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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 166 205 173
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -32
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 78 44 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 0.63% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.44% 1.84% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 57 38 53
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
2270 2397 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.47% 34.14% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1802 1869 2020
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 May 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 May 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 +13 38 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Cheshire +27 30 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Merseyside +9 8 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Lancashire - 5 - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 83 (57.64%) Windows
2 76 (52.78%) SQL
3 75 (52.08%) SQL Server
4 60 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 58 (40.28%) T-SQL
6 54 (37.50%) Replication
7 52 (36.11%) VMware
8 48 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 47 (32.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 42 (29.17%) SAN
10 42 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 38 (26.39%) Citrix
13 35 (24.31%) Migration
13 35 (24.31%) Finance
13 35 (24.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (21.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 30 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 29 (20.14%) Microsoft Certification
17 28 (19.44%) Active Directory
17 28 (19.44%) IIS
17 28 (19.44%) MS Excel
18 27 (18.75%) ITIL
19 26 (18.06%) Capacity Planning
20 25 (17.36%) PowerShell
20 25 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
20 25 (17.36%) Disaster Recovery
21 24 (16.67%) XenDesktop
22 23 (15.97%) MS Exchange
23 22 (15.28%) Oracle

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 28 (19.44%) IIS
2 23 (15.97%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (6.25%) Apache
6 6 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.08%) nginx
9 2 (1.39%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.69%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (19.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) IaaS
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (29.17%) SAN
2 20 (13.89%) NAS
3 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 17 (11.81%) VPN
5 16 (11.11%) Firewall
6 13 (9.03%) DNS
7 10 (6.94%) SMTP
7 10 (6.94%) Wireless
8 6 (4.17%) DHCP
9 5 (3.47%) WAN
10 4 (2.78%) VLAN
10 4 (2.78%) LAN
11 3 (2.08%) SSL
12 2 (1.39%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (1.39%) OpenVPN
12 2 (1.39%) Network Security
12 2 (1.39%) VoIP
13 1 (0.69%) LDAP
13 1 (0.69%) Internet
13 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 40 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (24.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (21.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (7.64%) OLAP
8 11 (7.64%) Oracle Database
8 11 (7.64%) OLAP Cube
9 9 (6.25%) MySQL
10 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (5.56%) DTS
11 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) ERwin
1 1 (0.69%) Ant
1 1 (0.69%) Toad
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 35 (24.31%) Finance
2 4 (2.78%) Publishing
3 2 (1.39%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.39%) Marketing
3 2 (1.39%) Advertising
3 2 (1.39%) Automotive
4 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Billing
4 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (51.39%) DBA
2 58 (40.28%) SQL DBA
3 37 (25.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 26 (18.06%) Administrator
5 19 (13.19%) Consultant
6 18 (12.50%) Architect
7 16 (11.11%) Support Engineer
8 12 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
8 12 (8.33%) Developer
9 11 (7.64%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (7.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (6.94%) Citrix Consultant
10 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) Server Administrator
11 8 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
12 7 (4.86%) Technical Support Consultant
12 7 (4.86%) Technical Support Engineer
12 7 (4.86%) Support Consultant
12 7 (4.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (37.50%) Replication
2 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.47%) NHS
4 4 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.08%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.39%) HP Superdome
6 2 (1.39%) Open Source
6 2 (1.39%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.69%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 83 (57.64%) Windows
2 47 (32.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (9.72%) Linux
6 12 (8.33%) Solaris
7 9 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.56%) AIX
9 7 (4.86%) HPUX
10 6 (4.17%) UNIX
11 3 (2.08%) FreeBSD
11 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.39%) CentOS
12 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.39%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 35 (24.31%) Migration
3 27 (18.75%) ITIL
4 26 (18.06%) Capacity Planning
5 25 (17.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (13.19%) Problem Management
7 18 (12.50%) Change Management
8 17 (11.81%) Business Continuity
9 16 (11.11%) ETL
10 15 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (9.72%) Database Mirroring
12 13 (9.03%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (9.03%) Service Management
12 13 (9.03%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (8.33%) Load Balancing
14 11 (7.64%) BCP
14 11 (7.64%) Data Transformation
15 10 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
15 10 (6.94%) CRM
16 9 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (52.78%) SQL
2 58 (40.28%) T-SQL
3 25 (17.36%) PowerShell
4 13 (9.03%) Perl
5 11 (7.64%) VBScript
6 10 (6.94%) VB
7 9 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.39%) PHP
9 2 (1.39%) Python
10 1 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.69%) C++
10 1 (0.69%) Java
10 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (12.50%) MCITP
2 18 (12.50%) MCSE
3 13 (9.03%) CCA
3 13 (9.03%) Citrix Certification
3 13 (9.03%) CCEE
4 11 (7.64%) Degree
5 9 (6.25%) CCIA
6 5 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.08%) OCP
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (2.08%) MCTS
9 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) QA
1 5 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 21 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (12.50%) XenApp
4 18 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 14 (9.72%) VMware ESX
6 13 (9.03%) XenServer
7 10 (6.94%) vSphere
7 10 (6.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.78%) NFS
9 2 (1.39%) Varnish
9 2 (1.39%) Postfix
9 2 (1.39%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.39%) Corosync
9 2 (1.39%) Dovecot
9 2 (1.39%) Openswan
9 2 (1.39%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (1.39%) OpenSIPS
9 2 (1.39%) Samba
9 2 (1.39%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 9 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (4.86%) SCOM
3 4 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.08%) SCCM
5 2 (1.39%) yum
5 2 (1.39%) Cacti
5 2 (1.39%) Munin
5 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.39%) Nagios
5 2 (1.39%) Bacula
5 2 (1.39%) Rsyslog
5 2 (1.39%) logstash
5 2 (1.39%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 52 (36.11%) VMware
3 38 (26.39%) Citrix
4 22 (15.28%) Oracle
5 18 (12.50%) HP
6 16 (11.11%) NetApp
7 12 (8.33%) Cisco
8 11 (7.64%) EMC
9 10 (6.94%) Meraki
10 9 (6.25%) AppSense
10 9 (6.25%) Symantec
10 9 (6.25%) IronPort
11 3 (2.08%) Percona
12 2 (1.39%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.39%) Facebook
12 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.69%) Remedy
13 1 (0.69%) Sun
13 1 (0.69%) IBM
13 1 (0.69%) Hyperion
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Trust
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £23 - £24 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago