Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 53 57
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 39 39 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.23% 4.24% 3.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.31% 9.77% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 8
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +16.28% +11.98%
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,000 £30,475
90th Percentile £95,875 £82,500 £68,625
Hertfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £67,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -27.78% +46.74% +2.22%

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 419 399 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 45.44% 43.37% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 324 352 270
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £67,500 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) Windows
3 18 (46.15%) VMware
4 17 (43.59%) SaaS
5 16 (41.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 16 (41.03%) Firewall
6 15 (38.46%) Migration
6 15 (38.46%) VPN
7 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
8 13 (33.33%) Linux
9 12 (30.77%) DNS
9 12 (30.77%) IBM
9 12 (30.77%) EMC
9 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (28.21%) Presales
10 11 (28.21%) Information Security
10 11 (28.21%) Replication
11 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (25.64%) IaaS
11 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
11 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (25.64%) PaaS
11 10 (25.64%) Reverse Proxy
12 9 (23.08%) Cisco
12 9 (23.08%) ITIL
12 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (20.51%) Unix
13 8 (20.51%) SOA
13 8 (20.51%) Web Services
13 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP

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 8 (20.51%) OpenStack
2 4 (10.26%) GlassFish
2 4 (10.26%) JBoss
2 4 (10.26%) MQSeries
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
2 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) SaaS
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (25.64%) IaaS
3 10 (25.64%) PaaS
4 4 (10.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.13%) Office 365
6 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) VPN
3 12 (30.77%) DNS
4 10 (25.64%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (20.51%) Internet
5 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
6 7 (17.95%) SAN
7 6 (15.38%) Network Security
7 6 (15.38%) Unified Communications
8 5 (12.82%) LAN
8 5 (12.82%) VoIP
8 5 (12.82%) WAN
9 4 (10.26%) DHCP
9 4 (10.26%) Skype
10 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (7.69%) Converged Networks
10 3 (7.69%) VSAN
10 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (5.13%) Wireless
11 2 (5.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) Big Data
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) French Language
2 4 (10.26%) German Language
2 4 (10.26%) Swedish Language
3 3 (7.69%) Back Office
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Architect
2 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (28.21%) Cloud Architect
3 11 (28.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Data Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Data Centre Architect
5 7 (17.95%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Field Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Field Service Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Field Support Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Information Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Security Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (10.26%) EJB
2 4 (10.26%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (10.26%) HornetQ
2 4 (10.26%) Java EE
2 4 (10.26%) Java SE
2 4 (10.26%) JMS
2 4 (10.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (28.21%) Replication
3 7 (17.95%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (10.26%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.26%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (7.69%) iSeries
5 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
6 2 (5.13%) CMDB
6 2 (5.13%) Handset
6 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
6 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.56%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Linux
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
4 8 (20.51%) Unix
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
6 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.13%) Android
7 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.13%) CentOS
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Migration
2 11 (28.21%) Information Security
2 11 (28.21%) Presales
3 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (23.08%) ITIL
5 8 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
5 8 (20.51%) SOA
6 7 (17.95%) Service Management
7 6 (15.38%) ITSM
8 5 (12.82%) Change Management
8 5 (12.82%) Decision-Making
8 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (10.26%) Cloud Operations
9 4 (10.26%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (10.26%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
9 4 (10.26%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (10.26%) Organisational Learning
9 4 (10.26%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) AWK
2 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.26%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) AWS Certification
2 7 (17.95%) Degree
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (12.82%) Master's Degree
5 4 (10.26%) CISA
5 4 (10.26%) CISM
5 4 (10.26%) CISSP
5 4 (10.26%) MCSE
6 3 (7.69%) CCDA
6 3 (7.69%) CCDP
6 3 (7.69%) CCNA
6 3 (7.69%) CCNP
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.13%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.26%) GDPR
2 4 (10.26%) ISO 22301
2 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) Docker
4 3 (7.69%) VMware NSX
5 2 (5.13%) Firmware
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCVMM
1 5 (12.82%) vRealize
2 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 3 (7.69%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.13%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) SCCM
4 2 (5.13%) SCOM
4 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) EMC
3 12 (30.77%) IBM
4 9 (23.08%) Cisco
5 6 (15.38%) NetApp
5 6 (15.38%) Oracle
6 5 (12.82%) Remedy
6 5 (12.82%) SAP
6 5 (12.82%) ServiceNow
7 4 (10.26%) LogRhythm
7 4 (10.26%) Splunk
8 2 (5.13%) Apple
8 2 (5.13%) Dell
8 2 (5.13%) Hitachi
8 2 (5.13%) HP
8 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.13%) Snow
8 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.13%) Symantec