The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.35% 1.51% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.20% 3.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% -2.24%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 143 215 192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 32.28% 46.34% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 113 180 159
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Clustering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Lancashire

Clustering
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Clustering in Lancashire

Clustering
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -5 3 - -
Blackburn - 2 £47,500 -
Blackpool - 1 £40,000 -
Clustering
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
1 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (53.85%) High Availability
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (30.77%) Replication
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (23.08%) .NET
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 3 (23.08%) SOAP
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (23.08%) Power BI
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) DBA
1 8 (61.54%) SQL DBA
2 4 (30.77%) MongoDB DBA
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
1 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (30.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (53.85%) High Availability
4 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (30.77%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL V2
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Veritas
2 2 (15.38%) VMware