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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank - 28 45
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 4.61% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 10.00% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
67 70 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 54.92% 46.05% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 54 57
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £63,200
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 26 November 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 14 (100.00%) ITIL
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 13 (92.86%) Veritas
2 13 (92.86%) DHCP
2 13 (92.86%) Sophos
2 13 (92.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) VMware ESX
2 13 (92.86%) NetBackup
3 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (57.14%) vSphere
4 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL V3
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) Backup Exec
4 8 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 8 (57.14%) IIS
4 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 8 (57.14%) SAN
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (57.14%) Symantec
4 8 (57.14%) Norton AntiVirus

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 8 (57.14%) IIS
1 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) DHCP
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) NAS
2 8 (57.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) COM
1 1 (7.14%) JDBC
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (92.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (57.14%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
1 13 (92.86%) VMware ESX
2 8 (57.14%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) NetBackup
2 8 (57.14%) Backup Exec
2 8 (57.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (35.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) Veritas
2 13 (92.86%) Sophos
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) Symantec
3 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) CommVault
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle