Period
to 26 September 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Clustering
England > North West
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 240 219
Rank change year-on-year -65 -21 +47
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 68 120 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 1.01% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 2.54% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 58 96 113
North West median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +12.50% -16.67%
10th Percentile £34,625 £36,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,125 £53,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5244 4730 4747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.88% 39.73% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4123 4008 3790
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the North West

Clustering
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Clustering in the North West

Clustering
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the North West over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Clustering in the North West

Clustering
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 September 2017. 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
Manchester -72 36 £42,000 -6.67%
Cheshire -21 17 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Lancashire +3 10 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Merseyside -10 4 £30,000 -40.00%
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 West region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 34 (50.00%) SQL
1 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (35.29%) T-SQL
2 24 (35.29%) Linux
2 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 24 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (33.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (32.35%) ITIL
5 21 (30.88%) Unix
5 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (23.53%) Windows
7 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 14 (20.59%) Replication
8 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 13 (19.12%) AIX
9 13 (19.12%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (17.65%) Solaris
10 12 (17.65%) Veritas
10 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (16.18%) SSH
11 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (16.18%) Active Directory
11 11 (16.18%) Ethernet
11 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
12 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (7.35%) IIS
1 5 (7.35%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.29%) Office 365
2 5 (7.35%) OpenShift
2 5 (7.35%) SaaS
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) Ethernet
1 11 (16.18%) SSH
1 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.24%) SAN
3 7 (10.29%) Firewall
4 6 (8.82%) DNS
5 5 (7.35%) LAN
5 5 (7.35%) WAN
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.94%) Wireless
7 1 (1.47%) BGP
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.47%) Internet
7 1 (1.47%) Intranet
7 1 (1.47%) IPsec
7 1 (1.47%) MPLS
7 1 (1.47%) SSL
7 1 (1.47%) TACACS
7 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (33.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (19.12%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (7.35%) Power BI
10 4 (5.88%) MySQL
10 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (4.41%) Big Data
12 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
13 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Marketing
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) DBA
2 16 (23.53%) Administrator
2 16 (23.53%) SQL DBA
3 14 (20.59%) SQL Server DBA
4 10 (14.71%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (10.29%) Technical Leader
5 7 (10.29%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.82%) Applications Support Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.35%) Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Web Services
2 6 (8.82%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.35%) SOAP
3 5 (7.35%) XML
4 2 (2.94%) CakePHP
4 2 (2.94%) jQuery
4 2 (2.94%) Laravel
4 2 (2.94%) Symfony
5 1 (1.47%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.47%) HTML5
5 1 (1.47%) JAAS
5 1 (1.47%) Node.js
5 1 (1.47%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Replication
2 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) BBC
3 5 (7.35%) Social Media
4 2 (2.94%) iPad
5 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.47%) HACMP
5 1 (1.47%) iSeries
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Linux
2 21 (30.88%) Unix
3 16 (23.53%) Windows
3 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 13 (19.12%) AIX
5 12 (17.65%) Solaris
6 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.47%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) ITIL
1 22 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.71%) High Availability
3 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 7 (10.29%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.82%) Project Management
6 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) Functional Testing
7 5 (7.35%) ITIL V2
7 5 (7.35%) PRINCE
7 5 (7.35%) Resource Allocation
7 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.88%) ETL
8 4 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) SQL
2 24 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.82%) C#
4 6 (8.82%) Python
5 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.35%) Ruby
5 5 (7.35%) VBScript
6 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) Java
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) CCNA
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.47%) CCNP
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.82%) PowerHA
3 6 (8.82%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.47%) GPFS
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.29%) Puppet
3 6 (8.82%) SCCM
4 5 (7.35%) Ansible
4 5 (7.35%) CFEngine
4 5 (7.35%) WSUS
5 2 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.65%) Veritas
3 9 (13.24%) Oracle
4 6 (8.82%) Dell
4 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.35%) Apple
5 5 (7.35%) Facebook
5 5 (7.35%) Google
5 5 (7.35%) HP
5 5 (7.35%) Sony
5 5 (7.35%) Yahoo!
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.41%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.47%) Meraki
7 1 (1.47%) NetApp
7 1 (1.47%) New Relic