Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 116 111
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 -43
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 807 814 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.05% 2.70% 2.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.36% 7.49% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 571 599 695
South East median annual salary £56,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.89% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 9,653 10,867 10,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.45% 35.98% 35.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7,266 8,721 8,486
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,925 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.77% +3.00% -

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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019. 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 +11 264 £47,500 -5.00% 62
Berkshire -18 184 £47,500 -13.64% 34
Surrey +23 180 £65,000 +33.33% 16
Hampshire -18 154 £50,000 +5.26% 40
West Sussex +56 119 £54,000 +3.85% 11
Oxfordshire +65 39 £45,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire +11 36 £47,500 +13.10% 18
Kent +6 36 £58,750 +59.86% 15
East Sussex +6 31 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Middlesex -2 6 £55,000 -8.33%
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Home Counties +2 2 £58,750 -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 346 (42.87%) Cisco
2 316 (39.16%) VMware
3 266 (32.96%) Windows
4 264 (32.71%) Cisco Certification
5 254 (31.47%) Microsoft
6 252 (31.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 225 (27.88%) Firewall
8 198 (24.54%) WAN
9 192 (23.79%) ITIL
10 190 (23.54%) Microsoft Azure
11 189 (23.42%) Finance
12 185 (22.92%) Linux
13 173 (21.44%) CCNP
14 170 (21.07%) LAN
15 164 (20.32%) Presales
16 162 (20.07%) Active Directory
17 160 (19.83%) Problem-Solving
18 150 (18.59%) Amazon AWS
19 142 (17.60%) Windows Server
20 140 (17.35%) Project Management
21 127 (15.74%) Citrix
21 127 (15.74%) Hyper-V
22 124 (15.37%) Public Cloud
23 121 (14.99%) Load Balancing
24 116 (14.37%) PowerShell
25 114 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
25 114 (14.13%) CCNA
26 108 (13.38%) CCIE
27 107 (13.26%) Office 365
28 106 (13.14%) Degree

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 36 (4.46%) IIS
2 32 (3.97%) MS Exchange
3 29 (3.59%) Skype for Business
4 28 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 20 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.98%) Apache
6 16 (1.98%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.74%) MS Project Server
11 5 (0.62%) nginx
12 4 (0.50%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.12%) Confluence
14 1 (0.12%) Drupal
14 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (2.85%) MS Visio
2 22 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 3 (0.37%) Workfront
4 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.25%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 190 (23.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 150 (18.59%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (13.26%) Office 365
4 56 (6.94%) IaaS
5 55 (6.82%) SaaS
6 50 (6.20%) PaaS
7 29 (3.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 21 (2.60%) BPaaS
9 19 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.99%) Serverless
12 4 (0.50%) GitHub
13 2 (0.25%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.12%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 1 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 225 (27.88%) Firewall
2 198 (24.54%) WAN
3 170 (21.07%) LAN
4 105 (13.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 101 (12.52%) Wireless
6 97 (12.02%) VPN
7 92 (11.40%) TCP/IP
8 88 (10.90%) VoIP
9 84 (10.41%) Network Security
10 83 (10.29%) BGP
10 83 (10.29%) DNS
11 79 (9.79%) Cisco ASA
12 75 (9.29%) SAN
13 69 (8.55%) OSPF
14 52 (6.44%) MPLS
15 48 (5.95%) Wi-Fi
16 47 (5.82%) VLAN
17 43 (5.33%) HSRP
18 40 (4.96%) IPsec
19 38 (4.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.59%) DB2
3 22 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 21 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (2.23%) MySQL
7 13 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.49%) DTS
8 12 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.99%) SAP HANA
11 5 (0.62%) Couchbase
11 5 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.62%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.50%) Big Data
12 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (4.21%) Visual Studio Team System
2 29 (3.59%) MSI
3 21 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.73%) JIRA
6 10 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (0.99%) SonarQube
9 7 (0.87%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.74%) Ant
10 6 (0.74%) Chocolatey
11 5 (0.62%) GitLab
12 4 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.12%) AppScan
13 1 (0.12%) Gatling
13 1 (0.12%) GoCD
13 1 (0.12%) IBM UrbanCode
13 1 (0.12%) Selenium
13 1 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 189 (23.42%) Finance
2 60 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 45 (5.58%) Banking
4 43 (5.33%) Electronics
5 38 (4.71%) Manufacturing
6 36 (4.46%) Retail
7 26 (3.22%) Marketing
8 25 (3.10%) German Language
9 21 (2.60%) Italian Language
10 20 (2.48%) Back Office
11 16 (1.98%) Games
12 15 (1.86%) Advertising
13 11 (1.36%) Law
14 8 (0.99%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.87%) Military
16 6 (0.74%) Billing
17 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.37%) French Language
18 3 (0.37%) Legal
19 2 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 145 (17.97%) Network Engineer
2 139 (17.22%) Architect
3 85 (10.53%) Consultant
4 75 (9.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 59 (7.31%) Project Manager
6 58 (7.19%) Systems Engineer
7 41 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
8 40 (4.96%) Infrastructure Manager
9 37 (4.58%) Technical Architect
10 36 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
11 33 (4.09%) Cisco Engineer
12 32 (3.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 29 (3.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 29 (3.59%) Security Engineer
13 29 (3.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 28 (3.47%) Security Consultant
14 28 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
15 25 (3.10%) IT Manager
16 24 (2.97%) Administrator
16 24 (2.97%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.45%) JSON
2 30 (3.72%) Web Services
3 17 (2.11%) LDAP
4 12 (1.49%) .NET
5 9 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (1.12%) X-Windows
6 8 (0.99%) YAML
7 7 (0.87%) 802.1X
8 6 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (0.74%) J2EE
8 6 (0.74%) Middleware
9 4 (0.50%) Java EE
10 3 (0.37%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.37%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.37%) CSS
10 3 (0.37%) CSS3
10 3 (0.37%) HTML
10 3 (0.37%) HTML5
11 2 (0.25%) REST
12 1 (0.12%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 124 (15.37%) Public Cloud
2 81 (10.04%) Self-Motivation
3 68 (8.43%) Management Information System
4 67 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (3.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 24 (2.97%) Private Cloud
8 18 (2.23%) PKI
9 16 (1.98%) Clustering
10 15 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
10 15 (1.86%) Online Games
10 15 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
11 14 (1.73%) BBC
12 12 (1.49%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (1.49%) Reinsurance
13 11 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (1.12%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.99%) e-Learning
15 8 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 266 (32.96%) Windows
2 185 (22.92%) Linux
3 142 (17.60%) Windows Server
4 69 (8.55%) Unix
5 35 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (3.72%) Windows 10
7 24 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (2.11%) CentOS
10 16 (1.98%) AIX
10 16 (1.98%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.24%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.99%) Solaris
13 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.12%) Debian
15 1 (0.12%) HPUX
15 1 (0.12%) IRIX
15 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (23.79%) ITIL
2 164 (20.32%) Presales
3 160 (19.83%) Problem-Solving
4 140 (17.35%) Project Management
5 121 (14.99%) Load Balancing
6 114 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (12.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 95 (11.77%) Migration
9 85 (10.53%) DevOps
10 80 (9.91%) Business Continuity
11 75 (9.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 73 (9.05%) Architectural Design
12 73 (9.05%) Service Delivery
13 66 (8.18%) Mentoring
14 65 (8.05%) High Availability
15 58 (7.19%) Capacity Planning
16 56 (6.94%) Configuration Management
16 56 (6.94%) PRINCE2
17 53 (6.57%) TOGAF
18 51 (6.32%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 116 (14.37%) PowerShell
2 94 (11.65%) SQL
3 42 (5.20%) Python
4 37 (4.58%) Java
5 33 (4.09%) Bash Shell
6 22 (2.73%) Ruby
6 22 (2.73%) Shell Script
7 19 (2.35%) C#
8 15 (1.86%) Korn
8 15 (1.86%) Perl
9 12 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.12%) C
11 4 (0.50%) Go
11 4 (0.50%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.37%) Embedded C
12 3 (0.37%) PHP
13 2 (0.25%) C++
14 1 (0.12%) Groovy
14 1 (0.12%) Java 8
14 1 (0.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 264 (32.71%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (21.44%) CCNP
3 114 (14.13%) CCNA
4 108 (13.38%) CCIE
5 106 (13.14%) Degree
6 79 (9.79%) Security Cleared
7 72 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 61 (7.56%) SC Cleared
9 60 (7.43%) MCSE
10 38 (4.71%) MCSA
11 31 (3.84%) TOGAF Certification
12 30 (3.72%) AWS Certification
13 27 (3.35%) JNCIS
14 25 (3.10%) CISSP
15 24 (2.97%) CCIE Service Provider
16 23 (2.85%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 23 (2.85%) JNCIP
16 23 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 21 (2.60%) JNCIE
18 20 (2.48%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (7.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (6.57%) SLA
3 29 (3.59%) ISO 22301
3 29 (3.59%) ISO 9001
4 27 (3.35%) PMO
5 26 (3.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 23 (2.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 16 (1.98%) GDPR
8 15 (1.86%) PCI DSS
9 9 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.87%) ISAE 3402
10 7 (0.87%) ISO 31000
10 7 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 7 (0.87%) NIST
11 3 (0.37%) QA
11 3 (0.37%) RMADS
12 2 (0.25%) NEBOSH
13 1 (0.12%) COBIT
13 1 (0.12%) DICOM
13 1 (0.12%) HAZOP
System Software
1 252 (31.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 162 (20.07%) Active Directory
3 127 (15.74%) Hyper-V
4 44 (5.45%) XenApp
5 30 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (2.48%) Docker
6 20 (2.48%) XenDesktop
7 15 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
9 12 (1.49%) vSphere
10 10 (1.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 10 (1.24%) VMware NSX
11 9 (1.12%) LXC
12 7 (0.87%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.87%) Xen
13 6 (0.74%) Firmware
13 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.50%) etcd
14 4 (0.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 65 (8.05%) SCCM
2 43 (5.33%) SCVMM
3 39 (4.83%) vCenter Server
4 32 (3.97%) Ansible
5 29 (3.59%) IBM BigFix
5 29 (3.59%) Puppet
6 24 (2.97%) Terraform
7 23 (2.85%) SCOM
8 21 (2.60%) Nagios
9 18 (2.23%) Kubernetes
10 17 (2.11%) WSUS
11 16 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (1.24%) Nessus
12 10 (1.24%) NetBackup
13 9 (1.12%) Cacti
14 8 (0.99%) SCSM
15 7 (0.87%) IBM Guardium
15 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
15 7 (0.87%) Red Hat Satellite
15 7 (0.87%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 346 (42.87%) Cisco
2 316 (39.16%) VMware
3 254 (31.47%) Microsoft
4 127 (15.74%) Citrix
5 97 (12.02%) Juniper
6 77 (9.54%) F5
7 75 (9.29%) NetApp
8 73 (9.05%) HP
9 58 (7.19%) Dell
10 57 (7.06%) SolarWinds
11 56 (6.94%) Aruba
11 56 (6.94%) IBM
12 53 (6.57%) CheckPoint
13 47 (5.82%) SAP
14 45 (5.58%) EMC
15 39 (4.83%) Palo Alto
16 36 (4.46%) Mitel
17 33 (4.09%) Meraki
18 30 (3.72%) Brocade
19 28 (3.47%) Huawei