Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 66 68
Rank change year-on-year -43 +2 +22
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 825 1444 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.86% 4.08% 4.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.49% 10.48% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 674 1090 1511
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,857 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 11010 13779 16599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.18% 38.96% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9040 11338 13363
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -29 358 £55,000 -8.33% 17
Berkshire -23 246 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Surrey -29 209 £65,000 +26.21% 9
Hampshire -40 154 £43,750 +0.57% 10
Oxfordshire +19 58 £50,000 -20.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +2 55 £45,000 -18.18% 7
West Sussex -77 37 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Kent +29 30 £40,000 -27.27% 3
East Sussex -4 26 £47,000 -10.48%
Middlesex +6 5 £47,500 -21.49%
Home Counties +8 4 £75,000 +22.45%
Sussex -7 1 - - 1
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 290 (35.15%) Cisco
2 281 (34.06%) VMware
3 251 (30.42%) Firewall
4 235 (28.48%) Linux
5 217 (26.30%) Windows
6 215 (26.06%) ITIL
7 192 (23.27%) Cisco Certification
8 180 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 173 (20.97%) Microsoft
10 162 (19.64%) WAN
11 149 (18.06%) LAN
12 142 (17.21%) Active Directory
13 135 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
14 132 (16.00%) Juniper
15 130 (15.76%) CCNP
16 123 (14.91%) VPN
17 113 (13.70%) BGP
18 112 (13.58%) Unix
18 112 (13.58%) Windows Server
19 106 (12.85%) Finance
20 105 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
21 101 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
22 100 (12.12%) MPLS
23 99 (12.00%) TCP/IP
24 98 (11.88%) Security Cleared
24 98 (11.88%) Cisco ASA
25 97 (11.76%) Degree
25 97 (11.76%) OSPF
25 97 (11.76%) SAN
26 94 (11.39%) F5

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 44 (5.33%) OpenStack
2 33 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 25 (3.03%) IIS
4 20 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (2.30%) Skype for Business
6 15 (1.82%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.85%) Zimbra
10 6 (0.73%) Apache
10 6 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.61%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.61%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.48%) JBoss
12 4 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.12%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 33 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.27%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 135 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (6.18%) IaaS
4 41 (4.97%) Office 365
5 34 (4.12%) SaaS
6 31 (3.76%) PaaS
7 11 (1.33%) GitHub
8 9 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.24%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.24%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.12%) Akamai
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.12%) Heroku
13 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 251 (30.42%) Firewall
2 162 (19.64%) WAN
3 149 (18.06%) LAN
4 123 (14.91%) VPN
5 113 (13.70%) BGP
6 100 (12.12%) MPLS
7 99 (12.00%) TCP/IP
8 98 (11.88%) Cisco ASA
9 97 (11.76%) OSPF
9 97 (11.76%) SAN
10 93 (11.27%) DNS
11 77 (9.33%) IPsec
11 77 (9.33%) Wireless
12 74 (8.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 72 (8.73%) Internet
13 72 (8.73%) SSL
14 64 (7.76%) Network Security
15 63 (7.64%) DHCP
16 56 (6.79%) Ethernet
17 47 (5.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.70%) MySQL
3 30 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.27%) MongoDB
5 19 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.06%) NoSQL
7 16 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (1.94%) Redis
8 15 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (1.70%) Big Data
9 14 (1.70%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.45%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.73%) DB2
14 5 (0.61%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.48%) Informix
16 3 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (3.52%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.42%) Visual Studio
3 18 (2.18%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.58%) Subversion
5 10 (1.21%) GitLab
6 4 (0.48%) Ant
6 4 (0.48%) Maven
7 3 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.36%) JIRA
7 3 (0.36%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.12%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 106 (12.85%) Finance
2 85 (10.30%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.67%) Advertising
4 19 (2.30%) Marketing
5 18 (2.18%) Banking
6 17 (2.06%) Billing
7 16 (1.94%) Retail
8 15 (1.82%) Legal
9 12 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.97%) Local Government
11 5 (0.61%) Back Office
11 5 (0.61%) Games
12 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.48%) Law
12 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.36%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.24%) French Language
14 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 148 (17.94%) Network Engineer
2 112 (13.58%) Architect
3 68 (8.24%) Support Engineer
4 51 (6.18%) Consultant
5 49 (5.94%) Administrator
6 43 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
7 40 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
8 39 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 38 (4.61%) Infrastructure Manager
10 37 (4.48%) Project Manager
11 35 (4.24%) Analyst
12 31 (3.76%) Data Centre Engineer
13 28 (3.39%) Network Architect
14 26 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
14 26 (3.15%) Infrastructure Architect
14 26 (3.15%) Linux Engineer
15 24 (2.91%) Cloud Engineer
16 23 (2.79%) IP Engineer
17 22 (2.67%) Developer
17 22 (2.67%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.91%) HTML
2 19 (2.30%) CSS
3 17 (2.06%) LAMP
3 17 (2.06%) Web Services
4 16 (1.94%) AngularJS
4 16 (1.94%) HTML5
4 16 (1.94%) Middleware
5 14 (1.70%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (1.45%) REST
7 10 (1.21%) .NET
8 9 (1.09%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.09%) CSS3
8 9 (1.09%) JSON
9 8 (0.97%) XML
10 7 (0.85%) LEMP Stack
10 7 (0.85%) Node.js
10 7 (0.85%) OpenVZ
10 7 (0.85%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 6 (0.73%) Laravel
11 6 (0.73%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.42%) Computer Science
2 52 (6.30%) Public Cloud
3 42 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.15%) Private Cloud
6 21 (2.55%) Virtual Team
7 20 (2.42%) Clustering
7 20 (2.42%) Smartphone
8 17 (2.06%) CCTV
9 16 (1.94%) PKI
10 13 (1.58%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.45%) Hedge funds
11 12 (1.45%) Replication
12 11 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
12 11 (1.33%) iPad
13 10 (1.21%) Cloud Native
13 10 (1.21%) CMDB
13 10 (1.21%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.09%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 235 (28.48%) Linux
2 217 (26.30%) Windows
3 112 (13.58%) Unix
3 112 (13.58%) Windows Server
4 55 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (4.97%) CentOS
6 35 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (2.55%) Windows 10
9 18 (2.18%) Android
10 17 (2.06%) Ubuntu
11 11 (1.33%) AIX
11 11 (1.33%) Debian
12 10 (1.21%) Solaris
12 10 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.85%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.61%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.36%) SUSE
16 2 (0.24%) HPUX
17 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (26.06%) ITIL
2 86 (10.42%) Project Management
3 85 (10.30%) DevOps
4 84 (10.18%) Presales
5 80 (9.70%) Load Balancing
6 74 (8.97%) Migration
7 72 (8.73%) Network Design
8 70 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (7.88%) Information Security
10 59 (7.15%) Cybersecurity
11 58 (7.03%) Service Delivery
12 49 (5.94%) PRINCE2
13 48 (5.82%) Change Management
13 48 (5.82%) Penetration Testing
14 42 (5.09%) Time Management
15 41 (4.97%) Service Management
16 39 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
17 38 (4.61%) Problem Management
17 38 (4.61%) TOGAF
18 37 (4.48%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (11.15%) SQL
2 89 (10.79%) Python
3 70 (8.48%) PowerShell
4 62 (7.52%) Perl
5 51 (6.18%) Bash Shell
6 43 (5.21%) C
7 41 (4.97%) PHP
8 25 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 23 (2.79%) Java
10 22 (2.67%) Ruby
11 13 (1.58%) C#
12 11 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.85%) ES6
13 7 (0.85%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.85%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.61%) C++
15 3 (0.36%) Scala
16 1 (0.12%) JCL
16 1 (0.12%) Korn
16 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 192 (23.27%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (15.76%) CCNP
3 105 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 98 (11.88%) Security Cleared
5 97 (11.76%) Degree
6 55 (6.67%) MCSE
7 54 (6.55%) CCIE
7 54 (6.55%) CCNA
8 51 (6.18%) SC Cleared
9 35 (4.24%) DV Cleared
10 29 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (3.39%) MCSA
12 24 (2.91%) MCSD
13 20 (2.42%) JNCIA
14 17 (2.06%) MCP
15 16 (1.94%) JNCIP
16 15 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (1.58%) CCDP
17 13 (1.58%) JNCIS
18 10 (1.21%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (8.85%) SLA
2 24 (2.91%) QA
3 23 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (2.18%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.82%) ISO 9001
6 11 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (0.97%) PMO
8 7 (0.85%) GCP
9 5 (0.61%) GDPR
10 4 (0.48%) COBIT
11 3 (0.36%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.12%) BS7799
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 180 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 142 (17.21%) Active Directory
3 86 (10.42%) Hyper-V
4 56 (6.79%) Docker
5 46 (5.58%) vSphere
6 25 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (1.70%) vCloud
9 13 (1.58%) KVM
9 13 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (1.58%) VMware NSX
10 12 (1.45%) Xen
11 11 (1.33%) XenApp
12 6 (0.73%) LXC
12 6 (0.73%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (0.36%) GPFS
13 3 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.24%) Firmware
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 67 (8.12%) Puppet
2 63 (7.64%) SCCM
3 58 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (3.76%) Ansible
4 31 (3.76%) FortiGate
5 29 (3.52%) Kubernetes
6 24 (2.91%) Cisco Prime
7 20 (2.42%) SCOM
8 17 (2.06%) SolarWinds Orion
9 16 (1.94%) vCenter Server
10 11 (1.33%) Nagios
10 11 (1.33%) SCVMM
10 11 (1.33%) WSUS
11 9 (1.09%) logstash
12 7 (0.85%) Cacti
12 7 (0.85%) Pingdom
12 7 (0.85%) Terraform
12 7 (0.85%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.61%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 290 (35.15%) Cisco
2 281 (34.06%) VMware
3 173 (20.97%) Microsoft
4 132 (16.00%) Juniper
5 94 (11.39%) F5
6 80 (9.70%) HP
7 79 (9.58%) CheckPoint
8 55 (6.67%) Oracle
9 54 (6.55%) SolarWinds
10 46 (5.58%) Citrix
11 40 (4.85%) Palo Alto
12 38 (4.61%) Red Hat
13 26 (3.15%) Dell
14 25 (3.03%) Brocade
14 25 (3.03%) NetApp
15 22 (2.67%) EMC
16 21 (2.55%) Meraki
17 20 (2.42%) Extreme Networks
18 18 (2.18%) Aruba
18 18 (2.18%) IBM