Period
to 16 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 21 12
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 +37
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 485 334 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.70% 9.12% 13.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 32.93% 21.26% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 222 100 167
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,150 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% +4.65% -9.47%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,473 1,571 1,844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 44.64% 42.90% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1,064 1,136
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £66,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Birmingham

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in Birmingham

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 262 (54.02%) ITIL
2 205 (42.27%) VMware
3 201 (41.44%) Data Protection
3 201 (41.44%) GDPR
4 180 (37.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 165 (34.02%) Service Delivery
6 164 (33.81%) Cisco
7 145 (29.90%) Microsoft
8 142 (29.28%) Self-Motivation
9 141 (29.07%) Presales
10 114 (23.51%) Line Management
11 113 (23.30%) Active Directory
12 110 (22.68%) Hyper-V
12 110 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
13 109 (22.47%) HP
13 109 (22.47%) Firewall
14 107 (22.06%) SCCM
15 105 (21.65%) Windows
16 101 (20.82%) CheckPoint
17 96 (19.79%) Service Management
18 93 (19.18%) ITIL Certification
19 86 (17.73%) Project Management
20 84 (17.32%) PRINCE2
21 82 (16.91%) Citrix
22 79 (16.29%) Amazon AWS
23 78 (16.08%) Fortinet
24 76 (15.67%) Degree
25 73 (15.05%) Continuous Improvement
26 72 (14.85%) WAN
27 68 (14.02%) Technical Architecture

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 56 (11.55%) SharePoint
2 35 (7.22%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (1.03%) IIS
4 4 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 51 (10.52%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.82%) Workfront
3 3 (0.62%) assyst
4 2 (0.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 110 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (16.29%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (7.22%) Office 365
4 30 (6.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 29 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (5.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 28 (5.77%) Amazon S3
6 28 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 28 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 25 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (4.12%) IaaS
8 20 (4.12%) PaaS
9 7 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (1.03%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 109 (22.47%) Firewall
2 72 (14.85%) WAN
3 64 (13.20%) DNS
4 59 (12.16%) DHCP
5 50 (10.31%) LAN
6 48 (9.90%) OSPF
7 27 (5.57%) VPN
8 26 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (4.74%) Wireless
10 19 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (3.51%) BGP
11 17 (3.51%) FWSM
12 14 (2.89%) MPLS
13 13 (2.68%) IPsec
14 8 (1.65%) Network Security
14 8 (1.65%) SAN
15 7 (1.44%) Cisco Firepower
15 7 (1.44%) Intelligent Network
16 6 (1.24%) VoIP
17 5 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 28 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
1 28 (5.77%) Azure SQL Database
2 21 (4.33%) Big Data
2 21 (4.33%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.44%) DB2
5 1 (0.21%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (1.44%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.21%) Toad
General
1 31 (6.39%) Publishing
2 28 (5.77%) Finance
3 13 (2.68%) Law
3 13 (2.68%) Retail
4 9 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.44%) Games
6 5 (1.03%) Legal
7 4 (0.82%) Billing
7 4 (0.82%) Marketing
8 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 169 (34.85%) Architect
2 74 (15.26%) Solutions Architect
3 68 (14.02%) Technical Architect
4 45 (9.28%) Network Engineer
5 44 (9.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (6.39%) Technical Leader
7 28 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (5.57%) Technical Support
9 26 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
10 25 (5.15%) Network Architect
11 24 (4.95%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 24 (4.95%) Service Manager
12 22 (4.54%) Technical Manager
12 22 (4.54%) Technical Services Manager
13 20 (4.12%) Analyst
14 19 (3.92%) Security Manager
15 18 (3.71%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
15 18 (3.71%) SCCM Engineer
15 18 (3.71%) Senior SCCM Engineer
15 18 (3.71%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.60%) Web Services
2 7 (1.44%) .NET
3 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 142 (29.28%) Self-Motivation
2 38 (7.84%) Private Cloud
3 31 (6.39%) CMDB
3 31 (6.39%) Public Cloud
4 29 (5.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 21 (4.33%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.09%) PKI
7 5 (1.03%) Replication
8 4 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.41%) CESG
10 2 (0.41%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.21%) CCTV
11 1 (0.21%) Clustering
11 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.21%) Tandem
11 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (21.65%) Windows
2 44 (9.07%) Windows Server
3 40 (8.25%) Windows 7
3 40 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (5.36%) Windows 10
7 22 (4.54%) Linux
7 22 (4.54%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (54.02%) ITIL
2 201 (41.44%) Data Protection
3 165 (34.02%) Service Delivery
4 141 (29.07%) Presales
5 114 (23.51%) Line Management
6 96 (19.79%) Service Management
7 86 (17.73%) Project Management
8 84 (17.32%) PRINCE2
9 73 (15.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 68 (14.02%) Technical Architecture
11 67 (13.81%) TOGAF
12 66 (13.61%) Computer Science
12 66 (13.61%) Software Engineering
13 65 (13.40%) Root Cause Analysis
14 64 (13.20%) ITIL V3
15 56 (11.55%) Due Diligence
16 54 (11.13%) Load Balancing
17 46 (9.48%) Change Management
18 45 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 43 (8.87%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.75%) SQL
2 30 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 23 (4.74%) VBScript
4 7 (1.44%) Python
5 5 (1.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (19.18%) ITIL Certification
2 76 (15.67%) Degree
3 66 (13.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 59 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 57 (11.75%) MCSE
6 47 (9.69%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (8.87%) CCNP
8 42 (8.66%) CISSP
9 39 (8.04%) Security Cleared
10 34 (7.01%) ISEB
11 27 (5.57%) SC Cleared
12 26 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (4.74%) MCSA
14 22 (4.54%) CISM
15 21 (4.33%) TOGAF Certification
16 18 (3.71%) MCP
17 17 (3.51%) CEH
17 17 (3.51%) MCITP
17 17 (3.51%) PMI Certification
17 17 (3.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (41.44%) GDPR
2 45 (9.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (6.80%) SLA
4 20 (4.12%) QA
5 18 (3.71%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 17 (3.51%) GPG13
6 17 (3.51%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 180 (37.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (23.30%) Active Directory
3 110 (22.68%) Hyper-V
4 30 (6.19%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (4.12%) Firmware
6 9 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.44%) XenApp
7 7 (1.44%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.82%) vSphere
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.41%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 107 (22.06%) SCCM
2 43 (8.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 41 (8.45%) WSUS
4 22 (4.54%) SCOM
5 14 (2.89%) SCVMM
6 13 (2.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 10 (2.06%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.65%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.44%) Ansible
9 7 (1.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.44%) Puppet
9 7 (1.44%) SCOrch
10 5 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (1.03%) Terraform
11 4 (0.82%) Nagios
11 4 (0.82%) Stealthwatch
11 4 (0.82%) vMotion
12 3 (0.62%) QRadar
Vendors
1 205 (42.27%) VMware
2 164 (33.81%) Cisco
3 145 (29.90%) Microsoft
4 109 (22.47%) HP
5 101 (20.82%) CheckPoint
6 82 (16.91%) Citrix
7 78 (16.08%) Fortinet
8 56 (11.55%) NetApp
9 47 (9.69%) Dell
10 46 (9.48%) Symantec
11 45 (9.28%) F5
12 44 (9.07%) IBM
13 42 (8.66%) Juniper
14 39 (8.04%) Forcepoint
14 39 (8.04%) McAfee
15 29 (5.98%) EMC
16 18 (3.71%) 3PAR
17 17 (3.51%) Nimble Storage
18 15 (3.09%) ServiceNow
19 14 (2.89%) BMC