Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 191 158
Rank change year-on-year +48 -33 -35
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 141 93 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.16% 1.27% 1.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.32% 3.83% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 115 69 120
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -12.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,300 £26,125
90th Percentile £74,000 £60,750 £70,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £46,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year -8.11% +5.11% -12.00%

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 2,648 2,431 3,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.59% 33.20% 39.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,893 1,972 2,727
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 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
Stockport -2 7 £35,750 -3.38% 3
Salford -21 7 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Oldham - 6 £33,162 -
Data Centre
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 70 (49.65%) Cisco
2 67 (47.52%) Microsoft
3 60 (42.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (39.72%) Windows
5 53 (37.59%) VMware
6 43 (30.50%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (29.79%) ITIL
8 40 (28.37%) Amazon AWS
9 39 (27.66%) Office 365
9 39 (27.66%) Public Sector
10 35 (24.82%) LAN
11 33 (23.40%) NetApp
11 33 (23.40%) Windows Server
12 32 (22.70%) WAN
13 31 (21.99%) Migration
13 31 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (21.99%) Presales
14 30 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 29 (20.57%) Firewall
16 28 (19.86%) Disaster Recovery
16 28 (19.86%) DNS
16 28 (19.86%) Active Directory
17 27 (19.15%) Public Cloud
18 26 (18.44%) Linux
18 26 (18.44%) Project Management
19 23 (16.31%) Change Management
19 23 (16.31%) HP
20 22 (15.60%) CCNA
20 22 (15.60%) Veeam
21 21 (14.89%) Agile Software Development

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 19 (13.48%) MS Exchange
1 19 (13.48%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.64%) IIS
3 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.13%) Apache
4 3 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.13%) CloudStack
4 3 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.13%) nginx
4 3 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.71%) CICS
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 60 (42.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (28.37%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (27.66%) Office 365
4 11 (7.80%) Power Platform
5 10 (7.09%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (5.67%) IaaS
7 6 (4.26%) SaaS
8 4 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (2.13%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (2.13%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.42%) G Suite
11 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.71%) PaaS
11 1 (0.71%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.82%) LAN
2 32 (22.70%) WAN
3 29 (20.57%) Firewall
4 28 (19.86%) DNS
5 19 (13.48%) MPLS
5 19 (13.48%) Network Security
6 18 (12.77%) BGP
6 18 (12.77%) OSPF
6 18 (12.77%) VPN
7 15 (10.64%) DHCP
7 15 (10.64%) TCP/IP
8 14 (9.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (8.51%) FCoE
9 12 (8.51%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (8.51%) IPv6
9 12 (8.51%) iSCSI
9 12 (8.51%) SAN
9 12 (8.51%) Software-Defined Networking
9 12 (8.51%) VSAN
10 11 (7.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.80%) Power BI
2 6 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (2.84%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.13%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.13%) MySQL
5 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.13%) Redis
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.71%) DataStage
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (27.66%) Public Sector
2 17 (12.06%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.38%) Finance
4 7 (4.96%) Retail
5 6 (4.26%) Fire and Rescue
5 6 (4.26%) Police
6 3 (2.13%) Banking
7 2 (1.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.71%) Billing
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (13.48%) Network Engineer
3 17 (12.06%) Consultant
4 16 (11.35%) Architect
5 13 (9.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 11 (7.80%) Bid Manager
7 10 (7.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Analyst
8 8 (5.67%) Principal Consultant
9 7 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) IP Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Associate Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Technical Support
12 4 (2.84%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (2.84%) Network Consultant
12 4 (2.84%) Operations Analyst
12 4 (2.84%) Service Manager
12 4 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.93%) Web Services
2 13 (9.22%) Flash
3 4 (2.84%) .NET
4 3 (2.13%) LAMP
4 3 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (2.13%) Sensu
5 2 (1.42%) Middleware
6 1 (0.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.15%) Public Cloud
2 18 (12.77%) FlexPod
3 16 (11.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 14 (9.93%) Replication
5 11 (7.80%) Virtual Team
6 9 (6.38%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.84%) Private Cloud
11 3 (2.13%) Blackberry
11 3 (2.13%) Cloud Native
11 3 (2.13%) Clustering
11 3 (2.13%) HP Storage
12 1 (0.71%) CMDB
12 1 (0.71%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.71%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 56 (39.72%) Windows
2 33 (23.40%) Windows Server
3 26 (18.44%) Linux
4 13 (9.22%) Data ONTAP
4 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.80%) Windows 10
6 9 (6.38%) Unix
7 8 (5.67%) CentOS
7 8 (5.67%) Debian
8 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.13%) Android
10 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.71%) AIX
11 1 (0.71%) Solaris
11 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.79%) ITIL
2 31 (21.99%) Migration
2 31 (21.99%) Presales
3 30 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 28 (19.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (18.44%) Project Management
6 23 (16.31%) Change Management
7 21 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (14.18%) PRINCE2
9 19 (13.48%) Validation
10 14 (9.93%) Coaching
10 14 (9.93%) DevOps
11 13 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (9.22%) Mentoring
11 13 (9.22%) Network Design
12 12 (8.51%) Security Monitoring
13 11 (7.80%) Competitor Analysis
13 11 (7.80%) Contract Negotiation
14 10 (7.09%) Service Management
15 9 (6.38%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.93%) C
2 11 (7.80%) Python
3 7 (4.96%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.96%) SQL
4 4 (2.84%) Java
5 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.13%) Ruby
6 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.71%) COBOL
7 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (30.50%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (15.60%) CCNA
3 16 (11.35%) Degree
4 14 (9.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (8.51%) CCNP
6 11 (7.80%) APMP
6 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.38%) Security Cleared
7 9 (6.38%) VCAP
8 8 (5.67%) CCIE
9 4 (2.84%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.84%) MCSE
9 4 (2.84%) NCDA
9 4 (2.84%) NCIE
10 3 (2.13%) CCDP
10 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.13%) MBA
11 2 (1.42%) MCITP
11 2 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.64%) PMO
2 2 (1.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 31 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (19.86%) Active Directory
3 19 (13.48%) Hyper-V
3 19 (13.48%) VMware NSX
4 12 (8.51%) NFS
5 6 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (3.55%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.13%) Docker
7 3 (2.13%) Varnish
7 3 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.42%) vCloud
9 1 (0.71%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (8.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (7.09%) SCCM
3 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (4.26%) SCOM
4 3 (2.13%) Ansible
4 3 (2.13%) Graphite
4 3 (2.13%) Graylog
4 3 (2.13%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.13%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.13%) logstash
4 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.13%) Puppet
4 3 (2.13%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 70 (49.65%) Cisco
2 67 (47.52%) Microsoft
3 53 (37.59%) VMware
4 33 (23.40%) NetApp
5 23 (16.31%) HP
6 22 (15.60%) Veeam
7 12 (8.51%) Juniper
8 10 (7.09%) Citrix
8 10 (7.09%) Dell
8 10 (7.09%) Fortinet
9 9 (6.38%) Palo Alto
10 8 (5.67%) Arista
10 8 (5.67%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.26%) ServiceNow
12 5 (3.55%) Ubiquiti
13 4 (2.84%) Infoblox
13 4 (2.84%) Meraki
13 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.84%) Remedy
13 4 (2.84%) Zscaler