Period
to 21 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 122 170
Rank change year-on-year -39 +48 -61
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 171 243 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.75% 2.38% 1.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.87% 6.27% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 132 163 145
South West median annual salary £47,500 £49,875 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.18% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £27,800
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.91% +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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,508 3,876 3,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.97% 37.90% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,682 2,890 2,946
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £69,925 £67,500 £65,000
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 West

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the South West

Data Centre
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre in the South West.

Salary trend for Data Centre in the South West

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the South West

Data Centre
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Dorset +19 49 £49,800 +10.67% 7
Gloucestershire -1 35 £47,500 -20.17% 7
Wiltshire -20 32 £37,500 -33.33% 5
Bristol -49 25 £55,500 +22.65% 15
Somerset +4 13 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Devon +1 11 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Cornwall +9 6 £60,000 +48.15% 2
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 70 (40.94%) Windows
2 59 (34.50%) Cisco
3 58 (33.92%) VMware
4 55 (32.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (29.24%) Microsoft
5 50 (29.24%) Azure
6 44 (25.73%) LAN
7 40 (23.39%) Firewall
8 37 (21.64%) Linux
9 36 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 35 (20.47%) AWS
11 34 (19.88%) ITIL
12 32 (18.71%) WAN
12 32 (18.71%) Degree
12 32 (18.71%) Office 365
13 30 (17.54%) Windows Server
13 30 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
14 29 (16.96%) Finance
15 25 (14.62%) Migration
16 22 (12.87%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (12.87%) CCNA
16 22 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 21 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (12.28%) Security Cleared
17 21 (12.28%) Ansible
17 21 (12.28%) Service Delivery
17 21 (12.28%) Wireless
17 21 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (11.70%) Juniper
18 20 (11.70%) Windows 10

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 17 (9.94%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.85%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (2.92%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.75%) IIS
4 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 50 (29.24%) Azure
2 35 (20.47%) AWS
3 32 (18.71%) Office 365
4 11 (6.43%) IaaS
5 9 (5.26%) PaaS
6 8 (4.68%) SaaS
7 7 (4.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (2.92%) OpenShift
10 4 (2.34%) GCP
11 3 (1.75%) OneDrive
12 2 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.73%) LAN
2 40 (23.39%) Firewall
3 32 (18.71%) WAN
4 22 (12.87%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (12.28%) Wireless
6 19 (11.11%) SAN
7 17 (9.94%) VPN
8 14 (8.19%) BGP
8 14 (8.19%) OSPF
8 14 (8.19%) TCP/IP
9 13 (7.60%) MPLS
10 12 (7.02%) DNS
10 12 (7.02%) VLAN
11 11 (6.43%) Internet
12 10 (5.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (5.85%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (5.26%) Network Security
14 8 (4.68%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (4.68%) Cisco ISE
14 8 (4.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.34%) Big Data
3 3 (1.75%) Blockchain
3 3 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.58%) Ingres
4 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.92%) JIRA
2 4 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (16.96%) Finance
2 18 (10.53%) Public Sector
3 17 (9.94%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.60%) Retail
5 11 (6.43%) Marketing
6 10 (5.85%) Manufacturing
7 8 (4.68%) Electronics
8 5 (2.92%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.92%) Banking
8 5 (2.92%) Military
9 4 (2.34%) Back Office
9 4 (2.34%) Environmental Health
9 4 (2.34%) Games
10 2 (1.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (16.96%) Network Engineer
2 18 (10.53%) Consultant
3 16 (9.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 14 (8.19%) Analyst
4 14 (8.19%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (7.60%) Administrator
5 13 (7.60%) Architect
5 13 (7.60%) Data Centre Engineer
5 13 (7.60%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) Technical Consultant
7 11 (6.43%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (4.09%) Cisco Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.26%) JSON
1 9 (5.26%) YAML
2 6 (3.51%) Web Services
3 1 (0.58%) .NET
3 1 (0.58%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.58%) COM
3 1 (0.58%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.02%) Enterprise Storage
1 12 (7.02%) Replication
2 11 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.43%) Public Cloud
3 10 (5.85%) EMC VNX
4 9 (5.26%) User Experience
5 8 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.68%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.09%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.51%) Clustering
8 5 (2.92%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.92%) Social Network
9 4 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (1.17%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.58%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.58%) Marketing Technology
12 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 70 (40.94%) Windows
2 37 (21.64%) Linux
3 30 (17.54%) Windows Server
4 20 (11.70%) Windows 10
5 8 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.09%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.51%) CentOS
8 5 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.34%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.34%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.75%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.58%) Debian
11 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.88%) ITIL
2 25 (14.62%) Migration
3 22 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 21 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (12.28%) Service Delivery
5 19 (11.11%) DevOps
6 16 (9.36%) Load Balancing
7 14 (8.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (7.60%) Configuration Management
8 13 (7.60%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (7.60%) Infrastructure as Code
9 12 (7.02%) Decision-Making
9 12 (7.02%) Service Management
10 11 (6.43%) Presales
11 10 (5.85%) Break/Fix
11 10 (5.85%) Coaching
11 10 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (5.85%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.19%) Python
2 10 (5.85%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.68%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.34%) C
5 3 (1.75%) Clojure
5 3 (1.75%) Java
5 3 (1.75%) Ruby
6 2 (1.17%) SQL
7 1 (0.58%) C#
7 1 (0.58%) C-shell
7 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (18.71%) Degree
2 30 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (12.87%) CCNA
4 21 (12.28%) Security Cleared
5 19 (11.11%) CCNP
6 13 (7.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (6.43%) SC Cleared
9 10 (5.85%) VCP6
10 8 (4.68%) AWS Certification
11 5 (2.92%) RHCE
12 4 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (2.34%) CCDP
12 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.75%) CCIE
13 3 (1.75%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (1.17%) A+ Certification
14 2 (1.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.43%) SLA
2 3 (1.75%) COBIT
3 2 (1.17%) GDPR
3 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 55 (32.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 19 (11.11%) Docker
3 19 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.60%) vSphere
5 9 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 6 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.34%) KVM
7 4 (2.34%) oVirt
7 4 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.34%) XenApp
8 3 (1.75%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.58%) Btrfs
9 1 (0.58%) Corosync
9 1 (0.58%) DRBD
9 1 (0.58%) NFS
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (12.28%) Ansible
2 19 (11.11%) Puppet
3 16 (9.36%) SCCM
4 12 (7.02%) Kubernetes
5 9 (5.26%) vRealize
6 8 (4.68%) Nagios
7 6 (3.51%) Cacti
7 6 (3.51%) Stealthwatch
7 6 (3.51%) vCenter Server
8 5 (2.92%) Terraform
9 4 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.34%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (2.34%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.17%) SCOM
11 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.58%) Icinga
Vendors
1 59 (34.50%) Cisco
2 58 (33.92%) VMware
3 50 (29.24%) Microsoft
4 20 (11.70%) Juniper
5 11 (6.43%) Citrix
5 11 (6.43%) Dell
5 11 (6.43%) EMC
5 11 (6.43%) F5
5 11 (6.43%) HP
5 11 (6.43%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.26%) Meraki
6 9 (5.26%) SAP
7 8 (4.68%) Veeam
8 7 (4.09%) Apple
8 7 (4.09%) Dynatrace
8 7 (4.09%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.51%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.51%) Google
9 6 (3.51%) Infoblox
9 6 (3.51%) Micro Focus