Period
to 4 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 107 75 80
Rank change year-on-year -32 +5 +30
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 146 62 244
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.60% 3.08% 3.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% 8.65% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 99 57 200
10th Percentile " £32,500 £24,875
25th Percentile £31,250 £42,500 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +12.24% +8.89%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,057 £57,000
% change year-on-year -0.10% -3.41% +3.64%

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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,336 717 2,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 41.57% 35.62% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 934 580 1,822
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,975 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,781
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +1.85%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the East of England

Data Centre
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in the East of England.

Salary trend for Data Centre in the East of England

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the East of England

Data Centre
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -49 54 £35,000 -36.36% 12
Hertfordshire -34 48 £37,500 +20.97% 17
Bedfordshire - 23 £35,000 - 1
Essex +6 15 £69,750 +88.51% 2
Suffolk -12 7 £50,500 -
Norfolk -25 2 £40,029 -1.16% 3
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 of England region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 62 (42.47%) Social Skills
2 40 (27.40%) Windows
3 39 (26.71%) ITIL
3 39 (26.71%) VMware
4 38 (26.03%) Project Management
5 37 (25.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 34 (23.29%) LAN
7 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
8 32 (21.92%) WAN
8 32 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (21.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (20.55%) Hyper-V
10 30 (20.55%) Linux
11 29 (19.86%) Firewall
12 28 (19.18%) Active Directory
13 27 (18.49%) Cisco
13 27 (18.49%) Windows Server
14 26 (17.81%) Azure
15 25 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (16.44%) HP
17 23 (15.75%) VPN
17 23 (15.75%) Microsoft 365
18 22 (15.07%) Security Cleared
19 20 (13.70%) DevOps
20 19 (13.01%) DNS
20 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Office
21 18 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
22 17 (11.64%) DHCP
22 17 (11.64%) Validation
22 17 (11.64%) Degree

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (5.48%) OpenStack
1 8 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.11%) Apache
2 6 (4.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.81%) Azure
2 23 (15.75%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (9.59%) AWS
4 5 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.74%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.74%) PaaS
6 3 (2.05%) SaaS
7 2 (1.37%) IaaS
7 2 (1.37%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.68%) Azure Service Bus
8 1 (0.68%) GCP
8 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.29%) LAN
2 32 (21.92%) WAN
3 29 (19.86%) Firewall
4 23 (15.75%) VPN
5 19 (13.01%) DNS
6 17 (11.64%) DHCP
7 11 (7.53%) SAN
7 11 (7.53%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.48%) BGP
8 8 (5.48%) InfiniBand
8 8 (5.48%) IPv6
8 8 (5.48%) MPLS
8 8 (5.48%) OSPF
9 6 (4.11%) IPv4
9 6 (4.11%) SD-WAN
9 6 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (3.42%) Network Security
10 5 (3.42%) Skype
10 5 (3.42%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.11%) MariaDB
2 6 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Git (software)
1 8 (5.48%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 62 (42.47%) Social Skills
2 16 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (7.53%) Finance
5 8 (5.48%) Aerospace
5 8 (5.48%) Military
5 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (3.42%) Retail
8 4 (2.74%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (2.05%) Law
10 1 (0.68%) Back Office
10 1 (0.68%) Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.68%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 24 (16.44%) Project Manager
2 20 (13.70%) Infrastructure Manager
3 17 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (11.64%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.22%) Consultant
5 11 (7.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 11 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (7.53%) Architect
5 11 (7.53%) Network Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Field Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Field Service Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Field Support Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 9 (6.16%) Network Operations Specialist
7 9 (6.16%) Network Specialist
8 8 (5.48%) Data Manager
8 8 (5.48%) IT Engineer
9 7 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) LAMP
1 6 (4.11%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (2.74%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.74%) LDAP
3 2 (1.37%) Web Services
4 1 (0.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) JSON
4 1 (0.68%) Node.js
4 1 (0.68%) REST
4 1 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Public Cloud
2 9 (6.16%) Cloud Native
3 8 (5.48%) Private Cloud
3 8 (5.48%) Social Media
4 6 (4.11%) Clustering
5 5 (3.42%) Biotechnology
5 5 (3.42%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.42%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.42%) PMI
6 4 (2.74%) PKI
6 4 (2.74%) Verilog
7 3 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.68%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.40%) Windows
2 30 (20.55%) Linux
3 27 (18.49%) Windows Server
4 13 (8.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2019
6 10 (6.85%) Windows 10
6 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.79%) CentOS
7 7 (4.79%) Ubuntu
8 6 (4.11%) Fedora
8 6 (4.11%) Unix
9 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.37%) Debian
11 1 (0.68%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.71%) ITIL
2 38 (26.03%) Project Management
3 37 (25.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 32 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (13.70%) DevOps
7 17 (11.64%) Validation
8 15 (10.27%) Data Privacy
9 14 (9.59%) Migration
10 13 (8.90%) Data Analysis
11 12 (8.22%) Decision-Making
11 12 (8.22%) Network Design
11 12 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (6.85%) Analytics
12 10 (6.85%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (6.85%) Data Protection
12 10 (6.85%) ITSM
12 10 (6.85%) Risk Management
13 9 (6.16%) Business Continuity
13 9 (6.16%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.96%) SQL
2 15 (10.27%) Python
3 7 (4.79%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.74%) Perl
5 4 (2.74%) Tcl
6 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.05%) C#
7 2 (1.37%) Go
7 2 (1.37%) Java
7 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (11.64%) Degree
3 17 (11.64%) SC Cleared
4 14 (9.59%) CCNP
5 9 (6.16%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.11%) HNC
7 5 (3.42%) DBS Check
7 5 (3.42%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.05%) CCNA
9 3 (2.05%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.05%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.37%) CCIE
10 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.37%) RHCE
10 2 (1.37%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) GxP
2 1 (0.68%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (21.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (20.55%) Hyper-V
3 28 (19.18%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.48%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 7 (4.79%) Docker
6 6 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (3.42%) vSphere
8 4 (2.74%) ProxySG
8 4 (2.74%) XenApp
8 4 (2.74%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.37%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.68%) KVM
10 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.53%) SCCM
2 9 (6.16%) Puppet
3 6 (4.11%) HAProxy
3 6 (4.11%) Icinga
4 4 (2.74%) Ansible
5 3 (2.05%) SCOM
5 3 (2.05%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.05%) Terraform
5 3 (2.05%) WSUS
6 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (26.71%) VMware
2 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
3 27 (18.49%) Cisco
4 24 (16.44%) HP
5 17 (11.64%) Veeam
6 11 (7.53%) Citrix
7 10 (6.85%) Remedy
7 10 (6.85%) ServiceNow
8 8 (5.48%) Facebook
9 7 (4.79%) Juniper
10 6 (4.11%) F5
11 5 (3.42%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.42%) Palo Alto
12 4 (2.74%) Cadence
12 4 (2.74%) TOWER Software
13 3 (2.05%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.05%) JD Edwards
13 3 (2.05%) Meraki
13 3 (2.05%) NetApp
14 2 (1.37%) SaltStack