Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
London > Central London
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 123 186 140
Rank change year-on-year +63 -46 +20
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 199 76 188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 2.44% 1.26% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.12% 3.36% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 132 61 159
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,462 £45,000
25th Percentile £59,688 £65,000 £59,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £77,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.67% +25.00%
75th Percentile £86,250 £92,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £106,250 £104,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,249 2,259 3,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 39.83% 37.38% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,559 1,985 3,098
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £107,500
London median annual salary £75,000 £71,925 £70,000
% change year-on-year +4.28% +2.75% +7.69%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Data Centre as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Central London

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Central London.

Salary trend for Data Centre in Central London

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in Central London over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Central London

Data Centre
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the Central London region over the 6 months to 17 May 2022. 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
City of London +43 164 £70,000 -9.09% 25
West End of London - 5 £70,000 -
Camden - 3 £70,000 -
City of Westminster 0 1 - -
Data Centre
London

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 82 (41.21%) Microsoft
2 76 (38.19%) Cybersecurity
3 64 (32.16%) Cisco
3 64 (32.16%) AWS
4 59 (29.65%) Social Skills
4 59 (29.65%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (29.65%) Firewall
5 58 (29.15%) WAN
5 58 (29.15%) VMware
6 55 (27.64%) CCNP
7 54 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 53 (26.63%) Azure
9 50 (25.13%) Apple
10 49 (24.62%) Adobe
10 49 (24.62%) Software Licensing
11 45 (22.61%) Windows
12 42 (21.11%) Microsoft 365
13 41 (20.60%) Citrix
14 39 (19.60%) Finance
15 38 (19.10%) Degree
16 37 (18.59%) Palo Alto
17 35 (17.59%) Customer Engagement
18 32 (16.08%) Active Directory
19 30 (15.08%) CCNA
19 30 (15.08%) LAN
19 30 (15.08%) Microsoft Office
20 29 (14.57%) VPN
20 29 (14.57%) CheckPoint
21 28 (14.07%) Fortinet
22 26 (13.07%) Wi-Fi

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (4.02%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.51%) IIS
3 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (15.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.51%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 64 (32.16%) AWS
2 53 (26.63%) Azure
3 42 (21.11%) Microsoft 365
4 17 (8.54%) GCP
5 7 (3.52%) PaaS
5 7 (3.52%) SaaS
6 5 (2.51%) Mimecast
7 4 (2.01%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.51%) IaaS
9 2 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.01%) AWS Direct Connect
9 2 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.01%) Route 53
9 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (29.65%) Firewall
2 58 (29.15%) WAN
3 30 (15.08%) LAN
4 29 (14.57%) VPN
5 26 (13.07%) Wi-Fi
6 24 (12.06%) DNS
7 20 (10.05%) BGP
8 19 (9.55%) VLAN
9 18 (9.05%) MPLS
10 15 (7.54%) TCP/IP
11 14 (7.04%) OSPF
11 14 (7.04%) VoIP
12 11 (5.53%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (5.53%) Cisco ISE
12 11 (5.53%) SD-WAN
13 10 (5.03%) Network Security
14 9 (4.52%) NAS
15 8 (4.02%) SAN
15 8 (4.02%) SSL
16 7 (3.52%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.51%) InfluxDB
3 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.50%) Big Data
5 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.50%) Metadata
5 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) JIRA
1 3 (1.51%) Moq
1 3 (1.51%) NUnit
2 2 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.50%) GitLab
General
1 59 (29.65%) Social Skills
2 39 (19.60%) Finance
3 25 (12.56%) Presentation Skills
4 18 (9.05%) Telecoms
5 15 (7.54%) Law
6 14 (7.04%) Organisational Skills
7 10 (5.03%) Banking
7 10 (5.03%) Investment Banking
8 8 (4.02%) Legal
9 7 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.51%) Front Office
10 3 (1.51%) Marketing
11 2 (1.01%) Games
11 2 (1.01%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.50%) Advertising
12 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (33.67%) Architect
2 53 (26.63%) Solutions Architect
3 44 (22.11%) Network Engineer
4 20 (10.05%) Digital Architect
4 20 (10.05%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 18 (9.05%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (7.54%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (7.54%) Security Engineer
7 13 (6.53%) Network Architect
8 12 (6.03%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (4.52%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.02%) Microsoft 365 Architect
11 7 (3.52%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) Desktop Support
11 7 (3.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.02%) .NET
2 5 (2.51%) React
3 4 (2.01%) JSON
3 4 (2.01%) RESTful
4 3 (1.51%) .NET Core
4 3 (1.51%) CSS
4 3 (1.51%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.51%) LESS
4 3 (1.51%) Redux
4 3 (1.51%) Sass
5 2 (1.01%) Node.js
5 2 (1.01%) Spring
6 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.06%) Hybrid Cloud
2 21 (10.55%) Public Cloud
3 15 (7.54%) User Experience
4 8 (4.02%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.02%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.01%) Clustering
8 3 (1.51%) Equities
8 3 (1.51%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.51%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.51%) IoT
8 3 (1.51%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.51%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.01%) Replication
10 1 (0.50%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.50%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.50%) CMDB
10 1 (0.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.61%) Windows
2 24 (12.06%) Linux
2 24 (12.06%) Windows 10
3 22 (11.06%) Windows Server 2016
4 19 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (7.04%) Mac OS X
6 10 (5.03%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.02%) Mac OS
7 8 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.02%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.02%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.51%) Unix
9 2 (1.01%) CentOS
9 2 (1.01%) SUSE
9 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.19%) Cybersecurity
2 49 (24.62%) Software Licensing
3 35 (17.59%) Customer Engagement
4 25 (12.56%) Information Security
4 25 (12.56%) ITIL
5 21 (10.55%) Agile
6 18 (9.05%) Computer Science
6 18 (9.05%) Data Loss Prevention
6 18 (9.05%) Project Management
7 17 (8.54%) Change Management
7 17 (8.54%) Incident Management
7 17 (8.54%) Network Architecture
7 17 (8.54%) Presales
8 15 (7.54%) DevOps
8 15 (7.54%) Mentoring
9 14 (7.04%) IT Governance
9 14 (7.04%) Time Management
10 13 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (5.53%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.55%) Python
2 18 (9.05%) SQL
3 5 (2.51%) Bash
4 3 (1.51%) C#
4 3 (1.51%) Java
4 3 (1.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.51%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.50%) C
5 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (29.65%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (27.64%) CCNP
3 38 (19.10%) Degree
4 30 (15.08%) CCNA
5 22 (11.06%) CCIE
6 19 (9.55%) SC Cleared
6 19 (9.55%) Security Cleared
7 17 (8.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (2.51%) MCSE
8 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.51%) CISM
10 3 (1.51%) CISSP
11 2 (1.01%) CCSA
11 2 (1.01%) CCSE
11 2 (1.01%) CEH
11 2 (1.01%) GCIA
11 2 (1.01%) GCIH
11 2 (1.01%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.01%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.53%) SLA
2 8 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.51%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.01%) GDPR
5 3 (1.51%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.50%) COBIT
7 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 54 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (16.08%) Active Directory
3 20 (10.05%) Virtual Desktop
4 12 (6.03%) VMware NSX
5 9 (4.52%) Docker
6 8 (4.02%) vSphere
7 3 (1.51%) Firmware
8 1 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (12.56%) Terraform
2 24 (12.06%) Ansible
3 15 (7.54%) Kubernetes
4 7 (3.52%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.51%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (2.51%) TrustSec
6 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.01%) Nagios
6 4 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.01%) Salt
7 3 (1.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 3 (1.51%) Grafana
7 3 (1.51%) Puppet
8 2 (1.01%) QRadar
8 2 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.01%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.01%) vRealize
8 2 (1.01%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 1 (0.50%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.50%) VxRail
Vendors
1 82 (41.21%) Microsoft
2 64 (32.16%) Cisco
3 58 (29.15%) VMware
4 50 (25.13%) Apple
5 49 (24.62%) Adobe
6 41 (20.60%) Citrix
7 37 (18.59%) Palo Alto
8 29 (14.57%) CheckPoint
9 28 (14.07%) Fortinet
10 25 (12.56%) Dell
11 19 (9.55%) Meraki
12 18 (9.05%) Juniper
13 17 (8.54%) F5
14 11 (5.53%) Aruba
14 11 (5.53%) HP
15 9 (4.52%) Arista
15 9 (4.52%) Bloomberg
16 8 (4.02%) Fidessa
16 8 (4.02%) Lotus
16 8 (4.02%) Red Hat