Period
to 30 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > North East
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 60 41
Rank change year-on-year -20 -19 +51
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 18 19 68
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.53% 2.41% 5.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.53% 7.63% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 57
10th Percentile £26,175 £33,500 £22,000
25th Percentile £30,938 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £37,500 £42,915
Median % change year-on-year - -12.62% -25.37%
75th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £50,125 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.17% +5.45% -

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 North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 397 249 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.82% 31.52% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 250 219 294
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £28,050
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,675
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +6.25%
75th Percentile £56,750 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +4.76%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the North East

Data Centre
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in the North East

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in the North East over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the North East

Data Centre
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the North East region over the 6 months to 30 July 2021. 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
Tyne and Wear -16 13 £43,750 +6.71% 7
Durham +1 4 £33,250 -11.33% 4
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 North East region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 8 (44.44%) Windows
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) CCNA
3 6 (33.33%) Azure
3 6 (33.33%) Network Management
3 6 (33.33%) Ansible
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Salt
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (27.78%) Change Management
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
6 3 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 3 (16.67%) Slack
6 3 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (16.67%) Task Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Proactive Management
6 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
6 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (16.67%) KVM

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) Confluence
1 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (16.67%) AWS
3 3 (16.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) H.323
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) OSPF
4 1 (5.56%) SD-WAN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Social Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps Automation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IP Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Technician
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Fibre Optics
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 3 (16.67%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps
1 6 (33.33%) Network Management
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (16.67%) Data Security
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) OOP
4 3 (16.67%) Proactive Management
4 3 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Task Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 3 (16.67%) KVM
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ansible
1 6 (33.33%) Salt
2 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Avaya
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) F5
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.56%) Apple