Period
to 18 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > England
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 84 85
Rank change year-on-year -44 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 4327 5698 6532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.58% 3.28% 3.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.00% 7.98% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3245 3946 5256
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72171 71394 85390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.00% 41.13% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 55271 59120 69496
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in England

Data Centre
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre in England.

Salary trend for Data Centre in England

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in England over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in England

Data Centre
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 18 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
London -30 1813 £60,000 +4.35% 123
South East -45 867 £51,500 -1.90% 43
Midlands -29 558 £45,000 +5.88% 30
North of England -33 508 £45,000 +5.88% 45
West Midlands -28 436 £45,000 +4.65% 21
East of England +16 432 £57,500 +15.00% 17
North West -30 296 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Yorkshire -28 202 £45,000 +5.26% 19
South West -45 199 £41,750 +2.45% 7
East Midlands -59 123 £47,500 +18.75% 9
North East -32 11 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 1350 (31.20%) Cisco
2 1327 (30.67%) VMware
3 1263 (29.19%) Windows
4 1080 (24.96%) Microsoft
5 1063 (24.57%) ITIL
6 1023 (23.64%) Linux
7 966 (22.32%) Firewall
8 919 (21.24%) WAN
9 917 (21.19%) Finance
10 811 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 804 (18.58%) LAN
11 804 (18.58%) Cisco Certification
12 763 (17.63%) Active Directory
13 749 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
14 705 (16.29%) Amazon AWS
15 649 (15.00%) Windows Server
16 573 (13.24%) DevOps
17 534 (12.34%) CCNP
18 526 (12.16%) DNS
19 525 (12.13%) VPN
20 481 (11.12%) Citrix
21 480 (11.09%) Project Management
22 457 (10.56%) Degree
23 435 (10.05%) Service Delivery
24 434 (10.03%) SAN
25 423 (9.78%) MPLS
26 422 (9.75%) Migration
26 422 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
27 409 (9.45%) BGP
28 398 (9.20%) PowerShell

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 283 (6.54%) MS Exchange
2 192 (4.44%) IIS
3 180 (4.16%) OpenStack
4 136 (3.14%) Apache
5 128 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 111 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 98 (2.26%) SharePoint
8 86 (1.99%) Skype for Business
9 78 (1.80%) Tomcat
10 55 (1.27%) Confluence
11 51 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
12 47 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
13 44 (1.02%) CMS
14 38 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
15 36 (0.83%) nginx
16 25 (0.58%) Apache Spark
17 21 (0.49%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.42%) JBoss
19 15 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 15 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 215 (4.97%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
4 53 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 36 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.023%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.023%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.32%) assyst
2 10 (0.23%) Magento
3 8 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.16%) SAP BPC
5 6 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.12%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.069%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.069%) Summit
9 2 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.046%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.046%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.046%) Relativity
9 2 (0.046%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.046%) Workfront
10 1 (0.023%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 1 (0.023%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 749 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 705 (16.29%) Amazon AWS
3 325 (7.51%) Office 365
4 250 (5.78%) IaaS
5 217 (5.02%) PaaS
6 211 (4.88%) SaaS
7 100 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
8 50 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 48 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 42 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 38 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (0.60%) GitHub
13 17 (0.39%) Akamai
14 15 (0.35%) Yammer
15 14 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
16 12 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
17 11 (0.25%) Amazon S3
17 11 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
17 11 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 966 (22.32%) Firewall
2 919 (21.24%) WAN
3 804 (18.58%) LAN
4 526 (12.16%) DNS
5 525 (12.13%) VPN
6 434 (10.03%) SAN
7 423 (9.78%) MPLS
8 409 (9.45%) BGP
9 385 (8.90%) OSPF
10 377 (8.71%) TCP/IP
11 374 (8.64%) Wireless
12 364 (8.41%) Network Security
13 347 (8.02%) DHCP
14 326 (7.53%) Cisco Nexus
15 318 (7.35%) Cisco ASA
16 274 (6.33%) IPsec
17 255 (5.89%) VoIP
18 227 (5.25%) Unified Communications
19 226 (5.22%) VLAN
20 225 (5.20%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 181 (4.18%) MySQL
3 113 (2.61%) Big Data
4 96 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 79 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 69 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 65 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 59 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
9 57 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 45 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 42 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 39 (0.90%) RDBMS
12 39 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 35 (0.81%) Redis
14 31 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
14 31 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 29 (0.67%) Oracle Database
16 26 (0.60%) SAP HANA
17 25 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 20 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 145 (3.35%) Jenkins
2 104 (2.40%) Git (software)
3 76 (1.76%) JIRA
4 60 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 54 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 53 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 48 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (0.86%) Hudson
8 37 (0.86%) MSBuild
9 29 (0.67%) Subversion
10 20 (0.46%) Visual Studio
11 15 (0.35%) Vagrant
12 14 (0.32%) JIRA Agile
12 14 (0.32%) ScriptRunner
13 12 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (0.25%) Ant
15 9 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
16 8 (0.18%) GitLab
17 7 (0.16%) Maven
18 6 (0.14%) Psake
General
1 917 (21.19%) Finance
2 274 (6.33%) Banking
3 243 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 186 (4.30%) Retail
5 103 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 94 (2.17%) Marketing
7 68 (1.57%) Legal
8 61 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 60 (1.39%) Advertising
9 60 (1.39%) Law
10 56 (1.29%) Games
11 47 (1.09%) Financial Institution
12 42 (0.97%) Billing
13 37 (0.86%) Publishing
14 35 (0.81%) Back Office
15 27 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (0.42%) Retail Banking
17 16 (0.37%) French Language
18 13 (0.30%) Automotive
19 12 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 550 (12.71%) Network Engineer
2 425 (9.82%) Architect
3 316 (7.30%) Analyst
4 302 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 236 (5.45%) Consultant
6 229 (5.29%) Support Engineer
7 227 (5.25%) Project Manager
8 204 (4.71%) Senior Network Engineer
9 198 (4.58%) Infrastructure Manager
10 175 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
11 172 (3.98%) Cisco Engineer
12 164 (3.79%) Administrator
13 162 (3.74%) Data Centre Engineer
14 151 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
15 144 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 143 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
17 137 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
18 130 (3.00%) Team Leader
19 120 (2.77%) Cloud Engineer
20 119 (2.75%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (2.98%) .NET
2 109 (2.52%) HTML
3 106 (2.45%) Web Services
4 82 (1.90%) Middleware
5 75 (1.73%) XML
6 64 (1.48%) LAMP
7 61 (1.41%) JSON
8 59 (1.36%) CSS
9 50 (1.16%) REST
10 45 (1.04%) XMPP
11 43 (0.99%) SOAP
12 42 (0.97%) 802.1X
13 34 (0.79%) HTML5
14 33 (0.76%) ASP.NET
14 33 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
15 32 (0.74%) LEMP Stack
16 21 (0.49%) Kafka
17 20 (0.46%) TensorFlow
18 19 (0.44%) AngularJS
18 19 (0.44%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 252 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
2 229 (5.29%) Public Cloud
3 222 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 207 (4.78%) Management Information System
5 179 (4.14%) Clustering
6 122 (2.82%) Private Cloud
7 115 (2.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 78 (1.80%) Virtual Team
9 73 (1.69%) Driving Licence
10 66 (1.53%) Replication
11 61 (1.41%) Mobile App
12 56 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
13 51 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
14 49 (1.13%) PKI
15 47 (1.09%) Hedge funds
16 45 (1.04%) Fintech
17 40 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
18 39 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
19 33 (0.76%) CCTV
20 32 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1263 (29.19%) Windows
2 1023 (23.64%) Linux
3 649 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 372 (8.60%) Unix
5 305 (7.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 246 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 172 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 121 (2.80%) CentOS
9 97 (2.24%) Ubuntu
10 91 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 84 (1.94%) Windows 7
12 83 (1.92%) Windows 10
13 48 (1.11%) Solaris
14 35 (0.81%) Debian
15 31 (0.72%) AIX
16 25 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
17 22 (0.51%) Windows XP
18 21 (0.49%) Mac OS
19 20 (0.46%) Fedora
20 16 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1063 (24.57%) ITIL
2 573 (13.24%) DevOps
3 480 (11.09%) Project Management
4 435 (10.05%) Service Delivery
5 422 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
5 422 (9.75%) Migration
6 364 (8.41%) Presales
7 362 (8.37%) Change Management
8 309 (7.14%) Service Management
9 305 (7.05%) Configuration Management
10 270 (6.24%) PRINCE2
11 259 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
12 257 (5.94%) Load Balancing
13 243 (5.62%) Line Management
14 233 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 231 (5.34%) Information Security
16 220 (5.08%) High Availability
16 220 (5.08%) Mentoring
17 190 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
18 189 (4.37%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 398 (9.20%) PowerShell
2 367 (8.48%) SQL
3 341 (7.88%) Python
4 250 (5.78%) Bash Shell
5 178 (4.11%) Java
6 158 (3.65%) Perl
7 129 (2.98%) Ruby
8 87 (2.01%) JavaScript
9 80 (1.85%) PHP
10 57 (1.32%) C
11 51 (1.18%) C#
12 46 (1.06%) Shell Script
13 42 (0.97%) VBScript
14 32 (0.74%) Go
15 31 (0.72%) C++
16 26 (0.60%) Korn
17 18 (0.42%) PL/SQL
17 18 (0.42%) T-SQL
18 16 (0.37%) Bourne shell
19 12 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 804 (18.58%) Cisco Certification
2 534 (12.34%) CCNP
3 457 (10.56%) Degree
4 391 (9.04%) CCNA
5 348 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 216 (4.99%) MCSE
7 194 (4.48%) CCIE
8 179 (4.14%) Security Cleared
9 139 (3.21%) SC Cleared
10 129 (2.98%) MCSA
11 106 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
12 104 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 95 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
14 87 (2.01%) CISSP
15 71 (1.64%) CCDP
16 66 (1.53%) MCP
17 49 (1.13%) MCITP
18 47 (1.09%) APMP
19 45 (1.04%) CCSE
20 41 (0.95%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (5.96%) SLA
2 108 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 79 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 70 (1.62%) QA
5 63 (1.46%) PMO
6 31 (0.72%) GDPR
7 29 (0.67%) ISO 22301
8 26 (0.60%) ISO 9001
9 24 (0.55%) GCP
10 19 (0.44%) COBIT
10 19 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 15 (0.35%) Data Quality
12 13 (0.30%) ISO 14001
13 11 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
13 11 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (0.14%) FISMA
15 6 (0.14%) GPG13
16 5 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
17 4 (0.092%) MiFID
System Software
1 811 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 763 (17.63%) Active Directory
3 324 (7.49%) Hyper-V
4 188 (4.34%) Docker
5 155 (3.58%) VMware ESXi
6 150 (3.47%) vSphere
7 115 (2.66%) XenApp
8 90 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
9 72 (1.66%) VMware NSX
10 56 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
11 53 (1.22%) XenDesktop
12 46 (1.06%) KVM
13 32 (0.74%) vCloud
14 28 (0.65%) Terminal Services
15 23 (0.53%) Xen
16 22 (0.51%) LXC
17 20 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
18 16 (0.37%) VMware Server
19 15 (0.35%) Firmware
19 15 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 315 (7.28%) Puppet
2 244 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
3 243 (5.62%) SCCM
4 219 (5.06%) Ansible
5 145 (3.35%) Nagios
6 142 (3.28%) SCOM
7 120 (2.77%) Kubernetes
8 76 (1.76%) vCenter Server
9 67 (1.55%) WSUS
10 55 (1.27%) Cacti
10 55 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
11 52 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
12 51 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 48 (1.11%) FortiGate
14 47 (1.09%) vRealize
15 43 (0.99%) Terraform
16 42 (0.97%) SCVMM
17 40 (0.92%) Cisco UCCE
17 40 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
18 36 (0.83%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1350 (31.20%) Cisco
2 1327 (30.67%) VMware
3 1080 (24.96%) Microsoft
4 481 (11.12%) Citrix
5 385 (8.90%) CheckPoint
6 378 (8.74%) F5
7 347 (8.02%) HP
8 334 (7.72%) Juniper
9 239 (5.52%) Palo Alto
10 236 (5.45%) NetApp
11 212 (4.90%) Red Hat
12 184 (4.25%) Oracle
13 167 (3.86%) EMC
14 159 (3.67%) SolarWinds
15 139 (3.21%) Dell
16 126 (2.91%) IBM
17 121 (2.80%) Fortinet
18 92 (2.13%) Meraki
19 89 (2.06%) Brocade
19 89 (2.06%) Riverbed