The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 80 80
Rank change year-on-year -47 0  
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 2157 3458 3691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.52% 3.35% 3.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.15% 7.87% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 2419 2703
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.21% -3.00%  

Data Centre is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35068 43947 45135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.91% 42.53% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28361 35566 35658
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Data Centre as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the UK

Data Centre
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in the UK

Data Centre
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the UK

Data Centre
Top 30 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -49 2033 £50,750 -1.21% 265
London +5 912 £60,000 +4.34% 103
South East -46 411 £50,000 - 44
West Midlands -31 219 £47,500 -5.00% 25
Birmingham -12 155 £51,500 +3.00% 8
City of London +27 152 £55,000 -7.56% 22
Berkshire -35 141 £55,000 +10.00% 15
East of England -28 130 £50,000 +4.71% 41
North West -40 129 £44,000 -7.36% 21
Yorkshire -18 102 £45,000 - 10
South West -58 85 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Hertfordshire +1 83 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Manchester -6 83 £52,500 +16.66% 10
Surrey -28 78 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Hampshire 0 73 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Reading -19 71 £57,500 -4.16% 9
West Yorkshire -17 69 £50,000 - 9
Leeds -8 55 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Scotland -43 53 £50,375 -4.04% 5
East Midlands -59 53 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Hatfield +35 34 £48,550 -2.90% 11
Oxfordshire +4 34 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Nottinghamshire -15 34 £36,500 -30.47% 5
Nottingham -2 30 £35,000 -33.33% 5
Edinburgh -37 29 £55,000 +4.76% 2
East Sussex -3 28 £50,000 -28.57% 2
North Yorkshire +6 27 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cheshire -28 26 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Brighton +15 25 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Bristol -42 24 £38,250 +2.00% 6

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 1876 (38.00%) Cisco
2 1427 (28.90%) VMware
3 1362 (27.59%) Windows
4 1316 (26.66%) Firewall
5 1310 (26.53%) Microsoft
6 1158 (23.46%) Linux
7 1149 (23.27%) Finance
8 1112 (22.52%) ITIL
9 1082 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
10 1009 (20.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 997 (20.19%) WAN
12 847 (17.16%) LAN
13 816 (16.53%) CCNP
14 813 (16.47%) Active Directory
15 743 (15.05%) Windows Server
16 623 (12.62%) Citrix
17 619 (12.54%) VPN
18 601 (12.17%) Juniper
19 585 (11.85%) Degree
20 572 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
21 568 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
22 555 (11.24%) DNS
23 543 (11.00%) MPLS
24 530 (10.74%) Presales
25 520 (10.53%) SAN
25 520 (10.53%) Service Delivery
26 518 (10.49%) CheckPoint
27 516 (10.45%) Network Security
28 501 (10.15%) BGP
29 493 (9.99%) CCNA

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 344 (6.97%) MS Exchange
2 180 (3.65%) IIS
3 178 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 145 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 120 (2.43%) Apache
5 120 (2.43%) Skype for Business
6 99 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 75 (1.52%) OpenStack
8 55 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 55 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 44 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 40 (0.81%) nginx
11 31 (0.63%) JBoss
12 28 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 28 (0.57%) WebLogic
13 18 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 18 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
13 18 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 237 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
2 157 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 119 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.061%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.061%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.041%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.041%) Campfire
9 2 (0.041%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 29 (0.59%) Sentinel
2 28 (0.57%) assyst
3 15 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.12%) Magento
7 5 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.081%) Workfront
9 3 (0.061%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.061%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.041%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 2 (0.041%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.020%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.020%) Maximo
11 1 (0.020%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 572 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 568 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
3 278 (5.63%) Office 365
4 242 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
5 225 (4.56%) IaaS
6 217 (4.40%) SaaS
7 212 (4.29%) PaaS
8 69 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
10 34 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
11 26 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 24 (0.49%) Amazon S3
13 17 (0.34%) Google App Engine
14 14 (0.28%) G Suite
15 13 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (0.26%) GitHub
16 12 (0.24%) OpenShift
17 11 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
18 10 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1316 (26.66%) Firewall
2 997 (20.19%) WAN
3 847 (17.16%) LAN
4 619 (12.54%) VPN
5 555 (11.24%) DNS
6 543 (11.00%) MPLS
7 520 (10.53%) SAN
8 516 (10.45%) Network Security
9 501 (10.15%) BGP
10 465 (9.42%) Wireless
11 464 (9.40%) OSPF
12 449 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 438 (8.87%) Cisco ASA
14 407 (8.24%) TCP/IP
15 382 (7.74%) DHCP
16 288 (5.83%) VoIP
17 193 (3.91%) IPsec
18 183 (3.71%) VLAN
19 180 (3.65%) Cisco IOS
20 177 (3.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 200 (4.05%) MySQL
3 92 (1.86%) Big Data
4 63 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 57 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 54 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 52 (1.05%) MongoDB
8 51 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 47 (0.95%) Oracle Database
10 46 (0.93%) DB2
11 42 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 42 (0.85%) Relational Database
12 32 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
14 24 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
16 21 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 127 (2.57%) Git (software)
2 75 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 51 (1.03%) Subversion
4 45 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 26 (0.53%) JIRA
6 22 (0.45%) Ant
7 21 (0.43%) Hudson
8 18 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (0.32%) TeamCity
10 15 (0.30%) Visual Studio
11 11 (0.22%) Artifactory
11 11 (0.22%) JUnit
12 10 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.18%) Automake
13 9 (0.18%) CMake
13 9 (0.18%) Grunt
13 9 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (0.16%) GitLab
14 8 (0.16%) Maven
15 7 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1149 (23.27%) Finance
2 454 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 307 (6.22%) Retail
4 259 (5.25%) Banking
5 159 (3.22%) Marketing
6 110 (2.23%) Billing
7 60 (1.22%) Legal
7 60 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 59 (1.20%) Publishing
9 54 (1.09%) Games
9 54 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 47 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 42 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 40 (0.81%) Law
13 32 (0.65%) Advertising
13 32 (0.65%) Back Office
14 19 (0.38%) German Language
15 17 (0.34%) Electronics
16 12 (0.24%) French Language
16 12 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 818 (16.57%) Network Engineer
2 682 (13.81%) Architect
3 343 (6.95%) Consultant
4 327 (6.62%) Analyst
5 283 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 253 (5.12%) Support Engineer
7 251 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
8 242 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
9 238 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
10 230 (4.66%) Senior Network Engineer
11 226 (4.58%) Project Manager
12 200 (4.05%) Administrator
13 199 (4.03%) IT Manager
14 198 (4.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 174 (3.52%) Data Centre Engineer
16 150 (3.04%) Service Manager
17 144 (2.92%) Infrastructure Architect
18 136 (2.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 130 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
20 126 (2.55%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (2.55%) Web Services
2 96 (1.94%) Middleware
3 75 (1.52%) .NET
4 69 (1.40%) 802.1X
5 68 (1.38%) CSS
5 68 (1.38%) HTML
6 55 (1.11%) AngularJS
7 47 (0.95%) XML
8 46 (0.93%) HTML5
8 46 (0.93%) LAMP
9 38 (0.77%) Flash
10 36 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
11 34 (0.69%) REST
12 32 (0.65%) J2EE
13 31 (0.63%) jQuery
14 26 (0.53%) JSON
15 25 (0.51%) Kafka
16 24 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
17 23 (0.47%) RESTful
18 21 (0.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 298 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 279 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 231 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 114 (2.31%) Public Cloud
5 103 (2.09%) Driving Licence
5 103 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 101 (2.05%) Clustering
7 95 (1.92%) CMDB
8 81 (1.64%) Replication
9 77 (1.56%) Virtual Team
10 75 (1.52%) Private Cloud
11 69 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
12 59 (1.20%) Fintech
13 57 (1.15%) PKI
14 54 (1.09%) Fat Client
14 54 (1.09%) Thin Client
15 47 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
16 43 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
16 43 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
17 39 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1362 (27.59%) Windows
2 1158 (23.46%) Linux
3 743 (15.05%) Windows Server
4 403 (8.16%) Unix
5 391 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 371 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 242 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 146 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 133 (2.69%) Windows 7
10 126 (2.55%) CentOS
11 84 (1.70%) Solaris
12 59 (1.20%) Windows 10
13 55 (1.11%) Ubuntu
14 42 (0.85%) Debian
15 39 (0.79%) AIX
16 30 (0.61%) Android
17 28 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
17 28 (0.57%) Windows 8
18 16 (0.32%) VMS
19 14 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1112 (22.52%) ITIL
2 530 (10.74%) Presales
3 520 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 454 (9.20%) Project Management
5 439 (8.89%) Migration
6 401 (8.12%) DevOps
7 380 (7.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 379 (7.68%) Agile Software Development
9 377 (7.64%) PRINCE2
10 374 (7.58%) Service Management
11 330 (6.68%) Network Design
12 306 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 298 (6.04%) Change Management
13 298 (6.04%) Mentoring
14 283 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
15 264 (5.35%) Configuration Management
16 257 (5.21%) IT Strategy
16 257 (5.21%) Load Balancing
17 243 (4.92%) High Availability
18 205 (4.15%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 422 (8.55%) SQL
2 299 (6.06%) Python
3 268 (5.43%) PowerShell
4 213 (4.31%) Perl
5 198 (4.01%) Java
6 175 (3.54%) Bash Shell
7 99 (2.01%) C
8 93 (1.88%) JavaScript
9 83 (1.68%) Ruby
10 78 (1.58%) C#
11 63 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 44 (0.89%) PHP
13 42 (0.85%) C++
14 24 (0.49%) T-SQL
15 18 (0.36%) VBScript
16 17 (0.34%) Korn
17 16 (0.32%) Go
18 14 (0.28%) Bourne shell
19 9 (0.18%) VB
20 7 (0.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1082 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
2 816 (16.53%) CCNP
3 585 (11.85%) Degree
4 493 (9.99%) CCNA
5 338 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 311 (6.30%) CCIE
7 229 (4.64%) MCSE
8 205 (4.15%) Security Cleared
9 185 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
10 133 (2.69%) MCSA
11 132 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 119 (2.41%) CISSP
12 119 (2.41%) SC Cleared
13 118 (2.39%) CCSA
14 101 (2.05%) MCP
15 97 (1.96%) JNCIA
16 93 (1.88%) CCSP
17 85 (1.72%) CCDP
18 78 (1.58%) ISEB
19 73 (1.48%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 370 (7.49%) SLA
2 124 (2.51%) QA
3 104 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 103 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (0.81%) PMO
6 36 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 21 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 18 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
9 15 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.16%) GDPR
11 8 (0.16%) GPG13
12 7 (0.14%) COBIT
12 7 (0.14%) Data Quality
12 7 (0.14%) ISO 14001
12 7 (0.14%) ISO22301
13 6 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 6 (0.12%) RMADS
14 5 (0.10%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.061%) P3O
System Software
1 1009 (20.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 813 (16.47%) Active Directory
3 381 (7.72%) Hyper-V
4 225 (4.56%) vSphere
5 149 (3.02%) XenApp
6 135 (2.73%) Docker
7 129 (2.61%) VMware ESX
8 109 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
9 86 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
10 73 (1.48%) XenDesktop
11 54 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
12 46 (0.93%) KVM
13 45 (0.91%) Firmware
14 42 (0.85%) vCloud
15 31 (0.63%) VMware Server
16 30 (0.61%) NFS
16 30 (0.61%) Xen
17 29 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
18 24 (0.49%) XenServer
19 20 (0.41%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 303 (6.14%) SCCM
2 251 (5.08%) Puppet
3 179 (3.63%) Ansible
4 178 (3.61%) SCOM
5 158 (3.20%) Nagios
6 155 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
7 89 (1.80%) FortiGate
8 65 (1.32%) NetBackup
9 57 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
10 55 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
11 49 (0.99%) Kubernetes
12 48 (0.97%) SCVMM
13 47 (0.95%) Backup Exec
14 46 (0.93%) Salt
15 42 (0.85%) ZABBIX
16 36 (0.73%) vCenter Server
17 35 (0.71%) WSUS
18 31 (0.63%) logstash
19 27 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
20 26 (0.53%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1876 (38.00%) Cisco
2 1427 (28.90%) VMware
3 1310 (26.53%) Microsoft
4 623 (12.62%) Citrix
5 601 (12.17%) Juniper
6 518 (10.49%) CheckPoint
7 374 (7.58%) HP
8 338 (6.85%) F5
9 321 (6.50%) Palo Alto
10 309 (6.26%) Red Hat
11 307 (6.22%) NetApp
12 291 (5.89%) Oracle
13 198 (4.01%) SolarWinds
14 171 (3.46%) EMC
14 171 (3.46%) Fortinet
15 163 (3.30%) Splunk
16 157 (3.18%) IBM
17 144 (2.92%) Dell
18 87 (1.76%) SAP
19 86 (1.74%) Cognizant
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Plus on call and excellent benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Package Available
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Commission + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Package Available
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,500 per annum Company pension,Travel expenses,Laptop/Mobile,Free w
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowence and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 2 days ago