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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 195 177 197
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 58 63 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.94% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.37% 2.84% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 57 49 43
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,000 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
2447 2219 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.47% 33.08% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2110 1788 2235
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +24 33 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Manchester -29 21 £38,500 +35.08% 3
Merseyside +4 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 85 (73.28%) Windows
2 64 (55.17%) SAN
3 51 (43.97%) TCP/IP
4 49 (42.24%) Active Directory
4 49 (42.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (38.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (38.79%) Finance
5 45 (38.79%) Migration
6 44 (37.93%) DNS
7 43 (37.07%) MS Exchange
8 41 (35.34%) Load Balancing
9 39 (33.62%) ITIL
9 39 (33.62%) PowerShell
9 39 (33.62%) NAS
10 38 (32.76%) SQL
11 35 (30.17%) SMTP
11 35 (30.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 34 (29.31%) Perl
12 34 (29.31%) Microsoft
12 34 (29.31%) Symantec
12 34 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 34 (29.31%) Performance Tuning
13 33 (28.45%) .NET
13 33 (28.45%) Replication
14 32 (27.59%) VB.NET
14 32 (27.59%) Norton AntiVirus
15 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
15 31 (26.72%) IIS
16 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (24.14%) Problem Management

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 43 (37.07%) MS Exchange
2 35 (30.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 34 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (26.72%) IIS
5 9 (7.76%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.17%) Apache
7 5 (4.31%) nginx
8 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.45%) JBoss
9 3 (2.59%) Jetty
10 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.86%) GlassFish
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.86%) IaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (55.17%) SAN
2 51 (43.97%) TCP/IP
3 44 (37.93%) DNS
4 39 (33.62%) NAS
5 35 (30.17%) SMTP
6 13 (11.21%) DHCP
7 7 (6.03%) Firewall
8 5 (4.31%) Wireless
8 5 (4.31%) VPN
9 3 (2.59%) SSL
9 3 (2.59%) WAN
9 3 (2.59%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.72%) Internet
10 2 (1.72%) VLAN
10 2 (1.72%) LAN
10 2 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.86%) NFC
11 1 (0.86%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (12.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (12.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (11.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (10.34%) DTS
6 11 (9.48%) MySQL
7 10 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.59%) MariaDB
10 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.59%) Big Data
10 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Ant
1 3 (2.59%) Maven
1 3 (2.59%) Selenium
1 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.86%) Toad
2 1 (0.86%) NetBeans
General
1 45 (38.79%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Legal
2 3 (2.59%) Marketing
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
3 2 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Billing
4 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) DBA
2 26 (22.41%) SQL DBA
3 18 (15.52%) SQL Server DBA
4 17 (14.66%) Administrator
5 11 (9.48%) Messaging Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Developer
7 9 (7.76%) Exchange Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Server Administrator
8 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Team Leader
9 7 (6.03%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) Exchange Specialist
10 6 (5.17%) Messaging Specialist
11 5 (4.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Server Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Windows Support Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Email Specialist
12 4 (3.45%) Wintel Specialist
12 4 (3.45%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.45%) .NET
2 3 (2.59%) Hibernate
2 3 (2.59%) Spring
2 3 (2.59%) Spring MVC
2 3 (2.59%) jQuery
3 2 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.72%) Middleware
4 1 (0.86%) COM
4 1 (0.86%) SOAP
4 1 (0.86%) JSF
4 1 (0.86%) Java EE
4 1 (0.86%) REST
4 1 (0.86%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.45%) Replication
2 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) Social Media
4 2 (1.72%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.86%) Tandem
5 1 (0.86%) Handset
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 85 (73.28%) Windows
2 49 (42.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (38.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (17.24%) Linux
6 10 (8.62%) Windows 2000
7 6 (5.17%) AIX
8 5 (4.31%) UNIX
9 4 (3.45%) Solaris
10 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.72%) HPUX
12 1 (0.86%) zOS
12 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.79%) Migration
2 41 (35.34%) Load Balancing
3 39 (33.62%) ITIL
4 34 (29.31%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (24.14%) Problem Management
6 20 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (15.52%) Change Management
8 15 (12.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (11.21%) Data Transformation
10 11 (9.48%) Incident Management
11 10 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.76%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (6.03%) Performance Management
13 7 (6.03%) Database Security
13 7 (6.03%) High Availability
13 7 (6.03%) Unit Testing
14 4 (3.45%) ETL
14 4 (3.45%) E-Commerce
15 3 (2.59%) MVC
15 3 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.62%) PowerShell
2 38 (32.76%) SQL
3 34 (29.31%) Perl
4 32 (27.59%) VB.NET
5 27 (23.28%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.76%) VBScript
6 9 (7.76%) VB
7 6 (5.17%) Java
8 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.59%) PHP
10 1 (0.86%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (18.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.93%) MCITP
3 11 (9.48%) MCSE
4 5 (4.31%) MCTS
5 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) CCNA
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.72%) RHCA
5 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.72%) LPIC
6 1 (0.86%) Degree
6 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (42.24%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.38%) Hyper-V
3 12 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.62%) VMware ESX
5 6 (5.17%) LiteSpeed
5 6 (5.17%) vSphere
6 2 (1.72%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.72%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.86%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.86%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.86%) Samba
Systems Management
1 32 (27.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 21 (18.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (6.90%) SCVMM
4 6 (5.17%) Puppet
5 4 (3.45%) SCCM
6 3 (2.59%) Capistrano
6 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.72%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.72%) SCOM
7 2 (1.72%) Nagios
8 1 (0.86%) Legato
8 1 (0.86%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.86%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 34 (29.31%) Microsoft
1 34 (29.31%) Symantec
2 26 (22.41%) VMware
3 23 (19.83%) IronPort
4 15 (12.93%) HP
5 12 (10.34%) EMC
6 10 (8.62%) McAfee
7 8 (6.90%) Citrix
7 8 (6.90%) Dell
8 5 (4.31%) Oracle
8 5 (4.31%) SAP
9 4 (3.45%) IBM
9 4 (3.45%) NetApp
9 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.59%) Percona
10 3 (2.59%) Cisco
11 2 (1.72%) Sun
11 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.72%) Facebook
11 2 (1.72%) Meraki
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