Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 98 92
Rank change year-on-year -55 -6 +44
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 153 232 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.94% 3.14% 3.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.78% 7.74% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 122 160 109
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +7.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,175 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +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 3204 2998 2659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.60% 40.53% 35.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2611 2615 2110
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.90%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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
Rochdale +7 8 £60,000 +57.89% 1
Salford -4 4 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Altrincham -13 2 - -
Stockport -12 1 £47,500 +42.86%
Data Centre
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 47 (30.72%) Cisco
2 39 (25.49%) Windows
3 35 (22.88%) Firewall
4 33 (21.57%) WAN
5 32 (20.92%) ITIL
6 30 (19.61%) Linux
6 30 (19.61%) Active Directory
7 27 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (16.99%) Network Security
8 26 (16.99%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (16.34%) Finance
9 25 (16.34%) BGP
10 24 (15.69%) SAN
10 24 (15.69%) VPN
10 24 (15.69%) LAN
10 24 (15.69%) VMware
11 23 (15.03%) Windows Server
12 21 (13.73%) Wireless
13 20 (13.07%) VoIP
13 20 (13.07%) CCNP
13 20 (13.07%) VLAN
14 19 (12.42%) SCCM
14 19 (12.42%) Configuration Management
14 19 (12.42%) Puppet
15 18 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (10.46%) SaaS
16 16 (10.46%) Virtual Team
16 16 (10.46%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (10.46%) Information Security
17 15 (9.80%) EIGRP

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 11 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.27%) Apache
2 5 (3.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (10.46%) SaaS
4 15 (9.80%) Office 365
5 11 (7.19%) IaaS
6 6 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.92%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (3.92%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.92%) Serverless
7 5 (3.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.88%) Firewall
2 33 (21.57%) WAN
3 26 (16.99%) Network Security
4 25 (16.34%) BGP
5 24 (15.69%) LAN
5 24 (15.69%) SAN
5 24 (15.69%) VPN
6 21 (13.73%) Wireless
7 20 (13.07%) VLAN
7 20 (13.07%) VoIP
8 16 (10.46%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (9.80%) EIGRP
10 14 (9.15%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (8.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (8.50%) DNS
11 13 (8.50%) Ethernet
11 13 (8.50%) MPLS
11 13 (8.50%) OSPF
12 12 (7.84%) Broadband
13 11 (7.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.19%) MySQL
2 8 (5.23%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.61%) GoCD
General
1 25 (16.34%) Finance
2 14 (9.15%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.27%) Legal
5 2 (1.31%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (12.42%) Network Engineer
2 13 (8.50%) Architect
3 12 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (7.84%) Security Engineer
4 11 (7.19%) Account Director
4 11 (7.19%) Project Manager
4 11 (7.19%) Services Director
5 10 (6.54%) Business Development Manager
5 10 (6.54%) Business Manager
5 10 (6.54%) Development Manager
5 10 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.54%) Technical Support
6 9 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
6 9 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.19%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.31%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.46%) Virtual Team
2 9 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.27%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.27%) Life Science
5 5 (3.27%) NHS
5 5 (3.27%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.61%) CCTV
7 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.96%) iPad
8 2 (1.31%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.31%) BYOD
8 2 (1.31%) CMDB
8 2 (1.31%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.31%) PMI
8 2 (1.31%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.49%) Windows
2 30 (19.61%) Linux
3 23 (15.03%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.58%) CentOS
6 6 (3.92%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (3.92%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.92%) Unix
6 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.27%) Debian
8 2 (1.31%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.92%) ITIL
2 19 (12.42%) Configuration Management
3 16 (10.46%) Information Security
4 15 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (9.80%) DevOps
4 15 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (9.15%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (9.15%) People Management
5 14 (9.15%) Project Management
6 13 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.50%) Analytics
6 13 (8.50%) Business Development
6 13 (8.50%) Performance Management
6 13 (8.50%) Risk Management
6 13 (8.50%) Service Delivery
7 11 (7.19%) Collaborative Working
7 11 (7.19%) Contract Management
7 11 (7.19%) Financial Modelling
7 11 (7.19%) Service Design
7 11 (7.19%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.80%) SQL
2 11 (7.19%) Perl
2 11 (7.19%) Python
3 7 (4.58%) Bash Shell
3 7 (4.58%) PHP
4 5 (3.27%) Go
4 5 (3.27%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.27%) Ruby
5 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (13.07%) CCNP
3 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.88%) Degree
5 7 (4.58%) CCIE
5 7 (4.58%) MCSA
6 6 (3.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 6 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.61%) CCA
7 4 (2.61%) CCNA
7 4 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.61%) MCSE
7 4 (2.61%) VCP5
8 3 (1.96%) CCDP
8 3 (1.96%) RHCT
9 2 (1.31%) CCENT
9 2 (1.31%) HND
9 2 (1.31%) MCITP
9 2 (1.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.61%) SLA
4 3 (1.96%) PMO
5 1 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.65%) GDPR
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.15%) Docker
3 6 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.27%) vSphere
4 5 (3.27%) XenApp
5 4 (2.61%) ProxySG
5 4 (2.61%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.96%) Firmware
6 3 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (12.42%) Puppet
1 19 (12.42%) SCCM
2 14 (9.15%) Cacti
3 11 (7.19%) Kubernetes
4 8 (5.23%) Nagios
4 8 (5.23%) SCOM
5 7 (4.58%) OpenNMS
5 7 (4.58%) RANCID
6 5 (3.27%) Ansible
6 5 (3.27%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (3.27%) Mesos
6 5 (3.27%) systemd
7 2 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (30.72%) Cisco
2 24 (15.69%) VMware
3 14 (9.15%) Juniper
4 13 (8.50%) IronPort
5 12 (7.84%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.19%) Cadence
6 11 (7.19%) F5
6 11 (7.19%) Microsoft
7 10 (6.54%) Brocade
7 10 (6.54%) Citrix
7 10 (6.54%) Ericsson
7 10 (6.54%) Foundry
8 9 (5.88%) Polycom
9 8 (5.23%) NetApp
9 8 (5.23%) Siemens
10 7 (4.58%) EMC
10 7 (4.58%) Huawei
10 7 (4.58%) ZyXEL
11 6 (3.92%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.92%) SolarWinds