Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
South East > Kent
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 75 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 +26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 23 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.44% 2.56% 1.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.85% 7.20% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 18
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -23.81% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,350 £31,250 £29,400
90th Percentile £54,500 £72,375 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 293 472 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 31.14% 35.57% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 242 372 477
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,125 £58,750 £66,000
South East median annual salary £48,514 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.81% - -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Dartford +21 8 £37,500 -
Chatham -6 4 £47,500 +33.80%
Maidstone -8 3 £33,750 -15.63% 1
Sittingbourne - 3 £37,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +8 2 £50,750 - 1
West Malling -3 1 £37,000 -38.33%
Cranbrook - 1 £57,500 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 13 (56.52%) WAN
2 12 (52.17%) Firewall
3 11 (47.83%) LAN
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
5 9 (39.13%) HP
5 9 (39.13%) F5
6 8 (34.78%) Load Balancing
6 8 (34.78%) Wireless
7 7 (30.43%) WLAN
7 7 (30.43%) Mitel
7 7 (30.43%) Blue Coat
7 7 (30.43%) ProxySG
7 7 (30.43%) Network Design
7 7 (30.43%) IP Telephony
7 7 (30.43%) Aruba
7 7 (30.43%) Telepresence
8 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
9 4 (17.39%) Office 365
10 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
10 3 (13.04%) DevOps
10 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
10 3 (13.04%) HTML5
10 3 (13.04%) CSS3
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (13.04%) Open Source

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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
3 2 (8.70%) PaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) WAN
2 12 (52.17%) Firewall
3 11 (47.83%) LAN
4 8 (34.78%) Wireless
5 7 (30.43%) IP Telephony
5 7 (30.43%) Telepresence
5 7 (30.43%) WLAN
6 2 (8.70%) BGP
6 2 (8.70%) OSPF
6 2 (8.70%) VoIP
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.35%) Internet
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (4.35%) Skype
7 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.35%) VLAN
7 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Wireless Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
1 3 (13.04%) CSS3
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Load Balancing
2 7 (30.43%) Network Design
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
5 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.35%) Data Science
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning
6 1 (4.35%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C#
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCNA
1 1 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) ProxySG
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.35%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
2 9 (39.13%) F5
2 9 (39.13%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) Aruba
3 7 (30.43%) Blue Coat
3 7 (30.43%) Mitel
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Google
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam