Period
to 22 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 125 116
Rank change year-on-year -13 -9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 239 259 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.32% 2.47% 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.10% 5.43% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 208 221 197
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £40,750 £41,250 £39,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £63,500 £58,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year +8.55% +4.46% -2.61%

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,683 4,772 4,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.41% 45.59% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4,160 4,251 4,467
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.87% +7.83% -
10th Percentile £40,500 £37,500 £32,986
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the City of London

Data Centre
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in the City of London

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the City of London

Data Centre
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
London Bridge -2 1 £57,500 -
Data Centre
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 110 (46.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (38.91%) Microsoft
3 87 (36.40%) Windows
3 87 (36.40%) Finance
4 84 (35.15%) Active Directory
5 80 (33.47%) Firewall
6 78 (32.64%) Amazon AWS
7 70 (29.29%) DevOps
7 70 (29.29%) VMware
8 56 (23.43%) Cisco
9 53 (22.18%) Project Management
10 52 (21.76%) Hyper-V
11 51 (21.34%) Office 365
12 47 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (18.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 43 (17.99%) Linux
15 41 (17.15%) Windows Server
16 40 (16.74%) Microsoft Office
16 40 (16.74%) PowerShell
17 39 (16.32%) DNS
18 38 (15.90%) Migration
18 38 (15.90%) Agile Software Development
19 37 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
19 37 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
20 36 (15.06%) MS Exchange
21 34 (14.23%) Degree
22 33 (13.81%) VPN
22 33 (13.81%) ITIL
22 33 (13.81%) Python
22 33 (13.81%) Hybrid Cloud

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 36 (15.06%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.18%) IIS
3 7 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.09%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.09%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.67%) Apache
5 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.84%) Confluence
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (16.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) PlanetPress Connect
1 1 (0.42%) Relativity
1 1 (0.42%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 110 (46.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (32.64%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (21.34%) Office 365
4 31 (12.97%) SaaS
5 21 (8.79%) PaaS
6 14 (5.86%) IaaS
7 9 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (3.35%) G Suite
8 8 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (2.93%) Mimecast
10 5 (2.09%) GitHub
11 3 (1.26%) Force.com
12 1 (0.42%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.42%) Route 53
12 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 80 (33.47%) Firewall
2 39 (16.32%) DNS
3 33 (13.81%) VPN
4 32 (13.39%) DHCP
5 31 (12.97%) Unified Communications
6 29 (12.13%) LAN
7 26 (10.88%) TCP/IP
7 26 (10.88%) WAN
8 24 (10.04%) VLAN
9 18 (7.53%) MPLS
10 17 (7.11%) SAN
11 16 (6.69%) Internet
11 16 (6.69%) Skype
11 16 (6.69%) Wireless
12 14 (5.86%) BGP
12 14 (5.86%) Network Security
12 14 (5.86%) OSPF
13 13 (5.44%) IPsec
13 13 (5.44%) NetScaler
14 12 (5.02%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.26%) MySQL
4 3 (1.26%) Power BI
5 2 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (0.84%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (0.84%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.84%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.42%) KDB
6 1 (0.42%) QlikView
6 1 (0.42%) Redis
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.69%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.02%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.35%) Ant
3 8 (3.35%) GitLab
3 8 (3.35%) Gradle
3 8 (3.35%) Maven
3 8 (3.35%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.26%) git-flow
5 3 (1.26%) JIRA
5 3 (1.26%) RSpec
5 3 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.42%) FishEye
6 1 (0.42%) FogBugz
General
1 87 (36.40%) Finance
2 16 (6.69%) Banking
3 11 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.51%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.51%) Law
5 4 (1.67%) Advertising
6 3 (1.26%) Billing
6 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (15.90%) Network Engineer
2 30 (12.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (11.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (10.88%) Programme Manager
5 20 (8.37%) Infrastructure Manager
6 16 (6.69%) Exchange Engineer
6 16 (6.69%) Project Manager
6 16 (6.69%) Security Engineer
7 15 (6.28%) Head of Infrastructure
8 13 (5.44%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (4.60%) Head of Operations
9 11 (4.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 10 (4.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 9 (3.77%) Analyst
11 9 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (3.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (3.77%) Security Manager
11 9 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.69%) .NET
2 12 (5.02%) Web Services
3 7 (2.93%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (2.09%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.26%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.26%) JSON
5 3 (1.26%) LDAP
5 3 (1.26%) Visualforce
5 3 (1.26%) XMPP
5 3 (1.26%) YAML
6 2 (0.84%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.42%) CGI
7 1 (0.42%) Kafka
7 1 (0.42%) Middleware
7 1 (0.42%) Node.js
7 1 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 17 (7.11%) PKI
3 15 (6.28%) Hedge funds
4 13 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.44%) Public Cloud
5 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Licensing
6 10 (4.18%) Clustering
7 9 (3.77%) Fintech
8 8 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.93%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (2.09%) Private Cloud
11 5 (2.09%) Reinsurance
12 3 (1.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.84%) CMDB
13 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.84%) FlexPod
13 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (36.40%) Windows
2 43 (17.99%) Linux
3 41 (17.15%) Windows Server
4 37 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (7.11%) Windows 7
6 10 (4.18%) Windows 10
7 9 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.35%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.93%) Unix
10 4 (1.67%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.84%) CentOS
12 2 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.84%) Debian
12 2 (0.84%) Fedora
13 1 (0.42%) Android
13 1 (0.42%) VMS
13 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (29.29%) DevOps
2 53 (22.18%) Project Management
3 45 (18.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 38 (15.90%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (15.90%) Migration
5 33 (13.81%) ITIL
6 25 (10.46%) PRINCE2
7 24 (10.04%) Configuration Management
8 23 (9.62%) High Availability
8 23 (9.62%) Service Delivery
8 23 (9.62%) Systems Engineering
9 20 (8.37%) Scrum
10 17 (7.11%) Computer Science
10 17 (7.11%) Information Security
11 16 (6.69%) Kalman Filter
11 16 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (6.28%) Service Management
13 14 (5.86%) Acceptance Criteria
14 13 (5.44%) Change Management
14 13 (5.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.74%) PowerShell
2 33 (13.81%) Python
3 29 (12.13%) SQL
4 16 (6.69%) Ruby
5 15 (6.28%) Java
6 13 (5.44%) C#
7 10 (4.18%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.93%) C++
9 4 (1.67%) Perl
10 3 (1.26%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.26%) C
11 2 (0.84%) R
11 2 (0.84%) Scala
12 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.42%) Lisp
12 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.42%) VB
12 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (14.23%) Degree
2 30 (12.55%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (10.04%) CCNP
4 13 (5.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (5.02%) CCNA
6 7 (2.93%) CCIE
7 5 (2.09%) CISSP
7 5 (2.09%) MCSE
7 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.67%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.26%) CEH
10 2 (0.84%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.84%) MCP
10 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.84%) PMP
10 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.42%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.93%) PMO
2 3 (1.26%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) COBIT
3 2 (0.84%) GDPR
3 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.84%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (35.15%) Active Directory
2 52 (21.76%) Hyper-V
3 47 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (12.13%) Docker
5 5 (2.09%) Firmware
6 4 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.26%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.42%) vSphere
9 1 (0.42%) XenApp
9 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (10.46%) SCCM
2 24 (10.04%) SCOM
3 19 (7.95%) Ansible
4 17 (7.11%) Kubernetes
5 16 (6.69%) Puppet
6 13 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (3.35%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (3.35%) Terraform
8 7 (2.93%) Salt
9 6 (2.51%) Backup Exec
10 5 (2.09%) Nagios
10 5 (2.09%) vCenter Server
11 4 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (1.26%) Consul
12 3 (1.26%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.26%) Icinga
12 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (1.26%) Packer
12 3 (1.26%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 93 (38.91%) Microsoft
2 70 (29.29%) VMware
3 56 (23.43%) Cisco
4 23 (9.62%) Citrix
5 19 (7.95%) Palo Alto
6 17 (7.11%) HP
7 16 (6.69%) F5
8 15 (6.28%) Google
9 12 (5.02%) CheckPoint
10 10 (4.18%) Symantec
11 9 (3.77%) Meraki
11 9 (3.77%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.77%) Splunk
12 7 (2.93%) Dell
12 7 (2.93%) Juniper
12 7 (2.93%) Nimble Storage
13 6 (2.51%) Arista
13 6 (2.51%) NetApp
13 6 (2.51%) Sun
14 5 (2.09%) Salesforce.com