Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 116 73
Rank change year-on-year 0 -43 -1
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 711 850 1,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.66% 2.74% 3.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.07% 7.69% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 488 686 921
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 10,054 11,056 11,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.57% 35.69% 35.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,900 8,921 9,258
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -6 296 £52,000 -0.95% 57
Surrey +9 189 £55,000 - 23
Berkshire -17 185 £51,000 -5.56% 41
Hampshire -43 103 £47,250 +5.00% 20
Buckinghamshire +28 78 £67,500 +58.82% 10
West Sussex +14 57 £50,000 -20.00% 5
East Sussex +18 36 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire +28 31 £35,000 -36.65% 6
Kent +8 17 £47,500 +26.67% 11
Middlesex +4 3 £60,000 -20.00% 1
Home Counties +1 1 - -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 233 (32.77%) Cisco
1 233 (32.77%) VMware
2 230 (32.35%) Windows
3 186 (26.16%) Linux
4 179 (25.18%) Firewall
5 174 (24.47%) Microsoft
6 170 (23.91%) WAN
7 161 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 160 (22.50%) LAN
9 152 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 142 (19.97%) ITIL
11 139 (19.55%) Active Directory
11 139 (19.55%) Windows Server
12 137 (19.27%) Amazon AWS
13 132 (18.57%) Cisco Certification
14 116 (16.32%) Finance
15 111 (15.61%) Project Management
15 111 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
16 102 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
17 101 (14.21%) CCNP
18 99 (13.92%) Wireless
19 95 (13.36%) VPN
20 89 (12.52%) Hyper-V
21 88 (12.38%) DevOps
21 88 (12.38%) Degree
22 87 (12.24%) SAN
22 87 (12.24%) Office 365
23 83 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
24 80 (11.25%) Presales
25 79 (11.11%) DHCP

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 62 (8.72%) MS Exchange
2 35 (4.92%) IIS
3 27 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.11%) OpenStack
6 14 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (1.83%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.27%) CMS
10 8 (1.13%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.84%) IBM Domino
11 6 (0.84%) MS Project Server
11 6 (0.84%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.70%) Apache
13 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.28%) Site Server
16 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 59 (8.30%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.56%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.70%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 152 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (19.27%) Amazon AWS
3 87 (12.24%) Office 365
4 44 (6.19%) IaaS
5 41 (5.77%) PaaS
6 28 (3.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 25 (3.52%) SaaS
8 23 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (1.69%) IBM Cloud
11 9 (1.27%) Serverless
12 6 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.84%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.84%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.70%) GitHub
14 4 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 179 (25.18%) Firewall
2 170 (23.91%) WAN
3 160 (22.50%) LAN
4 99 (13.92%) Wireless
5 95 (13.36%) VPN
6 87 (12.24%) SAN
7 79 (11.11%) DHCP
8 78 (10.97%) DNS
9 77 (10.83%) Cisco ASA
10 75 (10.55%) BGP
11 71 (9.99%) OSPF
12 65 (9.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 64 (9.00%) VoIP
14 61 (8.58%) TCP/IP
15 57 (8.02%) Network Security
16 53 (7.45%) VLAN
17 47 (6.61%) Internet
18 46 (6.47%) MPLS
19 39 (5.49%) Cisco IOS
20 38 (5.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (2.81%) Big Data
3 20 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 20 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
5 14 (1.97%) NoSQL
5 14 (1.97%) SAP HANA
6 13 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.83%) MySQL
7 11 (1.55%) OLTP
8 10 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.13%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.13%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.13%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.13%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.98%) DTS
Development Applications
1 23 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.97%) Chocolatey
2 14 (1.97%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.97%) Visual Studio
2 14 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (1.41%) JIRA
4 4 (0.56%) Toad
5 1 (0.14%) Ant
5 1 (0.14%) Hudson
5 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 116 (16.32%) Finance
2 39 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.80%) Marketing
4 19 (2.67%) Banking
5 16 (2.25%) Electronics
5 16 (2.25%) Retail
6 15 (2.11%) Advertising
7 12 (1.69%) Law
7 12 (1.69%) Legal
8 8 (1.13%) Billing
9 7 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.84%) Back Office
10 6 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.70%) Games
12 4 (0.56%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.56%) Automotive
12 4 (0.56%) Korean Language
12 4 (0.56%) Military
13 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 97 (13.64%) Network Engineer
2 90 (12.66%) Architect
3 70 (9.85%) Project Manager
4 57 (8.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 54 (7.59%) Analyst
6 37 (5.20%) Support Engineer
7 35 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 35 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 27 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (3.66%) Cisco Engineer
9 26 (3.66%) Consultant
9 26 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
10 24 (3.38%) Administrator
10 24 (3.38%) Support Analyst
11 22 (3.09%) IT Engineer
11 22 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
12 21 (2.95%) Business Sales Executive
12 21 (2.95%) New Business Sales Executive
12 21 (2.95%) Sales Executive
13 18 (2.53%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.22%) .NET
2 21 (2.95%) RabbitMQ
3 20 (2.81%) JSON
4 16 (2.25%) Spring Boot
5 14 (1.97%) X-Windows
6 13 (1.83%) Middleware
6 13 (1.83%) Web Services
7 12 (1.69%) J2EE
8 9 (1.27%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.98%) 802.1X
9 7 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (0.84%) Kafka
11 5 (0.70%) LDAP
11 5 (0.70%) Spring
12 4 (0.56%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.56%) MAPI
12 4 (0.56%) REST
12 4 (0.56%) RESTful
12 4 (0.56%) YAML
13 3 (0.42%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.14%) Management Information System
2 63 (8.86%) Public Cloud
3 41 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.64%) Driving Licence
5 27 (3.80%) Clustering
5 27 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
6 26 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
7 24 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (3.09%) Private Cloud
9 20 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
10 19 (2.67%) PKI
11 16 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (1.83%) HACMP
12 13 (1.83%) PMI
13 12 (1.69%) CMDB
13 12 (1.69%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.69%) N-Tier
14 11 (1.55%) Virtual Team
15 10 (1.41%) e-Learning
15 10 (1.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 230 (32.35%) Windows
2 186 (26.16%) Linux
3 139 (19.55%) Windows Server
4 83 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (9.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (7.74%) Unix
7 44 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (5.63%) Windows 10
9 29 (4.08%) AIX
10 28 (3.94%) Windows 7
11 17 (2.39%) Solaris
11 17 (2.39%) Windows 8
12 13 (1.83%) CentOS
12 13 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (1.69%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.41%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.13%) VMS
16 6 (0.84%) Debian
17 4 (0.56%) HPUX
18 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (19.97%) ITIL
2 111 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (15.61%) Project Management
3 102 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
4 88 (12.38%) DevOps
5 80 (11.25%) Presales
6 77 (10.83%) PRINCE2
7 75 (10.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 74 (10.41%) Load Balancing
9 57 (8.02%) Service Management
10 56 (7.88%) Data Protection
10 56 (7.88%) Migration
11 55 (7.74%) Service Delivery
12 54 (7.59%) Configuration Management
13 52 (7.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 50 (7.03%) Change Management
15 48 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
16 45 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 43 (6.05%) Change Control
18 40 (5.63%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (9.99%) SQL
2 67 (9.42%) PowerShell
3 45 (6.33%) Python
4 36 (5.06%) Java
5 27 (3.80%) Bash Shell
6 17 (2.39%) C#
7 12 (1.69%) Perl
7 12 (1.69%) Ruby
8 7 (0.98%) C
8 7 (0.98%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.84%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.70%) Korn
11 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.28%) PHP
13 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 132 (18.57%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (14.21%) CCNP
3 88 (12.38%) Degree
4 63 (8.86%) CCNA
4 63 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (5.77%) Security Cleared
6 37 (5.20%) MCSA
7 36 (5.06%) CCIE
8 28 (3.94%) MCSE
8 28 (3.94%) SC Cleared
9 21 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (2.53%) PMI Certification
10 18 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 17 (2.39%) DV Cleared
12 14 (1.97%) CISSP
12 14 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (1.97%) MCP
13 11 (1.55%) ISEB
13 11 (1.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.58%) GDPR
2 45 (6.33%) SLA
3 29 (4.08%) PMO
4 25 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (2.95%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (2.25%) QA
7 6 (0.84%) GAMP
8 4 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.28%) COBIT
9 2 (0.28%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 161 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (19.55%) Active Directory
3 89 (12.52%) Hyper-V
4 43 (6.05%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (4.36%) Docker
6 18 (2.53%) VMware NSX
7 15 (2.11%) LXC
8 13 (1.83%) GPFS
9 12 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (1.69%) vSphere
10 8 (1.13%) Xen
10 8 (1.13%) XenApp
11 6 (0.84%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.70%) KVM
12 5 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.56%) vCloud
13 4 (0.56%) XenServer
14 3 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 46 (6.47%) Ansible
1 46 (6.47%) Puppet
2 44 (6.19%) SCOM
3 38 (5.34%) SCCM
4 22 (3.09%) Nagios
5 20 (2.81%) vCenter Server
6 18 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (1.97%) Terraform
8 11 (1.55%) Kubernetes
8 11 (1.55%) vRealize
9 9 (1.27%) SCSM
10 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (1.13%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.13%) SCVMM
11 7 (0.98%) Nessus
12 6 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.84%) Grafana
12 6 (0.84%) Graylog
12 6 (0.84%) QRadar
12 6 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 233 (32.77%) Cisco
1 233 (32.77%) VMware
2 174 (24.47%) Microsoft
3 72 (10.13%) Juniper
4 70 (9.85%) CheckPoint
5 63 (8.86%) F5
6 60 (8.44%) Citrix
7 58 (8.16%) HP
8 53 (7.45%) SolarWinds
9 52 (7.31%) Oracle
10 48 (6.75%) Palo Alto
11 44 (6.19%) EMC
11 44 (6.19%) NetApp
12 37 (5.20%) IBM
13 35 (4.92%) Dell
14 27 (3.80%) SAP
15 26 (3.66%) Red Hat
16 24 (3.38%) Google
17 22 (3.09%) Aruba
18 16 (2.25%) Intel