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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 189 194 172
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 67 42 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.59% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.53% 2.24% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 52 30 60
Average salary £50,000 £39,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.78% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,470 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1899 1878 1951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.57% 26.39% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1552 1672
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -6 29 £50,000 +16.27% 4
Manchester -3 23 £50,000 +33.33% 9
Merseyside +8 6 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Lancashire - 6 £24,000 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (59.22%) Windows
2 48 (46.60%) SAN
3 41 (39.81%) SQL
4 40 (38.83%) SQL Server
5 38 (36.89%) Replication
6 34 (33.01%) DNS
6 34 (33.01%) Active Directory
6 34 (33.01%) Performance Tuning
7 31 (30.10%) Microsoft
8 29 (28.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (25.24%) MS Exchange
10 25 (24.27%) TCP/IP
10 25 (24.27%) Problem Management
11 24 (23.30%) Finance
11 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (22.33%) Linux
13 22 (21.36%) SQL Server 2005
14 21 (20.39%) NAS
14 21 (20.39%) T-SQL
15 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (19.42%) Load Balancing
16 19 (18.45%) Change Management
16 19 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2007
18 17 (16.50%) HP
19 16 (15.53%) VMware
19 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (15.53%) Hyper-V
19 16 (15.53%) Database Security

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (25.24%) MS Exchange
2 18 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (13.59%) Tomcat
4 11 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
5 10 (9.71%) Apache
5 10 (9.71%) IIS
6 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (4.85%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.91%) Lync
9 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.91%) Jetty
10 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.97%) SAS
11 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.97%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.97%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Office
2 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Office 365
2 5 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (46.60%) SAN
2 34 (33.01%) DNS
3 25 (24.27%) TCP/IP
4 21 (20.39%) NAS
5 14 (13.59%) DHCP
6 10 (9.71%) SSL
6 10 (9.71%) SMTP
7 9 (8.74%) Kerberos
7 9 (8.74%) LDAP
7 9 (8.74%) SSH
8 8 (7.77%) Internet
9 7 (6.80%) Firewall
10 4 (3.88%) Wireless
11 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.97%) DMZ
12 1 (0.97%) NFC
12 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (38.83%) SQL Server
2 29 (28.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (21.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (12.62%) MySQL
5 12 (11.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (9.71%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (7.77%) Relational Database
8 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (5.83%) RDBMS
9 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
12 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
12 3 (2.91%) Big Data
12 3 (2.91%) OLAP
12 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.91%) Maven
2 3 (2.91%) Selenium
3 1 (0.97%) Ant
3 1 (0.97%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.97%) Subversion
3 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (23.30%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Legal
3 2 (1.94%) Marketing
3 2 (1.94%) Advertising
3 2 (1.94%) Games
3 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (36.89%) DBA
2 25 (24.27%) SQL DBA
3 16 (15.53%) SQL Server DBA
4 14 (13.59%) Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Support Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) Administrator
5 11 (10.68%) Messaging Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) IT Support
8 5 (4.85%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (4.85%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Wintel Specialist
10 3 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) .NET
2 3 (2.91%) Hibernate
2 3 (2.91%) Spring
2 3 (2.91%) Spring MVC
2 3 (2.91%) jQuery
3 1 (0.97%) REST
3 1 (0.97%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (0.97%) SOAP
3 1 (0.97%) Middleware
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.97%) JSF
3 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.97%) Java EE
3 1 (0.97%) WDF
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.89%) Replication
2 10 (9.71%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.74%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.94%) CMDB
5 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.94%) Social Media
6 1 (0.97%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.97%) Open Source
6 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) Handset
6 1 (0.97%) Firmware
6 1 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.97%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (59.22%) Windows
2 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (22.33%) Linux
5 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (9.71%) Windows 2000
7 9 (8.74%) FreeBSD
8 8 (7.77%) UNIX
9 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.94%) AIX
11 1 (0.97%) Solaris
11 1 (0.97%) zOS
11 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.01%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (24.27%) Problem Management
3 20 (19.42%) Load Balancing
4 19 (18.45%) Change Management
4 19 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (15.53%) Database Security
6 13 (12.62%) ITIL
6 13 (12.62%) Incident Management
7 12 (11.65%) Migration
8 10 (9.71%) High Availability
8 10 (9.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (8.74%) Multithreading
10 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.85%) Change Control
11 5 (4.85%) Project Management
12 4 (3.88%) Network Load Balancing
12 4 (3.88%) Analytics
12 4 (3.88%) Capacity Management
13 3 (2.91%) BDD
13 3 (2.91%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.81%) SQL
2 21 (20.39%) T-SQL
3 14 (13.59%) Shell Script
4 12 (11.65%) Perl
5 10 (9.71%) VB.NET
6 9 (8.74%) Ruby
6 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.88%) Java
7 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.91%) VB
9 2 (1.94%) VBScript
10 1 (0.97%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.97%) Python
10 1 (0.97%) PHP
10 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.97%) C
10 1 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) MCITP
3 7 (6.80%) MCTS
4 6 (5.83%) MCSE
5 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.97%) HND
6 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (33.01%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.53%) Hyper-V
3 13 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.71%) LiteSpeed
5 8 (7.77%) vSphere
6 7 (6.80%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.88%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.94%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.94%) XenApp
9 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.94%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.94%) UAG
10 1 (0.97%) Samba
10 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.97%) Xen
10 1 (0.97%) XenServer
10 1 (0.97%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) SCCM
2 10 (9.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (7.77%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.88%) Puppet
5 2 (1.94%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.94%) SCOM
5 2 (1.94%) MOM
5 2 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.94%) Legato
5 2 (1.94%) Nagios
5 2 (1.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.97%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.97%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 31 (30.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.50%) HP
3 16 (15.53%) VMware
4 15 (14.56%) Symantec
5 11 (10.68%) Dell
6 10 (9.71%) Oracle
6 10 (9.71%) McAfee
7 6 (5.83%) Citrix
8 5 (4.85%) SAP
8 5 (4.85%) EMC
9 4 (3.88%) Cisco
9 4 (3.88%) IBM
9 4 (3.88%) JBoss
10 3 (2.91%) NetApp
11 2 (1.94%) Veeam
11 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.94%) Brocade
11 2 (1.94%) Veritas
11 2 (1.94%) Facebook
12 1 (0.97%) Percona
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