Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 85 77
Rank change year-on-year +21 -8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 109 206 265
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.86% 3.50% 3.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.32% 9.25% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 59 128 164
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £44,000 £31,175 £23,275
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -9.52%

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 1,056 2,228 2,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 37.35% 37.88% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 851 1,719 2,060
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £29,725
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 +9 49 £55,000 +50.68% 1
Bracknell +17 17 £65,000 -7.14% 3
Wokingham - 9 £60,000 -
Slough +5 3 £30,000 -57.14%
Maidenhead +35 2 £77,500 +40.91%
Newbury +17 2 £55,000 -45.00% 1
Ascot - 1 £34,014 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 59 (54.13%) Microsoft
2 57 (52.29%) Active Directory
3 55 (50.46%) VMware
4 46 (42.20%) Windows
5 43 (39.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 42 (38.53%) SCCM
7 40 (36.70%) Hyper-V
8 39 (35.78%) Windows Server
9 36 (33.03%) Security Cleared
9 36 (33.03%) DHCP
10 33 (30.28%) Migration
11 32 (29.36%) DNS
12 31 (28.44%) WSUS
13 30 (27.52%) Citrix
14 29 (26.61%) Server Management
15 28 (25.69%) Linux
16 27 (24.77%) SCOM
17 26 (23.85%) DV Cleared
18 25 (22.94%) EMC
18 25 (22.94%) Cisco
18 25 (22.94%) NetBackup
19 24 (22.02%) Azure
19 24 (22.02%) Storage Management
19 24 (22.02%) Windows Server 2016
20 23 (21.10%) Performance Monitoring
20 23 (21.10%) Validation
20 23 (21.10%) SQL
21 22 (20.18%) HP
21 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (20.18%) Symantec

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 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.75%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.83%) Confluence
3 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.02%) Azure
2 17 (15.60%) Office 365
2 17 (15.60%) SaaS
3 16 (14.68%) AWS
4 11 (10.09%) IaaS
5 10 (9.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (8.26%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (7.34%) PaaS
8 3 (2.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.83%) GCP
9 2 (1.83%) Route 53
10 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.92%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.92%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.92%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 36 (33.03%) DHCP
2 32 (29.36%) DNS
3 18 (16.51%) Wireless
4 12 (11.01%) SAN
5 9 (8.26%) Firewall
5 9 (8.26%) LAN
6 7 (6.42%) NAS
7 6 (5.50%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (5.50%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (5.50%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.59%) DAB
9 4 (3.67%) BGP
9 4 (3.67%) Cisco Firepower
9 4 (3.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.75%) Network Security
10 3 (2.75%) OSPF
10 3 (2.75%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.75%) WAN
11 2 (1.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) JIRA
General
1 10 (9.17%) Games
2 5 (4.59%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.67%) Military
4 3 (2.75%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (1.83%) Finance
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (24.77%) Architect
2 22 (20.18%) Server Engineer
3 13 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) IT Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Consultant
7 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Network Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Network Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Senior Consultant
8 7 (6.42%) Data Centre Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Development Manager
8 7 (6.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Software Development Manager
8 7 (6.42%) Software Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Data Centre Architect
10 4 (3.67%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.67%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.75%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (1.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.92%) CSS
2 1 (0.92%) HTML
2 1 (0.92%) JSON
2 1 (0.92%) XML
2 1 (0.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Private Cloud
2 11 (10.09%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (7.34%) Clustering
4 7 (6.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.59%) Driving Licence
6 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.75%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.75%) Social Network
8 2 (1.83%) CMDB
8 2 (1.83%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (0.92%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.92%) NHS
9 1 (0.92%) Replication
9 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (42.20%) Windows
2 39 (35.78%) Windows Server
3 28 (25.69%) Linux
4 24 (22.02%) Windows Server 2016
5 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.42%) Debian
6 7 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.75%) SUSE
7 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.83%) Solaris
9 1 (0.92%) CentOS
9 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.28%) Migration
2 29 (26.61%) Server Management
3 24 (22.02%) Storage Management
4 23 (21.10%) Performance Monitoring
4 23 (21.10%) Validation
5 22 (20.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (20.18%) Proactive Management
6 18 (16.51%) Security Patching
7 13 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (11.93%) People Management
7 13 (11.93%) Presales
8 11 (10.09%) ITIL
8 11 (10.09%) Service Delivery
9 10 (9.17%) Decision-Making
9 10 (9.17%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (6.42%) CRM
11 7 (6.42%) IT Strategy
11 7 (6.42%) Line Management
12 6 (5.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) SQL
2 10 (9.17%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.34%) Java
4 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.67%) Python
5 3 (2.75%) PHP
6 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (33.03%) Security Cleared
2 26 (23.85%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.67%) CCNP
6 3 (2.75%) CCDP
6 3 (2.75%) CCNA
6 3 (2.75%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.83%) Degree
8 1 (0.92%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.92%) CCIE
8 1 (0.92%) MCSE
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (52.29%) Active Directory
2 43 (39.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (36.70%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.17%) vSphere
5 6 (5.50%) Firmware
5 6 (5.50%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.83%) vCloud
7 2 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.92%) Docker
8 1 (0.92%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 42 (38.53%) SCCM
2 31 (28.44%) WSUS
3 27 (24.77%) SCOM
4 25 (22.94%) NetBackup
5 22 (20.18%) EMC NetWorker
5 22 (20.18%) SCVMM
6 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.83%) Ansible
7 2 (1.83%) Kibana
7 2 (1.83%) logstash
7 2 (1.83%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.83%) vRealize
8 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.92%) Nagios
8 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.92%) Packer
8 1 (0.92%) Puppet
8 1 (0.92%) Salt
8 1 (0.92%) Terraform
8 1 (0.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (54.13%) Microsoft
2 55 (50.46%) VMware
3 30 (27.52%) Citrix
4 25 (22.94%) Cisco
4 25 (22.94%) EMC
5 22 (20.18%) HP
5 22 (20.18%) Symantec
6 12 (11.01%) Brocade
7 7 (6.42%) Juniper
7 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.50%) Arista
8 6 (5.50%) Emulex
8 6 (5.50%) F5
8 6 (5.50%) NetApp
9 3 (2.75%) Huawei
9 3 (2.75%) Isilon
9 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.75%) SunGard
10 2 (1.83%) Remedy
10 2 (1.83%) Veeam