Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South East
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 100 115
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 265 809 772
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.26% 3.21% 2.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.79% 8.91% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 191 608 589
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,476 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £74,200
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +4.76%

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 2,708 9,076 10,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.33% 36.03% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,144 6,935 8,297
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020. 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 +47 98 £55,000 +10.00% 23
Hampshire +27 81 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Berkshire +28 68 £55,000 -4.35% 11
Surrey +7 31 £67,500 +3.85% 6
Buckinghamshire +76 28 £43,500 -20.91% 5
East Sussex +35 16 £32,500 -45.83% 2
Kent +32 12 £48,750 -18.75% 10
West Sussex -46 11 £75,000 +31.58% 3
Middlesex +9 3 £62,000 +34.78%
Oxfordshire +43 2 £48,750 +15.55% 7
Home Counties +5 2 £48,750 -25.00%
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 110 (41.51%) VMware
2 94 (35.47%) Microsoft
3 92 (34.72%) Windows
4 83 (31.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 68 (25.66%) Active Directory
6 66 (24.91%) Cisco
7 64 (24.15%) Security Cleared
8 62 (23.40%) Linux
9 59 (22.26%) Azure
10 55 (20.75%) Hyper-V
11 48 (18.11%) Windows Server
12 44 (16.60%) DHCP
13 42 (15.85%) SQL
14 41 (15.47%) DNS
14 41 (15.47%) SCCM
15 40 (15.09%) PowerShell
15 40 (15.09%) Public Cloud
15 40 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
15 40 (15.09%) Firewall
16 37 (13.96%) ITIL
16 37 (13.96%) SAN
16 37 (13.96%) AWS
16 37 (13.96%) vSphere
17 34 (12.83%) Citrix
17 34 (12.83%) Migration
18 33 (12.45%) Bash Shell
19 32 (12.08%) Hybrid Cloud
19 32 (12.08%) Disaster Recovery
19 32 (12.08%) WAN
20 30 (11.32%) Office 365

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 13 (4.91%) Skype for Business
2 12 (4.53%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.26%) Confluence
3 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.51%) Apache
4 4 (1.51%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.38%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (22.26%) Azure
2 37 (13.96%) AWS
3 30 (11.32%) Office 365
4 29 (10.94%) IaaS
4 29 (10.94%) PaaS
5 11 (4.15%) SaaS
6 10 (3.77%) BPaaS
7 5 (1.89%) GCP
8 4 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.13%) GitHub
9 3 (1.13%) Serverless
10 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.75%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.38%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.60%) DHCP
2 41 (15.47%) DNS
3 40 (15.09%) Firewall
4 37 (13.96%) SAN
5 32 (12.08%) WAN
6 26 (9.81%) LAN
7 25 (9.43%) TCP/IP
8 17 (6.42%) BGP
8 17 (6.42%) MPLS
9 16 (6.04%) OSPF
9 16 (6.04%) Wireless
10 15 (5.66%) FTP
11 14 (5.28%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (4.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (4.91%) Skype
13 11 (4.15%) VoIP
14 10 (3.77%) Cisco ISE
14 10 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
15 8 (3.02%) Cisco Firepower
15 8 (3.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.15%) MySQL
3 7 (2.64%) MariaDB
3 7 (2.64%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.64%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.26%) Big Data
4 6 (2.26%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.51%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (1.51%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.75%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.38%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.38%) Power BI
8 1 (0.38%) Redis
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.77%) JIRA
1 10 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (2.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.75%) Subversion
5 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 17 (6.42%) Finance
2 15 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.26%) Military
4 4 (1.51%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.51%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.13%) Banking
5 3 (1.13%) Korean Language
5 3 (1.13%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (1.13%) Retail
6 2 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (16.98%) Architect
2 30 (11.32%) Network Engineer
3 17 (6.42%) Analyst
4 16 (6.04%) Consultant
4 16 (6.04%) Server Engineer
5 15 (5.66%) Azure Architect
5 15 (5.66%) Cloud Architect
6 14 (5.28%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (4.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (4.91%) Administrator
7 13 (4.91%) Network Architect
8 12 (4.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (4.53%) IT Manager
8 12 (4.53%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.15%) Break Fix Engineer
9 11 (4.15%) Data Centre Manager
9 11 (4.15%) Data Manager
9 11 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (3.40%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.15%) Web Services
2 10 (3.77%) JSON
3 3 (1.13%) Node.js
4 2 (0.75%) Apache NiFi
4 2 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.75%) LDAP
5 1 (0.38%) .NET
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) Flash
5 1 (0.38%) REST
5 1 (0.38%) STL
5 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.09%) Public Cloud
2 32 (12.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 24 (9.06%) Private Cloud
4 16 (6.04%) Driving Licence
5 14 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.15%) Clustering
6 11 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (3.02%) Replication
9 6 (2.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.51%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.13%) CESG
11 3 (1.13%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.13%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.75%) EMC VMAX
12 2 (0.75%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.75%) EMC VNXe
12 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 92 (34.72%) Windows
2 62 (23.40%) Linux
3 48 (18.11%) Windows Server
4 22 (8.30%) Windows Server 2016
5 18 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.26%) Unix
10 5 (1.89%) CentOS
10 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (1.51%) SUSE
11 4 (1.51%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.51%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.96%) ITIL
2 34 (12.83%) Migration
3 32 (12.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (10.19%) DevOps
6 25 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (8.30%) High Availability
8 21 (7.92%) Presales
9 20 (7.55%) Project Management
10 18 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 18 (6.79%) PRINCE2
11 17 (6.42%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (6.42%) Server Management
12 15 (5.66%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.66%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 15 (5.66%) Storage Management
13 14 (5.28%) ITIL V3
13 14 (5.28%) Security Architecture
13 14 (5.28%) Validation
14 13 (4.91%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (15.85%) SQL
2 40 (15.09%) PowerShell
3 33 (12.45%) Bash Shell
4 21 (7.92%) Python
5 15 (5.66%) Java
6 10 (3.77%) PHP
7 8 (3.02%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.89%) Perl
9 2 (0.75%) C
9 2 (0.75%) C++
9 2 (0.75%) Ruby
10 1 (0.38%) Clojure
10 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.38%) R
10 1 (0.38%) VBA
10 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (24.15%) Security Cleared
2 40 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (11.32%) DV Cleared
4 29 (10.94%) SC Cleared
5 25 (9.43%) CCNA
5 25 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (9.06%) CCNP
7 21 (7.92%) Degree
8 13 (4.91%) MCSE
9 9 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.64%) CCIE
10 7 (2.64%) JNCIA
10 7 (2.64%) JNCIS
10 7 (2.64%) MCSA
11 5 (1.89%) MOS
12 4 (1.51%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.51%) PMP
13 3 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.13%) CCDA
13 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.92%) SLA
2 4 (1.51%) HIPAA
2 4 (1.51%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.75%) GDPR
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) BS25999
4 1 (0.38%) COBIT
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 83 (31.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (25.66%) Active Directory
3 55 (20.75%) Hyper-V
4 37 (13.96%) vSphere
5 12 (4.53%) XenApp
6 10 (3.77%) Docker
7 7 (2.64%) vCloud
7 7 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.64%) VMware NSX
8 5 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.38%) KVM
10 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (15.47%) SCCM
2 25 (9.43%) SCOM
3 22 (8.30%) NetBackup
4 19 (7.17%) vCenter Server
5 15 (5.66%) EMC NetWorker
6 14 (5.28%) PowerCLI
6 14 (5.28%) SCVMM
7 13 (4.91%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (4.91%) WSUS
8 10 (3.77%) Ansible
8 10 (3.77%) vRealize
9 9 (3.40%) Kubernetes
10 7 (2.64%) SCOrch
11 6 (2.26%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (2.26%) Terraform
12 4 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (1.51%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (1.51%) Puppet
12 4 (1.51%) Rsyslog
13 2 (0.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 110 (41.51%) VMware
2 94 (35.47%) Microsoft
3 66 (24.91%) Cisco
4 34 (12.83%) Citrix
5 27 (10.19%) EMC
5 27 (10.19%) Juniper
6 20 (7.55%) Red Hat
7 17 (6.42%) HP
8 14 (5.28%) Brocade
8 14 (5.28%) F5
9 13 (4.91%) Fortinet
9 13 (4.91%) Symantec
10 12 (4.53%) Oracle
11 11 (4.15%) Meraki
12 9 (3.40%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.02%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.64%) Dell
14 7 (2.64%) NetApp
14 7 (2.64%) Percona
15 6 (2.26%) Arista