Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 13 42
Rank change year-on-year -4 +29 -22
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 332 584 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.63% 12.27% 4.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.53% 28.17% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 133 185 159
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.91% -12.00%
10th Percentile £35,250 £28,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,250 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% -14.00% -13.04%

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 1617 2073 1287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.02% 43.55% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1332 1041
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,364 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 190 (57.23%) ITIL
2 150 (45.18%) Service Delivery
3 120 (36.14%) Service Management
4 119 (35.84%) Microsoft
5 85 (25.60%) Line Management
6 78 (23.49%) VMware
7 74 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 73 (21.99%) Project Management
9 71 (21.39%) Presales
10 67 (20.18%) Change Management
11 66 (19.88%) Cisco
11 66 (19.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 63 (18.98%) Microsoft Azure
13 58 (17.47%) Windows
14 57 (17.17%) HP
15 56 (16.87%) Finance
16 54 (16.27%) Linux
17 53 (15.96%) Firewall
18 49 (14.76%) CheckPoint
18 49 (14.76%) Degree
19 48 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
20 43 (12.95%) PRINCE2
21 42 (12.65%) Fortinet
22 41 (12.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
23 38 (11.45%) Active Directory
23 38 (11.45%) Retail
24 37 (11.14%) Amazon AWS
25 36 (10.84%) PowerShell
25 36 (10.84%) ITIL V3
25 36 (10.84%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.90%) Apache
3 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.30%) JBoss
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (5.42%) assyst
2 2 (0.60%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 63 (18.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (11.14%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (8.43%) Office 365
4 22 (6.63%) IaaS
5 20 (6.02%) PaaS
6 15 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (3.31%) SaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 53 (15.96%) Firewall
2 36 (10.84%) OSPF
3 34 (10.24%) WAN
4 29 (8.73%) MPLS
5 25 (7.53%) VPN
6 22 (6.63%) VLAN
7 20 (6.02%) Wireless
8 19 (5.72%) LAN
9 18 (5.42%) BGP
9 18 (5.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (5.42%) Network Security
10 17 (5.12%) TCP/IP
11 16 (4.82%) Ethernet
11 16 (4.82%) IPsec
11 16 (4.82%) SSL
12 15 (4.52%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (4.52%) SNMP
13 14 (4.22%) Cisco ISE
14 9 (2.71%) DNS
14 9 (2.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.01%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.60%) DB2
4 2 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.60%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (16.87%) Finance
2 38 (11.45%) Retail
3 19 (5.72%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.22%) Billing
5 12 (3.61%) Legal
6 11 (3.31%) Publishing
7 9 (2.71%) Law
8 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.60%) Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (12.95%) Architect
2 41 (12.35%) Service Manager
3 37 (11.14%) Technical Manager
4 33 (9.94%) Technical Services Manager
5 25 (7.53%) Analyst
6 23 (6.93%) Senior Manager
7 20 (6.02%) Technical Leader
8 18 (5.42%) Consultant
8 18 (5.42%) Project Manager
9 17 (5.12%) Data Architect
9 17 (5.12%) Data Centre Architect
9 17 (5.12%) Technical Specialist
10 15 (4.52%) Senior Project Manager
11 14 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.92%) Network Engineer
12 13 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
12 13 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
13 12 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
13 12 (3.61%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.92%) .NET
2 6 (1.81%) COM
3 5 (1.51%) JSON
3 5 (1.51%) REST
3 5 (1.51%) SOAP
3 5 (1.51%) XML
4 2 (0.60%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.30%) J2EE
5 1 (0.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.04%) Management Information System
3 22 (6.63%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.63%) Public Cloud
4 17 (5.12%) CCTV
5 14 (4.22%) FlexPod
6 12 (3.61%) CMDB
7 9 (2.71%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.11%) Cyber Attack
8 7 (2.11%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.90%) Clustering
9 3 (0.90%) Handset
10 2 (0.60%) iPad
10 2 (0.60%) Replication
10 2 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.47%) Windows
2 54 (16.27%) Linux
3 22 (6.63%) Unix
4 8 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.90%) CentOS
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (57.23%) ITIL
2 150 (45.18%) Service Delivery
3 120 (36.14%) Service Management
4 85 (25.60%) Line Management
5 73 (21.99%) Project Management
6 71 (21.39%) Presales
7 67 (20.18%) Change Management
8 66 (19.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 43 (12.95%) PRINCE2
10 36 (10.84%) ITIL V3
11 33 (9.94%) SIEM
12 31 (9.34%) Information Security
12 31 (9.34%) Problem Management
13 30 (9.04%) Capacity Planning
14 29 (8.73%) Change Control
15 27 (8.13%) Time Management
16 26 (7.83%) Mentoring
17 25 (7.53%) Load Balancing
17 25 (7.53%) Matrix Management
18 24 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.84%) PowerShell
2 26 (7.83%) VBScript
3 18 (5.42%) Bash Shell
4 15 (4.52%) SQL
5 11 (3.31%) Java
5 11 (3.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.31%) Perl
5 11 (3.31%) Python
5 11 (3.31%) Ruby
6 4 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (14.76%) Degree
2 48 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (10.84%) CCNP
4 34 (10.24%) CISSP
4 34 (10.24%) ITIL Certification
5 23 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (6.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (6.02%) ISEB
9 19 (5.72%) CCNA
10 18 (5.42%) MCSE
11 17 (5.12%) APMP
11 17 (5.12%) Security Cleared
12 16 (4.82%) MCSA
13 15 (4.52%) SC Cleared
14 13 (3.92%) CISM
15 12 (3.61%) CEH
16 11 (3.31%) MCP
17 9 (2.71%) PMI Certification
17 9 (2.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.82%) QA
3 13 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (2.41%) SLA
5 6 (1.81%) GPG13
6 4 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.60%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (11.45%) Active Directory
3 26 (7.83%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.72%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (3.61%) Docker
6 8 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.90%) Firmware
8 3 (0.90%) vSphere
8 3 (0.90%) XenApp
9 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (12.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 33 (9.94%) SCCM
3 26 (7.83%) SCOM
4 21 (6.33%) SCVMM
5 14 (4.22%) Cisco Prime
6 11 (3.31%) Ansible
6 11 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.31%) Puppet
6 11 (3.31%) QRadar
6 11 (3.31%) Salt
6 11 (3.31%) Tivoli
7 8 (2.41%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.51%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.20%) WhatsUp Gold
11 3 (0.90%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.60%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.60%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 119 (35.84%) Microsoft
2 78 (23.49%) VMware
3 66 (19.88%) Cisco
4 57 (17.17%) HP
5 49 (14.76%) CheckPoint
6 42 (12.65%) Fortinet
7 33 (9.94%) F5
8 32 (9.64%) Citrix
9 29 (8.73%) NetApp
10 28 (8.43%) Brocade
11 26 (7.83%) Juniper
11 26 (7.83%) SolarWinds
12 21 (6.33%) BMC
13 19 (5.72%) Meraki
14 18 (5.42%) IBM
15 16 (4.82%) Aruba
16 14 (4.22%) Sourcefire
17 12 (3.61%) EMC
18 9 (2.71%) ServiceNow
19 8 (2.41%) Huawei