Period
to 16 November 2018

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

Data Center
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 20 14
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 +34
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 520 330 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.31% 8.52% 11.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.68% 19.84% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 245 137 180
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -11.50%
10th Percentile £41,000 £35,750 £28,400
90th Percentile £80,000 £63,750 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +10.47% -14.00%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,695 1,663 2,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.66% 42.96% 43.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,130 1,228 1,364
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%

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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 291 (55.96%) ITIL
2 198 (38.08%) Service Delivery
3 178 (34.23%) Data Protection
4 175 (33.65%) GDPR
5 168 (32.31%) VMware
6 161 (30.96%) Cisco
7 147 (28.27%) Microsoft
8 143 (27.50%) Self-Motivation
9 142 (27.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 136 (26.15%) Presales
11 120 (23.08%) CheckPoint
12 116 (22.31%) ITIL Certification
13 112 (21.54%) Line Management
14 110 (21.15%) Firewall
15 102 (19.62%) HP
16 99 (19.04%) Fortinet
17 95 (18.27%) Microsoft Azure
18 93 (17.88%) Service Management
19 90 (17.31%) Windows
20 88 (16.92%) Continuous Improvement
21 86 (16.54%) Degree
22 84 (16.15%) SCCM
22 84 (16.15%) Active Directory
23 83 (15.96%) PRINCE2
23 83 (15.96%) Hyper-V
24 77 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
24 77 (14.81%) Project Management
25 74 (14.23%) Citrix
26 69 (13.27%) Software Engineering
26 69 (13.27%) Computer Science

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 51 (9.81%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.81%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.77%) IIS
5 4 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 47 (9.04%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.35%) assyst
2 6 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.96%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 95 (18.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (7.31%) Office 365
4 23 (4.42%) IaaS
5 21 (4.04%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (4.04%) Amazon S3
5 21 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (4.04%) PaaS
6 20 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 20 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 18 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.96%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 110 (21.15%) Firewall
2 63 (12.12%) WAN
3 58 (11.15%) OSPF
4 55 (10.58%) DNS
5 47 (9.04%) LAN
6 46 (8.85%) DHCP
7 42 (8.08%) VPN
8 33 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (5.00%) BGP
10 26 (5.00%) FWSM
11 22 (4.23%) IPsec
12 18 (3.46%) Wireless
13 17 (3.27%) MPLS
14 13 (2.50%) Network Security
15 12 (2.31%) Cisco Firepower
16 9 (1.73%) Cisco Wireless
16 9 (1.73%) VLAN
17 7 (1.35%) Cisco ISE
18 6 (1.15%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.38%) Big Data
2 20 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 20 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 16 (3.08%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.96%) DB2
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (4.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 36 (6.92%) Finance
2 25 (4.81%) Publishing
3 18 (3.46%) Law
4 17 (3.27%) Retail
5 15 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.92%) Billing
7 8 (1.54%) Marketing
8 7 (1.35%) Games
9 5 (0.96%) Legal
10 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 156 (30.00%) Architect
2 77 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
3 49 (9.42%) Technical Architect
4 43 (8.27%) Network Engineer
5 30 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (5.58%) Technical Support
7 27 (5.19%) Technical Leader
8 26 (5.00%) Network Architect
9 25 (4.81%) Security Manager
10 24 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
10 24 (4.62%) Service Manager
11 22 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (4.04%) Technical Manager
12 21 (4.04%) Technical Services Manager
13 19 (3.65%) Cloud Architect
13 19 (3.65%) SCCM Engineer
14 18 (3.46%) Analyst
14 18 (3.46%) Head of Architecture
14 18 (3.46%) Team Leader
14 18 (3.46%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.42%) Web Services
2 6 (1.15%) .NET
3 3 (0.58%) COM
4 2 (0.38%) LDAP
5 1 (0.19%) Ajax
5 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.19%) jQuery
5 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.19%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 143 (27.50%) Self-Motivation
2 69 (13.27%) Computer Science
3 29 (5.58%) Private Cloud
4 28 (5.38%) Public Cloud
5 25 (4.81%) CMDB
5 25 (4.81%) Management Information System
6 24 (4.62%) PKI
7 23 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (4.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.54%) CCTV
9 6 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (0.96%) CESG
10 5 (0.96%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.38%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.38%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.19%) PMI
12 1 (0.19%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 90 (17.31%) Windows
2 36 (6.92%) Windows 7
3 34 (6.54%) Windows Server
4 29 (5.58%) Windows 10
4 29 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (3.27%) Windows 8
8 12 (2.31%) Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Unix
10 1 (0.19%) Android
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (55.96%) ITIL
2 198 (38.08%) Service Delivery
3 178 (34.23%) Data Protection
4 136 (26.15%) Presales
5 112 (21.54%) Line Management
6 93 (17.88%) Service Management
7 88 (16.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 83 (15.96%) PRINCE2
9 77 (14.81%) Project Management
9 77 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 69 (13.27%) Software Engineering
11 66 (12.69%) TOGAF
12 58 (11.15%) ITIL V3
13 54 (10.38%) Information Security
13 54 (10.38%) Technical Architecture
14 50 (9.62%) Due Diligence
14 50 (9.62%) Load Balancing
15 48 (9.23%) DevOps
16 45 (8.65%) SIEM
17 41 (7.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (8.27%) SQL
2 25 (4.81%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.65%) VBScript
4 7 (1.35%) Python
5 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.19%) C#
6 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 116 (22.31%) ITIL Certification
2 86 (16.54%) Degree
3 69 (13.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 56 (10.77%) CISSP
5 54 (10.38%) CCNP
5 54 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 45 (8.65%) MCSE
8 43 (8.27%) ISEB
9 36 (6.92%) CISM
10 33 (6.35%) Security Cleared
11 28 (5.38%) SC Cleared
11 28 (5.38%) TOGAF Certification
12 20 (3.85%) PMI Certification
13 19 (3.65%) MCP
13 19 (3.65%) PMP
13 19 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 19 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (3.46%) CCIE
14 18 (3.46%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (33.65%) GDPR
2 64 (12.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (7.31%) SLA
4 28 (5.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 25 (4.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 25 (4.81%) PCI DSS
6 17 (3.27%) GPG13
6 17 (3.27%) QA
7 10 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 142 (27.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (16.15%) Active Directory
3 83 (15.96%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (2.50%) XenApp
5 13 (2.50%) XenDesktop
6 12 (2.31%) Firmware
7 6 (1.15%) vSphere
8 4 (0.77%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 84 (16.15%) SCCM
2 32 (6.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 28 (5.38%) WSUS
4 15 (2.88%) SCOM
4 15 (2.88%) SCVMM
5 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (1.54%) QRadar
7 7 (1.35%) Ansible
7 7 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.35%) Puppet
7 7 (1.35%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.15%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.15%) vCenter Server
8 6 (1.15%) vMotion
9 5 (0.96%) Terraform
9 5 (0.96%) WhatsUp Gold
10 4 (0.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 168 (32.31%) VMware
2 161 (30.96%) Cisco
3 147 (28.27%) Microsoft
4 120 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 102 (19.62%) HP
6 99 (19.04%) Fortinet
7 74 (14.23%) Citrix
8 60 (11.54%) F5
9 55 (10.58%) Juniper
10 44 (8.46%) NetApp
11 36 (6.92%) Dell
12 34 (6.54%) IBM
12 34 (6.54%) Symantec
13 32 (6.15%) Forcepoint
14 31 (5.96%) McAfee
15 27 (5.19%) EMC
16 16 (3.08%) Meraki
17 15 (2.88%) Ivanti
17 15 (2.88%) ServiceNow
18 12 (2.31%) SolarWinds