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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 83 90
Rank change year-on-year -49 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 2274 3164 3529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.56% 3.21% 3.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.09% 7.74% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 2253 2651
Median salary £52,500 £52,133 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.70% +4.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,675 £30,160 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,450 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% -4.00%  

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 37332 40904 45376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.03% 41.47% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29237 33478 36186
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 £29,500 £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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -54 2121 £52,500 - 301
London -21 862 £60,000 +4.34% 114
South East -54 391 £50,000 - 72
West Midlands -17 255 £47,500 -5.00% 25
Birmingham -8 195 £47,500 -5.00% 8
East of England +11 173 £55,000 +10.00% 26
North West -28 152 £42,500 -5.55% 15
City of London +41 147 £57,500 - 28
Yorkshire +24 135 £45,000 - 22
Berkshire -34 128 £55,000 +4.76% 21
Hertfordshire +31 125 £57,500 +27.77% 10
West Yorkshire +33 91 £45,000 - 19
East Midlands 0 84 £35,000 -30.00% 11
Surrey -25 80 £66,250 +39.47% 8
Manchester -32 77 £44,000 -2.22% 10
Leeds +34 74 £47,500 +4.39% 10
Reading -15 70 £55,000 -8.33% 12
South West -68 70 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Scotland -29 68 £45,000 -7.69% 10
Hampshire -13 58 £40,000 -6.70% 23
Oxfordshire +32 52 £50,000 -31.03% 4
Nottinghamshire 0 46 £35,000 -34.88% 2
Nottingham +6 44 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Cheshire -19 43 £45,000 - 4
Edinburgh -36 40 £50,000 - 1
Bristol -60 38 £36,500 +8.95% 3
Warrington +9 37 £45,000 - 3
North Yorkshire +18 33 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Watford +2 33 £52,500 -12.50%
York +38 30 £45,000 +12.50%

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1655 (35.97%) Cisco
2 1388 (30.17%) VMware
3 1359 (29.54%) Windows
4 1212 (26.34%) Firewall
5 1211 (26.32%) Linux
6 1207 (26.23%) Microsoft
7 1045 (22.71%) ITIL
8 1033 (22.45%) Finance
9 966 (21.00%) Cisco Certification
10 964 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 916 (19.91%) WAN
12 815 (17.71%) Active Directory
13 766 (16.65%) LAN
14 716 (15.56%) CCNP
15 682 (14.82%) Windows Server
16 599 (13.02%) VPN
17 585 (12.71%) Citrix
18 571 (12.41%) Juniper
19 560 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
20 558 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
21 538 (11.69%) DNS
22 517 (11.24%) Degree
23 508 (11.04%) MPLS
24 493 (10.72%) SAN
25 488 (10.61%) CheckPoint
26 468 (10.17%) Service Delivery
27 466 (10.13%) BGP
28 461 (10.02%) Presales
29 451 (9.80%) DevOps
30 438 (9.52%) Cisco ASA

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
1 336 (7.30%) MS Exchange
2 178 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 175 (3.80%) IIS
4 150 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 124 (2.70%) Skype for Business
6 117 (2.54%) Apache
7 90 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 80 (1.74%) OpenStack
9 55 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
9 55 (1.20%) Tomcat
10 44 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
11 37 (0.80%) nginx
12 35 (0.76%) WebLogic
13 29 (0.63%) JBoss
14 25 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
15 24 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
16 23 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 22 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 18 (0.39%) Drupal
19 15 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 224 (4.87%) Microsoft Office
2 102 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 71 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
5 48 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.15%) Campfire
7 3 (0.065%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.043%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 26 (0.57%) assyst
2 19 (0.41%) Sentinel
3 17 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.15%) Eloqua
8 6 (0.13%) Magento
8 6 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.13%) Workfront
9 4 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.065%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.043%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
11 2 (0.043%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.043%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 1 (0.022%) CA PPM
12 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS R12
12 1 (0.022%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 560 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
2 558 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 301 (6.54%) Office 365
4 212 (4.61%) IaaS
5 186 (4.04%) PaaS
6 182 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
7 178 (3.87%) SaaS
8 69 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
9 38 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
10 34 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 31 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
12 30 (0.65%) Amazon S3
13 28 (0.61%) GitHub
14 21 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
15 17 (0.37%) OpenShift
16 14 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
16 14 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
17 11 (0.24%) Akamai
17 11 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1212 (26.34%) Firewall
2 916 (19.91%) WAN
3 766 (16.65%) LAN
4 599 (13.02%) VPN
5 538 (11.69%) DNS
6 508 (11.04%) MPLS
7 493 (10.72%) SAN
8 466 (10.13%) BGP
9 438 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
10 417 (9.06%) OSPF
11 410 (8.91%) Wireless
12 394 (8.56%) Network Security
13 386 (8.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 378 (8.22%) TCP/IP
15 376 (8.17%) DHCP
16 302 (6.56%) VoIP
17 241 (5.24%) VLAN
18 191 (4.15%) Internet
19 190 (4.13%) EIGRP
20 185 (4.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 184 (4.00%) MySQL
3 85 (1.85%) Big Data
4 74 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 73 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 61 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 60 (1.30%) MongoDB
7 60 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 58 (1.26%) Oracle Database
9 47 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 38 (0.83%) DB2
11 36 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 33 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
13 32 (0.70%) Hadoop
13 32 (0.70%) Redis
14 31 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
16 27 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
17 25 (0.54%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 123 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 52 (1.13%) Jenkins
3 41 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
3 41 (0.89%) Subversion
4 26 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (0.54%) JIRA
6 23 (0.50%) Visual Studio
7 18 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (0.33%) TeamCity
9 14 (0.30%) Artifactory
10 13 (0.28%) Ant
10 13 (0.28%) GitLab
11 12 (0.26%) Hudson
11 12 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (0.17%) JUnit
13 7 (0.15%) Automake
13 7 (0.15%) CMake
13 7 (0.15%) HP UFT
13 7 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 1033 (22.45%) Finance
2 425 (9.24%) Telecoms
3 263 (5.72%) Retail
4 229 (4.98%) Banking
5 119 (2.59%) Marketing
6 83 (1.80%) Billing
7 69 (1.50%) Legal
8 61 (1.33%) Games
9 44 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 39 (0.85%) Law
11 38 (0.83%) Publishing
12 37 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 36 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 34 (0.74%) Back Office
15 32 (0.70%) Advertising
16 29 (0.63%) Investment Banking
17 21 (0.46%) Electronics
18 13 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 13 (0.28%) Spanish Language
19 12 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 762 (16.56%) Network Engineer
2 597 (12.98%) Architect
3 329 (7.15%) Analyst
4 314 (6.82%) Consultant
5 297 (6.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 240 (5.22%) Support Engineer
7 222 (4.83%) Cisco Engineer
7 222 (4.83%) Infrastructure Manager
8 209 (4.54%) Project Manager
9 198 (4.30%) Administrator
10 194 (4.22%) Senior Network Engineer
11 179 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
12 172 (3.74%) IT Manager
13 167 (3.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 135 (2.93%) Linux Engineer
15 127 (2.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 127 (2.76%) Data Centre Engineer
15 127 (2.76%) Network Architect
16 125 (2.72%) Service Manager
17 123 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (1.98%) Web Services
2 90 (1.96%) Middleware
3 82 (1.78%) HTML
4 76 (1.65%) .NET
5 67 (1.46%) 802.1X
6 65 (1.41%) CSS
7 53 (1.15%) LAMP
8 52 (1.13%) AngularJS
9 47 (1.02%) XML
10 44 (0.96%) REST
11 40 (0.87%) HTML5
12 33 (0.72%) Kafka
13 30 (0.65%) J2EE
14 29 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
14 29 (0.63%) OAuth
14 29 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
15 27 (0.59%) JSON
15 27 (0.59%) SAML
16 25 (0.54%) jQuery
17 22 (0.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 315 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 261 (5.67%) Computer Science
3 223 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 120 (2.61%) Clustering
5 114 (2.48%) Public Cloud
6 92 (2.00%) Replication
7 80 (1.74%) CMDB
8 77 (1.67%) Private Cloud
9 74 (1.61%) Virtual Team
10 73 (1.59%) Driving Licence
11 70 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 68 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
13 65 (1.41%) Fintech
14 60 (1.30%) Fat Client
14 60 (1.30%) Thin Client
15 58 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
16 57 (1.24%) PKI
17 49 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
18 47 (1.02%) User Experience
19 41 (0.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1359 (29.54%) Windows
2 1211 (26.32%) Linux
3 682 (14.82%) Windows Server
4 411 (8.93%) Unix
5 384 (8.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 354 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 266 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 144 (3.13%) CentOS
8 144 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 113 (2.46%) Windows 7
10 73 (1.59%) Ubuntu
11 72 (1.56%) Solaris
12 59 (1.28%) Windows 10
13 51 (1.11%) Debian
14 31 (0.67%) AIX
15 30 (0.65%) Android
16 25 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
17 17 (0.37%) Windows 8
18 15 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
19 14 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1045 (22.71%) ITIL
2 468 (10.17%) Service Delivery
3 461 (10.02%) Presales
4 451 (9.80%) DevOps
5 404 (8.78%) Project Management
6 400 (8.69%) Migration
7 348 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 336 (7.30%) PRINCE2
9 331 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
10 314 (6.82%) Service Management
11 293 (6.37%) Change Management
12 284 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 278 (6.04%) Network Design
14 277 (6.02%) High Availability
15 275 (5.98%) Load Balancing
16 252 (5.48%) Mentoring
17 247 (5.37%) Configuration Management
18 224 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
19 212 (4.61%) IT Strategy
20 186 (4.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 392 (8.52%) SQL
2 324 (7.04%) Python
3 288 (6.26%) PowerShell
4 231 (5.02%) Perl
5 203 (4.41%) Bash Shell
6 182 (3.96%) Java
7 95 (2.06%) C
8 91 (1.98%) JavaScript
9 78 (1.70%) C#
10 74 (1.61%) PHP
11 70 (1.52%) Ruby
12 65 (1.41%) Shell Script
13 46 (1.00%) C++
14 33 (0.72%) T-SQL
15 23 (0.50%) Korn
16 22 (0.48%) VBScript
17 15 (0.33%) Go
18 13 (0.28%) Bourne shell
19 12 (0.26%) VB
20 11 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 966 (21.00%) Cisco Certification
2 716 (15.56%) CCNP
3 517 (11.24%) Degree
4 420 (9.13%) CCNA
5 346 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 265 (5.76%) CCIE
7 221 (4.80%) MCSE
8 194 (4.22%) Security Cleared
9 161 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
10 146 (3.17%) MCSA
11 145 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 120 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
13 107 (2.33%) SC Cleared
14 104 (2.26%) CISSP
15 96 (2.09%) CCDP
16 76 (1.65%) CCSA
17 75 (1.63%) MCP
18 69 (1.50%) JNCIA
19 65 (1.41%) DV Cleared
20 63 (1.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (6.93%) SLA
2 114 (2.48%) QA
3 101 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 93 (2.02%) PCI DSS
5 39 (0.85%) PMO
6 33 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 32 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
8 16 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (0.33%) GDPR
10 14 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
11 13 (0.28%) ISO 9001
12 12 (0.26%) COBIT
13 8 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 8 (0.17%) ISO 14001
14 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.13%) Data Quality
15 6 (0.13%) GCP
16 5 (0.11%) SSAE 16
17 4 (0.087%) HL7
17 4 (0.087%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 964 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 815 (17.71%) Active Directory
3 366 (7.95%) Hyper-V
4 197 (4.28%) vSphere
5 192 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 162 (3.52%) XenApp
7 144 (3.13%) Docker
8 94 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
9 83 (1.80%) XenDesktop
10 63 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
11 58 (1.26%) KVM
12 42 (0.91%) Firmware
13 36 (0.78%) vCloud
14 35 (0.76%) NFS
15 25 (0.54%) XenServer
16 23 (0.50%) Terminal Services
17 22 (0.48%) Xen
18 21 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
19 19 (0.41%) Varnish
20 18 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 302 (6.56%) SCCM
2 238 (5.17%) Puppet
3 213 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
4 174 (3.78%) SCOM
5 170 (3.69%) Ansible
6 131 (2.85%) Nagios
7 83 (1.80%) FortiGate
8 58 (1.26%) WSUS
9 55 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
10 52 (1.13%) NetBackup
11 49 (1.06%) Kubernetes
12 43 (0.93%) Backup Exec
12 43 (0.93%) ZABBIX
13 40 (0.87%) vCenter Server
14 39 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
15 36 (0.78%) SCVMM
16 33 (0.72%) logstash
17 29 (0.63%) Control-M
17 29 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 27 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1655 (35.97%) Cisco
2 1388 (30.17%) VMware
3 1207 (26.23%) Microsoft
4 585 (12.71%) Citrix
5 571 (12.41%) Juniper
6 488 (10.61%) CheckPoint
7 368 (8.00%) F5
8 364 (7.91%) HP
9 311 (6.76%) Palo Alto
10 306 (6.65%) Red Hat
11 271 (5.89%) NetApp
12 264 (5.74%) Oracle
13 181 (3.93%) SolarWinds
14 178 (3.87%) Fortinet
15 155 (3.37%) EMC
16 154 (3.35%) IBM
17 139 (3.02%) Dell
18 98 (2.13%) Splunk
19 88 (1.91%) Cognizant
20 80 (1.74%) CA
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 38k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + on call allowance & benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 7k car allowance, excellent benefi
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £37,800 to £51,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits + On-Call
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £53000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday