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 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 West
Rank 180 176 174
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 67 60 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 1.06% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 2.72% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 62 51 65
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2434 2207 2379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.95% 38.82% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 1802 1906
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,000 £24,263
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 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
Manchester -19 44 £42,000 -6.66% 6
Cheshire +6 11 £44,000 -2.22%
Lancashire +1 7 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Merseyside -1 5 £47,500 +71.17% 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 West region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 77 (61.60%) SQL
2 71 (56.80%) SQL Server
3 52 (41.60%) Performance Tuning
4 46 (36.80%) Linux
4 46 (36.80%) Microsoft
5 40 (32.00%) T-SQL
6 37 (29.60%) Windows
7 36 (28.80%) Unix
8 35 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (27.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 34 (27.20%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (24.00%) Nagios
11 29 (23.20%) High Availability
12 28 (22.40%) MS Excel
13 27 (21.60%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (21.60%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (20.80%) Replication
15 25 (20.00%) Finance
16 24 (19.20%) Python
16 24 (19.20%) SQL Server 2014
17 22 (17.60%) Windows Server
17 22 (17.60%) Perl
17 22 (17.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (16.80%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (16.80%) Oracle
18 21 (16.80%) SAN
18 21 (16.80%) Red Hat
18 21 (16.80%) Disaster Recovery
19 20 (16.00%) DNS
19 20 (16.00%) Amazon AWS

Clustering
Top Related 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 16 (12.80%) IIS
2 11 (8.80%) JBoss
2 11 (8.80%) OpenStack
2 11 (8.80%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.00%) Apache
3 10 (8.00%) nginx
4 6 (4.80%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (4.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.20%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.60%) Confluence
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.60%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.80%) DNN
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (22.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) MS Office
3 4 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.80%) OpenShift
4 10 (8.00%) PaaS
5 9 (7.20%) IaaS
6 8 (6.40%) Office 365
7 6 (4.80%) SaaS
8 2 (1.60%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.80%) SAN
2 20 (16.00%) DNS
3 6 (4.80%) Firewall
4 5 (4.00%) LAN
4 5 (4.00%) WAN
5 2 (1.60%) DHCP
5 2 (1.60%) FTP
5 2 (1.60%) HTTP
5 2 (1.60%) Internet
5 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.80%) AMQP
6 1 (0.80%) SSL
6 1 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (56.80%) SQL Server
2 35 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (27.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (21.60%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (19.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 22 (17.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (16.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (12.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (10.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (8.80%) MySQL
12 9 (7.20%) MongoDB
12 9 (7.20%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (4.80%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
14 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
14 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
14 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
15 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) NUnit
1 4 (3.20%) Selenium
1 4 (3.20%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.40%) JIRA
2 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.80%) MSI
3 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (20.00%) Finance
2 19 (15.20%) Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Corporate Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.40%) Advertising
4 3 (2.40%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.80%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 46 (36.80%) DBA
2 41 (32.80%) SQL DBA
3 24 (19.20%) SQL Server DBA
4 21 (16.80%) Administrator
5 18 (14.40%) Developer
6 15 (12.00%) SQL Developer
7 13 (10.40%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Analyst
8 10 (8.00%) Unix Engineer
9 9 (7.20%) Senior DBA
9 9 (7.20%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 7 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (5.60%) Senior SQL DBA
10 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Support
11 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 6 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.40%) XML
2 12 (9.60%) .NET
3 11 (8.80%) HTML
4 3 (2.40%) Web Services
5 2 (1.60%) JAAS
5 2 (1.60%) jQuery
5 2 (1.60%) LINQ
5 2 (1.60%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.80%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.80%) JSON
6 1 (0.80%) JSON Schema
6 1 (0.80%) Node.js
6 1 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.80%) REST
6 1 (0.80%) WCF
6 1 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.80%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.20%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (20.80%) Replication
3 9 (7.20%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.60%) iPad
5 6 (4.80%) Private Cloud
6 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.80%) Blog
8 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.80%) Linux
2 37 (29.60%) Windows
3 36 (28.80%) Unix
4 22 (17.60%) Windows Server
5 19 (15.20%) AIX
6 16 (12.80%) CentOS
7 13 (10.40%) Solaris
8 10 (8.00%) Debian
8 10 (8.00%) Ubuntu
8 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.80%) OpenVMS
11 5 (4.00%) HPUX
11 5 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.60%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (23.20%) High Availability
3 27 (21.60%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (16.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (14.40%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.20%) ETL
7 12 (9.60%) Incident Management
7 12 (9.60%) ITIL
7 12 (9.60%) Load Balancing
7 12 (9.60%) Migration
8 11 (8.80%) Capacity Management
9 9 (7.20%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.20%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (7.20%) Test Scripting
10 7 (5.60%) Database Security
10 7 (5.60%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.60%) Service Management
11 6 (4.80%) ETL Development
11 6 (4.80%) Full Text Search
Programming Languages
1 77 (61.60%) SQL
2 40 (32.00%) T-SQL
3 24 (19.20%) Python
4 22 (17.60%) Perl
5 16 (12.80%) PHP
6 12 (9.60%) Ruby
7 10 (8.00%) Java
8 8 (6.40%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.00%) VBScript
10 4 (3.20%) C#
10 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.20%) VBA
11 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.60%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
12 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) MCITP
4 2 (1.60%) MCTS
4 2 (1.60%) RHCE
4 2 (1.60%) RHCSA
4 2 (1.60%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (0.80%) MCSA
5 1 (0.80%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 19 (15.20%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.00%) vSphere
3 14 (11.20%) PowerHA
4 12 (9.60%) Hyper-V
5 11 (8.80%) Docker
5 11 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (8.00%) Postfix
6 10 (8.00%) qmail
7 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (24.00%) Nagios
2 12 (9.60%) Ansible
2 12 (9.60%) CFEngine
2 12 (9.60%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (9.60%) Puppet
3 11 (8.80%) Ganglia
3 11 (8.80%) Netcool
4 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (5.60%) SCCM
6 5 (4.00%) WSUS
7 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.80%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 46 (36.80%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.80%) Oracle
2 21 (16.80%) Red Hat
3 19 (15.20%) Veritas
3 19 (15.20%) VMware
4 11 (8.80%) AppDynamics
5 9 (7.20%) IBM
6 8 (6.40%) HP
6 8 (6.40%) NetApp
7 6 (4.80%) Dell
8 5 (4.00%) RedGate
9 4 (3.20%) Cognos
10 3 (2.40%) Facebook
11 2 (1.60%) Citrix
11 2 (1.60%) EMC
11 2 (1.60%) Siebel
12 1 (0.80%) Cisco
12 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.80%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.80%) Teradata
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