Data Centre Jobs in England

Data Center
UK > England

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 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 159 72 209
Rank change year-on-year -87 +137 -25
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 1,549 4,273 2,481
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.85% 4.44% 1.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.31% 10.21% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,194 1,273 1,637
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £39,380 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £56,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.42% -1.74% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £86,688 £97,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% - -

All Generic Skills
England

Data Centre is in the General and Transferable 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 29,153 41,847 59,623
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 34.85% 43.51% 46.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20,812 22,298 30,530
10th Percentile £28,000 £35,500 £34,000
25th Percentile £38,000 £46,570 £46,181
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £76,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in England

Data Centre
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in England.

Salary trend for Data Centre in England

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in England over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

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 April 2024. 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
Jobs
London +21 455 £65,000 -7.14% 218
South East -83 317 £50,000 -3.71% 119
North of England -98 296 £44,274 -3.75% 62
Midlands -71 232 £47,000 -14.55% 52
North West -88 175 £44,274 -11.45% 36
South West -107 134 £55,000 -18.52% 39
West Midlands -73 119 £54,000 -1.82% 31
East Midlands -45 112 £42,500 +6.25% 20
East of England -102 108 £50,000 -9.09% 34
Yorkshire -76 93 £42,500 -5.56% 15
North East -74 28 £44,274 +7.99% 11
Data Centre
UK

Data Centre
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 83 (5.36%) Microsoft Exchange
2 78 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 41 (2.65%) Apache
4 16 (1.03%) OpenStack
5 15 (0.97%) Confluence
6 14 (0.90%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.58%) IIS
7 9 (0.58%) WordPress
8 7 (0.45%) nginx
9 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.26%) CloudStack
10 4 (0.26%) SAS
11 3 (0.19%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.065%) Site Server
12 1 (0.065%) WebLogic
Applications
1 66 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.26%) SPSS
8 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.065%) Trello
9 1 (0.065%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (0.39%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.19%) Primavera
3 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.13%) Shopify
4 1 (0.065%) Aladdin
4 1 (0.065%) C-CURE
4 1 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.065%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.065%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.065%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 375 (24.21%) Azure
2 342 (22.08%) Microsoft 365
3 241 (15.56%) AWS
4 83 (5.36%) Entra ID
5 62 (4.00%) Amazon S3
6 59 (3.81%) IaaS
7 52 (3.36%) SaaS
8 46 (2.97%) GCP
9 36 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
10 34 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
11 32 (2.07%) Power Platform
12 29 (1.87%) PaaS
13 26 (1.68%) OCI
14 25 (1.61%) Azure DevOps
15 16 (1.03%) Nutanix
16 15 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 15 (0.97%) OneDrive
17 14 (0.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 14 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 13 (0.84%) AWS Direct Connect
Communications & Networking
1 393 (25.37%) Firewall
2 247 (15.95%) WAN
3 225 (14.53%) LAN
4 199 (12.85%) VPN
5 161 (10.39%) DNS
6 134 (8.65%) Wi-Fi
7 122 (7.88%) Network Security
8 119 (7.68%) DHCP
9 109 (7.04%) SAN
10 108 (6.97%) Wireless
11 107 (6.91%) SD-WAN
12 99 (6.39%) Internet
13 87 (5.62%) BGP
14 84 (5.42%) MPLS
15 76 (4.91%) TCP/IP
16 73 (4.71%) OSPF
17 72 (4.65%) VLAN
18 63 (4.07%) SNMP
19 62 (4.00%) IPsec
20 55 (3.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (3.16%) MongoDB
2 47 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 41 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (1.61%) Power BI
5 24 (1.55%) MySQL
6 21 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
6 21 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (1.16%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.58%) Data Lake
10 7 (0.45%) Big Data
11 6 (0.39%) BigQuery
11 6 (0.39%) DB2
12 5 (0.32%) Redis
13 4 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (0.26%) Metadata
14 3 (0.19%) Geospatial Data
14 3 (0.19%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.19%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.19%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 31 (2.00%) JIRA
2 16 (1.03%) Git
3 14 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.39%) Cucumber
4 6 (0.39%) JBehave
4 6 (0.39%) RStudio
4 6 (0.39%) Selenium
4 6 (0.39%) SpecFlow
4 6 (0.39%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.19%) Subversion
7 2 (0.13%) GitLab
7 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.065%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.065%) ScriptRunner
8 1 (0.065%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.065%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 392 (25.31%) Social Skills
2 231 (14.91%) Finance
3 128 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (3.81%) Banking
5 56 (3.62%) Retail
6 55 (3.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 52 (3.36%) Legal
8 51 (3.29%) Manufacturing
9 48 (3.10%) Law
10 46 (2.97%) Telecoms
11 32 (2.07%) Public Sector
12 27 (1.74%) Presentation Skills
13 25 (1.61%) Billing
14 21 (1.36%) Aerospace
14 21 (1.36%) Organisational Skills
15 16 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
16 15 (0.97%) Marketing
17 12 (0.77%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.65%) Automotive
18 10 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 260 (16.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 213 (13.75%) Senior
3 173 (11.17%) Architect
4 158 (10.20%) Network Engineer
5 110 (7.10%) Consultant
6 103 (6.65%) Lead
7 90 (5.81%) Data Centre Engineer
8 67 (4.33%) Administrator
9 64 (4.13%) IT Manager
10 63 (4.07%) Analyst
10 63 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
11 62 (4.00%) IT Engineer
12 61 (3.94%) Project Manager
13 58 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
14 56 (3.62%) Senior Architect
15 49 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
16 46 (2.97%) Support Engineer
17 43 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
18 42 (2.71%) Team Leader
19 40 (2.58%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
2 38 (2.45%) YAML
3 37 (2.39%) 802.1X
4 12 (0.77%) .NET
4 12 (0.77%) JSON
5 11 (0.71%) HTML
5 11 (0.71%) SAML
6 10 (0.65%) LDAP
7 9 (0.58%) ARM Templates
7 9 (0.58%) Web Services
7 9 (0.58%) XML
8 6 (0.39%) Gherkin
8 6 (0.39%) Middleware
9 5 (0.32%) Kafka
9 5 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (0.32%) XMPP
10 4 (0.26%) LAMP
10 4 (0.26%) REST
11 3 (0.19%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (0.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 113 (7.30%) Management Information System
2 110 (7.10%) Public Cloud
3 83 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
4 69 (4.45%) Driving Licence
5 50 (3.23%) Private Cloud
6 47 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 44 (2.84%) Replication
8 31 (2.00%) Virtual Team
9 30 (1.94%) PKI
10 25 (1.61%) CCTV
11 23 (1.48%) Mainframe
11 23 (1.48%) Onboarding
12 19 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
13 15 (0.97%) Clustering
14 14 (0.90%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.77%) SCADA
16 11 (0.71%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
17 10 (0.65%) PMI
18 9 (0.58%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 507 (32.73%) Windows
2 304 (19.63%) Linux
3 221 (14.27%) Windows Server
4 65 (4.20%) Windows 10
5 46 (2.97%) Unix
6 42 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (2.26%) Data ONTAP
8 29 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (1.81%) Windows Server 2016
10 25 (1.61%) Windows Server 2019
11 24 (1.55%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.97%) Android
12 15 (0.97%) SUSE
13 14 (0.90%) Apple iOS
14 12 (0.77%) Windows XP
15 11 (0.71%) zOS
16 9 (0.58%) VMS
17 8 (0.52%) CentOS
17 8 (0.52%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (20.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 294 (18.98%) Cybersecurity
3 290 (18.72%) ITIL
4 231 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
5 203 (13.11%) Project Management
6 180 (11.62%) Mentoring
7 178 (11.49%) Presales
8 144 (9.30%) DevOps
9 135 (8.72%) Roadmaps
10 131 (8.46%) Project Delivery
11 126 (8.13%) Agile
12 110 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
13 107 (6.91%) Customer Service
14 102 (6.58%) Migration
15 101 (6.52%) Software Licensing
16 98 (6.33%) Information Security
17 93 (6.00%) Service Delivery
18 87 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
19 86 (5.55%) Infrastructure as Code
20 85 (5.49%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (10.01%) PowerShell
2 136 (8.78%) Python
3 123 (7.94%) SQL
4 41 (2.65%) Bash
5 32 (2.07%) C#
6 22 (1.42%) Java
7 11 (0.71%) JavaScript
8 10 (0.65%) RPG
9 9 (0.58%) PHP
10 8 (0.52%) Go
11 7 (0.45%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.45%) R
12 6 (0.39%) C
12 6 (0.39%) Ruby
12 6 (0.39%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.32%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.26%) Perl
15 3 (0.19%) C++
15 3 (0.19%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.19%) Swift
Qualifications
1 305 (19.69%) Degree
2 150 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 149 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
4 113 (7.30%) CCNP
5 110 (7.10%) CCNA
6 104 (6.71%) SC Cleared
7 88 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 60 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
9 43 (2.78%) AWS Certification
10 42 (2.71%) MCSE
11 41 (2.65%) DV Cleared
11 41 (2.65%) MCP
12 35 (2.26%) MCSA
13 31 (2.00%) CISSP
14 30 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 29 (1.87%) Azure Certification
15 29 (1.87%) CCIE
16 22 (1.42%) DBS Check
17 21 (1.36%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
18 18 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.55%) SLA
2 44 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (2.65%) GDPR
4 21 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 20 (1.29%) NIST
6 17 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 16 (1.03%) QA
8 11 (0.71%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.71%) PMO
9 10 (0.65%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.52%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.52%) NCSC
11 7 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.39%) SOC 2
13 5 (0.32%) COBIT
14 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.13%) ISO 26262
14 2 (0.13%) ISO 31000
14 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 1 (0.065%) NIST 800
System Software
1 309 (19.95%) Active Directory
2 299 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (7.36%) Hyper-V
4 86 (5.55%) Docker
4 86 (5.55%) VMware ESXi
5 77 (4.97%) vSphere
6 44 (2.84%) Firmware
7 25 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (0.97%) vCloud
9 14 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
9 14 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (0.90%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.45%) KVM
11 4 (0.26%) pfSense
12 3 (0.19%) Xen
13 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.13%) NFS
13 2 (0.13%) QEMU
13 2 (0.13%) Varnish
14 1 (0.065%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 104 (6.71%) Kubernetes
2 91 (5.87%) Ansible
3 71 (4.58%) vCenter Server
4 65 (4.20%) Terraform
5 51 (3.29%) WSUS
6 41 (2.65%) SCCM
7 39 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 39 (2.52%) Prometheus
8 32 (2.07%) SCOM
9 25 (1.61%) Puppet
10 20 (1.29%) FortiGate
11 15 (0.97%) ZABBIX
12 14 (0.90%) Nagios
12 14 (0.90%) Progress Chef
13 13 (0.84%) CASB
13 13 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
13 13 (0.84%) Grafana
13 13 (0.84%) NetBackup
14 12 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
14 12 (0.77%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 495 (31.96%) Microsoft
2 419 (27.05%) VMware
3 306 (19.75%) Cisco
4 111 (7.17%) Dell
5 107 (6.91%) HP
6 105 (6.78%) Apple
7 102 (6.58%) Veeam
8 101 (6.52%) Adobe
9 97 (6.26%) Palo Alto
10 93 (6.00%) NetApp
11 84 (5.42%) Citrix
12 81 (5.23%) Juniper
13 64 (4.13%) Red Hat
14 52 (3.36%) Fortinet
14 52 (3.36%) Meraki
14 52 (3.36%) Oracle
15 48 (3.10%) ServiceNow
16 44 (2.84%) SolarWinds
17 43 (2.78%) CheckPoint
18 37 (2.39%) IBM