Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 21 9
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 566 334 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.34% 8.68% 12.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 31.43% 20.88% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 186 168 233
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £44,375 £36,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £57,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% -3.06% -7.55%

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 1,801 1,600 2,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 45.62% 41.59% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,154 1,195 1,349
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 375 (66.25%) ITIL
2 305 (53.89%) Service Delivery
3 199 (35.16%) Cisco
4 190 (33.57%) CheckPoint
5 189 (33.39%) Self-Motivation
6 185 (32.69%) Presales
7 172 (30.39%) Fortinet
8 170 (30.04%) Microsoft
9 158 (27.92%) VMware
10 156 (27.56%) Firewall
11 147 (25.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 144 (25.44%) Degree
13 138 (24.38%) ITIL Certification
14 122 (21.55%) HP
14 122 (21.55%) Computer Science
15 120 (21.20%) Software Engineering
15 120 (21.20%) Line Management
15 120 (21.20%) Computer Science Degree
16 119 (21.02%) VMware Infrastructure
17 115 (20.32%) Cisco Certification
18 112 (19.79%) Root Cause Analysis
19 107 (18.90%) Juniper
20 106 (18.73%) Service Management
21 104 (18.37%) CCNP
22 103 (18.20%) WAN
23 102 (18.02%) F5
24 95 (16.78%) Due Diligence
25 92 (16.25%) OSPF
26 88 (15.55%) Load Balancing
27 86 (15.19%) Citrix

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 23 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 23 (4.06%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.65%) IIS
2 15 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.18%) nginx
3 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (8.30%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.24%) assyst
2 6 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.06%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 78 (13.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (4.77%) IaaS
4 25 (4.42%) PaaS
5 24 (4.24%) Office 365
6 16 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.35%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 156 (27.56%) Firewall
2 103 (18.20%) WAN
3 92 (16.25%) OSPF
4 76 (13.43%) VPN
5 70 (12.37%) LAN
6 52 (9.19%) Cisco ASA
6 52 (9.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 51 (9.01%) BGP
8 49 (8.66%) FWSM
9 42 (7.42%) Network Security
10 39 (6.89%) DNS
11 37 (6.54%) MPLS
12 36 (6.36%) IPsec
13 35 (6.18%) Cisco Firepower
13 35 (6.18%) Wireless
14 33 (5.83%) VLAN
15 32 (5.65%) DHCP
16 30 (5.30%) SNMP
17 26 (4.59%) Software-Defined Networking
18 24 (4.24%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (1.77%) Big Data
3 5 (0.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.18%) DataStax
4 1 (0.18%) MySQL
4 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (6.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (8.66%) Finance
2 22 (3.89%) Publishing
3 18 (3.18%) Law
3 18 (3.18%) Retail
4 15 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.94%) Billing
5 11 (1.94%) Marketing
6 7 (1.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.18%) Advertising
7 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 144 (25.44%) Architect
2 75 (13.25%) Solutions Architect
3 48 (8.48%) Service Manager
4 47 (8.30%) Security Architect
5 45 (7.95%) Security Solutions Architect
6 44 (7.77%) Technical Manager
6 44 (7.77%) Technical Services Manager
7 42 (7.42%) Network Architect
8 41 (7.24%) Technical Specialist
9 35 (6.18%) SCCM Engineer
10 34 (6.01%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 33 (5.83%) Network Engineer
12 30 (5.30%) Senior Network Engineer
13 26 (4.59%) Infrastructure Manager
14 25 (4.42%) Data Architect
14 25 (4.42%) Data Centre Architect
14 25 (4.42%) Technical Support
15 23 (4.06%) Service Architect
15 23 (4.06%) Technical Leader
16 20 (3.53%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.65%) LDAP
2 6 (1.06%) COM
3 2 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.18%) .NET
4 1 (0.18%) Ajax
4 1 (0.18%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.18%) jQuery
4 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 189 (33.39%) Self-Motivation
2 122 (21.55%) Computer Science
3 41 (7.24%) Public Cloud
4 37 (6.54%) CMDB
5 36 (6.36%) PKI
6 26 (4.59%) Management Information System
7 24 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (4.06%) CCTV
8 23 (4.06%) Cyberthreat
8 23 (4.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 18 (3.18%) Driving Licence
10 16 (2.83%) FlexPod
11 12 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.06%) CESG
12 6 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
12 6 (1.06%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.35%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.13%) Windows
2 40 (7.07%) Windows 10
3 37 (6.54%) Windows 7
4 30 (5.30%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.65%) Linux
6 7 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.35%) Android
9 2 (0.35%) Debian
9 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (66.25%) ITIL
2 305 (53.89%) Service Delivery
3 185 (32.69%) Presales
4 147 (25.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 120 (21.20%) Line Management
5 120 (21.20%) Software Engineering
6 112 (19.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 106 (18.73%) Service Management
8 95 (16.78%) Due Diligence
9 88 (15.55%) Load Balancing
10 85 (15.02%) PRINCE2
11 84 (14.84%) ITIL V3
12 77 (13.60%) SIEM
13 76 (13.43%) Project Management
14 64 (11.31%) Data Protection
15 59 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
16 58 (10.25%) Tech Ops
17 57 (10.07%) Information Security
18 49 (8.66%) Change Management
19 46 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.54%) PowerShell
2 35 (6.18%) VBScript
3 15 (2.65%) SQL
4 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.18%) C#
5 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 144 (25.44%) Degree
2 138 (24.38%) ITIL Certification
3 120 (21.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 115 (20.32%) Cisco Certification
5 104 (18.37%) CCNP
6 64 (11.31%) CISSP
7 54 (9.54%) ISEB
8 50 (8.83%) MCP
9 39 (6.89%) CCDP
9 39 (6.89%) MCSE
9 39 (6.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (6.71%) PMI Certification
11 37 (6.54%) PMP
12 29 (5.12%) CISM
13 24 (4.24%) Security Cleared
14 23 (4.06%) SC Cleared
15 21 (3.71%) CCIE
16 20 (3.53%) CCNA
16 20 (3.53%) CEH
16 20 (3.53%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (9.89%) GDPR
2 56 (9.89%) SLA
3 41 (7.24%) Cyber Essentials
4 23 (4.06%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 23 (4.06%) PCI DSS
5 18 (3.18%) GPG13
6 10 (1.77%) QA
7 9 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 119 (21.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (10.25%) Active Directory
3 41 (7.24%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 25 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (4.42%) XenApp
4 25 (4.42%) XenDesktop
5 23 (4.06%) vSphere
6 17 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (2.83%) VMware NSX
8 13 (2.30%) Firmware
9 2 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 50 (8.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 49 (8.66%) SCVMM
3 42 (7.42%) SCCM
4 33 (5.83%) QRadar
5 23 (4.06%) vCenter Server
5 23 (4.06%) vMotion
6 18 (3.18%) WhatsUp Gold
7 16 (2.83%) CASB
7 16 (2.83%) Cisco Prime
7 16 (2.83%) WSUS
8 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.35%) PowerCLI
8 2 (0.35%) SCOM
8 2 (0.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 199 (35.16%) Cisco
2 190 (33.57%) CheckPoint
3 172 (30.39%) Fortinet
4 170 (30.04%) Microsoft
5 158 (27.92%) VMware
6 122 (21.55%) HP
7 107 (18.90%) Juniper
8 102 (18.02%) F5
9 86 (15.19%) Citrix
10 36 (6.36%) SolarWinds
11 35 (6.18%) Meraki
12 30 (5.30%) NetApp
13 26 (4.59%) BMC
14 25 (4.42%) EMC
14 25 (4.42%) IBM
15 24 (4.24%) Ivanti
16 23 (4.06%) Forcepoint
16 23 (4.06%) Tufin
17 21 (3.71%) Brocade
18 18 (3.18%) Tripwire