Data Centre Jobs in the South East

Data Center
England > South East

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 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 136 57 158
Rank change year-on-year -79 +101 -23
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 323 756 455
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.96% 4.97% 2.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.70% 11.74% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 251 255 279
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,000 £31,200
25th Percentile £38,000 £36,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.91% -6.36% -
75th Percentile £66,125 £71,250 £74,375
90th Percentile £71,250 £87,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £54,000 £57,325 £57,500
% change year-on-year -5.80% -0.30% +0.06%

All Generic Skills
South East

Data Centre is in the General and Transferable 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,667 6,441 8,135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 34.33% 42.34% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,736 3,340 4,661
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £34,000 £41,188 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.91% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £63,750 £73,875 £72,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

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 20 April 2024.

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 20 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -43 145 £48,875 -6.64% 57
Berkshire -40 74 £59,000 +12.70% 46
Surrey 0 67 £55,000 -5.98% 13
Buckinghamshire -33 56 £40,000 -36.00% 4
Hampshire -97 39 £57,500 +27.78% 15
West Sussex +8 26 £64,500 +7.50% 4
Kent -46 17 £65,000 +85.71% 8
Oxfordshire -15 15 £50,000 +69.49% 7
Sussex - 11 £35,000 -
Middlesex - 9 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex -43 8 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Home Counties +14 1 £48,000 -49.47%
Data Centre
England

Data Centre
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (4.95%) OpenStack
2 15 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.79%) Microsoft Exchange
4 6 (1.86%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) Confluence
5 1 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 73 (22.60%) AWS
2 59 (18.27%) Azure
2 59 (18.27%) Microsoft 365
3 24 (7.43%) Amazon S3
4 19 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (4.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 15 (4.64%) CloudFront
6 13 (4.02%) OCI
7 11 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (3.10%) OneDrive
9 9 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (2.79%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (2.79%) Entra ID
9 9 (2.79%) Route 53
9 9 (2.79%) Serverless
10 6 (1.86%) Amazon EKS
10 6 (1.86%) Power Platform
11 5 (1.55%) Nutanix
11 5 (1.55%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.48%) Firewall
2 40 (12.38%) WAN
3 35 (10.84%) LAN
4 26 (8.05%) SAN
4 26 (8.05%) VPN
5 25 (7.74%) DNS
6 22 (6.81%) DHCP
7 21 (6.50%) OSPF
7 21 (6.50%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (6.19%) BGP
9 16 (4.95%) Unified Communications
9 16 (4.95%) Wireless
10 15 (4.64%) Network Security
11 13 (4.02%) Structured Cabling
12 12 (3.72%) IPsec
13 11 (3.41%) Internet
14 10 (3.10%) SD-WAN
15 8 (2.48%) TCP/IP
16 7 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
16 7 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.64%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (1.86%) Power BI
4 5 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.55%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.62%) MySQL
6 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.17%) JIRA
3 6 (1.86%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.86%) JBehave
3 6 (1.86%) Selenium
3 6 (1.86%) SpecFlow
3 6 (1.86%) TeamCity
General
1 99 (30.65%) Social Skills
2 16 (4.95%) Finance
3 13 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.72%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.10%) Legal
6 6 (1.86%) Organisational Skills
6 6 (1.86%) Retail
6 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.55%) Advertising
7 5 (1.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (1.24%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.93%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (0.93%) Marketing
10 2 (0.62%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 77 (23.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (14.24%) Architect
3 40 (12.38%) Senior
4 31 (9.60%) Consultant
5 26 (8.05%) Network Engineer
6 25 (7.74%) Cloud Engineer
6 25 (7.74%) Data Centre Engineer
7 21 (6.50%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (6.19%) Senior Architect
9 19 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (5.57%) Infrastructure Architect
11 17 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
12 16 (4.95%) Cloud Architect
12 16 (4.95%) Lead
12 16 (4.95%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 16 (4.95%) Server Engineer
13 15 (4.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 15 (4.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (4.33%) Administrator
14 14 (4.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.02%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (1.86%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.86%) Gherkin
2 6 (1.86%) LDAP
3 5 (1.55%) YAML
4 2 (0.62%) Web Services
5 1 (0.31%) ARM Templates
5 1 (0.31%) Azure Blueprints
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.15%) Driving Licence
2 20 (6.19%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (6.19%) Management Information System
2 20 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (5.57%) Private Cloud
4 17 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 10 (3.10%) Replication
6 9 (2.79%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.48%) PKI
8 5 (1.55%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.55%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.55%) PMI
9 3 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.93%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (0.93%) Security Posture
10 2 (0.62%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.62%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.62%) Molecular Biology
10 2 (0.62%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 119 (36.84%) Windows
2 68 (21.05%) Linux
3 58 (17.96%) Windows Server
4 21 (6.50%) Windows 10
5 14 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.72%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (3.72%) Windows Server 2019
6 12 (3.72%) Windows XP
7 7 (2.17%) Android
7 7 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.86%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.62%) CentOS
10 2 (0.62%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.62%) OS/2
10 2 (0.62%) Rocky
10 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (30.34%) Problem-Solving
2 83 (25.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 56 (17.34%) DevOps
4 50 (15.48%) Cybersecurity
5 48 (14.86%) Project Management
6 45 (13.93%) Presales
7 39 (12.07%) ITIL
8 36 (11.15%) Computer Science
9 34 (10.53%) Software Licensing
10 31 (9.60%) Customer Service
11 30 (9.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 30 (9.29%) Mentoring
12 29 (8.98%) Agile
13 27 (8.36%) Storage Management
14 24 (7.43%) Infrastructure as Code
15 23 (7.12%) Project Delivery
16 19 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
16 19 (5.88%) Data Protection
17 18 (5.57%) Server Management
18 17 (5.26%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.81%) Python
2 17 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.02%) SQL
4 1 (0.31%) Bash
4 1 (0.31%) C#
4 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.31%) Korn
4 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 95 (29.41%) Degree
2 49 (15.17%) Security Cleared
3 38 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (11.15%) SC Cleared
5 31 (9.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (8.98%) CCNA
7 27 (8.36%) CCNP
8 26 (8.05%) AWS Certification
9 21 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (6.19%) DV Cleared
11 13 (4.02%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (2.79%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
13 9 (2.79%) CCIE
13 9 (2.79%) MCP
14 8 (2.48%) Azure Certification
14 8 (2.48%) Network+ Certification
15 7 (2.17%) A+ Certification
15 7 (2.17%) MCSE
15 7 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.41%) SLA
2 9 (2.79%) GDPR
2 9 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.17%) NIST
4 4 (1.24%) COBIT
5 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.93%) QA
6 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 62 (19.20%) Active Directory
2 42 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (10.22%) Docker
4 24 (7.43%) Hyper-V
5 20 (6.19%) Firmware
6 19 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.10%) vSphere
8 4 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.93%) KVM
9 3 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.62%) QEMU
10 2 (0.62%) Xen
11 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 39 (12.07%) Kubernetes
2 29 (8.98%) vCenter Server
3 26 (8.05%) Ansible
4 22 (6.81%) Terraform
5 16 (4.95%) SCCM
6 14 (4.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 14 (4.33%) WSUS
7 13 (4.02%) SCOM
8 12 (3.72%) NetBackup
9 10 (3.10%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (3.10%) Puppet
9 10 (3.10%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.55%) Prometheus
10 5 (1.55%) VxRail
11 4 (1.24%) CASB
11 4 (1.24%) Stealthwatch
12 3 (0.93%) Grafana
13 2 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
13 2 (0.62%) Suricata
13 2 (0.62%) vRealize
Vendors
1 88 (27.24%) Microsoft
2 80 (24.77%) VMware
3 48 (14.86%) Cisco
4 38 (11.76%) Dell
5 34 (10.53%) Adobe
5 34 (10.53%) Apple
5 34 (10.53%) HP
6 25 (7.74%) Juniper
7 24 (7.43%) Palo Alto
7 24 (7.43%) Veeam
8 16 (4.95%) Extreme Networks
9 15 (4.64%) Oracle
10 14 (4.33%) 3PAR
10 14 (4.33%) Aruba
10 14 (4.33%) EMC
10 14 (4.33%) Fortinet
11 12 (3.72%) Meraki
11 12 (3.72%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.72%) Symantec
12 9 (2.79%) Samsung