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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 152 180 142
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -38
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 91 57 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 0.88% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.12% 2.60% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 77 36 83
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,100 £32,572
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,149 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +2.87%
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
2211 2194 2364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.21% 33.71% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 1704 1943
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £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 6 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 6 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
Cheshire +32 40 £47,000 +29.65% 6
Manchester +5 39 £38,875 -10.63% 6
Lancashire +5 8 £36,250 -8.22%
Merseyside +3 4 £38,750 +23.01% 2
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 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 95 (66.90%) Windows
2 72 (50.70%) SQL Server
3 66 (46.48%) SQL
4 59 (41.55%) Microsoft
5 56 (39.44%) Migration
6 55 (38.73%) SAN
7 51 (35.92%) Replication
7 51 (35.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 50 (35.21%) Finance
9 49 (34.51%) T-SQL
10 47 (33.10%) VMware
10 47 (33.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 45 (31.69%) Performance Tuning
12 42 (29.58%) PowerShell
12 42 (29.58%) IIS
12 42 (29.58%) MS Exchange
13 41 (28.87%) Active Directory
13 41 (28.87%) ITIL
14 36 (25.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 36 (25.35%) NAS
15 34 (23.94%) TCP/IP
16 30 (21.13%) Exchange Server 2013
17 29 (20.42%) Load Balancing
17 29 (20.42%) DNS
18 27 (19.01%) Symantec
18 27 (19.01%) SMTP
18 27 (19.01%) Citrix
18 27 (19.01%) Perl
18 27 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2007
18 27 (19.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 42 (29.58%) IIS
1 42 (29.58%) MS Exchange
2 30 (21.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.52%) nginx
5 5 (3.52%) Apache
5 5 (3.52%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.70%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (18.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) IaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (38.73%) SAN
2 36 (25.35%) NAS
3 34 (23.94%) TCP/IP
4 29 (20.42%) DNS
5 27 (19.01%) SMTP
6 14 (9.86%) Firewall
7 13 (9.15%) VPN
8 10 (7.04%) Wireless
9 4 (2.82%) SSL
9 4 (2.82%) DHCP
10 3 (2.11%) WAN
10 3 (2.11%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.41%) Network Security
11 2 (1.41%) LAN
11 2 (1.41%) VoIP
11 2 (1.41%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (1.41%) OpenVPN
11 2 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.70%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (50.70%) SQL Server
2 36 (25.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (19.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (15.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (9.86%) DTS
8 9 (6.34%) OLAP
8 9 (6.34%) MySQL
8 9 (6.34%) OLAP Cube
9 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database
9 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Ant
1 1 (0.70%) Toad
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 50 (35.21%) Finance
2 2 (1.41%) Automotive
2 2 (1.41%) Retail
2 2 (1.41%) Music Industry
3 1 (0.70%) Marketing
3 1 (0.70%) Billing
3 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.70%) Banking
3 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (47.89%) DBA
2 54 (38.03%) SQL DBA
3 36 (25.35%) SQL Server DBA
4 29 (20.42%) Administrator
5 16 (11.27%) Support Engineer
6 14 (9.86%) Consultant
7 13 (9.15%) Server Administrator
8 12 (8.45%) Architect
9 11 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.63%) Developer
12 7 (4.93%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (4.93%) Support Consultant
12 7 (4.93%) Technical Support
12 7 (4.93%) Technical Support Consultant
12 7 (4.93%) Technical Support Engineer
12 7 (4.93%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.93%) Technical Engineer
12 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.31%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) COM
2 1 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (35.92%) Replication
2 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.11%) NHS
4 2 (1.41%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.41%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.70%) Tandem
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.70%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 95 (66.90%) Windows
2 51 (35.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (33.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (10.56%) Linux
6 8 (5.63%) Solaris
7 7 (4.93%) AIX
8 5 (3.52%) HPUX
8 5 (3.52%) UNIX
9 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.11%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.41%) CentOS
11 2 (1.41%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.41%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.41%) OpenBSD
11 2 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.44%) Migration
2 45 (31.69%) Performance Tuning
3 41 (28.87%) ITIL
4 29 (20.42%) Load Balancing
5 24 (16.90%) Change Management
6 22 (15.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (14.08%) Problem Management
8 18 (12.68%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (12.68%) Data Transformation
9 16 (11.27%) ETL
10 13 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (9.15%) Business Continuity
10 13 (9.15%) Unit Testing
11 10 (7.04%) Service Management
11 10 (7.04%) Performance Management
11 10 (7.04%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (7.04%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (6.34%) Capacity Management
12 9 (6.34%) BCP
13 8 (5.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (46.48%) SQL
2 49 (34.51%) T-SQL
3 42 (29.58%) PowerShell
4 27 (19.01%) Perl
5 25 (17.61%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.04%) VBScript
6 10 (7.04%) VB
7 2 (1.41%) Python
7 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.41%) PHP
7 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.75%) MCSE
2 11 (7.75%) MCITP
3 7 (4.93%) Degree
4 4 (2.82%) VCP4
4 4 (2.82%) CCEE
4 4 (2.82%) CCIA
4 4 (2.82%) CCA
4 4 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) MCP
6 2 (1.41%) LPIC
6 2 (1.41%) RHCA
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (28.87%) Active Directory
2 25 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.97%) Hyper-V
4 15 (10.56%) XenDesktop
5 14 (9.86%) vSphere
5 14 (9.86%) VMware ESX
6 9 (6.34%) XenApp
7 5 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.82%) XenServer
9 2 (1.41%) NFS
9 2 (1.41%) Postfix
9 2 (1.41%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.41%) Varnish
9 2 (1.41%) Dovecot
9 2 (1.41%) Openswan
9 2 (1.41%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (1.41%) OpenSIPS
9 2 (1.41%) Corosync
9 2 (1.41%) KVM
9 2 (1.41%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 25 (17.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 24 (16.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (4.93%) SCOM
4 4 (2.82%) Nagios
5 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.41%) logstash
5 2 (1.41%) Rsyslog
5 2 (1.41%) Bacula
5 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.41%) SCCM
5 2 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.41%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.41%) Cacti
5 2 (1.41%) Munin
5 2 (1.41%) yum
6 1 (0.70%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.70%) Puppet
6 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.70%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 59 (41.55%) Microsoft
2 47 (33.10%) VMware
3 27 (19.01%) Symantec
3 27 (19.01%) Citrix
4 25 (17.61%) IronPort
5 16 (11.27%) HP
6 15 (10.56%) Oracle
7 14 (9.86%) NetApp
8 12 (8.45%) EMC
8 12 (8.45%) Cisco
9 10 (7.04%) Meraki
10 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.82%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.82%) AppSense
11 3 (2.11%) Percona
11 3 (2.11%) IBM
12 1 (0.70%) Sun
12 1 (0.70%) Dell
12 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
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