Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 75 70
Rank change year-on-year -43 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 867 1,200 1,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.74% 3.81% 4.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.20% 10.21% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 702 911 1,418
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -

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 12,045 11,756 16,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.13% 37.32% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,901 9,581 13,801
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -37 388 £50,500 -12.17% 51
Berkshire -23 280 £52,500 -12.50% 32
Surrey -23 207 £52,500 - 18
Hampshire -48 169 £47,500 +2.15% 38
Buckinghamshire +21 73 £42,500 -30.61% 14
East Sussex -49 41 £40,000 - 5
Oxfordshire -49 34 £55,000 +4.76% 5
West Sussex -51 28 £62,500 +27.55% 4
Kent +9 26 £45,000 -20.00% 1
Middlesex +14 6 £72,500 +4.69% 1
Sussex - 3 - -
Home Counties +14 1 £62,500 -
M4 Corridor -7 1 - -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 340 (39.22%) Cisco
2 259 (29.87%) Firewall
3 230 (26.53%) VMware
4 225 (25.95%) ITIL
5 222 (25.61%) WAN
6 192 (22.15%) Cisco Certification
7 184 (21.22%) VPN
8 183 (21.11%) Windows
9 176 (20.30%) LAN
10 171 (19.72%) Linux
11 151 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 144 (16.61%) Active Directory
13 143 (16.49%) Microsoft
14 140 (16.15%) CCNP
15 130 (14.99%) Amazon AWS
16 129 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
17 127 (14.65%) DNS
18 115 (13.26%) Juniper
19 113 (13.03%) Cisco ASA
20 110 (12.69%) Finance
20 110 (12.69%) Windows Server
21 108 (12.46%) Project Management
22 106 (12.23%) Cisco Nexus
23 101 (11.65%) Hyper-V
24 100 (11.53%) DHCP
24 100 (11.53%) HP
25 95 (10.96%) CCNA
25 95 (10.96%) TCP/IP
26 93 (10.73%) Migration
27 90 (10.38%) SSL

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 (4.50%) OpenStack
2 33 (3.81%) IIS
3 26 (3.00%) Apache
4 19 (2.19%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (1.38%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.15%) nginx
8 9 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (0.81%) CMS
9 7 (0.81%) JBoss
9 7 (0.81%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.69%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.58%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.46%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.46%) WordPress
12 4 (0.46%) Zimbra
Applications
1 45 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (4.38%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.23%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 130 (14.99%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (5.65%) Office 365
4 27 (3.11%) PaaS
5 26 (3.00%) IaaS
5 26 (3.00%) SaaS
6 16 (1.85%) GitHub
7 10 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.04%) Bluemix
8 9 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
9 8 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.58%) Akamai
11 5 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.23%) Yammer
14 1 (0.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 259 (29.87%) Firewall
2 222 (25.61%) WAN
3 184 (21.22%) VPN
4 176 (20.30%) LAN
5 127 (14.65%) DNS
6 113 (13.03%) Cisco ASA
7 106 (12.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 100 (11.53%) DHCP
9 95 (10.96%) TCP/IP
10 90 (10.38%) SSL
11 88 (10.15%) Wireless
12 86 (9.92%) SAN
13 79 (9.11%) MPLS
14 76 (8.77%) IPsec
14 76 (8.77%) Network Security
15 73 (8.42%) BGP
16 66 (7.61%) OSPF
17 65 (7.50%) Internet
18 57 (6.57%) Ethernet
19 44 (5.07%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.50%) MySQL
3 31 (3.58%) NoSQL
4 28 (3.23%) Big Data
5 27 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 26 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (1.73%) MongoDB
7 15 (1.73%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.15%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.81%) Cognos Impromptu
12 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.46%) DB2
14 4 (0.46%) OLTP
14 4 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.00%) Jenkins
3 21 (2.42%) JIRA
4 14 (1.61%) Subversion
5 9 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (0.81%) Maven
6 7 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.58%) Toad
8 4 (0.46%) Ant
8 4 (0.46%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.46%) GitLab
8 4 (0.46%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.46%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.23%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.23%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.12%) Burp Suite
General
1 110 (12.69%) Finance
2 55 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.46%) Retail
4 26 (3.00%) Marketing
5 23 (2.65%) Advertising
5 23 (2.65%) Financial Institution
6 21 (2.42%) Billing
7 18 (2.08%) Back Office
8 13 (1.50%) Banking
8 13 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.38%) Legal
10 8 (0.92%) Electronics
10 8 (0.92%) Games
11 5 (0.58%) Law
12 3 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
12 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.23%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.23%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 168 (19.38%) Network Engineer
2 100 (11.53%) Architect
3 77 (8.88%) Support Engineer
4 72 (8.30%) Consultant
5 69 (7.96%) Senior Network Engineer
6 62 (7.15%) Project Manager
7 47 (5.42%) Analyst
8 44 (5.07%) Cisco Engineer
8 44 (5.07%) Infrastructure Manager
9 43 (4.96%) Data Centre Engineer
10 40 (4.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 40 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 36 (4.15%) Developer
12 33 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
13 30 (3.46%) Administrator
13 30 (3.46%) Infrastructure Architect
14 29 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
15 27 (3.11%) Cloud Engineer
16 25 (2.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 25 (2.88%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.50%) Web Services
2 38 (4.38%) Middleware
3 30 (3.46%) CSS
4 28 (3.23%) HTML
5 22 (2.54%) .NET
6 20 (2.31%) JSON
7 16 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (1.61%) REST
8 14 (1.61%) SOAP
9 13 (1.50%) AngularJS
9 13 (1.50%) J2EE
9 13 (1.50%) LAMP
9 13 (1.50%) Laravel
10 12 (1.38%) ASP.NET
11 11 (1.27%) CSS3
11 11 (1.27%) HTML5
11 11 (1.27%) Yii
12 10 (1.15%) RESTful
13 9 (1.04%) EJB
13 9 (1.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.23%) Public Cloud
2 50 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 39 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.04%) Clustering
5 30 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 25 (2.88%) Virtual Team
7 23 (2.65%) Driving Licence
8 22 (2.54%) Hedge funds
9 20 (2.31%) Private Cloud
10 17 (1.96%) Mainframe
10 17 (1.96%) Replication
11 15 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 14 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
12 14 (1.61%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.38%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
14 11 (1.27%) NHS
15 10 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.15%) FlexPod
16 9 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 183 (21.11%) Windows
2 171 (19.72%) Linux
3 110 (12.69%) Windows Server
4 66 (7.61%) Unix
5 27 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (2.77%) CentOS
8 23 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.15%) AIX
9 10 (1.15%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.04%) Windows 10
10 9 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.92%) Solaris
12 6 (0.69%) Android
13 5 (0.58%) Debian
14 4 (0.46%) MVS
14 4 (0.46%) SUSE
14 4 (0.46%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.35%) HPUX
15 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (25.95%) ITIL
2 108 (12.46%) Project Management
3 93 (10.73%) Migration
4 88 (10.15%) DevOps
5 82 (9.46%) Presales
5 82 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 80 (9.23%) Load Balancing
6 80 (9.23%) PRINCE2
7 67 (7.73%) Change Management
8 65 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (6.00%) Network Design
10 44 (5.07%) Penetration Testing
11 42 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 42 (4.84%) Network Virtualisation
12 41 (4.73%) SIEM
13 39 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 39 (4.50%) Information Security
14 37 (4.27%) Open Source
15 34 (3.92%) Configuration Management
15 34 (3.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 86 (9.92%) SQL
2 64 (7.38%) Python
3 56 (6.46%) PowerShell
4 42 (4.84%) Bash Shell
5 41 (4.73%) Perl
6 33 (3.81%) Java
7 28 (3.23%) PHP
8 22 (2.54%) JavaScript
9 20 (2.31%) C
10 19 (2.19%) C#
10 19 (2.19%) Ruby
11 10 (1.15%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 6 (0.69%) C++
14 4 (0.46%) JCL
14 4 (0.46%) Scala
15 2 (0.23%) Groovy
15 2 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 192 (22.15%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (16.15%) CCNP
3 95 (10.96%) CCNA
4 88 (10.15%) Degree
5 67 (7.73%) Security Cleared
6 62 (7.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (6.23%) SC Cleared
8 38 (4.38%) CCIE
9 36 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
10 34 (3.92%) MCSE
11 33 (3.81%) CISSP
12 29 (3.34%) CCDP
13 21 (2.42%) MCSA
14 18 (2.08%) JNCIP
15 17 (1.96%) CISM
16 16 (1.85%) CISA
16 16 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (1.73%) JNCIA
18 13 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
18 13 (1.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.11%) SLA
2 40 (4.61%) QA
3 24 (2.77%) GDPR
4 23 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (1.61%) PCI DSS
6 14 (1.61%) PMO
7 7 (0.81%) COBIT
8 5 (0.58%) GPG13
9 3 (0.35%) GCP
9 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.23%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 151 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (16.61%) Active Directory
3 101 (11.65%) Hyper-V
4 45 (5.19%) Docker
5 37 (4.27%) vSphere
6 35 (4.04%) VMware NSX
7 22 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (1.61%) vCloud
10 10 (1.15%) Xen
11 9 (1.04%) KVM
11 9 (1.04%) NFS
12 6 (0.69%) XenApp
13 5 (0.58%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.46%) FreeRADIUS
14 4 (0.46%) GPFS
14 4 (0.46%) LXC
14 4 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.46%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 54 (6.23%) Puppet
2 40 (4.61%) SCCM
3 30 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (3.34%) Ansible
4 29 (3.34%) Cisco Prime
5 23 (2.65%) Kubernetes
6 20 (2.31%) Nagios
7 19 (2.19%) SCOM
8 18 (2.08%) FortiGate
9 15 (1.73%) SCVMM
10 13 (1.50%) vCenter Server
11 12 (1.38%) QRadar
12 10 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
12 10 (1.15%) Terraform
13 9 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
13 9 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (0.92%) SCOrch
15 7 (0.81%) Cacti
16 5 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 340 (39.22%) Cisco
2 230 (26.53%) VMware
3 143 (16.49%) Microsoft
4 115 (13.26%) Juniper
5 100 (11.53%) HP
6 84 (9.69%) F5
7 80 (9.23%) Palo Alto
8 71 (8.19%) CheckPoint
9 63 (7.27%) Oracle
10 61 (7.04%) SolarWinds
11 40 (4.61%) Aruba
12 38 (4.38%) Citrix
12 38 (4.38%) Fortinet
13 35 (4.04%) Red Hat
14 31 (3.58%) Dell
15 25 (2.88%) Veeam
16 23 (2.65%) IBM
17 22 (2.54%) NetApp
18 20 (2.31%) Meraki
19 19 (2.19%) Splunk