Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
London > Central London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 128 142
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 321 359 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.41% 2.50% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.25% 5.55% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 280 315 240
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +2.68% -6.67%
10th Percentile £40,750 £36,250 £39,300
90th Percentile £95,250 £87,500 £90,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 6,111 6,469 6,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 45.84% 45.04% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5,462 5,732 5,808
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £38,489 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £88,750
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Central London

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre in Central London.

Salary trend for Data Centre in Central London

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Central London over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 -3 272 £65,000 +13.04% 36
City of Westminster +3 9 £27,500 -57.69%
Southwark +79 3 £60,000 +185.71%
Kensington and Chelsea -5 3 - -
West End of London -12 3 £45,000 -25.00%
Camden +4 1 £48,000 +6.67%
Data Centre
London

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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.

1 152 (47.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 123 (38.32%) Amazon AWS
3 116 (36.14%) Windows
4 108 (33.64%) Microsoft
4 108 (33.64%) Firewall
5 103 (32.09%) Active Directory
6 99 (30.84%) Finance
7 91 (28.35%) VMware
8 86 (26.79%) DevOps
9 78 (24.30%) Linux
10 73 (22.74%) Cisco
11 67 (20.87%) Office 365
12 66 (20.56%) Python
13 65 (20.25%) Hyper-V
14 64 (19.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 59 (18.38%) Project Management
16 57 (17.76%) Microsoft Office
16 57 (17.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 54 (16.82%) Migration
17 54 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
18 52 (16.20%) PowerShell
19 51 (15.89%) Windows Server
20 46 (14.33%) Windows Server 2008
21 45 (14.02%) Unified Communications
21 45 (14.02%) Configuration Management
22 43 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
23 42 (13.08%) Docker
23 42 (13.08%) MS Exchange
23 42 (13.08%) Degree
24 41 (12.77%) WAN

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 42 (13.08%) MS Exchange
2 27 (8.41%) OpenStack
3 12 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (2.80%) IIS
5 6 (1.87%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.62%) Apache
8 2 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.62%) Confluence
8 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.31%) nginx
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (17.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.31%) PlanetPress Connect
1 1 (0.31%) Relativity
1 1 (0.31%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 152 (47.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 123 (38.32%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (20.87%) Office 365
4 30 (9.35%) SaaS
5 26 (8.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (5.61%) PaaS
7 13 (4.05%) G Suite
8 11 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (2.80%) IaaS
11 8 (2.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (2.18%) Mimecast
13 5 (1.56%) GitHub
14 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.93%) Force.com
14 3 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.62%) Amazon Glacier
15 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.62%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 108 (33.64%) Firewall
2 45 (14.02%) Unified Communications
3 41 (12.77%) WAN
4 39 (12.15%) LAN
4 39 (12.15%) VPN
5 37 (11.53%) DNS
6 31 (9.66%) DHCP
6 31 (9.66%) TCP/IP
7 28 (8.72%) VLAN
8 23 (7.17%) BGP
9 22 (6.85%) IPsec
10 21 (6.54%) SAN
11 19 (5.92%) Multicast
11 19 (5.92%) Skype
12 18 (5.61%) Internet
13 17 (5.30%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (5.30%) MPLS
13 17 (5.30%) Network Security
13 17 (5.30%) OSPF
14 16 (4.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.49%) MySQL
3 6 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.25%) Data Lake
5 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.93%) Big Data
6 3 (0.93%) Power BI
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.62%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.62%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.62%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (4.98%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.12%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.49%) Ant
3 8 (2.49%) GitLab
3 8 (2.49%) Gradle
3 8 (2.49%) Maven
3 8 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (2.18%) JIRA
5 4 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.31%) git-flow
6 1 (0.31%) RSpec
6 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 99 (30.84%) Finance
2 24 (7.48%) Banking
3 11 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.80%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.80%) Law
5 4 (1.25%) Advertising
6 3 (0.93%) Billing
6 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.93%) Legal
6 3 (0.93%) Marketing
6 3 (0.93%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.62%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (16.20%) Network Engineer
2 38 (11.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (9.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (9.97%) Programme Manager
4 26 (8.10%) Infrastructure Manager
5 20 (6.23%) Security Engineer
6 17 (5.30%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (5.30%) Project Manager
7 16 (4.98%) Head of Infrastructure
8 15 (4.67%) Exchange Engineer
9 14 (4.36%) Analyst
9 14 (4.36%) Architect
9 14 (4.36%) Consultant
9 14 (4.36%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (3.74%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (3.74%) Senior DevOps
10 12 (3.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 12 (3.74%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (3.43%) Cisco Engineer
11 11 (3.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.30%) .NET
2 14 (4.36%) Web Services
3 7 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (1.25%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.25%) LDAP
5 3 (0.93%) Kafka
5 3 (0.93%) MDX
5 3 (0.93%) Visualforce
5 3 (0.93%) XMPP
6 2 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.62%) JSON
6 2 (0.62%) LAMP
6 2 (0.62%) Middleware
7 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.31%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.31%) Keycloak
7 1 (0.31%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.31%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.31%) React
7 1 (0.31%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.46%) Hybrid Cloud
2 22 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.23%) Hedge funds
4 17 (5.30%) PKI
5 16 (4.98%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.43%) Clustering
6 11 (3.43%) Fintech
6 11 (3.43%) Microsoft Licensing
7 9 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.80%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.87%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.25%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (0.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.93%) Replication
12 2 (0.62%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.62%) IVR
12 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 116 (36.14%) Windows
2 78 (24.30%) Linux
3 51 (15.89%) Windows Server
4 46 (14.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (8.41%) Windows 7
7 18 (5.61%) Windows 10
8 14 (4.36%) Mac OS X
9 12 (3.74%) Unix
10 11 (3.43%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.56%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.25%) CentOS
14 3 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.62%) Debian
16 1 (0.31%) AIX
16 1 (0.31%) Fedora
16 1 (0.31%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.79%) DevOps
2 59 (18.38%) Project Management
3 57 (17.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 54 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (16.82%) Migration
5 45 (14.02%) Configuration Management
6 38 (11.84%) ITIL
6 38 (11.84%) Scrum
7 30 (9.35%) Open Source
7 30 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (9.03%) PRINCE2
8 29 (9.03%) Service Delivery
9 28 (8.72%) High Availability
10 25 (7.79%) Computer Science
11 23 (7.17%) Systems Engineering
12 21 (6.54%) Information Security
12 21 (6.54%) Service Management
13 19 (5.92%) Acceptance Criteria
14 18 (5.61%) Decision-Making
15 17 (5.30%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 66 (20.56%) Python
2 52 (16.20%) PowerShell
3 41 (12.77%) SQL
4 33 (10.28%) Ruby
5 17 (5.30%) Bash Shell
5 17 (5.30%) C#
6 15 (4.67%) Java
7 7 (2.18%) Perl
8 6 (1.87%) C++
9 4 (1.25%) C
9 4 (1.25%) C-shell
9 4 (1.25%) Korn
10 3 (0.93%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.62%) R
11 2 (0.62%) Scala
11 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.31%) Lisp
12 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (13.08%) Degree
2 36 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (8.72%) CCNP
4 18 (5.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (4.98%) CCNA
6 7 (2.18%) CISSP
7 6 (1.87%) MCSE
7 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.56%) CCIE
8 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.56%) MCP
9 4 (1.25%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.93%) CCDA
10 3 (0.93%) CCDP
10 3 (0.93%) CCSA
10 3 (0.93%) CEH
10 3 (0.93%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.93%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.87%) PMO
2 4 (1.25%) SLA
3 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.93%) QA
4 2 (0.62%) COBIT
4 2 (0.62%) GDPR
4 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.62%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 103 (32.09%) Active Directory
2 65 (20.25%) Hyper-V
3 64 (19.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (13.08%) Docker
5 4 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.93%) Firmware
7 2 (0.62%) KVM
7 2 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.62%) vSphere
7 2 (0.62%) Xen
7 2 (0.62%) XenApp
8 1 (0.31%) LXC
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.31%) pfSense
8 1 (0.31%) PowerDNS
8 1 (0.31%) QEMU
8 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (12.77%) Ansible
2 36 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (10.28%) Puppet
4 32 (9.97%) Kubernetes
4 32 (9.97%) SCCM
5 25 (7.79%) SCOM
6 21 (6.54%) Salt
7 13 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (3.74%) FortiGate
9 10 (3.12%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (2.49%) Terraform
11 6 (1.87%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.87%) Nagios
12 4 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (1.25%) TrustSec
13 3 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
14 2 (0.62%) Check_MK
14 2 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
14 2 (0.62%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 108 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 91 (28.35%) VMware
3 73 (22.74%) Cisco
4 36 (11.21%) Google
5 29 (9.03%) Citrix
6 22 (6.85%) HP
6 22 (6.85%) Palo Alto
7 18 (5.61%) F5
8 17 (5.30%) Juniper
9 15 (4.67%) Symantec
10 14 (4.36%) Splunk
11 13 (4.05%) Meraki
12 12 (3.74%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.80%) NetApp
13 9 (2.80%) Oracle
13 9 (2.80%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.80%) Sun
14 8 (2.49%) Dell
15 7 (2.18%) Arista
15 7 (2.18%) Nimble Storage