Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 116 133
Rank change year-on-year +38 +17 -42
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 420 327 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.65% 2.69% 2.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.98% 5.95% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 275 240 223
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,900 £29,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,400 £75,000 £72,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 5,261 5,495 5,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.70% 45.27% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,740 4,277 4,850
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,700 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +4 209 £60,000 +4.35% 13
Cambridgeshire +68 126 £46,500 +16.25% 8
Bedfordshire +13 44 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Essex +14 23 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Norfolk +30 10 £28,500 - 1
Suffolk +8 8 £50,000 +66.67% 1
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 176 (41.90%) Cisco
2 164 (39.05%) Windows
3 163 (38.81%) Firewall
4 153 (36.43%) VMware
5 144 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 115 (27.38%) Active Directory
7 102 (24.29%) Citrix
8 101 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 97 (23.10%) Microsoft Azure
9 97 (23.10%) ITIL
10 93 (22.14%) WAN
11 92 (21.90%) Linux
11 92 (21.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 84 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 83 (19.76%) Amazon AWS
14 79 (18.81%) LAN
15 77 (18.33%) DevOps
16 75 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
17 72 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
17 72 (17.14%) TCP/IP
18 71 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
18 71 (16.90%) Network Security
19 70 (16.67%) Configuration Management
19 70 (16.67%) Retail
20 69 (16.43%) DNS
20 69 (16.43%) Python
20 69 (16.43%) vSphere
21 68 (16.19%) CheckPoint
22 67 (15.95%) Finance
23 64 (15.24%) Cisco Certification

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 26 (6.19%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.29%) OpenStack
3 14 (3.33%) Apache
4 9 (2.14%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.90%) IBM Notes
6 7 (1.67%) nginx
7 6 (1.43%) IIS
8 5 (1.19%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.48%) CMS
10 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (11.19%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.71%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 97 (23.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (19.76%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (5.24%) SaaS
4 18 (4.29%) Office 365
5 17 (4.05%) IaaS
6 12 (2.86%) PaaS
7 9 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.14%) GitHub
8 8 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.19%) Akamai
10 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 163 (38.81%) Firewall
2 93 (22.14%) WAN
3 79 (18.81%) LAN
4 72 (17.14%) TCP/IP
5 71 (16.90%) Network Security
6 69 (16.43%) DNS
7 56 (13.33%) SAN
8 52 (12.38%) VPN
9 49 (11.67%) Ethernet
9 49 (11.67%) Wi-Fi
10 45 (10.71%) VoIP
11 44 (10.48%) BGP
11 44 (10.48%) OSPF
12 39 (9.29%) Cisco ASA
13 36 (8.57%) MPLS
14 30 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
14 30 (7.14%) NetScaler
15 29 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
16 28 (6.67%) DHCP
17 27 (6.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (2.62%) MySQL
6 9 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.95%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.48%) Big Data
8 2 (0.48%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (0.48%) GIS
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (7.62%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.43%) InstallShield
3 6 (1.43%) MSI
3 6 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.48%) Selenium
4 2 (0.48%) Subversion
5 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (16.67%) Retail
2 67 (15.95%) Finance
3 12 (2.86%) Banking
4 9 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.90%) Legal
6 6 (1.43%) Advertising
7 5 (1.19%) Marketing
8 2 (0.48%) Billing
8 2 (0.48%) Electronics
8 2 (0.48%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 70 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (10.48%) Analyst
3 36 (8.57%) Architect
4 34 (8.10%) Network Engineer
4 34 (8.10%) Team Leader
5 26 (6.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 24 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 21 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 21 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 21 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
8 20 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (4.52%) Automation Engineer
9 19 (4.52%) Windows Engineer
10 18 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
10 18 (4.29%) Data Centre Engineer
11 17 (4.05%) Azure Engineer
11 17 (4.05%) Security Architect
11 17 (4.05%) Support Engineer
12 16 (3.81%) Service Architect
13 15 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.86%) Middleware
2 22 (5.24%) Flash
3 19 (4.52%) HTML
4 15 (3.57%) XML
5 11 (2.62%) Web Services
6 9 (2.14%) Akka
6 9 (2.14%) Kafka
7 8 (1.90%) JSON
8 6 (1.43%) 802.1X
8 6 (1.43%) LAMP
9 5 (1.19%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (0.48%) LDAP
11 2 (0.48%) OAuth
12 1 (0.24%) LAPP Stack
12 1 (0.24%) RESTful
12 1 (0.24%) X-Windows
12 1 (0.24%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (13.10%) Management Information System
3 50 (11.90%) Public Cloud
4 47 (11.19%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (7.86%) Linux Command Line
6 30 (7.14%) Driving Licence
7 28 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 20 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
9 15 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (3.10%) EMC VMAX
11 11 (2.62%) Replication
12 9 (2.14%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.90%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.90%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (1.67%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.95%) iSeries
16 3 (0.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 2 (0.48%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 164 (39.05%) Windows
2 92 (21.90%) Linux
3 58 (13.81%) Windows Server
4 42 (10.00%) Unix
5 24 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (5.24%) Windows XP
7 21 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.10%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.90%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.95%) Solaris
12 3 (0.71%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.71%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.48%) CentOS
13 2 (0.48%) VMS
14 1 (0.24%) Fedora
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (23.10%) ITIL
2 92 (21.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 77 (18.33%) DevOps
4 75 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
5 70 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 49 (11.67%) E-Commerce
7 48 (11.43%) Load Balancing
8 41 (9.76%) Continuous Deployment
8 41 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 39 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (9.05%) Line Management
10 38 (9.05%) Network Management
11 34 (8.10%) Mentoring
12 32 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (6.90%) Information Security
14 29 (6.90%) Risk Management
14 29 (6.90%) Service Delivery
15 28 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 69 (16.43%) Python
3 39 (9.29%) Bash Shell
4 30 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 30 (7.14%) Ruby
5 22 (5.24%) Java
5 22 (5.24%) SQL
6 21 (5.00%) C
7 11 (2.62%) VBScript
8 8 (1.90%) Perl
8 8 (1.90%) R
9 7 (1.67%) PHP
10 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.48%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) C#
12 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (13.57%) Degree
4 46 (10.95%) CCNA
5 43 (10.24%) MCSE
6 34 (8.10%) CCNP
7 27 (6.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (5.95%) A+ Certification
8 25 (5.95%) Network+ Certification
9 24 (5.71%) MCP
10 22 (5.24%) MCSA
11 21 (5.00%) MCITP
12 17 (4.05%) CCIE
13 16 (3.81%) CISSP
14 15 (3.57%) SSCP
15 13 (3.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 12 (2.86%) CCIE Security
16 12 (2.86%) CSSLP
16 12 (2.86%) SANS
16 12 (2.86%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.10%) SLA
2 8 (1.90%) GDPR
2 8 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.67%) PMO
4 3 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.48%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 115 (27.38%) Active Directory
2 101 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (16.43%) vSphere
4 38 (9.05%) Virtual Servers
5 30 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 25 (5.95%) Hyper-V
7 23 (5.48%) XenApp
8 21 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (4.52%) VMware NSX
10 17 (4.05%) Docker
11 8 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.43%) Firmware
13 4 (0.95%) LXC
13 4 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.71%) Xen
15 2 (0.48%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.48%) Ceph
15 2 (0.48%) KVM
15 2 (0.48%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 41 (9.76%) Ansible
1 41 (9.76%) vCenter Server
2 39 (9.29%) vRealize
3 34 (8.10%) SCCM
4 31 (7.38%) Puppet
5 28 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (4.52%) Terraform
7 14 (3.33%) SCOM
8 13 (3.10%) Kubernetes
9 8 (1.90%) SCOrch
9 8 (1.90%) SCVMM
10 7 (1.67%) FortiGate
11 6 (1.43%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (1.19%) cPanel
12 5 (1.19%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.19%) Plesk
13 3 (0.71%) QRadar
Vendors
1 176 (41.90%) Cisco
2 153 (36.43%) VMware
3 144 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 102 (24.29%) Citrix
5 68 (16.19%) CheckPoint
6 63 (15.00%) F5
7 48 (11.43%) Fortinet
8 41 (9.76%) EMC
9 39 (9.29%) Riverbed
10 36 (8.57%) Splunk
11 35 (8.33%) Avaya
11 35 (8.33%) Nortel
12 33 (7.86%) BMC
13 32 (7.62%) HP
14 30 (7.14%) AppDynamics
14 30 (7.14%) WorldPay
15 28 (6.67%) Palo Alto
16 25 (5.95%) ServiceNow
17 24 (5.71%) Arista
18 22 (5.24%) CommVault