Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
North West > Manchester
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 204 253
Rank change year-on-year +55 +49 +1
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 35 28 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.99% 0.54% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.63% 1.45% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 40 36 20
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £37,950 £32,500 £35,900
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,875 £51,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,028
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.23% +1.24%

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 1,329 1,928 2,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.71% 37.23% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,099 1,536 2,160
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,580 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +7 4 £46,000 +18.71%
Salford - 2 £40,000 -
Clustering
North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 26 (74.29%) SQL Server
2 23 (65.71%) Failover Clustering
3 22 (62.86%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (62.86%) SQL
4 21 (60.00%) Replication
5 15 (42.86%) Law
5 15 (42.86%) Windows
5 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2019
6 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
7 9 (25.71%) Azure
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.71%) High Availability
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
8 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (20.00%) DevOps
10 6 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (17.14%) Change Data Capture
10 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (17.14%) Linux
10 6 (17.14%) Open Source
11 5 (14.29%) VMware
11 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (14.29%) Cisco
12 4 (11.43%) Firewall
12 4 (11.43%) WAN
12 4 (11.43%) vSphere

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 3 (8.57%) Confluence
1 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
1 4 (11.43%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (11.43%) WAN
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) MPLS
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (74.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2019
3 3 (8.57%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (42.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) DBA
2 18 (51.43%) SQL DBA
3 11 (31.43%) SQL Server DBA
4 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (2.86%) MySQL DBA
7 1 (2.86%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Production DBA
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (60.00%) Replication
2 6 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (25.71%) High Availability
3 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (20.00%) DevOps
5 6 (17.14%) Change Data Capture
5 6 (17.14%) Open Source
5 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Leadership
9 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.86%) Coaching
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.86%) ETL
9 1 (2.86%) ITIL
9 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
3 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.43%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (65.71%) Failover Clustering
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
3 3 (8.57%) Terraform
4 2 (5.71%) SCCM
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle