Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 525 370 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.83% 9.84% 11.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.61% 24.39% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 151 153 220
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +6.06% -10.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,000 £68,750 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -9.52%

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 1,715 1,517 1,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 45.18% 40.34% 42.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,060 1,042 1,269
Birmingham median annual salary £48,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,725
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 357 (68.00%) ITIL
2 302 (57.52%) Service Delivery
3 188 (35.81%) Self-Motivation
4 186 (35.43%) Microsoft
5 185 (35.24%) Cisco
6 179 (34.10%) Presales
7 174 (33.14%) CheckPoint
8 169 (32.19%) VMware
9 163 (31.05%) Fortinet
10 152 (28.95%) Degree
11 151 (28.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 135 (25.71%) Firewall
13 133 (25.33%) Line Management
14 123 (23.43%) Computer Science
14 123 (23.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 122 (23.24%) Cisco Certification
16 121 (23.05%) Software Engineering
16 121 (23.05%) Computer Science Degree
17 112 (21.33%) ITIL Certification
18 111 (21.14%) Juniper
19 109 (20.76%) Root Cause Analysis
20 108 (20.57%) CCNP
21 106 (20.19%) HP
22 101 (19.24%) Service Management
23 100 (19.05%) WAN
24 98 (18.67%) Citrix
25 95 (18.10%) F5
26 94 (17.90%) Due Diligence
27 93 (17.71%) Windows
27 93 (17.71%) OSPF

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 31 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 31 (5.90%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.19%) IIS
3 4 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.57%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 46 (8.76%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.57%) assyst
2 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.57%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 83 (15.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (13.52%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (5.14%) Office 365
4 22 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (3.81%) IaaS
6 19 (3.62%) PaaS
7 6 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.38%) SaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 135 (25.71%) Firewall
2 100 (19.05%) WAN
3 93 (17.71%) OSPF
4 80 (15.24%) VPN
5 67 (12.76%) LAN
6 60 (11.43%) BGP
6 60 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
7 57 (10.86%) FWSM
8 55 (10.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 48 (9.14%) Network Security
10 47 (8.95%) DNS
11 44 (8.38%) DHCP
12 42 (8.00%) SNMP
13 41 (7.81%) MPLS
13 41 (7.81%) NetScaler
14 39 (7.43%) Cisco Firepower
15 37 (7.05%) IPsec
15 37 (7.05%) VLAN
16 32 (6.10%) Wireless
17 30 (5.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.19%) Big Data
2 1 (0.19%) DataStax
2 1 (0.19%) MySQL
2 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (7.62%) Finance
2 16 (3.05%) Publishing
3 12 (2.29%) Retail
4 11 (2.10%) Law
4 11 (2.10%) Legal
4 11 (2.10%) Marketing
5 10 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.76%) Billing
7 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 133 (25.33%) Architect
2 80 (15.24%) Solutions Architect
3 58 (11.05%) Service Manager
4 57 (10.86%) Technical Manager
4 57 (10.86%) Technical Services Manager
5 53 (10.10%) Technical Specialist
6 51 (9.71%) Security Architect
7 49 (9.33%) Security Solutions Architect
8 44 (8.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 36 (6.86%) Network Architect
10 33 (6.29%) SCCM Engineer
11 27 (5.14%) Infrastructure Manager
11 27 (5.14%) Network Engineer
12 24 (4.57%) Senior Network Engineer
12 24 (4.57%) Technical Leader
13 22 (4.19%) Citrix Specialist
13 22 (4.19%) Citrix Technical Specialist
13 22 (4.19%) Technical Support
13 22 (4.19%) Virtualisation Specialist
14 20 (3.81%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.81%) LDAP
2 3 (0.57%) COM
3 2 (0.38%) Middleware
4 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.19%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 188 (35.81%) Self-Motivation
2 123 (23.43%) Computer Science
3 55 (10.48%) Public Cloud
4 38 (7.24%) CMDB
4 38 (7.24%) PKI
5 30 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
5 30 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 18 (3.43%) CCTV
7 16 (3.05%) FlexPod
8 15 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.86%) Driving Licence
8 15 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.57%) CESG
10 3 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.57%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.38%) Handset
11 2 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 93 (17.71%) Windows
2 47 (8.95%) Windows Server
3 44 (8.38%) Windows 10
4 33 (6.29%) Windows 7
5 16 (3.05%) Linux
6 14 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.57%) Debian
10 2 (0.38%) Android
10 2 (0.38%) Unix
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (68.00%) ITIL
2 302 (57.52%) Service Delivery
3 179 (34.10%) Presales
4 151 (28.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 133 (25.33%) Line Management
6 121 (23.05%) Software Engineering
7 109 (20.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 101 (19.24%) Service Management
9 94 (17.90%) Due Diligence
10 87 (16.57%) ITIL V3
11 86 (16.38%) Load Balancing
12 74 (14.10%) SIEM
13 71 (13.52%) Project Management
14 69 (13.14%) Requirements Analysis
15 67 (12.76%) PRINCE2
16 64 (12.19%) Change Management
17 39 (7.43%) Information Security
18 38 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (6.67%) Network Management
20 34 (6.48%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (7.05%) PowerShell
2 34 (6.48%) VBScript
3 10 (1.90%) SQL
4 4 (0.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.19%) Ruby
5 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 152 (28.95%) Degree
2 122 (23.24%) Cisco Certification
3 121 (23.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 112 (21.33%) ITIL Certification
5 108 (20.57%) CCNP
6 56 (10.67%) MCP
7 52 (9.90%) CISSP
8 46 (8.76%) CCDP
9 37 (7.05%) MCSE
9 37 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (6.86%) ISEB
10 36 (6.86%) PMI Certification
10 36 (6.86%) PMP
11 23 (4.38%) CCNA
11 23 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 22 (4.19%) CCSE
12 22 (4.19%) IISP
12 22 (4.19%) ISSAP
12 22 (4.19%) JNCIP
13 19 (3.62%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (10.86%) SLA
2 43 (8.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (6.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (3.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 16 (3.05%) PCI DSS
5 12 (2.29%) GPG13
6 7 (1.33%) QA
7 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 123 (23.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (13.71%) Active Directory
3 54 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 41 (7.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 41 (7.81%) XenApp
4 41 (7.81%) XenDesktop
5 39 (7.43%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (5.71%) vSphere
7 23 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (3.05%) VMware NSX
9 11 (2.10%) Firmware
10 3 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 65 (12.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 60 (11.43%) SCVMM
3 37 (7.05%) QRadar
4 34 (6.48%) SCCM
5 30 (5.71%) vCenter Server
5 30 (5.71%) vMotion
6 16 (3.05%) CASB
6 16 (3.05%) Cisco Prime
7 15 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
8 12 (2.29%) WSUS
9 10 (1.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 9 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (1.71%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.76%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.57%) PowerCLI
13 2 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
14 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 186 (35.43%) Microsoft
2 185 (35.24%) Cisco
3 174 (33.14%) CheckPoint
4 169 (32.19%) VMware
5 163 (31.05%) Fortinet
6 111 (21.14%) Juniper
7 106 (20.19%) HP
8 98 (18.67%) Citrix
9 95 (18.10%) F5
10 34 (6.48%) SolarWinds
11 32 (6.10%) IBM
12 31 (5.90%) Meraki
13 30 (5.71%) BMC
13 30 (5.71%) Forcepoint
13 30 (5.71%) Ivanti
13 30 (5.71%) Tufin
14 22 (4.19%) LogRhythm
14 22 (4.19%) NetApp
14 22 (4.19%) Splunk
15 21 (4.00%) Brocade