Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 118 68
Rank change year-on-year +3 -50 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 798 822 1,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.70% 2.80% 4.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.80% 7.12% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 579 661 1,224
South East median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% -0.99% +1.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £30,875 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,600 £72,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +0.97%

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 11,739 11,539 15,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.69% 39.34% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9,556 9,481 12,692
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 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -31 286 £52,500 - 45
Berkshire -4 233 £55,000 - 32
Surrey +20 192 £50,000 -20.00% 28
Hampshire +6 186 £47,500 +5.56% 17
West Sussex +36 50 £52,000 - 2
Kent +11 39 £36,750 -8.13% 4
Buckinghamshire -11 35 £52,500 +25.56% 9
East Sussex -12 31 £45,000 -2.70% 4
Oxfordshire -50 19 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Middlesex +17 10 £72,500 +52.63%
Home Counties 0 1 - -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 280 (35.09%) Cisco
2 263 (32.96%) VMware
3 253 (31.70%) Windows
4 192 (24.06%) WAN
5 189 (23.68%) Microsoft
6 181 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 174 (21.80%) Firewall
8 172 (21.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 171 (21.43%) Linux
10 168 (21.05%) ITIL
10 168 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
11 165 (20.68%) Windows Server
12 159 (19.92%) LAN
13 147 (18.42%) Active Directory
13 147 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
14 135 (16.92%) Finance
15 125 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 121 (15.16%) VPN
17 112 (14.04%) Project Management
18 99 (12.41%) CCNP
18 99 (12.41%) SQL
19 98 (12.28%) DNS
20 97 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
21 96 (12.03%) Presales
22 94 (11.78%) Office 365
22 94 (11.78%) Juniper
23 88 (11.03%) CheckPoint
24 85 (10.65%) SQL Server
25 83 (10.40%) Wireless
25 83 (10.40%) Hyper-V

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 39 (4.89%) IIS
2 28 (3.51%) Skype for Business
3 23 (2.88%) MS Exchange
4 22 (2.76%) OpenStack
4 22 (2.76%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.01%) Apache
5 16 (2.01%) CMS
6 12 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
8 8 (1.00%) JBoss
9 5 (0.63%) nginx
9 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.25%) Confluence
12 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.25%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.25%) Zimbra
Applications
1 36 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.50%) Workfront
3 3 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.25%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 181 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 168 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (11.78%) Office 365
4 54 (6.77%) IaaS
4 54 (6.77%) PaaS
5 43 (5.39%) SaaS
6 28 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (2.51%) IBM Cloud
9 10 (1.25%) Akamai
10 9 (1.13%) GitHub
11 7 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.63%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.50%) G Suite
13 4 (0.50%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 192 (24.06%) WAN
2 174 (21.80%) Firewall
3 159 (19.92%) LAN
4 121 (15.16%) VPN
5 98 (12.28%) DNS
6 83 (10.40%) Wireless
7 76 (9.52%) MPLS
8 74 (9.27%) SAN
9 72 (9.02%) DHCP
10 67 (8.40%) Network Security
11 66 (8.27%) Cisco ASA
12 58 (7.27%) BGP
13 55 (6.89%) Cisco Nexus
14 54 (6.77%) VLAN
15 52 (6.52%) TCP/IP
16 42 (5.26%) NetScaler
16 42 (5.26%) WLAN
17 41 (5.14%) OSPF
18 35 (4.39%) Internet
19 32 (4.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.88%) Big Data
2 31 (3.88%) MySQL
3 18 (2.26%) Hadoop
4 16 (2.01%) Oracle Exadata
4 16 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.88%) SAP HANA
5 15 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.38%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.25%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.25%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (0.88%) DTS
9 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (3.01%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.00%) JIRA
4 6 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (0.63%) Chocolatey
5 5 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.63%) Toad
5 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.38%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.38%) Maven
7 2 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.25%) Subversion
8 1 (0.13%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.13%) GitLab
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.13%) Travis CI
General
1 135 (16.92%) Finance
2 55 (6.89%) Retail
3 53 (6.64%) Telecoms
4 35 (4.39%) Marketing
5 27 (3.38%) Banking
6 16 (2.01%) Back Office
7 13 (1.63%) German Language
7 13 (1.63%) Italian Language
8 12 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.25%) Law
11 9 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (1.00%) Advertising
13 7 (0.88%) Electronics
14 5 (0.63%) Billing
14 5 (0.63%) Games
15 4 (0.50%) French Language
15 4 (0.50%) Legal
15 4 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
15 4 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 125 (15.66%) Architect
2 109 (13.66%) Network Engineer
3 69 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 68 (8.52%) Analyst
5 57 (7.14%) Consultant
6 55 (6.89%) Project Manager
7 53 (6.64%) Solutions Architect
8 46 (5.76%) Cloud Architect
9 38 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 38 (4.76%) Support Engineer
10 35 (4.39%) Data Centre Engineer
11 33 (4.14%) Cisco Engineer
11 33 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
12 31 (3.88%) Administrator
13 30 (3.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 30 (3.76%) Infrastructure Manager
13 30 (3.76%) IT Support
14 26 (3.26%) Security Architect
14 26 (3.26%) Security Solutions Architect
15 24 (3.01%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.76%) .NET
1 30 (3.76%) Web Services
2 26 (3.26%) Middleware
3 25 (3.13%) J2EE
4 19 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 13 (1.63%) CSS
6 10 (1.25%) JSON
7 9 (1.13%) LDAP
8 8 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (1.00%) REST
8 8 (1.00%) Spring Boot
9 7 (0.88%) ATL
10 6 (0.75%) LAMP
10 6 (0.75%) RESTful
10 6 (0.75%) SOAP
11 5 (0.63%) Kafka
11 5 (0.63%) MAPI
11 5 (0.63%) X-Windows
12 4 (0.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.77%) Management Information System
2 50 (6.27%) Public Cloud
3 48 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
4 45 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.39%) Driving Licence
6 31 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (3.76%) Computer Science
8 23 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 23 (2.88%) Mainframe
8 23 (2.88%) Replication
9 22 (2.76%) Private Cloud
10 21 (2.63%) Mobile App
11 17 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
11 17 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (1.88%) Clustering
13 15 (1.88%) EMC VMAX
14 14 (1.75%) FlexPod
14 14 (1.75%) PMI
15 13 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 253 (31.70%) Windows
2 171 (21.43%) Linux
3 165 (20.68%) Windows Server
4 59 (7.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (6.39%) Unix
6 49 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (4.26%) Windows 10
9 22 (2.76%) AIX
10 19 (2.38%) Windows 7
11 14 (1.75%) CentOS
12 13 (1.63%) FreeBSD
13 8 (1.00%) Debian
13 8 (1.00%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.88%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.63%) VMS
16 5 (0.63%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.50%) HPUX
17 4 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (21.05%) ITIL
2 125 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 112 (14.04%) Project Management
4 97 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
5 96 (12.03%) Presales
6 73 (9.15%) PRINCE2
7 69 (8.65%) Load Balancing
8 68 (8.52%) Migration
9 65 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (8.15%) DevOps
10 64 (8.02%) Network Design
11 62 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 59 (7.39%) Service Delivery
13 57 (7.14%) Information Security
14 54 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
15 42 (5.26%) TOGAF
16 41 (5.14%) Business Continuity
16 41 (5.14%) ITIL V3
17 40 (5.01%) Change Management
18 37 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 99 (12.41%) SQL
2 52 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 39 (4.89%) Python
4 28 (3.51%) Bash Shell
5 24 (3.01%) Perl
6 20 (2.51%) Java
7 13 (1.63%) Ruby
8 12 (1.50%) PHP
9 10 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.13%) C
11 7 (0.88%) C#
12 5 (0.63%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.63%) Korn
12 5 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.13%) Java 8
13 1 (0.13%) VB
13 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 147 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (12.41%) CCNP
3 80 (10.03%) Degree
4 76 (9.52%) CCNA
5 69 (8.65%) CCIE
5 69 (8.65%) Security Cleared
6 51 (6.39%) SC Cleared
7 48 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (4.14%) CCDP
9 30 (3.76%) MCSE
10 22 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (2.51%) CISSP
12 19 (2.38%) MCSA
12 19 (2.38%) PMI Certification
13 18 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 17 (2.13%) ISEB
14 17 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (2.13%) MCP
15 15 (1.88%) CCIE Data Center
16 14 (1.75%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.14%) SLA
2 36 (4.51%) GDPR
2 36 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (1.75%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.38%) QA
6 7 (0.88%) GAMP
6 7 (0.88%) PMO
7 5 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.50%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.38%) COBIT
9 3 (0.38%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 172 (21.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (18.42%) Active Directory
3 83 (10.40%) Hyper-V
4 36 (4.51%) VMware NSX
5 30 (3.76%) Docker
6 26 (3.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 22 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (2.26%) vSphere
9 12 (1.50%) XenApp
10 11 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (1.25%) NFS
12 9 (1.13%) ProxySG
12 9 (1.13%) vCloud
12 9 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.88%) KVM
13 7 (0.88%) LXC
13 7 (0.88%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.50%) Xen
15 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 51 (6.39%) SCCM
2 38 (4.76%) SCOM
3 37 (4.64%) Puppet
4 36 (4.51%) Ansible
5 24 (3.01%) Cisco Prime
6 20 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (2.01%) SCVMM
7 16 (2.01%) Terraform
8 15 (1.88%) Nagios
8 15 (1.88%) vCenter Server
9 14 (1.75%) NetBackup
9 14 (1.75%) QRadar
9 14 (1.75%) SCSM
10 13 (1.63%) CASB
11 11 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (1.25%) Cisco CME
12 10 (1.25%) WSUS
13 9 (1.13%) Kubernetes
13 9 (1.13%) Nessus
13 9 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 280 (35.09%) Cisco
2 263 (32.96%) VMware
3 189 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 94 (11.78%) Juniper
5 88 (11.03%) CheckPoint
6 78 (9.77%) Oracle
6 78 (9.77%) Palo Alto
7 75 (9.40%) HP
8 70 (8.77%) SolarWinds
9 69 (8.65%) F5
10 65 (8.15%) EMC
11 62 (7.77%) Dell
11 62 (7.77%) IBM
12 61 (7.64%) Citrix
13 40 (5.01%) NetApp
14 36 (4.51%) SAP
15 35 (4.39%) Aruba
15 35 (4.39%) Fortinet
15 35 (4.39%) Google
15 35 (4.39%) Splunk