Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 22 12
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +22
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 543 342 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.47% 8.87% 12.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 31.64% 20.88% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 240 149 207
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.65% +3.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £41,250 £34,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £59,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +21.05% - -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 1,716 1,638 2,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 45.72% 42.48% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,127 1,208 1,328
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £66,250
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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 325 (59.85%) ITIL
2 231 (42.54%) Service Delivery
3 179 (32.97%) Cisco
4 158 (29.10%) CheckPoint
5 151 (27.81%) Presales
6 150 (27.62%) Self-Motivation
7 143 (26.34%) VMware
8 141 (25.97%) Microsoft
9 137 (25.23%) Fortinet
10 134 (24.68%) Firewall
11 125 (23.02%) Data Protection
12 124 (22.84%) ITIL Certification
13 118 (21.73%) GDPR
14 114 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
15 106 (19.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 104 (19.15%) Service Management
17 102 (18.78%) Degree
18 101 (18.60%) Line Management
19 98 (18.05%) HP
20 90 (16.57%) Cisco Certification
21 88 (16.21%) Root Cause Analysis
22 87 (16.02%) CCNP
23 86 (15.84%) PRINCE2
23 86 (15.84%) Juniper
24 85 (15.65%) F5
25 83 (15.29%) Computer Science
26 81 (14.92%) Computer Science Degree
26 81 (14.92%) WAN
26 81 (14.92%) Software Engineering
27 77 (14.18%) Windows

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 32 (5.89%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.58%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (1.84%) IIS
5 6 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 50 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.66%) assyst
2 7 (1.29%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (13.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (5.71%) Office 365
4 24 (4.42%) IaaS
5 22 (4.05%) PaaS
6 11 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.84%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.74%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.37%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 134 (24.68%) Firewall
2 81 (14.92%) WAN
3 75 (13.81%) OSPF
4 69 (12.71%) VPN
5 58 (10.68%) LAN
6 49 (9.02%) Cisco ASA
7 47 (8.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 46 (8.47%) DNS
9 42 (7.73%) BGP
9 42 (7.73%) FWSM
10 37 (6.81%) DHCP
11 32 (5.89%) IPsec
12 30 (5.52%) Network Security
13 29 (5.34%) MPLS
13 29 (5.34%) Wireless
14 24 (4.42%) Cisco Firepower
15 21 (3.87%) VLAN
16 18 (3.31%) SNMP
17 17 (3.13%) WLAN
18 15 (2.76%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.42%) Big Data
2 14 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (2.21%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.37%) DB2
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (5.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.18%) Toad
General
1 41 (7.55%) Finance
2 22 (4.05%) Law
2 22 (4.05%) Publishing
3 18 (3.31%) Retail
4 16 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.39%) Billing
6 6 (1.10%) Marketing
7 5 (0.92%) Games
8 4 (0.74%) Legal
9 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 139 (25.60%) Architect
2 79 (14.55%) Solutions Architect
3 41 (7.55%) Network Engineer
4 33 (6.08%) Network Architect
4 33 (6.08%) Security Architect
4 33 (6.08%) Security Solutions Architect
5 32 (5.89%) Service Manager
6 30 (5.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 28 (5.16%) Technical Support
8 27 (4.97%) SCCM Engineer
9 26 (4.79%) Security Manager
9 26 (4.79%) Team Leader
9 26 (4.79%) Technical Manager
9 26 (4.79%) Technical Services Manager
10 25 (4.60%) Technical Architect
11 23 (4.24%) Technical Leader
12 22 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
12 22 (4.05%) Transition Manager
13 21 (3.87%) Head of Architecture
14 19 (3.50%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.21%) Web Services
2 9 (1.66%) LDAP
3 5 (0.92%) COM
4 3 (0.55%) .NET
5 2 (0.37%) Middleware
6 1 (0.18%) Ajax
6 1 (0.18%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.18%) jQuery
6 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 150 (27.62%) Self-Motivation
2 83 (15.29%) Computer Science
3 33 (6.08%) PKI
4 29 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.16%) Management Information System
6 24 (4.42%) Public Cloud
7 23 (4.24%) CMDB
8 17 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
8 17 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 15 (2.76%) CCTV
9 15 (2.76%) Private Cloud
10 11 (2.03%) Driving Licence
10 11 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.66%) FlexPod
12 7 (1.29%) CESG
12 7 (1.29%) Freedom of Information
12 7 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.37%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.37%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 77 (14.18%) Windows
2 38 (7.00%) Windows 7
3 32 (5.89%) Windows 10
4 29 (5.34%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.21%) Linux
8 11 (2.03%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Android
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (59.85%) ITIL
2 231 (42.54%) Service Delivery
3 151 (27.81%) Presales
4 125 (23.02%) Data Protection
5 106 (19.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 104 (19.15%) Service Management
7 101 (18.60%) Line Management
8 88 (16.21%) Root Cause Analysis
9 86 (15.84%) PRINCE2
10 81 (14.92%) Software Engineering
11 73 (13.44%) Project Management
12 70 (12.89%) ITIL V3
13 67 (12.34%) Load Balancing
13 67 (12.34%) SIEM
14 63 (11.60%) Due Diligence
14 63 (11.60%) Information Security
15 52 (9.58%) TOGAF
16 46 (8.47%) Storage Management
17 42 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (7.18%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.89%) PowerShell
2 28 (5.16%) SQL
3 27 (4.97%) VBScript
4 6 (1.10%) Python
5 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.18%) C#
6 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 124 (22.84%) ITIL Certification
2 102 (18.78%) Degree
3 90 (16.57%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (16.02%) CCNP
5 81 (14.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 66 (12.15%) CISSP
7 53 (9.76%) ISEB
8 43 (7.92%) MCSE
8 43 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (7.18%) CISM
10 28 (5.16%) MCP
10 28 (5.16%) PMI Certification
11 27 (4.97%) CCDP
11 27 (4.97%) PMP
11 27 (4.97%) Security Cleared
12 26 (4.79%) SC Cleared
13 24 (4.42%) TOGAF Certification
14 23 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 22 (4.05%) ISEB Practitioner
16 18 (3.31%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (21.73%) GDPR
2 74 (13.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (9.39%) SLA
4 38 (7.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 28 (5.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 28 (5.16%) PCI DSS
6 18 (3.31%) GPG13
7 13 (2.39%) QA
8 12 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 114 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (11.42%) Active Directory
3 47 (8.66%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (2.76%) XenApp
4 15 (2.76%) XenDesktop
5 13 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.39%) vSphere
6 11 (2.03%) Firmware
7 10 (1.84%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 57 (10.50%) SCCM
2 23 (4.24%) SCVMM
2 23 (4.24%) WSUS
3 20 (3.68%) QRadar
4 14 (2.58%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (2.39%) vCenter Server
5 13 (2.39%) vMotion
6 11 (2.03%) WhatsUp Gold
7 10 (1.84%) CASB
8 9 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.47%) SCOM
10 6 (1.10%) Ansible
10 6 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (1.10%) Puppet
11 4 (0.74%) Nagios
11 4 (0.74%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.74%) Stealthwatch
11 4 (0.74%) Terraform
12 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 179 (32.97%) Cisco
2 158 (29.10%) CheckPoint
3 143 (26.34%) VMware
4 141 (25.97%) Microsoft
5 137 (25.23%) Fortinet
6 98 (18.05%) HP
7 86 (15.84%) Juniper
8 85 (15.65%) F5
9 68 (12.52%) Citrix
10 39 (7.18%) NetApp
11 28 (5.16%) Meraki
12 25 (4.60%) EMC
12 25 (4.60%) SolarWinds
13 23 (4.24%) Forcepoint
14 21 (3.87%) IBM
15 17 (3.13%) McAfee
15 17 (3.13%) Tufin
16 15 (2.76%) Ivanti
16 15 (2.76%) ServiceNow
17 13 (2.39%) Palo Alto