The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 54 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.88% 0.81% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.51% 2.42% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Median salary £47,500 £27,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.17% -26.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 199 165 154
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 35.16% 33.54% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 166 108 122
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Clustering
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Clustering in Merseyside

Clustering
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Merseyside over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Clustering in Merseyside

Clustering
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Liverpool +9 5 £47,500 -20.83%
Clustering
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 8 (53.33%) SQL
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Migration
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Replication
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (26.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (26.67%) RedGate
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Database Security
5 4 (26.67%) Database Optimisation
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (26.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DBA
1 6 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Senior DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Server Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Siebel Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Siebel Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Junior SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) JAAS
1 2 (13.33%) LINQ
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) WebCenter
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Database Optimisation
3 4 (26.67%) Database Security
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) EAI
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (13.33%) JVM Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) RedGate
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Siebel
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Sitecore