Period
to 19 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 48 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 614 743 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.07% 4.93% 4.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.96% 13.48% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 370 339 363
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,450 £29,000 £29,050
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.80% +3.00%

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 5,134 5,512 5,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 42.38% 36.56% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,465 4,157 4,565
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% -

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 -3 500 £52,500 +5.00% 19
East Midlands +17 114 £54,860 +29.08% 3
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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.

1 248 (40.39%) VMware
2 241 (39.25%) ITIL
3 225 (36.64%) Microsoft
4 212 (34.53%) Cisco
5 199 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 198 (32.25%) Windows
7 178 (28.99%) Active Directory
8 166 (27.04%) Service Delivery
9 163 (26.55%) Microsoft Azure
10 156 (25.41%) Firewall
11 150 (24.43%) Self-Motivation
12 146 (23.78%) Data Protection
13 144 (23.45%) GDPR
14 132 (21.50%) Hyper-V
15 123 (20.03%) Amazon AWS
16 120 (19.54%) Presales
17 110 (17.92%) Degree
18 108 (17.59%) SCCM
19 100 (16.29%) Citrix
19 100 (16.29%) Linux
20 96 (15.64%) Service Management
21 95 (15.47%) HP
22 94 (15.31%) WAN
23 92 (14.98%) Computer Science
24 90 (14.66%) Project Management
25 83 (13.52%) CheckPoint
25 83 (13.52%) SQL
25 83 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
25 83 (13.52%) Windows Server
26 82 (13.36%) DNS

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 55 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.89%) SharePoint Server
3 18 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.12%) IIS
5 7 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.49%) JBoss
7 3 (0.49%) WildFly
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 66 (10.75%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.49%) Workfront
2 2 (0.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 163 (26.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 123 (20.03%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (10.42%) Office 365
4 29 (4.72%) IaaS
5 25 (4.07%) PaaS
6 23 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 22 (3.58%) Amazon S3
8 21 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (1.95%) SaaS
12 7 (1.14%) Amazon Glacier
13 5 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.33%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 156 (25.41%) Firewall
2 94 (15.31%) WAN
3 82 (13.36%) DNS
4 78 (12.70%) LAN
5 66 (10.75%) Wireless
6 64 (10.42%) DHCP
7 58 (9.45%) OSPF
8 32 (5.21%) BGP
9 29 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (4.23%) IPsec
10 26 (4.23%) SAN
11 20 (3.26%) VPN
12 18 (2.93%) EIGRP
12 18 (2.93%) Internet
12 18 (2.93%) MPLS
13 14 (2.28%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (2.28%) VoIP
14 13 (2.12%) BIG-IP
14 13 (2.12%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (2.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 16 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (2.61%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.81%) MySQL
5 4 (0.65%) GIS
6 3 (0.49%) Blockchain
6 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.49%) DB2
7 1 (0.16%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (2.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.49%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.49%) JIRA
4 2 (0.33%) Bazaar
4 2 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.33%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.33%) Subversion
4 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 65 (10.59%) Finance
2 31 (5.05%) Retail
3 30 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.42%) Publishing
5 11 (1.79%) Back Office
5 11 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.30%) Law
7 6 (0.98%) Electronics
8 5 (0.81%) Billing
9 3 (0.49%) Games
10 2 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 151 (24.59%) Architect
2 83 (13.52%) Network Engineer
3 60 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 58 (9.45%) Technical Architect
5 41 (6.68%) Solutions Architect
6 36 (5.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 35 (5.70%) Developer
8 32 (5.21%) Analyst
9 30 (4.89%) Network Architect
10 28 (4.56%) Infrastructure Manager
11 27 (4.40%) Technical Specialist
12 26 (4.23%) Senior Network Engineer
13 24 (3.91%) Technical Leader
14 23 (3.75%) Java Developer
15 22 (3.58%) Team Leader
16 18 (2.93%) IT Manager
16 18 (2.93%) Technical Manager
16 18 (2.93%) Technical Support
17 17 (2.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
17 17 (2.77%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.77%) Web Services
2 34 (5.54%) HTML
2 34 (5.54%) HTML5
2 34 (5.54%) Node.js
2 34 (5.54%) OAuth
2 34 (5.54%) SAML
3 30 (4.89%) .NET
4 25 (4.07%) J2EE
5 7 (1.14%) LDAP
5 7 (1.14%) YAML
6 6 (0.98%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.65%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.33%) .NET Core
8 2 (0.33%) COM
8 2 (0.33%) JSON
8 2 (0.33%) LAMP
9 1 (0.16%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 150 (24.43%) Self-Motivation
2 62 (10.10%) Public Cloud
3 55 (8.96%) Virtual Team
4 37 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (5.70%) Management Information System
6 28 (4.56%) Private Cloud
7 23 (3.75%) CMDB
8 22 (3.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (2.44%) Clustering
10 13 (2.12%) PKI
11 10 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.30%) Replication
13 6 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.81%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.81%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 3 (0.49%) Driving Licence
15 3 (0.49%) FMCG
15 3 (0.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 198 (32.25%) Windows
2 100 (16.29%) Linux
3 83 (13.52%) Windows Server
4 58 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (7.00%) Windows 7
7 42 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (4.40%) Windows 10
9 25 (4.07%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.98%) Unix
12 5 (0.81%) VMS
12 5 (0.81%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.81%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.65%) CatOS
14 3 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.49%) SUSE
15 2 (0.33%) AIX
15 2 (0.33%) Solaris
16 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (39.25%) ITIL
2 166 (27.04%) Service Delivery
3 146 (23.78%) Data Protection
4 120 (19.54%) Presales
5 96 (15.64%) Service Management
6 92 (14.98%) Computer Science
7 90 (14.66%) Project Management
8 83 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
9 79 (12.87%) Line Management
10 72 (11.73%) PRINCE2
11 71 (11.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 71 (11.56%) Software Engineering
12 65 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 63 (10.26%) ITIL V3
13 63 (10.26%) Load Balancing
14 54 (8.79%) Due Diligence
15 52 (8.47%) Migration
15 52 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
16 50 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
17 49 (7.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (13.52%) SQL
2 53 (8.63%) PowerShell
3 36 (5.86%) JavaScript
4 33 (5.37%) Java
5 30 (4.89%) C#
6 19 (3.09%) VBScript
7 10 (1.63%) Python
8 9 (1.47%) C
9 7 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.81%) VB
11 2 (0.33%) C++
12 1 (0.16%) Groovy
12 1 (0.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 110 (17.92%) Degree
2 76 (12.38%) ITIL Certification
3 74 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (10.59%) MCSE
6 48 (7.82%) CCNP
7 47 (7.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 42 (6.84%) Security Cleared
9 40 (6.51%) CCNA
9 40 (6.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 39 (6.35%) MCSA
11 34 (5.54%) Master's Degree
12 28 (4.56%) SC Cleared
13 24 (3.91%) MCITP
14 23 (3.75%) ISEB
15 20 (3.26%) PMI Certification
15 20 (3.26%) PMP
16 19 (3.09%) CISSP
17 17 (2.77%) MCP
18 15 (2.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (23.45%) GDPR
2 56 (9.12%) SLA
3 29 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (2.44%) GPG13
5 9 (1.47%) PMO
6 8 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (1.30%) QA
7 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 199 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 178 (28.99%) Active Directory
3 132 (21.50%) Hyper-V
4 36 (5.86%) Docker
5 27 (4.40%) Firmware
6 23 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.95%) vSphere
9 10 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (1.30%) XenApp
11 6 (0.98%) vCloud
12 5 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.81%) NFS
13 4 (0.65%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.49%) NLBS
14 3 (0.49%) Xen
15 2 (0.33%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
16 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 108 (17.59%) SCCM
2 47 (7.65%) WSUS
3 35 (5.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 34 (5.54%) Kubernetes
5 30 (4.89%) SCOM
6 20 (3.26%) SCVMM
7 16 (2.61%) NetBackup
8 12 (1.95%) Backup Exec
9 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 10 (1.63%) vMotion
11 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (1.14%) Ansible
13 6 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.98%) vCenter Server
14 5 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 5 (0.81%) WMI
15 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
15 4 (0.65%) SCOrch
16 3 (0.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 248 (40.39%) VMware
2 225 (36.64%) Microsoft
3 212 (34.53%) Cisco
4 100 (16.29%) Citrix
5 95 (15.47%) HP
6 83 (13.52%) CheckPoint
7 70 (11.40%) NetApp
8 63 (10.26%) F5
9 57 (9.28%) Fortinet
9 57 (9.28%) Juniper
10 49 (7.98%) Dell
11 47 (7.65%) IBM
12 46 (7.49%) McAfee
13 38 (6.19%) Symantec
14 34 (5.54%) ForgeRock
15 32 (5.21%) Forcepoint
16 30 (4.89%) EMC
17 27 (4.40%) Palo Alto
18 22 (3.58%) Nimble Storage
19 20 (3.26%) BMC