Period
to 20 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 120 149
Rank change year-on-year -30 +29 -20
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 30 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.94% 0.98% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% 2.59% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 19
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £39,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.58% -21.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,325 £33,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -10.53%

Clustering is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,325 851 1,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.38% 38.03% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 928 638 906
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% -4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Cheshire

Clustering
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Clustering in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Clustering in Cheshire

Clustering
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Clustering in Cheshire

Clustering
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -38 11 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Warrington -4 2 £55,000 +96.43% 1
Clustering
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 23 (76.67%) Unix
1 23 (76.67%) AIX
1 23 (76.67%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) Solaris
3 18 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (60.00%) SSH
4 14 (46.67%) SAN
5 13 (43.33%) Veritas
6 12 (40.00%) Finance
6 12 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (30.00%) Resource Allocation
9 6 (20.00%) Banking
9 6 (20.00%) SQL
9 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (16.67%) MySQL
10 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 5 (16.67%) MariaDB
11 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
11 4 (13.33%) Degree
11 4 (13.33%) Test Management
11 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (13.33%) ITIL
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
12 3 (10.00%) Law
12 3 (10.00%) Change Management
12 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 18 (60.00%) SSH
1 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (46.67%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) DMZ
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MariaDB
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.67%) OLAP
3 2 (6.67%) OLTP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (6.67%) Power BI
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Law
4 2 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Administrator
2 14 (46.67%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (23.33%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (23.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Leader
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Team Leader
5 4 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Unix Team Leader
6 3 (10.00%) Database Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) DBA
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Database Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Unix Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
7 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Administration Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Unix Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) WPF
2 1 (3.33%) ISPF
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) AIX
1 23 (76.67%) Linux
1 23 (76.67%) Unix
2 20 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (30.00%) Resource Allocation
3 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Test Management
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (6.67%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (6.67%) ETL
6 2 (6.67%) High Availability
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Product Management
7 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
1 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Korn
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (6.67%) CFEngine
2 2 (6.67%) Nagios
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Veritas
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) VMware