Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 40 47
Rank change year-on-year -20 +7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 20 52 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.68% 5.92% 4.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.60% 13.23% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 16 37 25
Watford median annual salary £35,750 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.56% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,250 £34,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,500 £81,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -41.67% +4.35% +27.78%

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 263 393 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 35.30% 44.71% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 175 328 319
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £77,500 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,075 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.62% +16.67% -

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 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (40.00%) Wireless
1 8 (40.00%) Presales
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) CCNA
2 7 (35.00%) Wireless Security
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (30.00%) Unified Communications
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Huawei
3 6 (30.00%) IronPort
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) CCIE
3 6 (30.00%) CCNP
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (30.00%) DNA
3 6 (30.00%) Service Design
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Firepower
3 6 (30.00%) Stealthwatch
3 6 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 5 (25.00%) Converged Networks
4 5 (25.00%) Remedy

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:

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Wireless
2 7 (35.00%) Wireless Security
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Firepower
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 6 (30.00%) Unified Communications
4 5 (25.00%) Converged Networks
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Network Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Industry 4.0
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Presales
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (30.00%) DNA
2 6 (30.00%) Service Design
3 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Coaching
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Strategic Roadmap
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CCNA
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCIE
2 6 (30.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (30.00%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Huawei
2 6 (30.00%) IronPort
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (25.00%) Remedy
3 5 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (15.00%) VMware