Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 82 108
Rank change year-on-year +16 +26 -16
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 39 34 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.52% 2.50% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.35% 6.48% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 36
Kent median annual salary £36,750 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.13% -27.27% +7.98%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,625 £26,625
90th Percentile £45,130 £50,000 £70,625
South East median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year -3.00% -0.50% +0.50%

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 417 525 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.67% 38.66% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 343 449 661
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Kent

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre in Kent.

Salary trend for Data Centre in Kent

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Kent over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Kent

Data Centre
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Maidstone +4 14 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Dartford +5 11 £37,500 +15.38%
West Malling -3 4 - -
Sittingbourne - 4 £36,250 -
Swanley - 2 £45,000 -
Canterbury - 1 £32,500 -
Cranbrook - 1 £57,500 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 23 (58.97%) WAN
2 21 (53.85%) LAN
3 18 (46.15%) Firewall
4 16 (41.03%) Cisco
5 13 (33.33%) Wireless
5 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 13 (33.33%) HP
5 13 (33.33%) Network Design
6 11 (28.21%) WLAN
6 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
7 10 (25.64%) Finance
7 10 (25.64%) Business Continuity
7 10 (25.64%) F5
8 9 (23.08%) Aruba
8 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
8 9 (23.08%) Mitel
8 9 (23.08%) IP Telephony
8 9 (23.08%) Blue Coat
8 9 (23.08%) ProxySG
8 9 (23.08%) Telepresence
9 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
9 8 (20.51%) Office 365
9 8 (20.51%) Windows
10 6 (15.38%) OSPF
10 6 (15.38%) BGP
10 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (15.38%) VMware
11 5 (12.82%) Network Security
11 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
11 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) WAN
2 21 (53.85%) LAN
3 18 (46.15%) Firewall
4 13 (33.33%) Wireless
5 11 (28.21%) WLAN
6 9 (23.08%) IP Telephony
6 9 (23.08%) Telepresence
7 6 (15.38%) BGP
7 6 (15.38%) OSPF
8 5 (12.82%) Network Security
8 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (10.26%) EIGRP
9 4 (10.26%) MPLS
10 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.13%) DHCP
10 2 (5.13%) DNS
10 2 (5.13%) VLAN
10 2 (5.13%) VoIP
10 2 (5.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Wireless Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Software Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Ajax
1 1 (2.56%) JSON
1 1 (2.56%) LAMP
1 1 (2.56%) RESTful
1 1 (2.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
1 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Network Design
2 10 (25.64%) Business Continuity
3 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (10.26%) Process Management
4 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.13%) Server Patching
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) DevOps
7 1 (2.56%) IT Strategy
7 1 (2.56%) Microservices
7 1 (2.56%) People Management
7 1 (2.56%) Personalization
7 1 (2.56%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Java 8
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.56%) PHP
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.26%) CCNP
2 4 (10.26%) MCP
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) ProxySG
3 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.82%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Cisco
2 13 (33.33%) HP
3 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
4 10 (25.64%) F5
5 9 (23.08%) Aruba
5 9 (23.08%) Blue Coat
5 9 (23.08%) Mitel
6 6 (15.38%) VMware
7 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
9 3 (7.69%) Veeam
10 2 (5.13%) Juniper
11 1 (2.56%) EMC
11 1 (2.56%) NetApp
11 1 (2.56%) Oracle
11 1 (2.56%) Remedy
11 1 (2.56%) SAP