Period
to 8 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 84 70
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 -26
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 138 198 275
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.07% 3.51% 3.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.67% 8.96% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 87 127 185
Median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -13.64% -
10th Percentile £36,500 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,500 £74,250 £75,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.58% +4.00% -4.76%

Data Centre 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 Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,592 2,209 2,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 35.47% 39.12% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,240 1,679 1,924
Median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.62% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,375 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Data Centre as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Berkshire

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Data Centre in Berkshire

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in Berkshire over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Berkshire

Data Centre
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. 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
Reading +20 69 £60,000 +71.43% 12
Slough +15 22 £30,000 -33.33% 6
Bracknell -23 12 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Wokingham +12 4 £52,500 -
Maidenhead +31 3 £73,750 +34.09%
Newbury +11 2 £55,000 +7.84% 2
Ascot - 2 £37,007 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, IT jobs citing Data Centre 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 74 (53.62%) Microsoft
2 71 (51.45%) Active Directory
3 64 (46.38%) VMware
4 51 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (36.23%) Azure
5 50 (36.23%) Windows
6 48 (34.78%) Migration
7 40 (28.99%) Windows Server
8 39 (28.26%) SCCM
9 38 (27.54%) SQL
10 37 (26.81%) AWS
11 36 (26.09%) Office 365
12 35 (25.36%) Hyper-V
12 35 (25.36%) Linux
13 33 (23.91%) Private Cloud
14 32 (23.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 32 (23.19%) DHCP
14 32 (23.19%) DNS
14 32 (23.19%) Cisco
14 32 (23.19%) SaaS
14 32 (23.19%) Security Cleared
15 29 (21.01%) WSUS
15 29 (21.01%) Citrix
15 29 (21.01%) Azure Active Directory
16 28 (20.29%) IaaS
17 27 (19.57%) Server Management
18 25 (18.12%) PaaS
19 22 (15.94%) Wireless
20 21 (15.22%) SCOM
20 21 (15.22%) Hybrid Cloud

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.90%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 50 (36.23%) Azure
2 37 (26.81%) AWS
3 36 (26.09%) Office 365
4 32 (23.19%) SaaS
5 29 (21.01%) Azure Active Directory
6 28 (20.29%) IaaS
7 25 (18.12%) PaaS
8 12 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.90%) GCP
10 3 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.45%) Cloudflare
11 2 (1.45%) Mimecast
11 2 (1.45%) Route 53
12 1 (0.72%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.72%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.72%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.19%) DHCP
1 32 (23.19%) DNS
2 22 (15.94%) Wireless
3 14 (10.14%) LAN
4 13 (9.42%) SAN
5 12 (8.70%) Firewall
6 10 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (7.25%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.52%) BGP
7 9 (6.52%) NAS
8 8 (5.80%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (5.80%) iSCSI
9 7 (5.07%) DAB
9 7 (5.07%) OSPF
9 7 (5.07%) WAN
10 5 (3.62%) Network Security
10 5 (3.62%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (3.62%) VLAN
10 5 (3.62%) VoIP
11 4 (2.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.72%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (9.42%) Games
2 12 (8.70%) Public Sector
3 11 (7.97%) Finance
4 4 (2.90%) Retail
5 3 (2.17%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Military
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (23.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (18.84%) Architect
3 18 (13.04%) Server Engineer
4 17 (12.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) IT Engineer
6 11 (7.97%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (5.80%) Network Architect
7 8 (5.80%) Network Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) Data Centre Technician
8 7 (5.07%) Data Technician
9 6 (4.35%) Consultant
9 6 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Development Manager
10 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.62%) Software Manager
10 5 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) CSS
2 1 (0.72%) HTML
2 1 (0.72%) JSON
2 1 (0.72%) XML
2 1 (0.72%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.91%) Private Cloud
2 21 (15.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (10.87%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.80%) Clustering
5 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.62%) Fibre Optics
6 5 (3.62%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.62%) Social Network
7 4 (2.90%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.45%) NHS
9 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.72%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.72%) CMDB
9 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.72%) Replication
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (36.23%) Windows
2 40 (28.99%) Windows Server
3 35 (25.36%) Linux
4 18 (13.04%) Windows Server 2016
5 17 (12.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.62%) Debian
7 4 (2.90%) Solaris
7 4 (2.90%) Unix
7 4 (2.90%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.72%) CentOS
8 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.78%) Migration
2 32 (23.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (19.57%) Server Management
4 21 (15.22%) People Management
5 20 (14.49%) Security Patching
6 18 (13.04%) Validation
7 17 (12.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (12.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 17 (12.32%) Proactive Management
7 17 (12.32%) Storage Management
8 14 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (10.14%) Decision-Making
8 14 (10.14%) ITIL
8 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
9 13 (9.42%) Service Design
9 13 (9.42%) Virtual Environments
10 12 (8.70%) Network Architecture
11 11 (7.97%) Data Centre Operations
11 11 (7.97%) Data Security
12 10 (7.25%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.54%) SQL
2 18 (13.04%) Python
3 17 (12.32%) PowerShell
4 16 (11.59%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.87%) PHP
6 6 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.72%) Ruby
7 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 15 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.97%) AWS Certification
5 8 (5.80%) CCNP
6 7 (5.07%) CCDP
6 7 (5.07%) JNCIS
6 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.17%) CCIE
7 3 (2.17%) CCNA
7 3 (2.17%) Degree
8 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.45%) MCSE
8 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.72%) CCIE Security
9 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.72%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.72%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (51.45%) Active Directory
2 51 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (25.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.80%) Firmware
4 8 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.90%) vSphere
6 3 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.17%) VMware NSX
6 3 (2.17%) XenApp
6 3 (2.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.72%) Docker
7 1 (0.72%) NFS
7 1 (0.72%) Samba
7 1 (0.72%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 39 (28.26%) SCCM
2 29 (21.01%) WSUS
3 21 (15.22%) SCOM
4 17 (12.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 17 (12.32%) NetBackup
4 17 (12.32%) SCVMM
5 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.90%) Puppet
7 3 (2.17%) Ansible
7 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.17%) vRealize
8 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.72%) Packer
8 1 (0.72%) Salt
8 1 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (53.62%) Microsoft
2 64 (46.38%) VMware
3 32 (23.19%) Cisco
4 29 (21.01%) Citrix
5 20 (14.49%) EMC
6 18 (13.04%) HP
7 17 (12.32%) Symantec
8 15 (10.87%) Brocade
9 12 (8.70%) Juniper
10 8 (5.80%) Arista
10 8 (5.80%) Emulex
11 6 (4.35%) F5
12 5 (3.62%) Remedy
13 4 (2.90%) NetApp
13 4 (2.90%) SunGard
14 3 (2.17%) Ciena
14 3 (2.17%) Nokia
14 3 (2.17%) YouTube
15 2 (1.45%) Facebook
15 2 (1.45%) Twitter