Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 95 98
Rank change year-on-year -54 +3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 145 253 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.98% 3.31% 2.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.06% 7.68% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 111 165 114
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +24.84%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £35,900
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.14% -12.00% +17.65%

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 2,866 3,295 2,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.16% 43.15% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,308 2,792 2,097
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,675 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £63,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Rochdale +17 9 £60,000 +57.89% 1
Altrincham -1 8 £29,000 -3.33%
Stockport -13 4 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Salford -5 3 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Bolton +10 1 - -
Data Centre
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 52 (35.86%) Cisco
2 43 (29.66%) Windows
3 40 (27.59%) Firewall
4 37 (25.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (23.45%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (22.76%) WAN
6 33 (22.76%) Linux
7 30 (20.69%) VMware
7 30 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (18.62%) VPN
8 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
8 27 (18.62%) CCNP
9 26 (17.93%) Active Directory
9 26 (17.93%) LAN
9 26 (17.93%) Windows Server
10 25 (17.24%) ITIL
11 24 (16.55%) SAN
11 24 (16.55%) BGP
12 23 (15.86%) Wireless
13 21 (14.48%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (13.10%) Configuration Management
15 19 (13.10%) VoIP
15 19 (13.10%) Puppet
16 18 (12.41%) DevOps
17 17 (11.72%) Docker
17 17 (11.72%) F5
17 17 (11.72%) Office 365
17 17 (11.72%) Ethernet
17 17 (11.72%) Project 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 10 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.14%) Apache
3 3 (2.07%) IIS
3 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.07%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss
4 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 37 (25.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (11.72%) Office 365
4 8 (5.52%) SaaS
5 7 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (4.83%) Amazon Kinesis
5 7 (4.83%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (4.83%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (4.83%) Serverless
6 6 (4.14%) OneDrive
7 5 (3.45%) IaaS
8 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.59%) Firewall
2 33 (22.76%) WAN
3 27 (18.62%) VPN
4 26 (17.93%) LAN
5 24 (16.55%) BGP
5 24 (16.55%) SAN
6 23 (15.86%) Wireless
7 21 (14.48%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (13.10%) VoIP
9 17 (11.72%) Ethernet
9 17 (11.72%) Network Security
9 17 (11.72%) VLAN
10 15 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (9.66%) EIGRP
12 13 (8.97%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (8.97%) OSPF
13 12 (8.28%) DNS
13 12 (8.28%) MPLS
14 11 (7.59%) Broadband
14 11 (7.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) MySQL
2 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.38%) MS Access
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.45%) GoCD
General
1 11 (7.59%) Finance
1 11 (7.59%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.83%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.14%) Legal
4 5 (3.45%) Games
5 4 (2.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (14.48%) Network Engineer
2 14 (9.66%) Analyst
3 13 (8.97%) Architect
4 12 (8.28%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 9 (6.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (6.21%) Platform Engineer
6 9 (6.21%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.52%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (5.52%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
7 8 (5.52%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.83%) Business IT Analyst
8 7 (4.83%) IT Analyst
8 7 (4.83%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (4.83%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.28%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (4.83%) Web Services
3 4 (2.76%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.07%) Flash
5 2 (1.38%) .NET
5 2 (1.38%) ODBC
6 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.69%) COM
6 1 (0.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.83%) Public Cloud
1 7 (4.83%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.45%) Cloud Native
3 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (3.45%) Life Science
3 5 (3.45%) NHS
3 5 (3.45%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.76%) Replication
5 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (2.07%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.07%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.07%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.38%) BYOD
6 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.38%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.66%) Windows
2 33 (22.76%) Linux
3 26 (17.93%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.90%) CentOS
5 10 (6.90%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (4.83%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.14%) Debian
7 6 (4.14%) Unix
8 5 (3.45%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.24%) ITIL
2 20 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.10%) Configuration Management
4 18 (12.41%) DevOps
5 17 (11.72%) Project Management
6 13 (8.97%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 10 (6.90%) Workflow
8 8 (5.52%) Business Analysis
8 8 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.83%) Business Process Modelling
9 7 (4.83%) Change Management
9 7 (4.83%) Mathematics
9 7 (4.83%) People Management
9 7 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.83%) UML
9 7 (4.83%) Use Case
10 6 (4.14%) Information Security
10 6 (4.14%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.34%) SQL
2 12 (8.28%) Python
3 11 (7.59%) Perl
4 9 (6.21%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.14%) PHP
5 6 (4.14%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.45%) Go
6 5 (3.45%) Ruby
7 3 (2.07%) C
8 2 (1.38%) VBA
9 1 (0.69%) Java
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (23.45%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (18.62%) CCNP
3 15 (10.34%) CCNA
4 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.83%) Degree
6 7 (4.83%) MCSA
7 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.07%) CCA
8 3 (2.07%) CCDP
8 3 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.07%) NCDA
8 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.38%) HND
9 2 (1.38%) MCITP
9 2 (1.38%) MCSE
9 2 (1.38%) RHCT
9 2 (1.38%) VCAP
9 2 (1.38%) VCP5
10 1 (0.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.66%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.52%) PMO
3 5 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (3.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (17.93%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.72%) Docker
3 10 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.07%) Firmware
4 3 (2.07%) vSphere
4 3 (2.07%) XenApp
4 3 (2.07%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.38%) NFS
5 2 (1.38%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.69%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (13.10%) Puppet
2 17 (11.72%) SCCM
3 13 (8.97%) Kubernetes
4 12 (8.28%) Cacti
5 6 (4.14%) Ansible
5 6 (4.14%) Nagios
5 6 (4.14%) OpenNMS
5 6 (4.14%) RANCID
5 6 (4.14%) SCOM
6 5 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (3.45%) Mesos
6 5 (3.45%) systemd
7 2 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (35.86%) Cisco
2 30 (20.69%) VMware
3 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
4 17 (11.72%) F5
5 15 (10.34%) Juniper
5 15 (10.34%) NetApp
6 13 (8.97%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.59%) IronPort
8 10 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 10 (6.90%) HP
9 9 (6.21%) Brocade
9 9 (6.21%) Ericsson
9 9 (6.21%) Foundry
10 7 (4.83%) Polycom
10 7 (4.83%) Siemens
10 7 (4.83%) Veeam
11 6 (4.14%) Citrix
11 6 (4.14%) Dell
11 6 (4.14%) EMC
11 6 (4.14%) SolarWinds