Data Centre Jobs in the North West

Data Center
England > North West

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 130 42 155
Rank change year-on-year -88 +113 -20
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 175 559 197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.84% 6.83% 2.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.75% 15.78% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 132 108 107
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £34,600
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,029 £41,788
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,274 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.45% -4.76% +16.67%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £78,750 £81,750
England median annual salary £54,000 £56,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.42% -1.74% -

All Generic Skills
North West

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 North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,044 3,543 4,565
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 32.00% 43.27% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,252 1,523 2,178
10th Percentile £26,750 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £38,947
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £83,067 £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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the North West

Data Centre
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in the North West

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in the North West over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the North West

Data Centre
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 15 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
Manchester -32 128 £38,000 -26.21% 24
Merseyside -61 20 £43,072 -9.32% 5
Lancashire -48 17 £55,000 +124.49% 2
Cheshire -58 6 £57,500 -23.33% 6
Cumbria -5 4 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Data Centre
England

Data Centre
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North West 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 10 (5.71%) Apache
2 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Exchange
3 4 (2.29%) CloudStack
3 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.57%) Microsoft 365
2 20 (11.43%) Azure
3 14 (8.00%) Amazon S3
4 11 (6.29%) IaaS
5 9 (5.14%) AWS
6 7 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.29%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (2.29%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 4 (2.29%) Entra ID
7 4 (2.29%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.71%) GCP
9 1 (0.57%) Kong
9 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.57%) OCI
9 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.57%) Firewall
2 19 (10.86%) VPN
3 18 (10.29%) IPsec
3 18 (10.29%) WAN
4 17 (9.71%) Network Security
5 16 (9.14%) LAN
6 14 (8.00%) SD-WAN
6 14 (8.00%) Wireless
7 12 (6.86%) DNS
8 11 (6.29%) SNMP
9 10 (5.71%) Internet
10 9 (5.14%) Software-Defined Networking
10 9 (5.14%) WLAN
11 8 (4.57%) Unified Communications
12 7 (4.00%) Cisco Firepower
12 7 (4.00%) DHCP
12 7 (4.00%) SAN
13 6 (3.43%) NGFW
13 6 (3.43%) TCP/IP
13 6 (3.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.29%) Power BI
4 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (12.00%) Finance
2 20 (11.43%) Social Skills
3 13 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.29%) Law
5 6 (3.43%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (25.71%) Senior
2 24 (13.71%) Data Centre Engineer
3 21 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (11.43%) Consultant
5 15 (8.57%) Architect
6 10 (5.71%) NetApp Consultant
6 10 (5.71%) Network Engineer
7 8 (4.57%) Cisco Architect
7 8 (4.57%) Security Architect
7 8 (4.57%) Senior Architect
7 8 (4.57%) Senior Cisco Architect
7 8 (4.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 8 (4.57%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 8 (4.57%) Senior Technical Support
7 8 (4.57%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
7 8 (4.57%) Support Specialist
7 8 (4.57%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (4.57%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (4.57%) Technical Support
7 8 (4.57%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
1 10 (5.71%) YAML
2 4 (2.29%) LAMP
3 2 (1.14%) JSON
4 1 (0.57%) .NET
4 1 (0.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.00%) Public Cloud
2 16 (9.14%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.86%) Driving Licence
4 9 (5.14%) Private Cloud
5 8 (4.57%) Onboarding
5 8 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.71%) CCTV
7 3 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.71%) PKI
8 1 (0.57%) Analogue Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.57%) Culture of Ownership
8 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.57%) Replication
8 1 (0.57%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 62 (35.43%) Windows
2 35 (20.00%) Linux
3 11 (6.29%) Unix
3 11 (6.29%) Windows 10
4 10 (5.71%) Data ONTAP
4 10 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.86%) Cybersecurity
2 49 (28.00%) ITIL
3 47 (26.86%) Presales
4 36 (20.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 34 (19.43%) Software Licensing
6 26 (14.86%) Mentoring
7 24 (13.71%) Project Management
8 23 (13.14%) Cloud Security
9 21 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (9.14%) Customer Service
10 16 (9.14%) Service Delivery
11 15 (8.57%) Change Management
11 15 (8.57%) Information Security
12 14 (8.00%) Data Centre Operations
13 13 (7.43%) DevOps
13 13 (7.43%) Incident Management
13 13 (7.43%) Roadmaps
13 13 (7.43%) Storage Management
14 12 (6.86%) Problem Management
14 12 (6.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.71%) Python
2 4 (2.29%) SQL
3 2 (1.14%) Bash
3 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.57%) Java
4 1 (0.57%) PHP
4 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (20.57%) Degree
2 14 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (7.43%) CCNP
3 13 (7.43%) CISSP
3 13 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.86%) CCNA
5 9 (5.14%) MCP
5 9 (5.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.43%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.86%) AWS Certification
8 4 (2.29%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.29%) CISM
8 4 (2.29%) CRISC
8 4 (2.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (2.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 4 (2.29%) ISSMP
9 3 (1.71%) MCSE
10 2 (1.14%) Azure Certification
11 1 (0.57%) AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
11 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (2.29%) GDPR
3 4 (2.29%) NIST
4 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.57%) PMO
5 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 29 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (13.71%) Active Directory
3 14 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.29%) Docker
5 7 (4.00%) vSphere
6 2 (1.14%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (7.43%) Ansible
2 11 (6.29%) Kubernetes
3 10 (5.71%) Prometheus
3 10 (5.71%) vCenter Server
4 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.29%) CASB
5 4 (2.29%) cPanel
5 4 (2.29%) Plesk
5 4 (2.29%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (1.71%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.71%) Terraform
7 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.14%) vRealize
8 1 (0.57%) Nagios
8 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 53 (30.29%) Microsoft
2 42 (24.00%) Cisco
3 35 (20.00%) VMware
4 34 (19.43%) Adobe
4 34 (19.43%) Apple
5 20 (11.43%) Palo Alto
6 17 (9.71%) Dell
6 17 (9.71%) NetApp
7 13 (7.43%) HP
8 11 (6.29%) Dynatrace
9 10 (5.71%) Meraki
9 10 (5.71%) Red Hat
9 10 (5.71%) SolidFire
9 10 (5.71%) Splunk
10 9 (5.14%) Samsung
11 5 (2.86%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.29%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.29%) CA
12 4 (2.29%) Intel
12 4 (2.29%) Veeam