Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 9 21
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 277 566 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.58% 14.33% 8.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.95% 34.10% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 208 186 168
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £44,375 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £53,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.83% +21.05% -5.00%

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 1,207 1,660 1,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 41.76% 42.04% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 945 1,025 1,112
Birmingham median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 21 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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.

1 116 (41.88%) VMware
2 111 (40.07%) Cisco
3 105 (37.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 99 (35.74%) ITIL
5 83 (29.96%) Microsoft
5 83 (29.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 78 (28.16%) Firewall
7 68 (24.55%) Service Delivery
8 66 (23.83%) Active Directory
9 59 (21.30%) Citrix
9 59 (21.30%) Self-Motivation
10 54 (19.49%) Windows
10 54 (19.49%) Hyper-V
10 54 (19.49%) SCCM
11 52 (18.77%) Service Management
11 52 (18.77%) Project Management
12 51 (18.41%) Line Management
12 51 (18.41%) Presales
13 49 (17.69%) Cisco Certification
14 48 (17.33%) Load Balancing
15 44 (15.88%) Wireless
16 43 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
16 43 (15.52%) F5
17 40 (14.44%) DNS
18 39 (14.08%) WAN
18 39 (14.08%) Product Roadmap
19 38 (13.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 38 (13.72%) CheckPoint
19 38 (13.72%) Data Protection
20 37 (13.36%) HP

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 (11.19%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.42%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (2.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.72%) IIS
4 2 (0.72%) JBoss
4 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.72%) WildFly
Applications
1 23 (8.30%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Workfront
2 2 (0.72%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 83 (29.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (9.39%) Office 365
4 20 (7.22%) IaaS
5 19 (6.86%) PaaS
6 15 (5.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (5.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 14 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (5.05%) Amazon ECS
7 14 (5.05%) Amazon S3
7 14 (5.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (5.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (28.16%) Firewall
2 44 (15.88%) Wireless
3 40 (14.44%) DNS
4 39 (14.08%) WAN
5 36 (13.00%) DHCP
6 28 (10.11%) OSPF
7 25 (9.03%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (6.86%) LAN
9 16 (5.78%) EIGRP
9 16 (5.78%) SAN
10 15 (5.42%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (3.97%) VPN
12 6 (2.17%) BGP
12 6 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (2.17%) MPLS
12 6 (2.17%) Software-Defined Networking
13 5 (1.81%) FWSM
13 5 (1.81%) IPsec
13 5 (1.81%) NAS
13 5 (1.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 14 (5.05%) Amazon RDS
1 14 (5.05%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (1.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (8.66%) Finance
2 5 (1.81%) Publishing
3 4 (1.44%) Law
3 4 (1.44%) Retail
4 3 (1.08%) Games
5 2 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
6 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (36.46%) Architect
2 41 (14.80%) Network Engineer
3 37 (13.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (12.27%) Technical Architect
5 25 (9.03%) Technical Specialist
6 24 (8.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (7.94%) Senior Network Engineer
8 21 (7.58%) Infrastructure Manager
8 21 (7.58%) Network Architect
9 20 (7.22%) Security Architect
9 20 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (6.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 14 (5.05%) Cloud Architect
12 11 (3.97%) Cloud Engineer
13 10 (3.61%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.61%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.25%) IT Manager
15 8 (2.89%) Analyst
15 8 (2.89%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 8 (2.89%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.05%) Web Services
2 5 (1.81%) LDAP
3 2 (0.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.30%) Self-Motivation
2 30 (10.83%) Public Cloud
3 29 (10.47%) Virtual Team
4 21 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (7.22%) Management Information System
6 18 (6.50%) Private Cloud
7 13 (4.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.81%) CMDB
8 5 (1.81%) PKI
9 4 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.72%) Clustering
11 2 (0.72%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.36%) IBM Storwize
12 1 (0.36%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 54 (19.49%) Windows
2 22 (7.94%) Windows 7
2 22 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (5.78%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.61%) Linux
6 9 (3.25%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.53%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (35.74%) ITIL
2 68 (24.55%) Service Delivery
3 52 (18.77%) Project Management
3 52 (18.77%) Service Management
4 51 (18.41%) Line Management
4 51 (18.41%) Presales
5 48 (17.33%) Load Balancing
6 39 (14.08%) Product Roadmap
7 38 (13.72%) Data Protection
7 38 (13.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 33 (11.91%) PRINCE2
9 32 (11.55%) ITIL V3
10 25 (9.03%) Information Security
11 24 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (8.30%) Technical Architecture
13 22 (7.94%) Due Diligence
13 22 (7.94%) Migration
13 22 (7.94%) Patch Management
13 22 (7.94%) SIEM
13 22 (7.94%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.03%) SQL
2 5 (1.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.08%) VBScript
4 2 (0.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (17.69%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (11.91%) ITIL Certification
3 32 (11.55%) CCNA
4 31 (11.19%) CCNP
5 17 (6.14%) Degree
5 17 (6.14%) MCSE
5 17 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (5.05%) MCSA
7 12 (4.33%) ISEB
8 11 (3.97%) Security Cleared
9 10 (3.61%) CISSP
9 10 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (3.61%) PMI Certification
9 10 (3.61%) PMP
10 9 (3.25%) MCITP
10 9 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.89%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.81%) CCIE
12 5 (1.81%) CEH
12 5 (1.81%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.64%) GDPR
2 8 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.17%) SLA
4 5 (1.81%) GPG13
5 4 (1.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) NIST
System Software
1 105 (37.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (23.83%) Active Directory
3 54 (19.49%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.50%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.89%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.72%) Firmware
8 2 (0.72%) NLBS
8 2 (0.72%) Xen
9 1 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (19.49%) SCCM
2 22 (7.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (7.22%) WSUS
4 8 (2.89%) SCOM
4 8 (2.89%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.81%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (1.81%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.72%) QRadar
7 1 (0.36%) Cacti
7 1 (0.36%) Icinga
Vendors
1 116 (41.88%) VMware
2 111 (40.07%) Cisco
3 83 (29.96%) Microsoft
4 59 (21.30%) Citrix
5 43 (15.52%) F5
6 38 (13.72%) CheckPoint
7 37 (13.36%) HP
8 32 (11.55%) Fortinet
8 32 (11.55%) IBM
9 31 (11.19%) Palo Alto
10 29 (10.47%) Juniper
11 27 (9.75%) McAfee
12 22 (7.94%) Dell
12 22 (7.94%) Forcepoint
12 22 (7.94%) Symantec
13 20 (7.22%) NetApp
14 9 (3.25%) Nimble Storage
15 8 (2.89%) BMC
15 8 (2.89%) ServiceNow
16 6 (2.17%) EMC