The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
England / North East
Rank 58 68 72
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 13 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.06% 1.54% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.53% 5.29% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 7
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33%  
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 the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 235 189 271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 37.24% 29.17% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 214 157 230
Median salary £35,000 £39,791 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.04% +6.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Clustering
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Clustering in the North East

Clustering
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the North East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Clustering in the North East

Clustering
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Tyne and Wear +23 13 £30,000 -7.69%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 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 North East region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Citrix
2 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
3 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) MS Exchange
4 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
5 13 (68.42%) DNS
6 12 (63.16%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (63.16%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 11 (57.89%) DHCP
7 11 (57.89%) Cisco
7 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
8 10 (52.63%) Web Services
8 10 (52.63%) SMTP
8 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
8 10 (52.63%) Backup Exec
8 10 (52.63%) SAN
8 10 (52.63%) Symantec
8 10 (52.63%) Sophos
8 10 (52.63%) DMZ
8 10 (52.63%) Firewall
8 10 (52.63%) Presales
8 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
8 10 (52.63%) Malware Detection/Protection

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 15 (78.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
4 2 (10.53%) Apache
4 2 (10.53%) IIS
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (36.84%) Office 365
4 4 (21.05%) Yammer
5 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
5 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (10.53%) Route 53
5 2 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) DNS
2 11 (57.89%) DHCP
3 10 (52.63%) DMZ
3 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) SAN
3 10 (52.63%) SMTP
3 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (52.63%) VLAN
4 5 (26.32%) LAN
4 5 (26.32%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) PBX
5 4 (21.05%) Skype
5 4 (21.05%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) CentOS
7 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 10 (52.63%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 10 (52.63%) Presales
3 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
3 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PHP
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) HND
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
2 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) VMware ESX
3 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Backup Exec
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) Citrix
2 16 (84.21%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco
4 10 (52.63%) Sophos
4 10 (52.63%) Symantec
5 5 (26.32%) arcserve
5 5 (26.32%) Dell
5 5 (26.32%) Extreme Networks
5 5 (26.32%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Mitel
7 1 (5.26%) Lotus
7 1 (5.26%) MobileIron