Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 84 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20 -23
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 160 193 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.17% 3.42% 4.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.89% 8.74% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 100 113 199
Berkshire median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -4.76% -12.50%
10th Percentile £40,518 £22,868 £31,850
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £56,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -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 1,799 2,208 2,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 35.63% 39.13% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,384 1,636 1,845
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,875 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +24 75 £60,000 +26.32% 23
Slough +37 30 £45,000 - 6
Bracknell -19 21 £57,500 +21.05% 6
Maidenhead +31 12 £62,500 -3.85% 5
Newbury +14 6 - - 7
Ascot - 2 £41,202 - 1
Wokingham 0 1 - -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 69 (43.13%) Microsoft
2 68 (42.50%) VMware
3 66 (41.25%) Azure
4 59 (36.88%) Active Directory
5 58 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 52 (32.50%) Migration
7 50 (31.25%) Windows
8 46 (28.75%) Cisco
9 44 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 39 (24.38%) Windows Server
11 35 (21.88%) SQL
12 34 (21.25%) Linux
12 34 (21.25%) SCCM
12 34 (21.25%) AWS
12 34 (21.25%) Private Cloud
13 32 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 32 (20.00%) Office 365
14 31 (19.38%) Security Cleared
15 30 (18.75%) DHCP
15 30 (18.75%) DNS
16 29 (18.13%) Finance
17 27 (16.88%) WSUS
18 26 (16.25%) IaaS
18 26 (16.25%) Wireless
18 26 (16.25%) Azure Active Directory
18 26 (16.25%) Server Management
19 25 (15.63%) EMC
20 24 (15.00%) SaaS
20 24 (15.00%) PaaS
20 24 (15.00%) PowerShell

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 8 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.88%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 66 (41.25%) Azure
2 34 (21.25%) AWS
3 32 (20.00%) Office 365
4 26 (16.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 26 (16.25%) IaaS
5 24 (15.00%) PaaS
5 24 (15.00%) SaaS
6 12 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.88%) GCP
8 2 (1.25%) Serverless
9 1 (0.63%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.75%) DHCP
1 30 (18.75%) DNS
2 26 (16.25%) Wireless
3 19 (11.88%) Firewall
4 15 (9.38%) SAN
5 14 (8.75%) LAN
6 13 (8.13%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (7.50%) BGP
8 11 (6.88%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (6.88%) iSCSI
8 11 (6.88%) NAS
9 10 (6.25%) OSPF
10 9 (5.63%) DAB
11 8 (5.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (4.38%) NetScaler
12 7 (4.38%) Unified Communications
13 6 (3.75%) VPN
13 6 (3.75%) Wireless Security
14 5 (3.13%) WAN
15 4 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.88%) Data Lake
1 11 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.50%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (2.50%) MySQL
3 4 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (18.13%) Finance
2 19 (11.88%) Public Sector
3 13 (8.13%) Games
4 11 (6.88%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.63%) Banking
6 7 (4.38%) German Language
7 6 (3.75%) Italian Language
8 4 (2.50%) Electronics
8 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.50%) Marketing
8 4 (2.50%) Retail
9 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (17.50%) Architect
3 16 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 14 (8.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.13%) IT Engineer
6 12 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.88%) Network Architect
7 11 (6.88%) Operations Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) IT Manager
9 8 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.38%) Data Centre Technician
10 7 (4.38%) Data Technician
10 7 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Service Manager
12 5 (3.13%) Azure Architect
12 5 (3.13%) IT Services Manager
12 5 (3.13%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (2.50%) Kafka
1 4 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.25%) Private Cloud
2 23 (14.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 16 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (9.38%) Clustering
5 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.13%) Social Network
8 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.50%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.50%) Replication
9 3 (1.88%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (31.25%) Windows
2 39 (24.38%) Windows Server
3 34 (21.25%) Linux
4 15 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.50%) Unix
6 4 (2.50%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.88%) Solaris
8 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.63%) AIX
9 1 (0.63%) CentOS
9 1 (0.63%) HPUX
9 1 (0.63%) IRIX
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.50%) Migration
2 44 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (16.25%) Server Management
4 22 (13.75%) People Management
5 15 (9.38%) Security Patching
5 15 (9.38%) Validation
6 14 (8.75%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 14 (8.75%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (8.75%) Decision-Making
6 14 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (8.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (8.75%) Proactive Management
6 14 (8.75%) Project Management
6 14 (8.75%) Service Delivery
6 14 (8.75%) Storage Management
7 13 (8.13%) Data Security
7 13 (8.13%) ITIL
7 13 (8.13%) Virtual Environments
8 12 (7.50%) Network Architecture
9 11 (6.88%) Cloud Operations
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.88%) SQL
2 24 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 21 (13.13%) Python
4 15 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.38%) PHP
5 4 (2.50%) Perl
5 4 (2.50%) Ruby
6 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (19.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 13 (8.13%) Degree
5 11 (6.88%) AWS Certification
6 8 (5.00%) CCDP
6 8 (5.00%) CCIE
6 8 (5.00%) CCNP
6 8 (5.00%) JNCIS
7 6 (3.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 6 (3.75%) CCIE Service Provider
7 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.25%) PMP
10 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.63%) MCSE
11 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.63%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.13%) SLA
2 4 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (36.88%) Active Directory
2 58 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.25%) Firmware
4 10 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (5.00%) Docker
6 4 (2.50%) Xen
7 3 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.88%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.88%) vSphere
7 3 (1.88%) XenApp
7 3 (1.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.63%) NFS
8 1 (0.63%) Samba
8 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (21.25%) SCCM
2 27 (16.88%) WSUS
3 18 (11.25%) SCOM
4 14 (8.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 14 (8.75%) NetBackup
4 14 (8.75%) SCVMM
5 7 (4.38%) Puppet
6 6 (3.75%) Ansible
7 4 (2.50%) Grafana
7 4 (2.50%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.50%) Terraform
8 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.88%) vRealize
9 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 69 (43.13%) Microsoft
2 68 (42.50%) VMware
3 46 (28.75%) Cisco
4 25 (15.63%) EMC
5 21 (13.13%) Citrix
6 18 (11.25%) Brocade
6 18 (11.25%) Juniper
7 16 (10.00%) HP
8 14 (8.75%) Symantec
9 10 (6.25%) Arista
9 10 (6.25%) Emulex
9 10 (6.25%) NetApp
10 8 (5.00%) Dell
11 7 (4.38%) Ciena
11 7 (4.38%) Nokia
12 5 (3.13%) F5
12 5 (3.13%) Oracle
13 4 (2.50%) Atlassian
13 4 (2.50%) Ivanti
13 4 (2.50%) SAP