Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 135 87
Rank change year-on-year +16 -48 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 4,215 4,232 5,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.74% 2.59% 3.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.20% 5.76% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,848 3,167 4,051
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 68,033 73,467 76,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.30% 44.91% 42.65%
Number of salaries quoted 53,040 55,533 63,346
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -3 1,568 £63,000 +7.69% 199
Midlands +32 807 £57,000 +26.67% 83
South East -5 777 £50,000 -4.76% 116
West Midlands +34 688 £57,500 +21.05% 63
North of England +1 497 £45,000 +1.12% 109
East of England +16 342 £50,000 -9.09% 39
Yorkshire +26 254 £43,000 -2.27% 57
South West +43 252 £45,250 +9.04% 47
North West -20 209 £47,500 +5.56% 39
East Midlands -33 112 £42,000 +2.44% 20
North East +10 34 £65,000 +40.39% 13
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1,316 (31.22%) Cisco
2 1,223 (29.02%) Windows
3 1,197 (28.40%) VMware
4 1,157 (27.45%) Microsoft
5 1,023 (24.27%) ITIL
6 995 (23.61%) Firewall
7 896 (21.26%) Finance
8 871 (20.66%) Microsoft Azure
9 846 (20.07%) WAN
10 837 (19.86%) Active Directory
11 816 (19.36%) Amazon AWS
11 816 (19.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 752 (17.84%) Linux
13 732 (17.37%) LAN
14 722 (17.13%) Cisco Certification
15 659 (15.63%) Project Management
16 651 (15.44%) Windows Server
17 545 (12.93%) Degree
18 513 (12.17%) DevOps
19 510 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
20 508 (12.05%) CCNP
21 500 (11.86%) VPN
22 497 (11.79%) Service Delivery
22 497 (11.79%) Office 365
23 468 (11.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 447 (10.60%) DNS
25 442 (10.49%) Presales
26 433 (10.27%) Migration
27 423 (10.04%) Service Management
28 421 (9.99%) Wireless

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 (6.71%) MS Exchange
2 158 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 143 (3.39%) IIS
4 101 (2.40%) OpenStack
5 93 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 90 (2.14%) Skype for Business
7 71 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 63 (1.49%) Apache
9 49 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 36 (0.85%) CMS
11 33 (0.78%) IBM Notes
12 32 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
12 32 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
13 28 (0.66%) JBoss
14 20 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
15 17 (0.40%) Confluence
16 16 (0.38%) WebLogic
17 15 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
18 14 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
19 11 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 303 (7.19%) Microsoft Office
2 120 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 110 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 79 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 45 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.095%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.095%) Revit
8 3 (0.071%) Stata
9 2 (0.047%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.047%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 17 (0.40%) Concordance
1 17 (0.40%) Relativity
2 16 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.24%) HFM
4 9 (0.21%) assyst
4 9 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.21%) SAP GRC
5 8 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.17%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.095%) Magento
8 4 (0.095%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.071%) PlanetPress Connect
9 3 (0.071%) Sage 50
9 3 (0.071%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 3 (0.071%) Workfront
10 2 (0.047%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.047%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.047%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 871 (20.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 816 (19.36%) Amazon AWS
3 497 (11.79%) Office 365
4 221 (5.24%) IaaS
5 177 (4.20%) SaaS
6 175 (4.15%) PaaS
7 157 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
8 102 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 70 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
10 56 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 54 (1.28%) Amazon S3
12 49 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 35 (0.83%) GitHub
13 35 (0.83%) Mimecast
14 30 (0.71%) G Suite
14 30 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 28 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 19 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
17 14 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 995 (23.61%) Firewall
2 846 (20.07%) WAN
3 732 (17.37%) LAN
4 500 (11.86%) VPN
5 447 (10.60%) DNS
6 421 (9.99%) Wireless
7 358 (8.49%) Network Security
8 345 (8.19%) BGP
9 331 (7.85%) MPLS
10 330 (7.83%) OSPF
11 326 (7.73%) DHCP
12 299 (7.09%) TCP/IP
13 293 (6.95%) Cisco Nexus
14 288 (6.83%) SAN
15 286 (6.79%) Cisco ASA
16 236 (5.60%) VoIP
17 175 (4.15%) Unified Communications
17 175 (4.15%) Wi-Fi
18 173 (4.10%) Internet
19 163 (3.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 154 (3.65%) Big Data
3 74 (1.76%) MySQL
4 72 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
6 49 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 48 (1.14%) NoSQL
8 38 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 32 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
11 30 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
12 29 (0.69%) SAP HANA
13 28 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
14 27 (0.64%) Relational Database
15 26 (0.62%) Hadoop
15 26 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
16 24 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 23 (0.55%) MongoDB
18 21 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 112 (2.66%) Jenkins
2 69 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 53 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 47 (1.12%) JIRA
4 47 (1.12%) Maven
5 46 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 38 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (0.88%) Gradle
8 33 (0.78%) Ant
9 22 (0.52%) Visual Studio
10 20 (0.47%) TeamCity
11 15 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (0.26%) Chocolatey
14 10 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (0.21%) Subversion
16 8 (0.19%) CF BOSH
16 8 (0.19%) GitLab
16 8 (0.19%) JUnit
17 6 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 896 (21.26%) Finance
2 256 (6.07%) Banking
3 253 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 246 (5.84%) Retail
5 96 (2.28%) Legal
6 90 (2.14%) Marketing
7 88 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 85 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 83 (1.97%) Financial Institution
9 83 (1.97%) Law
10 44 (1.04%) German Language
11 42 (1.00%) Billing
12 39 (0.93%) Games
13 35 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
14 28 (0.66%) Publishing
15 26 (0.62%) Back Office
15 26 (0.62%) French Language
16 24 (0.57%) Italian Language
17 20 (0.47%) Electronics
18 19 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 627 (14.88%) Architect
2 505 (11.98%) Network Engineer
3 340 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 303 (7.19%) Project Manager
5 268 (6.36%) Analyst
6 231 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 193 (4.58%) Infrastructure Manager
8 179 (4.25%) Support Engineer
9 178 (4.22%) Consultant
10 153 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 141 (3.35%) Cloud Architect
12 140 (3.32%) Administrator
13 139 (3.30%) IT Manager
14 135 (3.20%) Cisco Engineer
15 125 (2.97%) Cloud Engineer
15 125 (2.97%) Senior Network Engineer
16 118 (2.80%) IT Engineer
17 109 (2.59%) Security Architect
18 108 (2.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
19 107 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (3.91%) Web Services
2 161 (3.82%) Middleware
3 142 (3.37%) .NET
4 37 (0.88%) 802.1X
5 36 (0.85%) JSON
6 35 (0.83%) LDAP
7 33 (0.78%) .NET Framework
8 31 (0.74%) J2EE
8 31 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
9 28 (0.66%) XML
10 27 (0.64%) Kafka
11 24 (0.57%) HTML
12 23 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
13 19 (0.45%) XMPP
14 18 (0.43%) LAMP
15 16 (0.38%) Flash
16 15 (0.36%) MDX
16 15 (0.36%) REST
17 13 (0.31%) jQuery
17 13 (0.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 360 (8.54%) Self-Motivation
2 308 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 290 (6.88%) Management Information System
4 216 (5.12%) Public Cloud
5 205 (4.86%) Computer Science
6 142 (3.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 124 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
8 105 (2.49%) PKI
9 103 (2.44%) Driving Licence
10 102 (2.42%) Private Cloud
11 99 (2.35%) Clustering
12 78 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
13 64 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
13 64 (1.52%) Replication
14 59 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 57 (1.35%) CMDB
16 54 (1.28%) Fintech
17 53 (1.26%) Hedge funds
18 50 (1.19%) NHS
18 50 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1,223 (29.02%) Windows
2 752 (17.84%) Linux
3 651 (15.44%) Windows Server
4 310 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 274 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 238 (5.65%) Unix
7 178 (4.22%) Windows 10
8 155 (3.68%) Windows 7
9 117 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 84 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 52 (1.23%) Windows 8
12 50 (1.19%) CentOS
13 48 (1.14%) AIX
14 45 (1.07%) Mac OS X
15 36 (0.85%) Ubuntu
16 33 (0.78%) Solaris
17 27 (0.64%) Windows XP
18 26 (0.62%) Apple iOS
19 18 (0.43%) SUSE
20 16 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,023 (24.27%) ITIL
2 659 (15.63%) Project Management
3 513 (12.17%) DevOps
4 510 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
5 497 (11.79%) Service Delivery
6 468 (11.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 442 (10.49%) Presales
8 433 (10.27%) Migration
9 423 (10.04%) Service Management
10 411 (9.75%) Problem-Solving
11 365 (8.66%) PRINCE2
12 283 (6.71%) Configuration Management
13 276 (6.55%) IT Strategy
13 276 (6.55%) Load Balancing
14 261 (6.19%) Information Security
15 252 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
16 248 (5.88%) Data Protection
17 240 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
18 229 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
19 220 (5.22%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 386 (9.16%) SQL
2 366 (8.68%) Python
3 326 (7.73%) PowerShell
4 196 (4.65%) Java
5 143 (3.39%) Ruby
6 126 (2.99%) Bash Shell
7 96 (2.28%) Perl
8 80 (1.90%) C
9 59 (1.40%) C++
10 57 (1.35%) JavaScript
11 54 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 52 (1.23%) C#
13 35 (0.83%) T-SQL
14 30 (0.71%) VBScript
15 27 (0.64%) PHP
16 22 (0.52%) Go
17 16 (0.38%) Erlang
18 12 (0.28%) Korn
18 12 (0.28%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 722 (17.13%) Cisco Certification
2 545 (12.93%) Degree
3 508 (12.05%) CCNP
4 385 (9.13%) CCNA
5 269 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 219 (5.20%) ITIL Certification
7 195 (4.63%) CCIE
8 193 (4.58%) MCSE
9 164 (3.89%) Security Cleared
10 139 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
11 137 (3.25%) CISSP
12 120 (2.85%) SC Cleared
13 108 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 104 (2.47%) MCSA
15 100 (2.37%) MCP
16 87 (2.06%) ISEB
17 84 (1.99%) PMI Certification
18 80 (1.90%) CCDP
19 71 (1.68%) CISM
20 67 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (6.26%) SLA
2 252 (5.98%) GDPR
3 180 (4.27%) PMO
4 171 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 98 (2.33%) PCI DSS
6 75 (1.78%) QA
7 58 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
8 33 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 22 (0.52%) COBIT
9 22 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (0.43%) GPG13
11 17 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 14 (0.33%) ISO 22301
13 9 (0.21%) ISO 9001
14 7 (0.17%) GAMP
14 7 (0.17%) ISO 14001
14 7 (0.17%) PMBOK
15 4 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 3 (0.071%) HIPAA
17 2 (0.047%) Basel III
System Software
1 837 (19.86%) Active Directory
2 816 (19.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 411 (9.75%) Hyper-V
4 191 (4.53%) Docker
5 125 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
6 117 (2.78%) vSphere
7 85 (2.02%) XenApp
8 81 (1.92%) VMware NSX
9 74 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
10 57 (1.35%) XenDesktop
11 51 (1.21%) Firmware
12 46 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
13 43 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
14 36 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
15 29 (0.69%) VMware Server
16 20 (0.47%) KVM
17 18 (0.43%) LXC
18 16 (0.38%) vCloud
19 14 (0.33%) Terminal Services
20 13 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 283 (6.71%) SCCM
2 265 (6.29%) Puppet
3 250 (5.93%) Ansible
4 144 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
5 131 (3.11%) SCOM
6 125 (2.97%) Nagios
7 120 (2.85%) Kubernetes
8 89 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
9 76 (1.80%) WSUS
10 72 (1.71%) Terraform
11 56 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
12 52 (1.23%) FortiGate
13 46 (1.09%) SCVMM
14 45 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
15 43 (1.02%) vCenter Server
16 38 (0.90%) vRealize
17 36 (0.85%) Salt
18 33 (0.78%) NetBackup
19 32 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
20 31 (0.74%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1,316 (31.22%) Cisco
2 1,197 (28.40%) VMware
3 1,157 (27.45%) Microsoft
4 420 (9.96%) CheckPoint
5 397 (9.42%) Citrix
6 377 (8.94%) HP
7 360 (8.54%) F5
8 308 (7.31%) Juniper
9 250 (5.93%) EMC
10 221 (5.24%) SolarWinds
11 205 (4.86%) Fortinet
12 201 (4.77%) NetApp
13 177 (4.20%) Dell
14 167 (3.96%) Oracle
15 156 (3.70%) Palo Alto
16 149 (3.53%) IBM
17 142 (3.37%) Red Hat
18 125 (2.97%) Meraki
19 121 (2.87%) Google
20 117 (2.78%) Splunk