Data Centre Jobs in the West Midlands

Data Center
England > West Midlands

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 24 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 122 151 114
Rank change year-on-year +29 -37 +18
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 103 140 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.90% 1.91% 2.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.43% 5.39% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 86 121 134
10th Percentile £24,000 £36,250 £32,725
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,625 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £62,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.60% +38.89% +5.88%
75th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £54,979
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £66,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -8.33%

All Generic Skills
West Midlands

Data Centre is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,896 2,595 2,853
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.01% 35.49% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,491 1,034 1,855
10th Percentile £26,000 £31,250 £30,925
25th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,213
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +5.34% +9.92%
75th Percentile £63,840 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Data Centre as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the West Midlands

Data Centre
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Data Centre in the West Midlands

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the West Midlands

Data Centre
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 February 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Birmingham -8 40 £54,000 -13.60% 13
Warwickshire +73 18 £70,000 +55.56% 1
Coventry +41 11 £54,000 +20.00% 4
Staffordshire -12 8 £50,000 +18.34% 4
Tipton - 4 £24,000 -
Wolverhampton - 4 £55,250 - 4
Solihull +1 1 £65,000 +98.47% 1
Worcestershire -17 1 £105,000 -
Data Centre
England

Data Centre
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (19.42%) Microsoft Exchange
2 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.85%) Confluence
3 5 (4.85%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.91%) Apache
4 3 (2.91%) IIS
4 3 (2.91%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.97%) Trello
Cloud Services
1 45 (43.69%) Azure
2 42 (40.78%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (27.18%) Entra ID
4 23 (22.33%) AWS
5 8 (7.77%) Power Platform
6 5 (4.85%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (4.85%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 4 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (3.88%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.91%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (2.91%) DigitalOcean
8 3 (2.91%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.94%) GCP
9 2 (1.94%) IaaS
9 2 (1.94%) PaaS
9 2 (1.94%) SaaS
10 1 (0.97%) Azure AKS
10 1 (0.97%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.21%) Firewall
2 24 (23.30%) LAN
3 21 (20.39%) DHCP
4 19 (18.45%) DNS
5 16 (15.53%) WAN
6 15 (14.56%) MPLS
7 14 (13.59%) BGP
7 14 (13.59%) OSPF
7 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
8 12 (11.65%) FTP
8 12 (11.65%) HTTP
8 12 (11.65%) SMTP
8 12 (11.65%) SNMP
8 12 (11.65%) SSH
8 12 (11.65%) SSL
8 12 (11.65%) Telnet
8 12 (11.65%) Wireless
9 9 (8.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (8.74%) SD-WAN
10 8 (7.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.85%) Power BI
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (28.16%) Finance
2 15 (14.56%) Social Skills
3 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.77%) Influencing Skills
4 8 (7.77%) Local Government
4 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (2.91%) Retail
6 2 (1.94%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (1.94%) Fire and Rescue
6 2 (1.94%) Legal
6 2 (1.94%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.97%) Automotive
7 1 (0.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (14.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 15 (14.56%) Network Engineer
2 13 (12.62%) Senior
3 9 (8.74%) Architect
4 8 (7.77%) Consultant
4 8 (7.77%) IT Support
4 8 (7.77%) IT Support Technician
4 8 (7.77%) IT Technician
4 8 (7.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Support Technician
4 8 (7.77%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (5.83%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (5.83%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 6 (5.83%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 6 (5.83%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (5.83%) Help Desk Support Technician
5 6 (5.83%) Help Desk Technician
5 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (4.85%) Cisco Architect
6 5 (4.85%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) ARM Templates
1 2 (1.94%) LDAP
1 2 (1.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) EFT
2 9 (8.74%) Public Cloud
3 8 (7.77%) CMDB
4 6 (5.83%) CCTV
4 6 (5.83%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.88%) Wiki
6 3 (2.91%) Clustering
6 3 (2.91%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.94%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.92%) Windows
2 21 (20.39%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.85%) Unix
3 5 (4.85%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) ITIL
2 21 (20.39%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (19.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (14.56%) Migration
4 15 (14.56%) Project Management
5 12 (11.65%) DevOps
5 12 (11.65%) Presales
5 12 (11.65%) Server Patching
5 12 (11.65%) Service Delivery
5 12 (11.65%) Software Licensing
6 11 (10.68%) Agile
7 9 (8.74%) Network Design
7 9 (8.74%) Requirements Gathering
8 8 (7.77%) Data Analysis
8 8 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.80%) ITSM
9 7 (6.80%) Service Management
9 7 (6.80%) Time Management
10 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.83%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.42%) PowerShell
2 15 (14.56%) SQL
3 3 (2.91%) Bash
3 3 (2.91%) Python
4 2 (1.94%) Bicep
4 2 (1.94%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) Degree
2 11 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.80%) CCIE
4 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.83%) CCNP
5 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.88%) AWS Certification
6 4 (3.88%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.88%) CCNA
6 4 (3.88%) MCP
6 4 (3.88%) MCSE
7 3 (2.91%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (2.91%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.91%) MCSA
7 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.94%) CCIE Data Center
8 2 (1.94%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) Cyber Essentials
2 7 (6.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (3.88%) NIST
3 4 (3.88%) SLA
4 2 (1.94%) QA
5 1 (0.97%) GDPR
5 1 (0.97%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (37.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.62%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.83%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.94%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (14.56%) SCCM
2 13 (12.62%) vCenter Server
3 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (4.85%) FortiGate
5 4 (3.88%) Nagios
6 3 (2.91%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (2.91%) SCOM
7 2 (1.94%) Cacti
7 2 (1.94%) Icinga
7 2 (1.94%) Terraform
8 1 (0.97%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.97%) Ansible
8 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (47.57%) Microsoft
2 29 (28.16%) VMware
3 23 (22.33%) Cisco
4 16 (15.53%) Citrix
5 12 (11.65%) Adobe
5 12 (11.65%) Apple
5 12 (11.65%) Globalscape
6 9 (8.74%) Juniper
7 6 (5.83%) Aruba
8 5 (4.85%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.85%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.85%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.91%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.94%) Dell
10 2 (1.94%) F5
10 2 (1.94%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.94%) NetApp
10 2 (1.94%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.94%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (1.94%) Sun