Data Centre Jobs in the UK excluding London

Data Center
UK > UK excluding London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 27 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 152 42 173
Rank change year-on-year -110 +131 -15
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 1,335 3,777 1,612
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.81% 6.47% 2.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.52% 15.79% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 978 759 992
10th Percentile £30,525 £32,000 £31,325
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £83,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £59,483
% change year-on-year -8.33% +0.87% +3.45%

All Generic Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 24,193 23,921 32,295
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 32.85% 40.98% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15,247 11,013 15,948
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £40,625 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK 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 UK excluding London

Job postings citing Data Centre as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the UK excluding London

Data Centre
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Data Centre in the UK excluding London

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the UK excluding London

Data Centre
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
South East -70 361 £55,000 +4.76% 216
North of England -109 311 £42,500 -17.48% 61
Midlands -82 235 £50,000 -9.09% 57
North West -81 187 £41,235 -21.46% 32
South West -111 146 £55,000 -8.33% 27
West Midlands -92 121 £54,000 +2.86% 35
East Midlands -55 112 £42,500 -22.73% 22
East of England -105 104 £50,000 -9.09% 82
Yorkshire -81 93 £42,500 -16.64% 21
Wales -8 81 £36,476 -47.89% 6
Scotland -152 79 £55,000 +6.30% 25
North East -70 31 £44,274 +18.06% 9
Isle of Man - 8 £37,000 -
Northern Ireland -28 6 £51,000 +2.00% 1
Channel Islands - 4 £85,000 -
Data Centre
UK

Data Centre
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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 60 (4.49%) Microsoft Exchange
2 56 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 54 (4.04%) Apache
4 24 (1.80%) OpenStack
5 20 (1.50%) Skype for Business
6 9 (0.67%) WordPress
7 8 (0.60%) Confluence
7 8 (0.60%) IIS
8 4 (0.30%) CloudStack
8 4 (0.30%) nginx
9 1 (0.075%) JOnAS
9 1 (0.075%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.15%) Shopify
2 1 (0.075%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.075%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 256 (19.18%) Azure
2 253 (18.95%) Microsoft 365
3 183 (13.71%) AWS
4 76 (5.69%) Amazon S3
5 67 (5.02%) Entra ID
6 50 (3.75%) IaaS
7 41 (3.07%) GCP
8 36 (2.70%) SaaS
9 33 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (2.32%) Power Platform
11 29 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (1.87%) PaaS
13 24 (1.80%) OCI
14 20 (1.50%) Nutanix
14 20 (1.50%) OneDrive
15 19 (1.42%) Azure DevOps
16 17 (1.27%) Mimecast
17 15 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 15 (1.12%) CloudFront
18 11 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 334 (25.02%) Firewall
2 199 (14.91%) WAN
3 160 (11.99%) VPN
4 149 (11.16%) LAN
5 124 (9.29%) DNS
6 100 (7.49%) SD-WAN
7 88 (6.59%) Internet
8 85 (6.37%) Wi-Fi
9 83 (6.22%) DHCP
10 80 (5.99%) Wireless
11 77 (5.77%) SAN
12 76 (5.69%) IPsec
13 74 (5.54%) Network Security
14 63 (4.72%) TCP/IP
15 61 (4.57%) SNMP
16 43 (3.22%) Unified Communications
17 37 (2.77%) OSPF
18 34 (2.55%) BGP
19 32 (2.40%) Cisco Firepower
19 32 (2.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (4.57%) MongoDB
2 54 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 23 (1.72%) Power BI
5 21 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
6 20 (1.50%) MySQL
7 18 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.05%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.67%) Data Lake
9 9 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (0.45%) GIS
11 5 (0.37%) Redis
12 2 (0.15%) Big Data
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.15%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.075%) DB2
13 1 (0.075%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.075%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.075%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 18 (1.35%) JIRA
2 13 (0.97%) Git
3 9 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.45%) Cucumber
4 6 (0.45%) JBehave
4 6 (0.45%) RStudio
4 6 (0.45%) Selenium
4 6 (0.45%) SpecFlow
4 6 (0.45%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.15%) GitLab
5 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.075%) ScriptRunner
6 1 (0.075%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 316 (23.67%) Social Skills
2 156 (11.69%) Finance
3 93 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (3.75%) Retail
5 49 (3.67%) Manufacturing
6 44 (3.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 40 (3.00%) Telecoms
8 37 (2.77%) Legal
9 35 (2.62%) Banking
10 24 (1.80%) Aerospace
11 23 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
12 22 (1.65%) Public Sector
13 19 (1.42%) Law
13 19 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
14 16 (1.20%) Local Government
15 13 (0.97%) Automotive
16 12 (0.90%) Marketing
17 11 (0.82%) Police
18 9 (0.67%) Influencing Skills
19 7 (0.52%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 236 (17.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 223 (16.70%) Senior
3 139 (10.41%) Consultant
4 133 (9.96%) Architect
5 107 (8.01%) Network Engineer
6 84 (6.29%) Data Centre Engineer
7 77 (5.77%) Lead
8 60 (4.49%) Administrator
9 57 (4.27%) Senior Architect
10 49 (3.67%) IT Engineer
10 49 (3.67%) NetApp Consultant
11 47 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
11 47 (3.52%) Team Leader
12 45 (3.37%) Support Engineer
13 44 (3.30%) IT Support
13 44 (3.30%) Security Architect
14 43 (3.22%) Cloud Engineer
15 42 (3.15%) Analyst
15 42 (3.15%) Cisco Architect
15 42 (3.15%) Senior Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.27%) RabbitMQ
2 50 (3.75%) YAML
3 10 (0.75%) 802.1X
4 9 (0.67%) LDAP
4 9 (0.67%) Web Services
5 7 (0.52%) .NET
5 7 (0.52%) Middleware
6 6 (0.45%) Gherkin
7 5 (0.37%) ARM Templates
8 4 (0.30%) HTML
8 4 (0.30%) LAMP
9 3 (0.22%) JSON
9 3 (0.22%) REST
9 3 (0.22%) SAML
10 2 (0.15%) Laravel
10 2 (0.15%) React
10 2 (0.15%) Sass
10 2 (0.15%) ServiceStack
10 2 (0.15%) Tailwind CSS
10 2 (0.15%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 91 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 87 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
3 86 (6.44%) Public Cloud
4 62 (4.64%) Driving Licence
5 36 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 36 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 36 (2.70%) Replication
6 29 (2.17%) PKI
7 26 (1.95%) Mainframe
8 25 (1.87%) CCTV
9 19 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.27%) Onboarding
11 13 (0.97%) SCADA
12 12 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
12 12 (0.90%) PMI
13 11 (0.82%) CMDB
13 11 (0.82%) Renewable Energy
14 9 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
15 7 (0.52%) EFT
15 7 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 460 (34.46%) Windows
2 288 (21.57%) Linux
3 206 (15.43%) Windows Server
4 50 (3.75%) Windows 10
5 49 (3.67%) Data ONTAP
6 38 (2.85%) Unix
7 28 (2.10%) Windows Server 2016
8 25 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (1.72%) Windows Server 2019
10 21 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.20%) Android
11 16 (1.20%) CentOS
12 14 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.90%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.82%) zOS
15 10 (0.75%) Solaris
15 10 (0.75%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.67%) VMS
17 8 (0.60%) AIX
18 5 (0.37%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 265 (19.85%) Cybersecurity
3 243 (18.20%) ITIL
4 230 (17.23%) Problem-Solving
5 190 (14.23%) Project Management
6 178 (13.33%) Presales
7 150 (11.24%) Mentoring
8 127 (9.51%) DevOps
9 122 (9.14%) Customer Service
10 114 (8.54%) Software Licensing
11 106 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 101 (7.57%) Project Delivery
13 90 (6.74%) Actionable Insight
14 87 (6.52%) Agile
15 84 (6.29%) Migration
16 83 (6.22%) Roadmaps
16 83 (6.22%) Service Delivery
17 81 (6.07%) Change Management
18 80 (5.99%) Storage Management
19 79 (5.92%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (8.09%) Python
2 88 (6.59%) PowerShell
3 73 (5.47%) SQL
4 23 (1.72%) C#
5 15 (1.12%) Bash
6 14 (1.05%) Java
7 6 (0.45%) R
8 4 (0.30%) C
8 4 (0.30%) MATLAB
8 4 (0.30%) PHP
9 3 (0.22%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.22%) Kotlin
9 3 (0.22%) Swift
10 2 (0.15%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.15%) Ruby
10 2 (0.15%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.075%) C++
11 1 (0.075%) Korn
11 1 (0.075%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.075%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 280 (20.97%) Degree
2 168 (12.58%) Cisco Certification
3 159 (11.91%) Security Cleared
4 137 (10.26%) CCNA
5 119 (8.91%) SC Cleared
6 104 (7.79%) CCNP
7 72 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 56 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 41 (3.07%) AWS Certification
10 40 (3.00%) MCP
11 32 (2.40%) CISSP
11 32 (2.40%) DV Cleared
12 26 (1.95%) Azure Certification
12 26 (1.95%) MCSE
13 21 (1.57%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
14 20 (1.50%) DBS Check
15 18 (1.35%) CCIE
16 16 (1.20%) MCSA
17 14 (1.05%) PMI Certification
18 12 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (3.52%) SLA
3 35 (2.62%) GDPR
4 21 (1.57%) NIST
5 16 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (1.12%) QA
7 13 (0.97%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 12 (0.90%) PMO
9 6 (0.45%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.45%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.45%) SOC 2
10 5 (0.37%) COBIT
10 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.37%) NCSC
11 3 (0.22%) ISO 14000
11 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.15%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 253 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 244 (18.28%) Active Directory
3 100 (7.49%) Docker
3 100 (7.49%) Hyper-V
4 55 (4.12%) vSphere
5 53 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (3.52%) Firmware
7 34 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (1.80%) VMware NSX
9 9 (0.67%) KVM
10 6 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.30%) pfSense
13 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.15%) QEMU
13 2 (0.15%) Xen
13 2 (0.15%) XenApp
13 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.075%) NFS
14 1 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 122 (9.14%) Kubernetes
2 115 (8.61%) Ansible
3 90 (6.74%) vCenter Server
4 55 (4.12%) Terraform
5 54 (4.04%) Prometheus
6 52 (3.90%) SCCM
7 40 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 33 (2.47%) WSUS
9 27 (2.02%) FortiGate
9 27 (2.02%) Stealthwatch
10 24 (1.80%) SCOM
11 17 (1.27%) Puppet
12 16 (1.20%) Nagios
13 15 (1.12%) CASB
13 15 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
14 13 (0.97%) NetBackup
15 12 (0.90%) ZABBIX
16 8 (0.60%) Grafana
17 7 (0.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
18 6 (0.45%) VxRail
Vendors
1 421 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 360 (26.97%) VMware
3 300 (22.47%) Cisco
4 118 (8.84%) Apple
5 114 (8.54%) Adobe
6 111 (8.31%) NetApp
7 110 (8.24%) Palo Alto
8 93 (6.97%) Dell
9 88 (6.59%) HP
10 77 (5.77%) Meraki
11 73 (5.47%) Red Hat
12 71 (5.32%) Veeam
13 57 (4.27%) Citrix
14 55 (4.12%) Juniper
15 52 (3.90%) Oracle
16 49 (3.67%) SolidFire
17 48 (3.60%) Fortinet
18 45 (3.37%) ServiceNow
19 33 (2.47%) CheckPoint
20 23 (1.72%) Dynatrace