Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 104 116
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 365 773 794
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.46% 2.96% 2.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.67% 8.16% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 266 567 599
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.51% +20.00% -7.77%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 3,774 9,473 10,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.77% 36.31% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,978 7,147 8,481
Median annual salary £52,233 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.47% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,138 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.06% +1.90% +5.00%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Centre as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in the South East over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020. 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 +57 132 £55,000 +5.26% 14
Hampshire +46 112 £55,000 +18.28% 14
Berkshire +55 92 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Surrey +8 57 £61,250 -9.26% 10
Buckinghamshire +76 37 £43,500 -20.91% 2
East Sussex +37 24 £33,000 -49.23% 1
West Sussex -35 17 £70,000 +29.63% 2
Kent +34 16 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Oxfordshire +13 3 £50,000 +33.69% 4
Middlesex +3 3 £62,000 +12.73%
Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 135 (36.99%) VMware
2 123 (33.70%) Microsoft
3 122 (33.42%) Windows
4 117 (32.05%) Cisco
5 110 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 97 (26.58%) Active Directory
7 91 (24.93%) Linux
8 87 (23.84%) Security Cleared
9 86 (23.56%) Firewall
10 74 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
11 71 (19.45%) Hyper-V
12 70 (19.18%) Windows Server
13 67 (18.36%) DHCP
14 65 (17.81%) Azure
15 64 (17.53%) DNS
16 60 (16.44%) WAN
17 55 (15.07%) CCNP
18 54 (14.79%) Migration
19 53 (14.52%) SCCM
20 52 (14.25%) PowerShell
20 52 (14.25%) SQL
21 50 (13.70%) CCNA
22 49 (13.42%) Citrix
23 48 (13.15%) ITIL
24 46 (12.60%) AWS
24 46 (12.60%) Office 365
25 45 (12.33%) DV Cleared
25 45 (12.33%) LAN
26 44 (12.05%) Windows Server 2016
27 43 (11.78%) Public Cloud

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 17 (4.66%) Skype for Business
2 11 (3.01%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.64%) Confluence
3 6 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (1.64%) IIS
4 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.82%) Apache
5 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) assyst
3 1 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 65 (17.81%) Azure
2 46 (12.60%) AWS
2 46 (12.60%) Office 365
3 33 (9.04%) IaaS
4 32 (8.77%) PaaS
5 18 (4.93%) SaaS
6 9 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.92%) BPaaS
9 5 (1.37%) GCP
9 5 (1.37%) Serverless
10 4 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.82%) GitHub
11 3 (0.82%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.27%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 86 (23.56%) Firewall
2 67 (18.36%) DHCP
3 64 (17.53%) DNS
4 60 (16.44%) WAN
5 45 (12.33%) LAN
6 42 (11.51%) SAN
6 42 (11.51%) TCP/IP
7 38 (10.41%) Wireless
8 31 (8.49%) BGP
9 30 (8.22%) OSPF
10 29 (7.95%) VPN
11 25 (6.85%) MPLS
12 24 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (6.58%) VoIP
13 20 (5.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (5.48%) Internet
14 18 (4.93%) Cisco Firepower
15 16 (4.38%) Fibre Channel
16 15 (4.11%) Network Security
16 15 (4.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.84%) MySQL
3 13 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (3.01%) MariaDB
5 9 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.82%) Power BI
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.27%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.27%) Redis
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.74%) JIRA
2 7 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.27%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.27%) JMeter
4 1 (0.27%) MagicDraw
4 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.27%) Subversion
4 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.27%) WinDbg
General
1 43 (11.78%) Finance
2 15 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.92%) Military
4 5 (1.37%) Korean Language
4 5 (1.37%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.10%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.10%) Banking
6 3 (0.82%) Advertising
6 3 (0.82%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (0.55%) Back Office
7 2 (0.55%) Digital Economy
7 2 (0.55%) Games
7 2 (0.55%) Legal
7 2 (0.55%) Retail
8 1 (0.27%) Avionics
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (19.18%) Network Engineer
2 55 (15.07%) Architect
3 25 (6.85%) Server Engineer
4 22 (6.03%) Consultant
5 21 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (4.93%) Cloud Architect
7 17 (4.66%) Support Engineer
8 16 (4.38%) Administrator
8 16 (4.38%) Azure Architect
9 15 (4.11%) Analyst
9 15 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (3.84%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (3.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (3.56%) Break Fix Engineer
11 13 (3.56%) Network Architect
11 13 (3.56%) Senior Network Engineer
12 12 (3.29%) IT Manager
13 11 (3.01%) Project Manager
13 11 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.19%) JSON
1 8 (2.19%) Web Services
2 6 (1.64%) CSS
3 5 (1.37%) XML
4 4 (1.10%) REST
5 3 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (0.82%) Node.js
6 2 (0.55%) .NET
6 2 (0.55%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.27%) Flash
7 1 (0.27%) HTML
7 1 (0.27%) jQuery
7 1 (0.27%) LDAP
7 1 (0.27%) Middleware
7 1 (0.27%) RESTful
7 1 (0.27%) SAML
7 1 (0.27%) STL
7 1 (0.27%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.78%) Public Cloud
2 27 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.85%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (6.58%) Hybrid Cloud
5 23 (6.30%) Driving Licence
5 23 (6.30%) Private Cloud
6 14 (3.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 13 (3.56%) Replication
8 12 (3.29%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (2.74%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.92%) Clustering
11 7 (1.92%) PKI
12 6 (1.64%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.64%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.82%) CESG
13 3 (0.82%) CMDB
13 3 (0.82%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.55%) EMC VNX
14 2 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 122 (33.42%) Windows
2 91 (24.93%) Linux
3 70 (19.18%) Windows Server
4 44 (12.05%) Windows Server 2016
5 25 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (5.21%) Unix
8 17 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.92%) AIX
10 7 (1.92%) CentOS
10 7 (1.92%) Debian
11 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (1.10%) SUSE
12 4 (1.10%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.27%) Solaris
14 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (14.79%) Migration
2 48 (13.15%) ITIL
3 42 (11.51%) DevOps
4 39 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 37 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 34 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (9.04%) Project Management
8 32 (8.77%) Presales
9 31 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (7.40%) Performance Monitoring
11 25 (6.85%) Mentoring
11 25 (6.85%) Storage Management
12 24 (6.58%) Validation
13 23 (6.30%) Load Balancing
13 23 (6.30%) Proactive Management
14 22 (6.03%) High Availability
14 22 (6.03%) Server Management
15 21 (5.75%) Change Management
15 21 (5.75%) Network Design
15 21 (5.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 52 (14.25%) PowerShell
1 52 (14.25%) SQL
2 38 (10.41%) Bash Shell
3 23 (6.30%) Python
4 19 (5.21%) Java
5 13 (3.56%) PHP
6 9 (2.47%) Perl
7 6 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.37%) Ruby
9 3 (0.82%) C++
9 3 (0.82%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.55%) C
10 2 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (23.84%) Security Cleared
2 74 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (15.07%) CCNP
4 50 (13.70%) CCNA
5 45 (12.33%) DV Cleared
6 36 (9.86%) SC Cleared
7 32 (8.77%) Degree
8 20 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (4.11%) MCSE
10 13 (3.56%) CCIE
11 12 (3.29%) JNCIA
12 11 (3.01%) JNCIS
13 6 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (1.10%) MCSA
16 3 (0.82%) CISSP
16 3 (0.82%) RIBA
17 2 (0.55%) CISM
17 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.58%) SLA
2 12 (3.29%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.19%) GDPR
3 8 (2.19%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.27%) NCSC
5 1 (0.27%) NIST
5 1 (0.27%) PMO
5 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 110 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (26.58%) Active Directory
3 71 (19.45%) Hyper-V
4 41 (11.23%) vSphere
5 10 (2.74%) Docker
5 10 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.47%) XenApp
7 5 (1.37%) Firmware
8 4 (1.10%) vCloud
8 4 (1.10%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.27%) KVM
10 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 53 (14.52%) SCCM
2 35 (9.59%) SCOM
3 30 (8.22%) NetBackup
4 24 (6.58%) EMC NetWorker
4 24 (6.58%) WSUS
5 23 (6.30%) SCVMM
6 15 (4.11%) vCenter Server
7 14 (3.84%) PowerCLI
8 11 (3.01%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (2.74%) Terraform
10 8 (2.19%) vRealize
11 7 (1.92%) Ansible
12 6 (1.64%) Kubernetes
12 6 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (1.37%) FortiGate
14 4 (1.10%) Puppet
15 3 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
15 3 (0.82%) Nessus
15 3 (0.82%) Rsyslog
15 3 (0.82%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 135 (36.99%) VMware
2 123 (33.70%) Microsoft
3 117 (32.05%) Cisco
4 49 (13.42%) Citrix
5 38 (10.41%) Juniper
6 35 (9.59%) HP
7 33 (9.04%) EMC
8 23 (6.30%) F5
9 22 (6.03%) Symantec
10 20 (5.48%) CheckPoint
10 20 (5.48%) SolarWinds
11 19 (5.21%) Brocade
12 16 (4.38%) Meraki
13 15 (4.11%) Red Hat
14 14 (3.84%) NetApp
15 11 (3.01%) Fortinet
15 11 (3.01%) Oracle
15 11 (3.01%) ServiceNow
16 10 (2.74%) 3PAR
17 9 (2.47%) Foundry