Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 109 69
Rank change year-on-year +29 -40 -35
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 68 39 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.01% 1.91% 3.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.87% 4.92% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38 28 76
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% -11.54%
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,500 £37,313
90th Percentile £73,750 £95,875 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -8.33%

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 767 793 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.98% 38.87% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 598 672 668
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £30,513
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.62% +5.00% -

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 15 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 46 (67.65%) VMware
2 42 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
4 32 (47.06%) Windows
5 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
6 27 (39.71%) Azure
7 25 (36.76%) EMC
8 24 (35.29%) Windows Server
9 21 (30.88%) Cisco
9 21 (30.88%) DNS
9 21 (30.88%) DHCP
9 21 (30.88%) SCCM
10 20 (29.41%) Linux
11 18 (26.47%) Citrix
11 18 (26.47%) Migration
11 18 (26.47%) AWS
12 17 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 17 (25.00%) Office 365
12 17 (25.00%) Degree
13 16 (23.53%) Wireless
13 16 (23.53%) Presales
14 15 (22.06%) WSUS
14 15 (22.06%) SCOM
15 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
15 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (20.59%) Server Management
16 13 (19.12%) Azure Active Directory
16 13 (19.12%) IaaS
16 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (19.12%) PaaS

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 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 27 (39.71%) Azure
2 18 (26.47%) AWS
3 17 (25.00%) Office 365
4 13 (19.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (19.12%) IaaS
4 13 (19.12%) PaaS
5 10 (14.71%) SaaS
6 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) DHCP
1 21 (30.88%) DNS
2 16 (23.53%) Wireless
3 10 (14.71%) Network Security
3 10 (14.71%) Unified Communications
3 10 (14.71%) VPN
3 10 (14.71%) Wireless Security
4 9 (13.24%) Firewall
4 9 (13.24%) WAN
5 8 (11.76%) LAN
6 5 (7.35%) MPLS
6 5 (7.35%) SAN
6 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.88%) BGP
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco ICM
7 4 (5.88%) DSLAM
7 4 (5.88%) EIGRP
7 4 (5.88%) OSPF
7 4 (5.88%) SSH
7 4 (5.88%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (19.12%) Banking
2 11 (16.18%) German Language
3 10 (14.71%) Italian Language
3 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.29%) Public Sector
5 6 (8.82%) Finance
6 3 (4.41%) Games
7 2 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Server Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Architect
3 8 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Consultant
4 7 (10.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) IT Manager
6 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Presales Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Presales Solution Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Telecoms Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Telecoms Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Hybrid Cloud
1 12 (17.65%) Private Cloud
2 7 (10.29%) Clustering
3 5 (7.35%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.88%) IVR
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.41%) Replication
6 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.47%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.06%) Windows
2 24 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 20 (29.41%) Linux
4 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.76%) Unix
7 5 (7.35%) CentOS
8 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.94%) Solaris
10 1 (1.47%) AIX
10 1 (1.47%) HPUX
10 1 (1.47%) IRIX
10 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Migration
2 16 (23.53%) Presales
3 14 (20.59%) Server Management
4 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (17.65%) Proactive Management
4 12 (17.65%) Storage Management
4 12 (17.65%) Validation
5 11 (16.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (14.71%) Demand Generation
6 10 (14.71%) DNA
6 10 (14.71%) Service Design
7 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
7 9 (13.24%) Strategic Roadmap
8 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 7 (10.29%) DevOps
10 6 (8.82%) ITIL
11 5 (7.35%) People Management
11 5 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.71%) PHP
2 10 (14.71%) Python
3 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 12 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 10 (14.71%) AWS Certification
4 10 (14.71%) CCIE
4 10 (14.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 10 (14.71%) CCIE Service Provider
5 4 (5.88%) CCNP
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.94%) PMP
6 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) ISO 22301
1 4 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
3 17 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.88%) Docker
5 4 (5.88%) iptables
5 4 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.41%) VMware NSX
6 3 (4.41%) vSphere
6 3 (4.41%) XenApp
7 2 (2.94%) Firmware
7 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.47%) NFS
8 1 (1.47%) Samba
8 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (30.88%) SCCM
2 15 (22.06%) SCOM
2 15 (22.06%) WSUS
3 12 (17.65%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (17.65%) NetBackup
3 12 (17.65%) SCVMM
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (5.88%) Grafana
5 4 (5.88%) vCenter Server
5 4 (5.88%) vMotion
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (4.41%) vRealize
7 2 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (67.65%) VMware
2 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
3 25 (36.76%) EMC
4 21 (30.88%) Cisco
5 18 (26.47%) Citrix
6 13 (19.12%) HP
6 13 (19.12%) NetApp
7 12 (17.65%) Symantec
8 10 (14.71%) Dell
9 6 (8.82%) Brocade
10 4 (5.88%) F5
10 4 (5.88%) Fortinet
10 4 (5.88%) Huawei
10 4 (5.88%) Meraki
10 4 (5.88%) Palo Alto
10 4 (5.88%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.94%) Arista
11 2 (2.94%) Emulex
11 2 (2.94%) Red Hat