Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 120 153
Rank change year-on-year -7 +33 -51
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 279 257 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.53% 2.58% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.15% 5.36% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 254 210 176
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £56,250 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.44% -4.26% -2.08%
10th Percentile £38,825 £36,125 £36,875
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £91,875
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% -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 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 5,413 4,792 5,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.05% 48.20% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,895 4,273 5,146
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +0.88%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 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
London Bridge -10 1 £57,500 -
Data Centre
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 122 (43.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (36.92%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (34.05%) Finance
4 94 (33.69%) Firewall
4 94 (33.69%) Windows
5 93 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 83 (29.75%) Cisco
7 82 (29.39%) Active Directory
8 78 (27.96%) DevOps
9 69 (24.73%) VMware
10 59 (21.15%) Linux
10 59 (21.15%) Hyper-V
11 54 (19.35%) Office 365
11 54 (19.35%) Windows Server
12 53 (19.00%) Python
13 52 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (17.56%) Cisco Certification
14 49 (17.56%) Project Management
15 48 (17.20%) Migration
16 47 (16.85%) Microsoft Office
17 46 (16.49%) PowerShell
18 45 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
18 45 (16.13%) VPN
19 44 (15.77%) Configuration Management
19 44 (15.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 42 (15.05%) MS Exchange
20 42 (15.05%) Unified Communications
21 39 (13.98%) Ansible
21 39 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
21 39 (13.98%) WAN

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 42 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 22 (7.89%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.51%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.08%) Confluence
5 3 (1.08%) IIS
5 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.72%) Apache
6 2 (0.72%) Drupal
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) CMS
7 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.36%) nginx
7 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.36%) PrestaShop
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (16.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
1 1 (0.36%) PlanetPress Connect
1 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 122 (43.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (36.92%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (19.35%) Office 365
4 25 (8.96%) SaaS
5 24 (8.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (5.38%) PaaS
7 12 (4.30%) G Suite
8 8 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (2.15%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.43%) GitHub
10 4 (1.43%) IaaS
11 2 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.72%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.72%) Force.com
11 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (33.69%) Firewall
2 45 (16.13%) VPN
3 42 (15.05%) Unified Communications
4 39 (13.98%) WAN
5 38 (13.62%) LAN
6 31 (11.11%) DNS
7 29 (10.39%) BGP
7 29 (10.39%) TCP/IP
8 27 (9.68%) MPLS
9 26 (9.32%) DHCP
10 25 (8.96%) Cisco Nexus
10 25 (8.96%) IPsec
10 25 (8.96%) OSPF
10 25 (8.96%) Wireless
11 22 (7.89%) Multicast
11 22 (7.89%) VLAN
12 21 (7.53%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (7.17%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (6.81%) Network Security
15 18 (6.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (1.08%) Big Data
4 3 (1.08%) MySQL
5 2 (0.72%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.72%) Power BI
5 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.36%) KDB
6 1 (0.36%) Redis
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (5.73%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.58%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.87%) Ant
3 8 (2.87%) Gradle
3 8 (2.87%) Maven
3 8 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (2.51%) GitLab
5 6 (2.15%) JIRA
6 3 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.72%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.36%) Emacs
8 1 (0.36%) git-flow
8 1 (0.36%) RSpec
8 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 95 (34.05%) Finance
2 25 (8.96%) Banking
3 13 (4.66%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.58%) Law
5 9 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.23%) Marketing
6 5 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.43%) Advertising
7 4 (1.43%) Billing
8 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.08%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.08%) Retail
9 2 (0.72%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (19.71%) Network Engineer
2 40 (14.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (9.68%) Programme Manager
4 24 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (7.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (6.81%) Infrastructure Manager
6 19 (6.81%) Security Engineer
7 18 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
8 17 (6.09%) Head of Infrastructure
9 14 (5.02%) Analyst
9 14 (5.02%) Exchange Engineer
9 14 (5.02%) Project Manager
10 13 (4.66%) Senior DevOps
10 13 (4.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) Cisco Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) Head of Operations
13 10 (3.58%) Architect
13 10 (3.58%) Consultant
13 10 (3.58%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.58%) .NET
1 10 (3.58%) Web Services
2 6 (2.15%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (1.79%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.08%) LAMP
4 3 (1.08%) LDAP
5 2 (0.72%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.72%) Visualforce
5 2 (0.72%) XMPP
6 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.36%) Grails
6 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.36%) Kafka
6 1 (0.36%) Keycloak
6 1 (0.36%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.36%) React
6 1 (0.36%) REST
6 1 (0.36%) Spring
6 1 (0.36%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.90%) Hybrid Cloud
2 24 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.17%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.73%) PKI
5 12 (4.30%) Hedge funds
6 11 (3.94%) Fintech
6 11 (3.94%) Microsoft Licensing
7 10 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.58%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.23%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.87%) Clustering
10 4 (1.43%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.08%) IVR
11 3 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 94 (33.69%) Windows
2 59 (21.15%) Linux
3 54 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 39 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (13.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (8.24%) Windows 7
7 14 (5.02%) Mac OS X
8 10 (3.58%) Windows 10
9 9 (3.23%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.15%) Unix
11 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.36%) AIX
13 1 (0.36%) CentOS
13 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.36%) Debian
13 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (27.96%) DevOps
2 52 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (17.56%) Project Management
4 48 (17.20%) Migration
5 44 (15.77%) Configuration Management
5 44 (15.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 38 (13.62%) Scrum
7 37 (13.26%) ITIL
8 31 (11.11%) High Availability
9 30 (10.75%) Open Source
10 28 (10.04%) PRINCE2
11 26 (9.32%) Service Delivery
12 23 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (7.17%) Presales
13 20 (7.17%) Service Management
14 18 (6.45%) Network Architecture
14 18 (6.45%) Time Management
15 17 (6.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
16 16 (5.73%) Acceptance Criteria
16 16 (5.73%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.00%) Python
2 46 (16.49%) PowerShell
3 32 (11.47%) Ruby
4 26 (9.32%) SQL
5 15 (5.38%) Bash Shell
6 10 (3.58%) C#
6 10 (3.58%) Java
7 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.72%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.72%) C
8 2 (0.72%) C++
8 2 (0.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.36%) Java 8
9 1 (0.36%) Lisp
9 1 (0.36%) R
9 1 (0.36%) Scala
9 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.36%) VB
9 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (17.56%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (13.26%) CCNP
3 33 (11.83%) Degree
4 26 (9.32%) CCNA
5 13 (4.66%) CCIE
5 13 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (3.58%) CISSP
7 8 (2.87%) CCDA
8 7 (2.51%) CCDP
8 7 (2.51%) CCSA
9 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.79%) CCVP
10 5 (1.79%) MCSE
10 5 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.08%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.72%) CISA
12 2 (0.72%) CISM
12 2 (0.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.08%) COBIT
2 3 (1.08%) GDPR
2 3 (1.08%) PMO
2 3 (1.08%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.72%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (29.39%) Active Directory
2 59 (21.15%) Hyper-V
3 45 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (13.62%) Docker
5 5 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.08%) vSphere
7 2 (0.72%) Firmware
7 2 (0.72%) KVM
8 1 (0.36%) LXC
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.36%) NFS
8 1 (0.36%) PowerDNS
8 1 (0.36%) QEMU
8 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.36%) vCloud
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (13.98%) Ansible
2 36 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (11.83%) Puppet
4 29 (10.39%) Kubernetes
5 28 (10.04%) SCCM
6 21 (7.53%) Salt
7 20 (7.17%) SCOM
8 12 (4.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (3.23%) FortiGate
10 7 (2.51%) Backup Exec
10 7 (2.51%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (2.51%) Terraform
10 7 (2.51%) TrustSec
11 6 (2.15%) Nagios
11 6 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.72%) Check_MK
13 2 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
13 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
14 1 (0.36%) Icinga
Vendors
1 93 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 83 (29.75%) Cisco
3 69 (24.73%) VMware
4 35 (12.54%) Google
5 25 (8.96%) F5
6 21 (7.53%) Palo Alto
7 18 (6.45%) HP
8 17 (6.09%) Juniper
9 16 (5.73%) Citrix
10 14 (5.02%) Meraki
11 13 (4.66%) Splunk
11 13 (4.66%) Symantec
12 12 (4.30%) Arista
13 11 (3.94%) SolarWinds
14 10 (3.58%) CheckPoint
15 9 (3.23%) Forcepoint
15 9 (3.23%) Sun
16 8 (2.87%) Dell
17 7 (2.51%) Riverbed
18 6 (2.15%) Infoblox