Period
to 13 October 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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 91 102
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 220 355 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.19% 3.34% 3.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.65% 8.11% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 181 197 292
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -7.83% +8.50%
10th Percentile £24,875 £29,250 £31,025
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%

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 2,877 4,379 4,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 41.68% 41.23% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,938 3,225 3,655
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,281 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,000 £71,250 £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 13 October 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 13 October 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
Cambridgeshire +23 81 £40,500 -12.90% 11
Hertfordshire -39 57 £32,000 -39.05% 16
Bedfordshire +18 50 £62,500 +25.00% 7
Essex +15 16 £44,867 -0.30% 4
Suffolk +19 14 £60,000 -13.04% 2
Norfolk 0 2 £39,250 -21.50% 1
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 13 October 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 89 (40.45%) VMware
2 81 (36.82%) Cisco
3 76 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (32.27%) Windows
5 68 (30.91%) Microsoft
6 66 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 63 (28.64%) LAN
8 61 (27.73%) WAN
9 58 (26.36%) ITIL
9 58 (26.36%) Firewall
10 50 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 49 (22.27%) CCNP
12 48 (21.82%) Windows Server
13 47 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (19.09%) Hyper-V
15 40 (18.18%) SLA
16 39 (17.73%) Citrix
17 38 (17.27%) DNS
18 37 (16.82%) TCP/IP
19 36 (16.36%) DHCP
19 36 (16.36%) CCNA
19 36 (16.36%) Network Security
20 35 (15.91%) Office 365
21 33 (15.00%) Azure
22 32 (14.55%) MS Exchange
22 32 (14.55%) OSPF
22 32 (14.55%) BGP
23 31 (14.09%) Presales
24 30 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
24 30 (13.64%) 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 32 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 29 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (10.91%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.82%) JBoss
5 4 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.91%) Apache
6 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.91%) WordPress
7 1 (0.45%) Confluence
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.91%) Office 365
2 33 (15.00%) Azure
3 11 (5.00%) AWS
3 11 (5.00%) OneDrive
4 7 (3.18%) IaaS
5 5 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.36%) SaaS
8 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.91%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.45%) Akamai
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.45%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 63 (28.64%) LAN
2 61 (27.73%) WAN
3 58 (26.36%) Firewall
4 38 (17.27%) DNS
5 37 (16.82%) TCP/IP
6 36 (16.36%) DHCP
6 36 (16.36%) Network Security
7 32 (14.55%) BGP
7 32 (14.55%) OSPF
8 30 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (11.36%) Skype
9 25 (11.36%) VPN
10 23 (10.45%) NetScaler
11 22 (10.00%) SAN
12 21 (9.55%) Spanning Tree
13 19 (8.64%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (7.27%) Wireless
15 15 (6.82%) MPLS
16 12 (5.45%) WLAN
17 9 (4.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.09%) GIS
3 5 (2.27%) Cognos Impromptu
3 5 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.91%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.91%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 17 (7.73%) Public Sector
2 14 (6.36%) Finance
2 14 (6.36%) Retail
3 8 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.18%) Banking
5 2 (0.91%) Back Office
5 2 (0.91%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Military
6 1 (0.45%) Police
Job Titles
1 44 (20.00%) Analyst
2 31 (14.09%) Consultant
3 30 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (13.18%) Network Engineer
5 26 (11.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 25 (11.36%) Network Consultant
7 23 (10.45%) Network Security Consultant
7 23 (10.45%) Security Consultant
8 20 (9.09%) Architect
8 20 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
8 20 (9.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 20 (9.09%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 19 (8.64%) Check Point Consultant
10 18 (8.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 18 (8.18%) Network Analyst
10 18 (8.18%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (4.09%) Platform Architect
11 9 (4.09%) Technology Architect
12 8 (3.64%) Cisco Analyst
12 8 (3.64%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.91%) .NET
1 2 (0.91%) J2EE
1 2 (0.91%) LAMP
1 2 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.45%) HTML
2 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (5.91%) Driving Licence
4 12 (5.45%) Replication
5 9 (4.09%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.18%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.27%) FMCG
7 5 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.27%) User Experience
8 4 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.91%) CMDB
10 2 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.91%) Symmetrix
10 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.45%) Clustering
11 1 (0.45%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 71 (32.27%) Windows
2 48 (21.82%) Windows Server
3 28 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (12.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (11.36%) Linux
6 11 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.09%) Unix
8 3 (1.36%) CentOS
8 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.91%) Fedora
10 1 (0.45%) AIX
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.36%) ITIL
2 50 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (14.09%) Presales
4 23 (10.45%) Network Design
5 21 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 20 (9.09%) Network Management
7 18 (8.18%) Service Delivery
8 15 (6.82%) DevOps
8 15 (6.82%) Technology Roadmap
9 14 (6.36%) E-Commerce
9 14 (6.36%) Project Delivery
10 13 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (5.91%) Capacity Management
10 13 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (5.91%) Service Management
11 12 (5.45%) ITSM
12 11 (5.00%) Break/Fix
12 11 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (4.55%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.55%) SQL
3 7 (3.18%) Perl
4 6 (2.73%) C
5 4 (1.82%) Python
6 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.91%) VBScript
7 1 (0.45%) C++
7 1 (0.45%) Java
7 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (22.27%) CCNP
3 36 (16.36%) CCNA
4 26 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (10.00%) CCSE
5 22 (10.00%) Degree
6 21 (9.55%) MCSE
7 16 (7.27%) CCDP
8 14 (6.36%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (6.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (5.45%) MCSA
10 10 (4.55%) CCSA
10 10 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (4.09%) Check Point Certification
11 9 (4.09%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (4.09%) Security Cleared
12 8 (3.64%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.36%) MCP
14 3 (1.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (18.18%) SLA
2 6 (2.73%) QA
3 5 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 66 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 47 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (19.09%) Hyper-V
4 27 (12.27%) XenApp
5 14 (6.36%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (4.09%) VMware NSX
6 9 (4.09%) vSphere
7 7 (3.18%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.36%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.91%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.91%) Docker
10 2 (0.91%) Firmware
10 2 (0.91%) KVM
10 2 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.91%) SRDF
11 1 (0.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 22 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 14 (6.36%) HP Data Protector
3 11 (5.00%) vCenter Server
4 9 (4.09%) SCCM
5 7 (3.18%) Avamar
5 7 (3.18%) vRealize
6 5 (2.27%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.82%) SCOM
7 4 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.36%) Ansible
8 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.36%) Puppet
9 2 (0.91%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.91%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.91%) Icinga
9 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.91%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.91%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 89 (40.45%) VMware
2 81 (36.82%) Cisco
3 68 (30.91%) Microsoft
4 39 (17.73%) Citrix
5 28 (12.73%) CheckPoint
6 26 (11.82%) CommVault
6 26 (11.82%) Zscaler
7 25 (11.36%) Veeam
8 22 (10.00%) HP
8 22 (10.00%) Ivanti
8 22 (10.00%) Symantec
9 16 (7.27%) Palo Alto
9 16 (7.27%) ServiceNow
10 12 (5.45%) Meraki
11 11 (5.00%) Remedy
12 10 (4.55%) SAP
13 7 (3.18%) EMC
13 7 (3.18%) F5
13 7 (3.18%) Juniper
14 6 (2.73%) Oracle