Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 123 138
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 -49
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 3,545 4,329 4,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.71% 2.74% 2.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.86% 6.98% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,621 2,914 3,108
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £30,375 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 51,653 62,009 67,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.42% 39.29% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38,957 47,706 50,947
England median annual salary £53,700 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.29% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +2 1,266 £65,000 +4.00% 177
South East +11 780 £57,000 +17.53% 117
North of England +51 571 £40,000 -8.05% 96
Midlands -23 523 £52,500 -4.55% 91
West Midlands -24 387 £55,000 -4.35% 57
Yorkshire +30 314 £35,000 -17.65% 39
North West +30 201 £42,708 -10.09% 51
East of England -31 201 £46,250 -7.50% 48
South West -53 180 £45,000 - 49
East Midlands +28 136 £50,000 +25.00% 34
North East +46 56 £40,915 -28.84% 6
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1,285 (36.25%) Cisco
2 1,133 (31.96%) VMware
3 1,040 (29.34%) Microsoft
4 1,027 (28.97%) Windows
5 986 (27.81%) Cisco Certification
6 983 (27.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 929 (26.21%) Firewall
8 853 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 817 (23.05%) Active Directory
10 787 (22.20%) Amazon AWS
11 731 (20.62%) WAN
12 717 (20.23%) Linux
13 691 (19.49%) ITIL
14 639 (18.03%) LAN
15 636 (17.94%) Finance
16 591 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
17 582 (16.42%) CCNP
18 548 (15.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 536 (15.12%) Windows Server
20 529 (14.92%) CCNA
21 500 (14.10%) Presales
22 488 (13.77%) Citrix
23 480 (13.54%) DevOps
24 473 (13.34%) Office 365
25 468 (13.20%) Project Management
26 465 (13.12%) Wireless
27 421 (11.88%) Migration
28 394 (11.11%) Hyper-V
29 377 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
30 368 (10.38%) 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
1 193 (5.44%) MS Exchange
2 146 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 144 (4.06%) Skype for Business
4 137 (3.86%) IIS
5 66 (1.86%) OpenStack
6 53 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 45 (1.27%) Apache
8 43 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 43 (1.21%) Tomcat
9 20 (0.56%) Confluence
9 20 (0.56%) SAS
10 15 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (0.39%) Apache Spark
12 13 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (0.28%) JBoss
14 9 (0.25%) nginx
14 9 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 138 (3.89%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 41 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 27 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.45%) SPSS
7 7 (0.20%) Stata
8 4 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.085%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.056%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.028%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 8 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (0.23%) Workfront
2 5 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 4 (0.11%) Cisco SocialMiner
4 2 (0.056%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.028%) assyst
5 1 (0.028%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.028%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.028%) Magento
5 1 (0.028%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.028%) Relativity
5 1 (0.028%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.028%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.028%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 983 (27.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 787 (22.20%) Amazon AWS
3 473 (13.34%) Office 365
4 291 (8.21%) IaaS
5 206 (5.81%) PaaS
6 155 (4.37%) SaaS
7 93 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
8 91 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 91 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 87 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 71 (2.00%) Power Platform
11 43 (1.21%) Amazon S3
12 40 (1.13%) Amazon ECS
13 36 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
13 36 (1.02%) OpenShift
14 29 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 28 (0.79%) GitHub
15 28 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 19 (0.54%) Serverless
17 13 (0.37%) BPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 929 (26.21%) Firewall
2 731 (20.62%) WAN
3 639 (18.03%) LAN
4 465 (13.12%) Wireless
5 365 (10.30%) DNS
6 351 (9.90%) Network Security
7 348 (9.82%) SAN
7 348 (9.82%) VPN
8 290 (8.18%) MPLS
9 276 (7.79%) VoIP
10 274 (7.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 271 (7.64%) BGP
12 270 (7.62%) OSPF
13 253 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
14 245 (6.91%) TCP/IP
15 212 (5.98%) DHCP
16 152 (4.29%) Internet
17 128 (3.61%) VLAN
18 113 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
19 110 (3.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 92 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 74 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 73 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 71 (2.00%) Power BI
6 64 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 60 (1.69%) Big Data
8 40 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
9 38 (1.07%) DB2
9 38 (1.07%) MySQL
10 37 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
11 36 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
12 30 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 30 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 29 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (0.73%) NoSQL
14 26 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (0.65%) Relational Database
16 22 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 21 (0.59%) GIS
Development Applications
1 112 (3.16%) Jenkins
2 105 (2.96%) Git (software)
3 42 (1.18%) JIRA
4 33 (0.93%) MSI
5 23 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 22 (0.62%) RSpec
7 19 (0.54%) GitLab
8 18 (0.51%) git-flow
9 16 (0.45%) SonarQube
10 15 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (0.42%) Visual Studio
11 14 (0.39%) Subversion
11 14 (0.39%) Travis CI
12 13 (0.37%) Maven
13 11 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (0.25%) JUnit
15 7 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (0.20%) TeamCity
16 6 (0.17%) Mockito
General
1 636 (17.94%) Finance
2 234 (6.60%) Public Sector
3 221 (6.23%) Banking
4 217 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 139 (3.92%) Retail
6 88 (2.48%) Marketing
7 71 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 47 (1.33%) Back Office
9 41 (1.16%) Legal
10 40 (1.13%) Electronics
11 37 (1.04%) German Language
12 33 (0.93%) Billing
13 30 (0.85%) Italian Language
14 29 (0.82%) Games
15 21 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 20 (0.56%) Advertising
17 18 (0.51%) Law
18 16 (0.45%) Fire and Rescue
18 16 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
19 14 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 544 (15.35%) Architect
2 491 (13.85%) Network Engineer
3 442 (12.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 306 (8.63%) Consultant
5 273 (7.70%) Analyst
6 160 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
7 154 (4.34%) Infrastructure Manager
8 153 (4.32%) Senior Network Engineer
9 146 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
10 143 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
11 139 (3.92%) Project Manager
12 137 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
13 121 (3.41%) Support Analyst
14 120 (3.39%) Technical Support
15 119 (3.36%) Network Consultant
16 118 (3.33%) Technical Architect
17 117 (3.30%) Cisco Engineer
18 112 (3.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 106 (2.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
20 103 (2.91%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (4.26%) Web Services
2 78 (2.20%) .NET
3 70 (1.97%) JSON
4 42 (1.18%) LDAP
5 34 (0.96%) Node.js
6 33 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
7 32 (0.90%) HTML
8 29 (0.82%) HTML5
9 26 (0.73%) Middleware
9 26 (0.73%) SAML
10 25 (0.71%) J2EE
11 24 (0.68%) YAML
12 23 (0.65%) OAuth
13 21 (0.59%) Kafka
14 19 (0.54%) LAMP
14 19 (0.54%) REST
15 17 (0.48%) AngularJS
16 15 (0.42%) CSS
16 15 (0.42%) XML
17 13 (0.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 340 (9.59%) Public Cloud
2 221 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 218 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 207 (5.84%) Self-Motivation
5 135 (3.81%) Hybrid Cloud
6 89 (2.51%) Virtual Team
7 88 (2.48%) Replication
8 87 (2.45%) Private Cloud
9 71 (2.00%) Clustering
10 64 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 60 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 47 (1.33%) Driving Licence
12 47 (1.33%) User Experience
13 38 (1.07%) PKI
14 31 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
15 29 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
16 28 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
16 28 (0.79%) Mobile App
17 26 (0.73%) Cloud Native
17 26 (0.73%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1,027 (28.97%) Windows
2 717 (20.23%) Linux
3 536 (15.12%) Windows Server
4 177 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 164 (4.63%) Unix
6 141 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 115 (3.24%) Windows 10
8 85 (2.40%) Windows 7
9 80 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 65 (1.83%) CentOS
11 49 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (0.85%) AIX
12 30 (0.85%) Solaris
13 29 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 24 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 21 (0.59%) Android
16 17 (0.48%) Debian
16 17 (0.48%) Mac OS
17 16 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
18 14 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 691 (19.49%) ITIL
2 591 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 548 (15.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 500 (14.10%) Presales
5 480 (13.54%) DevOps
6 468 (13.20%) Project Management
7 421 (11.88%) Migration
8 377 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
9 295 (8.32%) Service Delivery
10 282 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 256 (7.22%) Load Balancing
12 230 (6.49%) Configuration Management
13 229 (6.46%) Project Delivery
14 210 (5.92%) Mentoring
15 185 (5.22%) IT Strategy
16 183 (5.16%) Cybersecurity
17 181 (5.11%) Service Management
18 177 (4.99%) Information Security
19 176 (4.96%) Change Management
20 167 (4.71%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 352 (9.93%) PowerShell
2 329 (9.28%) Python
3 323 (9.11%) SQL
4 131 (3.70%) Ruby
5 113 (3.19%) Java
6 103 (2.91%) Bash Shell
7 64 (1.81%) C
8 62 (1.75%) Perl
9 61 (1.72%) C#
10 50 (1.41%) JavaScript
11 48 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 36 (1.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 33 (0.93%) Go
14 31 (0.87%) Shell Script
15 30 (0.85%) C++
16 23 (0.65%) PHP
17 21 (0.59%) R
18 18 (0.51%) Korn
19 12 (0.34%) Scala
20 9 (0.25%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 986 (27.81%) Cisco Certification
2 582 (16.42%) CCNP
3 529 (14.92%) CCNA
4 368 (10.38%) Degree
5 310 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 256 (7.22%) MCSE
7 225 (6.35%) CCIE
8 190 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 165 (4.65%) Security Cleared
10 119 (3.36%) MCITP
11 116 (3.27%) SC Cleared
12 87 (2.45%) MCSA
13 83 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
14 72 (2.03%) CCDP
14 72 (2.03%) CISSP
15 60 (1.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 58 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
17 53 (1.50%) AWS Certification
18 50 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
19 44 (1.24%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (6.04%) SLA
2 188 (5.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 129 (3.64%) ISO 9001
4 79 (2.23%) PMO
5 55 (1.55%) PCI DSS
6 47 (1.33%) GDPR
7 46 (1.30%) ISO 22301
8 34 (0.96%) QA
9 27 (0.76%) NIST
10 24 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
11 22 (0.62%) COBIT
12 19 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 11 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 7 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
15 7 (0.20%) ISO 31000
16 6 (0.17%) Data Quality
16 6 (0.17%) HIPAA
16 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 4 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 853 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 817 (23.05%) Active Directory
3 394 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 283 (7.98%) Docker
5 106 (2.99%) XenApp
6 102 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
7 96 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
8 84 (2.37%) vSphere
9 68 (1.92%) VMware NSX
10 62 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
11 48 (1.35%) XenDesktop
12 47 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 23 (0.65%) Firmware
13 23 (0.65%) NFS
14 21 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 20 (0.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 17 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
17 14 (0.39%) Xen
18 13 (0.37%) KVM
18 13 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 271 (7.64%) SCCM
2 262 (7.39%) Ansible
3 211 (5.95%) Puppet
4 204 (5.75%) Kubernetes
5 164 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
6 151 (4.26%) Terraform
7 87 (2.45%) SCOM
8 71 (2.00%) Nagios
9 68 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
10 66 (1.86%) Salt
11 64 (1.81%) Cisco Prime
12 60 (1.69%) WSUS
13 56 (1.58%) vCenter Server
14 49 (1.38%) SCVMM
15 31 (0.87%) Icinga
15 31 (0.87%) NetBackup
15 31 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
15 31 (0.87%) Packer
15 31 (0.87%) Stealthwatch
16 30 (0.85%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 1,285 (36.25%) Cisco
2 1,133 (31.96%) VMware
3 1,040 (29.34%) Microsoft
4 488 (13.77%) Citrix
5 261 (7.36%) Juniper
6 248 (7.00%) Meraki
7 231 (6.52%) HP
8 229 (6.46%) F5
9 196 (5.53%) Dell
10 192 (5.42%) NetApp
11 187 (5.28%) CheckPoint
12 173 (4.88%) Palo Alto
13 163 (4.60%) Aruba
14 160 (4.51%) EMC
15 134 (3.78%) SolarWinds
16 120 (3.39%) IBM
17 118 (3.33%) Fortinet
18 107 (3.02%) Veeam
19 102 (2.88%) Polycom
20 100 (2.82%) Red Hat