Data Centre Jobs with Work from Home Options

Data Center
UK > Work from Home

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). 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 179 189 189
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 552 922 1,174
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.88% 1.95% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.24% 5.01% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 420 656 749
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £39,750
25th Percentile £42,238 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% -4.00%
75th Percentile £72,450 £82,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,588 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% -8.33%

All Generic Skills
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 10,540 18,411 25,738
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 35.94% 38.97% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,383 12,932 15,388
10th Percentile £33,670 £38,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £44,500 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £80,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.84% +3.33%

Data Centre
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Data Centre as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Data Centre trend for jobs with a WFH option

Data Centre
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Data Centre.

Data Centre salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Data Centre
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Data Centre over the 6 months to 24 February 2024.

Data Centre salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Data Centre
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 40 (7.25%) Microsoft Exchange
2 20 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.72%) OpenStack
4 9 (1.63%) WordPress
5 6 (1.09%) Confluence
6 4 (0.72%) IIS
7 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.54%) SAS
7 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.36%) Apache
8 2 (0.36%) nginx
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.18%) Jupyter
Applications
1 16 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.54%) SPSS
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.27%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Aladdin
3 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 150 (27.17%) Azure
2 121 (21.92%) Microsoft 365
3 119 (21.56%) AWS
4 46 (8.33%) Entra ID
5 45 (8.15%) IaaS
6 34 (6.16%) GCP
7 23 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (3.80%) Amazon S3
8 21 (3.80%) SaaS
9 17 (3.08%) Nutanix
10 16 (2.90%) PaaS
11 14 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (1.81%) Azure DevOps
13 9 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (1.63%) Route 53
13 9 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (1.45%) CloudFront
15 6 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (1.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 117 (21.20%) Firewall
2 90 (16.30%) WAN
3 82 (14.86%) DNS
4 74 (13.41%) LAN
5 61 (11.05%) DHCP
6 53 (9.60%) BGP
7 51 (9.24%) TCP/IP
7 51 (9.24%) Wireless
8 49 (8.88%) SAN
8 49 (8.88%) VPN
9 47 (8.51%) OSPF
10 42 (7.61%) SD-WAN
11 38 (6.88%) MPLS
12 34 (6.16%) Network Security
13 33 (5.98%) Unified Communications
14 31 (5.62%) Wi-Fi
15 25 (4.53%) IPsec
16 24 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (4.17%) VLAN
18 20 (3.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.63%) Big Data
3 9 (1.63%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (0.91%) Power BI
6 3 (0.54%) DB2
6 3 (0.54%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.54%) MySQL
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Pinot
8 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.18%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.18%) DTS
8 1 (0.18%) Flink
8 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.18%) Presto
Development Applications
1 16 (2.90%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.63%) JIRA
3 8 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (1.27%) Git
5 6 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.09%) JBehave
5 6 (1.09%) Selenium
5 6 (1.09%) SpecFlow
5 6 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.18%) ScriptRunner
8 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 183 (33.15%) Social Skills
2 108 (19.57%) Finance
3 34 (6.16%) Retail
4 28 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.07%) Banking
5 25 (4.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 25 (4.53%) Legal
6 19 (3.44%) Law
6 19 (3.44%) Presentation Skills
6 19 (3.44%) Public Sector
7 13 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.99%) Documentation Skills
8 11 (1.99%) Influencing Skills
9 9 (1.63%) Advertising
10 7 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.27%) Publishing
11 6 (1.09%) Billing
12 4 (0.72%) Games
12 4 (0.72%) Local Government
12 4 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 91 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 69 (12.50%) Senior
3 64 (11.59%) Architect
4 60 (10.87%) Network Engineer
5 52 (9.42%) Consultant
6 35 (6.34%) Lead
7 30 (5.43%) Administrator
7 30 (5.43%) Infrastructure Manager
8 28 (5.07%) Technical Consultant
9 26 (4.71%) IT Manager
10 24 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
10 24 (4.35%) IT Administrator
11 23 (4.17%) Project Manager
12 22 (3.99%) Analyst
12 22 (3.99%) Network Architect
12 22 (3.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (3.80%) Server Administrator
14 17 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
15 15 (2.72%) Programme Manager
15 15 (2.72%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.36%) JSON
2 8 (1.45%) Web Services
3 6 (1.09%) Gherkin
4 4 (0.72%) REST
4 4 (0.72%) YAML
5 3 (0.54%) .NET
5 3 (0.54%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.36%) .NET Core
6 2 (0.36%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.36%) ARM Templates
6 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.36%) HTML
6 2 (0.36%) LDAP
6 2 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.36%) RESTful
6 2 (0.36%) XML
6 2 (0.36%) XMPP
6 2 (0.36%) XSD
6 2 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.87%) Public Cloud
2 57 (10.33%) Self-Motivation
3 55 (9.96%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (3.62%) Private Cloud
6 13 (2.36%) Replication
7 12 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 12 (2.17%) EFT
8 10 (1.81%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.09%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.91%) Clustering
11 5 (0.91%) CMDB
11 5 (0.91%) IoT
11 5 (0.91%) PKI
11 5 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.72%) Cyberattack
12 4 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 157 (28.44%) Windows
2 81 (14.67%) Windows Server
3 79 (14.31%) Linux
4 38 (6.88%) Unix
5 21 (3.80%) Windows 10
6 14 (2.54%) AIX
7 9 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.45%) Android
8 8 (1.45%) Solaris
9 7 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.54%) CentOS
12 2 (0.36%) VMS
12 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.18%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (24.09%) ITIL
2 95 (17.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 80 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
4 75 (13.59%) DevOps
4 75 (13.59%) Mentoring
4 75 (13.59%) Migration
5 65 (11.78%) Presales
6 63 (11.41%) Project Management
7 61 (11.05%) Cybersecurity
8 57 (10.33%) Roadmaps
9 49 (8.88%) Agile
10 42 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
11 41 (7.43%) Infrastructure as Code
12 39 (7.07%) Network Design
13 37 (6.70%) Project Delivery
13 37 (6.70%) Software Licensing
14 36 (6.52%) Customer Service
15 34 (6.16%) Information Security
15 34 (6.16%) Server Management
16 33 (5.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 73 (13.22%) PowerShell
2 44 (7.97%) Python
3 39 (7.07%) SQL
4 17 (3.08%) Bash
5 14 (2.54%) Java
6 10 (1.81%) C#
7 7 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.91%) Go
9 4 (0.72%) C++
9 4 (0.72%) Ruby
10 3 (0.54%) Kotlin
10 3 (0.54%) Swift
10 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.36%) PHP
11 2 (0.36%) VBScript
11 2 (0.36%) XPath
12 1 (0.18%) C
12 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 99 (17.93%) Degree
2 80 (14.49%) Security Cleared
3 58 (10.51%) SC Cleared
4 53 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (6.34%) CCNP
6 33 (5.98%) AWS Certification
7 25 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 24 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (3.99%) CCIE
10 19 (3.44%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 16 (2.90%) CCNA
12 13 (2.36%) DV Cleared
13 12 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (2.17%) MCP
14 8 (1.45%) Azure Certification
14 8 (1.45%) JNCIE
14 8 (1.45%) MCSE
15 7 (1.27%) CISSP
16 6 (1.09%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
17 5 (0.91%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.08%) SLA
2 16 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.99%) GDPR
4 9 (1.63%) PMO
4 9 (1.63%) QA
5 8 (1.45%) NIST
6 7 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.54%) COBIT
9 2 (0.36%) IASME
9 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.18%) GRC
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.18%) SOC 2
System Software
1 143 (25.91%) Active Directory
2 96 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.07%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.71%) Docker
5 23 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (2.90%) vSphere
8 15 (2.72%) Firmware
9 14 (2.54%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (1.63%) VMware NSX
11 7 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (1.09%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.18%) Postfix
13 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 55 (9.96%) Ansible
2 38 (6.88%) FortiGate
3 36 (6.52%) Terraform
4 33 (5.98%) Kubernetes
5 25 (4.53%) SCCM
6 16 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (2.36%) vCenter Server
7 13 (2.36%) WSUS
8 9 (1.63%) Nagios
9 6 (1.09%) Puppet
10 5 (0.91%) Grafana
10 5 (0.91%) Progress Chef
11 4 (0.72%) SCOM
11 4 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.54%) Pingdom
12 3 (0.54%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.36%) Cacti
13 2 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 197 (35.69%) Microsoft
2 147 (26.63%) VMware
3 102 (18.48%) Cisco
4 57 (10.33%) Citrix
5 36 (6.52%) Adobe
5 36 (6.52%) Apple
6 32 (5.80%) NetApp
7 31 (5.62%) CheckPoint
7 31 (5.62%) F5
8 29 (5.25%) Veeam
9 28 (5.07%) Fortinet
9 28 (5.07%) Meraki
9 28 (5.07%) Palo Alto
10 23 (4.17%) Juniper
10 23 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 22 (3.99%) Oracle
12 19 (3.44%) Dell
12 19 (3.44%) Dynatrace
12 19 (3.44%) Splunk
13 16 (2.90%) HP