Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 67 38
Rank change year-on-year -16 -29 -2
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 212 252 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.28% 4.07% 5.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.74% 9.98% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 133 219 340
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £24,000 £40,000 £31,200
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,000 £86,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £51,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.38% -1.43% +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 2,738 2,524 3,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 42.38% 40.77% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,223 1,915 2,904
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,200 £72,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -24 66 £55,000 - 15
Bracknell -17 53 £51,250 +5.13% 2
Maidenhead -18 35 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Slough 0 24 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Crowthorne - 6 £22,000 -
Newbury -9 5 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 95 (44.81%) VMware
2 81 (38.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (36.32%) Cisco
4 72 (33.96%) Microsoft
5 65 (30.66%) Amazon AWS
6 64 (30.19%) Windows
7 58 (27.36%) Presales
8 57 (26.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (25.47%) ITIL
10 48 (22.64%) WAN
11 47 (22.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 45 (21.23%) Active Directory
13 43 (20.28%) Cisco Certification
13 43 (20.28%) Linux
14 40 (18.87%) CheckPoint
15 39 (18.40%) DNS
15 39 (18.40%) LAN
16 37 (17.45%) Firewall
17 35 (16.51%) Office 365
18 34 (16.04%) DHCP
19 33 (15.57%) VPN
19 33 (15.57%) F5
19 33 (15.57%) Windows Server
20 32 (15.09%) Hyper-V
20 32 (15.09%) IBM
21 31 (14.62%) PRINCE2
21 31 (14.62%) HP
22 30 (14.15%) Degree
23 29 (13.68%) CCNP
24 28 (13.21%) Juniper

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 19 (8.96%) IIS
2 15 (7.08%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.83%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.83%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.36%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.89%) Apache
6 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.83%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (38.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (30.66%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (16.51%) Office 365
4 20 (9.43%) IaaS
4 20 (9.43%) PaaS
5 14 (6.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (6.13%) IBM Cloud
7 10 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.83%) Akamai
8 6 (2.83%) SaaS
9 3 (1.42%) GitHub
10 2 (0.94%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 48 (22.64%) WAN
2 39 (18.40%) DNS
2 39 (18.40%) LAN
3 37 (17.45%) Firewall
4 34 (16.04%) DHCP
5 33 (15.57%) VPN
6 28 (13.21%) Wireless
7 27 (12.74%) Network Security
8 26 (12.26%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (11.32%) SAN
10 19 (8.96%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (8.96%) WLAN
11 16 (7.55%) TCP/IP
12 14 (6.60%) OSPF
13 13 (6.13%) SNMP
14 12 (5.66%) BGP
15 11 (5.19%) NetScaler
15 11 (5.19%) SSL
15 11 (5.19%) VLAN
16 10 (4.72%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.19%) Big Data
3 7 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (2.36%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.89%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.94%) MySQL
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (13.21%) Finance
2 27 (12.74%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.55%) Retail
4 11 (5.19%) Banking
4 11 (5.19%) German Language
4 11 (5.19%) Italian Language
5 9 (4.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (3.77%) Law
6 8 (3.77%) Marketing
7 4 (1.89%) Billing
7 4 (1.89%) French Language
7 4 (1.89%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (1.89%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.42%) Advertising
8 3 (1.42%) Legal
8 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.94%) Automotive
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (23.58%) Architect
2 35 (16.51%) Solutions Architect
3 32 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (10.38%) Security Architect
4 22 (10.38%) Security Solutions Architect
5 20 (9.43%) Cloud Architect
6 17 (8.02%) Network Engineer
7 14 (6.60%) Consultant
7 14 (6.60%) Data Centre Engineer
7 14 (6.60%) Design Engineer
7 14 (6.60%) Network Security Architect
7 14 (6.60%) Technical Architect
8 13 (6.13%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.13%) Network Architect
8 13 (6.13%) Support Engineer
9 12 (5.66%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
10 11 (5.19%) Presales Solution Architect
10 11 (5.19%) Project Manager
10 11 (5.19%) VMware Architect
11 10 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.13%) Web Services
2 7 (3.30%) CSS
2 7 (3.30%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (2.83%) Kafka
4 5 (2.36%) Middleware
4 5 (2.36%) RESTful
5 3 (1.42%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.47%) Ajax
6 1 (0.47%) Flash
6 1 (0.47%) HTML
6 1 (0.47%) jQuery
6 1 (0.47%) JSON
6 1 (0.47%) LAMP
6 1 (0.47%) Laravel
6 1 (0.47%) libvirt
6 1 (0.47%) SOAP
6 1 (0.47%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.49%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.19%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (4.72%) Clustering
4 10 (4.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (4.72%) EMC VMAX
4 10 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.25%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.25%) Life Science
5 9 (4.25%) PMI
5 9 (4.25%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.77%) FlexPod
6 8 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.83%) NHS
7 6 (2.83%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.36%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (2.36%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.42%) BYOD
10 3 (1.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.19%) Windows
2 43 (20.28%) Linux
3 33 (15.57%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.13%) Unix
5 12 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.72%) Windows 10
7 9 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.83%) Ubuntu
9 6 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.83%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.36%) CentOS
11 3 (1.42%) AIX
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (27.36%) Presales
2 54 (25.47%) ITIL
3 47 (22.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 31 (14.62%) PRINCE2
5 27 (12.74%) Migration
6 26 (12.26%) ITIL V3
6 26 (12.26%) Load Balancing
6 26 (12.26%) Network Design
7 25 (11.79%) DevOps
8 23 (10.85%) SIEM
9 17 (8.02%) Project Management
10 16 (7.55%) Decision-Making
10 16 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (7.55%) Service Delivery
11 13 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (6.13%) Converged Infrastructure
11 13 (6.13%) Data Protection
11 13 (6.13%) Performance Management
12 12 (5.66%) Incident Management
12 12 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.49%) PowerShell
1 18 (8.49%) SQL
2 12 (5.66%) Python
3 6 (2.83%) Java
4 5 (2.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.42%) C
7 2 (0.94%) C#
7 2 (0.94%) Perl
7 2 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (20.28%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (14.15%) Degree
3 29 (13.68%) CCNP
4 24 (11.32%) CCIE
5 20 (9.43%) CCDP
6 19 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (6.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (5.66%) CCNA
9 12 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (4.72%) CCIE Data Center
10 10 (4.72%) CCSE
10 10 (4.72%) CISSP
10 10 (4.72%) IISP
10 10 (4.72%) ISEB
10 10 (4.72%) ISSAP
10 10 (4.72%) JNCIP
10 10 (4.72%) MCSE
11 9 (4.25%) CCIE Service Provider
11 9 (4.25%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.72%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (4.25%) GDPR
3 7 (3.30%) GAMP
4 6 (2.83%) SLA
5 3 (1.42%) COBIT
5 3 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.94%) QA
6 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (26.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (21.23%) Active Directory
3 32 (15.09%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.43%) VMware NSX
5 12 (5.66%) Docker
6 10 (4.72%) vSphere
7 6 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.36%) NFS
8 5 (2.36%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.42%) vCloud
11 2 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.94%) XenApp
12 1 (0.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.47%) KVM
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.47%) Snort
12 1 (0.47%) SRDF
12 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (8.49%) SCCM
2 16 (7.55%) Ansible
2 16 (7.55%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (5.66%) Puppet
3 12 (5.66%) QRadar
4 10 (4.72%) CASB
5 7 (3.30%) SCOM
6 6 (2.83%) Cisco CME
6 6 (2.83%) Grafana
6 6 (2.83%) Graylog
6 6 (2.83%) vCenter Server
7 5 (2.36%) Nagios
7 5 (2.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.89%) Rundeck
9 3 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.42%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (44.81%) VMware
2 77 (36.32%) Cisco
3 72 (33.96%) Microsoft
4 40 (18.87%) CheckPoint
5 33 (15.57%) F5
6 32 (15.09%) IBM
7 31 (14.62%) HP
8 28 (13.21%) Juniper
8 28 (13.21%) Palo Alto
9 26 (12.26%) Citrix
9 26 (12.26%) EMC
10 24 (11.32%) Dell
11 23 (10.85%) Fortinet
11 23 (10.85%) Splunk
12 21 (9.91%) NetApp
13 19 (8.96%) Aruba
14 16 (7.55%) SolarWinds
15 14 (6.60%) Google
16 12 (5.66%) Oracle
16 12 (5.66%) SAP