Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 114 76
Rank change year-on-year +23 -38 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 196 270 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.19% 2.86% 3.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.55% 6.86% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 165 155 361
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -28.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% - +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 2,596 3,938 4,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 42.19% 41.70% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,707 2,892 3,597
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £71,250
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 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 21 January 2020.

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 21 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
Cambridgeshire +50 79 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Bedfordshire +27 46 £72,500 +101.39% 2
Hertfordshire -31 42 £40,000 -13.51% 18
Essex -15 13 £44,735 -0.59% 6
Suffolk +14 9 £55,000 -12.00%
Norfolk -4 7 £65,000 +77.16% 1
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 of England region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 87 (44.39%) Microsoft
2 84 (42.86%) VMware
3 72 (36.73%) Windows
4 64 (32.65%) Active Directory
5 60 (30.61%) Cisco
6 53 (27.04%) Azure
7 52 (26.53%) ITIL
8 50 (25.51%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (25.51%) Windows Server
9 44 (22.45%) WAN
10 42 (21.43%) LAN
10 42 (21.43%) Firewall
11 41 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (20.41%) Office 365
13 39 (19.90%) DNS
14 36 (18.37%) TCP/IP
15 33 (16.84%) CCNP
16 32 (16.33%) Citrix
16 32 (16.33%) BGP
16 32 (16.33%) OSPF
16 32 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
17 31 (15.82%) Linux
18 30 (15.31%) SLA
18 30 (15.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 28 (14.29%) DHCP
20 27 (13.78%) MS Exchange
20 27 (13.78%) Hyper-V
21 26 (13.27%) XenApp
21 26 (13.27%) Presales
21 26 (13.27%) PowerShell

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 27 (13.78%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (12.24%) Skype for Business
3 22 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.04%) JBoss
4 4 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.53%) Confluence
6 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.51%) Apache
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) nginx
7 1 (0.51%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (27.04%) Azure
2 40 (20.41%) Office 365
3 24 (12.24%) AWS
4 14 (7.14%) OneDrive
5 11 (5.61%) SaaS
6 9 (4.59%) IaaS
7 6 (3.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (2.55%) GCP
9 4 (2.04%) PaaS
10 3 (1.53%) Mimecast
11 2 (1.02%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (1.02%) AWS Fargate
12 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.51%) AWS Step Functions
12 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.51%) Serverless
12 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 44 (22.45%) WAN
2 42 (21.43%) Firewall
2 42 (21.43%) LAN
3 39 (19.90%) DNS
4 36 (18.37%) TCP/IP
5 32 (16.33%) BGP
5 32 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 32 (16.33%) OSPF
6 28 (14.29%) DHCP
7 25 (12.76%) Network Security
8 24 (12.24%) Skype
9 21 (10.71%) NetScaler
10 20 (10.20%) VPN
11 16 (8.16%) Wireless
12 15 (7.65%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (6.63%) SAN
13 13 (6.63%) Spanning Tree
14 12 (6.12%) Wireshark
15 11 (5.61%) WLAN
16 10 (5.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.06%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (2.55%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.04%) Big Data
5 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.02%) GIS
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.51%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.51%) MySQL
7 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (9.18%) Finance
2 14 (7.14%) Retail
2 14 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.63%) Banking
4 11 (5.61%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.57%) Police
6 3 (1.53%) Back Office
7 2 (1.02%) Automotive
7 2 (1.02%) French Language
7 2 (1.02%) German Language
7 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.02%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (18.37%) Analyst
2 33 (16.84%) Network Engineer
3 26 (13.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 25 (12.76%) Architect
4 25 (12.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 24 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (10.20%) Consultant
7 13 (6.63%) Network Security Consultant
7 13 (6.63%) Security Consultant
8 12 (6.12%) Check Point Consultant
8 12 (6.12%) Cisco Consultant
8 12 (6.12%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 12 (6.12%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 11 (5.61%) Network Analyst
9 11 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (5.10%) Network Consultant
11 8 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (4.08%) Administrator
11 8 (4.08%) Data Centre Engineer
11 8 (4.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.02%) .NET
1 2 (1.02%) COM
2 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.51%) J2EE
2 1 (0.51%) LAMP
2 1 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.51%) LDAP
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.65%) Public Cloud
3 12 (6.12%) Driving Licence
4 10 (5.10%) Clustering
5 9 (4.59%) Replication
5 9 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (3.06%) Fibre Optics
7 6 (3.06%) FMCG
7 6 (3.06%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (3.06%) NHS
8 5 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.55%) PKI
9 4 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.53%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.53%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.02%) Cloud Native
11 2 (1.02%) Industry 4.0
11 2 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 72 (36.73%) Windows
2 50 (25.51%) Windows Server
3 31 (15.82%) Linux
4 24 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.57%) Unix
7 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.53%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.51%) CentOS
9 1 (0.51%) Fedora
9 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.53%) ITIL
2 30 (15.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (13.27%) Incident Management
3 26 (13.27%) Presales
4 20 (10.20%) Service Delivery
5 17 (8.67%) Network Management
5 17 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (6.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (6.63%) Load Balancing
7 12 (6.12%) Configuration Management
7 12 (6.12%) ITSM
7 12 (6.12%) Problem Management
7 12 (6.12%) Service Management
7 12 (6.12%) Technology Roadmap
8 11 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (5.61%) IT Strategy
8 11 (5.61%) Network Design
9 10 (5.10%) Break/Fix
10 9 (4.59%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.27%) PowerShell
2 12 (6.12%) SQL
3 8 (4.08%) Bash Shell
4 7 (3.57%) Perl
5 6 (3.06%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.02%) VBScript
8 1 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) Python
8 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (25.51%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (16.84%) CCNP
3 19 (9.69%) CCNA
3 19 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (8.67%) MCSE
5 13 (6.63%) CCSE
5 13 (6.63%) Degree
6 10 (5.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (4.08%) MCSA
9 7 (3.57%) CCDP
10 6 (3.06%) CCSA
10 6 (3.06%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (3.06%) JNCIE
10 6 (3.06%) JNCIP
10 6 (3.06%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.53%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.53%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.31%) SLA
2 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.02%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 41 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (13.78%) Hyper-V
4 26 (13.27%) XenApp
5 7 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (3.06%) Docker
6 6 (3.06%) vSphere
7 3 (1.53%) Firmware
8 2 (1.02%) SRDF
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (10.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 11 (5.61%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (4.59%) SCCM
4 8 (4.08%) Ansible
5 7 (3.57%) Avamar
6 6 (3.06%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.06%) Puppet
7 5 (2.55%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (2.55%) vCenter Server
8 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.02%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.02%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.02%) SCOM
9 2 (1.02%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.02%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (44.39%) Microsoft
2 84 (42.86%) VMware
3 60 (30.61%) Cisco
4 32 (16.33%) Citrix
5 25 (12.76%) CommVault
6 21 (10.71%) Symantec
7 17 (8.67%) Zscaler
8 16 (8.16%) Ivanti
8 16 (8.16%) ServiceNow
9 15 (7.65%) CheckPoint
9 15 (7.65%) Meraki
10 11 (5.61%) Remedy
11 10 (5.10%) Palo Alto
12 9 (4.59%) HP
12 9 (4.59%) Veeam
13 8 (4.08%) Brocade
13 8 (4.08%) F5
14 7 (3.57%) EMC
14 7 (3.57%) Juniper
14 7 (3.57%) NetApp