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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 26 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 121 172 129
Rank change year-on-year +51 -43 +6
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 177 64 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.40% 1.27% 2.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.13% 3.35% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 106 54 122
10th Percentile £47,573 £46,039 £45,050
25th Percentile £58,242 £63,125 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £77,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% -0.65% +19.23%
75th Percentile £85,938 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £109,625 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £77,250 £77,500
% change year-on-year -9.39% -0.32% +29.17%

Data Centre is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,886 1,912 2,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.06% 38.06% 39.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,214 1,690 2,380
10th Percentile £47,500 £44,200 £41,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £112,500 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

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 26 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2022, 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 81 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 65 (36.72%) Cybersecurity
3 61 (34.46%) Software Licensing
4 60 (33.90%) Apple
5 59 (33.33%) Adobe
6 58 (32.77%) Azure
7 55 (31.07%) Cisco
8 54 (30.51%) AWS
9 51 (28.81%) VMware
10 47 (26.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 45 (25.42%) Customer Engagement
12 44 (24.86%) Finance
12 44 (24.86%) Social Skills
13 38 (21.47%) Firewall
13 38 (21.47%) Citrix
13 38 (21.47%) Cisco Certification
14 36 (20.34%) CCNP
14 36 (20.34%) WAN
15 29 (16.38%) LAN
16 27 (15.25%) Fortinet
17 25 (14.12%) CheckPoint
17 25 (14.12%) Windows
17 25 (14.12%) Public Cloud
17 25 (14.12%) Palo Alto
18 24 (13.56%) Presentation Skills
18 24 (13.56%) Active Directory
18 24 (13.56%) Dell
19 22 (12.43%) CCIE
19 22 (12.43%) Degree
19 22 (12.43%) 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 8 (4.52%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.13%) IIS
2 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.13%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 58 (32.77%) Azure
2 54 (30.51%) AWS
3 16 (9.04%) Microsoft 365
4 12 (6.78%) GCP
5 8 (4.52%) SaaS
6 7 (3.95%) PaaS
7 3 (1.69%) IaaS
8 2 (1.13%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.13%) AWS Direct Connect
8 2 (1.13%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.13%) Route 53
8 2 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Akamai
9 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.47%) Firewall
2 36 (20.34%) WAN
3 29 (16.38%) LAN
4 19 (10.73%) MPLS
5 18 (10.17%) DNS
6 16 (9.04%) BGP
6 16 (9.04%) OSPF
6 16 (9.04%) VPN
7 15 (8.47%) TCP/IP
8 13 (7.34%) VoIP
9 12 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (6.78%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (6.21%) Cisco ISE
10 11 (6.21%) Network Security
10 11 (6.21%) SD-WAN
11 9 (5.08%) NAS
12 7 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (3.39%) EIGRP
13 6 (3.39%) SMTP
13 6 (3.39%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.69%) InfluxDB
4 2 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.56%) Metadata
5 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) JIRA
1 3 (1.69%) Moq
1 3 (1.69%) NUnit
2 2 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (24.86%) Finance
1 44 (24.86%) Social Skills
2 24 (13.56%) Presentation Skills
3 17 (9.60%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.65%) Banking
4 10 (5.65%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.52%) Law
6 6 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.26%) Legal
8 3 (1.69%) Front Office
8 3 (1.69%) Games
8 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.69%) Marketing
8 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 70 (39.55%) Architect
2 62 (35.03%) Solutions Architect
3 28 (15.82%) Network Engineer
4 20 (11.30%) Digital Architect
4 20 (11.30%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 14 (7.91%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (6.78%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (6.78%) Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (6.21%) Network Architect
8 10 (5.65%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.08%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.52%) Microsoft 365 Architect
11 7 (3.95%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (3.95%) Desktop Support
11 7 (3.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 6 (3.39%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (3.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (3.39%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (3.39%) Network Manager
13 5 (2.82%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.52%) .NET
2 5 (2.82%) React
3 4 (2.26%) RESTful
4 3 (1.69%) .NET Core
4 3 (1.69%) CSS
4 3 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.69%) JSON
4 3 (1.69%) LESS
4 3 (1.69%) Redux
4 3 (1.69%) Sass
5 2 (1.13%) Node.js
5 2 (1.13%) Spring
6 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.12%) Public Cloud
2 22 (12.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (4.52%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.69%) Equities
6 3 (1.69%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.69%) IoT
6 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.13%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.13%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.13%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.56%) CMDB
8 1 (0.56%) Derivative
8 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.56%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.12%) Windows
2 13 (7.34%) Linux
3 9 (5.08%) Windows 10
3 9 (5.08%) Windows 7
4 8 (4.52%) Mac OS
4 8 (4.52%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.95%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (3.95%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.26%) Unix
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) SUSE
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (36.72%) Cybersecurity
2 61 (34.46%) Software Licensing
3 45 (25.42%) Customer Engagement
4 18 (10.17%) CRM
4 18 (10.17%) ITIL
5 16 (9.04%) Agile
5 16 (9.04%) Presales
6 15 (8.47%) Incident Management
7 14 (7.91%) DevOps
8 12 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (6.21%) Change Management
10 10 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (5.65%) Time Management
11 9 (5.08%) Network Virtualisation
12 8 (4.52%) Application Packaging
12 8 (4.52%) Decision-Making
12 8 (4.52%) Inventory Control
12 8 (4.52%) Inventory Management
12 8 (4.52%) Migration
12 8 (4.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.17%) Python
2 10 (5.65%) SQL
3 4 (2.26%) Bash
4 3 (1.69%) C#
4 3 (1.69%) Java
5 2 (1.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (21.47%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (20.34%) CCNP
3 22 (12.43%) CCIE
3 22 (12.43%) Degree
4 18 (10.17%) SC Cleared
4 18 (10.17%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.08%) CCNA
6 3 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.69%) MCSE
6 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.13%) CCSA
7 2 (1.13%) CCSE
7 2 (1.13%) CISM
7 2 (1.13%) CISSP
7 2 (1.13%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.13%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.56%) CEH
8 1 (0.56%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.56%) GCIA
8 1 (0.56%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) SLA
2 5 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.69%) GDPR
3 3 (1.69%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (26.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (13.56%) Active Directory
3 20 (11.30%) Virtual Desktop
4 12 (6.78%) VMware NSX
5 8 (4.52%) Docker
6 2 (1.13%) Firmware
6 2 (1.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (10.73%) Ansible
2 10 (5.65%) Kubernetes
2 10 (5.65%) Terraform
3 6 (3.39%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.82%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (2.82%) TrustSec
5 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.26%) Salt
6 3 (1.69%) Grafana
6 3 (1.69%) Nagios
6 3 (1.69%) Puppet
7 2 (1.13%) vRealize
7 2 (1.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (0.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.56%) QRadar
8 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.56%) VxRail
8 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 60 (33.90%) Apple
3 59 (33.33%) Adobe
4 55 (31.07%) Cisco
5 51 (28.81%) VMware
6 38 (21.47%) Citrix
7 27 (15.25%) Fortinet
8 25 (14.12%) CheckPoint
8 25 (14.12%) Palo Alto
9 24 (13.56%) Dell
10 18 (10.17%) F5
11 17 (9.60%) Juniper
12 11 (6.21%) HP
13 10 (5.65%) Aruba
14 9 (5.08%) Bloomberg
15 8 (4.52%) Arista
15 8 (4.52%) Fidessa
15 8 (4.52%) Lotus
16 6 (3.39%) ForeScout
17 5 (2.82%) Zscaler