Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 46 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 -22
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 59 56 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.35% 5.60% 4.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.42% 12.42% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 18
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -8.70% +6.98%
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,125 £33,900
90th Percentile £80,500 £82,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -12.20%

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 Watford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 475 451 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 51.13% 45.10% 42.95%
Number of salaries quoted 394 356 334
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,375 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Watford

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in Watford

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Watford over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (45.76%) Cisco
3 25 (42.37%) Windows
3 25 (42.37%) Firewall
4 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
4 24 (40.68%) SaaS
5 22 (37.29%) VPN
5 22 (37.29%) VMware
6 18 (30.51%) EMC
6 18 (30.51%) Migration
6 18 (30.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 17 (28.81%) Windows Server
7 17 (28.81%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (28.81%) CCNA
8 16 (27.12%) IBM
8 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (25.42%) PaaS
9 15 (25.42%) IaaS
9 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (23.73%) ITIL
10 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (22.03%) Replication
12 12 (20.34%) Presales
13 11 (18.64%) Information Security
14 9 (15.25%) OpenStack
14 9 (15.25%) PowerShell
14 9 (15.25%) Network Security
14 9 (15.25%) SAN
14 9 (15.25%) SAP

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 9 (15.25%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.39%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.39%) JBoss
2 2 (3.39%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) SAP GRC
2 4 (6.78%) SAP ERP
2 4 (6.78%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 24 (40.68%) SaaS
2 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (25.42%) IaaS
3 15 (25.42%) PaaS
4 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.39%) Office 365
6 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (42.37%) Firewall
2 22 (37.29%) VPN
3 17 (28.81%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (15.25%) Network Security
4 9 (15.25%) SAN
4 9 (15.25%) Wireless
5 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.86%) VoIP
6 7 (11.86%) VSAN
6 7 (11.86%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (10.17%) DNS
7 6 (10.17%) Internet
7 6 (10.17%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (5.08%) LAN
8 3 (5.08%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.08%) WAN
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (3.39%) Skype
9 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SAP HANA
3 4 (6.78%) Big Data
General
1 7 (11.86%) Legal
1 7 (11.86%) Retail
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Billing
4 2 (3.39%) French Language
4 2 (3.39%) German Language
4 2 (3.39%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Architect
2 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (16.95%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (16.95%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (16.95%) Field Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Field Service Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Field Support Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (11.86%) Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Cisco Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Cisco Support
5 7 (11.86%) Network Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Support Team Leader
5 7 (11.86%) Team Leader
6 6 (10.17%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) JSON
2 6 (10.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.39%) EJB
3 2 (3.39%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (3.39%) HornetQ
3 2 (3.39%) Java EE
3 2 (3.39%) Java SE
3 2 (3.39%) JMS
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (22.03%) Replication
3 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
4 7 (11.86%) iSeries
5 5 (8.47%) Private Cloud
6 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.78%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 17 (28.81%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.56%) Linux
3 8 (13.56%) Unix
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Migration
2 14 (23.73%) ITIL
3 12 (20.34%) Presales
4 11 (18.64%) Information Security
5 9 (15.25%) Load Balancing
6 7 (11.86%) Data Privacy
6 7 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (11.86%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (11.86%) Performance Management
6 7 (11.86%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (10.17%) SOA
8 5 (8.47%) Data Centre Operations
8 5 (8.47%) Decision-Making
8 5 (8.47%) DevOps
8 5 (8.47%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (8.47%) Service Management
8 5 (8.47%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.86%) Python
2 7 (11.86%) R
3 4 (6.78%) C
4 2 (3.39%) AWK
4 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.39%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) CCNA
1 17 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.56%) CCNP
3 7 (11.86%) CCDA
3 7 (11.86%) CCDP
4 6 (10.17%) AWS Certification
4 6 (10.17%) Degree
4 6 (10.17%) Master's Degree
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.78%) CISA
5 4 (6.78%) CISM
5 4 (6.78%) CISSP
5 4 (6.78%) MCSE
6 2 (3.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.78%) GDPR
2 4 (6.78%) ISO 22301
2 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) Docker
2 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.86%) VMware NSX
3 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (11.86%) Kubernetes
1 7 (11.86%) SCOrch
1 7 (11.86%) SCVMM
1 7 (11.86%) vRealize
2 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (45.76%) Cisco
3 22 (37.29%) VMware
4 18 (30.51%) EMC
5 16 (27.12%) IBM
6 9 (15.25%) SAP
7 8 (13.56%) Remedy
7 8 (13.56%) ServiceNow
8 5 (8.47%) NetApp
9 4 (6.78%) LogRhythm
9 4 (6.78%) Splunk
10 3 (5.08%) F5
10 3 (5.08%) Juniper
11 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.39%) NEC
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle
11 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
11 2 (3.39%) Polycom
11 2 (3.39%) Sonus
12 1 (1.69%) Google