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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 159 194 147
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -47
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 86 58 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.30% 0.83% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.80% 2.43% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 66 39 75
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2263 2384 2388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.16% 34.19% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1827 1840 1953
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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
(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 +11 47 £38,875 -13.61% 8
Cheshire +26 29 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Lancashire +13 8 £36,250 -14.70%
Merseyside +5 2 £37,500 - 2
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 93 (66.91%) Windows
2 75 (53.96%) SQL Server
3 69 (49.64%) SQL
4 60 (43.17%) Microsoft
5 52 (37.41%) T-SQL
6 50 (35.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (35.97%) Replication
6 50 (35.97%) VMware
7 48 (34.53%) SAN
8 46 (33.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (32.37%) Performance Tuning
9 45 (32.37%) Migration
10 42 (30.22%) Finance
11 39 (28.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 37 (26.62%) IIS
13 36 (25.90%) Citrix
13 36 (25.90%) Active Directory
14 34 (24.46%) PowerShell
15 33 (23.74%) ITIL
16 32 (23.02%) MS Exchange
17 30 (21.58%) SQL Server 2012
18 29 (20.86%) NAS
18 29 (20.86%) MS Excel
19 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
19 27 (19.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
20 24 (17.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 24 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2013
21 22 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 37 (26.62%) IIS
2 32 (23.02%) MS Exchange
3 22 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.32%) Apache
5 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.16%) nginx
6 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.44%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.72%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (20.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (34.53%) SAN
2 29 (20.86%) NAS
3 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
4 21 (15.11%) DNS
5 19 (13.67%) SMTP
6 14 (10.07%) VPN
6 14 (10.07%) Firewall
7 10 (7.19%) Wireless
8 4 (2.88%) VLAN
8 4 (2.88%) SSL
8 4 (2.88%) DHCP
8 4 (2.88%) WAN
9 3 (2.16%) LAN
10 2 (1.44%) VoIP
10 2 (1.44%) Network Security
10 2 (1.44%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (1.44%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (53.96%) SQL Server
2 39 (28.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (21.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (19.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (17.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (14.39%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (11.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (7.91%) OLAP Cube
8 11 (7.91%) DTS
8 11 (7.91%) OLAP
9 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database
10 7 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (5.04%) MySQL
11 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Ant
1 1 (0.72%) Toad
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 42 (30.22%) Finance
2 3 (2.16%) Publishing
2 3 (2.16%) Marketing
3 2 (1.44%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.44%) Advertising
3 2 (1.44%) Automotive
4 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.72%) Billing
4 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (48.20%) DBA
2 54 (38.85%) SQL DBA
3 35 (25.18%) SQL Server DBA
4 26 (18.71%) Administrator
5 16 (11.51%) Support Engineer
5 16 (11.51%) Architect
6 15 (10.79%) Consultant
7 11 (7.91%) Developer
7 11 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (7.91%) Server Administrator
7 11 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Citrix Architect
9 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Technical Support Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Technical Support Consultant
10 7 (5.04%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (5.04%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (5.04%) Support Consultant
10 7 (5.04%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.67%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (35.97%) Replication
2 7 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.60%) NHS
4 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.16%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.44%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.72%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.72%) Tandem
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 93 (66.91%) Windows
2 50 (35.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (33.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.63%) Linux
6 8 (5.76%) Solaris
7 7 (5.04%) AIX
7 7 (5.04%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.60%) HPUX
9 4 (2.88%) UNIX
10 3 (2.16%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.44%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.44%) CentOS
11 2 (1.44%) OpenBSD
11 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.37%) Migration
1 45 (32.37%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (23.74%) ITIL
3 22 (15.83%) Change Management
4 21 (15.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (15.11%) Load Balancing
5 20 (14.39%) Problem Management
5 20 (14.39%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (11.51%) ETL
7 15 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (10.79%) Business Continuity
7 15 (10.79%) Data Transformation
7 15 (10.79%) Database Mirroring
8 11 (7.91%) Unit Testing
8 11 (7.91%) BCP
8 11 (7.91%) CRM
9 10 (7.19%) Service Management
9 10 (7.19%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (7.19%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (6.47%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (49.64%) SQL
2 52 (37.41%) T-SQL
3 34 (24.46%) PowerShell
4 20 (14.39%) Perl
5 18 (12.95%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.19%) VBScript
6 10 (7.19%) VB
7 2 (1.44%) Python
7 2 (1.44%) PHP
7 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.23%) MCSE
3 14 (10.07%) MCITP
4 10 (7.19%) Degree
4 10 (7.19%) CCEE
4 10 (7.19%) CCA
4 10 (7.19%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (5.04%) CCIA
6 5 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.60%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (25.90%) Active Directory
2 22 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.11%) XenDesktop
4 17 (12.23%) Hyper-V
5 15 (10.79%) XenApp
6 14 (10.07%) VMware ESX
7 11 (7.91%) vSphere
8 10 (7.19%) XenServer
9 8 (5.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.44%) Postfix
10 2 (1.44%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.44%) Varnish
10 2 (1.44%) Dovecot
10 2 (1.44%) Openswan
10 2 (1.44%) SpamAssassin
10 2 (1.44%) OpenSIPS
10 2 (1.44%) Corosync
10 2 (1.44%) KVM
10 2 (1.44%) Ceph
10 2 (1.44%) iptables
Systems Management
1 18 (12.95%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (12.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (5.04%) SCOM
4 3 (2.16%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.16%) Nagios
5 2 (1.44%) SCCM
5 2 (1.44%) Cacti
5 2 (1.44%) Munin
5 2 (1.44%) yum
5 2 (1.44%) logstash
5 2 (1.44%) Rsyslog
5 2 (1.44%) Bacula
5 2 (1.44%) Pacemaker
5 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.72%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.72%) Puppet
6 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.72%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 60 (43.17%) Microsoft
2 50 (35.97%) VMware
3 36 (25.90%) Citrix
4 19 (13.67%) Symantec
5 18 (12.95%) IronPort
6 17 (12.23%) Oracle
7 16 (11.51%) HP
8 15 (10.79%) NetApp
9 12 (8.63%) Cisco
10 11 (7.91%) EMC
11 10 (7.19%) Meraki
12 7 (5.04%) AppSense
13 3 (2.16%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.16%) Percona
14 2 (1.44%) Facebook
14 2 (1.44%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.44%) IBM
15 1 (0.72%) Sun
15 1 (0.72%) Dell
15 1 (0.72%) Hyperion
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