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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 195 187 203
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 55 79 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 1.17% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 3.22% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39 60 49
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £49,100 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.34% +2.90%
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
2494 2452 2562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.81% 36.23% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2076 1970 2011
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -14 37 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Merseyside -7 12 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Cheshire +29 5 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Lancashire +13 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 77 (64.17%) SQL Server
2 67 (55.83%) SQL
3 65 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 55 (45.83%) T-SQL
4 55 (45.83%) Replication
5 49 (40.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (35.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 41 (34.17%) Windows
8 39 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 31 (25.83%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (25.00%) Finance
11 29 (24.17%) Migration
12 28 (23.33%) MS Excel
13 27 (22.50%) Unix
13 27 (22.50%) Active Directory
13 27 (22.50%) High Availability
14 26 (21.67%) Performance Tuning
14 26 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (20.83%) VMware
16 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
16 24 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 23 (19.17%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (18.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 22 (18.33%) RedGate
18 22 (18.33%) SAN
19 21 (17.50%) Oracle
19 21 (17.50%) ITIL
19 21 (17.50%) Capacity Planning
20 20 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

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 (9.17%) IIS
1 11 (9.17%) MS Exchange
1 11 (9.17%) NetWeaver
2 9 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 28 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.33%) SAN
2 18 (15.00%) Firewall
3 12 (10.00%) DNS
4 9 (7.50%) LAN
5 8 (6.67%) DHCP
5 8 (6.67%) VoIP
6 6 (5.00%) VPN
6 6 (5.00%) WAN
6 6 (5.00%) Wireless
7 4 (3.33%) LDAP
7 4 (3.33%) NAS
8 3 (2.50%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.50%) IPv4
8 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.67%) GSM
10 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (64.17%) SQL Server
2 49 (40.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (35.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 39 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (25.83%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (18.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 20 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (15.83%) MySQL
10 18 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (14.17%) Azure SQL Database
11 17 (14.17%) MongoDB
12 11 (9.17%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (9.17%) DB2
13 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (5.00%) DTS
15 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
16 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.83%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) ERwin
General
1 30 (25.00%) Finance
2 18 (15.00%) Legal
3 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.33%) Publishing
4 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (43.33%) DBA
2 50 (41.67%) SQL DBA
3 30 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 27 (22.50%) Administrator
5 21 (17.50%) Senior DBA
6 20 (16.67%) Senior SQL DBA
7 18 (15.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 15 (12.50%) Consultant
9 13 (10.83%) Analyst
10 11 (9.17%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 11 (9.17%) SAP Consultant
11 10 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (8.33%) Developer
12 9 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 9 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 8 (6.67%) SQL Developer
14 7 (5.83%) Siebel Administrator
14 7 (5.83%) Support Engineer
15 6 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
15 6 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) SAP Basis
2 8 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.83%) JAAS
4 1 (0.83%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 55 (45.83%) Replication
2 8 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.00%) CCTV
3 6 (5.00%) FMCG
3 6 (5.00%) Symmetrix
4 5 (4.17%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.67%) iPad
8 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.83%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.17%) Windows
2 27 (22.50%) Unix
3 23 (19.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (16.67%) Linux
4 20 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.17%) Solaris
6 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.33%) CentOS
7 4 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.83%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.17%) Migration
2 27 (22.50%) High Availability
3 26 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (21.67%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (17.50%) Capacity Planning
4 21 (17.50%) ITIL
5 19 (15.83%) Database Security
6 17 (14.17%) Database Optimisation
7 15 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.17%) SAP Implementation
9 10 (8.33%) ETL
9 10 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 10 (8.33%) Project Management
10 9 (7.50%) Service Management
11 7 (5.83%) Change Control
11 7 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.83%) Database Mirroring
11 7 (5.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 67 (55.83%) SQL
2 55 (45.83%) T-SQL
3 18 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (9.17%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.00%) PHP
6 5 (4.17%) ANSI SQL
7 4 (3.33%) Perl
7 4 (3.33%) VBScript
8 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.83%) R
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.83%) CCNA
5 5 (4.17%) Degree
5 5 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.33%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.67%) CCNP
7 2 (1.67%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.67%) MCSA
8 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.83%) MCSE
8 1 (0.83%) MCTS
8 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.00%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 27 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.17%) Hyper-V
2 17 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.33%) XenApp
4 9 (7.50%) vSphere
4 9 (7.50%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (5.00%) XenServer
6 5 (4.17%) ISA Server
7 4 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.67%) SRDF
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 7 (5.83%) SCCM
4 6 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (3.33%) Puppet
5 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.50%) WSUS
7 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.83%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.83%) VMware
3 22 (18.33%) RedGate
4 21 (17.50%) Oracle
5 17 (14.17%) HP
6 15 (12.50%) Cisco
7 13 (10.83%) Citrix
8 11 (9.17%) SAP
9 10 (8.33%) Dell
10 7 (5.83%) EMC
10 7 (5.83%) Siebel
11 6 (5.00%) 3PAR
11 6 (5.00%) CheckPoint
11 6 (5.00%) NetApp
11 6 (5.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (5.00%) Veritas
12 5 (4.17%) IBM
12 5 (4.17%) Remedy
13 4 (3.33%) EqualLogic
13 4 (3.33%) Hitachi
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