Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 177 104
Rank change year-on-year -24 -73 -20
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 89 139 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.22% 1.76% 3.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.11% 4.28% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 74 114 159
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £47,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.05% +5.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30,750 £25,725 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £43,126 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - -10.00%

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 2,860 3,246 3,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.16% 41.18% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,368 2,663 2,696
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +25 5 £37,500 +2.04% 2
Salford -8 4 £35,000 -50.00% 10
Rochdale +1 1 - - 3
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Data Centre
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 38 (42.70%) Windows
2 36 (40.45%) Cisco
3 28 (31.46%) VMware
4 26 (29.21%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (28.09%) LAN
5 25 (28.09%) WAN
6 24 (26.97%) Firewall
7 22 (24.72%) Active Directory
8 20 (22.47%) CCNA
8 20 (22.47%) Windows Server
9 18 (20.22%) ITIL
9 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (19.10%) CCNP
11 16 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (16.85%) Citrix
12 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
13 14 (15.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 13 (14.61%) Wireless
14 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (14.61%) Network Security
15 12 (13.48%) PRINCE2
15 12 (13.48%) DNS
16 11 (12.36%) CCIE
16 11 (12.36%) Enterprise Architecture
16 11 (12.36%) Fortinet
17 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (11.24%) Wi-Fi
18 9 (10.11%) Linux
18 9 (10.11%) IIS
18 9 (10.11%) FortiGate

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 9 (10.11%) IIS
2 8 (8.99%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.37%) Apache
4 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.12%) CMS
6 1 (1.12%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.87%) Office 365
3 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.12%) G Suite
3 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) LAN
1 25 (28.09%) WAN
2 24 (26.97%) Firewall
3 13 (14.61%) Network Security
3 13 (14.61%) Wireless
4 12 (13.48%) DNS
5 10 (11.24%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (8.99%) NetScaler
6 8 (8.99%) SAN
7 7 (7.87%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (7.87%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (7.87%) Unified Communications
8 6 (6.74%) VoIP
9 5 (5.62%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (5.62%) Internet
9 5 (5.62%) NAS
9 5 (5.62%) VLAN
10 4 (4.49%) SSL
10 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.62%) Riak
3 2 (2.25%) Big Data
4 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.25%) Local Government
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (22.47%) Architect
2 14 (15.73%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) Network Engineer
3 13 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Project Manager
5 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 8 (8.99%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) IT Manager
7 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Software Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Network Architect
10 4 (4.49%) .NET Architect
10 4 (4.49%) Data Centre Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.49%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (4.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) .NET
2 7 (7.87%) Vue.js
3 4 (4.49%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.12%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Public Cloud
2 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.25%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.12%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (42.70%) Windows
2 20 (22.47%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.11%) Linux
5 4 (4.49%) Unix
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.25%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.12%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (20.22%) ITIL
2 14 (15.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (13.48%) PRINCE2
5 11 (12.36%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (10.11%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.99%) Project Management
8 7 (7.87%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.87%) DevOps
8 7 (7.87%) Low Latency
9 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.74%) Migration
9 6 (6.74%) MVC
9 6 (6.74%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (6.74%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.62%) Change Management
10 5 (5.62%) High Availability
11 4 (4.49%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.74%) C#
2 6 (6.74%) Go
3 5 (5.62%) SQL
3 5 (5.62%) TypeScript
4 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.12%) C
5 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (29.21%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (22.47%) CCNA
3 17 (19.10%) CCNP
4 11 (12.36%) CCIE
5 6 (6.74%) Degree
6 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.49%) MCITP
7 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.25%) CCDP
9 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.12%) ACCA
10 1 (1.12%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.12%) MCSA
10 1 (1.12%) NCDA
10 1 (1.12%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.25%) PMO
3 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 22 (24.72%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.62%) VMware NSX
3 5 (5.62%) vSphere
4 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.37%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.25%) Docker
6 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.25%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.25%) Cacti
2 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.25%) Nagios
2 2 (2.25%) OpenNMS
2 2 (2.25%) SCOM
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.12%) Terraform
3 1 (1.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 36 (40.45%) Cisco
2 28 (31.46%) VMware
3 15 (16.85%) Citrix
3 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.36%) Fortinet
5 8 (8.99%) NetApp
5 8 (8.99%) Veeam
6 6 (6.74%) CheckPoint
6 6 (6.74%) F5
7 5 (5.62%) Forcepoint
7 5 (5.62%) Juniper
8 4 (4.49%) Aruba
8 4 (4.49%) Nortel
8 4 (4.49%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.37%) Meraki
10 2 (2.25%) Apple
10 2 (2.25%) Ericsson
10 2 (2.25%) Huawei
10 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds