQL Server
2 86 (67.72%) SQL
3 79 (62.20%) Replication
4 72 (56.69%) T-SQL
5 67 (52.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 61 (48.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 58 (45.67%) Microsoft
8 55 (43.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 52 (40.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 45 (35.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 45 (35.43%) Windows
11 44 (34.65%) High Availability
12 41 (32.28%) Finance
13 38 (29.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 33 (25.98%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (24.41%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (22.05%) SAN
17 26 (20.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 26 (20.47%) SQL Server 2005
17 26 (20.47%) RedGate
18 25 (19.69%) Capacity Planning
19 24 (18.90%) Active Directory
20 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2008
21 22 (17.32%) PowerShell
21 22 (17.32%) VMware
22 20 (15.75%) Legal
22 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2003
23 19 (14.96%) Migration
23 19 (14.96%) MS Excel
23 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.45%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.94%) IIS
4 5 (3.94%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (14.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.30%) Office 365
3 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.79%) Engine Yard
4 1 (0.79%) GitHub
4 1 (0.79%) Heroku
4 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.05%) SAN
2 14 (11.02%) Firewall
3 11 (8.66%) VoIP
4 10 (7.87%) LAN
5 6 (4.72%) DNS
5 6 (4.72%) VPN
5 6 (4.72%) WAN
5 6 (4.72%) Wireless
6 5 (3.94%) DHCP
6 5 (3.94%) NAS
7 4 (3.15%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.15%) IPv4
7 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.36%) SMTP
9 2 (1.57%) GSM
9 2 (1.57%) HTTP
9 2 (1.57%) Internet
9 2 (1.57%) S/MIME
10 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (69.29%) SQL Server
2 67 (52.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (48.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (43.31%) SQL Server 2014
5 52 (40.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 45 (35.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 38 (29.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (24.41%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (20.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 26 (20.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (13.39%) MySQL
11 13 (10.24%) DTS
11 13 (10.24%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (8.66%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (8.66%) MongoDB
13 5 (3.94%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (3.94%) DB2
13 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
14 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
15 1 (0.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.36%) ERwin
3 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.79%) tSQLt
4 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (32.28%) Finance
2 20 (15.75%) Legal
3 4 (3.15%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.36%) Law
5 2 (1.57%) Publishing
5 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (55.91%) DBA
2 67 (52.76%) SQL DBA
3 44 (34.65%) SQL Server DBA
4 27 (21.26%) Administrator
5 14 (11.02%) Senior DBA
5 14 (11.02%) Senior SQL DBA
6 13 (10.24%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 12 (9.45%) Analyst
8 10 (7.87%) Consultant
9 9 (7.09%) Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Technical Support
12 5 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (3.94%) SAP Basis Consultant
12 5 (3.94%) SAP Consultant
12 5 (3.94%) SQL Developer
12 5 (3.94%) Support Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.24%) .NET
2 5 (3.94%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) MCollective
3 1 (0.79%) MDX
3 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 79 (62.20%) Replication
2 11 (8.66%) Symmetrix
3 6 (4.72%) CCTV
3 6 (4.72%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.72%) FMCG
4 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.15%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (3.15%) IBM XIV
6 3 (2.36%) CLARiiON
6 3 (2.36%) iPad
7 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.57%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.43%) Windows
2 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (14.96%) Windows Server
5 12 (9.45%) Linux
6 9 (7.09%) CentOS
6 9 (7.09%) Unix
6 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.65%) High Availability
2 33 (25.98%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (19.69%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (14.96%) Migration
5 18 (14.17%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (12.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (12.60%) ITIL
6 16 (12.60%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (11.81%) Database Mirroring
8 13 (10.24%) ETL
9 12 (9.45%) Change Control
9 12 (9.45%) E-Commerce
9 12 (9.45%) Project Management
10 11 (8.66%) Database Optimisation
10 11 (8.66%) Database Security
11 9 (7.09%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.51%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 86 (67.72%) SQL
2 72 (56.69%) T-SQL
3 22 (17.32%) PowerShell
4 16 (12.60%) ANSI SQL
5 5 (3.94%) VBScript
6 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.57%) PHP
6 2 (1.57%) Python
6 2 (1.57%) Ruby
7 1 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.79%) Java
7 1 (0.79%) Tcl
7 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.02%) Degree
3 6 (4.72%) CCNA
3 6 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.36%) MCDBA
4 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) MCSA
5 2 (1.57%) MCSE
6 1 (0.79%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) SLA
2 6 (4.72%) QA
System Software
1 24 (18.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.39%) Hyper-V
3 16 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.09%) XenDesktop
5 7 (5.51%) SRDF
6 6 (4.72%) XenServer
7 5 (3.94%) XenApp
8 4 (3.15%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (3.15%) vSphere
9 3 (2.36%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (4.72%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (4.72%) LiteSpeed
3 4 (3.15%) SCCM
4 3 (2.36%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.36%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.57%) Ansible
5 2 (1.57%) Puppet
5 2 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.79%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.79%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.79%) Nagios
6 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.79%) SCOM
6 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (45.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.47%) RedGate
3 22 (17.32%) VMware
4 13 (10.24%) HP
5 12 (9.45%) Cisco
5 12 (9.45%) Citrix
6 11 (8.66%) EMC
7 8 (6.30%) IBM
7 8 (6.30%) Oracle
7 8 (6.30%) Remedy
8 6 (4.72%) 3PAR
8 6 (4.72%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.94%) Dell
9 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.94%) SAP
10 4 (3.15%) NetApp
11 3 (2.36%) Symantec
11 3 (2.36%) Veritas
12 2 (1.57%) Dell Compellent
13 1 (0.79%) Intel Security
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