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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 191 180 187
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 53 70 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.01% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.45% 2.81% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47 65 35
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £67,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
2161 2492 2190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.93% 36.06% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1729 2141 1731
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Manchester +31 38 £42,500 +10.38% 12
Cheshire -12 10 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Merseyside -4 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 71 (62.83%) SQL
2 68 (60.18%) SQL Server
3 61 (53.98%) Windows
4 59 (52.21%) Microsoft
5 58 (51.33%) Replication
6 51 (45.13%) T-SQL
7 50 (44.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 46 (40.71%) High Availability
8 46 (40.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 45 (39.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 38 (33.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 37 (32.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (32.74%) Performance Tuning
12 31 (27.43%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (26.55%) Disaster Recovery
13 30 (26.55%) PowerShell
13 30 (26.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (25.66%) Capacity Planning
15 28 (24.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (24.78%) Active Directory
15 28 (24.78%) SQL Server 2014
16 27 (23.89%) Windows Server
17 24 (21.24%) ETL
17 24 (21.24%) MS Excel
17 24 (21.24%) Change Management
17 24 (21.24%) Finance
18 22 (19.47%) SQL Server 2005
19 21 (18.58%) VMware
19 21 (18.58%) Linux
20 20 (17.70%) ITIL

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (14.16%) Lync
1 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.73%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (8.85%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 24 (21.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Office
2 3 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.88%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.16%) Office 365
2 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) DNS
1 12 (10.62%) Remote Desktop
1 12 (10.62%) SAN
2 7 (6.19%) NAS
3 5 (4.42%) LDAP
4 4 (3.54%) DMZ
4 4 (3.54%) SMTP
4 4 (3.54%) SSL
5 3 (2.65%) HTTP
5 3 (2.65%) S/MIME
5 3 (2.65%) VLAN
6 2 (1.77%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.88%) Broadband
7 1 (0.88%) Firewall
7 1 (0.88%) VoIP
7 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (60.18%) SQL Server
2 50 (44.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 46 (40.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (39.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (33.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (26.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (24.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 22 (19.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (8.85%) Oracle Database
9 10 (8.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (8.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (8.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 10 (8.85%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (7.08%) MySQL
10 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
11 7 (6.19%) OLAP
12 4 (3.54%) DTS
12 4 (3.54%) GIS
12 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.65%) tSQLt
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.88%) ERwin
General
1 24 (21.24%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Law
3 5 (4.42%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (55.75%) DBA
2 57 (50.44%) SQL DBA
3 22 (19.47%) Administrator
3 22 (19.47%) SQL Server DBA
4 17 (15.04%) Consultant
5 15 (13.27%) Developer
6 13 (11.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (11.50%) SQL Developer
6 13 (11.50%) VMware Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (9.73%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 11 (9.73%) T-SQL Developer
9 10 (8.85%) Oracle DBA
9 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Developer
10 8 (7.08%) Senior DBA
10 8 (7.08%) Senior SQL DBA
11 7 (6.19%) Senior Developer
11 7 (6.19%) Senior SQL Developer
11 7 (6.19%) Senior SQL Server DBA
11 7 (6.19%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) .NET
1 5 (4.42%) Web Services
2 4 (3.54%) Middleware
3 1 (0.88%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (51.33%) Replication
2 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.42%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.54%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.54%) Symmetrix
5 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.65%) IBM XIV
6 2 (1.77%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.77%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 61 (53.98%) Windows
2 37 (32.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (24.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (23.89%) Windows Server
5 21 (18.58%) Linux
6 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (15.04%) Unix
8 14 (12.39%) Solaris
9 10 (8.85%) AIX
10 5 (4.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (3.54%) CentOS
11 4 (3.54%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.71%) High Availability
2 37 (32.74%) Performance Tuning
3 31 (27.43%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (26.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (25.66%) Capacity Planning
6 24 (21.24%) Change Management
6 24 (21.24%) ETL
7 20 (17.70%) ITIL
8 19 (16.81%) Load Balancing
9 16 (14.16%) ETL Development
10 13 (11.50%) Incident Management
11 11 (9.73%) Change Control
12 10 (8.85%) Problem Management
13 9 (7.96%) Capacity Management
13 9 (7.96%) Database Mirroring
13 9 (7.96%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (6.19%) Project Management
15 7 (6.19%) Security Hardening
16 6 (5.31%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (62.83%) SQL
2 51 (45.13%) T-SQL
3 30 (26.55%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.08%) ANSI SQL
5 5 (4.42%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
6 1 (0.88%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.50%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (10.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.85%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.19%) Degree
5 6 (5.31%) MCITP
5 6 (5.31%) MCSE
5 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.54%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.77%) CCNA
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CCA
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.88%) MCSA
8 1 (0.88%) MCTS
8 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) SLA
2 4 (3.54%) QA
System Software
1 28 (24.78%) Active Directory
2 20 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.85%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.54%) SRDF
5 3 (2.65%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) Data Guard
1 10 (8.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (4.42%) SCCM
3 4 (3.54%) Puppet
3 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (3.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.65%) LiteSpeed
4 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 59 (52.21%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.58%) VMware
3 17 (15.04%) Oracle
4 15 (13.27%) Sun
5 14 (12.39%) Cisco
6 13 (11.50%) Hitachi
6 13 (11.50%) IBM
7 12 (10.62%) NetApp
7 12 (10.62%) SolarWinds
8 9 (7.96%) Citrix
9 8 (7.08%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.42%) Red Gate
10 5 (4.42%) Symantec
11 4 (3.54%) EMC
12 3 (2.65%) Dell
12 3 (2.65%) Remedy
13 2 (1.77%) Dell Compellent
14 1 (0.88%) AppSense
14 1 (0.88%) HP
14 1 (0.88%) McAfee
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