Period
to 24 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 100 142
Rank change year-on-year +27 +42 -67
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 141 120 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.82% 2.81% 1.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.49% 6.83% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 113 77 90
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £20,113
90th Percentile £74,500 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% - +10.00%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,486 1,757 1,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 40.30% 41.15% 35.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,245 1,211 1,538
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.97%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the East Midlands

Data Centre
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in the East Midlands

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the East Midlands

Data Centre
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 59 £52,500 -12.50% 11
Northamptonshire +44 56 £45,000 +16.88% 9
Derbyshire +4 10 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Leicestershire +13 9 £62,924 +39.83% 1
Lincolnshire -6 6 £31,000 +67.57%
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 76 (53.90%) Microsoft
2 72 (51.06%) Windows
3 51 (36.17%) Azure
4 49 (34.75%) AWS
5 48 (34.04%) Linux
6 39 (27.66%) SAN
7 38 (26.95%) Active Directory
7 38 (26.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 37 (26.24%) Hyper-V
9 33 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (22.70%) Citrix
10 32 (22.70%) PowerShell
11 31 (21.99%) Retail
12 30 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (21.28%) NetApp
12 30 (21.28%) Virtual Machines
13 29 (20.57%) Cisco
13 29 (20.57%) VMware
14 28 (19.86%) SCCM
15 23 (16.31%) Firewall
15 23 (16.31%) SharePoint
15 23 (16.31%) Web Services
15 23 (16.31%) Windows Server
15 23 (16.31%) Public Cloud
16 22 (15.60%) Multichannel Retail
16 22 (15.60%) WAN
16 22 (15.60%) Google
17 21 (14.89%) SCOM
17 21 (14.89%) NAS
18 20 (14.18%) XenApp

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 23 (16.31%) SharePoint
2 20 (14.18%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.96%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Abaqus
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 51 (36.17%) Azure
2 49 (34.75%) AWS
3 19 (13.48%) Office 365
4 12 (8.51%) SaaS
5 6 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (3.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.84%) IaaS
7 4 (2.84%) Serverless
8 2 (1.42%) PaaS
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.71%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.66%) SAN
2 23 (16.31%) Firewall
3 22 (15.60%) WAN
4 21 (14.89%) NAS
5 16 (11.35%) Network Security
5 16 (11.35%) VPN
6 14 (9.93%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (7.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (5.67%) iSCSI
9 7 (4.96%) LAN
9 7 (4.96%) Wireless
10 6 (4.26%) BGP
10 6 (4.26%) Cisco IPT
10 6 (4.26%) DNS
10 6 (4.26%) IP Telephony
10 6 (4.26%) OSPF
10 6 (4.26%) Skype
10 6 (4.26%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (4.26%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (4.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) UniData
3 2 (1.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.71%) DB2
4 1 (0.71%) OLAP
4 1 (0.71%) OLTP
4 1 (0.71%) Power BI
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 31 (21.99%) Retail
2 15 (10.64%) Finance
3 12 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.26%) Banking
4 6 (4.26%) Law
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (24.82%) Analyst
2 27 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 14 (9.93%) Server Analyst
4 14 (9.93%) Storage Engineer
5 12 (8.51%) Server Support
5 12 (8.51%) Server Support Analyst
5 12 (8.51%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.80%) Network Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Architect
8 8 (5.67%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) IT Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.31%) Web Services
2 7 (4.96%) .NET
2 7 (4.96%) HTML
2 7 (4.96%) HTML5
2 7 (4.96%) J2EE
2 7 (4.96%) Node.js
2 7 (4.96%) OAuth
2 7 (4.96%) SAML
3 1 (0.71%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.31%) Public Cloud
2 15 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.80%) AS400
4 9 (6.38%) Fat Client
4 9 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (6.38%) Thin Client
5 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.96%) Virtual Team
6 6 (4.26%) Fibre Optics
7 5 (3.55%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (3.55%) Internet of Things
7 5 (3.55%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.13%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.42%) HP Superdome
9 2 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 72 (51.06%) Windows
2 48 (34.04%) Linux
3 23 (16.31%) Windows Server
4 16 (11.35%) Windows 10
5 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (7.09%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.67%) Unix
8 8 (5.67%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.26%) AIX
10 5 (3.55%) HPUX
11 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.71%) SUSE
12 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 33 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (15.60%) Multichannel Retail
5 19 (13.48%) Incident Management
6 18 (12.77%) Service Delivery
7 17 (12.06%) Change Control
7 17 (12.06%) Project Delivery
8 16 (11.35%) Infrastructure Management
9 15 (10.64%) BCP
10 13 (9.22%) DevOps
10 13 (9.22%) ITIL
11 11 (7.80%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (7.09%) Migration
12 10 (7.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 10 (7.09%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
13 7 (4.96%) Microservices
13 7 (4.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.70%) PowerShell
2 20 (14.18%) SQL
3 7 (4.96%) C#
3 7 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.55%) JCL
4 5 (3.55%) Perl
5 1 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.71%) Python
5 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.38%) Degree
1 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.96%) CCNP
3 7 (4.96%) Master's Degree
4 5 (3.55%) CCAA
4 5 (3.55%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.84%) MCSA
5 4 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.13%) CCNA
7 2 (1.42%) CCDP
8 1 (0.71%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.84%) SLA
2 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (2.13%) NIST
3 2 (1.42%) PMO
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (26.95%) Active Directory
2 37 (26.24%) Hyper-V
3 30 (21.28%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (14.18%) XenApp
5 12 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (5.67%) Docker
7 7 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (4.26%) ProxySG
9 5 (3.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (3.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (19.86%) SCCM
2 21 (14.89%) SCOM
3 17 (12.06%) SCVMM
4 10 (7.09%) WSUS
4 10 (7.09%) ZABBIX
5 8 (5.67%) NetBackup
6 7 (4.96%) Kubernetes
7 6 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (3.55%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (3.55%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 76 (53.90%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.70%) Citrix
3 30 (21.28%) NetApp
4 29 (20.57%) Cisco
4 29 (20.57%) VMware
5 22 (15.60%) Google
6 14 (9.93%) HP
7 11 (7.80%) CheckPoint
7 11 (7.80%) F5
8 10 (7.09%) Red Hat
9 8 (5.67%) arcserve
9 8 (5.67%) EMC
10 7 (4.96%) ForgeRock
11 6 (4.26%) Aruba
11 6 (4.26%) Blue Coat
11 6 (4.26%) Brocade
11 6 (4.26%) IBM
11 6 (4.26%) SAP
11 6 (4.26%) Tufin
11 6 (4.26%) Veeam