Period
to 20 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 122 138
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 95 216 236
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.20% 2.36% 2.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.65% 5.82% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 100 189 216
Median annual salary £77,000 £72,500 £64,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.21% +12.84% +7.08%
10th Percentile £46,225 £45,000 £40,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £77,000 £72,500 £64,250
% change year-on-year +6.21% +12.84% +7.08%

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 1,682 3,709 4,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.99% 40.60% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,463 3,215 3,774
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,925 £39,484
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Centre as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 56 (58.95%) Finance
2 41 (43.16%) Cisco
3 34 (35.79%) VMware
4 32 (33.68%) TCP/IP
5 31 (32.63%) Microsoft
5 31 (32.63%) Banking
6 26 (27.37%) PowerShell
6 26 (27.37%) AWS
7 25 (26.32%) Azure
7 25 (26.32%) DNS
7 25 (26.32%) Firewall
8 24 (25.26%) WAN
9 21 (22.11%) DHCP
9 21 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (18.95%) Windows
12 16 (16.84%) BGP
12 16 (16.84%) LAN
12 16 (16.84%) Change Control
12 16 (16.84%) DevOps
12 16 (16.84%) Proactive Monitoring
13 15 (15.79%) Multicast
13 15 (15.79%) Office 365
13 15 (15.79%) Python
13 15 (15.79%) OSPF
13 15 (15.79%) Network Security
14 14 (14.74%) Linux
14 14 (14.74%) ITIL
14 14 (14.74%) Terraform
15 13 (13.68%) F5

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 7 (7.37%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.16%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.05%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.11%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.37%) AWS
2 25 (26.32%) Azure
3 15 (15.79%) Office 365
4 9 (9.47%) IaaS
5 7 (7.37%) PaaS
6 4 (4.21%) SaaS
7 3 (3.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (3.16%) Datadog
7 3 (3.16%) GCP
7 3 (3.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.11%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.11%) OneDrive
8 2 (2.11%) Serverless
9 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.05%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (33.68%) TCP/IP
2 25 (26.32%) DNS
2 25 (26.32%) Firewall
3 24 (25.26%) WAN
4 21 (22.11%) DHCP
5 16 (16.84%) BGP
5 16 (16.84%) LAN
6 15 (15.79%) Multicast
6 15 (15.79%) Network Security
6 15 (15.79%) OSPF
7 13 (13.68%) MPLS
8 12 (12.63%) Wireless
9 11 (11.58%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (11.58%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (11.58%) NX-OS
10 10 (10.53%) Unified Communications
10 10 (10.53%) VoIP
11 9 (9.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (9.47%) NetScaler
11 9 (9.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.21%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.16%) MySQL
5 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
6 1 (1.05%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.05%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) GitLab
2 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
General
1 56 (58.95%) Finance
2 31 (32.63%) Banking
3 8 (8.42%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.32%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.21%) Advertising
6 3 (3.16%) Front Office
7 2 (2.11%) Police
7 2 (2.11%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.11%) Retail
8 1 (1.05%) Back Office
8 1 (1.05%) French Language
8 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.05%) Law
8 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.68%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (10.53%) Architect
3 10 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Backup Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Consultant
5 8 (8.42%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Cisco Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.21%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) FIX Protocol
1 6 (6.32%) JSON
2 4 (4.21%) XMPP
3 3 (3.16%) 802.1X
3 3 (3.16%) Regular Expression
3 3 (3.16%) YAML
4 2 (2.11%) LDAP
4 2 (2.11%) Web Services
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.05%) React
5 1 (1.05%) Vert.x
5 1 (1.05%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Client/Server
1 11 (11.58%) Public Cloud
2 10 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (8.42%) EMC VNXe
3 8 (8.42%) FlexPod
3 8 (8.42%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (8.42%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.26%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.21%) CMDB
6 4 (4.21%) Equities
6 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.11%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.05%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.95%) Windows
2 14 (14.74%) Linux
3 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (8.42%) Windows 10
4 8 (8.42%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.84%) Change Control
1 16 (16.84%) DevOps
1 16 (16.84%) Proactive Monitoring
2 14 (14.74%) ITIL
3 12 (12.63%) Migration
4 11 (11.58%) Load Balancing
5 10 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (9.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.42%) Information Security
7 8 (8.42%) Network Virtualisation
8 7 (7.37%) Business Continuity
8 7 (7.37%) Presales
8 7 (7.37%) Project Delivery
9 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (6.32%) ITIL V3
9 6 (6.32%) Project Management
9 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.26%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.37%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.79%) Python
3 10 (10.53%) SQL
4 3 (3.16%) PHP
4 3 (3.16%) R
5 2 (2.11%) C++
5 2 (2.11%) Perl
6 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.05%) Java
6 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.58%) CCNP
3 8 (8.42%) Degree
4 7 (7.37%) AWS Certification
4 7 (7.37%) CCIE
4 7 (7.37%) CCNA
5 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.16%) CISM
8 3 (3.16%) CISSP
8 3 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.16%) MCSE
9 2 (2.11%) BICSI RCDD
9 2 (2.11%) RIBA
10 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.05%) CCMSE
10 1 (1.05%) FFIEC
10 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.05%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) GDPR
1 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.58%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (9.47%) Docker
3 9 (9.47%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.21%) VMware NSX
6 3 (3.16%) DFS Replication
6 3 (3.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.16%) vSphere
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) Terraform
2 11 (11.58%) vCenter Server
3 10 (10.53%) Ansible
4 9 (9.47%) SCCM
5 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (7.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (5.26%) Kubernetes
8 3 (3.16%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (3.16%) FortiGate
8 3 (3.16%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (3.16%) Puppet
9 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.11%) Salt
9 2 (2.11%) SCOM
10 1 (1.05%) Cacti
10 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (1.05%) Foglight
10 1 (1.05%) Nagios
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (43.16%) Cisco
2 34 (35.79%) VMware
3 31 (32.63%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.68%) CheckPoint
4 13 (13.68%) Citrix
4 13 (13.68%) F5
5 11 (11.58%) Palo Alto
6 10 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 9 (9.47%) Dell
7 9 (9.47%) HP
8 8 (8.42%) EMC
8 8 (8.42%) Isilon
8 8 (8.42%) Ivanti
8 8 (8.42%) NetApp
9 6 (6.32%) Fortinet
9 6 (6.32%) Infoblox
9 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
10 5 (5.26%) Meraki
11 4 (4.21%) Arista
11 4 (4.21%) NICE Systems