Period
to 19 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 77 46
Rank change year-on-year +43 -31 +33
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 760 562 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 6.07% 3.67% 5.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.06% 9.99% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 458 314 448
Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,969 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.00% +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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,045 5,627 6,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 40.32% 36.78% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3,618 4,443 4,770
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the Midlands

Data Centre
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Data Centre in the Midlands

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the Midlands

Data Centre
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 December 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
West Midlands +37 628 £55,000 +22.22% 48
East Midlands +25 127 £45,000 -5.26% 23
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 322 (42.37%) ITIL
2 256 (33.68%) VMware
3 240 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 229 (30.13%) Cisco
5 223 (29.34%) Windows
6 200 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 194 (25.53%) Active Directory
8 185 (24.34%) Data Protection
9 184 (24.21%) GDPR
10 183 (24.08%) Service Delivery
11 168 (22.11%) Self-Motivation
12 166 (21.84%) Microsoft Azure
13 156 (20.53%) Firewall
14 138 (18.16%) Amazon AWS
15 131 (17.24%) Presales
16 127 (16.71%) Hyper-V
17 122 (16.05%) HP
18 118 (15.53%) Line Management
19 116 (15.26%) WAN
20 112 (14.74%) LAN
20 112 (14.74%) CheckPoint
20 112 (14.74%) SCCM
21 111 (14.61%) Citrix
22 105 (13.82%) Degree
23 101 (13.29%) Linux
24 100 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
25 98 (12.89%) SQL
25 98 (12.89%) Service Management
25 98 (12.89%) Project Management
26 97 (12.76%) Windows Server

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 65 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.47%) SharePoint Server
3 21 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.58%) IBM Notes
5 9 (1.18%) IIS
5 9 (1.18%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 74 (9.74%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.53%) assyst
2 4 (0.53%) Workfront
3 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 166 (21.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (18.16%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (8.95%) Office 365
4 31 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 28 (3.68%) Amazon S3
5 28 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 25 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (3.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 24 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (3.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 21 (2.76%) IaaS
9 18 (2.37%) PaaS
10 9 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.66%) AWS CloudTrail
13 4 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.53%) Yammer
14 2 (0.26%) SaaS
15 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 156 (20.53%) Firewall
2 116 (15.26%) WAN
3 112 (14.74%) LAN
4 85 (11.18%) DNS
5 66 (8.68%) DHCP
6 57 (7.50%) OSPF
7 48 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
8 47 (6.18%) Wireless
9 42 (5.53%) VPN
10 40 (5.26%) BGP
11 37 (4.87%) Cisco Nexus
12 36 (4.74%) Internet
13 33 (4.34%) TCP/IP
14 32 (4.21%) MPLS
15 28 (3.68%) Network Security
16 25 (3.29%) Wi-Fi
17 24 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
18 23 (3.03%) SAN
19 21 (2.76%) IPsec
20 20 (2.63%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.82%) Big Data
2 28 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
3 24 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 24 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 23 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 14 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.79%) DB2
6 6 (0.79%) MySQL
7 5 (0.66%) Blockchain
8 4 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.13%) OLTP
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.13%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.13%) Toad
General
1 75 (9.87%) Finance
2 33 (4.34%) Telecoms
3 31 (4.08%) Retail
4 25 (3.29%) Publishing
5 18 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.71%) Law
7 12 (1.58%) Billing
8 8 (1.05%) Marketing
9 7 (0.92%) Games
9 7 (0.92%) Legal
10 4 (0.53%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 172 (22.63%) Architect
2 82 (10.79%) Network Engineer
3 76 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 60 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 57 (7.50%) Technical Architect
6 39 (5.13%) Technical Leader
7 33 (4.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 33 (4.34%) Technical Support
8 30 (3.95%) Analyst
9 28 (3.68%) Team Leader
10 27 (3.55%) Network Architect
11 26 (3.42%) Developer
11 26 (3.42%) IT Manager
12 25 (3.29%) Cloud Architect
12 25 (3.29%) Infrastructure Manager
12 25 (3.29%) Security Manager
12 25 (3.29%) Senior Network Engineer
12 25 (3.29%) Service Manager
13 22 (2.89%) Project Manager
14 20 (2.63%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.63%) Web Services
2 28 (3.68%) HTML
3 27 (3.55%) HTML5
3 27 (3.55%) Node.js
3 27 (3.55%) OAuth
3 27 (3.55%) SAML
4 23 (3.03%) .NET
5 22 (2.89%) J2EE
6 3 (0.39%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.26%) JSON
7 2 (0.26%) LDAP
8 1 (0.13%) ADSI
8 1 (0.13%) CakePHP
8 1 (0.13%) COM
8 1 (0.13%) CSS
8 1 (0.13%) jQuery
8 1 (0.13%) Laravel
8 1 (0.13%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 168 (22.11%) Self-Motivation
2 60 (7.89%) Public Cloud
3 42 (5.53%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.21%) Private Cloud
5 31 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 28 (3.68%) Virtual Team
7 26 (3.42%) CMDB
8 24 (3.16%) PKI
9 15 (1.97%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.71%) Blackberry
10 13 (1.71%) Replication
11 11 (1.45%) Clustering
12 8 (1.05%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 4 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 3 (0.39%) CCTV
15 3 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 223 (29.34%) Windows
2 101 (13.29%) Linux
3 97 (12.76%) Windows Server
4 52 (6.84%) Windows 7
5 51 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (3.95%) Windows 10
9 26 (3.42%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.71%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.05%) Unix
12 6 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.79%) VMS
12 6 (0.79%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.79%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.26%) SUSE
15 1 (0.13%) AIX
15 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (42.37%) ITIL
2 185 (24.34%) Data Protection
3 183 (24.08%) Service Delivery
4 131 (17.24%) Presales
5 118 (15.53%) Line Management
6 98 (12.89%) Project Management
6 98 (12.89%) Service Management
7 80 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 79 (10.39%) Computer Science
9 78 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 75 (9.87%) Change Management
11 71 (9.34%) ITIL V3
12 68 (8.95%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (8.95%) TOGAF
13 65 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 63 (8.29%) Migration
14 63 (8.29%) Root Cause Analysis
15 60 (7.89%) Software Engineering
15 60 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
16 53 (6.97%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 98 (12.89%) SQL
2 35 (4.61%) Java
3 34 (4.47%) PowerShell
4 32 (4.21%) JavaScript
5 19 (2.50%) VBScript
6 16 (2.11%) C#
7 15 (1.97%) Python
8 12 (1.58%) C
9 7 (0.92%) Perl
9 7 (0.92%) VB
10 4 (0.53%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.26%) C++
12 1 (0.13%) Lisp
12 1 (0.13%) PHP
12 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.13%) Scala
12 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (13.82%) Degree
2 100 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
3 90 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 73 (9.61%) MCSE
6 68 (8.95%) CCNP
7 52 (6.84%) Computer Science Degree
8 46 (6.05%) CISSP
8 46 (6.05%) Security Cleared
9 40 (5.26%) MCSA
10 36 (4.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 35 (4.61%) ISEB
12 34 (4.47%) SC Cleared
13 33 (4.34%) CCNA
14 32 (4.21%) MCP
15 30 (3.95%) CISM
16 27 (3.55%) Master's Degree
16 27 (3.55%) TOGAF Certification
17 25 (3.29%) MCITP
18 20 (2.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (24.21%) GDPR
2 74 (9.74%) SLA
3 57 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.89%) Cyber Essentials
5 20 (2.63%) PCI DSS
6 19 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 19 (2.50%) QA
7 13 (1.71%) GPG13
8 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 200 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 194 (25.53%) Active Directory
3 127 (16.71%) Hyper-V
4 34 (4.47%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (4.34%) Firmware
6 27 (3.55%) Docker
7 22 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
9 16 (2.11%) vSphere
10 13 (1.71%) XenApp
11 8 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.92%) vCloud
12 7 (0.92%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.79%) NFS
14 4 (0.53%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
17 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 112 (14.74%) SCCM
2 46 (6.05%) WSUS
3 42 (5.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 28 (3.68%) Kubernetes
5 26 (3.42%) SCOM
6 16 (2.11%) NetBackup
7 15 (1.97%) Cisco Prime
8 13 (1.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 11 (1.45%) SCVMM
9 11 (1.45%) vMotion
10 9 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (1.05%) Backup Exec
11 8 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 7 (0.92%) Ansible
12 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (0.92%) Puppet
12 7 (0.92%) SCOrch
12 7 (0.92%) Terraform
12 7 (0.92%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 256 (33.68%) VMware
2 240 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 229 (30.13%) Cisco
4 122 (16.05%) HP
5 112 (14.74%) CheckPoint
6 111 (14.61%) Citrix
7 83 (10.92%) Fortinet
8 67 (8.82%) NetApp
9 59 (7.76%) Dell
10 55 (7.24%) Juniper
11 54 (7.11%) F5
12 53 (6.97%) McAfee
13 51 (6.71%) IBM
14 45 (5.92%) Symantec
15 39 (5.13%) Forcepoint
16 33 (4.34%) EMC
17 27 (3.55%) ForgeRock
18 26 (3.42%) Remedy
19 23 (3.03%) SolarWinds
20 22 (2.89%) Oracle