Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 113 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 -45 +1
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 773 825 1,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.66% 2.87% 4.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.64% 7.22% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 565 671 1,087
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £31,250 £29,887
90th Percentile £73,900 £73,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 11,640 11,431 14,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.98% 39.77% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9,446 9,377 11,796
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 -36 267 £54,250 -1.36% 35
Berkshire -19 208 £55,000 - 25
Surrey +18 198 £55,000 -15.38% 32
Hampshire -23 156 £44,000 +3.53% 20
West Sussex +25 61 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East Sussex +4 44 £47,500 - 11
Buckinghamshire +11 42 £54,500 +21.11% 7
Kent +17 37 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Oxfordshire -35 17 £41,250 -17.50% 3
Middlesex +12 2 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Home Counties 0 1 - -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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.

1 258 (33.38%) Windows
2 256 (33.12%) Cisco
2 256 (33.12%) VMware
3 213 (27.55%) Microsoft
4 190 (24.58%) Linux
5 187 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 183 (23.67%) WAN
7 178 (23.03%) Windows Server
8 174 (22.51%) Firewall
9 170 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 158 (20.44%) Amazon AWS
11 156 (20.18%) Active Directory
11 156 (20.18%) LAN
12 150 (19.40%) ITIL
13 144 (18.63%) Finance
14 137 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
15 134 (17.34%) Project Management
16 107 (13.84%) Office 365
17 100 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 99 (12.81%) VPN
19 98 (12.68%) DNS
20 96 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
21 93 (12.03%) Wireless
22 91 (11.77%) Hyper-V
23 88 (11.38%) Presales
23 88 (11.38%) CCNP
24 87 (11.25%) PRINCE2
24 87 (11.25%) Management Information System
24 87 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
25 84 (10.87%) 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 47 (6.08%) MS Exchange
2 41 (5.30%) IIS
3 31 (4.01%) SharePoint
4 26 (3.36%) Skype for Business
5 21 (2.72%) OpenStack
6 20 (2.59%) CMS
7 12 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.03%) Apache
11 5 (0.65%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.52%) JBoss
13 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.26%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 57 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.52%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.26%) Workfront
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 187 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 158 (20.44%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (13.84%) Office 365
4 71 (9.18%) IaaS
5 66 (8.54%) PaaS
6 47 (6.08%) SaaS
7 33 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (1.29%) IBM Cloud
11 8 (1.03%) GitHub
12 7 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.65%) Akamai
13 5 (0.65%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.39%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 183 (23.67%) WAN
2 174 (22.51%) Firewall
3 156 (20.18%) LAN
4 99 (12.81%) VPN
5 98 (12.68%) DNS
6 93 (12.03%) Wireless
7 81 (10.48%) DHCP
8 74 (9.57%) MPLS
9 70 (9.06%) SAN
10 65 (8.41%) BGP
10 65 (8.41%) Cisco ASA
11 62 (8.02%) Network Security
12 61 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
13 56 (7.24%) VLAN
14 47 (6.08%) OSPF
15 46 (5.95%) TCP/IP
16 41 (5.30%) WLAN
17 37 (4.79%) Internet
18 36 (4.66%) VoIP
19 34 (4.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.40%) Big Data
3 23 (2.98%) SAP HANA
4 21 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (2.59%) Hadoop
5 20 (2.59%) Oracle Exadata
5 20 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.55%) MySQL
8 11 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (1.29%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.16%) DTS
10 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (2.98%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (1.42%) Chocolatey
4 11 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.42%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.78%) JIRA
6 4 (0.52%) Toad
7 3 (0.39%) Maven
8 1 (0.13%) Hudson
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.13%) Travis CI
General
1 144 (18.63%) Finance
2 47 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.66%) Marketing
3 36 (4.66%) Retail
4 31 (4.01%) Banking
5 13 (1.68%) Back Office
6 10 (1.29%) German Language
6 10 (1.29%) Italian Language
6 10 (1.29%) Legal
7 9 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.91%) Games
10 6 (0.78%) Law
11 5 (0.65%) Advertising
12 4 (0.52%) Electronics
12 4 (0.52%) French Language
12 4 (0.52%) Portuguese Language
12 4 (0.52%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 117 (15.14%) Architect
2 105 (13.58%) Network Engineer
3 82 (10.61%) Project Manager
4 63 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 61 (7.89%) Analyst
6 45 (5.82%) Consultant
7 43 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
7 43 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 39 (5.05%) Infrastructure Manager
8 39 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
9 33 (4.27%) Administrator
9 33 (4.27%) Cisco Engineer
9 33 (4.27%) Support Analyst
10 30 (3.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 30 (3.88%) Cloud Engineer
11 27 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
12 26 (3.36%) IT Support
13 24 (3.10%) Enterprise Architect
14 23 (2.98%) Systems Administrator
14 23 (2.98%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.17%) .NET
2 28 (3.62%) Web Services
3 23 (2.98%) .NET Framework
3 23 (2.98%) J2EE
4 15 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (1.68%) Middleware
6 12 (1.55%) JSON
7 11 (1.42%) X-Windows
8 8 (1.03%) Spring Boot
9 7 (0.91%) ATL
9 7 (0.91%) LDAP
10 6 (0.78%) CSS
10 6 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (0.78%) Kafka
11 5 (0.65%) MAPI
11 5 (0.65%) REST
12 4 (0.52%) RESTful
13 3 (0.39%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.39%) LAMP
14 2 (0.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 87 (11.25%) Management Information System
2 55 (7.12%) Public Cloud
3 41 (5.30%) Driving Licence
4 38 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (3.36%) Private Cloud
8 23 (2.98%) Computer Science
8 23 (2.98%) Linux Command Line
8 23 (2.98%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (2.85%) Mobile App
10 19 (2.46%) Clustering
11 18 (2.33%) PMI
12 16 (2.07%) Mainframe
13 15 (1.94%) PKI
14 14 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (1.81%) NHS
15 12 (1.55%) CMDB
15 12 (1.55%) Reinsurance
15 12 (1.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 258 (33.38%) Windows
2 190 (24.58%) Linux
3 178 (23.03%) Windows Server
4 87 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (6.34%) Unix
7 46 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (5.30%) Windows 10
9 32 (4.14%) AIX
10 22 (2.85%) Windows 7
11 14 (1.81%) CentOS
11 14 (1.81%) Windows 8
12 13 (1.68%) FreeBSD
13 12 (1.55%) Solaris
14 11 (1.42%) Debian
15 10 (1.29%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.03%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (0.78%) HPUX
18 6 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (19.40%) ITIL
2 134 (17.34%) Project Management
3 100 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 96 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (11.38%) Presales
6 87 (11.25%) PRINCE2
7 76 (9.83%) Load Balancing
8 74 (9.57%) DevOps
9 73 (9.44%) Migration
9 73 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
10 61 (7.89%) Network Design
11 59 (7.63%) Service Delivery
12 54 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 47 (6.08%) Service Management
14 46 (5.95%) Configuration Management
14 46 (5.95%) TOGAF
15 45 (5.82%) Information Security
15 45 (5.82%) ITIL V3
16 41 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 37 (4.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (10.22%) SQL
2 54 (6.99%) PowerShell
3 32 (4.14%) Python
4 29 (3.75%) Java
5 21 (2.72%) Bash Shell
6 14 (1.81%) C#
7 12 (1.55%) C
8 10 (1.29%) Perl
9 9 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.03%) Ruby
11 7 (0.91%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.91%) Korn
11 7 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.39%) PHP
14 1 (0.13%) VB
14 1 (0.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 137 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (11.38%) CCNP
3 84 (10.87%) Degree
4 78 (10.09%) CCNA
5 59 (7.63%) CCIE
6 52 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 49 (6.34%) Security Cleared
8 36 (4.66%) SC Cleared
9 32 (4.14%) MCSA
10 28 (3.62%) MCSE
11 25 (3.23%) CCDP
12 23 (2.98%) PMI Certification
13 20 (2.59%) MCP
14 19 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 16 (2.07%) CISSP
17 15 (1.94%) ISEB
17 15 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
18 13 (1.68%) VCAP
19 12 (1.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.05%) SLA
2 31 (4.01%) GDPR
3 28 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (2.59%) PMO
5 18 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.16%) QA
7 7 (0.91%) GAMP
8 5 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.52%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.39%) COBIT
10 3 (0.39%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 170 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (20.18%) Active Directory
3 91 (11.77%) Hyper-V
4 33 (4.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 29 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (3.10%) Docker
7 21 (2.72%) VMware NSX
8 18 (2.33%) vSphere
9 12 (1.55%) LXC
9 12 (1.55%) XenApp
10 10 (1.29%) XenDesktop
11 9 (1.16%) ProxySG
11 9 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (1.03%) GPFS
12 8 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.65%) KVM
13 5 (0.65%) vCloud
13 5 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 46 (5.95%) SCCM
2 44 (5.69%) SCOM
3 40 (5.17%) Ansible
4 37 (4.79%) Puppet
5 18 (2.33%) Nagios
5 18 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.94%) SCSM
6 15 (1.94%) Terraform
7 13 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
7 13 (1.68%) vCenter Server
8 12 (1.55%) WSUS
9 10 (1.29%) QRadar
9 10 (1.29%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.16%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.03%) Nessus
12 7 (0.91%) CASB
12 7 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (0.91%) Kubernetes
13 6 (0.78%) Grafana
13 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 256 (33.12%) Cisco
1 256 (33.12%) VMware
2 213 (27.55%) Microsoft
3 78 (10.09%) HP
4 77 (9.96%) Juniper
5 70 (9.06%) CheckPoint
6 69 (8.93%) Palo Alto
7 64 (8.28%) EMC
8 61 (7.89%) F5
9 57 (7.37%) IBM
10 56 (7.24%) Citrix
10 56 (7.24%) SolarWinds
11 54 (6.99%) Oracle
12 53 (6.86%) Dell
13 42 (5.43%) NetApp
13 42 (5.43%) SAP
14 34 (4.40%) Red Hat
15 33 (4.27%) Aruba
16 27 (3.49%) Google
17 25 (3.23%) Splunk