Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 51 62
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 54 49 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.68% 4.44% 3.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.74% 11.89% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 43 25 18
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% -8.70% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £74,125
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -10.00%

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 424 412 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 44.58% 37.32% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 373 335 338
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £66,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 (61.11%) Cisco
2 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
4 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (35.19%) CCNA
4 19 (35.19%) Windows
5 18 (33.33%) Firewall
6 16 (29.63%) EMC
7 15 (27.78%) VPN
7 15 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (25.93%) VMware
8 14 (25.93%) Presales
9 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Office
9 13 (24.07%) Wireless
10 12 (22.22%) IBM
10 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 11 (20.37%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (18.52%) SaaS
12 10 (18.52%) PaaS
12 10 (18.52%) CCNP
12 10 (18.52%) IaaS
13 9 (16.67%) ITIL
13 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
14 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
14 8 (14.81%) JSON
14 8 (14.81%) SCVMM
14 8 (14.81%) Python
14 8 (14.81%) LAN

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 6 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP ERP
1 3 (5.56%) SAP GRC
1 3 (5.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.52%) IaaS
2 10 (18.52%) PaaS
2 10 (18.52%) SaaS
3 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) Firewall
2 15 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (27.78%) VPN
3 13 (24.07%) Wireless
4 8 (14.81%) LAN
4 8 (14.81%) VSAN
4 8 (14.81%) WAN
4 8 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (11.11%) Network Security
7 4 (7.41%) SAN
7 4 (7.41%) VoIP
8 2 (3.70%) IPsec
8 2 (3.70%) Skype
8 2 (3.70%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.70%) VLAN
8 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
General
1 7 (12.96%) Legal
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Architect
2 11 (20.37%) Support Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Field Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Field Service Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Lead Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (12.96%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco Support
5 7 (12.96%) Support Team Leader
5 7 (12.96%) Team Leader
6 6 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Services Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Security Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.41%) iSeries
3 4 (7.41%) Replication
4 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Unix
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Presales
2 9 (16.67%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Business Development
3 7 (12.96%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.96%) Migration
3 7 (12.96%) Performance Management
4 5 (9.26%) Information Security
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.41%) B2B
5 4 (7.41%) B2B Sales
5 4 (7.41%) Commercial Awareness
5 4 (7.41%) Data Privacy
5 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.41%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (7.41%) Programme Delivery
5 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
5 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 4 (7.41%) Service Design
6 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
1 8 (14.81%) Python
2 7 (12.96%) R
3 3 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) CCNA
1 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.52%) CCNP
3 4 (7.41%) CCDA
3 4 (7.41%) CCDP
4 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.70%) MCSA
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) Docker
2 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
2 8 (14.81%) VMware NSX
3 6 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.70%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Kubernetes
1 8 (14.81%) SCOrch
1 8 (14.81%) SCVMM
1 8 (14.81%) vRealize
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Cisco
2 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 16 (29.63%) EMC
4 14 (25.93%) VMware
5 12 (22.22%) IBM
6 6 (11.11%) Juniper
6 6 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 6 (11.11%) Remedy
6 6 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 5 (9.26%) Citrix
8 4 (7.41%) Aruba
8 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.41%) HP
8 4 (7.41%) SAP
9 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.70%) F5
9 2 (3.70%) NEC
9 2 (3.70%) Polycom
9 2 (3.70%) Sonus
10 1 (1.85%) FireEye