Data Centre Jobs in the South West

Data Center
England > South West

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 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 157 53 188
Rank change year-on-year -104 +135 -13
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 133 398 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.48% 5.60% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.64% 13.85% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 90 55 66
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,059 £24,750
25th Percentile £42,139 £41,625 £41,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £72,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -24.14% +31.82% +7.32%
75th Percentile £64,688 £86,250 £69,688
90th Percentile £85,000 £115,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £57,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year -6.09% -1.71% +2.17%

All Generic Skills
South West

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,867 2,874 3,162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 31.80% 40.42% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,032 1,415 1,748
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £31,175
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,879 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £53,112
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.15% +11.81%
75th Percentile £66,165 £71,375 £72,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Data Centre as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in the South West over the 6 months to 21 April 2024.

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 April 2024. 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
Wiltshire +1 54 £57,500 -22.03% 22
Devon -35 26 £57,500 +36.90% 5
Bristol -46 22 £55,000 -50.00% 9
Gloucestershire -70 14 £43,072 -28.21% 3
Somerset -30 10 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Dorset -69 5 £41,536 -53.85%
Cornwall - 1 - - 2
Data Centre
England

Data Centre
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Exchange
2 6 (4.51%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.01%) Apache
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.80%) Azure
2 13 (9.77%) AWS
3 11 (8.27%) GCP
3 11 (8.27%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (7.52%) OCI
5 7 (5.26%) Nutanix
5 7 (5.26%) SaaS
6 6 (4.51%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (4.51%) Power Platform
7 5 (3.76%) Entra ID
8 4 (3.01%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.50%) GitHub
9 2 (1.50%) IaaS
9 2 (1.50%) PaaS
9 2 (1.50%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 56 (42.11%) Firewall
2 26 (19.55%) VPN
3 22 (16.54%) WAN
4 20 (15.04%) LAN
5 16 (12.03%) SD-WAN
5 16 (12.03%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (9.77%) Network Security
7 10 (7.52%) Internet
8 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
9 8 (6.02%) VSAN
9 8 (6.02%) Wireless
10 7 (5.26%) VXLAN
11 6 (4.51%) BGP
11 6 (4.51%) OSPF
11 6 (4.51%) Skype
11 6 (4.51%) Software-Defined Networking
11 6 (4.51%) Unified Communications
12 5 (3.76%) Ethernet VPN
13 4 (3.01%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (3.01%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) Data Lake
1 6 (4.51%) Power BI
2 4 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.75%) DB2
3 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.51%) RStudio
2 4 (3.01%) Git
General
1 21 (15.79%) Social Skills
2 19 (14.29%) Finance
3 11 (8.27%) Aerospace
4 9 (6.77%) Retail
5 6 (4.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 6 (4.51%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (3.76%) Billing
7 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.01%) Military
8 3 (2.26%) Legal
8 3 (2.26%) Marketing
9 2 (1.50%) Banking
9 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.50%) Law
9 2 (1.50%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.75%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 37 (27.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (16.54%) Network Engineer
3 14 (10.53%) Network Manager
4 12 (9.02%) Architect
5 11 (8.27%) Administrator
5 11 (8.27%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (7.52%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.77%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.02%) Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Consultant
8 8 (6.02%) Lead
8 8 (6.02%) Senior
8 8 (6.02%) VMWare Administrator
9 7 (5.26%) Network Operations Manager
9 7 (5.26%) NOC Manager
9 7 (5.26%) Operations Manager
10 6 (4.51%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.51%) Network Security Manager
10 6 (4.51%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.01%) 802.1X
1 4 (3.01%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (3.01%) YAML
2 2 (1.50%) CakePHP
2 2 (1.50%) CSS
2 2 (1.50%) HTML
2 2 (1.50%) Laravel
2 2 (1.50%) React
2 2 (1.50%) REST
2 2 (1.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (1.50%) Sass
2 2 (1.50%) Tailwind CSS
2 2 (1.50%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) PKI
2 7 (5.26%) CCTV
3 6 (4.51%) Onboarding
4 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.01%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.26%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.26%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.26%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.26%) Renewable Energy
5 3 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.50%) Clustering
6 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.50%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.50%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.75%) CMDB
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.06%) Windows
2 29 (21.80%) Linux
3 22 (16.54%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.51%) Unix
6 4 (3.01%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (3.01%) zOS
7 1 (0.75%) CentOS
7 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (16.54%) Project Delivery
3 21 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 20 (15.04%) Security Patching
5 19 (14.29%) ITIL
6 17 (12.78%) Collaborative Working
6 17 (12.78%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (12.78%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (12.78%) Project Management
7 16 (12.03%) Agile
8 14 (10.53%) Office Automation
9 12 (9.02%) Actionable Insight
9 12 (9.02%) IT Strategy
9 12 (9.02%) Regulatory Compliance
10 10 (7.52%) Mentoring
10 10 (7.52%) Release Management
11 9 (6.77%) Change Management
11 9 (6.77%) Network Architecture
12 8 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.78%) Python
2 11 (8.27%) Java
3 9 (6.77%) C#
4 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.51%) R
5 3 (2.26%) SQL
6 2 (1.50%) Bash
6 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.50%) PHP
6 2 (1.50%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) C
7 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (23.31%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.28%) Degree
3 14 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 13 (9.77%) CCNA
4 13 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (8.27%) CCNP
6 8 (6.02%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.01%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.76%) SLA
3 2 (1.50%) PMO
3 2 (1.50%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) NIST
System Software
1 33 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (13.53%) vSphere
3 14 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (8.27%) Active Directory
5 10 (7.52%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (6.02%) VMware NSX
7 6 (4.51%) Firmware
8 4 (3.01%) Docker
9 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (10.53%) WSUS
2 6 (4.51%) Ansible
3 5 (3.76%) vCenter Server
4 4 (3.01%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.01%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.26%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (30.08%) VMware
2 37 (27.82%) Cisco
3 32 (24.06%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.52%) Google
4 10 (7.52%) Oracle
5 9 (6.77%) Fortinet
6 8 (6.02%) Meraki
7 6 (4.51%) Alteryx
7 6 (4.51%) Databricks
8 5 (3.76%) Dell
8 5 (3.76%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.76%) SolarWinds
8 5 (3.76%) Veeam
9 4 (3.01%) Citrix
9 4 (3.01%) IBM
9 4 (3.01%) NetApp
9 4 (3.01%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.01%) SolidFire
10 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint