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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 177 180 198
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 60 81 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 1.23% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.57% 3.32% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 44 55 48
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,100 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.16%
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
2334 2438 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.86% 37.03% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1985 1915 1934
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +2 38 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Merseyside -1 13 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Lancashire +18 4 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Cheshire +14 4 £36,250 -14.70%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 87 (66.41%) SQL Server
2 81 (61.83%) SQL
3 73 (55.73%) Replication
4 69 (52.67%) T-SQL
5 62 (47.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 59 (45.04%) Microsoft
7 54 (41.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (41.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 46 (35.11%) Windows
9 43 (32.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (30.53%) High Availability
10 40 (30.53%) Finance
11 39 (29.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 36 (27.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 35 (26.72%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (26.72%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (20.61%) Active Directory
14 27 (20.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 27 (20.61%) RedGate
15 25 (19.08%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (19.08%) Migration
16 24 (18.32%) VMware
16 24 (18.32%) SAN
17 23 (17.56%) Windows Server
18 22 (16.79%) MS Excel
18 22 (16.79%) Legal
18 22 (16.79%) Hyper-V
18 22 (16.79%) PowerShell
18 22 (16.79%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (16.79%) Performance Tuning

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 11 (8.40%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.87%) IIS
4 8 (6.11%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 22 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.92%) Office 365
3 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) Engine Yard
4 1 (0.76%) GitHub
4 1 (0.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.32%) SAN
2 16 (12.21%) Firewall
3 11 (8.40%) VoIP
4 10 (7.63%) LAN
5 7 (5.34%) DHCP
5 7 (5.34%) DNS
6 6 (4.58%) VPN
6 6 (4.58%) WAN
6 6 (4.58%) Wireless
7 5 (3.82%) NAS
8 4 (3.05%) Ethernet
8 4 (3.05%) IPv4
8 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.53%) GSM
9 2 (1.53%) HTTP
9 2 (1.53%) Internet
9 2 (1.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (66.41%) SQL Server
2 62 (47.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (41.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 54 (41.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (32.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (29.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (27.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (26.72%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (20.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 25 (19.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (14.50%) MySQL
11 13 (9.92%) Azure SQL Database
11 13 (9.92%) MongoDB
12 9 (6.87%) DTS
12 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (6.11%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (6.11%) DB2
13 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
15 2 (1.53%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.53%) ERwin
2 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (30.53%) Finance
2 22 (16.79%) Legal
3 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.05%) Publishing
4 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (51.91%) DBA
2 64 (48.85%) SQL DBA
3 44 (33.59%) SQL Server DBA
4 30 (22.90%) Administrator
5 16 (12.21%) Senior DBA
5 16 (12.21%) Senior SQL DBA
6 15 (11.45%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 14 (10.69%) Analyst
8 12 (9.16%) Consultant
9 9 (6.87%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (6.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (6.11%) Developer
10 8 (6.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 8 (6.11%) SAP Consultant
11 7 (5.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (4.58%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (4.58%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.63%) .NET
2 8 (6.11%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.76%) JAAS
4 1 (0.76%) MCollective
4 1 (0.76%) MDX
4 1 (0.76%) Web Services
4 1 (0.76%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 73 (55.73%) Replication
2 7 (5.34%) Data Integration
2 7 (5.34%) Symmetrix
3 6 (4.58%) CCTV
3 6 (4.58%) FMCG
4 5 (3.82%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.05%) EqualLogic
5 4 (3.05%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (2.29%) iPad
7 2 (1.53%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.76%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (35.11%) Windows
2 23 (17.56%) Windows Server
3 22 (16.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (14.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (12.21%) Unix
6 15 (11.45%) Linux
7 9 (6.87%) CentOS
8 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.05%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.53%) High Availability
2 35 (26.72%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (19.08%) Migration
4 22 (16.79%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (16.03%) Capacity Planning
6 19 (14.50%) ITIL
7 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (12.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (10.69%) ETL
10 13 (9.92%) Database Mirroring
10 13 (9.92%) Database Optimisation
10 13 (9.92%) Database Security
10 13 (9.92%) E-Commerce
10 13 (9.92%) Project Management
11 12 (9.16%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (7.63%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.11%) Change Control
13 8 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (6.11%) SAP Implementation
14 7 (5.34%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 81 (61.83%) SQL
2 69 (52.67%) T-SQL
3 22 (16.79%) PowerShell
4 14 (10.69%) ANSI SQL
5 6 (4.58%) VBScript
6 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.53%) PHP
7 2 (1.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.76%) Python
8 1 (0.76%) R
8 1 (0.76%) Tcl
8 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.40%) Degree
3 7 (5.34%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.58%) CCNA
4 6 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.29%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.53%) MCSA
7 2 (1.53%) MCSE
8 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) QA
System Software
1 27 (20.61%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.79%) Hyper-V
3 17 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (8.40%) XenDesktop
5 9 (6.87%) XenApp
6 6 (4.58%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (4.58%) vSphere
6 6 (4.58%) XenServer
7 5 (3.82%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.29%) SRDF
9 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (5.34%) SCCM
3 6 (4.58%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.29%) LiteSpeed
4 3 (2.29%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.29%) WSUS
5 2 (1.53%) Ansible
5 2 (1.53%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.53%) Puppet
5 2 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.76%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.76%) Nagios
6 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (45.04%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.61%) RedGate
3 24 (18.32%) VMware
4 16 (12.21%) Citrix
5 15 (11.45%) HP
6 12 (9.16%) Cisco
7 11 (8.40%) Oracle
8 8 (6.11%) Dell
8 8 (6.11%) SAP
9 7 (5.34%) EMC
10 6 (4.58%) 3PAR
10 6 (4.58%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.82%) IBM
11 5 (3.82%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.82%) Remedy
12 4 (3.05%) Dell Compellent
12 4 (3.05%) NetApp
13 3 (2.29%) Siebel
13 3 (2.29%) Veritas
14 2 (1.53%) Symantec
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