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

Data Center
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 13 27
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 384 519 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.45% 12.48% 6.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.05% 29.49% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 101 159 150
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +9.95% -20.42%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,700 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,875
West Midlands median annual salary £46,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.68% -2.22% -18.18%

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 1,597 1,760 1,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 43.47% 42.34% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,053 1,125 1,088
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,825
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 239 (62.24%) ITIL
2 206 (53.65%) Service Delivery
3 159 (41.41%) Microsoft
4 126 (32.81%) Line Management
5 113 (29.43%) Presales
6 112 (29.17%) Service Management
7 109 (28.39%) VMware
8 100 (26.04%) Degree
9 99 (25.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 88 (22.92%) Cisco
11 86 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 86 (22.40%) Microsoft Azure
12 81 (21.09%) Change Management
13 78 (20.31%) CheckPoint
14 73 (19.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 73 (19.01%) Project Management
15 71 (18.49%) Citrix
15 71 (18.49%) Fortinet
16 68 (17.71%) Firewall
17 67 (17.45%) Cisco Certification
18 66 (17.19%) Software Engineering
18 66 (17.19%) Computer Science
18 66 (17.19%) Computer Science Degree
19 64 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
20 62 (16.15%) HP
21 59 (15.36%) Windows
22 55 (14.32%) WAN
23 54 (14.06%) ITIL V3
24 52 (13.54%) Juniper
25 51 (13.28%) Active Directory

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 18 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 18 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.13%) IIS
3 4 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.78%) Apache
4 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 24 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.82%) assyst
2 5 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 86 (22.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (9.90%) Office 365
4 26 (6.77%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (3.65%) IaaS
6 13 (3.39%) PaaS
7 7 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (17.71%) Firewall
2 55 (14.32%) WAN
3 49 (12.76%) OSPF
4 33 (8.59%) LAN
4 33 (8.59%) VPN
5 32 (8.33%) BGP
6 29 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (7.55%) MPLS
6 29 (7.55%) NetScaler
7 27 (7.03%) DNS
7 27 (7.03%) SNMP
8 26 (6.77%) Network Security
9 25 (6.51%) DHCP
10 24 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (5.73%) VLAN
12 21 (5.47%) FWSM
12 21 (5.47%) TCP/IP
13 20 (5.21%) Ethernet
14 18 (4.69%) SSL
15 17 (4.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.78%) MySQL
2 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.52%) DB2
3 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.26%) Big Data
4 1 (0.26%) DataStax
4 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (9.90%) Finance
2 19 (4.95%) Retail
3 17 (4.43%) Legal
4 15 (3.91%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.86%) Publishing
6 8 (2.08%) Marketing
7 7 (1.82%) Law
8 6 (1.56%) Billing
8 6 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (21.09%) Architect
2 66 (17.19%) Technical Manager
3 62 (16.15%) Technical Services Manager
4 60 (15.63%) Service Manager
5 48 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 42 (10.94%) Technical Specialist
7 25 (6.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 22 (5.73%) Infrastructure Manager
8 22 (5.73%) Technical Leader
9 21 (5.47%) Security Architect
9 21 (5.47%) Security Solutions Architect
10 20 (5.21%) Senior Manager
11 16 (4.17%) Technical Support
12 14 (3.65%) Network Architect
12 14 (3.65%) Project Manager
13 12 (3.13%) Data Architect
13 12 (3.13%) Data Centre Architect
14 11 (2.86%) IT Manager
14 11 (2.86%) Network Engineer
14 11 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.34%) LDAP
2 7 (1.82%) .NET
3 4 (1.04%) JSON
3 4 (1.04%) REST
3 4 (1.04%) SOAP
3 4 (1.04%) XML
4 1 (0.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.19%) Computer Science
2 51 (13.28%) Public Cloud
3 26 (6.77%) CMDB
4 21 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.13%) CCTV
6 12 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (2.86%) PKI
8 10 (2.60%) FlexPod
9 9 (2.34%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.30%) Clustering
10 5 (1.30%) Handset
11 4 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.78%) Cyberattack
12 3 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.36%) Windows
2 38 (9.90%) Windows Server
3 22 (5.73%) Windows 10
4 17 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (4.17%) Linux
6 15 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.34%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.08%) Unix
9 3 (0.78%) CentOS
10 2 (0.52%) Debian
10 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.52%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (62.24%) ITIL
2 206 (53.65%) Service Delivery
3 126 (32.81%) Line Management
4 113 (29.43%) Presales
5 112 (29.17%) Service Management
6 99 (25.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 81 (21.09%) Change Management
8 73 (19.01%) Project Management
9 66 (17.19%) Software Engineering
10 54 (14.06%) ITIL V3
11 51 (13.28%) PRINCE2
12 46 (11.98%) Root Cause Analysis
13 44 (11.46%) Requirements Analysis
14 42 (10.94%) Matrix Management
15 40 (10.42%) Load Balancing
16 38 (9.90%) SIEM
17 35 (9.11%) Business Development
18 27 (7.03%) Validation
19 24 (6.25%) Time Management
20 23 (5.99%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.47%) PowerShell
2 17 (4.43%) VBScript
3 9 (2.34%) SQL
4 7 (1.82%) Java
4 7 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.82%) Perl
4 7 (1.82%) Python
4 7 (1.82%) Ruby
5 6 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (26.04%) Degree
2 67 (17.45%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (17.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 51 (13.28%) CCNP
5 47 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
6 34 (8.85%) MCP
7 32 (8.33%) CISSP
8 24 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (5.73%) CCNA
9 22 (5.73%) ISEB
10 19 (4.95%) PMI Certification
10 19 (4.95%) PMP
11 17 (4.43%) CCDP
11 17 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (3.65%) MCSE
13 13 (3.39%) APMP
13 13 (3.39%) JNCIP
14 12 (3.13%) CEH
14 12 (3.13%) IISP
14 12 (3.13%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.55%) SLA
2 18 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.60%) QA
4 9 (2.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.56%) GPG13
6 4 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.78%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.26%) COBIT
8 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (13.28%) Active Directory
3 44 (11.46%) Hyper-V
4 30 (7.81%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 29 (7.55%) XenApp
5 29 (7.55%) XenDesktop
6 19 (4.95%) vSphere
7 7 (1.82%) Docker
8 5 (1.30%) Firmware
9 4 (1.04%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 73 (19.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 50 (13.02%) SCVMM
3 19 (4.95%) QRadar
3 19 (4.95%) vCenter Server
4 17 (4.43%) SCCM
5 16 (4.17%) vMotion
6 14 (3.65%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 11 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 11 (2.86%) SCOrch
9 10 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (1.82%) Ansible
10 7 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.82%) Puppet
10 7 (1.82%) Salt
10 7 (1.82%) SCOM
11 4 (1.04%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.04%) WhatsUp Gold
11 4 (1.04%) WSUS
12 3 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 159 (41.41%) Microsoft
2 109 (28.39%) VMware
3 88 (22.92%) Cisco
4 78 (20.31%) CheckPoint
5 71 (18.49%) Citrix
5 71 (18.49%) Fortinet
6 62 (16.15%) HP
7 52 (13.54%) Juniper
8 42 (10.94%) F5
9 34 (8.85%) BMC
10 26 (6.77%) IBM
11 25 (6.51%) Brocade
12 16 (4.17%) Ivanti
12 16 (4.17%) SolarWinds
13 15 (3.91%) Meraki
14 14 (3.65%) NetApp
15 12 (3.13%) Forcepoint
15 12 (3.13%) LogRhythm
15 12 (3.13%) Splunk
15 12 (3.13%) Tufin