Period
to 19 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 217 129 245
Rank change year-on-year -88 +116 +24
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 27 32 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.48% 1.23% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 3.74% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 17
10th Percentile £27,500 £43,750 £29,450
25th Percentile £45,750 £47,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -7.04%
75th Percentile £55,981 £57,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,625 £52,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +33.33% -12.31%

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,246 856 2,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.32% 33.00% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,617 761 1,741
10th Percentile £31,678 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Manchester

Clustering
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Clustering in Manchester.

Salary trend for Clustering in Manchester

Clustering
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Clustering in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Clustering in Manchester

Clustering
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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
Bolton - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £80,000 -
Clustering
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) Azure
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) LDAP
4 13 (48.15%) Windows
4 13 (48.15%) Change Control
5 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 12 (44.44%) ITIL
6 11 (40.74%) IaaS
6 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
6 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (37.04%) VMware
8 9 (33.33%) AWS
8 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 9 (33.33%) GCP
9 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (29.63%) PaaS
9 8 (29.63%) Change Management
9 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
9 8 (29.63%) Unix
9 8 (29.63%) AIX
9 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
9 8 (29.63%) SAN
9 8 (29.63%) DNS
10 7 (25.93%) DHCP
10 7 (25.93%) Citrix
10 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (25.93%) ITIL Certification

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (7.41%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 16 (59.26%) Azure
2 11 (40.74%) IaaS
3 9 (33.33%) AWS
3 9 (33.33%) GCP
4 8 (29.63%) PaaS
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (14.81%) SaaS
6 1 (3.70%) Azure Service Fabric
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) DNS
1 8 (29.63%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) DHCP
2 7 (25.93%) Network Security
2 7 (25.93%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) MPLS
4 4 (14.81%) VLAN
4 4 (14.81%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) DMZ
5 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (25.93%) Public Sector
2 5 (18.52%) Social Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Unix Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) AIX Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Server Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Server Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) DBA
5 4 (14.81%) SQL DBA
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Solaris Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
1 7 (25.93%) PKI
2 5 (18.52%) Replication
3 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Online Gambling
5 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
4 8 (29.63%) AIX
4 8 (29.63%) Unix
5 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (18.52%) Solaris
7 2 (7.41%) HPUX
7 2 (7.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Change Control
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) Change Management
5 7 (25.93%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
6 6 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
7 5 (18.52%) Service Management
8 4 (14.81%) High Availability
8 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (14.81%) Presales
9 3 (11.11%) Change Data Capture
10 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
10 2 (7.41%) Migration
10 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (7.41%) Storage Management
11 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
11 1 (3.70%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (25.93%) MCSA
2 7 (25.93%) MCTS
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) LXC
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
3 1 (3.70%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Ansible
3 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
4 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) HP
5 6 (22.22%) IBM
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco
7 4 (14.81%) McAfee
7 4 (14.81%) Sophos
7 4 (14.81%) Veeam
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle
9 1 (3.70%) Dell
9 1 (3.70%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.70%) NetApp
9 1 (3.70%) Zerto