Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 22 14
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 +42
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 484 318 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.81% 8.35% 11.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 31.29% 19.76% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 240 123 163
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +7.14% -10.91%
10th Percentile £40,900 £35,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £68,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% +4.65% -9.47%

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 1,547 1,609 1,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 44.15% 42.24% 42.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,022 1,156 1,223
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,880
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 258 (53.31%) ITIL
2 186 (38.43%) Data Protection
3 184 (38.02%) GDPR
4 180 (37.19%) VMware
5 165 (34.09%) Service Delivery
6 158 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 150 (30.99%) Cisco
8 144 (29.75%) Microsoft
9 129 (26.65%) Self-Motivation
10 128 (26.45%) Presales
11 110 (22.73%) Line Management
11 110 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 100 (20.66%) Active Directory
13 99 (20.45%) HP
14 96 (19.83%) Windows
14 96 (19.83%) Firewall
14 96 (19.83%) Hyper-V
15 95 (19.63%) CheckPoint
16 94 (19.42%) SCCM
17 93 (19.21%) ITIL Certification
18 87 (17.98%) Service Management
19 79 (16.32%) PRINCE2
20 77 (15.91%) Project Management
20 77 (15.91%) Fortinet
21 75 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
22 73 (15.08%) Citrix
23 69 (14.26%) Continuous Improvement
24 68 (14.05%) Degree
25 65 (13.43%) TOGAF
26 63 (13.02%) DNS

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 57 (11.78%) SharePoint
2 33 (6.82%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (0.83%) IIS
3 4 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 44 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.03%) assyst
3 3 (0.62%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.41%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 110 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (8.68%) Office 365
4 26 (5.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (4.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 24 (4.96%) Amazon S3
6 24 (4.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 24 (4.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 22 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (3.31%) IaaS
8 16 (3.31%) PaaS
9 7 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (1.03%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 96 (19.83%) Firewall
2 63 (13.02%) DNS
3 58 (11.98%) WAN
4 54 (11.16%) DHCP
5 46 (9.50%) OSPF
6 40 (8.26%) LAN
7 30 (6.20%) VPN
8 28 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (4.13%) BGP
10 20 (4.13%) FWSM
11 17 (3.51%) Wireless
12 16 (3.31%) IPsec
13 14 (2.89%) MPLS
14 9 (1.86%) Network Security
15 8 (1.65%) Cisco Firepower
16 6 (1.24%) SAN
16 6 (1.24%) VoIP
17 5 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
17 5 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.58%) Big Data
2 24 (4.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 24 (4.96%) Amazon RDS
2 24 (4.96%) Azure SQL Database
3 16 (3.31%) SQL Server
4 14 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.24%) DB2
6 1 (0.21%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.21%) Toad
General
1 30 (6.20%) Finance
2 24 (4.96%) Publishing
3 14 (2.89%) Law
3 14 (2.89%) Retail
4 11 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.65%) Marketing
6 7 (1.45%) Billing
6 7 (1.45%) Games
7 5 (1.03%) Legal
8 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 155 (32.02%) Architect
2 70 (14.46%) Solutions Architect
3 57 (11.78%) Technical Architect
4 40 (8.26%) Network Engineer
5 39 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (6.20%) Technical Leader
7 27 (5.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (5.58%) Technical Support
8 25 (5.17%) Network Architect
9 23 (4.75%) Security Manager
9 23 (4.75%) Service Manager
10 22 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
11 20 (4.13%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 20 (4.13%) Technical Manager
11 20 (4.13%) Technical Services Manager
12 16 (3.31%) Analyst
12 16 (3.31%) IT Manager
12 16 (3.31%) Senior Network Engineer
13 15 (3.10%) Head of Architecture
13 15 (3.10%) Head of Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.58%) Web Services
2 6 (1.24%) .NET
3 1 (0.21%) COM
3 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 129 (26.65%) Self-Motivation
2 32 (6.61%) Private Cloud
3 28 (5.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 26 (5.37%) Public Cloud
5 24 (4.96%) CMDB
6 18 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.72%) PKI
7 17 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.03%) Replication
9 4 (0.83%) CCTV
9 4 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.62%) CESG
10 3 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.21%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.21%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.21%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 96 (19.83%) Windows
2 39 (8.06%) Windows Server
3 38 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (7.23%) Windows 7
5 28 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (5.17%) Windows 10
8 21 (4.34%) Windows 8
9 18 (3.72%) Linux
10 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (53.31%) ITIL
2 186 (38.43%) Data Protection
3 165 (34.09%) Service Delivery
4 128 (26.45%) Presales
5 110 (22.73%) Line Management
6 87 (17.98%) Service Management
7 79 (16.32%) PRINCE2
8 77 (15.91%) Project Management
9 69 (14.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 65 (13.43%) TOGAF
11 62 (12.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 56 (11.57%) Technical Architecture
13 55 (11.36%) ITIL V3
14 52 (10.74%) Computer Science
14 52 (10.74%) Software Engineering
15 49 (10.12%) DevOps
16 46 (9.50%) Due Diligence
16 46 (9.50%) Load Balancing
17 43 (8.88%) Change Management
18 42 (8.68%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.92%) SQL
2 23 (4.75%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.51%) VBScript
4 7 (1.45%) Python
5 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (19.21%) ITIL Certification
2 68 (14.05%) Degree
3 52 (10.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 49 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (9.71%) CISSP
5 47 (9.71%) MCSE
6 44 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (8.88%) CCNP
8 35 (7.23%) Security Cleared
9 34 (7.02%) ISEB
10 31 (6.40%) CISM
11 27 (5.58%) TOGAF Certification
12 26 (5.37%) SC Cleared
13 24 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (3.72%) CCIE
14 18 (3.72%) MCSA
15 15 (3.10%) MCITP
15 15 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 14 (2.89%) ISEB Practitioner
16 14 (2.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (38.02%) GDPR
2 51 (10.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (6.40%) SLA
4 21 (4.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 20 (4.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 20 (4.13%) PCI DSS
6 18 (3.72%) QA
7 13 (2.69%) GPG13
8 7 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 158 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (20.66%) Active Directory
3 96 (19.83%) Hyper-V
4 26 (5.37%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (3.31%) Firmware
6 10 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.65%) XenApp
7 8 (1.65%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.83%) vSphere
9 3 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.41%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 94 (19.42%) SCCM
2 41 (8.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 32 (6.61%) WSUS
4 18 (3.72%) SCOM
5 12 (2.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 12 (2.48%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (1.65%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.65%) SCOrch
7 7 (1.45%) Ansible
7 7 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.45%) Puppet
8 5 (1.03%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (1.03%) Terraform
9 4 (0.83%) Nagios
9 4 (0.83%) QRadar
9 4 (0.83%) Stealthwatch
9 4 (0.83%) vMotion
Vendors
1 180 (37.19%) VMware
2 150 (30.99%) Cisco
3 144 (29.75%) Microsoft
4 99 (20.45%) HP
5 95 (19.63%) CheckPoint
6 77 (15.91%) Fortinet
7 73 (15.08%) Citrix
8 48 (9.92%) F5
9 46 (9.50%) NetApp
10 45 (9.30%) Dell
11 44 (9.09%) Juniper
12 43 (8.88%) Symantec
13 41 (8.47%) IBM
14 37 (7.64%) Forcepoint
14 37 (7.64%) McAfee
15 25 (5.17%) EMC
16 14 (2.89%) 3PAR
16 14 (2.89%) Nimble Storage
17 12 (2.48%) BMC
17 12 (2.48%) ServiceNow