Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 150 96
Rank change year-on-year -22 -54 -6
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 114 148 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.67% 1.99% 3.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.19% 5.24% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 104 113 158
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,575 £30,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -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 2,718 2,822 2,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.92% 38.01% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,282 2,274 2,566
Manchester median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +17 4 £37,500 -16.67%
Salford -3 3 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Rochdale +10 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Data Centre
North West

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 (61.40%) Cisco
2 59 (51.75%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (39.47%) CCNP
3 45 (39.47%) Firewall
4 44 (38.60%) LAN
5 39 (34.21%) CCNA
6 36 (31.58%) Windows
7 34 (29.82%) WAN
8 29 (25.44%) VMware
9 28 (24.56%) Wireless
10 26 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 25 (21.93%) ITIL
12 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (17.54%) NetApp
14 19 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (14.91%) Network Security
15 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
15 17 (14.91%) CCIE
15 17 (14.91%) Cisco Firepower
16 16 (14.04%) Cisco Wireless
16 16 (14.04%) Windows Server
16 16 (14.04%) Office 365
16 16 (14.04%) Citrix
16 16 (14.04%) Active Directory
16 16 (14.04%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (13.16%) F5
17 15 (13.16%) Fortinet
17 15 (13.16%) Change Management

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 12 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.77%) IIS
3 6 (5.26%) Apache
4 5 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.39%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.63%) nginx
6 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.88%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
7 1 (0.88%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.04%) Office 365
2 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.88%) G Suite
5 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (39.47%) Firewall
2 44 (38.60%) LAN
3 34 (29.82%) WAN
4 28 (24.56%) Wireless
5 19 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (14.91%) Cisco Firepower
6 17 (14.91%) Network Security
7 16 (14.04%) Cisco IOS
7 16 (14.04%) Cisco Wireless
8 13 (11.40%) NX-OS
8 13 (11.40%) SAN
9 12 (10.53%) DNS
9 12 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 8 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (7.02%) SSL
11 7 (6.14%) NetScaler
11 7 (6.14%) TCP/IP
11 7 (6.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.39%) Riak
3 3 (2.63%) MySQL
4 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) Power BI
5 1 (0.88%) Redis
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Local Government
4 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (20.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 23 (20.18%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.67%) Architect
3 18 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (11.40%) VMware Engineer
5 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Consultant
6 9 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 9 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Cisco Consultant
7 8 (7.02%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 8 (7.02%) Security Consultant
7 8 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Network Architect
9 6 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) .NET
2 7 (6.14%) Vue.js
3 4 (3.51%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (1.75%) Flash
6 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.88%) Java EE
6 1 (0.88%) LAMP
6 1 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.88%) PHP-FPM
6 1 (0.88%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) FlexPod
2 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.39%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.63%) Replication
6 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.88%) Fintech
7 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.58%) Windows
2 16 (14.04%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.02%) Linux
4 7 (6.14%) Data ONTAP
4 7 (6.14%) Unix
5 6 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.63%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.75%) Debian
8 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (21.93%) ITIL
3 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.16%) Change Management
4 15 (13.16%) Mentoring
5 13 (11.40%) Project Management
6 12 (10.53%) Presales
7 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (8.77%) Load Balancing
8 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.89%) Time Management
10 8 (7.02%) DNA
10 8 (7.02%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.02%) Service Management
11 7 (6.14%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.14%) Low Latency
12 6 (5.26%) DevOps
12 6 (5.26%) Migration
12 6 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.89%) SQL
2 7 (6.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.26%) C#
3 6 (5.26%) Go
4 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.39%) TypeScript
5 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.63%) C
6 2 (1.75%) Java
6 2 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) Python
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (51.75%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (39.47%) CCNP
3 39 (34.21%) CCNA
4 17 (14.91%) CCIE
5 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.26%) MCSA
6 6 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.39%) Degree
7 5 (4.39%) NCDA
7 5 (4.39%) VCAP
8 4 (3.51%) CCDP
8 4 (3.51%) MCITP
8 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.75%) MCP
11 1 (0.88%) ACCA
11 1 (0.88%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.88%) MBA
11 1 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) PMO
2 7 (6.14%) SLA
3 5 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (4.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.04%) Active Directory
1 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) Varnish
3 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) FortiGate
2 8 (7.02%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (7.02%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (0.88%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.88%) Cacti
3 1 (0.88%) Graphite
3 1 (0.88%) Graylog
3 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.88%) logstash
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.88%) Nagios
3 1 (0.88%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 70 (61.40%) Cisco
2 29 (25.44%) VMware
3 20 (17.54%) NetApp
4 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
5 16 (14.04%) Citrix
6 15 (13.16%) F5
6 15 (13.16%) Fortinet
7 14 (12.28%) CheckPoint
8 13 (11.40%) Veeam
9 11 (9.65%) Palo Alto
10 8 (7.02%) IronPort
11 5 (4.39%) Forcepoint
11 5 (4.39%) Meraki
12 4 (3.51%) Aruba
12 4 (3.51%) Juniper
13 3 (2.63%) Apple
13 3 (2.63%) Dell
13 3 (2.63%) HP
13 3 (2.63%) Nortel
13 3 (2.63%) Red Hat