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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 169 190 197
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 86 65 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 0.87% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.50% 2.61% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 63 51 28
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,000 £32,410
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £43,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.24%
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
2454 2490 2244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.90% 33.47% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1949 1894 1818
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
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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 +29 49 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Cumbria - 17 £32,500 - 3
Cheshire -19 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Merseyside +9 7 £37,500 -3.84%
Lancashire +1 2 £35,000 +45.83%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 92 (61.74%) SQL
2 75 (50.34%) SQL Server
2 75 (50.34%) Windows
3 66 (44.30%) Microsoft
4 52 (34.90%) Replication
4 52 (34.90%) T-SQL
5 51 (34.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 49 (32.89%) VMware
7 47 (31.54%) Oracle
8 42 (28.19%) Performance Tuning
9 41 (27.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (26.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (26.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (24.83%) Citrix
11 37 (24.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 36 (24.16%) Linux
13 35 (23.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 35 (23.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 35 (23.49%) Oracle Database
14 33 (22.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 32 (21.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (20.81%) Capacity Planning
17 30 (20.13%) AIX
17 30 (20.13%) Active Directory
18 28 (18.79%) Solaris
19 27 (18.12%) MCITP
19 27 (18.12%) Oracle Database 11g
20 26 (17.45%) SAN
21 24 (16.11%) Oracle9i Database
21 24 (16.11%) Oracle Database 10g

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 18 (12.08%) Oracle Application Server
2 17 (11.41%) IIS
3 16 (10.74%) WebLogic
4 12 (8.05%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.05%) MS Exchange
5 11 (7.38%) Apache
6 10 (6.71%) Lync
7 7 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.68%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.01%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (2.01%) SAS
9 3 (2.01%) Oracle 9iAS
10 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.34%) nginx
10 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS Office
2 3 (2.01%) ProjectWise
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (5.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (2.01%) Primavera
5 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.67%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) Office 365
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.45%) SAN
2 18 (12.08%) DNS
3 14 (9.40%) DHCP
4 11 (7.38%) LAN
4 11 (7.38%) WAN
4 11 (7.38%) VPN
5 9 (6.04%) Firewall
6 8 (5.37%) NAS
7 7 (4.70%) VLAN
8 5 (3.36%) Internet
9 4 (2.68%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.01%) HTTP
10 3 (2.01%) Broadband
11 2 (1.34%) LDAP
12 1 (0.67%) POP3
12 1 (0.67%) SMTP
12 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.67%) SSL
12 1 (0.67%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.67%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (50.34%) SQL Server
2 39 (26.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (24.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (23.49%) Oracle Database
4 35 (23.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (23.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (18.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (16.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 24 (16.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 23 (15.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (11.41%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (10.07%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 13 (8.72%) MySQL
11 11 (7.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (6.71%) Relational Database
13 9 (6.04%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
16 2 (1.34%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.67%) tSQLt
2 1 (0.67%) ERwin
General
1 19 (12.75%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Retail
3 10 (6.71%) Publishing
4 6 (4.03%) Banking
4 6 (4.03%) Marketing
5 5 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.36%) Law
6 3 (2.01%) Legal
6 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.01%) Advertising
6 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 73 (48.99%) DBA
2 53 (35.57%) SQL DBA
3 49 (32.89%) Administrator
4 22 (14.77%) Consultant
5 18 (12.08%) Oracle DBA
6 14 (9.40%) SQL Server DBA
6 14 (9.40%) Architect
6 14 (9.40%) Developer
7 10 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) Citrix Architect
9 8 (5.37%) Citrix Consultant
9 8 (5.37%) Junior DBA
9 8 (5.37%) Junior
10 7 (4.70%) Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) SQL Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Junior Oracle DBA
10 7 (4.70%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (4.03%) Trainee Administrator
11 6 (4.03%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.01%) WebCenter
2 2 (1.34%) Middleware
2 2 (1.34%) LAMP
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 52 (34.90%) Replication
2 21 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.74%) Data Centre
4 10 (6.71%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.36%) HACMP
6 4 (2.68%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.01%) Life Science
7 3 (2.01%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.34%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.34%) HP Superdome
8 2 (1.34%) e-Health
8 2 (1.34%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.34%) NHS
9 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.67%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.67%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 75 (50.34%) Windows
2 41 (27.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (24.16%) Linux
4 33 (22.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (20.13%) AIX
6 28 (18.79%) Solaris
7 23 (15.44%) UNIX
7 23 (15.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.03%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.03%) Debian
10 5 (3.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.68%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.68%) HPUX
12 3 (2.01%) CentOS
13 2 (1.34%) Fedora
13 2 (1.34%) Tru64
14 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.67%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 42 (28.19%) Performance Tuning
3 31 (20.81%) Capacity Planning
4 22 (14.77%) ETL
5 21 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (14.09%) Change Control
5 21 (14.09%) Database Mirroring
6 19 (12.75%) ITIL
6 19 (12.75%) Migration
7 17 (11.41%) Change Management
8 16 (10.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (8.72%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (7.38%) Service Management
10 11 (7.38%) CRM
10 11 (7.38%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.70%) Open Source
11 7 (4.70%) ETL Development
11 7 (4.70%) High Availability
12 6 (4.03%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (61.74%) SQL
2 52 (34.90%) T-SQL
3 13 (8.72%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.04%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.68%) LINC
5 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.68%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.68%) Perl
6 3 (2.01%) PHP
6 3 (2.01%) Python
6 3 (2.01%) Prolog
6 3 (2.01%) Ruby
7 2 (1.34%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (0.67%) VBScript
8 1 (0.67%) C
8 1 (0.67%) C++
8 1 (0.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (26.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (18.12%) MCITP
3 21 (14.09%) MCSE
4 19 (12.75%) SC Cleared
4 19 (12.75%) Security Cleared
5 16 (10.74%) CCA
5 16 (10.74%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (10.74%) CCEE
6 14 (9.40%) Degree
7 12 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (7.38%) MCTS
9 9 (6.04%) OCP
9 9 (6.04%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (4.03%) CCIA
11 5 (3.36%) MCP
12 4 (2.68%) MCSA
13 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.67%) NCDA
14 1 (0.67%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) SLA
2 5 (3.36%) QA
3 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (21.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (20.13%) Active Directory
3 20 (13.42%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (11.41%) XenApp
5 16 (10.74%) XenServer
5 16 (10.74%) XenDesktop
6 10 (6.71%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.36%) SRDF
9 4 (2.68%) pfSense
9 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.68%) Samba
10 3 (2.01%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.01%) vSphere
11 2 (1.34%) NFS
12 1 (0.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 20 (13.42%) Data Guard
2 17 (11.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (6.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (4.03%) Backup Exec
4 6 (4.03%) SCVMM
5 5 (3.36%) SCCM
6 4 (2.68%) ARCserve
6 4 (2.68%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.34%) WSUS
9 1 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.67%) SCOM
9 1 (0.67%) Control-M
9 1 (0.67%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.67%) Ansible
9 1 (0.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.67%) Puppet
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.67%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 66 (44.30%) Microsoft
2 49 (32.89%) VMware
3 47 (31.54%) Oracle
4 37 (24.83%) Citrix
5 19 (12.75%) Sun
6 15 (10.07%) IBM
7 12 (8.05%) HP
8 10 (6.71%) Cisco
9 8 (5.37%) EMC
9 8 (5.37%) NetApp
10 6 (4.03%) AppSense
11 5 (3.36%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.68%) Hyperion
12 4 (2.68%) WatchGuard
12 4 (2.68%) Unisys
13 3 (2.01%) CommVault
13 3 (2.01%) Hitachi
13 3 (2.01%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.01%) Facebook
14 2 (1.34%) Red Gate
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Streamline Connections
Salary: £4000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 44k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits + Overtime + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AccessPay
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits + Overtime + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago