Period
to 14 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 36 26
Rank change year-on-year -30 -10 +15
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 90 222 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.70% 6.66% 7.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.70% 16.87% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 77 140 292
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +23.81% -8.70%
10th Percentile £38,100 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £87,750 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +16.50% -6.36%

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 928 1316 1908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 38.16% 39.47% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 741 949 1541
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +5.26%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Reading

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre in Reading.

Salary trend for Data Centre in Reading

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Reading over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 34 (37.78%) Linux
2 30 (33.33%) VMware
3 28 (31.11%) Degree
4 27 (30.00%) ITIL
4 27 (30.00%) Firewall
5 26 (28.89%) Internet
5 26 (28.89%) BGP
5 26 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (28.89%) DevOps
6 25 (27.78%) MPLS
6 25 (27.78%) Cisco
7 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 23 (25.56%) VPN
8 23 (25.56%) Windows
9 21 (23.33%) SSL
9 21 (23.33%) OSPF
9 21 (23.33%) Juniper
9 21 (23.33%) Docker
10 20 (22.22%) IPsec
11 19 (21.11%) Migration
11 19 (21.11%) OpenStack
12 18 (20.00%) Advertising
12 18 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (20.00%) EIGRP
12 18 (20.00%) CCNP
12 18 (20.00%) Python
13 17 (18.89%) Kubernetes
14 16 (17.78%) Private Cloud
14 16 (17.78%) SQL
14 16 (17.78%) Git (software)

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 19 (21.11%) OpenStack
2 15 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (10.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.56%) SaaS
4 4 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.44%) GitHub
5 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.00%) Firewall
2 26 (28.89%) BGP
2 26 (28.89%) Internet
3 25 (27.78%) MPLS
4 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 23 (25.56%) VPN
6 21 (23.33%) OSPF
6 21 (23.33%) SSL
7 20 (22.22%) IPsec
8 18 (20.00%) EIGRP
9 15 (16.67%) HTTP
10 10 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (11.11%) WAN
11 9 (10.00%) DWDM
12 7 (7.78%) DNS
12 7 (7.78%) Network Security
13 6 (6.67%) Ethernet
13 6 (6.67%) IPv4
13 6 (6.67%) VLAN
14 5 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) MySQL
2 8 (8.89%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.33%) Redis
5 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.78%) GitLab
2 7 (7.78%) Subversion
3 5 (5.56%) Ant
3 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.56%) Maven
4 4 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.44%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.33%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (20.00%) Advertising
2 8 (8.89%) Marketing
3 6 (6.67%) Back Office
3 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.56%) Billing
4 5 (5.56%) Finance
5 4 (4.44%) Legal
6 3 (3.33%) Retail
7 2 (2.22%) Banking
7 2 (2.22%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 18 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) Project Manager
4 13 (14.44%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Linux Support
4 13 (14.44%) Linux Support Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Platform Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Platform Support Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Developer
7 6 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Python Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Network Support
9 4 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) Web Services
2 10 (11.11%) HTML
3 8 (8.89%) JSON
4 7 (7.78%) RESTful
5 6 (6.67%) CSS
6 5 (5.56%) jQuery
6 5 (5.56%) Laravel
6 5 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.44%) REST
7 4 (4.44%) SOAP
8 3 (3.33%) .NET
8 3 (3.33%) Ajax
8 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.33%) HTML5
8 3 (3.33%) Java SE
8 3 (3.33%) Node.js
8 3 (3.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 3 (3.33%) XML
8 3 (3.33%) Yii
9 2 (2.22%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Computer Science
1 16 (17.78%) Private Cloud
2 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Virtual Team
3 6 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.56%) Clustering
4 5 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.33%) iPad
5 3 (3.33%) Replication
6 2 (2.22%) Blog
7 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.78%) Linux
2 23 (25.56%) Windows
3 14 (15.56%) CentOS
4 12 (13.33%) Unix
5 11 (12.22%) Windows Server
6 10 (11.11%) Ubuntu
7 8 (8.89%) Debian
8 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.11%) AIX
12 1 (1.11%) HPUX
12 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) ITIL
2 26 (28.89%) DevOps
3 19 (21.11%) Migration
4 15 (16.67%) API Integration
4 15 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 15 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 12 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (13.33%) Project Management
6 10 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.89%) Presales
9 7 (7.78%) Scrum
10 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.67%) High Availability
10 6 (6.67%) Load Balancing
10 6 (6.67%) MVC
10 6 (6.67%) Task Automation
10 6 (6.67%) TDD
11 5 (5.56%) Network Virtualisation
11 5 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.00%) Python
2 16 (17.78%) SQL
3 9 (10.00%) Java
3 9 (10.00%) PHP
4 8 (8.89%) Perl
4 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.78%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.44%) Scala
7 3 (3.33%) ES6
8 2 (2.22%) Ruby
9 1 (1.11%) C#
9 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (31.11%) Degree
2 18 (20.00%) CCNP
2 18 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (15.56%) JNCIA
4 13 (14.44%) CCIE
5 8 (8.89%) CCNA
5 8 (8.89%) HND
6 7 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (6.67%) JNCIP
7 6 (6.67%) JNCIS
7 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (4.44%) APMP
9 4 (4.44%) CCSP
9 4 (4.44%) PMI Certification
10 3 (3.33%) PMP
11 2 (2.22%) Master's Degree
12 1 (1.11%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) ISO 22301
1 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (23.33%) Docker
2 11 (12.22%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.33%) vSphere
7 2 (2.22%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (1.11%) vCloud
8 1 (1.11%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (18.89%) Kubernetes
2 11 (12.22%) Puppet
3 9 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.89%) Ansible
5 4 (4.44%) Nagios
5 4 (4.44%) Salt
5 4 (4.44%) Terraform
5 4 (4.44%) WSUS
6 3 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (3.33%) logstash
6 3 (3.33%) Opsview
6 3 (3.33%) vMotion
6 3 (3.33%) WMI
6 3 (3.33%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.11%) cPanel
8 1 (1.11%) Plesk
Vendors
1 30 (33.33%) VMware
2 25 (27.78%) Cisco
3 21 (23.33%) Juniper
4 14 (15.56%) HP
4 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.89%) Arista
5 8 (8.89%) F5
5 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.78%) Citrix
6 7 (7.78%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (5.56%) Zend
8 4 (4.44%) AppDynamics
8 4 (4.44%) New Relic
8 4 (4.44%) Rackspace
9 3 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (3.33%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.22%) Aruba
10 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.22%) Dell
10 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds