Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > East of England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 111 104
Rank change year-on-year +51 -7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 533 334 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.31% 2.75% 2.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.57% 6.47% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 422 230 271
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,125
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 5,569 5,161 6,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.03% 42.50% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4,038 4,063 4,917
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +25 299 £62,500 +25.00% 19
Cambridgeshire +37 121 £43,500 -4.40% 11
Bedfordshire +53 60 £46,056 -23.24% 4
Essex -23 27 £47,500 -7.32% 5
Norfolk +39 23 £50,000 +75.44% 2
Suffolk +9 5 £50,000 +72.41% 2
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 217 (40.71%) VMware
2 192 (36.02%) Windows
3 188 (35.27%) Cisco
4 172 (32.27%) Firewall
5 167 (31.33%) Microsoft
6 146 (27.39%) Citrix
7 134 (25.14%) Linux
8 129 (24.20%) Microsoft Azure
9 128 (24.02%) Amazon AWS
10 121 (22.70%) Active Directory
11 117 (21.95%) WAN
12 113 (21.20%) DevOps
13 111 (20.83%) ITIL
14 101 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
15 100 (18.76%) Python
16 94 (17.64%) LAN
16 94 (17.64%) DNS
17 89 (16.70%) Public Cloud
18 88 (16.51%) E-Commerce
19 87 (16.32%) CheckPoint
20 84 (15.76%) F5
21 83 (15.57%) VPN
22 82 (15.38%) PowerShell
23 81 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
24 79 (14.82%) Finance
25 76 (14.26%) Network Security
26 75 (14.07%) Windows Server
27 72 (13.51%) Fortinet
28 71 (13.32%) TCP/IP
29 69 (12.95%) Analytical Skills

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 40 (7.50%) OpenStack
2 36 (6.75%) MS Exchange
3 19 (3.56%) Skype for Business
4 16 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.63%) Apache
6 13 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.69%) nginx
8 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.75%) IIS
12 3 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.38%) CMS
14 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 28 (5.25%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.38%) SAP GRC
1 2 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 129 (24.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (24.02%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (4.88%) SaaS
4 22 (4.13%) Office 365
5 20 (3.75%) IaaS
6 19 (3.56%) Akamai
7 14 (2.63%) PaaS
8 13 (2.44%) GitHub
9 12 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.50%) Amazon Glacier
10 8 (1.50%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.31%) AWS CloudTrail
11 7 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 172 (32.27%) Firewall
2 117 (21.95%) WAN
3 94 (17.64%) DNS
3 94 (17.64%) LAN
4 83 (15.57%) VPN
5 76 (14.26%) Network Security
6 71 (13.32%) TCP/IP
7 66 (12.38%) Cisco ASA
7 66 (12.38%) MPLS
8 64 (12.01%) NetScaler
9 63 (11.82%) BGP
10 61 (11.44%) OSPF
11 60 (11.26%) SAN
12 57 (10.69%) HTTP
12 57 (10.69%) Wi-Fi
13 46 (8.63%) Cisco IOS
14 45 (8.44%) DHCP
14 45 (8.44%) IPsec
15 39 (7.32%) IGRP
16 38 (7.13%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (1.50%) MySQL
4 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.94%) Cognos Impromptu
6 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.56%) Big Data
7 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.38%) GIS
8 2 (0.38%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.38%) Selenium
3 2 (0.38%) Subversion
3 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.19%) MSI
4 1 (0.19%) PROIV
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 79 (14.82%) Finance
2 62 (11.63%) Retail
3 22 (4.13%) Marketing
4 21 (3.94%) Banking
5 19 (3.56%) Advertising
6 6 (1.13%) Legal
7 5 (0.94%) Games
8 4 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 84 (15.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 61 (11.44%) Systems Engineer
3 60 (11.26%) Network Engineer
4 49 (9.19%) Analyst
5 42 (7.88%) VMware Engineer
6 41 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 39 (7.32%) Team Leader
8 38 (7.13%) Windows Engineer
9 30 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
10 29 (5.44%) Security Engineer
11 28 (5.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (4.50%) Architect
12 24 (4.50%) Data Centre Engineer
13 23 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
14 22 (4.13%) Infrastructure Manager
14 22 (4.13%) Server Engineer
15 21 (3.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 20 (3.75%) SCCM Engineer
16 20 (3.75%) Support Engineer
17 19 (3.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.82%) HTML
2 38 (7.13%) Middleware
2 38 (7.13%) XML
3 13 (2.44%) 802.1X
3 13 (2.44%) Akka
3 13 (2.44%) Kafka
4 12 (2.25%) Flash
5 11 (2.06%) Web Services
6 7 (1.31%) LAMP
6 7 (1.31%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (0.94%) JSON
8 3 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (0.56%) Memcached
8 3 (0.56%) XMPP
9 2 (0.38%) .NET
9 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.38%) LDAP
9 2 (0.38%) OAuth
10 1 (0.19%) RESTful
10 1 (0.19%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (16.70%) Public Cloud
2 69 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (9.76%) Management Information System
4 33 (6.19%) Linux Command Line
5 25 (4.69%) Driving Licence
5 25 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (3.75%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.63%) Replication
8 13 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (2.25%) Mainframe
10 11 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
11 9 (1.69%) Fintech
12 8 (1.50%) EMC VMAX
12 8 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.31%) Fat Client
13 7 (1.31%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.31%) Thin Client
14 6 (1.13%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 192 (36.02%) Windows
2 134 (25.14%) Linux
3 75 (14.07%) Windows Server
4 55 (10.32%) Unix
5 42 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.63%) Solaris
9 13 (2.44%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.69%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.50%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.13%) CentOS
13 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.94%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.94%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.56%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.38%) VMS
16 1 (0.19%) HPUX
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (21.20%) DevOps
2 111 (20.83%) ITIL
3 88 (16.51%) E-Commerce
4 64 (12.01%) Problem-Solving
5 61 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (11.07%) Configuration Management
7 53 (9.94%) Software Engineering
8 52 (9.76%) Load Balancing
9 48 (9.01%) Continuous Deployment
9 48 (9.01%) Test Automation
10 45 (8.44%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 44 (8.26%) High Availability
12 43 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (8.07%) Cybersecurity
13 38 (7.13%) Project Management
14 35 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (6.57%) Information Security
14 35 (6.57%) The Twelve-Factor App
15 34 (6.38%) Service Delivery
16 32 (6.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 100 (18.76%) Python
2 82 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 59 (11.07%) Bash Shell
4 33 (6.19%) Ruby
5 30 (5.63%) JavaScript
6 22 (4.13%) Java
7 20 (3.75%) C
8 19 (3.56%) SQL
9 14 (2.63%) PHP
10 8 (1.50%) Perl
10 8 (1.50%) R
11 7 (1.31%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.13%) VBScript
13 4 (0.75%) VB
14 3 (0.56%) C#
15 1 (0.19%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 81 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (12.38%) Degree
3 46 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (7.13%) MCSE
5 34 (6.38%) CCNP
6 29 (5.44%) CCNA
7 26 (4.88%) MCITP
8 22 (4.13%) MCP
9 21 (3.94%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (3.38%) A+ Certification
10 18 (3.38%) Network+ Certification
11 14 (2.63%) MCSA
12 12 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.31%) CCIE
14 7 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (1.31%) SSCP
15 5 (0.94%) MCTS
15 5 (0.94%) Novell Certification
16 4 (0.75%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.07%) SLA
2 20 (3.75%) ISO 9001
2 20 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.00%) GDPR
4 7 (1.31%) PMO
5 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.38%) QA
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 121 (22.70%) Active Directory
2 101 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (10.51%) vSphere
4 41 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 37 (6.94%) VMware NSX
6 35 (6.57%) Virtual Servers
7 34 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (5.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 19 (3.56%) Docker
10 14 (2.63%) XenApp
11 12 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (1.31%) LXC
13 6 (1.13%) Firmware
14 4 (0.75%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.75%) XenServer
15 3 (0.56%) Xen
16 2 (0.38%) KVM
16 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.38%) Snort
16 2 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 62 (11.63%) vCenter Server
2 50 (9.38%) Ansible
2 50 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (9.19%) Puppet
4 48 (9.01%) SCCM
5 46 (8.63%) vRealize
6 29 (5.44%) SCOM
7 21 (3.94%) Kubernetes
8 19 (3.56%) Terraform
9 13 (2.44%) FortiGate
10 12 (2.25%) cPanel
10 12 (2.25%) Plesk
11 10 (1.88%) Backup Exec
12 6 (1.13%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.94%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.94%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.56%) QRadar
15 2 (0.38%) HP SIM
15 2 (0.38%) ThinApp
15 2 (0.38%) yum
Vendors
1 217 (40.71%) VMware
2 188 (35.27%) Cisco
3 167 (31.33%) Microsoft
4 146 (27.39%) Citrix
5 87 (16.32%) CheckPoint
6 84 (15.76%) F5
7 72 (13.51%) Fortinet
8 58 (10.88%) Palo Alto
9 45 (8.44%) Splunk
10 44 (8.26%) Arista
11 34 (6.38%) BMC
12 30 (5.63%) AppDynamics
12 30 (5.63%) WorldPay
13 29 (5.44%) EMC
13 29 (5.44%) Riverbed
14 26 (4.88%) Juniper
15 24 (4.50%) HP
15 24 (4.50%) Oracle
16 22 (4.13%) ServiceNow
17 21 (3.94%) Google