Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 75 80
Rank change year-on-year -28 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 276 435 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.93% 3.67% 3.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.81% 9.01% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 156 356 281
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +25.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £34,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £80,650 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 4,055 4,827 4,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.03% 40.71% 36.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,945 3,714 3,709
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £26,350 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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
Hertfordshire -31 128 £47,500 -29.63% 23
Cambridgeshire +32 76 £30,000 -41.46% 6
Essex +24 39 £45,000 -2.70% 4
Bedfordshire -35 28 £36,000 -15.29% 6
Suffolk +9 3 £62,500 - 4
Norfolk +9 2 £36,691 -55.26% 1
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 124 (44.93%) Microsoft
2 113 (40.94%) Cisco
3 111 (40.22%) Firewall
4 95 (34.42%) Windows
5 92 (33.33%) VMware
6 86 (31.16%) Cisco Certification
7 81 (29.35%) Active Directory
8 76 (27.54%) TCP/IP
9 69 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 68 (24.64%) LAN
11 66 (23.91%) DNS
11 66 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 60 (21.74%) WAN
13 58 (21.01%) CCNA
14 57 (20.65%) Retail
15 55 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
16 54 (19.57%) Network Security
16 54 (19.57%) ITIL
17 53 (19.20%) VoIP
18 50 (18.12%) Wi-Fi
18 50 (18.12%) Windows Server
19 48 (17.39%) MCSE
20 46 (16.67%) BGP
20 46 (16.67%) CheckPoint
21 44 (15.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 43 (15.58%) Self-Motivation
22 43 (15.58%) Linux
22 43 (15.58%) Ethernet
22 43 (15.58%) SLA
22 43 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure

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 13 (4.71%) Apache
2 12 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 9 (3.26%) IBM Notes
4 8 (2.90%) JBoss
4 8 (2.90%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.17%) IIS
6 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.81%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.45%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.45%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.45%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.45%) WordPress
8 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.16%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Odoo
1 2 (0.72%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (7.25%) IaaS
3 20 (7.25%) Office 365
4 18 (6.52%) SaaS
5 12 (4.35%) PaaS
6 8 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.81%) GitHub
9 4 (1.45%) Akamai
9 4 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 111 (40.22%) Firewall
2 76 (27.54%) TCP/IP
3 68 (24.64%) LAN
4 66 (23.91%) DNS
5 60 (21.74%) WAN
6 54 (19.57%) Network Security
7 53 (19.20%) VoIP
8 50 (18.12%) Wi-Fi
9 46 (16.67%) BGP
10 43 (15.58%) Ethernet
11 41 (14.86%) OSPF
12 40 (14.49%) Wireless
13 36 (13.04%) DHCP
14 34 (12.32%) Intrusion Detection
15 33 (11.96%) Internet
15 33 (11.96%) VPN
16 18 (6.52%) MPLS
16 18 (6.52%) SAN
17 16 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (5.80%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.45%) MariaDB
4 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.09%) Big Data
6 2 (0.72%) MySQL
6 2 (0.72%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.72%) CF BOSH
4 1 (0.36%) GitLab
4 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (20.65%) Retail
2 38 (13.77%) Finance
3 9 (3.26%) Electronics
4 4 (1.45%) French Language
4 4 (1.45%) German Language
4 4 (1.45%) Swedish Language
5 3 (1.09%) Back Office
5 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.72%) Banking
6 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (18.12%) Analyst
2 47 (17.03%) Architect
3 37 (13.41%) Network Analyst
4 32 (11.59%) Network Engineer
5 28 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
7 18 (6.52%) Data Centre Engineer
7 18 (6.52%) Security Architect
7 18 (6.52%) Service Architect
8 17 (6.16%) IT Architect
8 17 (6.16%) IT Security Architect
9 14 (5.07%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 11 (3.99%) Cloud Architect
12 10 (3.62%) Administrator
12 10 (3.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (3.62%) Support Engineer
13 9 (3.26%) Deskside Engineer
13 9 (3.26%) IT Engineer
13 9 (3.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.43%) Web Services
2 10 (3.62%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.81%) Akka
3 5 (1.81%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (1.81%) Kafka
4 4 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (1.45%) EJB
4 4 (1.45%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (1.45%) HornetQ
4 4 (1.45%) Java EE
4 4 (1.45%) Java SE
4 4 (1.45%) JMS
4 4 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.09%) .NET
5 3 (1.09%) COM
5 3 (1.09%) HTML
5 3 (1.09%) JSON
5 3 (1.09%) LAMP
5 3 (1.09%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (15.58%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (12.32%) Management Information System
4 29 (10.51%) Public Cloud
5 25 (9.06%) Security Operations Centre
6 21 (7.61%) Replication
7 15 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (4.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (3.99%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (3.26%) Blackberry
10 9 (3.26%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.81%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 5 (1.81%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.45%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.45%) Virtual Team
13 3 (1.09%) Clustering
13 3 (1.09%) iSeries
14 2 (0.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 95 (34.42%) Windows
2 50 (18.12%) Windows Server
3 43 (15.58%) Linux
4 39 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (11.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (7.25%) Windows 7
7 16 (5.80%) Windows 10
8 12 (4.35%) Unix
9 11 (3.99%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.54%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.81%) Kali Linux
11 5 (1.81%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.45%) CentOS
12 4 (1.45%) Fedora
12 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.09%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.72%) Android
14 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.57%) ITIL
2 44 (15.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 42 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (13.04%) Change Management
5 35 (12.68%) Network Management
6 32 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (11.23%) Risk Management
8 30 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (10.87%) Technical Leadership
9 29 (10.51%) SIEM
10 26 (9.42%) Change Control
11 25 (9.06%) Cybersecurity
11 25 (9.06%) Security Operations
12 24 (8.70%) Service Management
13 23 (8.33%) Event Correlation
13 23 (8.33%) Security Management
13 23 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (7.61%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (7.25%) Asset Management
15 20 (7.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.68%) PowerShell
2 26 (9.42%) Python
3 24 (8.70%) Java
4 17 (6.16%) SQL
5 14 (5.07%) C
6 10 (3.62%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.26%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.45%) AWK
10 2 (0.72%) Perl
10 2 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (31.16%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (21.01%) CCNA
4 48 (17.39%) MCSE
5 42 (15.22%) CCNP
6 36 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (10.14%) CCIE
8 24 (8.70%) CISSP
9 23 (8.33%) MCSA
10 22 (7.97%) SSCP
11 21 (7.61%) Degree
12 20 (7.25%) MCP
13 18 (6.52%) CCSP
14 17 (6.16%) CSSLP
14 17 (6.16%) GCWN
14 17 (6.16%) ISSAP
14 17 (6.16%) ISSEP
14 17 (6.16%) RHCA
14 17 (6.16%) RHCE
14 17 (6.16%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (15.58%) SLA
2 12 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.26%) PMO
4 4 (1.45%) GDPR
4 4 (1.45%) ISO 22301
4 4 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.72%) GPG13
5 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.72%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.72%) SAS 70
System Software
1 81 (29.35%) Active Directory
2 69 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (9.42%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (9.06%) vSphere
5 15 (5.43%) BitLocker
5 15 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (5.43%) XenDesktop
6 12 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 12 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (3.99%) VMware NSX
8 9 (3.26%) Docker
9 7 (2.54%) XenApp
10 6 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.09%) vCloud
12 2 (0.72%) Firmware
12 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (8.70%) SCOM
2 22 (7.97%) Puppet
3 19 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (6.52%) SCCM
5 13 (4.71%) PowerCLI
6 7 (2.54%) QRadar
7 5 (1.81%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.45%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.45%) Icinga
8 4 (1.45%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (1.09%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.09%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (1.09%) vRealize
10 2 (0.72%) EnCase
10 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.72%) Nexpose
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 124 (44.93%) Microsoft
2 113 (40.94%) Cisco
3 92 (33.33%) VMware
4 46 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 42 (15.22%) Citrix
6 36 (13.04%) Riverbed
7 33 (11.96%) Avaya
8 31 (11.23%) Nokia
9 27 (9.78%) Nortel
10 25 (9.06%) HP
11 20 (7.25%) Red Hat
12 18 (6.52%) Juniper
12 18 (6.52%) Oracle
12 18 (6.52%) Splunk
13 17 (6.16%) 3PAR
14 16 (5.80%) Brocade
15 14 (5.07%) Palo Alto
15 14 (5.07%) Remedy
16 13 (4.71%) EMC
17 12 (4.35%) NetApp