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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > East of England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 117 124 116
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 207 82 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.75% 1.80% 2.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.63% 4.47% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 143 54 69
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £45,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £57,500 £63,438 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,400 £73,375 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +4.55%

Data Centre is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,675 1,833 1,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 48.90% 40.16% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,084 838 1,074
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,275 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,031 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,350 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +7 95 £50,000 -16.67% 7
Hertfordshire +2 84 £42,500 -19.05% 12
Essex -35 18 £43,500 -27.50% 3
Bedfordshire -21 9 £52,500 - 2
Norfolk - 1 £24,500 -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 95 (45.89%) Windows
2 94 (45.41%) Microsoft
3 84 (40.58%) Active Directory
4 74 (35.75%) DNS
5 71 (34.30%) ITIL
6 67 (32.37%) Windows Server
7 65 (31.40%) Azure
8 64 (30.92%) Social Skills
9 60 (28.99%) VMware
10 59 (28.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 57 (27.54%) Microsoft 365
12 53 (25.60%) DHCP
13 49 (23.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 47 (22.71%) Problem-Solving
14 47 (22.71%) Cisco
15 45 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
16 44 (21.26%) AWS
17 43 (20.77%) Firewall
18 36 (17.39%) PowerShell
19 35 (16.91%) SCCM
20 34 (16.43%) Service Delivery
20 34 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
21 33 (15.94%) Citrix
21 33 (15.94%) Microsoft Office
21 33 (15.94%) LAN
22 32 (15.46%) VPN
22 32 (15.46%) Change Management
23 31 (14.98%) MCSE
24 30 (14.49%) Telecoms
24 30 (14.49%) Problem Management

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 10 (4.83%) OpenStack
1 10 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (15.94%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.35%) Zemax
3 8 (3.86%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 65 (31.40%) Azure
2 57 (27.54%) Microsoft 365
3 44 (21.26%) AWS
4 24 (11.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (10.14%) IaaS
6 6 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.90%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 6 (2.90%) OneDrive
6 6 (2.90%) Route 53
6 6 (2.90%) SaaS
6 6 (2.90%) Serverless
6 6 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (2.42%) PaaS
8 3 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.97%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (0.97%) Azure Sentinel
9 2 (0.97%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 74 (35.75%) DNS
2 53 (25.60%) DHCP
3 43 (20.77%) Firewall
4 33 (15.94%) LAN
5 32 (15.46%) VPN
6 29 (14.01%) WAN
7 25 (12.08%) SAN
8 23 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
8 23 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 17 (8.21%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (8.21%) Wireless
10 13 (6.28%) SD-WAN
11 12 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (5.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (5.31%) NetScaler
13 9 (4.35%) Cisco Firepower
13 9 (4.35%) MPLS
13 9 (4.35%) Skype
13 9 (4.35%) WLAN
14 8 (3.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.48%) Power BI
3 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 64 (30.92%) Social Skills
2 45 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (14.49%) Telecoms
4 23 (11.11%) Finance
5 14 (6.76%) Law
6 11 (5.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (5.31%) Public Sector
7 9 (4.35%) Legal
7 9 (4.35%) Marketing
7 9 (4.35%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (3.38%) Banking
9 4 (1.93%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (1.45%) Advertising
10 3 (1.45%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.45%) Back Office
10 3 (1.45%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.97%) Military
12 1 (0.48%) Automotive
12 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (22.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (16.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 25 (12.08%) Network Engineer
3 25 (12.08%) Support Engineer
4 22 (10.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (9.66%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (9.18%) Field Engineer
6 19 (9.18%) Field Service Engineer
7 18 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 18 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 18 (8.70%) Field Support Engineer
8 17 (8.21%) Project Manager
8 17 (8.21%) Wintel Engineer
8 17 (8.21%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (7.73%) Windows Engineer
9 16 (7.73%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
11 12 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (4.83%) Network Manager
13 9 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.38%) .NET
2 5 (2.42%) PyTorch
2 5 (2.42%) TensorFlow
3 4 (1.93%) LDAP
3 4 (1.93%) RESTful
4 3 (1.45%) Middleware
5 2 (0.97%) Node.js
5 2 (0.97%) React
5 2 (0.97%) Spring
6 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.01%) Replication
2 20 (9.66%) Clustering
3 19 (9.18%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (8.21%) EMC VNX
5 13 (6.28%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.28%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (5.80%) PKI
7 11 (5.31%) Public Cloud
8 9 (4.35%) IoT
9 8 (3.86%) Private Cloud
10 6 (2.90%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.90%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.90%) PMI
10 6 (2.90%) Virtual Team
11 5 (2.42%) Cloud Native
11 5 (2.42%) Hackathon
11 5 (2.42%) mHealth
11 5 (2.42%) Social Media
12 4 (1.93%) Biotechnology
12 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 95 (45.89%) Windows
2 67 (32.37%) Windows Server
3 25 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (8.70%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (7.73%) Linux
6 12 (5.80%) Windows 10
6 12 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 9 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (2.90%) CentOS
9 3 (1.45%) Debian
9 3 (1.45%) Unix
10 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.48%) AIX
11 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.30%) ITIL
2 49 (23.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 47 (22.71%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (16.43%) Service Delivery
5 32 (15.46%) Change Management
6 30 (14.49%) Problem Management
7 27 (13.04%) Incident Management
8 24 (11.59%) Computer Science
8 24 (11.59%) Data Protection
9 23 (11.11%) Change Control
9 23 (11.11%) Project Management
10 22 (10.63%) Agile
10 22 (10.63%) Service Management
10 22 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (10.14%) Load Balancing
12 20 (9.66%) Business Case
13 19 (9.18%) Machine Learning
13 19 (9.18%) Mentoring
14 17 (8.21%) Information Security
15 16 (7.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 20 (9.66%) SQL
3 14 (6.76%) Python
4 12 (5.80%) C
5 10 (4.83%) C++
6 9 (4.35%) MATLAB
7 4 (1.93%) Java
8 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.48%) AppleScript
10 1 (0.48%) Go
Qualifications
1 34 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (14.98%) MCSE
3 29 (14.01%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (14.01%) Security Cleared
4 28 (13.53%) Degree
5 27 (13.04%) CCNP
5 27 (13.04%) MCSA
6 24 (11.59%) SC Cleared
7 19 (9.18%) CCNA
8 18 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (6.76%) PhD
10 11 (5.31%) DV Cleared
11 9 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (3.86%) PMI Certification
13 7 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (2.90%) CCDP
14 6 (2.90%) CISSP
14 6 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (2.42%) AWS Certification
16 4 (1.93%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.53%) SLA
2 8 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.42%) GxP
4 5 (2.42%) NIST
4 5 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.97%) GDPR
System Software
1 84 (40.58%) Active Directory
2 59 (28.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (14.49%) vSphere
4 23 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (8.21%) Hyper-V
5 17 (8.21%) Terminal Services
6 15 (7.25%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (5.80%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (3.86%) Docker
8 8 (3.86%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 8 (3.86%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (2.90%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 35 (16.91%) SCCM
2 26 (12.56%) SCOM
3 23 (11.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 23 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 17 (8.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (8.21%) SCOrch
4 17 (8.21%) vCenter Server
5 9 (4.35%) Kubernetes
6 7 (3.38%) FortiGate
7 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (2.42%) Observium
9 4 (1.93%) Terraform
10 3 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.45%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.97%) CSIRT
12 1 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 94 (45.41%) Microsoft
2 60 (28.99%) VMware
3 47 (22.71%) Cisco
4 33 (15.94%) Citrix
5 23 (11.11%) Brocade
6 21 (10.14%) Veeam
7 18 (8.70%) EMC
7 18 (8.70%) Remedy
7 18 (8.70%) ServiceNow
8 17 (8.21%) 3PAR
8 17 (8.21%) HP
8 17 (8.21%) jetNEXUS
8 17 (8.21%) Rackspace
8 17 (8.21%) Symantec
9 15 (7.25%) Palo Alto
10 10 (4.83%) CheckPoint
11 9 (4.35%) Fortinet
12 8 (3.86%) Meraki
13 6 (2.90%) CloudEndure
13 6 (2.90%) F5