Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 124 102
Rank change year-on-year +2 -22 -17
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 3,752 4,469 4,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.73% 2.69% 2.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.49% 6.69% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,667 3,148 3,407
England median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £82,700 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +6.80% +3.00%

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 57,826 66,783 64,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.01% 40.18% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 44,192 52,758 52,764
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,827 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% -4.00%

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 -6 1,365 £65,000 +4.00% 76
South East +6 731 £52,000 +4.00% 56
North of England +85 620 £42,500 -5.56% 39
Midlands +2 614 £52,500 +16.67% 20
West Midlands 0 500 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Yorkshire +95 320 £42,250 -6.11% 10
North West +35 227 £43,750 +1.74% 23
East of England -46 227 £42,500 -29.17% 32
South West -20 173 £49,500 +10.00% 15
East Midlands +18 114 £54,860 +29.84% 3
North East +52 73 £42,458 -10.14% 6
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 1,334 (35.55%) Cisco
2 1,276 (34.01%) VMware
3 1,110 (29.58%) Microsoft
4 1,106 (29.48%) Windows
5 1,047 (27.91%) Firewall
6 973 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 968 (25.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 910 (24.25%) Active Directory
9 884 (23.56%) ITIL
10 784 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
11 782 (20.84%) Amazon AWS
12 781 (20.82%) WAN
13 723 (19.27%) Finance
14 698 (18.60%) Linux
15 667 (17.78%) LAN
16 597 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
17 558 (14.87%) DevOps
18 554 (14.77%) Windows Server
19 516 (13.75%) Wireless
20 511 (13.62%) CCNP
21 507 (13.51%) Project Management
22 500 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 483 (12.87%) Citrix
24 458 (12.21%) Office 365
25 457 (12.18%) Hyper-V
26 445 (11.86%) Presales
27 431 (11.49%) DNS
28 425 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
29 416 (11.09%) PowerShell
30 409 (10.90%) Degree

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
1 190 (5.06%) MS Exchange
2 150 (4.00%) IIS
3 148 (3.94%) SharePoint
4 97 (2.59%) Skype for Business
5 82 (2.19%) Apache
6 75 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 67 (1.79%) OpenStack
8 51 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 43 (1.15%) Confluence
10 34 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
11 33 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
11 33 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
12 31 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
13 19 (0.51%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
15 14 (0.37%) JBoss
16 13 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (0.32%) CMS
18 10 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 10 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 197 (5.25%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 43 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 30 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.19%) SPSS
7 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.11%) Revit
8 3 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.053%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 17 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.13%) Workfront
4 4 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.11%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.11%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.080%) Magento
6 2 (0.053%) assyst
6 2 (0.053%) Odoo
6 2 (0.053%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.027%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.027%) Relativity
7 1 (0.027%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 973 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 782 (20.84%) Amazon AWS
3 458 (12.21%) Office 365
4 267 (7.12%) IaaS
5 202 (5.38%) SaaS
6 181 (4.82%) PaaS
7 123 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
8 96 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 77 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
10 58 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 51 (1.36%) Amazon S3
12 40 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
13 26 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 21 (0.56%) BPaaS
16 20 (0.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 20 (0.53%) Serverless
17 17 (0.45%) OpenShift
18 11 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
19 10 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1,047 (27.91%) Firewall
2 781 (20.82%) WAN
3 667 (17.78%) LAN
4 516 (13.75%) Wireless
5 431 (11.49%) DNS
6 390 (10.39%) VPN
7 351 (9.36%) SAN
8 339 (9.04%) VoIP
9 300 (8.00%) BGP
10 298 (7.94%) MPLS
11 295 (7.86%) OSPF
12 294 (7.84%) Network Security
13 270 (7.20%) Cisco ASA
14 255 (6.80%) TCP/IP
15 241 (6.42%) DHCP
16 217 (5.78%) Cisco Nexus
17 168 (4.48%) Internet
18 149 (3.97%) Unified Communications
19 140 (3.73%) Cisco IOS
20 138 (3.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 67 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
4 58 (1.55%) Big Data
4 58 (1.55%) MySQL
4 58 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 52 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 49 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
7 48 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 40 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (0.80%) NoSQL
12 28 (0.75%) Relational Database
13 27 (0.72%) Oracle Database
14 24 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 24 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
16 21 (0.56%) RDBMS
17 18 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 141 (3.76%) Jenkins
2 113 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 86 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 79 (2.11%) JIRA
5 58 (1.55%) Ant
6 56 (1.49%) Maven
7 51 (1.36%) Gradle
8 29 (0.77%) RSpec
9 28 (0.75%) git-flow
10 15 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (0.40%) Visual Studio
10 15 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 14 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.27%) SonarQube
12 10 (0.27%) Subversion
12 10 (0.27%) Travis CI
13 8 (0.21%) Chocolatey
14 7 (0.19%) GitLab
14 7 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 723 (19.27%) Finance
2 197 (5.25%) Retail
3 167 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 110 (2.93%) Banking
5 67 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 63 (1.68%) Marketing
7 62 (1.65%) Electronics
8 57 (1.52%) Legal
9 49 (1.31%) Back Office
10 47 (1.25%) Publishing
11 46 (1.23%) Manufacturing
12 44 (1.17%) Billing
13 42 (1.12%) Law
14 36 (0.96%) Advertising
15 24 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 20 (0.53%) Games
17 14 (0.37%) Military
18 13 (0.35%) French Language
19 11 (0.29%) Front Office
19 11 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 509 (13.57%) Network Engineer
2 506 (13.49%) Architect
3 409 (10.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 297 (7.92%) Analyst
5 189 (5.04%) Consultant
6 186 (4.96%) Project Manager
7 171 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
8 166 (4.42%) Infrastructure Manager
9 152 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
10 135 (3.60%) Cloud Engineer
11 130 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
12 122 (3.25%) Administrator
12 122 (3.25%) Network Architect
13 118 (3.14%) Cisco Engineer
14 117 (3.12%) Support Analyst
15 115 (3.07%) Cloud Architect
16 109 (2.91%) Senior Network Engineer
17 106 (2.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 104 (2.77%) AWS Engineer
19 101 (2.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (3.76%) .NET
2 128 (3.41%) Web Services
3 79 (2.11%) Middleware
4 76 (2.03%) JSON
5 51 (1.36%) Elastic Stack
6 48 (1.28%) LDAP
6 48 (1.28%) Node.js
7 45 (1.20%) HTML
8 41 (1.09%) HTML5
9 38 (1.01%) 802.1X
10 36 (0.96%) OAuth
10 36 (0.96%) SAML
11 33 (0.88%) J2EE
12 32 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
13 29 (0.77%) YAML
14 23 (0.61%) XMPP
15 17 (0.45%) REST
16 14 (0.37%) Kafka
17 13 (0.35%) ASP.NET
17 13 (0.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 360 (9.59%) Public Cloud
2 302 (8.05%) Self-Motivation
3 208 (5.54%) Management Information System
4 207 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
5 192 (5.12%) Hybrid Cloud
6 125 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 109 (2.91%) Virtual Team
8 102 (2.72%) Private Cloud
9 93 (2.48%) Clustering
10 72 (1.92%) Replication
11 58 (1.55%) CMDB
11 58 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
12 51 (1.36%) PKI
13 39 (1.04%) Driving Licence
14 36 (0.96%) Hedge funds
15 29 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 28 (0.75%) EMC VNX
17 25 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
17 25 (0.67%) Fintech
17 25 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,106 (29.48%) Windows
2 698 (18.60%) Linux
3 554 (14.77%) Windows Server
4 272 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 210 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 160 (4.26%) Unix
7 131 (3.49%) Windows 7
8 130 (3.46%) Windows 10
9 94 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 80 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 47 (1.25%) CentOS
11 47 (1.25%) Windows 8
12 41 (1.09%) Ubuntu
13 28 (0.75%) Solaris
14 21 (0.56%) AIX
15 17 (0.45%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.45%) Mac OS
16 15 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
16 15 (0.40%) Debian
17 13 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (23.56%) ITIL
2 597 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 558 (14.87%) DevOps
4 507 (13.51%) Project Management
5 500 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 445 (11.86%) Presales
7 425 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
8 382 (10.18%) Migration
9 375 (9.99%) Service Delivery
10 300 (8.00%) Load Balancing
11 277 (7.38%) Service Management
12 266 (7.09%) Change Management
13 263 (7.01%) Configuration Management
14 257 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
15 253 (6.74%) Data Protection
16 248 (6.61%) PRINCE2
17 228 (6.08%) Cybersecurity
18 214 (5.70%) High Availability
19 206 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
20 201 (5.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 416 (11.09%) PowerShell
2 387 (10.31%) Python
3 366 (9.75%) SQL
4 186 (4.96%) Ruby
5 179 (4.77%) Java
6 171 (4.56%) Bash Shell
7 122 (3.25%) Perl
8 75 (2.00%) C#
9 68 (1.81%) JavaScript
10 67 (1.79%) C
11 56 (1.49%) C++
12 46 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 45 (1.20%) Shell Script
14 27 (0.72%) VBScript
15 23 (0.61%) PHP
16 19 (0.51%) VB
17 15 (0.40%) Go
18 9 (0.24%) R
19 7 (0.19%) Korn
19 7 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 784 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
2 511 (13.62%) CCNP
3 409 (10.90%) Degree
4 394 (10.50%) CCNA
5 328 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 252 (6.72%) MCSE
7 204 (5.44%) Security Cleared
8 190 (5.06%) CCIE
9 182 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 165 (4.40%) SC Cleared
11 155 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
12 130 (3.46%) MCSA
13 109 (2.91%) MCITP
14 91 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
15 62 (1.65%) CCDP
16 61 (1.63%) CISSP
17 44 (1.17%) ISEB
18 41 (1.09%) MCP
18 41 (1.09%) PMI Certification
19 39 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (7.25%) SLA
2 271 (7.22%) GDPR
3 177 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 126 (3.36%) PMO
5 64 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 64 (1.71%) ISO 9001
6 60 (1.60%) QA
7 44 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 44 (1.17%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.48%) GPG13
8 18 (0.48%) ISO 22301
9 17 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 16 (0.43%) HIPAA
11 10 (0.27%) COBIT
12 7 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 5 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
14 5 (0.13%) ISO 31000
14 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 968 (25.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 910 (24.25%) Active Directory
3 457 (12.18%) Hyper-V
4 302 (8.05%) Docker
5 131 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
6 103 (2.75%) vSphere
7 98 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
8 95 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
9 93 (2.48%) XenApp
10 59 (1.57%) VMware NSX
11 50 (1.33%) Firmware
12 49 (1.31%) XenDesktop
13 30 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
14 29 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
15 23 (0.61%) XenServer
16 19 (0.51%) Xen
17 18 (0.48%) DFS Replication
18 17 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 16 (0.43%) BitLocker
19 16 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 306 (8.16%) Ansible
2 300 (8.00%) SCCM
3 281 (7.49%) Puppet
4 199 (5.30%) Kubernetes
5 184 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
6 125 (3.33%) SCOM
7 112 (2.99%) Nagios
8 107 (2.85%) Terraform
9 79 (2.11%) WSUS
10 77 (2.05%) vCenter Server
11 74 (1.97%) Cisco Prime
12 72 (1.92%) SCVMM
13 63 (1.68%) Salt
14 48 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
14 48 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
15 46 (1.23%) Prometheus
16 42 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
17 36 (0.96%) Packer
18 31 (0.83%) Consul
18 31 (0.83%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1,334 (35.55%) Cisco
2 1,276 (34.01%) VMware
3 1,110 (29.58%) Microsoft
4 483 (12.87%) Citrix
5 319 (8.50%) HP
6 318 (8.48%) CheckPoint
7 312 (8.32%) F5
8 264 (7.04%) NetApp
9 258 (6.88%) Juniper
10 225 (6.00%) Palo Alto
11 207 (5.52%) Dell
12 193 (5.14%) Meraki
13 186 (4.96%) EMC
14 169 (4.50%) SolarWinds
15 137 (3.65%) Aruba
15 137 (3.65%) IBM
16 127 (3.38%) Fortinet
16 127 (3.38%) Oracle
17 102 (2.72%) Red Hat
18 84 (2.24%) Google