Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 129 118
Rank change year-on-year -45 -11 -48
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 103 187 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.45% 2.32% 2.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.91% 5.20% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 76 135 114
Manchester median annual salary £42,250 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.98% -7.37% +18.31%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,500 £33,625
90th Percentile £71,875 £90,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -12.00% +8.70%

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 2,634 3,596 2,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.14% 44.66% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,106 3,045 2,477
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £23,900
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +8 7 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Altrincham - 4 £29,000 -
Rochdale +5 3 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Salford -5 1 £35,000 - 1
Bolton - 1 - -
Data Centre
North West

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 45 (43.69%) Cisco
2 41 (39.81%) Microsoft
3 38 (36.89%) Windows
4 36 (34.95%) VMware
5 28 (27.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (26.21%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (25.24%) Windows Server
8 25 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (22.33%) Linux
9 23 (22.33%) HP
10 20 (19.42%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (19.42%) ITIL
10 20 (19.42%) Firewall
11 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (16.50%) CCNA
13 16 (15.53%) Wireless
14 15 (14.56%) Active Directory
14 15 (14.56%) Degree
15 14 (13.59%) Hyper-V
16 13 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (12.62%) Internet
16 13 (12.62%) Project Management
16 13 (12.62%) SAN
17 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (11.65%) Windows 10
18 11 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
18 11 (10.68%) Office 365
18 11 (10.68%) DNS
19 10 (9.71%) SLA
19 10 (9.71%) Windows 7

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 8 (7.77%) IIS
2 5 (4.85%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.94%) JBoss
6 1 (0.97%) Apache
6 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (26.21%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.68%) Office 365
4 10 (9.71%) IaaS
5 6 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.83%) SaaS
6 5 (4.85%) PaaS
7 4 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.97%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.42%) Firewall
2 16 (15.53%) Wireless
3 13 (12.62%) Internet
3 13 (12.62%) SAN
4 11 (10.68%) DNS
5 9 (8.74%) LAN
6 8 (7.77%) Network Security
6 8 (7.77%) VoIP
7 7 (6.80%) Ethernet
7 7 (6.80%) VLAN
7 7 (6.80%) VPN
7 7 (6.80%) WAN
8 6 (5.83%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.85%) HTTP
9 5 (4.85%) MPLS
9 5 (4.85%) SSL
9 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.85%) Unified Communications
10 4 (3.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) MySQL
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.91%) Big Data
4 2 (1.94%) MS Access
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.97%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.97%) GoCD
1 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
1 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.91%) Games
3 2 (1.94%) Back Office
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.94%) Publishing
3 2 (1.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Billing
4 1 (0.97%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (13.59%) Network Engineer
2 12 (11.65%) Analyst
2 12 (11.65%) Architect
3 10 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) IT Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Administrator
6 6 (5.83%) IT Manager
6 6 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.83%) Technical Support
6 6 (5.83%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (4.85%) Data Centre Architect
7 5 (4.85%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (3.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.74%) Web Services
2 4 (3.88%) Flash
3 3 (2.91%) .NET
3 3 (2.91%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.94%) Java EE
4 2 (1.94%) ODBC
5 1 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Public Cloud
2 8 (7.77%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.85%) Replication
5 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.88%) FlexPod
5 4 (3.88%) HP Storage
5 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.91%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.94%) Social Media
8 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.89%) Windows
2 26 (25.24%) Windows Server
3 23 (22.33%) Linux
4 12 (11.65%) Windows 10
4 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.85%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.88%) Unix
8 3 (2.91%) CentOS
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.97%) Debian
10 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.42%) ITIL
2 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (12.62%) Project Management
4 11 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (9.71%) DevOps
6 7 (6.80%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.85%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.88%) Decision-Making
8 4 (3.88%) Migration
8 4 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.88%) Presales
8 4 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.88%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.91%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (2.91%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.77%) SQL
2 4 (3.88%) C
2 4 (3.88%) Python
3 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.91%) Perl
4 2 (1.94%) Java
4 2 (1.94%) PHP
4 2 (1.94%) VBA
5 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.50%) CCNA
3 15 (14.56%) Degree
4 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.77%) CCNP
6 7 (6.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (6.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (5.83%) MCSA
8 5 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.88%) NCDA
10 3 (2.91%) VCAP
11 2 (1.94%) MCSE
11 2 (1.94%) RHCT
12 1 (0.97%) CCA
12 1 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.97%) CISSP
12 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.97%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) SLA
2 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.88%) PMO
3 3 (2.91%) COSHH
3 3 (2.91%) GDPR
3 3 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.97%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (14.56%) Active Directory
3 14 (13.59%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.77%) Docker
5 5 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.88%) Xen
7 2 (1.94%) NFS
7 2 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.94%) XenApp
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.97%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.97%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.97%) vSphere
8 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.97%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.85%) Puppet
2 5 (4.85%) SCCM
3 4 (3.88%) SCOM
4 3 (2.91%) Terraform
5 1 (0.97%) Ansible
5 1 (0.97%) Cacti
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.97%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.97%) Nagios
5 1 (0.97%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.97%) RANCID
Vendors
1 45 (43.69%) Cisco
2 41 (39.81%) Microsoft
3 36 (34.95%) VMware
4 23 (22.33%) HP
5 9 (8.74%) NetApp
5 9 (8.74%) Veeam
6 8 (7.77%) F5
7 7 (6.80%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.80%) Citrix
7 7 (6.80%) Dell
7 7 (6.80%) EMC
8 6 (5.83%) Juniper
9 5 (4.85%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.88%) Aruba
10 4 (3.88%) CommVault
10 4 (3.88%) Google
10 4 (3.88%) IBM
10 4 (3.88%) Veritas
10 4 (3.88%) Zerto
11 3 (2.91%) Isilon