Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 142 106 139
Rank change year-on-year -36 +33 +23
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 56 125 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.52% 2.56% 2.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.20% 6.75% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 50 87 120
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,600 £32,375
25th Percentile £36,938 £32,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £43,674 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.35% -12.65% +16.28%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,625 £67,500
90th Percentile £79,000 £68,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -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 1,333 1,853 2,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.10% 37.88% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 1,434 2,014
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,168 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.20%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%

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 12 April 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 12 April 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
Altrincham +1 6 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Cheadle - 2 £21,500 -
Oldham +2 1 £55,114 +32.80%
Bolton - 1 £42,500 -
Data Centre
North West

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 28 (50.00%) VMware
2 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 22 (39.29%) Firewall
4 21 (37.50%) Migration
4 21 (37.50%) Windows
5 20 (35.71%) Azure
5 20 (35.71%) DevOps
6 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (30.36%) Cisco
7 17 (30.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (23.21%) Windows Server
8 13 (23.21%) Ansible
8 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
8 13 (23.21%) WAN
9 12 (21.43%) Linux
9 12 (21.43%) Python
9 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (19.64%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 10 (17.86%) FortiGate
11 10 (17.86%) Wireless
11 10 (17.86%) LAN
11 10 (17.86%) Change Management
12 9 (16.07%) Project Management
12 9 (16.07%) SAN
12 9 (16.07%) NetApp
12 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
12 9 (16.07%) SCCM

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 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.71%) Azure
2 7 (12.50%) IaaS
3 6 (10.71%) AWS
4 5 (8.93%) SaaS
5 3 (5.36%) GitHub
5 3 (5.36%) PaaS
6 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.57%) Logic Apps
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.79%) AWS IoT
7 1 (1.79%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.79%) GCP
7 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (39.29%) Firewall
2 13 (23.21%) WAN
3 10 (17.86%) LAN
3 10 (17.86%) Wireless
4 9 (16.07%) NAS
4 9 (16.07%) SAN
4 9 (16.07%) SD-WAN
5 8 (14.29%) Skype
6 7 (12.50%) Network Security
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco Firepower
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (10.71%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (8.93%) BGP
8 5 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (8.93%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (8.93%) DNS
8 5 (8.93%) Ethernet
8 5 (8.93%) MPLS
8 5 (8.93%) OSPF
8 5 (8.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.57%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) GitLab
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Law
3 3 (5.36%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Azure Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Network Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Migration Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) JSON
2 2 (3.57%) PySpark
3 1 (1.79%) React
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) SAML
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.93%) iPad
2 5 (8.93%) iPhone
3 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.36%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.79%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.43%) Linux
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (8.93%) Android
6 5 (8.93%) CentOS
7 1 (1.79%) Unix
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Migration
2 20 (35.71%) DevOps
3 17 (30.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.64%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (17.86%) Change Management
6 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (16.07%) Project Management
7 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.93%) Change Control
8 5 (8.93%) ITIL
8 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.93%) Network Design
8 5 (8.93%) Proactive Maintenance
8 5 (8.93%) Proactive Monitoring
8 5 (8.93%) Project Delivery
8 5 (8.93%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
9 4 (7.14%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 12 (21.43%) Python
2 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) ES6
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.14%) Degree
4 4 (7.14%) RHCE
5 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.57%) CCNP
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) PMO
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
3 9 (16.07%) VMware NSX
4 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.93%) Docker
5 5 (8.93%) vSphere
6 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Ansible
2 10 (17.86%) FortiGate
3 9 (16.07%) SCCM
3 9 (16.07%) Terraform
4 8 (14.29%) Puppet
5 7 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (8.93%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) VMware
2 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (30.36%) Cisco
4 9 (16.07%) Fortinet
4 9 (16.07%) NetApp
5 8 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 7 (12.50%) Sophos
7 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.71%) HP
8 5 (8.93%) CA
8 5 (8.93%) Dell
8 5 (8.93%) Palo Alto
8 5 (8.93%) Polycom
8 5 (8.93%) Proofpoint
9 4 (7.14%) EMC
9 4 (7.14%) F5
9 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 4 (7.14%) Splunk
10 3 (5.36%) Oracle
11 1 (1.79%) SAP