Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 179 247
Rank change year-on-year +15 +68 +11
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 28 30 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.74% 0.70% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% 2.06% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 13
10th Percentile £37,650 £36,375 £33,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.29% +13.89% +5.88%
75th Percentile £56,563 £61,875 £48,750
90th Percentile £61,000 £64,500 £52,250
North West median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -11.11%

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 1,247 1,456 2,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 32.76% 33.73% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1,140 1,774
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £73,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +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 11 May 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 11 May 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 4 £46,000 +2.22%
Salford - 1 £40,000 - 1
Clustering
North West

For the 6 months to 11 May 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 17 (60.71%) Windows
1 17 (60.71%) Failover Clustering
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (46.43%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
6 11 (39.29%) Azure
6 11 (39.29%) High Availability
7 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
7 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (35.71%) Replication
7 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 9 (32.14%) Cisco
8 9 (32.14%) SAN
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
9 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2019
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (21.43%) DevOps
10 6 (21.43%) Firewall
10 6 (21.43%) VMware
10 6 (21.43%) Law
10 6 (21.43%) Linux
11 5 (17.86%) MPLS
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (17.86%) Social Skills
12 4 (14.29%) Technical Leadership

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 (10.71%) Confluence
1 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Azure
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 5 (17.86%) MPLS
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) SD-WAN
5 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.57%) DHCP
6 1 (3.57%) DMZ
6 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2019
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 6 (21.43%) Law
2 5 (17.86%) Social Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) DBA
3 10 (35.71%) SQL DBA
4 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (10.71%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior DBA
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior SQL DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Ajax
1 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Felix
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Sling
1 1 (3.57%) COM
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) OSGi
1 1 (3.57%) REST
1 1 (3.57%) Servlets
1 1 (3.57%) Spring
1 1 (3.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Replication
2 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (21.43%) Linux
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (39.29%) High Availability
3 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (21.43%) DevOps
5 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Open Source
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) Software Licensing
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) LXC
5 1 (3.57%) NFS
5 1 (3.57%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 17 (60.71%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
4 3 (10.71%) Terraform
5 1 (3.57%) Ansible
5 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Meraki
4 2 (7.14%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Zerto