Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 107 141
Rank change year-on-year -44 +34 -54
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 229 290 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.08% 2.84% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.27% 5.86% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 206 245 214
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - -
10th Percentile £41,000 £35,000 £42,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £84,000 £89,625
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% +4.55%

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 5,357 4,947 6,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.74% 48.44% 48.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4,807 4,431 5,634
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 90 (39.30%) Cisco
2 88 (38.43%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (36.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 76 (33.19%) Finance
5 69 (30.13%) Firewall
5 69 (30.13%) Windows
6 64 (27.95%) Microsoft
7 59 (25.76%) Linux
8 52 (22.71%) Active Directory
9 50 (21.83%) Cisco Certification
9 50 (21.83%) LAN
10 48 (20.96%) Python
10 48 (20.96%) DevOps
11 46 (20.09%) WAN
12 44 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (17.90%) Migration
14 39 (17.03%) VMware
15 37 (16.16%) Project Management
15 37 (16.16%) PowerShell
16 36 (15.72%) Windows Server
17 35 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
18 34 (14.85%) Configuration Management
19 33 (14.41%) BGP
19 33 (14.41%) CCNP
20 32 (13.97%) Ansible
21 31 (13.54%) VPN
21 31 (13.54%) DNS
22 30 (13.10%) Wireless
22 30 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 29 (12.66%) Open Source

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 22 (9.61%) MS Exchange
1 22 (9.61%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.62%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.31%) Confluence
4 3 (1.31%) IIS
5 2 (0.87%) Drupal
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) CMS
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.44%) nginx
6 1 (0.44%) PrestaShop
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (12.23%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.44%) Magento
1 1 (0.44%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.44%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 88 (38.43%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (36.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (9.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 22 (9.61%) Office 365
4 13 (5.68%) SaaS
5 11 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (4.80%) IaaS
5 11 (4.80%) PaaS
6 9 (3.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (3.06%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (3.06%) Serverless
9 6 (2.62%) G Suite
10 3 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.87%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.87%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 69 (30.13%) Firewall
2 50 (21.83%) LAN
3 46 (20.09%) WAN
4 33 (14.41%) BGP
5 31 (13.54%) DNS
5 31 (13.54%) VPN
6 30 (13.10%) Wireless
7 28 (12.23%) MPLS
7 28 (12.23%) OSPF
7 28 (12.23%) Unified Communications
8 23 (10.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (10.04%) DHCP
9 21 (9.17%) Multicast
10 20 (8.73%) TCP/IP
11 18 (7.86%) Network Security
12 17 (7.42%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (6.99%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (6.99%) IPsec
14 15 (6.55%) NX-OS
15 13 (5.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.18%) Big Data
3 3 (1.31%) MySQL
3 3 (1.31%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.44%) KDB
5 1 (0.44%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (5.68%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.49%) JIRA
3 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.87%) GitLab
5 2 (0.87%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.44%) Emacs
General
1 76 (33.19%) Finance
2 22 (9.61%) Banking
3 15 (6.55%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.24%) Law
5 11 (4.80%) Investment Banking
6 10 (4.37%) Marketing
7 4 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.31%) Advertising
8 3 (1.31%) Legal
8 3 (1.31%) Publishing
9 2 (0.87%) Billing
9 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.87%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Retail
10 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (23.14%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (9.61%) Infrastructure Manager
4 21 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (8.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 19 (8.30%) Project Manager
5 19 (8.30%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (7.42%) Programme Manager
7 16 (6.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 14 (6.11%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (6.11%) Security Engineer
9 13 (5.68%) Analyst
10 12 (5.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 12 (5.24%) Network Security Engineer
11 11 (4.80%) Administrator
11 11 (4.80%) Architect
11 11 (4.80%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (4.80%) Python Engineer
12 10 (4.37%) IT Manager
12 10 (4.37%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.18%) Web Services
2 4 (1.75%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.31%) LAMP
4 2 (0.87%) LDAP
4 2 (0.87%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (0.87%) Middleware
4 2 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.44%) CGI
5 1 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.44%) Grails
5 1 (0.44%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.44%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.44%) React
5 1 (0.44%) REST
5 1 (0.44%) Spring
5 1 (0.44%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.68%) Hedge funds
4 13 (5.68%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.49%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.06%) Fintech
7 6 (2.62%) PKI
7 6 (2.62%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.31%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.31%) IPTV
9 3 (1.31%) IVR
10 2 (0.87%) Clustering
10 2 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.44%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (30.13%) Windows
2 59 (25.76%) Linux
3 36 (15.72%) Windows Server
4 22 (9.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.24%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.49%) Mac OS X
7 8 (3.49%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.06%) Unix
9 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.75%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.44%) AIX
11 1 (0.44%) CentOS
11 1 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.44%) Debian
11 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.44%) VyOS
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.96%) DevOps
2 44 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (17.90%) Migration
4 37 (16.16%) Project Management
5 34 (14.85%) Configuration Management
6 30 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 29 (12.66%) Open Source
8 28 (12.23%) Scrum
8 28 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (11.35%) PRINCE2
10 23 (10.04%) ITIL
11 21 (9.17%) High Availability
12 17 (7.42%) Presales
13 16 (6.99%) Time Management
14 15 (6.55%) Infrastructure Transformation
15 14 (6.11%) Server Virtualisation
16 13 (5.68%) Acceptance Criteria
16 13 (5.68%) Network Design
16 13 (5.68%) Network Management
17 12 (5.24%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.96%) Python
2 37 (16.16%) PowerShell
3 23 (10.04%) Ruby
4 16 (6.99%) SQL
5 7 (3.06%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.18%) Java
7 3 (1.31%) C#
8 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.44%) C
9 1 (0.44%) Java 8
9 1 (0.44%) Perl
9 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (21.83%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (14.41%) CCNP
3 28 (12.23%) CCNA
4 24 (10.48%) Degree
5 15 (6.55%) CCIE
6 12 (5.24%) CISSP
7 8 (3.49%) CCDA
8 6 (2.62%) CCDP
8 6 (2.62%) CCSA
8 6 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (2.18%) CCVP
9 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.75%) CISA
10 4 (1.75%) CISM
10 4 (1.75%) MCSE
10 4 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.87%) CCSP
11 2 (0.87%) OCA
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.93%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.75%) GDPR
2 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.31%) PMO
4 2 (0.87%) QA
4 2 (0.87%) SLA
5 1 (0.44%) COBIT
5 1 (0.44%) GCP
System Software
1 52 (22.71%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.92%) Docker
4 20 (8.73%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.93%) vSphere
6 8 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.18%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.31%) XenApp
9 2 (0.87%) KVM
9 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.44%) Firmware
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.44%) NFS
10 1 (0.44%) QEMU
10 1 (0.44%) vCloud
10 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.44%) Xen
10 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (13.97%) Ansible
3 24 (10.48%) Kubernetes
3 24 (10.48%) Puppet
4 21 (9.17%) Salt
5 17 (7.42%) SCCM
6 8 (3.49%) Backup Exec
6 8 (3.49%) FortiGate
7 7 (3.06%) SCOM
8 5 (2.18%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.18%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (2.18%) TrustSec
9 4 (1.75%) Nagios
10 3 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.87%) Terraform
12 1 (0.44%) Cacti
12 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
12 1 (0.44%) WSUS
12 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 90 (39.30%) Cisco
2 64 (27.95%) Microsoft
3 39 (17.03%) VMware
4 28 (12.23%) Google
5 22 (9.61%) F5
6 20 (8.73%) Citrix
7 17 (7.42%) CheckPoint
7 17 (7.42%) Juniper
8 14 (6.11%) Palo Alto
9 11 (4.80%) HP
9 11 (4.80%) Splunk
10 10 (4.37%) Arista
11 9 (3.93%) Meraki
11 9 (3.93%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.06%) Dell
12 7 (3.06%) Forcepoint
12 7 (3.06%) Sun
12 7 (3.06%) Veeam
13 6 (2.62%) Symantec
14 5 (2.18%) Riverbed