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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 31 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 6 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.28% 7.10% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.36% 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 0
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
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
112 84 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 61.20% 49.70% 31.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50 62 39
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £25,050 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
County Antrim -7 6 £25,000 -37.50%
Clustering
UK

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 24 (96.00%) ITIL
2 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (80.00%) Veritas
4 19 (76.00%) DHCP
4 19 (76.00%) DNS
4 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (76.00%) Sophos
4 19 (76.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (76.00%) Firewall
4 19 (76.00%) VMware
4 19 (76.00%) VMware ESX
4 19 (76.00%) NetBackup
5 18 (72.00%) SC Cleared
5 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (60.00%) SAN
7 14 (56.00%) IIS
7 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
7 14 (56.00%) Citrix
7 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (56.00%) Symantec
7 14 (56.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (56.00%) Backup Exec
7 14 (56.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (56.00%) NAS
7 14 (56.00%) vSphere
7 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (56.00%) ITIL V3

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 14 (56.00%) IIS
1 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) DHCP
1 19 (76.00%) DNS
1 19 (76.00%) Firewall
2 15 (60.00%) SAN
3 14 (56.00%) NAS
4 4 (16.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) HTTP
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) JDBC
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) NHS
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) UNIX
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) ITIL
2 19 (76.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (56.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 14 (56.00%) ITIL V3
4 8 (32.00%) Capacity Management
4 8 (32.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (12.00%) Release Management
7 3 (12.00%) People Management
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (76.00%) VMware ESX
2 14 (56.00%) vSphere
3 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (76.00%) NetBackup
2 14 (56.00%) Backup Exec
2 14 (56.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (80.00%) Veritas
3 19 (76.00%) Sophos
3 19 (76.00%) VMware
4 14 (56.00%) Symantec
4 14 (56.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.00%) CommVault
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Sun