Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 67 32
Rank change year-on-year -8 -35 +11
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 259 274 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.81% 4.11% 6.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.26% 10.34% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 158 252 475
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £24,800 £35,188 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,750 £80,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -

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 2,797 2,649 3,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 41.13% 39.73% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,253 2,030 3,236
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £44,016 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.92% -2.19% +3.45%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Berkshire

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Data Centre in Berkshire

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 -27 76 £37,500 -31.82% 17
Bracknell +5 59 £48,500 -0.51% 4
Slough +5 34 £30,750 -31.67% 7
Maidenhead -27 31 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Newbury -24 10 £51,000 -7.27% 2
Wokingham -11 6 £60,000 +44.58% 2
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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.

1 115 (44.40%) Cisco
2 112 (43.24%) VMware
3 85 (32.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 82 (31.66%) Presales
5 79 (30.50%) WAN
6 69 (26.64%) ITIL
6 69 (26.64%) Microsoft
6 69 (26.64%) CheckPoint
7 66 (25.48%) DNS
8 64 (24.71%) Firewall
9 61 (23.55%) DHCP
9 61 (23.55%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (23.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 60 (23.17%) LAN
11 59 (22.78%) Amazon AWS
12 55 (21.24%) VPN
13 53 (20.46%) Windows
14 48 (18.53%) HP
14 48 (18.53%) F5
15 45 (17.37%) CCNP
15 45 (17.37%) Juniper
15 45 (17.37%) Palo Alto
16 41 (15.83%) VMware NSX
16 41 (15.83%) IBM
16 41 (15.83%) Migration
17 40 (15.44%) Network Design
18 39 (15.06%) Wireless
18 39 (15.06%) Network Security
18 39 (15.06%) Load Balancing
19 38 (14.67%) Linux

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 21 (8.11%) IIS
2 14 (5.41%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (2.70%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.54%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.77%) Apache
6 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.93%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 85 (32.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (22.78%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (7.72%) Office 365
4 19 (7.34%) IaaS
5 17 (6.56%) IBM Cloud
6 15 (5.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (5.02%) PaaS
8 11 (4.25%) Akamai
9 8 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (2.70%) SaaS
11 2 (0.77%) GitHub
11 2 (0.77%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (30.50%) WAN
2 66 (25.48%) DNS
3 64 (24.71%) Firewall
4 61 (23.55%) DHCP
5 60 (23.17%) LAN
6 55 (21.24%) VPN
7 39 (15.06%) Network Security
7 39 (15.06%) Wireless
8 37 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 37 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 33 (12.74%) SAN
10 26 (10.04%) SNMP
11 22 (8.49%) WLAN
12 21 (8.11%) NetScaler
12 21 (8.11%) OSPF
13 20 (7.72%) BGP
13 20 (7.72%) Internet
14 19 (7.34%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (7.34%) MPLS
15 18 (6.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.79%) Big Data
2 9 (3.47%) MySQL
2 9 (3.47%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.32%) Cognos Impromptu
3 6 (2.32%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) Power BI
6 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (12.36%) Retail
2 26 (10.04%) Telecoms
3 21 (8.11%) Finance
4 15 (5.79%) Banking
4 15 (5.79%) German Language
4 15 (5.79%) Italian Language
5 8 (3.09%) Law
5 8 (3.09%) Marketing
6 6 (2.32%) Billing
7 5 (1.93%) Back Office
8 4 (1.54%) French Language
8 4 (1.54%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (1.54%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.16%) Advertising
9 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.77%) Legal
10 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.39%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 68 (26.25%) Architect
2 47 (18.15%) Solutions Architect
3 32 (12.36%) Network Engineer
4 31 (11.97%) Security Architect
4 31 (11.97%) Security Solutions Architect
5 24 (9.27%) Consultant
5 24 (9.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (7.72%) Cloud Architect
7 19 (7.34%) Data Centre Engineer
8 18 (6.95%) Data Centre Architect
9 17 (6.56%) Presales Solution Architect
10 16 (6.18%) Network Architect
10 16 (6.18%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (6.18%) Network Security Architect
10 16 (6.18%) Senior Network Engineer
10 16 (6.18%) Technical Architect
11 15 (5.79%) VMware Architect
12 14 (5.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 14 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
12 14 (5.41%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.18%) CSS
1 16 (6.18%) Middleware
2 7 (2.70%) JSON
2 7 (2.70%) Web Services
3 6 (2.32%) HTML
4 5 (1.93%) Ajax
4 5 (1.93%) jQuery
4 5 (1.93%) Laravel
4 5 (1.93%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (1.93%) RESTful
4 5 (1.93%) SOAP
4 5 (1.93%) Yii
5 3 (1.16%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.16%) Flash
6 2 (0.77%) libvirt
7 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.39%) Kafka
7 1 (0.39%) LDAP
7 1 (0.39%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.56%) Cyberthreat
2 16 (6.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 16 (6.18%) EMC VMAX
2 16 (6.18%) FlexPod
2 16 (6.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (6.18%) Mainframe
2 16 (6.18%) Public Cloud
3 15 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.79%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (5.41%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (3.09%) Clustering
6 6 (2.32%) NHS
7 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.16%) BYOD
8 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.16%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.77%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.77%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.46%) Windows
2 38 (14.67%) Linux
3 29 (11.20%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.02%) Unix
5 6 (2.32%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.16%) AIX
7 3 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.77%) CentOS
8 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.39%) HPUX
9 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (31.66%) Presales
2 69 (26.64%) ITIL
3 41 (15.83%) Migration
4 40 (15.44%) Network Design
5 39 (15.06%) Load Balancing
6 37 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 31 (11.97%) Converged Infrastructure
7 31 (11.97%) SIEM
8 21 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 21 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (7.34%) DevOps
9 19 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (6.95%) Analytics
10 18 (6.95%) Decision-Making
11 17 (6.56%) Performance Management
12 16 (6.18%) DNA
12 16 (6.18%) Incident Management
12 16 (6.18%) Security Management
12 16 (6.18%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.65%) SQL
2 20 (7.72%) PowerShell
3 17 (6.56%) Python
4 8 (3.09%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.70%) Perl
6 6 (2.32%) PHP
7 4 (1.54%) C#
8 3 (1.16%) C
9 1 (0.39%) C++
9 1 (0.39%) Java
9 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (23.55%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (17.37%) CCNP
3 35 (13.51%) CCIE
4 32 (12.36%) CCDP
5 29 (11.20%) Degree
6 17 (6.56%) CCNA
7 16 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (5.79%) CCSE
8 15 (5.79%) CISSP
8 15 (5.79%) IISP
8 15 (5.79%) ISSAP
8 15 (5.79%) JNCIP
8 15 (5.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 15 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (5.41%) CCIE Data Center
10 13 (5.02%) CCIE Service Provider
10 13 (5.02%) EMC Certification
11 12 (4.63%) VCAP
11 12 (4.63%) VCDX
12 10 (3.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.18%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (1.93%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.77%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) COBIT
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (23.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (15.83%) VMware NSX
3 36 (13.90%) Active Directory
3 36 (13.90%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (5.41%) NFS
6 10 (3.86%) vSphere
7 7 (2.70%) Docker
8 5 (1.93%) vCloud
8 5 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.16%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.77%) KVM
10 2 (0.77%) Snort
10 2 (0.77%) SRDF
11 1 (0.39%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (11.58%) Cisco Prime
2 18 (6.95%) vCenter Server
3 16 (6.18%) CASB
4 15 (5.79%) QRadar
5 14 (5.41%) SCCM
5 14 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 11 (4.25%) Cisco CME
7 8 (3.09%) Ansible
8 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (1.93%) SCOM
8 5 (1.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.54%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.16%) Cisco IPCC
10 3 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.16%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.16%) Terraform
11 2 (0.77%) Cacti
11 2 (0.77%) Nagios
11 2 (0.77%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 115 (44.40%) Cisco
2 112 (43.24%) VMware
3 69 (26.64%) CheckPoint
3 69 (26.64%) Microsoft
4 48 (18.53%) F5
4 48 (18.53%) HP
5 45 (17.37%) Juniper
5 45 (17.37%) Palo Alto
6 41 (15.83%) IBM
7 36 (13.90%) Fortinet
8 31 (11.97%) Splunk
9 30 (11.58%) Dell
9 30 (11.58%) EMC
10 29 (11.20%) Aruba
10 29 (11.20%) Citrix
11 28 (10.81%) SolarWinds
12 27 (10.42%) NetApp
13 22 (8.49%) Oracle
14 18 (6.95%) McAfee
14 18 (6.95%) Riverbed