Period
to 13 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 71 66
Rank change year-on-year -45 -5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 882 1313 1804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.81% 3.84% 4.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.32% 10.09% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 702 963 1547
South East median annual salary £50,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,025 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 12057 13018 16824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.37% 38.12% 39.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9854 10724 13848
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,588
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,045
% change year-on-year - +4.07% +6.77%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the South East

Data Centre
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in the South East

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the South East

Data Centre
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -33 359 £55,000 -4.35% 16
Berkshire -29 251 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Surrey -23 228 £60,000 +14.29% 12
Hampshire -42 194 £45,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire +14 68 £43,000 -21.82% 3
Oxfordshire -29 39 £55,000 - 2
Kent +34 35 £40,000 -23.81% 2
West Sussex -62 31 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East Sussex -17 28 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Middlesex +11 5 £61,250 +4.70%
Sussex - 3 - -
Home Counties +10 2 £62,500 -
M4 Corridor -8 1 - -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 13 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 314 (35.60%) Cisco
2 269 (30.50%) VMware
3 265 (30.05%) Firewall
4 231 (26.19%) ITIL
5 219 (24.83%) Linux
6 208 (23.58%) Windows
7 194 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
8 187 (21.20%) WAN
9 176 (19.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 169 (19.16%) Microsoft
11 161 (18.25%) LAN
12 142 (16.10%) VPN
13 141 (15.99%) Active Directory
14 140 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
15 138 (15.65%) CCNP
16 128 (14.51%) Juniper
17 120 (13.61%) Finance
18 111 (12.59%) Cisco ASA
19 109 (12.36%) Project Management
20 108 (12.24%) TCP/IP
20 108 (12.24%) Windows Server
21 104 (11.79%) SQL
22 103 (11.68%) SAN
22 103 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
22 103 (11.68%) Degree
23 100 (11.34%) DevOps
24 98 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
24 98 (11.11%) F5
25 97 (11.00%) BGP
26 94 (10.66%) HP

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 56 (6.35%) OpenStack
2 30 (3.40%) MS Exchange
3 26 (2.95%) IIS
4 21 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (1.36%) Apache
6 12 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (1.36%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.79%) Zimbra
10 5 (0.57%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.57%) JBoss
10 5 (0.57%) nginx
11 4 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 44 (4.99%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.63%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.23%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 140 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (5.56%) IaaS
4 47 (5.33%) Office 365
5 42 (4.76%) SaaS
6 31 (3.51%) PaaS
7 13 (1.47%) GitHub
8 8 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.23%) Route 53
11 2 (0.23%) Yammer
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 265 (30.05%) Firewall
2 187 (21.20%) WAN
3 161 (18.25%) LAN
4 142 (16.10%) VPN
5 111 (12.59%) Cisco ASA
6 108 (12.24%) TCP/IP
7 103 (11.68%) SAN
8 97 (11.00%) BGP
9 92 (10.43%) MPLS
10 87 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 85 (9.64%) SSL
12 82 (9.30%) DNS
13 80 (9.07%) IPsec
14 79 (8.96%) OSPF
15 77 (8.73%) Network Security
16 76 (8.62%) Internet
17 68 (7.71%) Wireless
18 62 (7.03%) DHCP
19 61 (6.92%) Ethernet
20 46 (5.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.10%) MySQL
3 32 (3.63%) MongoDB
4 30 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (2.95%) NoSQL
5 26 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 21 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (2.04%) Big Data
7 18 (2.04%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.36%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.25%) Redis
10 10 (1.13%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.57%) Cognos Impromptu
13 5 (0.57%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.45%) OLTP
14 4 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 23 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.81%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.70%) Subversion
5 9 (1.02%) JIRA
6 7 (0.79%) GitLab
7 5 (0.57%) Ant
7 5 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.57%) Maven
8 4 (0.45%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.34%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.34%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.23%) Toad
11 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.11%) Burp Suite
11 1 (0.11%) Mercurial
General
1 120 (13.61%) Finance
2 64 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.95%) Advertising
4 24 (2.72%) Banking
5 23 (2.61%) Billing
6 21 (2.38%) Marketing
7 19 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.70%) Retail
9 13 (1.47%) Legal
10 11 (1.25%) Back Office
11 7 (0.79%) Local Government
12 6 (0.68%) Games
12 6 (0.68%) Law
12 6 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.57%) Electronics
14 4 (0.45%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
16 1 (0.11%) Digital Economy
16 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.11%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 156 (17.69%) Network Engineer
2 99 (11.22%) Architect
3 75 (8.50%) Support Engineer
4 60 (6.80%) Consultant
5 58 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
6 51 (5.78%) Project Manager
7 48 (5.44%) Infrastructure Manager
8 42 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 40 (4.54%) Administrator
10 38 (4.31%) Analyst
11 35 (3.97%) Data Centre Engineer
12 32 (3.63%) Cloud Engineer
12 32 (3.63%) Developer
13 31 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
13 31 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
14 30 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
15 26 (2.95%) Cisco Engineer
16 24 (2.72%) Infrastructure Architect
17 23 (2.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 23 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.95%) HTML
2 23 (2.61%) CSS
3 22 (2.49%) .NET
4 21 (2.38%) Web Services
5 18 (2.04%) Middleware
6 16 (1.81%) AngularJS
6 16 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (1.70%) HTML5
7 15 (1.70%) JSON
7 15 (1.70%) LAMP
8 12 (1.36%) ASP.NET
8 12 (1.36%) CSS3
9 11 (1.25%) REST
10 9 (1.02%) Laravel
10 9 (1.02%) SOAP
11 8 (0.91%) LEMP Stack
11 8 (0.91%) XML
12 7 (0.79%) OpenVZ
12 7 (0.79%) RESTful
12 7 (0.79%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 51 (5.78%) Public Cloud
3 39 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 37 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (4.20%) Clustering
5 27 (3.06%) Private Cloud
6 25 (2.83%) Virtual Team
7 21 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 18 (2.04%) Hedge funds
9 16 (1.81%) CCTV
10 15 (1.70%) Replication
11 13 (1.47%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.36%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.36%) FlexPod
12 12 (1.36%) PKI
13 11 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
13 11 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.25%) Smartphone
14 10 (1.13%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 219 (24.83%) Linux
2 208 (23.58%) Windows
3 108 (12.24%) Windows Server
4 92 (10.43%) Unix
5 46 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (4.76%) CentOS
7 38 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 21 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (2.15%) Windows 10
10 13 (1.47%) AIX
10 13 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.25%) Android
11 11 (1.25%) Solaris
12 9 (1.02%) Debian
13 5 (0.57%) SUSE
13 5 (0.57%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.45%) MVS
14 4 (0.45%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (26.19%) ITIL
2 109 (12.36%) Project Management
3 100 (11.34%) DevOps
4 92 (10.43%) Migration
4 92 (10.43%) Presales
5 86 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (9.75%) Load Balancing
6 77 (8.73%) PRINCE2
7 65 (7.37%) Information Security
8 64 (7.26%) Change Management
9 56 (6.35%) Service Delivery
10 55 (6.24%) Network Design
11 49 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
11 49 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
11 49 (5.56%) Time Management
12 48 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 45 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
13 45 (5.10%) Service Management
14 41 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
15 39 (4.42%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 104 (11.79%) SQL
2 81 (9.18%) PowerShell
3 80 (9.07%) Python
4 53 (6.01%) Perl
5 52 (5.90%) Bash Shell
6 35 (3.97%) PHP
7 32 (3.63%) C
8 31 (3.51%) Java
9 27 (3.06%) JavaScript
10 25 (2.83%) Ruby
11 17 (1.93%) C#
12 14 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.13%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.91%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.68%) C++
16 4 (0.45%) JCL
16 4 (0.45%) Scala
16 4 (0.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 3 (0.34%) ES6
18 1 (0.11%) Go
Qualifications
1 194 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
2 138 (15.65%) CCNP
3 103 (11.68%) Degree
4 98 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 81 (9.18%) Security Cleared
6 76 (8.62%) CCNA
7 55 (6.24%) MCSE
8 49 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 44 (4.99%) CCIE
10 28 (3.17%) MCSA
10 28 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (2.27%) MCSD
12 19 (2.15%) DV Cleared
13 18 (2.04%) CCDP
13 18 (2.04%) JNCIA
13 18 (2.04%) JNCIP
14 16 (1.81%) MCP
15 14 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (1.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.37%) SLA
2 39 (4.42%) QA
3 24 (2.72%) PCI DSS
4 22 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.70%) ISO 9001
6 10 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (1.13%) PMO
7 7 (0.79%) GCP
7 7 (0.79%) GDPR
8 3 (0.34%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.23%) COBIT
9 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.11%) BS7799
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 176 (19.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 141 (15.99%) Active Directory
3 82 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 60 (6.80%) Docker
5 46 (5.22%) vSphere
6 19 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (1.81%) vCloud
7 16 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.70%) KVM
8 15 (1.70%) VMware NSX
8 15 (1.70%) Xen
9 12 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.68%) LXC
11 5 (0.57%) XenApp
11 5 (0.57%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.45%) GPFS
13 3 (0.34%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.23%) Firmware
14 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 66 (7.48%) Puppet
2 51 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (5.33%) SCCM
4 32 (3.63%) Kubernetes
5 29 (3.29%) Ansible
5 29 (3.29%) Cisco Prime
6 19 (2.15%) FortiGate
7 17 (1.93%) Nagios
8 14 (1.59%) SCOM
8 14 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
9 10 (1.13%) Terraform
9 10 (1.13%) vCenter Server
10 9 (1.02%) SCOrch
10 9 (1.02%) SCVMM
11 7 (0.79%) Cacti
11 7 (0.79%) Pingdom
12 5 (0.57%) logstash
12 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.57%) WSUS
13 4 (0.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 314 (35.60%) Cisco
2 269 (30.50%) VMware
3 169 (19.16%) Microsoft
4 128 (14.51%) Juniper
5 98 (11.11%) F5
6 94 (10.66%) HP
7 67 (7.60%) CheckPoint
8 62 (7.03%) Oracle
9 57 (6.46%) SolarWinds
10 53 (6.01%) Palo Alto
11 43 (4.88%) Red Hat
12 32 (3.63%) Citrix
13 26 (2.95%) Brocade
13 26 (2.95%) Dell
13 26 (2.95%) Extreme Networks
14 25 (2.83%) Fortinet
15 24 (2.72%) Aruba
15 24 (2.72%) NetApp
16 20 (2.27%) EMC
17 19 (2.15%) Meraki