Period
to

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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South East
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 162 123 109
Rank change year-on-year -39 -14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 434 352 469
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.15% 2.60% 2.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.47% 7.51% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 255 268 352
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £72,088 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,875 £77,500
England median annual salary £58,850 £57,257 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.78% -0.42% +6.98%

Data Centre is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7,930 4,684 5,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.36% 34.55% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4,299 3,190 4,374
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -49 154 £57,500 - 18
Surrey -61 89 £58,850 -5.84% 3
Buckinghamshire -38 77 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Hampshire -29 74 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Berkshire -16 64 £57,500 - 12
Kent -15 51 £40,000 -5.88% 5
West Sussex +11 39 £90,000 +63.64% 2
Oxfordshire -44 13 £60,000 - 1
Middlesex - 13 £26,500 - 1
Home Counties - 7 £47,500 -
East Sussex -18 1 £80,000 +140.60%
Sussex - 1 £51,000 -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 191 (44.01%) Microsoft
2 130 (29.95%) Firewall
3 127 (29.26%) VMware
4 106 (24.42%) Windows
4 106 (24.42%) Cybersecurity
5 98 (22.58%) Azure
5 98 (22.58%) Finance
6 91 (20.97%) Linux
7 90 (20.74%) Cisco
8 83 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 82 (18.89%) Adobe
9 82 (18.89%) Apple
9 82 (18.89%) Software Licensing
9 82 (18.89%) Social Skills
10 69 (15.90%) LAN
11 65 (14.98%) WAN
12 64 (14.75%) Active Directory
13 58 (13.36%) AWS
13 58 (13.36%) Windows Server
14 57 (13.13%) Security Cleared
15 52 (11.98%) DNS
15 52 (11.98%) Microsoft 365
16 50 (11.52%) Cisco Certification
17 49 (11.29%) Agile
18 47 (10.83%) Wi-Fi
19 46 (10.60%) Presales
20 45 (10.37%) Wireless
20 45 (10.37%) Service Delivery
20 45 (10.37%) IaaS
21 44 (10.14%) SC Cleared

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 18 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.69%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.15%) IIS
4 4 (0.92%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.46%) Confluence
5 2 (0.46%) nginx
5 2 (0.46%) OpenEdge
5 2 (0.46%) WildFly
6 1 (0.23%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) Cloudability
2 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 98 (22.58%) Azure
2 58 (13.36%) AWS
3 52 (11.98%) Microsoft 365
4 45 (10.37%) IaaS
5 22 (5.07%) SaaS
6 18 (4.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (4.15%) Azure Data Factory
6 18 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (3.92%) PaaS
8 16 (3.69%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 15 (3.46%) Power Platform
10 7 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (1.38%) Nutanix
11 6 (1.38%) Serverless
12 5 (1.15%) Rubrik
13 4 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.69%) Datadog
15 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.46%) GCP
15 2 (0.46%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 130 (29.95%) Firewall
2 69 (15.90%) LAN
3 65 (14.98%) WAN
4 52 (11.98%) DNS
5 47 (10.83%) Wi-Fi
6 45 (10.37%) Wireless
7 40 (9.22%) VPN
8 37 (8.53%) DHCP
9 33 (7.60%) TCP/IP
10 29 (6.68%) Network Security
11 27 (6.22%) WLAN
12 25 (5.76%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (5.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (5.30%) VLAN
14 18 (4.15%) SAN
15 17 (3.92%) MPLS
16 10 (2.30%) Ethernet
16 10 (2.30%) SSL
16 10 (2.30%) VXLAN
17 8 (1.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.15%) NoSQL
3 16 (3.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.69%) Data Lake
3 16 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.92%) MySQL
5 4 (0.92%) Power BI
6 3 (0.69%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.46%) DTS
7 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.46%) Redis
7 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.23%) Big Data
8 1 (0.23%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (2.07%) JIRA
2 8 (1.84%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.84%) WebSpeed
3 6 (1.38%) Subversion
4 3 (0.69%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.23%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.23%) CF BOSH
6 1 (0.23%) GitLab
6 1 (0.23%) Gradle
6 1 (0.23%) Maven
6 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
General
1 98 (22.58%) Finance
2 82 (18.89%) Social Skills
3 36 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (7.83%) Banking
5 29 (6.68%) Legal
5 29 (6.68%) Telecoms
6 25 (5.76%) Public Sector
7 24 (5.53%) Marketing
8 15 (3.46%) Influencing Skills
9 9 (2.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 9 (2.07%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (1.84%) Retail
11 6 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.92%) Law
12 4 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.46%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.46%) Electronics
13 2 (0.46%) Local Government
13 2 (0.46%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.23%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 120 (27.65%) Architect
2 95 (21.89%) Solutions Architect
3 53 (12.21%) Network Engineer
4 31 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 30 (6.91%) IT Engineer
6 28 (6.45%) IT Manager
7 26 (5.99%) Cisco Engineer
7 26 (5.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 23 (5.30%) Analyst
9 22 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
9 22 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (4.38%) Digital Architect
10 19 (4.38%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 18 (4.15%) IT Support
12 17 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
12 17 (3.92%) Microsoft 365 Architect
12 17 (3.92%) Support Engineer
13 16 (3.69%) Azure Specialist
13 16 (3.69%) IT Support Engineer
13 16 (3.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.76%) HTML
2 3 (0.69%) Web Services
3 2 (0.46%) Kafka
3 2 (0.46%) LDAP
3 2 (0.46%) Middleware
3 2 (0.46%) OAuth
3 2 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.46%) REST
3 2 (0.46%) RESTful
3 2 (0.46%) SAML
3 2 (0.46%) Vaadin
4 1 (0.23%) Django
4 1 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.23%) Express
4 1 (0.23%) JSON
4 1 (0.23%) Keycloak
4 1 (0.23%) LAMP
4 1 (0.23%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.23%) Node.js
4 1 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.91%) Public Cloud
2 36 (8.29%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 18 (4.15%) Cyber Defence
5 16 (3.69%) Reinsurance
6 11 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 11 (2.53%) Fibre Optics
6 11 (2.53%) Replication
7 10 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (2.30%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.07%) Cyberattack
8 9 (2.07%) Cybercrime
8 9 (2.07%) PKI
8 9 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.07%) User Experience
9 7 (1.61%) Legacy Applications
10 6 (1.38%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.38%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.15%) CCTV
11 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 106 (24.42%) Windows
2 91 (20.97%) Linux
3 58 (13.36%) Windows Server
4 24 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (3.69%) Unix
6 14 (3.23%) Windows Server 2019
7 13 (3.00%) Windows 10
8 12 (2.76%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.53%) CentOS
10 9 (2.07%) VMS
11 8 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2016
13 6 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.15%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.69%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.23%) Android
17 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (24.42%) Cybersecurity
2 82 (18.89%) Software Licensing
3 49 (11.29%) Agile
4 46 (10.60%) Presales
5 45 (10.37%) Service Delivery
6 43 (9.91%) Customer Engagement
7 42 (9.68%) ITIL
8 41 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 41 (9.45%) Project Management
9 39 (8.99%) Business Continuity
9 39 (8.99%) Technical Leadership
10 37 (8.53%) Migration
11 35 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (7.60%) Coaching
12 33 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (7.14%) Mentoring
14 30 (6.91%) Information Security
14 30 (6.91%) Project Delivery
15 28 (6.45%) Security Architecture
16 25 (5.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (9.91%) Python
2 33 (7.60%) SQL
3 24 (5.53%) Bash
4 18 (4.15%) C#
5 17 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 16 (3.69%) JavaScript
6 16 (3.69%) Scala
7 14 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.84%) C
9 5 (1.15%) C++
9 5 (1.15%) Ruby
10 4 (0.92%) Java
10 4 (0.92%) Perl
11 3 (0.69%) PHP
11 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.46%) Go
12 2 (0.46%) VB
12 2 (0.46%) VB6
13 1 (0.23%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.23%) Rust
Qualifications
1 57 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 50 (11.52%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (10.14%) SC Cleared
4 33 (7.60%) CCNP
5 31 (7.14%) Degree
6 18 (4.15%) CCNA
6 18 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (3.92%) MCSE
8 12 (2.76%) CISSP
9 11 (2.53%) MOS
10 10 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (2.07%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (1.84%) MCP
13 7 (1.61%) CEH
13 7 (1.61%) CISM
13 7 (1.61%) GCIA
13 7 (1.61%) GCIH
14 5 (1.15%) Master's Degree
15 4 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
15 4 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.84%) SLA
2 16 (3.69%) GDPR
2 16 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.76%) NIST
3 12 (2.76%) QA
4 10 (2.30%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.30%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.38%) GRC
6 4 (0.92%) GxP
7 3 (0.69%) NCSC
7 3 (0.69%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.69%) PMO
8 2 (0.46%) BS7799
8 2 (0.46%) HL7
9 1 (0.23%) COBIT
9 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (14.75%) Active Directory
3 33 (7.60%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.07%) Virtual Desktop
5 18 (4.15%) vSphere
6 13 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.30%) Docker
8 6 (1.38%) Firmware
8 6 (1.38%) VMware NSX
8 6 (1.38%) XenApp
9 3 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.46%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.46%) iptables
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.23%) NDS
Systems Management
1 14 (3.23%) Ansible
2 11 (2.53%) Terraform
3 10 (2.30%) vCenter Server
4 9 (2.07%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.84%) SCCM
6 7 (1.61%) vRealize
7 6 (1.38%) Avamar
7 6 (1.38%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (1.15%) CASB
9 4 (0.92%) Nagios
9 4 (0.92%) SCOM
10 3 (0.69%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.69%) Packer
11 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.46%) Puppet
11 2 (0.46%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.46%) WSUS
12 1 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
12 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 191 (44.01%) Microsoft
2 127 (29.26%) VMware
3 90 (20.74%) Cisco
4 82 (18.89%) Adobe
4 82 (18.89%) Apple
5 36 (8.29%) Citrix
6 29 (6.68%) CheckPoint
7 26 (5.99%) Dell
8 23 (5.30%) HP
9 19 (4.38%) Red Hat
9 19 (4.38%) Veeam
10 17 (3.92%) Databricks
11 16 (3.69%) Informatica
11 16 (3.69%) Juniper
12 15 (3.46%) SolarWinds
13 13 (3.00%) Oracle
14 12 (2.76%) Palo Alto
15 11 (2.53%) IBM
16 8 (1.84%) EMC
16 8 (1.84%) F5