Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 52 31
Rank change year-on-year -27 -21 +12
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 74 132 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.08% 5.30% 7.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.71% 13.12% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 51 112 203
Reading median annual salary £37,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.82% -8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £38,875 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £78,750
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -8.70%

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 850 1,006 1,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.42% 40.40% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 722 767 1,264
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,375 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 31 (41.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (40.54%) Windows
3 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 25 (33.78%) VMware
5 24 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (24.32%) Cisco
7 17 (22.97%) Linux
8 16 (21.62%) Office 365
8 16 (21.62%) DevOps
9 15 (20.27%) Presales
10 14 (18.92%) Hyper-V
10 14 (18.92%) SQL
11 13 (17.57%) ITIL
11 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
11 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (17.57%) IaaS
11 13 (17.57%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (16.22%) Python
12 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
12 12 (16.22%) Degree
13 11 (14.86%) SCCM
13 11 (14.86%) HP
13 11 (14.86%) SAN
13 11 (14.86%) Windows Server
14 9 (12.16%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (12.16%) Unix
14 9 (12.16%) PaaS
15 8 (10.81%) vSphere
15 8 (10.81%) WAN
15 8 (10.81%) Citrix

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 7 (9.46%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.41%) IIS
3 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.05%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (41.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (21.62%) Office 365
4 13 (17.57%) IaaS
5 9 (12.16%) PaaS
6 5 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.41%) SaaS
8 2 (2.70%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.35%) GitHub
9 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) SAN
2 8 (10.81%) WAN
3 7 (9.46%) Firewall
3 7 (9.46%) LAN
3 7 (9.46%) VPN
4 5 (6.76%) Network Security
5 4 (5.41%) BGP
5 4 (5.41%) NAS
5 4 (5.41%) OSPF
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.05%) DNS
6 3 (4.05%) Internet
6 3 (4.05%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.05%) MPLS
6 3 (4.05%) SNMP
7 2 (2.70%) Broadband
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.70%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.70%) Intranet
7 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) MySQL
1 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
1 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.46%) Finance
3 6 (8.11%) Marketing
4 5 (6.76%) Billing
4 5 (6.76%) Retail
5 4 (5.41%) Back Office
6 3 (4.05%) Advertising
7 2 (2.70%) Legal
8 1 (1.35%) Arabic Language
8 1 (1.35%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Consultant
2 9 (12.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (8.11%) Graduate
4 6 (8.11%) Junior
4 6 (8.11%) Junior DevOps
4 6 (8.11%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Architect
5 5 (6.76%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (6.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Junior Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (6.76%) Storage Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Web Services
2 5 (6.76%) HTML
2 5 (6.76%) JSON
3 4 (5.41%) Ajax
3 4 (5.41%) CSS
3 4 (5.41%) jQuery
3 4 (5.41%) Laravel
3 4 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (5.41%) RESTful
3 4 (5.41%) SOAP
3 4 (5.41%) Yii
4 2 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.70%) Kafka
4 2 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (1.35%) LDAP
5 1 (1.35%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (12.16%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (9.46%) Clustering
4 6 (8.11%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) Blog
5 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) PMI
5 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.70%) Replication
5 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.54%) Windows
2 17 (22.97%) Linux
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.16%) Unix
5 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.05%) AIX
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.35%) HPUX
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.35%) Solaris
9 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) DevOps
2 15 (20.27%) Presales
3 13 (17.57%) ITIL
4 6 (8.11%) ITIL V3
4 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.11%) Project Management
5 5 (6.76%) Business Development
6 4 (5.41%) Change Control
6 4 (5.41%) Change Management
6 4 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (5.41%) Migration
6 4 (5.41%) MVC
6 4 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.05%) Cloud Operations
7 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.05%) Network Management
7 3 (4.05%) Product Management
7 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.22%) Python
3 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.76%) Perl
5 4 (5.41%) PHP
6 3 (4.05%) C
7 1 (1.35%) C#
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Java
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.22%) Degree
3 8 (10.81%) MCSE
4 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (9.46%) MCSA
5 5 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.41%) CCNA
6 4 (5.41%) CCNP
6 4 (5.41%) MCP
7 3 (4.05%) CCIE
7 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) AWS Certification
8 2 (2.70%) ISEB
8 2 (2.70%) NCIE
8 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.70%) RHCE
8 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.35%) CCIE Data Center
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) COBIT
1 1 (1.35%) PMO
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.92%) Hyper-V
2 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.81%) vSphere
4 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.05%) Docker
5 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) SCCM
2 5 (6.76%) Ansible
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (6.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (4.05%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (4.05%) SCOM
3 3 (4.05%) Terraform
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.70%) Grafana
4 2 (2.70%) Graylog
4 2 (2.70%) Puppet
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.78%) VMware
3 18 (24.32%) Cisco
4 11 (14.86%) HP
5 8 (10.81%) Citrix
6 7 (9.46%) Juniper
6 7 (9.46%) NetApp
7 6 (8.11%) EMC
8 5 (6.76%) Dell
8 5 (6.76%) Symantec
9 4 (5.41%) Zend
10 3 (4.05%) F5
10 3 (4.05%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.70%) Apple
11 2 (2.70%) Aruba
11 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.70%) Huawei
11 2 (2.70%) IBM
11 2 (2.70%) Intel