Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
North West > Manchester
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 142 196
Rank change year-on-year +44 +54 -24
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 64 140 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.41% 2.14% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.35% 5.45% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 68 126 80
Median annual salary £46,865 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.27% +1.19% -11.58%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,973 £32,250
90th Percentile £70,125 £73,250 £75,000
North West median annual salary £46,000 £41,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.84% -12.63% +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 1,008 2,569 2,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.88% 39.23% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1,945 2,104
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +0.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,150 £70,000 £69,775
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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 +42 8 £35,000 -6.67%
Salford +22 3 - - 2
Oldham +5 1 £55,227 +66.54% 1
Cheadle - 1 £21,500 -
Data Centre
North West

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 23 (35.94%) Cisco
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
3 20 (31.25%) Windows
3 20 (31.25%) WAN
4 19 (29.69%) Linux
5 18 (28.13%) SAN
6 16 (25.00%) LAN
7 15 (23.44%) Azure
7 15 (23.44%) DevOps
8 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (21.88%) NAS
8 14 (21.88%) Firewall
8 14 (21.88%) Python
9 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
9 13 (20.31%) Wireless
9 13 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (18.75%) Finance
11 11 (17.19%) MPLS
11 11 (17.19%) ITIL
11 11 (17.19%) Fortinet
12 10 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (15.63%) Ansible
12 10 (15.63%) Unified Communications
12 10 (15.63%) F5
12 10 (15.63%) WAN Optimisation
12 10 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (15.63%) OSPF
12 10 (15.63%) CheckPoint
12 10 (15.63%) Active Directory

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 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (6.25%) IIS
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Azure
2 8 (12.50%) Office 365
3 4 (6.25%) AWS
4 3 (4.69%) AWS IoT
4 3 (4.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.69%) IaaS
4 3 (4.69%) SaaS
5 2 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.13%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (1.56%) AWS CodeBuild
6 1 (1.56%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (1.56%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.56%) GCP
6 1 (1.56%) PaaS
6 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) WAN
2 18 (28.13%) SAN
3 16 (25.00%) LAN
4 14 (21.88%) Firewall
4 14 (21.88%) NAS
5 13 (20.31%) Wireless
6 11 (17.19%) MPLS
7 10 (15.63%) BGP
7 10 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (15.63%) Cisco Wireless
7 10 (15.63%) EIGRP
7 10 (15.63%) OSPF
7 10 (15.63%) Unified Communications
8 5 (7.81%) Skype
9 3 (4.69%) Internet
9 3 (4.69%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (4.69%) SNMP
9 3 (4.69%) VPN
9 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) GitLab
1 3 (4.69%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Law
3 4 (6.25%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.69%) Electronics
4 3 (4.69%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Local Government
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Analyst
2 12 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Support Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Security Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Head of IT
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) React
2 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.13%) Ember.js
2 2 (3.13%) Laravel
2 2 (3.13%) LDAP
2 2 (3.13%) SAML
2 2 (3.13%) Vue.js
3 1 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.56%) JSON
3 1 (1.56%) RESTful
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.38%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.38%) User Experience
3 5 (7.81%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.69%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 3 (4.69%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.13%) CMDB
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.13%) Replication
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) NHS
6 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Linux
3 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.38%) CentOS
5 4 (6.25%) Unix
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (3.13%) AIX
7 2 (3.13%) Solaris
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) DevOps
2 13 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (17.19%) ITIL
4 10 (15.63%) Change Management
4 10 (15.63%) WAN Optimisation
5 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
5 9 (14.06%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
6 7 (10.94%) High Availability
7 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.38%) Information Security
7 6 (9.38%) Migration
7 6 (9.38%) Project Management
8 4 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.25%) Matrix Management
8 4 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) Python
2 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
3 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.81%) SQL
6 4 (6.25%) Java
7 3 (4.69%) C
7 3 (4.69%) ES6
8 2 (3.13%) C++
8 2 (3.13%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) BPSS Clearance
1 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) RHCE
3 5 (7.81%) CCNA
3 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.25%) MCSA
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.69%) HP AIS
5 3 (4.69%) HP ASE
5 3 (4.69%) HP MASE
5 3 (4.69%) JNCIS
5 3 (4.69%) MCITP
5 3 (4.69%) MCSE
5 3 (4.69%) NCIE
5 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.13%) CCNP
7 1 (1.56%) CCIE
7 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) COBIT
3 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (14.06%) Docker
4 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.13%) XenApp
5 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.56%) Firmware
6 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.56%) vCloud
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.56%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Ansible
2 8 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 8 (12.50%) Puppet
3 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.38%) SCCM
4 4 (6.25%) Terraform
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (3.13%) Nagios
6 2 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.56%) Grafana
7 1 (1.56%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Cisco
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
3 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (17.19%) Fortinet
5 10 (15.63%) CheckPoint
5 10 (15.63%) F5
5 10 (15.63%) Palo Alto
6 7 (10.94%) Splunk
7 5 (7.81%) Citrix
7 5 (7.81%) HP
7 5 (7.81%) Veeam
8 4 (6.25%) NetApp
9 3 (4.69%) Brocade
9 3 (4.69%) IBM
9 3 (4.69%) Juniper
9 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.13%) BT
10 2 (3.13%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (3.13%) Rapid7
10 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow