Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 65 88
Rank change year-on-year +3 +23 +15
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 35 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.74% 3.31% 2.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.80% 9.48% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 25
Kent median annual salary £57,500 £36,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.46% -8.13% -27.27%
10th Percentile £25,450 £26,250 £30,875
90th Percentile £72,250 £47,500 £51,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 324 401 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 34.62% 34.96% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 261 346 417
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -13.58%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 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
Chatham - 12 £67,500 - 1
West Malling +5 10 £60,000 - 4
Sittingbourne -5 4 £29,000 -20.00% 2
Maidstone -12 2 £23,000 -34.29% 4
Stansted - 1 £57,500 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
2 13 (37.14%) DevOps
2 13 (37.14%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) Infrastructure Automation
3 12 (34.29%) Firewall
4 11 (31.43%) Migration
4 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (28.57%) Finance
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (22.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
7 8 (22.86%) YAML
7 8 (22.86%) JSON
7 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
7 8 (22.86%) Project Management
7 8 (22.86%) Windows
7 8 (22.86%) Serverless
8 7 (20.00%) Linux
8 7 (20.00%) Juniper
8 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.00%) CCIE
8 7 (20.00%) CCNP
8 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (20.00%) F5

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 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (22.86%) Serverless
4 5 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (5.71%) IaaS
5 2 (5.71%) PaaS
6 1 (2.86%) Office 365
6 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (14.29%) LAN
3 5 (14.29%) WAN
4 4 (11.43%) DHCP
4 4 (11.43%) DNS
4 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) VLAN
4 4 (11.43%) VPN
4 4 (11.43%) WLAN
5 3 (8.57%) SAN
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.86%) MPLS
6 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Big Data
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Advertising
2 5 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) JSON
1 8 (22.86%) YAML
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 3 (8.57%) CSS3
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) DevOps
1 13 (37.14%) Infrastructure Automation
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Migration
3 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.86%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) Business Continuity
4 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (17.14%) Presales
5 5 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
5 5 (14.29%) Data Security
5 5 (14.29%) Product Management
5 5 (14.29%) Storage Management
5 5 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
6 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Coaching
7 3 (8.57%) Community of Practice
7 3 (8.57%) Open Source
7 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
3 5 (14.29%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) Ruby
4 3 (8.57%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) CCIE
1 7 (20.00%) CCNP
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CCSE
2 6 (17.14%) JNCIA
2 6 (17.14%) JNCIS
3 5 (14.29%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
1 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Terraform
2 3 (8.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco
3 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (20.00%) F5
3 7 (20.00%) Juniper
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) Google
5 2 (5.71%) Remedy
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) ProCurve