Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South East
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 109 68
Rank change year-on-year -4 -41 +6
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 852 842 1,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.78% 2.91% 4.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.98% 7.66% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 650 706 1,358
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,375
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.19% +2.75%

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 12,211 10,986 16,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.88% 37.93% 42.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9,997 8,959 13,412
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -10 365 £50,250 -8.64% 50
Berkshire +2 294 £55,000 - 40
Surrey +25 202 £50,000 -4.76% 20
Hampshire +10 188 £47,500 +5.56% 28
Buckinghamshire 0 49 £42,000 -32.80% 7
East Sussex -53 34 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Kent -4 27 £41,312 +3.28% 8
Oxfordshire -69 22 £51,000 +2.00% 3
West Sussex -6 21 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Middlesex - 13 £60,000 - 2
Home Counties +7 1 £62,500 -16.67%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 331 (38.85%) Cisco
2 238 (27.93%) VMware
3 230 (27.00%) WAN
4 222 (26.06%) ITIL
5 213 (25.00%) Firewall
6 205 (24.06%) Windows
7 186 (21.83%) LAN
8 183 (21.48%) VPN
9 180 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
10 150 (17.61%) Microsoft
10 150 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
11 148 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
12 145 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
13 143 (16.78%) Active Directory
14 142 (16.67%) DNS
15 140 (16.43%) Linux
16 136 (15.96%) Windows Server
17 132 (15.49%) CCNP
18 116 (13.62%) DHCP
19 112 (13.15%) Juniper
20 110 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
21 102 (11.97%) Hyper-V
22 101 (11.85%) Finance
23 100 (11.74%) CheckPoint
24 98 (11.50%) Cisco ASA
24 98 (11.50%) Palo Alto
25 96 (11.27%) Presales
25 96 (11.27%) Wireless
26 90 (10.56%) Network Security
27 88 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management

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 49 (5.75%) IIS
2 33 (3.87%) Apache
3 21 (2.46%) OpenStack
4 18 (2.11%) Oracle Service Bus
5 15 (1.76%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.64%) Skype for Business
7 11 (1.29%) CMS
7 11 (1.29%) JBoss
7 11 (1.29%) nginx
8 9 (1.06%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.59%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.59%) WordPress
13 4 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.47%) Workfront
4 3 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.23%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 150 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (6.34%) Office 365
4 38 (4.46%) IaaS
5 32 (3.76%) PaaS
6 28 (3.29%) SaaS
7 21 (2.46%) IBM Cloud
8 18 (2.11%) Bluemix
9 15 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (1.41%) GitHub
12 11 (1.29%) Akamai
13 8 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.47%) G Suite
16 3 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
16 3 (0.35%) OneDrive
17 2 (0.23%) Yammer
18 1 (0.12%) Amazon Glacier
18 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 230 (27.00%) WAN
2 213 (25.00%) Firewall
3 186 (21.83%) LAN
4 183 (21.48%) VPN
5 142 (16.67%) DNS
6 116 (13.62%) DHCP
7 98 (11.50%) Cisco ASA
8 96 (11.27%) Wireless
9 90 (10.56%) Network Security
10 85 (9.98%) Cisco Nexus
11 81 (9.51%) SAN
12 79 (9.27%) TCP/IP
13 73 (8.57%) MPLS
14 69 (8.10%) BGP
14 69 (8.10%) SSL
15 62 (7.28%) OSPF
16 55 (6.46%) IPsec
16 55 (6.46%) VLAN
17 51 (5.99%) Internet
18 42 (4.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.23%) MySQL
3 35 (4.11%) Big Data
4 19 (2.23%) NoSQL
5 18 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.76%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.29%) MongoDB
9 8 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.94%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.82%) Cognos Impromptu
10 7 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.47%) DB2
13 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (3.52%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.35%) JIRA
3 19 (2.23%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.82%) Toad
5 6 (0.70%) Maven
6 5 (0.59%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.59%) Subversion
7 4 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.23%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.12%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.12%) GitLab
10 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (11.85%) Finance
2 53 (6.22%) Retail
3 51 (5.99%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.46%) Marketing
5 20 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.11%) Back Office
7 15 (1.76%) Banking
8 12 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.17%) Law
10 9 (1.06%) Billing
11 8 (0.94%) Electronics
11 8 (0.94%) German Language
11 8 (0.94%) Italian Language
12 7 (0.82%) Advertising
13 5 (0.59%) Legal
14 3 (0.35%) Games
15 2 (0.23%) Arabic Language
15 2 (0.23%) Digital Economy
16 1 (0.12%) Brand Awareness
16 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 137 (16.08%) Network Engineer
2 129 (15.14%) Architect
3 77 (9.04%) Consultant
4 67 (7.86%) Analyst
5 59 (6.92%) Solutions Architect
6 54 (6.34%) Project Manager
7 53 (6.22%) Support Engineer
8 50 (5.87%) Data Centre Engineer
9 47 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 45 (5.28%) Senior Network Engineer
11 38 (4.46%) Security Architect
11 38 (4.46%) Security Solutions Architect
11 38 (4.46%) Support Analyst
12 33 (3.87%) Cisco Engineer
13 32 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
14 31 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
15 30 (3.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 30 (3.52%) Network Architect
16 29 (3.40%) Cloud Architect
16 29 (3.40%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (5.87%) Middleware
2 37 (4.34%) Web Services
3 22 (2.58%) CSS
4 21 (2.46%) J2EE
5 15 (1.76%) .NET
5 15 (1.76%) HTML
6 14 (1.64%) JSON
7 13 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (1.53%) SOAP
8 11 (1.29%) REST
9 10 (1.17%) RESTful
10 9 (1.06%) Ajax
11 8 (0.94%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.94%) jQuery
11 8 (0.94%) Laravel
11 8 (0.94%) LDAP
11 8 (0.94%) Yii
12 7 (0.82%) EJB
12 7 (0.82%) LAMP
12 7 (0.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.34%) Public Cloud
2 49 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 41 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.17%) Private Cloud
6 25 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 24 (2.82%) Cyberthreat
7 24 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 24 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 24 (2.82%) Mainframe
8 22 (2.58%) IBM Mainframe
9 21 (2.46%) Clustering
10 18 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
10 18 (2.11%) Hedge funds
10 18 (2.11%) Replication
11 16 (1.88%) FlexPod
12 15 (1.76%) NHS
13 14 (1.64%) EMC VMAX
14 13 (1.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 205 (24.06%) Windows
2 140 (16.43%) Linux
3 136 (15.96%) Windows Server
4 44 (5.16%) Unix
5 30 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.53%) Windows 10
9 12 (1.41%) AIX
10 11 (1.29%) CentOS
11 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.70%) Solaris
13 5 (0.59%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.47%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.47%) HPUX
14 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.35%) Debian
15 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (26.06%) ITIL
2 110 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
3 96 (11.27%) Presales
4 88 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (9.39%) Project Management
6 75 (8.80%) DevOps
7 74 (8.69%) Load Balancing
7 74 (8.69%) Migration
8 64 (7.51%) PRINCE2
9 59 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 59 (6.92%) Network Design
9 59 (6.92%) SIEM
10 55 (6.46%) Information Security
11 50 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (5.87%) ITIL V3
12 47 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 45 (5.28%) Change Management
14 40 (4.69%) Incident Management
15 39 (4.58%) Service Delivery
16 36 (4.23%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 88 (10.33%) SQL
2 50 (5.87%) Python
3 46 (5.40%) PowerShell
4 36 (4.23%) Perl
5 28 (3.29%) Java
6 26 (3.05%) Bash Shell
7 18 (2.11%) PHP
8 14 (1.64%) Ruby
9 12 (1.41%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.06%) C#
10 9 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 5 (0.59%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.35%) C
13 3 (0.35%) C++
14 1 (0.12%) Groovy
14 1 (0.12%) Korn
14 1 (0.12%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 180 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
2 132 (15.49%) CCNP
3 87 (10.21%) Security Cleared
4 80 (9.39%) CCNA
5 71 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 70 (8.22%) Degree
7 62 (7.28%) CCIE
8 48 (5.63%) CCDP
9 45 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 43 (5.05%) CISSP
11 25 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (2.82%) JNCIP
12 24 (2.82%) MCSE
13 23 (2.70%) IISP
14 22 (2.58%) CCSE
14 22 (2.58%) CISM
14 22 (2.58%) ISSAP
15 21 (2.46%) CISA
15 21 (2.46%) MCSA
16 17 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.81%) SLA
2 40 (4.69%) GDPR
3 39 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (3.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (2.46%) QA
6 13 (1.53%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.82%) COBIT
8 6 (0.70%) PMO
9 5 (0.59%) GPG13
10 3 (0.35%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 145 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (16.78%) Active Directory
3 102 (11.97%) Hyper-V
4 62 (7.28%) VMware NSX
5 30 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (3.40%) Docker
7 26 (3.05%) vSphere
8 19 (2.23%) NFS
9 14 (1.64%) vCloud
10 13 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (0.94%) XenApp
12 5 (0.59%) iptables
12 5 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.59%) Xen
13 4 (0.47%) Firmware
14 3 (0.35%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.35%) KVM
14 3 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (4.58%) SCCM
2 36 (4.23%) Puppet
3 32 (3.76%) Cisco Prime
4 28 (3.29%) Ansible
5 25 (2.93%) vCenter Server
6 23 (2.70%) QRadar
7 21 (2.46%) FortiGate
8 20 (2.35%) SCOM
9 19 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 16 (1.88%) CASB
11 16 (1.88%) SCVMM
12 12 (1.41%) Kubernetes
12 12 (1.41%) Nagios
12 12 (1.41%) Terraform
13 11 (1.29%) Cisco CME
13 11 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
13 11 (1.29%) Cisco UCCX
14 8 (0.94%) Data Guard
14 8 (0.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 331 (38.85%) Cisco
2 238 (27.93%) VMware
3 150 (17.61%) Microsoft
4 112 (13.15%) Juniper
5 100 (11.74%) CheckPoint
6 98 (11.50%) Palo Alto
7 82 (9.62%) HP
8 80 (9.39%) Oracle
9 72 (8.45%) F5
10 63 (7.39%) SolarWinds
11 60 (7.04%) Fortinet
12 54 (6.34%) IBM
13 49 (5.75%) Aruba
14 44 (5.16%) Citrix
15 42 (4.93%) Dell
15 42 (4.93%) Splunk
16 40 (4.69%) EMC
17 32 (3.76%) NetApp
18 30 (3.52%) Veeam
19 29 (3.40%) Google