Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 91 95
Rank change year-on-year -46 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 99 51 223
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.91% 2.44% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.77% 6.20% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 67 48 183
10th Percentile £30,583 £42,500 £24,875
25th Percentile £40,029 £47,188 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +7.89% -5.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,125 £62,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £76,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -

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 2,077 823 2,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.02% 39.30% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 864 615 1,844
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,274
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,875 £90,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Hertfordshire -21 36 £45,000 -14.29% 15
Cambridgeshire -66 34 £60,000 +20.00% 14
Bedfordshire - 15 £55,000 - 4
Essex +5 11 £64,500 +22.86% 4
Suffolk -10 7 £50,250 -
Norfolk -17 1 £40,057 -1.09%
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 33 (33.33%) Cisco
2 31 (31.31%) Social Skills
3 24 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (24.24%) Project Management
3 24 (24.24%) Firewall
4 23 (23.23%) LAN
5 22 (22.22%) Azure
6 21 (21.21%) ITIL
6 21 (21.21%) VMware
7 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (19.19%) Linux
7 19 (19.19%) WAN
8 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
8 17 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (16.16%) AWS
9 16 (16.16%) MPLS
9 16 (16.16%) CCNP
10 15 (15.15%) Windows
10 15 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (14.14%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (12.12%) Python
12 12 (12.12%) SD-WAN
13 11 (11.11%) HP
13 11 (11.11%) Finance
13 11 (11.11%) Validation
13 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
14 10 (10.10%) DV Cleared
14 10 (10.10%) Aerospace

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 4 (4.04%) Apache
1 4 (4.04%) WordPress
2 2 (2.02%) Confluence
3 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.22%) Azure
2 16 (16.16%) AWS
3 7 (7.07%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (5.05%) IaaS
5 2 (2.02%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.01%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.01%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.24%) Firewall
2 23 (23.23%) LAN
3 19 (19.19%) WAN
4 16 (16.16%) MPLS
5 14 (14.14%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (12.12%) SD-WAN
7 9 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (9.09%) Wireless
8 7 (7.07%) BGP
8 7 (7.07%) OSPF
8 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.06%) Network Security
9 6 (6.06%) VPN
10 5 (5.05%) Broadband
10 5 (5.05%) IPv6
11 4 (4.04%) Ethernet
11 4 (4.04%) Internet
11 4 (4.04%) IPv4
11 4 (4.04%) SAN
11 4 (4.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.04%) MariaDB
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.04%) JIRA
General
1 31 (31.31%) Social Skills
2 11 (11.11%) Finance
3 10 (10.10%) Aerospace
3 10 (10.10%) Military
4 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 5 (5.05%) Retail
7 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.01%) Back Office
8 1 (1.01%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.01%) Law
8 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (15.15%) Architect
1 15 (15.15%) Infrastructure Manager
2 14 (14.14%) Project Manager
3 12 (12.12%) Consultant
4 10 (10.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 10 (10.10%) Network Operations Specialist
4 10 (10.10%) Network Specialist
5 8 (8.08%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Core Network Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) IP Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) IP Network Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Juniper Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Network Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) 802.1X
1 4 (4.04%) LAMP
1 4 (4.04%) LAPP Stack
1 4 (4.04%) LDAP
2 1 (1.01%) REST
2 1 (1.01%) SOAP
2 1 (1.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Clustering
2 6 (6.06%) Private Cloud
2 6 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.05%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (4.04%) PKI
4 4 (4.04%) Verilog
5 3 (3.03%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.03%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.01%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.01%) PMI
6 1 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) Linux
2 15 (15.15%) Windows
3 8 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.05%) CentOS
4 5 (5.05%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2019
5 4 (4.04%) Fedora
6 1 (1.01%) Debian
6 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.01%) Unix
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.24%) Project Management
2 21 (21.21%) ITIL
3 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (11.11%) Validation
7 10 (10.10%) Cryptography
7 10 (10.10%) Information Management
7 10 (10.10%) Information Security
7 10 (10.10%) Network Design
8 9 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 8 (8.08%) DevOps
9 8 (8.08%) Migration
10 7 (7.07%) ITSM
10 7 (7.07%) PRINCE
11 6 (6.06%) Architecture Roadmap
11 6 (6.06%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (6.06%) Facilities Management
12 5 (5.05%) Data Protection
12 5 (5.05%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.12%) Python
2 7 (7.07%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.06%) Perl
4 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.04%) Tcl
5 2 (2.02%) C#
5 2 (2.02%) Go
5 2 (2.02%) Java
5 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.02%) SQL
6 1 (1.01%) C
6 1 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (16.16%) CCNP
3 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 10 (10.10%) DV Cleared
4 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.09%) CCNA
6 7 (7.07%) JNCIA
7 6 (6.06%) HNC
8 3 (3.03%) Degree
8 3 (3.03%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.03%) RHCE
8 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.02%) MCSA
9 2 (2.02%) MCSE
9 2 (2.02%) RHCSA
10 1 (1.01%) CCIE
10 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.01%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) Accessibility
1 1 (1.01%) GxP
System Software
1 17 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.06%) Docker
5 4 (4.04%) ProxySG
6 3 (3.03%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.03%) vSphere
7 1 (1.01%) KVM
7 1 (1.01%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Puppet
2 5 (5.05%) Ansible
3 4 (4.04%) HAProxy
3 4 (4.04%) Icinga
3 4 (4.04%) SCCM
4 3 (3.03%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.03%) SCOM
4 3 (3.03%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.03%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.02%) Grafana
5 2 (2.02%) Graylog
5 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.02%) Terraform
6 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 33 (33.33%) Cisco
2 21 (21.21%) VMware
3 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.11%) HP
5 10 (10.10%) Juniper
5 10 (10.10%) Palo Alto
6 7 (7.07%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.07%) Veeam
7 4 (4.04%) Blue Coat
7 4 (4.04%) Cadence
7 4 (4.04%) F5
7 4 (4.04%) Fortinet
7 4 (4.04%) Meraki
7 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.04%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.04%) TOWER Software
8 3 (3.03%) Citrix
8 3 (3.03%) EMC
8 3 (3.03%) Rackspace
8 3 (3.03%) Symantec