Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 156 112
Rank change year-on-year +1 -44 +38
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 271 327 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.08% 2.15% 2.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.52% 4.68% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 242 288 303
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.64% -4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £44,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £94,750 £87,500 £82,500
London median annual salary £63,670 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.87% +4.17% +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 5,997 6,984 5,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 46.06% 45.94% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5,305 6,088 5,399
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 +3 215 £65,500 +4.80% 26
City of Westminster -2 13 £27,500 -45.00%
West End of London +10 4 £45,000 -33.58%
Southwark +85 1 - -
Camden +14 1 £48,000 +6.67%
Data Centre
London

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 94 (34.69%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (33.58%) Active Directory
3 88 (32.47%) Linux
4 81 (29.89%) Windows
5 79 (29.15%) Finance
6 77 (28.41%) Firewall
7 73 (26.94%) VMware
8 72 (26.57%) Microsoft
8 72 (26.57%) Project Management
9 70 (25.83%) DevOps
10 67 (24.72%) Microsoft Azure
11 62 (22.88%) Cisco
12 56 (20.66%) Python
13 55 (20.30%) Migration
14 53 (19.56%) WAN
15 52 (19.19%) LAN
16 51 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
17 50 (18.45%) Degree
18 48 (17.71%) SAN
19 47 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
19 47 (17.34%) Docker
20 45 (16.61%) Public Cloud
21 44 (16.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 44 (16.24%) Ansible
22 41 (15.13%) SQL
23 40 (14.76%) Opscode Chef
24 38 (14.02%) IaaS
24 38 (14.02%) DNS
24 38 (14.02%) Citrix
25 37 (13.65%) Java

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 29 (10.70%) Apache
2 28 (10.33%) Tomcat
3 22 (8.12%) IIS
4 12 (4.43%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.95%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.85%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.74%) Confluence
9 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (9.59%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 94 (34.69%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (24.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (14.02%) IaaS
4 27 (9.96%) PaaS
5 25 (9.23%) Office 365
6 8 (2.95%) SaaS
7 7 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.74%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.37%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.37%) Force.com
11 1 (0.37%) GitHub
11 1 (0.37%) Route 53
11 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 77 (28.41%) Firewall
2 53 (19.56%) WAN
3 52 (19.19%) LAN
4 48 (17.71%) SAN
5 38 (14.02%) DNS
6 29 (10.70%) DHCP
6 29 (10.70%) SSL
6 29 (10.70%) Wireless
7 22 (8.12%) Network Security
8 18 (6.64%) VPN
9 17 (6.27%) MPLS
10 16 (5.90%) TCP/IP
11 14 (5.17%) NetScaler
11 14 (5.17%) Unified Communications
12 13 (4.80%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (4.43%) WLAN
14 11 (4.06%) VLAN
15 10 (3.69%) Internet
16 8 (2.95%) OSPF
17 7 (2.58%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.58%) QlikView
3 5 (1.85%) Data Mart
3 5 (1.85%) MySQL
3 5 (1.85%) Power BI
3 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.74%) Big Data
6 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (12.55%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.33%) git-flow
2 28 (10.33%) RSpec
3 8 (2.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.11%) JIRA
5 2 (0.74%) GitLab
5 2 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.37%) FishEye
6 1 (0.37%) FogBugz
6 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.37%) Selenium
6 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
General
1 79 (29.15%) Finance
2 22 (8.12%) Banking
3 10 (3.69%) Law
4 7 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.74%) Back Office
6 2 (0.74%) Digital Economy
6 2 (0.74%) Legal
6 2 (0.74%) Marketing
6 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Billing
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 44 (16.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (12.92%) Network Engineer
3 30 (11.07%) Infrastructure Manager
4 26 (9.59%) Architect
4 26 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (8.49%) AWS DevOps
5 23 (8.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 23 (8.49%) AWS Engineer
6 20 (7.38%) Analyst
7 19 (7.01%) Project Manager
8 18 (6.64%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (5.90%) VMware Engineer
10 14 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
10 14 (5.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 14 (5.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 12 (4.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 11 (4.06%) Security Engineer
13 10 (3.69%) Azure DevOps
13 10 (3.69%) Azure Engineer
13 10 (3.69%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.33%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (4.43%) LDAP
3 9 (3.32%) .NET
3 9 (3.32%) Web Services
4 6 (2.21%) Middleware
5 3 (1.11%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.11%) JSON
5 3 (1.11%) Kafka
5 3 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.11%) RESTful
5 3 (1.11%) YAML
6 2 (0.74%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.37%) Node.js
7 1 (0.37%) REST
7 1 (0.37%) Velocity
7 1 (0.37%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.37%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.61%) Public Cloud
2 16 (5.90%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (4.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (4.06%) Hedge funds
5 9 (3.32%) Reinsurance
6 7 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.58%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.21%) Clustering
8 5 (1.85%) CMDB
8 5 (1.85%) Fintech
8 5 (1.85%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.48%) Replication
10 3 (1.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.11%) PKI
11 2 (0.74%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (32.47%) Linux
2 81 (29.89%) Windows
3 26 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (8.49%) Windows 10
5 22 (8.12%) Windows Server
6 13 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (4.43%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.58%) Unix
11 6 (2.21%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.48%) CentOS
12 4 (1.48%) Debian
13 2 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.74%) Fedora
13 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.37%) Android
14 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (26.57%) Project Management
2 70 (25.83%) DevOps
3 55 (20.30%) Migration
4 47 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (16.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 36 (13.28%) ITIL
7 28 (10.33%) Release Management
8 23 (8.49%) Change Management
9 22 (8.12%) Information Security
9 22 (8.12%) PRINCE2
10 19 (7.01%) High Availability
11 18 (6.64%) Incident Management
11 18 (6.64%) Security Management
11 18 (6.64%) SIEM
11 18 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (6.27%) Information Security Management
12 17 (6.27%) ISMS
12 17 (6.27%) Load Balancing
12 17 (6.27%) Security Patching
13 16 (5.90%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.66%) Python
2 41 (15.13%) SQL
3 37 (13.65%) Java
4 34 (12.55%) C++
5 28 (10.33%) Perl
5 28 (10.33%) Ruby
6 16 (5.90%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.85%) C#
8 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.48%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.11%) Go
10 2 (0.74%) C
10 2 (0.74%) R
10 2 (0.74%) Tcl
11 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (18.45%) Degree
2 31 (11.44%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (5.90%) CCNP
4 15 (5.54%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (4.80%) CCNA
5 13 (4.80%) TOGAF Certification
6 12 (4.43%) CISSP
7 10 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (2.58%) CCIE
9 4 (1.48%) MCSE
9 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.48%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.11%) CEH
10 3 (1.11%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.74%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.74%) PMP
11 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.58%) PMO
2 6 (2.21%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) GDPR
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 91 (33.58%) Active Directory
2 51 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (17.34%) Docker
4 32 (11.81%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (4.06%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.95%) Firmware
7 8 (2.95%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (2.95%) XenApp
8 7 (2.58%) VMware NSX
9 3 (1.11%) KVM
9 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.37%) Varnish
10 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (16.24%) Ansible
2 40 (14.76%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (11.07%) Puppet
4 28 (10.33%) Consul
4 28 (10.33%) Icinga
4 28 (10.33%) Packer
4 28 (10.33%) Prometheus
4 28 (10.33%) Salt
5 19 (7.01%) SCCM
6 16 (5.90%) Kubernetes
7 11 (4.06%) vCenter Server
8 10 (3.69%) Terraform
9 9 (3.32%) SCOM
10 7 (2.58%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.85%) Nagios
11 5 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (1.48%) EdgeSight
13 2 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
13 2 (0.74%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 73 (26.94%) VMware
2 72 (26.57%) Microsoft
3 62 (22.88%) Cisco
4 38 (14.02%) Citrix
5 12 (4.43%) CheckPoint
5 12 (4.43%) Palo Alto
6 11 (4.06%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.32%) F5
8 8 (2.95%) HP
8 8 (2.95%) NetApp
8 8 (2.95%) Tableau
9 7 (2.58%) Zscaler
10 5 (1.85%) Dell
10 5 (1.85%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.48%) Juniper
11 4 (1.48%) Oracle
12 3 (1.11%) EMC
12 3 (1.11%) IronPort
12 3 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.11%) Veeam