Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 78 89
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 486 443 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.94% 3.54% 3.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.79% 9.10% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 411 295 337
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £34,250 £26,250 £22,100
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £65,950
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -

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 5,532 4,868 6,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.82% 38.87% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4,306 3,911 4,808
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,213
90th Percentile £71,869 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 +31 314 £67,500 +46.74% 31
Cambridgeshire -57 67 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Bedfordshire +29 54 £42,000 -30.00% 3
Essex -38 31 £45,000 -13.04% 2
Norfolk +34 20 £75,000 +120.59% 7
Suffolk -1 2 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 210 (43.21%) VMware
2 167 (34.36%) Cisco
3 138 (28.40%) Windows
4 131 (26.95%) Linux
5 128 (26.34%) WAN
6 123 (25.31%) Citrix
6 123 (25.31%) Firewall
7 122 (25.10%) LAN
8 109 (22.43%) CheckPoint
9 102 (20.99%) E-Commerce
9 102 (20.99%) Microsoft
10 95 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
10 95 (19.55%) DevOps
11 88 (18.11%) BGP
12 87 (17.90%) ITIL
13 86 (17.70%) VPN
14 85 (17.49%) OSPF
14 85 (17.49%) Cisco ASA
15 83 (17.08%) Microsoft Azure
16 81 (16.67%) Public Cloud
17 79 (16.26%) Network Security
17 79 (16.26%) DNS
18 76 (15.64%) Cisco Certification
19 75 (15.43%) Python
20 73 (15.02%) F5
20 73 (15.02%) Palo Alto
21 72 (14.81%) NetScaler
22 69 (14.20%) Finance
22 69 (14.20%) MPLS
23 68 (13.99%) Active Directory

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 51 (10.49%) OpenStack
2 32 (6.58%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.29%) Skype for Business
4 15 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.62%) Apache
10 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.41%) nginx
11 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.21%) JBoss
11 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 95 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (17.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (6.38%) SaaS
4 29 (5.97%) Office 365
5 25 (5.14%) Akamai
6 23 (4.73%) IaaS
7 19 (3.91%) PaaS
8 16 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (1.85%) Amazon Glacier
11 9 (1.85%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.44%) AWS CloudTrail
12 7 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (1.23%) GitHub
14 2 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 128 (26.34%) WAN
2 123 (25.31%) Firewall
3 122 (25.10%) LAN
4 88 (18.11%) BGP
5 86 (17.70%) VPN
6 85 (17.49%) Cisco ASA
6 85 (17.49%) OSPF
7 79 (16.26%) DNS
7 79 (16.26%) Network Security
8 72 (14.81%) NetScaler
9 69 (14.20%) MPLS
10 65 (13.37%) Cisco IOS
10 65 (13.37%) HTTP
11 62 (12.76%) DHCP
12 57 (11.73%) TCP/IP
13 52 (10.70%) EIGRP
14 50 (10.29%) IPsec
15 49 (10.08%) IGRP
16 46 (9.47%) Wi-Fi
17 45 (9.26%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (2.26%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.65%) Cognos Impromptu
5 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.44%) Big Data
7 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.41%) MySQL
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.21%) GitLab
3 1 (0.21%) PROIV
General
1 69 (14.20%) Finance
2 41 (8.44%) Retail
3 18 (3.70%) Marketing
4 14 (2.88%) Advertising
5 12 (2.47%) Banking
6 4 (0.82%) Games
7 2 (0.41%) Automotive
7 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (15.43%) Network Engineer
2 71 (14.61%) Systems Engineer
3 50 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 50 (10.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 45 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
5 44 (9.05%) VMware Engineer
6 42 (8.64%) Analyst
7 36 (7.41%) Security Engineer
8 33 (6.79%) Windows Engineer
9 29 (5.97%) Senior Security Engineer
10 26 (5.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 25 (5.14%) Data Centre Engineer
12 24 (4.94%) Support Engineer
13 21 (4.32%) Consultant
14 20 (4.12%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (3.91%) Infrastructure Manager
15 19 (3.91%) Network Security Engineer
16 18 (3.70%) Architect
17 17 (3.50%) Cisco Consultant
17 17 (3.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.35%) HTML
2 48 (9.88%) XML
3 15 (3.09%) 802.1X
4 11 (2.26%) Middleware
5 9 (1.85%) Memcached
6 7 (1.44%) Web Services
7 5 (1.03%) Akka
7 5 (1.03%) Kafka
8 4 (0.82%) Flash
9 3 (0.62%) XMPP
10 2 (0.41%) .NET
10 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.41%) LAMP
10 2 (0.41%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (0.21%) JSON
11 1 (0.21%) LDAP
11 1 (0.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 65 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.26%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.06%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.85%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.65%) Fintech
9 8 (1.65%) Replication
9 8 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (1.44%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.44%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.03%) Handset
11 5 (1.03%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.03%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.82%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.62%) EMC VMAX
14 2 (0.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 138 (28.40%) Windows
2 131 (26.95%) Linux
3 63 (12.96%) Windows Server
4 45 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (6.79%) Unix
6 21 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (3.91%) CentOS
7 19 (3.91%) Ubuntu
8 18 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.06%) Solaris
11 9 (1.85%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.44%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.03%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.82%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.62%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.41%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.21%) HPUX
17 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (20.99%) E-Commerce
2 95 (19.55%) DevOps
3 87 (17.90%) ITIL
4 63 (12.96%) Software Engineering
5 53 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (10.08%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 48 (9.88%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 45 (9.26%) High Availability
9 38 (7.82%) SIEM
10 37 (7.61%) Cybersecurity
11 35 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (7.20%) Information Security
12 31 (6.38%) Load Balancing
13 30 (6.17%) Presales
14 28 (5.76%) Service Delivery
15 26 (5.35%) IT Strategy
15 26 (5.35%) Mentoring
16 24 (4.94%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 24 (4.94%) Two-Factor Authentication
17 23 (4.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (15.43%) Python
2 42 (8.64%) Bash Shell
3 33 (6.79%) PowerShell
4 20 (4.12%) SQL
5 15 (3.09%) Java
6 14 (2.88%) C
7 11 (2.26%) Ruby
8 7 (1.44%) PHP
9 4 (0.82%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.41%) C#
10 2 (0.41%) R
10 2 (0.41%) VB
10 2 (0.41%) VBScript
11 1 (0.21%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.21%) C++
11 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (15.64%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (11.52%) CCNP
4 48 (9.88%) Degree
5 40 (8.23%) CCNA
6 34 (7.00%) MCSE
7 17 (3.50%) MCP
8 14 (2.88%) MCITP
9 13 (2.67%) Network+ Certification
10 12 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.26%) CCSE
12 10 (2.06%) Security Cleared
13 9 (1.85%) CCSA
13 9 (1.85%) CISSP
13 9 (1.85%) SC Cleared
14 7 (1.44%) A+ Certification
14 7 (1.44%) MCSA
15 6 (1.23%) CCDP
16 5 (1.03%) CISA
16 5 (1.03%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 20 (4.12%) SLA
2 16 (3.29%) GDPR
3 15 (3.09%) PMO
4 14 (2.88%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.44%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.03%) COBIT
6 5 (1.03%) ISO 22301
7 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 68 (13.99%) Active Directory
2 67 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
4 40 (8.23%) VMware NSX
5 29 (5.97%) Hyper-V
6 23 (4.73%) vSphere
7 17 (3.50%) Docker
8 9 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.65%) XenApp
10 7 (1.44%) LXC
11 6 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.03%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.82%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.82%) XenServer
14 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.41%) NFS
15 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.21%) Snort
Systems Management
1 46 (9.47%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (9.26%) vCenter Server
3 37 (7.61%) Puppet
4 36 (7.41%) SCCM
5 28 (5.76%) Kubernetes
6 25 (5.14%) Ansible
7 23 (4.73%) SCOM
8 14 (2.88%) vRealize
9 7 (1.44%) cPanel
9 7 (1.44%) FortiGate
9 7 (1.44%) Plesk
10 6 (1.23%) Cacti
11 4 (0.82%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.41%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 2 (0.41%) SmokePing
14 1 (0.21%) Mesos
14 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
14 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 210 (43.21%) VMware
2 167 (34.36%) Cisco
3 123 (25.31%) Citrix
4 109 (22.43%) CheckPoint
5 102 (20.99%) Microsoft
6 73 (15.02%) F5
6 73 (15.02%) Palo Alto
7 54 (11.11%) Fortinet
8 49 (10.08%) Arista
9 48 (9.88%) Juniper
10 35 (7.20%) Blue Coat
11 27 (5.56%) Riverbed
12 26 (5.35%) Google
12 26 (5.35%) Red Hat
13 21 (4.32%) Splunk
14 19 (3.91%) Meraki
15 17 (3.50%) Aruba
15 17 (3.50%) HP
15 17 (3.50%) Oracle
16 13 (2.67%) NetApp