Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 47 51
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 50 53 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.24% 5.34% 4.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.10% 11.62% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 18
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,500 £33,025
90th Percentile £81,875 £82,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £51,250 £67,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -24.07% +50.00% -6.25%

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 495 456 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 51.83% 45.97% 42.82%
Number of salaries quoted 398 377 355
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,125 £26,700 £24,400
90th Percentile £90,000 £67,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (54.00%) Windows
3 25 (50.00%) SaaS
4 23 (46.00%) VMware
5 19 (38.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
6 18 (36.00%) Firewall
6 18 (36.00%) Migration
7 17 (34.00%) EMC
7 17 (34.00%) IBM
7 17 (34.00%) VPN
8 16 (32.00%) Cisco
8 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
8 16 (32.00%) PaaS
8 16 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (32.00%) IaaS
9 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (28.00%) Information Security
10 14 (28.00%) Replication
11 13 (26.00%) Presales
12 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (22.00%) Linux
13 11 (22.00%) ITIL
13 11 (22.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (22.00%) PowerShell
13 11 (22.00%) OpenStack
14 10 (20.00%) Network Security
14 10 (20.00%) SAN
14 10 (20.00%) DNS
15 9 (18.00%) Unix

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 11 (22.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (8.00%) JBoss
2 4 (8.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SAP GRC
2 3 (6.00%) SAP ERP
2 3 (6.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 25 (50.00%) SaaS
2 16 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (32.00%) IaaS
2 16 (32.00%) PaaS
3 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.00%) Office 365
6 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) Firewall
2 17 (34.00%) VPN
3 10 (20.00%) DNS
3 10 (20.00%) Network Security
3 10 (20.00%) SAN
4 8 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (16.00%) Internet
4 8 (16.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.00%) VoIP
5 7 (14.00%) VSAN
6 6 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (8.00%) Skype
8 3 (6.00%) LAN
8 3 (6.00%) WAN
8 3 (6.00%) Wireless
9 2 (4.00%) DHCP
10 1 (2.00%) CTI
10 1 (2.00%) DMZ
10 1 (2.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Big Data
2 4 (8.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (12.00%) Retail
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) French Language
2 4 (8.00%) German Language
2 4 (8.00%) Legal
2 4 (8.00%) Swedish Language
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Architect
2 15 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (22.00%) Cloud Architect
3 11 (22.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (16.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Data Architect
4 8 (16.00%) Data Centre Architect
4 8 (16.00%) Field Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Field Service Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Field Support Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Network Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
6 5 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Web Services
2 7 (14.00%) JSON
3 4 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (8.00%) EJB
3 4 (8.00%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (8.00%) HornetQ
3 4 (8.00%) Java EE
3 4 (8.00%) Java SE
3 4 (8.00%) JMS
3 4 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (28.00%) Replication
3 6 (12.00%) iSeries
4 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (8.00%) Private Cloud
5 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (6.00%) Public Cloud
7 2 (4.00%) Handset
7 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (22.00%) Linux
4 9 (18.00%) Unix
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) Android
6 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Migration
2 14 (28.00%) Information Security
3 13 (26.00%) Presales
4 11 (22.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (22.00%) ITIL
5 9 (18.00%) Decision-Making
5 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (18.00%) Service Management
6 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (16.00%) SOA
7 7 (14.00%) Change Management
7 7 (14.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (12.00%) Data Privacy
9 5 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
10 4 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (8.00%) Performance Management
10 4 (8.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.00%) Python
3 4 (8.00%) AWK
3 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) AWS Certification
3 7 (14.00%) CCNA
3 7 (14.00%) CCNP
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (14.00%) Master's Degree
4 6 (12.00%) CCDA
4 6 (12.00%) CCDP
4 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.00%) CISA
5 4 (8.00%) CISM
5 4 (8.00%) CISSP
5 4 (8.00%) MCSE
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.00%) GDPR
3 4 (8.00%) ISO 22301
3 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) Docker
2 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (14.00%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (14.00%) VMware NSX
3 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) Firmware
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Kubernetes
1 7 (14.00%) SCOrch
1 7 (14.00%) SCVMM
1 7 (14.00%) vRealize
2 6 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.00%) Puppet
4 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.00%) VMware
3 17 (34.00%) EMC
3 17 (34.00%) IBM
4 16 (32.00%) Cisco
5 8 (16.00%) Remedy
5 8 (16.00%) SAP
5 8 (16.00%) ServiceNow
6 5 (10.00%) NetApp
7 4 (8.00%) LogRhythm
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle
7 4 (8.00%) Splunk
8 2 (4.00%) Apple
8 2 (4.00%) F5
8 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.00%) Juniper
8 2 (4.00%) Mitel
8 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.00%) Google