Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 176 89 141
Rank change year-on-year -87 +52 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 94 126 280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.38% 3.01% 2.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.72% 7.97% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 80 89 220
10th Percentile £40,067 £57,500 £43,625
25th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £82,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.12% +26.92% -7.14%
75th Percentile £90,875 £90,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £102,500 £93,750
London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% +2.77%

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 Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,530 1,580 4,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 37.03% 37.80% 36.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,236 1,360 3,987
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,630 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £102,500
London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £66,000
% change year-on-year - +9.85% +1.54%

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 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
City of London -93 76 £75,000 -9.09% 43
City of Westminster -23 5 - -
Southwark - 1 - -
Data Centre
London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 31 (32.98%) Social Skills
2 30 (31.91%) AWS
3 29 (30.85%) Microsoft
4 28 (29.79%) Azure
5 25 (26.60%) Windows
5 25 (26.60%) Terraform
5 25 (26.60%) Kubernetes
6 23 (24.47%) WAN
6 23 (24.47%) Cisco
7 22 (23.40%) Degree
8 21 (22.34%) Firewall
9 19 (20.21%) Computer Science
9 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (20.21%) Docker
10 18 (19.15%) Project Management
11 17 (18.09%) VMware
12 16 (17.02%) Active Directory
13 15 (15.96%) Python
13 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Office
13 15 (15.96%) Migration
13 15 (15.96%) SaaS
14 14 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (14.89%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
14 14 (14.89%) Finance
14 14 (14.89%) LAN
14 14 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (14.89%) Analytics
14 14 (14.89%) Microsoft 365
15 13 (13.83%) IaaS

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 3 (3.19%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.13%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.19%) Acrobat
2 3 (3.19%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.91%) AWS
2 28 (29.79%) Azure
3 15 (15.96%) SaaS
4 14 (14.89%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (14.89%) Microsoft 365
5 13 (13.83%) IaaS
6 12 (12.77%) PaaS
7 9 (9.57%) GCP
8 5 (5.32%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (3.19%) Serverless
10 2 (2.13%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
10 2 (2.13%) AWS Fargate
10 2 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (1.06%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (1.06%) Cohesity
11 1 (1.06%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.47%) WAN
2 21 (22.34%) Firewall
3 14 (14.89%) LAN
4 10 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (9.57%) DNS
5 9 (9.57%) VLAN
5 9 (9.57%) VPN
6 7 (7.45%) DHCP
6 7 (7.45%) Ethernet
6 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.32%) SD-WAN
8 4 (4.26%) Broadband
8 4 (4.26%) Internet
8 4 (4.26%) Network Security
8 4 (4.26%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (3.19%) Cisco Firepower
9 3 (3.19%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (3.19%) MPLS
9 3 (3.19%) SAN
10 2 (2.13%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) Big Data
2 9 (9.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.32%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (3.19%) Data Lake
6 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.13%) DB2
7 2 (2.13%) Metadata
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.06%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.19%) Moq
2 3 (3.19%) NUnit
3 2 (2.13%) JIRA
3 2 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.13%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.06%) Ant
4 1 (1.06%) Gradle
4 1 (1.06%) Maven
General
1 31 (32.98%) Social Skills
2 14 (14.89%) Finance
3 11 (11.70%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.51%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (5.32%) Advertising
6 4 (4.26%) Banking
7 3 (3.19%) Public Sector
8 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.13%) Front Office
8 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.06%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (1.06%) Games
9 1 (1.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (1.06%) Legal
9 1 (1.06%) Police
9 1 (1.06%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Architect
2 13 (13.83%) Network Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (8.51%) Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Network Architect
6 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.32%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.32%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Azure Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Data Centre Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) .NET
2 8 (8.51%) .NET Core
3 5 (5.32%) React
4 3 (3.19%) CSS
4 3 (3.19%) JSON
4 3 (3.19%) LESS
4 3 (3.19%) Redux
4 3 (3.19%) Sass
5 2 (2.13%) Kafka
5 2 (2.13%) Vert.x
5 2 (2.13%) WebRTC
6 1 (1.06%) Flash
6 1 (1.06%) REST
6 1 (1.06%) RESTful
6 1 (1.06%) Velocity
6 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Public Cloud
2 10 (10.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (8.51%) User Experience
4 7 (7.45%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (3.19%) CMDB
7 3 (3.19%) Private Cloud
7 3 (3.19%) Replication
8 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.13%) EMC VNXe
8 2 (2.13%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (2.13%) FlexPod
8 2 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (2.13%) Social Media
8 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (1.06%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.60%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) Linux
2 13 (13.83%) Windows 10
3 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2016
4 7 (7.45%) Mac OS X
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.32%) Unix
7 4 (4.26%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (20.21%) Computer Science
2 18 (19.15%) Project Management
3 15 (15.96%) Migration
4 14 (14.89%) Analytics
4 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.77%) DevOps
5 12 (12.77%) Information Security
5 12 (12.77%) ITIL
6 11 (11.70%) Coaching
7 10 (10.64%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.57%) Data Management
8 9 (9.57%) Network Architecture
8 9 (9.57%) Scrum
9 8 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (8.51%) Data Pipeline
9 8 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.45%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.96%) Python
2 13 (13.83%) Java
3 12 (12.77%) SQL
4 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
5 9 (9.57%) C#
6 4 (4.26%) Go
7 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.06%) C++
9 1 (1.06%) Perl
9 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Degree
2 14 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (12.77%) CCNP
4 9 (9.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (8.51%) CCNA
5 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.38%) Master's Degree
7 3 (3.19%) BICSI RCDD
7 3 (3.19%) RIBA
8 2 (2.13%) AWS Certification
8 2 (2.13%) CCIE
9 1 (1.06%) CCDP
9 1 (1.06%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.06%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.06%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.19%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.06%) GDPR
4 1 (1.06%) NIST
4 1 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (20.21%) Docker
2 16 (17.02%) Active Directory
3 14 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.32%) VMware NSX
4 5 (5.32%) vSphere
5 4 (4.26%) KVM
6 3 (3.19%) XenApp
6 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.06%) LXC
8 1 (1.06%) NFS
8 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (26.60%) Kubernetes
1 25 (26.60%) Terraform
2 6 (6.38%) Puppet
3 5 (5.32%) Ansible
4 4 (4.26%) Consul
4 4 (4.26%) Grafana
4 4 (4.26%) Packer
4 4 (4.26%) Prometheus
5 3 (3.19%) FortiGate
5 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.19%) SCCM
6 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.13%) QRadar
6 2 (2.13%) Rundeck
6 2 (2.13%) SCOM
6 2 (2.13%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.06%) Istio
7 1 (1.06%) Mesos
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (30.85%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.47%) Cisco
3 17 (18.09%) VMware
4 10 (10.64%) Meraki
4 10 (10.64%) Palo Alto
5 8 (8.51%) Citrix
5 8 (8.51%) Dell
5 8 (8.51%) Oracle
6 6 (6.38%) Google
6 6 (6.38%) NetApp
6 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds
7 5 (5.32%) EMC
7 5 (5.32%) Juniper
8 4 (4.26%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.26%) Rapid7
9 3 (3.19%) Adobe
9 3 (3.19%) CA
9 3 (3.19%) CommVault
9 3 (3.19%) F5
9 3 (3.19%) IBM