Period
to 24 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 143 124
Rank change year-on-year +31 -19 -35
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 41 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.71% 0.95% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.15% 1.71% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 24
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £46,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -9.38% +4.22%
10th Percentile £41,750 £25,800 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,750 £58,300 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,500 £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +24.00% -28.57% +23.53%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,303 1,458 1,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 54.34% 55.46% 52.77%
Number of salaries quoted 887 1,112 992
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £46,902 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.61% +4.23% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Cambridge

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Data Centre in Cambridge

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
3 22 (53.66%) VMware
3 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (51.22%) Configuration Management
4 21 (51.22%) Python
4 21 (51.22%) Unix
5 20 (48.78%) Linux
5 20 (48.78%) DevOps
6 18 (43.90%) Ansible
7 17 (41.46%) Jenkins
7 17 (41.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (39.02%) Public Cloud
8 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (36.59%) Middleware
9 15 (36.59%) Firewall
9 15 (36.59%) Cisco
9 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
9 15 (36.59%) BMC
9 15 (36.59%) DNS
9 15 (36.59%) Citrix
9 15 (36.59%) vSphere
9 15 (36.59%) Bash Shell
9 15 (36.59%) Fortinet
9 15 (36.59%) Load Balancing
9 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
9 15 (36.59%) PowerShell
9 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (36.59%) Ruby

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.88%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) DNS
1 15 (36.59%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) SNMP
3 2 (4.88%) IPv4
3 2 (4.88%) IPv6
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) MariaDB
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Front Office
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) SCCM Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Server Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) IT Project Manager
9 1 (2.44%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) LAMP
2 2 (4.88%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Public Cloud
2 15 (36.59%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Unix
3 20 (48.78%) Linux
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) CentOS
5 2 (4.88%) Fedora
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Configuration Management
2 20 (48.78%) DevOps
3 17 (41.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (36.59%) Continuous Deployment
4 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (36.59%) Load Balancing
4 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
5 14 (34.15%) ITIL
6 10 (24.39%) Service Management
7 8 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (17.07%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (14.63%) Capacity Management
9 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (14.63%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
9 6 (14.63%) Release Management
9 6 (14.63%) Server Building
9 6 (14.63%) Server Monitoring
9 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
10 5 (12.20%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Python
2 15 (36.59%) Bash Shell
2 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
2 15 (36.59%) PowerShell
2 15 (36.59%) Ruby
3 6 (14.63%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) MCITP
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (36.59%) Virtual Desktop
3 15 (36.59%) Virtual Servers
3 15 (36.59%) vSphere
4 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
5 6 (14.63%) Firmware
6 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (43.90%) Ansible
2 15 (36.59%) vCenter Server
2 15 (36.59%) vRealize
3 12 (29.27%) Puppet
4 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (24.39%) Terraform
5 7 (17.07%) SCCM
5 7 (17.07%) SCOM
6 6 (14.63%) Backup Exec
6 6 (14.63%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (4.88%) HAProxy
7 2 (4.88%) Icinga
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) VMware
2 15 (36.59%) AppDynamics
2 15 (36.59%) BMC
2 15 (36.59%) Cisco
2 15 (36.59%) Citrix
2 15 (36.59%) F5
2 15 (36.59%) Fortinet
2 15 (36.59%) Splunk
2 15 (36.59%) WorldPay
3 10 (24.39%) ServiceNow
4 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.63%) EMC
5 6 (14.63%) Veeam