Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 127 84
Rank change year-on-year +4 -43 -3
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 4,496 4,355 6,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.73% 2.59% 3.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.27% 5.94% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3,043 3,229 4,508
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,316
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.35% +4.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,200 £29,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.85% +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 71,745 73,324 84,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.64% 43.60% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 55,737 57,765 69,247
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +5.26%

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 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
London -20 1,653 £62,500 +4.17% 200
Midlands +35 850 £52,500 +10.53% 76
South East -6 837 £47,500 -5.00% 111
West Midlands +30 702 £57,500 +21.05% 55
East of England +40 472 £50,000 -4.76% 55
North of England -19 435 £44,000 -2.22% 94
South West +59 275 £47,375 +18.44% 38
North West -21 211 £44,250 +0.57% 40
Yorkshire -20 179 £42,500 -5.56% 42
East Midlands +11 142 £42,000 +7.69% 21
North East +22 45 £48,250 +1.58% 12
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 England region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 1,517 (33.74%) Cisco
2 1,372 (30.52%) VMware
3 1,364 (30.34%) Windows
4 1,209 (26.89%) Microsoft
5 1,141 (25.38%) ITIL
6 1,017 (22.62%) Firewall
7 975 (21.69%) WAN
8 913 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 905 (20.13%) Amazon AWS
10 902 (20.06%) Finance
11 899 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 819 (18.22%) LAN
13 812 (18.06%) Linux
14 801 (17.82%) Active Directory
15 772 (17.17%) Cisco Certification
16 698 (15.52%) Degree
17 673 (14.97%) Windows Server
18 608 (13.52%) Project Management
19 582 (12.94%) VPN
20 556 (12.37%) Citrix
20 556 (12.37%) Service Delivery
21 553 (12.30%) Presales
22 544 (12.10%) CCNP
23 532 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
24 520 (11.57%) CheckPoint
25 485 (10.79%) F5
26 473 (10.52%) Wireless
26 473 (10.52%) DNS
27 465 (10.34%) DevOps
28 459 (10.21%) HP

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
1 276 (6.14%) MS Exchange
2 167 (3.71%) SharePoint
3 136 (3.02%) IIS
4 128 (2.85%) Skype for Business
5 127 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 107 (2.38%) OpenStack
7 95 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 85 (1.89%) Apache
9 53 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 37 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
11 33 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
12 25 (0.56%) nginx
13 22 (0.49%) CMS
13 22 (0.49%) Confluence
14 20 (0.44%) JBoss
15 16 (0.36%) IBM Notes
15 16 (0.36%) SAS
16 14 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
16 14 (0.31%) WebLogic
17 12 (0.27%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 243 (5.40%) Microsoft Office
2 125 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 97 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 64 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 37 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.089%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.067%) Stata
9 1 (0.022%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.022%) Revit
Business Applications
1 21 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.31%) Relativity
3 13 (0.29%) Concordance
4 10 (0.22%) HFM
5 9 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.11%) assyst
6 5 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.11%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.089%) Workfront
8 3 (0.067%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.067%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.067%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.067%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.067%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 2 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.044%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.044%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 905 (20.13%) Amazon AWS
2 899 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 424 (9.43%) Office 365
4 256 (5.69%) IaaS
5 186 (4.14%) SaaS
6 179 (3.98%) PaaS
7 142 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
8 72 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 68 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
10 42 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
11 40 (0.89%) GitHub
12 30 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
13 27 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 26 (0.58%) Akamai
15 20 (0.44%) Amazon S3
16 19 (0.42%) G Suite
16 19 (0.42%) OpenShift
16 19 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 18 (0.40%) Mimecast
18 17 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1,017 (22.62%) Firewall
2 975 (21.69%) WAN
3 819 (18.22%) LAN
4 582 (12.94%) VPN
5 473 (10.52%) DNS
5 473 (10.52%) Wireless
6 401 (8.92%) SAN
7 393 (8.74%) Network Security
8 380 (8.45%) MPLS
9 338 (7.52%) OSPF
10 320 (7.12%) BGP
11 313 (6.96%) DHCP
12 310 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 307 (6.83%) Cisco ASA
14 282 (6.27%) TCP/IP
15 206 (4.58%) VoIP
16 165 (3.67%) Internet
17 159 (3.54%) NetScaler
17 159 (3.54%) Unified Communications
18 156 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 189 (4.20%) Big Data
3 125 (2.78%) MySQL
4 57 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 56 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 55 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 48 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 47 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 46 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 44 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
11 42 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
12 39 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
13 36 (0.80%) Hadoop
14 35 (0.78%) Relational Database
15 34 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
16 28 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 26 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
18 23 (0.51%) DB2
19 21 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
20 19 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 120 (2.67%) Jenkins
2 88 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 54 (1.20%) JIRA
4 45 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 27 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 24 (0.53%) TeamCity
8 22 (0.49%) Maven
8 22 (0.49%) Subversion
9 21 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (0.36%) Bitbucket
11 12 (0.27%) JUnit
12 10 (0.22%) GoCD
12 10 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.16%) FitNesse
14 7 (0.16%) Gradle
14 7 (0.16%) InstallShield
14 7 (0.16%) MSI
General
1 902 (20.06%) Finance
2 309 (6.87%) Retail
3 297 (6.61%) Banking
4 261 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 146 (3.25%) Marketing
6 138 (3.07%) Manufacturing
7 107 (2.38%) Legal
8 102 (2.27%) Investment Banking
9 100 (2.22%) Law
10 93 (2.07%) Financial Institution
11 73 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 55 (1.22%) Games
13 53 (1.18%) Billing
14 51 (1.13%) German Language
15 50 (1.11%) Back Office
16 41 (0.91%) Italian Language
17 34 (0.76%) Advertising
18 28 (0.62%) Publishing
19 20 (0.44%) Electronics
20 19 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 678 (15.08%) Architect
2 510 (11.34%) Network Engineer
3 346 (7.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 307 (6.83%) Analyst
5 291 (6.47%) Solutions Architect
6 290 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 250 (5.56%) Consultant
8 231 (5.14%) Infrastructure Manager
9 174 (3.87%) Support Engineer
10 164 (3.65%) Senior Network Engineer
11 155 (3.45%) Administrator
12 151 (3.36%) IT Manager
13 147 (3.27%) Cloud Architect
14 133 (2.96%) Team Leader
14 133 (2.96%) Technical Architect
15 122 (2.71%) Security Architect
15 122 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
16 121 (2.69%) Cisco Engineer
17 115 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
17 115 (2.56%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (4.18%) Middleware
2 161 (3.58%) Web Services
3 107 (2.38%) .NET
4 72 (1.60%) XML
5 61 (1.36%) HTML
5 61 (1.36%) JSON
6 60 (1.33%) LDAP
7 43 (0.96%) Kafka
8 38 (0.85%) Flash
9 34 (0.76%) REST
9 34 (0.76%) SOAP
10 33 (0.73%) CSS
11 32 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
12 30 (0.67%) LAMP
13 29 (0.65%) 802.1X
14 25 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
15 23 (0.51%) RESTful
16 21 (0.47%) J2EE
17 20 (0.44%) .NET Framework
18 18 (0.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 378 (8.41%) Self-Motivation
2 341 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 303 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 288 (6.41%) Management Information System
5 286 (6.36%) Public Cloud
6 119 (2.65%) Cyberthreat
7 114 (2.54%) Driving Licence
8 108 (2.40%) Private Cloud
9 107 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 89 (1.98%) Replication
11 83 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 81 (1.80%) PKI
13 77 (1.71%) Clustering
14 74 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
15 66 (1.47%) CMDB
15 66 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
16 59 (1.31%) Fintech
17 56 (1.25%) Mobile App
18 55 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
18 55 (1.22%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,364 (30.34%) Windows
2 812 (18.06%) Linux
3 673 (14.97%) Windows Server
4 289 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 252 (5.60%) Unix
6 245 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 186 (4.14%) Windows 10
8 146 (3.25%) Windows 7
9 110 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 69 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 56 (1.25%) CentOS
12 46 (1.02%) Windows XP
13 43 (0.96%) Ubuntu
14 40 (0.89%) Mac OS X
14 40 (0.89%) Windows 8
15 38 (0.85%) Solaris
16 33 (0.73%) AIX
17 30 (0.67%) Debian
18 21 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
19 19 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,141 (25.38%) ITIL
2 608 (13.52%) Project Management
3 556 (12.37%) Service Delivery
4 553 (12.30%) Presales
5 532 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
6 465 (10.34%) DevOps
7 439 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 429 (9.54%) Migration
9 361 (8.03%) Service Management
10 355 (7.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 353 (7.85%) PRINCE2
12 323 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 312 (6.94%) Load Balancing
14 298 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 273 (6.07%) Information Security
16 232 (5.16%) Configuration Management
17 228 (5.07%) Change Management
18 216 (4.80%) High Availability
18 216 (4.80%) Network Management
19 208 (4.63%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 396 (8.81%) Python
2 371 (8.25%) SQL
3 350 (7.78%) PowerShell
4 188 (4.18%) Java
5 133 (2.96%) Bash Shell
6 122 (2.71%) Ruby
7 103 (2.29%) Perl
8 82 (1.82%) C
9 79 (1.76%) JavaScript
10 59 (1.31%) C++
11 44 (0.98%) VBScript
12 41 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 37 (0.82%) PHP
14 34 (0.76%) T-SQL
15 31 (0.69%) C#
16 20 (0.44%) Erlang
16 20 (0.44%) Go
17 17 (0.38%) PL/SQL
18 14 (0.31%) Scala
19 9 (0.20%) Jython
Qualifications
1 772 (17.17%) Cisco Certification
2 698 (15.52%) Degree
3 544 (12.10%) CCNP
4 424 (9.43%) CCNA
5 296 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 223 (4.96%) CCIE
7 215 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
8 209 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 198 (4.40%) Security Cleared
10 188 (4.18%) MCSE
11 148 (3.29%) SC Cleared
12 129 (2.87%) CISSP
13 121 (2.69%) MCP
14 111 (2.47%) CCDP
15 102 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 100 (2.22%) ISEB
17 98 (2.18%) MCSA
18 80 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 77 (1.71%) PMI Certification
20 74 (1.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (6.76%) SLA
2 186 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 146 (3.25%) GDPR
4 126 (2.80%) PCI DSS
5 87 (1.94%) QA
6 74 (1.65%) PMO
7 59 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 30 (0.67%) COBIT
9 22 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 20 (0.44%) ISO 9001
11 19 (0.42%) GPG13
11 19 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 7 (0.16%) ISO 14001
12 7 (0.16%) PMBOK
13 6 (0.13%) ISO 22301
13 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
14 5 (0.11%) GCP
14 5 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 913 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 801 (17.82%) Active Directory
3 374 (8.32%) Hyper-V
4 201 (4.47%) vSphere
5 172 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
6 162 (3.60%) Docker
7 135 (3.00%) VMware NSX
8 116 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
9 114 (2.54%) XenApp
10 71 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
10 71 (1.58%) XenDesktop
11 68 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
12 67 (1.49%) Firmware
13 37 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
14 29 (0.65%) KVM
15 27 (0.60%) VMware Server
16 24 (0.53%) NFS
17 23 (0.51%) Xen
18 17 (0.38%) vCloud
19 13 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 270 (6.01%) SCCM
2 250 (5.56%) Ansible
3 246 (5.47%) Puppet
4 179 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
5 121 (2.69%) vCenter Server
6 115 (2.56%) Kubernetes
7 113 (2.51%) Nagios
8 94 (2.09%) Cisco Prime
9 81 (1.80%) SCVMM
10 73 (1.62%) SCOM
11 69 (1.53%) Terraform
11 69 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 67 (1.49%) vRealize
13 65 (1.45%) WSUS
14 56 (1.25%) FortiGate
15 44 (0.98%) QRadar
16 42 (0.93%) NetBackup
17 36 (0.80%) Backup Exec
18 34 (0.76%) Salt
19 33 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1,517 (33.74%) Cisco
2 1,372 (30.52%) VMware
3 1,209 (26.89%) Microsoft
4 556 (12.37%) Citrix
5 520 (11.57%) CheckPoint
6 485 (10.79%) F5
7 459 (10.21%) HP
8 359 (7.98%) Juniper
9 313 (6.96%) EMC
10 294 (6.54%) Fortinet
11 234 (5.20%) NetApp
12 233 (5.18%) Dell
13 211 (4.69%) SolarWinds
14 210 (4.67%) Oracle
15 208 (4.63%) Palo Alto
16 199 (4.43%) Splunk
17 158 (3.51%) Red Hat
18 146 (3.25%) IBM
19 137 (3.05%) Meraki
20 134 (2.98%) Google