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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
England / North West
Rank 181 176 195
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 65 55 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.99% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.60% 2.65% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 57
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
2501 2073 2478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.02% 37.27% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2055 1644 2134
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -25 34 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Cheshire +22 17 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Merseyside -2 10 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Lancashire - 4 £38,750 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 57 (52.29%) SQL Server
2 56 (51.38%) SQL
3 46 (42.20%) Microsoft
4 39 (35.78%) Performance Tuning
5 38 (34.86%) T-SQL
6 37 (33.94%) Linux
7 35 (32.11%) Unix
8 34 (31.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (30.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (26.61%) Replication
11 24 (22.02%) Finance
11 24 (22.02%) MS Excel
11 24 (22.02%) SQL Server 2014
12 23 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (21.10%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (21.10%) Windows
13 22 (20.18%) Migration
14 21 (19.27%) SAN
14 21 (19.27%) DNS
14 21 (19.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (19.27%) High Availability
15 20 (18.35%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (18.35%) Perl
15 20 (18.35%) Oracle
16 18 (16.51%) PHP
16 18 (16.51%) Python
16 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (16.51%) Capacity Planning
17 17 (15.60%) Veritas
17 17 (15.60%) Nagios

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 9 (8.26%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.34%) Apache
2 8 (7.34%) nginx
3 7 (6.42%) IIS
3 7 (6.42%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.67%) NetWeaver
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.83%) Confluence
7 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.83%) JBoss
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.83%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.92%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (22.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Office
2 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.09%) PaaS
4 10 (9.17%) IaaS
5 7 (6.42%) OpenShift
6 5 (4.59%) Office 365
7 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.27%) DNS
1 21 (19.27%) SAN
2 4 (3.67%) LDAP
3 3 (2.75%) DHCP
3 3 (2.75%) Firewall
4 2 (1.83%) FTP
4 2 (1.83%) HTTP
4 2 (1.83%) Internet
4 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.83%) VPN
5 1 (0.92%) AMQP
5 1 (0.92%) NAS
5 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (52.29%) SQL Server
2 34 (31.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (30.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (22.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 23 (21.10%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (19.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (14.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (13.76%) MySQL
9 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 14 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (9.17%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (8.26%) MongoDB
13 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (4.59%) DB2
15 4 (3.67%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
17 2 (1.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
17 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) JIRA
1 3 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.92%) MSI
2 1 (0.92%) NUnit
2 1 (0.92%) Selenium
2 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (22.02%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Banking
3 6 (5.50%) Corporate Banking
3 6 (5.50%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.50%) Legal
4 2 (1.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (33.94%) DBA
2 34 (31.19%) SQL DBA
3 19 (17.43%) SQL Server DBA
4 17 (15.60%) Administrator
4 17 (15.60%) Developer
5 14 (12.84%) Senior DBA
5 14 (12.84%) SQL Developer
6 11 (10.09%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (10.09%) Senior SQL DBA
7 9 (8.26%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 8 (7.34%) Consultant
9 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Siebel Administrator
10 6 (5.50%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Unix Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Manager
12 4 (3.67%) Implementation Consultant
12 4 (3.67%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) XML
2 9 (8.26%) .NET
2 9 (8.26%) HTML
3 4 (3.67%) SAP Basis
4 3 (2.75%) Web Services
5 2 (1.83%) JAAS
5 2 (1.83%) jQuery
5 2 (1.83%) LINQ
5 2 (1.83%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.92%) COM
6 1 (0.92%) JSON
6 1 (0.92%) JSON Schema
6 1 (0.92%) Middleware
6 1 (0.92%) RESTful
6 1 (0.92%) WCF
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.61%) Replication
2 23 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.01%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.59%) iPad
5 2 (1.83%) PKI
6 1 (0.92%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.94%) Linux
2 35 (32.11%) Unix
3 23 (21.10%) Windows
4 16 (14.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (11.93%) Solaris
6 12 (11.01%) Windows Server
7 9 (8.26%) CentOS
8 8 (7.34%) Debian
8 8 (7.34%) Ubuntu
9 7 (6.42%) OpenVMS
9 7 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (4.59%) AIX
11 4 (3.67%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.78%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (20.18%) Migration
3 21 (19.27%) High Availability
4 20 (18.35%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (16.51%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (14.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (12.84%) ITIL
8 13 (11.93%) Database Security
8 13 (11.93%) Service Management
9 12 (11.01%) ETL
10 11 (10.09%) Load Balancing
11 9 (8.26%) Database Optimisation
12 8 (7.34%) Security Hardening
13 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (6.42%) Business Continuity
13 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
13 7 (6.42%) Mentoring
13 7 (6.42%) Risk Management
14 6 (5.50%) ETL Development
14 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.38%) SQL
2 38 (34.86%) T-SQL
3 20 (18.35%) Perl
4 18 (16.51%) PHP
4 18 (16.51%) Python
5 11 (10.09%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.34%) Ruby
7 4 (3.67%) C#
7 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.83%) Java
8 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.83%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
9 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.50%) RHCSA
5 4 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.67%) MCTS
6 3 (2.75%) CCNP
6 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.75%) MCSA
7 2 (1.83%) CCNA
7 2 (1.83%) MCITP
7 2 (1.83%) RHCE
7 2 (1.83%) Siebel Certification
7 2 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.17%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.26%) PowerHA
3 9 (8.26%) vSphere
4 8 (7.34%) Postfix
4 8 (7.34%) qmail
5 7 (6.42%) Docker
6 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (3.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (3.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.83%) XenApp
9 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) Nagios
2 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (10.09%) Puppet
3 7 (6.42%) Ansible
3 7 (6.42%) CFEngine
3 7 (6.42%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.67%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (3.67%) SCCM
5 2 (1.83%) Ganglia
5 2 (1.83%) Netcool
6 1 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (42.20%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.35%) Oracle
3 17 (15.60%) Veritas
4 16 (14.68%) Red Hat
5 15 (13.76%) VMware
6 10 (9.17%) NetApp
7 9 (8.26%) RedGate
8 6 (5.50%) Siebel
9 5 (4.59%) Cisco
9 5 (4.59%) Dell
10 4 (3.67%) Citrix
10 4 (3.67%) Hitachi
10 4 (3.67%) HP
10 4 (3.67%) SAP
11 3 (2.75%) EMC
12 2 (1.83%) AppDynamics
12 2 (1.83%) Dell Compellent
12 2 (1.83%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.92%) Facebook
13 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £550000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Rochdale
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £33867 - £41653 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago