Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 166 110
Rank change year-on-year -32 -56 -20
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 91 140 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.24% 1.75% 2.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% 4.14% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 72 119 146
Manchester median annual salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.58% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30,250 £25,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £64,875
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -7.61% -8.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,732 3,380 3,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.19% 42.23% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,246 2,806 2,638
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.98% +1.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Manchester

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in Manchester

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Manchester

Data Centre
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Stockport +17 3 £35,000 -4.76% 1
Rochdale +3 3 £60,000 +2.13% 1
Salford -10 3 £35,000 -48.15% 3
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Data Centre
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 43 (47.25%) Windows
2 40 (43.96%) Cisco
3 32 (35.16%) VMware
4 28 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 23 (25.27%) Active Directory
6 23 (25.27%) Firewall
7 20 (21.98%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (20.88%) ITIL
8 19 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (19.78%) LAN
9 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (17.58%) Linux
10 16 (17.58%) CCNA
10 16 (17.58%) WAN
11 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (15.38%) Citrix
12 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 13 (14.29%) DNS
13 13 (14.29%) Network Security
13 13 (14.29%) Degree
14 12 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (13.19%) Office 365
14 12 (13.19%) Wireless
14 12 (13.19%) SAN
14 12 (13.19%) Internet
15 11 (12.09%) HP
15 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2
15 11 (12.09%) Public Cloud

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (9.89%) IIS
2 7 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.19%) Office 365
3 4 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.40%) IaaS
4 3 (3.30%) PaaS
4 3 (3.30%) SaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.10%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.27%) Firewall
2 18 (19.78%) LAN
3 16 (17.58%) WAN
4 13 (14.29%) DNS
4 13 (14.29%) Network Security
5 12 (13.19%) Internet
5 12 (13.19%) SAN
5 12 (13.19%) Wireless
6 8 (8.79%) Unified Communications
7 7 (7.69%) VoIP
8 6 (6.59%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (6.59%) VLAN
8 6 (6.59%) VPN
9 5 (5.49%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.49%) HTTP
9 5 (5.49%) NAS
9 5 (5.49%) NetScaler
9 5 (5.49%) SSL
9 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) MySQL
2 3 (3.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
1 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.20%) Local Government
3 1 (1.10%) Billing
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (16.48%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) Architect
3 10 (10.99%) IT Manager
3 10 (10.99%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.49%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.40%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Network Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Network Security Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Operations Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Public Cloud
2 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.30%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.30%) Internet of Things
5 3 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (47.25%) Windows
2 28 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.58%) Linux
4 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.89%) Windows 10
7 8 (8.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.10%) Unix
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) ITIL
2 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2
5 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.89%) DevOps
6 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.59%) Project Management
9 5 (5.49%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.49%) Migration
9 5 (5.49%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.40%) DDoS Mitigation
10 4 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.40%) High Availability
10 4 (4.40%) Information Security
10 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.10%) Perl
3 1 (1.10%) PHP
3 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (17.58%) CCNA
3 13 (14.29%) Degree
4 8 (8.79%) CCNP
4 8 (8.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.49%) CCIE
7 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.30%) MCITP
9 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.10%) CISSP
10 1 (1.10%) MCSA
10 1 (1.10%) MCSE
10 1 (1.10%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) GDPR
2 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.20%) COSHH
3 2 (2.20%) PMO
3 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 23 (25.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.49%) vSphere
5 4 (4.40%) Docker
5 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.40%) VMware NSX
6 3 (3.30%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.30%) Xen
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) FortiGate
1 4 (4.40%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.40%) SCOM
2 3 (3.30%) Terraform
3 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.20%) Cacti
3 2 (2.20%) Nagios
3 2 (2.20%) OpenNMS
3 2 (2.20%) Puppet
3 2 (2.20%) SCCM
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.10%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Cisco
2 32 (35.16%) VMware
3 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 14 (15.38%) Citrix
5 11 (12.09%) HP
6 7 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 7 (7.69%) Juniper
7 5 (5.49%) Veeam
8 4 (4.40%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.40%) Ericsson
8 4 (4.40%) Google
8 4 (4.40%) Huawei
8 4 (4.40%) NetApp
8 4 (4.40%) Nortel
9 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.30%) Forcepoint
9 3 (3.30%) Meraki
9 3 (3.30%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.20%) F5
10 2 (2.20%) Isilon