The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank - 26 43
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 0 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 6.58% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 12.99% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Clustering
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
57 77 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.31% 50.66% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18 57 57
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Clustering across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Clustering
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Clustering across the Northern Ireland region.

Clustering Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) Sophos
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) Sophos
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) CommVault