Data Centre Jobs in the North of England

Data Center
England > North of England

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Data Centre over the 6 months leading up to 22 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
22 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 143 33 172
Rank change year-on-year -110 +139 -6
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 341 1,176 390
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.70% 7.48% 2.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.70% 18.03% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 260 207 204
10th Percentile £25,800 £30,650 £32,150
25th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.05% +5.00% +6.38%
75th Percentile £57,500 £64,375 £71,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £76,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £58,850
% change year-on-year -10.00% +1.95% +7.00%

All Generic Skills
North of England

Data Centre falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills in the North of England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,987 6,521 8,583
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 29.82% 41.50% 45.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4,050 3,014 4,370
10th Percentile £27,000 £32,941 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,920 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,603 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the North of England

Data Centre
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in the North of England

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in the North of England over the 6 months to 22 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the North of England

Data Centre
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 June 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
North West -93 209 £41,235 -27.66% 29
Yorkshire -80 98 £42,500 -16.64% 16
North East -76 34 £44,274 -6.79% 5
Data Centre
England

Data Centre
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England 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 15 (4.40%) Apache
2 14 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.64%) WordPress
4 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Exchange
5 4 (1.17%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.29%) CMS
6 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 51 (14.96%) Microsoft 365
2 41 (12.02%) Azure
3 21 (6.16%) IaaS
4 20 (5.87%) AWS
5 19 (5.57%) Amazon S3
6 11 (3.23%) Mimecast
7 10 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (2.64%) Azure DevOps
9 8 (2.35%) Entra ID
9 8 (2.35%) Kong
10 6 (1.76%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (1.76%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 6 (1.76%) Power Platform
11 5 (1.47%) GCP
11 5 (1.47%) Snowflake
12 4 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (1.17%) SaaS
13 3 (0.88%) GitHub
13 3 (0.88%) PaaS
13 3 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 69 (20.23%) Firewall
2 41 (12.02%) WAN
3 36 (10.56%) VPN
4 30 (8.80%) Network Security
4 30 (8.80%) SD-WAN
5 23 (6.74%) Internet
5 23 (6.74%) IPsec
5 23 (6.74%) LAN
6 20 (5.87%) DNS
7 17 (4.99%) Software-Defined Networking
8 16 (4.69%) SAN
8 16 (4.69%) SNMP
8 16 (4.69%) Wireless
9 13 (3.81%) DHCP
9 13 (3.81%) WLAN
10 12 (3.52%) Cisco Firepower
10 12 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (3.23%) NAS
11 11 (3.23%) VLAN
12 10 (2.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.92%) MongoDB
2 20 (5.87%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.52%) MySQL
5 9 (2.64%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.64%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.76%) Power BI
7 5 (1.47%) Redis
8 1 (0.29%) Big Data
8 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 63 (18.48%) Social Skills
2 45 (13.20%) Finance
3 34 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.16%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.11%) Law
6 10 (2.93%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.17%) Banking
7 4 (1.17%) Retail
8 3 (0.88%) Marketing
8 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.59%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (0.59%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.59%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.29%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.29%) Police
10 1 (0.29%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 60 (17.60%) Senior
2 43 (12.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (11.73%) Lead
4 37 (10.85%) Architect
4 37 (10.85%) Data Centre Engineer
5 31 (9.09%) Consultant
6 20 (5.87%) Team Leader
7 19 (5.57%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 19 (5.57%) IT Manager
7 19 (5.57%) Network Engineer
8 16 (4.69%) Analyst
8 16 (4.69%) Cisco Architect
8 16 (4.69%) Security Architect
8 16 (4.69%) Senior Architect
8 16 (4.69%) Senior Cisco Architect
9 15 (4.40%) IT Engineer
9 15 (4.40%) NetApp Consultant
10 14 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (3.81%) Service Analyst
11 13 (3.81%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.69%) YAML
2 15 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (1.76%) .NET
4 5 (1.47%) Middleware
5 4 (1.17%) LAMP
6 2 (0.59%) Web Services
7 1 (0.29%) EDI
7 1 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.29%) GraphQL
7 1 (0.29%) JSON
7 1 (0.29%) REST
7 1 (0.29%) SAML
7 1 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.37%) Management Information System
2 43 (12.61%) Public Cloud
3 16 (4.69%) Driving Licence
4 15 (4.40%) Mainframe
5 12 (3.52%) SCADA
6 10 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.64%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.35%) Onboarding
9 6 (1.76%) PKI
10 5 (1.47%) IoT
11 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.88%) Blog
12 3 (0.88%) CCTV
12 3 (0.88%) EPoS
12 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.88%) Product Ownership
12 3 (0.88%) Wiki
13 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.59%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 121 (35.48%) Windows
2 65 (19.06%) Linux
3 35 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 20 (5.87%) Unix
5 15 (4.40%) Data ONTAP
6 11 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (1.17%) CentOS
10 3 (0.88%) Android
10 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.88%) zOS
11 1 (0.29%) HPUX
11 1 (0.29%) Solaris
11 1 (0.29%) SUSE
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (24.93%) Cybersecurity
2 73 (21.41%) ITIL
3 62 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 55 (16.13%) Mentoring
4 55 (16.13%) Presales
5 44 (12.90%) Software Licensing
6 35 (10.26%) Coaching
6 35 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (10.26%) Roadmaps
7 34 (9.97%) Project Management
8 31 (9.09%) DevOps
9 30 (8.80%) Customer Service
10 29 (8.50%) Information Security
10 29 (8.50%) Infrastructure Management
11 28 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (7.62%) Change Management
13 24 (7.04%) Incident Management
14 23 (6.74%) Cloud Security
15 22 (6.45%) Time Management
16 21 (6.16%) Agile
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.33%) Python
1 25 (7.33%) SQL
2 13 (3.81%) C#
3 5 (1.47%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.88%) Kotlin
4 3 (0.88%) Swift
5 2 (0.59%) Bash
6 1 (0.29%) Java
6 1 (0.29%) JCL
6 1 (0.29%) PHP
6 1 (0.29%) REXX
6 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (17.01%) Degree
2 38 (11.14%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (9.09%) CCNP
4 23 (6.74%) CCNA
5 18 (5.28%) CISSP
6 17 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (4.99%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.52%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (2.64%) MCP
9 8 (2.35%) CCIE
10 7 (2.05%) Azure Certification
11 5 (1.47%) AWS Certification
11 5 (1.47%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (1.17%) CCDP
12 4 (1.17%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 4 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.17%) CRISC
12 4 (1.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 4 (1.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.40%) SLA
2 13 (3.81%) GDPR
3 11 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (1.17%) NIST
5 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.29%) NCSC
6 1 (0.29%) PMO
6 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 53 (15.54%) Active Directory
2 47 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.62%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.99%) Docker
5 16 (4.69%) vSphere
6 5 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.88%) Firmware
8 2 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.29%) KVM
9 1 (0.29%) NFS
9 1 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.29%) XenApp
9 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 20 (5.87%) Prometheus
3 19 (5.57%) Ansible
4 18 (5.28%) vCenter Server
5 11 (3.23%) Stealthwatch
6 7 (2.05%) FortiGate
6 7 (2.05%) Nagios
7 6 (1.76%) SCOM
8 5 (1.47%) CASB
8 5 (1.47%) Grafana
8 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.17%) cPanel
9 4 (1.17%) Plesk
10 3 (0.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 3 (0.88%) Terraform
11 2 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.59%) vRealize
12 1 (0.29%) SCCM
12 1 (0.29%) Sysdig
12 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 109 (31.96%) Microsoft
2 93 (27.27%) Cisco
3 64 (18.77%) VMware
4 44 (12.90%) Adobe
4 44 (12.90%) Apple
5 41 (12.02%) Dell
6 38 (11.14%) NetApp
7 29 (8.50%) Palo Alto
8 28 (8.21%) HP
9 24 (7.04%) Meraki
10 22 (6.45%) Dynatrace
11 20 (5.87%) Red Hat
12 18 (5.28%) Veeam
13 17 (4.99%) ServiceNow
13 17 (4.99%) Splunk
14 15 (4.40%) SolidFire
15 14 (4.11%) Juniper
16 12 (3.52%) Fortinet
17 11 (3.23%) IBM
17 11 (3.23%) Samsung