Period
to 13 December 2017

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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 95 76
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19 +11
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 434 391 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.57% 3.00% 3.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.87% 7.56% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 336 275 377
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,000 £26,125
90th Percentile £80,650 £75,000 £68,500
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - -

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 5518 5174 6103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.44% 39.70% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4348 4174 4886
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,045
% change year-on-year - +4.07% +6.77%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 +23 246 £67,500 +50.00% 11
Cambridgeshire -36 75 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Bedfordshire +35 58 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Essex +15 45 £52,500 +3.96% 4
Norfolk +23 10 £82,000 +141.18% 1
Suffolk +6 1 - -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 174 (40.09%) Cisco
1 174 (40.09%) VMware
2 145 (33.41%) LAN
3 141 (32.49%) WAN
4 136 (31.34%) Firewall
5 126 (29.03%) Linux
6 118 (27.19%) CheckPoint
7 107 (24.65%) Windows
8 104 (23.96%) Cisco Certification
9 101 (23.27%) E-Commerce
10 92 (21.20%) ITIL
11 88 (20.28%) BGP
12 84 (19.35%) OSPF
12 84 (19.35%) DNS
13 83 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
14 82 (18.89%) VPN
15 80 (18.43%) Amazon AWS
16 77 (17.74%) Citrix
17 74 (17.05%) Network Security
17 74 (17.05%) DevOps
18 72 (16.59%) CCNP
19 69 (15.90%) Cisco IOS
19 69 (15.90%) F5
20 66 (15.21%) DHCP
21 65 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
22 64 (14.75%) Microsoft
23 63 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
24 60 (13.82%) Public Cloud
25 57 (13.13%) Palo Alto
26 56 (12.90%) MPLS

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 46 (10.60%) OpenStack
2 25 (5.76%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.92%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.23%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.23%) nginx
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 80 (18.43%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (8.29%) Office 365
3 36 (8.29%) PaaS
4 30 (6.91%) IaaS
5 29 (6.68%) SaaS
6 16 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (3.46%) Akamai
8 7 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.15%) Amazon Glacier
9 5 (1.15%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.92%) AWS CloudTrail
10 4 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.46%) GitHub
11 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.46%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 145 (33.41%) LAN
2 141 (32.49%) WAN
3 136 (31.34%) Firewall
4 88 (20.28%) BGP
5 84 (19.35%) DNS
5 84 (19.35%) OSPF
6 83 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
7 82 (18.89%) VPN
8 74 (17.05%) Network Security
9 69 (15.90%) Cisco IOS
10 66 (15.21%) DHCP
11 56 (12.90%) MPLS
12 54 (12.44%) Cisco Nexus
13 52 (11.98%) NetScaler
14 46 (10.60%) HTTP
15 42 (9.68%) EIGRP
16 37 (8.53%) GLBP
16 37 (8.53%) IGRP
17 36 (8.29%) IPsec
17 36 (8.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.07%) NoSQL
1 9 (2.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.84%) Cognos Impromptu
3 7 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (1.61%) Big Data
3 7 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.23%) MySQL
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.46%) GitLab
4 1 (0.23%) GoCD
General
1 48 (11.06%) Finance
2 40 (9.22%) Retail
3 11 (2.53%) Games
4 8 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.38%) Advertising
5 6 (1.38%) Automotive
6 3 (0.69%) Marketing
7 2 (0.46%) Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (18.66%) Network Engineer
2 48 (11.06%) Senior Network Engineer
3 41 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 38 (8.76%) Systems Engineer
5 37 (8.53%) Linux Engineer
6 36 (8.29%) Analyst
7 33 (7.60%) Consultant
8 30 (6.91%) Support Engineer
9 26 (5.99%) Security Engineer
9 26 (5.99%) VMware Engineer
10 25 (5.76%) Data Centre Engineer
10 25 (5.76%) Senior Security Engineer
11 24 (5.53%) Architect
12 23 (5.30%) Security Consultant
13 22 (5.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 22 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support
13 22 (5.07%) Cisco Consultant
14 20 (4.61%) Cisco Engineer
14 20 (4.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 19 (4.38%) Cisco Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.60%) HTML
2 37 (8.53%) XML
3 12 (2.76%) Flash
4 10 (2.30%) Middleware
5 7 (1.61%) Memcached
6 6 (1.38%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.92%) Web Services
8 2 (0.46%) JSON
8 2 (0.46%) REST
9 1 (0.23%) .NET
9 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.23%) LAMP
9 1 (0.23%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.23%) POSIX
9 1 (0.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.82%) Public Cloud
2 54 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.84%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.30%) Driving Licence
5 10 (2.30%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.61%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.38%) Handset
8 6 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.15%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.92%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.92%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.69%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (0.69%) iSeries
12 2 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.46%) Clustering
12 2 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.46%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 126 (29.03%) Linux
2 107 (24.65%) Windows
3 53 (12.21%) Windows Server
4 35 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (6.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (6.22%) Unix
8 22 (5.07%) Ubuntu
9 21 (4.84%) CentOS
10 15 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.61%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.61%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.46%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.46%) Solaris
12 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.23%) Debian
13 1 (0.23%) HPUX
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (23.27%) E-Commerce
2 92 (21.20%) ITIL
3 74 (17.05%) DevOps
4 40 (9.22%) Mentoring
4 40 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (8.99%) Presales
6 33 (7.60%) Load Balancing
7 32 (7.37%) Software Engineering
8 31 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 29 (6.68%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 29 (6.68%) ITSM
10 27 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (6.22%) SIEM
11 26 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (5.99%) The Twelve-Factor App
12 25 (5.76%) Information Security
12 25 (5.76%) IT Strategy
13 23 (5.30%) High Availability
13 23 (5.30%) Network Design
13 23 (5.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (11.75%) Python
2 37 (8.53%) Bash Shell
3 20 (4.61%) PowerShell
4 12 (2.76%) SQL
5 10 (2.30%) Java
5 10 (2.30%) Ruby
6 6 (1.38%) C
6 6 (1.38%) R
7 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.46%) C#
8 2 (0.46%) PHP
8 2 (0.46%) VBScript
9 1 (0.23%) C++
9 1 (0.23%) F#
9 1 (0.23%) Haskell
9 1 (0.23%) ML
9 1 (0.23%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 104 (23.96%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (16.59%) CCNP
3 54 (12.44%) CCNA
4 28 (6.45%) Degree
5 25 (5.76%) Network+ Certification
6 23 (5.30%) CCSE
7 21 (4.84%) CCDP
7 21 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (3.23%) CCSA
8 14 (3.23%) MCSE
9 12 (2.76%) SC Cleared
9 12 (2.76%) Security Cleared
10 10 (2.30%) ISEB
11 8 (1.84%) MCP
12 7 (1.61%) CISSP
13 6 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (1.15%) CISA
14 5 (1.15%) CISM
14 5 (1.15%) MCITP
15 4 (0.92%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.22%) SLA
2 13 (3.00%) PMO
3 10 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.84%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.61%) GDPR
6 5 (1.15%) COBIT
6 5 (1.15%) ISO 22301
7 3 (0.69%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 65 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (11.98%) Active Directory
3 39 (8.99%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (5.07%) vSphere
5 19 (4.38%) VMware NSX
6 16 (3.69%) Hyper-V
6 16 (3.69%) Terminal Services
7 15 (3.46%) Docker
8 6 (1.38%) LXC
8 6 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.92%) XenApp
11 3 (0.69%) NFS
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.23%) QEMU
12 1 (0.23%) Snort
12 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (5.76%) Kubernetes
2 25 (5.76%) vCenter Server
3 24 (5.53%) Puppet
4 22 (5.07%) Cacti
5 21 (4.84%) Ansible
6 15 (3.46%) SCCM
7 11 (2.53%) SmokePing
8 10 (2.30%) WSUS
9 8 (1.84%) SCOM
10 5 (1.15%) vRealize
11 3 (0.69%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 3 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.46%) cPanel
12 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.46%) Plesk
13 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.23%) Mesos
13 1 (0.23%) Salt
13 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 174 (40.09%) Cisco
1 174 (40.09%) VMware
2 118 (27.19%) CheckPoint
3 77 (17.74%) Citrix
4 69 (15.90%) F5
5 64 (14.75%) Microsoft
6 57 (13.13%) Palo Alto
7 44 (10.14%) Fortinet
8 39 (8.99%) Juniper
9 37 (8.53%) Arista
10 26 (5.99%) Blue Coat
11 22 (5.07%) Google
11 22 (5.07%) Meraki
12 21 (4.84%) Red Hat
13 20 (4.61%) HP
14 17 (3.92%) Riverbed
15 13 (3.00%) EMC
15 13 (3.00%) Splunk
16 12 (2.76%) NetApp
17 9 (2.07%) Cadence