Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 368 466 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.67% 12.35% 10.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.69% 28.89% 27.04%
Number of salaries quoted 197 112 152
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +7.14%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,800 £32,050
90th Percentile £72,000 £75,500 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 1,379 1,613 1,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 43.72% 42.75% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 947 982 999
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 181 (49.18%) VMware
2 174 (47.28%) ITIL
3 164 (44.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 154 (41.85%) Cisco
5 138 (37.50%) Data Protection
6 135 (36.68%) GDPR
7 122 (33.15%) Microsoft
8 116 (31.52%) Service Delivery
9 108 (29.35%) Firewall
9 108 (29.35%) Presales
10 103 (27.99%) Active Directory
11 100 (27.17%) Self-Motivation
12 91 (24.73%) Hyper-V
12 91 (24.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 89 (24.18%) Windows
14 88 (23.91%) SCCM
15 87 (23.64%) Service Management
16 77 (20.92%) Project Management
16 77 (20.92%) Citrix
17 76 (20.65%) HP
17 76 (20.65%) Line Management
18 74 (20.11%) CheckPoint
19 64 (17.39%) PRINCE2
20 60 (16.30%) WAN
20 60 (16.30%) DNS
20 60 (16.30%) ITIL Certification
21 59 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
22 55 (14.95%) Fortinet
22 55 (14.95%) DHCP
23 53 (14.40%) Cisco Certification

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 49 (13.32%) SharePoint
2 30 (8.15%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (0.82%) IIS
4 2 (0.54%) JBoss
4 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.54%) WildFly
5 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (2.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.82%) Workfront
2 2 (0.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 91 (24.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (9.24%) Office 365
4 20 (5.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (4.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 17 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (4.62%) Amazon S3
5 17 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (4.62%) IaaS
5 17 (4.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 16 (4.35%) PaaS
7 4 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 108 (29.35%) Firewall
2 60 (16.30%) DNS
2 60 (16.30%) WAN
3 55 (14.95%) DHCP
4 47 (12.77%) Wireless
5 38 (10.33%) LAN
6 35 (9.51%) OSPF
7 24 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (4.62%) VPN
9 14 (3.80%) SAN
10 11 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (2.72%) BGP
11 10 (2.72%) FWSM
11 10 (2.72%) IPsec
12 9 (2.45%) Intelligent Network
13 8 (2.17%) EIGRP
13 8 (2.17%) MPLS
14 6 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (1.63%) Software-Defined Networking
15 5 (1.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 17 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
1 17 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
2 13 (3.53%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.82%) DB2
5 1 (0.27%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (2.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (8.42%) Finance
2 20 (5.43%) Publishing
3 9 (2.45%) Retail
4 8 (2.17%) Law
5 3 (0.82%) Back Office
5 3 (0.82%) Games
5 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (35.87%) Architect
2 50 (13.59%) Technical Architect
3 49 (13.32%) Network Engineer
4 42 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (9.51%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (7.61%) Network Architect
7 25 (6.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (5.98%) Technical Specialist
9 19 (5.16%) Analyst
10 17 (4.62%) Cloud Architect
10 17 (4.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 17 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
11 16 (4.35%) Technical Leader
12 15 (4.08%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 15 (4.08%) Technical Manager
13 14 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
14 13 (3.53%) Service Architect
15 12 (3.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
15 12 (3.26%) SCCM Engineer
15 12 (3.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.89%) Web Services
2 6 (1.63%) LDAP
3 3 (0.82%) .NET
4 2 (0.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 100 (27.17%) Self-Motivation
2 29 (7.88%) Management Information System
3 26 (7.07%) Private Cloud
4 24 (6.52%) Public Cloud
5 20 (5.43%) CMDB
5 20 (5.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (5.43%) Virtual Team
6 16 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.72%) PKI
8 6 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.36%) Replication
9 5 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.82%) Clustering
11 2 (0.54%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.54%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.54%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 89 (24.18%) Windows
2 38 (10.33%) Windows Server
3 34 (9.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (8.97%) Windows 7
5 25 (6.79%) Linux
5 25 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (5.43%) Windows 10
8 19 (5.16%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (47.28%) ITIL
2 138 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 116 (31.52%) Service Delivery
4 108 (29.35%) Presales
5 87 (23.64%) Service Management
6 77 (20.92%) Project Management
7 76 (20.65%) Line Management
8 64 (17.39%) PRINCE2
9 53 (14.40%) Load Balancing
10 52 (14.13%) Due Diligence
11 50 (13.59%) ITIL V3
12 45 (12.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 43 (11.68%) Computer Science
13 43 (11.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 43 (11.68%) Software Engineering
13 43 (11.68%) Technical Architecture
14 34 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (8.97%) Patch Management
15 33 (8.97%) Root Cause Analysis
15 33 (8.97%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.33%) SQL
2 20 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.62%) VBScript
4 5 (1.36%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 60 (16.30%) ITIL Certification
2 53 (14.40%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (14.13%) Degree
4 45 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (11.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 43 (11.68%) MCSE
6 36 (9.78%) CCNP
7 32 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 28 (7.61%) CCNA
9 24 (6.52%) MCSA
10 22 (5.98%) ISEB
10 22 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (5.16%) PMI Certification
11 19 (5.16%) PMP
11 19 (5.16%) SC Cleared
12 18 (4.89%) CISSP
12 18 (4.89%) MCITP
13 14 (3.80%) CEH
13 14 (3.80%) CompTIA Security+
14 13 (3.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (36.68%) GDPR
2 16 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.35%) SLA
3 14 (3.80%) GPG13
4 6 (1.63%) QA
5 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 164 (44.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (27.99%) Active Directory
3 91 (24.73%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.43%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (3.80%) Firmware
6 8 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.09%) vSphere
8 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.82%) XenApp
8 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.54%) NLBS
9 2 (0.54%) Xen
10 1 (0.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 88 (23.91%) SCCM
2 38 (10.33%) WSUS
3 35 (9.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 15 (4.08%) SCOM
5 14 (3.80%) SCVMM
6 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (2.45%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.90%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.09%) vMotion
10 3 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.82%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 181 (49.18%) VMware
2 154 (41.85%) Cisco
3 122 (33.15%) Microsoft
4 77 (20.92%) Citrix
5 76 (20.65%) HP
6 74 (20.11%) CheckPoint
7 55 (14.95%) Fortinet
8 48 (13.04%) F5
8 48 (13.04%) NetApp
9 41 (11.14%) IBM
9 41 (11.14%) Juniper
10 38 (10.33%) McAfee
11 37 (10.05%) Symantec
12 35 (9.51%) Dell
13 33 (8.97%) Forcepoint
14 26 (7.07%) Palo Alto
15 19 (5.16%) EMC
16 17 (4.62%) Nimble Storage
17 15 (4.08%) 3PAR
17 15 (4.08%) ServiceNow