Period
to 21 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 122 173
Rank change year-on-year -1 +51 -16
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 57 132 118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.82% 2.34% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.79% 6.34% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57 108 142
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,946 £33,200
90th Percentile £71,000 £74,000 £75,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +5.56%

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 1,191 2,083 2,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.95% 36.93% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 1,658 2,158
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,312 £72,312
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Manchester

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Manchester.

Salary trend for Data Centre in Manchester

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 +34 4 £34,000 -9.33%
Salford +12 2 £38,636 -22.73% 4
Oldham +3 2 £55,170 +50.82%
Bolton - 1 £42,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £21,500 -
Data Centre
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 26 (45.61%) VMware
2 24 (42.11%) Windows
3 21 (36.84%) Azure
3 21 (36.84%) DevOps
4 19 (33.33%) Linux
5 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
5 17 (29.82%) Migration
6 15 (26.32%) Cisco
6 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (22.81%) Python
8 12 (21.05%) WAN
8 12 (21.05%) Project Management
8 12 (21.05%) Finance
8 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (19.30%) Firewall
9 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
9 11 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (19.30%) Puppet
9 11 (19.30%) Kubernetes
9 11 (19.30%) Ansible
10 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (17.54%) High Availability
10 10 (17.54%) Change Management
10 10 (17.54%) Law
10 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
10 10 (17.54%) ITIL
11 9 (15.79%) SAN
12 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
12 8 (14.04%) Splunk
12 8 (14.04%) Unified Communications

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 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) IIS
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.84%) Azure
2 7 (12.28%) IaaS
2 7 (12.28%) Office 365
2 7 (12.28%) SaaS
3 6 (10.53%) AWS
4 3 (5.26%) GitHub
4 3 (5.26%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.75%) AWS IoT
6 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.75%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.75%) GCP
6 1 (1.75%) PaaS
6 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) WAN
2 11 (19.30%) Firewall
3 9 (15.79%) SAN
4 8 (14.04%) NAS
4 8 (14.04%) Unified Communications
5 7 (12.28%) Skype
6 6 (10.53%) DNS
7 5 (8.77%) BGP
7 5 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (8.77%) DHCP
7 5 (8.77%) LAN
7 5 (8.77%) MPLS
7 5 (8.77%) OSPF
7 5 (8.77%) SNMP
7 5 (8.77%) Wireless
8 4 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.02%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (7.02%) EIGRP
9 3 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (5.26%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.51%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) GitLab
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Law
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Housing Association
4 2 (3.51%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.75%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (10.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.77%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) SAML
2 2 (3.51%) PySpark
3 1 (1.75%) React
3 1 (1.75%) RESTful
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Public Cloud
3 5 (8.77%) Replication
4 4 (7.02%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.26%) User Experience
6 2 (3.51%) e-Learning
6 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.75%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.04%) CentOS
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.75%) Unix
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) DevOps
2 17 (29.82%) Migration
3 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (21.05%) Project Management
4 10 (17.54%) Change Management
4 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
4 10 (17.54%) High Availability
4 10 (17.54%) ITIL
5 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.28%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (12.28%) Incident Management
5 7 (12.28%) Information Security
6 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.77%) Matrix Management
7 5 (8.77%) Open Source
8 4 (7.02%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (7.02%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (7.02%) Project Delivery
8 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.02%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) Python
2 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.53%) SQL
5 3 (5.26%) Java
5 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) ES6
6 1 (1.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
1 7 (12.28%) RHCE
1 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.02%) CCNA
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.26%) HP AIS
4 3 (5.26%) HP ASE
4 3 (5.26%) HP MASE
4 3 (5.26%) JNCIS
4 3 (5.26%) MCITP
4 3 (5.26%) MCSA
4 3 (5.26%) MCSE
4 3 (5.26%) NCIE
4 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.75%) CCNP
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) PMO
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.04%) Docker
3 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.51%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.75%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.75%) Xen
6 1 (1.75%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) Ansible
1 11 (19.30%) Kubernetes
1 11 (19.30%) Puppet
2 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.02%) SCCM
3 4 (7.02%) Terraform
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (3.51%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) VMware
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (26.32%) Cisco
4 8 (14.04%) Splunk
5 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.77%) NetApp
6 5 (8.77%) Palo Alto
6 5 (8.77%) Veeam
7 4 (7.02%) F5
7 4 (7.02%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.02%) HP
7 4 (7.02%) Juniper
7 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.26%) Brocade
8 3 (5.26%) EMC
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle
9 2 (3.51%) Citrix
9 2 (3.51%) Sophos
10 1 (1.75%) Google