Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 116 115
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1 -46
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 811 764 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.22% 2.66% 2.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.97% 7.28% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 575 546 692
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £33,550 £29,000 £30,978
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 9,043 10,489 10,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.93% 36.47% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6,971 8,351 8,852
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 2019. 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 +24 246 £53,500 -0.93% 32
Hampshire +47 200 £50,000 +5.26% 30
Berkshire +20 174 £60,000 +9.09% 21
West Sussex +46 134 £57,000 +9.62% 11
Surrey -9 132 £65,000 +18.18% 18
East Sussex -5 36 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Oxfordshire +37 34 £42,189 +2.28% 6
Kent -5 34 £55,000 +46.67% 8
Buckinghamshire -20 28 £50,000 -8.26% 5
Middlesex -1 7 £55,000 -8.33%
M4 Corridor - 7 - -
Sussex - 3 £65,000 -
Home Counties -3 1 £65,000 -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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.

1 341 (42.05%) Cisco
2 319 (39.33%) Cisco Certification
3 280 (34.53%) Windows
4 274 (33.79%) VMware
5 262 (32.31%) Firewall
6 240 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 238 (29.35%) Azure
8 236 (29.10%) Microsoft
9 213 (26.26%) CCNP
10 191 (23.55%) Linux
11 190 (23.43%) Finance
12 187 (23.06%) WAN
13 179 (22.07%) Active Directory
13 179 (22.07%) AWS
14 175 (21.58%) LAN
15 166 (20.47%) ITIL
16 161 (19.85%) CCNA
17 140 (17.26%) Juniper
18 137 (16.89%) Citrix
19 134 (16.52%) Windows Server
20 130 (16.03%) Presales
20 130 (16.03%) Migration
21 122 (15.04%) Wireless
21 122 (15.04%) Degree
22 118 (14.55%) SQL Server
23 117 (14.43%) DNS
24 116 (14.30%) Problem-Solving
25 112 (13.81%) BGP
26 111 (13.69%) Project Management
27 110 (13.56%) TCP/IP

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 77 (9.49%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.84%) Skype for Business
3 17 (2.10%) IIS
4 16 (1.97%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.62%) Confluence
7 5 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.62%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.12%) Drupal
9 1 (0.12%) nginx
9 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 3 (0.37%) Workfront
3 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 238 (29.35%) Azure
2 179 (22.07%) AWS
3 85 (10.48%) Office 365
4 65 (8.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 40 (4.93%) IaaS
6 37 (4.56%) PaaS
7 23 (2.84%) SaaS
8 15 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (1.73%) GCP
10 9 (1.11%) Power Platform
11 7 (0.86%) Serverless
12 5 (0.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 5 (0.62%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.37%) PowerApps
15 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
16 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 1 (0.12%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 262 (32.31%) Firewall
2 187 (23.06%) WAN
3 175 (21.58%) LAN
4 122 (15.04%) Wireless
5 117 (14.43%) DNS
6 112 (13.81%) BGP
7 110 (13.56%) TCP/IP
8 102 (12.58%) OSPF
9 89 (10.97%) VPN
10 87 (10.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 83 (10.23%) Network Security
12 78 (9.62%) DHCP
13 74 (9.12%) Internet
13 74 (9.12%) MPLS
13 74 (9.12%) VoIP
14 69 (8.51%) SAN
15 53 (6.54%) IPsec
16 52 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
17 50 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
18 48 (5.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.58%) DB2
3 17 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (1.97%) MySQL
5 15 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 15 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.73%) Big Data
7 11 (1.36%) Data Lake
8 10 (1.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.11%) DTS
9 9 (1.11%) Power BI
9 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (0.74%) QlikView
11 5 (0.62%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (3.58%) MSI
2 20 (2.47%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (0.99%) JIRA
5 8 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.99%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.49%) Chocolatey
7 4 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.37%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.37%) Gradle
8 3 (0.37%) Maven
8 3 (0.37%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.25%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.12%) AppScan
10 1 (0.12%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.12%) Selenium
10 1 (0.12%) SonarQube
General
1 190 (23.43%) Finance
2 92 (11.34%) Telecoms
3 57 (7.03%) Banking
4 46 (5.67%) Public Sector
5 40 (4.93%) Manufacturing
6 33 (4.07%) Retail
7 29 (3.58%) Marketing
8 28 (3.45%) German Language
9 26 (3.21%) Italian Language
10 20 (2.47%) Billing
11 12 (1.48%) Electronics
12 10 (1.23%) Back Office
13 8 (0.99%) Games
14 7 (0.86%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.74%) Local Government
16 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.49%) Fire and Rescue
17 3 (0.37%) Czech Language
17 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
18 2 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 191 (23.55%) Network Engineer
2 173 (21.33%) Architect
3 73 (9.00%) Consultant
4 63 (7.77%) Technical Architect
5 55 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 51 (6.29%) Senior Network Engineer
7 43 (5.30%) Project Manager
8 42 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
9 41 (5.06%) Infrastructure Architect
10 38 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
11 32 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
12 29 (3.58%) Cloud Architect
13 28 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
14 27 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 27 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
15 26 (3.21%) IT Manager
15 26 (3.21%) Juniper Engineer
15 26 (3.21%) Security Engineer
16 25 (3.08%) Network Architect
16 25 (3.08%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.73%) 802.1X
2 13 (1.60%) JSON
3 11 (1.36%) .NET
4 10 (1.23%) Middleware
5 8 (0.99%) Web Services
5 8 (0.99%) X-Windows
6 6 (0.74%) LDAP
6 6 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (0.62%) OpenMP
8 4 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (0.49%) Kafka
9 3 (0.37%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.37%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.37%) CSS
9 3 (0.37%) CSS3
9 3 (0.37%) HTML
9 3 (0.37%) HTML5
9 3 (0.37%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.37%) Swagger
10 2 (0.25%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (11.34%) Public Cloud
3 77 (9.49%) Management Information System
4 56 (6.91%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (3.82%) Private Cloud
6 30 (3.70%) Clustering
7 26 (3.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 26 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 18 (2.22%) Replication
9 17 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.85%) BBC
10 15 (1.85%) PKI
11 14 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (1.48%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.36%) CMDB
14 9 (1.11%) Reinsurance
15 8 (0.99%) CCTV
15 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
15 8 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 280 (34.53%) Windows
2 191 (23.55%) Linux
3 134 (16.52%) Windows Server
4 91 (11.22%) Unix
5 35 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (3.21%) Windows 10
8 25 (3.08%) Windows 7
9 17 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (1.60%) CentOS
11 9 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.99%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.74%) AIX
14 4 (0.49%) Solaris
15 2 (0.25%) HPUX
15 2 (0.25%) IRIX
16 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (20.47%) ITIL
2 130 (16.03%) Migration
2 130 (16.03%) Presales
3 116 (14.30%) Problem-Solving
4 111 (13.69%) Project Management
5 107 (13.19%) Mentoring
6 101 (12.45%) Load Balancing
7 92 (11.34%) Configuration Management
8 83 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 83 (10.23%) Service Delivery
9 74 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
10 71 (8.75%) IT Strategy
11 66 (8.14%) TOGAF
12 64 (7.89%) PRINCE2
13 57 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 55 (6.78%) Project Delivery
15 52 (6.41%) DevOps
16 48 (5.92%) Data Centre Operations
17 46 (5.67%) Architectural Design
18 45 (5.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 85 (10.48%) SQL
2 64 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 40 (4.93%) Python
4 16 (1.97%) Bash Shell
4 16 (1.97%) Ruby
5 14 (1.73%) C
6 11 (1.36%) C#
6 11 (1.36%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.23%) C++
7 10 (1.23%) Fortran
7 10 (1.23%) PHP
8 9 (1.11%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.86%) Perl
10 5 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.49%) Java
11 4 (0.49%) Korn
12 2 (0.25%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.12%) Groovy
13 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 319 (39.33%) Cisco Certification
2 213 (26.26%) CCNP
3 161 (19.85%) CCNA
4 122 (15.04%) Degree
5 108 (13.32%) CCIE
6 84 (10.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 83 (10.23%) Security Cleared
8 70 (8.63%) MCSE
9 50 (6.17%) JNCIS
10 44 (5.43%) SC Cleared
11 39 (4.81%) AWS Certification
12 36 (4.44%) JNCIA
13 31 (3.82%) DV Cleared
14 30 (3.70%) CCIE Service Provider
14 30 (3.70%) JNCIP
14 30 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
15 29 (3.58%) JNCIE
16 28 (3.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 24 (2.96%) CCDP
17 24 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.77%) SLA
2 17 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.73%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.60%) ISO 22301
5 5 (0.62%) PMO
5 5 (0.62%) QA
6 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.25%) DICOM
7 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.12%) BS7799
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 240 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 179 (22.07%) Active Directory
3 90 (11.10%) Hyper-V
4 34 (4.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 28 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 23 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (2.84%) XenApp
7 18 (2.22%) Firmware
7 18 (2.22%) VMware NSX
8 17 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (1.97%) Docker
10 11 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.99%) LXC
12 6 (0.74%) vSphere
13 4 (0.49%) iptables
13 4 (0.49%) Xen
14 3 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.37%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.37%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 65 (8.01%) SCCM
2 34 (4.19%) Ansible
3 32 (3.95%) SCOM
4 29 (3.58%) IBM BigFix
5 27 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 27 (3.33%) WSUS
6 22 (2.71%) Cisco UCCX
7 20 (2.47%) NetBackup
8 19 (2.34%) SCVMM
9 18 (2.22%) Puppet
9 18 (2.22%) Terraform
10 16 (1.97%) EMC NetWorker
11 15 (1.85%) Kubernetes
11 15 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
12 13 (1.60%) vCenter Server
13 12 (1.48%) SolarWinds Orion
14 10 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
15 8 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
16 6 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 341 (42.05%) Cisco
2 274 (33.79%) VMware
3 236 (29.10%) Microsoft
4 140 (17.26%) Juniper
5 137 (16.89%) Citrix
6 84 (10.36%) CheckPoint
7 73 (9.00%) Dell
8 71 (8.75%) NetApp
9 65 (8.01%) HP
10 64 (7.89%) EMC
10 64 (7.89%) F5
11 60 (7.40%) Palo Alto
12 46 (5.67%) SolarWinds
13 45 (5.55%) Brocade
14 44 (5.43%) IBM
15 40 (4.93%) SAP
16 35 (4.32%) Meraki
16 35 (4.32%) Symantec
17 33 (4.07%) Aruba
18 27 (3.33%) Blue Coat