Period
to 11 July 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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 136 183
Rank change year-on-year +21 +47 -39
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 74 146 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.10% 2.26% 1.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.48% 5.37% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 69 125 75
Median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,868 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £43,208 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.72% -3.98% +2.27%

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 1,350 2,717 2,513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.30% 42.03% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,043 2,000 1,990
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £48,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.94% - +6.25%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +9 5 £42,500 +21.43%
Altrincham - 3 £35,000 -
Salford +19 1 - - 1
Data Centre
North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 39 (52.70%) Cisco
2 36 (48.65%) WAN
3 32 (43.24%) LAN
4 28 (37.84%) VMware
5 24 (32.43%) Azure
6 22 (29.73%) Linux
6 22 (29.73%) Firewall
7 21 (28.38%) AWS
7 21 (28.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 20 (27.03%) Fortinet
8 20 (27.03%) OSPF
8 20 (27.03%) BGP
8 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
8 20 (27.03%) SAN
9 18 (24.32%) Windows
9 18 (24.32%) Kubernetes
10 17 (22.97%) DevOps
10 17 (22.97%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (22.97%) Wireless
11 16 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
12 15 (20.27%) CheckPoint
12 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
12 15 (20.27%) Palo Alto
13 14 (18.92%) Ansible
13 14 (18.92%) SCCM
14 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange
15 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (14.86%) Terraform
16 11 (14.86%) Citrix

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 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.16%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.76%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.70%) IIS
5 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.43%) Azure
2 21 (28.38%) AWS
3 9 (12.16%) Office 365
4 5 (6.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (6.76%) Amazon ECS
4 5 (6.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (6.76%) AWS CodeBuild
4 5 (6.76%) AWS CodePipeline
5 3 (4.05%) AWS IoT
6 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.70%) IaaS
6 2 (2.70%) PaaS
6 2 (2.70%) SaaS
7 1 (1.35%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.65%) WAN
2 32 (43.24%) LAN
3 22 (29.73%) Firewall
4 20 (27.03%) BGP
4 20 (27.03%) OSPF
4 20 (27.03%) SAN
5 17 (22.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (22.97%) Wireless
6 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
7 10 (13.51%) MPLS
7 10 (13.51%) VXLAN
8 9 (12.16%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (10.81%) Cisco Wireless
9 8 (10.81%) EIGRP
9 8 (10.81%) NAS
9 8 (10.81%) VPN
9 8 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (8.11%) Cisco ISE
10 6 (8.11%) Network Security
11 5 (6.76%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) Amazon Aurora
2 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.76%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) GitLab
2 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Law
2 5 (6.76%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.05%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Local Government
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Network Engineer
2 20 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (24.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Security Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.05%) Ember.js
2 3 (4.05%) Laravel
2 3 (4.05%) React
2 3 (4.05%) Vue.js
3 2 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.35%) JSON
4 1 (1.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (10.81%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.41%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.41%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.41%) User Experience
5 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Cloud Native
5 3 (4.05%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 3 (4.05%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.70%) CMDB
7 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.35%) NHS
7 1 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 18 (24.32%) Windows
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.76%) Unix
5 3 (4.05%) CentOS
6 2 (2.70%) AIX
6 2 (2.70%) Solaris
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (22.97%) DevOps
3 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
5 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (10.81%) Problem Management
6 8 (10.81%) WAN Optimisation
7 7 (9.46%) High Availability
7 7 (9.46%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (8.11%) Coaching
8 6 (8.11%) Customer-Centricity
8 6 (8.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Leadership
8 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.76%) Business Agility
9 5 (6.76%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.76%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) Python
2 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.05%) C
3 3 (4.05%) C++
3 3 (4.05%) ES6
3 3 (4.05%) PHP
3 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.35%) Java
4 1 (1.35%) SQL
4 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.51%) CCNP
3 8 (10.81%) CCIE
3 8 (10.81%) CCNA
4 5 (6.76%) CCDP
5 4 (5.41%) Degree
6 2 (2.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (2.70%) RHCE
6 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.35%) CASP
7 1 (1.35%) CISM
7 1 (1.35%) CISSP
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) COBIT
3 1 (1.35%) NIST
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.16%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (10.81%) Docker
5 7 (9.46%) VMware NSX
6 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
7 5 (6.76%) vCloud
8 4 (5.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (5.41%) Firmware
8 4 (5.41%) XenApp
8 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (24.32%) Kubernetes
2 14 (18.92%) Ansible
2 14 (18.92%) SCCM
3 11 (14.86%) Terraform
4 6 (8.11%) Istio
5 4 (5.41%) Nagios
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (4.05%) Puppet
6 3 (4.05%) WSUS
7 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.35%) Grafana
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.35%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.35%) SCOM
8 1 (1.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 39 (52.70%) Cisco
2 28 (37.84%) VMware
3 20 (27.03%) Fortinet
3 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
4 15 (20.27%) CheckPoint
4 15 (20.27%) Palo Alto
5 11 (14.86%) Citrix
6 10 (13.51%) F5
7 5 (6.76%) NetApp
8 4 (5.41%) SAP
9 3 (4.05%) BT
9 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.05%) Siemens
10 2 (2.70%) Apple
10 2 (2.70%) Dynatrace
10 2 (2.70%) IBM
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle
10 2 (2.70%) Rapid7
10 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.70%) Splunk