Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > South West
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 161 151
Rank change year-on-year +30 -10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 165 181 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.17% 1.80% 2.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.01% 5.03% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 160 132 184
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,875 £30,900
90th Percentile £76,250 £69,875 £64,625
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%

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 2,744 3,597 3,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.09% 35.70% 35.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,134 2,669 2,846
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,515 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.85% +0.03% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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
Wiltshire +7 40 £36,000 -28.00% 3
Bristol 0 36 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Somerset +48 35 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Gloucestershire +17 26 £47,500 -17.39% 8
Dorset +22 24 £37,500 -8.54% 6
Devon +1 3 £58,750 +109.82% 4
Cornwall +7 1 £60,000 -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 64 (38.79%) Cisco
2 62 (37.58%) LAN
3 61 (36.97%) Firewall
4 58 (35.15%) Microsoft
5 49 (29.70%) Windows
6 46 (27.88%) WAN
6 46 (27.88%) Active Directory
7 41 (24.85%) Linux
7 41 (24.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 40 (24.24%) Degree
9 39 (23.64%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (21.82%) VPN
11 35 (21.21%) Wireless
11 35 (21.21%) Finance
11 35 (21.21%) VMware
12 32 (19.39%) CCNP
12 32 (19.39%) Security Cleared
13 31 (18.79%) Hyper-V
13 31 (18.79%) VLAN
13 31 (18.79%) SAN
14 30 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (16.97%) Juniper
16 27 (16.36%) MPLS
17 25 (15.15%) Mentoring
18 24 (14.55%) Windows Server
18 24 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
18 24 (14.55%) Computer Science
19 23 (13.94%) SCCM
19 23 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
20 22 (13.33%) Office 365

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 13 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.64%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.82%) Confluence
4 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.82%) IIS
4 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.33%) Office 365
2 17 (10.30%) Azure
3 15 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (7.27%) AWS
5 7 (4.24%) OpenShift
6 6 (3.64%) OneDrive
7 4 (2.42%) IaaS
7 4 (2.42%) SaaS
8 3 (1.82%) PaaS
9 2 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 62 (37.58%) LAN
2 61 (36.97%) Firewall
3 46 (27.88%) WAN
4 36 (21.82%) VPN
5 35 (21.21%) Wireless
6 31 (18.79%) SAN
6 31 (18.79%) VLAN
7 27 (16.36%) MPLS
8 24 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (12.73%) Network Security
10 19 (11.52%) TCP/IP
11 18 (10.91%) BGP
11 18 (10.91%) IPsec
12 17 (10.30%) NAS
13 16 (9.70%) OSPF
14 13 (7.88%) VoIP
15 12 (7.27%) DNS
16 11 (6.67%) DHCP
16 11 (6.67%) SSL
17 10 (6.06%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.82%) Ingres
3 3 (1.82%) MySQL
3 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.21%) Big Data
4 2 (1.21%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (0.61%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) JIRA
2 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (21.21%) Finance
2 16 (9.70%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.27%) Aerospace
3 12 (7.27%) Military
4 7 (4.24%) Retail
5 6 (3.64%) Banking
5 6 (3.64%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.42%) Marketing
7 2 (1.21%) Electronics
7 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (16.97%) Network Engineer
2 25 (15.15%) Consultant
3 16 (9.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (9.09%) Analyst
4 15 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 13 (7.88%) IT Manager
5 13 (7.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 13 (7.88%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.06%) IT Services Manager
8 10 (6.06%) IT Technical Manager
8 10 (6.06%) Service Manager
8 10 (6.06%) Technical Manager
8 10 (6.06%) Technical Services Manager
9 9 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.45%) Architect
9 9 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (5.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.82%) HTML
1 3 (1.82%) REST
2 2 (1.21%) .NET
2 2 (1.21%) .NET Core
2 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (1.21%) CSS
2 2 (1.21%) JSON
2 2 (1.21%) YAML
3 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.61%) COM
3 1 (0.61%) HTML5
3 1 (0.61%) React
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.30%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (4.85%) Driving Licence
2 8 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.24%) Cloud Native
4 6 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.64%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.64%) Replication
4 6 (3.64%) User Experience
5 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.42%) CCTV
6 4 (2.42%) Cybercrime
6 4 (2.42%) Digital TV
6 4 (2.42%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.82%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.21%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.21%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.21%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (29.70%) Windows
2 41 (24.85%) Linux
3 24 (14.55%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
5 14 (8.48%) Windows 10
6 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2019
7 8 (4.85%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.03%) CentOS
8 5 (3.03%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.82%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.82%) Unix
11 1 (0.61%) AIX
11 1 (0.61%) Debian
11 1 (0.61%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (15.15%) Mentoring
3 24 (14.55%) Computer Science
4 23 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (11.52%) Presales
6 17 (10.30%) Customer Requirements
6 17 (10.30%) Decision-Making
6 17 (10.30%) DevOps
6 17 (10.30%) Load Balancing
7 16 (9.70%) Systems Engineering
8 15 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 15 (9.09%) Security Patching
9 13 (7.88%) Configuration Management
9 13 (7.88%) Network Design
10 12 (7.27%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 12 (7.27%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (7.27%) Protective Monitoring
11 11 (6.67%) Information Security
11 11 (6.67%) Migration
11 11 (6.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.67%) Python
2 10 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 9 (5.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.21%) C
4 2 (1.21%) C#
4 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.61%) Clojure
5 1 (0.61%) C-shell
5 1 (0.61%) Java
5 1 (0.61%) SQL
5 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 40 (24.24%) Degree
2 39 (23.64%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (19.39%) CCNP
3 32 (19.39%) Security Cleared
4 20 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (10.30%) MCSE
6 15 (9.09%) CCIE
6 15 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (8.48%) CCNA
8 13 (7.88%) SC Cleared
9 8 (4.85%) RHCE
9 8 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (4.24%) DV Cleared
11 6 (3.64%) CCDP
11 6 (3.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 4 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.82%) AWS Certification
13 3 (1.82%) MCSA
13 3 (1.82%) VCP6
14 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.09%) SLA
2 12 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (27.88%) Active Directory
2 31 (18.79%) Hyper-V
3 30 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (7.27%) vSphere
5 9 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.85%) KVM
7 7 (4.24%) Ceph
7 7 (4.24%) oVirt
7 7 (4.24%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (3.64%) Docker
9 5 (3.03%) XenApp
10 3 (1.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (1.21%) Firmware
11 2 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.61%) Btrfs
12 1 (0.61%) Corosync
12 1 (0.61%) DRBD
12 1 (0.61%) NFS
12 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (13.94%) SCCM
2 14 (8.48%) SCOM
2 14 (8.48%) SCVMM
3 13 (7.88%) Kubernetes
3 13 (7.88%) Puppet
4 12 (7.27%) Ansible
4 12 (7.27%) vCenter Server
5 10 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (6.06%) Terraform
6 8 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.42%) Nagios
7 4 (2.42%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (2.42%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.82%) vRealize
8 3 (1.82%) WSUS
9 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.61%) Icinga
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 64 (38.79%) Cisco
2 58 (35.15%) Microsoft
3 35 (21.21%) VMware
4 28 (16.97%) Juniper
5 18 (10.91%) Citrix
6 16 (9.70%) HP
7 15 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 14 (8.48%) 3PAR
8 14 (8.48%) SolarWinds
9 13 (7.88%) F5
10 12 (7.27%) Red Hat
11 11 (6.67%) Dell
12 10 (6.06%) SonicWALL
13 9 (5.45%) FireEye
13 9 (5.45%) Infoblox
13 9 (5.45%) Veeam
14 6 (3.64%) Oracle
15 5 (3.03%) EMC
15 5 (3.03%) Meraki
16 4 (2.42%) Virgin Media