Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 102 113
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11 -21
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 349 370 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.29% 3.18% 2.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.19% 6.85% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 193 293 232
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +8.29%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%

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 4,856 5,404 5,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.82% 46.45% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,586 4,270 4,627
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,941 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -7 184 £52,500 -16.00% 29
Cambridgeshire +53 102 £46,500 +24.00% 1
Bedfordshire -6 31 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Essex +8 25 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Suffolk +10 6 £69,000 +130.00% 2
Norfolk +15 1 £50,000 - 2
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 147 (42.12%) Microsoft
2 136 (38.97%) Windows
3 135 (38.68%) Cisco
4 130 (37.25%) Firewall
5 125 (35.82%) VMware
6 107 (30.66%) Active Directory
7 81 (23.21%) TCP/IP
8 80 (22.92%) ITIL
8 80 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
9 78 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 76 (21.78%) WAN
11 73 (20.92%) LAN
11 73 (20.92%) Retail
12 70 (20.06%) Microsoft Certification
13 69 (19.77%) Network Security
13 69 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
14 68 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
15 65 (18.62%) Microsoft Azure
15 65 (18.62%) Finance
16 62 (17.77%) Linux
17 61 (17.48%) Citrix
17 61 (17.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 60 (17.19%) Windows Server
18 60 (17.19%) DNS
19 59 (16.91%) PowerShell
20 57 (16.33%) Management Information System
21 56 (16.05%) CCNA
22 52 (14.90%) VoIP
22 52 (14.90%) Self-Motivation
23 51 (14.61%) CheckPoint

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 21 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.01%) OpenStack
3 12 (3.44%) Apache
3 12 (3.44%) IBM Notes
4 10 (2.87%) IIS
5 6 (1.72%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.43%) JBoss
7 4 (1.15%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.15%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.15%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.57%) CMS
9 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.44%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.43%) SAP GRC
2 4 (1.15%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 65 (18.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (7.45%) SaaS
4 25 (7.16%) IaaS
5 22 (6.30%) Office 365
6 20 (5.73%) PaaS
7 13 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (2.01%) GitHub
11 4 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.29%) Akamai
12 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 130 (37.25%) Firewall
2 81 (23.21%) TCP/IP
3 76 (21.78%) WAN
4 73 (20.92%) LAN
5 69 (19.77%) Network Security
6 60 (17.19%) DNS
7 52 (14.90%) VoIP
8 50 (14.33%) Ethernet
9 49 (14.04%) Wi-Fi
10 47 (13.47%) SAN
10 47 (13.47%) VPN
11 39 (11.17%) BGP
11 39 (11.17%) OSPF
12 35 (10.03%) Wireless
13 33 (9.46%) DHCP
13 33 (9.46%) Intrusion Detection
14 29 (8.31%) Internet
15 27 (7.74%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (5.73%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (5.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (2.01%) MySQL
5 5 (1.43%) SAP HANA
5 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.15%) Big Data
7 2 (0.57%) GIS
7 2 (0.57%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (3.15%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (1.43%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.43%) MSI
4 2 (0.57%) CF BOSH
5 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 73 (20.92%) Retail
2 65 (18.62%) Finance
3 8 (2.29%) Banking
3 8 (2.29%) Electronics
3 8 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.72%) Legal
5 4 (1.15%) French Language
5 4 (1.15%) German Language
5 4 (1.15%) Swedish Language
6 2 (0.57%) Back Office
6 2 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 51 (14.61%) Architect
2 48 (13.75%) Analyst
3 40 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (8.60%) Network Analyst
5 25 (7.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 25 (7.16%) Network Engineer
6 24 (6.88%) Systems Engineer
7 22 (6.30%) Team Leader
8 20 (5.73%) Security Architect
8 20 (5.73%) Service Architect
8 20 (5.73%) Support Engineer
9 18 (5.16%) Infrastructure Architect
10 17 (4.87%) IT Architect
10 17 (4.87%) IT Security Architect
11 15 (4.30%) Data Centre Engineer
11 15 (4.30%) IT Engineer
12 14 (4.01%) Cloud Architect
12 14 (4.01%) VMware Engineer
13 13 (3.72%) Cloud Engineer
14 12 (3.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.58%) Flash
2 15 (4.30%) Web Services
3 9 (2.58%) HTML
4 8 (2.29%) Middleware
4 8 (2.29%) XML
5 7 (2.01%) Akka
5 7 (2.01%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (2.01%) JSON
5 7 (2.01%) Kafka
6 4 (1.15%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (1.15%) EJB
6 4 (1.15%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (1.15%) HornetQ
6 4 (1.15%) Java EE
6 4 (1.15%) Java SE
6 4 (1.15%) JMS
6 4 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.57%) LAMP
7 2 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 69 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (16.33%) Management Information System
3 52 (14.90%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (8.02%) Public Cloud
5 27 (7.74%) Security Operations Centre
6 23 (6.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 21 (6.02%) Computer Science
7 21 (6.02%) Driving Licence
8 20 (5.73%) Replication
9 19 (5.44%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (3.44%) Blackberry
11 12 (3.44%) Client/Server
12 11 (3.15%) Private Cloud
13 8 (2.29%) EMC VMAX
14 7 (2.01%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 7 (2.01%) iSeries
14 7 (2.01%) Mainframe
15 6 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
16 4 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 136 (38.97%) Windows
2 62 (17.77%) Linux
3 60 (17.19%) Windows Server
4 34 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (6.02%) Unix
7 20 (5.73%) Windows 7
8 14 (4.01%) Apple iOS
8 14 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.72%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.01%) Kali Linux
10 7 (2.01%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.01%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.57%) Android
11 2 (0.57%) CentOS
11 2 (0.57%) Fedora
11 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (22.92%) ITIL
2 68 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
3 61 (17.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 48 (13.75%) DevOps
5 40 (11.46%) Network Management
6 37 (10.60%) Configuration Management
6 37 (10.60%) Information Security
7 35 (10.03%) Line Management
8 34 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 34 (9.74%) Risk Management
9 32 (9.17%) SIEM
9 32 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (8.60%) Change Management
11 29 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 28 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (8.02%) Security Operations
13 26 (7.45%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (7.45%) Migration
14 25 (7.16%) E-Commerce
14 25 (7.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (16.91%) PowerShell
2 34 (9.74%) Python
3 30 (8.60%) Java
4 24 (6.88%) SQL
5 17 (4.87%) Bash Shell
6 13 (3.72%) C
7 8 (2.29%) VBScript
8 7 (2.01%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.72%) Ruby
10 5 (1.43%) Perl
10 5 (1.43%) R
11 4 (1.15%) AWK
11 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 80 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (20.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (16.05%) CCNA
4 49 (14.04%) Degree
4 49 (14.04%) MCSE
5 40 (11.46%) CCNP
6 35 (10.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (7.74%) MCSA
8 24 (6.88%) CCIE
8 24 (6.88%) SSCP
9 23 (6.59%) CISSP
10 21 (6.02%) A+ Certification
10 21 (6.02%) Network+ Certification
11 20 (5.73%) MCP
12 18 (5.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 17 (4.87%) CCIE Security
13 17 (4.87%) CSSLP
13 17 (4.87%) RHCA
13 17 (4.87%) SANS
13 17 (4.87%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (14.04%) SLA
2 9 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.29%) PMO
4 5 (1.43%) GDPR
4 5 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.15%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.57%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.29%) COBIT
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 107 (30.66%) Active Directory
2 78 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (11.46%) vSphere
4 23 (6.59%) Hyper-V
4 23 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (5.73%) Virtual Servers
6 19 (5.44%) XenApp
7 13 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (3.72%) VMware NSX
8 12 (3.44%) Docker
9 8 (2.29%) BitLocker
9 8 (2.29%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.01%) Firmware
11 6 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.57%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (8.31%) SCCM
2 20 (5.73%) SCOM
3 19 (5.44%) Puppet
4 17 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (3.72%) vRealize
6 12 (3.44%) vCenter Server
7 11 (3.15%) Ansible
8 10 (2.87%) Kubernetes
9 8 (2.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (2.29%) PowerCLI
10 7 (2.01%) QRadar
10 7 (2.01%) SCOrch
10 7 (2.01%) SCVMM
11 5 (1.43%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.15%) Terraform
13 3 (0.86%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.57%) HP SIM
14 2 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 147 (42.12%) Microsoft
2 135 (38.68%) Cisco
3 125 (35.82%) VMware
4 61 (17.48%) Citrix
5 51 (14.61%) CheckPoint
6 40 (11.46%) EMC
7 38 (10.89%) Avaya
7 38 (10.89%) Nortel
7 38 (10.89%) Riverbed
8 31 (8.88%) HP
9 28 (8.02%) F5
10 23 (6.59%) Oracle
11 22 (6.30%) IBM
12 21 (6.02%) Remedy
13 20 (5.73%) Splunk
14 18 (5.16%) Nokia
14 18 (5.16%) Red Hat
15 17 (4.87%) Fortinet
16 16 (4.58%) CommVault
17 14 (4.01%) Apple