Data Centre Jobs in the Midlands

Data Center
England > Midlands

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 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 123 54 124
Rank change year-on-year -69 +70 +14
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 231 575 315
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.01% 5.90% 2.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.22% 15.47% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 182 126 238
10th Percentile £23,775 £31,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,125 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,750 £55,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.02% +4.44%
75th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £78,750 £67,875
England median annual salary £54,000 £57,325 £57,500
% change year-on-year -5.80% -0.30% +0.06%

All Generic Skills
Midlands

Data Centre is in the General and Transferable 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,716 3,717 4,445
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 32.41% 38.13% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,655 1,482 2,730
10th Percentile £25,750 £31,250 £27,725
25th Percentile £33,563 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.26% +8.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £81,200 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the Midlands

Data Centre
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Data Centre in the Midlands

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

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 20 April 2024. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -73 118 £54,000 -1.82% 31
East Midlands -47 111 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Data Centre
England

Data Centre
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (9.96%) Microsoft Exchange
2 14 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.46%) Apache
4 5 (2.16%) Confluence
5 4 (1.73%) IIS
6 3 (1.30%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.16%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) Trello
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 101 (43.72%) Microsoft 365
2 71 (30.74%) Azure
3 38 (16.45%) AWS
4 33 (14.29%) Entra ID
5 11 (4.76%) SaaS
6 9 (3.90%) Amazon S3
7 8 (3.46%) Power Platform
8 7 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
9 6 (2.60%) PowerApps
10 4 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.73%) IaaS
10 4 (1.73%) OneDrive
11 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.30%) DigitalOcean
11 3 (1.30%) PaaS
12 2 (0.87%) GCP
12 2 (0.87%) Google Workspace
12 2 (0.87%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.87%) WhatsApp
13 1 (0.43%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.75%) Firewall
2 29 (12.55%) DNS
3 27 (11.69%) WAN
4 26 (11.26%) DHCP
5 22 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
6 21 (9.09%) LAN
6 21 (9.09%) SD-WAN
7 17 (7.36%) SNMP
8 12 (5.19%) VPN
9 11 (4.76%) TCP/IP
9 11 (4.76%) Wireless
10 10 (4.33%) Internet
10 10 (4.33%) SAN
11 9 (3.90%) HTTP
11 9 (3.90%) MPLS
11 9 (3.90%) SMTP
12 8 (3.46%) FTP
12 8 (3.46%) SSH
12 8 (3.46%) SSL
12 8 (3.46%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.73%) MySQL
3 4 (1.73%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.87%) Big Data
4 2 (0.87%) Power BI
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.46%) JIRA
2 5 (2.16%) Git
3 2 (0.87%) GitLab
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (18.18%) Finance
2 32 (13.85%) Social Skills
3 19 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.36%) Retail
5 16 (6.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 14 (6.06%) Manufacturing
7 10 (4.33%) Telecoms
8 7 (3.03%) Automotive
8 7 (3.03%) Local Government
9 6 (2.60%) Presentation Skills
10 5 (2.16%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.30%) Law
11 3 (1.30%) Legal
12 1 (0.43%) Advertising
12 1 (0.43%) Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.43%) Electronics
12 1 (0.43%) Fire and Rescue
12 1 (0.43%) Games
12 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (12.55%) Consultant
2 29 (12.55%) Senior
3 28 (12.12%) IT Engineer
4 19 (8.23%) 1st Line Support
4 19 (8.23%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (7.36%) Infrastructure Manager
6 15 (6.49%) IT Support
7 14 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (5.63%) Architect
9 12 (5.19%) IT Manager
10 11 (4.76%) Administrator
11 10 (4.33%) Network Consultant
11 10 (4.33%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (3.90%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.46%) IT Technician
13 8 (3.46%) Senior Architect
13 8 (3.46%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.60%) YAML
2 5 (2.16%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (1.73%) LDAP
4 3 (1.30%) Web Services
5 2 (0.87%) .NET
5 2 (0.87%) ARM Templates
5 2 (0.87%) SAML
5 2 (0.87%) ServiceStack
6 1 (0.43%) JSON
6 1 (0.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.79%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.63%) Public Cloud
2 13 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (5.19%) Private Cloud
4 8 (3.46%) EFT
5 7 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (2.60%) CCTV
6 6 (2.60%) CMDB
6 6 (2.60%) Operational Technology
6 6 (2.60%) PKI
7 5 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.16%) PMI
8 4 (1.73%) Clustering
9 3 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.30%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.30%) Wiki
10 2 (0.87%) Cyber Threat
10 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 100 (43.29%) Windows
2 46 (19.91%) Windows Server
3 20 (8.66%) Linux
4 14 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.60%) VMS
6 5 (2.16%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (2.16%) Unix
7 4 (1.73%) Android
8 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.30%) zOS
9 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (35.50%) Cybersecurity
2 49 (21.21%) ITIL
3 46 (19.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 44 (19.05%) Project Management
5 30 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (11.69%) Mentoring
6 27 (11.69%) Presales
7 24 (10.39%) Software Licensing
8 23 (9.96%) Information Security
9 22 (9.52%) Service Management
10 20 (8.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (8.66%) Customer Service
10 20 (8.66%) Project Delivery
11 19 (8.23%) Change Management
11 19 (8.23%) ITSM
12 18 (7.79%) DevOps
12 18 (7.79%) Roadmaps
13 16 (6.93%) Migration
13 16 (6.93%) Network Architecture
14 15 (6.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.26%) SQL
2 25 (10.82%) PowerShell
3 17 (7.36%) Python
4 9 (3.90%) Bash
5 2 (0.87%) Bicep
5 2 (0.87%) C
5 2 (0.87%) C#
5 2 (0.87%) Java
5 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.43%) C++
6 1 (0.43%) Go
6 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.43%) Ruby
6 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (26.41%) Degree
2 23 (9.96%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (9.09%) CCNA
3 21 (9.09%) MCP
4 20 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (7.36%) CCNP
6 13 (5.63%) DBS Check
7 11 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (4.76%) MCSE
8 7 (3.03%) AWS Certification
8 7 (3.03%) Azure Certification
8 7 (3.03%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.03%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.16%) MCSA
9 5 (2.16%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.73%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
10 4 (1.73%) CCIE
10 4 (1.73%) CISSP
10 4 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
1 11 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 7 (3.03%) PMO
4 6 (2.60%) NIST
4 6 (2.60%) QA
4 6 (2.60%) SLA
4 6 (2.60%) SOC 2
5 5 (2.16%) GDPR
6 2 (0.87%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.87%) ISO 31000
6 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.43%) COBIT
7 1 (0.43%) GRC
7 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.43%) NCSC
7 1 (0.43%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (27.71%) Active Directory
2 51 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.79%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.06%) Docker
5 8 (3.46%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.73%) pfSense
8 2 (0.87%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (7.79%) SCCM
2 15 (6.49%) Kubernetes
3 13 (5.63%) vCenter Server
4 12 (5.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (5.19%) Terraform
5 9 (3.90%) Ansible
6 5 (2.16%) Prometheus
6 5 (2.16%) WSUS
7 4 (1.73%) CASB
7 4 (1.73%) Stealthwatch
8 3 (1.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.30%) Nagios
8 3 (1.30%) SCOM
9 2 (0.87%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.43%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) Progress Chef
10 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 104 (45.02%) Microsoft
2 67 (29.00%) VMware
3 41 (17.75%) Cisco
4 28 (12.12%) Apple
5 24 (10.39%) Adobe
6 18 (7.79%) ServiceNow
7 11 (4.76%) Citrix
8 10 (4.33%) Meraki
9 8 (3.46%) Globalscape
10 7 (3.03%) Dell
10 7 (3.03%) NetApp
11 6 (2.60%) Palo Alto
11 6 (2.60%) Veeam
12 5 (2.16%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.16%) SolidFire
12 5 (2.16%) Zerto
13 4 (1.73%) Brocade
13 4 (1.73%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.73%) QNAP
13 4 (1.73%) Ubiquiti