Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 134 138
Rank change year-on-year +44 +4 -31
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 114 231 265
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.08% 2.28% 2.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.27% 5.59% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 96 193 251
Median annual salary £82,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.92% - +13.04%
10th Percentile £57,500 £42,500 £40,750
90th Percentile £113,750 £93,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +26.92% - +18.18%

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 1,569 4,130 4,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.42% 40.83% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,329 3,554 4,201
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +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 27 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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 58 (50.88%) Finance
2 54 (47.37%) Cisco
3 52 (45.61%) Microsoft
4 48 (42.11%) Firewall
5 41 (35.96%) BGP
6 39 (34.21%) OSPF
6 39 (34.21%) CheckPoint
7 37 (32.46%) WAN
8 36 (31.58%) Multicast
9 35 (30.70%) Azure
9 35 (30.70%) AWS
10 33 (28.95%) DNS
11 32 (28.07%) DHCP
12 30 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
13 29 (25.44%) Financial Institution
14 28 (24.56%) Infoblox
14 28 (24.56%) NX-OS
14 28 (24.56%) Project Delivery
15 26 (22.81%) F5
15 26 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (20.18%) ITIL
17 22 (19.30%) TCP/IP
17 22 (19.30%) Palo Alto
18 21 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
19 20 (17.54%) VPN
19 20 (17.54%) CCNP
19 20 (17.54%) DevOps
20 19 (16.67%) Linux
20 19 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

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 5 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.51%) Confluence
2 4 (3.51%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.63%) Apache
3 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.75%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) Hyperledger
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.51%) Acrobat
2 4 (3.51%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.88%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 35 (30.70%) AWS
1 35 (30.70%) Azure
2 14 (12.28%) Office 365
3 12 (10.53%) IaaS
4 9 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (5.26%) PaaS
6 4 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.51%) SaaS
7 3 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (2.63%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.63%) Datadog
7 3 (2.63%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.63%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.63%) PowerApps
8 2 (1.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (1.75%) GCP
8 2 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.88%) GitHub
9 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 48 (42.11%) Firewall
2 41 (35.96%) BGP
3 39 (34.21%) OSPF
4 37 (32.46%) WAN
5 36 (31.58%) Multicast
6 33 (28.95%) DNS
7 32 (28.07%) DHCP
8 30 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
9 28 (24.56%) NX-OS
10 22 (19.30%) TCP/IP
11 21 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (17.54%) VPN
13 19 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (15.79%) MPLS
15 17 (14.91%) EIGRP
15 17 (14.91%) Structured Cabling
16 15 (13.16%) Unified Communications
17 14 (12.28%) IGMP
17 14 (12.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.63%) MySQL
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.39%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (3.51%) GitLab
5 3 (2.63%) JIRA
5 3 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.88%) git-flow
6 1 (0.88%) RSpec
6 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
General
1 58 (50.88%) Finance
2 29 (25.44%) Financial Institution
3 15 (13.16%) Banking
4 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.75%) German Language
5 2 (1.75%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) French Language
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.88%) Police
6 1 (0.88%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (32.46%) Network Engineer
2 33 (28.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (13.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 15 (13.16%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 15 (13.16%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (11.40%) Architect
5 10 (8.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Consultant
6 7 (6.14%) IT Manager
7 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Engineering Manager
8 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (4.39%) Network Engineering Manager
8 5 (4.39%) Network Manager
9 4 (3.51%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.39%) JSON
2 5 (4.39%) Regular Expression
2 5 (4.39%) YAML
3 3 (2.63%) Spring
4 2 (1.75%) Middleware
5 1 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.88%) LDAP
5 1 (0.88%) React
5 1 (0.88%) Vert.x
5 1 (0.88%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Public Cloud
2 8 (7.02%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (5.26%) Cloud Native
3 6 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.63%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
6 1 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.88%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.88%) Equities
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.67%) Linux
2 11 (9.65%) Windows
3 8 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.56%) Project Delivery
2 23 (20.18%) ITIL
3 20 (17.54%) DevOps
4 18 (15.79%) ITIL V3
5 15 (13.16%) Information Security
6 14 (12.28%) Internal Audit
6 14 (12.28%) Load Balancing
6 14 (12.28%) Risk Management
7 12 (10.53%) Presales
8 11 (9.65%) Migration
9 10 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (7.89%) Microservices
11 8 (7.02%) Fintech
11 8 (7.02%) Network Virtualisation
12 7 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (6.14%) Business Continuity
13 6 (5.26%) Change Management
13 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
13 6 (5.26%) Programme Management
13 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.16%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) Python
3 10 (8.77%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.26%) Java
5 3 (2.63%) C++
5 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.75%) Perl
6 2 (1.75%) Ruby
6 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.75%) VBA
7 1 (0.88%) C
7 1 (0.88%) C#
7 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (17.54%) CCNP
3 13 (11.40%) Degree
4 8 (7.02%) CCNA
5 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.51%) AWS Certification
6 4 (3.51%) BICSI RCDD
6 4 (3.51%) MCSE
6 4 (3.51%) RIBA
6 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.75%) FFIEC
9 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.88%) CCDP
9 1 (0.88%) CCIE
9 1 (0.88%) CCSP
9 1 (0.88%) MCP
9 1 (0.88%) MCSA
9 1 (0.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
1 3 (2.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (14.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) Docker
3 9 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.39%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.51%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.75%) vSphere
7 2 (1.75%) XenApp
7 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (6.14%) Ansible
2 7 (6.14%) SCCM
2 7 (6.14%) Terraform
3 5 (4.39%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.51%) Puppet
5 3 (2.63%) Nagios
5 3 (2.63%) Salt
6 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.88%) Consul
7 1 (0.88%) Icinga
7 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.88%) Packer
7 1 (0.88%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (47.37%) Cisco
2 52 (45.61%) Microsoft
3 39 (34.21%) CheckPoint
4 28 (24.56%) Infoblox
5 26 (22.81%) F5
6 22 (19.30%) Palo Alto
7 14 (12.28%) ForeScout
8 13 (11.40%) VMware
9 11 (9.65%) SolarWinds
10 9 (7.89%) Arista
11 8 (7.02%) Fortinet
12 7 (6.14%) Juniper
12 7 (6.14%) Meraki
12 7 (6.14%) Riverbed
13 6 (5.26%) Citrix
14 5 (4.39%) Splunk
15 4 (3.51%) Adobe
16 3 (2.63%) Oracle
16 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
16 3 (2.63%) Temenos